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grado grado
New User | Posts: 25 | Joined: 11/13
Posted: 11/26/13
07:40 PM

Ran into JoeG over at CW, seems a good guy, thought I'd join up.

 Born in the 50's, ridin' since the 70's, hooked on 80's era CB750s
at the moment, living on the top of a mountain in the outbacks of West Virginia,
and waiting for Spring.

 Should about do it, glad to be here, by all...... grado  

 
joegresh joegresh
Guru | Posts: 1051 | Joined: 03/09
Posted: 11/27/13
03:41 AM

You actually did sign up!   Cool, that makes about 5 real humans. You'll have to get used to waiting a few days for replys. We are stuck in a slow-time warp on this forum.  

 
motohorseman motohorseman
Enthusiast | Posts: 498 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 11/27/13
04:31 AM

This is a exclusive forum, to say the least.

Good to have you here grado  
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Steve
1989 Yamaha FJ1200
2000 Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird
Saint Joseph, Missouri

 
jeffkushner1 jeffkushner1
User | Posts: 160 | Joined: 02/10
Posted: 11/27/13
10:06 AM

Welcome to the quietest forum on the 'net.....but at least 99.9% of the five members are pretty cool!

I stop in once every 3-4 months, or whenever I complete a new "old school" bike that I can show Joe since I know that he like vintage bikes.

I just wrapped up my 73 CB350 but since I can't access photobucket here at work, I can't post any pics but it came out looking pretty nice. I gave it to my girlfriend a couple weeks ago and she brought over her newly acquired tag and registration for it last night so she can ride it this weekend. If it's nice enough out, I may ride it to her house but she lives 50 miles away and I really don't want to do it unless it warms up a little. I'm a year-round rider but my Vee has handguards and i have electric gloves but there's no place to plug them in on her 350<LOL>!!

Sounds like you found a group that you'll fit right in with,

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

jeff  
Present only:

My VStrom 1000 K7

'74 RD350 in great shape & 1975 GT550 restored&built up and a another '75 GT550 taken in pymt for port work on an H1. All original, nearly flawless '75 H2, '74 H2-fire breather finally completed and everything I'd hoped it would be, 82 Yamaha 650 turbo running 18psi,72 & 2-75 H1's for restoration, '76 CB400F & 73 CB350 all done...gave the 350 to my sweetheart!

 
joegresh joegresh
Guru | Posts: 1051 | Joined: 03/09
Posted: 11/27/13
11:21 AM

One day I'm going to get that '74 RD35o from you, Jeff.  

 
grado grado
New User | Posts: 25 | Joined: 11/13
Posted: 11/27/13
05:07 PM

Thanks for the welcome guys.

Here's my '79F SS, 32,000 on the clock.

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Yeah, I know, a few will think "what a rag", but I love it.

I've got another one, an '81 C model, a barn find with 2,400
on it that I hope to have ready for the Summer.

More than once I've had a friend from out of state visit,
guys that havn't ridden for years, and see their eyes kinda glaze over
when they look at the black one.
I'm sure you guys know them.
Ex racers and riders that quit because "they have to work tomorrow",
or "I've got a kid now..."

Well. come this Summer, when you're at Grado's place, it's no excuse's time.
The kids are grown, the job is secure, and here's an extra bike.

We're going ridin! Smile  

 
motohorseman motohorseman
Enthusiast | Posts: 498 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 11/27/13
06:21 PM

I doubt many here think that's a rag - to many of us, me included, it is one of the bikes from the past that was one of the best, dare I say - A collectible.

Very nice motorcycle - and, like you, whenever anyone is at my place, there is generally a extra bike around to ride.....  
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Steve
1989 Yamaha FJ1200
2000 Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird
Saint Joseph, Missouri

 
joegresh joegresh
Guru | Posts: 1051 | Joined: 03/09
Posted: 11/27/13
07:31 PM

That was a great style. Kind of Ducati Darma-ish in the tail.  Some of Honda's latest efforts are hard to love.  

 
motohorseman motohorseman
Enthusiast | Posts: 498 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 11/28/13
07:12 AM

Icon Quotejoegresh:
That was a great style. Kind of Ducati Darma-ish in the tail.  Some of Honda's latest efforts are hard to love.

Amen  
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Steve
1989 Yamaha FJ1200
2000 Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird
Saint Joseph, Missouri

 
grado grado
New User | Posts: 25 | Joined: 11/13
Posted: 11/28/13
11:25 AM

What I don't get is the speed limiter on the new, what is it, 750 retro looking bike.

Hey, one rarely, very rarely, want's to hit 110 on the street.
But the fact they won't, or don't want you to do the ton, is B/S.  

 
joegresh joegresh
Guru | Posts: 1051 | Joined: 03/09
Posted: 11/29/13
12:39 AM

Honda doesn't want old people to hurt themselves.  

 
jcc jcc
User | Posts: 56 | Joined: 12/06
Posted: 12/01/13
07:46 AM

Welcome, good to have another contributor!!!