Author Topic: Almost impossible - January 6th 2012 outside of Chicago, IL  (Read 1951 times)

Offline RichardL

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I could not resist draining the sump and getting a ride in today. 54 degrees (F) today, a mere 34 degrees warmer than the average for this date in Chicagoland, and 50 degrees warmer than some Januarys I've experienced here. Then, on top of the outragious weather, there is this incredible sunset. After this shot was taken, as you might imagine, I just rode west until the sunset faded out.

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 Now that's a nice shot.
At 1000 MPH you could follow it forever.
Cheers
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I like that, great looking sky great looking bike.
Is that a modern colour Richard or is it a special mix (for future reference )
All the best - Bill
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Congrats, great shot (and great looking bike!)

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Offline RichardL

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Thanks guys. Taken with my mighty, and long-discontinued, Sony Cycbershot. As I was taking this, a woman stopped her minivan just to say "That's an awsome picture." Didn't ask a thing about the bike.

Muskrat, unfortunately, I was unable to get above 700.

Bill, yes, it's a modern color by PPG (#5725, if your interested.) If I recall correctly, it was available as a color choice for some American car (pre-2003), but I can't recall which one.

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Very nice, in every way.  *smile*
Thanks for posting.
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Not sure which is more stunning, the sunset or the bike!.......
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Hi Richard

 I hope i can come with you but you are to far from here. The next time you come to Cyprus take with you and the bike!!

Great bike !!

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