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Nicely said T-bird.
Some times some of us have too high of an oppionion of our own oppinions. Once upon a time, and a looong time ago, I too was a police officer. We used to smile at how officious and pretentious some of the younger lads sounded when they thought they were out of earshot from their more seasoned collegues who were not so easily impressed.
I'm often suspicious when someone finds the need to tout their credidentials unsolicited - and then proceed to lecture.
Then again I'm just an old country boy; I'm sure it's quite acceptable in outer space...

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Ahhhh, Old Grey - I like you and would be proud to have you as my neighbor! Well this has been real, and fun, but not real fun. I'm going to bed. Supposed to be 87 degrees tomorrow and I'm going to enjoy it with a Blue and White gal(the fastest color) between my legs. Ride safe gentleman!

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Sorry guys but my original comment was directed to ThunderRat about us Harley bashing. I don't feel we do that here, I've been here long enough to know that. Most of us throw comments about Harley's but we know each other well enough to know what we're about. Geez Dazco you made a comment awhile back about being able to beat a Harley with your Honda Accord. It was fun! And we took it that way.

Vain you took it upon yourself to rip into me and I wasn't even talking to you - my comment was to ThunderRat and he's cool. But you and your clip art to "classroom" us all together - I don't get it. I don't get it at all. I thoroughly enjoy the discussion on here for the most part but I'm not sure anyone enjoys the clip art and dissection. From where I come from it's called nitpicking - and everyone loves those guys!!!
Ok you weren't talking to me, you just quoted my entire post in (#26) and were talking to someone else. Yea right ok, anything you say. Is this a general habit with you? By the way post #23 started the HD vs Triumph slam and was made by ThunderRat. You felt it necessary in your diatribe (post #24) commentary to bashed every Harley riders life style and stereotype them all in one paragraph, or did you forget. Must be some kind of new record. Go back and read your own post very slowly.

No, I don't ride a Harley for the reasons I clearly stated earlier but if you could read and comprehend, you'd have already realized it. Why not go back again and read really slow.

I generally find it necessary to dissect my comments when individuals like yourself don't have the literary comprehension to understand without it. Does this help you understand any further? You must have forgotten your secret decoder ring again, didn't you?

By the way Daryl, if I'm writing to fast for you, just let me know. You going to need some cheese with that whine of yours? Maybe if someone would rip your arse more often Daryl, it might spark some type of link between your arse, mouth and brain making at least one effective connection.

Tough being caught out with your pants down isn't it. How's that breeze Daryl?

I'm outa here and now play nice.

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Dazco, I was in LA and spent a fair bit of time in California. Didn't see enough riders to note real attitudes or anything but I did notice LA was so vastly different from what is portrayed in the movies. You have a melting pot of diverse cultures and perhaps some of the friendliest people I have ever met. Not too many angry folks, unless you mention some bloke called Obama. Drove all over your lovely state and particularly like Carmel By The Sea. Avoided most of the usual tourist spots and saw a lot of country.Reminds me of Australia but you guys have funny accents.

Old Grey and Dazco, you seem pretty cool guys. Must be wisdom which is gained by age. I enjoy the way you can disagree but still respect others comments without doing a word by word autopsy on their statements.

This forum takes all types which is what makes it a place of discussion and comment.We are joined by a common bond of metal and rubber which fills in a pleasant part of our lives. This I enjoy but sometimes people think they are 100% right all the time. Me, I know I am 100% correct until my wife tells me otherwise.
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Quite true. What would you recommend DOC? Take 2 chill pills and call you in the morning?
Right...2 chill pills, and, each of them need to buy each a shot apiece.
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Trust me, I'm not all that easy going here when people start in on me w/o good reason. I've been in more flame wars here that i care to remember. But yes, i will disagree and debate all day long respectfully till someone has a go at me w/o good reason. And that happened here way too often, tho lately it has calmed down a lot. Our local law seems to be leaving which should help calm things down here. Holier than thou attitudes aren't a good thing anyways so thats probably 4 the best.

as to friendly people in L.A.....well, next time you're here could you point them out? I've yet to see them. The HD riders here aren't going to jump at you and prove I'm right. and like i said, tho there are a lot of them, with such a huge population of them it only takes a fraction to make for a lot of them. The majority are posers, but even some of them TRY and act bad.

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I'm chilled. And I apologize for letting myself go into "outter space" for a bit. Found I couldn't breathe out there - so I'm back down here. I think oxygen deprives the brain and then causes...ah, eccentricies. I'm guessing perhaps if you come from outter space you might find yourself eating lunch at a table alone a fair bit. And then when you are around folks you are just compelled to educate them at orbit speed to make up for all that lost time being alone.

I don't need to go re-read anything and I'm not going to further engage someone who wants to vomit up all the old posts, and try to force feed them again. I stand by what I said - Daz also mentioned the Harley crowd in L.A. If you truly are a bike rider than you know what we're talking about. But for oxygen deprived brains I will break it down a bit further to explain MY feelings and observations. Again they are mine so they cannot be argued with. A person feels what they feel and that is they way they feel - I can hate the color green and you can love it - argue all day, you won't get me to like green - it's the way I feel.

