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Lunch Ride

Had a great ride there and back home. An even better time at lunch visiting with Jim, Hank, Bob and Dorothy.
Got back home a couple minutes after 5. Was starting to get warm.
Rode over Emory Pass once each direction. It was a great time for riding the twisties.
Yall have a great day.


Re: Lunch Ride

Hi all,
We got home about 5:30. Had a good time visiting, even if we were a little late! (Forgot about the time change - ha ha). Trip home was good except for head winds and riding into the sun. Still had a good time.

Re: Lunch Ride

Got home at 6:45 pm. was a little further than I remember,345 miles. Head winds and cross winds and 29 miles a gallon. Will check the air cleaner.

Re: Lunch Ride

Hey, All;
Just got home from church. Tried to post last night, but pushed the wrong button when I was about halfway through and deleted the whole thing, so I said "The heck with it, threw the laptop in the corner, and went to bed. It was about 9:30 PM, and I had just arrived home. More on ths later.
The ride, with one exception was awesome. It was really great to get reaquainted with Jim and Bob (AKA: the Arizona Contingent), and to see Rod again.
The conversation and the food were both great, and Jim, Bob and I shared mileage figures for the VXII, and had a 'technical discussion'. We also talked about favorite rides, and basically 'terminated male bovine lifeforms' for awhile. We broke up at about 1:30PM and all headed home-RR back over Emory Pass toward Alamogordo, while Bob and his wife headed south toward I-10. Jim and I started west on 180, but he was short on gas, and had to head back into town to fill up. Since I had a full tank, I continued on without Jim.
I headed home via 180 to hwy 12, to hwy117. 117 was a big surprise in that it turned out to be a VERY scenic highway, in my opinion one of the best in the state. There were several 'points of interest'along the road that I would have loved to stop at and investigate, if I had more time.
I came to the I-40 intersection about 6:30, and thought I'd be back in Albuq. by 7:30 at the latest.
unfortunately, I was wrong, and wound up sitting in the fast lane with my kickstand down, listening to my radiator fan cycle on and off until about 8:20 just east of Rio Puerco. APD had the freeway closed at west Central ave. because of a bad accident. When it became apparent that I would get nowhere fast, I 'split lanes' down the left side until I reached a crossover, and turned back toward Rio Puerco. I got home sometime between 8:45 and 9:00. I'd talk longer, but I want to save the rest for an article in the next NL. Everyone have a Great Mother's Day!!

Ride Safe & Sane;
Hank & Ol'Faithful