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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #50 on: October 02, 2016, 04:28:41 PM »
A few pics...
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In this very house is where he died.
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Interesting dual chimneys.
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Visitor's log, they had many volumes of them on the shelf. I asked how many visitors they get and the curator relied about 100 a day year round.
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« Reply #51 on: October 02, 2016, 04:36:58 PM »
Very cool well at this house.
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The site is located right next to the railroad and the RR owned this land for many years and donated it to the National Parks and Monuments in 1937. Very cool!
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This is the waiting room where General Jackson's surgeons and doctors discussed what to do.
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This is the room that General Jackson passed away in. This is the original bed he laid in and the comforter at the end of the bed is original as well. I do not know what the deal is with the washing bowl with the woven string hanging out of it?
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« Reply #52 on: October 02, 2016, 04:47:39 PM »
Underneath the bed is a Bed T, this was used to tighten the ropes of the sub mattress.
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In this picture there's two items that stand out to me. One is the clock on the mantle and the other is the small glass globe on the tiny table.
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The clock was put in his room when his health was imminent, the neighboring home's Mrs. brought it over to hopefully provide some sort of comfort when he was dying.
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The tiny glass globe was heated by candles and placed on peoples chest that had pneumonia. Yes, Gen. Jackson had pneumonia as well, the night before he slept on the ground. Anywho, they would heat this globe up to the point of burning the patient. It was thought back then that it would draw the infection to the surface. Many, many soldiers had round burn marks on their chest and back.
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The sofa his wife rested on during his last days.
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« Reply #53 on: October 02, 2016, 05:06:50 PM »
Upstairs is where his staff stayed.
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Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was buried in Lexington, VA where where he was a teacher at VMI. The curator said he was probably the most disliked teacher at VMI as he was a Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy and Instructor of Artillery. His arm that was amputated is a whole different chapter to read about.

I delved too far into the weeds of history here and I'll get back on topic or riding and documenting. This part of American history is near and dear to my heart. Many if not all of in the men my family died in the civil war. Only one survived and of all things he was a union soldier. The first of my family to migrate to America from Sweden. Like many families in the south, sometimes brothers fought against brothers. If this man didn't survive the civil war I wouldn't be here today.

So the point or moral of this story is if you have any family members that are retired or active in the service globally, not just here in the USA, make it a point to thank them and understand their personal sacrifice. 151 years later I have the utmost respect for this man. Below is his honorable discharge from the army accompanied by a letter typed by his wife about the man's life post mortem.
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Here' an interesting letter from his wife about his life. I think(?) these folks would be my great, great grandparents?
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Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's final words:

“Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.”

Thanks for reading,

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #54 on: October 03, 2016, 08:08:14 AM »
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Thank Eric!

I love History, favorite subject second only to Science...

(oh, and the CTX is starting to grow on me  ;D )
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #55 on: October 03, 2016, 09:34:46 AM »
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Thank Eric!

I love History, favorite subject second only to Science...

(oh, and the CTX is starting to grow on me  ;D )

Thanks Sam! The Ctx is like a case of the clap, it grows on you whether you like it or not.  :bigsmile:
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #56 on: October 03, 2016, 08:02:10 PM »
I see this old church and do an about face to take a few pics. I make a u-turn at this RR crossing.
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Wow! What a incredible structure from centuries ago.
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It is humbling at some of the age of these Virginians.
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A little further down the road a farmer must of lost a load of horse shit off his wagon. It covered the entire lane and I tried to ride though the tire tracks of the car in front of me. :( My bike and I smelled like butt sauce the rest of the day.  :thumbsdown:
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Riding through Culpeper, VA I happened upon this vert old cemetery with General Edward Stevens buried here.  :hail: :hail: :hail:

Stevens began his military career as a lieutenant colonel in the 1775 Battle of Great Bridge where he commanded a battalion of riflemen, the Culpeper Minutemen. Stevens distinguished himself in the battle and was given a command as colonel of the 10th Virginia Regiment. Stevens raised and equipped his regiment and marched to rendezvous with General George Washington, his direct commander. Stevens's command had their first engagement at the Battle of Brandywine where the regiment did not enter the battle until the American forces had begun to retreat. Stevens troops covered the retreat and prevented the British from pursuing. Stevens received the public praise of Washington after both Brandywine and the subsequent Battle of Germantown.

