Originally Posted by DragonNester
Harley folks don't make their pipes loud to be safer. They do because it's always and forever will be, the quintessential cruiser exhaust note. If you're not part of the culture, you'll never understand. Deal with it and move on!
BTW...My Tiger is so quiet, I'm glad it has a gear indicator to help me know what gear I'm in.
Finally an honest answer. Most bikers will not admit that they do it because they think it makes them cool so they made up the safety aspect.