A Valkyrie goes to work way too early in the AM

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by timk519, May 6, 2007.

  1. timk519

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    It's Wed, May 2, 2007.

    It's 4:20 in the bloody am.

    What on EARTH am I doing awake?

    I'm not sure what happened on this particular day that woke me up at this ungodly time, but if I was awake anyway, I might as well have fun with it. So, in the spirit of Daniel Meyer I figured the best use of this insomnia was to jump on the Valkyrie, go for a ride, kicking - well - something, and taking pictures.

    Lots, and lots, and lots of pictures.

    By the time I'd gotten to work, I'd found that South-Central Ontario's got some amazing scenery at night and when the sun's coming up, and that a 1 hr ride can turn into nearly 3 hrs of fun when you're snapping pictures of everything in sight.

    So strap yourself in, and let's go for a ride!
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    This is the Valk around 4:40 in the AM. It's hard to get a stable exposure at this time in the morning when the brain cells haven't completely activated...

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    The Valk's a thirsty girl.

    This is her "Feed me please" early morning brekkie look.

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    (Why does the motorcycle get to eat before I do anyway?)
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    Ok, time for some pre-dawn scenery - this was taken on the east side of Cambridge Ontario. I'm not quite sure where as I haven't figured out the zumo's tracking system quite yet, and I didn't have a direct route planned.

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    Shot on the move...

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    Here comes the sun!

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    Stop lights early in the AM...

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    On the move again - the long exposure makes for an interesting effect...

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    Yet another intersection


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    More farm / country scenery as the sun makes its approach

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    Gotta keep the ride happy

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    Traffic in the AM

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    Approaching Paris Ontario. It would seem I'm not the only one awake at this time of the AM.

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    That little dot next to the "Godfather"'s building is a motorcycle being more patient than it probably thinks it should be.

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