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Old 06-16-2012, 11:43 AM   #2161
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On the Canadian Rockies Icefields Parkway.
I don't care what you ride, this 144 mile stretch should be on your bucket list of things you do while on this Earth!
I rode it last year, and I agree completely.

My favorite road ever.
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Old 06-16-2012, 03:46 PM   #2162
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Lake Mead, north shore.




Too hot though...

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Old 06-16-2012, 03:59 PM   #2163
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great setup

Wreckchecker, great setup, I really like the way the rims look with pinstriping, thinking about doing that when the time comes.

What tires are those in the pictures?

Those are some amazing pictures by the way!
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Old 06-16-2012, 04:01 PM   #2164
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115 degrees ouch!!

I'm in the air conditioning drinking some goood coffee.

Pretty place did you take a dip?
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Old 06-16-2012, 04:36 PM   #2165
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115 degrees ouch!!

I'm in the air conditioning drinking some goood coffee.

Pretty place did you take a dip?
I waded around in my boots just to cool them off, lol.
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Old 06-16-2012, 04:40 PM   #2166
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Lake Mead, north shore.
Too hot though...

That is warm. I rode the Tenere up to my vacation home lake. It's maybe 80 and perfect out.
I bug tested the Altrider skid plate on the way up. So far the bugs lost.
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:56 PM   #2167
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I don't care what you ride, this 144 mile stretch should be on your bucket list of things you do while on this Earth!
What road is this?
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:14 PM   #2168
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On the Canadian Rockies Icefields Parkway.
I don't care what you ride, this 144 mile stretch should be on your bucket list of things you do while on this Earth!
+1! Did it twice coming back from Hyder, AK. On a sunny day the glaciers are spectacular!
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:19 PM   #2169
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What road is this?
Highway 93 in Alberta between Jasper and Lake Loiuse.
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:26 PM   #2170
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Highway 93 in Alberta between Jasper and Lake Loiuse.
Added to my list.
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:32 PM   #2171
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now 50 miles on the new Tenere

They un-crated it today....the 2 hours turned into 6....but they got it done just before closing time. I've got 50 miles on it...very conservative miles while I get used to it!! It's a BIG change from the HD Road King I've been riding!!

Here's the salesman with his arm around my wife:




And here is me...the fat guy with a VERY big grin under the helmet:
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Old 06-16-2012, 07:01 PM   #2172
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They un-crated it today....the 2 hours turned into 6....but they got it done just before closing time. I've got 50 miles on it...very conservative miles while I get used to it!! It's a BIG change from the HD Road King I've been riding!!

Here's the salesman with his arm around my wife:




And here is me...the fat guy with a VERY big grin under the helmet:
Congrats! Won't take you long to adjust to the old girl - she's fun but forgiving when you take her to the edge! Enjoy.
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:10 PM   #2173
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Congrats! Won't take you long to adjust to the old girl - she's fun but forgiving when you take her to the edge! Enjoy.
And it shouldn't take long to get used to the bike, either, and it also can be fun when pushed to the edge.
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Old 06-16-2012, 09:07 PM   #2174
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And it shouldn't take long to get used to the bike, either, and it also can be fun when pushed to the edge.

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Old 06-16-2012, 09:23 PM   #2175
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And it shouldn't take long to get used to the bike, either, and it also can be fun when pushed to the edge.
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