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    Another good bye

    Today, I sold my 2012 RTS, this is the first time in over 60 years that I have been without a motorcycle.

    john
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    Bob, I don't post much anymore, but I'm here...

    Bob, I don't post much anymore, but I'm here several times a day, just keeping up. You've been good for the site, and a friend to all of us, get back to us when you can, and thanks.
    john
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    Okay, how many of you have heard of the Hudson...

    Okay, how many of you have heard of the Hudson Jet, or the Willys Aero, or maybe a Crosley HotShot?

    john
  4. Thread: Windows 10

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    Poll: Windows 8 and up are why I'm looking at a Mac. ...

    Windows 8 and up are why I'm looking at a Mac. Microsoft tried real hard to work like Android.

    john
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    Born in Pontiac, MI, moved to Clinton, MI, then...

    Born in Pontiac, MI, moved to Clinton, MI, then Gila Bend AZ, and back to Pontiac. Then the fun began. San Antonio, TX, Biloxi, MS, Chicopee, MA, Watertown, NY, Topeka, KS, State College, PA,...
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    Kind of reminds me of a guy I met quite a few...

    Kind of reminds me of a guy I met quite a few years ago, his friend told me that he changed his name legally on his 18th birthday. When I asked why, he told me that when he was born, his dad took...
  7. Thread: Nose hairs

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    Just braid them! john

    Just braid them!

    john
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    Prayers and praying. john

    Prayers and praying.

    john
  9. If the person that changed the tire did anything...

    If the person that changed the tire did anything to the axle adjustment bolts, there is a good chance it's out of alignment. As for tire pressure, I've run 18 in the front, 28 in the rear, with no...
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    Wolo has 2 air horns, the bad Boy, model 419, and...

    Wolo has 2 air horns, the bad Boy, model 419, and a deeper toned one, model 619, that sounds like a cross between a semi and a tugboat.

    john
  11. Thread: Bacon?

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    It's almost thick enough!! john

    It's almost thick enough!!

    john
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    Hey Bob, how about some Dr Hook? john

    Hey Bob, how about some Dr Hook?


    john
  13. Thread: Breaking News

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    Wonder what they'd do with the gender changers we...

    Wonder what they'd do with the gender changers we used in cable runs.

    john
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    My 08 was a Premier Edition, #3266, got it in...

    My 08 was a Premier Edition, #3266, got it in April of 08, and the holes were already there.

    john
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    If your 09 is laid out like my 08 was, there are...

    If your 09 is laid out like my 08 was, there are holes in the swing arm and frame where you can mount the air bag that is used on the RT, might be worth checking.

    john
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    In the 70s here today,

    So I took the Spyder out!!:clap:

    john
  17. Thread: 998 rebuild

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    Aprilia kits

    There are kits available for the Rotax twin that was used in the Aprilia Tuono and RSV, it's basically the same as the 998, but tuned much higher. Check them out, but be prepared to pay cubic...
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    Happy Birthday Karyl!! john

    Happy Birthday Karyl!!

    john
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    Happy Birthday Lamont!! john

    Happy Birthday Lamont!!

    john
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    If it's like the fasteners for the oil tank panel...

    If it's like the fasteners for the oil tank panel on a GS, they're DZUS fasteners, they need an anchor that fits.

    john
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    Vanderhall?

    I've been doing some research on the Vanderhall Venice, wondering if anyone else is.

    john
  22. Yamaha just bought the patent for the Brudeli...

    Yamaha just bought the patent for the Brudeli (spelling?) leaning trike. Check The Kneeslider site.

    john
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    I went through 3 Crampbusters in about 4 years,...

    I went through 3 Crampbusters in about 4 years, the plastic loop that goes around the grip would stretch and slip. I picked up a Throttle Rocker 4 years ago, it fastens on with a velcro strip. It...
  24. Magic Man had a lot of really great lighting and...

    Magic Man had a lot of really great lighting and other things for Spyders in 08 and 09. If I remember, he sold that to ESI, and moved on to other things.

    john
  25. Thread: Just for Bob

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    Bob, if you ever get to the Birch Run exit on I...

    Bob, if you ever get to the Birch Run exit on I 75 in MI, head west just past the interstate, there's a place called Tony's, that sells a BLT with a pound of bacon on it!

    john
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    A poem about a reindeer

    Randolph the rude nosed reindeer
    Put it where it didn't belong
    And if he hadn't done it
    This would be a longer song!

    john
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    Check out a power distribution setup like an...

    Check out a power distribution setup like an Eastern Beaver PC-8, use a relay to supply power directly from the battery. This will give you 6 switched and 2 always on fused circuits to power...
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    The first computers I worked on had 8088...

    The first computers I worked on had 8088 processors, 4.77MHZ, and 128K of memory, with 5 1/4 inch floppy disks, no hard drives.

    john
  29. Thread: Headlight ?

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    It could be that the rear suspension is set at...

    It could be that the rear suspension is set at the point that as you go over bumps, the headlight beams move enough to make it look like you are flashing your brights. A little more pressure in the...
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    Going back tomorrow

    They're going to look under the bandages and see what's happened, prayers appreciated.

    john
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