Coast to Coast (and back?) with an Italian Supermodel

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by AntiHero, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. AntiHero

    AntiHero Long timer

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    Thanks, Tanneman--I'm happy to hear that it's out! I still haven't seen a final copy. Hoping I'll get mine in the next week or so--along with the e-version.

    Headline on the cover:
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    First page:
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  2. Hot Stuff

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    ^ Not sure where they got that map from but thier geography is a little off
  3. rico2072

    rico2072 Been here awhile

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    Sweet!
  4. ducnut

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    The thing looks alien next to any bike. It's mindblowing how advanced it looks, compared to everything else.
  5. AntiHero

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    Indeed.
  6. Back in da saddle

    Back in da saddle Adventurer

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    That's awesome DM to see your story getting the press it deserves. :thumb
  7. AntiHero

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    Here's the article, which summarizes this entire R/R quite nicely I think. A couple paragraphs didn't survive editorial review, a few sentences were distilled, spelling was "Englished" and a couple typos appeared, but overall the article is as it was written.

    Back when I first started riding streetbikes, I read every motorcycle-related magazine I could get my hands on, with Bike and Fast Bikes my magazines of choice. Whereas American journalism attempts to be as objective as possible, Euro magazines tend to be far more direct and honest. It's bikes they're reporting on after all, not foreign policy--no reason to 'Dan Rather' everything, ya know? Worth picking up if you've never read one--and Bike is available in iTunes' newsstand.

    Here's it is from the iPad reader: [​IMG]
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  8. AntiHero

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    The COTA-experience insert:

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  9. Trane Francks

    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    I don't think I'll ever tire of this lesson.
  10. flyingz06

    flyingz06 Been here awhile

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    While this is cool he rode all that, what about the photoshop pics? Why include those
  11. Trane Francks

    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    Dennis took all those photos, putz.:huh
  12. CharlestonADV

    CharlestonADV I do my own stunts!

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    Well written article. :thumb:thumb
  13. manban9888

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    Loved the article AH. And the adventure continues...been enjoying your new RR.
  14. AntiHero

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    Thanks for all the positive comments, guys.

    Flying Z--I can only assume you're accusing me of photoshopping the coyote picture? Good eye on you. Yes, I photoshopped a pole out of the background and I feel terrible about deceiving everyone. Let the truth be told! The coyotes, in fact, are quite real.

    http://youtu.be/FWOSUgO8dZQ

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    Now with the video of the coyotes below proving the existence of said creatures will you double down and claim that the fuzzy bastards are animatronic?

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  15. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Continued goodness. :clap
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    Dennis, I've been here since the begining and it just gets better. Thanks for taking the time to share this!

    Mike
  17. strom thingie

    strom thingie Lost and Proud!

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    One of the great R&Rs. Even with the claymation coyots!:D
  18. nikkiwilts

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    Fantastic I loved reading the article in Bike.
  19. flyingz06

    flyingz06 Been here awhile

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    he stated before he photoshopped some:nod So no need to call my putz.

    plus do you really think the coyotes would get that close to the bike and him (the cover photo)??? if you do you drank the kool-aid:freaky
  20. AntiHero

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    Errr, I think you missed the video and are only making things worse for yourself.