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Old 06-26-2014, 07:20 PM   #8371
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Way home from work, loading groceries in the side bags. Minivan mom and her son pull in next to me. I can see his hands splayed and his face plastered against the side window, big grin.
They get out while I'm suiting up. He's just wide eyed and grinning.
Nod to mom and say HI to junior.
He looks at me and says "How OLD are you?"
57, How old are you?
Five!
Ask him if he likes to ride bicycles?
Yes.
We agree bicycle riding is fun and part.
Smiled all the way home!

Always amazes me to see how little kids put the world together.
I always wave to kids on bikes if they are looking at me. Isnt that the first rule of riding?
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:22 PM   #8372
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I always wave to kids on bikes if they are looking at me. Isnt that the first rule of riding?
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:46 PM   #8373
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I always wave to kids on bikes if they are looking at me. Isnt that the first rule of riding?
I wave to kids in the back seats of cars too, if they are looking at me.
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Old 06-27-2014, 12:16 AM   #8374
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When I used to ride sport bikes I always used to love pulling a wheelie for kids who gave me a wave, kind of squidish I know but goddamn whats cooler than that when you're a bored kid and some guy rips by on one wheel?
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:30 PM   #8375
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He said HD purists hated the vrod and someone had even stabbed his radiator with a knife causing it to over heat and cook a cylinder. So I guess the BMW crowd isn't so bad by comparison.
I guess you've never had scalding hot Starbucks coffee splashed in your face have you.
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Old 06-27-2014, 10:22 PM   #8376
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I guess you've never had scalding hot Starbucks coffee splashed in your face have you.

Imagine the bill to dry clean a whale foreskin riding suit after that....
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Old 06-27-2014, 10:23 PM   #8377
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I guess you've never had scalding hot Starbucks coffee splashed in your face have you.
It was probably a low-fat soy-milk latte.
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:59 AM   #8378
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Iced Americano, hold the Espresso
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Old 06-29-2014, 02:02 PM   #8379
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Old 06-29-2014, 03:16 PM   #8380
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Iced Americano, hold the Espresso
So... Ice water?
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:08 PM   #8381
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So... Ice water?

Correct! :-)
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Old 06-30-2014, 07:33 AM   #8382
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When I used to ride sport bikes I always used to love pulling a wheelie for kids who gave me a wave, kind of squidish I know but goddamn whats cooler than that when you're a bored kid and some guy rips by on one wheel?
I do this all the time. My little CRF250L loves wheelies at ~10mph, so it's super-easy to pull a long, high one past them when the light turns green. The kids just freak out; it's awesome.
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Old 06-30-2014, 07:45 AM   #8383
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"Do you know why I pulled you over?"
Hahahahaha - I think we have a winner!


I don't mind answering questions from others. I consider myself an ambassador of Motorcycle riding and remain patient and polite most times.

Well... except for the guy that approached me as he got into his Toyota Corrolla with the HD sticker on the rear window. He wanted to know when I was gonna get a real bike. I responded by asking if he was ever going to ride his.
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Old 06-30-2014, 12:07 PM   #8384
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Hahahahaha - I think we have a winner!


I don't mind answering questions from others. I consider myself an ambassador of Motorcycle riding and remain patient and polite most times.

Well... except for the guy that approached me as he got into his Toyota Corrolla with the HD sticker on the rear window. He wanted to know when I was gonna get a real bike. I responded by asking if he was ever going to ride his.

Should have said, "When you getting a "real car"?
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Old 06-30-2014, 12:21 PM   #8385
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Hahahahaha - I think we have a winner!


I don't mind answering questions from others. I consider myself an ambassador of Motorcycle riding and remain patient and polite most times.

Well... except for the guy that approached me as he got into his Toyota Corrolla with the HD sticker on the rear window. He wanted to know when I was gonna get a real bike. I responded by asking if he was ever going to ride his.
Probably just has the sticker, not a bike. So many guys with the HD stickers on their trucks, so I put a Chevy Truck, bow-tie, sticker on the back of my BMW.
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