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Old 09-06-2013, 05:12 AM   #4741
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See Taco, that's how it works.

But I prefer Ex wife, happy life.
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Old 09-06-2013, 05:26 AM   #4742
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I am making a trip from Michigan to Des Moines, IA Sept 23-25th. Anyone in the Keokuk area have a bed for a wayward traveler and a place to stow a WeeStrom overnite on Sept 24th? And also....how is that river museum there in Keokuk? Interesting? I can be PMed also. Thanks.
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:53 AM   #4743
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Still out in Colorado myself. Stayed in Ouray last night. Tried to cross Imogene pass yesterday with the loaded tiger 800 unsuccessfully. Million dollar highway was amazing to ride on though
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:45 AM   #4744
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:28 AM   #4745
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Hint: Imogene pass is a piece of cake on a real dirt bike.

Scratches give a street bike character though. If I dropped that thing, I couldn't pick it back up.
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Old 09-06-2013, 05:52 PM   #4746
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Yes when I come back out in oct I am bringing something lighter. My back is feeling great because of it
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Old 09-06-2013, 06:03 PM   #4747
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Yes when I come back out in oct I am bringing something lighter. My back is feeling great because of it
Mountain bike?
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Old 09-06-2013, 06:05 PM   #4748
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No a Ktm or something along those lines.
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Old 09-06-2013, 06:46 PM   #4749
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The mountain bike would be more durable.
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:00 PM   #4750
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Yes I am camping in telluride tonight and a guy just came over black bear on a mtb bike
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:11 PM   #4751
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You should be staying in a $500 a night B&B.
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:01 PM   #4752
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It looks like an expensive town. Try some more passes tomorrow. Last dollar road was neat. Bike overheated at the top. Here I found a rock stuck in the radiator fan.
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Old 09-08-2013, 03:17 PM   #4753
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Imogene is the second highest motor pass in North America.
It's no walk in the park for a big bike.
Looks like you did good to me.
It's tougher than Mosquito which is the highest motor pass.
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:00 PM   #4754
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This is Iowa.
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:17 AM   #4755
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Still out in Colorado myself. Stayed in Ouray last night. Tried to cross Imogene pass yesterday with the loaded tiger 800 unsuccessfully. Million dollar highway was amazing to ride on though
I was in Ouray yesterday. I took the easy route to Lake City on the BDR. I barely made it over Ophir the day before, and my carbed 950 refused to make it up the last 200 yards of Corkscrew. Here's some of the fun I had on Ophir. It's a bit more challenging when the bike won't run. :)

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