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Offline Nice Goat

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Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« on: April 11, 2016, 12:26:38 PM »
Ride Planning Thread:  http://motorcyclealabama.com/rides/?topic=616.0


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On Wednesday morning, a select crew of worldly motorcyclists will depart central Alabama ...

On an epic journey to a place where "anything goes" ...

The place that makes Las Vegas blush and cover its eyes ...

To the ghey tip of America's sandy protuberance ...

This is where it will all be recorded ...
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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2016, 01:46:52 PM »
Worldly...lol

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Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2016, 04:46:05 AM »
It has begun...






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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2016, 05:35:52 AM »
Y'all have fun and be safe.

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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2016, 10:08:21 AM »
You started the trip with Kevin at Waffle House? I hope you had a long stop planned in about 30 minutes for mister I.B.S.

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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2016, 01:32:23 PM »
Lol...I ate before I got there. Just now getting bubble guts...

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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2016, 03:03:42 PM »
Wish I was there :'(

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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2016, 04:43:58 PM »
Safe trip!  Subscribed!

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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2016, 08:58:59 PM »
Good luck dodging that rain, fellers.  Rooting for you!!!

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« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2016, 12:38:32 AM »
Planning for this ride started in December.  I studied climate data for Florida and decided that April had the best temperatures and the lowest chance of rain in Florida.  It looked like the "lowest chance of rain" theory was going to be a bust, but we made it all the way to Key Largo with less than two minutes total rain.  It wasn't even a proper rain ... More like a "misting".
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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2016, 12:42:09 AM »
Several of us stayed at hotels in Fultondale the night before the ride.  A few of us needed some dinner, so we walked next door to Applebees.  Turns out that it was Sandy's birthday.  I told the waitress, and she took care of business.
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« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2016, 12:49:25 AM »
Wednesday morning, we all met all Waffle House for breakfast, then went next door for gas.  After two false starts, we finally got underway.

Nobody felt like doing another 180 miles to get the Iron Butt certificate, so we called it quits at 820 miles.  Everybody was safe and rode responsibly, and we arrived at the hotel around 11:30pm Eastern.  We took lots of breaks and rest stops on the way down!



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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2016, 06:41:44 AM »
Glad you guys made it safely. Enjoy the Keys today!! You earned it!
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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2016, 07:23:30 AM »
Awesome. I know y'all are having a blast.
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Re: Gypsy Chickens in an Unholy Land
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2016, 01:08:48 PM »
Keys Overseas Highway



Southernmost Point



Lunch





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IBA #63019 - 2022 Yamaha Tenere 700
Deep thought: "Pie and coffee are as important as gasoline."