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Old 04-29-2012, 11:05 AM
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I'll ride somewhere. My HOG chapter is VERY involved in Rolling Thunder, but I'm not a fan of crowds. I keep thinking I should do it for the experience. But then I wonder if the experience would just be being frustrated and miserable sitting in line.

Those of you have done it before, I'd like to hear your feelings about it.
If you had to quit riding tomorrow, would you regret that you never made one ride to pay your respect? I have participated 6 times and done the complete ride twice. It is very emotional to say the least. I am especially pleased with the youngsters 3-5 yrs olds waving the US Flag while thousands of bikes roar by honking horns and some even getting hand slaps from riders. The solitary Marine standing at attention saluting all who pass is another moment you won't soon forget.

I have also ridden to Constitution Ave, parked my bike and watched the countless bikes roar past while I waved my flag. Any way you do it, is fine, but try it.

You can ride it several different ways, by going with your Hog chapter and
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Old 04-29-2012, 11:41 AM
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Will go to the Fort Bliss Nat'l Cemetary to Salute a lot of My fallen Buddies, then will take a Ride too wherever.
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Old 04-29-2012, 12:53 PM
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I can't make Rolling Thunder, but will be going on our local Memorial Day Veterans ride here in Odessa/Midland. We usually have about 1000 riders local, not nearly as big as Rolling Thunder but then still a rememberance ride none the less.
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:02 PM
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SPRINGFIELD MILE in Illinois. Dirt track at its best.
Tht is a good time except for all the cops. I live here and its out of hand. last year 3 bikes got ripped off on the spring races, dont know what the fall races numbers are but it sucks dirt bags roll like they do. But yeah man the springfield m ile is a must see!
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:23 AM
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Gonna try to have sex with someone...But that's no different than any other weekend.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:43 PM
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Taking 10 days off from work and heading to our fish camp on Toldeo Bend reservoir. Spent 4 days there this weekend, the fish are biting and the water is warming up. Looking forward to the trip, lots of family and some of my in-laws are coming out for the week. Luckily the liquor store is only 2.4 miles aways
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:15 PM
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I usually go to the services at the local Vet cemetery then for ***** and grins I drive over to Berkeley with my Captain America jacket on. Like the one Fonda wore with the Flag on it. I found it in a HD shop in Vacaville years ago and have not seen another since. Love it.
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:09 PM
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I honestly try to stay off the roads on major holidays. Maybe just go to work and earn double time
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:15 AM
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I will be riding the thunder on Sunday and enjoying Alexandria on Saturday. Then back to NJ on Monday.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:46 AM
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I wrecked my NT about a month ago. I went up to the shop, and they're just waiting for the new tank. They said it should be about two weeks, maybe less. I'm really hoping to get it back before the holiday weekend. I have some riding to catch up on.

If not, I guess I'll be spending it with the in-laws.
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