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Browsing Archive: February, 2015

A Second Memory

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Tuesday, February 24, 2015,
It started out at twenty below zero this morning and the snow is still three or four inches thick on my driveway. No riding this week. As promised, a second revery on a past motorcycle.
In 1980 I was visiting my local Kawasaki dealer to look into a sale Kawasaki was running on the 650cc bike. It was a solid bike and would do the job my 500cc bike was doing with ease. I walked into the dealership and there on the floor was a shiny black and gray 1000cc calling my name. I was drawn to it like a ...
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A Memory

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Sunday, February 15, 2015,
Outside over two feet of snow rests on my lawn and the thermometer reads four above zero. The extended forecast promises more miserable weather into March when the promise of thirty degree temperatures may occur. I'm left with nothing to do but reminisce about some better days on bigger motorcycles.
My first new motorcycle was a 1974 Kawasaki 500cc. In its day it was one of the notable hot rods with an engine that would scare you. When used in a calm manner it exhibited civil behavior and I di...
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The Wait Continues

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Tuesday, February 3, 2015,
As I'm sure most of you are aware the Northeast is in the grips of outrageous cold and snow fall. The only thing I've been able to do is pick a bike and start it periodically just to hear some lovely engine noise and be swarmed with memories of warmer days. The extended forecast calls for more cold for a good few weeks more so riding looks out of the question any time soon. It's even too cold out there to remove the dead battery from the big scooter to get it replaced. Once I'm seeing some te...
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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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