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Old 12-03-2007, 11:20 AM   #1
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To Wave or Not to Wave

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I love motorcycles, and I love riding. Like many of you, what first drew me to bikes was not just the experience of riding, but the feeling that I'd become part of a special community—a brotherhood, really. Nothing calms me more than a long ride down the interstate, waving to the members of my beloved clan. Except when I pass Harley guys. I hate Harley guys. Hate, hate, hate. When they pass me on the highway, you know what I do? I don't wave. With their little tassle handlebars and the studded luggage and the half-helmets—, they drive me crazy.

You know who else I hate? BMW guys. Oh, I do hate those guys. I don't wave at them, either. They think they're so great, sitting all upright, with their 180-degree German engines. , I hate them. They're almost as bad as those old bastards on their touring motorcycles. You know what I call those bikes? "Two-wheeled couches!" Get it? Because they're so big. They drive around like they've got all day. Appreciate the scenery somewhere else, Grampa, and while you're at it, I'm not waving to you.

Ducati guys—I don't wave at them either. Why don't they spend a little more money on their bikes? "You can have it in any color you want, as long as it's red." Aren't you cool! Like they even know what a desmo-whatever engine is, anyway. Try finding the battery, you Italian-wannabe racers! I never, ever wave at those guys.

Suzuki guys aren't much better, which is why I never wave at them, either. They always have those stupid helmets sitting on top of their stupid heads, and forbid they should wear any safety gear. They make me so mad. Sometimes they'll speed by and look over at me and you know what I do? I don't wave. I just keep on going. Please, don't get me started on Kawasaki guys. Ninjas? What are you, twelve years old? Team Green my . I never wave at Kawasaki guys.

I ride a Honda, and I'll only wave at Honda guys, but even then, I'll never wave at a guy in full leathers. Never, never, never. Yeah, like you're going to get your knee down on the New York Thruway. Nice crotch, by the way. Guys in full leathers will never get a wave from me, and by the way, neither will the guys in two-piece leathers. And I'll tell you who else I'm not waving at—those guys with the helmets with the loud paintjobs. Four pounds of paint on a two pound helmet–like I'm going to wave back to that! I'll also never wave at someone with a mirrored visor. Or helmet stickers. Or racing gloves. Or hiking boots.

To me, motorcycling is a like a family, a close-knit brotherhood of people who ride Hondas, wear jeans and a leather jacket (not Vanson) with regular gloves and a solid-color helmet with a clear visor, no stickers, no racing gloves and regular boots (not Timberlands). And isn't that what really makes riding so special?
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:24 AM   #2
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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:Fine i'm going to put my gear on ,helmet to & just sit in the driveway & watch evrybody drive by & see who waves to me !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:26 AM   #4
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:29 AM   #5
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Oh I Know who you are now. You non waiving sucker!!!
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:29 AM   #6
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:30 AM   #7
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:31 AM   #8
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Like I said in the other thread,
I always wave to the other crotch rockets, but whenever I wave to a cruiser I never get a wave back, so I don't even waste my body movement anymore. Its kind of rediculous.
Just cause we're different.
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i changed my mind, i wave to everyone but nofear
Cool. You know I am starting to think most people on goldwings are jerks. Hardly anybody waves to me when I am on the wing. And I figured out why when I am on my chopper dudes on wings don't ever wave back. Like they are stuckup or something. So now I crank the tunes on the wing or do some kinda stunt on the bike to trip the geezers out.
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Like I said in the other thread,
I always wave to the other crotch rockets, but whenever I wave to a cruiser I never get a wave back, so I don't even waste my body movement anymore. Its kind of rediculous.
Just cause we're different.
So true !! Sport bike riders have much love for any body on any bike new or old school !!
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:51 AM   #11
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true dis me and gum,by ride in the SE no cruiser has waved back for a while now so we give them the customary finger
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:52 AM   #12
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:54 AM   #13
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y they dont wave at u
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Old 12-03-2007, 12:00 PM   #14
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because I wave..to say.."hey buddy i see you seeing me and I don't want this to look like 2 phags meeting across the room...so here's a parting gift...and by the way,...nice bike." I dont wave to: no helmet, shorts and t-shirt, i give them EL-STUPIDO.
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Old 12-03-2007, 12:02 PM   #15
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whoever wrote that is a dumbass, you have to wear gear but not too much lol. Sounds like someone has some jealousy issues.

I wave at everyone BTW
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lol u coming tommorow?????

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whoever wrote that is a dumbass, you have to wear gear but not too much lol. Sounds like someone has some jealousy issues.

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I ALWAYS WEAR GEAR! BECAUSE I LOVE MY ! JEALOUS...JEALOUS..AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHWave or Not to Wave?
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i changed my mind, i wave to everyone but nofear
HAHAHAHAHHAAH!
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I don't get it.
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