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View Poll Results: Why I'm on MH...
I have a motorcycle, but it is a garage queen. 8 17.39%
I own 1 or multiple. I ride. I track. I eat, sleep, and ride ! 24 52.17%
I have a motorcycle, but I need to unearth it from dust buildup. 6 13.04%
Sold it. Done with 2-wheels, but I'm here for the social aspect. 1 2.17%
Thinking about buying one, getting my feet wet by joining a motorcycle community first. 1 2.17%
I don't own one and don't intend on ever buying one either. I'm just here to socialize. 0 0%
Owned one once and there's still a possibility I might buy one again. 4 8.70%
I'm not sure why I joined a motorcycles forum... Why am I here? 2 4.35%
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:52 AM   #61
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I don't really work in the MC industry anymore outside of coaching, but from what I know, used bike sales are off the charts still and classes stay booked up several months out. Motorcycling isn't going anywhere in Houston.

My riding slowed down this year. Lost my job and my health insurance along with it back in Feb, as well as a bunch of other family/personal stuff going on, so my riding slowed waaaayyyyyy down for this year. Like, going from riding daily for the last 5 years to I've touched my bike once this month so far. Life happens.
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Old 09-10-2020, 04:54 PM   #62
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I lurk...
I used to love going to the monthly meets. Things change, life, kids, busy etc. I do still ride a lot. Mostly solo rides on the weekends. I currently own 5 bikes, but only 2 are in the front line fleet. 2 projects, and one living room art exhibit. LOL
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Originally Posted by flipstyledsm22 View Post
I'm curious to know how Houston is fairing in the motorcycle culture. A lot of members have slowed their activity due to subject matter (I'm guessing)...but I'm wondering if the interest of being on 2-wheels has just faded out all together. Additionally, has the market not been favorable for used bikes? Are bikes not affordable anymore for the young and budget savvy adrenaline junkies? How are you seeing the culture nowadays? What has changed so much, that people aren't riding/meeting like they use to?

The car/truck culture is strong in Houston. Street racing is still popular and car meets have always been (and still is) a popular tradition for Houston. I am pretty puzzled why the forum is dead? Since I've been living in California performing contract work, I joined a local motorcycle forum here. Their motorcycle community is very active, almost as active as MH used to be! Which leads me to believe there's still a chance MH can come back... It just needs a breath of fresh air.

Btw, I'm doing a poll above.

What forum in Cali??
I used to do the MotoLoco in ventura but I started just riding solo.
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Originally Posted by jrock View Post
What forum in Cali??
I used to do the MotoLoco in ventura but I started just riding solo.
I'm north of SF, so they call the general area the Bay Area. The forum out here is called BARF (Bay Area Riders Forum). Pretty catchy name
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