West and North (Canada incl. Dempster) - 1972 Moto Guzzi (Video added 08/08/2019)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by nick949eldo, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. Cycle Goon

    Cycle Goon Been here awhile

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    Great read my man! Now if you REALLY want to try some crazy, I'll send you a Norton and you can ride that up to the Arctic circle.
  2. Frey Bentos

    Frey Bentos Probably doing a drawing. Or scratching my arse.

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    A lovely read. Thanks for posting.
  3. nick949eldo

    nick949eldo Long timer

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    I have a 1960 Panther which would be up to the job if only it would stop over-oiling. People do all kinds of crazy rides on old machines. As we speak, Des Molloy (of The Last Hurrah fame) is riding his old Panther around Australia. The Dempster would be no problem. The highways on the way there - now that's another issue.

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    Nick
  4. Diggers99

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    Obviously there's a secret Panther Society where you keep in touch! Will Des be writing another book? Like your writings I really enjoyed The Last Hurrah, although I guess now he'll have to re-release it as The Second Last Hurrah?
  5. nick949eldo

    nick949eldo Long timer

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    I get the info through the Panther Owner's Club Facebook Page. It's a public group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/11553580477/
  6. nick949eldo

    nick949eldo Long timer

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    Here's a short video of the trip. It's only tiny fragments, but I hope it provides some flavour.

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  7. B10Dave

    B10Dave Long timer

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    Epic ride report Nick. Great trip.
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  8. LittleMac

    LittleMac Been here awhile

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    Loved your report Nick ! Brings back memories.
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  9. wncstrada

    wncstrada Been here awhile

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    Great report Nick! I enjoyed this so much I ordered one of your books (Beyond The Coffee Shop). As a new Guzzi rider I appreciate how you relate to your bike. Take care and keep up the good work!
  10. nick949eldo

    nick949eldo Long timer

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    Thanks wncstrada - I hope you enjoy it. It's short but meaty :jack

    Nick