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Reply #45 on: November 16, 2020, 08:58:59 pm
Seems a prudent time to imbibe a tasty & germ-killing mixture! I'd like to try the "Crystal Skull Onyx" myself, but the $55 per 750ml is off putting. I'm sticking with low-buck Armagnac and Bushmills for now.

That Crystal Head hooch is from Dan Aykroyd's distillery, right? He was recently plugging it on Joe Rogan's podcast. A tad pricey for my taste, but he really talked it up as being some truly top-shelf brain damage worth the hit. But hey, if Bushmills and Armagnac are your "bargain" fallbacks, your liver's already being pampered by stuff a notch or three higher up the food chain than my default Clan MacGregor rotgut, which I basically buy just 'cause it matches the name of my sailboat's manufacturer, where I keep it on board for "anchor down time" along with apricot brandy that the wife enjoys and some kind of Mexican coffee liqueur all tucked neatly into a fancy little "Executive" brand portable travelling bar case kit from the late '50s or early '60s. Otherwise I rarely touch the harder stuff nowadays.
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Reply #46 on: November 17, 2020, 12:40:18 am
   Armagnac is a bit more fragrant than Cognac, goes well in a cuppa hot tea on a cold day. There are the wallet buster grades, then everyman grades for about $20-$25. The Bushmills is a nod to a fallen coworkers preference. Like yourself, my days of crawling wobbily thru the pine duff trying to find my keys and truck are far behind. But a little dollop in your tea on a cold day or occasional snifter whilst overlooking the garden of an evening never hurt anyone, eh?
   MacGregor certainly makes a nice user friendly ragboat; I'll bet Virginia provides some nice cruising weekends. Good on ya!

And yet another 350 video, 3 days old:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zp1OeV51FX0

Looks sprightly enough in traffic, didn't overheat in the jams.
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Reply #47 on: November 17, 2020, 10:34:32 am
Are you somehow stuck in the Sweden/Denmark/Norway/Finland Hell-on-Earth? Should we try to crowdfund an escape plan for you? Is railing against some Swedish Corporate Oligarchy going to facilitate that escape to a better place or get you on a re-education camp checklist? Or can we get back to more motorcycle-ish related business on topics that are possibly more productive?

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Reply #48 on: November 17, 2020, 04:38:50 pm
 Maybe via Danish Uber?  8)
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Reply #49 on: November 17, 2020, 05:02:29 pm
The Nimbus would need a world class tuning to make it and the Katana would need to be razor sharp.  ::)
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Reply #50 on: November 17, 2020, 05:24:18 pm
At the IOM Vintage race I met a nice couple that had ridden their Nimbus down from Sweden. It was truly impressive to see so many vintage bikes that were actually ridden to the event. A long way from the "Trailer Queen" strategy we use in the USA. One jocky-sized wag in full leathers was traveling on an old fully-faired 125cc Suzuki quasi-GP racer looking machine. The IOM roads (aka racecourse) are open most of the day during the event. That nimble wee beastie must have been a real joy to ride around the course. I was looking for a Grom or suchlike to rent, but no joy.
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Reply #51 on: November 17, 2020, 06:00:47 pm
Just don't give a Katana to any modern Swedish, they suffer from Stockholm syndrome and will land up cutting their own tits off. ::)
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Reply #52 on: November 17, 2020, 06:07:09 pm
"Ten thousand Swedes ran through the weeds, chased by one Norwegian..."

And I believe the Uber pilotess is Danish...modern?
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Reply #53 on: November 17, 2020, 06:12:54 pm
"Ten thousand Swedes ran through the weeds, chased by one Norwegian..."

And I believe the Uber pilotess is Danish...modern?

It's just a picture, it looks cool.   8)

Motor has no power and the Katana has no sharpness to it I bet.
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Reply #54 on: November 18, 2020, 10:28:39 am
...you would need an whole army of Nimbus riding, Katana swinging Ubers to fix the swedish Nobel society.  ;D
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