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2015 VOCNA RALLY – Getting there

Once again Team Mork, consisting of Captain Fred, IceBreaker Ron, mate Jeff and myself traveled in style to the site of the annual Velocette Owners Club Rally, at Diamond Lake, Oregon. On the drive, I tried to predict the theme … Continue reading

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TT Motors Not So Annual Picnic

Robin Williams said, “If you can remember the ’60’s, you weren’t there.” Well, if you can remember TT Motors from Berkeley in the ’70’s or ’80’s, you might have been like me, safely on the outskirts of the motorcycle scene … Continue reading

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Day 5 Lochsa Lodge to Salmon, Idaho

Day 5 Lochsa Lodge to Salmon, Idaho We finished the next segment of the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway, (U.S. Route 12), and found ourselves making a right turn onto 93 in Lolo, Montana. From here there was a straight run … Continue reading

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Day 4 McCall to Lochsa Lodge

Day 4 McCall to Lochsa Lodge North on 95 to Grangeville and then then 13 to Kooskia and then, and then, U.S. Route 12, the Northwest Scenic Passage Byway, This is one of my favorite roads, but don’t tell anyone. … Continue reading

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Day 2: Salmon to Bellevue (Hailey)

If this is Tuesday, we must be going south on 93. One of the challenges of riding with other people on motorcycles is communication. Jeff and I often modify sign language from scuba diving to communicate basic needs. For instance … Continue reading

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Day One: There and Back Again (Salmon, Idaho to Jackson, Montana)

The Rally began with the Riders’ Meeting. President John gave the usual reminders to ride safely. He described the steep pass at the Montana border, and the need to shift down before entering corners especially when descending. The numbers were … Continue reading

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VOCNA Rally – Sunday the gathering of the enthusiasts

Just as Jim A said at lunch, “there are an infinite number of parallel universes,” there are an infinite number of ways to arrive at a VOCNA rally. This year the most popular was with trailer, but the showing off … Continue reading

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