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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:35 pm

Street wrote:
waterbottle wrote:
" Bound to make an impression " Pun Intended ?

Unintentional, but why not throw a little BDSM into the mix?
I never got that adventurous, it's been so long since I had a special cuddle..... I forget who gets tied up
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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:53 pm

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Is that blonde flipping him the bird?

I'd say she is looking past him but flipping someone off.
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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:55 am

Jellybean The Sidecar Queen, ready to hit the road for John Day tomorrow morning!

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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:11 am

An update on Jellybean's sidecar:

I rode the rig up to Mission, BC on the Saturday before last and left it with my friend Barry Bates. Barry worked, until recently, for the outfit that built my sidecar, but prior to that he had his own shop in Mission. This fall he quit working for DMC and went home to BC and one of his first tasks was to build me a steering modification for the Cali. He worked on it all last week and we went up again this past Sunday to bring it home. Man, what a difference! The modification he made consists of two heavy aluminum plates machined to accept the bike's stock forks in a pair of holes just forward of their original position while two short dummy forks occupy the holes formerly used by the original forks. The steering head remains in its original position as do the stock triple clamps and the rake remains the same. But by moving the forks forward, the offset is increased and the trail is reduced making the front end feel much lighter and easier to steer. I knew there would be an improvement, but this is beyond what I'd hoped for. It takes waaay less effort to turn the rig in either direction and on the freeway I can comfortably cruise at 75mph (120kmph) with no effort required to keep it tracking. Worth every penny! Thank you Barry!

I made this drawing to help explain the modification and geometry. Note that no dimensions are listed in an effort to keep unscrupulous bastards from ripping off Barry's design.

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These are not the actual plates used on my rig, but it gives you some idea:

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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Sat Nov 05, 2016 3:18 am

Sweet! Looking forward to seeing your rig tomorrow morning for Guzzi Breakfast in Enumclaw!

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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:43 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JELLYBEAN!

Jelly got to go with Jessica, our neighbor and a professional dog-walker, and her pack on a hike in the woods to celebrate her second birthday today.

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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:58 pm

happy birrrrrfffffffday little doggie
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PostSubject: Re: JELLYBEAN!   Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:45 am

Good on you Jellybean ....
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