2011 Mid Life Crisis Tour August 31st 2011 CHILLICOTHE, Mo. - I left Jim and Lauri's place at 8:15 a.m. - the same time Lauri left for class. I dropped the rent check into the mail at the Crawfordsville post office and headed out of town on I-74, stopping for gas at a Pilot station near Covington.
I arrived at the Urbana BMW shop just before 9 a.m. (CDT) and spent the next three hours hanging out and looking at bikes. The shop has a c ... read more
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A 68-year-old BMW rider with more than 300,000 BMW miles in my mirrors, I'm a retired Indianapolis newspaperman now living in northeast Arkansas where the only curvy roads are on Crowley's Ridge.
My sport touring bike is a 2003 BMW K1200GT and my daily rider is my wife's 1994 BMW K75S.
I'm an AMA Life Member, and belong to the BMW MOA and the BMW RA. I taught the MSF RiderCourse for 10 years in the 1980s and '90s and was a motorcycle skills test examiner for the State of Indiana from the program's inception until 1989.
I've ridden in 42 of the 48 contiguous states - everywhere but the extre... full info