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Why We Ride

A fun short trailer. Even features a cameo by Mr. Simon.

WHY WE RIDE Official Trailer [HD] - YouTube

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That looks pretty cool
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Thats really something

That's really something nice............
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I saw the movie, it's a must see.
Very nicely shot!!!
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Thanks for the heads up. I'll look out for it at the cinema and it's maybe something I can get for my birthday or similar.
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Why we ride to foreign lands?

I enjoyed the Why We Ride YOUTUBE preview, but for me, riding to foreign lands is the reason I ride. Owning motorcycles and riding motorcycles is arguably a pleasure and a career for many, but for me, riding to foreign lands and into foreign cultures is where MY pleasure begins and I have made a career of establishing myself and making foreign friends in many countries other than my own.

I have learned that more than 80% of humanity would rather help than harm and that about 18% are contaminated and/or controlled by the 2% that are truly evil and would rather harm than help.

If anyone still believes the bought and paid for mainstream news (if it bleeds it leads), one might consider the percentages aforementioned reversed, but I am here to say to all who have not crossed borders on a motorcycle, or by any other means of transport that 80% PLUS of the peoples of the world are honest hard working people who would rather help than harm you.

Having learned this valuable fact while riding motorcycles to foreign lands is/ has been my pleasure and indeed, my career for the last ten years.

All thanks to riding motorcycles....

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I enjoyed the Why We Ride YOUTUBE preview, but for me, riding to foreign lands is the reason I ride. Owning motorcycles and riding motorcycles is arguably a pleasure and a career for many, but for me, riding to foreign lands and into foreign cultures is where MY pleasure begins and I have made a career of establishing myself and making foreign friends in many countries other than my own.

I have learned that more than 80% of humanity would rather help than harm and that about 18% are contaminated and/or controlled by the 2% that are truly evil and would rather harm than help.

If anyone still believes the bought and paid for mainstream news (if it bleeds it leads), one might consider the percentages aforementioned reversed, but I am here to say to all who have not crossed borders on a motorcycle, or by any other means of transport that 80% PLUS of the peoples of the world are honest hard working people who would rather help than harm you.

Having learned this valuable fact while riding motorcycles to foreign lands is/ has been my pleasure and indeed, my career for the last ten years.

All thanks to riding motorcycles....

eat, drink and be careful

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This quite nicely explains why I ride as well, the love of riding new countries, meeting people who are different from me but are excited that I want to see their country. The feeling is absolutely undescribable until you feel it!
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definatly a good documentary to watch
does feature Ted Simon and the disabled veteran(forgot his name) who rode +80 000 miles around the world on a harley with two prostetic legs
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I agree with some of the sentiment in the video clip, and have been riding bikes for about 40 years now (since i was 13 or 14) everyone has their own reasons. For me its not the travel. I have traveled quite a bit and that's a real buzz at times and at others a real pain. But people are not really my thing whether from home or abroad so i can't fit into some others experience at all, its the journey and riding not the arriving.That's is how i always feel.

When riding a bike everyone can have their own adventure - whether its to distant lands or not.

For me i can and have just appreciated some of my bikes for what they were - sculptures in engineering, pieces of art others were rough around the edges but i still had a real connection to their charms they all seem like a living thing. A real bond almost alive.

I often hear some talk of their bikes as just a means to get A to B there is no or little connection a disposable tool - i can't get my head round that but then again for those people it seems to be the travel not the means that's important. That's fine but from a different direction to my thoughts altogether.

Riding the right bike on the right day at the right moment is a very singular and individual experience and to be honest i ain't interested in sharing that time with others. I prefer to have no pillion, no others riding with me.

I love building and working on bikes, riding them and they are in my blood an obsession that i can't nor want to get away from. Although i have some great friends in the motorcycle world the bike was for me always an escape a singular focus where people, work, and anything else was removed from my thoughts.

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