Monthly Archives: August 2007

Colleen threw down the gauntlet.

I have been challenged — Colleen says I am not to use any “digital communication device” except in emergencies after meeting her in Oregon on Saturday night. I told her I’d do one better — I’d turn off wireless access … Continue reading

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Oh little people that live inside my computer, tell me what you know about the Ninja 650R.

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TechShop + bike = happy

When I bought the F650GS used, it came with bar risers. Unfortunately, they were already a little too tall for me while I had the normal seat; with the lowered seat, I felt a bit as though the Beemer had … Continue reading

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Fugging the Beemer

I had dinner with some Chain Gang guys tonight and it came up that Andrew (Senor Peligro) is tall but has a low seat on his F650GS. I said, huh, funny that, I’m short and I have the normal seat. … Continue reading

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East Bay ride on the black XT

My other fun news from last weekend was that I took the black XT on a nice 180-mile ride through the East Bay. I was curious to compare it with the white XT, given the mods I’ve done on the … Continue reading

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