You Might Be a Biker if


61st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally


You wave at passing bikers even when you’re in your car.

When you plan a vacation, you set up time to visit the bike shops first.

Your wife has ever asked you to move the bike so she could see the TV better.

Your bird can repeat “This is the Police”, with uncanny accuracy.

Your best friends are named after reptiles.

You quit your job to go to Daytona.

If you have ever found a grasshopper in your beard.

If you don’t wave to sport bike riders cause you don’t want to drop your tools.

You have tools for your bike but none of them work on your wife’s car.

You last party had more bikes than cars.

You spent more money on your bikes than on your education.

Every time you buy something, you wonder what you could have got for your bike with the money.


If you can’t figure out why the battery on your new bike won’t stay charged.

If you refer to your bike as your “toy”.

If you really believe that there are bikes that come customized from the factory.

If the last time you went to the Harley dealer you came home with golf balls and a t-shirt.

If you leave your garage door open just so people can see your bike.

If you stop 30 miles from Sturgis to unload your bike so you can ride in.

If you think the models in the catalogs are what bikers are supposed to look like.

If when you buy your bike you start calling everyone “Bro.”

The only time you’ve thrown up is when you’ve had the flu.

If bikers give you a nickname, something like PUD and you think it’s cool.

You might not be a biker if you’re reading this and taking notes on how to be more like a real biker.



Trivia Question of the Month:

In 1970 what motorcycle company used this ad slogan: You don’t need a hibachi to cook Japanese.


Answer to last month’s trivia question:


Question:What year did Harley first introduce the FXWG Wideglide?


                      Answer:The FXWG is introduced in 1980, features Blacked out engines, flames paint job and extended front forks.


Bo’s Monthly Words of Wisdom:

Always try to keep the number of times you put your kickstand down equal to the number of times you put your kickstand up.


“Live to Ride or Step Aside”


Written by Bo
“The Hog Shoppe”