He was Canadian, from the wheat growing flat land of Alberta. He’d come to Colorado to visit his family and was treating us all to a road trip to Pike’s Peak. This was in the days when the road was a 2 lane adventure with no shoulders or guard rails and challenging grades at every turn. Even as a child who knew nothing about standard transmissions, I could tell that trying to drive up a mountain in Colorado in 3rd gear didn’t work well. But he’d hear no advice about how to . . .
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