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EODBowhunter
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Location: Locust Grove, GA
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What a wife!

Postby EODBowhunter » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:21 pm



I am sitting in Baghdad and checked my email to find pictures of my garage. Instead of CBR600RR and CBR1000RR sitting side by side I see a third bike. My wife up and bought a 2010 Gold Wing for my return gift. I retired in 2006 and after the loss of our son last August I worked in Corporate America. With grief comes clarity. I knew I needed to be back here with my EOD Brothers and Sisters. Now I cannot wait to get home and pilot my very first Gold Wing. A life long dream (since riding on a neighbors in 1973) and now my awesome wife bought one for me. Even the color I wanted. God Bless America!



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Britanicus
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Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Motorcycle: 1982 GL1100 GoldWing

Re: What a wife!

Postby Britanicus » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:38 pm

Sweet,

Stay Safe Brother, enjoy the ride and keep the rubber side down.

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Steve F
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Location: suburban Chicago
Motorcycle: 1976 Honda CB750F Cafe' (sold :>( )
'03 GL1800

Re: What a wife!

Postby Steve F » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:03 pm

That's awesome.....SHE's awesome!!!! Now you have an awesome bike to boot. 8-) 8-) 8-)
I have to admit, MY wife is awesome too. She's the drive behind me getting a 'Wing since SHE wants a bike that she can ride on.
Ride safe, and enjoy!
Steve F
"To ride is the reason, the destination the excuse."

actionpack
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Location: hale , mi.
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Re: What a wife!

Postby actionpack » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:37 pm

good show bowhunter , both ladys will be waiting for ya to come home , have a good 1 and watch you back
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ka9nyn
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Location: Chamberlain, SD
Motorcycle: 1995 GL 1500 SE

Re: What a wife!

Postby ka9nyn » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:43 pm

Thought I was lucky when my wife encouraged me to get my Goldwing after a 9 year hiatus.
You are truly a lucky man.

Tkae care, Bro, and come home safe.
Dave & Rose
Chamberlain, SD
1995 Goldwing SE

EODBowhunter
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Location: Locust Grove, GA
Motorcycle: 2010 Goldwing Audio Comfort

Re: What a wife!

Postby EODBowhunter » Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:10 pm

Thank you everyone. It looks like I will be driving an hour and a half to and from work at least 3 days a week so the Gold Wing is going to be my best friend. I am going to definitely have to put some passenger arm rests on it so my Lady can be comfortable. Life here is hectic but good. This is my 15th deployment but first as a DoD civilian. God has kept me safe and sound on this go around. Which will be my last as per my wife.

I have and will always honor my wife.

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WingAdmin
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Location: Strongsville, OH
Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
1982 GL1100A Aspencade (sold)
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2007 Aspen Sentry Trailer

Re: What a wife!

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:50 am

You're one lucky guy. You deserve a wonderful woman like that, and the bike to go along with her. Thanks for your service to us, and thank her for putting up with your absences while deployed. Enjoy!!

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thrasherg
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Re: What a wife!

Postby thrasherg » Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:51 am

Very sorry to hear about your son, but sure do hope you and the wife enjoy the wing, come back safe and have fun together with the 2 ladies in your life.. :)

Gary




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