Pah!! Those sidecases aren't scuffed..... you obviously don't know what really trashed Givi's look like... (I'll hafta post a pic of my V-strom with it's luggage mounted)MZ33 wrote:Speaking of which, here's my favorite:
If you think I go on incessantly about my bike, just think how much Pam had to hear about it . . .
The bright green/yellow/red blob in the middle block is the thunderstorm that sent us backtracking, the track view on the right, is us (the other is my friend's track eastward from CA)MZ33 wrote:We were slow starting out, and on our first day, a thunderstorm kept us from more than 250 miles. I didn't know our peril--I was perfectly willing to ride into it. "No," said Pam, "every year one or two riders get struck by lightning on the way to Sturgis." "Really?" "Really! And out here surrounded by corn, we are the tallest things out here." "Okay, then we don't have to worry until we see lightning strikes." "Fine." 5 minutes later, air to earth lightning was striking all over the place in the dark and stormy distance. Some rough calculations and confirmation by a local indicated that the storm was between us and decent shelter. Our helpful local guy gave us directions 10 miles back to a bed & breakfast.