Stevens became a Brigadier General in the Virginia Militia. Stevens saw his first action as a general at the Battle of Camden. Before the battle Stevens complained that his "militia will not be satisfied with what regular troops well off with." At the council of war before the battle, Stevens advised "It is too late to retreat now; we must fight. Stevens's statement is thought to have convinced Horatio Gates to engage the British rather than retreat. The battle did not go well, and Stevens considered resigning, but Nathanael Greene convinced Stevens to continue his service.
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I was unable to find his gravestone so just a couple pics.
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This pic as I rode around the ellipse stood out to me.
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Headed to the Blue Ridge Mountains
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VA makes it easy to see the wonderful history of our state. Just look for these signs as they are everywhere.
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Passing through the tiny sleepy town of Flint Hill.
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #57 on: October 11, 2016, 10:02:27 AM »
I saw a pic of allegedly the new '17 K1600 which in my opinion is a very CTXish or F6B.
https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2016/10/11/2017-bmw-k1600b-first-look-fast-facts/

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« Reply #58 on: October 11, 2016, 10:09:51 AM »
A few parts came in and just in time for a trip I have planned this weekend to NC. I installed OEM headed handgrips. Pretty excited about this option and they really make it possible for me to wear summer gloves most of the year.

I had to tear apart the side panels and also remove the tank skin.
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Here is where you install the heat controller.
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Installed
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Once installed it is a single button that illuminates.
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Each time you press it it steps the heat and registers on your infotainment dash.
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As an added bonus it shows a insignia on the dash to let you know they're on as well.
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #59 on: October 11, 2016, 10:27:20 AM »
I saw a pic of allegedly the new '17 K1600 which in my opinion is a very CTXish or F6B.

Yet manages to look more sporty than either one.  And I like the 1300 V-4 & 1800 boxer 4!
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #60 on: October 11, 2016, 12:05:25 PM »
I saw a pic of allegedly the new '17 K1600 which in my opinion is a very CTXish or F6B.

Yet manages to look more sporty than either one.  And I like the 1300 V-4 & 1800 boxer 4!

