Top Ten Reasons to Wear a Bandana

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10. Stay Toasty, My Friends

Steve McQueen Bandana

The bandana keeps nasty drafts from reaching your Adam’s apple and being directed to your hairy chest, where they could cause pneumonia or nasty tangles. If you don’t have a hairy chest, the damage could reach far deeper. Nothing’s better for plugging that under-helmet gap, in most weather, than the 100-percent cotton bandana.

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18 Comments

  1. Koczk
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 3:13 pm | Permalink

    Nothing more frustrating than these 10-page articles, where I have to load a new page and scroll down each time for all ten points.

    Is this about driving up clicks or something?

    Please stop doing it.

    • Mike B
      Posted February 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm | Permalink

      Yes…super annoying. It must be about clicks.

    • loloyd
      Posted February 10, 2014 at 1:07 am | Permalink

      Frustrating or annoying? Or both? :-P

  2. Kevin
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | Permalink

    #11: Massive face trauma in the case of accident. You’ll be on the front page for sure!

    • john burns
      Posted February 6, 2014 at 5:29 pm | Permalink

      No reason you can’t sport the bandana with a full-face, I nearly always do.

      • CaptainPlatypus
        Posted February 8, 2014 at 6:51 pm | Permalink

        This is by far the cheapest and most effective anti-fogging on the market.

  3. DickRuble
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

    Strong language for a bogus little piece that had no reason to be. I guess it’s winter.. slow days, no riding….. It’s so hard to resist telling you what I think of those wearing bandanas….

    • john burns
      Posted February 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm | Permalink

      let it out, Ruble!

  4. octodad
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 4:55 pm | Permalink

    never got any grief about it. you are right, get more positives from women. think they want to tie me up. well, two can play at that game…

  5. Cody
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 5:19 pm | Permalink

    #2 right on the mark!

  6. Bajagrngo
    Posted February 6, 2014 at 5:55 pm | Permalink

    I like my beret…so there

  7. Red Rider
    Posted February 7, 2014 at 7:02 am | Permalink

    Hi. My name is Red And I, uh, I-wear-a-bandana. Thanks Motorcycle.com. I needed that.

  8. Old MOron
    Posted February 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    What about Buffs? How do those fit in?

  9. Mike B
    Posted February 7, 2014 at 12:44 pm | Permalink

    Willie G wears a beret…just sayin’

  10. fastfreddie
    Posted February 7, 2014 at 3:27 pm | Permalink

    @2:Thought it was the other way around.Everytime I see one with a bandana,I identify him (with a scientifically proven score of 98.7% correctness) to be a douchebag:p

  11. Andrew Schechterman
    Posted February 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm | Permalink

    Love the Buff Coolmax bandanas, can vary in price, but cover #1-#10 (have not tried #11). Good stuff.

  12. Posted February 19, 2014 at 1:25 pm | Permalink

    Is it still February? Could you please do your next article on why the straws at diner’s make that squeeky sound when they go up and down? Or the top ten reasons to use those thingy’s that clip on you boot lace and your jeans to keep them from riding up…oh wait…did I spoil that one? oh! How about a “Visor up” versus “Visor Down” Shootout…?

  13. Send Margaritas
    Posted March 2, 2014 at 10:45 pm | Permalink

    Reason #11: Add a handgun, and you have a career. ;)

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