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post #41 of 540 Old 04-22-2007, 11:52 AM
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65) You are the leading cause of your stock in Exxon increasing.

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post #42 of 540 Old 04-22-2007, 03:38 PM
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66) As you pull your car up to the red light, you overshoot the white line by a few feet because you're not used to such a long stopping distance.

67) You spend so much time in the "stable" your wife asks if you're having an affair!

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68) You break into Arlo Guthrie for no apparent reason.

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69) After a very harmonious divorce you are very satisfied in the equitable split. You got to kept both bikes and all the X got was the House.

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70) You never get busted for looking at other women because you know not to target fixate.

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When asked if your bike is fast you have to find out what they ride before you can answer.


To the H-D crowd Yes it is
To the nurse Yes it is(after finding out her other half has a Busa "No not really fast at all")

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When asked if your bike is fast you have to find out what they ride before you can answer.


To the H-D crowd Yes it is
To the nurse Yes it is(after finding out her other half has a Busa "No not really fast at all")
"For an old bike it's fast"
20yr old 750 beating Busa:
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post #48 of 540 Old 04-24-2007, 09:00 AM
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We should totally keep this thread going to at least 101 items.

72)? You use up all your sick days to go riding.
73) You know every house in your immediate neighborhood by motorcycle and owner.
74) Sleep? Who needs sleep.

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75) Your SO starts a foaming rant about the low life neighbor's obnoxious barking dog, and car parts in their front yard. You quickly defend him because he rides a CBR1000.

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76) You come home late, and the wife doesn't even assume affair. She asks how is everyone at the motorcyle shop.

77) You coordinate vacations around motorcycle friendly destinations and roads.

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78) You think of something you need at the motorcycle shop but once you get there you get so excited that you end up leaving without anything because you couldnt think straight. Its not until you get home that you remember why you went there. Right it down next time.

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79. You hear motorcycle and know what it is before you see it.
80. Randomly at work you make motorcycle noises for no apparent reason
81. You hear the comment aren't you hot in all that gear. Your response cheaper than a skin graft.
82. You explain to your wife that dyno tuning is necessary for safety reasons.
83. You'll buy new gear but will wear a 10 year old shirt because it's comfortable.

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84. Your collection of crashed helmets, gloves, and leathers, out numbers your new gear.

85. You buy a 1-piece Aerostitch so you don't have to change your clothes at work.

86. You ride your bike into NYC just to hear the exhaust bouncing off the buildings.

87. You have a different bike for every possible mood.

88. You have several different exhaust pipe brandings on various parts of you body.

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89) You can't remember what happened after a lengthy conversation with your boss, but you can recall every detail of that crash you just saw on the MotoGP races Sunday.

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90) It's only Tuesday but you are already checking the long term weather forecast for Sunday.

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Alt to 64. You call your one piece leathers your "business suit".

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82.5 learning wheelies is necessary for safety reasons.

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91) you continually buy more "classic" motorcyles that need more work than you have time just because they're cool.




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91) you get pissed at the wifes car for spotting in the nice clean shop.

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93) You spend more money in mods, then more mods, than you paid for the bike to begin with;

94) You get a severe weather/tornado alert on the TV, so you run out of the house, take your bike out of the garage, and go for a ride to at least get a few miles in before the tornado hits;

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It pleases me to no end knowing I'm not the only one doing some of these stupid things

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95) You're smug about your "goggle-eyes" tan that you didn't get from lying down.

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96) When someone expresses shock and terror at your latest picture of dragging a knee.

97) When you open your closet to pick out a "nice" shirt, you have to move all of your motorcycle related T's to find one.

98) When you find it takes 30 miles to get to work, even though it is only 5 miles from your house.

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99) Your left forearm is larger than the right thanks to racing springs in your clutch.

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100 ) The ring picture in the wedding album shows dirt under your nails. Hopefully your wifes as well.

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101) You go to the Motorcycle shop "just to look around", Knowing full well you will convince yourself to buy something expensive.

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102) Your wife spent $15K on Ethan Allen front room furniture (that you will never be allowed to sit on) and all you can say is "Hello… that's like having a Harley in here!"

103) You’ve worn out 2 sets of knee braces in 5 years.

104) Seven pairs of motorcycle boots and only two dress shoes

105) Your wife spends $30K in backyard improvements and all you can think about is how you now have an in, on getting a new $25K bike into the garage.

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106. You actually consider an invite to ride to the WT BBQ even though it's on your wife's Birthday and the annual family summer vacation week.

107. You contemplate a 350 mile ride to the Marcus Dairy to meet some WT folks and have a milkshake.

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108) You know all of your home states m/c laws by chapter number and decimal, verbatim.

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109) You have a story behind every helmet on the shelves in your garage.

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110) You've read everyone of these obsession notes and can identify with most of them...

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111) You remember all the tune-up specs for motorcycles you owned 30 years ago, yet you forget the name of the person you met yesterday.

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111) whats wrong wit that?

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112) you conviced your wife you need to build a motorcycle repair shop for your own bikes. "it would be cheaper than taking them to the honda shop. and you wont let me do them in the kitchen anymore"

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113) You discover a new vendor on WT and figure that's a good enough reason to order a pair of wave rotors and matching pads.

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114) Your doctor tells you that your red blood count is fine, but he noticed that under a microscope, all the red blood cells are shaped like little street bikes.

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115) you call corbin to see if they can mount a baby seat in the rear seat.

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116) You tell you boss you need to upgrade your Blackberry 7250 to a 7130 because it takes up less room in yout tank bag.

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117)when looking for a new home you look to see where the closest caynon/ gap is.

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118) when driving your cage and come to a stop, out of habit you flex and stretch your hands to get the cramps out. (I just noticed I was doing this)

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