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  1. Thread: Closed thread

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    Fellow MOA members: I have just received an...

    Fellow MOA members: I have just received an "infraction" by Omega Man for my above post. I more or less expected this. The "trolling" and "baiting" warning was directed at me.
    As I said, I do not...
  2. Thread: Closed thread

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    You are sure pushing my buttons and I am sure I...

    You are sure pushing my buttons and I am sure I am not the only one. Let me tell you one thing: I do not need the forum. You do need people like me and others to continue this. Food for thought!
  3. Thread: CB 750 on ebay

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    I still have a 79,80 and 81 CBX and do not regret...

    I still have a 79,80 and 81 CBX and do not regret never having sold them...:thumb
  4. Thread: Closed thread

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    Dennis, no offense, but the hypocricy could also...

    Dennis, no offense, but the hypocricy could also have been with those who decreed the separation of Church and State and then put that statement on the currency. What do you think?
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    It is the sign of the times. All manufacturers...

    It is the sign of the times. All manufacturers want to capture all the business possible and want to offer a product for everyone, no matter what the preference is. When I was a kid, Porsche was a...
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    I don't think that reliability and...

    I don't think that reliability and diversification in styles are mutually exclusive. The design department isn't responsible for any model's reliability. Although I am far from a fan of dual sport...
  7. Thread: Closed thread

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    Oh, really...????:whistle:whistle

    Oh, really...????:whistle:whistle
  8. Thread: I got Banned

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    What are you smoking????:scratch

    What are you smoking????:scratch
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    ....and if you want to complete your improvement,...

    ....and if you want to complete your improvement, put an Oilhead engine into your Airhead frame. Also, change the seat for more comfort... Actually, why don't you save all that money towards the...
  10. Thread: Custom Airhead

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    In any case, it is a 1983 motor. The need for...

    In any case, it is a 1983 motor. The need for the boot and its purpose did not change by putting it into a hardtail frame. It either is needed or not. That's what I was referring to.
  11. Thread: CB 750 on ebay

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    Bike sold for $148,000.-. I think at that price...

    Bike sold for $148,000.-. I think at that price it is not an investment. Rather a valuable addition to a nice collection. I can't see this bike bringing much more than that at a resale within the...
  12. Thread: The wobbles

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    In most cases, "wobbles" are a result of a...

    In most cases, "wobbles" are a result of a defective or incorrectly tightened steering head.
  13. Thread: Custom Airhead

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    Wonder why you say that? The rubber boot is...

    Wonder why you say that?

    The rubber boot is not necessary for function in the original bike either, but rather for protection of the U-joint.

    Same thing here - if the bike would be ridden...
  14. Thread: CB 750 on ebay

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    Almost all the bikes that were "destroyed" (if...

    Almost all the bikes that were "destroyed" (if they were) would probably fetch maybe 15% of this price here, if they were in good condition. Original 1969 Sandcast 750s may go up to 25K if you are...
  15. Thread: CB 750 on ebay

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    At the time the bike was in use, it had a...

    At the time the bike was in use, it had a purpose. It was not considered the rarest of the rare and it was ridden. Things like this develop over time. The price that this thing is going to fetch is a...
  16. Thread: New GTL model

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    Maybe you guys like the new K1600GT Sport better:

    Maybe you guys like the new K1600GT Sport better:
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    +1!! I think people live in their own...

    +1!!

    I think people live in their own sheltered, perfect world and refuse to do that! While I admit, there may be a good reason to say: "It wouldn't happen to me, I would never get addicted".....
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    Sure, the human element is maybe the most...

    Sure, the human element is maybe the most important parameter. Still, every other little thing counts. Remember some were caught heating up the blades to gain an advantage. how much of an effect...
  19. Thread: Closed thread

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    I am a Detroit Red Wings fan, back from my time...

    I am a Detroit Red Wings fan, back from my time living in Detroit. Last time I was up there a couple of weeks ago, I walked in a mall and tried to buy a "Zetterberg" jersey. They wanted $165.- for...
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    He went through a really hard time, when he tried...

    He went through a really hard time, when he tried to make the transition from acustic to electric guitar and his fans boo-ed (sp?) and deserted him for this.
    He was never the same afterwards. That's...
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    It is 2014, gentlemen! We all tend to judge bikes...

    It is 2014, gentlemen! We all tend to judge bikes based on our experience over the years and compared to what we see now and what we are used to with state-of-the-art equipment.
    Here we are talking...
  22. Thread: Closed thread

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    No namecalling!!!!:brow Sorry, if you can't...

    No namecalling!!!!:brow Sorry, if you can't figure it out. Probably going back to the "complete name in signature" thing
  23. Thread: Closed thread

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    Very interesting observation, Mika! Just go to...

    Very interesting observation, Mika! Just go to the S1000RR "Demographics" thread and look at some posts from MOA brass...:brow
  24. Thread: Closed thread

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    Really, it is about us, the owners and riders,...

    Really, it is about us, the owners and riders, not about the bikes. The MOA is the Motorcycle Owners Association, not the Motorcycle Association. Owners are human beings. When human beings...
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    It takes much more than just a great car company...

    It takes much more than just a great car company to be sucessful in Formula 1. Chassis and Engine design need to be top notch. Because you need very specialized knowledge to do either, many renowned...
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