How they party in the South? Wisco to Key West! First ADV ride! #greenheadADV1

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by straightenarrow, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. straightenarrow

    straightenarrow Been here awhile

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    I am gearing up for an west coast/Alaska trip in ten days from now June 28, 2013 so I wanted to finish my Key West Ride Report from last September 2012 before I left! It is picture heavy but that is my style anyhow! Hope you enjoy the final days of my Key West Run from Wisconsin!

    The last couple days of my trip involved heading back north at a faster pace. I wish I had some more time to explore the south but work was calling!

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    GATORS in the glades!
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    Airboat Rides had to happen!
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    Giant Grasshoppers getting their groove on in the glades...
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    The everglades are very unique, with unique folks
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    Wandering Naples I got a laugh out of this bait shop
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    Naples, FL Beach
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    Koreshan State Park, Naples, FL.. weird place... it was started as a cult religion and they apparently liked palms. The place looks like a jungle! Another nice Florida Park although
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    A mix of pines and Palms
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    Koreshan Camp
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    A little breakfast at Koreshan
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    I liked this sign in Fort Meyers, FL. I stopped in town for an oil change against my better judgment. By the time the oil was changed and I bought a pair of gloves I spent over a hundred dollars. Crazy! What's the best way to change oil on the road?
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    NW Florida off of the Gulf
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    These are fun in the rain
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    Just South of Tallahassee I pulled up the radar as I was ending the day and it looked like a big stormy night ahead so I pulled into the local hotel... good decision as it was still pouring rain in the morn!
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    Just before Panama City after the rain cleared in the morning.
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    There sure are some pretty beaches in the gulf... this was my last ocean view in Destin, Fl... the sand in the community was so bright here you almost need sunglasses daily!
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    Rounding the elevated highways around New Orleans, note the Aircraft flying overhead!
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    Missouri's Tallest Point - Taum Sauk Mountain
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    Love the crazies in these crop dusters in the Iowa!
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    Almost Home to Wisco and duck hunting opener!
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    Fall in Wisconsin - Absolutely Love IT!
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    It's All Over :( !
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    Within 10 minutes of getting home I had my canoe loaded up and I was headed out bowhunting for Whitetails... I put the KLR in the garage and didn't touch it again for 4 months until one winter day I got bored and drove it out on the lakes while the ice fisherman shook there heads at me :)

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    Thanks for tagging along... For my Alaska trip I am considering updating as I go when access permits! Have to love those live reports. What they lack in content, they excel in enthusiasm! And that is what it's all about! Anyone bored for 3 1/2 weeks starting June 28th... lets go!
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  2. biosci

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    Great job on the RR. Lots of envy here. Looks like you had a great time. What was the result of the cop stop?
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  3. straightenarrow

    straightenarrow Been here awhile

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    A long lecture and then he just drove away without saying a word! Haha thanks for the kind words here :)

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  4. one2ride

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    Boy I would love to do Alaska but cant till next year.
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    Oldone One day at a time!

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