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Hello my name is mike and I'm an addict

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by xmlc216x, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. xmlc216x
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 488

    from MS

    Ok so like I said my name is mike and I live way down in the good 'ol bible belt where you need gills to breath because there is more water vapor in the air than oxygen but its really good for your skin cuz otherwise mine would dry out or something but my wife would kill me if she saw this insane run-on sentence I've constructed right here so I'll stop now

    Well now that I've gotten that out of the way, I'll give your eyes a break searching for periods. I live in Misssissippi. I hope I spelled that right. I have a '54 chevy p/u that I still have to pull out of my friends yard to get started on. I've been reading this forum and the jockey journal for a few years now. I've built a couple bikes and I really miss my '61 bel air, but now that I have a real job I'm trying to move up to some real projects. Finishing up a '79 xs650 chop so I can ride it, sell it, and get something better... and about to start on that '54 this winter. Well enough rambling already.

    Thanks for having such a great site!

    Wanted to add some pics of projects...
    This is my '54 chevy project... it is just the '54 body setting on top of an 80's s10 frame

    as soon as I get this bike on the road, I'll be able to get started on the '54

    Last edited: Oct 19, 2010
  2. Welcome from Connecticut..... Oh and your finger got stuck on the s key.
  3. Welcome Mike, good luck with your pickup project.
  4. Welcome to the H.A.M.B. from Des Moines, Iowa!

  5. Mike, Welcome to the H.A.M.B. ..............from Arkansas City, KS.
    By the way you misspelled Mississippi, one too many s, my fingers stutter every once in awhile also, that's my story and I'm sticking to it. Thanks for the Intro, it really is appreciated. What kind of 650 ? Good Luck with your projects and enjoy the H.A.M.B.

  6. 440shawn
    Joined: Sep 25, 2009
    Posts: 1,716


    Mike, welcome from Illinois
  7. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
    Posts: 6,590


    Welcome from Oregon.
  8. Welcome from Arkanssas...
  9. xmlc216x
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 488

    from MS

    Thanks everyone for all the welcomes
  10. big bad john
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 4,727

    big bad john

    Welcome to the H.A.M.B.........BIG BAD JOHN
  11. BillyG
    Joined: Sep 30, 2009
    Posts: 98


    Hi Mike!

    From Michigan. Funny intro.
  12. Judd
    Joined: Feb 26, 2003
    Posts: 1,894


    Welcome from Gautier
  13. Francisco Plumbero
    Joined: May 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,531

    Francisco Plumbero
    from il.

    Umm. You never really did confirm that your addiction was to cars, if it is, good to have you, if not, good luck.
  14. BAD ROD
    Joined: Dec 16, 2004
    Posts: 1,535


    Welcome Mike.

  15. xmlc216x
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 488

    from MS

    Actually my addiction centers mostly around the 2 wheeled variety. I've spent the past 2 years of my life managing a bicycle shop and racing mountain bikes. I got married this summer and got a real job in mechanical engineering (what my degree is in) and now my focus is much more on traditionally styled motorbikes and cars/trucks.
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2010
  16. 66Coronet440
    Joined: Oct 26, 2009
    Posts: 367


    Welcome from another addict in SC.
  17. wingman9
    Joined: Dec 30, 2009
    Posts: 804

    from left coast

    Welcome from SoCal, Mike. I hope for your sake you didn't come here to get cured of your addiction. All you'll find here is a bunch of enablers. :D
  18. 32-3 WINDOW
    Joined: Nov 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,696

    32-3 WINDOW
    from utah

    welcome from utah, hope your not addicted to s's also
  19. Black Panther
    Joined: Jan 6, 2010
    Posts: 1,740

    Black Panther
    from SoCal

    Mike....welcome aboard....from Socal...
  20. Lukydevl
    Joined: Feb 23, 2010
    Posts: 700

    from Arizona

    welcome from wayOUT weST AZ...
  21. xmlc216x
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 488

    from MS

    added some pics for anyone who might like to see
  22. tirezan1
    Joined: Oct 17, 2010
    Posts: 27

    from murphy NC

    Jockey Journal?????:):):)
  23. xmlc216x
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 488

    from MS

    I'm a member of that forum as well, but I'm not allowed to post anything about my lowly japanese model bike. :rolleyes:

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