Boxer 4?  :headscratch:
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #61 on: October 11, 2016, 12:13:53 PM »
Boxer 4?  :headscratch:
What do you call a gold wing motor?  or a Subaru?  flat-4?
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« Reply #62 on: October 11, 2016, 12:22:59 PM »
Boxer 4?  :headscratch:
What do you call a gold wing motor?  or a Subaru?  flat-4?
I would call it a flat 6 or boxer 6. LOL
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« Reply #63 on: October 18, 2016, 02:02:12 AM »
At the last minute I checked the weather and got a pass to take Friday off from work this past weekend and head down to the meet & greet of CTX owners. So I got up on the road by 6 am Friday and it was a damp 46* F out and by the time I got into the mountains the fog had set in pretty good.
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I had to slab it to get there and only allow one day for quality riding when I got there so I took 64 - 81- 26. With a couple of side excursions it came out to roughly 500 miles each way. I finally broke out of the thick fog and got to see the beginnings of fall happening in the Blueridge Mountains.
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I finally rolled into Blueridge Motorcycle Camp Grounds around 3:30 to meet up with other CTX members.
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The front office
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This would be home the next two nights.
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They offer twin bed or queen size one room cabins for rent on the cheap but primarily they are a camping facility if that's your thing.
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There was heat inside my cabin and one electrical outlet for recharging laptop, cameras and phones. Perfect!
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Picnic table accompanied each flat as well so there was a great place to pour a drink and check email. More importantly it was a great place for folks to roll up and sit a spell.
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« Reply #64 on: October 18, 2016, 02:13:24 AM »
They have a chow hut that serves breakfast and supper which was a real treat to not have to go out after a long days ride for me.
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Community bonfire pit.
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Stopped by and introduced myself to a few members and met up with Chis who had my patch for the event. :)
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In the cabin next to me I met these two fine fellows. They're brothers from Illinois and when they were kids and rode Briggs & Stratton mini bikes their parents used to drive them down to this area to vacation. As kids they always said wouldn't it be cool to ride a m/c down here some day. 45 years later they finally made it happen. How cool it that! Celebratory bourbons that night were on me.
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Yours truly looking rode hard and put away wet...
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So a chilled out and snapped a few pics to share with folks on the forums that I haunt.
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Then headed down to get some supper. Two choices made it pretty easy to order. ;)
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I chose the lasagna.
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Some random shots before I settle in for the evening.
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« Reply #65 on: October 18, 2016, 02:31:16 AM »
Chris worked up a nice route for the day that included The Rattler!
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Here's the exact route. I highly recommend these roads if you're in the area.
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We had a quick rider's meeting.
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What was cool was we lined up all the CTX 1300s for a very unusual photo opportunity. Loved it! I was joking with a couple folks there, this photo is a Honda dealer's dream regarding their floorpan expense. ;)
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First stop was to gas everyone up.
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On to The Rattler! What's notable about this pic was there were a few fellows on Vmaxs, the one in this pic he had a subtle stretch swingarm on his and they meant business on carving up the Rattler! I bet it was a hoot on a 180 hp bike.
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Why is it when you ask someone to take you pic they always, and I do mean always have their fingers in the pic!?  :willy:
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After the Rattler we stopped for a refreshment break.
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« Reply #66 on: October 18, 2016, 02:40:47 AM »
This place had a Cracker Barrel feel to it ;)
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Sadly one of the riders picked up a nail but had it fixed in no time and we were back on the road.
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We stopped for lunch at Smokey Mountain Diner in Hot Springs, NC. The food was great and very inexpensive to me.
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As we finished up lunch when we came out there were 3 RG500s! Wow, for a gray market bike in the U.S., this was awesome!
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Meet Otto, 80 years young and can ride the wheels off that CTX! Note the IBA cert on his bike. It was an honor and a privilege to ride with this man.
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« Reply #67 on: October 18, 2016, 03:02:24 AM »
Chris brought along his step-father-in-law Ron (I think?) and he sported this K100 that he bought in Germany 31 years ago. His bike has 115k on the clock roughly and it looked like it rolled off the showroom. Ron volunteered to ride the tail of this crowd and did a magnificent job. He hails form Williamsburg, another fine Virginian! ;)
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A few more random shots and time to wrap up this small leg of my travels. If you look hard there's a vintage cars under the carport.
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When's the last time you saw a AMC sign. lol
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I took the long road home and didn't take any pics, just seized the moment. By the numbers, 1,846 miles and averaged 45.9 mpg. To have 80* F temps in the mountains here in the east in mid October is an anomaly. I've seen it snow by this time of the year. 
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The CTX 1300 is proving to be a fine choice for my steed. The ST1300 drivetrain is phenomenal! Love it!
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« Reply #68 on: October 18, 2016, 06:45:50 AM »
Looking for the *like* button!  ;)
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« Reply #70 on: October 22, 2016, 12:12:54 PM »
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« Reply #71 on: October 23, 2016, 07:48:12 AM »

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Awesome job and thanks for sharing.  (IMO it belongs in ride reports)
 

The cabin looked nice. I could see myself enjoying a day or two in one. (next year)

You really seem to be enjoying the CTX, nice.  :thumbsup:
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« Reply #72 on: October 23, 2016, 05:03:29 PM »

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Awesome job and thanks for sharing.  (IMO it belongs in ride reports)
 

The cabin looked nice. I could see myself enjoying a day or two in one. (next year)

You really seem to be enjoying the CTX, nice.  :thumbsup:

Thanks Sam! If st.X den mother wants to move this to RR that's fine with me. It's just on ongoing blog of my adventures on this bike hoping others may enjoy.
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« Reply #73 on: October 23, 2016, 08:14:37 PM »
Things to come! Next stop FrontRoyal, VA!  8)
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How Front Royal, VA got it's name.
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What's interesting about Front Royal is it truly was the crossroads or main path from the north from Cumberland Gap to the south. It was thought that the south would loose the war if they lost this corridor.
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I was unable to get any pics of the bike in these photos as I had to park a block away. :/
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Confederate Memorial Museum, AKA Warren Rifles.
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« Reply #74 on: October 23, 2016, 08:25:55 PM »
Confederate uniforms were color coded. Yellow trim was calvary, artillery was red, and blue was infantry.
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There was no cameras allowed in this museum but I sneaked a few.
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The Pegram flag saw a lot of battle...
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« Reply #75 on: October 23, 2016, 09:14:02 PM »
On this battle flag the names of lost men were written on it as they progressed.
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Major Robert H. Simpson, one of Front Royal's finest.
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On September 23rd 1899, 7 of Col. John Singleton Mosby's men surrendered and were executed under the orders of Brigadier General George Armstrong Custard; yes, the same Custard that died at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

What was highly unusual during this period about Brigadier General George Armstrong Custard was his newly wed bride, he dressed her up blues and took her on his campaigns. Meet Elizabeth Bacon.
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The point of this that is (maybe noteworthy) that to this day many Front Royal folks have a hatred for Gen. Armstrong. He executed 7 POWs, one was a young man that happen to ride along with Mosby's men that day when they were captured.

