2011 Mid Life Crisis Tour September 3rd 2011 ALMA, Colo. - Today was a day for resting and acclimating.
I got up about 7 a.m. and showered. Tim and I went down to the South Park Saloon for breakfast, then came back and dozed on the couch in front of the TV.
We finally got motivated to go out for a drive, hitting a few yard sales, including one where I bought a cheesy leather motorcycle/aviator's helmet for 50 cents.
We finished off wi ... 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