But would they fit in, in their adorable, form-fitting, impact-resistant leather suits? Shift doesn’t make a leather wife-beater with CE-approved body armor, and it was much too late to custom-order something. No worries, they reckoned; all motorcyclists share a special universal bond. Surely a quick whimsical crotch-grab would break the ice with the mobs of unwashed Sturgis Faithful. After all, it’s a gesture so universally understood that it was laser-etched onto the greeting plaque of the Pioneer 10 space probe back in the 1970s as a sign of welcome to alien civilizations. If aliens get it, surely the nice people of South Dakota would, too.