"oh wow, It's just like a big, bad arse version of New Zealand!"

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by clintonl, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Chip Seal

    Chip Seal Long timer

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    Wow, excellent. Love your perspective and pictures.

    ....... the chief of police and offered to take a photo with me in it.

    "Because you never get pictures of yourself when you travel alone" he said.

    He went on to say he was happy for me to stay and take as many pictures as I liked while his truck protected me against oncoming traffic.

    Thanks chief of police guy, you and the rest of middle America effing rock in my book.

    This chief understands the allure of Rt 66!
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  2. Not the Messiah

    Not the Messiah Not the Messiah

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    Hey Clinton, Congratulations on a great adventure and many thanks for a great report.:thumb:thumb
    And never mind the rugby, how's about the netball? Oh, oops, I think you did us there too. :cryBring on the cricket then.:lol3
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  3. clintonl

    clintonl Been here awhile

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    Hey glad you enjoyed it. I tried to put together a googlemap of the route when I got back including the more random dirt excursions but it all went pear shaped on me. I'll give it another go for you.

    All I can say is just do it, do it as soon as you possibly can. I'm back working on my PITA house project now and all I can say is I'm very, very happy I went when I did.
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  4. r3mac

    r3mac Been here awhile

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    Fantastic writing backed up by even better images.

    Thanks for sharing.
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  5. kwakbiker

    kwakbiker Been here awhile

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    Personally I'd regret buying that T-shirt lol, nice write up and pics
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  6. bemiiten

    bemiiten League of Adventures

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    Really well done! Thanks for taking us along.
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  7. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    I couldn't have said it better!:deal :thumb

    Jim :brow
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  8. sloperut

    sloperut Adventurer

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    Thank you. :clap
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  9. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    Great ride report!

    Yay, he didn't die! :clap


    Man, these just keep getting better and better...
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  10. Sroz

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    Great report! AMAZING pictures!:clap
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  11. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    A great trip!
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  12. clintonl

    clintonl Been here awhile

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    I'm really glad people enjoyed my travel notes and pictures; Your feedback has been encouraging and I'm looking forward to the next journey already.

    In preparation for that I'm culling a lot of stuff including this great book which is now surplus to my requirements.

    I'm happy to pass it on free to the next rider planning a trip to Alaska

    [​IMG]

    The first post here publicly committing to actually doing the trip gets it :)
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  13. FatBob

    FatBob aka blinkerbob!

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    I'll commit! :clap

    Sending you a PM.
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  14. robertwillis

    robertwillis Adventurer

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    Great RR. I wonder how many people "got" the RHPS reference.:lol3 At least I hope that's what it was.
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  15. clintonl

    clintonl Been here awhile

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    yes it was a reference to RHPS. Nicely spotted :) I also referenced Alien as well in there somewhere. I guess out in the middle of NV I was starting to feel little disconnected from the human race.
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  16. EltonAvenue

    EltonAvenue Banned

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    Great photos Clinton!!!:clap
    It makes a nice change to see someone with "an eye" for photography & the ability to string a few words together.........
    (l'll say no more on that last subject for fear of upsetting my colonial "buddies"!!!:evil)

    I don't know if anyone mentioned it in your thread (I have a short attention span & get bored easily with mundane comments!):deal but maybe you should pursue a career in travel writing, you bring a refreshing way of putting your descriptive words into an interesting dialogue regarding your experiences.

    Also, if you're ever down this way (NW Arkansas/SW Misery,sorry,Missouri)
    there's a patch of the back yard with your name on it.......:freaky
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  17. justabum

    justabum n00b

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    Nice. Very bloody nice.
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  18. Reverend12

    Reverend12 Well there it is..

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    Clinton, Ride report is cool as hell and the pictures are fantastic! Thanks for the ride Man.:clap
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  19. Tex76

    Tex76 Motersykle Advntyers

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    Great stuff!!! I was in Utah about 6 weeks ago, did Valley of the Gods and camped at Muley Point at the top of Moki Dugway. Maybe religious experience isn't the right terminology but being that far removed from "normal" life and just being in awe of nature, it does something to you. Really enjoyed reading through this.
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  20. SteveTheLocal

    SteveTheLocal Been here awhile

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    Thanks. You've renewed my faith in mankind, an education and the future of the species. There are more things in Heaven...