Full Throttle Touring - 150 through the Rocket City

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by klaviator, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. ZigzagguzzI

    ZigzagguzzI Been here awhile Supporter

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    Really great that a last minute gettogether turns out well!
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  2. horseiron1

    horseiron1 Been here awhile

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    Happy new year!!!!
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  3. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    It's been nearly two weeks since I last posted. i haven't fallen off the edge of the Earth, just busy with other stuff.

    I'll start with my stats for 2019. I always add up my mileage at the end of the year. Here's the miles I rode:

    Like 150i 6635
    Majesty 5749
    Versys 1348
    KLR 1230
    Super 8 746

    That makes a total of 15,708 miles for 2019.

    I did get out and ride a few times. I took the Like out a few times trying to troubleshoot the engine quiting problem but I'll have to take it to the dealer. I was going to go today but was in the emergency room real late last night with my dad who fell and broke a few bones:(

    Found that my favorite sunrise spot is now off limits for motorized vehicles:(

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    I still need new tires on the Like so I didn't go too far on this road:

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    Went on a ride with three other guys yesterday. It was the first group ride in a long time where I wasn't leading.

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    It was a beautiful day, sunny and high 50s.

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  4. norton73

    norton73 drinkin' Supporter

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    Sorry to read about your Dad. Hope he heals up well.
  5. staticPort

    staticPort Meditrider Supporter

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    Best wishes for a full recovery for your Dad and a great year of riding and reporting for you, Win!
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  6. Dirt Road Cowboy

    Dirt Road Cowboy I aim to misbehave.

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    Prayers for your dad!
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  7. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    Thanks. He broke his collarbone and some ribs so he will have trouble getting around for a few weeks.
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  8. black 8

    black 8 coddiwompling motographer

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    Win.. glad to hear your Dad is doing well after his accident...
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  9. MYUMPH

    MYUMPH 'Ol Timer Supporter

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    ^^^^
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  10. The Virginian

    The Virginian Long timer Supporter

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    All the best to a speedy recovery for your dad Win.
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  11. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am. Supporter

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    All the best to your pops' Win.

    Surely not easy on him, but not easy on "the kids" either!
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  12. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    Dad was doing well but developed pneumonia and is now in the hospital. Thanks for all the good wishes.
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  13. zookster

    zookster Chupacabra

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    Sorry to hear that Klav. Hope he is on the mend soon.
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  14. Ride2Live/Live2Ride

    Ride2Live/Live2Ride On the road again Supporter

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    Win, Sorry about your Dad’s accident and illness. Prayers and best wishes for his recovery. Thank you for taking me (us) on several great adventures this year. Your writing and photography are superb. Hope you have another great year of riding and posting.
    Ken
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  15. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    Dad's not doing that great but we are still hoping for the best. I've been spending a lot of time at the hospital so not too much riding going on. I did ride the Like to Wally World today and it didn't die on me. I still need to get it to the dealer but I don't know when that will happen. I also have a new front tire waiting to be mounted at Midway Cycles that I need to take the wheel in for.

    Thanks again for all the good wishes and comments.
  16. staticPort

    staticPort Meditrider Supporter

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    Sending positive thoughts your way, Win. Good for you spending as much time with your Dad as possible, I know he appreciates it. Pneumonia's a threat at any age but as we age it presents a bigger challenge.
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  17. black 8

    black 8 coddiwompling motographer

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    Win, I figured you were kinda busy since you haven't been riding lately...

    Please know that the B8 clan is pulling for you and your family...
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  18. gulfcoaster

    gulfcoaster Long timer

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    Pulling for your Dad. Glad you're able to be there for him. Hospitals always suck, but it's good to have to have the support of family there.
  19. MYUMPH

    MYUMPH 'Ol Timer Supporter

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    ^^^
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  20. jwwr

    jwwr Adventurer Supporter

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    Hope your dad gets well soon.
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