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Old 11-27-2012, 05:08 AM   #796
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Thanks so much for the awesome report!
I hope Matt takes us on another cool adventure next summer and you do
An amazing job documenting it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:04 AM   #797
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Fantastic ride and you have a wonderful way of bringing us along
A Quick Trip to Big Sur

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:16 AM   #798
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Thumb Awesome, awesome, awesome...

I have to say, a melancoly moment as we fade to black. Bummer this is over but you'll be back with more, I just know it.
No, I don't know where that road goes, let's find out!
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:21 AM   #799
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Thumb Amazing Report!

Thank you for taking the time to put together one of the best ride reports ever. Your attention to detail is amazing and I can't even imagine the time it must take you to put everything together. You rock!

Speaking of rocks... I don't think I have ever seen two people ride in such unison and make it look so effortless. While it has been said, Big Wan is an incredible pilot of that big blue bus, it can't go without notice that Little Wan is just as an amazing passenger! If they have a two up class at Erzberg I think you two could easily take the win!

I am already looking forward to your next summer vacation! Thanks!
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:11 AM   #800
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Kelly and Matt , thanks for the hours of enjoyment ! As the rest of your minions , I can hardly wait for your next adventure . After seeing what you two do two up , I am so inspired that I might even take my Wee Strom off the pavement ! Kelly , I sure am glad you don't charge us an hourly rate to do your reports . Only a handful could afford to read , watch it . Hats off to all your hard work , we appreciate it !
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Couple volcanos , stonehenge and some peg scraping
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:27 AM   #801
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The perfect ride report!!!

Thanks for the effort, LittleWan!!

How is the bike? Miles on this one now? Burn any oil? How long do the wheel bearings last? Brake pads? Clutch?

GPS tracks to share?
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:18 AM   #802
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Thanks for the great (as usual) report, Little Wan. No one uses linkies like you do. And Big Wan, your skills are amazing.
Leave tracks, take photos, mind the gate.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:58 AM   #803
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Thanks for taking the road not taken

With a nod to R. Frost:

Two paths diverged in the wildnerness, and the Wans —
consistently took the one more rock strewn, steep and ridiculously difficult,
And that has made all the difference.

Thanks for the report!

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Old 11-27-2012, 11:19 AM   #804
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I am sooo gonna miss getting my daily wan fix.

A big thank you Kelly for all of your hard work putting together this fantastic ride report!!!
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:40 PM   #805
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simply amazing!!!

This one is so good it deserves an encore.

Thanks for another fantastic Ride Report.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:22 PM   #806
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Cool2 Thank you!!

Great ride report! I really enjoyed it. Thanks for taking us along on the Wans anniversary extravaganza!
I am sad that it is over though , I am going to miss tuning in daily for the newest update. I hope you guys get some time to go out and do a little mini adventure riding. I look forward to the next installment of the Amazing 2up adventures of the Wans.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:03 PM   #807
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Thanks for taking the time to share your exciting adventure with the rest of us. No one does a ride report like you and no one rides two up like the two of you do.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:49 PM   #808
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Nice to see a shot of my town in there.

Beautiful job, as always. Thank you.

When in doubt, take it as a compliment.

My Ride Reports
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:50 PM   #809
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Originally Posted by LittleWan View Post

Im sure Pink Pillion recognizes this...

Gold Lake, here we come!
Oh yes, cute little Graeagle. Never have stopped long enough to try an ice cream.
Those rocks around Gold Lake are nothing nice! Talk about rough on the big beemer.
Butcher Ranch trail!!! Richard has tried to kill me a few times going down that.
Pauley Creek is the craziest uphill in that trail network.
Something like this happens every time.

Thanks for including us in your epic trip. Awesome, brilliant, fantastic job.
You two are amazing and inspiring.
I'd rather live, than live forever...
10 HUSQVARNA TE250 & 00 BMW R 1150 GS
2up Black Rock Desert Anniversary Ride 4 Days-2up NorCal to Death Valley Black Rock Desert Overnighter NECal 2up 2 Dayers
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #810
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The horror

How will I survive without my daily dose of Wan wit & wisdom at the top of my subscription list. Oh, The horror.
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