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EVOLUTION of our 2up ADVriding LOVE past and present. MOVING!!!

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Oldschoolrocker, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. Oldschoolrocker

    Oldschoolrocker a.k.a. EZE Supporter

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    Thanks!! Thats an old 1979 Maico Magnum 250. My parents loaned me the money when I was 16 and got it brand new. Never forget test riding a different one around the parking lot of the dealership and feeling the BING BING BING of that Maico engine vibrating into my bare hands!! Wow! So he then ordered me one of the last ones kicking around in US. Originally red of course but years ago I had a vision. Still has original piston and chain!!! Raced it a bit and then kept it around thank goodness!
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  2. TheBritAbroad

    TheBritAbroad Just ride.

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    Fer King awesome, all of it. Congrats to both, that place looks amazing! And what's it with kids that they always think we are joking?? :lol3
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  3. Oldschoolrocker

    Oldschoolrocker a.k.a. EZE Supporter

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    Haha!! Yeah what do we know! Too funny. Her son and mine both still rent our old place. It was a wake up call for them being on their own thats for sure. "What your taking that and that?" Then the story of them standing there looking at each other when we where gone. Funny shit!! All you can do is give them advise but man they are stubborn! Sure in the future we'll get one of those "man I wish I had listened to you" stories. Oh well :D
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  4. Ladybug

    Ladybug Bug Sister Supporter

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    Welcome to the dry side. You did a great job of achieving your goal.

    Now about that motocross track :lurk
  5. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    Hello, officer, I'd like to report a missing persons.. yes, my parents have ran away from home and I have no internet. :yikes

    :*sip*
  6. dammitdave

    dammitdave Long timer

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    Big Congrat's Old School! I'm enjoying this read! dd
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  7. jjr66

    jjr66 Adventurer

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    Good things happen to good people! We're very happy for you two.
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  8. Duanob

    Duanob Been here awhile

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    You have no idea how true that statement is! Just moved east myself from Pugetropolis, I no longer feel like killing other drivers or feel like I'll be run over by a cager on their celly.
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  9. dammitdave

    dammitdave Long timer

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    ?If Seattle has become California del Norte', will Spookaloo eventually become San Fernando de' Orient? Makes me shudder! dd
  10. Ladybug

    Ladybug Bug Sister Supporter

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    Hopefully, Spokane will stay similar to what it is now - A great big farm town a bit behind times. :D
  11. Oldschoolrocker

    Oldschoolrocker a.k.a. EZE Supporter

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    I really doubt it. Different mindset IMHO. I believe theres a "chill the f out mentality" too. Not so in your face hustle and bustle crap. If you just want to drive mellow to get where you are going you dont have to worry about some jack ass riding your ass. For me thats a big plus for I have been known to....i'll shut up now...haha! Easy now!
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  12. weldpro

    weldpro Been here awhile

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    Super happy for the both of you! To celebrate I think you should have an ADV event at your new place in 2020!!! I'm coming so get that track ready. LOL. Congrats again.
  13. Oldschoolrocker

    Oldschoolrocker a.k.a. EZE Supporter

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    Thanks!! I think a moto track of some shape or form gets people psyched! The soil is actually ideal for it as it is semi sandy with no rocks. Also there are places to jump up/ jump down over the driveway and also a great place to have a downward landing off of a decent rolling jump etc. I know it has been a dream of mine forever and eyeball things all the time. Cheers!
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  14. Ladybug

    Ladybug Bug Sister Supporter

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    Don't forget to add a trials area. :D
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  15. TheBritAbroad

    TheBritAbroad Just ride.

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    And a bar and a burger joint. :D
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  16. ADK

    ADK eponymous

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    ... and lawn darts. :photog
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  17. Timmer

    Timmer Curious Adventurer

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    Congrats!! Just saw this while cruising from Devil's Island to Barbados. We lived north of Spokane for 15 years and loved it.
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  18. Duanob

    Duanob Been here awhile

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    We don't have a bunch of over paid interns with all the buying power and no life experiences like SF Bay and Seattle so. But we do have a lot of uncrowded back roads!
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  19. Hiff-Hiffs

    Hiff-Hiffs Adventurer

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    Congrats you guys! Everything looks awesome. So happy for you!
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