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Old 04-12-06, 01:15 PM   #1
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Like An Excerpt From The Book Of Judas...

...I am buying a motorcycle, and may be selling my two fixies to seal the deal.

I have betrayed you all for 30 piecies of silver, just in time for Easter....
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If it's a Norton, it's okay.
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or a triumph.
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or a triumph.
or a suzuki.
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i always thought triumphs were kind of cool.
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I'm building a Yamaha chopper, Jesus. Forgive me.
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or a triumph.
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you aint paul sr.
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Or a BSA. British bikes. I have a bit of a thing for them myself. My father used to have a BSA. And his first car was a Mini Cooper S. It made complete sense when I was born that the family moved to London.

I don't think I'd sell my fixies, at least not all of them, but I just might for the right bike.
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at least motorcycles get waaaaay better mileage than cars. noisier, but that's a safety feature...and some of the fun things about a bike ride are things you get to keep. i've always thought that if i ever go back to internal combustion, it'll be a motorcycle.
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St. Paul drove a chopper? I thought Peter was the wild one!!

Gotta do it Em~in~Pa, I am a true nature's child, and a fixed gear can't get my ass across this glorious country of ours to promote my new album. (And a british bike sho' can't git 'er done! Can yousay "oil leak"?)
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Speaking of Jesus, I'm really excited about the Easter-themed danceparty coming up on Goode Fridaye. Bunnies and Shrouds, Peeps and Judas, chocolate and Stigmata.

Also, I just found out that the production of Peeps (and perhaps all marshmallow-y goodness) involves dead pigs. ****! (that was in all caps, fyi)
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Or a BSA. British bikes. I have a bit of a thing for them myself. My father used to have a BSA. And his first car was a Mini Cooper S. It made complete sense when I was born that the family moved to London.

I don't think I'd sell my fixies, at least not all of them, but I just might for the right bike.

I'll never sell the Raleigh Record. She's a Brit and a bike...

Just not fixed. Yet.
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Speaking of Jesus, I'm really excited about the Easter-themed danceparty coming up on Goode Fridaye. Bunnies and Shrouds, Peeps and Judas, chocolate and Stigmata.

Also, I just found out that the production of Peeps (and perhaps all marshmallow-y goodness) involves dead pigs. ****! (that was in all caps, fyi)

Yup. It's true. Peeps are made of dead pigs smothered in cocaine and sugar.
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I think I burnt myself out on them. I had four, a Harley Softtail,
a Kawi Zx-9 and a Vespa-Stella scooter that I got rid of to move
to Vt. I was glad when I did cuz they just took too much time and
money. I still have a DR650 Suzuki in the back of my garage that I
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will not break even if you try to and gets about 55 mpg if you ride
sanely. Good luck on your kosmic travels Serendipper and if you ever
get up here to the Republic make sure you stop by and have some
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I got my license last summer, but I doubt I'll ever buy a motorcycle. No fun in the city, necessary protective gear that makes Rapha look like it's the Gap Outlet, and you wouldn't want to ride them even the teensiest bit drunk.

That said, Nortons are the Hetchins of motorcycles.

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Yup. It's true. Peeps are made of dead pigs smothered in cocaine and sugar.
Motherless ****. So they're not Kosher or vegetarian? Well, at least I can lick the powder off of 'em.
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in the last Harper's there was a statistic about peeps. something like 8,000,000 made each year and 400,000 pigs dying to make them
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in the last Harper's there was a statistic about peeps. something like 8,000,000 made each year and 400,000 pigs dying to make them
And you have found the wellspring of all the knowlege I possess. And now I may die.
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The 'new' nortons sure aren't brit made, but sure are bad arse:

http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/

Kind of partial to the new b-ville though. Whatever happened to the 'univeral' style.
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400,000 pigs dying to make them

"i want to make them!" "no, me! pick me!" "oink oink!!"

half a million pigs clamoring to work at the peeps factory
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The 'new' nortons sure aren't brit made, but sure are bad arse:

http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/

Kind of partial to the new b-ville though. Whatever happened to the 'univeral' style.

Your last two statements are obtuse to the point of being indeciperable. Not pickin', just sayin'.

Please clarify.
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didn't you guys here about the new Gospel of Judas?

http://www9.nationalgeographic.com/lostgospel/
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