Long Way Down

First off, let me say I am sad to see the season ending. Although some would think it to have already ended the weather here in Toronto has been great this past week, with clear skies and temperatures in the mid to high teens (celsius). Secondly, I am sad to report still more damage to Red Molly. A little over a week ago I left work to find that someone had hit my parked motorcycle and done some damage – nothing too serious, but the front brake lever snapped (so no front brakes) and some scuffs to the rear fender. Someone had witnessed the accident and told me it was a guy on a bicycle who knocked it over, picked it back up, then cycled on his merry way. As the season was almost done and with money tight I decided to cancel my insurance and park the bike. And
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New York City to Daytona

This is from an e-mail from my Dad who rides a Harley Davidson ’05 Dyna Wide Glide. Thought I’d share his trip, sounded like a lot of fun and I can’t express how jealous I am. The trip to Daytona was both fun and arduous. Fun going down: temperatures in the 70’s, clear, little wind. Toward the end of the first day (Tues.14th) there was a beautiful sky full of pink clouds as we rolled through N. Carolina to a motel in Fayetteville after 600+ miles. The next day was much the same although warmer as we got further south. Heavy traffic in Jacksonville. 80 more miles and we were in Ormond Beach (remember?). the first thing we did was to stop for beer and festivities at the Iron Horse Tavern (remember?). Got to the flea bag of a motel after some wrong turns. The address was 500 N. Atlantic
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