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what a change #578520
12/29/14 8:15 am
12/29/14 8:15 am
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East Bethany New York
Dick Harris Offline OP
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Two weeks ago I had five feet of snow in my yard! And that's on the level! Yesterday the temp got up into the mid forties so I was able to get the old T-120 out and she fired up first kick after a rest of a couple of months. The roads were pretty much clear of salt but lots of sand so had to be carful. I put on 50 miles and that was enough for my old bones but I really enjoyed the chance to get out and about. Makes me feel young again(well younger anyway). Happy New Year to you all. Dick

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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #578522
12/29/14 8:38 am
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Glad to here from you Dick. This time of year ya gotta take advantage when ever you can.
I think I can notice the days are starting to get a bit longer. Spring is on it's way.
Cheers
Don


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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #578569
12/29/14 1:39 pm
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Having late December weather in the USA Northeast warm enough to ride in
isn't a bad way for the year to end-
and that's a big 10-4 right there, good buddy.
I've gotten out myself for a two wheeled jaunt- and
may yet squeeze in another before all is said n done.
bigt

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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #578629
12/29/14 8:52 pm
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That sounds like a fun Christmas / year-end blast.


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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #578917
12/31/14 11:36 pm
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Happy New Year Dick!


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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #578922
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That sounds great. I was doing the family and friends visitation jaunt so didn't get a chance to ride during the nice weather we just had but it was great seeing everyone. Hoping for one more nice day now that I actually might have time to fire up a bike maybe


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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #579465
01/04/15 10:43 pm
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Back on the mainland!
Nice ride report Dick, sounds like a blast...good luck with those lake-effect snows! eek

Cheers,

Steve


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Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #579511
01/05/15 9:00 am
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right now, it's not the snow so much as the temps, it's 13 above zero this morning. Dick

Re: what a change [Re: Dick Harris] #579528
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It was nearly 50f saturday, unfortunately it rained all day, 8f when I left for work this morning


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