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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-20-2010, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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M-22 Ride Sept 19th

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On a chilly Sunday morning we set out from Muskegon a 8:15am for a trip on Northern Michigan's famous M-22 starting in Manistee. We got a little rain north of Ludington, but once we hit Manistee it was clearing skies on M-22.

It was a great ride and a special thanks to John Fischer for his intimate knowledge of some backroads on the Leelanau Peniscula. I used my clutch more on that trip than I have since the day I got my V!

My V


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Friend's Ducati Multistrada 620


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N Jelinek Road just up the road from M-22


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Lake Michigan... the island in the left of the picture is Sleeping Bear.


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More of Sleeping Bear


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Great day... and great views


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V-Strom 650, Multistrada 620, and Versys


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Concours and V. My friend Rodney had to ride the whole ride with a missing right foot peg (used the right passenger peg). The dealer messed up his order and got a .... you guessed it, a right passenger peg.


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The riders... we had a great time!


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If you ever find yourself in Michigan on your bike... definitely ride M-22... you wont regret it!



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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-20-2010, 06:49 PM
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Great pictures Kilofox. And you are right, the M-22 is a great road. I was up there this summer and stopped to visit an old freind who lives in Frankfort. Seems like all the riders I talked to in Michigan said be sure to try to get to M-22.


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