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Old 06-25-2015, 12:39 PM   #1
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Bucket List Trips????

I'm enjoying getting to know my new GSA and have 2200 new miles on her in the 3 weeks of ownership...

I bought the GSA for a trip up to Canada -- suggestions on when/how would be greatly appreciated!

What trip is on your bucket list?????
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Old 06-25-2015, 03:59 PM   #2
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Dream trip.

Hello RCU2YO,
Mine is Prudhoe Bay if and when time permits. If more time is available, Inuvik as well. Love the scenery along the way there and like to see them on a bike. Prudhoe Bay and Inuvik are more personal accomplishment related.
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Old 06-26-2015, 04:06 AM   #3
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I have a strong desire to ride to Gander, Newfoundland to visit the Arrow Air Crash Site Memorial. I was in the Air Force at the time and volunteered to work in the recovery operation at the Mortuary at Dover AFB. I feel a deep connection with the 101st Airborne Division as a result. I also would like to see the memorial at Fort Campbell, KY for the same reasons.

Both those trips are at the top of my bucket list.

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Old 06-26-2015, 06:18 AM   #4
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The TAT is the biggest doable trip on my list. Otherwise I was want to explore states I've never been to or spent much time in. I'd like to see parts of Canada too b
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:25 AM   #5
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Mexico. As interesting and beautiful place anywhere you can visit. Grand Canyon never fails to impress.
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Old 06-26-2015, 10:11 AM   #6
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"Going To The Sun"...

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Old 06-26-2015, 10:12 AM   #7
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For me it's riding around the Med.
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Old 06-26-2015, 12:10 PM   #8
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I'm enjoying getting to know my new GSA and have 2200 new miles on her in the 3 weeks of ownership...

I bought the GSA for a trip up to Canada -- suggestions on when/how would be greatly appreciated!

What trip is on your bucket list?????
I highly recommend a trip (or series of trips) through all the national parks and monuments in Northern Arizona and (especially) Utah. It is some of the most spectacular scenery on earth.
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Old 06-26-2015, 12:26 PM   #9
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Not as much a ride as an experience, "the Isle of Mann TT".

A ride through the Alps, Germany, Italy Austria.

A ride around New Zealand, both north and south.
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Old 06-26-2015, 04:11 PM   #10
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Vietnam, Loas, Cambodia and Thailand. That would be awesome.
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Old 06-26-2015, 05:24 PM   #11
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Go back to Vietnam and Laos. Mongolia.
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Old 06-26-2015, 07:48 PM   #12
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For me two months in New Zealand would be it... I might even like part of it on it an "unobtainium" big bore standard like the Suzuki. For the rest of it I'd like a GSA, KTM, new Honda Africa Twin or similar and take every unpaved road I could find. As much as I'd like to say I want hardcore single track and primitive camping I am no longer that guy...

If I don't get there that's ok... N. GA, southern TN, western SC/NC are pretty spectacular and I will get a month or two out west I feel so lucky everyday, I live in a beautiful part of the world...
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:28 PM   #13
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We did the Alps last September. Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and northern Italy and it exceeded my very high expectations. We were planning a return trip on our flight home. Austria is some place I could spend a long time exploring.

We've ridden Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico a few years ago. And The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Nova Scotia in 2013. Both of those were outstanding and left memories.

I've never been to Idaho or Montana so they are on my list. I have also read so much about Baja that I'd like to ride that.

So many places....
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Old 06-27-2015, 05:08 PM   #14
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We did the Alps last September. Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and northern Italy and it exceeded my very high expectations.
Did you rent bikes and go out on your own or through a tour company? That's a trip I'd like to do in the next few years.

Other bucket list trips include Deadhorse which I did last summer and would do again in a heartbeat.

Riding South America to Tierra Del Fuego.

Dust to Dawson sounds like fun as well.
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Old 06-27-2015, 06:55 PM   #15
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Did you rent bikes and go out on your own or through a tour company? That's a trip I'd like to do in the next few years.
We decided to go with a tour company for the first trip. We chose Edelweiss because they had a tour that centered in one hotel in Seefeld, Austria and the rides went out in a different direction each day.

When we return we feel confident we could do it on our own. But I have to say Edelweiss chose a great hotel, the food was outstanding, the selection of bikes available was diverse, and it felt like we were being treated well for our vacation dollars.

We planned this trip for 5 years and always seemed to find a reason to put it off "until next year". We finally had some life events happen that made us decide to stop delaying. We're glad we did and wish we had done it sooner. Do it.
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