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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #600 on: June 07, 2018, 06:13:40 am »
Hereís a little teaser for the harrowing experience I faced with the Dual Sport Ducati the next day!





 
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #601 on: June 07, 2018, 06:59:33 am »
Quite some great pictures you've put up there. Thanks.
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #602 on: June 07, 2018, 07:01:47 am »
Quite some great pictures you've put up there. Thanks.

Thank you, Sir eberhard, nice to know somebody is enjoying my report!  :thumleft:
 
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #603 on: June 07, 2018, 07:15:54 am »
Kitch-iti-kipi looks like it could be an amazing place to dive @big oil
Scuba allowed?
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #604 on: June 07, 2018, 07:49:06 am »
I could settle in any of these places that you are showing us.  What a life to be able to live there.

Thanks for sharing.

And ? did the MUD MONSTER catch you ? :imaposer:

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #605 on: June 07, 2018, 08:00:06 am »
I am guessing the trees in that picture is much deeper than most people would think.

Maybe 12 meters (or about 40 feet for you weirdos who cant make use of the metric system)

Lovely pictures, makes me want to come visit the US.
 
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #606 on: June 07, 2018, 01:45:57 pm »
Wow, say what you want about 'Merica, but this is just beyond awesome. Not just the natural beauty, but the civility of the whole place. Like paradise. Thanks BO.

I've only been to Atlanta and NYC (Shitholes) but the US country/small town/heritage sites/preservations etc look like god's own country.

Well done to the lot of you for showing the world how things could be done!

P.S. I guess 40m deep for a Wimpy burger.
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #607 on: June 07, 2018, 10:24:34 pm »
Kitch-iti-kipi looks like it could be an amazing place to dive @big oil
Scuba allowed?

Howdy McSack,  I would imagine itíd be an amazing place for a dive.

To answer your question:

LAND USE ORDERS OF THE DIRECTOR

Chapter V ĖState Parks and Recreation Areas

Amendment No 10 of 2007

Palms book state park, prohibited conduct.

(3) A person shall not do any of the following at palms book SP:

(a) Swim, bathe, skin or scuba dive, fish, or boat in the big spring, Kitchitikipi, palms book SP.

(b) Use the department owned raft on the big spring for anything other than viewing.



The Department of Natural Resources sets the rules for Michiganís State Parks:

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/07LUOD10_PRD_AlgonacSP_ACTION_Jul07NRC_199469_7.pdf
 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #608 on: June 08, 2018, 05:16:29 am »
I could settle in any of these places that you are showing us.  What a life to be able to live there.

Thanks for sharing.

And ? did the MUD MONSTER catch you ? :imaposer:

Thanks, Sir Woody1, Iím very thankful for being born and raised in such a beautiful wild State :thumleft:

Lots of mud and deep sand on the wrong type of bike with street tires coming up!
 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #609 on: June 08, 2018, 05:20:14 am »
I am guessing the trees in that picture is much deeper than most people would think.

Maybe 12 meters (or about 40 feet for you weirdos who cant make use of the metric system)

Lovely pictures, makes me want to come visit the US.

Much deeper than appears  :thumleft:  Iíll provide the answer once a few more guesses come.

Come on over, enjoy my beautiful state, may even be able to give you a guided tour, if you wish and time allows.
 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #610 on: June 08, 2018, 05:25:40 am »
Wow, say what you want about 'Merica, but this is just beyond awesome. Not just the natural beauty, but the civility of the whole place. Like paradise. Thanks BO.

I've only been to Atlanta and NYC (Shitholes) but the US country/small town/heritage sites/preservations etc look like god's own country.

Well done to the lot of you for showing the world how things could be done!

P.S. I guess 40m deep for a Wimpy burger.

Youíre welcome :thumleft:

I have yet to visit NYC, but I agree Hotlanta is a shithole, though some of the roads north of the city are magnificent.  I donít go into the city, when I ride down that way, most likely never will  :biggrin:

Iíll share the depth of the timber after or if a few more guesses come.
 

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« Reply #611 on: June 08, 2018, 07:01:40 am »
45 ft and I will make you breakfast if you come to SA!
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #612 on: June 08, 2018, 07:33:43 am »
30 meters
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #613 on: June 09, 2018, 04:14:11 am »
150 feet  :sip:

Young enough to know I can, old enough to know I shouldn't, stupid enough to do it anyway.
 
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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #614 on: June 10, 2018, 03:43:29 am »
The depth of the springs at the bottom of Kitch-iti-kipi are at a depth of approximately 12 meters.

The timber that has fallen into the water has fallen on the banks underwater created by the springs pushing the sands up.

Although the timber appears to be 2-3 cm and one diving in the water would most definitely hit the timber, the timber is actually at a depth of around 6 meters.  Truly a sight to see in person. 

Out of all the places Iíve ridden on a motorbike in my country and Canada, Kitch-iti-kipi is probably the most beautiful natural wonder Iíve ever laid eyes on.  I really enjoy visiting the ĎMirror of Heavení anytime Iím in Michiganís Upper Peninsula.

It appears Takashi was closest with his guess.  :thumleft:
 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #615 on: June 10, 2018, 04:51:24 am »
I awoke from a very restful nights sleep at the Colonial Motel.  Fired up the JetBoil for a large mug of French pressed coffee and sat out on the deck adjoined to my room and enjoyed the foggy view of Lake Michigan across the road.

After morning coffee and some powdered donuts, I suited up in my waterproof Rukka Argosaurus suit, thank God I donned my fully waterproof suit for the days ride.  Rain was forecasted, little did I know how much rain I would face throughout the day.

I left Manistique, Michigan, heading due north to just Northeast of Munising, Michigan, for a stop at Minerís Castle.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #616 on: June 10, 2018, 04:56:34 am »
Minerís Castle is part of the Pictured Rocks National Shoreline.  Several couples during the summer months choose Minerís Castle to tie the knot.

 

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« Reply #617 on: June 10, 2018, 04:57:29 am »
Minerís Castle offers breathtaking views of Caribbean green and blue waters.

 

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Re: A Dirty Wild Dog Rides to God's Country to Visit Da Yoopers, Eh.
« Reply #618 on: June 10, 2018, 05:11:14 am »
Hereís what youíd see if you chose to take the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore boat tour running out of Munising, or hiking tours on your own.  It takes approximately 2-2.5 hours round trip.  The following pics were borrowed from the web.  I have taken the boat tour several times, but mostly midday, and my pics arenít near the quality of the pics I found on the web.

Enjoy.

Again, Minerís Castle.

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