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Old 05-15-2013, 09:35 AM   #91
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I went outside and sat in the sun during lunch (80 degrees).

WHAT A GAINT MISTAKE. Trying to make tracks now.
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:59 AM   #92
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left this morning.

In Nashville now.
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:03 PM   #93
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left this morning.

In Nashville now.
I hope you have a great, safe trip!!!

I am leaving tomorrow after work. So... 28 hours. Then I'm gone. Of course, I mentally checked out about two days ago.
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Old 05-17-2013, 07:00 PM   #94
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:45 PM   #95
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:59 PM   #96
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I crossed most of Oklahoma today, and Oklahoma sucks!!! The crosswinds kicked my ass and I feel like I've gone twelve rounds with the heavyweight champ. And there's nothing to see.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:51 PM   #97
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In Flagstaff tonight. Doing the Grand Canyon first thing in the morning. I've never been. I feel your pain the wind put a stomping on me as well. Amarillo to Here in a jet engine. 2080 miles on a Night Rod SPecIal
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:05 PM   #98
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Left grand junction, rode through Colorado national monument, then did 141. Hit Moab mid afternoon, and spent about five hours in arches national park.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:47 PM   #99
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Left grand junction, rode through Colorado national monument, then did 141. Hit Moab mid afternoon, and spent about five hours in arches national park.
So what do you think so far?
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So what do you think so far?

Colorado national monument was great.

141 was a great ride. Too much rain slowed me down, and limited my photo opportunities.

The arches was a huge surprise, in a good way.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:48 AM   #101
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That road through the national monument is fun, even if you have to go slow.
Sorry you hit rain. None down this way.
I was just on 141 last Friday. One of my favorites.
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:42 PM   #102
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That road through the national monument is fun, even if you have to go slow.
Sorry you hit rain. None down this way.
I was just on 141 last Friday. One of my favorites.
It wasn't a lot of rain, but I didn't stop as often as I would have liked. Definitely an epic road.
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Old 05-24-2013, 07:52 AM   #103
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I was first through the gate for Indy pass on the Aspen side. Waiting just outside of Denver for Mt Evens to open. I heard it would be 12 today.
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I was first through the gate for Indy pass on the Aspen side. Waiting just outside of Denver for Mt Evens to open. I heard it would be 12 today.
Brrr.
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Old 05-30-2013, 10:32 AM   #105
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Okay, I've been back for a couple days. A ride report is in the works, but I just can't seem to generate any enthusiasm for writing it up. And I ended up taking 1,150 photos, and I don't want to go through them all. About 200 of them are pictures of my riding boots, because apparently when I turned off the camera each time, I pointed it down and clicked the picture button and the power button at the same time. So I have 200 pictures of my riding boots. Plus some pictures of the inside of my jacket pocket. Priceless.

But here are a couple things I've noticed since I've been back.

Usually, I have a desire to get back out on the road immediately and see more more more. Right now, though, the bike is in the garage and I'm not even thinking of taking another trip. Strange. Maybe this trip to was too much or too little. I can't decide which.

Second, a bike trip usually resets my frustration meter at work, meaning that little things don't bother me for at least two or three months. But I've been back at work for three days and every little stupid inconsequential thing still bothers me. Again, strange.
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