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Old 11-06-2015, 11:00 AM
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which is what?
'97 CB750 Nighthawk. All the performance of a 70s UJM with the styling of a blowdryer. It's got hydraulic lifters, so no valve adjustments. Just, oil, gas, and tires. Perfect commuter.
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:06 AM
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Thumbs down Blows

Before I even got to work found out that at one of my jobsites in Brooklyn the site trailer was stolen, full of equipment, drawings, documents etc.
We were hoping the entity we lease this from picked it up by accident - not the case.
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:23 AM
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'97 CB750 Nighthawk. All the performance of a 70s UJM with the styling of a blowdryer. It's got hydraulic lifters, so no valve adjustments. Just, oil, gas, and tires. Perfect commuter.
brilliant. given the weather yesterday i took my 250 down to lower manhatten and parked it next to the ducati crowd that is usually on the street. life on 2 wheels is good.
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:25 AM
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Here's a pic of my old man bike:
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:26 AM
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nice windshield pops.
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:41 AM
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It's a beautiful day in the NYC area. Rode my bike this morning, got a great cup of coffee and scone to start my day, and am really looking forward to a relaxing weekend. life is good.

how are you doing today?

I'm amazed at the difference in my attitude when I commute by car compared to commuting by bike. Good on ya.

That said, I too rode the bike in. First ride on my warrantied Lefty (WARRANTY Bike day is just as good as NEW Bike day atmo). To top it off, one of our partners is onsite and they brought Chick-fil-A and Starbucks.

Don't mind if I do.
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Old 11-06-2015, 12:11 PM
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We're starting the highest-risk/highest-reward project I've ever contracted tomorrow..... Will be working through the weekend to get staging/scaffolding/elevator brought in and set up for the crew to come in Monday morning.

The next 10 days will be some of the longest of my life...

But... if nobody dies, we don't do any major damage, and weather is good, I'll make enough money that I could probably take the next 6 months off.. so not having any fun right now, but check back with me around the 17th or 18th.. I'll probably be a lot happier man.

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Old 11-06-2015, 01:39 PM
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I'm good. I've got one more week of responsibility as an assistant coach to our high school cross-country (running) team, and then I can start exploring the local roads and getting back into cycling shape. We should have a few weeks of cooler weather before the impending El Ninopocalypse starts to hit...

But the bike is prepped for a ride tomorrow!
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Old 11-06-2015, 01:49 PM
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First - what a week. Rode all week in short sleeves and shorts. Pretty good for first week of November.

Weekend still looks nice, just a little cooler. My wife has suggested we do a ride together tomorrow, just looking for where we might want to go.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:54 PM
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Rode every day this week except this morning. Wind was blowing about 90 miles an hour so I passed and left early to stop in the woods before work and pull the card from my trail camera and got a picture or 5 of this guy. And Mrs. Wurst said she's making clam chowder for supper. So all is good. beer:
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:56 PM
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brilliant. given the weather yesterday i took my 250 down to lower manhatten and parked it next to the ducati crowd that is usually on the street. life on 2 wheels is good.
man i really miss ny.

i am about to cry thinking about it
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Old 11-06-2015, 03:21 PM
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Sipping some small batch Ethiopian as I type. Got my wood split and stacked and one computer more or less put back together. Next is some of the bike parts scattered around to be put away.

I wish my excavator would call me back so we could continue with the Habitat house, or tell me he can't do it so I could hire someone else. But it is Friday, what the heck...
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Old 11-06-2015, 03:40 PM
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got a picture or 5 of this guy.
Say, Wisconsin looks lovely. Shall we have a Paceline get together next deer season at your house?
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Old 11-06-2015, 03:47 PM
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Say, Wisconsin looks lovely. Shall we have a Paceline get together next deer season at your house?
Bring Good Beer.
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Old 11-06-2015, 03:49 PM
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Good beer -- Check.
Sako AIII Deluxe .270 -- Check.
Hampsten Strada Bianca -- Check.

This has all the makings of a great vacation!
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