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Old 07-26-2014, 06:17 AM   #31036
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Don't do that in Texas.
No kidding, might not end well.
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Old 07-26-2014, 07:53 AM   #31037
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Smile? I doubt I would having to sit in traffic just like a car. I'd rather drive at that point! I'll stick to the motorcycle friendly state instead.
Different strokes I guess. I would take Texas or any other state than Commiefornia than to live in a state that doesn't comprise on other rights.
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Old 07-26-2014, 07:57 AM   #31038
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How about you?
Most of my riding is commuting in and around Detroit, I'd say I'm usually hovering somewhere between "disgusted" and "indignant."
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Old 07-26-2014, 08:01 AM   #31039
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Never understood cruiserface, if they are not having enough fun to make the smile then why are they riding in the first place?
I've never owned a Harley, but if I did it would be as a form of relaxation.

I've had plenty of fun on sport bikes, dual sports and some not so capable older dirt bikes. If and when I buy an American cruiser, it will be to just relax.

I'm sure I'd get accused of 'cruiser face' - but really, does anyone expect to be thrilled by the typical 10-year-old HD that's set up for comfort?

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On the flip side, I'm sure some, or many, of you guys and gals are cheery blokes indeed. When I was either in my late teens, or maybe like 20 years old, I'll never forget being happy and walking by a mirror. While I was certainly happy, and felt like I was grinning, no grin was showing on my face. Such is life for some people I guess. It takes a hell of a lot more than a Harley to put a toothy smile on my face, even though I could be happy and content.

So... not being one of them yet, if ever, I'd say that this whole 'cruiser face' criticism is getting old. If we put the actual ADV types from this forum on Harleys and on the 'Dragon,' I bet while most would be happy just riding, 90% of them wouldn't have a smile going the entire ride.
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Old 07-26-2014, 08:27 AM   #31040
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Different strokes I guess. I would take Texas or any other state than Commiefornia than to live in a state that doesn't comprise on other rights.
Uhuh... seems quite more liberal here than you would think. We have quite a few freedoms that other states do not. Lane splitting comes to mind... even some alcohol laws... it is a great state to live in and ride in. Enjoy sitting in traffic over there.
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Old 07-26-2014, 08:44 AM   #31041
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Uhuh... seems quite more liberal here than you would think. We have quite a few freedoms that other states do not. Lane splitting comes to mind... even some alcohol laws... it is a great state to live in and ride in. Enjoy sitting in traffic over there.

I don't live in Cali, but I too get tired of the "Kalifornia" and "Commiefornia" BS.

You can lane split in Cali. Politically they have a republican governor and have for many years. There are also areas specifically for playing on motor vehicles in the desert (and other spots). Year round riding ain't too bad either.

I have yet to find similar spots operated by the government in Wisconsin that let me ride a Dirtbike for 50 miles without trespassing.

Maybe more states should have more commie tendencies (more public land) and then maybe the people could enjoy some more freedoms?
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Old 07-26-2014, 08:45 AM   #31042
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:09 AM   #31043
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I don't live in Cali, but I too get tired of the "Kalifornia" and "Commiefornia" BS.

You can lane split in Cali. Politically they have a republican governor and have for many years. There are also areas specifically for playing on motor vehicles in the desert (and other spots). Year round riding ain't too bad either.

I have yet to find similar spots operated by the government in Wisconsin that let me ride a Dirtbike for 50 miles without trespassing.

Maybe more states should have more commie tendencies (more public land) and then maybe the people could enjoy some more freedoms?



Uhhh???? I think if Jerry Brown read this he would laugh at being called a Republican.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:13 AM   #31044
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Uhhh???? I think if Jerry Brown read this he would laugh at being called a Republican.
Yeah I was wondering about that too..
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From what I understand from frequenting various forums you are handling this critisim completely wrong. You are supposed to get bent out of shape and start turning towards personal attacks. Get with the program!
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:18 AM   #31045
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I don't live in Cali, but I too get tired of the "Kalifornia" and "Commiefornia" BS.

You can lane split in Cali. Politically they have a republican governor and have for many years. There are also areas specifically for playing on motor vehicles in the desert (and other spots). Year round riding ain't too bad either.

I have yet to find similar spots operated by the government in Wisconsin that let me ride a Dirtbike for 50 miles without trespassing.

Maybe more states should have more commie tendencies (more public land) and then maybe the people could enjoy some more freedoms?
Yeah, there's almost zero public land here in Texas, and what there is isn't for dirt bikes.

There's no shortage of private places to pay, though.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:23 AM   #31046
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Uhhh???? I think if Jerry Brown read this he would laugh at being called a Republican.

Yup, I'm wrong on that. I was thinking it was still Arnold.

I don't pay close enough attention to states where I don't have a vote, apparently :-)
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:45 AM   #31047
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Yup, I'm wrong on that. I was thinking it was still Arnold.
Like lots of other republicans, and dem's he got caught screwing someone other than the general population. And getting into bed with a person, not a corporation that had personified civil rights.


You can screw everyone, just not anyone specific.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:48 AM   #31048
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Uhhh???? I think if Jerry Brown read this he would laugh at being called a Republican.
I really don't care what party the guy belongs to. After years of partisan hacks, we finally have adult supervision.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:51 AM   #31049
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Old 07-26-2014, 10:32 AM   #31050
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Wot? A tassel? You don't have to hide it, we wouldn't take the mickey. Honest!
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