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May 18, 2013

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Cavalier Magazine is replacing King Cade magazine.  Still the same great author, just changing names to avoid confusion with a business by a similar name.  Check out Cavalier Magazine.  If you have something of interest to fellow Cavalcaders, send it to Dave Hebblethwaite 

 

April 13, 2013

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The information about the Eastern Cade Raid is now fully up-to-date

 

March 24, 2013

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The information about the Western Cade Raid is now fully up-to-date

 

February 24, 2013

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IMPORTANT - Change in Dates for the 2014 International Cade Raid

 

February 6, 2013

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Posted updates for the Central Cade Raid

 

January 1, 2013

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Updated information about Cade Raids

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Added a link on the opening page, about the new Cavalcade magazine, King Cade - by David Hebblethwaite

 

November 18, 2012

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Added information about the upcoming Cruisin' Caders Cruise on the Future Events Page

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Added information about European Cade Raid 2013 on the Future Events Page

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Added information about  International Cade Raid 2014 on the Future Events Page

 

August 22, 2012

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Removed the listing for Global-wide Services from the Parts/Vendors Page

 

August 20, 2012

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Revised the listing for Global-Wide Services.  We are recommending that you refrain from using this service, as they appear to be out of business.  If you know how to contact them in Bay City, MI, please let us know.  One of the Cavalcade_USA members sent their Clarion radio in for repairs, then discovered that their phone number no longer works, nor have they responded to emails.  We would like to recover the radio.  Please let us know if you're able to contact them, or know how to contact them.

 

July 14, 2012

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I corrected the email address for Spike Jones on the Specs & Facts Page.  If you've tried to register your Cavalcade and were not able to do so, you can now send in your information to him.  Thank you to Ryan Bansemer for bringing this to my attention. ~Bob

 

April 29, 2012

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I edited the "Where are the Cavalcades" page to eliminate some confusion.  Some thought the map listed on that page was a real time map.  I reduced the size of that map, so the words above the map would be more visible.  The link for the real time map is still on that page, is just the example map is now smaller and has been converted to a link.

 

March 01, 2012

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Removed the Guest Book link from the opening page, since HTML Gear is closing their shop.  They were our guest book provider.

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Added links to the International Cade Raid page for the 2012 event.  You can now download the Registration Form, List of Caid Raid Websites, as well as the Program Schedule.

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Added a link to the "Where are the Cavalcades" map in Finland.  It's on the opening page.

 

November 23, 2011

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Added the latest information about the International Cade Raid for 2012.  This is a HUGE event.  Plan now to attend.

 

 

October 06, 2011

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Added Dave Hebblethwaite's rides to Pictures Page 9Just take a look at that '87 LXE and the '88 LX

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Added a picture of Dave and Ronnie Hebblethwaite, to the Who's Who page

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Updated European Cade Raid information on the Future Events page

 

August 28, 2011

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Added a link to another Cavalcade Website in Belgium.  Check out Cavalcade-Yves' site on the Cavalcade Links page, or by clicking here SuzukiCavalcade.be

 

July 28, 2011

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Check out our newest vendor on the Parts/Vendor's PageGlobal-wide Services can help with your Clarion Radio needs, including interfacing it to your MP3 Player, cell phone, or other device.  Like I said, check them out.

 

May 20, 2011

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Our Man, Spike, has been working on a Cavalcade database for several years.  He is now sharing the information with us.  You will find the Cavalcades listed in Vehicle Identification Number order.  There's a wealth of information in his list and you can download a copy here

 

February 27, 2011

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Removed some dead links from the Cavalcade Links Page

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Added a link to our new, Google map, "Where are the Cavalcades?"  The map is being updated by Dave Smithers, a Cavalcade_USA member.  The information is being taken from entries made at Cavalcade_USA.  If you are not a member of Cavalcade_USA,  membership is FREE.  Join today!

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Added updated information about the West Coast Cade Raid.  GREAT location.  Check it out!

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Jay has a TRIKE!??!  NICE!  Check out this new Cavalcade toy on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

 

February 12, 2011

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Posted updated information about The European Cade Raid

 

February 06, 2011

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Eastern Cade Raid information is now available.

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Richard's Great Adventure - Read about how Richard Boyce left home with one Cavalcade, then returned home with another.  This is better than Pee Wee's Big Adventure!

 

December 30, 2010

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Added a picture of Marianne Farrington's Cavalcade Trike to our Trikes section.  It's in great condition and you can check it out in our Cade Photos / Trikes/Sidecars section, or by clicking here.

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Eastern Cade Raid 2011 information is now available.  Keep watching for more updates.

 

November 06, 2010

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We had an outdated address for the taller windshields by Precision Plastics, on the Accessories Page.  This has now been updated. (Thanks Tracy!)

