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Reunion Ride rolls into cheese country
By Tere Dunlaptdunlap@ themonroetimes.comMONROE - Former Republican state Sen. Dave Zien, Eau Claire, is the first person documented in history to have ridden 1 million miles on one motorcycle, a 1991 FXRT Harley-Davidson.He was inducted in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2000. Zien was a state senator from 1993 to 2006, and rides with full-size American and Wisconsin flags on his motorcycle.Zien was at Kutter Harley-Davidson Shop in Monroe Thursday as one of the 150 motorcyclists in the 16th annual Reunion Ride, started by former Gov. Tommy Thompson.Although originally scheduled to be part of the ride, Thompson did not attend Thursday.State Sen. Mary Lazich, R-New Berlin, joined Zien on the trek.