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Fun Motorcycle Choice....

Posted 07-20-2020 at 09:47 PM by Blondebaerde

Funny predicament: Funny, as in nothing at stake but next bike, sometime in the future, 2021 if the world doesn't collapse. We thought it would in 2009, btw, and I do not know (no one does) if this time is similar. Bought a bike in 2010 and all was well, btw, being an optimist.

I've owned 13 bikes since '87. I sold a 2014 Multistrada early 2020, because I'd not ridden much if at-all for two years: an asset sitting around in my garage. No regrets, I'd tired of the Ducati (great...
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Motorcycle Group Rides: Grrr....

Posted 07-10-2020 at 10:34 AM by Blondebaerde

Thirty three years of riding on the street, couple of those also on woods/trails, and three during when I was mostly OFF the street road racing a sportbike with AFM in California. Dozens of track days, track marshal in the late 1990s and early 2000s both here (WA State) and in CA. I've owned 13 bikes, though currently "none" for the first time since 1987.

....And I wouldn't go on a "group ride" with people I don't know well under any circumstances, that's where...
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Confederate Flags and Racism: not on Fed Property, "But..."

Posted 06-12-2020 at 11:02 PM by Blondebaerde

Here's an interesting story I think was a tolerable compromise to the Confederate Flag in public places problem. I am also uneasy at the thought of Confederate monuments. That conflict was a hobby of mine, rather casual, since "Gettysburg" (masterpiece film, based on "the Killer Angels" by Jeff Shaara) came out in 1993. Their motives all came back to slavery, one way or another, their "peculiar institution". Slavery that backed a decrepit and inefficient economic...
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Roadblocks: Suppressors and Short Barreled Rifles

Posted 06-01-2020 at 10:43 PM by Blondebaerde
Updated 06-05-2020 at 11:38 AM by Blondebaerde

Speaking from WA State: suppressors are legal, as are short barreled rifles (SBRs). Class III (full auto), not at this time.

I'm irritated the Feds and States (some of them) erect BS laws, fees, and waiting periods that are not necessary. My recent acquisition story is below. Better as a blog post, the topic is a rant (though interesting RE state of "government" these days stopping you from exercising rights). Here we go:

Last summer (2019) thought I'd...
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ON: anyone here have an MBA? I could use some career advice please

Posted 05-29-2020 at 04:25 PM by Blondebaerde
Updated 05-29-2020 at 06:34 PM by Blondebaerde

Originally Posted by sendaraven View Post
Well, I definitely can't afford a top school even if I did get in and I'm not convinced I'd get a job easily without going to a top school at my age, so. In the meantime I did look into taking an intro business class at my local University just to see how I'd like it. They're not offering weekend classes this fall through so I'll have to check back next semester, I get home way too late for the weekday evening class. Thanks again to all.
I completed my S.C. Johnson Graduate School...
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