 

September 18, 2010

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Great "how to" on fixing that broken vanity mirror, inside the touring box

 

June 06, 2010

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Posted the 2010 Cade Raid Actual Event Schedule* on the International Cade Raid Page

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Posted the 2010 Cade Raid Actual Registration Form* on the International Cade Raid Page

* You will need Adobe Reader for the Event Schedule & the Registration Form.  Get it FREE Here  Please UNCHECK the box that installs McAfee Security Scan before you download the reader.

 

May 01, 2010

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Corrected a typo on the on the information we had listed for The International Cade Raid 2010.  The correction was one of the dates.  We had "Tuesday" August 23, 2010, when it should have been "Monday" August 23.

 

April 11, 2010

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Posted a Cade Raid PRESS RELEASE.  This is VERY important information about this upcoming Cade Raid

 

January 23, 2010

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Added a pictorial story, So You Think You're A Biker?  This was submitted by Jerry Howell and is a pictorial about his Dad's earlier motorcycling days.  You'll enjoy this!

 

December 06, 2009

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Added a picture of Bruce Johnson's Cavalcade on Pictures Page 11.  This bike is in exceptional condition and looks to be ready for any showroom.

 

October 3, 2009

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There's now lots of information about Cade Raid 2010.  This is our big bi-annual event.  Plan now and read about it on our Future Events Page

 

September 12, 2009

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Added a Google Map of where known Cavalcade Owners live.  Where ARE the Cavalcades??   Check this out!

 

July 19, 2009

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Posted links to 2 great events, CMA's Rally in West Virginia and also Americade.  You'll find information on both on the Future Events Page

 

June 07, 2009

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Added a link to some really nice accessories offered by Suzuki Cavalcade Club United Kingdom.  Check out the things they're offering on the Parts / Vendor's - Accessories Page

 

April 11, 2009

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Updated the Expert Mechanics page, located as a button on the Parts / Vendors page.  Rick Geversi is no longer in business in Everett, Washington.  His mechanics have taken over his clients.

 

November 16, 2008

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Added information about Cade Raid 2009.  There will be events in the United States and in Europe.  Make your plans and check out the information on the Future Events Page

 

March 16, 2008

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Added a link for NEW Cavalcade Parts at Tracy's Store on the Parts / Vendor's Page

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Added a link for USED Cavalcade Parts at Allen King's Store on the Parts / Vendor's Page

 

March 09, 2008

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Changed some email contact links

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Updated the Expert Cavalcade Mechanics section

 

December 28, 2007

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Corrected the Schedule of Events for the 2008 International Cade Raid

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Added a story by John Harelson - "My September 2006 Ironbutt 50CC Quest"

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Some good information about Painting Your Own Bike is now listed on the Maintenance Page

 

November 04, 2007

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Posted the 2008 Cade Raid Schedule and Registration Form on the Future Events Page

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Posted a link to a new Suzuki Cavalcade Club in The Netherlands on the Cavalcade Links Page

 

October 10, 2007

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Changed and updated information about Cade Raid 2008.  The venue and dates have changed.  Check it out on the Future Events Page or by using the new link on the opening page Cade Raid Information HERE

 

September 12, 2007

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Added a story by Paul Brzozowski.  Check it out on the Stories Page or by clicking Restoring Your Dream (As a 1986 Suzuki Cavalcade LXE)

 

August 19, 2007

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Added information about the European Cade Raid that will be coming up in 2008.  You will find it on the Future Events Page

 

July 3, 2007

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No new information added.  Changed some contact information for vendors and corrected some housekeeping issues.

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References to the Cavalcade_USA Chat Room have been removed.  It no longer exists.

 

May 11, 2007

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Posted information about the International Cade Raid in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in 2008.  Check it out on the Future Events Page

 

March 21, 2007

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We now have another Suzuki Cavalcade Club in Finland.  Check them out on the Cavalcade Links Page

 

March 12, 2007

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Posted another expert Cavalcade mechanic for the Knoxville, Tennessee area.  Check it out on the Expert Cavalcade Mechanics Page

 

February 15, 2007

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Posted a link to the European Cade Raid in Holland, June 29 through July 2, 2007 on the Future Events Page

 

November 11, 2006

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Posted a link to some great motorcycle cleaning & shining products.  Check out WIZARDS Motorcycle Products and all the other products that are listed on the Parts/Vendors/Accessories Page

 

August 19, 2006

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Posted the July issue of the Cavalcade Newsletter on the Newsletter Page.

 

August 6, 2006

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We were missing several issues of the Cavalcade Newsletter.  Those have been posted now, including  FebruaryAprilMay 2006  ...  April 2004  ...  and  ... July 2003.  You can find these and more on the Newsletter Page.

 

July 19, 2006

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Posted the June 2006 Newsletter

 

July 4, 2006

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Updated the link to Krazy Kent's Economy Electronics on the Parts / Vendors / Radios page

 

May 6, 2006

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Added information about the Midnight CadeRide in Finland on the Future Events page.

