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Old 07-07-2013, 02:35 PM   #5116
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No problem. Just don't spend much time looking down at the water. You could just ride in the paved lane?
With lane maintenance going on 103% of the time, you will end up on the grating at some point. Just look ahead and keep rolling. 233 Harleys cross that bridge daily on weekends......just sayin'
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:55 PM   #5117
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With lane maintenance going on 103% of the time, you will end up on the grating at some point. Just look ahead and keep rolling. 233 Harleys cross that bridge daily on weekends......just sayin'
Yep, I've never been over that bridge when I didn't have to ride on the grated lane at least some of the time.
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:23 PM   #5118
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Some son of a bitch burnt down Whites Bridge last night. It was the oldest covered bridge in Michigan. It was between Lowell and Belding and was a nice place to cross the Flat River. Dang
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:24 PM   #5119
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Some son of a bitch burnt down Whites Bridge last night. It was the oldest covered bridge in Michigan. It was between Lowell and Greenville and was a nice place to cross the Flat River. Dang
Saw that.

Fucking douchebags.
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:32 PM   #5120
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With lane maintenance going on 103% of the time, you will end up on the grating at some point. Just look ahead and keep rolling. 233 Harleys cross that bridge daily on weekends......just sayin'
I've ridden on grating before for short distances and it didn't bother me. The one video I found of a couple of Harley riders crossing showed one of them moving from pavement to grating and back again; the main thing I noticed was the video was more than 7 minutes long. That's a lotta bridge!
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:08 PM   #5121
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I've ridden on grating before for short distances and it didn't bother me. The one video I found of a couple of Harley riders crossing showed one of them moving from pavement to grating and back again;!
If two Harley pilots can do it side by side, anyone can.
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Old 07-07-2013, 06:38 PM   #5122
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If two Harley pilots can do it side by side, anyone can.
Yeah, well they did take up both lanes. No offense, but back when I was commuting 60 miles a day April to October in all weather the Harley riders turned into pickup drivers whenever it clouded up. That's how I put 20,000 miles on my Wing in the last six years.
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:44 PM   #5123
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Some son of a bitch burnt down Whites Bridge last night. It was the oldest covered bridge in Michigan. It was between Lowell and Belding and was a nice place to cross the Flat River. Dang
When I was a little kid some zero burned down the Ada covered bridge. It's probably the same loser. He was never caught.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:50 PM   #5124
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Cherry fest is over... TC area is kinda safe to ride again.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:31 AM   #5125
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When I was a little kid some zero burned down the Ada covered bridge. It's probably the same loser. He was never caught.
I remember that. Another sweet bridge. At least that bridge wasn't completely destroyed. The Fallsburg bridge is probably next on his list.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:43 AM   #5126
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O great! You gave the serial wooden bridge arsonist his next location!

Good job Goat
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Old 07-08-2013, 04:04 AM   #5127
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O great! You gave the serial wooden bridge arsonist his next location!

Good job Goat
Its not like it is hidden somewhere. Its just downstream from Whites Bridge and is the most used covered bridge in Michigan. Once the meth wears off I'm sure the loser doesn't even remember burning down the bridge. He's probably just as pissed as me that someone burnt it down.........Is your DR plated yet? I thought you were going to get a big adventure bike not a smaller one? If your going to be a multi biker your going to need a larger garage..... You bought that for the wife didn't you? You devious dog!
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:41 AM   #5128
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Grew up in Ada, if anyone knows where the the Camel hump bridge is...
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:42 AM   #5129
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The little DR is plated, but I am waiting on some parts to come in and working on some maintenance stuff. A 14 year old motorcycle with only 1,800 miles SOUNDS nice, but there is years and years of neglected maintenance to do.

The plan is to ride the DR this summer, keep it and buy a tourer in the spring.
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:57 AM   #5130
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Grew up in Ada, if anyone knows where the the Camel hump bridge is...
I jumped off the Camels hump many a time.
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