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Old 11-29-2012, 03:31 PM   #11
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I used to get that way when I lived in Mich. but now I live in Florida and get to see the sun .
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:05 PM   #12
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In SoCal we get some sun during the winter but not every day. It's off-road season here and that's more fun in the rain. That helps alot but I'm not independently wealthy so M-F it's work.

Gaming helps, I just got my 10 year Helmet from XBox live.

I also took up welding, got a cheap flux core wire fed welder from Harbor Freight. Practice, Practice, Practice. Things are no longer falling apart but they are not pretty yet. If I find enough things to work on I might make the move to a true MIG with more adjustability. In the meantime I am working on mastering the art of not blowing holes in thin metal, thick(er) stuff is easy. Obviously the cheapo welder will eventually be a limitation and I'm not working on anything that will save someones life (or not).

BTW - The wife is understanding about the "man" things, especially going 150+ on a race track on the CBR! Probably because I'm doing that for my mid life crisis instead of looking for younger women.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:00 PM   #13
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Edgy is not the word for what I get in the winter. Thats why I get on snow mobiles and go snowboarding I need to feed the adrenaline junkie in me in the off season.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:26 PM   #14
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Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. I wish I was in AZ right now. It's Sunny out, but it's 32 degrees in NYC right now...
here, I do too get edgy in the winter....

.... but I find my self more edgier while waithing for my next track day
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:32 PM   #15
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BTW - The wife is understanding about the "man" things, especially going 150+ on a race track on the CBR! Probably because I'm doing that for my mid life crisis instead of looking for younger women.

I wish my wife would see it this way too, but she just bitches about that I spent to much time on the bike (not riding, just working on it )
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:36 AM   #16
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I got edgy on my ride home a couple nights ago. The drunken tools driving around and unusual amount of traffic me had me so angry that combined with the midnight wind chill I could hardly keep the front wheel on the ground trying to get away.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:18 AM   #17
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Atleast Im not the only 1!
I just went to action sports DVD and purchased a few bike videos.
Isle of Man & Faster(Have not seen yet) & Judgement Day 5 (its not me - buit its fun to watch pschyos doing 120mph on 1 wheel down the highway)
Just bought another used copy of tourist trophy & got my daytona sportbike & moto 2 seasons on DVR.
Its not much but it will have to do, by Feb. I will be insane - this happens every year.
I swear I gota move!!!!!!!
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:26 AM   #18
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I wish my wife would see it this way too, but she just bitches about that I spent to much time on the bike (not riding, just working on it )
I think most wifes are like that. Mine is too, she gets jealous sometimes.
And i have told her, i have 2 big loves, her and my bike, both empty my walet,but only one never complains!!!:-)))

And by the way i miss my summer days when i can enjoy riding my bike,going to work faster than with my pick up truck and saving money on fuel!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:00 AM   #19
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Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. I wish I was in AZ right now. It's Sunny out, but it's 32 degrees in NYC right now...
Yeah that's true. I almost moved to Salt Lake this year because of that. I love winter sports though so maybe it wouldn't have been so bad for me. Motorcycle riding would've definitely taken a hit though.
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