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Added a link to Schoolhouse Motorcycle Accessories, Inc on the Parts / Vendors / Accessories page

 

April 23, 2006

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Posted the March 2006 Newsletter.  This month, we're trying a new format, PDF.  If you are prompted to download an update, please feel free to do so.  It is a safe download and will enhance your Acrobat Reader.

 

March 28, 2006

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Posted links on the Maintenance Page,  from Tracy Presnell about:

                *  Greasing the front wheel bearings

                *  Greasing the rear wheel bearings

                *  Checking the rear wheel bearing / spacer

                *  Replacing the Clarion radio switches yourself

                *  Improving the connections at the regulator / rectifier

 

March 22, 2006

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Posted a link from Tracy Presnell about Greasing The Speedometer Drive on the Maintenance Page

 

March 8, 2006

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Posted new information about our Cade Raid in Golden, Colorado.  Just click the Cade Raid 2006 button on the main page.

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Posted new information about our Cade Raid in British Columbia.  Just click the Cade Raid 2006 button on the main page.

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Posted Wayne Ray's Cavalcade .. before and after.  Check it out on Pictures Page 11

 

March 6, 2006

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Posted the January 2006 Newsletter

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Deleted old Cade Raid 2005 information

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Preliminary information about Cade Raid 2006 on the Future Events Page

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Listed Suzuki Cavalcade Club United Kingdom on the Cavalcade Links Page.

 

January 13, 2006

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Posted the December 2005 Newsletter

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Posted a new story by Robert Hunt on the Stories Page

 

January 7, 2006

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Updated the Amsoil Air Filter link on the Parts / Vendors / Accessories Page.  A great price just got GREATER!  Check out this, potentially lifetime, air filter.

 

January 1, 2006

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Updated the link to Gervasi's Cycle Repair on the Parts / Vendors - Expert Mechanics Page

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Added Tracy Presnell to the Parts / Vendors - Expert Mechanics Page

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Added a link to Gerbing's Heated Clothing on the Parts / Vendors - Wearing Apparel Page

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Renamed the Radio Repairs page, to just "Radios."  The page is then organized into "New Radios / Accessories"  and  "Radio Repairs."

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Added links to some Websites that offer XM Radios to the Parts / Vendors - Radios Page

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Added 2 links for L.E.D. lights on the Parts / Vendors - Stators / Electrics Page

 

December 26, 2005

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The Parts / Vendors Page is now organized.  Take a look.

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Added an expert mechanic, Expert Mechanics Page

 

December 16, 2005

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Updated the links to Tracy's online store for Cavalcade parts and accessories.

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Added a link to the Mid Tennessee Cavalcade Owners Group on the Links page.  Check them out and plan to ride in the Mid-Tennessee Cade Spring Run.

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Posted the November Newsletter

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The Links page has been renamed.  The new name is, "Cavalcade Links"

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Added a link to John's 1987 Suzuki Cavalcade LXE Site

 

October 16, 2005

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Added a picture of Robert Otten's steed to Pictures Page 11   

 

October 10, 2005

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Posted the August Newsletter and the September Newsletter.

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Updated, corrected, and/or deleted several outdated, or bad links.

 

September 9, 2005

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Added Phil McGrail's "one person" Cavalcade to Pictures Page 11

 

August 27, 2005

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Posted the June Newsletter and the July Newsletter on the Newsletter Page.

 

August 20, 2005

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Updated a story "Whatever Gary Wants" on the Stories Page

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Added a story by Ed Ritchison, "The Towerrat's Reunion" on the Stories Page

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Added a cute take-off of "You might be a red-neck."  Humorous reading by Jay Johnson, "How To Know If You've Got A Cavalcade" on the Stories Page

 

August 2, 2005

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Added a story by Scott A Balderrama, on the Stories Page.

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Updated several links to Tracy's Online Cavalcade Store.  You will find them near the top of several pages.

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Updated the opening page of this Website, regarding the number of members associated with Cavalcade_USA.  It formerly said "over 800 members."  It now says, "over 1000 members."

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Corrected the link on the opening page, to the Cavalcade Owners Group at Cavalcade_USA.

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Posted the April and May issues of the Suzuki Cavalcade Newsletter

 

July 20, 2005

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Added a link to a new page.  You have to check this out.  You can actually make your own cornering / fog / running lights.  Here's the link

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Changed / eliminated some prices on the Parts / Vendor's page.  Vendors don't always notify us of price changes, so the best way to deal with this is to give the listing and find out what the price is, when you get to their Website.

 

July 8, 2005

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Added a link for Custom Rewind on the Parts / Vendor's Page.  Custom Rewind is a dependable vendor for Suzuki Cavalcade stators, as well as other motorcycle brands.

