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    Posing as exploration -- very interesting...

    Posing as exploration -- very interesting concept. Do we eccentrics feel a need to conform to a group-determined eccentricity, thereby folding the concept in on itself??
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    460 Jetboat, thank you. Good, clear, and easy to...

    460 Jetboat, thank you. Good, clear, and easy to follow instructions!
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    May seem like a dumb question, but what...

    May seem like a dumb question, but what tool/procedure do you use for trimming the shield?
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    Benjamin Disraeli (English Prime Minister, but I...

    Benjamin Disraeli (English Prime Minister, but I don't recall when), on the difference between tragedy and calamity: "If my opponent, Gladstone, were to fall into the Thames, that would be a tragedy....
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    LOVED this post. Thank you!

    LOVED this post. Thank you!
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    was going to leave this alone, but...

    I can't. When I read Red's opening post, I took it as a whole. (Whether intended or not). Three key words emerged for me: Order, Consideration, and Value. I think the specific expressions of...
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    I believe Paul G (highly experienced and...

    I believe Paul G (highly experienced and venerated tech guy on this here site) recommends every 20K miles for the shaft splines and every 40K for the clutch input splines.
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    Reminds me of a poster I once saw with a...

    Reminds me of a poster I once saw with a mafia-boss looking guy... the caption was "If I wanted your opininon, I'd give it to you."
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    No ritual with this one, but I found biker...

    No ritual with this one, but I found biker guardian angel pins (angel riding on a cruiser) in a gift shop close to where I used to live in Maine. I removed the stem and superglued it to the...
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    After reading so many Yogi quotes, the thought...

    After reading so many Yogi quotes, the thought occurs to me that maybe he's a modern day Zen master. After all, these are at least as hard to understand as those aphorisms.:scratch
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    Quotable quotes

    Good morning, America. I don't know about all of you, but I've been around long enough to have heard some pretty funny and/or remarkable things said by people. I have gotten a tremendous kick out...
  12. Thread: 7 years

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    You made me think of Neil Peart's Ghost Rider. I...

    You made me think of Neil Peart's Ghost Rider. I think what you wrote actually resonates on a deeper level. I thank you.
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    When I read your sentence about Alberta weather,...

    When I read your sentence about Alberta weather, it brought to mind an Air Force acquaintance stationed in far northern Maine. He used to say, "We have 4 seasons just like you guys... June, July,...
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    I used the same one on a K75. Online I found...

    I used the same one on a K75. Online I found plans for extensions (you need have them machined at a shop) which push the top of the windshield away from the rider. This has the effect of raising...
  15. Thread: Turn you on...

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    +1, I think it's extremly valuable to acknowledge...

    +1, I think it's extremly valuable to acknowledge and appreciate courtesy.
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    Having gotten one a couple of years ago after 5...

    Having gotten one a couple of years ago after 5 years with a K75, I love the 100LT. Torque and powerband are far superior to the 75, and the little bit of extra vibration is not a significant issue...
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    So is the 1100 enough of a step forward, in terms...

    So is the 1100 enough of a step forward, in terms of power, handling, etc. that it's worth moving from the 100 to the 1100?
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    "A man's gotta know his limitations"

    "A man's gotta know his limitations"
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    I agree with the first line of this, but... I...

    I agree with the first line of this, but...
    I think if you truly think something is of superior quality and provides an outstanding experience, then there is nothing wrong with urging friends,...
  20. Thread: Ever notice?

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    Reminds me of two popular t-shirt/bumper sticker...

    Reminds me of two popular t-shirt/bumper sticker phrases:

    1. When I want your opinion, I'll give it to you.

    2. Everyone has the right to my opinion.

    This post has been a public service of...
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    If it's not mentioned in the ad, ask the seller...

    If it's not mentioned in the ad, ask the seller directly if he/she has any knowledge of spline lube, and/or are willing to have it checked.
  22. Thread: Spitfire

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    Not to be a smartass, but I can't help but think...

    Not to be a smartass, but I can't help but think that if handling isn't at a level where you feel confident and the bike feels reasonably agile, the long miles seem even longer (and not nearly as...
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    Am very much in favor of separating the two...

    Am very much in favor of separating the two "generations" of K-bikes (new generation beginning with the 1200). I also would be very much in favor of the moniker "Klassic K's"
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    I definitely caught that updated RS look as well....

    I definitely caught that updated RS look as well. I like the looks of the bike a great deal and would love to try one out, but unless my finances change drastically, I don't see it happening anytime...
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    yeah, and it seems like the more...

    yeah, and it seems like the more conviction/confidence a statement is delivered with, the more it will be believed. Tyring to figure out what's real or reliable makes riding a motorcycle look easy!
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