Now I Have Seen Everything!

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Marine Corps Codu
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Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Marine Corps Codu » Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:00 pm

Keith Birkhofer
Marine By Choice
Current 2018 Gear Up
Former Bikes:
1947 Cushman Motor Scooter
1958 Cushman/Sears Motor Scooter
1964 Yamaguchi
1965 Honda 250
1968 KZ1000
1960 Honda 55 (2 of them)
2002 Honda Gold Wing GL1800
2006 Ural Patrol
2005 BMW R1200GS
2018 Ural Gear Up

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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Peter Pan » Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:28 pm

Well, Keith, I guess there are a few things left you hopefully will never see.
Its just like the Priest said on my first day in Army once upon the time:

"You will get to know here people of whom you never thought, that SOMETHING like this would exist."

Been there, done that once again a month ago in Indiana.
No names will be mentioned, I am hard trying to erase them from my mind.
Best regards to the north wet from the beginning summer.
Sven
Sophie Travelair = Patrol 2013
8 weeks 12.000km Oregon-Alaska-Oregon
With a DIY foam air filter the rig runs well even in tropical rain = :moto:
Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
Engine: 1. 43.388km crank replacement: Back on the road since 23.Okt.2019 :party:

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"The most important you cannot see!"
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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by stagewex » Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:09 pm

HaHa, Good One.
Stagewex

2019 Honda CRF450L (Elec Start)
2008 Vespa 150S (Elec & Kick Start)
2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only)

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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Mr Wazzock » Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:16 pm

I like how a big chunk it out of the piano to clear the handlebar. :D
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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Marine Corps Codu » Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:50 pm

Peter Pan wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:28 pm
Well, Keith, I guess there are a few things left you hopefully will never see.
Its just like the Priest said on my first day in Army once upon the time:

"You will get to know here people of whom you never thought, that SOMETHING like this would exist."

Been there, done that once again a month ago in Indiana.
No names will be mentioned, I am hard trying to erase them from my mind.
Best regards to the north wet from the beginning summer.
Sven
I heard something similar at boot camp in the Marine Corps. Something like "You will meet people you like and you will meet people you hate. But whichever they are we all bleed the same. Just remember that in your days ahead."
Keith Birkhofer
Marine By Choice
Current 2018 Gear Up
Former Bikes:
1947 Cushman Motor Scooter
1958 Cushman/Sears Motor Scooter
1964 Yamaguchi
1965 Honda 250
1968 KZ1000
1960 Honda 55 (2 of them)
2002 Honda Gold Wing GL1800
2006 Ural Patrol
2005 BMW R1200GS
2018 Ural Gear Up

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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Oko » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:42 pm

Is that a still from “Urals gone wild?”
2009 Ural Patrol - "The Moscow Mule"
2016 Harley Ultra Limited
2016 Ski Doo Renegade
1999 Honda Shadow Aero
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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by JustSomeRandomDude » Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:38 pm

Go to any hot spring in the western US ...
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Distant past:
Honda CX500, Honda CB350-4, Yamaha RD400, Kawasaki KH400, Kawasaki CSR 650 ...

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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by GHGoodwin » Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:05 pm

Why the shin guards?
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It's a long list.
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Re: Now I Have Seen Everything!

Post by Obo Scribe » Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:16 am

British guys, they do a load for charity at bike events, from weekend rallies all the way through to the TT. The Purple Helmets display team. They get up to some proper nonsense.
2003 750 Dalesman, 1975 CB400/4, 2012 DL650, 91 Ducati 750SS, 2009 California Classic, 1970 Raleigh Runabout . Thirty two bikes in the last nine years, my missus thinks I have a bike problem. :boogie: ..
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