Seattle to TDF and back on an airhead

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Airhead Wrangler, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. ADV Fool

    ADV Fool Been here awhile

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    Wow, just started this and I'm hooked already!!!!
  2. GoinPostal

    GoinPostal Been here awhile

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    thanks for the incredible ride report. As I sat here reading it, I felt a little twinge of regret that I will never be young enough again to do something like that. It has been fantastic meeting you and Mary.
  3. ADV Fool

    ADV Fool Been here awhile

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    Spencer,

    I've read many a RR and have never felt so involved, like I was there with you. Loved it Man, you've given me the desire and courage to ride a little farther south next trip!!!!

    Thx for taking us all along on your journey, meeting up with you and Mary has been the highlight of my "Group of Fools Mexico Adventure 2012" so far.

    ADV Fool
  4. kito

    kito Been here awhile

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    hi spence i cant beleave i had been traveling with you and i have only just seen this thread
  5. RUOK

    RUOK no, no I guess not

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    Fantastic report, I'll probably never get to do a trip like this, but you made it feel like I was along for the ride. :clap
  6. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    Let me know when you're back in Mexico again. I might need your help drinking some beer.
  7. camgregus

    camgregus riding gently now

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    awesome!!!!



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  8. jonnykilo

    jonnykilo Viator

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    Spencer, thanks so much for this report - it truly was a great read with some awesome pics. Be interested to know what you are up to now.
  9. Sutherngintelmen

    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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    Great read, great pics, great trip. :thumb

    TTT
  10. 805gregg

    805gregg Long timer

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    Cool ride report, but I didn't see the pictures of the Yamaha broke down.
  11. nightflyer

    nightflyer Hors contrĂ´le

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    Not sure which Yamaha you are talking about, but if it is mine, it is broken down in most pictures I have of it!:rofl

  12. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    Wow man, just found this and have been looking through the photos, CRAZY! You seem to have an eye for a great shot and I thought I wanted to go to South America before. After looking at these pics I MUST make the trek sometime SOON! FANTASTIC! :freaky
  13. igormortis

    igormortis Cafe Reise

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    Thought I'd bump this to say I'VE JUST MET THIS GUY IN GERMANY. No closer to understanding him, unfortunately. The bike now has a diesel engine grafted to the BMW engine casing and gearbox. He claims 1.5l/100km - giving him a 2000km range! Was he wearing shoes when you met him?
  14. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Spencer & Mary

    Hola Amigo :wave Hope all is well!
  15. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    HOly crap Igor!!!! Did you take any pics??
  16. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    Oh wow, please tell me you have photos. I believe he had footwear when I saw him.

    Indeed it is. I see your trip is winding down and just wanted to say thanks for keeping us entertained for so long. Seems like ages since you and sam rolled through manzanillo. We moved back home to the NW, so stop in and visit whenever you're on your way through.

    Seriously. :deal