1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Love your exhaust. I was a teamster at a Coca Cola warehouse and a fella made a syrup delivery and wanted to know if I could use my forklift to straighten his semi stacks that he got stuck under a bridge and bent back terribly. I was 19 and learned a life lesson as the guy kept repeating, I’m gonna lose my job, I’m gonna lose my job. I tried to bend those exhaust stacks back but they wouldn’t bend back. Lesson, when you have tall exhaust pipes beware of low over heads.
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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CONGRATS on Bike Of the Month for February dancr dancr dancr dancr shakehands shakehands shakehands shakehands
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Congrats on BOTM on a truly unique bike!
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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This is just one mans opinion, but if you decide to put the mud flap back on I suggest you lose the skull and add the chrome reclining young lady. It would seem to go better. Have you considered dual rear wheels?
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:crosso Just because you can don’t mean you should.
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Congratulations on Bike of the Month! This bike deserves more than a still picture. PLEASE post a video with sound of a cold start and of you riding it. Or at least a short walk-around clip of it running.
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Congrats!
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Deleted and will post in the NGW Clubhouse.
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Congratulations on BOTM.
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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Congratulations
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Re: 1979 GL1000 impulse buy

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anim-cheers1 Congrats on a unique bike as BOTM!
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