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Old 11-19-2012, 08:55 AM   #91
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I haven't had anything like that *yet*, but came close. I have a V7 Stone on order, and one of my coworkers asked if he could ride it. I knew he didn't have any motos, so I jokingly said "sure, if you have a class M." (Here in VA that means you're legal to ride a motorcycle). He pipes back with "oh yea, I think I do," and whips out his drivers license to check. Sure enough he has a class M but doesn't remember how he got it. I managed to save myself by pointing out I didn't think I had any helmets that would fit him (yay my small head).
Dude. You managed to "save yourself?" Just tell him "no." No self-saving involved.
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:04 AM   #92
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We all have this friend...

[QUOTE=Veteran Noob;19867013]... Laughing, the guy gets off the bike and says something like "oh, this is yours, nice bike, here, you can have it back." Without preamble or any other indication, kid smashes helmet in to guys face. He followed that up with 3 or 4 more shots while the guy is on the ground. " Guy's head and face are a gory mess...

That idiot actually got lucky. He could have been stabbed or even shot, pulling that crap!
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:35 AM   #93
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That idiot actually got lucky. He could have been stabbed or even shot, pulling that crap!
Some folks have balls, and others just worry about everything.

It's lots easier for people to learn politeness and respect for others and their property if their parents taught them when they were young. Learning as an adult can be hazardous and painful, as that guy found out.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:31 AM   #94
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... Laughing, the guy gets off the bike and says something like "oh, this is yours, nice bike, here, you can have it back." Without preamble or any other indication, kid smashes helmet in to guys face. He followed that up with 3 or 4 more shots while the guy is on the ground. " Guy's head and face are a gory mess...

That idiot actually got lucky. He could have been stabbed or even shot, pulling that crap!
Bike owner was pretty lucky, too. Whether or not you agree with his actions, if he was still there when the po-po arrived they would have had a difficult time telling the injured party that it wasn't worth pressing charges for assault. I don't think the kid could have pled self defense.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:36 AM   #95
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Looks to me like it worked out pretty well all around, then.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:09 PM   #96
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I don't loan bikes out unless it's a good friend who I know can ride.
...and can afford to buy the bike from me in cash.

In my group of riding friends, anyone can throw a leg over a buddies bike. We all own, or have owned bikes, so we are careful not to kick a turn signal or scuff the seat with a shoe. Riding them is another matter. Each of us knows the approximate cash value of the other's bikes, and consider riding it possibly buying it.

One of my friends actually bought another friend's Yamaha Seca II after laying it down in the twisties. He fixed it up and kept it, and the other guy used the money to upgrade to a CBR600, so all was OK. The precedence was set, however, and we all knew it.

Oddly enough, the owner of the CBR died a few years later, so he now has that bike too. We always sit around talking about how we'll take turns riding the dead friend's bike, but the caretaker is the only one who ever rides it. It is pretty much priceless at this point...

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Old 11-21-2012, 10:40 AM   #97
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Many years ago I was on a three-day off-road ride in France; road-book navigation, run by Chris Evans of TBM mag fame, great fun etc. My steed that year was a 34L Yamaha Tenere - the first model, with massive 34litre fuel tank. Naturally I only put about 10l of fuel in at a time...
First stop on day two, one of my friends pulled in with me and filled the tiny tank of his XR600. Having done so, he offered to put some petrol in my bike to save time. I wasn't really paying attention and realised too late that he had brimmed the tank. About the only good thing about this was that I refused to pay for the excess and had a couple of weeks' worth of riding out of it. The bad thing? I lost count of how often I dropped what became known for the rest of the weekend as 'The Fuel Bowser'.
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:02 PM   #98
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I refused to pay for the excess and had a couple of weeks' worth of riding out of it.
That was nice of you.
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:32 AM   #99
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That's about the only time I've ever had a friend do anything like that. Strangers on the other hand seemed to really like messing with that bike. Kinda glad I got rid of it, kicking guys in the nuts gets old.

I can't understand how that could ever get old.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:53 PM   #100
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Dude it's a rugby team. This surprises you? Aren't these the same guys that chug a beer outta a boot?


I was a weak side wing and fullback (15) waaaaay back in the day....

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Old 11-25-2012, 11:37 AM   #101
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Dude it's a rugby team. This surprises you? Aren't these the same guys that chug a beer outta a boot?


I was a weak side wing and fullback (15) waaaaay back in the day....

Yeah, well, there's that. Only surprised me because most of the rest of us are actually pretty respectful of each other's stuff - cars, bikes, girls , whatnot.

As for being a back... well, rotten luck.

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Old 11-27-2012, 09:13 AM   #102
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That was nice of you.
I saw the excess as an unsolicited gift... I certainly didn't want it - at that point in the ride...

But I believe my mate felt he got his money's worth
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:43 AM   #103
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Hop on behind em and give em a big squeeze.

The rear turn signal is held on with duct tape ffs. Hop on if ya want. I don't care.

If you break it, I'd like you to fix it though.

Ride it? Fuck no. I know you and you can't walk to the bathroom without falling down 17 times.
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