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Old 10-23-2011, 02:20 PM   #4261
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:33 PM   #4262
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Random Person: how many miles on that thing?
Me: 23,000 (its a DR650)
RP: WOW 23,000 miles on a single cylinder?
Me: Nah its not bad, these things last forever
RP: nah no way, I've heard that your lucky to get to 10k or 20k.
Me: Damn, I should start looking for a new one! Thanks for the advice...

They actually think they helped me decide to sell my baby...
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:16 PM   #4263
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Random Person: how many miles on that thing?
Me: 23,000 (its a DR650)
RP: WOW 23,000 miles on a single cylinder?
Me: Nah its not bad, these things last forever
RP: nah no way, I've heard that your lucky to get to 10k or 20k.
Me: Damn, I should start looking for a new one! Thanks for the advice...

They actually think they helped me decide to sell my baby...
SHhhhh!!! Don't tell my DR 650 that it has expired over 5000 miles ago. I plan to keep it a secret for another 50K then throw a big bore kit in it and go for another 30.
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:33 PM   #4264
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SHhhhh!!! Don't tell my DR 650 that it has expired over 2000 miles ago. I plan to keep it a secret for another 50K then throw a big bore kit in it and go for another 30.
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:04 PM   #4265
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redneck "its gettin colder now about time to park that thing"
me "why"
redneck gettin too cold aint it?"
me "this is South Carolina I ride year round"
redneck"huh?"
me -rides away
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:13 PM   #4266
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redneck "its gettin colder now about time to park that thing"
me "why"
redneck gettin too cold aint it?"
me "this is South Carolina I ride year round"
redneck"huh?"
me -rides away

I got one similar from the clerk at the gas station I frequent. Her, "Probably be the last time you ride this year huh?"

Me, "Hell no"

It was sunny and 38deg
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Old 10-23-2011, 08:31 PM   #4267
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They just dont get it. You walk in from ridin in the rain and they ask you "Did You know its rainin?"
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Old 10-23-2011, 10:59 PM   #4268
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Went to the grocery today and ran into a old HS girl friend. Her husband rides a KTM Duke and is ATGATT.
I'm on my Buell, in my gear, carrying a helmet in my hand, basket in the other.

Her: Did you ride to the grocery?
Me: No Maria, I'm just that clumsy!


She had this look on here face, like "dammit asshole you got me"

We laughed and hugged goodbye.
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Old 10-24-2011, 12:08 AM   #4269
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Went to the grocery today and ran into a old HS girl friend. We laughed and hugged goodbye.

I hope you copped a feel for old times...
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:35 AM   #4270
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:53 AM   #4271
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I'll never tell...
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Old 10-24-2011, 09:54 AM   #4272
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It's very hard to get them to wave at me on my 49cc Honda scooter.
I have the opposite experience. If I see someone coming the other way with a motorized two-wheel, I give them the wave. I often get surprised looks from moped riders.

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As to the waving between riders thing... I think it is juvenile to go about waving at other riders you don't know simply because they choose a similar mode of transportation.
For me, it isn't about comaradery with other riders. It is about helping each other stay alert. I don't get upset if they don't wave back, I just assume they either 1. Don't feel it's safe to take one hand off the bars, 2. Don't believe in waving, or 3. Are alseep on their bike. I have seen someone waving at me too late to respond and realized I was not even paying attention. They may have saved my life...
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Old 10-24-2011, 02:05 PM   #4273
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In the roadcrafter one piece and older women ask if Im a firemen! She went on to say before I could say anything that she had the utmost respect for what I do for a living
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Old 10-24-2011, 05:29 PM   #4274
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I have the opposite experience. If I see someone coming the other way with a motorized two-wheel, I give them the wave. I often get surprised looks from moped riders.



For me, it isn't about comaradery with other riders. It is about helping each other stay alert. I don't get upset if they don't wave back, I just assume they either 1. Don't feel it's safe to take one hand off the bars, 2. Don't believe in waving, or 3. Are alseep on their bike. I have seen someone waving at me too late to respond and realized I was not even paying attention. They may have saved my life...
I like to wave too.But i dont wave at harleys anymore because i got tired of not getting one back.
Iam on a ducati so my bike isnt good enough for them.
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Old 10-24-2011, 07:08 PM   #4275
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Eh? kettle-pot

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I like to wave too.But i dont wave at harleys anymore because i got tired of not getting one back.
Iam on a ducati so my bike isnt good enough for them.
After the way we were treated at the Barber Vintage Festival by the Ducatisti, I wouldn't complain about another marque's owners acting elitist.
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