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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2023, 05:35:53 AM »
Local trips to TWO Suches, Suches Ga.  Various not far camping trips within Southeastern U.S. and not much else this year!  Life is good!
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2023, 07:42:03 AM »
GRiSO from Hotlanta to the Ozark Mountains. Camp,ride,repeat... :drool:

Let me know when you go Ozark Taz, we could do a beer or something  :thumb:
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2023, 08:05:22 AM »





For an adventuresome bike, she looks a treat ! :thumb:
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2023, 08:11:45 AM »
Well it won’t be Europe.
But I would do Australia on the CT110 again with the right travelling companion.

Huzo, I know the “Posties” are a cherished gem down under, but is touring the country on one a thing? There’s a YouTube channel called Biker Bits that I followed for a short time, and he did a little tour on one. Was wondering if it was a rite of passage for motorcyclists just left of normal ;)
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #34 on: January 14, 2023, 08:15:02 AM »
Let me know when you go Ozark Taz, we could do a beer or something  :thumb:
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #35 on: January 14, 2023, 08:48:23 AM »
Huzo, I know the “Posties” are a cherished gem down under, but is touring the country on one a thing? There’s a YouTube channel called Biker Bits that I followed for a short time, and he did a little tour on one. Was wondering if it was a rite of passage for motorcyclists just left of normal ;)
I don’t know if it’s considered a rite of passage as such Dirk, here in Australia any more than anywhere else.
I think it probably does say something about you if you do it, I’m just not sure what it is and do you really want to hear it…?
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #36 on: January 14, 2023, 08:59:32 AM »
I'm planning on celebrating my 69th BDay at the MotoGP Ducati Island at COTA.  Perhaps a few days in the Hill Country afterwards.  Unfortunately, we've lost our Guzzi/Duc riding buddy in Austin, Mike Prentiss, so it looks like I'll be doing it all solo.

anyone heading there, give me a buzz.

I'm definitely going to make a trip or two to NW Ark.  Not sure how I can arrange a trip to Colo on a bike but would like to try.  Doesn't look like there are any Guzzi rallies in nearby states anymore.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #37 on: January 14, 2023, 09:21:23 AM »
My '22 plans to ride the Tail of the Dragon on my way to our nations capitol were derailed, so I'm gonna try for that again.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #38 on: January 14, 2023, 11:18:47 AM »
I'm planning on celebrating my 69th BDay at the MotoGP Ducati Island at COTA.  Perhaps a few days in the Hill Country afterwards.  Unfortunately, we've lost our Guzzi/Duc riding buddy in Austin, Mike Prentiss, so it looks like I'll be doing it all solo.

anyone heading there, give me a buzz.

I'm definitely going to make a trip or two to NW Ark.  Not sure how I can arrange a trip to Colo on a bike but would like to try.  Doesn't look like there are any Guzzi rallies in nearby states anymore.  The Adv Riders seem a little hostile.

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #39 on: January 14, 2023, 11:59:58 AM »
I hope to be able to tour Sardegna by renting from these folks.  https://it.motorentsardinia.com/
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #41 on: January 14, 2023, 07:41:20 PM »
A big year for me for 2013.
On Monday I start off from Florida to go out west heading along the southern routes due to the time of year.
I am traveling by van with my V7 on the back on a carrier. I will be traveling slowly probably doing a couple of hundred miles a day.
I hope that if there are some other wildguzzi members along the way that would want a visitor for a day or two that we could meet up and go on a ride, weather permitting.
Most likely I will end up in S Arizona or New Mexico for the remaining winter months although I may go all the way to the coast. I used to live in San Diego and love the riding just inland from there.
I may circle around to some other more northern states as spring and summer roll around. I also love the pacific north west.
Maybe by fall I will be ready to fly overseas. High on my list are South America, likely first and then off to SE Asia, though that might be next year.
I want to travel slowly spending a month or two or possibly more in each country. While traveling overseas I will just have a carry-on only.
Traveling by van I will have most everything with me including Guzzidiag cables, a Twinmax and a kitchen sink.

While traveling by van I will keep updating my thread titled 'Traveling by Van' so my approximate whereabouts will be known.


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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #42 on: January 14, 2023, 09:10:51 PM »
A big year for me for 2013.
You better get started mate…
You’re ten years late…! :huh:

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #43 on: January 14, 2023, 09:47:17 PM »
You better get started mate…
You’re ten years late…! :huh:
I am a slow starter. I keep asking myself why it is taking so long. But wow, 10 years is quite shocking.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #44 on: January 14, 2023, 09:54:44 PM »
I would like to ride the Scandinavian countries this summer and perhaps the Baltics nations as well. Hopefully Air Canada will reinstate their fly and ride program where they fly your motorcycle in cargo anywhere international that Air Canada flys from late May to September.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #45 on: January 14, 2023, 11:57:21 PM »
Slovakia, to see the Tatra mountains, then back to the Dolomites via Budapest. 

