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The wave secret

Postby littlebeaver » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:56 pm



Ok, I think everyone has waved at another rider from time to time, I came up with a great way to not get offended [never again] if they don't wave back, take it from someone who knows they often won't, if your like me and you pass a dude and you put your hand up to say hey dude look at me I'm out riding just like you are... and he doesn't even look at you I used to get upset and it sucks..I finally got smart, I will wave at everyone out there I promise, but if [secret] I don't look at them or their way I would never really know if they waved back, therefore I can enjoy the rest of my day...At least I know that I waved, everyone should wave ... Secrets out .. there's only one thing worse than a guy not waving, that's listening to one complain about it...



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Re: The wave secret

Postby dingdong » Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:10 am

Even worse, in my opinion, is getting upset because some dude you don't even know didn't wave back!!! :?
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Re: The wave secret

Postby detdrbuzzard » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:47 pm

the other rider is not obligated to wave back, you are taking it way to personal but it's nice when they do and nothing to havea bad day over if they don't
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Re: The wave secret

Postby littlebeaver » Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:01 pm

Do you guy's think it's because I wave like Sarah Palen...I should probably stop that huh..

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Re: The wave secret

Postby detdrbuzzard » Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:12 pm

i just got home about an hour ago. took my first ride since last saturday, just a 15 mile ride through two parks and back to the house. there were at least ten bikes going in the opposite direction and three waved and who cares i was out to enjoy my first ride in almost a week
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Re: The wave secret

Postby Britanicus » Sat Sep 25, 2010 9:43 pm

littlebeaver wrote:Do you guy's think it's because I wave like Sarah Palen...I should probably stop that huh..


^^

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Re: The wave secret

Postby zhdrummer » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:41 am

littlebeaver wrote:Ok, I think everyone has waved at another rider from time to time, I came up with a great way to not get offended [never again] if they don't wave back, take it from someone who knows they often won't, if your like me and you pass a dude and you put your hand up to say hey dude look at me I'm out riding just like you are... and he doesn't even look at you I used to get upset and it sucks..I finally got smart, I will wave at everyone out there I promise, but if [secret] I don't look at them or their way I would never really know if they waved back, therefore I can enjoy the rest of my day...At least I know that I waved, everyone should wave ... Secrets out .. there's only one thing worse than a guy not waving, that's listening to one complain about it...


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Re: The wave secret

Postby halhorton » Wed Oct 06, 2010 9:19 pm

I wave at all I see, but I have missed a few when I was distracted by the problem of watching 4 wheelers!! :D

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Re: The wave secret

Postby wilsonrcky » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:12 pm

I try to wave at everyone, and I try to wave back when they wave at us. But there are time that I am just enjoying the ride that I do not see the wave until they are right at me. Even though they might not see it, I do give a wave back. All n all just enjoy the ride. :D :D :D

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Re: The wave secret

Postby littlebeaver » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:21 pm

I'm planning on making a waving hand on a spring made of wood and putting them on both sides of the bike, maybe one in the rear for the kids.. :lol:

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Re: The wave secret

Postby Jenkinsrawhide » Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:46 pm

I finally gave up on waving at "crotch rockets." I believe they are afraid to take their hands off the grips!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: The wave secret

Postby guitarlos » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:07 pm

I wave at mostly everyone, that I actually see.

Its primarily the loud piped Harleys that dont wave back. Doesnt bother me a bit. If he crashed, I'd still stop to help as much as possible.

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Re: The wave secret

Postby maestro319 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:15 pm

Shoot, I even wave at all motorcycles when I am driving my car. I do get some confused looks sometimes. Hardly ever do I get a wave back. But, aren't we all brothers on bikes??

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Re: The wave secret

Postby Bluto » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:47 pm

I too have noticed the crotch rocket riders don't wave much. Maybe they are afraid of removing one hand leaning over like that. LOL

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Re: The wave secret

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:04 pm

The crotch rocket riders here will usually wave...unless they're about 21 years old or younger, in which case they're "too cool" to wave.

Almost universally however, the Harley riders are all "too cool" to wave, with the exception of some of the old, grizzled guys with the long beards, who almost always wave.

Other Goldwing riders almost ALWAYS wave.

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Re: The wave secret

Postby MJSantos » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:59 pm

Mixed bag around here. Last time out I had Rocket guys waving, half the Harley guys waved but really got me is one Wing rider came up along side me at a light and looked down his nose. He was on one of the new versions, had that look like how dare you ride that thing. I guess he was jealous because my 83 has antique plates and more shiney's than his.

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Re: The wave secret

Postby Jenkinsrawhide » Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:06 am

I much prefer the wave instead of the one middle finger salute! lol

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Re: The wave secret

Postby xackley » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:47 am

The wave is obsolete.
Unless you are on a back road in 40* weather.

There are just too many motorcycles out there.

I do wave back if on a state road.
I do assign wave duty to my wife or boy when they are with me.

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Re: The wave secret

Postby DanComperini » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:06 am

And how you wave? Don’t want to offend anyone out there with the wrong secret had wave. I’ve seen the two fingers pointed down (keep two wheels on the ground), two fingers up (the always hip peace sign), the full out had wave, the head nod, and everything in between. :lol:

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Re: The wave secret

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:20 pm

There's also the Harley "ground salute" where the left hand, flat, points fingertips down at an angle to the ground in a lazy manner, I see that one a lot from Harley riders.




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