Stupid questions people ask you when stopped

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by cold_fire, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. planemanx15

    planemanx15 Long timer

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  2. scmopar

    scmopar Been here awhile

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    redneck "its gettin colder now about time to park that thing"
    me "why"
    redneck gettin too cold aint it?"
    me "this is South Carolina I ride year round"
    redneck"huh?"
    me -rides away
  3. FloorPoor

    FloorPoor Been here awhile

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    I got one similar from the clerk at the gas station I frequent. Her, "Probably be the last time you ride this year huh?"

    Me, "Hell no"

    It was sunny and 38deg
  4. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    They just dont get it. You walk in from ridin in the rain and they ask you "Did You know its rainin?":huh
  5. ROKSTAR

    ROKSTAR Whoring it up

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    Went to the grocery today and ran into a old HS girl friend. Her husband rides a KTM Duke and is ATGATT.
    I'm on my Buell, in my gear, carrying a helmet in my hand, basket in the other.

    Her: Did you ride to the grocery?
    Me: No Maria, I'm just that clumsy!
    :rofl

    She had this look on here face, like "dammit asshole you got me"

    We laughed and hugged goodbye.
  6. Wheedle

    Wheedle I love inflatable fun!

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    fbj913 Adventure Aficionado

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  8. ROKSTAR

    ROKSTAR Whoring it up

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    I'll never tell...:lol3
  9. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I have the opposite experience. If I see someone coming the other way with a motorized two-wheel, I give them the wave. I often get surprised looks from moped riders.:huh

    For me, it isn't about comaradery with other riders. It is about helping each other stay alert. I don't get upset if they don't wave back, I just assume they either 1. Don't feel it's safe to take one hand off the bars, 2. Don't believe in waving, or 3. Are alseep on their bike. I have seen someone waving at me too late to respond and realized I was not even paying attention.:eek1 They may have saved my life...
  10. douglasgraham

    douglasgraham This is my car

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    In the roadcrafter one piece and older women ask if Im a firemen! She went on to say before I could say anything that she had the utmost respect for what I do for a living:rofl
  11. singletrackrider

    singletrackrider Been here awhile

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    I like to wave too.But i dont wave at harleys anymore because i got tired of not getting one back.
    Iam on a ducati so my bike isnt good enough for them.
  12. tokyoklahoma

    tokyoklahoma 75%has been 25%wanabe

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    After the way we were treated at the Barber Vintage Festival by the Ducatisti, I wouldn't complain about another marque's owners acting elitist.
  13. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    Do tell!
  14. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    Ha! If only she knew!:evil
  15. chalayko

    chalayko Adventurer

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    Ride or park a vintage CB750 anywhere and it's hard to get away from questions or statements like "I always wanted one of those", "My ___________ had one of those" and, often with a far away look in their eyes "I had one of those, wished I never sold it".
    Cliff.
  16. singletrackrider

    singletrackrider Been here awhile

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    Every group has a bad seed.But i have never seen one harley group that i was good enough to ride with them.
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    lemieuxmc Banned

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  18. Ronin ADV

    Ronin ADV Gear addict

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    Guzzi snob.
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  19. lemieuxmc

    lemieuxmc Banned

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    The Harley crowd likes the Norton, the /7 with sidecar, and the German Shepherd too!

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  20. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    The HOG guys tend to be a big fan of Boris the Ural too. Or maybe it's the cute gal driving it? :rofl

    I don't care what you ride, just ride!

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