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Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by wireguy51 » Wed May 10, 2017 8:36 pm



Had a great day today. I met a new riding buddy through Goldwing Docs. Corkster52 rode up from Ohio and we took a tour of the Thumb of Michigan. A great day for a ride made even more special by making a new friend.
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by wireguy51 » Wed May 10, 2017 9:25 pm

Well that didn't work out very well. Let's try again
Corky showing where we were.
Corky showing where we were.
Corky and his 1999 Aspencade
Corky and his 1999 Aspencade
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Me and my 2006 Wing
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Me looking at Lake Hurom
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Post by detdrbuzzard » Thu May 11, 2017 3:41 am

so where did you to go
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by wireguy51 » Thu May 11, 2017 6:17 am

detdrbuzzard wrote:so where did you to go
Corkster52 drove up to my house in Clio, Michigan from his home in Perrysburg Ohio. After introductions and a quick breakfast where we learned about each other, we took off to take a day tour of thumb region of Michigan. We headed north through farmland and got on M-25 just east of Bat City. M-25 follows the shoreline of Lake Huron. We followed it to Port Hope, stopping at numerous parks along the way. At that point we headed back home following many different roads as we meandered home. Corkster52 then rode back to Ohio. He arrived home safely at around 7:30. It was a great day for a ride.
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Post by Thumb rider » Thu May 11, 2017 6:54 am

Great pics of your adventure!

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Post by detdrbuzzard » Thu May 11, 2017 6:27 pm

wireguy51 wrote:
detdrbuzzard wrote:so where did you to go
Corkster52 drove up to my house in Clio, Michigan from his home in Perrysburg Ohio. After introductions and a quick breakfast where we learned about each other, we took off to take a day tour of thumb region of Michigan. We headed north through farmland and got on M-25 just east of Bat City. M-25 follows the shoreline of Lake Huron. We followed it to Port Hope, stopping at numerous parks along the way. At that point we headed back home following many different roads as we meandered home. Corkster52 then rode back to Ohio. He arrived home safely at around 7:30. It was a great day for a ride.
i usually follow m-29 then take m-25 stopping at Thomas Edison park in port huron then on to white rock road side park. next up is one of the road side parks in port Austin or a stop in huron city. from there downtown bay city before heading back home if I go to bay city first I go over to bay city state park
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by wireguy51 » Thu May 11, 2017 7:45 pm

Detdrbuzzard, it is a nice,area to ride. If you want to arrange a ride PM me, maybe we can make a day of it. Corkster wants to meet up in southcentral Michigan and explore that area, maybe we could do a triple.
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by detdrbuzzard » Fri May 12, 2017 3:29 am

wireguy51 wrote:Detdrbuzzard, it is a nice,area to ride. If you want to arrange a ride PM me, maybe we can make a day of it. Corkster wants to meet up in southcentral Michigan and explore that area, maybe we could do a triple.
i'll pm you when I plan a ride up that way and if you and corkster plan a south central ride pm me and let me know. i'll beheading to elkins, wva the end of this month and i'll be heading up to sault ste, marie june 23rd with a trip over to copper harbor on the 24th but I have to be back in the soo before midnight
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by Corkster52 » Fri May 12, 2017 5:23 am

It was a great day for a ride and a great opportunity to meet a really decent guy in Wireguy51. We found we had so many things in common it was almost scary :o We will definitely be doing more rides together. Thanks for posting this thread Al. I look forward to future adventures with you.

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Post by detdrbuzzard » Fri May 12, 2017 4:30 pm

seeing that I have nothing better to do I'm heading to Honda east Toledo tomorrow morning to get some rear brake pads for the mighty ST 1300
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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by Corkster52 » Fri May 12, 2017 4:35 pm

That's only about 10 miles from me.

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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by Thumb rider » Fri May 12, 2017 9:02 pm

Don't mean to butt in, the south central Michigan ride sounds nice, i visited hell last fall, and would like to revisit the area us 12 is a nice stretch thru the Irish hills, and many curvy two lanes in that area as well. Keep me posted if you pick a date!

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Re: Wireguy51 and Corkster52 take a tour

Post by Corkster52 » Fri May 12, 2017 9:14 pm

Sounds great! AL, as I mentioned before, I need to get down to Alabama to see my sister late this month or early next month, but other than that I'm all in whenever it works for the rest.



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