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Time is drawing near for my departure out West. I am not sure about driving up into Washington since I haven't really seen any takers so I will just stick to places where the riding is excellent and traffic is scarce.

1) Mount Rushmore
2) Devil's Tower
3) Beartooth Highway

And the other roads listed here. http://www.drivethetop10.com/The-Dri...-Scenic-Byways Thought about California but that would take away from my mountain riding. (Unless I get a call to meet certain people at Hwy 36)

I will try to post pictures daily too. Stay tuned!



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I bet you're excited. I wish I could take on a venture like this.

Good luck ride safe and take lots of pictures.
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Send me your grocery list and I'll be ready to "host" a few dinners for you. Be safe and hope to meet you soon.

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Been to Mt Rushmore and the Devil's Tower, not on a bike, but it was awesome. Did you visit Mt Rushmore during the day or night? When I was there they did a presentation at night with the face lit up, played the national anthem, it was quite moving.

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When is the European tour going to happen?

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I'm at the Tail of the Dragon right now, but only till 'morra. You should visit this area, too, if it's not too far east. There are miles and miles of smooth pavement, tight radius, curvy mountain roads, and fellow bikers to enjoy them with. If you want quite a few friends, ride the dragon on a weekend. If you prefer fewer ride it during the week, or ride some of the many, many other excellent roads here that don't have attention grabbing names.

Yes, I got out of Floriduh ... for the weekend anyway. Not on the RC, though. The ZX needed to be broken in.

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I have been to The Dragon countless times....I prefer Cherohala Skyway, try it you will love it!

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Been to Mt Rushmore and the Devil's Tower, not on a bike, but it was awesome. Did you visit Mt Rushmore during the day or night? When I was there they did a presentation at night with the face lit up, played the national anthem, it was quite moving.

Looking forward to pictures.
I will be there during the day and staying at a relatives in Lead, SD...I leave the 28th weather pending.

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I just bought a house so it may be a couple years.

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I have been to The Dragon countless times....I prefer Cherohala Skyway, try it you will love it!



Skyway +1000, Less traffic, less cops, more scenic.



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Send me your grocery list and I'll be ready to "host" a few dinners for you. Be safe and hope to meet you soon.
What grocery list.....beef jerky, bottled water and some SPAM.....



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What grocery list.....beef jerky, bottled water and some SPAM.....

Got it...so loosely translates to...steak, light beer, and some BBQ chicken. Gotcha covered, safe travels and see yah soon!

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