So, where in the world have YOU been? ... on your Harley, I mean

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Round-I-Go, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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    There are lots and lots of incredible Ride Reports of trips to lots and lots
    of places, near and far, on lots and lots of different bikes.

    Let's make this one Harley-specific, shall we? Sportster, Dyna, Softail,
    Touring, new, old, whatever ... JUST WHERE IN THE WORLD HAVE YOU
    BEEN? ... Around the block or around the world? ... How'd you prepare?
    ... How long did you take? ... What would you do differently?

    This will also be a great place for those who hesitate to start their own
    long Ride Report thread to post a short version! ... Please don't do a
    full-on, multi-page ride report, just a nice capsulization with a few photos
    would be great.


    Now, who'd like to be the first to share with the class? ...

    :ear

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  2. Hakatan

    Hakatan quality > quantity

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  3. xmonger

    xmonger Been here awhile

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  4. Hakatan

    Hakatan quality > quantity

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    Yep, and yep.

    Class dismissed :lol3
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  5. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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    Oh yes, we all have, but you're missing the point. Doug has one big ride report, which is awesome ... I've read the whole thing. What I'm looking for is a collection of short reports and a few photos from each all in one thread. It's a simple concept, no?
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  6. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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  7. RhinoVonHawkrider

    RhinoVonHawkrider Long timer

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    La La Land & Atl w/ North Ga, Tenn, NC (Dragon Ride)

    On a rented HD Heritage Softail.

    But I'll take my Honda VTR any day

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  8. XC Rider

    XC Rider Motorcycle Vagabond

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    In the spring of '08 I took 2 months and my '02 HD Electra Glide for a little 14K (and change) run around the US. Left central VA and headed to Key West, Fl. From there to L.A., Ca to the Santa Monica pier, then up to a little north of Seatle, WA. (with a side trip out to Reno, NV to go see my brother). From Washington state I headed to Bangor, Maine and then back home. Stayed on secondary roads as much as possible and had a blast. Here are some pictures.

    All set and ready to leave.
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    On one of several ferries that I took while on this trip. This one was in Louisiana.
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    The only Harley dealer I've ever seen in the US that also carried other brand motorcycles (besides Buell of course). This one was in Roswell, NM I think.
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    White Sands National Monument, NM.
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    Saguaro National park just outside of Tuscon, AZ.
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    Joshua Tree national park, CA.
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    Riding along the PCH, somewhere north of Cambria, CA.
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    Lincoln City, OR.
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    Alright, that's it. I think I've highjacked the thread enough. Hope y'all enjoy!
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  9. Waldo308

    Waldo308 Grouchy Olde Pharte

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    I think you've hit on a very good idea and XC Rider has got it off to a great start.

    I have taken numerous local "1000+ mile" rides on my '95 FXDL but only recently got into the digital age so no photos. I will fill some space in here after the ride we're planning from SoCal to Utah starting on 11/1/09. Keep watching this space!

    Thanks for the great idea!
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    Look up Peter Forwood. He is the only person in the history of the world to put the same vehicle in every single country on the planet. And yes, it's a Harley. He's still out there riding around too. His blog is on Horizons Unlimited.
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    Laconic Anodyne

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  12. UncleDirty

    UncleDirty BOFH

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    There's this one:

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29722&highlight=uncledirty

    Don't know what happen to my pics, guess I could dig them off the hard drive somewhere.

    I rode the same RK back from SoCal to move to Memphis in Sep 2007. Took the same RK from Disgusta, GA, to Boston, Orlando one year (before I joined this group), don't think I have pics from that. Spent 12 years in Germany riding a Sportster and a Springer all over Europe (20 years ago before I retired from the Army), you want ride reports that old, if I can find the pics to scan in?

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  13. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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    XC Rider, this is exactly what we're lookin' for! Nice little report...

    And about the 3rd pic ... ? ... they do things a little differently in Roswell ...

    :lol3

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  14. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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  15. Savoir-Faire

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    I have a somewhat dark ride report that I just started here on the site:

    Cathardic Drift: From Chicago, North and West

    It's about 2500 from Chicago to Northern Wisconsin, across Minnesota, South Dakota and a bit of Wyoming. It will have more pictures and the pleasantness will increase as time goes by.

    Here's a pic of me and the bike:

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  16. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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    YVW, Waldo ... looking forward to your report!

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  17. Jedi5150

    Jedi5150 Road Warrior

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    Stunning shot! :clap I don't suppose you have a larger version of it you could put up?
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  18. ManaHD

    ManaHD ;-/

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    I gotta dig up the pics eventually.... but in 2007 we sailed a traditional double hulled Hawaiian sailing canoe(Hokule'a) to Japan, while in Okinawa, I met a cool guy from a couple of town over from my home town, and borrowed his wifes sportster 100anny model to tour the island.... Man it was a blast, on the wrong side of the road, riding through stealthy speed traps... and getting some interesting looks from everyone.... can't wait to do it again!
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  19. Round-I-Go

    Round-I-Go I won the Pullet Surprise

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    Wow! Sounds like an awesome trip, sea and land! We'd like to see your pics...

    :thumb

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  20. Winterbiker

    Winterbiker Sidecarist

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