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Old 05-23-2009, 04:45 AM   #21
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Is this an American problem, or is drinking and riding prevalent all around the world?
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Old 05-23-2009, 08:29 AM   #22
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I'd put my money on worldwide , although we may well be the leaders.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:24 AM   #23
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I could of turned pro when I was younger on drinking and driving.
I was the same way when I was younger, ten feet tall, bullet proof and good looking. I used to ride an Excess 1100 like my hair was on fire and my ass was catching. Bad combo, idiot drunk (drunk idiot), speed and a suspension that wallowed in the turns like cooked spaghetti. Scared myself and went HD figuring the different riding style would help. But no, stupidity knows no brand. I ended up riding with a club for a few years with the requisite heavy partying. Now there was a sight, 20 drunks screaming through the night. Boozed it up until my son was born. That sobered me up right quick. Now two beers are my limit as well. I get nailed for a DUI and not only do I lose my license but my job as well and would have to start looking for a new profession.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:29 AM   #24
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Is this an American problem, or is drinking and riding prevalent all around the world?
The german bikers I knew partied like madmen. I've been to four Superrallys in Europe and the Europeans definately party hard.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:55 AM   #25
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Is this an American problem, or is drinking and riding prevalent all around the world?
I'd say that just plain drinking is prevalent everywhere. In Japan they have booze vending machines on the streets.
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Old 05-23-2009, 10:06 AM   #26
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I'd say that just plain drinking is prevalent everywhere. In Japan they have booze vending machines on the streets.
Ach! And don't even get me STARTED on those Crazy Drunken Muslims!
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:57 PM   #27
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Old 05-25-2009, 10:48 PM   #28
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Wow...next they'll want to outlaw sex while riding.

All kidding aside, these days I seriously wonder how the hell I lived to be this old, when I think back on my party days. I'd be lying through my teeth if I said there wasn't a time I got on a bike when I had NO business on one...(yeah, I know, some people have no business on a bike anyway, lol)
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Old 05-27-2009, 05:52 AM   #29
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Good article. It's good to keep this issue on everybody's mind.
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Old 05-27-2009, 06:13 AM   #30
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I usually check out this article when I am having a few beers before going for a ride.
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