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MOWOG1961
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New Member, Grand Rapids Michigan

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Hello,

New member. I live in Georgetown Michigan, west of Grand Rapids Michigan.

Two GL1100s, used to frequently commute to work in Grand Rapids.

Hope to contribute! Thanks!


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Welcome from down the road, Muskegon Mi. Good looking bike.
1978 custom GL1000
1977 custom with 1200 engine
1985 gl1200
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welcome to the 'Wingdom.

Lots of great stuff in ShopTalk.

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Welcome from Wisconsin. Nice looking '83 Standard!
"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein

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"If you can't take the time to do it right the first time, how are you ever going to find the time to do it over?" -Unknown

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'Grumpy' - '81 Standard, now fully dressed.
'Layla' - '81 Standard w/dealer installed fairing and Hondaline bags.
'Scarlett' '76 'Survivor' nekkid as a j-bird!

Under Construction:
The 'Jalopy' '78-'79 Mash-up
'Quikie' '81 gl1100I back on the lift, project with the step-son!

In The Shed:
'81 gl1100I barn find aka "Josie, the farmer's daughter." (almost comatose build)
'77 gl1000, roller parts bike.
'82 gl1100I, 'Old Crusty' titled roller parts bike (free!)
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Welcome from Lenawee County, down south-east! That 1100 is gorgeous!
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CYBORG wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:30 am Welcome from down the road, Muskegon Mi. Good looking bike.
Thanks - Think there will be a Muskegon bike week this year? I hope to make it sometime.
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Thanks all. Hope to be an upstanding member. Hopefully see some of the other Michigan guys around.
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MOWOG1961 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:54 pm
CYBORG wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:30 am Welcome from down the road, Muskegon Mi. Good looking bike.
Thanks - Think there will be a Muskegon bike week this year? I hope to make it sometime.
Haven't heard , one way or an other, on bike week here. Still a little early. I do a few short rides around here, and your welcome , and always welcome to sit around my shop with me and talk bikes.
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1977 custom with 1200 engine
1985 gl1200
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welcome...sweet looking standard.
love mine.
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East Sider here, Southfield Michigan.
Welcome to the forum.
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anim-cheers1 Welcome from Texas and please don’t send us anymore of your winter weather! We freak out!
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MikeNTexas wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:31 am anim-cheers1 Welcome from Texas and please don’t send us anymore of your winter weather! We freak out!
No kidding. It was brutal up here for a bit too.
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CYBORG wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:35 pm
MOWOG1961 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:54 pm
CYBORG wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:30 am Welcome from down the road, Muskegon Mi. Good looking bike.
Thanks - Think there will be a Muskegon bike week this year? I hope to make it sometime.
Haven't heard , one way or an other, on bike week here. Still a little early. I do a few short rides around here, and your welcome , and always welcome to sit around my shop with me and talk bikes.
I'd like to try to attend this year. Between work and home, my social riding is pretty limited. Thats a very kind offer.
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MOWOG1961 wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:11 pm
CYBORG wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:35 pm
MOWOG1961 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:54 pm
Thanks - Think there will be a Muskegon bike week this year? I hope to make it sometime.
Haven't heard , one way or an other, on bike week here. Still a little early. I do a few short rides around here, and your welcome , and always welcome to sit around my shop with me and talk bikes.
I'd like to try to attend this year. Between work and home, my social riding is pretty limited. Thats a very kind offer.
perhaps, if Gilmore has their bike show, we could even meet up there, or even the Stockbridge event. Keep it in mind, and lets see how the dice roll
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1977 custom with 1200 engine
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MOWOG1961 wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:09 pm
MikeNTexas wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:31 am anim-cheers1 Welcome from Texas and please don’t send us anymore of your winter weather! We freak out!
No kidding. It was brutal up here for a bit too.
Winter doesn’t last long here a least. It’s 80 degrees today.
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