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Old 02-06-2014, 06:58 AM   #841
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If you don't keep busy after you retire it can lead to Alzheimers.

Drinking too much beer after you retire can lead to Alzheimers.

It's a vicious circle....
Let's see... not retired soooo.
I'll drink a bunch and be lazy while I can.
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Old 02-06-2014, 07:02 AM   #842
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A couple years after my Dad retired he said "I don't know how I had time to work". It's amazing what ties up your time.

For example, I'm upgrading the electrical on the 5th wheel. Adding a 2 kw inverter, Solar, and golf cart batteries. I worked at least 8 hours a day all last week. It's been a ton of work and now I'm working on free standing mounts for the solar panels. Of course I had to fix some of the electrical issues. I'm surprised the damn thing hasn't burned to the ground!


Everything on the aluminum panel is new. The original system had 2 of the automotive circuit breakers (with #10 studs on them), one @ 50 Amps and one @ 30 Amps, with all the wires coming off the bottom of the fuse blocks on the two #10 studs. Some of those wires are #14 which were fused @ 30 amps... fire anyone?

I know, TMI...

Never ending projects....

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Lest everyone forget what Gerg did for a living when he was a productive member of society...

Good stuff my man, I wish I could find the time for cool projects like this on our little pop up, but with just closing on the house a couple days ago, guess where ALL my extra time will be going? Translated, it will be amazing if I have time to do the maintenance to the KTM alone prior to WARPED!
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Old 02-06-2014, 03:25 PM   #843
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Cool stuff Gerg... Should run the blender, fog machine and glitter ball for the stripper pole without problem...

Had a similar system in my sailboat (panels, 6v golf cart batteries) along with a wind generator and even a towed generator...

which never worked worth a shit cause great big things would come and bite the shit outta the twirling "lure".....

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Old 02-06-2014, 03:27 PM   #844
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Lest everyone forget what Gerg did for a living when he was a productive member of society...

Good stuff my man, I wish I could find the time for cool projects like this on our little pop up, but with just closing on the house a couple days ago, guess where ALL my extra time will be going? Translated, it will be amazing if I have time to do the maintenance to the KTM alone prior to WARPED!
Donde' esta su casa nuevo??
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:50 PM   #845
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Donde' esta su casa nuevo??
Livermore. We're pretty excited.
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:34 AM   #846
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WTF?

Dying interest? No posts in two days?

Must be watching the Olympics....

Come on you slackers! Keep me entertained!

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Old 02-08-2014, 06:28 AM   #847
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WTF?

Dying interest? No posts in two days?

Must be watching the Olympics....

Come on you slackers! Keep me entertained!

Fuck you!! You're the retarded, I mean retired one. YOU keep us entertained.

Actually, doing a little WARPED pre-run today. Heading up to the desert to do a little camping and beer chugging, I mean testing, with Shuka, Dragon M, bdarling and two other dudes. I'll post evidence tomorrow! Right now I'm packing all my shit up.
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:14 AM   #848
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WTF? Only 63 people signed up so far? No Treadless?
Going to be another quaint gathering
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Old 02-08-2014, 11:11 AM   #849
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Insufficient critical mass for orgy.
You need to ask yourself if that was really necessary.
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Old 02-08-2014, 03:35 PM   #850
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WTF?

Dying interest? No posts in two days?

Must be watching the Olympics....

Come on you slackers! Keep me entertained!

Shaddup!











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Old 02-08-2014, 05:48 PM   #851
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That looks like me out in front! Probably the only way I'll beat treadless on
anything...

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Old 02-09-2014, 08:47 AM   #852
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WTF?

Dying interest? No posts in two days?

Must be watching the Olympics....

Come on you slackers! Keep me entertained!

Sssshhh
I'm trying to heal up over here.
Realized my Sidi boot looks remarkably like this new removable cast...
only stronger
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:31 AM   #853
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Sssshhh
I'm trying to heal up over here.
Realized my Sidi boot looks remarkably like this new removable cast...
only stronger
I remember trying to convince my parents and team manager of something similar way back in my roadracing youth. In the end, I won and got to race.
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Old 02-09-2014, 12:54 PM   #854
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But gone... sold to Canpile

And yes I have the TW and the '12 GS Rallye and the Scooter and the R100/7 which is awaiting my attention...
Not sure what year you have, but BenchMark Works in Sturgis, MS makes a sweet looking replacement for the '81 electronic ignitions if your /7 needs one.

BMW wanted $648 or so for just the distributor (supposedly non-rebuildable, and now no longer available). Bench Mark Works has a new distributor and module for $348 and change.

It looks sweet. Can't wait to install it in the RT.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:44 PM   #855
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Dragon M, Shunka, bdarling and two other dudes did a little pre-WARPED campout this weekend. Easy little road ride with camping a LOTS of beers. I would've rung up Untappd if we'd had a cell connection!! A few pictures:

Leaving Casa de Yeti



Saw this on the way out of La Mesa






Dragon M on his new bike:



Shunka (watching porn on his iPad while riding):





Campground:



Yeti selfie:







Ate some awesome Carne Asada that bdarling's friend Miles made:



And then ride the ride home the next morning through Cuyamaca



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