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Do You Let Others ON Your Bike?

Old 01-11-2019, 10:21 AM
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Yes to the first question Have a few friends who come from out of town and since I have a few bikes I will always loan one out. They are experienced riders and they do the same for me.
As for the second question yes if its a young girl with nice **** and ***. People have asked to sit on my bikes just to check out the fit or something else.
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:24 AM
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The only people I would, respect me enough not to ask to.
Old 01-11-2019, 10:28 AM
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1. NO
2. NO
I learned my lesson several years first Harley was a '09 Street Bob that was at the dealer for something and a salesman asked if his customer could just sit on my bike...not wanting to be my usual grumpy self I said ok. Sure enough, the guy dragged his boot across my rear fender and marked up the black denim paint...didn't apologize or nuthin'...another mark left on the bike that wouldn't rub out.

That was the end of letting someone sit on ANY of my bikes....nope, nada, no way in hell ever again.
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:33 AM
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yes, others have ridden my bike.
yes, people that don't ride have sat upon it as well.
i don't go all ape **** if someone touches it either, never have done that.
Old 01-11-2019, 10:42 AM
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1. Yes. A small circle of (riding) friends & (riding) family only. Not worried about accidents.

2. Occasionally, if they're interested & respectful.
Old 01-11-2019, 10:46 AM
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#1 I ride with a very experienced rider. He once said "Let's switch bikes for the trip back." Who am I to say no? That was a feather in my cap, considering that he trusts me enough to ride his bike.

#2 Only when the kids show up for the Snowball Express flight. I could never deny a gold star kid.
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:55 AM
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1: I have and will let 2/3 of my riding buds ride mine. Seasoned riders I trust.
2: If you're not an idjit, you can sit on it.
2a: Good looking gals always can sit. Idjit or otherwise. The dumber, the better.
Old 01-11-2019, 11:12 AM
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Both but it very much depends on who it is.
Old 01-11-2019, 11:25 AM
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1- yes I've let people ride my bike if I trust them and they know how to ride of course

2- I've had a few people ask to sit on it and that doesn't bother me

When I had my old street slide with a turbo I didn't let anyone ride it except the engine builder
Old 01-11-2019, 11:35 AM
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I once had a neighbor who had very recently bought a new Electra Glide. A few of us were hanging around BS'in. He said take my bike for a spin. I declined, it was new. He insisted. The biggest bike I had ever ridden was my 900 Airhead. But off I went. To date it is still the biggest bike I have ever ridden. I was absolutely amazed how nimble it was for how big it was.

#1. Yes, depends on who it is.
#2 Yes with help or direction. Especially kids, might become riders when they grow up.


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