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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-23-2008, 06:31 AM Thread Starter
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The wife and I rode in a charity ride for Muscular Dystrophy over the weekend. We rode out for the ride at 8 back at the Harley dealership by 10 and stayed around till almost noon. Ad in paper stated all bikes welcome. I was the only Goldwing in site. It seemed a little funny that with all the Goldwings in central Illinois that nobody else was there. Saw a few sportbikes and several metric cruisers. Even a couple of BMW'S But only one lonely Goldwing. Still had a great ride for a good cause. It was a little entertaining that the ride was about 60 miles and 5 check points to pick up a little prise. At the first stop, about 20 miles into the ride they pulled in and started getting off the bikes. After a little razzing about that they stayed on the bikes the rest of the ride. A good time was had by all.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-23-2008, 01:39 PM
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It's lonely when at the top of the heap.

There\'s no such thing as sanity and that\'s the sanest fact - Dire Straits

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You would expect 5 stops,oneevery 60 miles huh .

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If one of the stops would have been a Dairy Queen, you would have found the Wingers.

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