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Old school

Ernie, If you’re ever on Long Island, check out Skunks Misery Road. Thanks for another good story. Jim I will do that Jimmy. I’ll bet that road has carried that moniker for a long time. They don’t name ’em like that anymore. Thanks, Ernie References: Spart Parts: What’s in a name?

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Hitting the milestone

Dear Shadow, Congratulations to you and your “Black Beauty” for turning over the 100,000-mile mark. I, too, was fortunate to hit 100K on my 2010 Road King (“His Majesty” or HM) earlier this season. Unlike you, I observed the blessed moment—I was riding in an area of Wisconsin known as the “Driftless Region” in a section close to Frank Lloyd ...

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To a good home

Good day, Ms. Kleiman (Shadow—trying to be formal): I am a 63-year-old person who is retiring soon after 45 years of working. I have been a mechanic since I was a young boy. My question to you is if your magazine places cigarette ads. I get urges to smoke again when I see cigarette ads. I borrow your monthly issue ...

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Roads well traveled

Hey Marjorie, I make it a policy to read every THUNDER PRESS  from cover to cover and your Sturgis Bound column in the August 2016 issue caught my attention with your reference to the Blue Highway Motorcycle Lodge. This got me wondering what routes you take to Sturgis as I assumed you’d take the interstate superslab system, but Hillsboro is ...

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Changing lanes, changing laws

You may think the lane changing laws are saving you time and the greatest thing since Rice Krispies. You see the warnings on the freeway info signs to watch for the motorcycle brothers on the road and to be cautious while driving your car. The percentages tell your chances of being in an accident go up alarming while riding amongst ...

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AB-51 is on the books

Hello Terry, A couple of weeks ago I wrote to you about the “Lane splitting Guide Lines” being proposed. If you were thinking of running that letter, It’s all over it’s been passed and there was not much fan fair about it. The vote was 69* to 0, I believe . It’s on the books and most people think it’s ...

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She’s got class and style

I enjoyed Felicia Morgans article on the Redwood Run, which I was unable to attend this year. And I thought that she made a very professional observation regarding the wet T-shirt contest, when she stated that “the woman who eventually beat out the rest was the classy lass who kept her top on until the very last minute.” I know ...

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Professor Morgan

You know so many fascinating people of all ages and from all walks of life across the country—I really enjoy living vicariously through your photos and stories. You should teach a college course on how to really live. A lot of people I know are missing the connection… The important stuff. Thanks again! Kim Clevenger

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Sharing the Redwoods

Felicia, just read your Redwood article… Omg what a pro you are Felicia. Other than making me look fat in photo 🙂 I have to say, you captured the pure essence of our little winery and on behalf of Monty Paulsen and Myself … Thank you! Further, I showed it to my 90 year old mom and instead of saying ...

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