The Biker Code: Sewing Circles and Secret Handshakes

Have you ever been out for a ride when suddenly another motorcyclist passes you? Then another. Then another. Before you know it, you are hugging the right side of the road as a very large group of riders begins to roll by.

When I see these groups I often wonder what it is that has brought them together.

How long have they all been riding together?

Is this a one-time thing? Will they ride together again?

Do they have a secret handshake?

Is it complicated? If I were to join their group could I learn it quickly or would I have to practice? How could I practice a handshake alone? What if they saw me practicing? Would they ask me to leave the group? How could they? I just got in!

And so it goes in my helmeted head . . .

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[headline h=”1″]This is an excerpt from my latest contribution to RoadRunner Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine[/headline]

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