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Old 01-02-2014, 07:22 AM   #145
DSTEVENS
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Joined: Aug 2012
Location: The land of Buzzards and Border Patrols
Oddometer: 338
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Originally Posted by Michael View Post
I have found that the surefire way to get a friendly conversation started is to simply say "nice bike". If it is such a rat bike that I can't say it with a straight face I can always find something else positive to say - one time I was stumped until I noticed that the owner had welded up his muffler out of a coffee can - that was actually pretty cool
I have found that the above has always worked for me, I am generally an over friendly person especially when I am riding. I have had a group of Harley guys ignore me or say what an ugly bike the GSA is, but that has only happened once. Every other time I have had good reactions with hard core Harley riders. I always park the GSA right up there with whatever brand of bikes are parked at locations. D.
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