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    34--I like the idea of the Pan Am so much that I...

    34--I like the idea of the Pan Am so much that I considered trading the newly acquired XR back in (6500 miles) for one.(The cheepo option without all the junk)

    Love the warranty and monthly...
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    some Harley nostalgia--my first Harley ride was...

    some Harley nostalgia--my first Harley ride was in '51. My sister's boyfriend, Junie, arrived with this immense(I was 11)Harley, cream in color, a gated side shifter, huge floor boards and a giant...
  3. Thread: Break Pads

    by optomist
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    Cooter, I thought you all went out to the...

    Cooter,

    I thought you all went out to the desert this/last weekend. The Royal Enfield etc. What happened to that adventure?

    Opto
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    Yeah it was weird--Of course being the guy with...

    Yeah it was weird--Of course being the guy with big dually I got involved with moving two different households, probably something to do with it. I was up and happening and next I knew it took me 10...
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    All, Been out of action for the last two...

    All,

    Been out of action for the last two weeks. Some kryptonite in the sacroiliac area--very debilitating. Was wondering for awhile if I would ever ride again. Meantime, the XR is sitting...
  6. Thread: Break Pads

    by optomist
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    Please everyone: BRAKES -- Opto

    Please everyone:

    BRAKES --

    Opto
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    All, Oh ye of little faith--Got some cash in the...

    All, Oh ye of little faith--Got some cash in the mail just now from one of Parts Recipients, just like he said he would-- so I am an impatient jerk and apologies all around.

    How do these...
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    3419--Hey slow down, you are exempt from those...

    3419--Hey slow down, you are exempt from those comments. Our deal was you buy me a drink if I ever came through town. So we are square. You did offer postage for some other stuff, but other...
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    I do not like to generalize but need to point out...

    I do not like to generalize but need to point out that I GAVE away several hundred $ of Uly parts to various forum members. That was in the interest of "paying it forward" and other karmic...
  10. Oh I wouldn't go as far as "star crossed",...

    Oh I wouldn't go as far as "star crossed", Endo--hard to get things to mesh up just in general. Who knows it might be lunch at the whale or later, warmer mid-april--all an eternity away but will be...
  11. Yeah, well get stuffed TBag what do you know. I...

    Yeah, well get stuffed TBag what do you know. I put a quick 15+thou on the EBR and more on the '09Uly no issues until I went into fuel pump wonderland 600 miles from home. I had a pickup come and...
  12. Yeah it is only a 600 mile detour to Napa,...

    Yeah it is only a 600 mile detour to Napa, Cooter. Stick with the Death Valley program would be my advice. Still frosty here in Western WA these mornings so I am playing the trip South kinda loose....
  13. What is the word these days--ah yes--"Crickets" ...

    What is the word these days--ah yes--"Crickets"

    Opto
  14. All-The April 3 weekend will be around when I...

    All-The April 3 weekend will be around when I start returning back to the PNW from the Napa zone so that would work for me.

    It will be Easter weekend so the roads might be jammed up a bit.

    I...
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    All, I used to work for an opera singer...

    All,

    I used to work for an opera singer (female) in Muir Beach, but that is story for a bourbon around the campfire.

    I am happy that you will let an XR1200 rider back in the Buell club. ...
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    Endo and others, I wouldn't call it...

    Endo and others,

    I wouldn't call it snowbirding, more like snowboarding-- Pretty murky, cold and miserable of late here in the NW. Anyway, now that March is here I am getting ready for a run...
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    Yeah, sure, not rubbing it in at all..... Any...

    Yeah, sure, not rubbing it in at all.....
    Any one have a good choice for warm waterproof riding gloves that are not too bulky--no handle grip heaters on the XR.

    Opto
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    early Spring PNW

    All, there was a lot of talk of end of January travelling. Currently on the Oly peninisula there is 4 inches of snow, rapidly melting and rain from here to Eureka. Brief translation--not going...
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    Kt Besides "your" thread said "parts clean...

    Kt

    Besides "your" thread said "parts clean out" so sounded kind of general. Besides I am 4000 miles away from Maine


    My interest is paying things forward somewhat, rather then simply selling...
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    Ktlincoln, You are selling I am giving--plus...

    Ktlincoln,

    You are selling I am giving--plus no overlap on components so calm down--

    Opto
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    OK Ulysses owners--how about someone take the...

    OK Ulysses owners--how about someone take the FREE stuff I have been trying to give away--

    1. Spare drive belt, almost new -- fits the '09 Uly
    2. Muffler spoiler
    3. Clutch cable

    PM me
    ...
  22. Thread: Well.....Bye.

    by optomist
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    Would love to meet up with you characters before...

    Would love to meet up with you characters before too long. Early Spring makes more sense then January. Lunch at the Whale Café--Thinks are so out there now that who knows. For sure I will be ready...
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    3419 ECM on the way. Check your PM for...

    3419

    ECM on the way. Check your PM for tracking number.

    Opto
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    Loco, The windshield part is roughly 16X16 plus...

    Loco, The windshield part is roughly 16X16 plus the mounting base(in blue). PM me if you want.

    Opto
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    Good Luck Mr. B, Check your fuel pump fuse...

    Good Luck Mr. B,

    Check your fuel pump fuse before you attempt to start up. They go bad along with the fuel pump.

    Count your teeth on the drive belt. If it is the same as mine I will send it...
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