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My buddy’s Street Glide Special

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So I typically write about trips I’ve been on or things I’ve done to my bike, but today I want to share my buddy’s bike transformation.  Butch Troxel has a 2014 Harley Street Glide Special like I do, we’ve been on many rides together, Sturges 2014 – Daytona 2015 plus a ton of day rides.

He had mentioned more than once he wanted to get away from the travel bags and add a tour pack, I said just buy an Ultra if your going to do it, but like a lot of us, he has to much invested in it to sell or trade.  So I’ve added a couple of before and after shots.

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Before shot

So he totally upgraded the stereo system, Rockford Fosgate amp, speakers front and back.  Painted inner fairing, tons of chrome to name a few of the upgrades.  No did all of these Harley parts fit like they were supposed to, Nope- not a chance, he went through hell with fit, wiring harness etc, but at the end it all worked out. Continue reading

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Bike night on Beale Street in Memphis TN

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Ever where I have lived has had a “Bike Night” and its usually on a Wednesday night.  I thought I’d post some pictures of this past Wednesdays bike night on Beale Street.   This turned out to be a crazy packed night, the Memphis AAA ball team had a game, the Memphis Grizzlies had a playoff game and the new Bass Pro in the pyramid building just opened all located just off Beale Street.20150429_192257

So if you ever get a chance to visit Memphis, Beale Street is a must see, tons of restaurants, bars and of course live music. Continue reading

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Sturgis 75th anniversary

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The rally itself is cool, they have all the normal vendors showing there wares, tons of live entertainment and great bars.  Full throttle Saloon is a must see,  buffalo Chip is a Hugh camp ground that sponsors all the big named bands.  You can do day passes to attend the concerts if your lucky enough to get a hotel and your not camping at the Chip.Black hills Harley Davidson with out a doubt is the best location for the vendors, everything you can want is there on site.

For me the rally was a two day adventure, it was the scenery that I most appreciated.  The Devils Tower, Spear Fish Canyon, Needles Hwy, the Bad Lands, Deadwood, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse to just name a few must see destinations.

So, if your going to trailer your bike, or like I did ride it there you couldn’t attend at a better time, there’s only one 75th anniversary and its this August 2015.

I would love to hear form you if you plan to attend…Be safe and as they say – ride it like you stole it….

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Welcome to my blog’s first post

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Hey guys,

Thanks for visiting my site, this is my first post. Never thought I’d be doing this but after all the comments and positive responses to the YouTube video’s I felt compelled to take this to the next level based on so many of your comments; hence this blog.

20150313_145545So I’m just back from Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida – had a great trip and a wonderful time.

Rode from Memphis, TN with five buddies to Daytona, 5 states, 1973 miles round trip. The first day we left we rode through 7 hours of torrential rain. Continue reading

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