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jjester

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  1. Happy belated birthday.
  2. Don't you own a German and a British motorcycle? 😄
  3. Harbor Freight is recalling over 1.7 million Pittsburgh-branded jack stands that can suddenly collapse due to a manufacturing flaw. It warned its customers that they need to stop using the defective stands immediately. The recall campaign includes three- and six-ton stands wearing item numbers 56371, 61196 or 61197. The number is found on the label that's normally affixed to the top or the base of the stand depending on the model; it should be clearly legible. Harbor Freight told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) it realized the tooling used to make the stands near Hangzhou, China, had become worn out due to age and was manufacturing inconsistent parts. As a result, the ratchet teeth might not be deep enough to hold the lifting extension in place if a shift in weight occurs, like when you're banging on a rusty brake drum with a mallet, and the stand could collapse without warning. That's bad news if you're under it, working on a 4,700-pound SUV. https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/20/harbor-freight-jack-stands-recall/
  4. This keeps up they are going to be racing in December.
  5. I guess that means my track bike is now street legal?
  6. Austin GP now postponed https://www.motorsport.com/motogp/news/motogp-second-calendar-revision-austin-argentina/4736307/ Also saw this. FIM president Jorge Viegas admits MotoGP could resort to running two races on the one weekend should coronavirus force more races to be cancelled. https://www.autosport.com/motogp/news/148596/motogp-could-resort-to-tworace-weekends-for-2020
  7. The Formula 1 and MotoGP season-openers face fresh uncertainty after the Italian government announced plans on Saturday to impose strict quarantines on a number of regions where teams are based. https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/italy-quarantine-threatens-F1-MotoGP/4727538/
  8. Coronavirus: How the virus has impacted sporting events around the world https://www.bbc.com/sport/51605235 WSBK Qatar has been postponed https://www.crash.net/wsbk/news/937000/1/coronavirus-qatar-world-superbike-round-postponed https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/51720751
  9. MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas event has been thrown into significant doubt following the declaration of a state of emergency in host city Austin due to the coronavirus outbreak. https://www.motorsport.com/motogp/news/cota-austin-emergency-coronavirus/4725855/ https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/937122/1/austin-motogp-doubts-increase-after-local-state-disaster
  10. GLWS I hope you are not giving up riding.
  11. Sorry man, I need a tire. I'm hoping it will be here next week.
  12. Home safe, pretty nice to be out on the bike. Specially since it is the middle of winter.
  13. I sent you guys a PM so we can plan this out further.
  14. OK, I'll try to arrange the same today and let you guys know. We just need to figure out/adjust start time and route. I'm getting excite about our little Trip.
  15. hmm. This will likely open a whole new stream for downloading/viewing the content. :D
  16. How early can or does everyone want to head out on the trip? I've been considering taking all of Friday off so we can head out earlier. Right now I'm planning on taking a half day off but, if you all want to leave earlier I'll take the whole day and we can head out in the morning.
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