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Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists



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    The passion

    All of the riders mentioned in the article were on Harleys or owned Harleys. Is this just coincidental? Or is there a theme here.

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Harleys ... in Florida... I bet most of them werent wearing any gear at all, even after their crashes.

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    I thought it was a good article overall regardless of the types of bikes they ride.

    It speaks to the passion not the preference in domestic or foreign machines.

    I liked this quote:
    "I think in this case, the hobby is not so much a hobby — it's the core of who they are as people."

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Quote Originally Posted by KillBill View Post
    "I think in this case, the hobby is not so much a hobby it's the core of who they are as people."
    I'm glad SOMEBODY is capable of grasping the underlying theme. That right there is proof that you are truly passionate about motorcycling as a lifestyle choice. In contrast to the automaton Duncan yo-yo brain responses that dismiss the literary quality of the article simply because it doesn't mention what the riders were wearing for safety gear. Talk about the pussification of America.

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Nice article, even though it was geared slightly towards Harley riders

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    I love motorcycling too. I want to do it as long as possible. Thus, I wear my gear. The story is that people loved motorcycling so much that it mained them, or killed them. If we assume they werent wearing proper gear and gear would have helped in their accidents, they wouldnt have these kinds of problems. It is that these people loved motorcycling despite causing so much harm. What about the people that are properly geared and have crashed, do they love the motorcycles any LESS?

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Quote Originally Posted by KillBill View Post
    I thought it was a good article overall regardless of the types of bikes they ride.

    It speaks to the passion not the preference in domestic or foreign machines.

    I liked this quote:
    "I think in this case, the hobby is not so much a hobby it's the core of who they are as people."
    +1. took the post right outta my postcount

    Who cares what they were or weren't wearing. For all we know, they were all wearing full gear, but guess what, it doesn't say cuz that's not what the article was about.

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    That was a good article. It doesn't matter if it was all HD guys or they could have all been less hurt if they were wearing more/any gear.

    I work with a guy who would be a perfect canidate for that article.

    He chopped a telephone off 15' of the ground with his HEAD! Put him in a comma for 6 months and made him loose a ton of memory, motor skills, the ability to walk. He relearned how to walk and ride again and has been in two more crashes bad enough to require a helicopter ride. He still rides to this day and walks very slow with a bad limp. The guy is nuts but at least he has a 3/4 helmet now in stead of the beanie that was half worn threw.

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Saw this picture....shut it down. Glad you all could read it!


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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Quote Originally Posted by DucDave View Post
    Saw this picture....shut it down. Glad you all could read it!
    At your age I woulda thought that'd turn you on

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    Quote Originally Posted by DucDave View Post
    Saw this picture....shut it down. Glad you all could read it!

    What wrong with her? She is so safety minded that she wears her leathers all the time, even on her face

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    And who know's? She might even turn out to be a cool person to talk to! Maybe buy you a beer and share some of her insights on life. She aint pretty, thats true. But she doesn't just ride bikes, she builds 'em too! Good enough for me...

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

    i bet she shows her boobs when asked

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    Semi-Good Article on the Passion of Motorcyclists

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    i bet she shows her boobs when asked
    Yup, betcha she'll just lift the bottom of her skirt, and show you her firm boobies.

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