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PostSubject: Hello from NYC   Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:27 pm

Joined the forum last year, finally getting around to saying hello.

Here's my 2014 GRiSO on a crisp afternoon back in November. Purchased new last summer from the Piaggio dealer in Brooklyn. Currently in stock form & trying to resist adding the amount of farkle$ I did to my wr250x. Although I'd say a slip-on is in my near future.

 With only about 3600 miles on it now,  I'm looking forward to doing some long distance travel with it this summer...

This bike is the tits!

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 12:26 am

G'day Tim
Greetings from under, down under, Tasmania
Welcome.
Great photo, well placed, great looking ride.
Stay safe and warm.
Cold but beautiful here.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 1:56 am

Hi Tim, I am up by Bear Mt. in the Harriman area. Come on by for some Guzzi banter. DW
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 2:40 am

thanks guys
guzziownr wrote:
Hi Tim, I am up by Bear Mt. in the Harriman area.  Come on by for some Guzzi banter.  DW

I may just take you up on that, of all the riding I do around here, I've never actually been up to bear mountain....
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:28 am

Welcome to the Ghetto! And thanks for the beautiful picture!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:49 am

Great shot. Come west for a visit if you need a road trip. Lots of Grisos on the Left Coast and B.C. to the north.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:56 am

Great picture.

Welcome to the ghetto.

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:22 am

Hello from a sunny UK. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:34 pm

Welcome! Excellent pic, and your avatar cracks me up Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:23 am

Tim,
I learned to ride in Brooklyn (Bay Ridge). Be careful out there in the big city! A bear mountain ride sounds awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:53 am

Despite not being 'City' people New York impressed us when we were there. Not surprising really, it is one of the world's great cities.

Upstate New York is lovely. My daughter was studying at Cornell and I wished I had a bike while we were visiting. Perishingly cold in winter though.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:35 pm

Great picture, makes me miss Fall back in the Midwest. Choose your farkles wisely.........
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:56 pm

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Despite not being 'City' people New York impressed us when we were there. Not surprising really, it is one of the world's great cities.

Capital of the world!


Speaking of winter:
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On the bright side, I got to keep that parking spot for 2 months....
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:43 am

G'day from the mid coast of Queensland Tim,
I can't comprehend just how cold that must be Shocked , what time of year would be best to visit the northern states cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Sat Jun 06, 2015 5:54 am

I like that photo of GRiSO. Well composed. The eye follows the bike from front to back which flows on to the pathway. Have some cred.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:47 am

Welcome Tim. Very nice shot of the bike & beautiful area to boot.

Am hoping to get my GRiSO back to NY in the not too distant future for some colorful fall riding! I'll second what Street said however. Let us know if you ever find yourself in the NW.


Waterbottle - a visit to the "northern states" would be best (IMO) mid-late October. Beautiful color and temps for rides & drives. Bear in mind you never know when a polar vortex may show up and freeze your nuts solid. The weather is so unpredictable these days. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:20 pm

Nice shot. Welcome from a newbie.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NYC   Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:19 pm

Welcome, Tim. Like the pic's...well maybe not the one with the snow so much! Smile
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