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Motorcycling has been a life changing experience. I hope sharing the info and pictures on the Blog gives you some idea how impressed I am with the experience, travel and the people I have met. Made new friends especially among Riders here in Orange County. Special recognition to Johney (Wrench)-helps with all the maintenance stuff+rides, plus other great riding friends: Ken Y., Luis V. & Minita, Chuck & Patty, John R., Joe, Carolyn, Gregg, Charlie & Carol, Rick, Stan P., Ed & Susan P., Barry, plus Terry, Bob B., Brian H., Glenn, William & Daveta Jo, Bob (Concho) and others. ************* DISCLAIMER: This is my personal write-up (Blog) of motorcycling news, rides and events that I am involved with in some way and not affiliated with any group, organization or club that might be mentioned herein. There should be no confusion regarding the fact these are my personal comments and not those of any other entity.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.
Monument Valley, Utah-9/2011 photo by Johney Harper!

Friday, May 20, 2011

POST CARDIO RIDE

My first long ride after my Cardio-Angioplasty procedure in April, and because John (Cuyo) is leading the way, we wind up going the crazy back road to Big Bear.  First we stop at Molly Brown's in Victorville for breakfast and their senior french toast, egg and bacon breakfast for $5.99 is huge.  Never a dull moment with John leading the way.  Take a look at the map for the route and you will see some real switch backs on the way up.  You should be able to pan around with these Google photos.


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Lucerne Valley turn off.


 Scenic stop on the way up to Big Bear via Hwy 18, the back road.






 Baldwin Lake, a very small lake or large septic tank overflow.
Some surprisingly large homes around this tiny lake community.

 We stopped at Redlands Yamaha and they had a 2008 Royal Star Tour Deluxe (new) that almost had my name on it.  There was a 2010 Honda GoldWing (new) and a used 2008 Gold Wing as well, in case anyone needs one of those.