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June 1, 2010

Pulling out of a gas station in Fargo, ND yesterday we heard an unsual sound from Seb’s bike and on investigation found that one of his four exhaust pipes had broken away from the others leaving this:


We decided to press on to Grand Forks as is and deal with welding it up when shops opened after the holiday weekend. So it’s off to find a welder.

Custom Cycle, right across the street from our motel was most accommodating. Although Curt was gainfully occupied doing other work, he let Seb use his welder. So now, 45 minutes later, it looks like this:

That ain't goin anywhere!

It may not be pretty, but it should hold until he can find a replacement exhaust system and maybe have it shipped to our west coast maintenance base in Seattle.

Curt refused to let us contribute to his shop and instead sent us on our way with wishes for a safe trip! More niceness!

Thank you Curt!

5 Comments leave one →
  1. Sky Cole permalink
    June 1, 2010 11:32 am

    If you’re still in Fargo, there is the Roger Maris Museum at 3902 13th Ave. South.

  2. jan smick permalink
    June 1, 2010 6:30 pm

    Like I said: duct tape!

  3. Debby permalink
    June 1, 2010 8:35 pm

    West coast maintenance at your service! Just let me know when and what will be arriving! Deb

  4. Debby permalink
    June 1, 2010 8:37 pm

    Hey, Seb, can you repair my vacuum cleaner hose like that when you get here?

  5. Jeff L permalink
    June 2, 2010 7:15 pm

    No parts bikes on trailers since Saratoga Springs, yeah?

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