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Old 01-16-2013, 11:42 AM   #21
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Re: Back in the industry again...

Seems the economy is picking up along with the flu this yr lol.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:53 AM   #22
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Re: Back in the industry again...

I'm happy for you. Congratulations, I can just imagine the goodies that's going to surface.!!!
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:54 AM   #23
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Nope, still here Jeff
I guess what I meant was whether the new job included moving back to Kansas...

I sent you a PM about the FCR's.

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Old 01-16-2013, 12:49 PM   #24
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Nope, they still here in Lawton Jeff....
Will reply to pm as I get time at lunch ok
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:56 PM   #25
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Congrats!
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:27 PM   #26
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Nope, they still here in Lawton Jeff....
Will reply to pm as I get time at lunch ok
Hmm, no kidding. I figured since you had known them a long time, they would be in Kansas. Didn't know you had a long history with the sorry half of Oklahoma. You going to be there indefinitely? Moving the family and toys there, if you haven't already?

Reply to the PM when you can, no rush.

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Old 01-16-2013, 08:07 PM   #27
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Re: Back in the industry again...

Yes, congrats on your new venture. Next time I see my brother-in-law in OKC, I'll make a point of stopping by to say, "Hello". Again, the best success to you.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:04 PM   #28
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Sometimes people need a change.. and a change to do what you love is a good thing. Hope you still have time to school us on carbs and what not.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:27 PM   #29
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Re: Back in the industry again...

Right now I am pretty busy getting back up to speed in this industry, but it should be cool. Plus I have access to more tools, better parts prices, employers that understand me being on the track, etc
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:30 PM   #30
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All the best! Knowing some of the folks that you'll be working with - has to feel good.

Cheers.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:49 PM   #31
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Typical...
Had to throw that one in there buddy.

Chris, sounds like you may have found your dream job and congrats on that. You never know, I may be asking advice on the Victory range.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:03 AM   #32
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ahhh, all the info on the next gen GSXRs... so sweet, maybe a test ride or two as well... man
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:20 AM   #33
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Re: Back in the industry again...

the best bike garage near me is owned and run by racers. they are also from New Zealand. they even have a sign that states ' prices may change depending on customers attitude.' all the best for the new sounds like a dream job for someone like you
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:05 AM   #34
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the best bike garage near me is owned and run by racers. they are also from New Zealand
Shit, I didn't think there were any road racers from New Zealand anymore.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:12 AM   #35
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Maori check out WWW.southerncrossmotorcycles.co.uk
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:01 AM   #36
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Suzuki, kawasaki, Polaris, Victory lines. The first two being my favorite of the big four Japanese so it works. I have known the owner, the service manager, and two parts guys for 22 years and they are excited and want my leadership. The previous gm is staying on board as f&I. The parts manager is pissed..... As my wife says; he can get glad in the same pants he got mad in(she teaches kindergarten).
Congrats on your new adventure. Most definitely surround yourself with positive people. I will never understand why people are difficult at work...just do your job and leave out the negativity.

The expression by your wife is spot on. I think it's great to express an opinion in a way that makes ONE think about how ONE acts. She's teaching them young and hopefully, they take it to adulthood.

I've read you rebuild carbs...still gonna do that or are you gonna concentrate on the JOB and Racing? You are definitely living life to the fullest.

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Old 01-17-2013, 07:54 AM   #37
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Alot of what my wife teaches the kids rubs off on me.
I hope to keep up with carbs, got too much money and time sitting around in spares, parts, jet kits, tools.... And I like it.
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:17 AM   #38
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Alot of what my wife teaches the kids rubs off on me.
I hope to keep up with carbs, got too much money and time sitting around in spares, parts, jet kits, tools.... And I like it.
^^That's good to hear.

So basic is the stuff we learn as kids and yet somehow along the way, we forget to use it.

I'd like to know if you would rebuild any carbs I may need done. Nothing but great reviews on your work...and I kinda like to believe what I read.




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