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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:42 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By dryden_rider_54
Further to the road along Whitefish bay. If you...

Further to the road along Whitefish bay. If you head for "Bay Mills Resort and Casino" you should hit it. Called West lake-shore Road or Iroquois Road.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Most places in the report are nice. Wawa is a...

Most places in the report are nice. Wawa is a popular spot to stay and lots of little motels on the highway.

Gargantua has Indian pictographs right on Lk Superior. is a kind of neat but about a...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=943502
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
More catch up Ha ha yes it is Mr Happy. He...

More catch up

Ha ha yes it is Mr Happy. He covers up my spare gas can mount and smiles at the people behind me
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Just watched True Grit (john Wayne version) and...

Just watched True Grit (john Wayne version) and found that a lot of it was filmed in the Ouray area. Sounds like a place I need to visit! Thanks for the ride report.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Or sick days! .........Every day is a Saturday...

Or sick days! .........Every day is a Saturday except when it's Sunday
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Sent you a PM on the springs and seat.

Sent you a PM on the springs and seat.
Forum: Canada 08-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By dryden_rider_54
That dude has got some 'splaining' to do. Hope...

That dude has got some 'splaining' to do. Hope they send him a search bill.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 1,111,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
So sorry for your loss, may peace and fond...

So sorry for your loss, may peace and fond memories of a life well lived, be with you, and yours.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By dryden_rider_54
:lurk:clap More please!

:lurk:clap

More please!
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
In my neighborhood so I am in. Can put together a...

In my neighborhood so I am in. Can put together a few suggestions for rides.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yes the seats are krap for a long ride. I know...

Yes the seats are krap for a long ride. I know you can get a motorcycle sheep skin at Egli Sheep farms here http://eglifarm.com/index.php/cPath/49/osCsid/84baf91eaa0e308ed8825ce7d3d42948 (Good place...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Why not? It's been working for us Canadians for a...

Why not? It's been working for us Canadians for a long time :D :rofl:rofl:D
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
And once again i see the need for a "like" button...

And once again i see the need for a "like" button on ADV. Well said Jeff....onward.
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
At 58 seconds, when I watched this in 1970 my...

At 58 seconds, when I watched this in 1970 my life changed, and every riding playlist I use has this song in it.

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ut9CISI3d50"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Read this before you buy ...

Read this before you buy

http://www.ironbutt.com/ibmagazine/IronButt_1002_62-66_Hot.pdf
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Like the way you think, and nice of you to take...

Like the way you think, and nice of you to take the high road on your reply, as lots would not have.
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Should be a sweet ride. The south shore and UP is...

Should be a sweet ride. The south shore and UP is starting to be come a fav of mine. I think you could take the sherpa there and ride for a couple weeks on the back roads alone.

I have a couple...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Always good to follow your instincts. I had that...

Always good to follow your instincts. I had that very feeling while walking into a fire line in Montana. We were at the 7-10,000 foot level and I was walking alone for a couple miles to get to the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Let me know if you need any intell on some areas,...

Let me know if you need any intell on some areas, We have been around Lake Superior a few times and have ridden / driven the shores of Huron, Erie and Ontario also
Forum: Canada 08-06-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
I can imagine that it is a spectacular area to...

I can imagine that it is a spectacular area to ride. Are you planning a 100,000 ft ride at all? There are a few different routes. The BMW club along with Foothills BMW there does one but have not...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Actually in the states trike conversion is the...

Actually in the states trike conversion is the fastest growing motorcycle market out there. One place in Texas has a full year wait list, but it is not cheap and you cannot sell the parts that get...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Final Day and Wrap up

Day 14 August 1 Ashland, WI - Dryden, ON (Home)

Map
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-8ZKMIPX1VV8/U95ECu4jbmI/AAAAAAAAikc/aJu-4gjDARo/w645-h595-no/Day%2B14%2BAshland%2Bto%2BDryden.jpg

Up...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 1,111,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Ha ha. so true here also. Not sure if you have...

Ha ha. so true here also. Not sure if you have been exposed to the snickers bar commercial where the actor is a different person until he gets his snickers bar.

I find with my wife as the tone of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yes we are now home and getting back into the...

Yes we are now home and getting back into the rut. Have to get the wrap up report done.

No immediate plans for a long ride but still lots of season left

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,457
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Just following my nose (good thing it's not crooked)

My neighbour saw you. He started telling me about this woman on a bike he saw who was riding all alone. I stopped him mid sentence and described your bike and that it had a Hawaii plate and he was...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
For Winnipeg and the surrounding area!

Yes H58 from Munising, MI to Grand Marais MI through the Picture Rocks area is just as nice a ride for a longer period. The whole UP is loaded with great roads and ORV trails. Would be a great place...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Ya I was just taking a poke at the price of beer...

Ya I was just taking a poke at the price of beer in Dawson. I think we hit $100 just sitting around for a few afternoon beers at the DownTown so i know what you mean.
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Rode out to the Keweenaw peninsula on our wrap...

Rode out to the Keweenaw peninsula on our wrap around the lakes. The last 11 miles into Copper Harbour are a real treat of a ride and I put on the GoPro to video Denise as she rode out.

This is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Just finishing off a pavement ride through the...

Just finishing off a pavement ride through the area. Really nice. The last 11 miles into Copper Harbour and the road (H58) from Munising to Grand Marais are not to be missed.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yes only 2 days that we had any real rain so far....

Yes only 2 days that we had any real rain so far. One of them was only for an hour the other day but it was a good one. Like Piffle says though no such thing as bad weather on a motorcycle, just bad...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Day 13 July 31 Houghton, MI to Ashland, WI (the...

Day 13 July 31 Houghton, MI to Ashland, WI (the long way)
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Ya we should have too becaiuse we hit the big...

Ya we should have too becaiuse we hit the big rain before we started up 41 and she came down in buckets. If we would have waited an hour would have drove up in sunshine
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Now that is kind of cool, will keep that in mind...

Now that is kind of cool, will keep that in mind cause will probobly be back through this way again on a lake lap.
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
So u had like 5 beers, why the sleep in

So u had like 5 beers, why the sleep in
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Just catching up on back posts. Thanks, some days...

Just catching up on back posts. Thanks, some days I envy me too. I mean what the hell did I do to deserve this? What ever it is I guess I will keep doing it.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Yes we were going to continue that night but...

Yes we were going to continue that night but stopped and took a quick look at the radar which changed our mind pretty quick. From what I saw on the news the next day Sarnia missed the brunt of it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,948
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Day 12 July 30 Newberry, MI to Houghton, MI ...

Day 12 July 30 Newberry, MI to Houghton, MI

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-C7bzeEQNdRk/U95EDzOMrgI/AAAAAAAAikk/87NaLt0z_wI/w958-h506-no/Day%2B12%2Bmap%2BNewberry%2Bto%2BHoughton.jpg

What an...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,656
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Today From new bike ...

Today

From new bike

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/khK4FvM5_TB6HNdaDLX1dcLRkaUkD0ilr-KkFZ60YpRl=w774-h559-no

to broken in
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 137,027
Posted By dryden_rider_54
Upper Peninsula Adventure Trail (UPAT - 1250 miles)

Now in Houghton. Took 5 hrs to go 100 miles today ha ha. The pictured rocks national lakeshore is well worth an in depth look and the road from Grand Marais to Munising is about as motorcycle worthy...
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