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    Welcome back. Where have you been hanging out? ...

    Welcome back. Where have you been hanging out?

    What's the meaning behind the new name? I know life in the PNW can be tough financially, but what's knocking the spirit out of you?
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    That severely limits my options...:)

    That severely limits my options...:)
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    Thanks, Earl. We didn't have to work hard on...

    Thanks, Earl.

    We didn't have to work hard on the snuggling. His two favourites place to be right now are at momma's feet in her work-from-home closet office, or in someone's lap, sitting on the...
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    Thanks. He is a Lagotto Romagnolo, or as Bob...

    Thanks. He is a Lagotto Romagnolo, or as Bob Groger likes to say, a lab, but costs 4x as much.

    We're not sure about the Lake part of the name, as he gave us the most pitiable look when we...
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    Roger and Glen... I'm sorry to hear of your...

    Roger and Glen...

    I'm sorry to hear of your recent losses. Our new guy has only been in the house for 11 days, and I'm already missing him when he's out with one of the ladies of the house or I'm...
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    According to the government website, Ab is now at...

    According to the government website, Ab is now at almost 63%. At the rate things are going, Wyly, you should be due your second dose in the near future.


    I see Kennedy and your PHO just said that...
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    Here, they were using pink stickers for people...

    Here, they were using pink stickers for people queuing up for their second dose.
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    I don't think, no, I'm not a fan of lane...

    I don't think, no, I'm not a fan of lane "splitting" at speed, but lane filtering makes a tonne of sense and is an accepted practice all over the world. This latest is an example of political...
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    Oregon Bill 574- Lanesplitting

    Apoogies if this is a double post, but I couldn't find the thread about the lanesplitting bill in Oregon. It (Bill 574) has been kicked back to the state legislature for reworking based on some...
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    Initially, so did I., then I saw the OPs member...

    Initially, so did I., then I saw the OPs member name, and figured NITROUS! More bang for your buck.


    Hunting ETs on the strip. What do you use the calibre for winmag4582001? Cape Buffalo?...
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    Waitaminit...I know you are not the first member...

    Waitaminit...I know you are not the first member from Macon, GA. The place must be overrun with old Suzukis, or at least old Suzuki lovers.

    That's a nice stable of smokers you have. I have always...
  12. The presence of two-strokes and consumer-owned...

    The presence of two-strokes and consumer-owned diesel vehicles in some parts of the world must be a significant factor as well. Can you imagine LA or New York with the same proportion of similar...
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    I too received the Moderna vaccine. It was late...

    I too received the Moderna vaccine. It was late in the day, so anything I might have felt that first day was likely slept through. I will try to employ a similar strategy for the second dose,...
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    I think you are correct. I may have been...

    I think you are correct. I may have been remembering the old Carbtune II setup which was hung upside down.
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    Not doubting you Ian, but I would like to confirm...

    Not doubting you Ian, but I would like to confirm you hung it upside down. I made the mistake of not doing that the first time I used it
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    Shoot us a picture of your Carbtune setup. I...

    Shoot us a picture of your Carbtune setup. I recall idle having to be quite high (~2500) to get an initial reading and as the synch got better I could bring the rpms down. It was also easier using...
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    I don't believe the CarbTune requires any...

    I don't believe the CarbTune requires any lubrication. In fact, I think they say specifically NOT to in the manual, IIRC.
  18. Change is coming to Singapore...probably foretells the future everywhere

    The future writing is on the wall. Singapore is cracking down on polluting motorcycles. It's not so different than other places, but it certainly is a highly-visible change:
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    If I were in your position, I'd be looking for...

    If I were in your position, I'd be looking for something that can be ridden straight away with zero maintenance, multi-purpose, and maybe smaller than what you have in mind. Of course, if you have...
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    Don't, just don't...most shops do not have the...

    Don't, just don't...most shops do not have the time or inclination to put the required work into your bike.
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    I'm surprised this didn't come up earlier in the...

    I'm surprised this didn't come up earlier in the thread. It's usually point #1 in cases where bikes have come from a previous owner (PO). You'd think that the carbs would be pristine, not having been...
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    I spent countless hours searching for a new...

    I spent countless hours searching for a new petcock with the exact configuration needed for the '83. The little fuel door is not compatible with the petcocks that were used in the '84 and later...
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    I would say they are not making great choices,...

    I would say they are not making great choices, either for themselves, or for the people with whom they'll come in contact. Will it bite them or others in the end? Maybe.
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    I remember that bike. A fine example of the...

    I remember that bike. A fine example of the breed, for sure!

    Welcome to the forum. We have more than a few members down your way.
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    I'm as liberal as the next guy, but 80 hours...

    I'm as liberal as the next guy, but 80 hours seems like a typo...I think the 80 hours refers to actual sickness due to COVID, and not necessarily due to the vaccination, it just falls under the...
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