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  • #61
    Well wheel bearings should be here Monday... Should have enough time to button up and put some miles on it to shake it down.

    Planned out my trip from NE Indiana...
    SUNDAY ride to Omaha NE (9.5 hrs 621 miles)
    MONDAY ride to Laramie WY (8hrs 545 miles)
    TUESDAY ride to Twin Fls ID (8.5 hrs 565 miles)
    WEDNESDAY ride to our Hotel in Oregon (10 hr 569 miles)

    About 2300 miles and 23 hrs. Of actual riding time
    ​​​​​​..... Each way...... Should be a fun 12 days.... So I figure I'll put on 5000 miles on the new build. Sucks that Celina Meet N Greet is no longer happening.... Only 60 miles from me and I am a a member of the Eagles and have a boat on the lake there at The Eagles...

    Hope to be checked in by 10 pm at the hotel on Wednesday night so I can be fresh for the next several days...

    Need to find a nice young gal to ride on back to help keep me awake (but not have fiance find out lol)
    LET'S RIDE

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    • Jaybo
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      Wooot!

  • #62
    Woohoo Lugnut! Ride safe, we'll be looking forward to meeting you.
    It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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    • #63
      Had to take a couple people off the list, Silkentek and her hubby as well as TimB who are unable to make it up. Adding Lug Nut though! He may well get the long distance ride award!
      2000 Roadstar 1600 - BAK, Pumpless, Curt's manifold, Mikuni HSR42 Freedom Combat Pipes Jumbo Strong bags, PPG 'HellFire' Paint.

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      • #64
        Bummer, looking forward to seeing Silkentech and Toby again and Meeting Tim Finally!
        It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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        • #65
          Bump!! It's getting close!
          It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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          • Duke
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            I'm really looking forward for this ride. I'm tired of being cooped up, and ready to hit the trail.

        • #66
          David B told me yesterday he booked a room for he and a guest.

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          • #67
            I stopped by the hotel today and they said that there are currently 9 rooms and 2 RV spots booked that mentioned Starfest. Only changes at the hotel will be that the pool and spa will not be open. You guys that are on the fence or making excuses need to man up and show up! Make your reservations, mention Starfest for the better rate, and BE THERE! No more excuses!
            2000 Roadstar 1600 - BAK, Pumpless, Curt's manifold, Mikuni HSR42 Freedom Combat Pipes Jumbo Strong bags, PPG 'HellFire' Paint.

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            • Duke
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              Did you see who has booked the room?

            • Jaybo
              Jaybo commented
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              Duke, No, he couldn't show me that info, just the number.

            • Duke
              Duke commented
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              Thanks Jaybo.

          • #68
            Michael and I are planning on being at Redding, California Tuesday the 28th, then heading over to McKinleyville, heading north along the coast, taking our time. From Florence, Oregon heading over to Harrisburg and planning on being there Thursday afternoon.
            Is there anything we should watch out for?

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            • Duke
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              Thank you

            • MikeyC
              MikeyC commented
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              Coming up the coast you should ride thru the redwood. I think its called avenue of the giants then south of Crescent City you will cross a bridge with gold bears on the ends of it and a few hundred feet past that is turn off to the drive thru tree, its like a 5 minute detour and fun to see. Then a little farther north, maybe 10 miles, get a picture with Paul Bunyon and babe.

            • Duke
              Duke commented
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              Sounds good Mike, I will do just that. We have two days to just putt around and see the sites.
              Thank you Sir.

          • #69
            Room is booked for the wife and I...

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            • #70
              Originally posted by Jaybo View Post
              Loose women and pickpockets!
              Gypsies!

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              • Duke
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                I'm not worried about Gypsies, I married one, so that makes my son, Michael 1/2 Gypsy.

            • #71
              Originally posted by Duke View Post
              I'm not worried about Gypsies, I married one, so that makes my son, Michael 1/2 Gypsy.
              I’ll bet she stole your heart!

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              • Duke
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                Yea, she did, I must say. Good one Shores!

            • #72
              Progress made on Star Fest longhaul Road Star!!
              https://www.facebook.com/groups/4579...8564985116730/
              LET'S RIDE

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              • Shores
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                Lookin good! Where you riding from?

            • #73
              NE Indiana..... 2300 miles each way
              LET'S RIDE

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              • Shores
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                Wow! Gonna do two iron butts back to back? We’ll leave the light on for ya!

            • #74
              Figure 4600 miles round trip plus riding the 4 days of Star Fest. 5k miles in 12 days. Gonna change pile when I leave and when I get back!!
              LET'S RIDE

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              • Duke
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                Wow Lug Nut, that will be a good ride. Just be careful, and watch out for the driver fatigue. Take your time, and stop to smell the roses along the way.

            • #75
              Originally posted by Lug Nut View Post
              Figure 4600 miles round trip plus riding the 4 days of Star Fest. 5k miles in 12 days. Gonna change pile when I leave and when I get back!!
              I plan on stopping 4x per day for gas (everyb150-175 miles or so) and food... Prob spend 10 hours in the saddle daily.. Should be good
              LET'S RIDE

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              • #76
                They Jay, Mark L. dropped out and Carl will assume his room #108. Carl may need a room mate if anyone is interested. Let me know if you are interested and I will get you in touch with him.

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                • #77
                  IlL be making my reservations tomorrow
                  LET'S RIDE

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                  • #78
                    We've had free Raffles at this event before and they were fun. If you have a fun motorcycle related white elephant, gag or even useful item laying around the shop, bring it with you to donate for the raffle! If not no big deal.

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                    • #79
                      Pumpless and new risers and got windshield installed as tall as possible! New stator next. Getting very close... Need to machine down front calipers to fit custom wheels properly tomorrow

                      https://www.facebook.com/groups/4579...1730/?sfnsn=mo
                      LET'S RIDE

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                      • MikeyC
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                        Wow! Taking it right down to the wire

                    • #80
                      I'm afraid to change my oil to close to the m&g
                      It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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                      • Brad_G
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                        I hear you. That's when things always go south....

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