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Old 03-06-2013, 03:30 AM   #6061
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I had a guy once argue the my KLR was built by KTM....
I've had that happen, but I invite it.
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:34 AM   #6062
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No, no, they are called "Bear Bait".
I generally call them ... uhh... Jim Moore.
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:57 AM   #6063
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Iv'e had several people ask me the same ?, usually i'm in some small town at the end of a long day securing whatever good beer i can find, it's happened maybe 3 times....i wear a darien hi viz jacket...the comment/question is always something like..."where's the fire" i guess i look like a 1st responder....
I found the very same in every small town I've ever stopped with my high-vis cold-weather jacket.

I'll tell ya, while for city use I still appreciate the jacket, the next time I go touring small-towns in Florida, or for an extended trip through states, I will be buying a grey jacket (maybe even the same make/model)... because I do find it a bit embarrassing when out on two-lane roads that have so little traffic crossing them that it wouldn't make much of a difference.

The only benefit I've found from it, out and away from suburbia, is that when I and an 8 or 10 year old showed up at the 7-11's men's room door at the same time, he let me go in first because he thought I was a fireman.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:09 AM   #6064
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I refer to them as Deer Catchers!
I've seen deer wait for the first car, only to smack the next car.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:58 AM   #6065
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In the parking lot at Natural Bridges State Park, Utah. A lady could tell from my clothes that I was the guy riding the motorcycle parked up in the lot.
She kind of wrinkled up her face and said "Why are you riding so far from home on such a little bike ?"
It kind of caught me off guard. " Little bike ? It's not that small. It's 920 cc and weighs over 500 lb.s plus the stuff I've piled on it. It's about all I can do to pick it up. "
'Oh, I guess the bags make it look small. "
WTF ?



See the tiny bike ?
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:39 AM   #6066
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See the tiny bike ?
Where?
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:11 AM   #6067
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I see what you did there
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:48 AM   #6068
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"Is that your motorcycle?" "Did you ride that here all by yourself?"

And other iterations of the same. Oy, people.


when i parked next to this guy he asked the same thing.... is that yours? you ride that? ha you watched me ride up!
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:40 PM   #6069
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when i parked next to this guy he asked the same thing.... is that yours? you ride that? ha you watched me ride up!
Cute girls make guys say stupid shit.

Cute grrls on bikes make guys say really stupid shit.

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It's beer an sammich time!!
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:31 PM   #6070
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guys say stupid shit.
Case in point.

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Old 03-07-2013, 10:55 AM   #6071
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In the parking lot at Natural Bridges State Park, Utah. A lady could tell from my clothes that I was the guy riding the motorcycle parked up in the lot.
She kind of wrinkled up her face and said "Why are you riding so far from home on such a little bike ?"
It kind of caught me off guard. " Little bike ? It's not that small. It's 920 cc and weighs over 500 lb.s plus the stuff I've piled on it. It's about all I can do to pick it up. "
'Oh, I guess the bags make it look small. "
WTF ?



See the tiny bike ?
Apparently, for her, size does matter.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:50 PM   #6072
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I didn't say it,but several years ago when business women didn't ride motorcycles.

My (hot)asst manager bought a 81 Honda CBX.

Which she rode to work on casual fridays.

Our District supervisor was in the office , he asked her
"what does a little thing like you do with such a big motorcycle"?

She looked him in the eye and said"Well mr. Laney I like to put it between my legs sir"
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:40 AM   #6073
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She looked him in the eye and said "Well mr. Laney I like to put it between my legs sir"
I need to remember that one.
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:20 PM   #6074
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:25 PM   #6075
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In Clarksville, TN

I was on my way from Colorado Springs to East TN on my CB350. In full gear, in May. I'd just been through a particularly unpleasant stretch of something resembling a highway, which I was trying hard to avoid, because, well, CB350.

I'm at a gas station, I think I've already filled my tank, and I'm trying to rehydrate before setting off. A woman pulls up to the pump behind me in a beat-up Nissan, gets out, and asks: "Are you going to the beach?"

Me: "What? The beach? No? Why would you think that?"

Her: "Well, you're from Colorado..."
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