You might be addicted to motorcycles if...

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Skidmarkart, May 21, 2019.

  1. Karlfitt

    Karlfitt Long timer Supporter

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    I don't think you need an intervention. I think you just need to figure out how to add more shop space.:jkam
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  2. vicster

    vicster Long timer

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    Every tee shirt you own is motorcycle related. Which is obvious through your white dress shirt at your brother-in-law's wedding.
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  3. ADVDucs33

    ADVDucs33 Been here awhile

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    ...you planned your wedding for a few weeks after a major motorcycle event you attend yearly. Then all years afterward there's no risk of it falling on your anniversary weekend AND your honeymoon was a 2up ride for 10 days.
  4. Cameleer

    Cameleer Europe, three days at a time.

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    ... you fantasize about your next big ride instead of your neighbor’s hot wife (and/or daughter)
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  5. JaySwear

    JaySwear Been here awhile

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    You have a moment of panic in your automatic car as you come to a stop because you can't find your clutch lever and think you'll stall
  6. William Wolfen

    William Wolfen DR Guy

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    Hah! After 2.5 years I've finally stopped kicking the floor when starting my automatic truck. It was bad when I first got it.
  7. PeterTrocewicz

    PeterTrocewicz Been here awhile

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    You spend so much of your time riding that when you finally get behind the wheel of a car you keep turning the wheel the wrong way on a corner or a turn because you're still trying to countersteer.
  8. RRF

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    3-1/2 car garage and a car won’t fit

    When you make your anniversary your race number so you won’t forget it

    When you wreck a bike and have to pull the knee brace down around your calf to ride the new bike home
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  9. freewaystreak

    freewaystreak Been here awhile Supporter

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    You buy 5 bikes in 2 years and the talk all your kids into new bikes as well as the wife!
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  10. rider33

    rider33 Long timer

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    you might be addicted to motorcycles if:

    -despite having 8 stitches in your throttle hand (note: throttle, not right, that alone is telling) you figure out how to hold the grip with just your fingers so you can still go riding

    -despite having 5 bikes (at least 1 or 2 too many) you still find yourself pursuing thru Craig's List every morning because you just never know what might be out there
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  11. Gone in 60

    Gone in 60 Adventurer

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    Sometimes I forget I'm not on a bike and move my car into the HOV lane.
  12. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    Middle of winter you are out trail riding despite frost and ice around, and your injured thumb is in a brace that will only fit in your older stretched-out MX gloves.

    Your thumb was injured two weekends earlier while on an adventure trail ride seeking out ice and snow... which you found. After continuing with the ride, you then had to double out a rider whose MX bike broke down, because your 640 was the only bike with pillion pegs.

    And your wife is at home, 7 months pregnant.


    She's now my ex. My current partner is as guilty as I am of stopping mid-sentence to check out that bike going past.
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  13. ACR

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    When using your personal supply of Klotz in the companies 2 stroke weed trimmer.

    When the doctor adds extra material to your cast because the shifter wore grooves into it.

    When driving in the cage, you roll down the windows to listen to the bikes passing by.
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  14. ryder1

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    Maybe if they are all in need of repair. Or so a friend told me.
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  15. ryder1

    ryder1 Long timer

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    What health insurance do you have? I need to change mine asap.
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  16. ryder1

    ryder1 Long timer

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    When your biker neighbor says the season is over and your response is there is no motorcycle season I ride year round.
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  17. curtis6870

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    I have a Miata & Frontier (2007 & 2011)
    And a BMW Boxer & Triumph Triple (2018 & 2016).
    All in garage except the Frontier.
  18. Backlund

    Backlund Been here awhile Supporter

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    'Scratch' one Miata, it was sold to a young man from Sioux Falls three weeks ago.
  19. curtis6870

    curtis6870 Long timer

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    Mine's for sale. ;) Looking to fill the slot with a Jeep Wrangler Soft Top.
  20. Webman

    Webman Been here awhile

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    I have phantom clutch pull syndrome that goes with this, good to see I'm not the only lunatic at the grocery store!
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