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Old 02-19-2011, 07:07 PM   #121
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It must be a 57. I wasn't sure if it was a 7 or 8, but my 1st car was a 56 Olds. Wish I still had it. I also want to say I thought you expressed the "feel" of the ride in your RR extremely well. Thank-you for posting it.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:47 PM   #122
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Great ride report and pictures girls.
Really enjoyed the time you put into posting it.
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I hope your next adventure and ride report is a cracker.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:58 PM   #123
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It must be a 57. I wasn't sure if it was a 7 or 8, but my 1st car was a 56 Olds. Wish I still had it. I also want to say I thought you expressed the "feel" of the ride in your RR extremely well. Thank-you for posting it.
it is a '57 good eye....my father did not restore the Olds...he wrote a cheque, takes it to shows and wins....
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Old 02-21-2011, 09:02 AM   #124
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Just stumbled on this RR. Great report ladies - very impressive trip. We ALL bitched about the heat and humidity this past summer - but now not so much. Snowing and 8 degrees F.
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Old 02-21-2011, 09:11 AM   #125
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that heat was probably the most mentally and physically challenging part of the trip!
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Old 02-22-2011, 05:21 PM   #126
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Great RR Gals! Some long days in the saddle but you did well to get in the touristy stuff that you did.

Have fun in Alaska...bring DEET!
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Old 02-22-2011, 09:28 PM   #127
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Compilation 2010 Tour

Just put together a compilation of our trip...it's long, so skip it, watch it, skim it...whatever....it was fun to remember! Watch on full screen and HD

Cross Country Road Trip 2010 from Leslie Sofarelli on Vimeo.
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:41 PM   #128
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Thanks for posting. Great RR! You got some wonderful photos of beautiful scenery; I really enjoyed it.
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Old 02-25-2011, 06:29 AM   #129
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thanks...I hope to improve on my RR for our next trip...more pics, better videos and more info about routes etc....this was good practise for this summers trip....just have to get my partner more involved in using the helmet cam and take videos..
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Old 04-24-2011, 12:33 PM   #130
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Stumbled onto your RR and there went several enjoyable hours! Thank you for sharing! I have your same bike, with the Jesse's, except the rear top box. How critical is it to have that top box on a multi week trip? I have the same Wolfman bag.

Weekend stuff I fill the Wolfman with all camping stuff, one side bag clothes etc., other side bag bike stuff (tools, parts, etc.). I also have your same GPS - though I need some lessons from Cheryl, cause I ain't too good with it.

Great to read a RR with our bike - there aren't many. I love my bike as you love yours - light, nimble, comfortable, smooth, reliable, minimal vibration, etc. Thanks again for the hours of work to create the RR for us to share with you.
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:06 PM   #131
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not critical to have a top box but comes in handy when you do not want to carry your helmet. I am not sure if we are going to take our top box this year when we head to Alaska....still pondering the idea of just taking two dry bags.

This summers trip will be much more challenging than last summer and longer...we are going for at least 40 days. Leave July 4th and we are going to try and do a live RR....
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:35 AM   #132
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Our New Adventure for 2011

This will be our thread for our first attempt at a LIVE report from the road when we leave from the Vancouver area of BC, Canada and head up to the Yukon, NWT, Alaska and back home. Around 42-45 days, hitting destinations like Inuvik, NWT and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Lot's in between!

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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=693154



My partner is Cheryl aka BeemerBug...I will be typing in ORANGE and Cheryl/aka BeemerBug will be BLUE

We are honored and privileged to be able to ride two of the brand newly released 2012 Triumph Tiger 800 XC w/ABS bikes on this adventure. Triumph Canada and Western Powersports are sponsoring this trip but we are responsible for all expenses. Just wanted to make that clear in the beginning.

Triumph Canada]
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We leave June 29th, 2011 so stay tuned to this thread and we will be adding more info such as our intros to who were are and more social media links and sponsors. Just wanted to get this out there while we are still in the prep stages.

If interested we have a facebook page too!

CHERYL & LESLIE'S TRIUMPH TIGER 800 XC ADV

Hope many of you will come along for the ride with us....2 women who just love to ADV ride!

We will be raising money for ACT-Autism Community Training!

ACT WEB SITE

You can donate directly to them or to our paypal account and we will donate money raised in the name of our trip at the end. Please take the time and read up on this great Organization and help out parents who have Autistic children! When you donate to ACT directly just mention this ride!

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Just put in the message this is for ACT...all proceeds go to ACT not the trip! We thank you in advance!
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Old 08-14-2011, 12:14 PM   #133
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we just got back from our 44 day Triumph Tiger 800XC adventure.

If anyone is interested check out the RR and review of the bikes we borrowed!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=696871
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:52 AM   #134
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I'm certainly taking notes of the routes you took through BC off road. They look like a lot of fun. Next year….
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:55 AM   #135
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I'm certainly taking notes of the routes you took through BC off road. They look like a lot of fun. Next year….
there are so many...get yourself the BC backroad map book...because there are 1000's of dirt logging roads etc...that one can ride! Have fun we sure did and do!
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