 

June 21, 2005

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Added a story by Ed Ritchison, "Hall of Fame Cade Ride" on the Stories Page

 

June 5, 2005

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Changed the email address for Granada TV & Video on the Parts / Vendors Page.  Granada TV is one of the places that will repair Cavalcade Radios.

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Added a story by Bruce Johnson on the Stories Page.

 

May 20, 2005

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Added a new page for Cavalcade pictures.  Pictures Page 11

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Moved Wojo's 1986 RoadCade to the new Pictures Page 11

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Added George Rice's Cavalcade to the new Pictures Page 11

 

April 17, 2005

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Added Wojo's 1986 RoadCade to Pictures Page 10.  Check out the modifications on this bike.  Very nice!

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Added pictures from the 2005 Mid-Tennessee Spring Run, down the Natchez Trace.  Watch for them at the top of the Cade Photos page.

 

March 27, 2005

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Posted the March 2005 Newsletter on the Newsletter Page

 

March 09, 2005

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Posted the February 2005 Newsletter on the Newsletter Page

 

February 20, 2005

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Added a link for MotoSites, where you can find "anything motorcycle."  Look for their logo, near the bottom of the opening page.

 

February 15, 2005

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Posted the January 2005 Newsletter Newsletter Page

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Posted a link to the new Suzuki Cavalcade Patches at the top of the Parts / Vendor's Page and the Links Page.  Check them out.  They're awesome!

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Posted a link to a 13 minute video about Deal's Gap (The Tail Of The Dragon) on the Cade Raid 2005 Page

 

January 23, 2005

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Added more information about Cade Raid West

 

January 16, 2005

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Repaired a broken link to the instructions on how to replace the switches on your Clarion radio, on the Parts / Vendors Page

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Added another source of instructions, complete with pictures, on replacing the switches in your Clarion radio.  You can also order the switches there.   These instructions were written by Tracy Presnell ... and ... in his usual style, is excellently done.

 

January 08, 2005

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Posted the December 2004 Newsletter

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Repaired some broken links on the Maintenance Page

 

November 29, 2004

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Added information about the Western Cade Raid for 2005

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Posted the November 2004 Newsletter

 

November 28, 2004

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Added information about the Eastern Cade Raid for 2005

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Added a story by Gazza - "Beth's 1st Big Ride" on the Stories Page

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Corrected an outdated link to an Iron Butt story by Manny Sameiro.  This is worth reading again and again.  Find out about his adventure with his Cavalcade in, "Against The Pavement"

 

October 30, 2004

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Posted the October 2004 Newsletter

 

October 21, 2004

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Changed the look of the opening page.  This should eliminate some of the cluttered look.

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Repaired a broken link (29 Dreams Resort) that was reported by a robot Website crawler

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Removed the search engine from the opening page.  It never worked anyhow, so you shouldn't miss it.

 

October 15, 2004

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Added information about Cade Raid 2005

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Prepared pages for an Eastern Cade Raid and a Western Cade Raid.  These pages are not accessible to the public yet.

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Updated links to other Websites that had changed

 

September 24, 2004

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Added a story by Jay Johnson The Six Things You Should Never Do On A Motorcycle

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Repaired some broken links

 

September 21, 2004

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Posted the September 2004 Newsletter

 

September 19, 2004

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Added a picture of Carolyn & Jim Everett's beautiful Cavalcade Trike, taken at Branson this year.  You'll find it on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

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Added Carolyn & Jim Everett's picture to the Who's Who Page

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Posted the August 2004 Newsletter

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Removed the references to Cade Raid 2004

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Added inferences to Cade Raid 2005

 

August 8, 2004

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Changed the name of the Specifications page to "Specs and Facts"

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Added information about "How Many Were Made" at the bottom of the Specs and Facts page

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Added a link to the Suzuki Cavalcade Club Sweden on the Links Page

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Added a picture of Darryl Francis' Cavalcade on Cade Photos 10Check out the paint job he did himself.

 

August 4, 2004

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Posted a picture of Rick Feasell's pride and joy on Cade Photos 10

 

July 24, 2004

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Posted the July 2004 Newsletter

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Added a story by Mike Militello - I Love Challenges

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Repaired some broken links

 

July 18, 2004

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Posted the Cade Raid Registration Form and the Cade Raid Schedule on the Cade Raid Information Page

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Repaired some broken links

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Changed the navigational structure of SuzukiCavalcade.com and alphabetized the buttons.  The "Make It Yourself" and the "Specifications" pages are now located on  buttons on the Maintenance Page.  This helps remove some clutter on our opening page.

