HEY BAG­GERS,

Baggers - - LETTERS FROM THE ROAD - TIM LOVE­LESS WI­CHITA, KS RICHARD LOVE­LESS YORK, NE

My dad and I have been tak­ing annual fa­ther/son bike trips since 1997 (19 years). My dad lives in Ne­braska and I live in Kansas (af­ter col­lege), but we make it a point to go on a road trip ev­ery year. It started with Sturgis in 1997 where we had a blast and con­tin­ued that tra­di­tion for 15 years in a row. We have trav­eled ev­ery pos­si­ble road in the Black

Hills, and many years we took off and headed into Wy­oming to go over the moun­tains near Ten Sleep. In

2012 we de­cide to leave the crowds and head to other places. We made it to Yel­low­stone, Glacier Na­tional Park, the Grand Canyon, and all over Ari­zona, New Mex­ico, and the Colorado Rock­ies. We also have been east to the Smoky Moun­tains, which were awe­some and pro­vided some great rid­ing. We nor­mally avoid the in­ter­states so we can see the real Amer­ica and ride some very scenic and less-trav­eled roads. This past year we went north through Min­nesota, Wis­con­sin, Michi­gan, and reached the shores of Lake Su­pe­rior. My dad is now 83 (still on two wheels), and we are plan­ning our next trip for this sum­mer. We have a great time trav­el­ing the US to­gether. Bikes: 1999 Wide Glide with a lot of ex­tras and a mo­tor kit 96cc and 2010 Elec­tra Glide Ul­tra Clas­sic 103cc kit. My dad has had five Ul­tra Clas­sics since 1997.

Sin­cerely,

OUR BIKES OUT­SIDE A MO­TEL IN DURANGO, COLORADO.

MY DAD GO­ING OVER THE CON­TI­NEN­TAL DI­VIDE IN COLORADO AT AGE 81.

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