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Browsing Archive: November, 2015

The ASPCM

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Sunday, November 29, 2015,

If you were with us last time you saw my victory with the Honda in getting it started. This poor motorcycle is suffering from the misplaced confidence of people who imagine themselves to be mechanics but should stay away from wrenches. I began to see it in replacing the starter motor and carburetor but had it brought home even closer in this last round of restoring the bike to health. Without getting too technical someone took off a part that makes the rear brakes work and put it back on wro...


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Fiddling Around

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Wednesday, November 18, 2015,
As you can see by the video above I have a new project to fill my time. This poor motorcycle was sold to me by a person who would be better off doing woodworking. "It needs the carburetor put back on," he said as he handed me a pile of carburetor parts. "Oh, and there's something wrong with the starter relay." To make this story short I had to replace the starter motor and the carburetor because they were irreparable. Once I had installed the starter motor the bike would run with starter flui...
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Goodbye For Now

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Wednesday, November 11, 2015,

This past Saturday the final scene in the saying goodbye to Sara took place. My niece Ginny came down from Albany and helped collect Sara's clothes to donate. It was a strange feeling seeing Sara's clothes being bagged up. Many of the clothes were just day to day items and her few dresses were used often for Weddings and other dress-up events. We took care of as many of the items on top of her dresser too that we could distribute to other relatives. The only item that clutched my heart a lit...


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Sentimental Journey

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Wednesday, November 4, 2015,

I've already told a few people about this but here is the unveiling on this site. Before Sara passed away we talked about my future plans. “I'm buying another bike,” I told her, “ And I'll take a long ride on it.” Not long after the first Life Insurance check came in I visited my local Kawasaki dealer. They had a used 1983 Kawasaki 750cc on consignment for sale that I had seen advertised. It's an old brute but from past experience I knew that as long as it didn't make any rattling no...


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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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