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PostSubject: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:43 am

New Here

Thought I’d intro’d myself here when I registered, but see that I have not, thus this.

Retired from the army and the law, but not from Guzzis, grandbabies, and Kathi’s “honey-do” list.  The order is generally reversed from what I just typed in here.   Wink

Live at the tip-top of Virginia, i.e, the “Real" Northern Virginia, not the D.C. metro blob.  Life is so good it is (near) embarrassing.  

But I will muddle on, tho as the pic, below, shows, I am usually lost, whatever I am doing, whether wrenching or riding.  In that pictured case, btw, I (think I) was here:  https://goo.gl/maps/S8bS8

I’m a long way from there now, and live in an area of wonderful back roads, but will always miss the Driftless area.

Bought my GRiSO -- in the only proper color for an Italian motorcycle  Very Happy  -- from Jim Baron at Rose Farm Classics; what a great guy and shop.  http://rosefarmclassics.com

And, while we now live in the wilds, am only 15 miles from a (very fine) Guzzi dealer, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]  

So, if ever up (or down) this way, stop in, visit the Moto Grappa, and say howdy.  We usually have a spare bedroom (and Guzzi) for Guzzisti who get lost themselves.  

Bill

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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:54 pm

Hi Bill, I noticed you were on the member list but were quiet Very Happy

I thought you'd decided to rest up and no riding until the hernia was properly sorted? Temptation getting the better of you?...................

Pete
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:08 pm

Well, Pete. NOT riding the real thing has given me the need to "ride" the boards instead of the roads.  Sad

I figure that -- except for a brief test ride of a friend's GRiSO newly fitted with MPR4 GT's -- I am pretty well doomed to be off the saddle for a few more weeks ... just in time for salted roads and brrrr temps.  Crying or Very sad

Oh, well.  Suppose that gives me time to go down to the Moto Grappa and fiddle with things on the Guzzis I really should not touch.  Very Happy jocolor

Best,

Bill
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:52 pm

Welcome Mr. Hagan.
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:04 pm

Bill, I've said on WG and I'll say it here. I I love you your Red GRiSO!

More pics please!
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:20 pm

Welcome Bill !
Good to hear your GRiSO's getting a well deserved rest! Well, sort of.

ciao, Per
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:55 pm

Gidday Bill.
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:27 pm

Hola, Bill.

We'll have to address the "proper color" comment when you're feeling better. tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:45 pm

Welcome Bill.
And it is the proper colour.

Trust your recovery is speedier than you expect.
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:17 am

Welcome Bill
Great looking bike, hope you get well soon so you can ride it.
Nice scenery
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:51 am

Welcome to the ghetto! We need more Grappa!

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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:08 am

I don't get to Virgina much 'cept to play around @ Summit Point with my Formula 2000. I suppose that is in your backyard?

Anyway, just wanted to say hi to another GRiSO owner, they aren't growing like weeds around my neck of the woods. (i.e. I've yet to ever see another one but I'm new at this)
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:44 pm

Yeah, welcome Bill.
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PostSubject: Re: Happily Lost in the Woods   Happily Lost in the Woods Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:38 pm

A belated welcome and best wishes in this holiday season! Rest up and heal well. The best is yet to rumble. Thumbs Up
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