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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-21-2011, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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Got to say Adios

Sold my Vulcan today. Facing shoulder replacement and 20 months of reHab. This is the greatest group of folks in the motorcycle community. Thnx for the advice and support. All of you ride safe.
Hope to be back in the saddle next summer.

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hate to lose another one, cant hang on to the bike till you heal up. might not take as long as you think! good luck either way!

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Rick's stator and rr
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pickup coil mod
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Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
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Good luck on the surgery!!!


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Sorry to hear about that. I hope that your surgery goes well, that you recover quickly and are back in the saddle soon.

Until then, take care amigo. My thoughts are with you....


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Turned 11,000 mi Nov 2011
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Dunlop D404's

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Just because you sold your bike is not reason to leave....I sold my Vulcan 5 years back and I still stick around here to cause trouble...


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Sorry to hear you sold the Vulcan. Good luck with the surgery. Hope you heal up soon.
I`m having hip replacement surgery in 3 weeks. I hope I`m able to return to riding next season too.

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Fiamm Freeway Blaster horns
F&S luggage rack and engine guard
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Heal fast, and don't be a stranger.

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Good luck on your surgery and hope you have a quick recovery. My friend had a shoulder replacement in October and he's back to almost full motion.

On the other hand no reason to leave here if your heart is still in the VN. Just like KM, stick around and throw your 2 cents in when you fell like it.

Good luck

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Hope all goes well with the surgery. Sucks having to let the bike go. With the type of surgery and the people with rehab, you will be back to new in no time.
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Good luck on your surgery and hope you have a quick recovery. My friend had a shoulder replacement in October and he's back to almost full motion.

On the other hand no reason to leave here if your heart is still in the VN. Just like KM, stick around and throw your 2 cents in when you fell like it.

Good luck
Yep, good luck and no need to leave, look to later on, when all is well...
Have a good one...Old Dog...

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