Tony Askew – Ruther Glen, VA

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Type of Bike: 2005 Royal Star Tour Deluxe

Occupation: Information Technology / Bi-Vocational Pastor

Favorite Rides: Appalachian / Smokey Mountains

Favorite Day Trip: RT250 west from Stanton VA up to Elkins WV Turning east on RT33 to Harrisonburg VA.

Multi-Day Touring: 2012- Summersville, New River Gorge, West Virginia – http://tinyurl.com/2012SummersvilleWV
2011-Blue Ridge Parkway to Deals Gap area for the Dragon’s Tail and Cherohala Skyway http://tinyurl.com/2011BRP2Dragon

Future Rides: 2013- LD “King of the Road” Ride up East Coast from Virginia to Maine. Multi-day Touring area surrounding Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.
2014- Southern Route Cross Country to Tour Pacific Coast Highway returning on a northern Route.

Interesting Facts: I have only been riding for two years, but ride almost daily putting ~20K miles a year on the bike since I bought it in July of 2010. Ten Months after getting my ride I was doing multi-day touring trips with my riding buddy to some of the best riding on the east coast. I enjoy trip and route planning, along with photography and video. Two years later I’ve completed my first certified Long Distance ride covering 1080 miles in ~20 hours from Virginia to Florida with my wife on the pillion.