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Missing my motorcycles
« on: October 23, 2021, 11:11:13 AM »
When you go away do you miss your motorcycles?  I really do.  Heading home from vacation tomorrow and I will probably spend 30 minutes in the garage just patting them. After 30 minutes of floor time with the dog.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2021, 11:14:53 AM »
At least you have your priorities right.

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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2021, 11:29:25 AM »
At least you have your priorities right.

Yes, indeed...  :thumb: :cool: :boozing: 

When I don't ride for awhile, then go for a putt on one of mine, I always think..."Damn...this is what I have been missing and what I need to cleanse my soul!" ... :wink: :cool:
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2021, 01:14:11 PM »
When you go away do you miss your motorcycles?  I really do.  Heading home from vacation tomorrow and I will probably spend 30 minutes in the garage just patting them. After 30 minutes of floor time with the dog.

I pretty much always bring at least one with me.










Now back in '17, when I was recovering from my back infection, as soon as I could make it to the shop with my walker I was out there.  As soon as I could sit on one I did.  As soon as I could ride one down the drive I did.  So I do know where you are coming from.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2021, 03:00:46 PM »
No animistic tendencies for me.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2021, 03:21:38 PM »
^ Well I had to look that word up  :thumb:. Peter

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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2021, 03:37:30 PM »
Anything with 2 wheels and an engine works for me.  So a scooter is a good substitute even a moped.  As long as I don't have to peddle.  Yeah, I do miss them.  Right now it's either one of the 1000S, Strada or Eldo w/chair.   :grin:
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2021, 04:22:27 PM »
I do miss riding my motorcycles.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2021, 05:19:24 PM »
No , I don't miss your motorcycles when not at home .

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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2021, 05:28:03 PM »
I miss my bikes in PHX.  I live in HI.  Next time I'll ride them will be in May, 2022.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #10 on: October 23, 2021, 09:37:23 PM »
Yup.... Over the last 20 years, I have had 5 long term separation from my bikes, and by long term I mean 12-15 months. One benifit is it keeps the mileage down!  :evil:
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2021, 01:21:25 AM »
Yup.... Over the last 20 years, I have had 5 long term separation from my bikes, and by long term I mean 12-15 months. One benifit is it keeps the mileage down!  :evil:

Now I feel like a whiner Bulldog. My thanks and respect for your service.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2021, 05:52:29 AM »
When we go to California in December, it will have been 2 years (!) since I've seen the Skorpion. I wonder if she'll remember me?  :smiley:
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2021, 02:30:28 PM »
Home from my travels last night. I took Lila out for a nice night walk, and then fired up the Norton, G5 and v50 in succession. All is well. I wish the same for everyone today.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2021, 03:07:37 PM »
Not so much the trail bike, but the Norge, yes.

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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2021, 04:10:23 PM »
Not so much the trail bike, but the Norge, yes.

I have to imagine it will be a while before you miss the little Honda Huzo.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2021, 05:32:45 PM »
I have to imagine it will be a while before you miss the little Honda Huzo.
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2021, 09:12:05 PM »
When we go to California in December, it will have been 2 years (!) since I've seen the Skorpion. I wonder if she'll remember me?  :smiley:

I hear that Skorpians have poor short term memory Chuck. :evil:
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Re: Missing my motorcycles
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2021, 06:23:58 AM »
I hear that Skorpians have poor short term memory Chuck. :evil:

Well, that should work out. So do I.  :smiley:
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