Central Illinois

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by z987k, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. flatlandjohnny

    flatlandjohnny Been here awhile Supporter

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    Thank you. I looked through Jim Grey’s site and it was very helpful. Sometime when I have an entire free day, I’ll go down there and poke around.
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  2. William42

    William42 Long timer Supporter

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    Rode over to the Moweaqua area Sunday.

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    The water was running a little high here. Kaveman would probably put this on one of his Knobby Sections. IMG_1427.JPG
    In Bethany on route 121.
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    Assumption, IL
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    Some nice two track.
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  3. Moose Dog

    Moose Dog Mr. Nice Guy

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    I always look forward to William42 ride reports, makes me miss Illinois (a little).
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  4. William42

    William42 Long timer Supporter

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    Thanks Moose. Glad you got out.
  5. flatlandjohnny

    flatlandjohnny Been here awhile Supporter

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    Oldsickle and I ran over to Battle Creek, MI to see the Cannonball motorcycle race arrive. Many, many cool vintage bikes. Most of the early arrivals were Hendersons:
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    We also met Central Illinois native Bob Fuller. He’s from outside Humbolt and was riding this 1924 Harley FD.
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  6. flatlandjohnny

    flatlandjohnny Been here awhile Supporter

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  7. vfrpilot

    vfrpilot Stress Relief Rider Supporter

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    William42 and I rode to Moonshine for a breakfast burger. We didn't see any Cannonballers but we did see a brigade of Cushmans

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  8. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    I saw them on the corner of your photo, but no close ups! At first I thounght there was a Mustang in the group.
  9. William42

    William42 Long timer Supporter

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    More scooters at Moonshine. I thought the trike was cool.
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  10. bbrz

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    Damn Johnny, glad to see that you and Bill took the trip to see the Cannonball 2021 ride. I gotta partly blame the two of you for the Halcyon purchase. Remember when they rode into Urbana? There is a 2021 picture thread in Olds Cool. I tried a couple, but still learning. I'm sure they would like your photos.
    The Halcyon is breaking in great, and is not for introverts. Draws attention everywhere.
    Took a ride on the Honda yesterday over to the Middle Fork, and Kick A Poo parks. A wonderful area. My only gripe was that I was not fast enough to get the phone out to take a picture of the young wimminz renting canoes. Another missed opportunity. Ride far, ride safe, summer is coming to a close.
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  11. OU812

    OU812 Legend in my own Mind! Supporter

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    Fuk... IMG_20210910_192606.jpg
    Hardware is probable... IMG_20210910_194116.jpg FVOR Friday.
    Head first into culvert at 10mph.
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  12. vfrpilot

    vfrpilot Stress Relief Rider Supporter

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  13. dhollenberg

    dhollenberg Been here awhile

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  14. Old 179

    Old 179 Been here awhile

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  15. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    Hey, I did it first! Actually maybe both times; 1st was 50yrs ago on PMC’s Turkey Run and second was on old 179’s ride with U! But, U win for most extreme this time. Heal fast Steve!
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  16. OU812

    OU812 Legend in my own Mind! Supporter

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    My lady did that a few years back.
    I wish it was that simple.
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    The coach said there's nothing wrong with it, as I pulled on my middle finger; just get back in there!
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  18. solo650

    solo650 '17 vstrom 650 Supporter

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    drummerPETE and I took a grand tour of Calhoun today. Always see something "new" down there!
    Pete's AT took a Lil nap on Crooked Creek hill! All's well!
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  19. Critic

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    I would be nice to get William42 and the boys & girls down for another Solo ride. Which, I have never ridden; but sure enjoyed the motel and fellowship!
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  20. solo650

    solo650 '17 vstrom 650 Supporter

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    We NEED a fall moto social!!
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