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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-24-2003, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Twas the night before x-mas

'Twas the night before Christmas,

When all through the garage,

Not a motor was was churning nor a battery taking charge.



The R1 is on stands standing pretty and tall,

In hopes of warm weather and memories of fall.

The rider lay all nestled and snug in his bed,

While dreams of long rides and races ran in his head.

And ma in her nitie and I with a map,

Had just figured out a long winter route rap.



When out on the road there arose such a chatter,

9mm in hand I went to see what the hell was the matter.

Away to the window I made a mad dash,

Tore open the shutters and almost fell on my ass.



But what to my bloodshot eyes should appear,

A big o'l Harley I never heard such pitter patters,

With a little damn driver, that thinks he's so quick,

I knew right away it was that damn bastard Nick.



More rapid than you his curses he claimed,

And he whistled, and shouted, and called me a name:

"I'm Faster! I'm Faster! Than a Gixxer 1k or ZX10-r!

Or, RC 51, or Aprilla Factory, or Honda 1000 RR

>From a stop than a MV! Yes I can haul!

Now drag a knee! drag a knee! drag a knee all!"



As dry heaves I held back, to the garage I dive,

When I met with an obstacle, before I can drive,

Add a can of Slick 50, and octane to 110.

Just to make damn sure that win.



And then at a signal, I heard from his motor

The popping and clacking from each of his cylinders.



As we drew to the line, to get some good ground,

He revved up his engine that roared like a hound.

He was ready I could tell by his stance on his foot,

And his clothes were all covered with oil and soot.



When the light changed, my head was flung back,

And I saw light from the flames in his stacks.

My eyes how they twinkle when my horsepower wails!

My R1 arose like a bat out of hell.



His droll little mouth was shut up in a blow,

Now this jerk on a Harley was as white as the snow.

The stump of my tail pipe blew out his teeth,

And my smoke encircled his head like a wreath.



As I blew his leathers off, he gave me the finger

My R1 was hot, you can tell I'm the winner.

He spoke just a word, what you'd expect from a jerk.

Then he drove off to go back to work.



And I heard him explain, as he rode out of sight,

"Next time pal, cause it's been a hell of a night."





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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-24-2003, 12:43 PM Thread Starter
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Man........I got too much time on my hands.




Happy Holidays everybody.

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wow, you wrote that? Well very nice, i hafta send it to some people
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wow, you wrote that? Well very nice, i hafta send it to some people
Well.....the story's out there. I just modified it some.

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smartass! You "modified" The night before xmas right? thats it though? everything else is all you? I enjoyed it
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Brian....very good

Sometimes goodbye is your second chance.
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Nice job, here's my version modified for CLSB. Later

'Twas the night before Christmas
and on CLSB
All the regulars were surfing
Even Odysseys and GSXRTony
The leathers were hung
in the closet with care
In hopes that some new Sidi's
would find their way there
The bikes were nestled all
snug in the shed
While visions of Moto GP
still danced in my head.

The wife in her undies
and me in the skin
Were talking about the next raffle
with hopes that we'd win
When out in the driveway
there rose such a clatter
Like a Ducati dry clutch
it made my teeth chatter
Away to the front door
I ran with a dash
Pulling on skivvies
so as not to flash.

The headlight that
lit the new fallen snow
Looked to be halogen or Xenon
it was tough to know
When what to my wondering eyes should appear
A stickered up racebike
that looked kinda queer
With a skinny young driver
that looked Italian and quick
Took a drag of his Marlboro
and gave it a flick.

More rapid than a gas stop
his pit crew all came
They started throwing parts
and called them by name
I need Ohlins and Metzler
Remus and Goodridge
I want Yoshi and Race Tech
Vortex and PitBull
"From the bottom of the pan
to the top of the screen
We'll cut the dead weight
and make it sound mean!"

With wrenches in hand
as with oil changes before
They stripped off the stock parts
and threw them on the floor
Then plugged in a laptop
and gave it a map
"We don't mess with carbs,
that's 1980's crap."
And then he punched "Enter"
and it was done
I looked at him quizzically
and he turned up his thumb.

As I thought to myself
"What have I done?"
My wife came into the garage
and started poking fun
She was dressed in a teddy
red satin, just right
Then asked where I would
be sleeping tonight
With a kiss and a nuzzle
she went back inside
Do I follow her in
or admire my ride?

The thought of the teddy
hiding her ass..
BAH! Open the tank
lets fill it with gas
They poured in the good stuff
you know what I mean
Hey, it's a racebike
it doesn't have to be green

The thump of the pipes
vibrated my teeth
They even shook the house,
man this was sweet!
With a body of carbon
suspension of gold
Tires so sticky
but not when they're cold
They said "Take a lap."
I wish that I could
this thing is so nice
It's giving me wood.

A wink of my eye
a twist of the grip
I click into first
and then let it rip
I watch the tack as it
speeds towards the red
I'd better pay attention
or I'll wind up dead
Into turn one I ride
with a flash
Better let the tires warm
so that I don't crash

I pull into the pit
and take off my lid
"Nice riding man,
your certainly no squid."
As they loaded their hauler
to speed out of sight
I heard them all say
"Merry Christmas to all,
don't get left at the light."

Life has no instruction manual. Parts and labor can be impossible to find. Many go down the road with parts that are in need of service. A breakdown is eventual.
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Nice job, here's my version modified for CLSB. Later
"Merry Christmas to all,
don't get left at the light."
NICE
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Nice job guys.




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Good job

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