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Honda has announced four motorcycles–two of them completely new for the US market–for the 2010 model year. The other two are the 2010 updates for the Fireblade and CBR600. But it’s the new bikes that should grab some attention.
Here in California, there are a few state agencies you really don’t want to cross if you’re a business. One of them is the State Board of Equalization, the agency that handles sales taxation. But perhaps even more dreadful is the California Air Resources Board. Two… Continue reading
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I‘ve whipped up more free Motorcycle themes for WordPress. They’re free for anyone who wants them. To download the theme, just click the screenshot.
I call the first one “Monochrome”. It’s done completely in grayscale–no color at all.
As of yesterday afternoon, I have my motorcycle back!
I’m a little rusty on my timing and technique, but it seems to be coming back quickly.
I. Am. Happy.
Well It finally came. I received a check from CNA insurance for $6,427.08 to pay for the repair of my motorcycle. I drove over to North County House of Motorcycles with a cashier’s check, and they’ll be ordering the parts for my bike on Monday.
It’s been… Continue reading
This is a picture of the Desmosedici RR. And a really hot chick.
I have no idea what they have to do with each other. But, I like them both equally.
My lawyer has informed me that after two months of stalling, CNA Insurance has finally accepted liability for the driver who ran the stop sign and hit me. A check for $6,700 is on the way to repair my FJR. And now that they’ve accepted liability, that means… Continue reading
I was hoping that by now, I could be looking forward to getting my fixed, and start riding again. But nothing, apparently, is ever easy.
Last week, CNA insurance sent out the adjuster to look at the bike. When he was done, I dropped a C-note on a… Continue reading
North County House of Motorcycles has presented me–and the insurance adjuster–with the estimate for the repair of my FJR. $6,500.
At that price, I doubt the insurance company will total it. But the adjuster said that the payment would be coming quickly, so the repairs can be completed… Continue reading
I got the call I’ve been waiting for. The adjustors for CNA Insurance called me to assign an adjuster to my accident. Supposedly, the adjustor will call tomorrow to set up an appointment to look at my bike. I guess he’ll do the initial estimate, then I’ll… Continue reading
It sure has seemed like a long week. I went back to work Tuesday, and, of course, at work I can’t take any of the percosets I was given by the doctor on Friday. I’m reduced to Tylenol for pain-killing during the day.
Tylenol is worthless.
Oddly enough,… Continue reading
I traded in the Sportster for one tonight. And here it is, a 2007 FJR1300AE. This was a Yamaha corporate motorcycle that was a factory rep bike.
And, surprisingly, I said “screw it” and picked the… Continue reading
By the way, remember that 2006-model Triumph Rocket III I was interested in last year? (And am I glad I decided not to buy that!)
It’s still there, on the floor of the dealership.
Well, the dealer called back today, and told me no deal on the FJR. They did offer the same deal, with a $149/month payment, on an AE model that had been used as a demo.
Considering what that means I would be getting the bike for, that’s a great deal,… Continue reading
The only local dealer with an FJR1300 is North County House of Motorcycles in Vista. It’s been a few months since I’ve seen one, so after work, I went over to take a look at it.
Black is beautiful.
The seat height on the 2008 A-Model is perfect for me.… Continue reading