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Idaho No Helmet Law

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by BCspur, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. Ok so I'm down in Idaho this weekend and I'm on the highway, and I see a motorcyclist pull by us (cruiser style) with no helmet. At first I was baffled by this, and then saw more, so by now I have figured out that they must not have to wear helmets. However I only saw cruiser style bikes with no helmets and the sport riders did wear helmets. :mfclap: Hate to say it, but who's smarter now! :nana
  2. oh trying to rub it in hu....:nana better be careful they might take ur helmet and u will have to go with out too.... ;-)

  3. So wearing a helmet makes you smarter?
  4. Appartently in Idaho it does crackup: It's the heat!!!! It fries the brains :stir:
  5. :scared
  6. Bluuu

    Bluuu Señor verde

    Gee, I don't know about that, but...

    not wearing one certainly does suggest one is pretty fucking stupid.
  7. KevinD

    KevinD Modulator Staff Member


    It's a matter of personal choice in Idaho.

    Getting all dressed up like a Power Ranger in 95°+ heat seems kinda silly to some folk.

  8. I forgot to mention this was on I-84 in Boise with traffic. Speed limit was 65 and he must have been doing 10 over when he passed us. That is why I thought he was a dumbass!
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2012
  9. Bluuu

    Bluuu Señor verde

    I never said it shouldn't be a personal choice. If somebody wants to live their life as a fucking dumbass, they should be free to do so.
  10. Welcome to outside of Washington state where most of the states do not have mandatory helmet laws for adults.

    If you travel the country a little bit you'll find just as many sportbikes without helmets as cruisers without.
  11. I would HATE to be a medic in one of those states,and having to scrape brain guts off the road.
  12. Cruiser riders using the least amount of head protection that they legally have to use? :scared
  13. Ah, so you "thought". Therefore wearing a helmet does not make you smarter, or vice versa, it's just something you "thought". Ok I think I'm understanding.
  14. AZ has none either. When its 115+ out probably just as dangerous to wear one. Although I would probably try still.
  15. And if somebody wants to live their life judging others, they should be free to do so also!

    I do what I want!
  16. Let the dumb shits exercise their right to be stupid. Cleans out the gene pool.
  17. No. Being smart causes you to wear a helmet. See the difference there?
  18. Bluuu

    Bluuu Señor verde

    Exactly! You wanted to judge mr. Spock and did so.
  19. Then, there are riders like this!

    Jims08Z06 likes this.
  20. Are_Six

    Are_Six Moderator Staff Member

    Just wash it off with a hose.
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