New Hampshire Tag-O-Rama

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by sallydog, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. SouprrDave

    SouprrDave Adventurer

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    Damn, sorry to hear about the road conditions.

    I'm curious. :hmmmmmDid you make it as far as exit 41 and route 116?
  2. 1 Wheel Drive

    1 Wheel Drive Flatus Antiquous

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    Nope.

    But, in the words of the late Paul Harvey: "... now for the rest of the story."

    As it turns out, I had previously left my GPS avoidances set to avoid highways and interstates, and take the shortest route. I didn't even pull the tag up on the GPS until I 'd got up into Franconia Notch and it took me off on Rte 18 thru Franconia village, which was OK. It then asked me to go up a side road, which after a few hundred feet had me stopping and making a U-turn to get off the ice.

    I'm sure that if I had stayed on I93 up to Littleton I would have been alright. But I was already cold and said "screw it" and got outta Dodge. In retrospect I shouldn't have left here so late, but didn't have a clue it had snowed up there either. I didn't figure out the avoidances until I was part way back to the barn.

    Doh!! :huh
  3. dnorton

    dnorton Adventurer

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    Better safe than sorry.
  4. baiku

    baiku Manaical Engineer

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    Fred,

    You should have ridden my Ural to the tag (now with the studded winter tires mounted). You could have called yourself 2 Wheel Drive for the day. :deal

    Art W.
  5. NHADV

    NHADV Been here awhile

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    :lol3
  6. NHADV

    NHADV Been here awhile

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    Looks like some riding weather coming by the end of the week.
  7. SouprrDave

    SouprrDave Adventurer

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    Forecast for Sunday through Wednesday looking unseasonable warm. :clap
  8. Vt-Stromer

    Vt-Stromer Been here awhile

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    Boooo!! Lets start the ski season already. :1drink
  9. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Yeah. Let's. Over in Vermont.:deal

    :lol3


    :wave
  10. SouprrDave

    SouprrDave Adventurer

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    Exactly! Ski season in Vermont, Maine and north of Concord, NH!
  11. MsLizVt

    MsLizVt pfft ...

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    Art, hi!

    You totally made my afternoon. I laughed a little, chuckled a bit more, and still have a smile on my face! :D:D:D

    Thanks!


    Liz
  12. 1 Wheel Drive

    1 Wheel Drive Flatus Antiquous

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    Saving the tag!



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  13. 1 Wheel Drive

    1 Wheel Drive Flatus Antiquous

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    And moving it a bit further to the South.


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    From a town that disappeared to a town the was packed up and moved!
  14. SouprrDave

    SouprrDave Adventurer

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    Nice save/move! :clap
  15. mpg_gw

    mpg_gw Adventurer

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  16. 1 Wheel Drive

    1 Wheel Drive Flatus Antiquous

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    Yes, that would have sucked. The ride through the notch was less than pleasant. I never saw any solid precip, but there was a steady drizzle and the road did feel a bit greasy a few times. Probably didn';t help that my back tire is down to the wear bars and is just about done for.

    Right after I posted the tag the skies did lighten up some and I felt the warm front coming through as I headed northwest and over into Vermont (to take I-91 down Meriden NH for the NNE Tag). Just about then I passed another rider decked out in HiViz headed south on I-93. I thought maybe it was JackPiner or one of the northern Vermonters come to show us up!!

    The new tag should be fairly easily accessible regardless of the weather. But hey, today looks pretty nice! :deal
  17. NHADV

    NHADV Been here awhile

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  18. NHADV

    NHADV Been here awhile

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  19. NHADV

    NHADV Been here awhile

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  20. 1 Wheel Drive

    1 Wheel Drive Flatus Antiquous

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    Nice!

    Swing by Plain Janes for a little lunch?