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The myth supposedly began back in the days of the American Calvary. When a soldier would die, after his burial his comrades would take his boots and face them backwards in the stirrups of the saddle on his horse. They would then ride away wearing only one spur out of respect for the fallen soldier. The motorcycling community has adopted this same symbol of honor. When you see a biker wearing one spur they are honoring brothers and sisters who have died chasing the wind.
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A spur can be a pointed device put on a rider's heel, which is used to drive the horse on. It can also mean to prod into action. A spur can be a spike that is found on the bac…k of the leg of a cock or male game bird, which is used in fighting. A spur can also be a steel point which is fastened to the leg of a gamecock. It can be a climbing iron. It can be something, which projects or branches off from a main body. In botany a spur is a slender tubular projection from the base of a flower.
Giving a spur to a survivor is a biker's tradition of honoring a fallen friend or loss of a loved one. Here is a presentation given at a friend's funeral (copied from a plac…ard given to the family at the service) - the name has been removed to respect the privacy of the family. Spur Presentation "Today, I have worn this single spur in honor of [deceased's name]. This tradition dates back to medieval days and the knighthood, when medieval horsemen returning from battle would wear one spur instead of a pair, symbolizing the loss of their brother knight. This was significant because it was their spurs that symbolized a man was a knight; not his sword, horse or armor. And no matter what kind of hardship a knight faced, he would part with everything else before he would part with his spurs. This tradition has been handed down and adopted by many groups throughout the centuries. Most notably, perhaps, is the United States Cavalry, where spurs are only awarded to a deserving few. These chosen few represented the best of the best and embodied all that has been, is, and ever will be great within the organization. The tradition has also been adopted by many of today's "Iron Horsemen" to honor a fallen brother or sister rider. With this tradition in mind, it is an honor and a privilege to present you with this spur as a keepsake to remember your loved one's last ride. Please accept our deepest condolences." When the verbal presentation is complete, motorcyclist kneels down, removes his spur, and presents it to the loved one. He then stands back up, turns and walks away.
Spurs are the nickname for the best team in the world Tottenham!!!
sand spurs are dried up weeds in the ground that causes a really panful feeling. i was outside and i was wallking on the grass and i got it on my feet and clothes. NEVER GO OU…TSIDE WITHOUT SHOES.
on a bikers vest the one percenter means they will do what it takes.the mc stands for motorcycle club
Really? ... 8 MILES PER HOUR! The would travel EIGHT MILES IN AN HOUR!
I don't know about bikers but in the marines it means unlucky f##k
I think leather jackets protect the bikers from accidents because leather jackets have heavy padding on elbow. And Leather jackets are the first choice of biker. Recentl…y I ordered a brown color leather jacket from A1 FASHION GOODS and it suits me very much.
a sudden increase in daily activities, an increase in weight, or a change of shoes. Dramatic increase in training intensity or duration may cause plantar fascitis
Bikers should be sure to wear a helmet at all times to keep themselves safe. If possible, long pants and sleeves will also protect a rider in the event of a spill. Be aware …that not all motorists are watching out for people riding bicycles, so if possible stay off main roads and stick to the bike trails.
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