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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,089
Posted By Pastor John
Joe, you could make that run from Front Royal to...

Joe, you could make that run from Front Royal to Cherokee in two days, but you'd get to see more if you could stretch it to three more leisurely days. Lots to look at, and the speeds will be slower...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 598,171
Posted By Pastor John
OMG - you MUST tell us more about the ADV...

OMG - you MUST tell us more about the ADV Sportster. Absolutely incredible bike!

http://i1050.photobucket.com/albums/s411/pj6354/Blue%20Ridge%20Parkway/file-146.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,047
Posted By Pastor John
I really like my AD1's, but agree with others...

I really like my AD1's, but agree with others that say the rise is a bit short. I'd love them to have another inch or two of rise. Another thing to consider is that the AD1's will not zip into the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,915
Posted By Pastor John
It's been many years since I had a Sportster and...

It's been many years since I had a Sportster and the XR is so much more refined that it is really no comparison. But my choice would be the Road Glide. I commuted and toured on my '08 58k miles in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,766
Posted By Pastor John
Excellent report! Sounds like you're having a...

Excellent report! Sounds like you're having a great time - eager to see more posts as the trip unfolds.

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100485/JR%20Ultra%20350/web.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 42,319
Posted By Pastor John
As a previous poster said, not all of us are...

As a previous poster said, not all of us are pirates. If you can get past that, you find that the Electra Glide platform is a very capable touring bike and commuter. And as others have said,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,504
Posted By Pastor John
I have an ADV sticker on my bike, but it's hidden...

I have an ADV sticker on my bike, but it's hidden on the inside of my Tour-Pak so that the other pirates don't think I'm defecting to the other side. But I can flash it in the campground while...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 598,171
Posted By Pastor John
Near the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace...

Near the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway. 2008 Road Glide with touring goodies.

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100461/IMG_0316/web.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pastor John
Best news of all for a weary traveler - there is...

Best news of all for a weary traveler - there is a Starbucks a few blocks from the entrance to the parkway in Tupelo, so the next morning I stopped for a cup of coffee and conversation with a half...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pastor John
Tranquil Trace - Exploring an Ancient Roadway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444 mile long tribute to an ancient roadway that has been used over the centuries by animals, native americans, and boatsman to travel from the mouth of the Mississippi...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Pastor John
Itís amazing what a bright sunny day can do to...

Itís amazing what a bright sunny day can do to lift the spirits! Today the air is clear, brisk, and itís time to hit the Skyline Drive of Shenandoah National Park. Hereís a pic of the sign at the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Pastor John
I left the lodge early Tuesday morning heading...

I left the lodge early Tuesday morning heading north in the clouds again. Looked like another great day of (slow) riding! But the good thing about overcast days is that the colors are more vibrant,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Pastor John
My awesome trip up the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive

Nope, didn't get to go this year. But I revisited my post from last year - thought it might be interesting for folks heading up there this month:

Took my October sabbatical up on the Blue Ridge...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By Pastor John
National Infantry Museum - Fort Benning, Georgia

The National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia opened several months ago and I finally got down to take a look today. What an incredible tribute to our soldiers! The museum is absolutely...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,897
Posted By Pastor John
I can't argue with a lot of what has been said...

I can't argue with a lot of what has been said above, but it seems to me that you either want a Harley or you don't. I do. It's a decent platform, great for touring where you need to pile on the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 570,117
Posted By Pastor John
Bravo! Exceptionally exciting post - felt like I...

Bravo! Exceptionally exciting post - felt like I was along for the ride! Your photos are a real treat - literally made us feel like we were there! Thanks for posting!
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Pastor John
Bueller may be thinking of the Clearview...

Bueller may be thinking of the Clearview windshield, which has a slight recurve at the top which might redirect the wind a bit - I can't really tell.

I have also had the Klock Werks 12" windshield...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By Pastor John
Panzer, the Clearview windshields are quite...

Panzer, the Clearview windshields are quite popular. They are significantly thicker than the stock HD windshields, so they vibrate less, and have a slight recurve at the top to deflect some wind...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,148
Posted By Pastor John
The gold cafe may be the most beautiful bike I...

The gold cafe may be the most beautiful bike I have ever seen!

