The original adventure riders (and bikes!)

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Wes Weber, Nov 30, 2003.

  1. inte

    inte neophyte serendipity

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    those are some of the best photos i've ever seen. absolutely unbelievable.
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  2. Wes Weber

    Wes Weber Been here awhile

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    Now that's starting to sound like a pretty darn sweet deal!
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  3. Wes Weber

    Wes Weber Been here awhile

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    Yeah, my dad has some fairly harsh words for the old springer front end!
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  4. Fizzbiz

    Fizzbiz Throttle Flogger

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    Outstanding old photo's. Much better capturing the spirit of motorcycling, especially during that period than I have seen in many books. You should consider sending copies to Harley-Davidson for thier archives, or AMA.:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
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  5. somecallmetim

    somecallmetim Surf &/or Die

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    Amazing.

    I do realy think there is a coffetable book waiting to be made there... I would buy it.
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  6. cyclecat

    cyclecat half post a day wonder

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    Those guys all give a whole new definition to "adventurer." Amazing.

    We're all pussies.
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  7. VespaFitz

    VespaFitz No-good-son-of-a-bitch

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    Hey! If I've told you damned kids once, I've told you a thousand times: NO CAN-CANS IN THE HOUSE!

    Now get outside and practice your nac-nacs.
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  8. KiwiSteve

    KiwiSteve Been here awhile

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    We are not worthy :bow , those guy's are absolute legends, back in the days when boats were made of wood and men made of steel (well, boats were actually made of steel then, must have been about the time Titainum was invented :evil .......................
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  9. twistedmind

    twistedmind HACKrrrrrrrr

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    great pix and post. that was one great photographer too!
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  10. Roostn

    Roostn On the Throttle Stop

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    Outstanding! I laugh now because I'm the worst when it comes to: I need this bike for this and that bike for that!

    I'm the guy who buys a new and different bike every year just for one specific need. These guys did everything on one bike and liked it!

    Thanks for posting those pal. We need to hook up again soon.
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  11. Randall

    Randall Adventurer

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    Man, those are some great pictures and some very brave and good riders, not to mention extemely fun loving.

    Thanks for posting the pics!!

    We are very lucky they brought someone along with a camera.
    I don't think cameras were quite as sophisticated back then either.
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  12. Max Power

    Max Power Secret Agent

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    Priceless.
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  13. Linzi

    Linzi Crazy Plott Lady

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    This post made my day. :thumb Thanks for sharing.
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  14. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    Wes & Wayne,
    Can't help but jump in with a me-too reply here. Like everyone else I'm really happy to see those old pics. So very cool that ya have so many visuals to remember your dad with for years to come. Just fantastic. What a seriously rockin' post...

    :super
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  15. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    :clap :clap :clap :clap :freaky

    WOW!!!! O WOW!!!!!!

    thank you!!! and thank your dad and his friends!!! that is GREAT!!!!

    :clap :clap :clap
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  16. knary

    knary sunshine and puppies

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    It's been said...
    Amazing photos.

    sending you a PM.
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  17. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    These photos are worth money. Thanks for showing them to us. :thumb
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  18. playsinmud

    playsinmud Hygienically Challenged

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    Great Pics. This one stood out at me too. That dudes about to hit the ground screamin'. Look at that throttle hand ready to get on it. Glory Days...
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  19. chain

    chain Long timer

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    wes sent you a pm
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  20. Grover

    Grover Blinkenlights Adventurer

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    Hot damn. :smile6

    Gotta second the coffee table book comment. That would be a keeper.
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