Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 26th 2011…

January 26th 2011.  108 days before my fiftieth birthday.  The day I received my first correspondence from AARP. Crap.  I am old.

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Transmission issues…

The R69s rebuild has not been without its ups and downs.  The latest issue interfering with break-in is a problem with the kick-start lever binding on return.  This is a known issue apparently common following rebuilds; but, the solution requires … Continue reading

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It lives…

The R69s lives. Photos when my grin subsides.

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Amazed and confused…

This morning, the New York Times is reporting that our federal government is drafting plans that would establish a way to allow individual states to declare bankruptcy; thus, enabling them a means to escape their “crushing” debt- including pensions promised … Continue reading

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Cylinders have returned!

Now back from a visit to the friendly folks over at BoreTech, the R69s cylinders have returned, complete with a carbide treated bore and new Kolben Schmidt pistons. The riding will soon commence.

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2011 is here…

And the Dakar is on! Now that 2011 is here, the Dakar is on!  No longer running from Paris to Dakar; rather, relocated to South America due to security threats in Africa- it has begun.  See details from the official … Continue reading

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