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Forum: New Member Introductions   05-10-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Capt Rich
Harley and Honda Goldwing are like night and day....

Harley and Honda Goldwing are like night and day. The only thing I don't like about the Goldwing is there is nowhere to stretch out your legs as the flat 6 engine is too wide to comfortably put foot...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   02-14-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By Capt Rich
Tire pressure monitor, A cool new product!!!

I found a product that caught my eye. I like it because I feel it can increase our safety factor. Because of the design of our bikes it is not real easy to quickly look at our tires and decide if...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   11-22-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,785
Posted By Capt Rich
Still in love with my 92 Aspencade. Love the...

Still in love with my 92 Aspencade. Love the style and the dependability is amazing. My bike has seen 22 laps around the sun and with 46k miles it's still puppy! I paid $5500 for it and it looks...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-14-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,159
Posted By Capt Rich
I purchased a 92 Aspencade electric blue in...

I purchased a 92 Aspencade electric blue in almost showroom condition it had 45k on it. The bike was very well maintained and I have only had one small issue with it. a rubber O ring went bad on a...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   08-17-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,463
Posted By Capt Rich
Although I know they are supposed to be mounted...

Although I know they are supposed to be mounted low ,I have mine mounted under my throttle and on the other side I have a guardian angel. The bell reminds me that I must watch out for dangers on the...
Forum: The Lounge   08-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By Capt Rich
Recovery is going well. I have been doing a lot...

Recovery is going well. I have been doing a lot of sleeping and very little activity except walking as much as possible. Just past the 3 week mark and the surgical pain has diminished to the point...
Forum: The Lounge   07-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By Capt Rich
Still doing well. There is quite a bit of pain...

Still doing well. There is quite a bit of pain from the operation but it is not nearly the pain I had pre op and it is a different kind of pain. It looks like I get a chance for a new life and will...
Forum: The Lounge   07-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By Capt Rich
Prayers are always welcome. I'm sure prayers are...

Prayers are always welcome. I'm sure prayers are what is helping me get through this. It is so nice to know that people care as much as all my friends here. Throughout this ordeal you have all been...
Forum: The Lounge   07-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By Capt Rich
Nope not a Fireman. I held a 50 ton Master...

Nope not a Fireman. I held a 50 ton Master Captains license to command ships before i got injured. I used to charter for Donald Trumps high rollers. It was a great job, party on the dock at night...
Forum: The Lounge   07-17-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By Capt Rich
Had that spinal surgery 2 days ago.

I rode my goldwing until the day before surgery while enduring horrible pain. The surgery was scheduled for 4 hours but went closer to 6 hours. I'm pretty sure they nailed the problem of 2 misplaced...
Forum: The Lounge   07-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Capt Rich
Finally Surgery is Near

As you know from earlier posts I have been tortured by my bad back and have been trying to have it fixed by a top surgeon. I jumped through all of the hoops and danced the special health insurance...
Forum: The Lounge   06-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Capt Rich
Doing my part is great however the system did not...

Doing my part is great however the system did not reciprocate and refused to give the medication that might help. They did give me the same medicine but not in the form that would actually work well....
Forum: The Lounge   06-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Capt Rich
Only getting worse but tough as nails.

Just an update on my spine. Getting to the operating room is proving to be quite a challenge. Believe it or not I still have not seen a surgeon. Changing ones health insurance these days is not as...
Forum: The Lounge   05-13-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
By the way I want everyone to know that I quit...

By the way I want everyone to know that I quit smoking cigarettes 7 weeks ago. I have not picked up one since I quit. I just found out last week that they will not do the type of surgery I need on...
Forum: The Lounge   05-13-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
Thank you so much. To think of me at your meeting...

Thank you so much. To think of me at your meeting and to pray for me means the world to me. I believe in the power of prayer and I know the more prayer the better. I rode my bike yesterday but it...
Forum: The Lounge   05-08-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
With all of this positive prayer I'm sure to be...

With all of this positive prayer I'm sure to be okay. My little boy is not handling this too well. He is scared to death that I am going to die on the table. He was so upset I had to keep him home...
Forum: The Lounge   05-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
No spouse. however my 8yr old is my ex-wifes...

No spouse. however my 8yr old is my ex-wifes child she had with another guy 2 years after we were divorced. The father ran away and when the baby was just turning one I adopted him. I have him most...
Forum: The Lounge   05-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
My doctor appointment didn't go too well...

My doctor appointment didn't go too well yesterday. First of all he was not a neurosurgeon he was a pain management specialist however he took the time to look over my MRI and asked if I was aware of...
Forum: The Lounge   05-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
Thank you everyone for your support and prayers....

Thank you everyone for your support and prayers. I just wana ride on two wheels. Not a trike guy. I love the leaning around turns.
Forum: The Lounge   05-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
I quit smoking cigarettes 6 weeks ago, it's a...

I quit smoking cigarettes 6 weeks ago, it's a good thing I did because most surgeons will not do revision surgery on smokers due to the 33% failure rate. Yes I was a smoker for the original...
Forum: The Lounge   05-03-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
I see a neurosurgeon on this tuesday he took me...

I see a neurosurgeon on this tuesday he took me right in as soon as he could. I imagine surgery will be asap as walking even with a cane is becoming impossible and the pain is intractable.
Forum: The Lounge   05-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,094
Posted By Capt Rich
My favorite saying is Gravity Sucks.

My favorite saying is Gravity Sucks.
Forum: The Lounge   05-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capt Rich
Facing major surgery

I had an MRI the other day and the results were pretty bad. It is looking like some major surgery may be in order. There are about 5 or 6 things that are wrong with my spine any of which would be...
Forum: The Lounge   03-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 192,472
Posted By Capt Rich
I went to the pub last night and saw a fat chick...

I went to the pub last night and saw a fat chick dancing on a table. I said, "Nice legs."
The girl giggled and said with a smile, "Do you really think so."
I said, "Definitely! Most tables would...
Forum: Recent Rides and Riding Experiences   03-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Capt Rich
Some days are better than others. Today was one...

Some days are better than others. Today was one of those better days.
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