Heart of the West ADV 'Roundabout'

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by byways, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. TheOffRoadKid

    TheOffRoadKid n00b

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  2. byways

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    Spectacular conditions out on HoW currently! Inspections of the route suggest that this is going to be one of the best Septembers ever. Roads are dry (as are the wildlands, sadly). Mosquitoes are gone. Skies are blue. It's even kinda lonely ...

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    It's not too early to start planning for 2021!
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    Thinking I might have to drag the sidecar out and do this awesome route again! Maybe go counter clockwise next time!
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  4. byways

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    Yup, Strong Bad, you do ... Conditions are too good to pass up. :clap

    This stretch of the 19th-century Lander Trail is often among the worst due to multiple mud holes and miles of deep ruts. (An alternate around it is provided.) I've not seen it this dry in several years ...

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  5. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    I can’t wait to get out there in a year!
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    headstaller Long timer Supporter

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    spectacular ..
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  7. byways

    byways byways

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    HoW will be ready when you are!
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    deeve Adventure Lite

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    @byways you are living my dream. I can retire in just under 3 years if you ever need a partner. ;) For anyone thinking about doing one of these trips...just do it! I did part of it (still need to do the rest) with my son after he graduated high school and was going to be heading off to boot camp. The memories we made are some of the best of my life.
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  9. byways

    byways byways

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    Good to hear from you, Deeve!

    Facilitating father-son, husband-wife, even grandparent-grandchild etc trips to mark a special moment in life (e. g., retirement, graduation, impending boot camp ...) are among the most rewarding for me.

    I hope your son is doing well. I'm sure you're a proud dad.
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    Thanks @byways He is doing great....just reenlisted for another 4 years with the Marines. I am very proud of him. I am proud of all three of the kiddos. My youngest will be able to get his license (and motorcycle endorsement) in a few years and I am looking forward to doing something similar with him.

    When you are in the moment you sometimes do not realize the long-lasting positive impact something like this can make on you as you use them as anchors to carry you through more stressful and challenging times. Perhaps we will meet in person or talk on the phone again and I will relate some of that to you.
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  11. byways

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