Motorcycle Day

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Clearwater Harley Davidson - for all your rental needs in Johannesburg

I woke up this morning late, about 8:30 AM and decided it was time to get up. I guess I needed some extra sleep.  Went and had a full breakfast in the lobby (eggs to order, potatoes, bacon, toast,  fruit) then headed out to the Harley Shop.  I arrived about 9:30 and Victor, the Harley rental manager, was there waiting for me.  We had a nice Ultra Classic waiting for me, black, lots of chrome, stereo, etc. NICE!!  Interesting thing is that they were not sending me out alone; Victor was going with me as my tour guide, how nice!  Actually, quite a relief…. Now I didn’t have to worry about directions or getting lost.  The day was nice… low upper 70’s, completely sunny sky.  Something interesting I noticed is that there are no ½ helmets in S.

My rental scoot
A., they are illegal.  If someone is wearing one and is pulled over by the police, there is a HEAVY fine involved.  Clearwater Harley would not tell me the amount, but I am sure glad I did not bring my helmet with me!  We rode for probably 5 hours total, stopping in Magaliesburg for lunch, then through the winding hills and roads of Krugersdorp, then back to the dealership.  The fun part was Victor is a Christian.  Sharing lunch and sharing the Gospel was awesome with him.  He also called another of the Hog Members (Shawn) who is a member of Soldiers for Jesus.  Come to find out there was a S.F.J. meeting this evening that I have been invited to attend.
View on the road
What a pleasant addition to what is going to be a wonderful trip!

Well, Sammy (Shawn’s friend and member of S.F.J) called me and invited me to the meeting.  He gave me directions and I was off.  The meeting was being held in Sammy’s home and many members showed up.  We had some great food and fellowship, then watched a DVD on relationships by Ron Bell… It was awesome!  We then prayed for the S.F.J. team and other prayer requests.  Then Shawn showed up and gave me a present.  He presented me with a 2007 Soldiers for Jesus South Africa National Rally Pin.  This pin is only for S.F.J. members but he wanted me to have one as a special remembrance of this trip. Then after everyone had left it was just myself, Shawn and Sammy, talking around the tables sharing stories, prayers, testimonies, etc.  What a wonderful evening. I was with them for over 4 hours and I was made welcome and part of the family.  Shawn said that they are saving their money now to attend the S.O.J. rally in 2008 being held in Colorado.  We have established a new friendship and want to maintain it. I look forward to the sharing over the years to come.

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Clearwater Harley Davidson - for a…
Clearwater Harley Davidson - for …
My rental scoot
My rental scoot
View on the road
View on the road
View on the road
View on the road
Me with my rental scoot
Me with my rental scoot
Johannesburg Soldiers for Jesus
Johannesburg Soldiers for Jesus