Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lost in the headlight shell…

Does this look wrong to anyone else??? I am beginning to suspect that the switch assembly was assembled into the headlight shell 180° from correct.   None of this is inspiring confidence in me that the bike will run soon…  … Continue reading

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Life is good…

My shoulder feels remarkably better.  I just got a new quote for motorcycle insurance that’s less than half the amount my existing renewal.  Tomorrow I have time set aside to work on finishing the R69S.  This weekend is Halloween weekend … Continue reading

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Morning update…

Shoulder feels amazingly better…  The additional, properly placed injections of corticosteroids seem to be helping.  A lot.  Sore from the injection; but, it’s a different kind of sore.  Hope to ride this weekend- at least a little…

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Shoulder update…

Glad I talked to a second doctor. Surgery may still be indicated; but, much less urgently and much less invasive. Wait and see is the new prescription.

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What if..?

Do you have the willpower? What if not one of us cast a ballot on Tuesday?  No one. Not even one person.  Usually, I am a big proponent ( at least for like minded individuals) of voting.  I like to … Continue reading

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Getting old(er) sucks…

Going to get my second opinion tomorrow, and this is what the Doctor is supposed to explain to me: Apparently, the thorny-looking bone spur in the xray is some kind of osteo-arthritis and the result is the slow shredding of … Continue reading

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R69s nears completion…

After a whole lot longer than I originally anticipated, my 1966 BMW R69s nears completion.  Far over budget and behind schedule, I hope it actually runs before Halloween.  Wish me luck!  🙂 This is the before:

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Mid-life crisis…

A man my age has no business owning a motorcycle this fast; and yet, here I am- the proud owner of a 2010 BMW S1000RR.  The GT wasn’t getting ridden much after buying the Adventure; so, why not buy the … Continue reading

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Welcome…

Not much to see here at the moment, I’m afraid…  I’m going to give WordPress a try for a bit and see how I like it.  Just made it through a three week visit from my Mom, Dad, Brother and … Continue reading

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