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post #1 of 10 Old 07-19-2013, 12:25 AM Thread Starter
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Something to think about. A somewhat pointless observation, but such things intrigue me.

If you were able to maintain 100mph on your KLR, it would take you (riding nonstop) 80,000,000,000 years to ride from one side of our Milky Way Galaxy to the other. I'm thinking a Russell Daylong might be in order here.......



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post #2 of 10 Old 07-19-2013, 09:35 AM
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Might have install heated grips and possibly pack a lunch too...and for us canuks that travel at 100kph multiply that time by 1.6



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Something to think about. A somewhat pointless observation, but such things intrigue me.

If you were able to maintain 100mph on your KLR, it would take you (riding nonstop) 80,000,000,000 years to ride from one side of our Milky Way Galaxy to the other. I'm thinking a Russell Daylong might be in order here.......
Again, I'd have to wait for retirement to spend that kind of time riding.

Even being the Iron Butt guy I am, I just can't get away from work for 80,000,000,000 years right now.
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Something to think about. A somewhat pointless observation, but such things intrigue me.

If you were able to maintain 100mph on your KLR, it would take you (riding nonstop) 80,000,000,000 years to ride from one side of our Milky Way Galaxy to the other. I'm thinking a Russell Daylong might be in order here.......
Hey plan? Is that riding 24hrs a day? I can't ride 24hrs a day.... And what about pee breaks?
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Hey plan? Is that riding 24hrs a day? I can't ride 24hrs a day.... And what about pee breaks?
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24 hours a day. No piss breaks. Might want to pick up some Depends.



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Hey plan? Is that riding 24hrs a day? I can't ride 24hrs a day.... And what about pee breaks?
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I will be posting a video utilizing two of the KLRs most useful accessories for LD riding: a throttle lock and an empty Gatorade bottle.

Nuff said...
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Earth as seen from Saturn, a mere 890 million miles away (on average). Actual photo from the Cassini spacecraft:





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