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Posted a story by Douglas Wotherspoon, "Finally Getting My First Cavalcade"

 

June 25, 2004

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Added Red Barber's picture to the Who's Who Page

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Added Red Barber's Cavalcade to Cade Photos 10

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Removed several dead links

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Updated Windyglen's contact information on the Parts / Vendors Page

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Replaced the buttons for Rick Geversi's Page (at the top of each page)

 

June 24, 2004

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Color Theme adjustments on numerous pages

 

June 23, 2004

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Bob Ramsey returns as Webmaster

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Repaired some broken links

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Removed outdated banners

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Removed outdated events

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Repaired the visitor's "hit" counter on the opening page

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Updated the prices for stators, on the "Custom Rewind" ad, on the Parts / Vendors Page

 

 

February 23, 2003

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Posted GREAT information about New Cavalcade Radios.  Hurry, the price is right and these won't last.

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Added a link to Voyager, thanks to Andy, in Midland, Texas.  Been thinking about a trike?  Check this out.

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Changed Webmasters - Bob Ramsey retired - Farokh Irani assumed the position.

 

January 26, 2003

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Repaired some broken links to the Americade pictures on the Cade Photos Page

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Added a link to Bike Week, on the Future Events Page


January 14, 2003

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Added a link for BikersBonanza.com on the  Parts / Vendors Page

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Placed Bob Tooker's Picture on the Who's Who Page

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Added a picture of Charlie's (from New Zealand) Cavalcade, with Santa Claus as the pilot, on Cade Photos 10

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Added a picture of Dennis Vervoorn's Cavalcade, from The Netherlands Cade Photos 10

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Updated the Email Address and Zip Code for Granada TV and Video, on the Parts / Vendors Page

 

December 14, 2002

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Posted a link to the Nova Scotia Cade Raid on the Future Events Page

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Updated banners on the Future Events Page

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Repaired the thumbnail pictures on Cade Photos 2 (Thanks, Tracy, for letting me know)

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Revised the link to the WestCo Maintenance Free Battery on the Parts / Vendors Page

 

November 24, 2002

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Repaired a broken link for Mathieu's Custom Exhaust, on the Parts / Vendors Page

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Added a listing for Custom Rewind, on the Parts / Vendors Page

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Added a picture of Bob D's, "Gideon" on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

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Added a picture of Kelly Barefoot and his Cavalcade Trike, on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

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RoboCop Cavalcade - You have to see it.  They used a Suzuki Cavalcade in the movie.  See it on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

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Posted a link about the secondary drive lockup issue, at the top of the  Maintenance Page.

 

October 13, 2002

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Corrected the link to Day-Long Saddles on our Parts / Vendors Page

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Posted a picture of Kent Ahlvik's (from Sweden) Cavalcade on the Trikes / Sidecars Page

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Posted Walter Overfelt's Dip Stick for the secondary gearbox.  This is on the Make It Yourself Page

 

September 28, 2002

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Posted a picture of Tracy Presnell's "white steed" on Cade Photos 10

 

September 22, 2002

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Cosmetic changes and general clean-up of links.

 

September 15, 2002

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Removed the link for Northwest Motorcycle Tours, but left the ad in place.  The link is no longer hot, because the address is no longer valid.  There's still an email link to Jay in  the ad.

 

September 8, 2002

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Removed Fran & Lu Ausherman's picture from the Who's Who Page, as per his request.

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Updated the link to Don Box's site.  He's made some changes, so you should go take a look.

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Added Dwight Wells' Cavalcade to our fleet of bikes on Cade Photos 10

 

August 18, 2002

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Removed the free anti-virus Website link from the Links Page.  They are no longer supporting their freeware anti-virus program.

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Repaired the link for the Cavalcade Screen Saver, on the Links Page.  "Thanks" goes to Denny Herreid, for reporting the bad link.  (Note: clicking the "Cavalcade Screen Saver" link above will start a download.  This file is perfectly safe)

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Added a note below the Cavalcade Screen Saver, on the Links Page.  The note simply states, "this file is safe."

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Added a feature to the Specifications Page called "How Many Were Made?."  It discusses how many Suzuki Cavalcades were manufactured.  Check it out.  It's at the bottom of the page.

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Added a link on the Parts / Vendors Page,  for GlassAct.com, who makes Butler Cup Holders.

 

August 5, 2002

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Moved the picture of Jerry Howell's Cavalcade from Cade Photos 9 to Cade Photos 10

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Posted a picture of Bill O'Brien's Cavalcade on Cade Photos 10

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Posted a link for Dauntless Motors, a resource for sidecars, on the Parts / Vendors Page.

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Added a Distance Calculator to the Rides / Tours Page. Check it out!

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Posted the June 2002 Newsletter

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Posted a picture of Frank Powers Cavalcade on Cade Photos 10

 

July 28, 2002

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Posted a picture of Jerry Howell's Cavalcade on Cade Photos 9.

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Searched entire Site for broken links.  This was prompted by Milton Nobles' recent inquiry.  Found & repaired over 30 additional broken links.  There are still a few more, but they're due to address / file changes.  When we find the new addresses, I'll repair those links too.

 

July 27, 2002

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Posted a picture of Jan Van Lomberghen's Cavalcade on Cade Photos 9.

