And the Top Ten Are…
TOP TEN REASONS HARLEY RIDERS MAY NOT WAVE BACK:
10…Heard that Willie G. said it will invalidate warranty
9…..Leather and studs make it too hard to raise arm
8…..Refuses to wave to anyone whose bike is already paid for
7…..Afraid to let go of handlebars because they might vibrate off
6…..Rushing wind would blow scabs off the new tattoos
5…..Angry because just took out second mortgage to pay luxury tax on new Harley
4…..Just discovered the fine print in owner’s manual and realized H-D parts are partially supplied by those rice burner manufacturers
3…..Can’t tell if other riders are waving or just reaching to cover their ears like everyone else
2…..Remembers the last time a Harley rider waved back, and impaled his hand on spiked helmet
and the Number One reason Harley riders don’t wave back:
1…..They’re jealous that after spending $30,000, they still don’t own a BMW.
TOP TEN REASONS GOLD WING RIDERS DON’T WAVE BACK
10…Wasn’t sure whether other rider was waving or making an obscene gesture
9…..Afraid might get frostbite if hand is removed from heated grip
8…..Has arthritis and the past 400 miles havemade it difficult to raise arm
7…..Reflection from etched windshield momentarily blinded him
6…..The espresso machine just finished
5…..Was actually asleep when other rider waved
4…..Was in a three-way conference call with stock broker and accessories dealer
3…..Couldn’t find the “auto wave back” button on dashboard
2…..Was simultaneously adjusting the air suspension, seat height, programmable CD player, seat temperature and satellite navigation system
and the Number One reason Gold Wing riders don’t wave back:
1…..They couldn’t see through the glare from the chromed dash accents
TOP 10 REASONS BMW RIDERS DON’T WAVE BACK
10…New Aerostich suit too stiff to raise arm.
9…Rider was new owner still trying to figure out how to cancel blinker from previous turn.
8…Too sore from a 800-mile day on a stock seat.
7…In the process of changing CDs on his K1200LT.
6…He’s an Iron Butt rider and you’re not!
5…Cramped up from riding K1200RS for the past hour.
4…He belongs to the “other” owners’ association.
3…Trying to figure out how he’ll make his next payment.
2…Has to hold on with both hands to withstand the surging.
And the number one reason they don’t wave:
1…You’re not riding the “right kind” of BMW.