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Old 01-04-2013, 07:46 AM   #5686
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My usual response to 'are you cold?' is "nah, it's just crisp and invigorating".

I'll confess that I bought my first electric jacket liner this year.

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Same here. Just bought some heated gear. When the people in my office ask how I ride when it's in the teens, I point to the heat controller and the wires and say I connect to the wires the bike and they conduct heat from the engine into my jacket. They marvel at me like I'm a genius. I hate to break it to them, but....
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:52 AM   #5687
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Just me and the Goldwing rider left that dude rides in anything short of a hurricane or blizzard. All I get is the head shake now from the cow-orkers. Since its winter the cages are invading the motorcycle spaces, so now I have to hunt for parking like the rest of them.
I'm afraid to ask but.....what exactly is a cow orker, and how do the cows feel about being orked?
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:22 PM   #5688
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I'm afraid to ask but.....what exactly is a cow orker, and how do the cows feel about being orked?
I'm afraid... very, very afraid of the answer.
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:54 PM   #5689
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I'm afraid to ask but.....what exactly is a cow orker, and how do the cows feel about being orked?
It's a puerile way to say coworker.
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:56 PM   #5690
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Which is a fancy way of saying childish.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:13 PM   #5691
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It's just me and a dude on one of those Madass scooters riding right now. Mornings are in the low 30s upper 20s and everyone thinks I'm nuts. The guy on the Madass works next door in the other hangar

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Old 01-04-2013, 07:55 PM   #5692
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Sachs have sure improved since the 70s when a friend of mine had one of their mopeds.

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Old 01-05-2013, 04:10 AM   #5693
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The weirdness of the MadAss appeals to me. I may have to buy one soon.
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:50 AM   #5694
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BADASS MADASS MADNESS



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Old 01-05-2013, 05:42 AM   #5695
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Upper left of the previous post


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Old 01-05-2013, 10:34 AM   #5696
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I was riding on a cold morning. Stopped for gas. A woman starts in, "Aren't you cold", etc.
I motioned her over, told her to place her hand on still warm heated hand grip.
"Ahh, ok, I see now"!
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #5697
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All the security guards where I work (at the front gate and at the front desk) know I ride year round and just shake the heads in disbelief when I ride up during the winter months. I rode to work early one morning last month with the temerature around 30 degrees (F) -- a nice clear, crisp morning, not one of those bitting cold days. When I walked in from the parking lot, still wearing all my winter gear, the guard at the front desk asked if I had an enjoyable ride. I told him absolutely (it happened to be a weekend and there was no traffic to contended with). He looked surprised and asked if I was serious or just being sarcastic. I told him I was serious. He just shook his head in disbelief.
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Old 01-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #5698
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I motioned her over, told her to place her hand on still warm heated hand grip.
"Ahh, ok, I see now"!
I'd get slapped for saying that!
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:34 AM   #5699
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My usual response to 'are you cold?' is "nah, it's just crisp and invigorating".

I'll confess that I bought my first electric jacket liner this year.

--Bill
I just tell them I've got a heated codpiece.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:37 PM   #5700
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The weirdness of the MadAss appeals to me. I may have to buy one soon.
Just watch out for the suspension on them. The forks are about as effective as broomsticks with more stiction than velcro.

I've had the obligatory Duc dry clutch -
"Is your bike ok?"
"Hey! Your bikes broken!"
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