anyone go to the garage and stare at you bike?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by ENDODB4, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. ENDODB4

    ENDODB4 b00n

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    I do a lot., my girl thinks I'm a freak, Long story short I'm on my second Wee and well... Time well spent for me.. Am I crazy?
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  2. Big Jon

    Big Jon Been here awhile

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    Nah, we all do it. It's called "Spring Fever" and it starts around Dec. 1st...
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  3. Lee Dodge

    Lee Dodge Been here awhile

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    ArmSC Been here awhile

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    Oh yeah, but with the warm weather we have been getting it hasn't been much.
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  5. kingofZroad

    kingofZroad Been here awhile

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    I bought a new Tiger 800XC in November, just in time for the snow to fly here in western Colorado.... I got a great deal on a left over 2012, but this is TORTURING me!!!
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  6. pluric

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    You would stare at a wee over a girl? You just answered your own question.
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  7. PeterW

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    Now if you could get her to take her clothes off and sit on the bike ....

    That would be sane.












    Did I mention ?, we want pictures ?

    (Not crazy also)
    Pete
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  8. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler

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    I would be wary of anyone who DIDN'T!!!:deal:D
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  9. 10/10ths

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    ....to the Fuck Yah!!!!!
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  10. Chef Gareth

    Chef Gareth Live 2 Ride

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    I am lucky to have a wife that understands my passion for bikes and am just as happy sitting having a beer and looking at the bike as riding it (I ride a lot too). She knows that my bikes are just as important to me as she is. Hahaha good to see im not the only one :lol3
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  11. Offcamber

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    I do but then again I just brought the bike home last Saturday and I can't ride for months....:cry
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  12. M Bouthillette

    M Bouthillette Adventurer

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    I have yet to receive my bike, but I do glance at the panier system that came in last week...
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  13. ENDODB4

    ENDODB4 b00n

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    You haven't seen my girl..:dllama
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  14. fractalsource

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    I stare at mine. I start it, and let it warm up. I turn it back off I clean it. I imagine new parts for it. I think of us, together. Alone. It is a bit alarming how obsessed a guy can get. I have never, ever, regretted the romantic thoughts I share with my bikes. The amount of money I have spent on them. - My friend does it, too. - If your not staring at your bike in your spare time, then maybe you need a different bike.



    :dllama
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  15. jaredtowne

    jaredtowne Huh?

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    :lol3
    that response just made me laugh.


    Winter months are horrible, especially if you finish a project early.

    I bolt on odds and ends, find stuff to wrench on it that certainly isnt needed. take it apart, put it together..
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  16. bete

    bete misguided adventurer

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    Yep I do that, even sit on them and make motor noise :D. bete
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  17. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Oh, my condolences.:wink:
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  18. soldierguy

    soldierguy Been here awhile

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    I don't go out to just look at it. I'll go out and clean it slowly, or do little things to it (installing or tweaking farkles, etc). But I generally do that when it's too cold to ride or the roads are snowy/icy. When the weather is at or above about 30, I'll generally ride...then when I'm done I'll do the cleaning, tweaking farkles, etc.
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  19. ph0rk

    ph0rk Doesn't Care

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    What garage?
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  20. soldierguy

    soldierguy Been here awhile

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    Substitute the word "living room" for "garage" and you'll be fine.:lol3
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