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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Back in the U.S.A

So the family and I have returned back to the U.S.A.

Too long a story to get into, but after spending the past 4 months in Australia, it seems to be the right decision.

Looking forward to spending more time on the board and getting back into riding sometime this year. Hopefully catch up with a few more of you guys as well.



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post #2 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 07:20 PM
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post #6 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 07:42 PM
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post #7 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 07:45 PM
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I like where this is headed ......


Welcome back Glenn.


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post #8 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 07:53 PM
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Give me a call when you have a moment. Great to have you back. Give Donna a hug for me! I have your tool for you in the garage.

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post #9 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:12 PM

 
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I have your tool for you in the garage.
Welcome back mate.......^^^^^^^^^that is just scary..........

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OK, it was a tough day.....back open again!!!
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post #10 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:13 PM
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Glad you're back Glenn! See you at the track.

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post #11 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:13 PM
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There is NO WAY we're having a "Welcome Back" party this soon

So are you local here again?

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post #12 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:13 PM

 
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post #13 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:34 PM
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There is NO WAY we're having a "Welcome Back" party this soon

yeah we should. brick oven for PBR's in a brown bag.

welcome back.

did you bring back a KTM RC8R ?
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post #14 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:36 PM
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yeah we should. brick oven for PBR's in a brown bag.

welcome back.

did you bring back a KTM RC8R ?
You had me at PBR

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post #15 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:38 PM
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Its hard to beat living in the USA , I guess.

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post #16 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:48 PM

 
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Welcome back!! I bet those flights back and forth put a hurtin' on you!

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post #17 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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Aahh...it is good to be back.

Yes I am back in Chicago staying with the in-laws.

I should leave more often if it gets some of you guys out for just a drink. Not that I would call drinking all the PBRs in a pub "just a drink".

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post #18 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:55 PM
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Happy to have a welcome back for you and Donna at my place.

Sorry I don't have any Coopers.

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Great Quote - One would think that the Secret Service was smart enough to get serviced secretly.

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post #19 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 09:25 PM
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Too long a story to get into, but after spending the past 4 months in Australia, it seems to be the right decision.
Yeah, most of us found the winter here better than predicted, too.

Welcome back.

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post #20 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 10:02 PM
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post #21 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 10:05 PM
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welcome back
we only need to modify the party announcement on the home page from farewell to welcome back! (Cerk)

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post #22 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 10:06 PM
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post #23 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 10:54 PM
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Great news! Welcome back!

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Its been hours , when do we get the story ?

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Too long a story to get into, but after spending the past 4 months in Australia, it seems to be the right decision.

Glenn

was it the centipedes?



or is it all the stupid conspiracy theorists that live in Australia that think they are entitled to everything.
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post #27 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-27-2012, 12:15 AM
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was it the centipedes?



or is it all the stupid conspiracy theorists that live in Australia that think they are entitled to everything.
Stuff a taipan in your pants.

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Oh and count me in on the PBR's at brickhouse!!!
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