Tuesday, May 25, 2010

It's All Relative

Addressed to me in the parking lot of the local Mega-Lo Market today by an older gentleman:

"I don't believe I've ever seen an air conditioner strapped to a motorcycle before"


"Once you've seen three Egyptians with three large suitcases riding together on a 125cc through Cairo, it's not that impressive".

(Nope, no picture of those three guys. It's hard to take a good picture at 0200 in the AM at 60 mph, and if I were on the receiving end of a camera flash at night in that situation I'd be seriously pissed off at the guy with camera. Bike picture, however, is one of the many locally owned Egyptian bikes out and about, most of which were about that size. If you owned a 600cc, you were King Stud of the local bike scene.

1 comment:

JohnMXL said...

Should have seen me this summer. I strapped a new window unit to the trailer behind my Ultra Classic and rode from Council Bluffs to Des Moines to install it in my daughter's apartment.

Then I strapped the old unit to the trailer and hauled it back to Council Bluffs.

It was worth the $12 it cost to recycle it to keep the what would have been an empty trailer from bouncing all the way home behind me.