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Old 07-17-2013, 07:03 PM   #15316
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And remember, it is not a successful weekend of adv riding unless you come back with something like this:

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Old 07-17-2013, 07:11 PM   #15317
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Duck, I know a great road where you can launch that F800 into a ditch if you ever want to get rid of it . That's how I ended up on a 990.
Shady, I think I gave it to him or was that late nite stuff.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #15318
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T-Rex. lol Now that was some funny shit.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:46 PM   #15319
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RubberDuck, here is some ShadySmurf would tell you, 32 to 34, rt on 1690, left on 127, left on 281 thru Adamsville then rt on 46, left on 39 next rt on 73, rt on 42, rt on 572, left on 1047, rt on 257/533, rt on 535 turns into 101 back to 581. From there I leave it up to you.

P.S. the gates can be pushed open with the front tire.
The road of death for the F800GS was Stillman Valley road over by Youngsport. You can find some nice paved road and short dirt hops around there. Not the best place to go by any means, but good to go explore for a couple hours...as long as you pay attention to road signs.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:55 PM   #15320
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well let me know if you go riding cause i really wanting to go riding with other people haha
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:31 PM   #15321
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well let me know if you go riding cause i really wanting to go riding with other people haha
That's all well and good... depending on how you define "other people." Good news is these "other people" will let you know - right here in this thread of awesomeness.

When you show up for a ride:
If you see a rattle-can-flat-black KLR prepare to get snookered. If you see a blue and bronze weestrom prepare to get punned. If you see a Harley then, God help us, Tom needs new tires or your in the wrong place.

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Old 07-17-2013, 10:16 PM   #15322
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well let me know if you go riding cause i really wanting to go riding with other people haha
Some of these guys can be a challenge to "ride WITH", exactly.
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Old 07-18-2013, 01:59 AM   #15323
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Some of these guys can be a challenge to "ride WITH", exactly.
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Wear them.

Love them.

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Old 07-18-2013, 04:17 AM   #15324
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Might want to start riding with slowoldguy first. And then work up
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Old 07-18-2013, 04:34 AM   #15325
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Might want to start riding with slowoldguy first. And then work up
Snookering!

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Old 07-18-2013, 07:03 AM   #15326
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Might want to start riding with slowoldguy first. And then work up
I fell for this once....once
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Old 07-18-2013, 07:44 AM   #15327
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I fell for this once....once
Fell for what.........? Ride with Slowoldguy, Ghostrider1964, TXjames, Bigdave-GS, any of us will show you a "good time". Just remember ATGATT ! ! !
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:30 AM   #15328
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I have no idea what you people are talking about.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:25 AM   #15329
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Whaddaya know? Throw a sealed aluminum can full of PVC cement in a fire and it'll blow up. Sends little fires all through the air. Nifty.

That's safe around tents right?

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Old 07-18-2013, 09:34 AM   #15330
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haha good stuff.... i got the variant helmet with a visor so not sure if i need googles...Also i like all types of riding. i had an Aprilia Dorsoduro before this and a R1 couple CBR RRs, dirt bikes so im a n00b but not really. The problem with this bike for me has been the seat height, i am 5'11 but struggle sometimes, but yea on, off road, slow fast, sight seeing.. I am down for whatever
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