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Old 02-26-2013, 01:32 AM   #6871
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Actually - the suspension on the newer bike is quite good (much firmer and better controlled like the CBR250R) compared to the older 125R.

Lappeman - if you can make it - we could do a short run out to the Catfish Lake Tower (Menzies/ Bailloquet Tower) and explore it while we're there. I wish I knew more about this tower. Looks like there's a logging road that might provide reasonably good access. The yellow line from the cut to the top is about 1.45 kms.

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Mike, rode part way to that one a few years back but turned around. Looked too bad for the KLR at the time and the cupola wasn't on the tower anymore, so I didn't bother.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:04 AM   #6872
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Mike. I think the road towards that tower is very grown in. I think I rode up that road a few years ago and didn't get too far. Doug. who was at the nofar on the wing last year lives across the lake from it. I'll ask him.
I know of another tower you can ride to the base of.
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Mike, rode part way to that one a few years back but turned around. Looked too bad for the KLR at the time and the cupola wasn't on the tower anymore, so I didn't bother.
Thanks for the info guys. That's disappointing. Yet - at some point I think I'd still like make my way to that tower - even if from the main road to the south. Would require some bushwacking. I'd like to take some photos and look around.

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Old 02-26-2013, 07:08 AM   #6873
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We should try to have an ADV lunch in April and see who all is going to the Ice Breaker. It's always fun to travel in a group and arrive at the Madhouse in Thunder Bay on mass.

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:53 PM   #6874
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Loaded up the DR & KLR today. Headed to Arkansas Thursday for a week in the Ozarks. Hope the snow melts before we get there.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:57 PM   #6875
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Loaded up the DR & KLR today. Headed to Arkansas Thursday for a week in the Ozarks. Hope the snow melts before we get there.
Wow Steve. I was just thinking about ya today. I was betting that you'd be out riding in the sun and + C temps. Hope you have a great adventure. Looking forward to seeing the pics! :)

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Old 02-26-2013, 02:09 PM   #6876
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Loaded up the DR & KLR today. Headed to Arkansas Thursday for a week in the Ozarks. Hope the snow melts before we get there.
Truck? Trailer? How long to get there? Have a Hoot!
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:24 PM   #6877
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Loaded up the DR & KLR today. Headed to Arkansas Thursday for a week in the Ozarks. Hope the snow melts before we get there.

Enjoy!!
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:26 PM   #6878
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Thanks for the info guys. That's disappointing. Yet - at some point I think I'd still like make my way to that tower - even if from the main road to the south. Take some photos and look around.

Mike
There's a few other Fire Towers in that area also...I'm sure FINNDIAN knows where they are. There's supposed to be one right behind the lake in Wawa but I don't think we can get back there? I have a big list and locations of lots of Fire Towers in Ontario Mike, so if you are ever looking for one, let me know. Also 5 or 6 on the way to Duluth.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:33 PM   #6879
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Hey Lyle, going back up to the high 70's and low 80's here this weekend.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:35 PM   #6880
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hey lyle, going back up to the high 70's and low 80's here this weekend.

70-80? Mph?????
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:37 PM   #6881
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70-80? Mph?????
First time you have made a post in weeks and this the best you could come up with !!!!
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:40 PM   #6882
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Hey Lyle, going back up to the high 70's and low 80's here this weekend.
Hey Greg, piss off!
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:43 PM   #6883
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Hey Lyle, going back up to the high 70's and low 80's here this weekend.
Hey Greg, plus 3.5c and sunny here today
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:12 PM   #6884
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70-80? Mph?????
It'll be both when I'm there riding next week.

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Old 02-26-2013, 04:41 PM   #6885
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Enjoy your trip FINNDIAN! Wish I was going someplace warm about now but I have to get some money first!
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