Posted by: nativeiowan | July 12, 2013

speaking of motor bikes…

… the recent discussion revolved around – which ride was best – ?

Was it the heavy full dress long distance tourer?

The sport ride?

The urban guerrilla ride?

Me? Call me old-fashioned, I like the cafe racer style.

I was asked what a cafe race is and can offer both this:

triton

 

and this which I just found…

A café racer can also be a true-grit sport bike rider who rides hard and fast on the street. As defined by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson:
“A thoroughbred Cafe Racer will ride all night through a fog storm in freeway traffic to put himself into what somebody told him was the ugliest and tightest decreasing-radius turn since Genghis Khan invented the corkscrew.”

I like that.

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