2011 Mid Life Crisis Tour September 7th 2011 I was up and in the shower by 5:15 a.m., packed and availed myself of the free breakfast buffet.
I hit the road at 7:20 a.m., gassing at a Conoco convenience store on the way out of town.
Although the weather radar showed rain from Garden City to Dodge City and there was a red sky at dawn, I encountered only a few drops of rain and was glad to have the cloud deck to keep the rising sun out of my ... read more
North America » United States » Missouri » Springfield 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
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