You Meet the Nicest People on a GS!

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by TheRoss, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. Snarky

    Snarky Vodka Infused.

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    Mondays get the best of us all. I would probably blur that number, but I would leave the Austin dealership plate frame showing.

    I don't know if this is a basement worthy thread, it's GS specific, but it might be better in Tejas regional or the dark arts section.
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  2. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    Not about the bike, but the rider.. off to the Perfect <s>dumping ground</s> Line and riding forum..
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  3. Cykel

    Cykel I'm Adventurer?

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    He was possibly from Austin, eh?

    Noted :lol3
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  4. TUCKERS

    TUCKERS the famous james

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    There was plenty of room on the burned out grass next to him or on the patio...big to do over nothing.

    We know nothing about the guy.

    Perhaps he trailers because he is physically unable to ride far?

    Perhaps he's a recluse/loner?

    At least we know he OWNS a bike, that's a step in the right direction.

    Judge not unless you be judged.

    I'd never park in front of someones trailer, how's he supposed to get it out?

    You suppose that's his Honda Element with the tow ball and plate showing? Looks a little too crowded in that corner to me.
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  5. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    One vehicle, one parking space...get over it. When at the motel, I park my GS in the room.
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  6. ChadHahn

    ChadHahn Been here awhile

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    I went for a Sunday ride a while ago and noticed a Harley taking up a parking space all by himself. What a jerk I thought as I drove past. Luckily I found another empty spacer and backed my bike in taking only a bit of the spot for my self. When I came back there were four other bikes sharing the space with my GS.

    I hope that helps to make things better for you. :)

    Chad
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  7. DarthJ

    DarthJ Been here awhile

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    I plan to hit Ruidoso, NM from Hell Paso TX in Aug and if I park, I definitely leave enough room for others. If I come out of my motel and see a bunch of other bikes next to my Shadow Aero, I think "photo op!"
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  8. nitsuj

    nitsuj Been here awhile

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    Normally, I'd agree that a fellow rider, of any brand, that wouldn't share his spot is an asshole. In this case, it looks like you parking next to him would have blocked in his trailer. So, given those circumstances, he probably didn't want blocked in.

    But even if he was an ass, let it go man! Ride your ride and be happy! It's not worth the heartburn you got from being angry enough to post this.
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  9. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    that has not been your attitude to me jimmy
    you ignore my pm's about buying your dvd's
    you attacked my disabillity

    i would still share my spot with you
    i would like a friendly cat with other riders
    i don't care what they ride.
    i do have 4 bmws
    i am also old and fat

    cheers
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  10. erkmania

    erkmania Still Adventuring

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    When I'm on a road trip and parked for the night, I tend to encourage some other rider to park next to me. 1) I might have someone to talk to and 2) more than one parked bike in a stall makes it seem like a gang is near. :evil It's easy to mess with one person, but harder with two or more.

    If you ever meet me parked at a motel then, by all means, fill up the space. :deal
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  11. Pappy541

    Pappy541 Been here awhile

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    There are jerks and braggarts every where. If I wrote a post on just 1/2 of the ones I meet I would have to take a vacation day once a week. I am not real bright but I did stay in a holiday inn express last week. You rode 330 miles in 3.5 hours. That's an av of 94 mph. I bet you made a good impression on every one you passed. Judge not.
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  12. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    Yeah....and when you come out in the morning and they stole your bike but not the other, how ya gonna feel?

    I park my GS in the room (always request a bottom floor room).:wink:
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  13. TheRoss

    TheRoss Been here awhile

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    I like it, and I'll look for it on an Aerostitch T-shirt one of these days. :clap
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  14. erkmania

    erkmania Still Adventuring

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    Picked on, but not so paranoid! Do you wanna talk?!

    Besides, who in their right mind would steal a GS? It's too effing ugly and has no chrome. :rofl
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  15. mrbreeze

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    I went to a bmw rally in huntsville al a few years ago. the park that was hosting it was pretty full when i got there, and there was a lot of mud, so decent places to pitch a tent were hard to find. there was one pull in camping spot where there was room for my r1100r and tent. There was already a camper there (Sprinter) but no one was around, so i went ahead and pitched my tent. when the guy came back, he was none too thrilled. He told me to stay out of the way. :lol3

    oh, he had his bike mounted on the bumper of the Sprinter - it was a Suzuki.
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  16. Frostback

    Frostback Frostback

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    These GS12s are big bikes. You could have parked perpendicular to his bike where he would have to muscle his bike around you with a 38 point turn. Oh yes, put your steering lock on and turn his kill switch to OFF then sit back and watch the show.

    Lee
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  17. Contevita

    Contevita Cigar Adventurer

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    Maybe he traded up to the BMW from a Harley and forgot to trade up the attitude too?

    I usually park in my garage but occasionally park out in front of the apartment; there's a bike taking up one parking spot but parked in such a way that not only can I park my ride there but some other person parks there too. I'll bet we can get 4 bikes in the same parking spot. The strange thing is that we live in the same building (10 apartments) and I don't think we know know who rides what; hell, I don't even know my neighbors and I've been here three and a half years.
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  18. vagueout

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    Is this a distinctly American thing i.e. trailering a GS around the country? just wondering. I'd have let the fucker's tyres down.:lol3
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  19. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    or you could poke a hole in his whale foreskin rain suit.
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  20. DAKEZ

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    They are self repairing. :1drink
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