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    Default Gas prices going up get your bike ready

    Expect to see more bikes on the road with the gas prices going up .

    ""Gas Prices Are Going Up To $4 Per Gallon - Save On Gas - Ride A Motorcycle""
    I have no problem with that , weather permitting

    Check this article on gas prices and motorcycles

    http://ezinearticles.com/?Gas-Prices-Are-Going-Up-To-$4-Per-Gallon---Save-On-Gas---Ride-A-Motorcycle&id=1067914


    "If you are one of those people who crave the thrill of the open road and the wind in your face and you are sick of the ever increasing cost of commuting, invest in a motorcycle! "


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    Im going to be ready. Bagging the X this spring, I will finally be able to carry more than a cell phone. I will be able to take a lunch and things to work so I can let the truck sit unless it looks like rain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1badta95 View Post
    Im going to be ready. Bagging the X this spring, I will finally be able to carry more than a cell phone. I will be able to take a lunch and things to work so I can let the truck sit unless it looks like rain.
    Bags may be my next purchase , when I got the bike I never plan on adding anything just keep it stock , well that ship sailed

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    It's all part of Lord Obama's plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PABL98 View Post
    Bags may be my next purchase , when I got the bike I never plan on adding anything just keep it stock , well that ship sailed

    Once the mod bug hits, the bike is never done. I joined this forum before I bought my X in 08. Came home from the dealer, and with 30 miles on the clock I was drilling holes in the pipes to open her up. Its been a long list ever since.
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    Let's just hope that spring comes soon just like 2012. Riding commenced in March. Gas prices going up is a real pain in the ass, you know just where you wear your wallet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Midknight View Post
    It's all part of Lord Obama's plan.
    remember when Bush was president when gas prices hit near 4 bucks and daily papers said Bush did it. What will he do about it!! Not a peep now.

    Near 40 mpg makes it enjoyable even with it going up some. Should hit 4 bucks by late March, April.

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    Already $3.89 here.

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    Gas prices have been going up and down just ike the temps here in NW Indiana. Less than a week ago I saw the gas price on my way to work at 3:30 am @ 3.95 and that is the cheap stuff. Within this last week I have seen it fluctuate from 3.69-3.89. I paid 3.88 yesterday and this morning it is 3.78....Absolutely crazy...

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    These gas price increase is only happening because obamma has given the green light to any and all from islam that want to harm the USA.

    Expect no quarter in this cold war of revenge that's been declared on us.

    As always,..I use my moto for sales, collections and simple service calls. W/S and softbags have become the norm for it.
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    Just wait... Ocrapma is going to fix that because as he chanted and still chants to this day...'It's Bush's fault.... and I will change that."


    When will it be Ocrapma's fault???????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkShadow View Post
    For those who voted for him you got what you wanted how does it taste. I know its nobody here.

    You would be surprised, we have more than a few Obama boot lickers here. They are a minority, but a loud and obnoxious one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicago-Spike View Post
    Just wait... Ocrapma is going to fix that because as he chanted and still chants to this day...'It's Bush's fault.... and I will change that."


    When will it be Ocrapma's fault???????????
    In the chocolate flavored kool-ade soaked minds of his buttkissers,...never.
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    On the one hand I like that more people are looking toward motorcycles.

    On the other hand, there are some people I see getting motorcycles that don't have the first dang clue and have no business on one.

    I didn't buy my motorcycle for the fuel mileage savings. That's the wrong reason to buy a motorcycle. The cost of the bike alone would take years to pay back in fuel savings, I haven't even added taxes/registration/upkeep fees in yet. No. Buy a bike to see the open road.


    As far as comrade obummer. . . . well, he's run the financial system into the ground, run the debt thru the roof, is destroying the constitution bit by bit. In a little while we won't have to worry about him destroying anything else. . there won't be anything left.
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    1badta95 ~ I feel for ya brother concerning rain in the morning, but up here we never know when it's going to rain. We carry rain gear in the left side bag 24/7, also helps if the temps happen to drop quickly.

    papavball~ yep, just under $4 over here too. I work just over the river in NH and the Sunoco dealer has started 5 cents off per gal. if you pay cash. A
    lso, the Sunoco rewards gas card rebates .05 per gal. if ya happen to use it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Midknight View Post
    It's all part of Lord Obama's plan.
    Then would it be Darth Biden??
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    Default hmmm... just curious?

    When gas prices dropped arpound 50 or 60 cents a gallon did anyone give Obama credit? Nope. I think there are some crooked little fingers that are to stoopud to look back over the last 4 years and see what the economy has really been doing? Jobs are up and housing is opening back up and still people are bitching? I think there are those that would complain no matter what.

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    $ 4.15 in bay area and rising.

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    Can't wait to argue about this in the HotBox.
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    It's Only a Test - $4 a Gallon is still half price- The new Normal - then look out.
    No One in the last twenty years in Europe is whining with $8 - $12 a Gallon.
    It's how their HealthCare & massive immigration flood to it.
    Sweden is in panic mode now. Muslims from Africa flooding their market.

    Why would the same far left O leader re-invent the wheel when simply copy play works?
    Soon as it's fully in force - they will flood here instead. Oh- that's right, the future was already known.
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    Quote Originally Posted by papavball View Post
    Already $3.89 here.
    I found a place on Ceder St. in Newington, $3.77. doesn't help you , though.
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    Check this out.

    http://www.gasbuddy.com/
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    Thanks RBS I just added that site to my favorites. Took a look and a station across town, by my work, is ten cents cheaper than a station I stop at every morning.
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    The problem with using the bike to save gas is, my trip to and from work in my truck is about 25 miles, on the bike it's 75
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    Default hmmm.......

    Price is $2.97 at the Conoco here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Midknight View Post
    It's all part of Lord Obama's plan.

    Is he a motorcycle fan?
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    I live about 40 miles west of Buffalo In Hamilton Ontario. Gas is presently hovering around $1.32 a litre and has been for the last month or so. After converting to U.S. gallons, we are paying almost $4.70 a gallon. Sucks to be Canadian sometimes...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Philscbx View Post
    It's Only a Test - $4 a Gallon is still half price- The new Normal - then look out.
    No One in the last twenty years in Europe is whining with $8 - $12 a Gallon.
    It's how their HealthCare & massive immigration flood to it.
    Sweden is in panic mode now. Muslims from Africa flooding their market.

    Why would the same far left O leader re-invent the wheel when simply copy play works?
    Soon as it's fully in force - they will flood here instead. Oh- that's right, the future was already known.
    True and simply evil in my opinion. Amazing how many cling to fuzzy math numbers to bolster their position, like job #'s when the eligible aged work force increased each month by 23000, when just listening and watching the man shows what a shyster. A Shame.

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    Over $4.30 near me. Get ready for a bunch of newbies on the road on new bikes with temporary paper tags on the back as more people turn to bikes as gas gets more expensive.

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