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It was more than three years ago when folks like Archmides and others were on this site. I submitted a thread based on Jeff Foxworthy 's, "You may be a redneck if." An example is, "You may e a redneck if you go to your family reunion looking for a date."

I have noticed that no one has mentioned "posers" lately. In case you are unfamiliar with the term, substitute "wannabe," as in i wannabe a real biker." First, there is nothing wrong with being a poser. Posers own their bikes, buy chrome, accessories, clothing, but never seem to ride anywhere, except around their neighborhoods or to their favorite bar.

In the original post, I suggested something like:
"You may be a poser if your bill for leather and chrome exceeds your annual income."

One of the best replies was;
"You may be a poser if you buy insects at the local bait shop and glue them to your headlight to prove that you have been riding."

Folks, this is all in fun and comes at a time of year when we are not doing a lot of riding. Please don't go to the trouble to define the origin of "poser," which is "poseur," and is person who professes to be something he or she is not.

With all this political correctness in mind, what is your reply to, "You may be a poser if...
 

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.... you spend 20 minuits in front of a mirror adjusting your skeleton face mask , and then ride down-town with your buddies who are wearing the same mask.
 

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You may be a poser if.....

You spend more time in the bike shop buying accessories than you spend riding......
 

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You are a poser when you claim that you met a stripper because of your bike, and claim to have pictures to prove it, and then make every excuse as to why you can't show them.
 

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You might be a poser if...

you are 95% of Harley riders!!!

you can't ride slowly through a parking lot without dragging your feet!!

you don't have a proper motorcycle endorsment on you drivers license!!!

you ride your sportbike with a chrome skid-lid

you only ride on days that are "perfect" for riding!!!

if you would rather be in your cage....errr i mean car!!!


Btw.....KUDOS blk07ss!!!!!!!
 

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..you "had to lay her down to avoid and accident."

..you think everybody wants to "move up" to a Harley someday.

..you think every Brit bike is a 650 twin.

..you talk about "short shifting" your bike.

..you talk about countersteering, but can't explain it.

..you believ the rubbish about helmets being too heavy and dangerous.

..you trailer your new bike to a ralley instead of riding it there.
 

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...you spend more time polishing chrome then you do riding

...you put your bike away because it's cold outside

...$500 Shoei tail slider

...your tires have flat spots from you leaning on it at the local bike night

...you've considered chrome bolt spikes to be a wanted accessory

...you hollar across the parking lot "when you gonna get a real bike?!"

...you ask the guy who just rode in on his S3 how that Ducati handles in the corners

...you've slid across the garage floor so your knee pucks look worn
 

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You may be a poser if........

You just put on a set of new leathers that you've had hanging in the closet waiting for Daytona Bike week.

Your contemplating hauling your Harley to Daytona bike week in the back of your pickup.........which may be necessary anyway.:D

You haul your bike on a trailer to Daytona or Ruidosa so you can ride when you get there.

You allow your wife or girl friend to ride on the back in a bikini.

You leave your bike at work and call your friend to pick you up because it's raining.

You never get further than your local pub.

You buy a set of full racing leathers and never wear them except to ride to watch a road racing event.

You have to ask your wife if it's alright if you take an afternoon ride.

You own a Ducati 1098 and you've had it over 75.:eek:

Your weekend ride consists of three trips around the block.

Your a Lawyer or a stock broker and once a year you put on your Harley leathers, Skull Ring, Gucci Boots and bandana an ride a brand new OCC Theme Chopper with a bunch of other similar posers at RAT Hole Custom Show.

You think the movie "Wild Hogs" is cool and the way it should be.

You thought that the real deal was Micheal Parks from, "Then Came Bronson."

Cheers
Jeff:motorbike2:
 

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You trailer your Yuppie Glide the grueling 300 miles to Yuma.

You spend $5K on useless engine mods on your Softail and then lower it so far the wrench has to make a ramp for his stand so it won't bottom...

You brag at the bar about the mods "you" did.

The fringe on your jacket gets tangled in the spokes.

The fringe from your handlebars gets tangled in the trailer wheels.

Your $300 hand tooled leather tool case contains a cell phone & a credit card.

Any of your chrome is stuck on with RTV.

You ride in gangbanger baggy shorts.

You're still badmouthing Japanese bikes.
 

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..you put on your "doo rag" the second you take off your "skid lid" .

..you have six or more logos of your bike's brand name on your clothes.

.you aways ride with a shirt from a dealer.

...you make everyone in the group wait for you even though you have the biggest motor.
 

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.... You dont understand that the best reason for a ride is "Just because"

.... You think that ABC roads come with the alphabet soup at the grocery store.

.... Every ride you've been on has regular stops at a Harley dealer or parts hut.

.... Your garage has more products to wash your bike than to ride it.

.... You consider sunglasses, shorts, and flip-flops appropriate riding attire.

.... You would rather ride through downtown with your buddies, than ride an hour alone to get to the one perfect piece of asphalt spaghetti.
 

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.... you spend more hrs on this forum in one day than you do on your bike in a month. :D

If the roads weren't all iced up, I'd be riding.
 

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You bought a "distressed" leather jacket.
 
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