Clearer heads prevailed.

After having mentioned it to a couple of people, I may as well post it.

While walking around the vendor display areas in the Gasoline Alley garages at Indy, I saw some pretty cool stuff.  A couple of things really caught my eye.  I pointed them out to Dys.  I noted how cool it would be to have them.  I pointed out that they’d get a lot of attention, and by virtue of the attention itself I’d be less likely to have some idjit pull out in front of me and say “I didn’t see him!”  I stated…not argued, merely stated a fact…how cool I’d look in them.

And yet, since I’d been stupid enough to bring my own wallet to Indy instead of someone else’s, they remained on the racks.

Come on, people, wouldn’t $5k have been a bargain for this stuff?

Or would that $5k just be a great deal on, say, an actual motorcycle?

Hmm.  I’ll get back to you.

And yes, I’ll admit, I was definitely tempted by this one as well.

Hey, you gotta admit, it would be an attention-getter….

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6 Responses

  1. Yes, “cool”, would be the word I’d use. 😉

    See, some confirmation! Thank you very much!

    …what do you mean, “sarcasm?”

  2. Attention getter, yes. Stylish, NO. More, I’ve seen some of these helmets starting to crop up here in the Portland area. They’re definitely head turners. In fact, one caused an accident the other day because a driver was rubber necking at the rider wearing the helmet on the other side of the street and not paying attention to the fact the light had changed and the driver in front of them had stopped. Oops!

    These helmets might increase the safety of the rider, but not necessarily that of the drivers around the rider. 🙂

    Hey, y’all fend for yourselves! To quote an old George Carlin bit, “A couple of cars behind me might have hit each other, but hey, that’s back there! Me, I’m gone!” 😀

  3. TB: You gotta admit: I’d look great in those leathers.

    Dys: For 4 Grand, a MONKEY would look great in those leathers.

  4. Money. It prevents so many things we all should be able to have, dammit.

    Money and fear of prison rape.

  5. Grrr, Baby! Very Grrrr!

    Well, kinda.

    And that’s without the butt shot, folks! 😀

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