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Old 06-05-2014, 06:52 AM   #196
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Say 2 CashCow is in the lead with DeBinChe in second. I'm just glad to have survived the dirt with nothing more than the loss of my gas can yesterday which hosed my time finding a replacement since it was questionable if I'd be able to go the distance between two stations on one leg.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:09 AM   #197
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Say 2 CashCow is in the lead with DeBinChe in second. I'm just glad to have survived the dirt with nothing more than the loss of my gas can yesterday which hosed my time finding a replacement since it was questionable if I'd be able to go the distance between two stations on one leg.

Glad you made it and that you're still in it.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:26 AM   #198
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There's just something morbidly fascinating about this event - especially this year's course.
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Old 06-05-2014, 05:32 PM   #199
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FWIW you will find most pictures and some videoing this thread http://modernvespa.com/forum/post1835873#1835873
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Old 06-06-2014, 05:50 AM   #200
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FWIW you will find most pictures and some videoing this thread http://modernvespa.com/forum/post1835873#1835873
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:11 AM   #201
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I've never followed along with this kind of event before... but, having a couple of the scoot forum folks in on this makes it more personal. Thanks for the updates!
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:29 PM   #202
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Today was the most challenging with 30 odd miles of dirt roads followed by 3 hours in rain, sleet and snow. I was not prepared for snow since when I checked the weather forecast this morning it was supposed to be 40-60f along today's route. My times after the first checkpoint will suck since I had to stop for coffee to thaw out my hands. My so called waterproof winter riding gloves were anything but. Enjoying a fire in my own house instead of staying at the hotel with the rest tonight.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:42 PM   #203
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The best answer I have found for cold wet hands are Reima Baltic snowmobile mitts. I never leave home without mine when travelling.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:43 PM   #204
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Enjoying a fire in my own house instead of staying at the hotel with the rest tonight.
I'm sure knowing that was coming helped get you through today. Great toughness!
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:28 PM   #205
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:10 PM   #206
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Awesome! best wishes for everyone involved.
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:54 AM   #207
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Got enough snow last night that rooftops, trees and other surfaces are white. Fortunately the road was warm enough it is dry. 28f when I woke up but the sun is out and once it clears the peaks it will warm up nicely. Handlebar muffs are now on my scoot.

I'm waiting for the sun to hit the roads before leaving but I see a few are already on the road http://followride.com
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Old 06-13-2014, 06:47 AM   #208
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The Scooter Cannonball Run 2014 most points rider is DaBinChe.

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Old 06-13-2014, 08:47 AM   #209
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The Scooter Cannonball Run 2014 most points rider is DaBinChe.

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Congrats to DaBinChe and all who participated - it was fun following along!
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Old 06-13-2014, 10:11 AM   #210
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Congratulations to all the participants! A group of enthusiast that got together at great expense to let us all participate in the ultimate journey. Bravo to all.

To DBC, congrats on your first SCB and thanks from all the scooter folks for your videos on repairing scoots.

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