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Old 04-03-2009, 07:00 PM   #76
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what a classic..........I am still chuckling at some of the images.
Have never done a RR........but everytime I read one I think......I know just how some of this strange sheeet happens. You go Jenna.............I am proud of you. Great airhead too..........I am looking at buying a bike there in Atlanta you a good beer if you let me. Glad you got back safe.
When I'm dead, I sure don't want people thinking I never really lived. Hell with that.

Set tall in the saddle, hold your head up high...Keep your eyes fixed where the trail meets the sky....Live like you aint afraid to die. And don't be scared, just enjoy the ride. "Chris Ledoux"
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Old 04-05-2009, 01:49 AM   #77
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rr stands for real readventure

Glad to have found this, you are braver,smarter and a better writer than you think you are .
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:40 PM   #78
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Great RR. I enjoyed reading it, and loved the pics.
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:18 AM   #79
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Nice job and a fun read!
I had the same "vapor lock" problem with my HPN tank the first time I took it out too! The funny thing is that I have the very same tank bag also. My theory is that the tank bag squashed the vent and caused the thing to not breathe.
My folks are in MI too! Oxford, just north of Pontiac.

I'll take some pics of my tank cover and send them over to you.

PS -- Go to Alaska.

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Old 05-20-2009, 12:25 PM   #80
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Ace report!
Pretty soon I knew the tune,
And we sat and sang under the Moon
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Old 05-20-2009, 12:30 PM   #81
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Glad to see this RR is still getting the recognition it deserves.

Ride Report: Canada North to South 2008 here
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Old 05-20-2009, 02:42 PM   #82
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Holy crap, can't believe people are still looking at this thing. I'll do better next time. thanks so much to all you cats for your comments!!!
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:16 PM   #83
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Hardwaregrrl Rocks. My brother bought an ST new in the early eighties. Nice to see your kickin butt on one.
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Old 05-31-2009, 06:16 AM   #84
Let me pontificate.
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Yep we are still looking at this :)
I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like his passengers.
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:36 PM   #85
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Nice report!! I loved the "Big Beaver rd exit 69" sign... too funny! Glad you made it home in good order.
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:32 PM   #86
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What an entertaining report, so glad I came across it. Your attitude, style & determination is refreshing. Keep up the good living...
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Old 11-18-2009, 03:55 AM   #87
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Just when you thought your thread was dead... BUMP

I loved it.
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Old 11-18-2009, 05:45 AM   #88
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Just found this ride report-only a year late, but liked it still
good job!!! (your Lab trip was great too!)
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Old 11-18-2009, 05:49 AM   #89
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Very enjoyable!! I like your writing style too
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Old 11-27-2009, 08:37 AM   #90
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Great RR, I love the battery in back solution.
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