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Bayman
I'm a Rookie, How do I Wheelie?
 
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Join Date: September 18, 2003
February 21, 2004, 08:49 PM

Cold tires - was I surprised. I know cold tires lack traction, but this really surprised me. I had Metzler Pilot race mediums on my 750. I left the parking lot at work and was going completely straight on the highway. As I rolled on the throttle, the bike's rear end swung around violently and put me on the asphalt. I watched the bike slide down the road ..."my baby." The frame sliders caught most of the damage, and I was able to ride away.

It was like I was riding on ice when it broke loose. I wasn't near full throttle. I'm just sharing this little surprise to maybe help somebody else avoid a few aches and some road rash. My jacket is a bit rough now, but my hip got rashed right through my heavy pants. I also wore a hole in one of my gloves. Damnest thing. I'm guessing that steet tires woulda been a little better for this scenario. My ego hurt the most.
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