Not all gone..................
Sorry Brutale, I have to disagree, there are still old school bikers out there! I ride for work, for pleasure and just for the sake of it. Weekends are spent between rallies, race meets, off road trips etc. When my kids were born I went out and bought a sidecar outfit, and as they've grown up that's been upgraded to suit. If you gave me £ 10k my first thought would be what bike will I buy with it.
I love old bikes for their character and the raw riding experience, slightly less old bikes for the memories they bring and more modern bikes for the practicality.
If it's snowing, raining, blowing a gale etc. I don't walk out of the house and get in the car, I just put on a bigger coat.
Perhaps I'm not as scruffy as the older generation were, but that's just because bike clothing these days is cleaner, but I believe I still live for my bikes, and know quite a few others who do the same.
Ride safe, stop worrying what people call you, me or anyone else.