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  1. Thread: Retirement!!!

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    That's good stuff. I just checked subscribed...

    That's good stuff.

    I just checked subscribed threads and realized I dump my emotional handbag out on the table and ran off for almost two years without a follow up. I retired 2 years ago this...
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    This is a great suggestion, Thank you. My route...

    This is a great suggestion, Thank you. My route is the general direction according to Google Maps. Now that the GPS is up and running, it should be a little easier to venture. The Southern Route of...
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    This is a first draft of my route in case anybody...

    This is a first draft of my route in case anybody wants company. I will leave Oberlin, OH Sunday afternoon/ evening. Does anybody have campsite recommendations. Look forward to seeing you all in St....
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    I came to the same conclusion about heading into...

    I came to the same conclusion about heading into Canada and west to St. Paul. That light bulb came on last night about 11 PM. I will be leaving from the Oberlin, Ohio area Monday morning. I would...
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    This is a great thread! Well done discussions. I...

    This is a great thread! Well done discussions. I agree about the misunderstanding of the word basic, seems the more basic, the more important it is.
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    I came to the party late, what's the tally for...

    I came to the party late, what's the tally for those that leave it in gear. I do for sure. I don't relax until I see at least two cars behind me at a light that are stopped. I figure if they get to...
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    I chose the Cee Bailey, very happy with it....

    I chose the Cee Bailey, very happy with it. Except for its ability to collect bugs, it stays pretty clean.
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    Left turn killers and deer are number one and two...

    Left turn killers and deer are number one and two on my hazard list. I used to think a nice evening ride in the country was great but deer tend to graze at dusk around here.

    I treat deer with the...
  9. Thread: Bad night!

    by jnerges
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    Sorry to hear this news, old expression, a Joy...

    Sorry to hear this news, old expression, a Joy shared is a Joy doubled, a Sorrow shared is a sorrow halved.

    Glad you are OK, Hope the bike recovers....
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    First of all, I am glad I clicked on this link,...

    First of all, I am glad I clicked on this link, bravo for a great title, thought we lost another member.

    I have an 05 GS and just replaced the battery again, they have no sense of humor about...
  11. Thread: Retirement!!!

    by jnerges
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    Tomorrow is my last working day after 30 years in...

    Tomorrow is my last working day after 30 years in the Army.:groovy

    I can identify heavily with a lot of this thread. I also put my retirement paperwork in a year out. Supposed to glide out slowly...
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    That was easy. I was getting ready for a long...

    That was easy. I was getting ready for a long lengthy discussion on electronics, hydrogen atoms and chinese after market parts.
  13. I understand this exactly. They were just jealous.

    I understand this exactly. They were just jealous.
  14. When I got back from Iraq, I had to retake the...

    When I got back from Iraq, I had to retake the MSF Advanced Rider course again, I think I am up to 5 times. The Army makes all motorcyclists who want to ride on post take a safety course after just...
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    Dropped an RT in front of a diner, all the...

    Dropped an RT in front of a diner, all the patrons were in the window and the little ones were pointing. Wrestled it up, hoped on and sped away, stopped and surveyed the scratches. It was fascinating...
  16. Thread: MPG's and BMW?

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    I was wondering about this too. My GS 1200 get...

    I was wondering about this too. My GS 1200 get meh' gas mileage. Not great. There are a lot of factors that can improve it but 55 mph on the highway is a bit dull and long. There is also the issue...
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    Went to the local AAA here in South Carolina and...

    Went to the local AAA here in South Carolina and got a great set of maps. Not that I am known to follow a plan, map or etc...

    What was I saying?

    The round trip mileage estimate for my route is...
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    More of the same.

    More of the same.
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    Took a ride from Seattle to the Arctic Circle,...

    Took a ride from Seattle to the Arctic Circle, found a whole town that was abandoned. The GPS said there was a gas station there, although technically correctly, it was off by 20 years.
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    Hi All, Getting ready to make this trip,...

    Hi All,

    Getting ready to make this trip, starting in late August. My brother in law and I did a similar in 2007, from Seattle to the Arctic Circle. This time is a bit different. He is self...
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    Tell me again how 9/11 is connected to the helmet...

    Tell me again how 9/11 is connected to the helmet choice discussion?
  22. yep, have to give to bikeballs. Unless you...

    yep, have to give to bikeballs.

    Unless you are actually trying to look like a ___________ _________ _________ (insert noun, adverb and verb.)
  23. Thread: Hurricanes

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    I lived in Seattle for 5 years. The difference...

    I lived in Seattle for 5 years. The difference between growing up in NJ and living on the west coast is, In NJ, you just paid attention to what happened in Chicago because that was your weather...
  24. Thread: Hurricanes

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    She can tell you about the plane crash with a...

    She can tell you about the plane crash with a gleam in her eye.

    And just FYI, here is SC? We have locusts.
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    Move Kansas, its pretty and vast and vast and...

    Move Kansas, its pretty and vast and vast and vast and vast.
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