Author Topic: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?  (Read 11141 times)

Offline Rhino

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #45 on: September 14, 2015, 10:02:12 am »
Already the law in NJ and I believe, Oregon. Only attendants can fill a vehicle with fuel, which by default makes them 'full service' I guess.

The whole thing kinda' falls down regarding motorcycles though as the attendant will not attempt to fuel a motorcycle but rather just turns the pump on and hands the nozzle to the rider (Easy Boys! Not that nozzle.... at least as far as I know, usually). And the attendants in New Jersey will happily hand you the nozzle while you sit on the bike....

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I was in Oregon last year and found this out by surprise when they wouldn't let me fill my rental car. Really? I do not believe these laws have anything to do with safety but is in fact a "works" program.

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #46 on: September 14, 2015, 08:15:18 pm »
Back in 1995 I was roaring through Stage Gulch, Oregon at about 2 or 3 in the morning, heading home to my Olympic Peninsula.  I stopped for fuel at a truck stop, got out, and, without thinking, started pumping my own gas into my Toyota truck.  Some kid in a plaid shirt and jeans runs up and grabs the nozzle, jerks it out of my hand (and out of the filler neck) and gas flies all over me and the ground.  I yelled, "What the F$%$!"  The kid says, "Oh, sorry, man, but you can't do that in Oregon.  It's too dangerous, we have to do it for you."  I said, "Well, it wasn't dangerous until you sprayed gas all over hell!"  We went back and forth, and I let him finishing filling it, while the gas evaporated from my pants, leaving just enough stink to keep me awake (had to keep the windows open) for the next 300 miles home.

He did not get a tip for full service.

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #47 on: September 15, 2015, 06:55:15 am »
Back in 1995 I was roaring through Stage Gulch, Oregon at about 2 or 3 in the morning, heading home to my Olympic Peninsula.  I stopped for fuel at a truck stop, got out, and, without thinking, started pumping my own gas into my Toyota truck.  Some kid in a plaid shirt and jeans runs up and grabs the nozzle, jerks it out of my hand (and out of the filler neck) and gas flies all over me and the ground.  I yelled, "What the F$%$!"  The kid says, "Oh, sorry, man, but you can't do that in Oregon.  It's too dangerous, we have to do it for you."  I said, "Well, it wasn't dangerous until you sprayed gas all over hell!"  We went back and forth, and I let him finishing filling it, while the gas evaporated from my pants, leaving just enough stink to keep me awake (had to keep the windows open) for the next 300 miles home.

He did not get a tip for full service.

My point exactly. It's not about safety, it's about creating minimum wage jobs.

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #48 on: October 03, 2015, 11:13:09 am »
Here we go- a perfect example of a gas pump fire that happened while a guy was fueling his motorcycle and sitting on it! Well, not exactly his motorcycle but rather his car. And perhaps he was not exactly sitting on it but he was standing right next to it. And for absolutely no reason that I can see, the fuel suddenly burst into flames as he used his cigarette lighter to try and burn a pesky spider off of his car. Who would have even seen this coming?

http://www.autoblog.com/2015/09/28/man-ignites-gas-pump-kill-spider-video/?icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl40|sec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D-1261585028

But the most critical part of the story is not addressed: what happened to the spider?

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #49 on: October 03, 2015, 01:01:44 pm »

But the most critical part of the story is not addressed: what happened to the spider?

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #50 on: October 03, 2015, 03:01:35 pm »
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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #51 on: October 03, 2015, 04:05:37 pm »
Good one,Rich.  :thumbs:
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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #52 on: October 03, 2015, 04:23:18 pm »
I stumbled upon a much funnier one years ago, but can't find it, I'll keep looking.... ;)

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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #53 on: October 04, 2015, 06:18:53 am »
http://youtu.be/QK-g8YKyOkk


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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #54 on: October 05, 2015, 07:29:59 am »
Here we go- a perfect example of a gas pump fire that happened while a guy was fueling his motorcycle and sitting on it! Well, not exactly his motorcycle but rather his car. And perhaps he was not exactly sitting on it but he was standing right next to it. And for absolutely no reason that I can see, the fuel suddenly burst into flames as he used his cigarette lighter to try and burn a pesky spider off of his car. Who would have even seen this coming?

http://www.autoblog.com/2015/09/28/man-ignites-gas-pump-kill-spider-video/?icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl40|sec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D-1261585028

But the most critical part of the story is not addressed: what happened to the spider?

Brian


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Re: Do you sit on your bike when filling with gas?
« Reply #55 on: October 05, 2015, 07:33:05 am »
Don't become the crack spider's bitch!  (smoke weed AND drink coffee)  :rotflmao:

"For more information on the crack spider's bitch, contact the Canadian Wildlife Service in Ottawa".  :rotflmao: I wonder if the Canadian Wildlife Service is getting phone calls about the crack spider's bitch?