Six captive Rangers involved in the fight at Front Royal were captured and condemned to die. As a band slowly marched through Front Royal playing the dead march, the six prisoners were led to their deaths. Two Rangers, David Jones and Lucian Love, were shot in front of a church and left to die in their own blood. While that was occurring, Thomas Anderson was marched to an elm tree south of the town and shot.

A pair of horsemen next rode through Front Royal's main streets, dragging 17-year-old civilian Henry Rhodes behind them with a rope. His crying mother tried to save the nearly unconscious boy, but her pleas were ignored. Rhodes was dragged to an open field north of town, where he was shot in the face by a volunteer who 'emptied his pistol upon him.' His body, dumped in a wheel-barrow and covered with a sheet, was left at his mother's door.

Four of Mosby’s men were shot, but two including Overby were hanged, having refused to reveal the location of Mosby’s headquarters. Near Berryville a month and a half later, on November 7, Mosby ordered the execution of seven captured Federals, most of them from Custer’s command, in retribution.

Every Halloween party that i go to with my family in Front Royal invariably someone dresses up as Gen. Custard. ;)
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« Reply #76 on: October 31, 2016, 05:40:21 PM »
Ok, I need to catch up here!

First off Happy Halloween to everyone. Check out my new helmet! I wore this evening and riding around the neighborhood I tossed out candy to any trick or treaters. :)
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Now back to our regularly scheduled program.

No civil war sites this week. I was blasting down some country roads and stopped at this park. Weird, It's called Spilman Park which seems to have the remains of a stone chimney and that's about it...

Located in the northern end of the county, Spilman Park is one of the best kept secrets of Culpeper County. Nestled in the rural and natural setting of Jefferson District, the park was developed east of the noteworthy Spilman Homestead. The history of the homestead settlement can be read in detail from an interpretative panel, located south of the lone standing chimney. The chimney signifies the last remains of the homestead. The park offers the community both active and passive recreational opportunities. 
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Complete with it's own Don's Jon's. lol
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« Reply #77 on: October 31, 2016, 05:57:59 PM »
Hunting season has started and the weather has been amazing so I opted to take the CTX down for some archery this past weekend.
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The game plan was to take all back roads to and from so roughly here's the route I took.
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The bike all loaded down with my stuff.
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On a side note here, when the CTX hits reserve your odometer reads how many miles left till your out of fuel. Typically it starts around 43 miles left on my bike.
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I still love these old gas station stops. Bonus points because there's usually something yummy to eat in places like this. I guess I'm not a MTO Sheetz kind of guy.
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I weave my way over to the bridge to cross the Rappahannock River in Tappahanock, VA. That's a mouthfull...
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I finally make it to Hunting Camp in Heathsville, VA where I've hunted turkey and whitetail for 30 years, This home is over a hundred years old but it has a bathroom and heat so I can't complain.
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« Reply #78 on: October 31, 2016, 06:29:22 PM »
No real hunting pics here but a few parting shots. The soy beans haven't been cut so the grocery store is still open for critters.
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Hmmm... coyote are getting bad in these parts...
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While in Heathsville I did a little exploring.

Heathsville Historic District is a national historic district located at Heathsville, Northumberland County, Virginia. The district includes 81 contributing buildings, 12 contributing sites, 4 contributing structures, and 4 contributing objects in the county seat of Northumberland County. It is an assemblage of residential, commercial, and government buildings dating from the 18th through 20th centuries in a variety of popular architectural styles. The linear district is centered on the courthouse square. Notable buildings include the Northumberland Court House (1851, 1900-1901), the old county jail (1844), the former Methodist Protestant Church (c. 1855-60), Harding House, Belleville, Heathsville Masonic Lodge No. 109 (1894), Bank of Northumberland (1924), and the Heathsville United Methodist Church (1894). Located in the district and separately listed are Rice's Hotel, Oakley, St. Stephen's Church, Sunnyside, and The Academy.[3]

This is the old jail form 1700s? CAn you imagine being shacked outside in one of these?

