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Welcome Home Bertha! The End (or is it the beginning) of a Saga… and All Questions Answered

My 37th birthday today... only fitting that Bertha the machine made it home today. Tucked in the back of a dusty truck, swaddled in blankets and behind cellophane wrapped pallets, Bertha finished her motorcycle saga proudly displaying her battle scars. Side boxes scuffed from our road worn boots, the faring and windshield coated with a… Continue reading Welcome Home Bertha! The End (or is it the beginning) of a Saga… and All Questions Answered

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“Take It Easy”…. until there happens to be a decline….

  ( I will preface the next two blog posts as stating that this will be the reality of the trip-but know we made it safely). Day 7- Friday This became the first of 3 of the most difficult days of my life and not for the obvious reasons. We set out from Gallup New… Continue reading “Take It Easy”…. until there happens to be a decline….

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Courage in the face of the unknown

O-k-l-a-h-o-m-a... OK!! 1,041 miles completed in 48 hours.... it's been as wild as it sounds. Today Terry faced down the unknown with challenging Ozark terrain, roadkill that created a huge obstacle... and rain. Oh the rain🌧 and cold rain at that. We have owned rain gear for three years but it had never been out… Continue reading Courage in the face of the unknown

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Mother Nature- A Perfect Lady on Day Two

Mother Nature was just as a beautiful lady with all her assets on display yesterday in our 401 mile trek across Indiana and Illinois into St. Louis Missouri. The wheels rolled on through Notre Dame campus (Go Blue!) cornfields, small towns and big cities as the main goal was to put miles between us and… Continue reading Mother Nature- A Perfect Lady on Day Two