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Old 06-27-2013, 07:15 PM   #6601
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I live right down the road from a gas station/local post office and I go there several times a week. I switch bikes frequently and it is funny the responses I get depending on which bike I'm riding.

Honda CBR600RR - The cruiser guys at the station always tell me to get a real bike

Honda VTX1800C - Squids telling me to get a real bike

Suzuki B-King - Cruiser and Squids asking if it is a real bike

Get a real bike, dude.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:03 PM   #6602
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I live right down the road from a gas station/local post office and I go there several times a week. I switch bikes frequently and it is funny the responses I get depending on which bike I'm riding.

Honda CBR600RR - The cruiser guys at the station always tell me to get a real bike

Honda VTX1800C - Squids telling me to get a real bike

Suzuki B-King - Cruiser and Squids asking if it is a real bike
Get a real bike, dude.
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The solution is simple: You just have to ride all three at once.
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:23 PM   #6603
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At a local station, Full service guy comes up to me and asks why I have so many lights on my bike. I have an HID head light, 2 LED lights above that, and 2 LED markers on the front end. I told him I rather be seen then squished. He says "My friend!! This is dirt bike, you must be stealth!" I just nodded and laughed it off
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:26 PM   #6604
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Wtf??

At a gas Station in Phoenix, fueling up my R1150GSA..

Question From a guy in a Jeep: "That a Four Wheel Drive?"

Answer: Yup even got Low Gear on it !

Answer from Jeep Guy! Well I bet you can't go on the trails I get on!

Answer: Yeah I bet you cant do a 120 on your Heep!
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:51 PM   #6605
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Just the fact that you have a full service gas station is amazing to me.
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:51 PM   #6606
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Just the fact that you have a full service gas station is amazing to me.
One has to - 90% of the commuters from New Jersey are clueless about how to pump their own gasoline, never mind about checking the oil, tire pressures, or cleaning a windshield.

We even had a full-service station in the middle of Pennsylvania - in State College next to the Penn State Campus - that pretty much catered to visiting New jersey-ites.
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:38 PM   #6607
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He knows what a Ural is and can differentiate between it and a Triumph. Promote ahead of peers.
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He can tell that, but can't figure out that someone can have two bikes? I call bullshit!
Some sort of book smarts, but no common sense...?
Officer material for sure. Lol
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:36 AM   #6608
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I once had a guy point to the brake reservoir on the handlebar and ask if that's where I put the petrol.

I had my bike still set up with touring mods from Europe between another refit when a cop asked me why my bike was modified. I told him I was setting it up to ride it overland to Asia. He laughed at me and asked if I knew they had planes now.

I pulled up on my BMW in Bangkok. Very loud pipe, and I was dressed in armoured jacket, gloves, boots and helmet. As I stepped off, a motodop taxi driver ran up and asked if I need to rent a taxi.

I was in India and got very interested in the Enfields 500s. I saw a nice one and asked the guy if I could sit on it. He said it was fine so I sat down and my mate took a photo. Then a very irate Indian ran out of a shop, flailing his arms and screaming at me not to steal his bike...
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:09 AM   #6609
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I work at one of those Joint Base places only ours is run by the army. They started hiring ex army people to stand the gates so i would get some momentum up on my 23 year old Transalp and hit the kill switch just before the gate. Glide in quite as a mouse! Most of these guys are young and have never seen a Transalp, it never failed they would comment on just how quite it was. I would look at them straight faced and tell them it was electric, you know, battery powered. They would always be impressed and give me back my ID at which point I would hit the start button and drive off. Fortunately, these guys have great sense of humors.
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Old 06-30-2013, 05:23 AM   #6610
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Toll gate attendant at the TZB last night, as I pull up on the Tiger w/dual headlights and Piaa auxiliaries; "Why doesn't your bike have amber lights in front?"
Me-"What?"
Him- "Amber lights. You don't have any amber lights."
Me- "I don't know."
Him- "Think about it."
Me-"Umm,ok." As I pulled away he yells out "Amber lights!"

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Old 06-30-2013, 05:32 AM   #6611
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Toll gate attendant at the TZB last night, as I pull up on the Tiger w/dual headlights and Piaa auxiliaries; "Why doesn't your bike have amber lights in front?"
Me-"What?"
Him- "Amber lights. You don't have any amber lights."
Me- "I don't know."
Him- "Think about it."
Me-"Umm,ok." As I pulled away he yells out "Amber lights!"

Well of course he did. Amber headlights were mandatory on cars in France until the '80s. That's why.
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:01 AM   #6612
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Toll gate attendant at the TZB last night, as I pull up on the Tiger w/dual headlights and Piaa auxiliaries; "Why doesn't your bike have amber lights in front?"
Me-"What?"
Him- "Amber lights. You don't have any amber lights."
Me- "I don't know."
Him- "Think about it."
Me-"Umm,ok." As I pulled away he yells out "Amber lights!"

He meant "amber lamps."

If'n you go on riding that dangerous moorsickle, you'll need to call the amber lamps.

From this.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:00 AM   #6613
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He meant "amber lamps."

If'n you go on riding that dangerous moorsickle, you'll need to call the amber lamps.

From this.
nicely done, haven't heard that one in a while.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:40 AM   #6614
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He meant "amber lamps."
From this.
I never saw that before. Old beard-man really put the smack-down on that guy!
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:50 AM   #6615
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He's lucky he needed amber lamps and not a mo-tishun, that old guy was serious.
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