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Posted a picture of 5 Cavalcades, taking a break, on Cade Photos 9.

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Repaired some broken links on the Parts / Vendors Page.  Thank you, Milton Nobles, for bringing this to my attention.

 

July 14, 2002

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Posted a picture of Don "Pappy" Papin's Cavalcade on Cade Photos 9.  Click here to go straight to the picture of his newly painted bike.  WOW!!

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Repaired a broken link to the Fire Truck Trailer in the Americade 2002 section of the Cade Pictures Pages

 

July 06, 2002

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Added a picture of Robert Strupe's Cavalcade.  Check out his unique paint job on this beauty, on Cade Photos 9.

 

June 23, 2002

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Posted Wojo's gorgeous Cavalcade on Cade Photos 9.

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Changed the link to Ulysses New Zealand.  They've been working on their Site, so check it out.

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Posted some of Nancy & Larry Dilldine's Americade 2002 Pictures on the Cade Photos Page.  The link is near the top of the page, or click here to go straight to the pictures.

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Made some clarifications to the uses of the BlueRoom & GreenRoom Sites on the Chat Rooms Page

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Made some unnoticeable cosmetic corrections. 

 

June 09, 2002

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Removed the European Cade Information Page, because it is now past.

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Posted the May 2002 Suzuki Cavalcade Newsletter

 

June 01, 2002

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Oops!  I misspelled Tracy Presnell's name when I uploaded last week's updates.  Sorry, Tracy.  The misspelling occurred on the Who's Who Page and has now been corrected.

 

May 26, 2002

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Posted Tracy Presnell's picture on the Who's Who Page

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Changed the picture of Bob Ramsey (me) on the Who's Who PageThe previous picture was animated and caused the page to load slowly.

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Fixed the broken link to the Suzuki Cavalcade Screen Saver.

 

May 12, 2002

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Posted the April '02 Cavalcade Newsletter

 

April 28, 2002

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Added a picture of David Joost's Cavalcade on Pictures Page 9.  Sorry if I got the name wrong, the sender did not 'sign' his email.

 

April 21, 2002

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Altered the listed guarantee for Willie's Cycles, on the Parts / Vendors Page.  They contacted us and said while they do guarantee their stators, but  they WILL NOT pay labor, as was previously stated on this site.

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Added a banner at the bottom of the opening page for "Surf-ICI."  Surf-ICI is the host of SuzukiCavalcade.com and a great friend of Suzuki Cavalcade owners.  If you are considering buying a Website, talk to Surf-ICI about hosting.

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Added a link to Edelweiss Bike Travel, a European based Site that has information about motorcycle tours worldwide.  This link is on the Links Page.

 

April 07, 2002

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Posted the March '02 Cavalcade Newsletter.

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Added a page that links to, and gives information about our chat rooms, including the chat schedules for the USA and Europe.

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Added a printable (1 page) Cade Raid Registration Form on the Cade Raid Information Page.  Plus, I added a link in several places to this printable form.

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Minor cosmetic changes

 

March 31, 2002

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Started construction on Future Events Page this is where Jay Johnson will maintain the online calendar of events.  This is going to be great for Cavalcade owners.  Please check back.

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Changed Jay Johnson's information on the Who's Who Page to reflect Jay's new duties as a Moderator of Cavalcade_USA

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Cosmetic corrections

 

March 24, 2002

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Added a link to the Wild Hog Music Festival & Bike Rally in Helena, Arkansas.

 

March 09, 2002

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Posted the February '02 Newsletter.

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Posted information about Tracy Presnell's Cavalcade Accessories on the Parts/Vendors Page.  Billet Cavalcade Master Cylinder Covers

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Cosmetic corrections

 

March 04, 2002

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Corrected some verbiage on the opening page.

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Changed the animated banner on the opening page.  We're experimenting with the animation right now.

 

March 01, 2002

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Changed font size on opening page for the sentence that reads, "This Site is dedicated to Suzuki Cavalcade owners.....", plus some other cosmetic things on the opening page.

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Changed the order of the buttons on all pages.

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Changed the "Pictures Page" buttons to read, "Cade Photos"

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Added a link for a maintenance-free battery for the Cavalcade.  WestCo Battery Systems

 

February 23, 2002

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Steve Lucas, of Canada, asked me about the search engine that was on the previous Site.  I simply forgot to put it back.  It's on the opening page now.  Thanks for the reminder Steve.

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I am still adjusting the animated Suzuki Cavalcade.com banner on the opening page.  It appears to be working on my computer, but when I upload my changes, the internet does something else to it.  Hopefully this time it will look like it's supposed to, or at least be closer.

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Added a link for Classic Industries, who has trailer hitches for the Cavalcade and other bikes.

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Repaired more bad links.

 

February 17, 2002

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Made some adjustments to the animated banner on the opening page.  Hopefully, you can see all of the animated banner now.

