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Old 02-17-2013, 11:13 AM   #1
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The Tim Horton's Donut Dash AdventureQuest Oh-12

Wherein I ride from Chattanooga to Ontario.

All dressed up.


Weekend stop in Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Ghost Riders present Ghost Ride 7:Nocturnal Emissions.


In Grand Rapids with some of my favorite moped hooligans; the Ghost Riders and the Swoop Jockeys.


Frank Lloyd Wright house in Grand Rapids


Decommissioned freighter near Interlochen


Grand Traverse Bay, MI


Sunset over Little Traverse Bay from the dunes in Petoskey


Petit dejeuner in Harbor Springs, MI


M119, aka "Tunnel of Trees". Some of the nicest riding I've ever done.


Lake Michigan from M119


Dunes off M119


Hoserfest


Donut Dash Adventurequest complete!


Two-hearted Ale, beef pastie, UP bumper sticker...so much yoopiness in one place.


Mackinaw Straight towards Lake Michigan. I think we can re-float her.


Mackinaw Bridge


Remember kids, all bikes are adventure bikes


Beyond bliss


Lake Huron


We can't stop here! This is bat country!


Almost home:


Back home, with some swag

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Old 02-17-2013, 03:59 PM   #2
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Any excuse for a ride!! The U.P. is particularly scenic. Thanks for the report and pics
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:34 PM   #3
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:49 PM   #4
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The UP and upper Michigan were absolutely incredible. St. Ignace... Hiawatha Ntl Wilderness; man it was beautiful (and free!)
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:02 PM   #5
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Nice adventure. How long did it take? Is that a 250 or 500 ninja? Total miles for the trip?

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Old 02-17-2013, 05:15 PM   #6
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Thanks, John!

Ninja 250. About 3100 miles total. 11 days (including a weekend in Grand Rapids and a few day-long side trips).
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:37 PM   #7
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Nice trip! Thats my main riding turf. I like baby Ninjas and Timbits too. What park in Grand Rapids was the picture of the little bikes taken? Next time follow the Lake Michigan shoreline to Traverse City for some great roads and great grub.
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:49 PM   #8
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Thank goat! Saturday ride-party was at Long Lake Park. Sunday I did, infact, ride due west to the shore and then up to Traverse and around and spent the night in Petoskey. Beautiful, beautiful country.
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:41 AM   #9
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I did, infact, ride due west to the shore and then up to Traverse and around and spent the night in Petoskey. Beautiful, beautiful country.
But no pictures of Sleeping Bear Dunes or M-22? Shhh, lets keep it a secret.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:46 AM   #10
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Sadly I didnn't get to see Sleeping Bear; I was running out of time and had to cut across on 72 to Traverse City. There will be a next time, though! It's too beautiful up there not to go back.
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