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    that looks just like my first BMW when new, now...

    that looks just like my first BMW when new, now it has an parabellum scout, S bars and epco stainless exhaust and well over 100k miles on it, and it is still my favorite commuter bike, running Avon...
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    Skeeball Tickets

    Cashing in Skee-Ball Tickets

    ÔÇ£It was like cashing in skee-ball ticketsÔÇØ commented Jill as we were leaving the duty free store, just north of the 1000 Islands border crossing, east of...
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    The French Clown

    The French Clown

    It has long been said that the main difference between heaven and hell is who does what. Hell is where the police are German, mechanics French and cooks English. Heaven has been...
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    more stories of the canadian maritimes

    Cod Tongue for Dinner

    The specialty of the house is cod tongue said the restaurant owner, a 40s something, handsome woman. And the table was silent Im thinking...
  5. Kendall, the Lobsterman or more scenes from the maritimes

    Another scene from our 7k mile journey to the maritimes.

    Kendall, the Lobsterman

    The southeast corner of Nova Scotia is rivers, coves, harbors and bays. The land is flat, if you take the main...
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    the biggest moose in canada

    this is the first of many scenes from our recent 7k mile trip to the canadian maritimes and back through the national rally in Ohio


    The Biggest Moose in Canada:

    I had hit the wall. We had...
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    In the last 20 years I have used Michelin...

    In the last 20 years I have used Michelin Macadams, ME88, ME33, Dunlop K491 and Avon Roadrunner. My 87 R80 has a Avon Roadrunner on the front, and a Michelin Macadam on the back with a Roadrunner...
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    I ride a 1987 R80S model, however it started life...

    I ride a 1987 R80S model, however it started life as a RT, then in 1999 the RT fairing fell off and when it went back together with new fork tubes, S bars, parabellum sport fairing, bar end mirrors...
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    I have been riding a R80ST for four seasons now...

    I have been riding a R80ST for four seasons now and I have kept the bike almost bone stock...until this winter. Then I put on an 8 gallon tank and Avon Distanzia tires so I can for farther and worse...
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    An late 80's RT with only 8k miles? time to...

    An late 80's RT with only 8k miles? time to change brakes pads and polish the rotors with scotchbright. Those pads are either glazed or full of junk. Not only that, you braking action will go WAY...
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    I have been riding an 1987 R80 with dual front...

    I have been riding an 1987 R80 with dual front brakes since new...EBC pads, one EBC rotor and stainless steel lines have been the ONLY front brake maintenance required. I would take a can of brake...
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    Glad you liked the story, it was a wonderful...

    Glad you liked the story, it was a wonderful touring adventure.

    Took delivery of the Rockster the day AFTER labor day last fall, I have put on almost 20k miles since then with the ONLY corrective...
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    Been on the road wandering for a week, stopped in...

    Been on the road wandering for a week, stopped in Asheville for a long weekend with good friends and we paticipated in the Biltmore Estates, Ride the Ridge Rally. Or non-rally...

    They had the...
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    July 4th ride report part 2

    At dawn we are up and decide to find a good breakfast, we gear up and hop on the bikes and go a few miles down the road to a little local combination caf?®, gas station, convenience store, bait shop...
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    July 4th weekend ride part 1

    I had been on the road for a week when THIS adventure started in Dayton, my former hometown. My companion is brand new to motorcycle touring. Her bright red K75S was polished to perfection, new...
  16. Thread: Cargo Hauler

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    strange women as motorcycle passengers

    One day, when I was younger and had much poorer judgement, I had a HD XLCH, and took a young lady for a ride who was best described as a BBW...the next day discovered that 1) rear fender was cracked,...
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    I was down at the local dealer getting some...

    I was down at the local dealer getting some recall work done on my new Rockster, and I thought that a set of spare plugs would be handy to have....

    first the parts guys said those last for years, ...
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