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#1 brent4727

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:13 AM

Hey I found a great website with info about US Routes, was not really sure where to post but I picked her:

http://www.usends.co...us/index_cw.htm

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:37 AM

That looks pretty cool

I've bookmarked it - for later (like April :blink:)

Thanks for posting!
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:54 AM

I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 12:00 PM

I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls



I'm toying with Rte 2 from Maine to wherever I have to change routes to get to Castlegar, BC :P

To you, I say "stop toying and just GO"!!
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 12:27 PM


I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls



I'm toying with Rte 2 from Maine to wherever I have to change routes to get to Castlegar, BC :P

To you, I say "stop toying and just GO"!!

MEM,

Maybe look at picking Hwy 2 back up south of Sault Ste Marie and run it over to Castlegar?

We rode Hwy 2 from Seattle, East until it ended at Mackinaw City a few years go. Worth at least once!

Nice find brent4727...
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 12:47 PM



I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls



I'm toying with Rte 2 from Maine to wherever I have to change routes to get to Castlegar, BC :P

To you, I say "stop toying and just GO"!!

MEM,

Maybe look at picking Hwy 2 back up south of Sault Ste Marie and run it over to Castlegar?

We rode Hwy 2 from Seattle, East until it ended at Mackinaw City a few years go. Worth at least once!

Nice find brent4727...

You're quite right, ET. I was being a bit flip in my response.

Ideally, I'd go through Maine to Ottawa, hit SSM the next day, and go from there.

That's the way we did it in '09. And then we rode a lot of interstate highways from SD through Montana. Ugh. OTOH, we had places to go, people to see, things to do - in Nakusp, BC - so we had to make tracks :D

All that said, I really don't have a plan. As much as I romanticize the idea of riding alone, it's not realistic.

So..... I'm hoping some other right-coaster(s) has a plan for NAFO and I can tag along ;)
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:55 AM

Glad everyone likes the link.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 06:53 AM

I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls


If/when you do this route, let me know. Rte 62 is my Main Street! Part of it runs through pretty urban areas once you get north of me though.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:16 AM


I was toying with the idea of US 62 from Ohio to Niagara Falls


If/when you do this route, let me know. Rte 62 is my Main Street! Part of it runs through pretty urban areas once you get north of me though.



Will do, probably this summer, July or August if I can get the time off.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 11:52 AM

All that said, I really don't have a plan. As much as I romanticize the idea of riding alone, it's not realistic.

Really? I'm surprised to read you feel this way, MEM, and it's a bit sad, too. We live in such a golden age for travel! The roads have not been this safe for solo passage since ancient Rome.

So. Do you find you grow tired of your own company? Or is it that whole navigation thing? ;)

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:12 PM


All that said, I really don't have a plan. As much as I romanticize the idea of riding alone, it's not realistic.

Really? I'm surprised to read you feel this way, MEM, and it's a bit sad, too. We live in such a golden age for travel! The roads have not been this safe for solo passage since ancient Rome.

So. Do you find you grow tired of your own company? Or is it that whole navigation thing? ;)



She likes someone else to do her - plugging.

She likes someone else to do her plugging.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 06:59 PM

She likes someone else to do her plugging.

:) :lol:

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 07:52 AM

She likes someone else to do her plugging.

:) :lol:

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Sorry George, looks like you have just been unpluged.. :lol:
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