this same tactic was used in some research i was exposed to, and i offered the opinion I think guys who are buying $10k sportbikes are not the same guys who would trade an evening of their time for $150. If it was like Open Bar and Nice Meal maybe...
Hey they should fly you in i.e. only sportbike rider whose Buell hasn't broke ... just kidding. My Grandma used to live in Mesa, I bet you get that alot.. My uncle lives on golf course somewhere down there with his 5 th wife. He is an ex-LA divorce attorney. I am just jealous of your sunny days.
Now I would probably go just cause my wife controls the budget and this would be like hiding income from her, not that I have ever done that.... Kpaul would go cause kpaul the GMP would have some valuable insight for them. kpaul would hold court afterwards giving autograph copies of his predictions.
Ah my wife says I am the only man that could stay married to her cause I have short memory and never carry a grudge. "We all have doubts and questions from time to time, about what bike we ride, is Burns really bigdx, does seruzawa live in fenced compound with other like minded folks, does Buzglyd really get laid, do arm chaps look good on me etc. " (Charleton Heston voice)
You have a choice, Buz. You can take a nice ride up to Camarillo State Hospital for the Criminally Insane and listen to the inmates for a while. Or you can read KP's blog. At least with one you get a nice ride home afterward.
I went to one of those things once. It was actually a lot of fun, stirring the pot and all. I eventually realized I was not their target audience, and would never be asked to participate again. I was right.
Basically, I wasn't as ignorant as the other participants.