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Old 05-19-2015, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default is this a katana?

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Old 05-19-2015, 10:27 PM   #2
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Yes looks like a POST
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Old 05-20-2015, 01:12 AM   #3
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It's not a katana look very closely at the headlights. They are not a one piece they are split down the middle. Also if you look closely when they show the slow mo of the wreck you can see the bike says ST on the side.
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Old 05-20-2015, 03:12 AM   #4
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Older Triumph Sprint ... being tortured by a wanker.
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Old 05-20-2015, 05:57 PM   #5
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Well done TRPUT! I agree
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Old 05-23-2015, 10:53 AM   #6
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You could tell two things.
1) the rider does not know the road
2) the rider does not really know the capabilities of the bike and is not comfortable.

You see the rider over shooting corners and target fixating on where he does not want to go. The bike can lean much more than he his when he gets stiff and runs wide.
As he tries to go faster he makes more mistakes. You can see that when he makes the mistakes he keeps looking back at where the mistake happened.
I would think that as he passes vehicles, he put pressure on himself not to slow down and have any of them catch up thus making more and more mistakes until the inevitable happens.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:47 AM   #7
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That was some terrifying riding to watch..
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Old 05-26-2015, 09:00 AM   #8
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Straight line superhero who was getting tired as the video went on, making more mistakes.
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Old 05-26-2015, 05:03 PM   #9
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I am sure I was not the only one begging the guy in my head to take a break and re group! It just got to be worse and worse up to the forced break.
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:40 PM   #10
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Things he didn't notice about his riding, he blew every corner, didn't look through the corners, riding at a pace above his skill level.
All he needed to do was slow down and push on the bars more, he was way too stiff in the saddle.
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