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Motorcycling has been a life changing experience. I hope sharing the info and pictures on the Blog gives you some idea how impressed I am with the experience, travel and the people I have met. Made new friends especially among Riders here in Orange County. Special recognition to Johney (Wrench)-helps with all the maintenance stuff+rides, plus other great riding friends: Ken Y., Luis V. & Minita, Chuck & Patty, John R., Joe, Carolyn, Gregg, Charlie & Carol, Rick, Stan P., Ed & Susan P., Barry, plus Terry, Bob B., Brian H., Glenn, William & Daveta Jo, Bob (Concho) and others. ************* DISCLAIMER: This is my personal write-up (Blog) of motorcycling news, rides and events that I am involved with in some way and not affiliated with any group, organization or club that might be mentioned herein. There should be no confusion regarding the fact these are my personal comments and not those of any other entity.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.
Monument Valley, Utah-9/2011 photo by Johney Harper!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Old boots made new again

 The uppers are in good condition

My current pair of Icon Super Duty boots were in need of new rubber on the bottom after many miles and several years of use and the idea of putting new soles and heels popped up instead of buying new boots for $120.  Found a boot and shoe repair place on Ball Road right near the 57 Fwy in the same location as a German restaurant so took them in.  Was originally quoted $68 but when I picked them up the price jumped to $75.  Not especially happy about that but he did a good job, so now I have my same comfortable fitting boots with a whole new set of soles and heels ready for the Colorado trip.
A much beefier tread pattern than original
Maybe these will not be so slippery compared to the original.

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