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Old 03-19-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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A few pictures of me on Tail Of The Dragon today

I was driving my dad's car. E60 528xi. Can't wait to come back in May to drive it in my Jetta. I wanna see how much today was me and how much was the car.


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Old 03-19-2013, 08:08 PM   #2
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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Ahhhhh I've always wanted to go there.
When my finals are done i'm coming back here with my Jetta. I wanna see what kind of a driver i really am.
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:44 PM   #4
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Europeans are stoopid. They keep splitting countries, while being jealous of our powa. Of course the EU is good for them, but does that have any real power?

Not even mentioning the efficiencies of larger countries.

As divided as this country is, at least we are one.
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:52 PM   #5
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Is there a guy on the side that just takes pictures of people driving by?
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:53 PM   #6
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:55 PM   #7
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Yea.

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I think there's 1 or 2 more.
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:56 PM   #8
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I wanna see what kind of a driver i really am.
lol, then go to a track or find a local auto-x. A road won't tell you jack sh!t about your abilities, and I've been on the dragon before.
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lol, then go to a track or find a local auto-x. A road won't tell you jack sh!t about your abilities, and I've been on the dragon before.
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it's the truth. You can't know your limits until you surpass them, and you just can't do that safely on a public road
+1. A public road is a horrible place to test your skills.
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it's the truth. You can't know your limits until you surpass them, and you just can't do that safely on a public road
+1. Been there done that...learn from others' mistakes
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It's a fun road to drive. I Simile every time I'm on it. I just wanna return as often as possible
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Cool. I've been to the Dragon more times than I can count.
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lol, then go to a track or find a local auto-x. A road won't tell you jack sh!t about your abilities, and I've been on the dragon before.
Disagree. The dragon will test not only your knowledge of your vehicle, but it will also test your limit, and your balls/limit ratio, something a track can't teach you. I am FAR more exuberant on an auto-x than I am on the dragon. There is one guy in our group that no one, regardless of car can touch. Sure, there are faster cars than an s2000 on the dragon, but no one has the balls like him to drive at 11/10ths on the road. This guy talked A LOT of sh!t, and even after he crashed he was talking smack...almost like "dude I almost had you" when he claimed he can keep up with Bill (the guy Im referring to in my post.)



Here is a video of him running the dragon. Dragon starts at 13:40



The exhaust sounds like sh!t because one of the muffler's internals blew out.
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