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Old 11-03-2013, 10:26 AM   #7246
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I was tired, it was England, and most of the people weren't really stupid, just scared or kind of mean. I've come to the conclusion that even at a whopping 130# soaking wet, I must look pretty intimidating fully geared up with a GoPro on my helmet. People in England seemed to get skittish even when I was carrying my helmet. In Germany, a fully geared rider is welcomed as a sign that cash is about to start flowing.

Ok, one gas station guy did ask me about the cam - I told him that he should smile for me so that pic turned out good.
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:15 AM   #7247
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Dang- I was hoping after the "Did you ride here?" and "No, we teleported from Venus!" exchange you'd have more comedy gold.


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Old 11-07-2013, 12:01 PM   #7248
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I wasn't asked this but I did overhear a couple exchanges of a conversation of two individuals talking about my bike. First guy asks if it is a 2T or 4T. The other guy responds that it's a 4T but then he proceeded to say "...they don't typically make enduros." I hope he wasn't serious about KTM not typically making enduros.

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Old 11-07-2013, 12:31 PM   #7249
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I wasn't asked this but I did overhear a couple exchanges of a conversation of two individuals talking about my bike. First guy asks if it is a 2T or 4T. The other guy responds that it's a 4T but then he proceeded to say "...they don't typically make enduros." I hope he wasn't serious about KTM not typically making enduros.

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Old 11-07-2013, 12:34 PM   #7250
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The perfect answer would be "No, we teleported from Uranus"
Since Uranus is a gas giant, it might be more accurate to say "No, we blew in from Uranus."
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Old 11-07-2013, 02:53 PM   #7251
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In Germany, a fully geared rider is welcomed as a sign that cash is about to start flowing.
Some places in the US are starting to figure this out as well.

Of course, the usual response is to ask how many pitchers of shitty beer we want with lunch.
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:57 PM   #7252
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At one of the many Mancuso HD's around here with my Dad, He had to get a bolt and a few other things for his bike--We go to leave, as I'm climbing on my bike an older guy asks "When did Harley start putting their engines like that in their bikes"

Politely tell him It's a Moto Guzzi he then says "Oh, Is that Japanese?"

"No Italian."
"Oh..So what kind of Kawasaki is it?"

I really, just--He had to of been fucking with me, just HAD TO..
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:19 PM   #7253
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At one of the many Mancuso HD's around here with my Dad, He had to get a bolt and a few other things for his bike--We go to leave, as I'm climbing on my bike an older guy asks "When did Harley start putting their engines like that in their bikes"

Politely tell him It's a Moto Guzzi he then says "Oh, Is that Japanese?"

"No Italian."
"Oh..So what kind of Kawasaki is it?"

I really, just--He had to of been fucking with me, just HAD TO..
Nah, that makes total sense.
A motorcycle, ANY motorcycle, is either a cruiser/Harley or a crotch rocket/Ninja. And Ninjas are made by Kawasaki.

By your own admission your bike is not a Harley, so now it has to be a Kawasaki, by process of elimination.
An Italian Kawasaki. Made by Moto Guzzi.
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:48 AM   #7254
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Like the Austrian Kawasaki made by KTM.
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Old 11-10-2013, 10:06 AM   #7255
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At one of the many Mancuso HD's around here with my Dad, He had to get a bolt and a few other things for his bike--We go to leave, as I'm climbing on my bike an older guy asks "When did Harley start putting their engines like that in their bikes"

Politely tell him It's a Moto Guzzi he then says "Oh, Is that Japanese?"

"No Italian."
"Oh..So what kind of Kawasaki is it?"

I really, just--He had to of been fucking with me, just HAD TO..
How funny! Did take you think he was messin' with ya right off?
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Old 11-10-2013, 10:19 AM   #7256
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^^^ Yeah, you sort of hope he was just messing with you...
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:05 PM   #7257
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Like the Austrian Kawasaki made by KTM.
Obviously you meant Australian... Easy mistake to make



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Old 11-10-2013, 03:09 PM   #7258
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Obviously you meant Australian... Easy mistake to make



Australian made KTM!
Isn't that why they have upside down fork tubes?
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:06 PM   #7259
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Australian made KTM!
Isn't that why they have upside down fork tubes?
OMG!!!! win!!
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:20 PM   #7260
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Australian made KTM!
Isn't that why they have upside down fork tubes?


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