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Old 12-07-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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My R1200GS

Gone but not forgotten - and it is in good hands. You can read where-why it went here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835670

Some of the places it took me:

Foggy coast in California


The Geographic center of 48 States, near Lebanon, KS


In Red River, NM


Near Fish Lake, UT


The sun does not always shine. Near Durango CO


Independence Pass, CO


Cape Hatteras, NC


Slatyfork, WV


Yosemite NP, CA


On the Cherohala Skyway, NC


RT. 250, WV


Not so long ago


Lots of (s)miles!!!
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:06 AM   #2
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Glad that some of your 180,000 miles were spent HERE in CO...Independence Pass and Durango, et al. for sure.

Actually thought I recognized the ole Comfort Inn?
Stayed there often on the way to Phoenix during Thanksgiving.

27 degrees one morning upon departure with FROST all over the bike.
Heated grips sure felt great.

After the scoot...look forward to a trike and another 180,000,
Congrats.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:10 AM   #3
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Also glad you spent some time here in NC our outer banks are really nice.. Good photo's too..
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:22 AM   #4
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Way to go Paul/glad you got to really enjoy your GS!
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:51 PM   #5
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Congrats on all of your miles on your GS and other your bikes, Paul. I can only hope I'm still riding when I'm 81, and whatever I'm riding then is irrelevant!
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:26 PM   #6
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congrats on many fronts.....thanks for sharing,
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:28 PM   #7
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Hey Paul. Are you riding the scoot to Finger Lakes next year?
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:52 PM   #8
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A certain song made famous by Johnny Cash comes to mind....

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Old 12-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #9
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Gone but not forgotten - and it is in good hands.
Lots of (s)miles!!!
Way to go Paul, you sure got your miles and smiles from your R1200! Great pictures of your travels too. I believe you'll really enjoy riding your lighter and lower Yamaha 400 scooter for many miles as well.
When I'm no longer comfortable riding a motorcycle the next step will be one of the high performance scooters.
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:23 AM   #10
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Hey Paul. Are you riding the scoot to Finger Lakes next year?
I plan ahead, but not THAT much!
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:47 PM   #11
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You are the MAN Paul!
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:30 AM   #12
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:23 AM   #13
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Did you notice the windshield...?

I had the good fortune of meeting Paul and his steed at a gas station in Lexington, VA. That was the first time (and only since) that I'd seen an actual "BMW Million Mile Club" medallion.
You can see it on his windshield, right above the headlight. Absolutely amazing!

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Old 12-09-2012, 10:01 PM   #14
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Hey Paul, In one of the photo's above there sits a nifty digital temp display. is it waterproof? Who makes it? Sorry for the hijack.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:44 AM   #15
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Hey Paul, In one of the photo's above there sits a nifty digital temp display. is it waterproof? Who makes it? Sorry for the hijack.
$5 to $10 on ebay from China. Not waterproof but I put duct tape on the back and never had a problem.
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