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Old 01-14-2013, 12:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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for those that smirk at sportsters , think back

pull your head out of there . Steve McQueen drove a 650 cc bonneville in The Great Escape , how cool would it have been if he had rode a HD , but it would have had those American good looks and not fit into the movie right , jmo.
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did they make McQueens bike to look like a BMW cuz that's what it looked like.

Years later I realized I was subconsiously emulating his riding style (on my BSA and Sportster)

By the way, I still think that bike (sportster) was hot and only now, the stock full size HD such as my Heritage can keep up with it.

(I could be wrong . . . . it's been a while)
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Who does that?
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I was watching the Cesar's Palace EK jump this morning, and here, he did that on a Triumph. I thought EK was strictly HD.....
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Who does that?
Anyone riding by Cat if she's on her side from driving on slanted roads... you'll recognize her, she's only 118 pounds.
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Triumph, indeed...

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Triumph, indeed...
I bet you looked it up, cause you thought I was kidding.....

I would have too.

I SWORE EK rode nothing but HD and would have lost a cash bet on that one.
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Triumph, indeed...

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It was faked... That was the test bed for the lunar landing... that jump never happened...
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:22 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I bet you looked it up, cause you thought I was kidding.....

I would have too.

I SWORE EK rode nothing but HD and would have lost a cash bet on that one.
You're right, I didn't believe you. But to your credit, any other loser I would have blown off as wrong and not bothered to research.

Musta got a big check from the folks at Triumph.
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I think a better argument would have been "for anyone that smirks at Sportsters... maybe you should read the history of Harley Davidson's longest running model that is still being produced today..."

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