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Old 03-24-09, 05:24 PM
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From Iraq

Hey fellas, been riding for a little over a year, started out with a cheezy gmc roadbike and loved riding, now Im in Iraq and bought Surly Longhaul Trucker and cant wait to get on it when I get home. Im 20 and I plan to do a little touring next year when I get back to PA

What I have waiting for me


What I have here in sandland


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Old 03-24-09, 07:06 PM
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Sand is not a bike's friend. Gets into every nook and cranny. You'll be doing some serious cleaning and maintenance on that bike while you're there. Speaking of which, stay safe and welcome to Bike Forums. Very cool to have someone posting from Iraq.
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Welcome to the Forums. That LHT is a nice bike. Are you in the military?
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Old 03-25-09, 11:41 AM
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Yes, National Guard
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Stay safe out there! The sand will probably ruin that poor bike, but enjoy your rides.

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Welcome and be safe. What part of PA do you come from? Hope you like BLACK AND GOLD. If not
that's OK. Enjoy your ridin'.
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Yes, National Guard

Stay safe and come home to ride that sweet LHT.

And thank you for serving, my family and I appreciate your sacrifice.
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Welcome, God's blessings, and a safe return home!
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