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Old 07-19-2014, 11:57 PM   #1
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Why would anyone...

...hang a helmet from a motorcycle peg? ugh.
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Old 07-20-2014, 12:42 AM   #2
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Fuck that shit. There are too many mean assholes out there these days, carry my helmet with me when I dismount. The last thing I want in my helmet is spit, a loogie, puke, urine, shit, a birds nest, bugs, rain, hail.....you get the picture.
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:12 AM   #3
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Last night I walk outside to see what the dog is barking at. Drunk guy is pissing on huge front window of a hair salon across the street and screaming at the glass.

I'd rather that not be my helmet he's pissing in.
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Old 07-20-2014, 02:08 AM   #4
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What prompted the question? I see them on mirrors often, but not on a peg.
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Old 07-20-2014, 04:13 AM   #5
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...hang a helmet from a motorcycle peg? ugh.
Because they are an idiot and looking to have their chin strap melted by the exhaust of their Hypermotard.

Ask me how I know.
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:25 AM   #6
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I sometimes hang mine on the rear peg while we grab a quick lunch on the road. Especially if the parking lot is wet or nasty. Otherwise, if it isn't on my head it's in the top case.
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:18 AM   #7
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Mine's always with me - even when I'm just popping into the shops or standing at the ATM - I could be naked on the bike but as long as I've got a helmet on, the police won't stop me. I can't, and won't, ride without it.
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:42 AM   #8
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Don't leave anything you can't afford to lose on the bike...
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:42 AM   #9
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Uuuuummm..?

Why not ? I do my best not to leave my kid in the car.. but I don't care that much about my helmet.
FWIW I have never had either my kid or my helmet stolen
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:58 AM   #10
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I've had a helmet stolen. It sucks
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:03 AM   #11
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I sometimes hang mine on the rear peg while we grab a quick lunch on the road. Especially if the parking lot is wet or nasty. Otherwise, if it isn't on my head it's in the top case.
So if its muddy,the helmet goes on the passenger peg.........

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If I leave a helmet on a street bike its sitting on the seat with a cable lock through it,no exceptions.

(I did once insert a large banana slug into a friends casually placed helmet,but he found it before he put the helmet on.)
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:05 AM   #12
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Why not ? I do my best not to leave my kid in the car.. but I don't care that much about my helmet.
FWIW I have never had either my kid or my helmet stolen
Ever think about how long it would take to find a helmet to buy on a Sunday morning while out on a ride?
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:12 AM   #13
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Why not ? I do my best not to leave my kid in the car.. but I don't care that much about my helmet.
FWIW I have never had either my kid or my helmet stolen
These threads always have someone to whom nothing bad has ever happened, or will ever happen, and hence nothing bad will ever happen to anyone else.
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:13 AM   #14
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Because they are an idiot and looking to have their chin strap melted by the exhaust of their Hypermotard.

Ask me how I know.
Haha! Reading it I was thinking about how I hang mine on the passenger peg on my Hyper since i can't hang it on the mirror. I do make damn sure to hang it on the left side after having melted a hole in my Roadcrafter from throwing it over the seat.
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:28 AM   #15
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These threads always have someone to whom nothing bad has ever happened, or will ever happen, and hence nothing bad will ever happen to anyone else.
And vice-versa
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