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Started 6/1/19 by mtlcowgirl1; 2748 views.
ne243

From: ne243

Sep-30

 This was one of the first motorcycle forums I frequented, and I gleaned so much information from it. I am not on face book and use another forum that is much more active. I do miss the cordial people on this forum, so many others have threads that go for five or six posts politely and then someone has to tell everyone that they are wrong and the only opinion that matters is theirs.

 By the way, I entertained the thought of flying out and buying Mack's BMW when he listed it for sale. That would have been a great trip and I know I would have enjoyed meeting you and Mack! I did find an 1150GS locally and rode it for three years as a second bike to Big Black. Nice bike, but I rotate my second bikes every two or three years. Just got rid of a 1200 SportsterR, and looking for another bike. This forum really sparked an interest in street bikes for me.

 Take care, Dave

In reply toRe: msg 22
mtlcowgirl1

From: mtlcowgirl1

Sep-30

I presume you saw Mack's offer on craigslist.  We ended up selling her to a very nice young man from Albany NY.  I am delighted that you are rotating rides.  As for me, getting my motorcycle license was on my bucket list but, unfortunately, since Mack's passing, it never happened.  I had a wonderful five years riding two up with him on the "Queen Bee", however.  A Kawasaki Ninja 650 is my virtual ride, since I only have a 30" inseam.  I discovered that when we were window shopping at a motorcycle mall.  It has been said, as I am sure you know, that you will know your bike when you sit on it.  Only a fond memory now.  I have seen so many people who have no business on the bikes they are riding.  Their inseam does not compute with the ride.  Ergonomics are everything.  One must be one with the bike.  I took my safety course, so I know this. 

Keep well and don't be a stranger, Dave.  Okay?

In reply toRe: msg 20
UncleJerry

From: UncleJerry

Sep-30

Dave,

Welcome back. This is uncle Jerry from Okieland. I rode a Harley FLTHPI. I missed the ride for Vinnie. I was in the middle of wheat harvest. My brother and I stopped and visited with John and Lil face to face. It was nice visiting with them. I talk with them a few times a year.
I will guess the lady from Hawaii was Lei, South Dakota probably is Val Australia may be Louise. Talk to more later.

Vita Bona - Life is good,

Jerry

UncleJerry

From: UncleJerry

Sep-30

Karen,

What exactly what is wrong with a 30" inseam??? <asked in jest>, A dwarf is a little people who has a normal size body and short legs and arms. So I guess that I am a six foot dwarf. I tend to sit tall. When I had my heart attack a young lady was pushing me in a wheel chair. She left me and went to make an adjustment. When she turn and looked at me and said, "OMG, how tall are you? six foot eight? six foot ten?" She didn't believe me until I stood up.

As usual I waited until late to check the forum. I got busy about quitting time. Now I am sitting n the dark. OH well. No bit deal. See you later.

Jerry

mtlcowgirl1

From: mtlcowgirl1

Oct-1

Absolutely nothing wrong with my 30" inseam, as long as I can sit a bike LOL.  The Ninja would have been perfect for me, but I'm afraid my riding career is over.  Riding two up with Mack was plenty for me.  You take care, now.

Hi Karen

Heard from Uncle Jerry last night that You are trying to revive the Old Forum, hope you have good Luck.

         John and Lil (vinniesparents)

In reply toRe: msg 20

Hi Dave

We are trying to remember and place You from Vinnies Memorial Ride, did You use a different name then, the only one from the ride that was from Nebraska We remember was Mattoid. And yes the tree and Vinnies Kids are all grown up now. If You are the one I'm thinking off You gave Heather a ride to the Fire Station on Your Bike for the Tree planting. And Heather is now married for 3 years already.

                                  John and Lil (vinniesparents)

mtlcowgirl1

From: mtlcowgirl1

Oct-1

Thank you kindly, John and Lil.  We'll see what happens.  I've had a few bites.

ne243

From: ne243

Oct-1

 Thanks Jerry, I'm preparing for corn and soybean harvest at the moment. This summer was a busy one, I only rode about 6,000 miles.

 Take care, Dave

ne243

From: ne243

Oct-1

 Thanks Karen, I'm sure you could ride a motorcycle if you found the right one! If not, I hope you find/found an activity that keeps you young, active, and happy.

 Dave

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