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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 Four


The state park I camped in seemed deserted, though really it was just the tents-only loop I was on. I had picked a site near the water, and the frogs and birds were loud enough to wake me up in … Continue reading

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Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Three


Third day on the road, and I’ll admit to a certain amount of fatigue. Clearly, I am out of practise, and the short ride (relatively) to Moonshine wasn’t enough to get all the rust off. Or callouses back. I slept … 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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Frozen Snot Ride 2013 (Or How I Get Back On The Bike)


Curiosity was done a little while ago, but here in the Midwest winter is clinging to us like that girl from High School who just won’t go away. So I kept waiting to get the bike back, knowing that once … Continue reading

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