Gen II Busa vs. "new" ZX-14R video

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xbacksideslider wrote:I believe Brakelate because, even I - latecomer that I am to the Tetge/Brakelate scene, have seen Tetge during inspired moments :o
When you were having those inspired moments, I suppose that was when you blasted by me as if I were broken? I have heard that some riders do have inspired moments, and, I have always envied them.

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The inspiration to which I refer was yours, not mine. Sometimes you get perky.

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xbacksideslider wrote:The inspiration to which I refer was yours, not mine. Sometimes you get perky.
How much did Brakelate pay you to join his camp? I am always dropped on all rides, and, in fact, I have plenty of GoPro videos to prove that. In fact, I could put together a video of you passing me as if I were broken, on multiple rides, a number of times. When we used to have a larger audience, Brakelate would relate his fabrications, and then, when we met to ride with some of the people, they became instantly disappointed to discover that I was as slow as a turtle.

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I recall a time on the Old Grapevine when you were pushing me hard, you on that dumb single and me on a liter bike, and but for a big straightaway at the finish you would have caught and passed me!

And, I recall another time when you and Brakelate almost dropped me and the Norton on Three Points, on the way up to the Old Grapevine.

I was sitting in 3rd place, had a great view too, as I watched you smoothly probe here and push there, showing Brakelate your wheel here and then there, first on the inside, then on the outside, while his style grew jerky and desperate under your unrelenting pressure. And, on that road, that day, there were patches of scary sand that seemed to come out of nowhere, right on the line we all wanted to take too - didn't bother you at all.

And then, there was that time you were pushing me down that same road and a deer jumped out in front of me and only because you were pushing me were you so close to me that your GoPro got it all - the deer and me and my nearly almost fatal tangle with that deer. Go ahead, post that link up, it proves that you are as fast as me and Brakelate. :liar:

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The video to which you refer is on youtube. But, in all fairness, you were taking it easy and cruising when the deer ran out, although only Brakelate was able to hit his brakes so it could have resulted in a nasty pile up, for sure. I was able to keep up because of the relaxed pace. And, taking a 1000RR on the Old Ridge Route is an outstanding feat of bravery, all by itself. A DR-Z SM, is, after all, part dirt bike, and even an untalented rider with almost no game, such a I am, should be able to reel in an all out 200 mph, super trick, road racer bike on the poor quality Old Ridge Route.

But, that deer was a sobering reminder that somewhat deserted roads can harbor critters that can leap out suddenly. Coyotes and deer are the main culprits to fear since I have hit a rabbit and survived, but, up toward the top of the same road, a dog ran out once and literally ran between Brakelate's front and rear wheels while he was moving. It was amazing to see, as I would have thought that it would be impossible to do, but, it was not captured on camera.




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This video is a bit more accurate as you dropped me up Spunky, which should be a perfect DR-Z road, and then, just after the top, I nearly crashed as Brakelate charged past me to get on your wheel and the true pecking order was restored. Once you two picked up the pace. it was game over for me, which is why the video in the link was shot by Brakelate, not me. The camera is the enemy of smack talking, fabricating, fiction spieling, folks. Of course, I always thought it an honor to get to ride you guys at all, legends that you all are.


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