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    Dear Rockbottom: I was married to a doe-eyed...

    Dear Rockbottom:

    I was married to a doe-eyed foreign lady from an Eastern Bloc country. We were visiting a friend who had a private shooting range. My wife took a Ruger Mini-30 and fired five...
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    Dear ka5ysy: I am very glad you responded to...

    Dear ka5ysy:

    I am very glad you responded to one of my replies. I am trying to make an absolute science (or process) out of turning around book orders on the same day (weekday). And I didn't...
  3. So you know her? Riepe

    So you know her?

    Riepe
  4. Sir: One of my former mother-in-laws has it....

    Sir:

    One of my former mother-in-laws has it. She is in the Witness Protection Program and wears it when she goes into town.

    Riepe
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    Dear Sir: I thought long and hard about...

    Dear Sir:

    I thought long and hard about getting a tattoo. All the really tough guys have 'em. I seem to think more about getting one when in the proximity of Bourbon. One night (in New Orleans), I...
  6. BMW "K" bikes are designed to run warm as their...

    BMW "K" bikes are designed to run warm as their riders are invariably "cool." There s a reason why "K" comes before "R" in the alphabet. It is the natural order of things. (Hey, I don't make the...
  7. It's funny that you mention this. A guy showed up...

    It's funny that you mention this. A guy showed up at the door here yesterday with a cosmo in one hand and his other arm wrapped around a woman who bore a disapproving look on her face.

    "Yes?" I...
  8. Technically speaking, that is still a chance.

    Technically speaking, that is still a chance.
  9. Dear Flars: It is very disturbing to me when...

    Dear Flars:

    It is very disturbing to me when riders of the iconic BMW ? the one with the Boxer engine designed by Pharaoh Immohotep III ? feel compelled to slight the one machine BMW designed from...
  10. Dear ClassicVW: It was cursed. Red on. Reep

    Dear ClassicVW:

    It was cursed. Red on.

    Reep
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    Dear Reece: Believe it or not, there have been...

    Dear Reece:

    Believe it or not, there have been a couple of soft taps on this by at least one studio. Because of the way the book is written, it lends itself to a screenplay adaptation. While I...
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    Dear David: Thank you for saying such nice...

    Dear David:

    Thank you for saying such nice things about the cigar book. I am thinking about reintroducing the cigar book in a new edition for Christmas. The cover and title have to be redesigned...
  13. Dear Bud: His prize would be barbecue sauce. I...

    Dear Bud:

    His prize would be barbecue sauce. I had to pick Kimi as the winner. If I picked Bregstein, I'd have to be comitted.
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    Dear Bob: Please forgive me. My arthritis is...

    Dear Bob:

    Please forgive me. My arthritis is up today and I feel like I am typing with a hammer. My email address is jack.riepe@gmail.com

    I left the "dot" out between my first and last name in...
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    Dear Firenailer: Not in the immediate future....

    Dear Firenailer:

    Not in the immediate future. I did a marketing survey of my readers, through my blog ? Twisted Roads ? and less than 1% of respondents were interested in a Kindle edition. A...
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    Dear Paul: Yeah, but did he then kick you over...

    Dear Paul:

    Yeah, but did he then kick you over the goal posts?

    Reep
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    Regarding the imperfections in this edition:...

    Regarding the imperfections in this edition:
    Most publishers regard me as a real S.O.B. from start to finish. I get an idea in my head and it takes dynamite to get it out. In the last year that I...
  18. The pleasure is all mine.

    The pleasure is all mine.
  19. Dang, must have REALLY disliked it! ...

    Dang, must have REALLY disliked it![/QUOTE]

    LOL! Some people are just excvitable.
  20. Winners For Jack Riepe's MOA Column: Choosing The Best Riding Partner...

    There were three winners in my recent Owners News (ON) column: Choosing The Best Riding Partner. Each winner received an autographed copy of my book, "Conversations With A Motorcycle." The winners...
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    Dear Kevin: You were one of the winners in the...

    Dear Kevin:

    You were one of the winners in the reader response contest for my column. Actually, you weren't but you got a free book for being the first reader to respond. The three winners were...
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    Dear Rock Bottom: There are two reasons why it...

    Dear Rock Bottom:

    There are two reasons why it hasn't shown up n Amazon. The first is that nearly every copy printed has been sold directly to BMW MOA member or to a member of a chartered riding...
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    Dear Paul: There is no mistake that...

    Dear Paul:

    There is no mistake that motorcycles talk. Sometimes they whisper... And sometimes the just insinuate. But the road sometimes speaks today. It's been calling me by my first name all...
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    Reece: That was a nice thing to say, and I...

    Reece: That was a nice thing to say, and I greatly appreciate it. I found this thread from your link on Friday. (Thanks for sending it.) I have worked on a Macintosh computer since the '80s (not the...
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