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Added the words, "All rights reserved" to the footer of all pages.  Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see an example.

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Added Judy & Steven Baker's photo to the Who's Who Page.

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Added a link to the Suzuki Cavalcade Newsletter, on Jay Johnson's information, on the Who's Who Page.  (thoroughly confused now?)

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Put the Links Page back up.  It was temporarily off the Site during the restoration.

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Put the Rides / Tours Page back up.  It was temporarily off the Site.

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Added a Future Events Page to the Site.

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Changed a  contact link for Tommy Karlson, regarding the European Cade Raid.

 

February 10, 2002

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Replaced part of Walter Overfelt's plans to make a Trailer Hitch.  Walter submitted this change when he discovered there was an error.  The changed part is Page 3.

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Put Rick Geversi's page back up.  It was temporarily off the Site, along with everything else, during the Site restoration.  There is one difference ... the navigation button is now at the top of each page, above the banner.

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I think the Site is now back together.  If you find something missing, or not working properly, please let me know.  ~Bob Ramsey

 

February 09, 2002

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Removed the (non-working) search engine from this Site.

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Repaired more bad links.  Most of the links that are bad, are still pointing toward the old Site paths.  If you have trouble with a link, you will probably see the words "SuzCavSite" as part of the address.  This address is not good anywhere, except on my computer.   ~Bob Ramsey

 

February 09, 2002

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Repaired the picture links, between the thumbnail picture and the larger version.  Bad links were on the Specifications Page, in the section, "Which Cavalcade Do You Have?"  These links should now work and you can see the larger version of each picture.

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The January '02 Newsletter is now available on the Newsletter Page.

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Put the Parts / Vendors Page back in place.  Note that the name has been changed from Parts / Accessories Page, to what it is now.

 

February 08, 2002

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The Site renovation is underway.

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Added a Pictures Page 9

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Added a "Make It Yourself" page, to help relieve some of the clutter on the previous Maintenance & Parts Pages.

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Rebuilt all pages.   Even though they may still look the same, they are new.

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You will probably find some errors in links, etc, along the way.  If you do, please look for a link to contact the Webmaster (Bob Ramsey).  Please tell me which page and the problem you are having.

 

February 02, 2002

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Finally got the Site working again on my computer, after suffering the wrath of a computer virus.  Sorry about any delays in posting information. ~Bob Ramsey

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Added Ron Hensley's ride on Pictures Page 8

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Updated the European Cade Raid information.  There has been a change in the dates and the site.

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Added a link to Dan's Online Motorcycle Repair Course.  This is an interesting Site, so check it out.

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Added an email address to an existing vendor, Economy Electronics Of Tennessee, on the Parts Information Page.

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Added Dan Haley (Thunderbat86lx) to the Who's Who Page.

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Added a link to the Who's Who Page, explaining the duties of the Moderators of Cavalcade_USA.

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Corrected the spelling of Conneticutt on the Who's Who Page.  Sorry Brian, I new it was really spelled Connecticut, but .... I did catch it before anyone said anything  :-)

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Changed the size of the Search Engine, at the bottom of the opening page, to allow more room to see what you've typed.

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Changed the wording on the Search Engine in the choice box, from search "this Site" to search "SuzukiCavalcade.com."

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Played with the Suzuki Cavalcade.com animation, on the opening page.  This will be an ongoing thing, until we think we have it perfect, then we will change it again.  :-)

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Changed the message on the opening page, to reflect a better description of what this Site is about.  (We know more about it now, than we did when it was only 5 pages)  :-)

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Changed the title in the blue bar at the top of several windows, to reflect the subject matter of the page you are viewing.  I'm still working on this, so there will be more changes later.  If you're not sure what I'm talking about, look at the blue bar at the very top of your browser.  Right now, it should say, "What's New On SuzukiCavalcade.com?"

 

January 12, 2002

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Posted a picture of Richard Ray's (Grandpa86) Cavalcade on Pictures Page 8.

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Added a story by Spike Jones, Whatever Gary Wants on the Stories Page

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Added a story by Jay Johnson, The Moonlit Mountain Ride on the Stories Page

 

January 06, 2002

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Removed "Season's Greetings" message from opening page, but kept the cell containing that message for the "Cade Raid 2002" message.  Changed the cell colors from Christmas theme, to Site theme.

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Placed message at the bottom of this page, "Previous updates were not recorded."

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Added the December 2001 Newsletter

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Added a link to a Swedish Page, My Suzuki Pages on our Links Page.  This site claims to have information about the number of Cavalcades that were distributed worldwide.

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Changed a picture on the Who's Who Page, for KennG & DonnaD.

 

December 23, 2001

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Added Richard Gray's Cavalcade to our collection, on Pictures Page 8.

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Updated a link to Dennis Vanill's "Feel The Wind" homepage.   Our link to your homepage works now, Dennis.

