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Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« on: February 11, 2014, 03:32:09 am »
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 03:45:52 am »
Rule 2 has several variants that most of you will have experienced and come to learn to avoid. Unfortunately as one gets older, these errors start sneaking back.
(a) You can't see your jacket zip to do it up when your full face helmet is already on,
(b) You can't do your chin strap up wearing winter gloves, and
(c) You can't put your helmet on while wearing your sun glasses.
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2014, 07:24:03 am »
*Originally Posted by Trophy 59 [+]
Rule 2 has several variants that most of you will have experienced and come to learn to avoid. Unfortunately as one gets older, these errors start sneaking back.
(a) You can't see your jacket zip to do it up when your full face helmet is already on,
(b) You can't do your chin strap up wearing winter gloves, and
(c) You can't put your helmet on while wearing your sun glasses.
(d) Your keys are in the tent pocket which was packed on the bike first.
(e) It's raining.
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2014, 10:46:47 am »
(f) The fuel gauge shows 10 miles of fuel left, when there's 15 miles to the Petrol ( Gas ) Station.
(g) After finally re-assembling your bike after hours of working on it, you have one or more "spare" bolts !

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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 06:58:20 pm »
#7 has happened to me twice! :138: Cleaned out my last bike twice before a trip and thought "I never use this" and sure enough got a nail in a tire both times. I vow to never take out of the saddle bags again no matter how dirty it gets in there!!!
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2014, 04:48:29 am »
I would say number two is better written that your will remember your keys are in your pocket after you have put on and completely zipped up your one piece rain suit.  Removing gloves to put get the keys is a piece of cake compared to those completely rainproof one piece suits.  A corollary to this is that you will forget to put you wallet and/or cash in the outside pockets of said rain suit and will shortly need to stop for gas or to pay a toll or both.  Then watch how mad the cagers get when you have to half strip to pay the toll while they wait in line behind you
« Last Edit: February 12, 2014, 04:50:14 am by w8d4it »
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2014, 05:13:42 pm »
#9 If that deer has a choice between jumping toward the trees or toward you, 9 out of 10 times He'll jump toward you!
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Re: Murphys Motorcycle Laws
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2014, 05:23:32 pm »
if I may, I would propose a #9 bis: if a badger has a choice between a ditch and a biker, it will probably choose the biker! (from experience)
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