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Day 14 of 14

Yesterday one of our group noticed an orange peel size chunk of tire missing from the rear tire of the BMW1200 affectionately called Warthog. Had he not spun that tire earlier it may have gone unnoticed. And so with the … Continue reading

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Day 13 of 14 San Diego to Key West ride

One more day and a wake-up is all that is left and then this ride is in the books. And the best part is that we are only around 300 miles from San Diego. This morning we lost two more … Continue reading

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Day 12 of almost home

Twelve days ago we began our cross country motorcycle ride from Key West to San Diego. We are now in Douglas, Arizona, staying at a respectable historic hotel. Things are looking up in all manner. The scenery. We left Texas … Continue reading

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Day 11 of 14

The town was named for the nearby Sierra Blanca Mountains, which were named for the white poppies which grew on them (sierra blanca is Spanish for “white range”). Today is our last day in Texas. Last night it was still … Continue reading

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Key west to San Diego pictures

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Day 10 of 14 Key West to asan Diego Ride

Some of our riders appear to already be smelling the barn; even though said barn is still 5 days away. Today we rode our motorcycles from Eage Pass to Big Bend, Texas. On a scale of Do gooder, follow the … Continue reading

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Day 9 of 14

I arrived in Eagle Pass and can clearly see Mexico. Eagle Pass was the first American settlement on the Rio Grande. Originally known as Camp Eagle Pass, it served as a temporary outpost for the Texas militia, which had been … Continue reading

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Day 8

One week ago we left mile zero at key west. Today we are in South Padre Island, Texas for the night. Our ride started in Corpus Christ, Texas, about 336 miles ago. I am the first to arrive at the … Continue reading

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Day 8

Todays ride is still a surprise for us. Rain or no rain? When I penned those words there was no rain then at 0400 all hell broke loose. Started with lightning, then distant thunder, then rain. Eventually the winds had … Continue reading

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The Ride

If you are wondering? Here is how our riding days go. Once up and dressed in appropriate riding gear for the day we place our pack or whatever we dont want to carry on our chase vehicle, a Mercedes van. … Continue reading

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