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User:Biker Biker

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I am a biker and proud of it (which in Britain means a motorcycle rider, a subtly different meaning from that used in the USA) - so for my US friends perhaps you should refer to me as "Motorcyclist Motorcyclist". I intend to focus mainly on motorcycle-related articles on Wikipedia. If I have a mission it is to clean up a large number of Wikipedia articles and write the odd new bike article.

I love bikes and own a good sized collection (but never a Hardley-Ableson!). Tomorrow my collection may be different as I believe one should acquire a different bike as often as one acquires new underpants. Although I don't currently own a car I have owned many over the years including some really odball ones during my years living in the USA.

What I don't love is muppetry, pomposity, spamming, self interest or conflict of interest. There are way too many examples of this on Wikipedia; I really enjoy weeding out these wankers and bad eggs by getting them blocked.

Stuff I have done[edit]

As of 1 January 2013 I have made more than 35,000 edits on Wikipedia. Articles I have created from scratch include:

Stuff people think I have done well[edit]

Editors Barnstar.png The Editor's Barnstar
This award is in recognition of excellent editing to improve motorcycle related articles Thruxton (talk) 18:45, 5 December 2010 (UTC)
Aw, shucks...  :) --Biker Biker (talk) 21:00, 5 December 2010 (UTC)
Peace Barnstar 6.png The Barnstar of Diplomacy
For keeping a calm head and a diplomatic, peaceful stance in the recent discussions at Chevrolet Vega. Ebikeguy (talk) 21:28, 24 May 2011 (UTC)
Thanks! --Biker Biker (talk) 21:36, 24 May 2011 (UTC)

Yes, you've been a tremendous asset; you deserve several of these!842U (talk) 23:07, 24 May 2011 (UTC)

Anyone got any of those patience and diplomacy tablets left? I think we're going to need them again. Writegeist (talk) 22:07, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
Life was getting a bit dull. Pointy sticks and hornets nests anyone? --Biker Biker (talk) 22:19, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
WikiDefender Barnstar Hires.png The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
This is for your selfless dedication to keeping Wikipedia impartial. Thanks! Ebikeguy (talk) 17:32, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

Gee, thanks :) --Biker Biker (talk) 17:36, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
For all of your great work here! Electric Catfish 22:50, 29 July 2012 (UTC)
Thanks! --Biker Biker (talk) 04:54, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

The Citation Barnstar The Citation Barnstar
Thanks for giving me the heads up! ObtundTalk 07:59, 5 August 2012 (UTC)
You're welcome. Have a nice day :) --Biker Biker (talk) 08:00, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Resilient Barnstar Hires.png The Resilient Barnstar
Have a chrome barnstar for the good and much appreciated work to Citroen C3 Picasso! Thanks! Jenova20 (email) 08:16, 24 August 2012 (UTC)
Thanks! --Biker Biker (talk) 16:51, 24 August 2012 (UTC)

Gaufre biscuit.jpg I just took one of your userboxes because it's brilliant! Thanks! Jenova20 (email) 15:48, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Nice! --Biker Biker (talk) 05:07, 14 September 2012 (UTC)

I've been here for nearly 7 months, and altho I have had some compliments on some of my skills, you are the first to actually say you respect me. That felt pretty damn good, especially after all the disrespect everyone involved got at the Lake Michigan-Huron fiasco this week. Thanks a bunch! Gtwfan52 (talk) 10:07, 16 September 2012 (UTC)

You're very welcome. --Biker Biker (talk) 10:08, 16 September 2012 (UTC)

Meissen-teacup pinkrose01.jpg Thanks for the cleanup actions on my talk page! It might have taken me a while to catch that. VQuakr (talk) 00:39, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
To thank you for taking such good care of the Land Rover articles.
You may be interested to read this
Cheers!  –
 – Gareth Griffith-Jones |The Welsh Buzzard| 19:33, 22 January 2013 (UTC)
Thank you for your reply—made good reading—made me laugh.
All the best!

 – Gareth Griffith-Jones – The WelshBuzzard – 21:30, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

No spam barnstar.png The Anti-Spam Barnstar
To Biker Biker. Many thanks for keeping Wikipedia articles clear of spam and other nonsense. Cheers Hu12 (talk) 02:10, 7 February 2013 (UTC)

Thanks. It's always a pleasure fighting spammers. --Biker Biker (talk) 04:30, 7 February 2013 (UTC)