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Old 04-08-2010, 03:50 PM   #1546
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while stopped trying to determine what was making that god awful noise on my DRZ (it was a chain roller), a few guys on HDs sporting colours asked why I hadn't bought a "real bike" instead of a rice burner? Given the location at the time and the colours they were sporting (HA), I chose not to respond. Still thought it was a stupid question...
Nothing wrong with telling a HA that "Those real bikes won't go where this one will."

Even they can understand the logic of that.
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Old 04-08-2010, 04:36 PM   #1547
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At a stop in Alabama enroute BYOB last year I made a few friends who would have loved as much of my company as I was willing to give them. I told them I had a few hundred more miles to go. They invited me to come back when I had more time to kill.
You turned down a threesome to go riding?
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:23 PM   #1548
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with that?

i'd rather ride
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Old 04-08-2010, 06:48 PM   #1549
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with that?

i'd rather ride
Hell I'd rather ride anyway even if the chicks were good looking.

Threesome = awkwardness, weird relationships, immense problems with my wife

riding = awesomeness, good relationships, intense peace with my wife (since I am not here bitching that I am not riding )
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:20 PM   #1550
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i'd rather ride
Jason, You are going to fit right in here.
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:51 PM   #1551
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while stopped trying to determine what was making that god awful noise on my DRZ (it was a chain roller), a few guys on HDs sporting colours asked why I hadn't bought a "real bike" instead of a rice burner? Given the location at the time and the colours they were sporting (HA), I chose not to respond. Still thought it was a stupid question...
Come on. You can be honest with your peers on ADVrider. You just couldn't think of a witty off-the-cuff reply, could you?
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:55 PM   #1552
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Got this one the other day, while waiting for a green light on my Duc:

"Why's that bike sounding like that?" No doubt alluding the the clacking of the dry clutch.

"Because it's waiting for the light to turn green!"
Good reply. You refrain from giving the impression that you are being rude, while at the same time leaving them none the wiser.
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Old 04-09-2010, 06:02 AM   #1553
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Come on. You can be honest with your peers on ADVrider. You just couldn't think of a witty off-the-cuff reply, could you?
That, unfortunately, is a common affliction - mine as well.

I am always brilliant, witty, intelligent..... an hour too late. Grrrr...
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Old 04-09-2010, 06:48 AM   #1554
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Jason, You are going to fit right in here.
I do what i can...MSF course starts today!
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:40 AM   #1555
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Come on. You can be honest with your peers on ADVrider. You just couldn't think of a witty off-the-cuff reply, could you?

"The indian and construction worker called - they say you have a gig tonight."
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:54 AM   #1556
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Kid: In a condescending tone - "this isn't motorcycle oil, you need to buy specific oil for a motorcycle, this won't work, blah, blah, blah"

Me: "dry clutch"
I used to own a BMC (Morris/Austin) Mini Moke with a 4 speed automatic gearbox, complete with 3 bands and 2 multiplate wet clutches, all of which run in the engine oil, and my BMW R65 which is still with me.

So I put "car oil" in my bike and "bike oil" in my car.
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Old 04-09-2010, 11:07 AM   #1557
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"The indian and construction worker called - they say you have a gig tonight."
I have to remember that one. Too funny...
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:08 PM   #1558
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"The indian and construction worker called - they say you have a gig tonight."
Well, Dakez is right - the HAs may have seen the truth in that statement; Spitfiretriple could be right, but I wasn't an ADV'r at the time, so I hadn't been enlightened by the dazzling brilliance and wit of the inmates. Given the neighbourhood and the fact that my riding partners hadn't come back to find me yet, I felt that it was prudent to just laugh it off.

AlanCT - that's a great come back, unfortunately it's a few years too late for me..
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Old 04-09-2010, 05:48 PM   #1559
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This seems to be a common theme for me:

After riding this evening, I was sitting at the bar having dinner and a beer. My jacket was hung over the back of my chair, and I was still wearing riding pants and boots, my helmet was beside me. A guy walks up to me (I am a woman - just to clarify) and asks, "Are you with the guy on the dual sport out back?"

I bat my eyes lovingly, "I am the gal on the dual sport out back."

He looks a little perplexed and says, "Oh, so YOU RODE here?!?"

Me (with a smile on my face and a joking tone), "Nahhh...I find it is much more fun to just push the bike - up hill is especially challenging."

We actually had a decent conversation after that...but day-um, why is it so hard for some guys to believe that women actually ride...all by ourselves?
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Old 04-09-2010, 06:05 PM   #1560
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AlanCT - that's a great come back, unfortunately it's a few years too late for me..
Well, I thought of it several hours after a similar encounter. I can hardly wait for the next one - I'm ready!
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