Author Topic: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Harper  (Read 693 times)

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« Last Edit: June 13, 2021, 06:59:27 AM by vintagehoarder »
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2021, 10:32:48 AM »
Very cool! Thanks for the link.
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2021, 12:42:17 PM »
Man, that was great!
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2021, 12:42:37 PM »
I appreciate the Harpers and all they've done to keep the Guzzi hobby going. 
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2021, 12:42:37 PM »

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2021, 02:15:32 PM »
nice article and pictures...thanks for putting it out here.

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2021, 07:32:10 PM »
 Thanks for posting the link to the great article. It was meaningful to me as I lived in Japan for six or seven years and my family did quite a bit of motorcycling over there. I got a kick out of the mention of the track at Yokota airbase. Yeah buddy I was there cutting it up! And so was my dad and brother. Good times! I was there a few years after the senior Harper of course but I remember the Lilac and Meguro, Tohatsu, also bunches of cool domestic model Hondas. I owned a Tohatsu and a Honda Sport Cub Scrambler. My dad had a CB 350 and we also had two brand new HT-1 enduros. Good times!
 Again thanks for posting that. It is a good insight to a man who has helped keep a lot of guzzi's on the road.

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2021, 07:35:37 PM »
Harper for heavenís sake...

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2021, 07:54:39 PM »
Harper for heavenís sake...

 :thumb: what I was thinking

Mike's a good man, although I didn't get to know him until 1989 or so.
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2021, 08:44:45 PM »
Love the story!  Mike, you're the man!!

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2021, 12:23:50 AM »
What a cool read.  Thanks for posting that. :thumb:
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2021, 02:02:46 PM »
Who would have known!   :thumb:
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2021, 03:45:27 PM »
Much enjoyed the article! Kudos to Mike Harper!
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2021, 05:45:58 PM »
Great article, Mike your a living legend!
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2021, 09:46:06 AM »
Interesting how war enemies find peace through common interests, sports. More hobbies, please.

I wish for a sequel to this life story, the Guzzi part.
Take care, Mike.

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #14 on: June 12, 2021, 06:50:50 AM »
nice article and pictures...thanks for putting it out here.

Mark


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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2021, 10:58:02 AM »
Good people. Good for Guzzi.

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #16 on: June 12, 2021, 07:46:30 PM »
Thanks for the link to the article.   :thumb:
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #17 on: June 12, 2021, 08:30:38 PM »
Interesting how war enemies find peace through common interests, sports. More hobbies, please.

I wish for a sequel to this life story, the Guzzi part.
Take care, Mike.

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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2021, 08:50:38 PM »
I raced at Yokota, Tampa tech, Fuji, and many other tracks, we even had drag races on base at Yokota. I was in the AJMC motorcycle club at Tachikawa 61 to 64, and 67 to 69. Knew lots of the Navy guys, but didnít meet Mike until AJMC reunion in the 80ís.
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Re: Nice Article About Mike and Curts Haper
« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2021, 11:34:14 PM »
enjoyed the read, thanks for posting.  My dealings with his son have been top shelf,  Larry

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