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    I know where there's a BLUE Triumph Tiger... ...

    I know where there's a BLUE Triumph Tiger...


    ...and, as an added plus, you've already ridden it, Missy!8)
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    steve...get the house BEFORE the bike. Dunno if...

    steve...get the house BEFORE the bike. Dunno if now is a good time to buy, but money's cheap, but prices are strong. I'm thinking in 12-18 months, there should be a "price correction" as LOTS of...
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    Be sure you hold on to those dumb bells. Those...

    Be sure you hold on to those dumb bells. Those are commanding good pricing, right now.

    Maybe substitute rubber bands for string. Just inter lock them together, then stretch 'em.

    I've been...
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    Yup, 2020 is certainly for the history books....

    Yup, 2020 is certainly for the history books....
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    What I’ve recently discovered is that some...

    What I’ve recently discovered is that some motorcycles come with tire pressure monitoring systems AND temperature monitoring systems, in real time.
    This may cause riders to “obsess” over this add’l...
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    I’ve used string, flourescent bulbs, rubber bands...

    I’ve used string, flourescent bulbs, rubber bands tied together, bar stock, all to get the rear wheel as close as possible, to the longitudinal axis.
    Even need to inspect the rear tire carcass for...
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    My brother had this painted on the back of his...

    My brother had this painted on the back of his yacht:

    "You can't put a price on a good time."
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    Sounds like you taught him well. He's way ahead...

    Sounds like you taught him well. He's way ahead of the curve, if he's got any kind of retirement strategy.

    50% of Americans have *zippo in any retirement. That's kinda scary. I guess those will...
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    Likely. I don't recall seeing that you changed...

    Likely. I don't recall seeing that you changed the sprockets, along with the chain. Did you?
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    Saving 30% of his income is admirable. It sounds...

    Saving 30% of his income is admirable. It sounds like his previous experience taught him financial responsibility. He can shop for the KaTooM as long as he has all the more important things in his...
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    CC companies go to college campuses, and "enroll"...

    CC companies go to college campuses, and "enroll" students to their credit treadmill. Some, even come to high schools...

    Well, they did, up until COVID...
  12. Thread: On any Wednesday

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    The downside to tapatalk is you can only put 1...

    The downside to tapatalk is you can only put 1 photo per post, unless you pay for an upgrade. (I like to give the mods here, something to do, by collating the photos into 1 single post!)...
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    Here’s an example of yesterday’s ride....

    Here’s an example of yesterday’s ride.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200625/8d49641ffec23337572e24a9222f3a52.jpg


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    If you have "phone" pics, just use "tapatalk."...

    If you have "phone" pics, just use "tapatalk." It's super easy, but you can only load 5mg size (or smaller) pics, IIRC.

    On 2nd thought, I might be thinking of "garagetalk."

    Yes, I think...
  15. LOL, that (and matching furry gloves) should be...

    LOL, that (and matching furry gloves) should be required for RC's when doing demo's!

    When I did them, I always used a hi-vis helmet with a duckbill visor. This helps students "see" my head turn...
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    Deleted post:roll:

    Deleted post:roll:
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    Yup, gotta agree, regarding the "clip style"...

    Yup, gotta agree, regarding the "clip style" master. As long as it's installed correctly, and the clip is fully seated, you should have no problem. Using a clip style allows removal/service of said...
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    Can't say I've ever ridden a Montesa (VIVA!) ...

    Can't say I've ever ridden a Montesa (VIVA!)

    But, I did try an Ossa Plonker, back in the early 1970's. Had a heck of a time, kicking that bike over...
    Going from a Yamaha racebike, to that Ossa,...
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    I was advised to go to "facebook" to visit the...

    I was advised to go to "facebook" to visit the members that used to be on this site. Since I'm not an FB member, I can not see anything (that has to do with motorcycles, anyway.)

    However, I did...
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    Around here, Gasgas/Beta's are very rare....

    Around here, Gasgas/Beta's are very rare. Sherco's are non-existent.
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    Funny you mention that. Gasgas is featured at my...

    Funny you mention that. Gasgas is featured at my local trials training facility. Been by a few times during the "COVID shutdown" only to find a locked gate. I figured they be open during the weekends...
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    Well now. This is wonderful to see some activity...

    Well now. This is wonderful to see some activity on this site, again!

    (And Shadow, I prefer "elderly.":lol:) Although, I AM moving into the realm of ancient.

    Maybe it's time to start up a...
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    "Why" this site is sick...

    I visit motorcycle forums often. I see the traffic they get. Yes, it is less than before for other sites also, but only this forum has died on the vine. Others see plenty of traffic, even in the...
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    Well, I thought the bulb would stay in it's...

    Well, I thought the bulb would stay in it's receptacle...nope. In less than 20 miles, it's out and rattling around in the lens. This bike vibrates so bad, that it is an "impending" failure. I can...
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    Umlauts?:D:lol::-)

    Umlauts?:D:lol::-)
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