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Travelin’ Woman

Hi Felicia. Thanks for the stories and the great photos. If I read right. It sounded like you are going to Mama Tried in Milwaukee. If you are riding and need a place to stay or warm up. I live in a little farm town, in an old house that use to be a guest house on the old Lincoln ...

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Lone Rider

Sam, I always enjoy your columns. Yours and the Blue Dog Diaries are the two “must reads” every time I get a hold of a Thunder Press. Your “Arguing Alone” piece this month really hit home for me. I lost my best friend, riding partner and soul mate of 30 years three years ago. We had done numerous road trips ...

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You’re never lost on a motorcycle

Shadow, I was just reading in Thunder Press about your GPS problems. Have you got the answer you need yet? I have been using a Garmin 660 from Harley that gives all the Harley dealers, and I just love it. When I want to create a route to get somewhere, I use Garmin BaseCamp and create the route and then ...

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Rockin’ Redwood

Hi Felicia, I just stumbled on the Redwood Run 2016 article in Thunder Press, thank you so much for the kind words and making us sound so cool, you’re awesome! Hope all is well and have a great New Year 2017. —Jacques Hey Jacques! Great to hear from you, Happy 2017 to you, too! As for the article, pretty easy ...

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A handy “How-To”

Hello, Shadow. I just read your column in Thunder Press telling of your experiences with the GPS. The H-D Ride Planner is the most non-user-friendly product there is. Why can’t the route stay the same after it has been loaded to the GPS? I have an Ultra Limited now with the GPS built in and use a flash drive to ...

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Swapping stories

GREAT article, Sam! As someone who has been riding a Harley for 56 years, I share your sentiments profoundly! Keep up the great writing! Maybe we’ll run into each other on the road one day and swap stories! Merry Christmas, Mike Mike, Swap stories… you bet… but be advised I also steal stories. Thanks for the comments, be well. —Slippery ...

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Universal ride

Hi Sam, I just read your article and felt the need to send my thoughts… I worked for a company in Redwood City and the receptionist said one day, “You should meet my younger sister, I think the two of you would get along great.” What she neglected to tell me was that her sister lived in Southern California and ...

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Basque-ing in it

Sam, Really enjoyed the piece you wrote for THUNDER PRESS in the November issue. I live in Visalia and have watched the Basque and their trained dogs tend to their sheep in the Central Valley for years. Your writings continue to bring great enjoyment when I pick up a copy of Thunder Press. On a side note, I’m still waiting on the ...

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Can you find me now?

Shadow, I’m sure you will get lots of mail about the GPS story. My best (or worst) incident was in Virginia a few years ago, programmed in a cave my wife wanted to visit. Two-lane blacktop to gravel and then to true cow path that ended at the barn. “Happens all the time,” was our greeting. It’s known in our ...

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All roads traveled

While reading your article on motorcycle roads, I noticed that even though you mentioned Grapevine Hill in Pennsylvania, you left out PA-125. I’ve never heard of a name for it other than it being referred to as Pennsylvania’s “Tail of the Dragon.” It doesn’t have the status of Tennessee’s, but is a fun ride, unless you have running boards on ...

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