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Offline TMKIWI

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999 Beach Racer
« on: August 30, 2010, 01:56:16 PM »
Fancy doing 217kmh on the beach ?
Now you can.

999 Beach Racer UTube.mov
If you don't fall off you are not going hard enough

Offline Coop

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010, 03:16:11 PM »
That doesn't look or sound like a two stroke... ;D :P
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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2010, 04:37:08 PM »
I know. ;)
But still cool.
If you don't fall off you are not going hard enough

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2010, 08:04:47 PM »
We should exclude Ducatis from the four stroke opposition.

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2010, 02:13:08 AM »
I only exclude Harley Davidson, for two reasons.  Reason number one, they're the closest thing you can get to a Dodge Charger on two wheels.  And, reason number two, they're never really going to compete with two-strokes in the market.  A two-stroke that competes with Harleys would be like making a rocket to compete with Cessna 150s.  It just defeats the purpose.

As for riding on the beach, 'round these parts if you take a bike on the beach, you'll go from zero to "Yes, I'll go quietly, officer" in 3.5 seconds.  You can even get hassled for parking your trailer NEXT TO a beach for too long.  So if you want to enjoy the beach, you either do it with sandals and a plastic shovel, or a seven-digit-priced condominium built up so no one can see the ocean except you on your balcony.  Even the great scenic highway that runs the coastline is hardly work driving anymore, because anywhere with a view has been sold to some banker so he can watch the sunset two days out of the year.

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010, 02:53:44 AM »
Bloody kiwi's.....always havin' fun :D

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2010, 01:25:08 PM »
If you don't fall off you are not going hard enough

Offline JETZcorp

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Re: 999 Beach Racer
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2010, 12:10:34 AM »
I like how the 999 is actually a 998.  So much for significant figures.  Anyway, here's some more 999-related fun.

Fifth Gear Lamborghini Gallardo Vs Ducati 999


Is this Maico a 440 or only a 400?  Well in all the confusion, I forgot myself.
But considering this is a 1978 Magnum, the best-handling bike in the world, you have to ask yourself one question.
Do you feel lucky, punk?