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Old 09-11-2011, 01:54 AM   #46
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The Beartooth Highway.




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Old 09-11-2011, 02:01 AM   #47
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After coming out in Red Lodge I headed for Glacier.
After a lengthy wait for road construction

I ended up in a RV park in Conrad MT, run but this delightful lady

She charged me $12 and then brought me a new razor and gum compliments of the chamber of commerce.
After a while she came back by and gave me the wireless key, not bad for 12 bucks a night.
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:02 AM   #48
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The next morning I got up and headed to
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:05 AM   #49
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Most of these pics are from the Going to the Sun Road.


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Old 09-11-2011, 02:08 AM   #50
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I was impressed with how clear the water was, hopefully these pics show it.


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Old 09-11-2011, 02:12 AM   #51
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And that pretty much wrapped up the goals I had for the trip. I had thought about heading into Canada, But if I did 500 miles days I was 4 days from home and I like to leave a couple extra days in case I encounter any problems. The bike had been a little slow turning over in the cold mountain mornings, I was bit afraid the battery might be going.
I never did see a Griz, or a black bear for that matter.
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:55 AM   #52
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Stunning photographs. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:05 PM   #53
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I made it home tonight. I put in a couple 700 mile days coming home and went through Chicago to make it interesting. I don't recommend you try either.
I will post up some stats from the trip as soon as I get them calculated.
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Old 09-13-2011, 04:02 AM   #54
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Glad to hear you made it back!
Looking forward to rest of the pics!
When are you doing it again?
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:57 PM   #55
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Some trip Stats
11 days
5407 Miles
$1100
F800GS averaged 52 MPG

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Old 09-13-2011, 09:18 PM   #56
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Things I added for this trip:

I don't have a regular waterproof MS GPS, but I bought a RAM mount for my TOMTOM auto GPS and man it was nice having that thing. Not only for navigation, but to let me know how many miles till destination, just a nice thing to have.
I also added a Britannia Composites screen. This allowed me to adjust the screen to shoot the wind up over my helmet.

Things I wished I had tried for the trip:
LD Comfort shorts
Some sort of cruise control or even a cramp buster.

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Old 09-13-2011, 09:18 PM   #57
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:22 PM   #58
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Old 09-15-2011, 08:59 PM   #59
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Daily mileage stats:

Day 1 480 miles
Day 2 497 miles
Day 3 517 miles
Day 4 487 miles
Day 5 400 miles
Day 6 143 miles
Day 7 440 miles
Day 8 384 miles
Day 9 744 miles
Day 10 735 miles
Day 11 580 miles
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Old 09-16-2011, 12:52 AM   #60
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Daily mileage stats:

Day 1 480 miles
Day 2 497 miles
Day 3 517 miles
Day 4 487 miles
Day 5 400 miles
Day 6 143 miles
Day 7 440 miles
Day 8 384 miles
Day 9 744 miles
Day 10 735 miles
Day 11 580 miles
Those are some long days! I averaged 400 per day on my last trip and that was about perfect. Nice pics!
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