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My Last ride this past year
« on: January 15, 2014, 06:12:13 PM »
Snow and cold here now... Awaiting a spring trip to the south... !!!

Got my TTSE in late August, put just over 8000 miles on it..

Here's an album of my last ride this year..

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/sredir?uname=111365473858041669549&target=ALBUM&id=5964133888405055089&authkey=Gv1sRgCJmojM7ovqaoJg&feat=email&mode=SLIDESHOW

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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 06:46:41 PM »
Great pictures! thanks for posting, not much traffic seemingly, a motorcyclist dream! Hope hibernation will not be too long for you  :821:
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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 07:32:14 PM »
Nice pics....gives a good impression of what it is like over there. Lots of space but some of the roads need to been seen to :015: Heard the weather in the US of A is pretty bad & cold. I'm still riding here (Netherlands) & sometimes I'm even sweating under all my winter clothing. Hope you can ride soon :158:
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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 08:20:39 PM »
Thanks!  I'm kind of a pic fanatic, will post some more of my albums on here as I 'publish' them...   

I use Picasa from Google, very easy and friendly... 

Always buy a camera with a 'mirrored' lens ( so nothing protrudes from the front) and one that I can run with only my left hand...   Keep a tether on it around my neck in case I drop it or need to let go of it quickly...   

Can't see what I'm taking pics of, my hand covers the LCD screen, so wind up with a lot of deletes of crazy angles and pictures of my knee or shoulder of the road but get enough good ones for a nice record of the journeys...

I had 9 "Last Rides" this season, as you just never know when  the weather door is going to slam shut up here in The Frozen North...

Here's another one...  with some 'movie experiments'...

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/sredir?uname=111365473858041669549&target=ALBUM&id=5945582426059706177&authkey=Gv1sRgCNv5he74qb-6Ow&feat=email&mode=SLIDESHOW

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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2014, 02:13:40 AM »
Thanks for the pics JanF, the only thing missing was the SUNSHINE.  We are spoilt with it over here, and would miss it.

You had 44 deg F there on your ride, we had 44 deg C here last week. 
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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2014, 03:01:26 AM »
Trophy 59, Visiting your digs is definitely on my bucket list.  Don't know if it will happen but one never knows!!!

We see on the news that it is roasting there.. Last week we had temps near 30 below zero F... In the mid teens F today, feels like a heat wave...

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Re: My Last ride this past year
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2014, 03:43:48 AM »
Great pics JanF. Pretty chilly here too, but I'm out whenever most of the snow and salt are off the roads.

Trophy 59…I'm going to be on the other side of your "island" in April (Melbourne). Might pick up a rental and ride. Any suggested destinations?
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