"I've Been Everywhere, Man" Living the song on two wheels.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by swedstal, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Daleah

    Daleah Long timer

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    Safe travels!!
  2. hankmoody

    hankmoody Ummmmm?? REALLY?!

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    HOT DAMN!!!!
  3. wetwider

    wetwider Adventurer

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    Brett,
    I know you've already been through there but there's always a chance a feller will return to a place, and this edifice seems an important thing to visit sometime you're passing through Grand Forks. Same for you other inmates. This comes from Garrison Keiller's recent ode to humorist Dave Berry:

    "Dave Barry once made fun of Grand Forks, North Dakota, for its tourism campaign, whereupon the city fathers invited Dave to Grand Forks, and Dave — this shows you what a classy guy he is — Dave flew to Grand Forks where he was feted and dined and taken to the dedication of a municipal sewage pump station named after him. The plaque reads 'Dave Barry Lift Station No. 16.' Talk about a tourist attraction. (Who knew a small city needed so many lift stations?) You could go visit it if you were in Grand Forks."

    I mean, Brett, you went to all that trouble to go back & find Obo-wazzits, this should be a no-brainer! (`Might not want to visit it on a really hot day.)
  4. swedstal

    swedstal Open heart, open mind, open can of beans

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  5. MizzouRider

    MizzouRider Long timer Supporter

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    Haha! Great pic! Guess you had to “lay her down”. Amazing creativity right to the end!
    Congratulations Brett! Done and done.
  6. Trip31

    Trip31 n00b

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  7. Trip31

    Trip31 n00b

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    Outstanding. A great story you wish would never end. The very definition of tenacious. A mixture of humility & fortitude…an epic adventure .

    Elements of the Odyssey ,Lewis & Clark & the Shackleton expeditions. Now we have the Everywhere man. Thanks for sharing.

    “In the deed the glory” Indeed
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  8. Specularius

    Specularius Been here awhile

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    Congratulations. Anxiously awaiting the final chapters to "This" adventure and awaiting a followup adventure in the future.
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  9. rider1150gsadv

    rider1150gsadv Long timer

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    Congrats! What an amazing journey..:lurk
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  10. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze I keep blowing down the road Supporter

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    What an amazing, epic journey!

    I dare you to do it in reverse order!

    :ricky
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  11. borderlinebob

    borderlinebob Been here awhile

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    Wow
    What a trip eh!
    Congrats on a truly great accomplishment
    BB
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  12. derblauereiter

    derblauereiter Mostly made of cheese Supporter

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    Channeling a little Andrew Wyeth are we? “Annie’s World” :D
  13. gianttrack

    gianttrack Adventurer

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    Did Brett just "drop the mike?" Perfect! Enjoy some down time and bask in the achievement. And if you ever find yourself back in Estes Park....call me!
    Dave
  14. derblauereiter

    derblauereiter Mostly made of cheese Supporter

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    Also, YOU DID IT!!!

    I actually can’t imagine. I may try and re-read the whole thread to wrap my head around the enormity of it.

    take 100 naps! I’m super curious as to what life has in store for you next. Even (especially?) if it’s not ’epic.’
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  15. Buckee

    Buckee Scott

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    Ooh, little sleepy boy
    Do you know what time it is?
    Well, the hour of your bedtime's long been past
    Though I know you're fightin' it
    I can tell when you rub your eyes
    That you're fadin' fast, ooh, fadin' fast


    Rest easy, well done Brett.
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  16. TheNetworker

    TheNetworker Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Congratulations - mission accomplished.

    In the deed the glory. Well done.
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  17. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Absolutely amazing! :clap
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  18. Bigbore4

    Bigbore4 Long timer

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    One of the better end of ride pics I have seen.

    Well done young sir!
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  19. piratehood

    piratehood Trail rider, dual sport

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    Damn what a ride ! Just the way it should have been done , thanks for sharing it with us , glad you made it !
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  20. jhansen

    jhansen Rider

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    Outstanding
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