When we say "Harley crowd" we are not referring to regular folks who ride Harley's. I'm guessing most of us understand this? Harley crowd refers to the unsavory aspect of humanity that have made a Harley part of their "I'm a [email protected]" image" and I will look as mean and tough as I can and be as stupid as I can when I'm on my Harley. Like many things in life, 1% of folks ruin something or give a bad image to the 99% who do nothing wrong. Unfortunately sometimes it seems like the 1% of the riders do 99% of the riding so that is the image we see. I do not want to be part of that image. You don't see Hells Angels, Vagos, Mongols riding around on Triumphs. What part of my choice to feel the way I want and ride what I want for those reasons is not allowed in outter space? Case in point - Street Vibrations in Reno Nevada a few weeks ago - A Vagos member stabbed and shot and killed the president of the San Jose Chapter of Hells Angels. This is part of why I don't want to be part of that group - sometimes the general public that doesn't ride sees a Harley and makes assumptions that you must be a criminal - I don't want to ever be mistaken for one of those people and I feel strongly enough about it to mention it - it's one of the reasons I bought my TBird. I'm sorry outter space is so restrictive, but I'm writing this within the United States and for now we still have the freedom to make choices and purchases based on our feelings without having our arses chapped by some uniformed up police gestapo telling me how I should feel.

I've mentioned this before but I've even had an old lady approach me at an ATM, while my helmet was on and want to talk about my Triumph - while I have seen mothers with small children cross the street because they didn't want to walk by that person by his Harley. This is just what I've seen with my own eyes. So I'm off to have my whine and cheese for breakfast. I'm going to wave at cops because I like them, but if I see a copter running traffic I'll probably wave with one finger as a craft like that...you know...could be from outter space!

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Thunder Rat I have always appreciated your input as well - I've seen your posts on many other threads. I have friends in Australia not to far from Brisbane - few of our gal friends found blokes down there and moved and got married. I would love to visit down there rent a bike and do some riding - if that happens I'll definitely hit you up for some ideas.

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I'm chilled. And I apologize for letting myself go into "outter space" for a bit. Found I couldn't breathe out there - so I'm back down here. I think oxygen deprives the brain and then causes...ah, eccentricies. I'm guessing perhaps if you come from outter space you might find yourself eating lunch at a table alone a fair bit. And then when you are around folks you are just compelled to educate them at orbit speed to make up for all that lost time being alone.

I don't need to go re-read anything and I'm not going to further engage someone who wants to vomit up all the old posts, and try to force feed them again. I stand by what I said - Daz also mentioned the Harley crowd in L.A. If you truly are a bike rider than you know what we're talking about. But for oxygen deprived brains I will break it down a bit further to explain MY feelings and observations. Again they are mine so they cannot be argued with. A person feels what they feel and that is they way they feel - I can hate the color green and you can love it - argue all day, you won't get me to like green - it's the way I feel.

When we say "Harley crowd" we are not referring to regular folks who ride Harley's. I'm guessing most of us understand this? Harley crowd refers to the unsavory aspect of humanity that have made a Harley part of their "I'm a [email protected]" image" and I will look as mean and tough as I can and be as stupid as I can when I'm on my Harley. Like many things in life, 1% of folks ruin something or give a bad image to the 99% who do nothing wrong. Unfortunately sometimes it seems like the 1% of the riders do 99% of the riding so that is the image we see. I do not want to be part of that image. You don't see Hells Angels, Vagos, Mongols riding around on Triumphs. What part of my choice to feel the way I want and ride what I want for those reasons is not allowed in outter space? Case in point - Street Vibrations in Reno Nevada a few weeks ago - A Vagos member stabbed and shot and killed the president of the San Jose Chapter of Hells Angels. This is part of why I don't want to be part of that group - sometimes the general public that doesn't ride sees a Harley and makes assumptions that you must be a criminal - I don't want to ever be mistaken for one of those people and I feel strongly enough about it to mention it - it's one of the reasons I bought my TBird. I'm sorry outter space is so restrictive, but I'm writing this within the United States and for now we still have the freedom to make choices and purchases based on our feelings without having our arses chapped by some uniformed up police gestapo telling me how I should feel.

I've mentioned this before but I've even had an old lady approach me at an ATM, while my helmet was on and want to talk about my Triumph - while I have seen mothers with small children cross the street because they didn't want to walk by that person by his Harley. This is just what I've seen with my own eyes. So I'm off to have my whine and cheese for breakfast. I'm going to wave at cops because I like them, but if I see a copter running traffic I'll probably wave with one finger as a craft like that...you know...could be from outter space!
The problem is Daryl your arse was chapped before you started. You walk around with a chip on your shoulder which is very evident. Your greater then thou attitude is displayed in writing an undeniable. Your about one of the shallowest individuals I've ever had the displeasure to come across. You discriminate and profile anyone who rides HD's. Your prejudicial attitude is well over top and duly noted.

The fact is Daryl; Hell Angles, Mongols and other MC don't just ride Harleys. I won't deny the 1%er's, are criminals but your wrong about HD riders as a whole. According to your line of thinking, any HD rider including boots officers who rides HD's fall into this same category. GET REAL and GET A LIFE!

By the way, that boots or patrol officer you decide to give the middle finger to...........I can guarantee you'll receive a citation and a lecture. I hope you try.
Let me say this, anyone who has ridden for supposedly as long as you have stated, would know better and be more accepting of others. They wouldn't stereotype or attempt to define one brand of owners as scum bags. So much for your "I get along with all riders", huh! It's hypocritical and just wrong.

No your not chilled, your out of control and you obviously have some other issues. Frankly, you're personal attitude is the very reason why we require law enforcement in the first place. It's also the very reason I avoid personal contact with such people, unless in the line of duty.

The rest of your diatribe is pure garbage and not worth responding to. Dude your spelling, come on a 5th grader can do better.

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