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Old 06-01-2008, 07:41 PM
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XS Eleven Heaven (the book) By Bob Jones

If you didn't get the book written by Bob, I just listed them on E-Bay. They are $40, and shipping is free if you have it shipped to the U.S. No international shipping. Look under seller merriamxs. Thanks, Karla Jones
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Old 06-11-2008, 05:23 PM
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Thanks for the info. I've checked Amazon, they didn't have any more.
You guys better hurry, there are only 21 left!

On a more somber note; my condolences. I bet he riding right now around the pearly gates.
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Old 06-11-2008, 05:54 PM
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Item #120268798087 on ebay
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:13 PM
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Thanks Karla

My condolences as well...Ever since he passed away I have been looking for his book to no avail...until now.Thankyou.Make that 20 left
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Old 06-21-2008, 11:51 PM
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As an XJ11 owner, I'll still get some enjoyment out of this book, correct? After all, it is for the most part the same bike/engine.
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:51 PM
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good book!

I am about 2/3 through my copy... very informative... I don't know how he remembered all those trips in such detail... he must have had a journal? I so wish I could ask him some questions, for example how he painted the Samsonite luggage...

PS he certainly pulls no punches in the book... his opinions come through loud and strong! Long live the XS1100!!
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Old 07-17-2008, 11:53 PM
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any body have more??? i want one...
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Old 07-18-2008, 02:51 AM
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they come up on ebay every so often... the ebay seller nickname is merriamxs ...
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:39 AM
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Bob Jones passed away??

I bought his book from his website about a year and a half ago, he personally sent me a few e-mails for help with my coils, book was great, if he's gone we will miss him, he was old school and one of the last of the hands on guys!!
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Old 03-09-2010, 03:00 PM
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Where's mine

Are there any of these available anymore, I would really like to read this book.

Thanks, Steve
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Old 03-21-2010, 07:00 PM
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yes, today on ebay

Hi,

There are those books on ebay today, the ad says there are ten or more available, new and that they are forty bux, includes thirty day media mail shipping. Someone else can buy my copy, thats a little rich for my blood.
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Old 03-23-2010, 11:52 PM
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can someone copy it and post a link for all to share
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Old 03-24-2010, 11:32 AM
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Wink Here's the link.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Xs-Eleven-Heaven...item1c111d2fd9
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:54 PM
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These are $25 now, just thought i would post that up.
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:25 AM
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I got mine for my birthday... saving the first read for our bike trip in June.
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