Official East NE/West IA BS thread

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Yossarian™, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    Probably. :lol2
  2. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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  3. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    :rofl



    David is right, I am not old enough yet. :deal
  4. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    The Col (my dad) is in the hospital -- some of you knew that.

    They did a heart cath yesterday -- he has a valve that is not working, and two of the veins that were grafted two years ago have failed. They are scheduling surgery for either Friday or Monday, and will repair the veins and either replace or repair the valve. The docs are all very optimistic.

    Two things that will interest all of you that know him -- first he stared for quite awhile at Fifth's new Duc (The Lawyer had a pic on her phone), and it clearly raised his spirits -- he was out of the cath lab for maybe an hour and had just gotten the news about the valve replacement.

    He also told the docs that they need to get this squared away because he has motorcycles that are not worn out yet.
  5. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    Any of you Hawkeyes following the adventures of EVOMX971, Kelly from Des Moines? It is the "What Next Wander Tour", in Ride Reports. He is on quite an adventure from IA to TX, NM,AZ and is now 4700 miles from home in San Diego,CA. In a week he will be on his way back home. Check this out:clap.
  6. GSbiker

    GSbiker new and un-improved

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    Give our best to The Col. He is in our thoughts.
  7. zoid

    zoid Dirty Old Hippie

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    Please let him know that he is in our thoughts as well. And you might not want to let him look at pictures of Fifth's Ducati too much until after the surgery. You two still have alot of riding together left to do.
  8. agspecialties

    agspecialties Long timer

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    Been busy getting the Taco broken down and ready for sandblasting and polishing. Here are some pictures of the progress.

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    Engine all ready for polishing. Will start on it tomorrow.

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  9. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Hell, anybody can take stuff apart.
























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  10. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    fly is correct. Come have a look in my garage :lol3


    BTW Ag, where are you at on my fridge handle? I need it to continue putting it back together. :deal :norton
  11. agspecialties

    agspecialties Long timer

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    Trying to weld it right now. Its being a bitch. Remember i can only take shit apart and not put back together, so i got it cut in half, but seems that i can't welded it back together.

    will keep you posted on it.
  12. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Laughed out loud driving down the road! Weld a bid 'ol "N" in the middle of that sumbitch.
  13. Nyfty

    Nyfty 2 lanes to any coast

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  14. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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  15. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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  16. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Yeah, I think you are right. Just when I thought they (BMW) were going to get it right. Might just be time to sell the 610 and look for something orange.
  17. jtemple

    jtemple Been here awhile

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    690 enduro is the only thing that is comparable. I would have gotten one if they were available at the local dealer.
  18. GSbiker

    GSbiker new and un-improved

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  19. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    It was a toss up between the 610 and a 690 when I found this one.
  20. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    :huh

    That's dumb. Who cares who owns them now! Your (and PJ's) Husky is an awesome bike. It's no DRZ....but it's damn close. :evil


    BTW, the wee strom has left the building. :cry