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Old 03-31-2013, 07:59 PM   #1
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Fite joins a "singles" group.

So..... the General and I are chatting last week and the conversation does a one-eighty. Still not sure how the Easter dinner menu details suddenly mutated into a comment about old Fite's waist size. Bottom line.... the lady with whom I share a house thinks that maybe I need to start paying a bit more attention to what I eat. Maybe start an exercise regiment, take better care of myself, bla bla bla, shed a few pounds.

So I bought myself an exercise bike!

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Old 03-31-2013, 08:01 PM   #2
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:09 PM   #3
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No doubt your throttle wrist will get a workout.....looks like fun.
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:30 PM   #4
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No doubt your throttle wrist will get a workout.....looks like fun.
I'm hoping so.
Should be able to get up that last quarter mile shale slag section at the end of Palmer Creek. You know... where you and Jermo landed after ya went by me and BB!
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:40 PM   #5
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Send that engine off to the Wizard this winter, The Cycle Wizard. If your oil temps get high, I used a GSMark oil cooler. That is his screen name on here.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:37 PM   #6
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'bout time . ya ain't a feared of ridin long side a KLRs are ya? I mean... not like stuff is fallin' off our bikes or anything
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:12 PM   #7
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2012 XR650L
1800 miles
Acerbis 5.8 tank
Rear rack plus sub-frame support
Bark Busters
Bash plate
Headlight protection
Windshield (may not stay mounted)

I'm pretty stoked!
Have been looking for something that can get me in a little deeper
woods-wise than BiggerBird and not bust the bank.

Farkles will include:
milk crate
hip boots
shovel
4H stickie

Can't wait for the snow to go away so I can start exercising!
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:12 PM   #8
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Let the farkling begin?!
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:23 AM   #9
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You'll love the ol' girl (2012 may be new but the design is circa 1993!).

Farkling recommendation:
1. Upgrade fork springs and rear coil. You won't regret it! Precision Concepts in SoCal or order your own.
2. Wider pegs
3. Dave's Mods to the carb (EASY!)
4. SAVE the spark plug tool! You'll need it if you ever swamp the engine.
5. Headlight cutoff switch (See #4)
6. XRR front fender
7. Re-route vent lines for carb (Ask AKMud)

Now get that Piggy on the road and come ride with Mud and I
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Rmhrcs battery under seat xr600 side cover mod too!! :)


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Old 04-02-2013, 05:54 AM   #10
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Cool2 Name for new ride

Bird of Paradise. Watch this and you see the similarities between Fite and a Bird of Paradise that makes the name appropriate: http://youtu.be/REP4S0uqEOc
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:40 AM   #11
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Bird of Paradise. Watch this and you see the similarities between Fite and a Bird of Paradise that makes the name appropriate: http://youtu.be/REP4S0uqEOc
Kevin...... can't begin to tell you how happy I am to see you back on your game.
WTF were you looking for when you stumbled on to that little gem???
Welcome back asshat!
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:10 PM   #12
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Congrats Fight!

Hope you have some off-trail fun this summer!
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:41 PM   #13
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:27 PM   #14
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Congrats on the new bike!

How'd you choose an XR and have you been thinking about one for a while?

Have fun, Mark H.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:01 PM   #15
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Congrats on the new bike!

How'd you choose an XR and have you been thinking about one for a while?

Have fun, Mark H.
I have been thinking about an XRL for a while now.
Studied one pretty hard at last year's MC Show.
Decided on the air-cooled single as opposed to the KLR.
Wanted a bit more dirt-worthiness plus an ancient design was OK by me.
Can't wait to take it out and play with it.
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