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Continuing with my story…

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Adventure for the CURE, Mexico & Central America, Motorcycle Vagabonding | Comments Off on Continuing with my story…

Nov 4th Machester, MD – Hillsboro, WV Moving time: 6:00 298 miles Jeez, I was cold today. It seemed pretty warm when I got started, but it never got above about 50 degrees today…so my body core eventually got cooler and cooler. Twisted Throttle set up the bike with heated hand grips and a plug for my electric (Gerbings) . The DR650 has a puny alternator, so Twisted also very cleverly installed a battery monitor — a little dashboard device — that shows me whether I am running the battery down or whether it is being charged. It took some getting used to because it was another light that I had to keep track of. Anyway, since the DR650 has a puny alternator, I cannot run all the electrical heating devices all at once. I have to decide whether...

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DR650 Pics

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Adventure for the CURE, Mexico & Central America, Motorcycle Vagabonding | Comments Off on DR650 Pics

A couple of people have asked for pictures of my bike… BEFORE AFTER Please follow and like...

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Day 7 – Rest Day

Posted by on Aug 14, 2009 in Adventure for the CURE, Motorcycle Vagabonding | Comments Off on Day 7 – Rest Day

The ride leaders decided that we’d been pushing ourselves really hard and we needed a day of rest, so rest it is. We got up leisurely, later than usual, and had a great breakfast in the back condo. We had a rider meeting, and then we held the Medallion Pass ceremony since we missed it yesterday with Neda getting sick. Once again it was a moving ceremony, remembering those that have passed, and also looking to the future and a CURE. At first I thought I’d go crazy not riding for a day, but you know what? I’ve enjoyed being a little lazy to tell you the truth. It’s enabled me to catch up on some things at home and on the computer, and I even started a trashy novel I picked up at a rest area a week...

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