 

December 08, 2001

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Updated the link to the Go Ride - International Motorcycle Shows on the Rides / Tours Page.  The old link was dated and no longer worked.

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The Branson Motorcycle Rally listing, on the Rides / Tours Page, was updated to reflect their 'Second' annual event.  Also, this link was repaired and will now take you to their Site, rather than to a larger picture of their poster.

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Added a link to Cade Raid 2002, at the top of the Rides / Tours Page, plus I repaired some bad links to the Cade Raid Information.

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Added a link for Cade Raid Registration on the Rides / Tours Page and on the Home Page

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Replaced the October '01 Newsetter, with another copy.  We're trying to come up with a format that works well for everyone.

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Added the November '01 Newsletter

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Finished the listing for Tour King Half Covers, on the Parts / Accessories Page.  Last week I put the link to the picture on this page, but not with their listing.  The picture link is now in both places BUT .... the picture is now changed by request of Milton and TourKing.  Check out the new picture

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Added a new link on the Parts / Accessories Page for Fred Burger Motorcycle Trailers

 

December 02, 2001

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Added pictures on the Who's Who Page, of Fran & Lu Ausherman

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Added more information about Cade Raid 2002

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Added a link to the Rides/Events2 Page, "Pappy's California Motorcycle Roads"

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Added a link to Tour King Half Covers, on the Parts / Accessories Page, plus a picture of this half cover, installed on a Cavalcade

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Added Alvin Taylor's homemade Trailer Hitch.  He did a super job, as the picture shows

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Information about the European Cade Raid 2002

 

November 04, 2001

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Added information retrieved from Paul Gruhn's Website, before he dismantled it, "Which Cavalcade Do You Have?."  Scroll down the page to find it.  It gives information about the V.I.N. numbers and how to identify which model you have.

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Posted the October edition of the Suzuki Cavalcade Newsletter

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Removed 2 items from the Maintenance Page that were duplicated on the Parts / Accessories Page, in the Do-It-Yourself section (Trailer Hitch Plans & Make A Windshield)

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Made some cosmetic changes and adjustments that you will not notice.

 

October 28, 2001

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Added a pattern on how to make a set of caliper covers, in the "Do-It-Yourself" section of the Parts / Accessories Page.  Previously, there were pictures of the finished product, but the pattern was not posted.  Submitted by Walter Overfelt.

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Added a pattern on how to make a Front Fender Extension / Mud Flap, to the Parts / Accessories Page.  Submitted by our resident craftsman, Walter Overfelt.

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Added a discussion by Tracy Presnell, "What's The Deal With All That Octane?"

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Some cosmetic changes, that few will notice.

 

October 20, 2001

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How to make an Electric Heated Riding Jacket, added to the Maintenance Page, under "Do It Yourself."

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Lane Johnson's Cavalcade posted on Pictures Page 8

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Added a link to "Day-Long Saddles" to the Parts/Accessories Page.  Great recommendation from Jay.

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Link to some great motorcycle roads in the U.S. was added to the Links Page

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Link Added for Freedom Trailers on the Parts / Accessories Page.  15% discount to CUSA.   Recommendation from Tracy.

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Some minor cosmetic changes were made, that you will not notice.

 

October 6, 2001

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September edition of the Suzuki Cavalcade Newsletter posted

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Kenn & Tanya Gibbs picture posted on Who's Who Page

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Who's Who Page updated, to show who the CUSA Charter Members are and also to show the year each member joined CUSA.  Charter Members are the original members who formed the group in 1999

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New story added, "We're Not Gonna Let A Little Hurricane Stop Us, Are We?" by Bob Lilley

 

September 15, 2001

bulletMore pictures added to the Who's Who Page (Jerry Molitor)
bulletInformation about the "Wellsboro, PA Ride"
bulletAddition of Economy Electronics as a vendor for radio repairs, on the Parts / Accessories Page

 

September 09, 2001

This update includes:

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The addition of Sierra Electronics to our Parts / Accessories Page, under "Radio Repairs & Information."

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The addition of Hank Blessing's and Hernan Pereira's Cavalcades on Pictures Page 8.

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Pictures on the Who's Who Page (Spike Jones, Tom & Jeanie Harris, Brian Ogrisek, Bob & Carol Lashua, Camille & Gerry Waldron, & Hernan Pereira)

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August Newsletter has been posted on the Newsletter Page

 

August 22, 2001

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The addition of pictures to an article on How To Install An Aftermarket CB Radio, by Michael Cohen

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Pictures on the new Who's Who Page (Jay Johnson, Bob Ramsey, Dennis & Sharon Vanill, Larry & Nancy Dilldine, and Neal Nelson)

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I just noticed that I had misspelled the word "Maintenance," on the Maintenance Page.  The incorrect spelling was, "Maintainance."  This has now been corrected.

 

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