Travel Journal & Motography...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by black 8, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. black 8

    black 8 motography memories...

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    Thanks Sam, I’m snapping pics and flying the drone everyday…
  2. black 8

    black 8 motography memories...

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    Whitehorse Strikes Back (again)...

    ruh roh...
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  3. Dirt Road Cowboy

    Dirt Road Cowboy I aim to misbehave.

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    She doesn't look happy, and I see drips on the ground.
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    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    she looks pissed, like she tried to fit her car in the spot behind yours and hit it.

    that or she caught someone trying to unstrap the monkey. hence the strap being undone?

    curious.
  5. black 8

    black 8 motography memories...

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    Colby for the Daily Double win…

    I took up the two space so the Monkey wouldn’t stick out. I went inside to buy McD’s breakfast and came out to this.

    Gramma was backing out behind me and hit the left rear of the carrier and the Monkey. Spent an hour at the RCMP filling out an accident report.
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    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    any real damage to the monkey?
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    black 8 motography memories...

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    Doesn’t look like it, she hit and bent the strap support on the carrier and I think that saved the front fork. She did shear off the right plastic fork guard that she’s holding in heat hand.

    We’ll find out Thursday when I ride the Monkey to the Arctic Circle…
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    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Let’s hope it’s all good for ya, lil bit of plastic, not a huge deal.
  9. NSFW

    NSFW who else would love noobs? Super Supporter

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    wohooo....we're back on track

    :clap
  10. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    Funny how after all the planning and scheming and prepping and driving . . . . 1 person can make a dumb mistake and potentially ruin it all. Obviously your trip ain't over. But the following reminder applies...
    Note to self . . . always never ever forget to remember that someone out there can instantly crush your experience.
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  11. black 8

    black 8 motography memories...

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    Sorry for the last reply fellows but I was out ridin'...

    The Monkey is runnin' good so far...

    Thanks for checking in Joel...

    I was thinking that same exact thought leaving Whitehorse. I thought the worst when I walked back to the truck. So close to Alaska and this happens.
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  12. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Thats RIGHT!!!!
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    black 8 motography memories...

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    it was a grueling 12 hours on the saddle... but the Monkey got err' done...
    Monkey at the Arctic Circle.JPG
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    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    how were the looks thrown your way?

    you’re a badass, Rudy
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    Ol Man Long timer Supporter

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    Rudy, I have driven my Jeep and my 1290 to that sign, but not sure I would ride your bike. Had to be an adventure.
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    black 8 motography memories...

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    don’t know about that, just havin’ fun on a little bike.

    everywhere I go I get asked about the Monkey and people want get their picture with it.

    a local in Kluane Lake even asked if I’d sell the Monkey to him on my way back down.


    I like to get challenged every now and then to get me out of my comfort zone. I could have easily done it on the R1200 GSA or the Duc but where would the fun be in that?

    I’ll save the rest for the full RR when I get home…
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    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    Dude, that is freakin’ epic. I’m sure that will end up on your wall right next to the other pictures in the same spot.
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    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    you gonna?
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    black 8 motography memories...

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    memories Kelly, memoeires...

    No, got others plans...

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    No, got others plans...

    Rudy; You been consulting with Brian...:evil:evil
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