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Old 12-05-2008, 04:07 PM
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good thing that part or all of your brains are'nt making a puddle on the street. thats what usually happens when you don't wear a helmet.
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Old 12-06-2008, 01:30 PM
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I'll be the first to say this.
That head is the coolest thing I seen today!
That's gonna leave a manly scar for shure!!

Yea. I need to wear a helmet.

I seen them rather cheap at the thrift stores,like 2 bucks.
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Old 01-01-2009, 03:31 PM
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That's kind of the response I was going for.

If seeing that pic will persuade someone to wear a helmet...it's worth it.

Oh, there's only three staples in the pic. She stapled four times though.

I've been messed up in the military before and this is the first time I've used the term excruciating in reference to pain.

I broke into a sweat when she flushed it with solution.

After she finished flushing it she went right into..

"OK, we're going to give you staples now."

"Whoa , whoa, whoa. Let me recover from that. You plan on numbing me at all?"

"No, we can't." and started to place the stapler to my head

I stopped her... "Wait a minute. You plan on stapling my head while I'm sitting up?"

"Yeah."

"Do me a favor and put your finger where the first staple is going."

She did.

"Now, press on my head."

Had her do that at each spot where a staple was going in.

After that I stood up, disconnected all the monitoring equipment that was on me, and asked her to lay the bed flat.

"Why?"

"Just work with me here"

She got the bed flat, I laid down and hooked my feet at one end, grabbed the other end with my hand and told her "Do what you've gotta do."

She got nervous.

First staple didn't go in right so she hit it again.

"How are you feeling?"

"Like I'm getting staples in my head. Why are you shaking?"

She popped the other two in, I got up, and she bolted out of the room.

Didn't see her again the entire time I was there.

What's funny about the whole situation is that my wife was (and still is) deployed to Afghanistan. While I was laying on the bed in the ER waiting to go get the CAT scan she called!

She asked me "What'd you do today?"

"Nothing much, just worked on the tile in the bathroom and picked my bike up from the shop."

"What are you doing now?"

"Nothing much. Sitting here watching the news."

So we chatted for about five minutes before they came in and said it was time for the CAT scan.

Told her I had to go, that the guy helping me with the tile in the bathroom needed help.

A week later she came to the States for two weeks on leave. She saw the strawberry on my forearm near the elbow...in the airport.

"What'd you do to your arm?"

I pointed..."Same thing I did to my head."

She slapped the crap out of me. Hit me HARD on the arm.

"What'd you do to your HEAD!"

"Mountain bike."

So then I had to explain the whole thing to her and tell her the story.

She's due back in about 3 weeks and insists that I don't hurt myself before she gets back "I want you to be 100% when I get back this time."

Funny stuff.

Bunch of my buddies had fun making motivational type posters.

Here's one that I thought was funny.

Man ... I mean ... Man! I could only look at the picture sort of skwinting sideways ... then I read your description and I think it was worse than the picture. Thank God you're OK. Maybe this is a wakeup call for all of us that need it?! Excellent tip. Many thanks and much respect to you and your wife for the military service. Stay safe and God bless................
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Old 01-01-2009, 04:20 PM
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That is gonna make for one heck of a nice scar.

Nothing like empirical testing to find out the old melon is not as hard as whatever it's going up against!
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:50 PM
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aside from andyinchville is there anyone who knows of a dealer or persons who sell rear sprockets. The multi colored versions I've yet to see on any bike are really not the cutting edge of gas-bike fashion. I only interested in a good 38 0r 40T sprocket thanks
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Old 01-18-2009, 05:19 PM
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Hello all, In regards to motorized bike gas tanks from china....
Just wanted to mention that pg.9 of instructions at gasbike highly recommends (made in somis ca.) to use KREEM tank liner coating inside tank before using. lots of good ideas guys! j
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Old 03-03-2009, 02:36 PM
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make sure you have the carb slide straight before giving your bike a test run, unless you like suddenly flying into open traffic
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Old 03-09-2009, 08:49 PM
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Starfire Gen II engines have a hole in the right side of the engine case to run your clutch cable through instead of having a mounted perch, like most other China Girl engines.
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Old 03-18-2009, 09:00 AM
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Don't forget to check the exhaust cap bolt ! Sure fire way to be out in trafic dodging a dodge to retrieve the bolt. WILLIAM "been thare, retrieved that" "ONES FUN TWO'S A RACE"
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:05 PM
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I dont know if this was already stated, if it was i appologize for being redundant ( just didnt want to read through 17 pages of posts). But Ive gotten in the habbit of throwing my chain breaker in my back pack when i go on rides. That way worst case scenario somthing goes wrong, you can break the chain and ride the bike back home normal.
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