Thats just stupid. 3up including a toddler? Imagine the bike falling over and the toddler underneath the bike. Bet the rider would have felt dumb... Very easy to drop that heavy bike on a boulder the front tire slip out. Really, stupid manuever to impress someone that you can cross this creek with my HD....
I have taken my own across deeper water that that stream. Heck, at Sturgis this year we had more mud just getting out of the campground. If you wilderness fly fish, then that crossing was a piece of cake. Don't put your own limits on everyone else.
As for the kid and the PC comments, at those speeds and just down from your campground, go for it. That kid will grow up with a very healthy attitude about life.
I guess I didnt see the big deal, he walked the bike across some gravel, at the start of the video you can see the proper line is to the right, in about 4 inches of water. You could take a Gold wing through at 50 mph. I might have slowed down to 40 to match wheel speeds...
Have you ever seen the bonehead enduro, I've watched guys take loaded panheads through real streams...
He had a kid sitting on the gas tank is all I could see. Thank god for Darwin
Also last about two or three times longer than gas engines.
Also can run on other fuel sources such as kerosene, lamp oil, fryer oil, even motor oil in a pinch with varying degrees of performance. (I ran every single fuel source mentioned in my Diesel Rabbit at one point or another...worked fine until one of the fuel injector return lines split and leaked on the exhaust causing it to catch fire somewhere around 300,000 miles....that bike really should have a fire extinguisher on it)
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