Monthly Archives: June 2012

Taking a beach break. Back in a day or two.

Hi all. Thought I would check in. We’re at Dave and Janet Long’s beach house on (not quite the) Outer Banks in North Carolina. I haven’t had a chance to get much time on the keyboard but we have seen and … Continue reading

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We are about as far south as we will get

Tuesday the 26th. Sumter, SC. Arlene checked the odo and we are over 7000 km on the trip. Damn, it was cold this morning. Damn, it was cold this morning. That sounded so good I had to say it twice. … Continue reading

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The Tail of the Dragon and Wheels Through Time Museum

Today is the 25th. We’re in Maggie Valley, NC. What A Day!!! If you are a  biker those two places mean a lot. For non bikers, The Dragon is a world famous ride through Deal’s Gap in north west NC. … Continue reading

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The Grand Ol’ Opry and other stuff

Today we’re in Knoxville, Tennessee.  June 24 and about 6500 km’s into this jaunt. It was a hot ride today (bet you’re tired of hearing that) but no significant miles on interstates (8, actually). Headed east on US 70 all the … Continue reading

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Mostly secondaries today, yall.

Sitting here in Corinth, Mississippi. June 21 and about 6000km at this point. We got something arranged to get Arlene’s radio replaced in Virginia and we’re on time to visit John Jordan (turner extrordinaire) and our friends, Dave and Janet … Continue reading

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Well, the wind wasn’t quite so bad.

We’re in Conway, Arkansas. June 20 – cool place to spend my birthday. I have no idea how many klicks we have on at the moment. Getting a cool screwdriver poured was more important than checking the odo. 🙂 We … Continue reading

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#^**!)&@ Wind!

Well here we are, hunkered down in Oklahoma City. It’s June 19 apparently and we only clocked about 120 km today. Of all the crap that can be thrown at us, wind is the worst – especially from the side. … Continue reading

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Blasting the Interstate

It’s June 18 and we’re hanging in Clinton, OK. We’re about 4000 km into this ride. Sorry about missing yesterday. Happy hour got a little more happy and longer than usual. 🙂 We’ve pretty much decided to get on with … Continue reading

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Bugs ‘n Beemers and petrified wood

Again, according to the computer it’s Saturday the 16th of June. It’s good to be on the road long enough that the day/date is of no consequence. It takes us less time each trip to get into that mode. Hanging … Continue reading

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One crazy day but a great ride the next

According to the computer it’s Friday, June 15, 2012. I checked while on the road today and we’re in the neighbourhood of about 3500 klicks so far. It’s hot. My dad would sum it up thus: Hotter ‘n’ a bisquit … Continue reading

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