Gonna do the drive - road report
davekase at pdqlocks.com
Mon Aug 7 13:22:22 EDT 2006
Yeah man - hard core road trip. I love it!
Congrats on the new ride.
Chicago to PA for M3
Atlanta to PA for Ducati Monster
South Florida to PA for Jeep GC
Toronto to PA for e//S2
Tom Winter wrote:
>As many of you know, I purchased a '95 S6 avant over the 'net. The car was
>located in Vermont and I am located in Colorado. After looking at all my
>options, I booked a flight to Burlington, VT, arrived at 11:00 pm local time
>on Friday. The car was waiting for me in the airport parking lot exactly as
>promised. I hopped in, and proceeded to do a 2-day Blitz across the
>heartland, via HWYs 87, 88, 90, 55, 80 and 76 into Denver.
>Here's how the trip broke down:
>ZERO ‹ Speeding tickets.
>TWO ‹ Audi Allroads spotted on trip.
>THREE ‹ Stink eyes from state troopers (on all occasions I was 6-8mph over
>the limit and they waited for bigger fish).
>TWO ‹ Nights sleeping in the back of the car.
>$TWENTY$ ‹ The cost of a beer on State Street in Chicago ($15 for parking,
>$5 for the beer)
>FIVE ‹ Times I hit 100mph or more.
>NINE ‹ States visited.
>HUNDREDS ‹ Of fat people in the Heartland
>BILLIONS ‹ Of wildflowers along the highway in New York.
>ONE ‹ State Trooper heading west in front of me on the toll road (HWY80/90)
>through Indiana at 70mph who suddenly veered off into the median, did a full
>sideways slide across the grass (kicking up bits of mud and dirt) and then
>whipped out into the eastbound lane lights a blazing. I never did see his
>brake lights go on and he didn't hardly slow down at all.
>Many thanks to everyone who made suggestions and offered assistance.
>In love with the new S6
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