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Friday, June 24, 2011

My new steed



She's a Hyosung GV650C. Her name is Rocinante. Love is a mental illness.

11 Comments:

Blogger andrewm said...

I note with smug satisfaction that all that white paint and chrome will take forever to keep clean. I'll leave it to BB to take a shot at you for taking liberties with Cervantes. But I see you haz gots hard luggage - planning a trip?

June 24, 2011 6:08 PM  
Blogger Sue said...

She looks beaut!

June 24, 2011 6:10 PM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Andrew, what makes you think she will ever be ridden in inclement conditions? The hard luggage came with the package. Don't know about trips just yet, but when the weather mellows, I could be tempted.

Sue, Rocinante says "gracias".

Which reminds me, time I went down to the garage to talk to her again...

June 24, 2011 6:48 PM  
Blogger phil said...

We all need these sorts of toys. I have one, will try to find a picture of it without me in the frame.

June 24, 2011 8:51 PM  
Anonymous AL said...

Looks like a good thing Gerry

June 24, 2011 10:12 PM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Phil, I'm loving it. When I'm not questioning my sanity, that is...

Al, who'd have thunk I'd ever get a cruiser, eh? there certainly seems to be some truth in that old biblical saying "the bowel moves in mysterious ways."

June 25, 2011 3:12 AM  
Blogger Davoh said...

Indeed,
a steed.
where, perchance
is the lance.

June 25, 2011 9:36 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Love the poetry, Davo.

The lance?

Do you see the shadow in the bottom left corner, Davo? Well, that is me taking that pic, and let me tell you I was all "lanced-up" about my new bike.

Just as well that part of the shadow is not visible, or I would have needed a wider angle lens to get it all in.

June 25, 2011 10:57 AM  
Blogger Davoh said...

Breezes blow
thither and zither.
Windmills of mind.

June 25, 2011 11:15 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Quixotic haiku.
On this blog.
Quite impossible.

June 25, 2011 1:46 PM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Update: Sold the 2004 Super Sherpa for $3,000 yesterday. Since it is in immaculate condition with only 8,200 kms on the clock, the buyer and I agreed he got a bargain.

June 29, 2011 9:48 AM  

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