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The Vector is a 2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCR StreetRod. “A what?”, you say? Your confusion is entirely understandable. If the V-Rod line constitutes the bastard step-children of the Harley-Davidson product line, then the StreetRod is the psychopathic savant they hide under the stairs. This model was available for only two years (’06-’07) and is virtually unheard of in normal Harley circles. It is, however, the only V-Rod model that could be morphed into a competent sport-tourer.

Making up lost time

The last time I went down to Red’s MIAZ (Meet In Arizona) gathering, I got nearly all the way to St. Louis, Missouri on the first evening’s ride. This time, as noted in my previous post, I only got to Springfield, Illinois, which meant that I would need to make up the lost hour the next day. That would be a challenge since this day was to be 800+ miles anyway.

Yeesh.

The good news is that there wasn’t a drop of rain in the forecast. The bad news is that there was a steady strong wind coming from the west and I would be doing battle with it all day.
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Planned for rain but got frozen instead

Nothing really went as planned for this first day out.

I wanted to get out of work around 3pm to I could be well on the road by 5pm. That would put me in good position to beat the advancing line of thunderstorms that was coming up from Indiana. It would also afford me the best chance to get down towards St. Louis, MO before I turned into a pumpkin.
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