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Default I forgot... I should have...

...thanked Ben Johnson and the rest of the guys in the service department at Carolina Coast Harley-Davidson for helping me out on Saturday without any notice. Without their help I wouldn't have gotten very far.

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Happy hunting. Hope this trip brings you all the joy a man can handle. Keep the rubber side down. Make sure you post pics of the trip.
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Have a great trip. Looking forward to seeing pictures and your reports on the cool vest, Camelback, and the bike. Tell us a little bit about the experience, too.
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Be safe and take pics. You are going to have a blast.
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I'm planning a 7k mile trip here this fall, if only I can get the time off.
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Good luck on your trip and ride safe. Take lost of pic's!

By the way, if you ever get to Italy how about stopping by and doing my garage.
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...woke up around 3:30 and can't fall back to sleep. I hate to start with just 4 1/2 hours of sleep, but I'll probably sleep a lot better tonight.

Two of my sons are meeting me in the Smokeys... how cool is that? Getting there will be a full day's ride for me. They're going to spend the night and then send me off again... do they have great wives or what? ...almost as good as mine!

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Have fun and ride safe!
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...it will be 5,467 miles, not including looking around and getting lost.
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You are probably on the road by now; have a safe and glorious trip. It sounds wonderful!
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