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Old 29 Sep 2009
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"The Parking Lot Slalom" Event takes place on youtube

"The Parking Lot Slalom" Competition & Rules

I came up with this idea after watching the Police motors competition. I wanted to work on my low speed manuvers, but didn't have any cones, so I came up with this. I think it would be a lot of fun if some of you other riders gave it a try.

Once you have your run filmed post it as a video response to this video with the title, "Parking Lot Slalom." The title of your video should also include the make and model of your bike, and the time you finished in. Having all that info in the title of your video will make it easier for viewers to find what they are looking for.

Please post any questions you have in the comment section of this video. Good luck and ride safe!


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Just got my official run posted. Check it out:


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Just got my official run posted. Check it out:


How can you be sure the paint on all parking lots are equal size?
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How can you be sure the paint on all parking lots are equal size?
I understand not all parking lots are the same, but they are probably pretty close. It's just a friendly competition.
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I understand not all parking lots are the same, but they are probably pretty close. It's just a friendly competition.
In the UK, most public car parks are marked up with spaces about 4" narrower than they need to be to fit any car :-)

Also most of our cars are a tad smaller than those in the USofA anyway.

Worth trying for a laugh though.

I don't have a video camera so you'll just have to take my word for it that I did it in half your time ;-)
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In the UK, most public car parks are marked up with spaces about 4" narrower than they need to be to fit any car :-)

Also most of our cars are a tad smaller than those in the USofA anyway.

Worth trying for a laugh though.

I don't have a video camera so you'll just have to take my word for it that I did it in half your time ;-)
Wow those 4 inches made a big difference!
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well thats one way to get thrown out of ikea car park! (Im also a little bit 'banned' from the store due to drunken student antics a few years back!)
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Kawasaki KLX300R, about 18 seconds.

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I've always loved the "Helmet and t-shirt" look myself....great example
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I've always loved the "Helmet and t-shirt" look myself....great example
I'm just a dude with a video camera, not a motorcycle safety spokesman. Who also happens to be riding quite slow in this video. If I were to fall at this speed I may need to run home to my Mama for a band aid. But I would be okay.

Want to complain about setting a bad example check out these motorcycle police.

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Parking Lot Slalom, 150cc Scooter Pod, 26.4 Seconds

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