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Top Ten Reasons Why Harley Riders Dont Wave Back:

10. Afraid it will invalidate warranty.
9. Leather and studs make it too heavy to raise arm.
8. Refuse to wave to anyone whose bike is already paid for.
7. Afraid to let go of handlebars because they might vibrate off.
6. Rushing wind would blow scabs off the new tattoos.
5. Angry because just took out second mortgage to pay luxury tax on new Harley.
4. Just discovered the fine print in owners manual and realized H-D is partially owned by Honda.
3. Cant tell if other riders are waving or just reaching to cover their ears like everyone else.
2. Remembers the last time a Harley rider waved back, he impaled his hand on spiked helmet.
1. Theyre too tired from spending hours polishing all that chrome to lift their arms.

Top Ten Reasons Why Gold Wing Riders Riders Dont Wave Back:

10. Wasnt sure whether other rider was waving or making an obscene gesture.
9. Afraid might get frostbite if hand is removed from heated grip.
8. Has arthritis and the past 400 miles have made it difficult to raise arm.
7. Reflection from etched windshield momentarily blinded him.
6. The espresso machine just finished.
5. Was actually asleep when other rider waved.
4. Was in a three-way conference call with stockbroker and accessories dealer.
3. Was distracted by odd shaped blip on radar screen.
2. Was simultaneously adjusting the air suspension, seat height, programmable CD player, seat temperature, and satellite navigation system.
1. Couldnt find the auto wave back button on dashboard.

Top Ten Reasons Why Sportbike Riders Riders Dont Wave Back:

10. Have not been riding long enough to know theyre supposed to.
9. Going too fast to have time enough to register the movement and respond.
8. You werent wearing bright enough gear for them to acknowledge you.
7. If they stick their arm out going that fast theyll rip it out of the socket.
6. Theyre too occupied with trying to get rid of their chicken strips.
5. They look way too cool with both hands on the bars or they dont want to unbalance themselves while standing on the tank.
4. Their skin tight-kevlar-ballistic-nylon-kangaroo-leather suits prevent any position other than fetal.
3. Raising an arm allows bugs into the armholes of their tank tops.
2. Its too hard to do one-handed stoppies.
1. They were too busy slipping their flip-flop back on.

Top Ten Reasons Why BMW Riders Riders Dont Wave Back:

10. New Aerostich suit too stiff to raise arm.
9. Removing a hand from the bars is considered bad form.
8. Your bike isnt weird enough looking to justify acknowledgement.
7. Too sore from an 800-mile day on a stock comfort seat.
6. Too busy programming the GPS, monitoring radar, listening to iPod, XM, and talking on the cell phone.
5. Hes an Iron Butt rider and youre not!
4. Wires from Gerbing's are just too short.
3. Youre not riding the right kind of BMW.
2. You havent been properly introduced.
1. Afraid it will be misinterpreted as a friendly gesture

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Very very funny.
We all deserve to be picked on!
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