Tech Day XXIII: Saturday, October 2, 2021 - Marysville, OH

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Apr 10, 2008
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Marysville, OH
It's time once again for the best-damned midwest FJR Tech Day EVER!

Edition #23 will be in sunny, beautiful, Marysville, Ohio, and will be hosted by me and Sooze, which means that I'll open the garage doors and Sooze will make sure everyone is well fed.

Plan on Saturday, October 2, 2021, for this soiree. For folks who cannot make this a day ride, or have serious stuff to do on their bikes and want / need to stay the night Friday and / or Saturday, we have plenty of floor space and a few inflatable mattresses. We also have plenty of back yard for anyone who wants to throw down a tent. There are also hotels in Marysville that are much less "memorable" than the place TomDOG stayed at in Owosso. I'll open the doors on Friday afternoon-ish.

Post up if you are coming. Please include:
1. When you plan on arriving and if you are staying overnight. That helps the innkeepers to plan and stuff.
B. What you're looking to do to your bike. Plan on wrenching on your own bike with folks nearby who have already either broken what you're working on or have completely screwed the pooch on what you're working on. If you're not sure what parts you will need for whatever you wanna do to your bike (say, a valve check or a fork rebuild), the sooner you speak up, the sooner you can get parts advice.

The Brain Trust usually brings most tools needed to get most jobs done. I have these things in the garage called 'tools' that ... well, other than the metric screwdrivers, I'm not really sure what they are or how to use them, but other people have used them and their bikes (mostly) ran, so that's good.

Speaking of the Brain Trust, at this point we are not sure what the US - Canada border status will be. Hell - that's like 2 months away! Who knows what will happen between now and then but we are hoping that the Great Canadian Invasion Farce can make the trip south. So we may have their tools and expertise or we may not. If all else fails, we'll turn this into the second "Tech" Day like we had last year.

If you need tires, speak up so that we can try to have a tire changer there. Otherwise, there may not be one.

As a reminder, if you wanna do a valve check, plan on getting there Friday or trailering your bike. The engine has to be stone cold to do a valve check. If you don't have a shim kit, we'll try to have one available.

If you wanna ship parts there ahead of time, speak up so we can get ya the shipping address. And if you haven't been to this little patch of Ohio, let us know so we can get you the address.



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Oct 8, 2006
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New Baltimore, Mi
We fixed stuff and may or may not have consumed some adult beverages...


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