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post #81 of 88 (permalink) Old 07-11-2012, 03:23 AM
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Do you mean "sport bikes"?

Wearing body armor over a T-shirt is still better than nothing at all.

Around here, temperatures have been in the high 80's to low 90's (F) for a few weeks. I'd say that about 80 to 90% of the riders of all types of motorcycles out there were wearing no protection other than the (required) helmet. Perhaps a little less than half actually wear shorts, but I'm not one of them.

Around here the temps are in the mid 70's. I guess you live here to know what I'm talking about, or I need to describe it more accurately. It definitely seems like a look people are going for, with the armor over t-shirt. I'm not criticizing guys wearing body armor.
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Hmmm, must do a nood ride one day!
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There's a KLR rider I saw all summer riding in shorts. I don't think he realizes that as a KLRster that is not permitted. Well I just saw him go by work just now (low 30's out today) and he had chaps on! That guy better be careful. If the KLR crowd finds out about this he's going to be in deep deep doodaa. Dude needs a milk crate and some Carharts but I guess he didn't read the rules when he bought the bike.
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I can't believe how many cruiser (mostly Harley) riders I see wearing shorts, tank tops, sandals and no helmet. Is anyone else seeing this in other locations, or are riders in Iowa just clueless?

I've never road in shorts.
Here if Florida I see it alot. I mean ALOT!

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Hmmm, must do a nood ride one day!
Dog, in Texas if you rode nude, you would be arrested for "false" advertising. I have been told by a friend of yours.
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Dog, in Texas if you rode nude, you would be arrested for "false" advertising. I have been told by a friend of yours.

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