I wave at anyone that can see me, unless I'm clutching. Love Your Open Roof Not every Jeep has an open roof but if yours does this is a perfect way to enjoy and appreciate the fresh air. Not sure if they just don't realize it or they ignore me because I kind of look like a punk. But while out on the road, I've often been puzzled by the unreturned greetings I get, many times from fellow Harley riders. I've been riding for 20 years, I don't have anything to prove. Has arthritis and the past 400 miles have made it difficult to raise arm. I am an initiator, and do so to everyone including hardcore Harley's and scooters but especially to speeding, helmeted, leather clad, sport bike riders.
While this article accurately describes the five most common and seemingly endless variant hand signals, it has missed the most important reason why riders at least in the sport bike world wave. This innovative suspension lift system effectively retains factory on-road handling and ride quality while maximizing off-road performance. As for the rock, paper, scissors wave. Remembers the last time a Harley rider waved back, he impaled his hand on spiked helmet. I see lots of Corvettes and have given plenty of waves…all have gone unanswered. A friendly greeting is a friendly greeting, no matter how you show it. If you're on two wheels, you're part of the group, cause it's just skin and t-shirts protecting us from the two metal boxes tryin to kill us everyday.
She knew she was supposed to wave at other Jeeps. This easy to read compares them all. Not replying to this blatant plea for hospitality may be considered rude - and could possibly be interpreted as a strong message of inequity. Bikers almost always acknowledge us with a hand signal when we are on our 50cc or 125cc scooters. I just ran across this post and, after my laughter subsided, I told hubby and it started again between the post and the comments, it took a while. I'm a big fan of the Hearty Big Ass Wave, kind of like the geek, but more like flaggin your mom down across the airport. Slower drivers can be considered a hindrance to traffic flow.
New Aerostitch suit too stiff to raise arm. Thanks to this blog I now know. Whether he is the initiator or the replier, the signals are the same. A local club will allow you and your family to experience the great outdoors with fellow Jeep adventurers. Or perhaps it was just a simple gesture from soldiers in one Jeep to another Jeep as they passed. Actually, there are even more intricacies that some use.
Get out there and enjoy the open road fellow adventurer. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. Just a guy who like to ride and have a little fun. This was because the pistol was designed for use by officers on horseback, most of whom were right handed, controlling the horse right handed. Owning a sport vehicle also requires regular maintenance and upkeep. The Big One - This is the granddaddy of all greetings.
I'd love to see that one catch on. It's hard to put their hand in the air doing 175. Not Everyone Waves While it seems that many of our members who are involved in the thread wave and get waves back, but there are some people who have noted a lack of replies to their friendly waves. Leather and studs make it too hard to raise arm. Show and Tell Us About Your Jeep. If you're posting a picture give us a little information about it. Always makes me smile when I get a hello, and seems to irritate me when I don't, and straight disses.
Stumbled across the site, just trying to figure out what the 2 fingered low peace sign meant. I'm buying a cruise control just for that! All were cruisers and I have a sport touring vfr so I guess people are friendly here. I passed a yellow Jeep and a yellow Camaro last week going in the opposing direction , and waved at them - and they both waved back. Thank you man, im riding a moped along with my friends in this town, there are several others, it's the typical town where we disobey the cops and ride around with cross. Was actually asleep when other rider waved. Can't tell if other riders are waving or just reaching to cover their ears like everyone else. I tend to use it more when I'm out on a quiet country road and another bike is approaching and I'm acknowledging how great it is to be out riding at the time.
Very few people wave at the little hairdryers over here. Is all you guys and gals do the missionary position? Find a Good and Reliable Mechanic This is important because having work done on a Jeep requires someone that is knowledgable with Jeps. Every once in a while a cruiser won't wave, but who knows why? Now I only wave in rural areas, too many bikes out there. Some say this is where the Jeep wave began as a way to know friend from foe or to acknowledge an officer without a salute that might alert enemies of a high ranking official. Semi drivers have unwritten rules they follow that you can watch out for. I get nods sometimes when I'm out on my own, but always get the 3 then I'm following my dad. Glad to see you are out there promoting the great sport of riding! Left hand still on the handgrip, but the index and middle fingers raised briefly.