VIDEO: Law of Self Defense Road Trip: More Rain Riding & Arrival in Raleigh

Hey folks,

Well, I’ve mentioned before that I’ve ridden extensively in the rain, but I have to say today was some of the heaviest rain I’ve ever ridden through.  But to start at the beginning, I left the Quantico VA area about 8:30AM, with the bike packed up and rain covers on the baggage not lucked up in the panniers.

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It was raining steadily, but not in much volume:

But the rain didn’t stay light. Within an hour or so it had increased to perhaps the heaviest rain I’ve ever ridden through:

Late in the afternoon–well after I should have already arrived at my Raleigh hotel–I broke down and stopped at a McDonald’s to grab some chow and some coffee. Yes, I got plenty of stares, sloshing in wearing my “astronaut” (or “aquanaut”) riding gear and dripping buckets of water everywhere. Oh, and here’s my lunch–Quarter Pounder meal. Yum, yum.

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I’d hoped that by the time I left things would have lightened up. No such luck:

By the time I was 45 minutes outside of Raleigh, however, the rain slowed, and finally stopped:

And by the time I got to my hotel I was only half a frightening monster to the poor young lady behind the counter:

A hot shower and a cup of coffee later, and I began to feel human again.

OK, time to get ready for dinner with Luke and his co-host Ben from Triangle Tactical and a few other folks. More later.

INFO FOR ATTENDING ANDREW’S TALK AT CAMPBELL LAW SCHOOL

Campbell Law School is NOT co-located with Campbell University. The law school is located in downtown Raleigh, at 225 Hillsborough Street #303, Raleigh, NC 27603.

Non-students are free to attend my talk at Noon (it runs to 1PM or so).  It’s free.  Simply follow the instructions below:

It’s being held in Room 105, which is on the first floor of the law school. Guests should use the entrance on the east side of the building and check in with security. Room 105 is down the hallway to the left of the elevators. There is a public parking deck south of the law school.

–Andrew, @LawSelfDefense


Andrew F. Branca is an MA lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition,” available at the Law of Self Defense blog, Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), Barnes & Noble (paperback and Nook), and elsewhere.

About the Author

Andrew Branca
Andrew F. Branca is a Massachusetts lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 3rd Edition,” available at the Law of Self Defense website (autographed copies available) and Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), and many other re-sellers. Andrew just launched his latest product, the LOSD Instructor Program, designed for gun safety, marksmanship and tactical strategy instructors. Be an elite member of the self defense community, understanding your state's self defense laws to a depth even lawyers rarely achieve. Check it out here.   Andrew also gives live, in-person, ~5 hour-long state-specific Law of Self Defense Seminars all over the country. Click here to find a live seminar covering your state's self-defense laws.   Andrew also produces many 4-5 hour online, on-demand state-specific Law of Self Defense training courses. These online classes are enriched versions of the live, in-person state-specific Law of Self Defense Class Andrew gives all around the country. Click here to find an online course for your state. These online classes are priced at $249/HOUSEHOLD. You can learn more details and view the first section of the training class for free (about 30 minutes worth of self-defense law training) by clicking here.

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