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Lwt Big Cheese

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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2012, 06:23:36 AM »
You don't have legs??

Not after a few Fathers Day Hobgoblin beers  ;D
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2012, 01:18:42 AM »
Back to not having them and needing to hear the chorus of shock wherever I go.  Just don't like them or want them on my current bike.

I also watched an autorickshaw hook them on my friend's bike from the rear and nearly drag him down a busy street.  Forget that. 

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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2012, 01:35:18 AM »
Not after a few Fathers Day Hobgoblin beers  ;D

You still have legs after that; you just have three too many, and they're all moving in opposition to each other.
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2012, 07:00:37 AM »
You still have legs after that; you just have three too many, and they're all moving in opposition to each other.

Mmm probably right. It's my favourite at the moment though. I had Speckled Hen last night. <Homer>Mmmmmmm beeer </Homer>
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2012, 01:57:49 AM »
<Homer>Mmmmmmm beeer </Homer>

Speckled Hen is nice, but I prefer a Belgian white or a whitbier to an English ale...  I've tapped the keg on the springtime batch of homemade hefeweizen the other day (Yanks: think Bell's Oberon, only perhaps a tetch more clove & citrus), and am enjoying a pint of it as I type this, after an exhausting workday outdoors in the 90+-degree heat and humidity.

Ahhhhhh.... Beer....

I'm sorry; what was the question again?
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2012, 04:59:44 PM »

I'm sorry; what was the question again?

"What will support your bike after you tip it over from drinking too much beer?"

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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #21 on: June 20, 2012, 06:25:35 PM »
Whoever heard of a cafe racer or a scrambler with crash bars? That's most of the bikes I've owned. Never will I see crash bars (bumper snaggers) on one of them.
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #22 on: June 21, 2012, 10:44:18 PM »
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I'm sorry; what was the question again?
"What will support your bike after you tip it over from drinking too much beer?"

A cop.
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2012, 10:46:00 PM »
Whoever heard of a cafe racer or a scrambler with crash bars?

Not everyone rides a café racer or a scrambler...
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #24 on: June 25, 2012, 12:49:26 AM »
Not everyone rides a café racer or a scrambler...

I actually find the cafe race thing on a 20 hp bike a bit odd. Its kind of like putting big mag wheels and a supercharger on a Morris Minor.

I like the look of my crash bars it suits the vintage work-a-day ride look of the Enfield.

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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #25 on: June 25, 2012, 10:39:32 AM »
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I actually find the cafe race thing on a 20 hp bike a bit odd.

If you have loads of power you don't need to caff racer it. Whereas with only 19bhp you need all the assistance you can get!

Personally I'm toying with the idea of a caff with one of BW's ASBO engines. That would take the jap rockets by surprise! Especially if you could actually ride rather than point and squirt  ::)
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #26 on: June 25, 2012, 05:46:16 PM »
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I actually find the cafe race thing on a 20 hp bike a bit odd.

Who said it was finished?
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Re: Crash bars
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2012, 10:09:54 PM »
 To each his own. Personally, I would never put crash bars on my Enfield. Then again I would never get a pedicure either.
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