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Old 04-09-2014, 12:00 PM   #14191
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Women Who Wrench and Ride

this article isn't an exact match for this thread, but I figured it was close enough that everyone here would still appreciate it...

The Moto Lady: Women Who Wrench and Ride
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Old 04-09-2014, 02:03 PM   #14192
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I was thinking it.
...and in Chinese neumeric symbolism the number 4558 would be Death-no-no-lucky and since multiple numbers in a row typically mean very it would be "VD death no very lucky" err, or something like that.
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:15 PM   #14193
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...and in Chinese neumeric symbolism the number 4558 would be Death-no-no-lucky and since multiple numbers in a row typically mean very it would be "VD death no very lucky" err, or something like that.

Not quite correct as they read backwards - right to left
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Old 04-09-2014, 04:33 PM   #14194
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VD stands for a Kanton/Canton in the French part of Switzerland. A Kanton/Canton is similar to a State in the US. To be precise VD is the abbreviation for the Kanton/Canton Vaud.

See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaud#History

And: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_license_plates

Motorcycle license plates work after a similar principle like the car license plates (link above)
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Old 04-09-2014, 04:44 PM   #14195
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VD stands for a Kanton/Canton in the French part of Switzerland. A Kanton/Canton is similar to a State in the US. To be precise VD is the abbreviation for the Kanton/Canton Vaud.

See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaud#History

And: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_license_plates

Motorcycle license plates work after a similar principle like the car license plates (link above)
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:23 PM   #14196
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Not quite correct as they read backwards - right to left
So "lucky no death?"
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Old 04-09-2014, 09:36 PM   #14197
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:24 AM   #14198
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:45 PM   #14199
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Old 04-11-2014, 02:19 AM   #14201
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:13 AM   #14203
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