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sotaro

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Added another motorcycle to the 34 I already have, a 1966 G80 CS that has been stored since 1980. attended sons wedding in Solvang, hid from wife to avoid honeydos.
Your photographs of the old and new are a study in contrasts. They look very happy.
 

Tiger Tim

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Food is not important. Did you run out of beer?
I didn’t supply the beer but as far as I know it held up. I was busy grilling and had an early report the next morning that already had me into that verboten bottle-to-throttle time.
 

Chris.r.Ingram

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We bought a house last summer, still rearranging the garage and my basement wood shop.
Just got the kids a puppy, she’s 4 months old so still training a lot but I’m enjoying all the walks.
The rest of the free time is spent in the vegetable garden and tending to the flower gardens, mowing and occasionally sitting at the bench tying some flies.
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J.L. Frusha

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Luling, Texas
Trying to get a new farm started. We want to do intensive organic gardening, intensive rotational paddocks with micro-livestock, take it off-grid and make it a teaching farm.
 

Bille Floyd

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Spent the last 10 days, flying my Atos glider off Crestline Ca ; what
a blast , turning inside the core of a thermal, at near 45 to 50-deg
bank angle, and feeling the air get cooler as I went up in altitude
powered by nothing else but the sun !!!!!!

Built another carbon flash suppressor , for my Glock 26 ; placing
the front sight out further on the barrel , helped the sight radius
a Lot, and it was a fun project !

Designing a fuselage for my new ride ; a 49.5-ft span Atos ; plan
to turn it into a very nice ultralight motor glider.

Turning my Hobie 21-se into a kite boat ; the sail mast is gone, and
it will be powered by an old Paraglider instead.

The Primary projects of most importance are to design a passive
articulating foot for my prosthetic leg ; the stock fake feet make
me consume copious more amounts of oxygen and calories , than
a stock human foot. Also the socket that my cut off leg goes in ; it
was probably designed by someone who never walked with
a fake leg , and just learned how to make the cheapest design possible.
There is a much better way to make a socket ; I , "Need" it , and
that is my main motivation, (Not the money).

Stayed married for a hole 4 months ; now I'm a free man again
but I don't know if I like it ? :(

Bille
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Battler Britton

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Montpellier,LFNG (Candillargues)
Working in Africa, for a few years..... 2 or 3 month and... 2 month at the company, in France
Cameroun, Ethiopia, and now Djibouti.
crop dusting, fighting mosquitoes and locust ( as an old engineer)
the new and good thing is.. 2month on/ 2 month off!
maintain a lot, and fly... not so much my MJ 2 Tempète
( sold it this winter!)
building motorcycles part time, but....... all the time!
rebuilding to new , my MX 5 Miata
going to restaurant with girls 🤪
reading this forum...!😂
and.... SOON,
go back on my plane built project!!
 

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J.L. Frusha

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Working in Africa, for a few years..... 2 or 3 month and... 2 month at the company, in France
Cameroun, Ethiopia, and now Djibouti.
crop dusting, fighting mosquitoes and locust ( as an old engineer)
the new and good thing is.. 2month on/ 2 month off!
maintain a lot, and fly... not so much my MJ 2 Tempète
( sold it this winter!)
building motorcycles part time, but....... all the time!
rebuilding to new , my MX 5 Miata
going to restaurant with girls 🤪
reading this forum...!😂
and.... SOON,
go back on my plane built project!!

Nice looking bike. What is it?
 

bmcj

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Fresno, California
What'cha been up to lately? Building? Flying? Visiting relatives? Or do you play a musical instrument, ride a motorcycle, or build race cars?

So what I've been doing when away from the internet is taking long drives in the country. Do you take drives in the country?
Sounds like phishing to me. 😂
 
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Pilot-34

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Most of me is in IL but my hearts in Alaska
I guess I’m the only one that’s been going for long drives in the country.
I hope to finish up a little farming last week then took off from central Illinois up to Caldwel Idaho with a nice peterbilt I drop that off and drove down through some of my favorite country from Caldwell Idaho to Winnemucca and then across too beautiful Monterey California. After a little time on the beach there I grabbed a truck in Salinas California but I’m going to take over to Monroeville Indiana right now I am driving across Utah and Colorado in temperature is up to 115° on interstate 70.
Does that 5000 miles count as a long drive in the country
Hopefully I can finish this up this week so that we can get things ready to go mining in Alaska for the rest of the summer ….well until harvest time.
 

Tom DM

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EBGB Grimbergen airfield (N of Brussels, Belgium)
I guess I’m the only one that’s been going for long drives in the country.
I hope to finish up a little farming last week then took off from central Illinois up to Caldwel Idaho with a nice peterbilt I drop that off and drove down through some of my favorite country from Caldwell Idaho to Winnemucca and then across too beautiful Monterey California. After a little time on the beach there I grabbed a truck in Salinas California but I’m going to take over to Monroeville Indiana right now I am driving across Utah and Colorado in temperature is up to 115° on interstate 70.
Does that 5000 miles count as a long drive in the country
Hopefully I can finish this up this week so that we can get things ready to go mining in Alaska for the rest of the summer ….well until harvest time.

2 songs from the same band come to mind: City of New Orleans // Highwayman

Have a safe ride.
 
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