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    Only time I was at watkins glen, I was taking the...

    Only time I was at watkins glen, I was taking the Reg Pridmore CLASS session. That's a long track. It was a hot day,
    and even in the B group I was wore out before they called it an official...
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    Tried pics but the new lights were just too...

    Tried pics but the new lights were just too bright and washed out the photos!

    Parked Motorbike Syndrome. I may use that in the future....
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    Taa DAAA! Managed to get the bike out for a spin...

    Taa DAAA! Managed to get the bike out for a spin as 1) the rain washed the salt off the roads, 2) the rain quit, and 3) has not yet gone below freezing. This series of events probably won't repeat...
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    I've only ever *seen* two of those bikes in the...

    I've only ever *seen* two of those bikes in the flesh - chances of me actually *driving* one, even just around the block, are about 0.000001 percent.

    Weather here? Winter, in a word. There...
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    You should see what a knuck sells for these days....

    You should see what a knuck sells for these days. Back when Marcus Dairy was running, a guy often arrived on a barn fresh version of one of those. He was probably driving more dollars on the road...
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    Took me years to find, and about an entire winter...

    Took me years to find, and about an entire winter of work to straighten this thing out. It had been nailed onto a barn and then folded in half.
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    Funny you should mention this. I had the...

    Funny you should mention this. I had the opportunity to wander through the multi-building warehouse owned by the man who started this museum:

    Motorcyclepedia Museum

    Which is nearby in NY. ...
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    Gotta ask: how do you manage to get this bike on...

    Gotta ask: how do you manage to get this bike on top of your work stand? It's not a light machine!
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    These sylvanial LED pods are rated to run at six.

    These sylvanial LED pods are rated to run at six.
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    The one with the 400 watt system: fuel injected...

    The one with the 400 watt system: fuel injected flat lay-down 3 cylinder K75 bmw.

    The older vintage bikes were originally 6V, 60 watt systems - with mag ignition though - so the bike would run...
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    Got done wiring them up, then about two feet of...

    Got done wiring them up, then about two feet of snow came down.... Last time I tried driving that in the snow I fell over. So when the ice goes away, I'll let you know.

    Main headlamps on all the...
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    Just got done adding some 4" diameter sylvania...

    Just got done adding some 4" diameter sylvania LED driving lights to a bike. Noticed when testing them they seem to be working well on 6V - and the base of the housing says 6 - 36 volts. I...
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    Or: A good plan today is better than a great...

    Or: A good plan today is better than a great plan the next day.

    Or: All plans are obsolete half an hour after things start.

    Or: All operations are carried out in the dark, in the rain, at...
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    Telescope folks know silvering - I seem to recall...

    Telescope folks know silvering - I seem to recall it involves sugar. C.L. Stong's book goes into some detail.

    I've seen some pretty gnarly reflectors come back from the dead using Simichome...
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    Ah Mr. Max - they say there's nothing quite like...

    Ah Mr. Max - they say there's nothing quite like it...
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    Dual leading drums can be great stoppers if set...

    Dual leading drums can be great stoppers if set up properly. I'd rather have those (on my vintage bikes) than single disk setups
    on the newer ones.
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    One of the best compliments I ever get when out...

    One of the best compliments I ever get when out and about: "wow that bike has a lot of patina!"
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    Cool bike - hope it will be a rider, and not a...

    Cool bike - hope it will be a rider, and not a trailer queen! Those Indian 4s have their history go back to henderson 4s, yes? All I know about them is the third jug has the toughest life - the...
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