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Old 04-17-2009, 09:40 AM   #76
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"Did you get caught out in this?"


It was 30 degrees out. I was headed to Big Bend and stopped for gas and a bathroom when some guy says that when I'm in the store.


HOW THE HELL DO YOU GET "CAUGHT OUT IN THE COLD"? It ain't like it can sneak up on you.




Leaving a gas stop the clerk follows us out the door to get a smoke. "Aren't you cold?"

I explain the heated gear, etc.

"Ain't that cheating?"


I didn't know there were rules?
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Old 04-17-2009, 10:48 AM   #77
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What kind of bike is that?
Its a KTM
Who makes that...Kawasaki?
no KTM.
Oh never heard of them are they new?


ATGATT Question:

What are you expecting to crash?
A: hopefully not but if so healing is a lot easier when you have all your skin.

What kind of oil slick does that thing leave?
A: Uhhhh what?
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Old 04-17-2009, 11:04 AM   #78
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it wasn't a question, but a guy did once tell me he stopped riding because he found jesus.

At a rest stop one night a trucker stopped and talked to me for a minute while I was suiting up. Conversation was basic right up until he asked..."So ahve you had a chance to take our lord savior Jesus Christ into your heart?" or something along those lines. I just looked at him and said....no. He started to go on and I then said "Look I guess that will just have to be my own decision when the time comes". He stopped, wished me a good night and we parted ways.
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:48 PM   #79
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a guy did once tell me he stopped riding because he found jesus.
What was the matter with his pillion seat?

When I found jesus he was behind the refrigerator the whole time. I didn't even know I had lost him! He must have fallen off the top and then rolled back there. I should clean back behind there more often, the fridge is much more efficient when those coils have the dust vacuumed off of them.
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Old 04-17-2009, 01:47 PM   #80
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I got bird-dogged this week in a PA filling station by one of the local Jethro's..."Golly...is that there a BMW-yaw!?!? I didn't know they made 'em as bikes. Wee-oo" {repeat until I leave the station}

Tried to fill 'er up so fast I squirted gas all over the f-ing place.
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Old 04-17-2009, 02:40 PM   #81
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"I used to have a motorcycle!"
This is a question I get asked when I stop my bike at stop signs.
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Old 04-17-2009, 07:57 PM   #82
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I thought everyone was joking when they said that that people ask about wheelying. I was coming out of a restaurant tonight and had been parked next to 4 HDs. As i was gearing up,

the HD riders: "you wheely that pretty easy, don't you?" (looking over my DRZ400s)
me: "no, i try to keep two wheels on the ground, it handles better."
DH rider: "I would be wheelying all the time."

then we had a reasonable conversation.
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Old 04-17-2009, 08:11 PM   #83
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Leaving a gas stop the clerk follows us out the door to get a smoke. "Aren't you cold?"

I explain the heated gear, etc.

"Ain't that cheating?"


I didn't know there were rules?
Shoulda Told Him YUP!

as for the FYYFF decal, I was having a cup of Coffee sitting outside a corner cafe in Aspen and had my 950Adventure parked and two couples walked by. One of the guys saw the sticker and started laughing. I asked him if he knew what it meant and he looked at me and grinned. I get the best reactions from people with that sticker
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Old 04-17-2009, 11:13 PM   #84
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I wear leathers year round. Love it in the summer when it's 100 deg. F and get asked this question all the time.

Are you hot?

Only when stopped is my reply.
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Old 04-18-2009, 05:09 AM   #85
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As a n00b here, I have to ask:

Just what is FYYFF? Is it F*** you, you f***ing f***? Between that and the "salute," this sure is a classy place!
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:35 AM   #86
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As a n00b here, I have to ask:

Just what is FYYFF? Is it F*** you, you f***ing f***? Between that and the "salute," this sure is a classy place!
You naled it. ADV only attracts the finest people.
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Old 04-18-2009, 08:04 AM   #87
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As a n00b here, I have to ask:

Just what is FYYFF? Is it F*** you, you f***ing f***? Between that and the "salute," this sure is a classy place!
And we tend to go ahead and spell it out here
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Old 04-18-2009, 08:09 AM   #88
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And we tend to go ahead and spell it out here

Down in the basement yes. This is the family friendly section.
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Old 04-18-2009, 08:14 AM   #89
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I'm putting on my lid and someone asks 'where are you going'.

Being the polite chap that I am I tell them.

Then 50% of the time they say ''what, on that moto'?''.

I said to one guy

''Nope, going the first 3 kms on the bike then gonna walk the next 200..........''.

He didnt see the funny side of that.
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Old 04-18-2009, 08:37 AM   #90
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I'm putting on my lid and someone asks 'where are you going'.

Being the polite chap that I am I tell them.

Then 50% of the time they say ''what, on that moto'?''.

I said to one guy

''Nope, going the first 3 kms on the bike then gonna walk the next 200..........''.

He didnt see the funny side of that.

On a similar note I am frequently asked....."You rode all the way here from Vermont?" which is often followed by "why?" or "what country is Vermont in?"
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