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View Poll Results: Waving as you pass another rider?
Wave to all riders 192 89.72%
Wave to sportbike riders 8 3.74%
Wave to riders on same type bike 4 1.87%
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:25 PM   #61
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you ever figure that maybe they didn't see you till the last second? I mean that happens a lot to me.

Again i think the concensus on this board is there are a lot of people who just can't wave cause its not viable, and you people are HD riders.
No it's because we don't have the "skillz" as you say

Apparently...

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:05 PM   #62
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when i am riding and i pass a group of Hardly riders that obviously think they are hard core bikers, i will wave as fast and limp wristed as i can, all the way from the first to the last. sitting up as straight as i can , with my back arched adds to the gayety of it all.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:15 PM   #63
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Only time I don't wave at other bikes is when I don't see them because I'm too busy watching the idiots trying to run me over.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:17 PM   #64
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I wave at everyone, SS, SM, HD, cops and doesn't matter where I am, stop light,.straightaway and even done it on turns if it happens to be at that moment. It's funny to see the reaction when the happens
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:38 PM   #65
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when i am riding and i pass a group of Hardly riders that obviously think they are hard core bikers, i will wave as fast and limp wristed as i can, all the way from the first to the last. sitting up as straight as i can , with my back arched adds to the gayety of it all.


I will wave with both hands... completely Forest Gump right before he wallks off the shrimp boat waving at Capt. Dan....

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Old 06-27-2012, 06:41 PM   #66
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No it's because we don't have the "skillz" as you say

Apparently...

Skillz part was a joke.
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:43 PM   #67
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Skillz part was a joke.
Phew, didn't see the sarcasm font. Sounded serious.
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Old 07-03-2012, 01:08 PM   #68
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I don't wave to anybody, I just see it as a little weird and waste of time. I mean if you drive a Toyota, are you going to wave at every other Toyota you see? Or every single cage you see for that matter?

Not that I'm dissing people who do but just not for me
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Old 07-03-2012, 01:17 PM   #69
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Comparing it to a Toyota...you've obviously missed the whole point of waving.
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Old 07-03-2012, 05:09 PM   #70
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Even Jeep guys wave to each other. When you ride, you automatically enlist yourself into a brotherhood whether you like it or not. When I wave, Im simply acknowledging another "brother" and saying "right on". If you don't wave back, whether it be because it wasn't convenient, you didn't see me, or you just didn't feel like it, I'm still wishing you a fun and safe ride.
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Old 07-03-2012, 05:35 PM   #71
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Even Jeep guys wave to each other. When you ride, you automatically enlist yourself into a brotherhood whether you like it or not. When I wave, Im simply acknowledging another "brother" and saying "right on". If you don't wave back, whether it be because it wasn't convenient, you didn't see me, or you just didn't feel like it, I'm still wishing you a fun and safe ride.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:04 PM   #72
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I wave at every rider on the road... and hot girls not matter what vehicle they're in.
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:00 PM   #73
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I wave at everything as long as it's safe.

So far I haven't had any non-waves from cruiser riders (even HD - no problem). Houston is pretty laid back that way, so no true rivalries between the HD guys and the sportbikers. Every once in a while I won't get a wave back from a scooter, but I don't know if they get waved at a lot and some may not know the custom. (Mods vs Rockers kinda thing)

Actually, come to think of it, the people that wave back the least are the GoldWing dudes. I'm not sure why that is.
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:47 PM   #74
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I occasionally (about 10% of the time) wave if the rider is wearing a helmet. No helmet, he's not a serious motorcycle rider, no wave.
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:50 PM   #75
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I will wave with both hands... completely Forest Gump right before he wallks off the shrimp boat waving at Capt. Dan....

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Old 07-03-2012, 11:34 PM   #76
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Even Jeep guys wave to each other. When you ride, you automatically enlist yourself into a brotherhood whether you like it or not. When I wave, Im simply acknowledging another "brother" and saying "right on". If you don't wave back, whether it be because it wasn't convenient, you didn't see me, or you just didn't feel like it, I'm still wishing you a fun and safe ride.
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Old 07-04-2012, 02:15 AM   #77
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I make it a point to wave to all riders even 5.0, but sometimes the riding situation doesn't permit, don't take it personally. If I can't wave ill try to give you a nod:eek:
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:26 AM   #78
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I wave at every bike I pass, unless it's not safe to do so. 95% wave back, but you get the occasional douche that doesn't. I don't lose any sleep over it.

I try to be congenial to most people, until they give me a reason not to be.
Same here. My thoughts exactly.
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:54 AM   #79
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I ride an HD with MC colors on, and just like the little sportbikers who try to blow me off the road every once in a while to get a shock in a blaze of unsafe riding of epic proportions, I reciprocate the total nihilistic shock value from an HD to a sportbike by surprising the absolute out of them with a simple wave. They almost fall off their bikes when I do.

No seriously, if the HD riders have kind of an attitude about sportbikers, it's because an awful awful lot of sportbikers who are around HD riders try to show us up. We really don't care what people ride, we care how people act. We go low and slow, and if you wanna be Zippy-the-Scootmaster, hey, knock yourself out. But it doesn't impress us, so don't bother coming by revving and wheelies and blasting past with 6 inch clearance and all that nonsense. That just happens SO much, I can't tell you.

But I still wave.
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i do not wave to scooters.....for the most part
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