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    Stopped at Indian in Miami FL today

    I was interested in seeing the FTR 1200, but the salesman said he doesn't expect bikes delivered until March or April. Six months to wait? Or more? Reports of the bike's arrival are not happening! :ummm: He said he already had 5 deposits. At this pace, Indian will see Jared Mees win his #3...
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    1982 Yamaha XJ650LJ Turbo - $500 (Dania FL)

    Not mine, no one I know. condition: salvage make / manufacturer: Yamaha model name / number: XJ650LJ This is a 1982 Yamaha XJ650 Turbo. It is being sold for parts only. No title. This is a good deal for someone that is restoring one. Or wants to start off with something to start...
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    Riding into History St. Augustine FL Fr/Sa May 18-19

    https://ridingintohistory.org/the-event/ The selection of bikes here is outstanding. My friend that goes w/me to Daytona will be attending. Lots of interesting bikes. One of my acquaintances from NY is bringing a BSA Gold Star. Be sure to look at the galleries from prior years. The...
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    Antique Motorcycle show Dania Beach FL Jan.27

    By Ft. Lauderdale International Airport http://daniabeachvintagebikeshow.com/ Hundreds of old bikes, a swap meet, food, a rock band, it's an AMCA meet. For you guys on the west coast of FL, cross Alligator Alley/I-75 & when it turns into I-595, stay on it until it ends in Ft. Lauderdale, the...
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    Dania Beach FL AMCA show

    11th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show Saturday January 28, 2017 Show Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Frost Park, 300 NE 2nd Street, Dania Beach, FL (South of Ft Lauderdale Airport off US-1) http://daniabeachvintagebikeshow.com/ Hundreds of vintage bikes, a great show, free parking & free...
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    Gen II in FL $8K!

    Not mine, no one I know. http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/mcy/5918918931.html 2013 Yamaha Vmax $8,000 Fort Lauderdale, FL (33323) Ufo Megamax4into 2 into4 exhaust Power commander V Custom airbox mod Quick shifter Gp shift Launch control New clutch New rear tire only 2 passes...
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    At my friend's south FL shop

    So, a day of errands, I stopped @ my friend Steve's shop, Kyle's met him. Here are a couple of odd birds being serviced. The first is a "Ghetto Turbo" Hyosung 650 v-twin. The bike is running a John Deere 53 mm turbo from a lawn tractor, an S&S Super E carb, a single stage lockup clutch...
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    red light runners in FL

    Watching this made me cringe: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article123180709.html What we have to put up with, it's people like this that make me not want to ride as-much. :confused2:
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    Miami FL mcy business

    This place got some publicity recently. The owner does some interesting designs, though I'm not sure he does original 'ground-up' designs, they look more like customizations of existing bikes. They appear to be clean contributions though. I may have to pay a future visit, and will get some...
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    FL road rage-driver runs over bikers

    http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/05/31/road-rage-man-intentionally-ran-over-bikers/ The video is sickening. This person should lose his freedom and his license, hopefully for years. TAMPA (CBSMiami) — A case of road rage was caught on camera near Tampa when a driver intentionally ran over...
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    Terror in Orlando FL mass-casualty incident

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3637414/Everyone-running-Gunman-bursts-gay-nightclub-Florida-shoots-20-people-taking-hostages.html A single gunman killed at least 20 people at a nightclub in Orlando FL, according to preliminary reports. Check your local news outlets for further...
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    Fl drag & street bike not a VMax

    Pics of my friend's bike, almost ready for test & tune! It's a GS1150 'a bit bigger' than stock. The guy who does my widened VMax wheels made the extended swingarm, from scratch, note it's got a NOS bracket; and the engine headwork. A street bike, built for strip use. Lots of $$ parts on this...
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    Unlucky rider in FL

    I was on my way home from work today and saw an accident scene. It was just south of Ft. Lauderdale, in Dania. A medium-sized car was in the middle of the intersection, and when I drove past, I saw a blue sportbike in pieces underneath and beside the car. I didn't get a long-enough look to...
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    Inside FL's Boxenstopp shop

    Do you work on your VMax? I mean, work on it? Like, totally-disassemble your engine to rebuild it, rebuild your forks, strip it down to paint the bare frame? If you answered, "yes," then this is gonna make you salivate. Take a look at those pics, blow 'em up to see the number and types of...
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    tornado in south FL

    I just got to work this morning, and was sitting in an office when there was a loud continuous noise, the lights and computers went out, and we were wondering, "what's happened," when a co-worker's severe weather alert sounded on her phone. We heard a commotion in the hall, and someone was...
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    Dania Beach FL Jan 30 Sunday AMCA meet

    This is an AMCA meet, but they have a great variety of bikes, even scooters. There are multiple classes, including a chop/bobbed class, won last year by a '35 H-D VL. Check out the content on the link, lotsa pics available, and there are hundreds of bikes in the show. Free parking, great...
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    bikinis in FL at "The U"

    Absolutely nothing to do w/motorcycles, but if you said, "south Florida women cavorting around the area, students in a sorority at the U of Miami," you would be right...
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    Miami FL area bike thief blames mom-"arrest her!"

    Sebastian Dirtbag Blucher who was out on bond for motorcycle theft was being hunted by Broward Sheriff's Office (BSO) after they tracked a stolen bike to his mom's home, where they found seven other nearly-new sportbikes stockpiled in the backyard, reports the NBC local news affiliate. Now, if...
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    store robber subdued by customers-south FL

    http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article50694820.html A couple of customers pound a would-be robber. It could have ended badly, guess the robber wasn't a stone-cold killah after-all. This is a half-block from the University of Miami baseball stadium and campus in Coral Gables. I'm in...
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    Miami Beach FL Nov. 29 swap meet-free sales space

    Miami Beach FL Nov. 29, free sales space! I've bought some stuff at this event in the past, it usually brings out a lotta oddball stuff and a lot of parts. Complete bikes and project bikes too, for sale. -'fire-medic' Vendor REGISTRATION is open for the FOURTH annual Vintage parts...