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Old November 7th, 2009, 09:29 AM   #41
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Did you have a GPS with you? Would love to see the routes you took. To accomplish the 27k+ miles.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 10:18 AM   #42
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sweet, I'd love to do the same trip in a LeCar
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Old November 7th, 2009, 10:21 AM   #43
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Old November 7th, 2009, 10:27 AM   #44
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Holy crap!!

You are a machine.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 10:31 AM   #45
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Wow...now that's a trip.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 10:54 AM   #46
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Wow, what an amazing trip. Thanks for sharing the pictures - even though they're only at the entrance signs, they give a hint to what the state is like. Very cool.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 11:09 AM   #47
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I hate to break it to you, but a guy was just explaining to me that there's no way you can ride any kind of real distance on a Dyna.

Don't you feel silly.

Very cool pics.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 11:46 AM   #48
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thats awesome. trip of a lifetime.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:20 PM   #49
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scary. how did you fare in that wreck?
It was fine..... I was going down a gravel road so I was only going about 10 mph.... and hit a gravel covered sugar-sand patch.... the pic doesn't so it all that well, but I was fine and so was the bike...
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:23 PM   #50
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i'm sure you many great stories. Did you ever calculate the average MPG... gas bill? lol

You just did what i'm sure many people dream of doing.
In high altitude of the mountains and when It got really cold, I was getting about 35 mpg..... when it was warm and the temps were higher I was getting about 40-45 mpg.... I have no idea what I spent in gas.... I just kept going while I had money.... when I ran out.... I waited until I got some more...
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:26 PM   #51
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That alaska hwy is brutal in a car. Cant imagine riding it, and on an FXR to boot.
It was absolutely fine..... I averaged 60 -70 mph...... I think because on a bike I could navigate through the "best route" while going through the gravel patches and frost heaves....
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:28 PM   #52
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Excellent trip.

Did you visit a lot of National Parks while traveling on this trip?
As many as I could! I picked up an annual pass before I left and that helped out tons...... I think I hit 14 or 15 NaTIONAL pARKS....
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:34 PM   #53
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I hate to break it to you, but a guy was just explaining to me that there's no way you can ride any kind of real distance on a Dyna.

Don't you feel silly.

Very cool pics.

Thats funny! My fat and outta shape ass did it..... and if my Father wasn't sick & mom needed help around the house, I'd still be out there keepin on keepin on!

"Being a biker isn't for pussies!"
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:35 PM   #54
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Wow, what an amazing trip. Thanks for sharing the pictures - even though they're only at the entrance signs, they give a hint to what the state is like. Very cool.
I've taken over 10K pics and I'm trying to sift through and organize them before I get to posting them....
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:38 PM   #55
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I met this cat out at the Grand Canyon...... the dude is from London, England and had his bike shipped to Fairbanks, AK and is riding down to the Southern most tip of Argentina, then shipping his bike to the southern horn of Africa and will ride back north to London..... this dude is bad ass!
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:47 PM   #56
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That is one BADASS trip.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:57 PM   #57
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pure awesomeness!!!!!
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Old November 7th, 2009, 02:33 PM   #58
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I met this cat out at the Grand Canyon...... the dude is from London, England and had his bike shipped to Fairbanks, AK and is riding down to the Southern most tip of Argentina, then shipping his bike to the southern horn of Africa and will ride back north to London..... this dude is bad ass!
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So when you try to put that in Google maps or Bing maps, they tell you it's not possible to calculate those directions.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 02:48 PM   #59
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That's what I call livin life. Good for you man. It must feel good to be back in your own bed and hot shower......
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Old November 7th, 2009, 04:23 PM   #60
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Fantastic Ben, glad to see your fairing well and had a blast.
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