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Old 03-01-2013, 09:13 AM   #6016
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Standing at the counter of any fast-food establishment in full gear, holding helmet. Place order, including drink. "Is this for here?"
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:17 AM   #6017
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Standing at the counter of any fast-food establishment in full gear, holding helmet. Place order, including drink. "Is this for here?"
I have gotten to go food many times before. Backpacks and saddle bags are perfect for food.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:37 AM   #6018
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...(because you know, going ten over most of the time just isn't fast ENOUGH.)
Don't be ridiculous... Of course it's not.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:43 AM   #6019
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Most stations here give a $.05/gal discount for cash. That saves me $.25-30 every fillup.
Aren't cash and debit card usually the same price, credit being $0.05 more? That is the case at the Mobil I normally frequent.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:08 AM   #6020
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I do...they dont sell cigarettes out at the pump.
Good thing, Justin.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:15 AM   #6021
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Standing at the counter of any fast-food establishment in full gear, holding helmet. Place order, including drink. "Is this for here?"
Why/how is that a stupid question? I know riders that go through the drive...
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:20 AM   #6022
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walking through a shop with leathers helmet on, gloves, boots,

do you ride a bike do you.

no im just a safety conscious pedestrian
"Nah, snowmobile. Motorcycles are dangerous."

Ah...someday...
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:51 PM   #6023
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I know Loves and other big travel plazas on the interstates do, but I have never seen a "normal" gas station offer a cash discount. If they did, I would use it.

Or is this something you go in and ask for?
Nope, posted at the pump. Some give the cash discount for a debit card at the pump, others only inside. Cash or debit.
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:00 PM   #6024
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I was at the bank drive through and they're was a low rider style car in the lane next to me, he rolled down his window and it was a rapper type dude and he asked with a really confused look, "Can that thing go on the freeway?? you crazy!"
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:08 PM   #6025
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I do a lot of night riding and when I get hungry I usually stop at one of the many Waffle House chains here in the south. As I pay my bill and stand there with my helmet on the counter the waitress' never seem to fail to ask me if I want a cup of coffee for the road. I just look and them and point to the helmet. Not a dumb question at all, they're just trained to ask that frequently and I do appreciate it.
I always find the "for here or to go" question funny. I can't help it and make a smartass remark....
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:46 PM   #6026
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Most stations here give a $.05/gal discount for cash. That saves me $.25-30 every fillup.
You're going to be rich with all those quarters you are saving. Soon you can get a milk crate for your KLR

I'll spend the extra quarter to save the time and avoid going in.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:00 PM   #6027
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You're going to be rich with all those quarters you are saving. Soon you can get a milk crate for your KLR
I call BS! No real KLR rider would ever pay for a mike crate...
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:07 AM   #6028
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I call BS! No real KLR rider would ever pay for a mike crate...
Yeah, but I ride a Concours. We're cheap bast..., I mean frugal chaps, too. It's hard to flirt with a pump, too.
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:58 AM   #6029
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I call you guys "bird dogs". You let someone pass really fast, let them get almost out of sight, then match their speed. It's worked a few times on long, straight highways to get me there faster. It also works as a great poor mans radar detector.
Usual term for letting someone run ahead of you at speed to get the ticket first is a "rabbit."
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:39 AM   #6030
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Usual term for letting someone run ahead of you at speed to get the ticket first is a "rabbit."
A "probe" or "probe unit" is what I've always called them.
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