FNG Story – Farrell D. Maichel

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Name: Farrell D. Maichel E-Mail: [email protected] City: St. George State: Kansas FNG Story: Maybe you will all forgive me if I take an alibi round here. There is another post on this thread by me from about a year ago. For me a lot has changed, is changing, and will change. For RFTW 2010, two of us rode from our … Read More

FNG Story – Buddy Love

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Name: Buddy Love E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 318-697-1877 City: Logansport State: Louisiana FNG Story: ….TEARS IN THE WIND…………….. The road is long, the sun is hot, And in my throat there is a knot RUN FOR THE WALL is where I’m at It’n not just a ride, it’s much more that These tears in the wind are for you my fiend, … Read More

FNG Story – Joe “Wingnut” Nelon

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Name: Joe “Wingnut” Nelon E-Mail: [email protected] City: Winfield State: West Virginia FNG Story: A really good friend of mine invited me to go on the RFTW with him but up until this year I could not make the trip. It has been three years in the planning but I finally made it and what an eye opening experience it was … Read More

FNG Story – Rick & Marie Winfrey

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Name: RICK AND MARIE WINFREY E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 720-254-4060 City: Dumont State: Colorado FNG Story: THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME I TOOK THE “RIDE” BUT IT WILL NOT BE THE LAST. WE HAD PLANNED TO TAKE THE BIKE AND NOT THE TRAILER BUT AFTER SEEING WHAT WAS TO GO WITH US ON THE LAST NIGHT PLANS CHANGED. JOINED UP AT … Read More

FNG Story – Joe “Jude” Hodges

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Name: Joe “Jude” Hodges E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 505-488-3953 City: Gallup State: New Mexico FNG Story: For many months I had been planning this trip to ride with the Run for the Wall. I had actually planned to ride for a day in 2009 but since after 33 years of riding I had never had a motorcycle endorsement on my driver’s … Read More

FNG Story – Tom Cameron

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Name: Tom Cameron E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 619-390-8643 City: San Diego State: California FNG Story: I was on the Southern Route and can’t say loud enough that this was far and away the best motorcycle trip ever! My only regret was not being able to get to know more of the outstanding men and women who participated, and I guess it … Read More

FNG Story – Terry McCollum

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Name: Terry McCollum E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 307-259-5464 City: Casper State: Wyoming FNG Story: My wife and I joined the Central Route in Goodland, KS. I have trouble expressing myself in long letters so this one will be pretty short. What can you say about this ride except beyond believe. From the dinner and welcome in Goodland, from the very fine … Read More

FNG Story – Joe Middleton

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Name: Joe Middleton E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 325-669-8723 City: Abilene State: TX FNG Story: I want to say first that this was the best experience I have enjoyed in many, many years. That being said the people I met, the people I saw, the old and new vets I had the privilege of being among, the many kids and people along … Read More

FNG Story – Pat “Bubblegum” Urban

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Name: Pat “Bubblegum” Urban E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 360-666-2340 City: Battle Ground State: Washington FNG Story: Run For The Wall Coordinators, Board of Directors and all of the Volunteers: There are so many things I could say about the Run and I’m not sure I can do all of my memories justice. I’m afraid of leaving something out; but I will … Read More

FNG Story – Hilda Hickman

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Name: Hilda Hickman E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 865-933-0748 City: Kodak State: TN FNG Story: FNG PIN UPSIDE DOWN–2010 It was a gray, cold day in January 2010 when my husband, Charlie R. Hickman, US Army Retired, and I, his wife of 43 years, started making plans to ride with the “RUN FOR THE WALL” group to Washington DC. We had rode … Read More