Posted 11 November 2007 - 01:23 PM
It was a nice day and 36 miles did not bother me so away I went , After about 30 some miles there was a county sign so I thought Things were going great and then at about 36 miles, lo and behold a town. I stopped at the first store and went back to the coolers and got a bad feeling when I only seen water and pop. I asked the clerk where I could buy a beer and she told me I was in a dry county.
So I figured I should have went east out of town instead of North so I return to Murfreesboro and then get on the highway headed east. I have now went about 72 miles. Headed east I again encounter a county sign at about 30 miles and then at about 36 miles I enter the town of Arkidelphia . This is a fairly busy town located right on Interstate 30 so I figured I was home free. I stopped at a gas station which carries everything and went back to the cooler and got a bad feeling as again I didn't see any beer. I asked the clerk where I could buy a beer and she said I had about 40 miles to go in any directon before I would find one as this is a dry county.
Now I am getting a little upset and determined to find a beer, I went out to my bike and brought my map back with me and asked the clerk if she would just point to a county where I could buy a beer. An elderly gentleman , who needed a shave and looked like he might have had a drink or two asked me if I was looking for a beer . I told him yes and he said to go north on the interstate 1 mile and turn left on hwy 7 and in 20 miles I would be at a licquor store . I like a man that knows what he is talking about and he looked like somewhat of an expert on beer. I did as he instructed and found the store. Then I had to figure how to get home.
About 180 miles later I was finally back at the motel with my cold beer, it tasted great, the whole 12 pack.
Posted 11 November 2007 - 01:47 PM
2001 Suzuki TLR
Posted 11 November 2007 - 01:56 PM
So, what brand of beer was worth almost 200 miles of riding? Was it worth it?
Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:25 PM
Cheers..., BTW did you find any crystals
Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:47 PM
I wouldn't change a fucking thing; I've lived hard, played hard, and I ain't done yet. I've paid some severe penalties along the way, but the rewards have been so much greater; even if for just have participating in the game of life with utmost abandon. It's not who rides the furthest in a day, but rather in a lifetime. CBA member #1, IBA #31845 and very proud of both.
Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:53 PM
Spc4 'Nam Infantry
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Posted 13 November 2007 - 06:17 PM
I thought I was going to have a career in Law enforcement
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Posted 17 November 2007 - 05:37 PM
God bless you brother. An inspiring story of perseverance and its reward.
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