Cannonball! Coast to Coast on a '28 Indian

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by rtwdoug, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. pierce

    pierce Aven'Tourer

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  2. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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  3. SavannahCapt

    SavannahCapt Been here awhile

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    A previous post indicated a certain false advertising aspect to the naming of towns out there. Were there any Owy's in Owyhee?:D
  4. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    my favorite line

    "he scampered through Maryland and Pennsylvania to make to the start in time. "

    this bike has never 'scampered' as long as I have had it.......
  5. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    hey, in Homedale, that IS a crowd!
  6. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :freaky

    I hope they don't mail you a speeding ticket!! :lol3



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  7. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    Y'all spend WAY too much time dickin around with that spot thing.

    :lol3
  8. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    we have no life if you aint riding :cry



    :rofl




    can i take the Spot link off my favorites bar now? i must have checked it 10 times a day while you were out.
  9. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    It's OK, a major corporation pays me to keep track of you. :augie


    :rofl
  10. PapaYolk

    PapaYolk happy camper

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    The Owyhee Mountains, south of Homedale, got their name when two Hawaiian fur trappers with the Hudson Bay Company ventured there to trap beaver and never returned.
  11. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    This is a wetplate photo taken during the cannonball by Paul d'Orleans from the Vintagent. Its a style from over 100 years ago, where the photo is burned onto metal, with chemicals. The camera is a big wooden box.

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  12. CloneBoy

    CloneBoy Future Adventurer

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    You should frame that and hang it in the garage over the Scout!
  13. malibu_dan

    malibu_dan Adventuring Mystic

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    That is just about the kewlist thing ever!!! :clap:clap
  14. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    Bet you could sell posters, of that pic.
  15. whatsgnu

    whatsgnu Scheissekopf

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    Very cool picture !
  16. j911brick

    j911brick Squidinator

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    That picture won't look at all out of place in your house Doug.
  17. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    here's a novel idea for ya Rusty............RIDE IT!!! :deal :ricky






    Glad to see ya home, safe and sound Doug!!
  18. Rustyone

    Rustyone Adventurer

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    Good idea. I'll ride it to work thursday if it's not snowing. It keeps my feet warm.:D
  19. sunset_ryder

    sunset_ryder aka "toots"

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    Great job Doug! Love the report:clap
  20. Packer

    Packer Been here awhile

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    Now that is what makes you special Doug, "he took the time to educate folk about his bike" (not verbatim quote) and "He’s used to seeing new faces and doesn’t seem to tire of the conversation."

    May you enjoy many more miles and adventures.