Smed, that is one bad and beautiful skoot!
Your painter is right to want that kind of advertisement.
I would say it depends on how you want to spend your day.
Talking to strangers about your bike doesn't sound like a bad way to kill a few hours; but having a few cold ones and looking at other peoples bikes is nice too.
2012 Voyager 1700
Pearl Alpine White/Pearl Luster Beige
2011 Rocket III Touring
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do