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/PJ-20Autumn/web.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,442
Posted By Pastor John
Road Glides don't work too good and are very...

Road Glides don't work too good and are very ugly, so we don't recommend them. :rofl

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0155/web.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,601
Posted By Pastor John
Tons of good places to go in that area. I recall...

Tons of good places to go in that area. I recall one trip in particular....

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100108/DSCN0203/web.jpg

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/PJ-20Autumn/web.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,539
Posted By Pastor John
Lots of great advice here; I'll add my two cents...

Lots of great advice here; I'll add my two cents worth:

The softail wins it for the looks if you like the nostalgic motif; for around town and short weekend rides, it would be a good choice. The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 133,422
Posted By Pastor John
Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina, USA ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina, USA

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0217/web.jpg

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0186/web.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pastor John
Yep, I just can't get enough of the Parkway! ...

Yep, I just can't get enough of the Parkway! There are a lot of special areas in the east, but the Blue Ridge is where God lives! :thumb
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 133,422
Posted By Pastor John
Hey Round-I-Go, my post contained a link to a...

Hey Round-I-Go, my post contained a link to a Ride Report on this same forum. Scroll back up a notch and hit the link (underlined Blue Ridge Parkway) and it will get you there. Thanks...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-10-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 810,099
Posted By Pastor John
On the Skyline Drive earlier this week. Rigged...

On the Skyline Drive earlier this week. Rigged for a week of camping.

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0207/web.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pastor John
Thanks Jimmy! I'm just a church pastor who...

Thanks Jimmy! I'm just a church pastor who enjoys motorcycling and the opportunity to combine the two. I enjoy touring and have had some great spiritual conversations around campfires at motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 598,171
Posted By Pastor John
Boxer, that is a really great looking Glide! ...

Boxer, that is a really great looking Glide! There's just something about a Harley in black....

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0150/web.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,057
Posted By Pastor John
BRP, October 2009 ...

BRP, October 2009

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0175/web.jpg

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100235/IMG_0157/web.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-10-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 133,422
Posted By Pastor John
My travels have not been to exotic faraway lands,...

My travels have not been to exotic faraway lands, but here's a report from out my back door, up on the Blue Ridge Parkway (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514280)
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pastor John
Itís amazing what a bright sunny day can do to...

Itís amazing what a bright sunny day can do to lift the spirits! Today the air is clear, brisk, and itís time to hit the Skyline Drive of Shenandoah National Park. Hereís a pic of the sign at the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pastor John
I left the lodge early Tuesday morning heading...

I left the lodge early Tuesday morning heading north in the clouds again. Looked like another great day of (slow) riding! But the good thing about overcast days is that the colors are more vibrant,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pastor John
My great Blue Ridge Pkwy & Skyline Drive excursion...

Took my October sabbatical up on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive this week, and had a wonderful time - six days and 1600 miles of great riding and fall scenery. Most of the area was just...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 17,912
Posted By Pastor John
My '08 Road Glide is one of the best bikes I have...

My '08 Road Glide is one of the best bikes I have ever owned. Very comfortable all-day ride, and handling is great in accordance with what it is designed for. The '09/'10 models have significant...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,688
Posted By Pastor John
Bravo! ...

Bravo!

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/pj-20moto-20-350x226-/web.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,148
Posted By Pastor John
Incredible trip; incredible photography. Thanks!...

Incredible trip; incredible photography. Thanks!

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/pj-20moto-20-350x226-/web.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,096
Posted By Pastor John
Kinda puts a new perspective on all the Harley...

Kinda puts a new perspective on all the Harley bashing of the past few weeks, huh?

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/pj_moto_1/web.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,468
Posted By Pastor John
What's not to like? Hands down bike with most...

What's not to like? Hands down bike with most character in the world!

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100123/P1010040-20-375x500-/web.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By Pastor John
Yeah, back in my old Honda CB750 days there were...

Yeah, back in my old Honda CB750 days there were companies that were producing aftermarket sealed secondary drive systems that attempted to enclose the chain in an oil bath. I seem to recall trying...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,966
Posted By Pastor John
"Power Rangers" vs "Pirates"? Now that's some...

"Power Rangers" vs "Pirates"? Now that's some good stuff there.....

http://gallery.me.com/john.read/100190/pj_moto_1/web.jpg
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