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  1. Jim Baker

    Jim Baker Well-Known Member

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    #1 Jim Baker, Oct 11, 2020
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    Hi Folks,
    I got a call last night, now I don't usually answer calls in the evening from phone numbers I don't recognize, especially during an election year! :confused:The fellow on the other end asked for me by name and says he is calling in behalf of ReActs Ministries and that I just won the Rally for the motorcycle. I'm wondering which one of my brothers is trying to pull my leg. He says I'll get another call shortly from another fellow to get my shipping information. I'm thinking, RIGHT! :rolleyes:

    Now mind you I've entered several raffles lately to win either a new car or motorcycle. The one I'm thinking about is the 2020 BMW R1250 GS Plus $10,000. Now I'm pumped and waiting for that next call. I am thinking, I sure hope that this isn't some kind of joke by a friend or brother! While I am waiting for the call I look up the raffle for the BMW but is isn't going to end for almost another month. So what bike is this, I still don't remember.

    Long Story Short; I forgot I entered to win a 1966 Custom Triumph Bonneville, built my Mike Watanabe of Union Motorcycle Classics located in Napa Idaho!

    http://www.unionmotorcycle.com/ I can't believe I am the winner of this beautiful bike.:)

    Oh, did I mention that today is my 47th anniversary! What a great gift! I mean that gift of that wonderful gal that has put up with me for that long.

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  2. James E Preuss

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    That's great. Congratulations.
     
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  3. Ducatitotriumph

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    Wowsa!!!!! Congratulations !!!!!
     
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  4. MadMrB

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    Wow! Congratulations, that is a sweet bike :cool:
     
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  5. dilligaf

    dilligaf ThaiGrrrrr
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    Brilliant :cool:
     
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  6. Jim Baker

    Jim Baker Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys, I am still in a little bit of shock.:D
     
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  7. joe mc donald

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    Jim Baker.
    Made up for you mate. Bet the good lady likes your smiles this week.
    Regards
    Joe.
     
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  8. stollydriver

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    Congratulations mate - glad it wasn't a hoax call.
     
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  9. DCS222

    DCS222 Crème de la Crème

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    That’s great news dude... loving the tank
     
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  10. Wessa

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    Nice one
     
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  11. stevethegoolie

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    My jealousy knows no bounds!! SIGH!
     
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  12. littleade

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    Well done, what a lovely bike;)
     
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  13. Lou160487

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    Congratulations on both counts.
     
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  14. Dozers Dad

    Dozers Dad Bushmills Chief Quality Controller
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    Nice one Jim :grinning:
     
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  15. Bikerman

    Bikerman Crème de la Crème
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    Good for you, best you go out and buy a lottery ticket now. Happy birthday too. :):):)
     
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  16. darkman

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    A great prize and bike :)
     
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  17. crispey

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    Damn!! They say you either win or know someone who wins! Guess I’ll stop doing those raffles now.
     
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  18. Jim Baker

    Jim Baker Well-Known Member

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    I enter raffles or drawings with no expectations of winning, just donating to a good cause. You know what they say, if you don't enter you can't win. This one had pretty good odds, 522 to 1. I was just one lucky shod, for sure.

    Cheers
     
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  19. Don the Don

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    Great news Jim, what a cracker of a bike, a dream come through mate enjoy
     
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  20. covid-21

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    Sweet. Nice to see that they were forward thinking enough back in those days to anticipate how bikes would look in 2020, hardly looks a lot different to one of Triumph's modern classics.
     
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