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Old 02-25-2009, 03:59 PM   #1
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:18 PM   #2
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I'm in the minority, apparently.

I was a lot more concerned with all the jackasses on motorcycles than I was with the cagers.
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Old 02-26-2009, 08:19 AM   #3
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"Custom chopper builder Perewitz working will Allstate"

Probably the single best way to improve safety at Bike Week is to ban custom choppers like Perewitz builds. The irony...

BTW: pretty sloppy grammer on the banner there, Editors.
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Old 02-26-2009, 08:59 AM   #4
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How about something more fun. Like, mind-boggling drunkenness being promoted at bike week.

Aren't we allowed to have fun anymore?
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Old 02-26-2009, 10:00 AM   #5
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The second most effective way to ensure bike safety at Bike Week is to ban alcohol sales.

The absolutely most effective #1 unfailing way to ensure bike safety at Bike Week is to not allow any motorcycles in town.

Who's kidding who? This is one of those deals like the "off road only" label on those exhausts they sell for Electra-Glides.
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Old 02-26-2009, 10:31 AM   #6
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The second most effective way to ensure bike safety at Bike Week is to ban alcohol sales.

The absolutely most effective #1 unfailing way to ensure bike safety at Bike Week is to not allow any motorcycles in town.

Who's kidding who? This is one of those deals like the "off road only" label on those exhausts they sell for Electra-Glides.
I take my Glide to Ocotillo every weekend dude. It kicks a$$.
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:04 PM   #7
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Hey, I couldn't get on my CR500 without a few cans of liquid courage and a big fat doobie. After that everything went real smooooth. It's part of my heritage, and my right to drink and smoke. I learned to ride in the dez while completley zizzed on pitchers of beer gleaned for the crystal clear taps of Murphy's bar. In fact, I'm sparking up a big one of AK47 as I type. Pffffft....coulgh cough....
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:09 PM   #8
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The average death rate for Bike Week is around a dozen. They make a big deal out of it every year in the local papers. And if you watch teevee while you're there (huh? teevee at Bike Weak?) they run a banner under the local newscast to give up to the minute stats.

I've seen some amazing things over the years. My two favorites:

A girl on International drive, riding a Sporty, is stopped at the light. She passes out and falls over with her leg under the pipes. Shorts and boots. Smelled like a BBQ, I kid you not. She was feeling no pain...she rode away with blobs of skin still on the pipes.

We were walking down Main St. at about 2 am. We smelled something burning and turn down a side street. A guy is passed out on his bike...slumped over the tank. No biggie, except the engine is running and it was red frikin hot! The headers were glowing in the dark, you could smell the oil buring. My pal Billy reached over and rotates the "key" knob on the tank (it was an FLH something) and turned it off. The guys wakes up like he'd had a bucket of water dumped on him. Looks around, cranks the bike, rides away.
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In fact, I'm sparking up a big one of AK47 as I type. Pffffft....coulgh cough....
I smoked pot once. It made me want to rape and kill.
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Execpt the damn thing won't stay lit! Freeking high-end weed. Unsmokeable. Now take that old commercial Mexican stuff, you couldn't put it out! Like a road flare.
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