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post #1 of 20 Old 10-06-2005, 07:34 AM Thread Starter
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What's the deal with Gold Wings

I'm big on waving at every bike I see on the road (when possible at least). Yeah sure there are plenty of cruisers out there that don't wave back, but a good share do. Hell, there is even a fair share of fellow sportbike riders that don't wave back either. Here's my point though. Me and the three main guys I ride with started paying a little more attention this year because we had a theory. As it turns out, our theory was correct. All summer long, not a one of us can remember a single wave, or even a head nod from a Gold Wing. NOT A ONE!!! What the hell is up with that?!

I'm into the whole wave thing because I feel it shows unity among us riders. I dig it even more when I imagine that one of the cagers seeing us do it could very well be one of those jerkoffs that would love to see bikes banned all together.

Then you got these cats that obviously took an oath at signing to never lift a finger off the grip to wave at anything less than another $30K Gold Wing.

Then again, maybe it's just here. Maybe it's just by chance that we've missed seeing the vast majority that do wave. Heck, I don't know. Maybe it's just bedtime and I'm grumpy.



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hmmm.....never paid attention....my neighbor rides a wing....pretty cool guy though
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My dad rides a wing, and isnt like that....so i dunno....he only paid 16k for his though....maybe thats why he is cheerful enough to wave



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To be honest, I really wasn't all that pissy about it until this past weekend when I past a group of 5 of em' and they all just blew me off.



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I guess the majority of em dont wanna have to put down their drink and get all uncomfy just to wave...



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True, if I had a couple of cup holders, a six-disk cd changer, and all the other bells and whistles those bad boys come with I'd most likely be to busy to wave too I guess. Yeah, maybe that's it.



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Goldwings are pretty friendly around here man, it's the Harleys that have their thumb shoved up their ass. Oh well, maybe some day I'll be bad to the bone too and then I won't waive at sport bikes. Haha.


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My theory is that after 450 miles before lunch time their arms have completely fallen asleep and they death grip applied to the "tiller" is not releasable without a blow torch and a pair of pliers.

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Its mostly the hardly riders here that think their shat don't stink. I have a friend that went from a zx11 to a wing and is still a cool cat.


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^^ changeup...haha.....11 to a wing......crazy talk....
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