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Old 01-23-2012, 06:13 PM   #133
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a certain something
 
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Originally Posted by Bluesforchallah View Post
I hear ya. There’s a group here in the Puget Sound area call VME (Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiasts) who hold a poker run every summer. Last summer I came across one that was done up in Orange. Knowing the limited numbers of this body style imported into the US, let alone here in the Pacific Northwest, I waited to see if the owner would come by. I wanted to know if they knew the full history of the bike I was looking at. They never did come by before I had to leave. I couldn’t help but wonder if I was somehow looking over the ghost of my father.
gawd i hope not for assorted reasons...
one of which is i hate it when people paint great vintage bikes weird colors they would never have been painted originally. IMO there's stock, and there's custom- but there is very little ground between the two.
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