I appreciate all the kind words. Shit happens, no one got hurt. Ultimately i saved my wife's RD200 and my ironhead took a hit but it appears it was only electric and oil lines that I need to redo now. The Bonnie will be resurrected, just a lot of time with a wire brush, steel wool, and a complete engine gasket kit.
I saved the mag which was cool. Firemen trying to drag me
Out while I was trying to wrench a
Joe hunt off while wearing my dogs outside blanket bed over my shoulders will always be a fond memory.
I talked to a few of the older guys around town about it and they didn't seem surprised. A short ride on amals and shaking the bike around even a little bit seems like a logical way to get a
Little fuel out of your ticklers. Backfire starts the flame which would normally just putter out but if you have a fuel line near there and the stars and moon line
Up. Then shit goes really bad
I just wanted to post this to say that we half ass a lot of things on these kind of bikes. But there are couple spots where you have to be careful. Run that electric and fuel good. Use your head. And be careful. Also that extra 50 or a
Hundred a year for extra coverage in a place that you religiously combust fuel, cut, grind, or weld metal maybe a
Once again thanks for all the sentiment and kind words.