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Posted on Sat, Mar 12, 2005 23:35

another lost ridin day spent with my boy..when I asked him what he wanted to do he said "show me how an engine works" sooooo we did a full service on the Yammer. He helped me tear down what needed to be torn down check what needed checkin change what needed changin and after showing him on one cylinder how to set the valve lash, let him loose on the other, all I had to do was double check it...on the money...It may have taken all day to pull the service but it was a most enjoyable day. THAT DOES IT IM LOOKIN FOR ANOTHER BIKE AND TEACHIN HIM HOW TO RIDE!!!!!!
cant wait till he gets his liscence now. (he's a big flirt girls look out)



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Posted on Wed, Feb 09, 2005 20:30

I am the step father to a great 21 year old who I have raised alone for the last 5 years. There is not one day that I regret having spent the last 16 years raising him. We are still good friends it is not a bond of blood but I could not have a better son. Time lost riding to spend time with your children is an investment in their future and it is lost time only if you are not there for them.



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Posted on Fri, Jan 28, 2005 05:35

abone, so that's what kept ya out of the loop... congrats to you, all children need their Dads... a good and loving man in a childs life is so important... I have foster kids, and I see how much they miss not having a Dad every day. Thank you for being a stand up and loving Dad.



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Posted on Thu, Jan 27, 2005 17:18

abone;
no offence but i am so thankful thant i can only imagine what youve been through and feel/felt may all your times be good together and long together!



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Posted on Thu, Jan 27, 2005 17:15

well i was so lucky my sons mother and i parted quite friendly they live about 20 miles away my bigest problem is im on call 24/7 but i make time for us hes still leerry bout ridin but itl get eassier.. it beter... cant wait till we fix up a ride of his own.....yesssssssss



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Posted on Fri, Jan 21, 2005 08:26

abone-havn't heard from you in awhile----congradulations on the visitation....i know you were fighting hard for it....your a good dad....once again...congrates



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Posted on Thu, Jan 20, 2005 11:34

LOCO you are sooo right. It'll be great when that boy can ride behind you and both of you can share the joy of riding. My late husband used to take my dtr w/him and now she has a 'biker's heart'. LOL Atta Girl..

And Abone...congrats my friend. I am so pulling for you and your boys.



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Posted on Wed, Jan 19, 2005 11:17

locoloco, you are so right. You can't spend enough time with your kids...I FINALLY got visitation with my two boys on the 7th of Janurary...it only took me 3 years and 8 months. my ex is totally crazya nd used every dirty trick inthe book,a nd a few that weren't in the book. We can't wait to go riding again. Here in cold snowy Michigan, winter lasts FOREVER!!!



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Posted on Sun, Jan 16, 2005 01:31

Wow firebug...
"assis?" LOL at the "tender" age of 18, you would know all about how to spot "assis" wouldn't ya? Just out of High School, (or is that grade school since you don't know how to spell a simple word like "assis,")you sure would know how to spot em wouldn't ya? Yeah, seen your type on the school yard merry go round... too bad your still there... are ya afraid to get off and grow up or what?