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Old 12-31-2014, 01:44 PM   #1
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Now I ask you.............

Yesterday on the Niles Channel Bridge, Florida Keys......here comes this dude on a cruiser bike in heavy two way traffic. Almost naked. Him, not the bike. A bathing suit, flip flops, sunglasses. With his hands behind his head. Big grin on the face......Now, I ask you : Is this what motorcycling has become ??
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Old 12-31-2014, 01:47 PM   #2
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Old 12-31-2014, 01:50 PM   #3
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Old 12-31-2014, 01:54 PM   #4
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I go to the keys to relax. He sounds pretty relaxed to me. Mission accomplished?

Granted, I usually ride down ATGATT, then pick up a bicycle for on island runs in flip flops.

Still hurts when you fall though..
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Old 12-31-2014, 03:30 PM   #5
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It's 34F here right now, so I am thinking sure would be nice to be able to do that this time of year!
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Old 12-31-2014, 04:28 PM   #6
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Old 12-31-2014, 06:03 PM   #7
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Was headed to Margaritaville no doubt.

Stepped on a pop top

Blew out a flip flop
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Old 12-31-2014, 06:10 PM   #8
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Was headed to Margaritaville no doubt.

Stepped on a pop top

Blew out a flip flop
Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home.
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Old 12-31-2014, 10:25 PM   #9
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Yesterday on the Niles Channel Bridge, Florida Keys......here comes this dude on a cruiser bike in heavy two way traffic. Almost naked. Him, not the bike. A bathing suit, flip flops, sunglasses. With his hands behind his head. Big grin on the face......Now, I ask you : Is this what motorcycling has become ??
Was this guy lane splitting?

It might be a cultural thing for Florida. -As in, they don't have helmet laws, it's hot, etc. Otherwise, my vote is on the 'blew out a flip flop' theory.
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Old 01-01-2015, 04:46 AM   #11
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Nope it’s his own damn fault.

Funny thing is, he was probably laughing at you.
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Old 01-01-2015, 07:40 AM   #12
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Yesterday on the Niles Channel Bridge, Florida Keys......here comes this dude on a cruiser bike in heavy two way traffic. Almost naked. Him, not the bike. A bathing suit, flip flops, sunglasses. With his hands behind his head. Big grin on the face......Now, I ask you : Is this what motorcycling has become ??
Has motorcycling become something where people cast off their worries and fears and allow themselves to simply smile and enjoy life? Man I fucking hope not!!!!
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Old 01-01-2015, 09:09 AM   #13
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No shit, where are all the Southern Baptist bikers when you need 'em?
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Old 01-01-2015, 09:12 AM   #14
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It's 34F here right now, so I am thinking sure would be nice to be able to do that this time of year!
I agree! I just came in from clearing 6" of snow off a 500' driveway.
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Old 01-01-2015, 09:13 AM   #15
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Hey, at least I waved...
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