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jwf changing Motortopia name to Shaker

By Shaker

When I first joined Motortopia a couple of years ago, I was having one of those days when you miss a loved one that has gone on to be with the this case, my dad, whose initials were JWF. So, I used my dad's initials from that point on to remember him and honor him, etc. Well, my dad was the type that he didn't want you moping around for very long, so it is time I moved on and changed my Motortopia name. He was a WWII veteran, served in the USN - CB's in the Pacific. I had the opportunity to take him back to Port Huneme, CA to visit the CB Museum there. What a trip!!!! He and mom were married for 58 years!

Anyway... from now on... JWF is now SHAKER. And Shaker will serve as my CB handle as well.

See yall on the Bandit Run 2010!

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loafer33’s Profile Photo
Apr 24, 2010 at 7:14 am
sure wish I was in your area, to share the fun in the Bandit Runs,,my old Formula, would run with the best,,,lol,,and that is a nice post about your dad My dad passed 11 years ago,and it was because of him, that I have the çar'bug,,,miss him every day
Shaker’s Profile Photo
Apr 21, 2010 at 3:33 pm
Let's do it!!
ponchofreek’s Profile Photo
Apr 19, 2010 at 10:09 am
Hey Ron ... Had a blast this past weekend rollin to your home town of Tifton... the people on the " Run" are truly going to be treated to some REAL SOUTHERN hospitality... Guess I was the first to use your new handle... We will have to talk about our friend's urgent need to blow past us.... Guess we will see! The 2000 may prove to be a little interesting competition for our compadre!
Shaker’s Profile Photo
Apr 6, 2010 at 12:42 pm
Watch out Clay! Don't hit the wall! Hahahaha!
ClayTheMan’s Profile Photo
Apr 6, 2010 at 5:15 am
The truth is the word "shaker" is what you are described as once you've had me pass by you at 100++ mph. Seriously, you're a good son and I know your Dad was very proud of you.
Pontiac_Birds_Nest’s Profile Photo
Mar 23, 2010 at 2:58 pm
Hey Ron, that was a very nice tribute to your Dad! I was always wondering what them initials stood for. I changed my name few weeks back too, I thought Pontiac Birds Nest was a little more fitting since I have the 79 now too.
mmfryar’s Profile Photo
Mar 23, 2010 at 1:25 pm
Awesome Ron, I like the new name, and so "fitting" Now, are you ready to "SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL, ROY?" See you soon!!! M+M
Silver_Shark83’s Profile Photo
Mar 23, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Hey Ron, dude I knew that was your ride, but I was going...ahhh, Sharker?? and then looking further found your blog. Awesome tribute my friend, and the new name is fantastic, I too am a true Shaker fan, Your dad is riding with you everyday man, I know mine is with me all of the time!
Cheers & Smooth Roads
Shaker’s Profile Photo
Mar 23, 2010 at 7:43 am
Thanks Everyone! I knew the change would take some getting used to but felt it was time. My sincere gratitude for all the PMs and comments!
Ramair1’s Profile Photo
Mar 22, 2010 at 9:54 pm
Thats great to hear Ron/Shaker!!! And i'm sure you're dad is looking down on his beloved son and is in your heart where ever you go, even the Bandit Run 2010!!! See ya soon and by all means stay in contact, that's what family do!!! smile image We flock together!!! smile image Take care!!!

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