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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #500 on: May 26, 2018, 12:30:55 am »
Itís a rocky trail, perfect for an off road tire like a Michelin Pilot Power size 190/50/17 rear and 120/70/17 front  :imaposer:










 

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« Reply #501 on: May 26, 2018, 12:32:02 am »

Came upon this little stream crossing.  What was I to do, Iím on a street bike not a dual sport or dirt bike.  Will I make it across?







 

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« Reply #502 on: May 26, 2018, 12:34:54 am »
Does a bear shit in the woods?  I was relieved to get the Duc back on the tarmac.  Once I arrived back to the tarmac, I saw this sign.  Great.  Luckily, I only had to ride the loose gravel for a few miles.

 

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« Reply #503 on: May 26, 2018, 12:36:01 am »
A pic of the Duc with Cliff Mountain behind.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #504 on: May 26, 2018, 12:38:09 am »
I love my Duc.







 

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« Reply #505 on: May 26, 2018, 12:39:33 am »
A little reading for you WildDogís about the Cliff Mine.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #506 on: May 26, 2018, 01:53:25 am »
From Cliff Mine, I continued north to ride a road what can only be described as heavenly.  Five Mile Point road is nothing but curves, roller coaster perfect pavement, and Lake Superiorís beautiful blue waters.

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #507 on: May 26, 2018, 01:56:08 am »
Following pics of the views Five Mile Point road offers.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #508 on: May 26, 2018, 01:57:21 am »
An Iron Ore freighter in the distance, most likely sailing toward Duluth, Minnesota or Superior, Wisconsin.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #509 on: May 26, 2018, 01:58:28 am »
Curves, curves, and more curves.

 

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« Reply #510 on: May 26, 2018, 01:59:38 am »
And best of all, hardly any cagers.

 

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« Reply #511 on: May 26, 2018, 02:01:54 am »
I even rode this stretch of hard packed gravel to practice my TT skills.  Love riding dirt on a non-traction control bike.  No electronic nannies to get in the way of steering with the rear.

 

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« Reply #512 on: May 26, 2018, 02:06:24 am »
Turned around and rode back towards Eagle River, Michigan.  Decided to stop for a drink break at a roadside picnic area named, WC Veale Park.



























 

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« Reply #513 on: May 26, 2018, 02:08:25 am »
After quenching my thirst, back on Heavenly road aka Five Mile Point Road.






 

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« Reply #514 on: May 26, 2018, 02:09:14 am »
Back to the main road towards Eagle River, Michigan.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #515 on: May 26, 2018, 02:11:23 am »
This monument shows respect to Douglas Houghton, for which the County is named after.













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« Reply #516 on: May 26, 2018, 02:14:51 am »
Arriving at Eagle River.

 

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« Reply #517 on: May 26, 2018, 02:22:43 am »
Whoopsie Daisy, I need to back up to Calumet.  I just discovered several pics I didnít include.

More pics of the amazing church.












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« Reply #518 on: May 26, 2018, 02:24:45 am »
And the fire station.

 

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« Reply #519 on: May 26, 2018, 02:27:25 am »
A building erected in 1891, now Carmelitas.