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Then, while you’re contemplating your options and fiddling around trying to figure out the situation, some guy on another bike comes along, and lo and behold, he pulls over. You’re relieved but you’re not really surprised, or at least you shouldn’t be. It’s the biker’s code. If a brother of the road is in trouble along the roadside, you stop and help. That’s just the way it is.

OK, sure, some riders will just pass you by. They apparently didn’t get the memo. But more often than not, other riders do stop. And it doesn’t matter what kind of bike you’re on. Those black-leather clad, tattooed guys on the American-built V-twin cruisers are generally thought to have disdain for Japanese bikes like your Kawis or your Suzukis or your Yamahas, but they still stop. Because they believe in and practice the biker code. And it works the other direction as well.

Case in point. I was headed home after a track day riding my Kawasaki Leather Repair Guys The engine died and I rolled to a stop. Not two minutes later a guy on a Harley pulled off and asked what he could do to help. I hadn’t had time yet to even investigate the cause so he offered a few suggestions of things to check. We tried those to no avail so he asked if I wanted to use his cell phone to call for assistance. I called my wife to let her know the situation and asked her to call for help, gave him back his phone, and he took off.

Barely two more minutes later another guy on another cruiser pulled over to assist. We went through the same checklist and as we were doing so a wild thought hit me. Doh! The kill switch. The engine had died just after I reached over to set my throttle lock and I had accidentally hit the kill switch. I flipped it back to the run position, hit the starter, and the Connie fired up. Yeah, I felt like an idiot. I borrowed this second guy’s cellphone to call my wife to tell her to cancel any calls for request she had made, thanked him, and we both continued on our ways.

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