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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    New Mexico Trip: Yesterday I rode 200 miles through a moderate dust storm to reach Clifton, AZ and the beginning of Route 191 which was highly recommend. It did not disappoint.   
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    The unexpected happens. People come through for you in ways you would never believe. And there are souls you meet on the road that if you hadn't taken the chance to venture out, you never would have.

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    2014 New Mexico Trip: The Unexpected

    For the lucky few who travel by motorcycle and those who care about them.

    http://miles-by-motorcycle.com/fv-b...
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    On the subject of passengering. Guest post by John St John.

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    2014 New Mexico Trip : Guest Post : On the Subject of Passengering

    For the lucky few who travel by motorcycle and those who care about them.

    http://miles-by-motorcycle.com/fv-b...
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    You will not believe who I am riding with now. This trip has changed completely into something I could not have foreseen

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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    Check it out, my bike is in a photo on CycleWorld.com:

    http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/05/12/cannon-ball-centen...
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    Here's a photo album of photos I took during the Erwin "Cannon Ball" Baker Centennial ride that I just took part in:

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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    This is a video done by Gary McKenzie working for the Motorcycle Industry Council and
    You'll notice a certain Blue Oil Burner in several shots and in the closing credits.

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    The Cannon Ball Trail - Day Seven (The Power of Yes) on Vimeo

    Everyone on this ride is on this ride for a reason and everyone on this ride deserves to be. Among this group are world champion racers and world-class motorcycle…
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    Day 8. I was not there at the same time as Gary, but this has footage of the covered bridge that made Cycle World.

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    The Cannon Ball Trail: Day Eight (Pleasant Valley Saturday) on Vimeo

    The reception that we received Friday in Greenville which was followed by the potluck supper at the community center which coincided with the staging of the evening’s…
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    Another Oil Burner sighting in this video. In the ending credits you see what looks like a staged roll-out of bikes leaving the cemetery but it's completely spontaneous.

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    The Cannon Ball Trail: Day Nine (American Ingenuity) on Vimeo

    There was really no better way to begin the day in Indianapolis than by riding as a group to Crown Hill Cemetery to pay tribute to the man who inspired this ride:…
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    I've started a list of all the press coverage about the Cannon Ball Baker Centennial ride that I can find and put it here:

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    Erwin "Cannon Ball" Baker Centennial Ride

    In a completely unexpected turn of events, I was invited to join the Cannon Ball Baker Centennial Ride.

    http://miles-by-motorcycle.com/erwi...

    I've also been working on a roster of all the riders who participated in this cross country journey:

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    Yermo
    7 years ago

    Roster of Riders who participated in the Erwin "Cannon Ball" Baker Centennial Ride organized by Don Emde

    A Riders Roster of those who participated in the Centennial Ride following Erwin Baker's route across the US.

    http://miles-by-motorcycle.com/erwi...
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    Yermo
    7 years ago
    The Cycle World article written by Barry Hathaway, who I had the pleasure of riding with, has been published:

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