Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Clinton, Tennessee, USA
Model: '06 GL1800, '78 GL1000 with '75 motor
The thanks all go to Paul for his excellent discussion and demos. I do regret not getting the demonstration wheelie on video. He promises to not only repeat, but discuss the practice of "getting the big girl up on her hind legs" this year. I plan to video and post them, too. Something that I did not record was a tutorial for the co-riders by Max, owner of Traxxion and an ex-racer. He talked to the co-riders about the duties of a co-rider in an emergency braking situation. Afterwards, he took any that wanted out on the shop 1800 for demonstrations. I think about six took him up on it. My wife did, and said that she was surprised at how fast Max could stop the bike with her on behind. I promise to get video of his tutorial this year, too.
BTW, I have "Ride the Dragon Like a Pro". Some great instruction on mountain road riding on it. The actual Dragon videos were done by the Yellow Wolf. There is even a bonus interview of Rick and a segment of a "spirited" run that he did on it.
"Love 'em all... Let God sort 'em out!"
'52 wife - '69 daughter - '83 daughter
ex '86 SE-i
ex '77 GL1000