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Offline Crankshaft

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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1080 on: August 05, 2020, 08:16:43 am »



I would be riding U.S. 550 aka 'Million Dollar Highway', one of the most dangerous roads in our country though also one of the most challenging and picturesque roadways to ride.

Why is it called 'Million Dollar Highway'?  The story goes that there was at least a million dollars worth of gold ore mixed in when the road was built.

Why is it the most dangerous??
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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1081 on: August 05, 2020, 08:30:10 am »
Wow! The views are awesome - awesome - awesome!  Keep posting big oil!
 

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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1082 on: August 05, 2020, 08:33:35 am »
Wow BigOil, what a awesome place.  Love reading the report and  :drif: :drif: :drif:
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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1083 on: Today at 01:32:08 pm »
Thanks BO for such a tremendous effort, what an insight into his amazing part of the world. I am fortunate to be able to plan a trip out here next year on a K12LT so this RR will be studied in fine detail again.   thumleft:
1978. It's 6am, mid winter...two up on a XL 185S ... off to my first casino ever with all of R40 and we've got a full tank of fuel, so enough to get there we reckon.... that's determination...

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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1084 on: Today at 01:33:37 pm »
Thanks BO for such a tremendous effort, what an insight into his amazing part of the world. I am fortunate to be able to plan a trip out here next year on a K12LT so this RR will be studied in fine detail again.    :thumleft:
1978. It's 6am, mid winter...two up on a XL 185S ... off to my first casino ever with all of R40 and we've got a full tank of fuel, so enough to get there we reckon.... that's determination...

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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1085 on: Today at 04:42:34 pm »
Loving these updates. Thanks for making the effort :thumleft:
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