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Old 03-29-2013, 07:09 AM   #6166
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There is a Boy Scout Troop over in Mobile for scouts with mental and physical disability's once a year they ask if rider's would ride in for about an hour and tell about there bikes and let the boys look at them. There were about 25 bikes there mostly H/D some BMW few other street bikes, I took my 990 covered in Mud, I put the bike on the center stand let some of the kids sit on it, one kid asked
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He jumps off the bike waving his hands in the air walking away saying
I not sitting on that bike.
That's fantastic!!!
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:16 AM   #6167
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I'v gotten a few of these in last few days as the weather in W.I. has just started to break and I got the bikes out for the year. Dam sure nice day to be riding, Me yes it is, Them that your sled out at the pumps, Me nope to cold to be riding a sled, my bike two pumps down. them ahhhhhh what.
You dont ride a sled but you will ride a bike in this weather, me yep . them your nutz

Had my honda out three times this year so far got this every time this one was this am at the fuel station lol
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:55 AM   #6168
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90 years

I'm at a gas station when a guy walks up to me and starts talking bout my bike. After the usual "nice bike", "is it fast?" type stuff he realizes it is a BMW and says, "it's a BMW?" "I didn't know they made motorcycles, how long have they been making motorcycles?"

I told him, "about 90 years I guess", and he says, "well that shows you how dumb I am." He walks away....
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:02 PM   #6169
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I'm at a gas station when a guy walks up to me and starts talking bout my bike. After the usual "nice bike", "is it fast?" type stuff he realizes it is a BMW and says, "it's a BMW?" "I didn't know they made motorcycles, how long have they been making motorcycles?"

I told him, "about 90 years I guess", and he says, "well that shows you how dumb I am." He walks away....
Probably kicking himself for never having one, his wife wouldn't allow it......
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:46 PM   #6170
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On my Versys in the rain on my way home from work.

A small american car pulls up next to me at a stop light and says "Nice bike" I said "Thanks"

Him: What size is it?
Me: 650

Him: "Nice looking bike, I like the way it sits Like a cruiser"

I smiled said thanks and rode away.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:34 AM   #6171
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This was not asked to me, but I was there. Gassing up at Merrit BC and some other rider was sitting on his bike waiting for a passenger to leave the store. The guy was riding a Honda VTX and sporting a leather vest with a patch on the back that said Riding for Jesus or something like that. Complete with all the little patches that are usually worn by the 1% er type guys. He also had a beanie and a skull face bandana. He's staring stright ahead looking all tough and stuff and as the gal he was waiting for nears his bike a fellow filling up his pick up truck shouts to her, "Hey sweety. Doesn't your mascot know that halloween is a couple of months away?" Lot's of laughs all over the station and tough christian biker dude stares straight ahead, ignoring it all. Awesome.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:57 AM   #6172
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This was not asked to me, but I was there. Gassing up at Merrit BC and some other rider was sitting on his bike waiting for a passenger to leave the store. The guy was riding a Honda VTX and sporting a leather vest with a patch on the back that said Riding for Jesus or something like that. Complete with all the little patches that are usually worn by the 1% er type guys. He also had a beanie and a skull face bandana. He's staring stright ahead looking all tough and stuff and as the gal he was waiting for nears his bike a fellow filling up his pick up truck shouts to her, "Hey sweety. Doesn't your mascot know that halloween is a couple of months away?" Lot's of laughs all over the station and tough christian biker dude stares straight ahead, ignoring it all. Awesome.
not really
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:01 AM   #6173
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:10 AM   #6174
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Yesterday while riding my KTM 690 Enduro, taking a break at a convenience store. An older gentleman walks up and asks, "Is that a Can-Am?".

My first though was, it only has 2 wheels. Then remembered Can am used to make dirt bikes. I'm assuming that was where he was coming from because when I told him it was a KTM, I did not get the usual "Who makes that?".
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:52 AM   #6175
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Yesterday while riding my KTM 690 Enduro, taking a break at a convenience store. An older gentleman walks up and asks, "Is that a Can-Am?".

My first though was, it only has 2 wheels. Then remembered Can am used to make dirt bikes. I'm assuming that was where he was coming from because when I told him it was a KTM, I did not get the usual "Who makes that?".
Yup, and they made orange ones too!

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Old 04-11-2013, 11:17 AM   #6176
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Yup, and they made orange ones too!

I figured he was probably an MX rider in the 70's... I think the KTMs were primarily white back then. (?)
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:34 AM   #6177
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I figured he was probably an MX rider in the 70's... I think the KTMs were primarily white back then. (?)
Back when I had an Ossa, they let me come in the back to have a look at a Can Am, and an Ossa engine apart, side by side, way beefier on the CA, even though, at that time Ossa was the "King of the Hill" in MX.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:38 AM   #6178
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I figured he was probably an MX rider in the 70's... I think the KTMs were primarily white back then. (?)
They were called Pentons back then............
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:52 AM   #6179
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They were called Pentons back then............




I was called diaper filler back then.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:52 AM   #6180
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They were called Pentons back then............
Those Penton engines Sached.
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