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Old November 8th, 2009, 09:19 PM   #81
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wow!!! what an awesome adventure!!
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Old November 9th, 2009, 06:28 AM   #82
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Michigan Unemployment Insurance comes every two weeks....
DMCJeep and I wondered about that - thought maybe you lost your job, said "Fuck It" and took your savings on the road and left your problems behind for awhile.

That's turning a frown upside down.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 06:29 AM   #83
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So between being stingy on where I spent my money on sleeping and on food, it really was pretty cheap!
Hot damn.

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Old November 9th, 2009, 06:46 AM   #84
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Hey Ben what's up man? Good to see you are having a good time. Hit us up sometime. We'll go out and grab some beers!
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Old November 9th, 2009, 08:01 AM   #85
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That's fucking awesome
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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:35 AM   #86
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Very cool......Hope to do this same type of ride some day. Except on an Ultra Classic, I'm a bit older and need comfort too.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 12:12 PM   #87
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Awesome trip! That takes dedication!
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Old November 9th, 2009, 12:37 PM   #88
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I bet you could ride one hell of a wheelie with all that stuff on the back. Great pictures!
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Old November 9th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #89
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Great job and what an awsome adventure. I would be happy to make it west of Chicago some day! Glad you had a great and safe time. Hope all is well with your parents.


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Old November 9th, 2009, 01:15 PM   #90
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fucking Hero.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 01:15 PM   #91
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Ferken Awesome. I have been off work for the last 3 weeks (start new job wednesday) All i accomplished was a wedding, selling my jeep and moving. Like the others I'm a bit jelous.

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Old November 10th, 2009, 12:52 PM   #92
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I bet you could ride one hell of a wheelie with all that stuff on the back. Great pictures!
Its funny you say that...... That was the same thing a friend in Minneapolis said to me....... right before I said watch my beer Lemme try..... I got a good dozen awesome wheelies...... then I dislocated my knee almost crashing...... LOL....... but I didn't crash and was able to keep it upright....... I wish we had some pics of that!!!!! But at least I have witnesses!
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Old November 10th, 2009, 12:54 PM   #93
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Very cool......Hope to do this same type of ride some day. Except on an Ultra Classic, I'm a bit older and need comfort too.

Now, that would be a bike to do it on!..... with a side hack and a trailer camper!!!! That would be the life!!!!.... but I'd beef up the suspension with one of those progressive systems before I did it again!.....

....or one of those BMW Adventure bikes..... I saw A LOT of them up in Alaska!
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Old November 10th, 2009, 06:57 PM   #94
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I've been on alot of road trips on my bikes over the years and road many
1000 mile days. I know what it means to do trips like that.

I would of been more inpressed if you would have done it on your
Sportster.

Good job. And i would like to see the map when you get it done
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Old November 10th, 2009, 07:32 PM   #95
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I dont even own or ride a motorcycle, but that's a pretty fuckin sweet story.

x3 on seeing that map!!!
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Old November 10th, 2009, 08:51 PM   #96
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lol..
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Old November 14th, 2009, 10:52 AM   #97
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NICE. I can only hope of doing something like that someday. Cool pics BTW.
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Old November 14th, 2009, 11:07 AM   #98
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awesome trip!!!!you only live once so follow your dreams and do it!! looks like your on your way of doing what makes you happy.
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Old November 14th, 2009, 11:33 AM   #99
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Man I want to do the same thing on a Bike one day. That must of been awesome to see the Country on a bike.

I have seen and been to most of the U.S. with my family camping, and had a awesome time doing it.
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Old November 28th, 2009, 09:53 AM   #100
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Dude, there is no other way to travel if you really want to experience the Scenery.... well you could walk, but.... no! LOL
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