Rocket & Me

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by CashCow, Mar 31, 2019.

  1. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner Supporter

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    it's going to be a great time
    so happy you have found a window of opportunity to go
  2. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    The Colorado trip begins!

    Drew picked up Max this morning for the drive to Denver.

    We will meet up again on the 9th.

    He has three full riding days planned.

    It is going to be another great ride.

    Bill

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  3. cdwise

    cdwise Long timer Supporter

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    Have fun.
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  4. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner Supporter

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    it's great when i a plan comes together
    enjoy every mile
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  5. ZigzagguzzI

    ZigzagguzzI Been here awhile Supporter

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    Be safe and ride hard!
  6. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    Max has made it to Missouri!

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  7. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Long timer Supporter

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    That's an area I have wanted to explore for a long time now.
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  8. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    I would like to ride the area, but won’t be rejoining the scooter until it gets to Colorado.

    I am flying there and back, so no sightseeing other than what we do out there.

    Bill
  9. ClearwaterBMW

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    It's going to be fantastic
    One day we must see the Ozarks
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  10. cdwise

    cdwise Long timer Supporter

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    The museum in Leesville is an interesting stop for history of the area from gold mining to moly mining including the highest opera house in the US.
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  11. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am. Supporter

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    Can't wait to see what you guys come up with on those beautiful CO roads.

    Looking forward to seeing that report!

    Enjoy Bill.
  12. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    sam, ya ought to drag ripper out to CO and shit in the ride that is their cheerios
  13. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    Sam, and you too Colby, would be welcome to visit and ride with us on this quick, 5 day trip.

    Regardless of your chosen ride.

    Bill
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  14. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    thank you, unfortunately, im so locked up at work its silly.

    boss leaves today til monday.
    bosses kid leaves monday til the next monday
    other dude leaves that next tuesday for 10 days
    other mechanic leaves when he gets back for 5 days.


    me? no time off!!! i work too damn much.
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  16. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    Colby, I understand.

    I have at least ten active projects at the moment.

    Those include two new houses and the remainder are additions and renovations.

    Probably 5 million dollars worth of construction.

    At least six months worth of work.

    And I have nobody to help me with the drafting.

    But I learned a few years ago that I need to do things I enjoy, even if it means that the work has to be set aside for stretches of time.

    It helps that I own the business.

    And I tell all the new clients about my arrangement with myself.

    They have all been quite patient with this deal since 2014.

    It keeps me sane.

    Bill
  17. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Bill

    I have a Mityvac hand powered vacuum, and also a small siphon from Home Depot, that can easily take out an ounce to a few ounces of oil.

    Makes for a much cleaner correction.
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  18. CashCow

    CashCow Rocketeer

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    I have a small hand pump that I used to drain oil in Rocket for the past 13 years.

    But when I tried to get it to the oil sump in the Yamaha, I couldn't find the path.

    So I loosened the drain plug and let some oil out. It was quite clean.

    I ended up using that overfilled oil in my lawn mower, so no loss either.

    If you can get the hose to the sump in the Yamaha, I would like to know how you got it to work.

    Bill
  19. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am. Supporter

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    Wish I could Bill, thanks for the offer!!

    Not that you need my input on this for I'm sure you guys already have a route planned,

    but they're are some good gov't resources for trip planning...

    https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/byways/states/CO


    Again Bill, safe travels my friend, I sure look forward to what you'll show us when you get back.

    :ricky
  20. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    My bad, I didn't realize you were talking about your Yamaha. I did that on my GTS.