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First I went out in the yard and raked leaves. Chores done, playtime!

Nice ride: Home, Wilson, Williamston, Jamesville, Plymouth, Merry Hill, Home. Round trip approx 100 miles. Total time 2:30.

Stopped once for gas. Also stopped at Mackey's Gun Shop - largest gun shop in the country, they say. Wow. It was as big as a Wal*Mart!!! (Hope this comment is not against guidelines)

Sunshine most of the way. Very little traffic as it was Saturday afternoon. Home again, home again, jiggety jig.
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I read your post and decided to do a solstice ride too. So I rode over the Ravenal bridge, the tallest mountain in Charleston, to Trader Joes. Today, the weather was so nice that we were able to rent some scooters, but as soon as I decided to ride, a storm rolled in and darkened the sky. Had I not read your thread and decided to do the same, I would no doubt be enjoying warm, semi-tropical weather.
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Motovista wrote:
I read your post and decided to do a solstice ride too. So I rode over the Ravenal bridge, the tallest mountain in Charleston, to Trader Joes. Today, the weather was so nice that we were able to rent some scooters, but as soon as I decided to ride, a storm rolled in and darkened the sky. Had I not read your thread and decided to do the same, I would no doubt be enjoying warm, semi-tropical weather.
Well, excuuuse me! I had better check the weather app on my phone.
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Winter Solstice Ride
I did one too, although I didn't realise the significance ar the time. My trusty Beverly and I enjoyed a rideout through rural Herofordshire to Hereford Buttermarket to buy some specialty cheeses for Christmas from "Mr Wilson's Fine Cheeses".
Nearly 60 miles of fun on a sunny, mild afternoon.
A welcome break from carolling (I play bass trombone in a local brass band)
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Same here. I didn't realize it was solstice, for me it was 946's maiden voyage. A thunderstorm was approaching my city, warned me with heavy gusts of wind. I turned back home on time: mild rain was not a problem but heavy rain started right after I rolled the scooter into the garage. 17 brand new miles , tail of the dragon type roads , some city riding and few miles of straight road.
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V awesome on the ride. You need to take the pre-order off your info. I put the tree up so no ride for me. Today i will. Why is it that the hooks you use to put the ornaments on the tree and some of the ornaments always seem to not be there? They were there last year. I put them in the same container with the rest of the stuff that's still there.If anyone finds the little buggers tell them to get their ass back home. Laughing emoticon I want to hang them.
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No solstice ride for me, weather just wouldn't cooperate. I was able to get out on Thursday for a nice long jaunt while the weather was warm and calm.
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Another nice ride today in 70° weather here in partly sunny North Carolina.

Hertford, Elizabeth City, Camden, South Mills, Sunbury, Edenton, Hertford and Home.

Saw several fleets of motorcycles out enjoying the day.
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judy wrote:
V awesome on the ride. You need to take the pre-order off your info.
Done Thanx
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