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Offline Mr. Whippy

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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #15 on: July 21, 2017, 06:44:42 AM »
Once my kids left home, farm work has taken a lot of the free time I used to have for riding.  No complaints about that.  I used to make up mileage by commuting always (with some detours) if there wasn't ice and I wasn't leaving for work in the rain. 

The corrosion my Multistrada experienced  has taught me that if the roads haven't had the salt washed off,  it's not worth it to ride.  Also:  If the ride home is likely to be in heavy downpours, I also don't ride.  I don't miss the electrical gremlins or pitted rims.

Offline Eh2zed

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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2017, 06:15:39 PM »
We bought a boat 10 years ago when we were close to some fabulous boating lakes. Then we moved and the boat sat around getting very inviting to squirrels. This year I got fed up with not using it so I cleaned it up  and renovated it with a new floor and had the upholstery repaired. I replaced the starter and the trim pump. Today I put everything back together.
Guess what we're doing next weekend if the weather is good?
My GPS just told me to turn left, then turn left, then turn left, then turn left.
Now you know why I vote the way I do.
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Offline Max Wedge

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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2017, 07:32:25 PM »
I was just looking at boats. I live one street over from a nice all-sports lake, and the place on the west side is great for boating. I know nothing of boats, but I'm pretty sure I am out of my mind.
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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #18 on: July 25, 2017, 06:47:09 AM »
I was just looking at boats. I live one street over from a nice all-sports lake, and the place on the west side is great for boating. I know nothing of boats, but I'm pretty sure I am out of my mind.

Wanna know what I know about boats after working on and around them for ~30yrs? 

I'll never own my own boat.  That's what I know   :P

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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2017, 09:19:05 AM »
I've heard the best 2 days in a boat owner's life are the day he buys a boat, and the day he sells it.

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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2017, 11:02:01 AM »
I've heard the best 2 days in a boat owner's life are the day he buys a boat, and the day he sells it.

I have heard that about RV's too. I've owned a couple, and I can tell that it is true,
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Re: I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2017, 03:37:36 PM »
Boat: A hole in the water into which you throw money.

RV: A gadget used to justify the purchase of an endless list of accessories none of which are essential.

Motorcycle: A method of reducing the number of intact body parts and the number of potential life partners by providing an alternative to getting a ride home from the bar in a Porsche or similar product which is understandably rejected.
My GPS just told me to turn left, then turn left, then turn left, then turn left.
Now you know why I vote the way I do.
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I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2017, 03:44:52 PM »
Boat: A hole in the water into which you throw money.

BOAT stands for: Break Out Another Thousand!
Hard work, pays off in the future. Laziness, pays off now.

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I can't believe how little I'm riding
« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2017, 03:48:35 PM »
I've heard the best 2 days in a boat owner's life are the day he buys a boat, and the day he sells it.

Only people who don't truly love boats say that!

Most people that we know, ourselves included, own at least 2 or more boats and are always searching/looking for others!

It's a sickness!

Kind of like motorcycles... How many motorcycles does someone need? Just one more!
Hard work, pays off in the future. Laziness, pays off now.