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Old 11-03-2012, 03:39 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Yup, happy wife = happy life BB. You're a good man takin' one for the team like that.


Hope you're healing up good, and glad to hear you're gettin' back in the saddle again.

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Ya know the bad thing is that I didn't even get a chance to install the stuff I got from you...
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:13 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Dave,
There is considerable damage to my bike...the forks are tweeked, pipes are toast and smashed up against the motor, crash bar bent bad, so maybe even frame damage. Almost everything on the left side is either damaged or scratched real bad. Rear fender and supports are damaged as well as handlebars and most of all the controls are scratched-up bad or cracked. Windshield is broken. I plan on taking off the drive, G-man controller and possible the Custom Ostrich Seat and Backrest. So unless, I buy another C50, those items will be for sale soon.
Yeah I figured there was more damage than you thought when we talked a few weeks back! at 45mph No bike is coming out of it untotaled as far as the insurance is concerned.
I donno Buddy, Vipers scoot looks awfully nice! Maybe lots of money left over for OTHER stuff- hey its almost already totally blinged out!
Get well.. I am going to hold you to that ride we talked about- Buy 2 bikes and I'll have sumthin to ride...LOL
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:44 AM   #23 (permalink)
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glad to read things are looking up and the insurance company at least tried to lesson the hurt...knowing the bond we establish w/our rides modding and personalizing, has to be hard moving to another bike from the looks of what you did with your c50...beautiful bike and I do know how much it must have hurt to realize it won't be ridden again. Enjoy your search for your next ride and kudos to the missus...hope the healing is coming along well..take care.
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Russ, as well being that is a very nice bike...Momma is letting me price some HDs right now and I ain't bucking the establishment...
Good for you Steve!!

HD is not for everybody but I really like mine.
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Viper - What's the "deal of the century"?

My 1500 has an electrical problem that is proving to be a MOTHER to track down. Been working on it myself, with the help of some Vulcan forums people and with a local mechanic. Actually the latter is doing the vast majority of it. Great guy!

I may be taking a loss on it to sell it to someone who has the know how to find & fix it.
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