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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceBurner View Post
    I'd say it's inexperience more than stupidity.
    Stupidity would doing exactly the same thing a week later.
    Some never learn from their experiences, so are destined to repeat them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1888 View Post
    Camber to the right looks knackered with to much traffic over the years. Under the power ranger in white it looks like a large dip


    Actually, although I didn't make it very clear, that comment was referring to the issues they were having with parking a bit further up the road, after the corner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    Some never learn from their experiences, so are destined to repeat them.

    But we've no proof that the Harley riders had previous experience of that road, I was being generous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    Some never learn from their experiences, so are destined to repeat them.
    Some never get the chance.
    Last edited by Bike Breaker; 27-10-18 at 22:36. Reason: Correcting a typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceBurner View Post
    Actually, although I didn't make it very clear, that comment was referring to the issues they were having with parking a bit further up the road, after the corner.
    Yes i noticed that. The bloke with the camera when he stopped for a look seemed to hit a rut when he took off again to park in a safer place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bike Breaker View Post
    Some never get the chance.
    Chance to experience at all, or to survive the first opportunity in order to get a second chance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    Chance to experience at all, or to survive the first opportunity in order to get a second chance?
    The chance to learn from their experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horse View Post
    Chance to experience at all, or to survive the first opportunity in order to get a second chance?
    As good as we like to be I think we all start off with a bag of luck. The trick is to fill the bag of experience and knowledge before the bag of luck runs out.

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    I've always said that the best thing to do with a Harley, is to chuck it of a cliff

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    I've always said that the best thing to do with a Harley, is to chuck it of a cliff
    I'll not argue with that, but it helps to get off the bike before chucking it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    I'll not argue with that, but it helps to get off the bike before chucking it.
    They’d make a good ship’s anchor as well, but the same rule applies really

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    I'll not argue with that, but it helps to get off the bike before chucking it.
    Not like you to be funny





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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    Not like you to be funny




    No, but I do a good grumpy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    I'll not argue with that, but it helps to get off the bike before chucking it.
    And you have to get the bike to the cliff, first

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Spin Doctor View Post
    And you have to get the bike to the cliff, first
    If that fails, take a can of petrol.

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