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I have arranged a 5% discount with Gruber Power Services on their products.  I have had good luck with their AGM motorcycle batteries and the price is pretty reasonable.  To receive this dis...

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Started 11/07/16 at 20:33:49 by Justin B.
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Hottest Day of the Year
When I left work this afternoon, air temp, 114 F, 46 C, road surface temp 197 F, 92 C .
Tires stuck like velcro !!

Started 07/11/19 at 22:03:50 by Bob_Roller
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By: tiggum
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automotive tire size calculator
I have a Mini Cooper that rides like a rigid frame Harley.
While invesigating a cure, I ran on to a very valuable resource.
TIRESIZE.COM     Pretty cool stuff. You can  change the size of t...

Started 05/26/19 at 12:37:18 by wilcom
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By: skippyc
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Boeing 737-MAX 8
With the news coverage of the latest incident, I was wondering if anyone had any questions about this situation .
I work for an airline as an aircraft mechanic and have worked on this model of 73...

Started 03/16/19 at 23:18:52 by Bob_Roller
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By: DeeG
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A "fork in the road" decision to make.
I have probably bored a lot of people near to death in this group with the saga of fitting a K100RS front end and a 860cc kit to my R65.
I have further modifications in mind.
Firstly I inten...

Started 04/04/19 at 22:38:54 by Tony Smith
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By: tunnelrider
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Wromg Way Drivers !!
I don't know how common this is, but wrong way drivers on high speed expressways, highways, motorways, depending on where on planet earth you reside, are an increasing issue here in the Phoenix area ....

Started 04/06/19 at 21:58:01 by Bob_Roller
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Photo resizing
This topic seems to rear its ugly head every time we are lucky enough to gain a new member.
The maximum size photo that can be uploaded here (correct me if I am wrong Justin) is just under 1meg o...

Started 02/26/19 at 03:01:51 by Tony Smith
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By: Barry
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Help Monte Im Lost
Went looking for any pictures of my old bikes and found this taken on my first visit to Texas in my mates car.

Started 11/16/09 at 12:15:46 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Justin B.
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Getting older
I've just turned 61, that makes me younger than some here, but I suspect, older than most.
The biggest impediment I have to my chosen recreation of motorcycling is increasing difficulty in doing ...

Started 01/25/19 at 03:18:36 by Tony Smith
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By: Adrian
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Goodbye to an old friend
My XT250/350 left forever today, along with all the spares I have accumulated for it over the years.
I realized about a month back that I had not ridden it in almost 15 moths and decided not to r...

Started 02/03/19 at 01:17:18 by Tony Smith
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By: skippyc
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Well, I'm In Rabies Treatment
I was on the way to work this morning, at 0450, about 4 miles after I got on the expressway, I-10, I felt a slight thump on my left forearm with a slight stinging sensation .
Got to work and when...

Started 09/30/18 at 00:48:27 by Bob_Roller
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By: Lucky_Lou
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Merry Christmas one and all.
We are about to have our first wet Christmas in decades and considering that the wet weather has completely stuffed our plans to go camping for a few days I am surprisingly happy about it, something t...

Started 12/23/18 at 16:45:05 by Tony Smith
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By: Justin B.
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Today in history...
Luck Lou will appreciate this...
Today In History: October 2nd, 1835 - First Shots Of The Texas Revolution Fired In The Battle Of Gonzales
On this day in 1835, the growing tensions between Mexico ...

Started 10/02/18 at 17:19:16 by Justin B.
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