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Old 10-15-2011, 11:12 AM   #4111
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Talking OH, the absolute SACRILEGE......!!!

Considering all the comments you guys get coming from the Harley crowd about getting a "real bike" I don't get upset...... Long ago I decided to go a different direction have some fun with it....


First off, I ride a '94 Honda VT1100C Shadow cruiser with a windshield and a Mustang seat with a backrest....

It doesn't have the usual tank badge on it since it's a custom paint job:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/23998...01969651vAGWzN

I named it "flash" as in "back in a ..."

People have often mistaken it for a Harley, even other bike riders....??? So one day, admiring the nice warm leather jackets with zippered liners and extra long zippered sleeves that the local "home and ranch" store had available I was inspired to have this patch embroidered on the back....designed it and did so:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/26390...01969651vZzKWC

People are REALLY gonna be confused when they see me riding with the Velorex sidecar I just put on it:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/22044...01969651xaSZLy

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I've had various bikes since about 1970, a BSA one lunger, a 250 Suzuki Enduro, a 350 Suzuki street bike, a 175 Kawasaki dirt bike, etc.

In all, the Honda is the "comfiest" bike I've owned. I added the sidecar because of a serious illness in 2008 left me without the strength to hold it up at rest for the last three years but I am not ready to curl up in a ball and waste away...

I ride it for fun.

......isn't that why we ALL do it....???

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Old 10-15-2011, 11:17 AM   #4112
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Killing someone for having pulled a knife on you is legitimate. Doing so for someone offering to pump your fuel isn't.
I am sure his intention was NOT to help pump gas....Please are you for kidding? Some form of violence was about to happen! With me the knife did not come out till after the windshield was sprayed with dirty water (I hope that was water), it happens fast when it happens, so yea let them know that you can be deadly if need be......
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:18 AM   #4113
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Some people do not like being intimidated.
If a pathetic bum can intimidate you, then you have a choice of either not appearing in public or shooting on sight, I suppose. That is, if...
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:20 AM   #4114
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Considering all the comments you guys get coming from the Harley crowd about getting a "real bike" I don't get upset...... Long ago I decided to go a different direction have some fun with it....


First off, I ride a '94 Honda VT1100C Shadow cruiser with a windshield and a Mustang seat with a backrest....

It doesn't have the usual tank badge on it since it's a custom paint job:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/23998...01969651vAGWzN

I named it "flash" as in "back in a ..."

People have often mistaken it for a Harley, even other bike riders....??? So one day, admiring the nice warm leather jackets with zippered liners and extra long zippered sleeves that the local "home and ranch" store had available I was inspired to have this patch embroidered on the back....designed it and did so:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/26390...01969651vZzKWC

People are REALLY gonna be confused when they see me riding with the Velorex sidecar I just put on it:

