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Browsing Archive: May, 2011

A Piece Of My Heart

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Monday, May 23, 2011,
I just listed the Kawasaki on Craigslist and already I have someone who seems interested. He has to sell his bike first so it's not a done deal but it might very well happen in the coming couple of weeks. As much as I like the Big Ruckus it makes me feel like I'm selling out to old age keeping it and parting with the Kaw. It's smaller, lower to the ground and an automatic that requires nothing more than twist on the throttle to get it going. It's far less involving than the clutch and five sp...
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Commuter Scooter

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Sunday, May 15, 2011,
For the first time this season the weather cooperated enough that I was able to take the scooter to work every day. My job is pretty much part time at the moment so it was only four days but at thirty-five miles for the round trip it piled 140 miles on the little thing. It's handling the seventeen mile ride each way fairly well and I only have to flag a few cars by as I make the trip. I cruise well below the speed limit and most people drive somewhat above it so I watch my mirrors and flag th...
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Triple Dipping

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Monday, May 2, 2011,
Yesterday I had the rare opportunity of using three two wheeled conveyances in the fleet. It's always nice to be able to use some of the bikes for useful purposes and not just joyriding. My first trip was an unexpected call into work. The weather was quite nice and I felt like using the Big Ruckus as it seems to get pretty good gas mileage and maintains highway speed so there isn't the time penalty that using the Chinese 150 incurs. It covered the trip into work quite well and the gas gauge h...
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Jim Zeiser If you wish to comment my e-mail address is h1500e@hotmail.com. I'd like to hear anything-good or bad-that anyone would like to say. As they said in college, we're all lifelong learners.

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