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Old 05-02-2012, 06:36 AM   #1
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Licensed Riders in your Workplace.

Where I work we have 70 poeple who work in the offices and then others who work in the field. I cannot speak for everyone, but of the 70 people who work in the office I know of 24 who are licensed to operate a motorcycle. That is over 1/3 of the people I work with. (Note: not all 28 currently have bikes and some have more than 1, most do not ride to work or only on very nice days)

So how many people at your place of employment, and how many of them ride or are licensed to ride?
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:43 AM   #2
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28 people, 3 riders, plus one who rides as a passenger regularly with her husband. Strangely enough, not the wife of any of the three riders.
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:44 AM   #3
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I dont know of anyone in my workplace.
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:51 AM   #4
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I have around 400 or so employees where I work at but small minority are licensed riders. Even though motorcyclists can park in the building for free. Most of seen down there at one time (when the weather is nice) is maybe 18. There may be more but they just prefer not to ride to work. It happens.
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:56 AM   #5
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Zero.

However, everyone knows I ride and are always in a hurry to let me know when the weather is going to change, especially if it's going to rain.....
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:01 AM   #6
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Currently 8 out of about 40 people in our unit ... some days it's a fight for the good parking spot

Some own more than one..... Here's a list of current rides of each our staff
Ducati / Harley (mine)
Aprilia RSV, Honda blackbird
Guzzi Breva/ Triumph
R6
Harley
A Postie
several guzzis / couple of beemers in various stages of completeness
Dirt bike - not sure what

there are also half a dozen hopeful wannabes as well my magazines keep going missing
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:05 AM   #7
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Zero.

However, everyone knows I ride and are always in a hurry to let me know when the weather is going to change, especially if it's going to rain.....
I get the same thing. They are the same ones who cower under the awning in front of the building waiting for the rain to stop so they can get to their cars as I walk out in my rain gear and get on my bike.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:11 AM   #8
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I work with about forty people and we have a total of four riders including myself

1 x Sertao (me)
2.x HD
1 x Ducati - don't know what it is but it's old and looks expensive as hell
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:17 AM   #9
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Out of the hundred or so only myself and one other ride on a regular basis.

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Old 05-02-2012, 07:26 AM   #10
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25 employees-- 7 licensed riders, 6 that still own and ride. So not a bad percentage. All except me are fair weather summer only riders though. They think I'm crazy when I show up to work in the rain and any temp under 50 degrees.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:28 AM   #11
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However, everyone knows I ride and are always in a hurry to let me know when the weather is going to change, especially if it's going to rain.....
yeah, soooooo helpful aren't they?
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:33 AM   #12
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:49 AM   #13
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19 workers at our place . Free bike parking , cars have to pay to park in the street or at parking garage . No public transportation .9 ride to work in the summer . If it rains or is cold , only 2 or 3 ride . Strangly its the older guys who still ride with a big smile while the young appies come by car in adverse weather .

Of the guys who ride , most have 2 or more bikes .
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:54 AM   #14
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Grad students, postdocs, and professors tend to be cheap. We have quite a few ratbikes on campus. One of the postdocs has a monster, and one of the college financial guys has an old r/100... many, many people have scoots and mopeds. Including one 60something italian janitor who rides his in blizzards.

the campus has 19,000 undergrads and ~5,000 grad students and ~8,000 faculty/staff. On any given day, there are probably 30 bikes and 70 scoots on campus.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:55 AM   #15
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139 in my department. About 40 are licenced with about 20 riding regularly. Amongst the three senior managers all are licenced with 2 riding regularly (one Road King and one S1000RR - they look at each other funny when parked side by side but they're friends).
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