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Old 03-22-2016, 05:18 PM   #1
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Hi All,

Retired for 20 months now and having fun. Just found this site yesterday and thought I'd sign up.

Into motorcycles and home theater so I've been on a few of those forums.

But this looks good to share all of the "not working" stuff that is my new life.
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Welcome to the forum, it seems you'll be a good fit!
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Welcome, you should quickly find a number of us that are fond of motorcycles (and cars ).
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The solution is having a life plan towards retirement not unlike the financial plan many of us have set up already. No matter how much money you’ve saved, you have to have a life to get up for, he says.
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