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New York Bound on an '82 Yamaha Virago

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andrew wheat  

In 2008, Andrew Wheat decided to take a road trip from his home in central Michigan to New York City on his 1982 Yamaha Virago 920. With the goal of re-connecting to himself and nature, Andrew plotted a course that took him on backroads and through small towns. And, as one might expect, the lessons he learned along the way surprised him.

For the rest of the story and to view the photos Andrew took of his trip, read Michigan to New York City on a 1982 Yamaha Virago 920.