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post #1 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:42 AM Thread Starter
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Hello from Ohio!

I purchased a 2012 Road Glide Ultra one week ago. My late wife and I have been in every state east of the Mississippi River, all done 20 years ago B.C. (before children) on a Yamaha Venture. We had always planned to purchase a new bike after the boys were out on their own and continue our quest to ride in as many states as possible. However, 6 years ago she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and those plans were put on hold. On October 31st, she passed away. In her loving memory, I purchased the Road Glide to continue with our dream. The little stuffed bear is hers. It was given to her as a get well wish and every time she was admitted (90 days this year alone), she attached him to her bed and he would accompany her to chemo, cat scans, MRIs and so on. He now rides with me, reminding me that she will always be with me.
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post #2 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:49 AM
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Welcome form N.W. Ohio....I hope you find new memories to ease the pain of losing your riding partner and wife

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post #3 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:55 AM
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Welcome, memories are something to be cherished.

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post #4 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:59 AM
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Welcome to the board and the RG family.

Sorry to hear about the circumstances surrounding your purchase.

If your name is a hint to your location, I'm only a few miles away in Elyria, we'll have to get together for a ride when we come out of the deep freeze!!

I'll shamelessly point you in the direction of the Sharkweek thread, can never have to many people to ride with if you can swing it.

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post #5 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:00 AM
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You and the "bear" ride safe....memories are forever

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post #6 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:10 AM
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Welcome from CT. Sorry to hear of your lose. Just remember that she will still be by your side on all the new adventures too man.

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post #7 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:39 AM
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Welcome from BC. I'm sure your wife would appreciate your choice of bike to carry her memory

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post #8 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:43 AM
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Welcome from WA state! I am sorry to hear about your recent loss. Your tribute to your wife is awesome - enjoy many miles and smiles together!

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post #9 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:44 AM
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Welcome to the forum. I hope you find comfort and peace of mind on your new ride.

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post #10 of 54 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:44 AM
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Sorry to hear of your loss. Ride safe while sharing memories while making new ones. Welcome to the tank from central Alabama.

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