Nothing wrong with starting an oil thread. Participating in one....ummm?
Doing Canadian stuff down under is dumb.I was explaining this to people a while ago!
Not only is waving naff, but in Aus the oncoming rider is on our throttle hand side, so waving is hard.
Nodding rules. Waving is dumb.
claiming american behavior as canadian is so...canadian?Doing Canadian stuff down under is dumb.
Lol. All this time, i thought it was a Jeep thing.claiming american behavior as canadian is so...canadian?
Wait, are we stealing valor?
"A more realistic explanation comes from the surge of returning service members after WWII, who bought military surplus motorcycles in droves. The abundance of motorcycles and the solidarity among veterans gave birth to the American biker culture as a whole, and motorcyclists in those days were eager to greet each other with a wave on the road. It wasn’t just as a biker thing, but also as a veteran thing – at that time, it was safe to assume that any male of that age group on a chopped Harley or Indian in those days had served in the war."
Another source claims it was an american harley thing:
"The misty-eyed answer is because back in 1904, Arthur Davidson and William Harley apparently passed each other while riding their motorcycles on the road in Milwaukee and, since they knew one another and worked together, each offered a wave of greeting; somebody saw this and thought it pretty cool, and next thing you knew, everyone on a bike was doing it."