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Old 06-25-2011, 10:38 PM   #226
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I think I get it......... it's a RTW Pony Express ride The 06 handles the US and then when that pony gets tired, you hop on the 800, and then maybe one of those smaller enduro's you'll have stashed in the bush, just in case

travel well. I appreciate that you take the time to share all this with so many.
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:42 PM   #227
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Glad you could stop by for breakfast today.



And, he's off.



We will all be following along.
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:05 AM   #228
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:08 AM   #229
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Enjoy your trip buddy!

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Old 06-26-2011, 05:31 AM   #230
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Great!!!

Can't wait to see the pics and RR! Be good and safe travels.

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Old 06-26-2011, 06:51 AM   #231
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ride safe, mark
enjoy every mile
i really wish you had put on a "SPOT," so that we could have followed along with you
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:43 AM   #232
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Mark, Thank you for sharing this great adventure. Will be following along every twist and turn. Ride safe.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:28 AM   #233
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Great Day For a Ride

You couldn't have picked a better day to get started. Ride safe and our thoughts are with you through out your travels. Sure glad you passed those Hardleys. That's always nice.

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Old 06-26-2011, 11:24 AM   #234
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Have a great trip!

If you need a spot/bed near Asheville, NC give me a "holler"!
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Old 06-26-2011, 11:59 AM   #235
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Glad to have met you!

Mark, I look forward to living vicariously through your travel reports. What an experience, indeed! ~May the wind always be at your back and the sun on your shoulders~
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:08 PM   #236
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And, he's off.



We will all be following along.

Godspeed Radioman...ride true. Have fun.
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:28 PM   #237
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:31 PM   #238
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:10 PM   #239
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Started the morning with a great ride through south central Oregon..... Brilliant sunny morning.... No traffic



Heading out of Oregon



into Nevada


Riding briskly (must be an error in the GPS )



Across Nevada to Wendover. Can you say Worlds fastest GS


Out to Bonneville Salt Flats




Very Strange surface. it was Slightly wetter and softer than the last time I was there.




Just really great to get some miles under my belt and get to hang out on the salt flats for a bit.





With hours of helmet time today.... It was a good thing. Some of the hectic getting ready to leave thoughts have faded away. Still fairly reflective about what my life has been, the loss of Chris and this new chapter on my own. I am sure as this journey continues I will grow from the new experiences, and will find a new set of paths to follow!
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:20 PM   #240
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Awesome, ride safe Mark.
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