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Old 02-09-2011, 03:22 PM   #1411
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Without a doubt the cheapest place for a new bike is the USA (some $5000-6000 for a brand new 2010 or 2009 ). Friends of mine from Dubai buy new bikes from there (tax free), have them flown over and enjoy the tax-free import. Damn lucky bastards
But how are they getting them back home?
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:48 PM   #1412
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:15 PM   #1413
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Got my supporters pack today! Now I am ready to be properly dressed for your next rally!
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:31 PM   #1414
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Got my supporters pack today! Now I am ready to be properly dressed for your next rally!
Excellent news!

Another 'missing' one turned up in California today too, so I guess there has just been massive hold ups with the Christmas post (what a joke!)...

I'm hoping the others to the US (about 3 more) from that initial batch will also be arriving in the next few days - if you're reading this and still waiting, please let me know once they arrive!

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Old 02-10-2011, 03:42 PM   #1415
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Arrival

Mine arrived just yesterday.

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Old 02-10-2011, 03:58 PM   #1416
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And my friend Sharron in SF just emailed to say her's finally arrived too...

God bless em at the USPS!

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Old 02-14-2011, 04:48 PM   #1417
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Just heard the boat arrived back in Europe this week, and the vehicles will be ready for collection from the 22nd Feb...

Be nice to see the old girl again... even if she is battered and filthy!

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Old 02-14-2011, 05:26 PM   #1418
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Just heard the boat arrived back in Europe this week, and the vehicles will be ready for collection from the 22nd Feb...

Be nice to see the old girl again... even if she is battered and filthy!

Jx
In the meantime, have to been sitting there making vroom vroom noises in anticipation?

Before you know it you will be back on the bike and letting it rip.

I hope everything is going ok with the leg and you are not too bored.
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:45 PM   #1419
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Hot Damn!!!

(Hunnerd, ice cold!)

When hope was almost gone and I was in the depths of despair , but still scrounging the net gleefully, looking for goodies for a rather eclectic collection of bikes, what should appear at the local P.O. but a fat envelope bearing a Royal Mail stickydoodle, posted 22Dec10, from someplace over yonder on the other side of the pond!

And to the USPS or US Customs Dude/Dudette who's been sportin' the Primo Schwag (without leaving a trace, mind you), FYYFF!!

Great kit, Jen - Thanks ever so!
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p.s. Zumo mount's now hard wired (and says it knows where I'm going), up-1-back-1.5 barbacks installed (and not too big a mess made of trimming that plastic thingamadoodle that covers the bar clamps), kit lined up to slip into the sidecases and head WSWbyW to pick up a "new" riding suit tomorrow. Camera will be handy in pocket of gorgeous Belstaff jacket. Wx forecast? Mid 70s w/scattered cloud cover, i.e., perfect riding weather, and I'll have the sun behind me both ways. Prob'ly should have bought a radar detector as it's awfully hard to keep the ol' RS "civilized!"

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p.s. Yes, it was a bit dark for the Dirty Dogs, and both floodlights and flash were required, but necessities are a Mother, ain't they! :


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Old 02-17-2011, 09:17 AM   #1420
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I can't tell you how pleased I am to read (and see, the silly picture x) this Garfey!

After all your fantastic support - both before and after my accident, it was all too ironic that of all the kits delayed, yours seemed to take the longest!

Anyone else still waiting, do get in touch (PM me), and I'll make sure I get some replacement shirts printed with the next batch this week (eek, that's tomorrow!)

Jx

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Old 02-18-2011, 09:04 PM   #1421
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... ps. I wanna see a whole bunch of silly photos of you guys in your supporter's gear when I get back - the sillier the better, ... x
Ahah! I thought I recalled someone requesting silly pics, and, well, any opportunity to "ham it up" for Piglet ... !
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:18 PM   #1422
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Anyone else still waiting, do get in touch (PM me), and I'll make sure I get some replacement shirts printed with the next batch this week (eek, that's tomorrow!)

Jx
My package of goodies arrived today, so there's still a chance that others are still in transit. It seems there must have been a very stiff headwind across the Atlantic.

Jenny, Thanks for taking us along with you through all of the preparation, the planning, the race, and hopefully now the fast recovery.
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Old 02-22-2011, 03:16 PM   #1423
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mines arrived, cool gear and the shirt rocks, thanks heaps jenny.
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Old 02-22-2011, 03:55 PM   #1424
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mines arrived, cool gear and the shirt rocks, thanks heaps jenny.
Thank goodness for that! I think that must be a record!

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Old 02-26-2011, 02:57 AM   #1425
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