http://pets.webshots.com/photo/22044...01969651xaSZLy

~~~~~~~

I've had various bikes since about 1970, a BSA one lunger, a 250 Suzuki Enduro, a 350 Suzuki street bike, a 175 Kawasaki dirt bike, etc.

In all, the Honda is the "comfiest" bike I've owned. I added the sidecar because of a serious illness in 2008 left me without the strength to hold it up at rest for the last three years but I am not ready to curl up in a ball and waste away...

I ride it for fun.

......isn't that why we ALL do it....???



Very nice bike How much did the side car set you back?
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:21 AM   #4115
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If a pathetic bum can intimidate you, then you have a choice of either not appearing in public or shooting on sight, I suppose. That is, if...
Never had to shoot anyone. I guess I'm just lucky.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:38 AM   #4116
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Very nice bike How much did the side car set you back?
$3800, installed.

Thanks....!!!
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:47 AM   #4117
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$3800, installed.

Thanks....!!!
You get it from a motorcycle dealer?
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:10 PM   #4118
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You get it from a motorcycle dealer?
Lonnie, Northwest Sidecars, Boise, ID.....great guy.

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Old 10-15-2011, 12:59 PM   #4119
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I have ran into thease kind of guys in New Orleans except they try to wash the front windshield of your car then demand money (pulled a knife on me) he wound up looking down the barrel too, one of the guys I work with was stabbed for not giving them money.......Don't be too fast to judge unless you have found yourself backed into that corner....
They are called "squeegee men." Boston and NYC cracked down on them big time.

When I saw them around, if they came near my car I used to hit the windshield washer button. I'd keep hitting it while they were nearby. This completely flummoxed them and they walked away - outwitting drug addicts is not usually too difficult.
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:38 PM   #4120
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You are surely the toughest guy I've ever heard from - at least while you're hiding behind Internet anonymity.
You may be absolutely correct. But you'll never know for sure, sonny.

Consider yourself ignored.
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Old 10-15-2011, 05:48 PM   #4121
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They are called "squeegee men." Boston and NYC cracked down on them big time.

When I saw them around, if they came near my car I used to hit the windshield washer button. I'd keep hitting it while they were nearby. This completely flummoxed them and they walked away - outwitting drug addicts is not usually too difficult.
They are bad in some parts of New Orleans. I was on my bike one night on my way to Fourchon La and hit a detour and found myself in a bad part of the world, stopped at a stop light I look to my right and a 55gal drum had a fire going in it and 3 not so friendly dudes around it, and then to my left someone came out of the bushes in the median, that was one red light ticket I would have gladly paid for sadly no police in site..Nor me eather
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:21 PM   #4122
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Up here, it wouldn't have been a gas nozzle I pointed at the asshole. Think powder-powered half inch hole punch. That's why I stay out of the ghetto. All I would need is something like this and then have to deal with half-trained and led Detroit cops over why I had to cap one of their "upstanding citizens". The scumbag's probably cleaner than the previous mayor and his father who are under indictment in federal court on 18 felony counts of corruption in office, though.


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Killing someone for having pulled a knife on you is legitimate. Doing so for someone offering to pump your fuel isn't.
^^^ this ^^^


I hope you are just spouting off. If not you should not be allowed to possess a firearm.

There are two situations where it is OK to "Cap" someone. WAR & Imminent Defense of life. Someone offering or even demanding to pump your gas most definitely has not escalated to the point where self preservation by lethal force is Justified.

Please stop with the bravado filled cowboy posts. It makes you sound like an immature little twerp.
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Old 10-15-2011, 09:03 PM   #4123
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I hope you are just spouting off. If not you should not be allowed to possess a firearm.

There are two situations where it is OK to "Cap" someone. WAR & Imminent Defense of life. Someone offering or even demanding to pump your gas most definitely has not escalated to the point where self preservation by lethal force is Justified.

Please stop with the bravado filled cowboy posts. It makes you sound like an immature little twerp.
You guys really have no idea. This type of clown (The Washmen and this clown strongarming people) do FREQUENTLY kill people. He isnt in someplace mild like portland he is in Dearborn Michigan. Believe it or not. Its Not the nicest area. On par with Harlem, East San Jose or East LA. Not exactly Nice neighborhoods.
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Old 10-15-2011, 09:33 PM   #4124
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You guys really have no idea. This type of clown (The Washmen and this clown strongarming people) do FREQUENTLY kill people. He isnt in someplace mild like portland he is in Dearborn Michigan. Believe it or not. Its Not the nicest area. On par with Harlem, East San Jose or East LA. Not exactly Nice neighborhoods.
Thanks. Anytime someone wants to see what goes on here in Dee-Troit, I'll take you to a corner of my choice and toss you out on the pavement at one AM and see if you even make it out of the city before daybreak. Likely, you'll wind up in the basement of one of the ten thousand deserted homes naked while someone douses it with gasoline and lights it up. Dearborn's not bad because we have a police force that handles things and recognizes the right of a law abiding citizen to protect himself and his family from scumbag felons. We're not like the Left Coast who regards every lowlife piece of shit as someone who is just "misunderstood" and in need of "counseling"
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:33 PM   #4125
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You guys really have no idea. This type of clown (The Washmen and this clown strongarming people) do FREQUENTLY kill people. He isnt in someplace mild like portland he is in Dearborn Michigan. Believe it or not. Its Not the nicest area. On par with Harlem, East San Jose or East LA. Not exactly Nice neighborhoods.
Provide stats please.

Jealous husbands FREQUENTLY kill their wife too...will you point a gun at your neighbour then? Just in case you know.

Anyway, it's not because sometimes things go wrong that you should shoot anybody just in case it could go wrong...eventually...sometimes...maybe.

Come on, get real for a second.
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