The call of the Cols

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by ChubbyThumper, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    That’s it folks, time to wash that damned Stella Alpina dust off the bike. A happy reminder of a great trip. Thanks for all your comments they inspire me to keep pluggin at the reports
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    Terry
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  2. Louisdut

    Louisdut Been here awhile

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    Well done Terry :clap great report


    This little climb :D

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    Cheers

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  3. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    Thats the one Louis, mad enough to get you sectioned! :D

    thanks for sending
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  4. Broooce

    Broooce n00b

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    Fantastic ride report Terry! :happay

    Hope to get on a tour with you soon!:clap

    Bruce
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  5. MrBob

    MrBob Certified Geezer

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    I read your entire report in one sitting. I was fascinated and entertained all the way through. I haven't been tempted to leave my beloved States and go to Europe but those photos could make me change my mind.
    We also have some elevation here in Colorado:
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  6. BartN

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    Isn't that Pikes Peak?

    Thanks fore the nice report ChubbyThumper. Make's me wont to go to the alps. Going to have to read that book you adviced.

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  7. Rema in Paluda

    Rema in Paluda Been here awhile

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    What a PICTURES !@!
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  8. MrBob

    MrBob Certified Geezer

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    Yes.
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  9. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    Thanks for that MrBob. I would love to see Pikes peak when the hillclimb is on. My wife goes to Denver for work conference once a year in the winter though. Might tag along sometime
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  10. Garry_88

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    Great RR guys, reminds me of when I was stationed in europe and riding the alps.

    thanks

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  11. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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  12. sammy-g

    sammy-g Lone Rider

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    Thanks for a great report Terry. Great photos, that inspire.
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  13. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    Thanks Sammy, enjoyed your album. Nice clean Tiger you've got there!
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  14. Paul-S

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    Terry

    Nice pics and good to meet you - I was with Stanbloke on the RWB AT
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  15. ruffdiamond

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    Great ride report Terry, some wonderful photo's too. I had a great time at the Stella, don't know if it was the roads, scenery, weather! or just the great company:clap. Andy. (Buckles)
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  16. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    Thanks Paul, you were with a good bunch of guys. Buckles welcome back from Estonia. Any pics you want to share with us? ( Not the one remaining sock please )
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  17. Alpinitus

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    Chubby, thanks for the respectful display from a retired US Army GS ADV Rider.......:clap
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  18. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Well done T :thumb you finished it :clap

    As always fantasic photography and a great write up, seeing the pictures of Le Cambe and the American Cemetary took me back to our tour of Normandy a few years ago. Stunning place and it stirs something deep within.

    Cracking matey and hopefully I'll be seeing you soon :freaky
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  19. Daithi

    Daithi Destination Unknown.

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    :eek1

    Glad I saw that vid, things like that keep me grounded.
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  20. Frey Bentos

    Frey Bentos not listening

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    great report chubster. I've been over twice in my life and have never really seenn anything as lovely as some of the places you got to. I will have to research things a bit better for the next time.:clap
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