Hi: I snitched this from some other motorcycling site: I hope you enjoy them. TOP 10 REASONS WHY HARLEY RIDERS DON’T WAVE BACK: • Afraid it will invalidate warranty. • Leather and studs make it too heavy to raise arm. • Refuse to wave to anyone whose bike is already paid for. • Afraid to let go of handlebars because they might vibrate off. • Rushing wind would blow scabs off the new tattoos. • Angry because just took out second mortgage to pay luxury tax on new Harley. • Just discovered that fine print in owner’s manual and realized that H-D is partially owned by Honda. • Can’t tell if other riders are waving or just reaching to cover their ears like everyone else. • Remembers the last time a Harley rider waved back, he impaled his hand on spike helmet. • They’re too tired from spending hours polishing all that chrome to lift their arms. TOP TEN REASONS WHY GOLDWING RIDERS DON’T WAVE BACK: • Wasn’t sure whether other riders was waving or making an obscene gesture. • Afraid might get frostbite if hand is removed from heated grip. • Has arthritis and the past 400 miles have made it difficult to raise arm. • Reflection from etched windshield momentarily blinded him. • The espresso machine just finished. • Was actually asleep when other rider waved. • Was in a three-way conference call with stockbroker and accessories dealer. • Was distracted by odd shaped blip on radar screen. • Was simultaneously adjusting the air suspension, seat height, programmable CD player, seat temperature, and satellite navigation system. • Couldn’t find the “auto wave back” button on dashboard. TOP 10 REASONS SPORTBIKES DON’T WAVE BACK: • They have not been riding long enough to know they’re supposed to. • They’re going too fast to have enough time to register the movement and respond. • You weren’t wearing bright enough gear. • If they stick their arm out going that fast, they’ll rip it out of the socket. • They’re too occupied with trying to get rid of chicken strips. • They look way too cool with both hands on the bars or they don’t want to unbalance themselves while standing on the tank. • Their skin tight-kevlar-ballistic-nylon-kangaroo-leather suits prevent any position other than fetal. • Raising an arm allows bugs into the armholes of their tank tops. • It’s too hard to do one-handed stoppies. • They were too busy slipping their flip-flops back on. TOP 10 REASONS WHY BMW RIDERS DON’T WAVE BACK: • New Aerostitch suit too stiff to raise arm. • Removing a hand from the bars is considered “bad form”. • Your bike isn’t weird enough looking to justify acknowledgement. • Too sore from an 800-mile day ride on a stock “comfort” seat. • Too busy programming the GPS, monitoring radar, listening to Ipod, XM, or talking on the cell phone. • He’s an Iron Butt rider and you’re not! • Wires from Gerbings are too short. • You’re not riding the “right kind” of BMW. • You haven’t been properly introduced. • Afraid it will be misinterpreted as a friendly gesture.