There's a book I've been meaning to read about this jail called The old Jail and the Magic Brick written by Susan Anthony-Tolbert.
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« Reply #79 on: October 31, 2016, 06:40:09 PM »
Driving through town I have seen this gas station for 30 years. They offer full service for .80 cents more a gallon. They clean the windshield, top off your oil and check your air in your tires. Amazing a place like this can still survive in today's word.
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As the sun was setting I decided to ride out to one of my favorite places to to eat. Horn Harbor Restaurant which offers very fresh seafood and prime rib measured in 3 sizes, Pebbles, Wilma and the Fred. Good God don't order the Fred, it's literally hanging off the plate! I ordered the seafood Au Gratin with scallops, blue crab and shrimp. Yum!
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These interesting facts were on the table mat.
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Newport seafood
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Packed up and headed home thinking about my next adventure on two wheels.
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Life is short, enjoy the ride!

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« Reply #80 on: November 01, 2016, 07:29:08 AM »
I'm still enjoying reading your posts, and still enjoying looking at the CTX. Glad you're enjoying it so much.

I found this on VFRD this morning, from China.
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« Reply #81 on: November 01, 2016, 07:31:06 AM »
I'm still enjoying reading your posts, and still enjoying looking at the CTX. Glad you're enjoying it so much.

Thanks Bryan for stopping by and commenting. Very much appreciated.  :thumbsup:

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I am also still enjoying them, just my phone won't let me tell you.
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I am also still enjoying them, just my phone won't let me tell you.

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« Reply #84 on: November 02, 2016, 09:06:11 PM »
Had a nice ride today, 80 degrees F on the 2nd of November. Seize the moment!
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And seize the picture! Nice!
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« Reply #87 on: November 05, 2016, 07:48:48 AM »
Just some fall updates to take a gander at.
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Cool morning so the lake was a little foggy.
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« Reply #89 on: January 18, 2017, 05:43:09 PM »
I haven't had much of a chance to ride this winter between Thanksgiving, Xmas, and hunting season I've been a bit tied up. Today 01/18/17 we had unusually warm temps for January at 58 F. So I topped off the air and the gas and took her for a 150 trip today. Only one picture at I was heading out. I hope everyone is sneaking in a ride here and there.

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« Reply #90 on: January 18, 2017, 07:43:13 PM »
I haven't had much of a chance to ride this winter between Thanksgiving, Xmas, and hunting season I've been a bit tied up. Today 01/18/17 we had unusually warm temps for January at 58 F. So I topped off the air and the gas and took her for a 150 trips today. Only one picture at I was heading out. I hope everyone is sneaking in a ride here and there.

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Good for you! Been wondering what you have been up to.

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« Reply #91 on: January 19, 2017, 07:08:58 AM »
What a tease, only 1 pic!  ;D Glad to see you had a chance to get out, though.

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« Reply #92 on: January 19, 2017, 08:20:31 PM »
What a tease, only 1 pic!  ;D Glad to see you had a chance to get out, though.

OK! Here's a few from today.  8)
A few pics from today's ride. :)
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First time I've seen a road named after a dog breed. lol
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Great shots!  8)
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« Reply #94 on: January 20, 2017, 07:44:33 AM »
What a tease, only 1 pic!  ;D Glad to see you had a chance to get out, though.

OK! Here's a few from today.  8)
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Much better. Thanks!  :D

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« Reply #95 on: February 12, 2017, 02:44:46 PM »
So this weekend we had another unseasonably warm weather. So I gas up the CTX and go ride. It was in the 40's when I left in the morning and it 68* when I stopped for the day. I rode up to Woodstock to see a local band that I love called The Worx. This band is out of Franklin County, VA moonshine capitol of the state and they rocked it per usual.

A few pics from today's ride.
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I get up in the morning in anticipation of great weather and it 43* and pouring. Yay :(
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46* when I hit the road and look at the temps by the time I got home 2 hours later in the month of February, unbelievable! Nothing like a 40* temp swing on your somewhat short ride.
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Spring is getting close!

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« Reply #96 on: February 12, 2017, 03:02:44 PM »
One last thought, mosquitoes in Feb. what the hell?
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« Reply #97 on: February 12, 2017, 03:07:15 PM »
I'm really enjoying your adventures on this.
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« Reply #98 on: February 13, 2017, 08:13:41 AM »
As am I. 

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« Reply #99 on: February 13, 2017, 12:30:46 PM »
As am I. 

I'm really enjoying your adventures on this.

Thanks for the reading and commenting!  8)
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