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Old 12-20-2014, 11:57 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Astoria OR
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Default Re: Helooooooooowwww

Next time he calls I will have him send some pics.
Dude is a 68 year old , semi homeless Vet.
I met him through a friend who was helping him out.
Dude (Pan head Roy ) had walk't from Alabama to Vancouver BC, where his hip failed him.
He some how ended up in Astoria.
When I met him I was building a bobber and finishing up a restoration on a Honda Pilot.
He asked if I could build him a motorized bike to ride home on.
At the time I thought he men't across town.
I sed SURE , sounds like fun to me.......
Later I found out what he men't by home.
I offer'd to buy him a buss ticket home , didn't fit into his bucket list though.
So the build was on.
The bike is a modified 20" road bike frame with Deore kit.
27" wheels etc and a China girl motor kit from an unknown supplier. Bone stock.
Trailer is the back end of an old Sears 3 wheeler with a fab'd up goose neck.
I broke it in on non synthetic mixing oil that I had in the shop , sweetend with a dash of caster oil.
Then sent him on his way running Bell Ray and pump gas.
He left me with $50 and a hand shake. Love the guy.....
Now you know the story... I'm sure Roy will be just fine.
PS: Roy is kind of old school. He's a phone booth kind of guy.
But he has a nice old Codak. I'll develop what ever pics he sends and post them....

Last edited by boxcar; 12-21-2014 at 12:05 AM.
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