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Old 04-29-2013, 06:23 PM   #15
kingbee OP
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Originally Posted by WVhillbilly View Post
Nice report.
I may be working there this summer, now I see I don't need to bring a bike as there is no good riding in the area.
Naw, don't bring a bike, just plenty of DEET and maybe some long johns

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Originally Posted by Mattbastard View Post
Nice RR.

I grew up in Mercer so most of that was familiar to me.
What a great place to grow up. My childhood was back and forth between the west coast and the north woods, but during my high school years I lived in Presque Isle, went to Lakeland High.

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Originally Posted by Yooper_Bob View Post
I'll back you up...there's no good riding in 'da UP!

I did a quick 260 mile jaunt on Saturday....I rode south from Marquette and worked my way all the way down to the tip of the Stonington Peninsula.

It was weird...started out with snow banks as high as my shoulders, and watched the snow levels drop the further south I went...soon, there were only occasional patches of snow.

I took my camera and two sets of batteries...both of which were dead! No pictures.
Pretty country over there. I've driven all over the U.P., and we have friends in Marquette, but I've never ridden a bike east of Gwinn. Have to check out the trails & back roads over that way soon.

Cheers,
Dave
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