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post #1 of 7 Old 03-18-2017, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Any Yoopers on here???

Hi everybody, I just move to the UP (Iron Mountain) in November. I'm just wondering if there is anybody on here that is in the area?
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-18-2017, 11:42 PM
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Well, I'm down in southern WI, but I have 20 acres of land just across the border from you, outside of Florence. I love riding up in your neck of the woods, especially along the Lake Superior shore.

If it's a good day to wash the bike, it's a better day to ride the bike.
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post #3 of 7 Old 03-27-2017, 03:15 PM
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Hello. I am in Milwaukee, but will be in the Iron Mountain area in April or May. My friend has a camp up there and am looking forward to taking the bike off road a bit..
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You mean to say the snow clears off long enough to ride a vehicle not a snowmobile?
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I ustta be a Yooper from Escanaba, about 50 miles away but retired from the army down here in Missouri where I can ride 11 months out of the year. Beautiful country up there for riding, even if its only a few months out of the year.

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Two Strom guys from IM. Ken on a Blue 2005 1000, and Steve on a Blue 2014? 650. I'm across the river in Niagara, but a former Yooper. Riding a Red 2014 1000.

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post #7 of 7 Old 06-07-2017, 07:51 AM
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I have ridden and snowmobiled all over much of the UP. My coworker also just retired and moved to 20 minutes out of Marquette and just experienced his first winter with that snow depth along the coast.

He plans on picking up his and hers bikes there. I am trying to talk them into Stroms instead of scooters (she suggested). They bought kayaks first. I bought a used snowmobile in Escanaba when I lived outside of Chicago.

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