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Cottage Grove's Carlton wins dream bike

Modified: Monday, Oct 14th, 2013

photo courtesy Harley-Davidson Museum Terry Carlton receives the keys and a handshake from Harley-Davidson's Willie G., left, and Bill Davidson.

When thinking of a dream destination, many would consider a tropical island, or an exotic location in Europe, Africa or Asia. For longtime Cottage Grove resident Terry Carlton, an all-expense paid trip to Milwaukee, Wisc. was just the ticket for him.

Milwaukee? Yes, if you are a Harley-Davidson fanatic, there’s no better place to go “hog-wild” than at the headquarters and production facility of the world-famous motorcycle. The trip was one of the furthest things from the minds of Terry and his wife Colleen, until this August when Terry received a Fed-Ex message from Harley-Davidson marketing headquarters requesting he sign a voucher and return it to Milwaukee to be eligible to win a classic Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Carlton was very skeptical since he had just been scammed by a company that said he had won a 60-inch television.=

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