3982 Mile Adventure

Name: Clarence Thornton
Road Name: “Heavy”
Iron Horse: 2014 HD Tri Glide

Hello my name is Clarence W. “Heavy” Thornton Jr. I’m retired from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. I am presently the Chaplain of the LRBSTMC, and my horse is a 2011 Harley Davidson Tri Glide. I started my journey in the U.S. Army as a 19D Cavalry Scout in the Cavalry where I served in numerous units (1/9 Cav.-3/5Cav.-9th CBAA -11th ACR-3rd AD- 4/23 Inf.) across the US and oversees. But most prestigious having actively served as a Buffalo Soldier in the 9th Cavalry; in which I was awarded numerous awards along with The Order of the Spur from my peers in the Cavalry.

I wanted to share my most recent trip where I had a great 3982 mile adventure!  I departed my residence on 13 July 2015 to surprise my “Lady” who was vacationing in Los Angeles, CA.   I picked her up on my Harley Davidson for a romantic getaway in Las Vegas. Then I flew her back to California so I could ride on to Albuquerque, New Mexico for our National convention.  I returned home to Arkansas on 26 July 2015. As we say, It’s All Good!

IMG_Heavy with Lady friend

IMG_Heavy with Pawn Star Sign


Heavy at Hard Rock