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Old 07-22-2012, 05:25 PM   #16
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That is some wonderful looking territory right there. I really must get to the east coast one day.....
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Old 07-24-2012, 02:06 PM   #17
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Sir Waffles; you are in my city in this picture. Welcome to the North Shore.
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:27 PM   #18
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Thanks, I like the coast but so far the riding has been a bit slow for my taste.

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Old 07-24-2012, 03:42 PM   #19
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Thanks, I like the coast but so far the riding as been a bit slow for my taste.
ya, I'm a dual sporter so I can't help you much there. I suspect you'll want to head back towards the mountains.
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Old 07-24-2012, 04:31 PM   #20
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I just did almost the same route you did when I was out last week. Didn't do Mount Washington this year. 320mi in a day. Looking at Vermont next month on the Tiger. Great riding in the Green Mountains..


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Old 07-24-2012, 06:08 PM   #21
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I just did almost the same route you did when I was out last week. Didn't do Mount Washington this year. 320mi in a day. Looking at Vermont next month on the Tiger. Great riding in the Green Mountains..


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I've been wanting to head to Vermont also, I took the girlfriend up there for grad school earlier this month. Great country, defiantly on my short list but I'm hoping to hold off to the CroMag Rally in September. Also I'm not sure if I've mentioned this before but if anyone ever wants to ride together or meet up to split the cost on a Camp site (they tend to be expensive in New England) PM me or something. I try to get out at least every other weekend.

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Old 09-03-2012, 09:51 AM   #22
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Maine Weekend

So after moving to a new apartment and a lot of work on the Tiger I finally am getting back out on the road. With a complete service for the most part and my work to clean out any carbon buildup, shes running better than ever. Local rides have been pretty basic as I'm still trying to find my around but they have lead me to some interesting finds. Like this poor fellow, whos kind I had never seen in person or in the wild (Dead or Alive), so I had to stop and take a look.



The images really don't do it justice, it was really good size. The feet were about the size of a playing card or more. I originally thought it was a VERY large raccoon then a maybe a small bear (I don't know what I was thinking there) and not until I was on top of it did I realize it was a porcupine.





Back to my most recent trip. I decided to head to Maine for the labor day weekend and ride up the coast to the border. Things didn't go according to my loose set of plans. I found an antique cycle and air show along the way to Owls Head light. Also ran into traffic on route from others out for the log weekend, poor planning on my part. Weather ended up cutting my trip short and I ended up riding a downpour for most of my trip home, so no pictures that day.




Two Lights





Portland Head Light















Don't know what happen to this mansion but it looked like it was quite the place.



The plaque provides a good example.



Wandering further down the road.........




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Old 09-03-2012, 10:13 AM   #23
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Maine Weekend

After stopping to get some gloves a local dealer tipped me off about a antique cycle and air show up the road at Owls Head Transportation Museum. Continuing North and seeing all kinds of antique motorcycles I decided that I had to check it out.






Seemed like by the time I got there most riders had already headed out. Heard some news that there was antique ride going on somewhere else nearby. So I headed into the Museum so see what they had.








The museum was pretty nice, wasn't what I was looking for that day but thanks to a fellow Triumph rider I got in free.



Saw this guy in the parking lot, notice the sticker.



Back on course...






View of Rockland Harbor from inside the light.






After waiting to take a picture before going inside the light and after getting out I decided to just taking the picture because this lady and her 8 people posse wouldn't get out of the way. I bet she thinks it's a good one.









Penobscot Narrows Bridge + Observatory I really wanted to check this out but because I went to the cycle show they had already closed; next time.



The last of my good weather.

The next day started good and cold but quickly turn to Downpours and clouds so I hightailed it home.........in the rain.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:17 AM   #24
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You're welcome up here in Northern VT. Free tenting or stay my little cabin out back. It's about three hours from Boston/Salem, and so can be ridden Friday evenings before dark, then two full days of putting (or screaming) about. It's a pretty straight shot, mostly 93 to 91 for the most direct route.

The Fall Redneck Rendezvous may interest you also. There's a pretty nice road loop. Mountains, lakes, rivers and trees await.

See it here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=790766
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:25 PM   #25
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You're welcome up here in Northern VT. Free tenting or stay my little cabin out back. It's about three hours from Boston/Salem, and so can be ridden Friday evenings before dark, then two full days of putting (or screaming) about. It's a pretty straight shot, mostly 93 to 91 for the most direct route.

The Fall Redneck Rendezvous may interest you also. There's a pretty nice road loop. Mountains, lakes, rivers and trees await.

See it here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=790766
I'll probably take you up on that offer sometime. The Fall Redneck Rendezvous looks good too if I have the cold weather gear.
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:09 PM   #26
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Mass. Sunday Morning Ride

Went out for a short little ride outside Salem this morning, one of the better local rides actually. It was a great sunny morning, not much traffic while everyone's in church and temps are brisk and refreshing.



Harold Parker State Forest



Back down the road



Its about time I find something like this nearby, even if it only last a little while.















Last of the good stuff but enough to make the morning.






Quick break before heading home for the day. So glad I put off washing the bike for a few hours to go out and see what I could find.
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:42 PM   #27
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Another Mass Weekend

Massachusetts continues to surprise me, a few pictures from the weekend









There are some hawk/bird nest in the top right.



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Old 10-21-2012, 01:37 PM   #28
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Mmmm Fall.....






Change of plans....not going across this bridge.



Road up the coast along Seabrook Beach and there were people riding horses on the beach.
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Old 10-21-2012, 02:43 PM   #29
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Great report. I'd love to explore back east someday. It's a little far away for now, though.
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Old 10-21-2012, 04:28 PM   #30
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Good views too, I got lucky with a mostly clear weather at the top.
Great memories of great rides. I love NH!! Can't wait to get back!!!!
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