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post #1191 of 1597 Old 12-04-12, 12:34
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... "So, is it like a gixxer?"
better than what i got, "so that's like a cruiser bike right?"
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post #1192 of 1597 Old 12-04-12, 19:32
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Is that Japanese?

No, it's made in England.

Oh, did you have to swap out the right and left bits so you could ride here in the States?


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I was unloading my street triple from my trailer after a track day. The plate was off, mirrors removed and lights taped. My neighbor said he liked my dirt bike.
I just let him think he was right, rather than burst his bubble.
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post #1194 of 1597 Old 01-05-13, 15:43
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So today, I decided I was going to stop sitting on the bike in the garage and making "Vroom Vroom" noises, and go for a ride. (35 degrees didn't seem that bad)

I decide while I'm out that I'll get the parts to do that helmet lock mod, but first I stop at GameStop.

I'm in there talking to one of sales people and a guy walks in.

Guy: Who's bike is that outside?
Me: It's mine. You like it?
Guy: Yeah, it's a Honda right?
Me: Nah, it's a Triumph. Daytona 675, to be exact.
Guy: Oh, ok. How many cc's? Like 500 or something?
Me: Uh, 675.
Guy: Oh, that's cool. I ride too. It's too cold for me though..
Me: So, what do you ride?
Guy: I got a ZX6R. Lowered and stretched 3in. Blue LEDs. Custom white paint. And a whole lotta chrome.
Me: Oh, thats cool...

After that, I had nothing more to say. He then pays for his stuff and leaves. No more than 2 seconds after the door closes, me and the sales guy start laughing hysterically! At least it wasn't a Gixxer, right?
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Re: Stupid things people say or ask about our bikes.....

There are 500+ cc scooters that are just fine on freeway and much smaller motorcycles that are not. Drawing lines in sand and choosing sides just seems silly.
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There are 500+ cc scooters that are just fine on freeway and much smaller motorcycles that are not. Drawing lines in sand and choosing sides just seems silly.
Huh?
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yep that was pretty dumb alright.
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post #1198 of 1597 Old 02-13-13, 11:32
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There are 500+ cc scooters that are just fine on freeway and much smaller motorcycles that are not. Drawing lines in sand and choosing sides just seems silly.
What the what what?

Did you comment on something 100 pages back lol?

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i just read this whole thread and laughed my ass off the whole time
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Anyone else ever been cornered by an elderly gent, giving it the whole "Oooh, they still make Triumphs? I had a (insert ancient Brit bike name here) when I was courting my Marjorie... etc etc routine?...
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