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    Default What is "ATGATT"?

    I'm usually pretty good at figuring out acronyms, but I'm stumped on this one: ATGATT. I've seen it referenced in numerous threads. Can someone help me out?

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    All The Gear All The Time

    Refers to the wearing of safety jacket, pants, boots, gloves and helmet.

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    don't forget "eye protection" too. Lol
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    How about this one- WWYW?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RinconRyder View Post
    All The Gear All The Time

    Refers to the wearing of safety jacket, pants, boots, gloves and helmet.
    AHA! - Never would have figured it out. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyliec View Post
    How about this one- WWYW?
    What Would You Wear?

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    Don't feel bad. I had to Google WTF a Farkle was or meant. GDamit use your words already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmbspyderrss View Post
    Don't feel bad. I had to Google WTF a Farkle was or meant. GDamit use your words already.
    What? You don't remember Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In?

    There was Fred Farkle, Fern Farkle, Little Freddie and Frieda Farkle......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slowpoke387 View Post
    What Would You Wear?
    Wear What You Want

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyliec View Post
    Wear What You Want
    Doh! So close...

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    I had....whatever, whenever you want...
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    Quote Originally Posted by RinconRyder View Post
    What? You don't remember Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In?

    There was Fred Farkle, Fern Farkle, Little Freddie and Frieda Farkle......
    I have no idea who they are. Probably because I turned off my cable in 99' and still have a flip cell phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by newbert View Post
    I'm usually pretty good at figuring out acronyms, but I'm stumped on this one: ATGATT. I've seen it referenced in numerous threads. Can someone help me out?

    Thanks!
    ATGATT means different things to different people.
    To some it means body armor like they are prepping for war.
    To others it means gloves and a full face helmet.
    To me it means wearing my AMA, SNELL and DOT certified T-shirt, shorts and sneakers with a novelty half helmet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Road-Kill View Post
    ATGATT means different things to different people.
    To some it means body armor like they are prepping for war.
    To others it means gloves and a full face helmet.
    To me it means wearing my AMA, SNELL and DOT certified T-shirt, shorts and sneakers with a novelty half helmet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RinconRyder View Post
    What? You don't remember Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In?

    There was Fred Farkle, Fern Farkle, Little Freddie and Frieda Farkle......
    Quote Originally Posted by cmbspyderrss View Post
    I have no idea who they are. Probably because I turned off my cable in 99' and still have a flip cell phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrairieSpyder View Post
    "Laugh-In" was on TV in the late 60s. One of the funniest shows ever.

    We should have an award on SL like the Flying Fickle Finger of Fate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deans BMW View Post
    Have you signed your organ donor card?
    GFPO - Good For Parts Only. What some hospital emergency room staff call motorcycle crash victims who wear shorts, T-shirts, tennies, and novelty helmets as riding gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deans BMW View Post
    Have you signed your organ donor card?
    And we have a new record for the most posts before someone asked if you signed your organ donor card!!!!!!! Took 16 posts this time, but usually it takes a lot less time than that. Congrats to all on showing some restraint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmbspyderrss View Post
    I have no idea who they are. Probably because I turned off my cable in 99' and still have a flip cell phone.
    well your ahead of me, I turned off cable in 99, but still don't own a phone.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyliec View Post
    Wear What You Want
    I like "Wear What You Want". It's all about risks and tradeoffs. If you want to be comfortable and have fun, wear a t-shirt and tennis shoes. If you want total protection but no comfort, wear body armor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcer960 View Post
    well your ahead of me, I turned off cable in 99, but still don't own a phone.....
    I am not sure if you have what we call sub-nets (or digi-nets) in Canada. These are usually digital sub-stations which tend to carry old classics, movies, shopping channels etc. The one carrying "Laugh-In" in my market is called "Decades". Chances are if you weren't a TV watcher in the late 60's you would not have heard of this show and are likely not to understand much of the humor as it was related to social mores and the political atmosphere at the time. I think it originally aired on NBC in the States.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLo5591 View Post
    I like "Wear What You Want". It's all about risks and tradeoffs. If you want to be comfortable and have fun, wear a t-shirt and tennis shoes. If you want total protection but no comfort, wear body armor.
    with your premise. It is all about risks and tradeoffs. Some dress "safer" than others. Not "safer" is a choice, and I respect that too. I dress in my form of ATGATT and am happy with that. I don't criticize others for what they wear or the lack of it. We are all big boys and girls here.

    The very best gear and lots of it is not going to protect completely in a full out T-bone, rear ender, or head on. If an ejection results and you fly into a tree or rocks--it is probably not going to end well anyway. It is a risk that most of us know, will try to avoid, and will continue to ride because we like to ride--in spite of the what if's.

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