Monthly Archives: September 2006

Marathoning Home

Sunday, September 24, 2006Eureka Spring, AR to Cypress, TX600 miles Sunday dawned bright, clear, and cold. DonZG had already left when I walked out of my room to load the R1200ST. Phlatlander paused from packing his bike to walk up … Continue reading

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Arkansas: Riding with ST.Ners

Saturday, Sept 23, 2006Eureka Springs, AR200 miles Sometimes the roads are so scenic, bristling with vista points and photo-worthy turnouts, that it takes hours to travel a few miles. Other roads just beg to be ridden fast and hard. Missouri … Continue reading

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Arkansas: Curves and Companionship

Friday, September 22, 2006Marshall, TX to Eureka Springs, AR375 miles Mike knocked on my door at 6:54 AM. Frantically getting dressed after my shower, I didn’t open it. “You’re early! I still have 6 minutes!” Five minutes later I emerged … Continue reading

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Spectacularly Unspectacular!

Thursday, Sept 21, 2006Houston, TX to Marshall, TX190 miles What a spectacularly unspectacular ride! At 4:03 PM, Kellie yelled down the cubicle row, “Hey Becca! Aren’t you going to be late to your meet up with the biker dude?” Winking … Continue reading

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Personalized plate approved

I just took a quick break from packing to open an envelope from the TexDOT. My application for license plate RKTBNY has been approved and I should be able to pick up the plates from the main Harris County Tax … Continue reading

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New Front Tire

The front tire on the ST has been pretty cooked for a while now. With 8000 miles on the clock, the tread is cupped and it has a big flat spot in the middle. That said, the wear bars are … Continue reading

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Saturday Sightseeing

After finishing up our work today, We went downtown to do some more touristy stuff. We got there only moments before an architectural riverboat tour narrated by a docent from the Chicago Architecture Society. I think I went overboard with … Continue reading

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Friday night sightseeing in Chicago

I’m near Chicago on a business trip this weekend. After we finished our work today, another woman from work and I went downtown to do some sight-seeing on Michigan Ave. We visited Millenium Park and had dinner at an Italian … Continue reading

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