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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 06-29-2012, 10:32 AM Thread Starter
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Hey Everyone .. Just picked up my new (to me) Versys. Already getting ready for a 4200mi Ride in July to Rushmore and Yellowstone. I've been doing tons of reading on the forums for tips and info. Anyway I hope to provide my 2cents every now and again.

PS.. My user name can mean either I'd rather be on 2 wheels than 4 or 2 cylinders than 4... now that I have the Versys
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hello I'm a new member too, I'm from Quebec Canada. I have a 2008 versys Blue, wich I think is the best bike. I hope I will exchange with more woman on the site, since my name is Nathalie.
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hello I'm a new member too, I'm from Quebec Canada. I have a 2008 versys Blue, wich I think is the best bike. I hope I will exchange with more woman on the site, since my name is Nathalie.


There are a few ladies on the forum..

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Ok.. it's been a few months since my cuz and I's trip so I thought I'd better get some pics posted of my new (to me) V on it's first road trip.
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Rained the first day out .. kind of a downer but little did I know I'd be praying for it later
Rode 506 miles this day

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Here we are the next day in St. Louis
Rode 508 miles this day
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The Badlands.. after riding sideways through South Dakota in 106 degree heat and a 20 mile per hour side wind.. that is when I was wishing for rain.
We rode 550 miles that day.
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After seeing Rushmore and Devil's tower we headed for Billings Montana..
Not finding a gas station for many miles my bike started blinking FUEL and my cuz was already on Reserve. We both got a little nervous then I saw this guy and we all pulled over for his spare fuel. He gave each of us about a gallon and he received $25 for his generosity. We rode 407 miles that day.

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Here we are on Beartooth Pass going to Yellowstone. Still lots of snow in July at this elevation. We Rode 220 miles that day.
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We stayed in West Yellowstone for 2 nights.. lots to see. Bears, Coyotes, Elk, Bison, and Antelope. Also saw the only other V on the trip at old Faithful.. '09 Silver V belonged to Carlos from British Columbia.
Left the next morning to head home.. riding 355 miles to Casper, Wyoming Then the next day we rode the longest by far 623 miles to Lincoln, Nebraska. The next day we rode to Mount
Vernon, Illinois 522 miles. Last day back to Canton and Candler, NC we rode 506 miles.

Next trip I think will be to Maine for lobster shacks and Arcadia National Park.

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