My New to Me 1967 Piper Cherokee 140

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    Bah, they're on liter bikes that are tried and true.

    Piper Cub is like : "Hey, wanna take a ride with me on my aerial moped?"

    True story. I passed.
     
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    Some pals flew out of there. I agree. used to catch rides to Las Vegas conventions from there. Really neat night approach. Problem WAS -- its anywhere from 40 minutes to an HOUR or more in traffic from the SF peninsula by car. Did most of most of my rides out of San Carlos. The "cross-wind" challenge strip of these United States. Learn to love the crab..
     
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    Yeah, sure...I'll pass thank you!

     
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    When i am going to the City I fly into Buchanan and take BART over. Saves having to have a car and it's a hell of a lot quicker.
     
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    Eh, I know, it really is a tried-and-true platform, but I'm askeered. :p


    I know he'd do some loop-de-loops n stuff. I aint dumb.

    I busted me a couple ernge clays and called it a day.
     
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    How many hours left on engine and airframe?
     
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    The TT is nuts. Takes a rare breed. Most moto gp guys (some of the best riders in the world) don't even consider entering that race.
     
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    The Cherokee is a solid plane. Now if it was a tail dragging Piper cub with the side door open towing a banner over Daytona Beach -- THAT'S a risky proposition.. My H.S. bud had that job at 18.. Great views of the beach from 300 feet east of the shoreline.and wave high... But we were both good swimmers.
     
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    The FIM prohibits them from entering. Valentino has a few of them up to his private race track though.
     
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    Imagine being one of the sidecar guys. This is truly trusting your life to someone else.
     
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