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Old 05-05-2014, 07:25 AM   #4021
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Laugh Swinging Bridges Ride 2014

Got my first sticker to Swinging Bridges Ride! Also, Saturday was the 8th Annual International Female Ride Day so I was pleased to throw down 220 miles at the Swinging Bridges Ride on Saturday.

We met Rick who rocked his Triump!


Our Route Whisperer brought it


Had time for an ice cream break (Gehtlos)


And at the last 20 miles of the weekend ride, my new Canadian friend performed the 1st Annual Swinging Bridge River Bike Wash.


The River Dance was a 45 minute performance. Thanks Guys I appreciate it but you really didnt need to do this.. An ice cream would of sufficed

See you at the SLAP!
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:59 AM   #4022
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Yep....two years ago we all crossed Wenkel Ford....

.....successfully.

This year, not so much....40 ft into a 120 ft wide river a deep soft gravel bar caught me and I just stepped off.



Unfortunately....rocks got in between chain and sprocket and jammed the drive train..

Fortunately I had two good buds and the tools onboard to help. VFRpilot and Gehtlos loosened the adjusters, freed the chain and I walked it out with the rear wheel driving in first...



VFRpilot says we have this fiasco on video and I think my camera was running as well on the stuck DRZ so....more multimedia to come.
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:38 AM   #4023
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Looks like a good time, will definitely attend that one if schedule permits next year
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Old 05-05-2014, 02:32 PM   #4024
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Sunday Ride

Only water crossings were by bridge.







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Old 05-05-2014, 03:21 PM   #4025
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Damn.....

.....looks like Sunday was gorgeous here too, glad you got out Bill! We missed you at SBR, hopefully you can make Pucky Huddle or Loose Nuts later this year.

Here are VFRpilot and KWC's pics from the SBR....(and one of 4NoNo's)


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=209

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Old 05-05-2014, 08:41 PM   #4026
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Any of you flatlanders need some RokStraps?

Spring cleaning time.

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Old 05-05-2014, 08:50 PM   #4027
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I can never turn down usefull stuff haha. Bet smelly can use them on the rack of the doctor3fiddy
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:59 PM   #4028
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Two things that don't mix, water and motorcycles.
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Old 05-06-2014, 02:06 PM   #4030
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Any of you flatlanders need some RokStraps?

Spring cleaning time.

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Old 05-07-2014, 06:27 AM   #4031
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May 17. Indianapolis. Help us purchase Strider bikes for Peyton Manning Children's Hospital. 150 miles round trip. Only 10 miles of highway. Join the Indiana ADV group.
$15 per bike. $15 tshirts preordered by May 8. $3 stickers. $5 lunch at RevSport.

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Old 05-11-2014, 10:46 AM   #4032
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Saturday's Ride

Old Route 66 brick road.









This road is off of Illinois Route 4 south of Chatham, IL and north of Auburn, IL. It was completed in 1931.

Ate here.

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Old 05-11-2014, 05:30 PM   #4033
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That's really neat, William. Love rt66, rode a chunk of it in MO last weekend.

Today mellephants and I raced the hare scramble at fox valley off-road, great day for riding. No gopro footage this time though, sorry all.
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Old 05-11-2014, 07:33 PM   #4034
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I told you I was getting a Honda.

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Old 05-12-2014, 10:46 AM   #4035
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Nice, love the look of the old Africa twins.


Chickengrease, any tide report on LL this weekend? Looked muddy heh
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