Motorcycle Wisdom Can Lead You to a More Harmonious Outcome!

Much of the Motorcycle Wisdom I've learned has come from some of the finest people I've ever met... who also, on occasion, have happened to be the biggest, baddest, roughest looking, bald headed bikers you can imagine... Black Leather and Hearts of Gold...

So... be reeeeeal carefull... before you go makn' judgments on folks... they just might surprise you...

Livin' with your face... and your Soul, in the Wind, can provide a fella... or fellerette, with a lot of wisdom of the asphalt... which comes in handy when you set about... LIVING! ... and if you listen to those who've hung it out there, in the wind... for a while... you may just learn something that will help keep you from scuffin' up your own custom paint and chrome!

Got a problem? Strung tight and ready to bust?... Spend just a little time... giving some of these 'Wisdoms' a little brain time (best done while following the center line on a two lane)... you might find they're about a lot more than just Motorcycles! :-)

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 1-10

  • Don't outrun your destiny on the Open Road... Find it!
  • If you don't ride... then you don't know
  • Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need
  • NEVER argue with a woman holding a torque wrench
  • Never try to race an old geezer, he may have one more gear than you
  • Home is where your bike sits still long enough to leave a few drops of oil on the ground
  • Routine maintenance should never be neglected
  • The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rearview mirror
  • Never be afraid to slow down
  • Bikes don't leak oil, they mark their territory

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 11-20

  • Pie and coffee are as important as gasoline
  • Sometimes it takes a whole tankful of fuel before you can think straight
  • Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone
  • Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town
  • Never mistake horsepower for staying power
  • A good rider has balance, judgment, and good timing
  • A cold hamburger can be reheated quite nicely by strapping it to an exhaust pipe and riding forty miles
  • Never do less than forty miles before breakfast
  • If you don't ride in the rain - you don't ride
  • A bike on the road is worth two in the shed

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 21-30

  • Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and lived
  • Young riders pick a destination and go. . . Old riders pick a direction and go
  • A good mechanic will let you watch without charging you for it
  • Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night
  • Always back your bike into the curb... and sit where you can see it
  • Work to ride & ride to work
  • Whatever it is, it's better in the wind
  • Two-lane blacktop isn't a highway - it's an attitude
  • When you look down the road, it seems to never end - but you better believe it does
  • Winter is Nature's way of telling you to polish

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 31-40

  • A motorcycle can't sing on the streets of a city
  • Keep your bike in good repair: Motorcycle boots are NOT comfortable for walking
  • People are like Motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently
  • If the bike isn't braking properly, you don't start by rebuilding the engine
  • Well-trained reflexes are quicker than luck
  • The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome
  • Learn to do counter-intuitive things that may someday save your butt
  • The twisties - not the superslabs - separate the riders from the squids
  • When you're riding lead -- don't spit
  • If you really want to know what's going on, watch what's happening at least five cars ahead

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 41-50

  • Don't make a reputation you'll have to live down or run away from later
  • If the person in the next lane at the stoplight rolls up the window and locks the door, support their view of life by snarling at them
  • A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 am to drive his pickup to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down
  • Catching a June bug or yellow jacket in your goggles or honeybee down your shirt @ 70 mph can double your vocabulary
  • There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer
  • Don't lead the pack if you don't know where you're going
  • Practice wrenching on your own bike
  • There's two kinds of Bikers; Those who have laid it down... and those who will
  • Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't
  • Beware the rider who says the bike never breaks down

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 51-60

  • Owning two bikes is useful because at least one can be raided for parts at any given time
  • Don't argue with a 18-wheeler
  • Never be ashamed to unlearn an old habit
  • Maintenance is as much art as it is science
  • A good long ride can clear your mind, restore your faith, and use up a lot of fuel
  • If you can't get it going with bungee cords and electrician's tape - it's serious
  • If you ride like there's no tomorrow - there won't be
  • Bikes parked out front mean good chicken-fried steak inside
  • Gray-haired riders don't get that way from pure luck
  • Thin leather looks good in the bar, but it won't save your butt from "road rash" if you go down

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 61-70

  • The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside
  • Always replace the cheapest parts first
  • You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze
  • No matter what marquee you ride, it's all the same wind
  • Patience is the ability to keep your motor idling
  • Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window
  • Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise
  • Never ask a biker for directions if you're in a hurry to get there
  • Sometimes the best communication happens when you're on seperate bikes
  • Life may begin at 30, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 70 mph

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 71-80

  • Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul
  • If you wait, all that happens is that you get older
  • Sit down... shut up... and Hang On!
  • There's more to riding a motorcycle than holding on to the handlebars and keepin' yer feet on the pegs
  • It don't take muscle to ride, but it takes grace to ride well
  • Whatever it is, go around it. You can't tell a rock from cotton candy at sixty miles per hour
  • Never sneeze inside a full-face helmet
  • Sometimes the journey ain't about how fast you get there. Sometimes it is
  • Speed costs money. How fast is your wallet?
  • There should always be more miles on your bike than your car

Motorcycle Wisdom of the Roads 81-86

  • The five food groups of motorcycling: gas, oil, nicotine, caffeine, and beer
  • Riding isn’t dangerous. Crashing is dangerous
  • A good ride is one from which you can walk away. A great ride is one after which you can use the bike again
  • There are two simple rules for riding smoothly and fast in snow and on ice. Unfortunately no one knows what they are
  • Good judgment comes from experience. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes from bad judgment
  • The fact that your keys are in your pants pocket will only become apparent after you have put your gloves on
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