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  1. Endless Roads 2014 - not quite so endless I fear.

    We are now counting down the last 7 days of 35 and the reality that this adventure cannot go on forever is sitting like a weight on our shoulders.
    Yesterday saw us at Crater Lake in Oregon.
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  2. endlessroads2014.blogspot.com.au Our most...

    endlessroads2014.blogspot.com.au

    Our most heartfelt thanks to those who are following our ride and providing support and best wishes.

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    Well it's Sunday the 8th of...
  3. At the end of the first week of five on the road...

    At the end of the first week of five on the road I thought I'd post a quick picture from Kings Canyon (CA). Hard to choose one but somehow this one just screamed out to go on the MOA forum.

    Thanks...
  4. EndlessRoads2014 - thank you to all those who contributed

    As I write this post, it is now only 10 days (and counting) until we depart for the US to start our 35 day, 11,000km (7,000 mile) ride.
    Our bikes made it across the Pacific by sea a couple of weeks...
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    ___________________ We have our Anonymous Book...

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    We have our Anonymous Book and also love reading the magazine which comes on a regular basis. Makes us feel quite special to be part of an organisation in the US when we are...
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    Thanks to everyone who replied - great help for...

    Thanks to everyone who replied - great help for someone who has not been on a bike in the US - Yet.
    I'm 46 days out and can't wait to get my bike over there and just start riding.
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    Motorcycle Parking and Lane Usage in the US

    Hi all,

    Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question but what are the rules for parking motorcycling in cities and towns in the US?
    I know how to park a bike but what are the parking rules (if...
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    On that topic - when my wife (then my girlfriend)...

    On that topic - when my wife (then my girlfriend) and I would ride two up, it was not uncommon for her to fall asleep whilst on the back of the bike.
    I could always tell because she would relax...
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    Insurance for Foreign Nationals

    Hi everyone,

    Can anyone provide some experience with Motorcycle Insurance for Foreign Nationals.

    My wife and I are shipping our bikes to the US for a holiday in the US and Canada and need...
  10. Thread: Hand Signals

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    Bud, You have a great style about you - I...

    Bud,

    You have a great style about you - I almost peed my pants.
  11. Thread: Hand Signals

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    Hand Signals

    Hi,

    With the prospect of riding many miles in the US and Canada becoming a reality in the next few months I wanted to ask how the locals communicate when riding past each other on bikes.

    The...
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    Hi all, It's probably time to close this...

    Hi all,

    It's probably time to close this thread off now - so I just wanted to thank everyone for their time and efforts in responding with such detail and knowledge on some of the sections of this...
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    Glen (and Rinty), Thanks for the tip on the...

    Glen (and Rinty),

    Thanks for the tip on the loop up around La Grande and Joseph but unfortunately we are just running out of days and miles.
    We need to make it to Garden Valley ID from Burns OR...
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    Selyab - I'll reply in a PM. Thanks

    Selyab - I'll reply in a PM. Thanks
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    Kantuckid, You are correct about the...

    Kantuckid,

    You are correct about the mediocrity associated with the "Best Western"approach but it has some logic to it as well.
    We have done a lot of long haul riding/touring and in order to...
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    Rinty, I can't thank you enough for the input...

    Rinty,

    I can't thank you enough for the input on the section around Glacier area.
    I am still hoping for a warm winter and for some chance at Going to the Sun Road but if not I am happy to go via...
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    Thanks to everyone for their comments and...

    Thanks to everyone for their comments and suggestions on this section of the ride.

    Local knowledge is like gold. I could ride through this are (or any area) as a visitor and miss out on the...
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    Don't you hate it when the IT lets you down...

    Don't you hate it when the IT lets you down :hungover
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    Nate, This is invaluable stuff - personally I...

    Nate,

    This is invaluable stuff - personally I don't have much time for "peddle pushers". Don't get me wrong, I respect their right to be out on two wheels but in Australia they can tend be very...
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    Bill, Thanks for the detail on the approach to...

    Bill,

    Thanks for the detail on the approach to Tahoe. We had planned to spend the night in Walker but I'll look into Gardnerville - sounds like the food is worth the few extra miles on the first...
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    Thanks to you both for these tips. I am taking...

    Thanks to you both for these tips.

    I am taking your advice and rerouting from Oakhurst - Walker - Susanville with a detour to see Bodie.

    Link 1

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    My next question would be - for the...
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    Thanks David. i'll map it out and see how it...

    Thanks David.

    i'll map it out and see how it all fits. Finding that overnight stop in this area without having to ride for 7 or 8 hours is challenging.
    As I say, Topaz didn't look very inviting...
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    Rinty, This is exactly the local knowledge I...

    Rinty,

    This is exactly the local knowledge I was hoping to get. Thanks so much.

    Hwy 40 was something we were looking forward to but unfortunately we will pass through there a week early. So...
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    David, Thanks for the input - I had originally...

    David,

    Thanks for the input - I had originally looked at 120 and indeed we are planning to go up 120 as far as Tenaya Lake but then were going to double back because 395 looked a bit dull.

    We...
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    Local Knowledge Please - Hwy 108 or Hwy 4

    Hi all,

    As part of our journey we are heading from Oakhurst CA. through Yosemite and then north west to Sonora.
    We then want to head up and over the mountains in the direction of Lake Tahoe.
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