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We have to say goodbye, R.I.P. Vogey

(the following was used as one of many remembrances at Robert’s funeral on February 16, 2009.) Robert Voglino Goodbye, Vogey, but thanks for the richness you gave to our lives. Our friend Robert Voglino may be gone but he was … Continue reading

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And When I was 60 I Was a Vagabond Biker

The “Northwest Passage” Odyssey of 2004 Well, a vagabond at least for a few weeks. No, there is nothing to be ‘proven’ in a venture of touring on a motorcycle for almost 7,000 miles — merely a need to satisfy … Continue reading

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Coast-to-coast motorcycle ride — in 1924 no less!

Here’s a superb story about a 1924 coast to coast ride on an Indian Scout. Here’s the teaser Phil, or rather Phillip N. Gooding, is a Baltimore Transit Company man. Along towards the end of last May Superintendent Martin told … Continue reading

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Route 66 travel

The following was taken from an IBMWR posting by Frank Glamser: Quote: The original Route 66 number was assigned in 1926 as the highway from Chicago to Los Angeles. It connected small towns all along the way providing for economic … Continue reading

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Big Bend on the Beemer 1999

This is a copy/paste from the old website on my 1999 trip to Big Bend on the then new Beemer. That was about 95,000 miles ago. I hope the links work. If not, the original stuff is here: http://dajudge.us/bbend.htm and … Continue reading

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My maps

(this posting may need work … this is an old posting that is being pulled into WordPress) Playing with maps. The first link below is from http://www.mapbuilder.net. This is all an experiment (isn’t life?) and the map is a work … Continue reading

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My first motorcycle cross-country trip

It was Labor Day 1978 and I had a brand new Honda … king of the touring world at the time. Continue reading

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2006 Bike trip to the West

Summary It’s over but not forgotten. A great trip with many memories, one of which I could do without (the valve stem debacle).  I departed June 30 in the early morning and got back home about 1:30PM on July 21. … Continue reading

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2006 bike trip – details

FAQ and info about the July 2006 trip. Checking the blog, photos and map. 6.25.06 More details below, but if you want to “ride along” then here are the quickie instructions. This site will be updated most days with wild … Continue reading

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Blitz to Branson 2006

(lots of broken photo links. Gotta fix those.) Note: Clicking on a thumbnail will open the larger version of the photo. Executive Summary: to Branson, MO for the 12th annual “Blitz” to Branson, a BMW rally held at a hotel! … Continue reading

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