Big Bike Solo in the Black Hills

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Cannonshot, May 18, 2009.

  1. Akunin

    Akunin Neo-Vegabond

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    Since spring is finally here I thought I would give this thread a bump. This information is just to good to keep in the basement!
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  2. wobbly one

    wobbly one Adventurer

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    Holy cats Cannonshot! This is the most interesting RR I have come across - and there are some real doozies that set the bar high. I have poked around on this site for more than a few years and I don't know how I ever missed this one. I grew up on what was a mining claim south of Hill City. My Dad built the Custer Co. Courthouse you have a photo of and I remember well the AIM incident from '73. My folks bought me a new Honda Mini Trail 50 when we moved there in '69. That and a lack of a NFS Authorized Travel Plan are what started me on my life of motorcycle wanderlust and debauchery. It was (is) a fantastic place to grow up and explore on a motorcycle. You have done a fantastic job of documenting the magic of the Hills through your photos and historical narrative. Well done and thank you!
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  3. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    Thank you. It means a lot to hear that a couple of locals appreciate the content and coverage. I was just thinking about heading back out there the other day.
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  4. Akunin

    Akunin Neo-Vegabond

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    I thought this thread deserved another well deserved "bump".

    Met some folks from the South East who were adventure riding and asked to see what's cool around the area. This thread again came to mind.
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  5. Akunin

    Akunin Neo-Vegabond

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    Oh I see you out there lurking Cannonshot... when are you going to make a 2.0?? When your back in the Black Hills again, let me know!
  6. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    I just did a drive-by a few weeks ago.

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  7. Akunin

    Akunin Neo-Vegabond

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    Nice!

    That's just 5 miles from my place.
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