Let's see the vanity plate you ride with

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by DCrider, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. galland1

    galland1 n00b

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    Extra $15 a year in MI
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  2. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    Some nice tags out there guys. I'm thinking of putting FLATS, BRIT, UK2US, or SHAG on my '72 Bonneville, any votes on these?
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  3. wingnut11

    wingnut11 generally strange

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    For that price and the change in my wallet I could buy tabs for another bike here. I'll stick with whatever number they give me. Although we do have a support our troops plate here i might consider that as the extra money goes to some program to help them or their family. I don't have to appreciate the political crap that sends them places I do have to respect and appreciate what they do for us.
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  4. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Check out the list of where the money goes for California personalized plates: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/online/elp/elp.htm

    The fees for "normal" ones go environmental programs and you can get one of the more specific ones to send the fees to the cause of your choosing, like save the whales, save Lake Tahoe, or save Yosemite.
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  5. tigerboy

    tigerboy Tight as a Tiger

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    Almost. Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa. Picked them up at a roadrace, same weekend as a Supermoto race at Beaverrun. I bungeed both tires on the back and rode home :rofl Turns out my rims are the same as SV 650s, which is why race tires for my bike are easy to find.

    I had to abort my original trip (length of entire Blue Ridge Parkway) because that tire, when I took the photo, was getting down to the cord. Here's the story:

    http://www.tigerboy.com/mz/helvetia/index.html

    I found racing tires just don't last on the street, and I don't ride fast enough to appreciate them, so I've since gone to a Pirelli Scorpion on the rear.

    And I'm thinking, gee, what do you spend a year on your bike, gas, tires, a dinner out, or even a night on the town. $15 or $25 a year or whatever, isn't much these days, compared to our pretty expensive hobby.
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  6. concours

    concours WFO for 48 years

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    With the New England pronunciation
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  7. 4eyes

    4eyes Adventurer

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    Why not stick to the theme MI-5, MI-6 :D ?
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  8. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    Hmmm, how did I miss those, good options
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  9. NVBigBlue

    NVBigBlue Been here awhile

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    Sorry about the crappy pic, but here's mine...:clap

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    Ya, we could save a couple $$ by going with normal tags..... but SWMBO and I have paid our child dues..... this IS our fun. :evil:evil It's also a great conversation starter....

    We're going to pair it up with one of these next year on the little trailer we pull with the bike.....

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    [​IMG] <----- my favorite... :evil

    NV



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  10. Jamie Z

    Jamie Z I'm serious. Supporter

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    It is?

    I've had a personalized plate on my bike for the past three years, and I've had various personalized plates on several of my cars for about ten years.

    The number of people who have commented on a plate in all that time is probably less than a dozen.

    Jamie
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  11. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    That has been my experience too, and I have personalized plates on three bikes and a car. Half of the time it's kids trying to be funny saying "hey grandpa", or something. I just smile, because I'm (obviously) proud to be one.
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  12. kdxkawboy

    kdxkawboy Mr. NVKLRGirl

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    With that IMS tank on my KLR I get comments about how I can really do some exploring with that big tank.
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  13. Mike W

    Mike W Adventurer

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    I had "CANOE" in my car in DC and now have "ICANOE" in MA. Gets comments all the time.
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  14. brumbie13

    brumbie13 Born to be Mild

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    That's because your plate says "GOAWAY" :rofl
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  15. concours

    concours WFO for 48 years

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  16. rob1313

    rob1313 Still learning

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    yup. :augie
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  17. Farmer1

    Farmer1 Long timer Super Supporter

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    I have one that just uses mine, the wifes, and the two kids first initials and our last name initial and the number 1 on the KLR.


    J C A A H 1

    Wife has PRRRT2, Sound it out as PURRR T 2 on the SUV

    Daughter has QTBUGS1 on the Beetle

    Got to love Va. they let you use the symbols & and -.

    Jailor 8

    And your right about personalized plates are easier to remember.
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  18. khager

    khager Long timer

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    I third that!
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  19. kdxkawboy

    kdxkawboy Mr. NVKLRGirl

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    One might wonder what y'all are doing that makes you worried about witnesses?
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  20. NVBigBlue

    NVBigBlue Been here awhile

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    +1

    :1drink
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