A very stimulating activity of discontinuously throttling a (preferably) powerful motorcycle to produce an imaginable sensation of impending momentum as the drive chain repeatedly goes into and comes out of slack while the motorcycle hurls itself down a (preferably) steep road.
Adam: Tomorrow's all about shedding the inhibitions of 98 horses! Gunning!
Nitin: Sounds lame unless you're talking naked bikes or supermotards.
Striving to ride skillfully and safely in all situations.
He's roadcraft is some of the best I've seen.
I often see my neighbor riding the twisties, she likes to practice her roadcraft.
a rather ratty motorcycle that no longer had a roadgoing purpose, pushed into service on the farms by a needy shepherd or the local lads to 'scramble' round the fields.
This has its origings in post war motorcycling typical of austerity during the late forties and fifties where usable farm transport was limited.
The only concession to making it more useable was worn military pattern tyres. This is now emerging as a desirable custom motorcycle style as folk look to the old styling for inspiration.
The shepherd is out in the hills on the old farmster to check on his flock
Phrase used by motorcyclists to describe the experience of riding in congested urban areas.
"We call it combat riding - everywhere else, you presume the drivers just can't see you, but here you have to presume they CAN see you, and are actively trying to kill you."