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The ride home…..

Thurs May 19 This is it. The end of our adventure begins today as we wake, shake off the aches and pains, head for breakfast then pack up the bikes. Ed will stay behind and board the train around 2pm … Continue reading

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The last ride together

Weds May 18 Roanoke Va to Lorton Va Today was the last day the three of us rode together. We wake to dark cloudy skies but warmer weather. We dress in rain gear and ride out to the highway as … Continue reading

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Asheville NC to Roanoke Va

Tues May 17th and Weds 18th   Our stays in Asheville and Roanoke amounted to nothing more than dinners and sleep, with not much time for sightseeing as our days left are down to two. We spend both nights just … Continue reading

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Mt Airy NC and Floyd the Barber

Tuesday  May  17 Mt Airy North Carolina The roads from Robbinsville start out like the Dragons Tail as they are filled with twists and turns but we handle them well until we run into a tractor trailer hauling logs down … Continue reading

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The Dragons Tail

May 16 Monday One of the best things about traveling thru America is all the small towns you pass thru, the people you meet that live there and the overall friendliness that they have or motorcyclists. Robbinsville NC is such … Continue reading

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First Scare

Sunday May 15 We leave Nashville early Sunday morning and no more than 10 minutes in we have a moment of fear. As the three of us make our way onto the highway one of us gets separated  and we … Continue reading

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Nashville Rocks!!!

Friday May 13 Friday the thirteenth, a scary day to be out on a bike if your superstitious. The road to Nashville is a short 4 hour ride but again laced with tractor trailers as far as your eyes can … Continue reading

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Blues and BBQ’s

The only thing better than getting into Dallas was getting out of Dallas. This state is huge and takes forever to get through. When I finally see that Welcome to Arkansas sign, I am relieved!! We get some rain most … Continue reading

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The Lone Star State

Texas Sat May 7 Leaving Louisiana and we stop at Cajun Harley Davidson outside Lafayette before heading out on I-10 to Texas.   Today’s ride was tough. The wind and road conditions were extreme and difficult for travel on a … Continue reading

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Ragin Cajun’s

May 6 Thurs Easy day today as we take off for Lafayette La. as its just 3 1/2 hrs from New Orleans and our last nights stay in Louisiana. Quick takes on our stay in NOLA 1. It’s stinky on … Continue reading

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