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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 53,932
Posted By KYMike
I'd never heard of this (had to Google it). All...

I'd never heard of this (had to Google it). All my friends had an Atari.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Elizabethtown. Right in the center of the state. ...

Elizabethtown. Right in the center of the state.




Thanks! Occasionally she reads these, so I thought she might enjoy it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Me too. I won't be doing this again any time...

Me too. I won't be doing this again any time soon.



Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Well, that’s it! I rode 1,749 miles in 28 hours...

Well, that’s it! I rode 1,749 miles in 28 hours and 18 minutes. Here’s the breakdown…

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
I jump on Hwy 24 and make my way to the Western...

I jump on Hwy 24 and make my way to the Western Kentucky Parkway. Two hours on the WK and I’ll be home.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Now in Kentucky, I have a job to do. The KY Photo...

Now in Kentucky, I have a job to do. The KY Photo Tag has been sitting in Wickliffe, KY for several weeks now. I recognized the photo, and knew my journey home would lead me to within a half mile of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
I pass some cotton fields and cool clouds before...

I pass some cotton fields and cool clouds before pulling of the highway at Charleston.

...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 53,932
Posted By KYMike
Yeah, I've got a little one at home, so Friday...

Yeah, I've got a little one at home, so Friday will be spent Trick-or-Treating. I plan to ride down sometime on Saturday, spend the night, and ride Sunday. I'm looking forward to seeing Sieg and Mrs....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
As I leave Van Buren, I set the GPS for “HOME”...

As I leave Van Buren, I set the GPS for “HOME” and get an idea of the remaining miles and hours. Before I left on this trip, Google maps had shown the route as 1,741 miles. Doing the math, I realize...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
I leave McDonald’s and soon come to a sign for...

I leave McDonald’s and soon come to a sign for Willow Springs, MO. With so much time to think, it’s easy to recall memories. In this case, it’s Willow Springs International Raceway in California. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
I’m awake at this point (not yawning anymore),...

I’m awake at this point (not yawning anymore), but decide I should get to Springfield, MO and on Hwy 60 before looking for a place to stop and sleep. It’s less than an hour away.

Once on Hwy 60...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
My night pictures on the move aren’t turning out...

My night pictures on the move aren’t turning out too well, so I don’t bother to take any. I continue on the Turnpike and at 1:24AM KY time I stop to pay my $4 toll. I-44 becomes the Will Rogers...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Ghostie. My last Ramble was in 1986 (too...

Thanks Ghostie. My last Ramble was in 1986 (too long ago).
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
So I’m in Shamrock, TX and all gassed up. Next...

So I’m in Shamrock, TX and all gassed up. Next obstacle, I need to break into my top case. I go inside the gas station and ask the clerk if he has a hammer. He gives me dumb look and says “No”. It’s...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
I figured Texas was getting close, and within 30...

I figured Texas was getting close, and within 30 minutes or so I reach the border.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Back on the road I see this warning sign. Looks...

Back on the road I see this warning sign. Looks like rocks tend to fall from the top, so I stay to the left.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Probably nothing, we all wore those socks!

Probably nothing, we all wore those socks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
The landscape is pretty barren… ...

The landscape is pretty barren…

http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp93232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv9%3A%3B5%3Dot%3E2334%3D%3A%3A9%3D963%3DXROQDF%3E27%3B%3C%3B84927249ot1lsi


…but I chug...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
Friday, October 3rd

My simple plan was this (everything in MY Time, EST):
Fly to Phoenix on Friday, prepping the bike and getting to bed by 2AM.
Sleep 7 hours, and get on the road by 10AM.
Ride until midnight (14...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By KYMike
KYMike’s Bun-Burner Ride Home (or how I rode 1,749 miles to snag the KY Photo Tag)

I went on my first long trip last October, heading out West and ending in Phoenix. A new friend was kind enough to offer garage space until I could return in the Spring for a southerly ride home to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Thanks everyone. Unfortunately it will probably...

Thanks everyone. Unfortunately it will probably be a couple of years before Dave and I get to ride together again.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 33,514
Posted By KYMike
Here you go Mark. I see now I didn't park as...

Here you go Mark. I see now I didn't park as close as you.

OLD Tag...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 90,173
Posted By KYMike
Ha, no KoolAid. I think they'll let you in even...

Ha, no KoolAid. I think they'll let you in even without a BMW.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 90,173
Posted By KYMike
Not this year, but I'd like to go sometime. I...

Not this year, but I'd like to go sometime. I have family near there, and it's a beautiful area.

Hit me up next year!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,653
Posted By KYMike
Looking forward to more! :clap

Looking forward to more! :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 33,514
Posted By KYMike
New Tag - ...

New Tag -


http://mbabc.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc/i-5vDmzVZ/0/L/P9070561-L.jpg


Good grief.......I hope that's not the one over in Wickcliffe.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By KYMike
Mine did that last year while spending a couple...

Mine did that last year while spending a couple of nights in Colorado. I have the original battery in mine (5 years old), so I assumed that was the reason.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,531
Posted By KYMike
I wondered when I saw the Paradise sign if you...

I wondered when I saw the Paradise sign if you would mention The Fish House. It doesn't look like much, but I had a really great meal there. Would gladly go back again!

Enjoying the RR.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,531
Posted By KYMike
We'll I was going to copy the first sunset photo...

We'll I was going to copy the first sunset photo and comment on how nice it was, but then all the rest were great as well!

Enjoying the RR.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,118
Posted By KYMike
Looking forward to more!

Looking forward to more!
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,531
Posted By KYMike
Great teaser photos! Looking forward to more.

Great teaser photos! Looking forward to more.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Dave!

Dave, I can't thank you enough for all you've done. Please know that I really appreciate it. I hope we can ride together again some day!

A few post-ride comments...
Total miles: 3,819 indicated...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Hey Questor. I'm sure you and Dave will get to...

Hey Questor. I'm sure you and Dave will get to ride some of these roads in the near future.

Also, I had read your latest RR the night before leaving on this trip. The next day we rode past the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
I've already posted a few, but here's several...

I've already posted a few, but here's several more of Dave capturing those awesome photos! He puts in the effort both during and after the ride.

While visiting Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
An early start indeed! It was 1:30am as I was...

An early start indeed! It was 1:30am as I was setting the alarm on my iphone for 5:00am. It would be a short night.

The depression in the rocks was a great spot, once you dismissed any fear...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
I followed Dave on our short stint on the...

I followed Dave on our short stint on the highway...

http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp93232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv7647%3Dot%3E2334%3D%3A%3A9%3D963%3DXROQDF%3E27%3A67%3B%3B37%3A249ot1lsi
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Ladybug. I forget the cost of my meal, but...

Thanks Ladybug. I forget the cost of my meal, but it was worth it. You need to splurge every once in a while, especially on a trip like this.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Nice job Dave! That was a great day of riding. ...

Nice job Dave! That was a great day of riding.

We did get stopped once...can you see the hold up?

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Dave's Day 7 Quote (actually a short conversation)

I don't remember exactly which day this was...........

Dave: You need to counter-steer.
Mike: What's that?
Dave: Didn't you learn that in the Motorcycle Safety Course?
Mike: I didn't take that....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,963
Posted By KYMike
Dinner was NOT that yummy, but the views were...

Dinner was NOT that yummy, but the views were awesome!

...
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