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Old 07-16-2012, 09:37 AM   #855
tgeliot
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Quote:
Originally Posted by murgatroid42 View Post
Always have a spare motorcycle key with you if you are going on a long trip. Otherwise, you won't be stuck in the middle of Moose Fart, Montana, when your key suddenly gets lost at a gas station. I never did find that key.

[Fortunately, I anticipated this disaster scenario, and brought a second key. I still don't have any idea how or why that key got lost while I was getting gas.]
I keep a spare ignition key buried in my top box, and a spare top box key wrapped to a wiring harness with electrical tape. The wad of electrical tape hiding the spare top box key is pretty much invisible.
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1989 Transalproject. 2008 Suzuki V-Strom 650
I don't have a bucket list, I have a post-bucket list. So far it includes
1) Coroner's report is to read "Death by misadventure."
2) Dixieland jazz band at my funeral.
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