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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Eight


Oops, it seems I forgot to write this one. Not sure how I managed that, since I had time. All well. I went through Roswell and looked at all the Alien stuff, and there is a lot of it. I … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Seven


One week gone. I am not completely happy with the pace I’ve been setting, especially today when I knew I had plenty of time. I rode over 400 miles, almost to Roswell, before stopping. I did stop to look at … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Six


I stayed up too late talking with my camp neighbors, who also insisted on feeding me (more). There were brief rain showers and some lightning in the distance, but nothing like the night before. They were up before me too, … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Five


I camped just, and I mean just, outside Houston. The place claimed to be KOA, but was easily the worst KOA I’ve ever stayed at, and perhaps among the worst campgrounds in general. The tent area was tiny and doubled … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Twp


I’ve slept in tent a lot in my life. I’ve even slept in tents on cement pads – but last night was awful. For reasons I don’t understand my earplugs weren’t helping with the traffic noise, and my sleeping pad … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day One


I wanted to hit the road this morning around 730, and will admit to being more than a little impressed with myself for actually leaving at 815, far less of a delay than I was expecting. Curiosity was heavier than … Continue reading

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More Upgrades to the Little One


With my trip to the Overland Expo now about a week away, I am doing a few last minute things to Curiosity for the trip. A week or so ago the Regulator/Rectifier failed (I think it was on the way … Continue reading

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The 2013 Moonshine Lunch Run


I used to know this guy named Terry. He was a farmer, and complained he didn’t get to ride as much as he wanted. To be fair, it’s a common complaint, myself included. He lived in a rather boring and … Continue reading

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A Little Ride, and a Big Church


While you are reading this I am heading towards Southern Illinois to have a slightly above average burger with several hundred other motorcycle riders. I will have posts about that, but you will have to wait. In the mean time, … Continue reading

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Going A Little High Tech


I have mentioned before that my trusty Garmin Streetpilot 2610 didn’t survive my trip to South America. It actually didn’t even make it out of the USA, though I sort of made it work the rest of the trip. I … Continue reading

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