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post #1181 of 1584 Old 11-10-12, 07:11
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I frequently get told my headlight is out. I then toggle the brights and they feel stupid nd roll back up their window...

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No so much a stupid thing but a compliment. I went on a 275 ride today for lunch with a friend on his Heritage Softail. We stopped at a Shell station in Binger, OK (home of Johnny Bench- pop around 700). I see some guy talking to my friend and I overheard the guy say, "Oh...but what can you tell me about the gray one?" Friend: "Tom, this guy wants to know about your bike". The guy wanted to know all about the Triumph but had no interest in the Harley

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went out on a break yesterday and watched a guy circle my bike 3 or 4 times, checking it out from all angles. arms crossed, giving it the good consideration.
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I normally ride with brights on for added visibility. HIDs are pretty bright so they flash me to turn them off. That just means my plan is working.
Same. Police haven't said anything either.

I still get those 'oh shit' moments.... The day I don't, is the day I stop riding.

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I get the usual "they still make those?"

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I get the usual "they still make those?"
I somewhat regularly get, When did they start making motorcycles.

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I frequently get told my headlight is out. I then toggle the brights and they feel stupid nd roll back up their window...
I get people flashing me at night for that all the time.




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I like the thousand yard stare on peoples face when I answer them what it is. It's like you can see the wheels turning, but the only thing that ever comes out is "So, is it like a gixxer?"
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I like the thousand yard stare on peoples face when I answer them what it is. It's like you can see the wheels turning, but the only thing that ever comes out is "So, is it like a gixxer?"
I've had this same one a lot when people at work see me coming in with my gear. I have gotten to the point that it is tiring even explaining it so I just say, yeah, its a motorcycle too.
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"WOW, I didnt realize Triumph makes sport bikes"

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