British motorcycle enthusiasts hit the road in 100-mile trek from Hansen Dam

Full story: LA Daily News

Scott Buehl of Upland says he gets bit of a draft wearing his kilt on his Triumph says "it's cool on hot days". Buehl arrved at the 31st annual All British Ride at Hansen Dam.

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big hammer

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Nov 8, 2010
 
What, no love ride article! Lets get all motorcycle events in the paper. Riding a motorcycle is the best.
Bureaucratic Mess

Pasadena, CA

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Nov 8, 2010
 
The cap-n-tax legislation that CA voters voted for last week will eventually put an end to this "global warming causing travesty."
Ron

Stanton, CA

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Nov 8, 2010
 
No thanks. I'll continue to ride reliable steeds made by Yamaha, Honda & Kawasaki. I can run 180+ on a straight road, drag my knee at 140+ on Dunlops going from the 105 to the SB 405 (in full leathers). Any kook that wears a skirt (especially while on a bike) should take their cock and balls to Scotland.
Chris Coleman

Thousand Oaks, CA

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Nov 8, 2010
 
Thanks for publishing Mr. Tucker's picture in the paper. He really is the perfect riding companion! I've been doing the Hansen Dam Ride since 1996 and it really is one of SoCal's premier events. No fees, no hype - just a lot of very cool riders hitting the road for a day together.

Hope to see everyone next year...
Chris Coleman

Thousand Oaks, CA

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Nov 8, 2010
 
Ron wrote:
No thanks. I'll continue to ride reliable steeds made by Yamaha, Honda & Kawasaki. I can run 180+ on a straight road, drag my knee at 140+ on Dunlops going from the 105 to the SB 405 (in full leathers). Any kook that wears a skirt (especially while on a bike) should take their **** and balls to Scotland.
Narrow perspectives from a shallow mind.

It's not about the technology or the speed - it's about the camaraderie and fun, something which squids and Power Rangers often don't understand. At 80 MPH, I'd rather "feel" like I'm going 140 MPH on my Triumph than actually go 140 on a Yamahondakawazuki. For those who absolutely must have a street-legal GP bike to crash on, Triumph makes those too - and they're every bit as reliable and quick as what Japan makes.
triumph110

Madison, WI

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Nov 8, 2010
 
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