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Old 11-16-2013, 02:11 PM   #11206
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Picked up a few parts for my Honda C70 last trip to U.S. Got it together today so had to fire it up and take it for a run around the block. Saw 60 kmh at the top of 3rd before I ran out of road! Shifts fine now. Stupid $10 part.
Like the Pifflemaster says... No pictures, it didn't happen.
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Old 11-16-2013, 04:17 PM   #11207
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Bah. I was too busy working on it all afternoon. I can take a picture of it sitting in the garage?

I noticed quite a bit of rusty sediment in the gas lines, so I drained the tank and removed it - it'll get cleaned before it goes back in for springtime.

Also spent a bit of time on the CL175 this afternoon - put the rear brake back together with the proper bolts (not the farmer bolts that were on it), and pulled the cap off the centrifugal oil filter (now that I know the trick for removing it) and cleaned out a bunch of sludge that I'm sure dates back to leaded gas days.
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Old 11-16-2013, 04:23 PM   #11208
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Lunch

Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
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Old 11-16-2013, 05:40 PM   #11209
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Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
Whyswoman and I are in, but we may be 15 minutes late...
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Old 11-16-2013, 06:05 PM   #11210
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Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
Karen and I are in for that.
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Old 11-16-2013, 08:32 PM   #11211
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Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
Sounds like an excellent idea! We should be on time, as opposed to B&L's 15 minutes late arrival.
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Old 11-17-2013, 05:28 AM   #11212
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The party is over

Damn! There's snow outside... actually shoveled the deck already this morning. Glad I went for a quick (but nippy) spin in the country yesterday on the KLR.... probably (sadly) the last one of the year. Looks like we'll be trying out the snowblowers sooner than expected.
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Old 11-17-2013, 05:47 AM   #11213
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Yup, the white stuff is here.



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Old 11-17-2013, 06:16 AM   #11214
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Damn! There's snow outside... actually shoveled the deck already this morning. Glad I went for a quick (but nippy) spin in the country yesterday on the KLR.... probably (sadly) the last one of the year. Looks like we'll be trying out the snowblowers sooner than expected.
Couple inches of new stuff on the ground here this morning and looks like still more to come. We have had a inch or 2 of snow on the ground for a couple weeks actually. It almost went away yesterday but I guess it is welcome back to winter.
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Old 11-17-2013, 07:59 AM   #11215
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It's +7 and wet here.




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Old 11-17-2013, 09:49 AM   #11216
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Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
I`m in. Probably just me though. We should be back from the south by then.
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:28 AM   #11217
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I'll be in Wpg watching the curling trials for most of the week. I should be able to sneak out for lunch!
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:43 AM   #11218
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Sad day

Put the KLRs away. Had pretty much zero traction on the street... although I could probably still get around, the thought of sliding into harms way bothers me

Carl, was no +7 when I went for that ride late afternoon... was 2 when I got home. I sure noticed reduced traction yesterday, and I've got to be so careful not to fog the visor. Challenging.

Could be up for that luncheon - great idea
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:46 AM   #11219
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Anyone want to get together for lunch?
How about the Canad Inns, Polo Park, Sunday December 08 at 11:30.
No gifts or cards! No Frills!
In the city for the curling trials Wed - Sunday, so should be able to make this one before the mens final at 2.
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:32 PM   #11220
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In the city for the curling trials Wed - Sunday, so should be able to make this one before the mens final at 2.
Dryden Rider, I hope Mrs Dryden Rider will be coming too...tell her there will be several riding spousal units there that day...
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