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Old 07-02-2008, 01:24 AM
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While going down the interstate today doing 65mph on my motorcycleI hit a lovely hail storm tha produced marble size hail and larger. I just happened to be wearing my mesh riding jacket and I had the pleasure of riding this way for about five miles with no place to go for shelter. If you haven't tried it yet you are missing out.

Hail plus bike equals a really good time!
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 02:50 AM
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[sm=laughat.gif] sucks... id of stopped and used to jacket like an umberlla. if i wanted to feel that id play paintball[8D]
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 04:14 AM
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hahaha, or at least of slowed down a tad.
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 04:42 AM
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Well the speed limit is 75 and alot of people drive 80 plus. So since hail hurts less than dieing I decided to go65. I actually have bruising on my arms, if I had my leather jacket on I would of proabably been allright.
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 04:55 AM
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good point with the speed, but id of still ducked behind the start/end of a guard rail and waited it out after a minute or two.
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 02:46 PM
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Ouch...just reading the tittle i knew it was about pain, but bruising? really....ouch!
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 05:17 PM
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The good part is I caught the edge of the storm. When I got to my house it looked like snow in spots because it had hailed so much. And even though I was doing about 65 I couldn't believe it when a couple of trucks still went by me.
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 06:18 PM
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nothing like driving 80mph on marbles
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 06:19 PM
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NICE glad your ok lol
 
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Old 07-02-2008, 08:00 PM
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ORIGINAL: Kohburn

nothing like driving 80mph on marbles
hah, they musta had that bmw traction control thing from the commerical where the m3 tears around on ball bearings[&:][8D]
 
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