I like reading your post, you look like you're having a blast on your new bike. BTW I think the Glide is a nice bike to ride too.
In one year I rode 18,589 miles on an island that's 72 miles long. That's 50 miles a day everyday for 365 days. I think I'll go home now. 76k miles and still riding http://travelwithe.com/blogengine.net/