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Old 11-01-2012, 12:44 PM   #136
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Excellent HBN! As usual.
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Old 11-01-2012, 03:28 PM   #137
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really enjoyed reading your ride report. I made it to fortress Louisburg many years ago during a six week ride that started and ended here in Calif. I think I'll have to dig out the slides from that trip and take a ride down memory lane.I sure injoyed the photos. JB
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:20 AM   #138
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Tank you!!

I really enjoyed your RR.
Congratulations HBN&Dr. Beard
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Old 11-03-2012, 06:50 AM   #139
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HBN and Beard GREAT REPORT!!!! Thanks for taking the time to put it all together, some of the best stuff on ADV
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:41 AM   #140
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Great report, stop over in Albany next time and I'll take you to a rad diner in Coxsackie It aso has one of the strangest thrift stores I've ever been to..like if there had been a thrift store in the Shining.
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Old 11-03-2012, 02:13 PM   #141
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Some very nice pictures there. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 11-03-2012, 03:06 PM   #142
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Great

Loved your ride report, so much that I hope to do that ride next year.
Beautiful pictures and so well written, I'm going to l search for more RR's by you. Thanks
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Old 11-03-2012, 06:43 PM   #143
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This was a great story. Thanks for writing it up.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:15 PM   #144
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Thanks for the great report. Adding to the notebook for next years ride east.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:25 PM   #145
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Great RR!

If you're up this way again - send me a PM! It's always nice to meet a fellow rider and share a wobbly pop or two!
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Old 12-22-2012, 09:27 PM   #146
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Border crossing was no problem. I fueled up and kept on down the road. Big storm clouds began to appear on the horizon as I snaked my way down Maine Rt.9 toward Bangor. I passed this dude who I'm sure was on ADV. You HAVE to be to wear these kind of colors!


I pulled away from him for a few miles then stopped to put on rain gear. He pulled in and we chatted for 5 min. He just road the TransLab from VT on this thing and was on the final push toward home. Good for you buddy!


I left him a granola bar while he was in the restroom and kept on down the road. There was a big rain storm moving across Maine so I just rode through it and eventually came out the other side when I got off 95 and onto Rt 2 heading west.
Hey that's me! Finding your granola gift on my gloves after I got back to my bike was the best surprise ever!

Good to talk to you there, you were the first real ADVrider type (someone who understands me!) I encountered on my whole Translab trip. Great trip report, makes me want to head back north.....
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:08 AM   #147
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Tim,

Great meeting you bud. May want to hold off on the trip up north until the ice melts Looking forward to seeing your pics or trip report if you get em up May your bike remain dirty and our paths cross once more.
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