“MAN, I WISH I WAS YOU!”

This is a reposting of an article from my original tadpole rider blog which was closed by me some time ago.

“MAN, I WISH I WAS YOU!”

Those of us who are old enough might recognize this picture as well as remember the words spoken by the driver of the station wagon to the motorcyclist. … “MAN, I WISH I WAS YOU!” This was from the TV series “Then Came Bronson”.

http://www.huntermotorcycles.com.au/thencamebronson2.htm

The series only aired for one year (Sept. 1969-Sept. 1970). The listing and description of episodes can be found here:

http://www.tv.com/shows/then-came-bronson/episodes/

http://www.michaelparks4u.com/

video clips:

http://www.michaelparks4u.com/then-came-bronson-page-1.html

I watched it faithfully and always enjoyed it. I was an avid motorcyclist starting from my childhood as were all of my family so I had a keen interest in this program. Why am I talking about motorcycles here on a blog about tadpole trikes you ask? Well, I am not … not really. I am just leading into to my subject which is quite similar to this picture and those words. Rarely is there a day go by when I am out riding on my tadpole trike that at least one person and sometimes several will give me a thumbs up and/or say something about how much they like my trike and would like to have one and be out riding it like I am. I am sure most of you have experienced this same thing. I hear words like: that is really neat … that is cool, man … I love it … where do/can I get one … and on and on the comments go. I have been riding my tadpole trikes long enough and all over a wide area that I am known on sight by many folks all over. They see me and say “I just saw you way over on the other side of town a little earlier today”. They even know my dog and ask where he is at if they don’t see him with me. Being retired my riding has become my daily job I go out and do. I am not travelling all over the U.S. like Bronson did, but hey, I have drivers pull up alongside of me and moreless say those same words … “MAN, I WISH I WAS YOU!” And it’s cool, man, cool! Well, I have riding to do so I am out of here. Hope you can …

KEEP ON TRIKIN

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About Steve Newbauer

I have a few current blogs (tadpolerider1, navysight, truthtoponder and stevesmixedbag) so I am keeping busy. I hope you the reader will find these blogs interesting and enjoy your time here. Feel free to email me at tadpolerider2 at gmail dot com (@gmail.com)

Posted on December 12, 2018, in tadpole trikes, videos and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Thanks, enjoyed the article . . .

    Grorge

    Sent from my iPad

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