"Hey Bob, Got your email about 2 weeks ago. Nothing like a quick response, huh? Sorry, got real busy and haven't had a chance to get back to you. I told Bob Santoro I'd give him a call and go on a ride (I don't have a bike yet, so…"
"Hey Bob, Been busy with friends and family coming in from all parts of the world. Haven't even had time to think about riding. Would like to rent a bike in the next week or two and I'll get in touch with you."
"Hey Capt. Let's stay in touch. Enjoyed being in class with you and am planning to rent a bike soon. Maybe we can hit the road and you can show me around. (I think I told you I'm new down here). My cell # is 913 205-6112. My email is…"