OT - So, has anyone asked

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Thu Oct 22 14:25:17 EDT 2009


Kenneth Waller
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Godfrey DiGiorgi" <gdigiorgi at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: OT - So, has anyone asked


On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Ken Waller <kwaller at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>>> BTW, I have ridden Ducati and Moto Guzzi motorcycles the better part
>>> of 400,000 miles all over the USA, Japan, England, The Netherlands,
>>> Belgium, England, Scotland and the Isle of Man ... :-)
>>
>> You're either very, very old, or that'a a hell of a lot of motorcycle
>> riding! ;+}

>I might be a little of both. ];-)

>I started riding in 1973. Over the years, in some periods I rode
>30,000 miles a year. I've ridden around the United States four
>separate times as specific trips and for some years a motorcycle was
>my only transportation other than walking. It's easy to accumulate a
>lot of miles when you do it every day.

>I stopped riding much about 2004 ... just had other things on my mind
>and no particular motivation to use the bike. In 2006 I sold the bikes
>as they'd been sitting too long without use. Don't know if or when
>I'll find the genii again ... but it can happen any time.

As a mechanical engineer, I've always appreciated the technical aspects of 
motorcycles, but have absolutely no desire to ride one, at least on public 
roads, where a motorcycle, unfortunately, becomes a target for some.

-- 
Godfrey
  godfreydigiorgi.posterous.com






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