Track Day Rider
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Eastern Washington State
Poser is as poser does...
I ride a sports bike (2008 ZX-14). Most guys my age (52) who ride, ride Harleys or other cruiser types. While I have nothing for, or against Harleys or the other cruisers, I have to say that 90% of Harley riders are freakin' out and out posers. In their nice pretty (read never used) leather and their shiny bikes all of which they bought to look badass. Most can't or worse, won't, even work on their bikes and are more concerned about how they look than they are improving their riding skills. Starbucks runs, fashion show rides, never been in a tat parlor or a biker bar. I have some friends who ride and do not fit the poser mold, but the VAST majority, IMO are. Posers that is. Where I live it is generally considered cruiser country, so I am truly a minority. 52 AND I ride a sports bike. Wouldn't have it any other way. Sorry for the rant.
"Be what you is, 'cause if you is what you ain't, you ain't what you is"