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What do you do when stopped at lights?

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by nake., Jan 28, 2009.

  1. So i was stopped at a pretty busy intersection today, the red light went honestly for about 5 minutes...I got so bored i ended up turning the bike off, standing with my arms crossed and tapping my feet on the ground pretending i was drumming (i drum :p)

    what do you guys do while at the lights? am i wierd for getting bored?


     
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  2. I crank up the music.


    /I'm still in a cage. ;) haha
     
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  3. Bop along to the ipod or rev my bike very loud so that the cages have to get off the phone while driving
     
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  4. check out the ladies.
     
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  5. Do push-ups on the tank :cool:
     
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  6. get off the bike and go chat up the hot chick sitting in the car in the next lane

    sometimes i will go and get a cheeseburger from macca's if its close :p
     
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  7. If there's at least 1-2 cars already behind me I'll kick it into neutral and sit up, look around, etc. Nothing much more exciting than that.
     
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  8. Practice track stands (it's a cycling thing). Trying to balance with no feet on the ground whilst not moving.
     
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  9. there's one set of lights near my house that doesn't pick up bikes when you are stopped there. side stand down and i walk over and push the pedestrian walk button. lights change soon after
     
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  10. i usually just pull a magazine outa my jacket and flick through a few pages to kill some time :LOL: or pull some KFC popcorn chicken outa me dragon camo pockets and start eating :p
     
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  11. I do stretching exercises, lean left, right, backwards, etc, pretending that I'm not looking at the light and waiting to drop the clutch and smoke them all.....
     
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  12. And here i was thinking i was the only one :LOL:

    Same reason to LOL.
     
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  13. here is just a few traffic light revelers to keep u entertained if u feel like a chat about ya bikes and things :LOL:

    aVDRdz9.

    This is what usually happens if someone gets on my nerve at the lights,
    :wink:

    PqBmyii.
     
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  14. spot of dancing, usually
     
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  15. If it's going to be a long stop, pop the bike into neutral, flip up my helmet and have a look around. On cold mornings, I tap my boots to wake up the toes.

    Or I confuse the cagers by rocking the bike side to side, guessing how much fuel I have left :p
     
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  16. If it's a long stop...I pop the boot and have a squizz at the time (across rider...)...or eat a chip from a maccas bag after picking up take away through drive through...peoples faces are priceless when they see that hahaha.

    If I have neither in my boot, I just stand up and swing the bike side to side, stretch my legs/thighs and look around.

    phong =P~
     
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  17. scan for any hotties in the immediate area.
    for instance this morning.
    check her out, then realise its a girl from work and her sister.
    flip up the visor and have a chat :grin:
     
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  18. spark up a smoke
     
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  19. I play my tank like its a bongo drum.
     
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  20. Happened to me on a right turn lane at about 1am a week ago - lights didn't change for 4 or 5 minutes, no cages in sight.

    I put down the sidestand, got off the bike and jumped on the sensors - did nothing.

    However I found as soon as I started my bike up again the lights gave me a green arrow.

    I then remembered that I've heard that apparently they work on magnetic sensors and not weight sensors - hence why the starter worked.

    Usually I just rev it though :grin:
     
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