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August 7, 2011

Removing Honda Transalp Rear Wheel

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I’ve not ridden all year due to health issues. Mike borrowed the Transalp and picked up a nail. Oops! And we’re going to northern California in about 10 days.

The Avon Gripsters have lots of tread, so no need to replace the rubber. We just needed to pull the rear tire so we can take it in to get the tube changed. I’d never done this before. On any bike!

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November 27, 2010

F150 Heater Core Replacement (1992)

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Mike is halfway through replacing the heater core in our 1992 F150 (extended cab, 4×4). I thought I’d post with the resources we used for this labor-intensive but parts-inexpensive repair job. Note: he did not have to remove the dash; he’s done everything through the glove box.

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August 13, 2010

Coming to A Stop: Tips For New Riders

This tip is specifically for inseam-challenged riders but is valuable to anyone getting accustomed to two wheels.

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May 10, 2010

Service Fees For Florists

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It’s hard to figure out the total cost for floral orders because they have undisclosed (until you are deep in the shopping cart) service fees. “Free delivery” doesn’t necessarily mean that the price of the flowers (plus tax) is the final price.

Florist Service Fee Date Other
1st In Flowers $8.95 May 2010 $5 first time discount
if you put something in cart and then cancel
Arizona Fresh Flowers
1-800-Flowers Phoenix
AZ Family Florist
Waived with “Free”
discount code at
1.800 site
May 2010 Cannot recommend;
order not delivered and
no email or phone call
advisory/followup
Cactus Flower $12.99 May 2010 FTD Florist
Phoenix Flower Shops $12.95 May 2010
Scottsdale Florists $ 9.95 May 2010 $10 discount for online orders
Teleflora $18.99 Dec 2009