Metropolis, IL=Big Johns are well-meaning hulks, hoisting car-sized bags filled with groceries in the parking lots of their Big John food stores. Big Johns are 28 to 30 feet tall, usually clad in checkered shirts, blue jeans, an apron and comical bulbous black shoes.
09 Not Superman Rally July 12th 2009 I had the pleasure of participating in the 2009 Not Superman Rally. Its a 54 hour endurance rally for motorcyclist. It was made of two 27 hour legs, each with a mandatory 3 hour rest break. The purpose of the rally is to collect as many points as you can during each one of the legs. Points are collected by taking pictures of the bonus locations with y ... read more
North America » United States Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I purchased a 2005 Harley Davidson 883 Low Sportster (Effie) in FEB 05 and I travel all over the country with it. In 2005 we travelled 25K miles to 34 states. 42K miles in 2006 (48 states, 9 Canada provinces). I was the winner of the 2006 ABC's of Touring an annual competition held by Harley Owners Group. The first person (and so far the only person) to win it solely using a Sportster. I slacked off in 2007 with only 21K miles (21 states). 2008 had more pleasure trips only 19K miles, only 14 states and 1 Canada province. The purchase of this motorcycle has changed my life. These are the st... full info