I don't want to have ANYTHING to do with people who, lols and smileys aside, actually think that anything other than a Harley is less.
The point is, I realized that since I now own an efficient, reliable soulless Japanese fake rice/crotch rocket, "real bike" comments are what keep me from ever seriously thinking about buying a Harley.
get those alot (last time from LEO at Bishop)..
LEO: You rode this thing all way from Michigan?
me: no we are from Maryland
LEO: how many days have you been on the road?
me: what day is it officer?
LEO: how many miles a day? (he actually rides bikes)
me: ~500, give or take
LEO: why don't you get a Harley?
Funny how those not considering anyting less then Milwakee Iron as "real bike" happily drive Toyotas on daily basis.
truth is that when you get far out of the urban areas overwhelming majority of bikes on road are cruisers. For every ST/Wing we've seen at least 3 Harleys.