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #46 on: January 15, 2023, 12:21:34 AM »
I would like to ride the Scandinavian countries this summer and perhaps the Baltics nations as well. Hopefully Air Canada will reinstate their fly and ride program where they fly your motorcycle in cargo anywhere international that Air Canada flys from late May to September.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #47 on: January 15, 2023, 02:00:07 PM »
Trip to Atlanta for the Supercross race.

Trip up to NH, VT, and NY in the summer.

That's the plan anyway!
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #48 on: January 15, 2023, 02:12:01 PM »
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #49 on: January 15, 2023, 04:13:28 PM »
I hope to be able to tour Sardegna by renting from these folks.  https://it.motorentsardinia.com/
I'm breaking every piggy bank to see if I can afford it.
My wife and I visited las year on our v85’s, we were both underwhelmed, maybe it was just us. Sicily though was superb, more interesting in my view ( That trip was on my v11 via Croatia and Bosnia)
Just my opinion.
April we are off to Morocco and September Italia again.  :grin:

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #50 on: January 15, 2023, 04:40:36 PM »
Not sure yet.

The Gaspe Peninsula is an option.

So is the New River Gorge in West Virginia.
Maybe all of Route 6 across Pennsylvania on the way
down.

And some unpaved stuff in Maine I think, too.

Some day trips to New Hampshire, Vermont, and upper New York State, too.

I might even get down to Connecticut for an event.

Lotsa options!!   :azn: :azn: :azn:

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #51 on: January 16, 2023, 11:18:42 PM »
My wife and I visited las year on our v85’s, we were both underwhelmed, maybe it was just us.

I’ve ridden in Sardinia, Sicily and Corsica but the one that I’ve been back to three times is Corsica.  Sardinia is great for riding but the geography is very similar to California, which is not so far away for me, and it feels maybe slightly boring to me for that reason.  We are all the products of previous experience.

Corsica is smaller for sure, but to me has a great mix of terrific riding and nice places to stay and see.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #52 on: January 18, 2023, 02:37:53 PM »
I'll be in southeastern Kansas, Cedar Vale in mid May, 11-15 to be exact. Nice long ride for me, maybe longer if I can make it longer.

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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #53 on: January 18, 2023, 03:44:58 PM »
A guy I know has a Suzuki 650 stored at his mother in law’s place across the road from me. It wasn’t running and I found that it was a gone stator, so a new e bay one and a new battery and it runs great.
He said if I want to ride it up to Darwin, he’ll pay the costs and cover the trip back home by jet.
It’s one of these.


I told him there’d be no camping and he’s fine with that.
Here’s the trip.


I’m not head over heels to do it, but I guess it’s an opportunity.
I told him that if it breaks down, he has to be prepared that I’ll put in some effort to fix it, but at some point I’ll walk away..
Some insurance might be a good idea in case it develops a fuel leak an “catches fire…”  :wink:
Anyway..
We’ll see around June when the wet season eases off..
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #54 on: January 19, 2023, 11:14:49 AM »

 Thinking ride from Seattle to SD California RT.  Might be the last time I get to run the 1/101 in this lifetime.  Anyone interested?
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #55 on: January 19, 2023, 12:25:17 PM »
2,223 mile north to south across the vast expanse of Australia?!? :rolleyes: :shocked: :huh: 

Now THAT...looks like one big two wheel adventure!! :thumb: :bow: :cool: :boozing:



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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #56 on: January 19, 2023, 12:44:11 PM »
I've been everywhere, man.. been to Death Valley, Maine, Key west, tucumcari and Joan of Arc. Wrote a song about it..  :smiley: If I had to choose I'd take the Maine trip by far.

I've been from Tucson to Tucumcari,Tehachapi to Tonapah, driven every kinda rig....oh, never mind.

Maine is hard to beat.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #57 on: January 19, 2023, 02:14:19 PM »
Tonopah? It's not the end of the world but you can see it from there. I wanted to camp overnight there on the way to elsewhere but there isn't a regular campground for many miles.
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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #58 on: January 19, 2023, 02:42:06 PM »
2,223 mile north to south across the vast expanse of Australia?!? :rolleyes: :shocked: :huh: 

Now THAT...looks like one big two wheel adventure!! :thumb: :bow: :cool: :boozing:




Well yes…
But no quite as far as this


On this…


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Re: Where ya going in 2023 ?
« Reply #59 on: January 19, 2023, 03:24:04 PM »
I won’t be going anywhere if the 2021 v7 850 stone starter switch keeps acting up!  Piece of junk switch! 
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