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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-01-2005, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
 
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Kahuna calls it quits?

Let's face it, I'm getting older and I think it's time to grow up a bit and look at the big picture. I realized recently that family and friends are more important than any childish infatuation I have with motorcycles.

Today I sold my bike, and my remaining gear will be up on eBay within the week. I'll post a link to my auctions as soon as they go live so my good friends here will have first shot.

Thanks everyone for being my other family for all these years, but I think now it's time to retreat the the comfort of my real family.

Best wishes to all!
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best of luck to you man!! and hope you dont regret your decision.....
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april fool.....day...... right?
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Sport bikes childish? Definitely. I think riding motorcycles helps keep me young and in shape. I'll be 55 this month and riding has been my sport since 1971. Friends my age that don't have bikes are much more "mature" than me. If they do any sport at all, it's golf or bowling. Sports you can do with a beer. And cruiser riders my age seem to always have their bikes parked in front of bars. Dangerous? Yes, but isn't anything that is thrilling also dangerous?

I don't have any friends who ride, so I too come to TWF for the camaraderie. Luckily, my wife supports my sport of riding, but I try and balance riding and family. I'll probably have to hang up my leathers some day too, but I hope it doesn't come for a long time. Good luck in your next endeavor.
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april fool.....day...... right?
Yeah no crap!! Is this the hook?

Well if not... I think No worries said alot!!!

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every one has to have there hobbies, unfutunately i foudn all mine at a young age and had to have them all and now im on my way to broke. lol at least i will ahve fun doing it. well not broke but all my moeny goes to my toys and then whatever is left i spend on the GF

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Yeah, I know... It was an evil April fools joke!!!!

Most of my good friends ride. It's nice to have something so fun and fulfilling that we all can do together.

As for the childish comment, I had to throw that in there because I've been told that many times when some people find that I ride a motorcycle.
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I knew it!!! Imagine that!!! You and I pullin April Fool's jokes on TWF!!! But I beat you to the punch... 'bout that!!!

Glad to hear you aren't ditchin' da game!!




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What's up with the sold sign on your bike in your garage????




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Part of the scam. I just removed it!!!
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OK... you went all out!!

What's up with the Amsoil in the corner.... some part of advertisement/sponsor or somin???




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Yeah, I just got a full synth setup from Amsoil. I was going to put out a little blurb about trying full synth for the first time but I didn't have time before I left for the weekend.

I told the Pete from Amsoil that I had them out there and he left me a message in my guestbook. Pete's a reall nice guy!
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I couldn't imagine life with out motorcycles.
Damn that would be so boring.
Glad to hear that its just a joke.

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Yeah, I know... It was an evil April fools joke!!!!

Most of my good friends ride. It's nice to have something so fun and fulfilling that we all can do together.

As for the childish comment, I had to throw that in there because I've been told that many times when some people find that I ride a motorcycle.
man between you and gas man !!! I'll tell ya !!!




I won't tell, but you just got passed by a Kat !!!
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man between you and gas man !!! I'll tell ya !!!
What are you going to tell?

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What are you going to tell?
Yeah tell us!!!




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damn Kahuna I almost started feeling sorry for you!! LOL I couldn't imagine life without a bike either!!!!
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damn Kahuna I almost started feeling sorry for you!! LOL I couldn't imagine life without a bike either!!!!
Hows your bike?
or did you get another?

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