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Old 04-05-2012, 10:49 AM   #4936
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Everyday I get asked/told by someone "do you know how dangerous motorcycles are?" I used to have witty responses but I ran out so now I just smirk.
I had a guy come up to me at the gas station and said;there was a rider that got killed on one of them over the weekend;I said;how many people driving cars got killed that day;of course he just walked off.
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Old 04-05-2012, 10:54 AM   #4937
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Morning Coffee

I walked into a local mom and pop restaurant to get a cup of coffee while riding in town. Lady behind the counter asked what I wanted. I ordered a regular coffee. I'm wearing a high viz jacket, carrying a helmet and gloves.

She asks: "Is that for here or to go?"
Before I can answer, a guy behind the counter with her says: "You better make it for here - it might be kind of inconvenient for him to hold the cup WHILE HE'S RIDING HIS MOTORCYCLE." We all (including the lady) laughed.

The next time I was there, maybe a month later, the guy is there but not the lady. I ordered a cup of coffee and he obviously remembered me: "That's to go, right?"
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:30 AM   #4938
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The best come-back is that, "Mistakes by medical service providers kill more people annually than motorcycles."

According to traffic safety.org, " In 2006, 4,810 motorcyclists were killed."
Whereas according to http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/11856.php , "
In Hospital Deaths from Medical Errors at 195,000 per Year USA

OOOH... SNAP!
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:51 AM   #4939
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I'll have to add this one to my repertoire.

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The best come-back is that, "Mistakes by medical service providers kill more people annually than motorcycles."

According to traffic safety.org, " In 2006, 4,810 motorcyclists were killed."
Whereas according to http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/11856.php , "
In Hospital Deaths from Medical Errors at 195,000 per Year USA
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Old 04-05-2012, 12:37 PM   #4940
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MY #1 "isn't it hot in all that gear." (klr cosmonaut in the south...usually covered in a thick layer of whatever color clay
is the states favorite)

in reply i usually just piss myself and pass out.

#2 what size is that engine....when i say 650 i usually get a head shake and a damn. no idea why...guess it kinda does look more like a dirt bike now?

#3 what the hell is that bike for? i really don't have a good smartass reply to that.
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Old 04-05-2012, 02:29 PM   #4941
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#3 what the hell is that bike for? i really don't have a good smartass reply to that.
You could say that it is to have something exciting between your legs. I do get some rather weird looks when I use that line in a conversation.
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Old 04-05-2012, 03:01 PM   #4942
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You could say that it is to have something exciting between your legs. I do get some rather weird looks when I use that line in a conversation.
Steve,

That's because it's a girl's line.
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:59 PM   #4943
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I like to announce in a loud voice, "Hell yeah, it's dangerous. You oughta try it likkered up!"
Perfect!
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:03 PM   #4944
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My question would be Why are you dressed like that?
Easy. The chicks dig it.
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:56 PM   #4945
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My snappy comeback for that one is;

"Yeah, and since the State passed mandatory helmet laws we have a shortage of good donors for the people who are waiting on the transplant lists and a steady supply of lucrative orthopedic cases involving numbskulls who will probably continue breeding."
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The best come-back is that, "Mistakes by medical service providers kill more people annually than motorcycles."

According to traffic safety.org, " In 2006, 4,810 motorcyclists were killed."
Whereas according to http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/11856.php , "
In Hospital Deaths from Medical Errors at 195,000 per Year USA
Most dangerous part of motorcycling is that you might end up in a hospital. Hospitals are very unhealthy places, something like 1% of people who go into them emerge from them dead.
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Old 04-06-2012, 06:37 AM   #4946
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Most dangerous part of motorcycling is that you might end up in a hospital. Hospitals are very unhealthy places, something like 1% of people who go into them emerge from them dead.
It's worse than that. Everybody born in a hospital will surely die.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:04 AM   #4947
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Probably 205 a hundred times over but...

May I see your license and registration? Errrrrr, No?

Do you know why I stopped you? Performance award?

Do you know the speed limit? Uh...let me think, infinity?
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Old 04-06-2012, 10:00 AM   #4948
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A friend has a sticker that says "I rode to Trailer Week."
I want one of those stickers.
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Old 04-06-2012, 10:01 AM   #4949
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You had a perfect opportunity to say:

"The name "ATK" comes from Leitner's 1981 patented device to eliminate chain torque for improved handling. Known later as the A-Trax, Leitner originally called the device the Anti-Tension Kettenantrieb."
You would be good at the game "Balderdash".
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Old 04-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #4950
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The best come-back is that, "Mistakes by medical service providers kill more people annually than motorcycles."

According to traffic safety.org, " In 2006, 4,810 motorcyclists were killed."
Whereas according to http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/11856.php , "
In Hospital Deaths from Medical Errors at 195,000 per Year USA
Yup. Hospitals kill more people than Guns and Motorcycles Combined!
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