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  • A Weekender

    Just to set this up a little. My wife joined a "shopping show" on the radio and they have discounts for just about everything including hotels. I told her to look for someplace we could ride to. They had an overnight stay at a comfort inn in Fulton Il. So I mappd out a route to take us into Dubuque Iowa where we would stop at the county fair that was gong on an then head south riding alng the Mississippi River to Clinton Iowa and across the river to Fulton, Il. We left home at about 10:30 or so and headed west, i mapped most of the trip on scenic routes, here are a few pics.
    Off we went
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    First gas stop
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    Dont ask
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    Crossing the Mississippi into Iowa
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    Some of the scenery
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    GPS dont tell ya about this kind of crap, the wife said if I got enough speed I could have jumped it..YEAH
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    more scenery
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    crossing back over the Mississippi into Il
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    the hotel
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    DAMN GPS! 2 miles of gravel road!
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    the road home
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    Fun trip, about 400 miles, no rain, no break downs and always an adventure.
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  • #2
    Nice buddy! That looks like a fun ride...even with the "unexpected".
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    • #3
      I think she was right...coulda cleared that easy man.


      Cool trip and pics wave!
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      • #4
        Nice scenery! I like runs that you have to cross bridges!
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Bonsai View Post
          I think she was right...coulda cleared that easy man.


          Cool trip and pics wave!
          LOL...her other idea was for me to WALK it across on the edge...again..YEAH NO!!
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          • #6
            Originally posted by wavman8 View Post
            LOL...her other idea was for me to WALK it across on the edge...again..YEAH NO!!


            Went back to the pic....walking that edge would have been crazy.
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            • #7
              Great pictures!!! Thanks for sharing!!
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              • #8
                Looks like a fun ride. You were smart not to jump it, you never know how stable the other side is.
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                • #9
                  Yeh, that bridge was "Too" easy...LOL !!

                  Nice trip ya had there, congrats to both of you !
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                  • #10
                    dont look like much of a bridge to hide under if a tornado came along...i prolly woulda tried it along the top edge where the grass was growing, im just a retard that way
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                    • #11
                      That is really weird. The old lady and I stopped at that place in Forreston about a week ago. Decided to just take 72 out for a while. Nice pic. Looks like an great ride all the way.
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                      • #12
                        I like seein others travels,When Ya gotta jump the gap,be sure Ya get the front tire at least four inches off the asphalt,Ya lands a little easier that a ways.ed:fall:laughout
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