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#101 Unread post by csspostal » Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:14 pm

Fatten him up you can make yourself a new pair of boots for riding :)
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#102 Unread post by roscowgo » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:16 pm

Sorry bout the down wrider.


Good to see what my tansitions jacket will look like if I fall over with it on. You're right, hard to believe that jacket could get eaten like that.

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#103 Unread post by Wrider » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:12 pm

Not your fault buddy :cheers: I actually bought that one after you recommended it on here years ago, so thank you!
Glad to see you're back!
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#104 Unread post by roscowgo » Wed Jul 07, 2010 8:05 am

Glad it kept you from goin all cheese gratery :lol:


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I really like the tourmaster folks. I recently emailed them about me being a goofus and breaking my zipper. They just up and sent me a new one.


I need to get some mesh gear though. Good grief is it hot in that big black thing.

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#105 Unread post by Wrider » Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:14 pm

So my Camry was valiantly attempting to spin a rod bearing, and it was getting worse and worse, especially with my driving style (as in the accelerator is an on/off switch). So at 170K I traded it in for a more practical vehicle for me.
I am now the proud owner of a 2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 4x4 with the 4.7L V8 and a 5 speed manual.
Now to pay this off and get working on a bike!
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#106 Unread post by fireguzzi » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:58 am

Dodge Dakota? Never heard of that kind of bike before. Must be a Chinese knock off.
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#107 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:28 am

Hahaha aren't you quite the comedian! lol
Now even if I don't have a bike I can still haul bikes around. Does that count? Even just a little bit? Please?
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#108 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:12 pm

Managed to stop driving it long enough to get some pictures tonight.
It's an 01 Dakota SLT 4x4 with the 4.7L V8 and the 5 speed manual and 83K on the clock. It does have the upgraded Infinity sound system and the Limited Slip Differential option, as well as 4-wheel ABS.
As far as I can tell it's bone stock ATM. It's got slightly taller than stock tires on it and that's about it.
Yes I know the thread is useless without pics so here goes!
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#109 Unread post by Wrider » Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:35 pm

Well I finally got a Busa! Ok so that's just her name. We rescued a really young pup, and she bonded instantly with me, so I adopted her, and her name is Busa.
She's a Boxer, we're thinking about 8 months old. She's still got baby teeth but has had a litter.

Our neighbor's son was working at the local Sonic when a lady pulled into the parking lot and acted like she was gonna get out of the car. When she did Busa jumped out, the lady slammed her door and laid rubber getting out of the parking lot. Busa tried to catch her but couldn't. My neighbor caught the poor pup and brought her home as a rescue, but they already have three dogs, and knew we were looking for one so they brought her over. I was kinda hesitant, until I saw the poor girl. She came right up to me and started licking my hand and such. Took her home that night and haven't looked back!

She's got a really sweet personality, isn't aggressive except to other dogs apparently (mounted my dad's male dog haha) and gets along with other Boxers.
She's got a beautiful Brindle color to her, isn't quite full grown yet, and best of all, loves to ride in my truck with me!


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#110 Unread post by BuzZz » Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:17 am

Gotta love a brindle boxer. She looks like a sweetheart. Busa is a good name. Mine was named (not by me) Harley... another brindle blitch like yours. Sweet dog.

Be prepared for some vet bills. They are so strong they hurt themselves. My boxer used play tug-a-war so hard she would tear her neck muscles several times a year. But still a good natured old hound, gentle with kids, friendly as hell. She got cancer at 7 and I had to put her down. She's the reason I won't have another purebred. Mutts only for me from now on.... good genetic mix. Harley's health issues and early demise were too hard on the both of us.

Hopefully Busa won't share those problems. But whatever happens, she'll have a better life with you than with the shithag that pulled that sorryass drop-off stunt.
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#111 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:11 am

That was a horrible thing for that person to do. Did anyone get a license plate number?

Kudos to your neighbour's son for rescuing the dog and you for loving it.
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#112 Unread post by slimcolo » Sat Sep 04, 2010 9:28 am

A dog YEAH Ryan.

That (dog) is what cut my riding time in half this year, but I am working on that. (In the last week or so I started my heeler riding on the back of Gold wing, He's only done 50-100 miles but is now jumping up on bike seat wanting a ride, same as the truck. I am also planning on another trailer to tow behind bike for dog.)

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#113 Unread post by Wrider » Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:07 pm

Haha nice. So as an update I was way off on the age. She's about 6 years old. She's just a happy little one and is still plenty active for her age. Vet checks her out with a clean bill of health. And she still likes riding in my truck haha.

And Blues no no one got her plate number, she just split as quick as she could.
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#114 Unread post by zeligman » Sat Sep 04, 2010 4:31 pm

Look R - you got yourself a girlfriend! :)

she's a real looker tho - and a great truck to travel around in with her!

my family is lobbying for another dog - I had to put ours down last year with cancer - we had her 11 years. I know if we get a dog, there goes the return of riding ... no way will i have time for both, at least in the beginning. but congrats anyway...she's beautiful!
still recovering - back to crutches, then walking with a stick, then running - then hopefully riding again!

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#115 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:48 am

Sooooo a couple of things...
First off I'm back out working that "security" job on Pete Field because the motorcycle job was just too slow so he laid me off. Kinda funny though, because I called the temp agency I was working for and told them, they fired my replacement and put me back in because he was such a dumb*censored* and they liked me so much. That job ends on the 30th though, so they're putting me in another Air Force contracting job running network cable and building office furniture when it ends, and I get a raise, so sweet!


Secondly I realized that Monday was the 1 year anniversary of that accident. I'm perfectly mobile, no one sees a limp, no one has any idea I screwed myself up as bad as I did, and it's just about at the "minimum" time for a full recovery. I've been like this for 4 months now!
I never thought I'd be back to basically fully functional again. My knee is still almost completely numb from the cutting in the surgery, if I stand just right I can stick my knee out to the side (which is kinda cool, but freaks people out), my hand is perfectly healed, the only limitations are kneeling on uneven hard surfaces and crouching to a full catcher's position.

Gotta say thank you all for your support over the last year, it's really meant a lot to me and has helped quite a bit.
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#116 Unread post by blues2cruise » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:50 pm

Yay! Glad you're all better. :)
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#117 Unread post by Wrider » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:54 pm

Time for a bit of an update, considering I haven't updated this thing in months...
Today I went and found a 1993 Suzuki Bandit 400 for $275. No key, but has a title, needs to get running as it's been sitting for two years, but doesn't seem to be that bad. Already started messing with the wiring and got it to turn over while it was jumped off of my truck, so that's good news!
Now I need to get it running and use it as my commuter vehicle so I don't put mileage on my truck and don't put so many dollars into it's tank!
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#118 Unread post by blues2cruise » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:58 pm

:shock: Finally wrider got a bike. :P :wink: Since you are a fully trained mechanic getting the bike running smoothly should be a piece of cake for you.
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#119 Unread post by Wrider » Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:32 am

I've already figured out the problem without even hooking up a working battery! hehehe Turns out someone let the magic smoke out of the resistors in the CDI box. Stupid magical smoke, once it's out you can't get it back in.
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#120 Unread post by Wrider » Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:39 pm

Figured I'd post in here so I didn't clog up the "What did you do today?" thread.

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