LETTER: The louder the better

I feel the need to send my opinion about the loud motorbike comments that are in the paper every issue lately.

I feel the need to send my opinion about the loud motorbike comments that are in the paper every issue lately. I know I speak for more than myself in saying, what is the problem? The louder the better!

We live on Highway 3 and I hear the drone of vehicles in all shapes and sizes, including many semi trucks. Not my favourite sound, but we have chosen to live here. When my family hears something that “sounds good,” you bet we look. And most of the time, it is a wicked-looking bike, car or truck that has the right to get our attention. There is nothing better than a group of Harleys going down the road, or some hot done up vehicle, not to mention the annual Toy Run. Hearing all those bikes going by? What a rush.

A loud vehicle comes and goes. There are many other annoying noises in this world that I would love to see controlled, but how do you do that? Cars that beep every time they are locked or unlocked, cell phone misuse, children having temper tantrums, barking dogs, equipment, lawnmowers, tractors, beeps, and whistles, the list goes on and on. Really, we should be more concerned with what is happening with our animals, wildlife, land, food and water.

Let the bikes be loud. We love it! Show your stuff, because we are listening, looking, and you deserve the attention.

A. Nobert, Salmo

 

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