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Old 09-21-2010, 04:03 PM   #31
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Most people that don't live around here probably don't know this building. Quite a site when it's silhouetted in the evening, I'm sure they built it there for a reason. The Mormon temple pierces the sky.

Or, as we all called it growing up, DISNEYLAND!

Also, they just started that same bike sharing program here: http://dcist.com/2010/09/capital_bik...or_busines.php

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Old 09-22-2010, 10:57 AM   #32
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Great report

Very good pictures and a great report.
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:24 AM   #33
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Thanks guys. Glad you enjoy. I did just see a row of 'bixi' bikes in Adam's Morgan this weekend and did a double take.

And kind of a twisted Cinderella Castle that Mormon Temple 16...

The chalet is at Lac York (Lake) which is a nice place to stay if your taking that way to Gaspe.


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Old 09-22-2010, 05:34 PM   #34
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nice report. we used to talk about doing the Gaspe back when the New England Chapter was active, but we never did.

looks like Cindy is well fed..
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Old 09-25-2010, 02:33 PM   #35
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Hmmm...I'm not sure how I should take that last comment...
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Old 09-25-2010, 03:44 PM   #36
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Nice report lukeman and speedcindy! Makes me want to visit up there as well.
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Old 11-09-2010, 05:49 AM   #37
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Great RR . And tanks for visiting gaspe !!
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Old 11-12-2010, 12:13 PM   #38
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nice report. we used to talk about doing the Gaspe back when the New England Chapter was active, but we never did.

looks like Cindy is well fed..
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Hmmm...I'm not sure how I should take that last comment...
My best guess is that he was referring to the picture w/ 2 huge piles of food in front of you.. Lets hope anyway.
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:15 AM   #39
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great ride/report, I'll look for your bike on the streets of DC once the better weather hits!
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:25 AM   #40
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Nice report! You guys seem like nice riders. I usually like to find out more about the riders biography, but sadly most riders leave that out of their report. I guess it must be a privacy thing?

By the way, Maine is quite mountainous. Your expedited ride home appears to have run you over I-95 which misses all that is good about Maine terrain. We have some beautiful mountains to the north of I-95 and then of course we have the coast. Take care!
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Old 03-23-2011, 01:03 PM   #41
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Nice report! You guys seem like nice riders. I usually like to find out more about the riders biography, but sadly most riders leave that out of their report. I guess it must be a privacy thing?


By the way, Maine is quite mountainous. Your expedited ride home appears to have run you over I-95 which misses all that is good about Maine terrain. We have some beautiful mountains to the north of I-95 and then of course we have the coast. Take care!
Thanks for the compliment!

Yeah I'm not sure I'm a pretty private person for the most part, so I imagine a bit of not wanting everyone to know everything.

As far as breezing through Maine, I guess that's the price we paid for running such a tight schedule. We wanted to spend as much time tooling around Quebec as possible and found ourselves in Gaspe without too many more days left. Everyone that I know from Maine always gives it high praise. I'm a bit sad I didn't get to see Acadia as I've heard its quite beautiful.

I'm looking at possibly riding out west here in the next few weeks as I have some time in between jobs.

I put on some K1100RS handle bars which is a lot better without any wind protection. A nice ride into work yesterday. Working on covering the gold with matte black.

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Old 11-11-2013, 02:46 PM   #42
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Great RR and fantastic pictures
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:35 PM   #43
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Great ride. You have to go back. The Maritimes area is chock full of great rides and great people.
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:34 PM   #44
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Great ride. You have to go back. The Maritimes area is chock full of great rides and great people.
What he said!
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:08 AM   #45
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Very nice report guys. Thanks! You had a goal in mind, Gaspe, and you made it, which is great! Yeah, you saw lots of other stuff along the way that you would have explored/ridden if you'd had the time, but you'll be back I think. Love to see older road bikes going on journeys. Also nice that Cindy added her take on things. The second viewpoint often makes a report even better. Is that starting problem something there's a known cure for, or do you face having to take out the wire harness every time it happens?
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