I may be done


Ozwynn

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I may be done with building trucks and cars. Having to put my V65 Magna back together from scratch has re-inighted my passion for motorcycles. I have a daily driver quality bike that get 32mpg with me cruising at 80-90 mph with pulls into the 100mph range (125 on my way to work this morning), not bad for a 34 year old bike I have less that $700 in.

I still need to change the fork seals and replace the warped rotor on the front and get the carbs cleaned/jetted
 


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Who cares what you are building as long as you are having fun doing it?

You do you man.
 

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What he said. Take lots of pictures while you do it!
 

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Well...

I like bikes way more than cars and trucks. I have 5 bikes. I would only ride bikes except I have to haul kids. And I have to do things like carry 14 62# boxes of tile. Or haul a well accumulator or some drywall or a water heater. Or recover a car. I even have a bike with snow tires that I ride in the winter.

So I ride when I can and drive when I have to. I ride 10,000 and drive 10,000 every year.
 

Ozwynn

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If you can't go through it or around it, then go over it.
Well...

I like bikes way more than cars and trucks. I have 5 bikes. I would only ride bikes except I have to haul kids. And I have to do things like carry 14 62# boxes of tile. Or haul a well accumulator or some drywall or a water heater. Or recover a car. I even have a bike with snow tires that I ride in the winter.

So I ride when I can and drive when I have to. I ride 10,000 and drive 10,000 every year.
I feel ya. My V65 is my daily driver. But I can’t find snow tires or even adventure tires that I can stud that will fit it
 

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i could waste half the day everyday riding around the woods on a bike...
 

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Heh heh when I was working nights at the shipyard there was an old timer who rode a 450 Honda yr round , all weather. 40 miles each way:D
 

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ozzy85

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i could waste half the day everyday riding around the woods on a bike...
I used to waste whole days riding around the two norther counties here. I have degeneration in my spine now and can't do it anymore. Enjoy it while you can.


I understand getting tired of doing the same thing all the time. If I was in better shape I wouldn't mind rebuilding a '70's-'80's bike. Have fun. Trucks will always be around if you want to come back to them.
 


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