Question for you Ohio and West Virginia natives

The Masons masonjs at
Tue May 26 16:45:54 PDT 2009

Might as well own a Boss Hogg or a Hardley

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Beard" <davidebeard at>
To: <gpzlist at>
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: Question for you Ohio and West Virginia natives

>   Roads are so dang straight around here that a highway on ramp is about 
> as
>   thrilling as it gets!
>   Dave B
>   Dave Daniels wrote:
> Mt. Vernon area is where my parents grew up. I grew up in Northern Ill. in 
> Joli
> et. Motorcycle riding is even less impressive up there. Just ask Mr. 
> Beard. It
> can get somewhat hilly in the northwestern area of the state though. But I 
> will
> say that there can be an impressive amount of game for hunting in S. Ill.
> --- On Tue, 5/26/09, The Masons [1]<masonjs at> wrote:
> From: The Masons [2]<masonjs at>
> Subject: Re: Question for you Ohio and West Virginia natives
> To: "Dave Daniels" [3]<dwaynedaniels at>, "schnowz" 
> [4]<schnowz at att.
> net>
> Cc: [5]gpzlist at
> Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 2:37 PM
> But, I'm not. I'm from Illinois
> I bin there --twice.  Should have stuck with once--came in from KY over 
> the Ohi
> o River down by Cairo over the Mississippi into MO.  I don't think I 
> shifted ge
> ars in Illinois just seemed to be a place to buy cigarettes, booze and 
> firework
> s. Total duration maybe 5 minutes.
> The 2nd venture was 5 days later when I left Hot Springs Arkansas with the 
> Fren
> chman navgating.  We were a stones throw from the Texas border when we 
> reversed
> course.
> Came into Il on I-57 got fuel and dropped off the Frenchman at Mount 
> Vernon and
> left via I-70.  It was unimpressive as motorcycle country (like 
> southwestern O
> ntario), but it did have a lot of excellent farm land , dead deer and 
> cops.  I
> do remember the Frenchman letting me slide into the lead (radar blocker) 
> as we
> entered the state.
> Shoulda rode Hwy 64 through TN with Earl.
> Jim
> References
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>   2. mailto:masonjs at
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>   4. mailto:schnowz at
>   5. mailto:gpzlist at

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