Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by stevew » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:50 am

Nice thought TVM

Smile and wave is the way forward :) icon_hello_wave.gif
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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by Meldrew » Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:45 am

I'm quite intrigued here, waving I understand as a former waver myself, but would anyone know you're smiling as well when almost every rider these days wears a full face helmet or a full face helmet with dark visor? Everytime the full face v open face topic is debated on here, the open face helmet is favoured by only a small minority of Muppets.

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Post by Funkycowie » Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:17 am

A true smile extends to your eyes... though if you have a correctly fitted helmet it should squash your cheeks enough to make it look like you are smiling.
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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by Meldrew » Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:56 am

That's true, but who's looking at a riders eyes in the couple of seconds he passes by on a motorcycle or maxi scooter. As a rider I'd be doing a quick mental check of his bike, helmet, riding gear, and whether he waves or nods as he goes past. He could be grinning like a wanking Jap in his helmet and I wouldn't spot it. :mrgreen: I doubt if a non rider sees more than a motorcycle/maxi scooter.

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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by stevew » Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:25 am

OK, it's really simple................it's not all about them outside the helmet :roll:
Sometime how you feel inside, makes others feel better, by the way you are when you do interact with them in any way.
That's how i see the bike thing anyway. I know they can't see my face but i feel good doing it....karma ??

Try it some time, when you are walking down the street. Ever notice how everybody stares at the floor, never eye contact ??
Try for eye contact, sometimes you can be successful !! Then a smile.....it's contagious :kiss:

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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by Dave Weller » Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:36 pm

Strange how walkers with dogs always say hello to each other, were they bikers in another life?
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Re: Riding In A Group by Mr Angry

Post by stevew » Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:30 pm

Dave Weller wrote:Strange how walkers with dogs always say hello to each other, were they bikers in another life?
True but they often don't look at each other ;)
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