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Old 01-07-2013, 05:38 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Domromer View Post
I've ridden to most everything close to me, there is a lot of cool places to see within a thousand mile ride of my house,
the exact reason I started long distance riding, it lets you explore twisties 1000 miles from home on a 3 day weekend (I used a 4 day weekend and a BBG to explore the Ozarks from NH)

my first SS1000 started in NH and ended in Columbia, SC, from there I headed out to northern Georgia to explore

I did mine in June when days are longest, started @ 1am, all my night riding was in begining of ride when I was fresh and on roads close to home that I was familiar with, I rolled into Columbia just as it was getting dark @ 8pm

I did a lot of planning, but it wasn't really necessary for the SS1000, you can make extra stops.

BBG is a different story, 1500 miles in 24, you can't lallygag at fuel stops and you have to consistently make pace
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