Saying goodbye to an old friend - new adventures coming
richie at webhackande.se
Tue May 14 11:45:49 PDT 2013
Mind you lurking? We wouldn't let you go. ;-)
blackbear at frontiernet.net skrev:
>Well, I got the GPZ put back together and he runs great. But!
>It is still very painful for me to ride longer than about 30 minutes. I know my physique isn't what it used to be.
>While I start working toward regaining something of my previous health, I can't stand essentially being bikeless.
>So, with a sad heart, I am trading the GPZ in on a cruiser.
>In the 12 years (wow...has it been that long???) I've owned it, it showed me a whole new world of motorcycling I never knew existed, let me make some great friends, and seen sights I never would have before.
>But he's getting old, just like I am.
>I got what I feel is a decent trade-in value (since we all know dealers are out to shaft you), and it saves me the hassle of trying to craigslist it.
>Ironically, I'm trading it in to the same dealer I bought it from 12 years ago.
>I got to test ride Talyn's replacement, and I think this is going to open up a lot more roads for me.
>While I'm sad to see it go, I'm eager to get to know the new ride.
>Hope ya'll don't mind my lurking here. you've all been a foutnain of knowledge, friendship, and good stories.
>once all of the dust clears, I'll see what's left in the shed for the GPZ that I'll need to clear out. I know I still have that full stock exhaust system, I think I have the original chain guard and windshield, and the spare cush drive, and the service manual. I'll know more later.
>I'm not looking to make a buck on these. I'll offer them for the cost of shipping, because it's the right thing to do, and you guys have been great.
>So, meet the new (used) ride:
>2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak.
>Michael in Holley, NY
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