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post #21 of 37 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 08:02 AM
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Well said, Dennis. Have a very Happy and Healthy New Year, bud!!!!


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1: Octobvrfest!
2:Rt 28 from Clemson SC to Deals Gap and then all the great roads in that area, riding with my wife.
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Originally Posted by DCinCT View Post
have to add a runnerup best moment as of today as waking up to a foot of snow this morning and keeping fingers crossed snow blower would start after being idle for the past 2 seasons..can imagine my relief when it started right up...wonder if the stabil made a difference. Yeah I know...nothing to do with riding, but still one of those owe you one Big Guy moments.
Well since you threw in snow blowers......last year when my fairly new snow blower seized in the middle of the driveway. Pulled the BLACK dipstick to find no oil (of course when I realized I didn't even know where the dipstick was I immediately had a clue). Who knew they came with break in oil that needed to be changed after a bit? Operating Instructions are for DUMB people. Threw in some dirty oil, hit it with a hammer, and she started right up. Of course then I put the right oil in. So yep, I always check her oil first.
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I've given this some thought (uh oh), and come up with these, in no particular order:

1. Riding my husband's Kawasai Vaquero, which for reasons I won't bore you by describing was throwing a monkey off my back.

2. Riding 325 miles to OctoVRFest. That was my longest single-day ride ever, and it was totally worth it.

And, though not related directly to riding ...

3. Acquitting myself reasonably well my first time ever doing karaoke, at the Yankee Rally. Hadn't sung in public in years, and everyone was so kind.

Happy New Year, Dennis, to you and Barb! <<HUGS>> Here's to an even better 2013!!


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Looking down on Yosemite from Glacier Point with Snake

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Looking down on Yosemite from Glacier Point with Snake
hope he didn't notice that candy wrapper at the bottom and suggested you both climb down to get it....happy new year to you and the family.

Whats the big hurry...slow down and enjoy the ride!

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Taking some of my all day rides to meet some of the nice people from this site and enjoying some great food while I was at it. Makes a 6-10 hour round trip well worth it.

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Meeting my brother in Rapid City SD, and doing the 'Needle' highway in mid July.
I wont forget it!
Ride safe in 2013 folks!
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Some of my best moments in 2012 have certainly been riding. Spring Break, wife and I camped with our RV and bike in the Big Bend National Park region. Summer ride was round trip to CO Rockies, and we just completed this week a Pacific Coast Highway ride from LA to SF and back. Baby sitting our grandchildren ranks tops but since this is a riding forum, I'll share the rides...

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Riding cowboy trail with the great folks on this forum!
Looking forward to another bike trip with all of you this coming season!

Heading to the bike show today
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