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Two Years on the Run [Kindle Edition]

Luther Maddy
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Book Description

Losing his spouse of nearly twenty-eight years to fast moving cancer the author found himself facing loneliness like never before. To combat this powerful malady, he took the most logical steps he could think of. Within eight months of her passing he had married a woman he barely knew, and decided to live life in the fast lane, on a motorcycle much of the time.
“Two Years on the Run” is the story of the author and his wife, also widowed, attempting to build a history together. As they travel to Alaska, Florida, and Maui, backpack Zion National Park and take many motorcycle trips in the first two years of their marriage; they face their painful pasts and build memories together.
As you travel with the author and his spouse, you’ll enjoy his self-deprecating humor as he describes his attempts to transition into this new life. You’ll face the challenges with them as they travel four thousand miles in two weeks on their bikes, overcoming the elements and the author’s mechanical ineptitude. Along the way you’ll laugh with and at the author and learn interesting facts about the places they visit.


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  • File Size: 1503 KB
  • Print Length: 258 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00711BHAI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #380,153 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting read March 12, 2013
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I chose this book because I am a new motorcycle enthusiasts and wanted to read about other's experiences. It was interesting to me because a lot of the rides this couple has done are the same ones that my husband and I have done. I was surprised at how unprepared they were, but that things turned out OK for them ~ even having to buy a new bike along the way. We are totally the opposite type of rider who always have our bike checked out before our long ride and pack according to what will fit on the bike. They also traveled huge distances daily which we try to avoid. We are much more of the 200 miles a day is considered a VERY long ride. Just shows how what's right for one couple may not be right for another.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun to read April 16, 2013
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This was a fun book to read, as I also had traveled to some of the locations also on my motorcycle. Entertaining and enjoyable!
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5.0 out of 5 stars For the motorcyclist you never knew you had in you. July 10, 2012
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2 Years on the Run is a great story. Maddy takes you on his motorcycling adventures with his new wife across a good portion of the United States, as well as a trip to Branson and the famed Sturgis, albeit in the off-season. He even takes you with him on a trip to Alaska and Hawaii (though not on a 'motor'bike) where he discovers just how similar the scenery truly is between the two states. Humorously told from the author's point of view, you'll laugh at him because of both his sharp wit and cluelessness. Most of all, his style of writing not only tells a great and fun story, but he gets you right there on the road with him. It's like you are in the saddle bags, in a sidecar, or even just riding behind him.
I've been to many of the places he describes, and have even lived in a few myself, but you need not have lived or visited any of these places as he describes them well enough, giving tidbits of interesting history along the way, such as the real name of Ratos NM, or why the Sunbeam dam in Salmon Idaho was breached.
I've had a maybe a whole 10 minutes of driving time on a motorcycle, from a 50cc as a kid to a failed rebuild attempt at a Suzuki 400 to riding my friend's softtail and hoping not spill it, and he really makes me want to hop on and ride.
Definitely a page-turner. You won't want to put it down, and you'll want to go buy a big fat Harley or roadbike when you're done!

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*The Triumph Detective*
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*The Last Astronaut*
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good read. March 10, 2012
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Two Years On The Run, is an entertaining look into the life of a man trying to pick up the pieces, after the loss of wife.
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More About the Author

Luther and his wife live in Lewiston, Idaho where he teaches in the business division at Lewis-Clark State College. He began writing for computer magazines in 1992. Luther teaches business and computer applications for local colleges and serves as the director for Rocky Mountain Business Academy. He earned a PhD from the University of Idaho.

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