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#3394064 - 06/10/14 02:37 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
rossn2 Offline


Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 338
Loc: Kempner Texas
I always thought a Rider was my passenger???
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#3394357 - 06/10/14 09:06 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 1527
Loc: Midwest
Rider.
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#3394369 - 06/10/14 09:18 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
Joe_Power Offline


Registered: 04/18/13
Posts: 292
Loc: KANSAS
You tell me. I have over 200K miles on several motorcycles, from my first, a 1979 HD Wideglide, to what I'm currently on, a 2011 HD Streetglide. Been coast to coast, Canada, The Keys, Cali to Maine. Also have been on countless poker runs and day trips.
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#3394453 - 06/10/14 11:32 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
feliz Offline


Registered: 12/29/03
Posts: 9
Loc: Vancouver Canada
That's too much thinking!! I have four bikes, ride because I enjoy motorcycles and riding them. I avoid Starbucks and could care less what I look like. I have never bought anything Joe Rocket or Icon. I have a dual sport and as an earlier poster said, they're the funnest.
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#3394585 - 06/11/14 07:33 AM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
kmrcstintn Offline


Registered: 05/11/06
Posts: 353
Loc: Palmyra, PA
I'll nibble a bit...

I've only been riding since mid-2011...scooter, first, interjecting motorcycle, then more motorcycle with some scooter, and currently motorcycle only; I'm no biker...i'm no scooterist...I'm a rider (as in I enjoy riding without the stereotypical labeling that is associated with the different subgroups)
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#3394873 - 06/11/14 02:32 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: sunruh]
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Registered: 10/04/05
Posts: 26
Loc: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Originally Posted By: sunruh
D none of the above

i am a RACER!


+1
I have had Sportbikes, cruisers, a Harley, BMW's, Dualsports,MX bikes over the last 25 years and wouldn't call myself a biker or rider. Don't really care what someone else wants to call me.

After I started Roadracing 12 years ago the only street riding I do is commuting to work on my KLR. I don't think I have taken a pleasure ride in the last two or three years.

The only thing I want to be called, is to the Podium smile

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#3395343 - 06/12/14 06:27 AM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
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Registered: 04/23/03
Posts: 994
Loc: Nowhere NM
I'm a motorcycle enthusiast. Have been since 1950.

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#3395463 - 06/12/14 09:10 AM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
gman2304 Offline


Registered: 08/11/11
Posts: 782
Loc: n.c.
Enthusiast. If it has two wheels...it has my attention.

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#3395738 - 06/12/14 02:13 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
john_pifer Offline


Registered: 07/08/12
Posts: 697
Loc: Nashville, TN via Memphis
I know a rider when I see one, and I know a non-rider when I see him, too
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#3397052 - 06/13/14 10:44 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
Panzerman Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2522
Loc: Daytona, Florida
I think the big difference is if you know about the motorcycle and how it works or do you just sit on it and when it stops, do you call somebody to come fix it. I am in "costume" capital of Daytona Beach. I see a lot of Bikers cant even change their oil and the chain thingy-yuk? I am a rider.

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#3407061 - 06/25/14 09:02 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: 02SE]
OtisBlkR1 Offline


Registered: 06/03/09
Posts: 2853
Loc: Indiana
Originally Posted By: 02SE
I am a Motorcyclist. I've ridden a variety of Motorcycles on dirt trails to Roadracing tracks, and all kinds of roads in-between. I choose to live a life painted in bright, bold colors, and amazing experiences. Not huddled at home living a drab, gray existence, afraid to enjoy life.

I'm also a registered Organ Donor, as noted on my Drivers License. The life saved by a registered Organ Donor, may be your own or that of someone you love.


well said +1
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#3407119 - 06/25/14 09:55 PM Re: Are you a Biker or Rider??? [Re: BusyLittleShop]
Cujet Offline


Registered: 02/15/03
Posts: 4317
Loc: Jupiter, Florida
I'm 50, first dirt bike at 7. Been a dirt rider ever since. It's my first love. I also have a SV1000s Suzuki that I occasionally ride. Still more interested in the dirt bike stuff. My current bike is a KTM 380EXC with tag! What fun!!!

Does that make me a true filthy biker? Yes, I think it does...

As for the HD brand, not for me, unless it's a Buell Ulysses.
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