Indiana Detox

Bill Magitz corbie at
Wed Aug 22 04:31:11 PDT 2007

thanks for filling in the details Jerry , yeah the gravel road bit was rather funny heehee

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerry Clair" <darkclarity2k at>
> To: "Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion" <gpzlist at>
> Subject: Indiana Detox
> Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 19:57:48 -0700 (PDT)
> Great report dude, Jonesing? Hell I've got the DTs.
> No waffle houses in NJ? (Weird) How about that trucker there?
> Or how about 4 GPZs hitting the rev limit to go get breakfast?
> zoom! Was Amanda legal? Dudes, How can we thank Don enough?
> Or how about  finding me at the beginning of a gravel road while on
> Don's sweet ZZR12.! Don rode Rockelle like a b*tch in heat.
> I almost didn't ride his ZZR cuz it felt like, the high school cheer-
> leader ask me on on date and her parent weren't home.
> Or how about Rockelle losing bolts. 5 trips to the hardware store?
> LOL maybe JB weld? How about the wonderful old woman at Diggers?
> She waited tables for over 35 years. God Bless her, ya know.
> How about the N2 bottle on that CBR dow at the dock? Or the HD riders
> slowing up our ride through the twistys?  Or Don's big secret. (zip)
> Hunan honeys and plate glass confession to St Joe? Jerry's Ghost?
> The cover bridge and the young couple on the can-of-tuna?
> Dude, did the blinker make it home too? Maybe Beard can send
> you a new one? I started a blog entry about the trip, give me a few
> days to finish. What about this up state NY ride?
> Once a year just ain't enough. Thats why I'm divorced!
> Bill Magitz <corbie at> wrote: Hi All , first off I 
> will not apologize for the goofy subject line cuz I am fer sure 
> jonesing for another Indiana adventure.  WOW what a great weekend 
> we had. The roads we rode the sights we saw the people we met and 
> rode with ,  Awesome fricking Awesome.
> I'll start with Saturday since it was the main ride day. Started 
> with breakfast at the Cracker Barrel and the cute and charming 
> Amanda , and shame on you Dave D. how do ya expect to get a heart 
> warming smile ifya can't remember her name , jk , but when she said 
> with a slight tilt of the head and a swing in her hip " My mama 
> raised me to be justa hick" how could ya not be enamored. Anywee 
> off we went , Dave B. Dave D. Jerry and I , to meet Don and Matt at 
> the Williams Dam. A few photos and the adventure began. Hindostan 
> was cool not often ya visit a ghost town. The monastery was a sight 
> to behold and of course all those roads. Don you picked the most 
> amazing route and set a brisk yet enjoyable pace. Lunch at the Dock 
> , thanks again Don , a lot of laffs and good food who knew tooth 
> picks could taste so good : ). See the pix of the view from the 
> Overlook , kinda made me feel like i was on the Rhine river again , 
> sweet. I'm sure I'm missing a few things but it was THE perfect
>   ri!
>   de. my tally was 335 miles and memories aplenty.
> For me I met up with Jerry in London Ohio a 485 mile cruise on the 
> Interstates. And to Jerry's surprise I had never been to a Waffle 
> House. Check this out Dark One there is not a single Waffle House 
> in New Jersey that's right not even one. closest one is an hour 
> away. this was Thursday. On Friday Jerry and I metup with Dave 
> Daniels and we tailed a cutie up 70 and when we stopped at the rest 
> stop she was stopped right next to us so of course I chatted her up 
> and found she lived quite close to me in fact her father works in 
> my home town ( M&M factory) so off we go to meet Dave Beard and 
> lunch at Diggers , hey if it's good enough for GW ............... 
> followed by a nice ride to Bloomington. The town was abuzz with 
> students arriving for the new year. We had some girly beer , 
> hahahaha , and another cutie of a waitress , no smiles for me cuz I 
> forgot her name, but ya gotta love her serving technique. and of 
> course I gotta hit the local CD shop for some dollar cd's. Friday I
>   total!
>   led 373 miles.
> Sunday was travel day Jerry and I left early 7:30 am up Rt 46 a 
> good start , found the interstates and a little rain and at 
> Columbus we went our ways , thanks for the escort Jerry. I had 
> planned to stop in Bedford Pa and ride the last 4 hours Monday 
> morning but I got to the exit by 4pm and decided to continue , bad 
> mistake , I rode gearless in the rain for the last 6 hours of my 
> trip , which took me until 10 pm to get home and 735 miles. But I 
> did meet some good people on the way . Mike on his Harley I met at 
> the toll plaza for the Pa turnpike , he followed me until I stopped 
> for gas , kinda sound familiar guys ?? after gassing up I told him 
> to lead and off he goes doing 80-85 MPH and then the rain , so what 
> does Mike do?? he speeds up to 90mph. So in response to Mr French's 
> question I would say the IRC's ride just fine in the rain. One last 
> note before I stop babbling. I got off my last Hiway and was 
> exhausted , wet , tired sore etc etc and 22 miles from home I had 
> enough
>   s!
>   o I pulled over at a small shopping center. I tried to stretch my 
> aching body tried to stop my trembling worn out limbs and finally 
> noticed that the only open shop was a massage parlor ROFL now 
> there's some irony for ya.  but the cool thing was the BBQ 
> restaurant at the end of the mall. the owner saw me and asked how I 
> was and after hearing my tale he invited me in and Boss Hawg would 
> of for sure cooked me anything i wanted even though he was clearly 
> closed. He gave me a drink and we chatted for at least ½ an hour he 
> made me call the wife to let her know I was ok and then insisted I 
> call him back when I got home so he would know I was ok and then he 
> loaned me his warm DRY jacket and some gloves and sent me on my 
> way. Boss Hawg of the Hog Hollow Bar-B-Que is a fine gentleman and 
> i suspect a new friend for life.
> that's me and my ride report 1928 miles total , see ya in 2008 !!!!!!!!
> Bill Magitz
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