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Old 07-15-2014, 03:57 PM   #2131
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Old 07-16-2014, 07:34 AM   #2132
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They had predicted 80% chance of rain here the last 2 days so I drove the truck to work. Of course the sun was out and it was a gorgeous day... Back on the bike now, watch it pour with 10% in the forecast.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:44 PM   #2133
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Rode down to the Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally Friday and came back Sunday about 600 miles round trip and another 100 miles or so when down there.

Had a great time, weather was perfect. Bike ran great!

I went there 2 years ago as well. You really need to go on a lengthy ride to realize how nice this bike really is.

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Old 08-03-2014, 09:12 AM   #2134
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On Friday rode from Fort McMurray Ab to Merritt BC. A trip of about 1325 km (828 miles). Did it in 14.5 hrs. Zero rain. Spent half the ride in temps above 36 C (96 F) up to 42 C (107 F) at destination. Heading back on Monday.
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Old 08-18-2014, 01:09 AM   #2135
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Columbus Tx to South Padre Island and back.

My brother Cory and I got back yesterday from a ride to Brownsville and South Padre Island. We logged in just shy of 700 miles. What an adventure! Rode through a heavy rainstorm from Armsrong to Raymondville. I've only been riding since April. My longest ride before was to Round Rock in the Austin area about 70 miles away. I've been told that if you want to learn to ride, get out and put some miles behind you. My 99 Nomad held up like a champ. Cory's Volusia 800 crapped out once trying to blow some trash out of the fuel line but was fine the rest of the way.
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Old 09-21-2014, 11:06 AM   #2136
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Just got back late last night from a ride over Tioga pass and Sonora pass with a buddy of mine. Traveled through Jackson, angels camp, Sonora, Jamestown, etc.. and back. All in all, about five hundred miles of windy mountain roads. We road highway 16 into Sacramento to drop off his borrowed motorcycle. Went from just shy of ten thousand feet to almost zero in elevation that day. Here's a pic from just before we went over Tioga pass. uploadfromtaptalk1411311918398.jpg
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Old 03-05-2017, 01:19 PM   #2137
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I had to do some digging to find this thread.

I did get a nice ride in yesterday.
My wife had to work and with temps in the low 60's I decided to ride north into the Boston mountains (part of the Ozarks)
I rode up U.S. 71, the 18 miles from Mountainburg to Winslow is one of my favorites.
I stopped for a few minutes at Artist Point.
Framer, they filled in that oh sh!t dip on the hard right near Mt. Gaylor.

I took Ark 74 and some county roads to get to Sulphur City and Ark 16.
Riding east on 16 over the hills and gentle sweepers thru the small towns of Crosses and Combs to Ark 23.
I headed south on 23 down the Pig Trail. They have the road repaired from the landslide but the surface leaves much to be desired in some areas.
I made the obligatory stop a Turner Bend and had a ham sandwich.
I stayed on 23 south to Booneville and Hwy 10 and headed west to the house.
175 miles.

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Old 06-11-2017, 06:23 PM   #2138
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Crystal and I got a late start this morning but we rode
the long way to Mena. Went through Midland over to Heavener.
We took 59 south to Rich Mountain and 272 up to Talimena Drive.
Then east to Mena and a lunch break. 71 north back to the house.
About 160 miles.
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Old 06-12-2017, 11:48 AM   #2139
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I got out Saturday and did a little bit of riding. I took the madam over to checkout Harmony Hall, which is an old southern plantation, then we rode over to the local Civil War battlefield (www.Averasboro.com) and checked out the museum, battlefield and cemetery. Round trip about 150 miles. Had a good day.
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Old 06-13-2017, 09:44 PM   #2140
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Sounds like a good time Robert.
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