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Offline Bajakirch

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Surprising conversation
« on: July 16, 2017, 07:43:32 AM »
This past week I had to do some traveling for work. I was flying home on Friday and started having a conversation with my seatmate on the plane. I found out she and her boyfriend (seated in the row behind us) were traveling to visit her dad in AZ. She mentioned she was picking up a motorcycle from her dad and bringing back home to OH.


I mentioned I was a rider too, and she asked if I wanted to see a picture of the bike. Given her age, demeanor, speech, etc., I prepared to be politely complimentary of a big, shiny cruiser. Instead, she pulled up a photo of a strikingly blue Triumph Daytona 955i. She then said her boyfriend had just purchased a Ducati 1098. Turns out they and her family are all avid sport bike riders.


I of course reciprocated with photos of my new bike, and we spent most of the 50-minute flight swapping bike stories.


It just goes to show you can't always trust those first impressions.
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Offline Hog Dog

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Re: Surprising conversation
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 08:12:34 PM »
Riders show off bike pics like they are our children.  Bet that made the flight more enjoyable.
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Re: Surprising conversation
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 05:28:08 PM »
Haha. Nice!
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