CannonRide - The Railroad That Never Was

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Cannonshot, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    Here is the GPX File.

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  2. Hedonist222

    Hedonist222 Been here awhile

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    thank you for sharing
    immense history
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  3. djroszina

    djroszina Long timer Supporter

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    Just awesome!!!
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  4. Jeathrow Bowdean

    Jeathrow Bowdean Long timer

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    Thanks for sharing...

    Very interesting indeed...

    Its neat how mother earth claims it back in such a short time frame...

    In 1 too 2000 years you'ld never know that humans were even on this planet...

    All timbers made by humans will disappear in 1 too 200 years,,, cement buildings would be totally gone in 4 too 500 years...

    Any irons,,, steel,,, metals would vanish in 1 too 2000 years...

    Mother nature will wipe the existence of human kind off the planet in no time at all,,, we will be the shortest living species on earth...

    The first prehistoric species lived for 1.7 too 2.2 billion years,,, the second set lasted about 1 too 1.2 billion years...

    Prehistoric humans have only been around for 200.000 years,,, we would be lucky too make it to the 500.000 thousand mark... Ha

    Of course my posted numbers could be off...

    Could you imagine what would be left of the remains in another 100 years...

    J.T.
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  5. Yooper_Bob

    Yooper_Bob Insert witty saying here....

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    Excellent as always....:bow
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  6. N-Id-Jim

    N-Id-Jim Long timer

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    Thank you... ! Maybe i missed it some wheres but when did you take the ride... was it Sept 2020? This makes me want to get back to the big mitten state again.
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  7. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    End of September - a couple of weeks ago. Glad you enjoyed it.
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  8. snglfin

    snglfin this statement is untrue

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    i’ll echo the others’ sentiments - another excellent ride report with fascinating history of the areas you visit. thanks for putting the report together, very informative and entertaining!

    best regards,

    johnnyg
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  9. GasMich

    GasMich Been here awhile Supporter

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    What a ride! Love the history lessons you provide along the way. How do you find time to ride?
    Sure are some interesting places in the UP. I've got to get back up there.....soon.
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  10. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    It's been a while since you helped guide some of the Treks up that way. We need to get together next season and do some riding up there.
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  11. GasMich

    GasMich Been here awhile Supporter

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    You got that right. Let's see if we can make that happen.
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  12. motogearhead

    motogearhead Been here awhile Supporter

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    Don’t know how I missed this one before now...but another great read and pics. Thank you!!
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  13. 1994klr250

    1994klr250 Long timer

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    Another excellent Cannonshot ride report. I was in the UP the first week of October and rode some of your tracks. I've wanted to check out the exact area's that you documented in this ride. Thanks so much for sharing this with us.
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  14. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    Cannon threads never disappoint. Excellent write up. Love the "then and now" aspect you add.
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  15. NoelJ

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    Awesome ride report! I really appreciate all the time and work that went into it. Now I need to go there!
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