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RA RA World Tour in Full Swing

Well folks, another Memorial Day weekend, and another RA RA World Tour is under way.

Ron, Brent and myself are the repeat riders from last year, and we have three new folks on the trip with us. Dan Gizynski and Brian & Stacey Flannery are making the trek with us. Brian & Dan hit Road Atlanta earlier this year, so they have already gotten to sample the new pavement.

Ron, Brent and I are looking forward to the long weekend. Two days of Road Atlanta, followed immediately the next morning by two days at Road America. Two of the fastest tracks in the country back to back. Nothing like four straight days of AMA tracks.

Then we head home for Wed and Thursday only to leave for Blackhawk on Friday. SO... I LOVE this time of year!!

Anyhow, we are on I-65, north of Indy at the moment. This is my favorite annual trip, with the trip to Miller being almost as good.

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Thanks guys! So far so good. South of Louisville now, headed toward Nashville. Wink at the helm, the rest of us praying and hanging on.

We slept in the the Flying J parking lot last night, slept like a baby. Should be at Road Atlanta late afternoon but...trying to decide if we want to tour the Jack Daniels factory on the way down.

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How is that even a question??? Hell yeah tour that!! If I knew you guys were going to do that, i would have cancled my plans an joined you.

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trying to decide if we want to tour the Jack Daniels factory on the way down.

Decisions, Decisions.
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Just hitting Hotlanta now. Brent at the helm, Hix destroying Coronas....

watching Tombstone, GREAT flick!

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You guys have a great time...wish i could be there with all of you. I may meet you guys up at Road America..just to spectate!

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Hey everyone - glad it all worked out! Hope you have an awesome trip. Make sure not to do anything too crazy.

See you Stateside in THREE DAYS!! :-D

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I have the chatterboxes with me I think. I haven't ever gotten around to hooking them up, but I think that they are in the trailer.

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Hey everyone - glad it all worked out! Hope you have an awesome trip. Make sure not to do anything too crazy.

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See you on Tueday honey. Don't forget to bring us some Chinese Firewater! LOL!

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Well, we are on the road again, BFLY driving, Brent is ordering pizzas at the moment, and Ron is sacked out.

Stacey has become an excellent pit crew this weekend, and is really having fun learning all about the stuff we deal with all weekend. And Dan is listening to the Dave Moss DVD, Moss is a suspension genius.

Anyhow we should hit Road America around 7 am, hoping there will be a place for us to park.

Tons of fun, no off road excurions at Road Atlanta for any of us, and Ron and I both got to personal bests here this weekend.

Looking forward to Road America and seeing all the familiar faces in the morning.

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Glad to hear all is going well Wink. I'll see you up at RA tomorrow. Be save.

Oh if you want I'll be happy to try the chatterbox thing out with out.

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If oyu are there both days Steve, we can set them up and try them out Monday night. Gonna be a little rushed in the morning to deal with it.

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As of now..

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I'll be there around 4PM tomorrow and riding tuesday.

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Well, Brent and I are doing the last part of the run. We are making far too good of time on the open road... we just got on the Skyway. We'll be at Road America within the next 5 hours or so.

Everyone else is geting their beauty rest, getting ready to hit the track bright eyed and bushy tailed.

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