The Weather’s Nice. Why Didn’t You Ride The Motorcycle Today?

Mark Spearman
3 min readMar 7

The weather’s nice, why didn’t you ride your motorcycle today? That is the question so often heard as Spring arrives. The people asking are just trying to start pleasant conversation that they hope will educate me on the dangers and impracticality of motorcycling. Even if they can’t get this idea hammered into me, they can walk away knowing they’re correct.

I feel the need to wear a shirt saying, “Motorcycles and dangerous, expensive, and impractical. I don’t care.”. That would be missing the point of their conversation…

Mark Spearman

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