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Old 08-16-2004, 08:22 AM   #21
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Default Or just take the damned bus!

Shoot, I ride 80 miles one way to work! What's 100?



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Old 08-16-2004, 08:27 AM   #22
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Default Here is a thought? Ask a fellow MOFO for a ride instead of lame ass advice!

Getting advice from this group is always fun, may not be real helpful, but sure is fun!



Ask a MOFO for a ride! I live in Georgia, so can't be a lotta help. Must be one of us near you somewhere who can either give you a ride on a bike or help out with a truck/trailer. Ok you Left Coast MOFO's, can anyone help the guy out?



Of course, would help if we knew where you lived in Cali.....



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Old 08-16-2004, 08:39 AM   #23
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Default Re: How NOT to destroy your bike in transit . . .

For the money he would pay to ship the bike or rent a truck he can take a taxi.

I'm with the rest of the guys, ride the bus or buy a friend some lunch and gas money to drive him and ride the bike home.
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Old 08-16-2004, 08:47 AM   #24
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Default Re: Here is a thought? Ask a fellow MOFO for a ride instead of lame ass advice!

Good point, I'd drive him up there myself but round trip from Tacoma would be a bit much, even for a fellow MoRon,

Plus he's not an offical member of the GPTB so I'm under no obligation to help.

C'mon guys, be a bro' and help him out
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Old 08-16-2004, 09:21 AM   #25
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Default Re: Gotta agree with kpaul!

I rode the Greyhound a couple of years ago between New Orleans and Gulfport, MS.



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Old 08-16-2004, 09:54 AM   #26
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Default Re: Here is a thought? Ask a fellow MOFO for a ride instead of lame ass advice!

How 'bout we tie two MoFo strings together...



Have a bud haul him up there in a 911, and then see who gets back first!



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Old 08-16-2004, 11:19 AM   #27
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Default Re: Here is a thought? Ask a fellow MOFO for a ride instead of lame ass advice!

You provide the 911 and I'll drive down from Salt Lake and do it. It'd be a real sacrifice, but I'm willing to suffer for the cause.
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Old 08-16-2004, 01:42 PM   #29
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Default Re: How NOT to destroy your bike in transit . . .

Good stuff about actually tying down. To this I'd add to stop after the first few miles and check the tiedowns again. After that you're good to go, or so has been my experience carting my XR400 all over southern Arizona.



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Old 08-16-2004, 02:25 PM   #30
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Default Re: Gotta agree with kpaul!

When I got out of the Navy in '79 I rode the bus from Norfolk, Va. home to Tacoma. Lot of interesting folks, to be sure.

I hooked up with these two girlies from Australia who were over here traveling around so it wasn't all bad.
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