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1% -- Outlaw Biker
AFAIK -- As far as I know
Bagger -- Touring model with trunk and/or hard sidebags
Bro -- Bend Right Over. Implication is to be wary of some of the "Bros" that you might meet.
bs# -- brotherhood of the slug, met another slug, haven't ridden with them.
BS# --brotherhood of the slug, ridden with another slug, posted a slimed story.
BT -- Big Twin - Not a Sportster
Cage -- Car or Truck - not a motorcycle
CS -- Chicken Shit
DM# -- Disaster Magnet
DOF -- They're decrepit and old, you can guess the rest
Dresser -- see bagger
Emoticon -- By turning your head sideways and a bit of imagination these are used to represent emotion with a picture of a face:
These are used to convey emotion, as written communications is easily
misunderstood. Missing are the nuances of face to face spoken...What?
Oh yeah, OK. On to something Harley. Sorry
Feculator -- Derived from the words fecal or feces, meaning shit; and speculator, meaning one who buys and sells hoping to gain profitably from market fluctuations. An extremely derogatory term referring to those insipid individuals whose only motivation for buying a motorcycle - specifically a Harley Davidson motorcycle - is for the purpose of reselling at a ridiculously inflated price. A feculator represents capitalism in its most perverse form. Feculation keeps the market artficially overinflated & takes unfair advantage of those who want to buy motorcycles for their intended purpose - TO BE RIDDEN - and want them so badly they will bend over & sadly succumb to a financial ass-reaming. feculate,v. see also, profiteering scumbag. -- David Strang
FWIW -- For what it's worth
FYYFF -- Fuck you you fucking fuck
HAROM -- Have a round on me
HD -- Hundred Dollars or High Dollar referring to the high price of Harley Davidson parts.
IIRC -- If I remember correctly
IMHO -- In my humble opinion
IOW -- In other words
IRL -- In Real Life
Netscum -- Bikers who met each other on the Internet and have met in real life
NRN -- No Reply Necessary - used to stop endless back and forth emails
OTOH -- On the other hand
PITA -- Pain in the ass
PNWNS -- Pacific Northwest Netscum
POS -- Piece of shit
RUB -- Rich Wannabee - Rich Urban Biker - Generally thought to be someone buying a Harley on credit to counter a poor self-image.
SE -- Screaming Eagle - HD's line of performance parts.
SENS -- South East Net Scum. The definition of "South East" however is very liberal and includes a big chunk of the Western Hemisphere and Europe.
<sfsf> -- Stupid fucking "smiley face"
Sporty -- Sportster (XL)
Squid -- Any slower rider in the way and driving over his head.
TIA -- Thanks in advance
Twinkie -- Nickname for the TCxx engines and the bikes they're mounted in.
UJM -- Universal Japanese Motorcycle
WOT -- Wide Open Throttle
wreck.moto -- rec.motorcycles - The newsgroup "over there" that spends more time flaming each other than talking about their un-American motorcycles. Most are children except a couple of Brits who seem to thrive on tormenting the others. Also called Reeky.
WTF -- What the Fuck
YFOS -- You're full of shit
YMMV -- Your Mileage May Vary. Do not expect exact results