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    Don't worry about how long you are going to ride...

    Don't worry about how long you are going to ride it. Get the bike that feels the best to you and ride it into as many sunsets as you can. I'm past 70 and bought a new RT last year. I may not wear...
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    When Hell Was In Session

    His book, "When Hell Was In session," is a great read. It's a memoir of his POW experience.
  3. I have a 2013 RT. Broke it in per guidelines in...

    I have a 2013 RT. Broke it in per guidelines in the Owners Manual. It used about half a quart per 750 miles for the first 6K miles and then tapered off. At 13K miles now, oil use is negligible. I...
  4. Thanks!

    Enjoyed your write up and pics. Your report whetted my appetite for a ride to Glacier I'm planning to do this summer.

    R/Jim
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    Sticky: Fried Pies

    Next time you're in northeast Texas, give the Farm House Fried Pies a try. Many flavor choices and the people are friendly. Bakery is located in the back of Mineola Mercantile at the corner of...
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    Overall, I like the changes, especially the more...

    Overall, I like the changes, especially the more open look around the engine and the cockpit layout. It will be interesting to see what kind of reliability problems arise. Hopefully the switch...
  7. Sorry to hear about the El Rancho. Had planned...

    Sorry to hear about the El Rancho. Had planned on a re-visit on my next trip west. Will give Joe and Angie's place a try.
  8. If your route takes you through Holbrook, AZ,...

    If your route takes you through Holbrook, AZ, which has Route 66 heritage, and you like Mexican food, try the El Rancho restaurant. Was just through there a couple of weeks ago. The food was great,...
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    You've got a great bike - enjoy it. I predict it...

    You've got a great bike - enjoy it. I predict it will get you more compliments than criticism. Chromeheads.org is a good source of info for all matters relating to the "C" from philosophy to...
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    Enjoyed your trip report. Thanks for posting. ...

    Enjoyed your trip report. Thanks for posting. I'm planning a ride in that area next year. Your report was a nice preview.

    Jim
  11. Go ahead and file a report. The more info on the...

    Go ahead and file a report. The more info on the record, the better.
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    I concur with the good words others have posted...

    I concur with the good words others have posted about Tulsa BMW. Good work at reasonable prices. Friendly folks too. While it is a bit of a ride to get there from NE TX, they are my dealer of...
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    Thanks for the great shots. You covered some of...

    Thanks for the great shots. You covered some of my favorite roads. Great getaways from the congestion and traffic you typically find in Northern Va nowadays.
    R/Jim
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    Mark, Eddie Thanks for the info on alternates...

    Mark, Eddie

    Thanks for the info on alternates to the Blue Grass Parkway. I'm going to rethink my route. No sense in riding that far to be bored.

    R/Jim
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    Eddie, Thanks for the info. I believe you're...

    Eddie,

    Thanks for the info. I believe you're right about Union City being in TN. I'm starting in Fairfax, VA and headed to East Texas (Paris).

    R/Jim
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    Blue Grass Parkway Info

    I'm planning on riding from Lexington KY to Union City KY on the Blue Grass and connecting parkways this weekend. Anyone have any info on road conditions (construction,etc.)?

    Thanks,
    Jim
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    When you come through West Viginia, you may want...

    When you come through West Viginia, you may want to detour a little (~20 miles) south on Rts 219 & 32 and visit the Blackwater Falls State Park in Davis. Camping, cabins and a lodge. Great scenery....
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