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  1. Thread: pragmatic

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larder--here is the...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larder--here is the story on Larder. I dunno--always has been part of my lanquage. Plus we have an actual larder of sorts for all the canned stuff we put up.

    I will...
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    3419--Oh yeah, the Drummer. I agree Kevin is a...

    3419--Oh yeah, the Drummer. I agree Kevin is a first rate guy. The exhaust is beaucoup loud though. The only fix I can come up with is really well fitted earplugs.

    The bike seemed to perk up...
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    3419--The larder is your pantry where all your...

    3419--The larder is your pantry where all your food goodies are stored. In my case I had some dried apples and pears, some canned tuna, canned peaches and such. Plus some home water in a thermos. ...
  4. Thread: pragmatic

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    pragmatic

    All,

    just completed a 2000mile round trip from Pac NW to Napa, CA and Back. New Avon Trailriders. Lots of rain, twisties and about 30%I-5.

    Hummed along. Fuel average 40mpg . Slower...
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    to dantroop, I would love to find a home for...

    to dantroop,

    I would love to find a home for my EBR so PM me if you want to discuss. I have never done a track day and probably never will--for some reason it spooks me more than riding on the...
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    Hello, All, I generally agree that the...

    Hello, All,

    I generally agree that the situation on the roads has deteriorated for us bikers. However, it seems much worse on the East Coast. Out here in the West ( excluding the big Urbans)...
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    Nah, What "it" is saying--"I have 15,000 miles,...

    Nah, What "it" is saying--"I have 15,000 miles, newish tires and am looking for a new home".

    I am enjoying the putt mode that the Uly offers, plus the roomy luggage. I think hyper-mode has...
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    Just my two cents --I bought a new EBR RX in...

    Just my two cents --I bought a new EBR RX in 2014. I couldn't decide--fairing(RX) or easy riding position(SX). I ended up getting the RX and raising the bars so now have a nutzoid kind of cruiser....
  9. Thread: Helmets

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    OK, I will jump in--Schuberth is the best yet as...

    OK, I will jump in--Schuberth is the best yet as far as I am concerned. First, they are quiet. Then there is the internal drop down sunglasses which have saved me more than once. they are wired...
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    Ha Ha top this--We fixed a broken shifter once,...

    Ha Ha top this--We fixed a broken shifter once, in the absolute middle of nowhere, with a Rib Bone, from the BarBQ, some
    some fine nylon twine hitched all around and bundled the whole thing with...
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    Hey Loco, Look I know the whole "illegal" thing...

    Hey Loco, Look I know the whole "illegal" thing is screwy but it seems nationwide. Besides here in WA we can open carry if we feel like and "they" do not tax the rain like in your state.

    If you...
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    Hey thanks for the offer on the good deal fuel...

    Hey thanks for the offer on the good deal fuel pump, Lunatic.

    btw, I want to apologize for the cheap shot regarding the Oly Peninsula. Of course you know where it is! Factoid--The Olympic Nat...
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    Lunatic, all joking aside I really wish you were...

    Lunatic, all joking aside I really wish you were doing the fuel pump kits last Summer. You may recall that my Uly pump failed-- it was fairly spendy to replace with a new one. Thanks for doing...
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    Lunatic, Since I have never been on FB or any...

    Lunatic, Since I have never been on FB or any other social media I really do not know what you are talking about--

    Quite frankly, even with all your professional acumen, it sounds like you need to...
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    Cooter, There are some fantastic sights in the...

    Cooter, There are some fantastic sights in the Moab region. Escalante staircase and all kinds of fossils and such. Mom's café in Salina is the real deal--right down to the pies.

    What bike gets...
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    Hey that means a lot to me, coming from you,...

    Hey that means a lot to me, coming from you, Cooter.

    We might cross paths again over the next few months. After this last trip I felt all enthusiastic again. I quite enjoy a more relaxed...
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    You are right about cruising in the mountains in...

    You are right about cruising in the mountains in early
    spring, Chickn

    This trip--well it was cold and rainy, and ambient temp was pretty low even in mid-day. The worst for me was returning from...
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    Well to tell you the truth I threw it out there...

    Well to tell you the truth I threw it out there just for fun, thought you might enjoy the experience with me. I didn't take many pictures truth be told-- besides I didn't think you guys would be...
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    pushing the season

    Well, last bike trip I had was the Solar Eclipse trip years ago. Just couldn't get away last Summer at all. Anyway, finally got out there last week for a week.

    Take away--heated hand grips on the...
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    Cooter, Here is what I know about Italian...

    Cooter, Here is what I know about Italian motos--I get an opinion because I have had 3 Ducati's, two Moto-Guzzi's and 2 Aprilia's over the last while.

    I won't go into detail but will say that...
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    Pdksh--if you have not located an RX give me a pm...

    Pdksh--if you have not located an RX give me a pm and I can introduce you to mine. I rarely use it. I raised the bars (speaking of backs and knees) but the bike is otherwise stock. 15,000 miles...
  22. Wow, there is some memory lane right there, Coot....

    Wow, there is some memory lane right there, Coot.

    The pathetic part is that is the last time I was out

    Opto
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    Cooter knows something about T-shirts, I hear. ...

    Cooter knows something about T-shirts, I hear.

    Opto
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    Cooter PM for you Opto

    Cooter

    PM for you

    Opto
  25. Lunatic, Scavengers do what scavengers do. ...

    Lunatic,

    Scavengers do what scavengers do. Leopard and spots etc. Problem is EBR people like me got their hopes up.

    Really sorry to hear about the sadness you go through this time of the...
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