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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-07-2018, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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an early 2018 desert ride...

On the 5th January I was getting 'cabin-fever', so I grabbed my camera and headed S then E, onto the Florence/Kelvin Hwy where I got some pics









before the F/K Hwy turns to paved, and where there's a new bridge being put in (the old one is to the left of the new structure).



From the F/K Hwy I turned S onto AZ 177 to Winklelman, NE onto AZ 77, via Globe then W via Miami, Superior then back home.

I had FINALLY added my D2D sticker for the '16 D2D, so, as the "moose" came from Dawson, I added a sticker to IT.



During the ride I gassed-up at 236.8 miles,



taking 4.27 US gallons



for just over 55 mpg, meaning (as the way I fill-up, I can get an additional .3 or .4 USg into the tank) that I STILL had at least ONE gallon, meaning I could have ridden quite a bit farther.

ALL THIS, and it was in the mid-70F range!

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NICE way to spend 3 hours, 156 miles.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-07-2018, 05:28 PM
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Eddie I just realized you still have 2 V's

Redie Eddie in Zona and the big green machine in BC.

Curious how it feels switching from the new to the old?

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Ahhhhh, our first Eddie ride of 2018. I need more......we still have too much snow here to get the bike out of the shop.
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Eddie I just realized you still have 2 V's

Redie Eddie in Zona and the big green machine in BC.

Curious how it feels switching from the new to the old?
It's ALWAYS in my mind WHEN I first change places (AND Vs...!), but soon I don't even think about it, altho' they DO have different 'personalities'....

'em BOTH!

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