Do you wave to LEOs on the motorcycles?

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  1. gvtwest

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    Hey,
    I saw an officer on Kawasaki and was not sure if I need to wave to him. Well, I did it, but he did not wave back. :(
    There were no cars around and the road was straight, so nothing would happen if he took his hand of the handle bar.
     
  2. FlyingFinn

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    Come on now .. where not on CHIPs . :thefinge:.. Thats like saying you wave at scooter riders

     
  3. shelbyguy

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    yup.


    why not?
     
  4. 1shinysideup

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  5. Sentor

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    Yeah. There's no harm in trying to be friendly to anyone. Even scooter riders. :)
     
  6. cletus

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    I do. Sometimes they wave back and sometimes they don't.....just like all of the other non-LEO riders I wave to.
     
  7. kenr74

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    I do. Never had one wave back though.
     
  8. Worldtraveller

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    I do. Most of the time, I don't bother looking for a wave back from fellow riders, anyway, so I give them all the wave, even scooter riders. Hell, I wave to bicyclists too, and to motorcycles when I'm on my bicycle.

    What can I say, I'm friendly....
     
  9. turbo II

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    I give the wave, surprisingly they usually wave back.
     
  10. k4xbeemer

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    ^^^ This. And if I've been misbehaving, I think it throws them off a little to carefully evaluate any speeding errors or other transgressions.

    Worked so far. And my elephant whistles have kept those from running out onto the hiways too.
     
  11. KNanthrup

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    i always do
     
  12. MOSLEY_R1DER

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    Seems how we only have 1 or 2 in Roseburg, I do..and only get a head nod back from them
     
  13. Texasl

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    Did you use the entire hand or just one digit.

    The devil is in the details. :nana

    BTW: I love to wave at LEOs. It may confuse them, but it amuses me, and on my planet every day is "All About Larry Day." :mrgreen:
     
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  14. jkatk3v

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    I've waved at our police on the new Concours multiple times and they never wave back. I still keep waving though.
     
  15. kzarmane

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    I wave at cops in any vehicle.
     
  16. Devil_Doc

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    Only people I don't wave to are cruisers. I'd say %90 of the time I get a wave back from cops. I actually tapped my helmet last week to warn a rider about a speed trap, and the other rider was a bike cop. Whoopsie.. He waved back and smiled though, so all good. Maybe I saved him from getting a ticket?
     
  17. sunofnun

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    Retired

    I used to wave all the time (used to see them on aurora over the divider )
    They never waved back..


    I started to feel like I was drawing attention to myself (which I usually do in 20 other unfavorable ways).. so I quit.


    Maybe I'll start again.
     
  18. Deacon71

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    I wave, and they almost always wave back. Although sometimes I they look at me weird, like "why the heck is that guy waving at me". :crazyloc:
     
  19. Slygrin

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    It it has two wheels and a motor they get a wave.
     
  20. infidel

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    We don't have motorcycle cops out here, but I wave at every single cop I see (distracts them from their radar!!)

    That, and most the police around here seem to be pretty good folks.
     
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