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Old 04-25-2011, 06:33 AM   #1576
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Yes, halmc himself, the great rotund one, fixed the motor for me last summer while I was travelling, & he wanted a project to tinker on (clutch shaft was broken) I havent fired it up yet, so I cant comment on the workmanship inside, but if theres ever a job opening as a turd polisher, he'd be perfect. the outside of the motor looks like new, or better

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Old 04-25-2011, 08:02 AM   #1577
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Yes, halmc himself, the great rotund one, fixed the motor for me last summer while I was travelling, & he wanted a project to tinker on (clutch shaft was broken) I havent fired it up yet, so I cant comment on the workmanship inside, but if theres ever a job opening as a turd polisher, he'd be perfect. the outside of the motor looks like new, or better

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Old 04-25-2011, 09:56 AM   #1578
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Doug,

You bringing your satellite tracker deal again this year?
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Old 04-25-2011, 01:44 PM   #1579
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Love the DKW, what model is it?
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Old 04-25-2011, 09:43 PM   #1580
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Doug, Is that a pistol in your back pocket?

Damn... Y'all must take that 'armed citizen' stuff pretty seriously back in the heartland!
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:39 AM   #1581
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OMG!

Doug, Is that a pistol in your back pocket?

Damn... Y'all must take that 'armed citizen' stuff pretty seriously back in the heartland!
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Old 04-26-2011, 08:23 PM   #1582
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well, once again, looks like the garage will be closed for the summer. This garage anyhow, I have a buncha crap in my garage in Bulgaria.

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Will you continue to post here from home o de Bulgars or post a linky to the ride o bones or both?

Great reading yah Doug thanks!
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:39 PM   #1583
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Im in germany, in the only town named for a hot dog. jet lag sucks.
but not as bad as US customs, who every year impose new rules, but dont bother to tell anyone. of course this is US Customs in atlanta, which shouldnt surprise me.
so the bike, as usual. is delayed, hopefully be here by friday

on previous comments/questions...

yes on the spot tracker, I will post a link on the RR, when I get started on it.

DKW is a 72 I think.

thats not a pistol, as concealed carry means concealed.

oops, no wait. guns are bad. no one should own guns.
except the government, & the police, who will keep us safe.
yeah, thats what I meant.

and I will be dickin around in my garage in bulgaria some while Im there, but the RR will be in RRs

now, what to see in frankfurt?

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Old 04-27-2011, 03:23 AM   #1584
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Old 04-27-2011, 03:57 AM   #1585
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Yes....

very excited to read up on this one, Doug.
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:46 AM   #1586
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You're underway!

Well, safe riding and a grand adventure. Those of us with lesser sense of adventure, and a greater sense of hygene will watch from afar.

When you get to each border crossing, ask the guards where to get a concealed weapon permit.

That should increase the excitement of your trip.

In all seriousness, I hope you have a safe and rewarding adventure, and that you keep your fans -- including me -- in the loop as time and circumstances permit.

Godspeed, my friend.
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Old 04-27-2011, 07:37 AM   #1587
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Don't forget to post the link to the RR...this is going to be good...
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:31 AM   #1588
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heres my spot link

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/f...rHbqMGqmBcSYjc
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:39 AM   #1589
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Im in germany, in the only town named for a hot dog. jet lag sucks.
but not as bad as US customs, who every year impose new rules, but dont bother to tell anyone. of course this is US Customs in atlanta, which shouldnt surprise me.
so the bike, as usual. is delayed, hopefully be here by friday

on previous comments/questions...

yes on the spot tracker, I will post a link on the RR, when I get started on it.

DKW is a 72 I think.

thats not a pistol, as concealed carry means concealed.

oops, no wait. guns are bad. no one should own guns.
except the government, & the police, who will keep us safe.
yeah, thats what I meant.

and I will be dickin around in my garage in bulgaria some while Im there, but the RR will be in RRs

now, what to see in frankfurt?

Doug
A '72 what? I haven't been able to locate it anywhere.
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:10 AM   #1590
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DKW had two versions in the US in '72. Motocross, no lights, close ratio trans; and Enduro, lights, speedo, wide ratio trans (street legal). I believe that in 74 the motocross came with a telescopic fork and the enduro still had the leading link. Very popular in So Cal desert racing with Curnutt shocks fitted.

Also succesfully campaigned in club road racing in So Cal by John Uhlrich I believe.
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