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Old 02-25-2008, 04:38 PM   #1
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Upper Michigan ADV Riders

If the guys from Arkansas can have their own thread...then so can us Yoopers!

.......ummmm.......so now what?

Here is a list of ADV Riders who live in 'da UP:


User
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Yooper_Bob
Marquette
YooperBikeMike
???
Askel
Houghton
norvegicus
Marquette
Range_Motorsport
Houghton
Bud_Tugly
Ishpeming
Skeeter650
Iron Mountain
LakesRider
Sault Ste Marie
Yooper111
Gladstone
Streamfisher
Marquette
RedNeckDan
Houghton
Storm Howlet
Marquette
KingBee
Ironwood
Drumley
Vulcan
gporter
Chatam
Yooper-at-heart
Marquette
U.P. Rider
Brimley
Hawknup
Marquette
Motogearhead
Rapid River
Head413
Copper Harbor
Luftkoph
Brimley
2003dr650rider
St. Ignace
Martint7271
Hancock
MarcatGSB
Eagle Harbor
Mbeardsly
Marquette

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Old 02-25-2008, 04:45 PM   #2
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Hi, I'm Lobster. I'm not a Yooper, but I like pastys (please note these not the nipple coverings some strippers wear!). Also we take a few trips to ride the trails up der hey. I did fight off a pack of trolls by the bridge once though......
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Old 02-25-2008, 04:50 PM   #3
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Not a resident, but I ride a lot up there and have a bunch of UP GPS tracks posted in GPS Central.

Yooper, are you joining us for this year's 1000 mile UP ride 11-15 June? Same deal as last year. Show up on the 11th, ride 12-15.
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Old 02-25-2008, 04:57 PM   #4
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Not a resident, but I ride a lot up there and have a bunch of UP GPS tracks posted in GPS Central.

Yooper, are you joining us for this year's 1000 mile UP ride 11-15 June? Same deal as last year. Show up on the 11th, ride 12-15.
I saw your thread about this last year...you guys set quite a hectic pace!

Not sure if I will be able to join for the entire trip, but may be able to tag along for a day or two.

PS...I ride over 1,000 miles in 'da UP every year...of course, I have never ridden any where else!
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Old 02-25-2008, 07:26 PM   #5
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Love the UP. I'll will be spending a lot of time up there this spring. About when can the trails be considered ridable?
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Old 02-25-2008, 07:31 PM   #6
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Can ex-yoopers check in too? Grew up by the lift bridge in Hancock so I guess I'm native Keewanean. Gotten too civilized to crash around on bikes and shoot at random in most of my old stomping grounds.
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Old 02-26-2008, 04:02 AM   #7
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Can I check in to?

I plan on riding the length of the Ya to do the UP Eh! on my return from SHOT in May.

Provided the snow's off the roads by then. I promise to camp at least one night to ensure citizenship.
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Old 02-26-2008, 04:59 AM   #8
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to hell with Peurto Rico, I say the U.P for the 51st state!

free the U.P from the fudgesuckers south of the bridge!

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Old 02-26-2008, 05:50 AM   #9
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Fellow border crasher checking in, eh.
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Old 02-26-2008, 05:52 AM   #10
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Love the UP. I'll will be spending a lot of time up there this spring. About when can the trails be considered ridable?
Depends on your definition of "rideable"!

If you don't mind the occasional patch of snow and ice between the endless stretches of mud, then sometimes as early as late March. Usually though, things start to dry up enough for some pretty good riding in April. Still plenty of mud and maybe a bit of snow, but passable.

Best part about riding then is there are no bugs yet!
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Old 02-26-2008, 08:16 AM   #11
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to hell with Peurto Rico, I say the U.P for the 51st state!

free the U.P from the fudgesuckers south of the bridge!


51st State? Why the hell would we want any part of a union that lets the likes of Wisconsin in?

The People's Front of Superior would rather join Canada. They seem kind of cool.

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Old 02-26-2008, 09:36 AM   #12
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I'm a FIB but I've recently aquired some property in the UP about 20 miles South of Munising.

I'd say 98% FIB and 2% Yooper wanabee. I know you can never be considered a Yooper unless you were born there.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:08 AM   #13
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close?

I yoosta be a yooper k thru 12 + (go Flivvers!) but now I'm 40 minutes from da border in cheese land.
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:02 PM   #14
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I yoosta be a yooper k thru 12 + (go Flivvers!) but now I'm 40 minutes from da border in cheese land.
Yea but now you live at the exact hub of the universe! I personally believe the the hub is some where between Blackwell and Wabeno,( about where my deer stand is) but I know better that to fight you over 6 miles.
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:12 PM   #15
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Depends on your definition of "rideable"!

If you don't mind the occasional patch of snow and ice between the endless stretches of mud, then sometimes as early as late March. Usually though, things start to dry up enough for some pretty good riding in April. Still plenty of mud and maybe a bit of snow, but passable.

Best part about riding then is there are no bugs yet!
Thanks for the heads up. I'm glad I put the D606 on the KLR.
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