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I think we may have lost one folks
« on: September 24, 2021, 05:23:48 PM »
There's no going back .




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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2021, 05:46:43 PM »

Zat you...?   :popcorn:
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2021, 05:50:14 PM »
if he ain't careful with that throttle grip, he gonna be really lost......

hang on man
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2021, 06:25:43 PM »
No , Ain't me , but he's a changed man. :weiner:

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2021, 06:25:43 PM »

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2021, 06:31:39 PM »
Bet he comes back.
Hell say..
Hated the riding position
Miss the Guzzi character
Miss the Guzzi comradeship
Scared of losing my licence
But in any case, what is it ?

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2021, 06:34:52 PM »
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2021, 06:41:31 PM »
Tuono Factory.
Now if it had been a Suono, I could have understood.

« Last Edit: September 24, 2021, 06:49:15 PM by Huzo »

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2021, 06:42:39 PM »
Bet he comes back.
Hell say..
Hated the riding position
Miss the Guzzi character
Miss the Guzzi comradeship
Scared of losing my licence
But in any case, what is it ?

 Huz

o , you have an amazing ability to get to the bottom of things. I'd say you nailed it .
here's another clue :bow:

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2021, 06:51:15 PM »
Huz

o , you have an amazing ability to get to the bottom of things. I'd say you nailed it .
here's another clue :bow:
If (when), I turn out to be correct Lucian...
I wont bring it up... :rolleyes:

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2021, 06:53:36 PM »
I will say unashamedly that I love that guy... :bow: :thumb:
Ive never liked someone more, that Ive never met..
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2021, 07:09:10 PM »
I will say unashamedly that I love that guy... :bow: :thumb:
Ive never like someone more that Ive never met..

Well put Huz , he's the real deal and it was was a great privilege to have him and his lovely wife come and visit us . All of us on this forum have a great friend looking out for all of us!  Looking forward to the next time we get to get together. Never let words or pre conceived notions get in the way of reality and prevent you from enjoying the people and perspectives that make us all unique beings. life's just too damn short.

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2021, 08:17:42 PM »


Ive just experienced some of the best 3 days in my life and have had a very humbling experience spending time with one of my great Pals Ive meet on this forum over the past 8+ years.

As far as that beast I rode yesterday. All I can say is WOW!!!!
When I finally got the guts to open it WOT in 4th gear, if it had not been for the controlled ECU, that thing would have flipped over backwards!!!
I only tacked it up to around 10k and it redlines at 14K. Just hit the gear leaver with no clutch and you had better be holding on. Ill admit to everyone here that I do not have the experience to do this thing any kind of justice!
Dont get one Pete? Its a killer, it would have only taken you 3 days to have ridden it across your country but you wouldnt have seen anything but blurred outback sites😂😂😂😂

I have a challenge for every member here.
Sometime in the near future, while you still can, pick one of the guys that you have made a friend on the board but have not had the privilege to meet in person, make an effort to do so. Dont let the time and distance discourage you from doing so. Its the best 2 thousand miles Ive ever traveled.

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2021, 08:52:54 PM »
I'll certainly consider the suggestion of looking up a virtual friend for a REAL ride someday, but can someone please tell me what model Aprilia Ncdan is gushing over?
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2021, 08:59:42 PM »
He needs to trade in his cruiser gear for a leather race suit and some proper boots and gloves or everyone will think he is a SQID.
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2021, 09:03:23 PM »
I'll certainly consider the suggestion of looking up a virtual friend for a REAL ride someday, but can someone please tell me what model Aprilia Ncdan is gushing over?
I think its the one that wifes buy for their husbands when they want the accidental death insurance policy payout 🤔😂👍

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2021, 10:35:56 PM »
If I had that bike Dan I would run out of clean underwear in two weeks and then sell it. But it sure must sound wonderful.
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2021, 04:50:46 AM »
Well it's still an Italian bike.

It's not like he's switched to a Harley electric bike.  (I had someone tell me that "it's the future"  "get on board or be left behind")
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2021, 05:29:06 AM »
  (I had someone tell me that "it's the future"  "get on board or be left behind")
In 20 years time, itll be a  brave man that laughs at that.

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2021, 05:45:34 AM »
Well it's still an Italian bike.

It's not like he's switched to a Harley electric bike.  (I had someone tell me that "it's the future"  "get on board or be left behind")
Its not really mine 216, my buddy just let me ride it so Id know what that kind of power feels like. Im not exaggerating, for me it was unnerving to attempt to utilizing that much horsepower that I had never felt. However it was a great experience to just add to the rest of the great visit with my friend.

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2021, 06:49:21 AM »
I think I may have just found a wee bit of pee on my Tuono seat. :huh:

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2021, 07:06:06 AM »
Tuono Factory.

It's OK...It's Italian...and still part of the PIAGGIO family, yes!  (Fast bike!!) :thumb: :bow: :boozing: :cool: :wink:
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2021, 07:47:56 AM »
I think I may have just found a wee bit of pee on my Tuono seat. :huh:
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2021, 09:11:21 AM »
You should have seen my drawers..front and back😳

The mark of an honest man!

"Wow! What a great bike..... I think I need to visit the men's room!  Be right back!"

I always find it amusing when testers are doing comparisons and the bike with 175 HP is considered slow compared to the bike with 185 HP.

If you need something quicker Dan, a local buddy has a Yamaha TZ 750 and two YZR 500 Grand Prix bikes for sale.  How to license them may be a problem.... Probably not that much quicker though.  The TZ might be slower!
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2021, 05:56:51 PM »
The mark of an honest man!

"Wow! What a great bike..... I think I need to visit the men's room!  Be right back!"

I always find it amusing when testers are doing comparisons and the bike with 175 HP is considered slow compared to the bike with 185 HP.

If you need something quicker Dan, a local buddy has a Yamaha TZ 750 and two YZR 500 Grand Prix bikes for sale.  How to license them may be a problem.... Probably not that much quicker though.  The TZ might be slower!
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2021, 06:06:40 PM »
They are such gorgeous bikes!  :bow:
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2021, 06:23:42 PM »
Are they the maintenance nightmare that conventional wisdom suggests ?

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2021, 07:55:07 PM »
Are they the maintenance nightmare that conventional wisdom suggests ?
Lucian can answer that Pete as he is well versed on that subject 👍

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2021, 09:13:47 PM »
If I had a bike like that I am pretty sure that  :copcar: would see the end of my drivers license.
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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2021, 09:04:07 AM »
Id like to do a follow up on this thread.

Wife and I enjoyed our visit in ME. So much with Lucian that I wanted to make this offer again to the members here.
We have a river cabin on the New River in ASHE CO. NC.
I have made this offer before and at this time like to make the offer again.
If any of you MG members want to ride the NC Smokeys and would like to overnight with us, just give me a holler and well see what we can make happen.
The only cost to you may be having to listen to me pick the banjo on the back deck😳

Again let me thank Dave and Ms Lisa, for putting up with my southern boy self for 3 days.

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Re: I think we may have lost one folks
« Reply #29 on: September 26, 2021, 10:32:13 AM »
I'm glad you made the trip and had a good time Dan.  The pleasure was all ours, and what could be better than having a Lisa around but having two! Glad you made it back home safe and sound and we'll do it again soon.  :weiner:

 

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