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Old 09-19-2013, 02:41 PM   #4411
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Eggy don't like Yankees. There will be another Good Ole Boy from down south to come get him, when he lites. Some will even have recipes
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Sorry about the rear bearing. Do you think you might have overloaded it.
The Trans Lab is on my bucket list.
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:44 PM   #4412
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New tag

I gt stuck at home playing host to relatives for a couple of days, but made my (and Eggy's) move today.

Go to Massachusetts.

Go here:



Ride up to the top as far as you can, park and walk.

This is the tag shot:



Obviously, do this *after* you have scrounged up the totem. Here's how you do that:

Walk up to that brown tower in the last photo. It's a new fire tower with an observation deck below it. Enjoy the view from the deck. To the southeast, you can see Boston. To the north, Mt. Monadock in New Hampshire. To the west, Mount Greylock waaay out in North Adams. Birders will be looking for hawks.

Anyway, look for the building with the white and orange antenna towers, behind Mr. Ugly in this shot:



Go there:



Read the sign:



See those rhododendron bushes on the right side of the building?



Eggy and his traveling junk are hunkered down behind them, toward the back of the building:



Get him before ski season starts! They close the road at the first snow!

(Possibly useful information: Park/summit road is open during daylight hours. They may charge you $2 on the weekend - if so, take it out of Eggy's wallet or PM me and I'll send a refund to you )
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:53 PM   #4413
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Eggy don't like Yankees. There will be another Good Ole Boy from down south to come get him, when he lites. Some will even have recipes
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Sorry about the rear bearing. Do you think you might have overloaded it.
The Trans Lab is on my bucket list.
Probably not so much the gear as my fat ass (although the bike has 87K on it and the bearings were original). I check 'em when I change tires - lastly in May of this year and they were fine, so who knows?

I can't figure out how to delete the reference to my Trans Lab trip from my .sig. Figure it's getting stale by now, but every time I try, I get an error message from the forum software. If you're going, go soon, before the provincial authorities pave the whole thing over (which is their plan!)

(And, in answer to your previous question: Your "directions" were fine - I had no trouble finding your tag.)
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:43 PM   #4414
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Woo-Hoo!!! Waytago Squidmark!!! Great drop!


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Old 09-22-2013, 01:54 PM   #4415
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Grab



More photos to follow.

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Old 09-22-2013, 06:28 PM   #4416
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Old 09-22-2013, 06:32 PM   #4417
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Wachusett Mountain MA



This seems to be the only way I can post the photos with my new phone. Apologies.
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:31 PM   #4418
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God bless do you have big enough side cases?? Drag that egg south!!!
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Old 09-23-2013, 02:45 AM   #4419
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God bless do you have big enough side cases?? Drag that egg south!!!
That is where his pet midget rides.

Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...
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Old 09-23-2013, 03:43 AM   #4420
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Pannier ponderings

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God bless do you have big enough side cases?? Drag that egg south!!!
You can't insult a man's panniers then ask a favor of him. Haha!
I wish those cases were bigger, since there is so much to carry when you're camping in Canada.
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Old 09-23-2013, 05:52 AM   #4421
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Nice Turnip you got there. Is Eggy still stoned?
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:57 AM   #4422
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More photos to follow.
Go Y!



This drop ought to be good.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:51 AM   #4423
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A bit before Bangor

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Old 09-23-2013, 09:54 AM   #4424
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You can't insult a man's panniers then ask a favor of him. Haha!
I wish those cases were bigger, since there is so much to carry when you're camping in Canada.

Ahh, no insult intended. Im just curious how much load that thing can take. Looks like a serious set up. What is your shock spring rated for ??
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:18 AM   #4425
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Mr Egg meets 700 pounds of dead moose.


Near Candian border yesterday.
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