Going Ridin!

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Aug 8, 2006
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My vacation starts tomorrow and my woman and I are taking a ride!

We are heading north thru the Rockies up to the Canada line. Stops include: Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, northern Idaho, then back home. Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Utah.

It will be about 3500 miles and we have 2 weeks to do it. Totally a laid back adventure in what I think is the most beautiful part of the USA. I am taking my Goldwing "the mothership" on the trip. Kinda like driving a school bus but it is as reliable as a well ....a Goldwing.

I could take the Norton (mechanically I'm sure it would make it), but with all of the torque, two up riding, and full saddlebags. I go thru those skinny rear tires pretty regularly, and I really dont want to mess with taking the bike apart (or even finding a TT100) on the road.

Thats OK though, because as soon as we get back home, there is a large motorcycle rally here in the four corners (Labor Day weekend)(The Rally in the Rockies)(about 40,000 bikers), and my Norton will be here waiting for me: clean, shining, and ready to make the Harley guys jealous.

I'm pretty excited and just wanted to brag! 8) :D . I will report in when we return. Mark
Mark, you and your little lady have a safe trip and tell us all about the rally when you get back,i like to see those HOG owners turn green.

going ridi

Mark,A wish for good luck and fair weather on your trip,a truly beautiful part of the USA.Make us all proud when your Norton outshines those HARDLY ABLESONS at the Rally. Ride safely. James.
Colorado Norton Works is also here in the four corners and whenever any of their bikes show up, a crowd soon gathers.
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