87 and still going strong

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by pru7536, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. pru7536

    pru7536 Active Member

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    Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2013 I rode the Deuce to the local Harley shop, (Steel Horse). The first bike I saw caught my eye as I had seen pictures of it in various news articles. The owner, Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, Chancellor, University of Richmond, approached and I recognized him, although I do not know him. Due to our similar headgear, we had an instant connection and we had a great chat. What a fascinating man. An 87 year old WWII Marine Corps Veteran who rode his Harley 9000 miles around the country. It was an honor to meet such a patriot. Google him for plenty of stories.

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  2. HDSickness

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    That is awesome.....Thanks for sharing!
    I hope I am still riding at his age.:worthy
     
  3. BcruZin

    BcruZin New Member

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    Great story! Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Tough old cookie and still rolling along - thanks for the great story. Glad you got to meet a true hero.
     
  5. 2togo

    2togo New Member

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    Great story and hope I can ride for 17 more years.....