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Old 02-02-2013, 10:06 PM   #20431
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I spent the last couple of hours tearing my GS apart to get to the air filter. Tomorrow, valves get adjusted and engine oil/filter, FD fluid, transmission fluid get changed...

As I was taking the bike apart, I kept laughing thinking to myself, how did I get mud all of the way up here!?

I had Guy do some work on my DRZ. One of the things he installed was 2" shorter dogbones...Now I need an expensive skidplate but it's worth it, I am much more comfortable on it being 2" lower.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:11 AM   #20432
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Yep. Genuine garage paint job. Polyurethane clear coat on top. Takes half a lifetime to learn how to do it right, in your spare time.
Good for you. Looks nice. Assume the bike will show up at Poe's one Sunday?

Paint, and body work are things I've never been good at. Get too impatient and try to rush through the process.

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Old 02-03-2013, 06:50 AM   #20433
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Hey, I just finished rebuilding this, and took it for a ride.

Nice job Pete!
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:59 AM   #20434
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Yep. Genuine garage paint job. Polyurethane clear coat on top. Takes half a lifetime to learn how to do it right, in your spare time.
Yeah, what Guy said. I have the utmost respect for guys who can paint. I've tried, but it NEVER turned out really well. The only thing I've ever painted that came close to looking good were the wheels on the John Deere XS600. And those puppies took me three tries and two complete do-overs before I slowed down and got it right. I am not a painter.

Good job Pete. You da Man with a can.

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Old 02-03-2013, 08:09 AM   #20435
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Ex-Navy Seal, Chris Kyle, the most successful sniper in U.S. history with 225 kills (168 confirmed) has been shot and killed at a gun range, the suspect is in custody. I heard that that there was a $1,000,000 bounty on his life issued by Iran. Too bad. Whether you like his profession or not, countless members of our troops were kept safe and alive by him neutralizing bad guys.

R.I.P. brother.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:35 AM   #20436
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Ex-Navy Seal, Chris Kyle, the most successful sniper in U.S. history with 225 kills (168 confirmed) has been shot and killed at a gun range, the suspect is in custody. I heard that that there was a $1,000,000 bounty on his life issued by Iran. Too bad. Whether you like his profession or not, countless members of our troops were kept safe and alive by him neutralizing bad guys.

R.I.P. brother.
More fodder for the antis, and we'll let it go at that.

And as Eddy said, RIP Chris. Thank you for your service to our country.

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Old 02-03-2013, 08:40 AM   #20437
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Ex-Navy Seal, Chris Kyle, the most successful sniper in U.S. history with 225 kills (168 confirmed) has been shot and killed at a gun range, the suspect is in custody. I heard that that there was a $1,000,000 bounty on his life issued by Iran. Too bad. Whether you like his profession or not, countless members of our troops were kept safe and alive by him neutralizing bad guys.

R.I.P. brother.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:05 AM   #20438
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OK peeps where is a good place for a Sunday brunch? and not far West End places. I live 3 miles from Chesterfield CH. So central Chesterfield, Chester, Petersburg locale would be nice

Joe's Inn in the fan has the best steak & eggs in town. The one in Bon-Air sucks when it comes to steak & eggs

Millie's across and down from Poe's is good, but I hate standing in line. Actually, speaking of Poe's it has gotten better. They use to suck on brunch and River City down there has a good brunch.

but the drive into town, one every couple of months is not bad. so my search for a local place continues.

Wild Rose's in Chester used to have a nice brunch. But Rose needs a day off

Steel Horse is ok, the cook needs to learn how to cook eggs They have screwed it up a couple of times

went into Sideline's Cafe last Sunday and got blasted by a loud sermon from a TV preacher

any suggestions for a mom & pop brunch place?
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:12 AM   #20439
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:55 AM   #20440
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OK peeps where is a good place for a Sunday brunch? and not far West End places. I live 3 miles from Chesterfield CH. So central Chesterfield, Chester, Petersburg locale would be nice
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any suggestions for a mom & pop brunch place?

oH heck Freak, take a nice ride up to Hanover....Michelle's, the restaurant @ Hanover Tavern had awesome brunch....bout the only good thing there imho.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:18 AM   #20441
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OK peeps where is a good place for a Sunday brunch? and not far West End places. I live 3 miles from Chesterfield CH. So central Chesterfield, Chester, Petersburg locale would be nice

Joe's Inn in the fan has the best steak & eggs in town. The one in Bon-Air sucks when it comes to steak & eggs

Millie's across and down from Poe's is good, but I hate standing in line. Actually, speaking of Poe's it has gotten better. They use to suck on brunch and River City down there has a good brunch.

but the drive into town, one every couple of months is not bad. so my search for a local place continues.

Wild Rose's in Chester used to have a nice brunch. But Rose needs a day off

Steel Horse is ok, the cook needs to learn how to cook eggs They have screwed it up a couple of times

went into Sideline's Cafe last Sunday and got blasted by a loud sermon from a TV preacher

any suggestions for a mom & pop brunch place?
Waffle House?

I kinda say that in jest, but I can honestly say I've never had a bad "meal" at a number of their locations... in state and out.

Sometime the clientele can be a little iffy, but as long as they don't mess with my eggs and hash browns I'm happy.



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Old 02-03-2013, 01:35 PM   #20442
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:37 PM   #20443
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:29 PM   #20444
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:46 PM   #20445
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Just throwing it out there ........

Would anyone be interested in an overnight ride anytime between Feb 8-12? There are some cabins in Germany Valley just north of Franklin WV (near 33 and 220) that I have heard are very nice and economical. They have open floor plans and can sleep up to 10 people.

Here is the link .... http://www.germanyvalleycabins.com/ourcabins.htm

Its a great area for "street" riding and has tons of off road riding for the dual sport guys (or gals). Since it's still cold outside it would also provide a nice warm environment to settle into as the sun goes down.

Madstrom and I are considering it. Thought I would throw it out to the inmates. Its a great chance for the street riders to get out and blow off some rust.
I would like to join you guys as well.I can get away anytime Friday thru Sunday.Please PM me with details.



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