Top 10 Biker Sayings and Expressions

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4. Hold it WFO until you see God, then brake.

Valentino Rossi Braking

Popular among racers, trackday riders, canyon carvers and bench racers, WFO stands for Wide F#%kin’ Open. Or, if you’re in polite company, Wound Flat Out.

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13 Comments

  1. David Kent
    Posted August 17, 2013 at 8:54 am | Permalink

    “Keep the shiny side up!”

  2. Baggerchris
    Posted August 18, 2013 at 10:19 am | Permalink

    Keep the Rubber side down!

    • David Kent
      Posted August 18, 2013 at 12:59 pm | Permalink

      Same/same, but yours works better for the new crop of “customs”. They don’t have a shiny side!

    • Jeremy Ball
      Posted December 28, 2013 at 7:25 am | Permalink

      I like when the sticky side in on the bottom.

  3. Andy Tuttle
    Posted August 18, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Permalink

    Anyone know where the photo in #10 was taken? I’d like to go there. -Andy

    • dustysquito .
      Posted August 19, 2013 at 9:33 am | Permalink

      That’s from ADVRider.com. I think that one is still on their front page rotation. They should have a photographer’s credit if you look at it on ADV rider.

  4. Manny Pandya
    Posted August 19, 2013 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    A nice montage, but I’d put your #10 at my #1, and then say it in Italian like Rossi… so sexy (the saying, not Rossi).

  5. Kevin Boggs
    Posted August 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    I respectfully disagree with No. 8 and yes, I’ve had several cases of serious road rash. Don’t tell me how to ride my motorcycle and I won’t tell you how to ride yours. If safety is your primary concern then get a Volvo. I prefer to find a happy medium. Thanks.

  6. Kevin Wynn
    Posted August 20, 2013 at 2:35 pm | Permalink

    They missed a gem “Blahblahblah….There was nothing I could do, I had to lay’er down.” The single dumbest thing any rider could ever say.

  7. clasqm
    Posted August 29, 2013 at 3:16 pm | Permalink

    If you want to know the shortest, most efficient way to get from A to B, never ask a biker.

  8. evansg
    Posted September 5, 2013 at 11:07 pm | Permalink

    it is what it is.

  9. len alan
    Posted October 2, 2013 at 11:23 pm | Permalink

    I made a “T” shirt with “If you don’t ride a motorcycle, you wouldn’t understand ” on the back, so my wife would be reminded every time I took the bike for a ride.

  10. rudedog4
    Posted June 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm | Permalink

    ATGATT. People always ask me if my Roadcrafter suit is hot, to which I reply, “I’d rather sweat than bleed.”

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