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    Cage Rattler wezul's Avatar
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    I tweaked my helmet at the rally!

    I don't know if any of you met Russ, the pinstriping guy at the rally. Besides being one heck of an artist, Russ is an veteran helicopter pilot from the 'Nam era. We had some time to chat while he was working on my helmet. A really decent guy if you happen across Russ (Graybeard Pinstriping) you may want to take a boo at his catalogs, very impressive. Good conversation while we listened to "The American Songbook" on his van's jams.


    Thanks Russ, I love it!

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    Nice Job....Really looks good ! ! !

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    Want something custom done?

    Russ has agreed to stop in Chicago or the suburbs on his way to Sturgis (July 27) or on his way back (August 3). He would want a minimum of 4-5 bikes, he'll do helmets too. I don't have a driveway to accomodate his working on the bikes but if anyone local would like to volunteer their space.....we can still have some custom work done. I'm thinking alittle pinstriping on the bike would be nice.

    Wez, glad to see you had alittle something done to mark the ocassion. Russ did a great job of capturing you on that helmet!

    Russ' number is 603-738-7313. I posted this in the Chicago Region as well. If interested post here and we'll try to work it out.
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    You guys are so funny. Nice graphix, Bruce!

    When I read "tweaked my helmet" I thought you meant something else...

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    You *DO* know this means you are going to drop your helmet, doncha?



    BTW - we were in that same traffic jam on I-65. We finally gave up and took the shoulder, after feathering the clutch for almost a half hour and only moving 100 feet. Ten miles of stopped traffic on a Sunday afternoon.... That's just wrong.
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    Someday we'll all be like CA and half the rest of the world and have lane splitting.....not! I got caught in the Sox game at 10:30 pm last night. Ugh. Dan Ryan all the way to O'hare.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sue View Post
    You *DO* know this means you are going to drop your helmet, doncha?



    BTW - we were in that same traffic jam on I-65. We finally gave up and took the shoulder, after feathering the clutch for almost a half hour and only moving 100 feet. Ten miles of stopped traffic on a Sunday afternoon.... That's just wrong.
    Bad Juju!!! No more of that, Sue!!!!

    I was lucky enough to be at the head of the pack when they shut down the lanes on Monday afternoon and was immediately diverted off onto IN 18. Got the heck away from 65 and backroaded it home from there.

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    Yep....I gave him some bizzz too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sue View Post
    You *DO* know this means you are going to drop your helmet, doncha?



    BTW - we were in that same traffic jam on I-65. We finally gave up and took the shoulder, after feathering the clutch for almost a half hour and only moving 100 feet. Ten miles of stopped traffic on a Sunday afternoon.... That's just wrong.
    So was I!

    Something always happens on 65....either a wreck or construction.....
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    Nice looking helmet, Wez.

    BTW, thanks for sticking me with Steve at the RA.

    I keed! I had a great time hanging out with him there too. Nice meeting you and the other Steve as well.

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    Hey man, what can I say?
    Oh, BTW, all my friends are named Steve, it makes it easier at last call.
    Glad you had a good time at the RA and got home safely.
    You are home, aren't you?

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    Yes unfortunately, I had to finally stop riding the bike.

    And go back to work

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    Quote Originally Posted by tvtommy View Post
    Yep....I gave him some bizzz too.
    You made the www.killboy.com highlights page this week!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratetreasure View Post
    You made the www.killboy.com highlights page this week!!

    David from KB took that shot....super nice guy.
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