President’s Message – June 2018

Les WilliamsPresident MessagesLeave a Comment

I purposely am submitting this message late, knowing many folks take their time returning home—whether it’s visiting family, friends, or Civil War battlefields along the way. I hope your trip back was safe and enjoyable. Thanks once again to all the RFTW volunteers for their hard work throughout 2017-2018 – as well as all the American citizens who supported our … Read More

2018 – Mission Complete

Kristine Wood "Eyes"Southern Route SitReps1 Comment

Today began at approximately 7:00 am as FNG’s began staging in the underground parking lot of the host hotel. At 8:20ish the rider’s meeting began with Slacker and Captain standing on top of the parking structure. Riders were instructed on the route to Arlington National Cemetery and how to behave in the cemetery. It was emphasized that we arrive as … Read More

Day 10 – Lynchburg, VA to Arlington, VA Shenandoah Valley & Parkway

Kristine Wood "Eyes"Southern Route SitRepsLeave a Comment

The first 200 miles of today’s journey into DC were absolutely beautiful. An early morning ride through the Shenandoah Valley with the new spring foliage in beautiful hues of green. The sweet smell of honeysuckle permeated the air. The rising sun glittering through the branches and leaves on the trees. I wish I had better words to describe the beauty … Read More

Day 9, Nitro to Lewisburg, WV, 5/24/18

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Day 9, Nitro to Williamsburg WV.  5/24/18 I wanted to go back to yesterday which would place us in Nitro last night. 5/23 We were at the Nitro presentation when the song by Lee Greenwood, I am proud to be an American, was played. The song had barely started when seemingly the entire front half of the people around the “stage” … Read More

Day 9 – Wytheville, VA – Lynchburg, VA, only 130 miles

Kristine Wood "Eyes"Southern Route SitReps1 Comment

Oh, what a beautiful morning…☀🌺, couldn’t ask for more beautiful weather to start the day. Instead of rain we woke to a beautiful sunny day. Much better than last year’s down pour. We breakfasted in the Spiller Elementary School Cafeteria and enjoyed hot coffee and a good hot breakfast. Spiller rolls out the red carpet for Southern Route riders. Southern … Read More

Day 8, Corydon to Nitro, May 23, 2018

Roger HagemanCentral Route 2018 SitRepsLeave a Comment

Day 8, Corydon to Nitro, May 23, 2018 A gorgeous day for anything you wanted to do except playing in the rain. Beautiful Kentucky and West Virginia sky with white fluffy clouds against the beautiful   green forest areas. And oh yes, that sweet smelling honeysuckle vine that adds an air of mystique and or elegance to the country side. Truly … Read More