Dork does America for a measly $40.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Dork, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    She only needs to last a couple days. Just long enough to get to NOVA!:deal

    Jim :brow

    PS I'll sponsor the first 5 days!:D
  2. Squeaky

    Squeaky A Few Loose Screws...

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    Nice try, but I was thinking of heading north first - have to get all those darn southern canadian states done before the frigid winter begins up there.

    Is it mean to say you're not my type before I've even met you? :brow

    Don't worry, folks. Not looking for Mr. Right on this trip.





























    Mr. Right Now wouldn't be a bad thing, though... :augie
  3. MaddBrit

    MaddBrit Now officially a Yank.

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    SqueakyRodent,

    I like your style!

    :thumb
  4. kv

    kv [insert witty comment here]

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  5. kv

    kv [insert witty comment here]

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  6. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    Damn, shot down again!:cry

    Jim :brow
  7. OUtback UFO

    OUtback UFO GLOW IN DARK SPACEINVADER

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    Sorry Sqeeky... already seriously taken and very happy with a adventurous Female UFO... but there might be an okay bloke on the site... though most in JM i would be weary of the Midnight Meandering Sak boa.. they would bring along... :lol3
  8. Squeaky

    Squeaky A Few Loose Screws...

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    I don't necessarily mean that we'd be a "couple" along for a ride, but rather a couple of riders going on the journey together.
  9. OUtback UFO

    OUtback UFO GLOW IN DARK SPACEINVADER

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    That is the point to have a riding friend along... find another woman and the two of you ride off on the ride.. might only get half as far but would be a blast with the boys except when you want then to ride along some of the curves of roads of the world....




    But would the boyz here be gentlement and only want to ride motorcycles is the bigggest ???
  10. Lone Rider

    Lone Rider Registered User

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    People are just teasing you and giving a hard time...in a fun way.

    You gotta be able to change your oil, air filter and chain adjust as needed...the bare, bare basics.
  11. Ray of Sunshine

    Ray of Sunshine Happy Grrrl

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    You are from Tejas, doesn't everyone in Tejas answer their door with a hand cannon? On yer ride just don't do it in NYS. :eek1
  12. Squeaky

    Squeaky A Few Loose Screws...

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    I can do all 3, but the air filter on the Strom is a BITCH to get to - have to basically dismantle the entire front end of the bike!

    I'm about to order one, so it will be new going into the trip and should last a while.
  13. Squeaky

    Squeaky A Few Loose Screws...

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    I've learned to accept that they are a part of life down here, but I can't afford one and am not licensed to carry one. I've gone to the range with friends and am learning to respect them more...
  14. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous Supporter

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    This has been fun to follow, but I'd have a lot more fun with it if it was in JM :augie
  15. ian408

    ian408 Administrator Administrator Super Moderator

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    Squeaky, if you posted better ride reports than dork you'd have some
    supporters I think.
  16. MooseKiller

    MooseKiller Tripod

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    Nice report Dork! Congrats! I am thinking that with your and Vance's success finding some lovely ladies, I think I need to take myself a "USA on $40/day" ride!

    Can't wait to see what's next for the Dork!

    :thumb
  17. Twin4Me

    Twin4Me Fresh Meat

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    Well done Dork (and New Chick), as a reader of these threads based in the UK it has been a fun part of my day following your travels ( I also loved your original thread about New Chick).

    I originally found this site after someone posted a link to MikeO's 'Coming to America'. I followed this thread to the end, then followed Rogue 1's 'Took a little ride', then Vance's 'USA on 40 bucks a day', finally this thread of Dork's. I have been touched by the warmth and compassion shown by almost all of the users on this forum. One day I would love to make a similar trip myself. At the moment I run my own business and have teenage kids (and a wife who tolerates my biking mishaps), but one day when the kids are older and if I can sell the business, then I (and maybe my wife) will do it.

    Good luck Squeaky Squirrel as you pick up the torch, I hope you have as much fun as Vince and Dork.
  18. IrishJohnny

    IrishJohnny Tommy Gavin's cousin

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    Interesting...reminds me of me.

    GO DORK!
  19. Hardrocker

    Hardrocker Keep ur feet on the pegs

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    Good luck with the new private life. We have enjoyed your ride.
  20. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    fixst for ya Jimmy boy....