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    I recall that my 85 K100RT had a water pump a...

    I recall that my 85 K100RT had a water pump a "couple" of years earlier.
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    I don't think it has anything to do with...

    I don't think it has anything to do with painkillers. I didn't take any painkillers and I don't remember anything about my last accident. I was in an auto accident in 1968 and lost 3 days I still...
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    I feel really fortunate to have the doctor I...

    I feel really fortunate to have the doctor I have. She is a neighbor (classmate's daughter. son-in-law's classmate, etc) who has never said a word about me riding various motorcycles by her house...
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    I got back from a visit to my doctor around...

    I got back from a visit to my doctor around lunch. Everything checked out fine except I have a gout attack in both of my big toes. The stroke was a very minor one in the part of the brain where it...
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    You don't have to worry abut me guessing about...

    You don't have to worry abut me guessing about anything. 30+ years of investigating fraud taught me to keep my mouth shut and only
    speak about the facts. My first concussion was in 1968 where I...
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    I suspect I may never find out the cause of my...

    I suspect I may never find out the cause of my spill and loss of memory. I think my doctor attributed it to a concussion until she received the results of the CT-Scan. The other tests gave no real...
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    Just got back from further tests at the hospital....

    Just got back from further tests at the hospital. They did an Echocardiogram on my heart and tested my carotid arteries for blockages. It's not official but the nice lady who has been doing this...
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    I don't think anyone else had anything to do with...

    I don't think anyone else had anything to do with my incident. There is not a scratch on anything other than where I hit the ground/pavement. I don't ride to the end of my driveway without an...
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    I think it might be a little different around...

    I think it might be a little different around here. My doctor is a pretty lady that is the daughter of a classmate. She is also my neighbor who looks after me as she walks by my house on every day...
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    It took 50 Years

    My wife came home from sitting with her mother on 8/22/14 and asked me what happened and I said "nothing". She saw that I had a very black eye and scratches on the right side of my face. I looked at...
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    With my modest inseam, my R1200CLC had the most...

    With my modest inseam, my R1200CLC had the most comfortable riding position on interstates and straight roads. However, when it came to riding twisties, my K bikes and Airheads were far better. I...
  12. Thread: 2015 Models

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    You are exactly right. You don't talk about how...

    You are exactly right. You don't talk about how much something has increased in price with out putting it in perspective. You judge price by how long you have to work to pay for it. If you had to...
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    Sad

    After days of intense speculation about Robin Williams?s private struggles in the wake of his suicide, his widow, Susan Schneider, on Thursday made a stunning revelation: the comic had recently been...
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    How is talking on a "hands-free" phone any...

    How is talking on a "hands-free" phone any different or more dangerous than talking to a passenger in the vehicle? I haven't heard of anyone trying to prevent talking while driving.
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    I no longer have a BMW but I still hang around...

    I no longer have a BMW but I still hang around for several reasons. When I was younger, riding tall bikes with a short inseam was not a big problem. However, as I have aged, the difficulty of...
  16. Thread: Harley Recall

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    GM recently recalled a bunch of new vehicles for...

    GM recently recalled a bunch of new vehicles for inaccurate fuel gauges. http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/03/autos/gm-suv-recall/index.html
  17. I worked in claims for one of the largest...

    I worked in claims for one of the largest insurance companies in the US for over 31 years. The Claims Service Representatives who took the accident reports were the newest and least experienced...
  18. Thread: Harley Recall

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    Whether my bike has a gas gauge or not, I always...

    Whether my bike has a gas gauge or not, I always reset the trip meter to zero when I fill up. I have had good fuel gauges and bad ones but the trip meter never lets me down.
  19. Thread: 2015 Models

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    I would like to have another BMW but they stopped...

    I would like to have another BMW but they stopped making a bike for those of us with a short inseam. Therefore, if I bought a new motorcycle, it would have to be something else. I just saw an...
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    My wife has learned that I need a list if it is...

    My wife has learned that I need a list if it is over 2 items. If it is any more, I have to call her on my cell phone to find out what I forgot. I can remember how many items I went for but I can't...
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    I can remember it like it was yesterday but I...

    I can remember it like it was yesterday but I can't remember what I had for breakfast or where I put my keys.
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    Backroads magazine article

    The article on Back of the Dragon and some of the rides I mapped out starts on page 45. (click on the page to enlarge it)

    http://issuu.com/backroadsmagazine/docs/july2014web
  23. Thread: Big oil mess

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    I used to do it but I had a 1,000 gal. tank. ...

    I used to do it but I had a 1,000 gal. tank. That was before I put in a heat pump.
  24. Thread: 2015 Models

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    My car makes a loud whistling sound if I walk off...

    My car makes a loud whistling sound if I walk off with the engine running. It starts when the fob is 2' or more from the car but will quit if I keep walking. Its would be difficult to accidentally...
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    I've had an electronic key fob on my car for...

    I've had an electronic key fob on my car for nearly 3 years and it has worked great. I think it would be more helpful on a motorcycle that it would on a car. On a motorcycle, you wouldn't have to...
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