My comment concerning 'real riders' was made in jest. I respect anyone who can finish the IBR, whether it be on a 125 or a Gold Wing. However, I find it very comical that 'we' all get so caught up on what brand, or what style of bike one rides, that we tend to forget the other guy riding the bike 'we' don't like is at least RIDING. Geez, how many arguements do we see generated over H-D's, or SV/Connie, twins vs. triples vs. fours? Too bad the DMV can't issue some tolerance (and, perhaps, a sense of humor) whenever a rider gets his/her motorcycle endorsement.