All posts tagged "Nov-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    TA Holiday Gift Extravaganza

    Tis the season — and TA’s Road King Club is feeling jolly and generous. The TA Holiday Gift Extravaganza Sweepstakes, running from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, will give away 10 prizes every day, ranging from a...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Moose on the Loose

    You’d think avoiding an elk or moose wouldn’t be so difficult, considering how large these animals are. Of course, when traveling at night on an interstate, those big lumbering creatures sure can surprise a driver. But the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Trying Times

    When I was a kid,  I would look at those big trucks on the road, and I knew then that I wanted to be a driver. At home we had this chair that I used to...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fly Boy

    Some young boys dream of playing for the NFL or driving a race car in the Indy 500. Kent Couch wanted to soar among the clouds. The 48-year-old owner of the Stop and Go gas station in...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Songs

    Over the last decade, no one has better represented the working man on the radio than Trace Adkins. Here’s just a sampling of his lyrics:
    I grew up on a working man's wage
    Blood, sweat and...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Grunt Work

    The way Mike Johnston figures it, you can wander into to any public gym and watch guys (yawn) lift weights. But where can you see someone hoist a car or bench-press a refrigerator? Or toss a 400-pound...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Muscular Return

    I hated to give it back. I borrowed an orange 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 version from Dodge for a test drive. It’s a retro-look, thoroughly modern version of the two-door “Pony Car” sensation first introduced in 1970....

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Iowa's Big Game

    The soft patter of rain on the roof of my pop-up blind might have lulled me into a slumber if it wasn’t for the deer 50 yards in front of me. I was guarding the edge of...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Color Me Safe

    With safety belt use mandatory in most states and a federal requirement for commercial vehicle drivers, it’s surprising that so many truckers still refuse to buckle up. Many companies are taking steps to encourage use. Take the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Sanction
    By Eric Van Lustbader
    Read by Jeremy Davidson
    15 CDs  18 hours$49.98
    It’s another twisty tale of identity confusion with the unflappable Jason Bourne, former intelligence agent, chasing down bad guys. And...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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