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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 08:09 AM Thread Starter
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Hey all..... Tis ismy second post on here.... First was ranting and raving about previous owners ability to screw things up. I am in possession of a 78 gl1000 with a homemade vw rear end on it. Stock motor... Pretty cool. Bear bones right now as I'm trying to figure out a handful of quirks. Im on my last day of vacation today and here in nh it's raining cats and dogs... So with no garage... I'm feeling a little sad not being able to work on this thing. Anyways, wanted to stop in and say hi. I look forward to picking everyone's brains and eventually being able to help others. Eric!
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 10:26 AM
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Good morning to you Eric
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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 10:35 AM
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Howdy 78Trike. Where do you live in New Hampshire? I graduated from Nashua High School in 1968 and have 2 brothers in NH; Rochester and Manchester. Lovely state but have never ridden bikes there as I moved to California after graduating in 68 where I bought my first bike. Climbed Mt. Washington several times in the winter and summited as a lad and have done lots of hiking and camping in the White Mountains. I hope to be traveling thru your state next summer on a motorcycle tour from Texas to Nova Scotia. Good luck on your project.

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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 01:25 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum.
Sounds like an interesting find.
Congrats of the Classic Wing trike.
We'll help you as much as we can there's a lot of knowledge here.

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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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thanks guys for the hellos. DanB im over in exeter. 45 min or so from manchester. depending what your driving
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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 04:30 PM
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From one Eric to another. G'day again and welcome. Eric

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Welcome to the Forum from way down south in Texas. Good luck on your rebuilding project. I envy your rain.

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If its raining on you while you are working on the bike at least you will not be too hot. Trying to keep the cup half full for you.

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Greetings from Pa. Enjoy the forum and good luck with your project.

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