Coos Bay to Bakersfield 797 miles/18 hours!
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Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:30 pm quote
Rode my New to Me 2008 GTS 250 from Coos Bay OR to Bakersfield CA on 10-23-16.
797 miles in 18 H !

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Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:40 pm quote





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Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:26 am quote
Well done indeed!
Molto Verboso
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Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:41 am quote
Good gawd, man! Post your route some time, if you get a chance -- I'm mainly curious whether you braved 5 and 99 etc. or found saner routes.

And when you got home, did you say "wow, this morning I started on the hideous Oregon post with that smelly pond behind me, and tonight I'm in scenic Bakersfield!"?
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Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:16 am quote
I braved the mighty I-5!!

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Molto Verboso
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Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:24 am quote
rajavw wrote:
I braved the mighty I-5!!
Aye carumba! Respect!
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Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:34 pm quote
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Impressive. Do you live in Coos Bay? I live nearby...be great to get together when you return.
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Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:27 pm quote
manoscoot wrote:
Impressive. Do you live in Coos Bay? I live nearby...be great to get together when you return.
I live and teach H S in Bakersfield!
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Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:14 pm quote
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Well, we live at opposite ends or you ride. I taught high school for 30 years here in Myrtle Point. Always took a long trip each summer for many years, mostly on BMW's. Still have one but love my Vespa. Planning some trips on it.
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Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:25 pm quote
rajavw wrote:
manoscoot wrote:
Impressive. Do you live in Coos Bay? I live nearby...be great to get together when you return.
I live and teach H S in Bakersfield!
Wow, hell of a ride in a car. I live in Bakersfield also. Need to hookup and ride sometime.
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Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:30 pm quote
Bigaj2 wrote:
rajavw wrote:
manoscoot wrote:
Impressive. Do you live in Coos Bay? I live nearby...be great to get together when you return.
I live and teach H S in Bakersfield!
Wow, hell of a ride in a car. I live in Bakersfield also. Need to hookup and ride sometime.
Sounds like a plan!
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Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:29 pm quote
Great Looking Scooter
I have the same machine with the same windscreen.
Thanks for the post.

Bob Copeland
Minnesota
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