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    Fast Car journalist describes first Fast Motorcycle ride

    I found this article to be rather humorous. He's used to reporting on fast cars.....yet had no experience with what fast really feels like until he boarded a race bike. Enjoy
    This Car Journalist Describes The Thrill And Challenge Of Riding Better Than Most Motorcyclists | Cycle World
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    That is a great read, hehe

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    Guys that I work with just shake their heads and can't hardly believe me when I tell them that a couple of the bikes that I've had are silky smooth....at 175 MPH. That was a common speed for me on the back straight at Road Atlanta when I still had my CBR1000 RR track bike.
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    Great read. Reminds me a lot of my two up ride with Scott Russell.

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    Great description, but he didn't mention the addiction.
    They say Jeremy Clarkson's hatred of bikes started when he had the crap scared out of him riding pillion. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy.
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    This is a great read filled with some really good analogies and descriptions. Nice to see the "go-fast car guys" try and get an real glimpse into motorcycle track riding. Excited to see if he goes to the riding school and writes another article.
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