Motorcycle Survey: What do you use your motorcycle for?

What do you use your motorcycle for?

It's my hobby.
30
29%
I use it for commuting to work/to education.
23
22%
I use it for travelling.
3
3%
It's my major form of transport.
25
24%
It's my way of earning a living.
0
No votes
Short day trips.
9
9%
Around town errands.
4
4%
Other.
9
9%
 
Total votes: 103

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Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:21 am

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Unread post by Sev » Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:27 am

Needs (all of the above)
Of course I'm generalizing from a single example here, but everyone does that. At least I do.

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Unread post by storysunfolding » Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:50 am

Sev wrote:Needs (all of the above)
+1. Some not as much as others such as earn a living- but I do alot of those. Commuting and fun and hobby in equal proportions
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Unread post by Gummiente » Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:23 am

All of the choices, except for the "earning a living" one. Haven't figured out how to get paid to ride yet.
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Unread post by -Holiday » Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:59 am

+8 of needs all of the above.
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Unread post by jonnythan » Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:03 pm

Make the pool a checkbox so we can choose several items.
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Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:24 pm

jonnythan wrote:Make the pool a checkbox so we can choose several items.
I wish I could, but I don't have the option. It's button style only, so try to pick the best one. I know its difficult, but you can do it. :D

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Unread post by jonnythan » Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:29 pm

totalmotorcycle wrote:
jonnythan wrote:Make the pool a checkbox so we can choose several items.
I wish I could, but I don't have the option. It's button style only, so try to pick the best one. I know its difficult, but you can do it. :D

Mike
OK OK.

I do use my bike for commuting, some day trips, and just cruising around town, but in reality the thing exists purely because I want one and I like riding it.

So I chose hobby.
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Unread post by Ninja Geoff » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:03 pm

it'll be my major form of transport as soon as its on the road, as im selling the truck.
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Unread post by -Holiday » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:20 pm

i use mine mainly as a status symbol.
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Unread post by DivideOverflow » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:27 pm

It was a split between hobby and short day trips. Don't you take hobbies on short day trips?

Isn't commuting a short day trip?

I think of every place I go on my motorcycle as a "trip"! It is always an adventure, whether is it a quick jaunt to school or work, or a 300 mile twisty ride. So I put short day trips.
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Unread post by 307T » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:15 pm

I ride for enjoyment. Love to hit the back roads. All trips since ownership have been less than 200 miles.
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Unread post by Ian522 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:36 pm

I like "short day trips." Occasionally ill ride to work but usually im to lazy to pull the bike out the garage at 7am. That may change though if the gas prices keep climbing.

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Unread post by jonnythan » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:47 pm

Ian522 wrote:I like "short day trips." Occasionally ill ride to work but usually im to lazy to pull the bike out the garage at 7am. That may change though if the gas prices keep climbing.
I'm lazy the other way.

For me, it's either ride the bike to work and park right in front of the building between two parked cars, or park at the garage three blocks away (and downhill).
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Unread post by Fathertork » Tue Mar 27, 2007 3:42 pm

Once the wx warms up I use it for everything as well, (except making money)
I have been offered sums of money if I would just leave a few times though :laughing: Does that count?
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Unread post by Scoutmedic » Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:50 pm

I commute to work on it as well as errands to town and riding with my friends on the weekends.

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Unread post by shalihe74 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 7:23 pm

To and from schoodle and verk, running errands and toolin' around town for the pure joy of it.
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Unread post by AZRider » Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:04 am

All of the above except for my living, and I am working on that one. :wink: So how do I vote?
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Unread post by dablade » Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:09 pm

Definitely my hobby, but when driving it to work on occasion, still my hobby.
I just get to enjoy the ride into work :goldwing:

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