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Re: What did you do today...

#4081 Unread post by ofblong » Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:25 pm

Spent $2900 on material to redrywall 2 rooms, reinsulate my attack, reroof my garage, and build myself an 8x12 shed that will allow me to store the motorcycle during the winter as well as a bunch of other crap in the garage so I can spend less time "organizing" the garage every fall so both of our vehicles can fit in it.
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#4082 Unread post by madjak30 » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:09 pm

My new tires came today...WOO HOO...now to install them...

Later.

Edit: forgot...and I turned 41 today...1970, best year ever...
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#4083 Unread post by blues2cruise » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:57 pm

:specialannouncement:

Happy birthday to madjak.

:kicking: :happybirthday: :woohoo: :bday1: :clap: :drunk: :eek: :icecream: :taco: :happybirthday:

I went to work.
I stopped at the store after work and bought a cooked roast chicken so I would not have to cook anything. (I am still not well...still have a bronchial ailment)

I scooped a picture from the internet to make it my desk top picture. :mrgreen: and wrote about it in my blog.

And now will go wash the dishes before I call it a night.
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#4084 Unread post by High_Side » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:02 pm

madjak30 wrote:
Edit: forgot...and I turned 41 today...1970, best year ever...
Agreed - and happy birthday :righton:

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#4085 Unread post by zee » Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:30 pm

madjak30 wrote:Edit: forgot...and I turned 41 today...1970, best year ever...
Definitely. Happy belated birthday!

Went to work, finished the beta for a small but important project. Rode home with music for the first time and determined the earbuds I was using and the iPod didn't work so well. Old iPod, Zune buds. Going to use the SanDisk instead. Spent the evening adding music to it.

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#4086 Unread post by dr_bar » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:44 pm

Got home from work, had some brekkie, put out the recycling and garbage hit the sack, 5 hours sleep....
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#4087 Unread post by dr_bar » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:46 pm

madjak30 wrote: ...I turned 41 today...1970, best year ever...
1970, yes not a totally bad year, started grade 10...

Happy belated Birthday...
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#4088 Unread post by blues2cruise » Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:49 am

After work I picked up my nephew from day care and spent the evening hanging out with him taking funny pictures and playing silly games. :mrgreen: (He is 5-1/2)
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#4089 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:25 am

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#4090 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:27 am

Happy B-Day madjak30!

Have a :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: on me as I can't get them here!!

Mike

P.S... Darn, now I want tacos for dinner... at least I have homemade chilli and corn chips on the menu for tonight's dinner. :pizza:
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#4091 Unread post by madjak30 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:34 am

What?? no Taco Bell or Taco Time in England? How can you stay there? Do they have Tim Horton's?

I just don't know how you could survive...hehehe

Thanks for all the birthday wishes from everyone...

Yesterday I realized that I need some specialty tools to remove the front and rear tires on my MT-01...front you need about a 15mm Allen Key...and the rear is about a 40 or 45mm wrench to remove the axle nut...off to Yamaha I go...

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#4092 Unread post by dr_bar » Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:46 pm

Aren't they in the tool kit???
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#4093 Unread post by dr_bar » Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:52 pm

totalmotorcycle wrote:Happy B-Day madjak30!

Have a :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: :taco: on me as I can't get them here!!

Mike

P.S... Darn, now I want tacos for dinner... at least I have homemade chilli and corn chips on the menu for tonight's dinner. :pizza:


I bet you can find some place to eat Tacos...


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#4094 Unread post by agraebner » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:30 pm

Today I rode Maggie 125 miles installed my new national cycle PLEXISTAR 2 fairing. on the interstates I have been taking a beating with no shield at all. The ride back was nice didnt even have the buffeting that I used to on my shadow do to the low shield I put on it. Even though it was dark half the way back I was comfortable in my mesh jacket without stopping for the liner for once. This is bigger than what I wanted for the magna. This is what I wanted for the nighthawk for touring but it wont fit that well. I got such a great deal on it $75 new that I couldn't pass it up. I think it will be a nice addition for the coming cold:)
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#4095 Unread post by mogster » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:43 pm

:multistars:

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#4096 Unread post by madjak30 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:47 pm

dr_bar wrote:Aren't they in the tool kit???
I don't think there is a tool kit...even if there is, the quality of those kits isn't meant for regular maintenance anyway...they are emergency kits... :humm:

$30 got me the tools (and only because one of them was only available in a set), and I bought a torque wrench so $75 for the tools and I'm good to go... :woot:

I've figured out how to remove the tires and jack up the bike without too much risk...so I should be able to get it all done tomorrow (got too late tonight by the time I got all the other cr@p done that I needed to!!)...so I know what I am doing tomorrow, along with oil changes on the bike and truck...maintenance day, then Sunday is for riding...WOO HOO

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#4097 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:26 am

I went shopping. I bought a digital time for my outside lights, a box of Smarties, a new laptop computer, a case for the laptop, then met a couple of friends for Japanese food, then went to a movie and then for tea.
Phew....
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#4098 Unread post by madjak30 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:07 am

Installed and balanced new front & rear tires on my bike...Michelin Pilot Road 2...it's like I have a new bike...it just falls into turns now...the old flat spotted tires were terrible for turning...a 190 section 50 series tire is a pain in the "parts" to change...breaking the bead, removing the old & installing the new...lots of sweat and swearing...but my helper didn't seem to mind...even though I think she heard some stuff she really didn't need to... :oops:

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Oil changes will have to be done on Monday...went test driving for a new family vehicle...took up too much of the day...

Later.
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#4099 Unread post by Wrider » Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:44 am

Well done! Changing street bike tires without a machine isn't the most fun. But at least it wasn't sand paddles! That sucks!
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#4100 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:50 pm

65F....very nice indeed. :)
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