American Court Motel
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We stopped for a stretch and to swap bikes. I was removing my gear to lower the seat on my RS for wade when an oldster on one of those NRC spyder a pulled in and asked if we needed help, we got to talking and he gave us about a week of trips we could take in the area. Then things got bad. Wade took off on my bike with me following on ...
... Africa. He finished up and was one of three selected to represent the US And he only started to ride in March. He was off the beaten trail and popped up on the BRP. Did I mention he's 50? Anyway, real inspiration. What a nice guy. We spend 40i items talking to him about life and motorcycles, with mostly wade and I saying "wow". So that hit our reset button. Now were back in the black and charging towards out next stop. Thank you Mr ...
... and there were too many stairs for someone who is handicapped. so we borrowed one of their wheel chairs, so I could sit in it and John could push it and lean on it. This also enabled us to take an elevator between the two main floors. Unfortunately, we had to climb to the other floors on the stairs.
We ate a lovely, but expensive, lunch in the cafe at the stables and then headed to our reserved Butler's Tour, which was recommended by ...
... drive was beautiful. Along the way, we stopped to buy groceries and gas in Marion, Virginia.
One of the most noticeable features of the drive was the kudzu everywhere. I had seen it before, but not in such great abundance. We can read about this invasive vine taking over the South, but until it is seen for oneself, it cannot be imagined. ...
... the top down as this is the ultimate cruising opportunity. With all the stops to admire the view we only covered 70 miles today, so a long way to go. A real find for dinner, The Blackbird. Innovative Southern cooking of fine ingredients was really well done. This place gets our highest rating. Saw some weird sights in the streets, including a woman who would be best described as 'topless melons', enough said (and ...
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