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Old 06-05-2014, 06:55 AM   #16
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Chuck,

Thanks for the reply and endorsement. Good enough for the Corp and his GSA, good enough for me.

Thank you for your service!

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Old 06-05-2014, 11:32 AM   #17
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FWIW I would never let Ron's Kawasaki touch my bikes again.

Brought one into them for new tires and when I picked the bike up the brakes were non-functional.
Lots of fun crossing their parking lot heading to busy Hwy 98 and finding no brakes.

I assume they spread the calipers, but never pumped the brakes after the install.

Dewey has been good and so is Paul at Performance Cycle out on PCB.
Paul is cash only and does charge extra if you don't buy tires from him.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:15 PM   #18
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[QUOTE=Ogre_fl;24326395]I assume they spread the calipers, but never pumped the brakes after the install.

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I automatically work clutch, throttle, front and rear break BEFORE starting. Kinda like you do sitting on a bike on the show room floor. I can't tell you how many times "I" have forgotten to pump brakes backup after wheel removal. Its pure habit now.

but yea the mechanic should have pumped up brakes.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:33 PM   #19
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Knock on wood! My first time using Ron's and I've had no issues (so far). I would or will use Dewey, he's not far from me.
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:07 PM   #20
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The Navigator has spoken (Rick)....I think we have everyone added to the external email list, if not:


Hey Guys,

Anyone up for a little ride and some BBQ this Tuesday? I'll plan one of our usual circuitous routes and end up in Defuniak Springs for some Texas style BBQ.

http://www.4cbbq.com/

Meet at Southport Tom Thumb (corner of Hwy 77 and 2321 for the newbies) @ 0800.
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Old 06-09-2014, 05:56 AM   #21
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Maybe

While I cannot make it to PC for start I might be able to meet you guys in Da Springs for lunch and hang some on the way back.

Just a thought. I went out yesterday and boy is it hot.

What time for lunch. About 11 ish?


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Old 06-09-2014, 09:08 AM   #22
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Vico,
I'd say 1130ish, +/- 15 minutes....

Man, I hate this time of the year in the Panhandle, absolutely miserable weather for riding...hot, humid, and usually a thunderstorm between 2-4!
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Old 06-11-2014, 05:30 AM   #23
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How was the ride. Sorry I didn't make. Things came up!

Maybe next time.
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Old 06-11-2014, 05:51 PM   #24
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How was the ride. Sorry I didn't make. Things came up!

Maybe next time.
Hey Vico, I'm "the navigator" Chuck spoke of...

Ride was good - BBQ was good. We did just over 200 miles but man was it hot! I was reminded why our rides are fewer during the summer months.

Keep an eye out for the next one...
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:12 PM   #25
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I've often wondered if I was the only one out there who treated the summer months in Florida as "winter" and rode a bit less due to the heat.

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Old 06-13-2014, 04:09 PM   #26
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Yes it was hot but ERdok keep the air flowing through those jackets with a spirited pace most of the time as there was some speed bumps along the way.

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Old 06-13-2014, 07:11 PM   #27
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Yes it was hot but ERdok keep the air flowing through those jackets with a spirited pace most of the time as there was some speed bumps along the way.

http://www.knology.net/~tdq/ride.m4v
OK so what happened when you cut the camera? Did you get to have a chat with a LEO?


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I've often wondered if I was the only one out there who treated the summer months in Florida as "winter" and rode a bit less due to the heat.

Dave...
Yep! Winter is my favorite time to ride. I cant do the heat anymore. Its just not fun. I cut way back during the summer.
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Old 06-14-2014, 07:20 PM   #28
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Real cliff hanger video but nothing happen we were perfectly legal there thanks to erdok excellent distance vision.


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Man, it's hot.
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Old 07-07-2014, 04:27 PM   #30
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So, riding in the morning, lunch, and home by 1400ish. The heat is still a little much!

r//Chuck

Hope everyone's having a great 4th!

I'm planning a ride for this Tuesday morning - route still to be determined - will plan to head home just after lunch to beat the heat.

Meet at Southport Tom Thumb @ 0800.

Rick

P.S. Looking forward to seeing the new ride Wyn - hope you can make it...
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