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    ... but won't the frozen turkey provide additional cooling? We might need that thermal advantage if it is a long slow cooking journey.

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    it's snowing

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    I hope we get a thick layer of freezing rain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trials View Post
    Shadow you need to post a new thread: Thinking about doing a front wheel delete with one of my motorcycles,
    has anyone had any problems after doing this, or was it easy to learn how to ride unicycle?
    That too has actually been a thing for some time now. And look...he even performed the customary "cut the exhaust off after the first bend" mod too:

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    Cool! is that legal down there?
    I heard you guys have very lax motorcycle laws.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trials View Post
    Cool! is that legal down there?

    Hardly. That bike wouldn't pass any inspection in any state. Wheelies are illegal in every state. No license plate on the bike is illegal...which means there's no insurance on it either, also illegal in every state. I'd bet heavily there's not even a clean title on that POS, and even place a side wager that the VIN was filed down because it's stolen (which, for the record...illegal too ).
    Sent from your mom's phone
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    3500cc worth of Honda: http://shadow-shack.20m.com


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    So this one got the necromancy treatment...frankly I'm amazed that someone took the time ---what with facebook being the welcoming instant gratification home that it is --- to scroll through five weeks worth of posts to dig it up.



    Once again, it's a facebook URL so it probably won't last long...I'll copy/cut/paste the OP so it will live on after the URL expires in a few hours/days/weeks as facebook linked URLs randomly do.

    facebook vaporhead]Hi all,

    I’m new to the group! I live in Austin, TX, and I own a 2019 Honda Rebel 300... I was wondering if anyone might be able to tell me whether it might be possible to replace the engine for a bigger one (maybe 500cc)? I think the frame and bodies for the 500s are almost identical. Just wasn’t sure if this would be a feasible swap. Anyway, anyone in the Austin area looking to ride, please feel free to reach out. Thanks in advance.

    {photo attachment of a gal with a full face helmet, tank top, Daisy Duke shorts, and low Converse-type tenees}
    Followed by my retort of "Before upgrading your power you should upgrade your jacket, pants, gloves, and boots". Which naturally got the typical facebook disregard (LOL I have all that but no need of any of it for a quick 25mile trip in 110 weather)

    Yep, it's good to have priorities. Which is why it's such good form to be the solitary voice of reason.

    __________________________________________________ _____________________


    EDIT --- Well, shoot...facebook doesn't even let you hot-link even temporarily anymore.

    Well, let's try a URL to the image:

    https://scontent.flas1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...7a&oe=5FE0626D
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    3500cc worth of Honda: http://shadow-shack.20m.com


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    The link worked, bought a 300cc cruiser, has not learned to ride yet, thinks she needs more power. Lots of people think the only way a motor can have more power is if it displaces more. Few have any concept at all about what makes a motorcycle work.

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    A quick member/name search reveals as of October 27 (two full weeks after that bit of brilliance) she put the bike up for sale. Obviously she got bored and outgrew it. Her choice of gear will serve her skill set well on the more powerful replacement.


    See folks? This is what a forum format is up against. Today's internetters will have bought and sold the bike before most folks have time to respond, even on an active forum.
    Sent from your mom's phone
    "If I wanted a windshield and tunes, I'd drive my car."
    Ride Safe, Chop Safer
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    "Motorcycles are not unsafe. However, they are extremely unforgiving of inattention, incompetence, ignorance, and stupidity."
    Support your FLIBS (Friendly Local Independent Bike Shop)
    https://www.beginnerbikers.org/forum/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=11&dateline=117347893  4
    3500cc worth of Honda: http://shadow-shack.20m.com


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    People like that don't buy motorcycles to ride Shadow, they are posers, not riders
    and she strikes a very nice pose dressed in black, with her almost new black helmet and lightly used black motorcycle, that is now for sale.

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