Motorcycle trip diary 1916

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by crooked roads, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. Wout67

    Wout67 Long timer

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    I concur.. You're doing a great job. And please don't stop. You've got many of us hooked now.

    If you can't do it, or don't have the time, please find someone who can. I don't blame you for not wanting to send it to someone else, but if you could find a way to Xerox the pages, and send those to someone who has more time, that would be awesome.

    Thanks for posting this rare, rare find.
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  2. XCAV8R

    XCAV8R Adventurer

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    Post in whatever manner and at whatever pace works for you. This is outstanding reading and very much appreciated.:clap
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  3. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    I agree, it's awesome! Beleive me, it's appreciated.

    You've got a very rare, very delicate piece of history on your hands there - thankyou for typing.
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  4. JaySoy

    JaySoy Been here awhile

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    Cool stuff! If you know a graphics designer, you could probably do a cool layout and publish this as a coffee table book.
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  5. crooked roads

    crooked roads I'm back

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    Ya i've got mixed feeling on typing it because the lady who gave it to me to read :wink: don't know !
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  6. Wout67

    Wout67 Long timer

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    you could always talk to her about it. Ask her permission.
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  7. crooked roads

    crooked roads I'm back

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    I decided tobuy a new one. I likedthat "KellySpringfield" tire and I knew they had a branch place here so I tried to find it. Atlanta Ga. is the hardest place to find your way aroundthan any otherplace of it's size I have ever seen. After looking for the "Kelly Springfield"tire co. for ONE whole hour at last I found it.and then after a long continueation of delays I at last got the new back tire on the wheel. It was untill 6:00pm that I was leaving Altanta. I stoped on way out for gal.of gas.and gal. of oil...........
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  8. McB

    McB Joe 40 ouncer

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    Excellent! :thumb
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  9. Wout67

    Wout67 Long timer

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    I wonder why he just didn't go to Starbucks, or find some place with WiFi, and google the nearest dealership from his laptop.

    :rofl
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  10. DakotaKid

    DakotaKid Been here awhile

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    That's awesome, very Zenny, arty moto maintenance.
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  11. PrtclMn001

    PrtclMn001 Custom User Title

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    :lol3

    or just look it up on his GPS :rofl
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  12. Buckeye Rich

    Buckeye Rich Adventurer

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    Arguably the best thread ever! Keep up the great work!
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  13. NAVIGATOR

    NAVIGATOR Wanderer

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    Incrdible find, reminds me about a trip that my Grandpa used to tell friends and family, when he rode a 4 cylinder Indian from Marshall, NC, all the way down to Floridy. it was in the 1920s.:clap
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  14. Texklr

    Texklr Adventurer

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    Sounds familiar, that Indian uses about the same amount of oil as my Vulcan:lol3 and alot less gas!
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  15. VelvtRide

    VelvtRide i can haz a motrsykle?

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    :lurk
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  16. NavyMustang

    NavyMustang Combat Commuter

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    Thanks for puting this thread together. I can't wait to hear the rest.
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  17. crooked roads

    crooked roads I'm back

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    I made a big sprint for "winder Ga. Which is about 55.8 miles from atlanta . (this was my second stopwhen I was on my way to New York with my father,It happens to be my first this time)There were paved roads10 miles out of Atlanta and after thatwas in fair shape. It got dark and I had to use my light. I cameflying arounda corner and came to the cross roads, It happen right where the roads cross there was a big and very bad sand bed,my lightwasn't burning very extra...........page 13...........bright just then so I didn't see it right away and went flying into itand down wentme and the motor before I knew what happen! I got up,picked up my motor,nothing was hurt. Now it happened that i was right inthe middle of the crossroads so I saw four roads leading four diffrent way,they all were the same build and lookedd alike,nowI didn't know whichone to take.I was glad the moon was shining good and bright. I set my motor on the stand............
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  18. TexasPrairieRider

    TexasPrairieRider Texan

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    Sure would be nice to see the pages, can you scan it? This is great fun.
    Tell the contributor thanks from a 100,000 riders!
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  19. EsconDeasy

    EsconDeasy Ectomorph

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    When do you think he'll blow up the motor and buy a Vstrom?:wink:
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  20. philp38

    philp38 Long timer

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    Best thread ever. :lurk
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