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I was just curious how everyone handles getting a tail-gater off their tail section?? I mean aside from leaving them in your dust :D
I sometimes weave violently in my lane in an effort to "wake them up",or I give them a kinda "back-it-up" wave with my hand :mad:
Sometimes none of this works so...whats next??(Maybe a well placed brick thru a windshield :rolleyes:")

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if i dont feel like burning them.. i slow down, just roll off the gas a bit maybe flash my brake light a few times, then speed back up.. that should give them the idea. i need a new bike & i would be willing to take a low speed tumble so they can buy me a new one.. along w/a new helmet, gloves, jacket or leathers, boots, some paid time off of work (i doubt i would get hurt to seriously but i would have to milk it).

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I always find that bricks are a little to big and heavy to be convienient....however, a couple of D size batteries aren't as heavy, definitely don't take up as much space but they provide the same desired effect!!!

Seriously, the trick I like, especially at night, is to let them pass and then harrass them by stalking them with your light on full beam. I ususally find that this is quite effective. They definitely get the message!!!
 

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Here`s a sure fire way if you`re in a tunnel at night.This was told to me by a racer at SIR.He was riding a late model Katana and a car was following too close so while he was going through the tunnel,he pushed down on the centerstand(to create lots of sparks)and hit his kill switch off then on and created the mother of all backfires.He never did see the car after that.

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I usually just continue at a slowing pace. I actually had a dumbass slowed all the way down to 45 in a 70, on I-40, when I had the VFR. I just lowered my speed a little at a time and the guy slowed that far. Of course, he got the message when I turned around, looked at him an shrugged my shoulders. He was pissed. :eek:

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I try not to provoke anyone while I'm on the bike - too vulnerable - so I'll just slow way down. However, the brick idea sounds good. Which tankbag works best for bricks?

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I like the water gun idea, though considering the mentality of tail gaters, they would think it was a gun and use their car as a missle...just plow right through you..I could see it now:

"Honestly officer I was afraid for my life, so I felt I should run the guy over"



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I just increase the following distance from the car in front, so if I brake the dumbass behind me will have time to react.

This depends on how close he is however, if they are being a prick. I will normally find a way through the traffic and get rid of them.


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You know the amazing thing is ...if I try and speed up ,to put a gap between myself and the idiot tailgater, and slow back down to the same pace... the dumba$$ will pull back up and ,usually, continue to do the same stupid stunt!! :mad:
I know as a M/C rider I really try not to do this to someone on a M/C!!Certainly makes ya much more carefull!! :) :)


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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RedNinja:
I like the water gun idea,


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Holy cow Will, you're a mad man. I never thought I'd see the day when I would read "I like" and "gun" in the same sentence of one of your posts. What kinda tankbag would you use? :D :D :D


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I've been playing around with a flamer design(like the 50's hotrodders used) but instead of running it rich. I made an injector out of a winsheild fluid squirter pump and to help set it off I used a modifyed stungun. on my gocart/mini dunebuggy it will shoot about a 5-8foot flame from a 18hp briggs and strattion :D When I get the R1 I'll put the flamer on it.

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Lemmee see...if u put paint in the squirt-gun.... :p


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How to shake a cager ?

Carry marbles :D Let one go when a cager is on your ass ... But don't make it obvious! The cager will think your bike is falling apart and will back off...

Another favorite is ... With both feet push down the center stand :D and watch those sparks fly!! :D
Chris_y2k_R1 can do a Rollie Stoppie or a Rollie Burnout But He can't Do A ROLLING SPARKIE!!!! :D :p

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Squidwannabe:
How to shake a cager ?

Carry marbles :D Let one go when a cager is on your ass ... But don't make it obvious! The cager will think your bike is falling apart and will back off...

Another favorite is ... With both feet push down the center stand :D and watch those sparks fly!! :D
Chris_y2k_R1 can do a Rollie Stoppie or a Rollie Burnout But He can't Do A ROLLING SPARKIE!!!! :D :p

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What's a tailgater? :D



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I read a story on Squidleys Online about this very subject. The guy on there wrote about tying lead fishing weights on his handlebar and popping one off and dropping it when he had someone tailgaiting. :)

Crap, I bet that'd bust out a windshield at interstate highway speeds. It sure would be cool though. I'd like to see the look on the guy's face when that .5 oz spinner makes a spiderweb out of his windshield. :)

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>I read a story on Squidleys Online about this very subject.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

What are you trying trying to say ?? Huh ?? Calling me a plagiarist???

Well actually I was going to hyperlink the story ... but they redid the site and forgot to post "Cagers 101" I only put down what I remebered...
www.squidlys.com

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