Adrian and his trusty sidekick crossing the Americas - Summer-Fall 2015

Adrian

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Some already know this, but i'll put it black on white in hope of getting some further input from the great people of FinalGear! Sometime mid-summer 2015 i'll be putting my KITT, the 850, on a ship headed for New York City. The plan is to spend two months or so crossing the great US of A before it descendes into complete chaos and second world country status i go into full-time employment. As of now there is really no set timeframe, as my exam dates are still not set - i was also hoping to shoe-horn the FinalGear Roadtrip 2015 into that summers plans, and ship the car straight after Ringmeet.

Here you can find the map i'm working with:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z-oOCys0Ei-Y.ko0IYFAP6UkY (Dark blue is sure destinations, light blue if i pass by, and red are hard to achieve - like getting into Jay Lenos Garage.)
I'm hoping to visit some FinalGearians, maybe arrange a meet when i get further west? Viper has shown interest in joining me for part of the trip already. It does look rather massive, and it is, but i far from plan to be on the road every day. Visiting friends, family, various landmarks and other suggestions are a priority - a week in L.A./San Francisco is planned for instance. If you have any suggestions, a couch to crash on or other various inputs don't hesitate to scream and shout in the thread! Or over PM. I can also give edit-access to the map via PM if anyone wants to put some cock'n'balls dots or great driving routes on it :)

Various comments on my stupidity for doing this:
23:33 < nicjasno> don't drive through virginia
23:33 < nicjasno> low speed limits and jailtime for 20 over or something
23:40 < D-Fence> I admire your dedication and stupidity
 
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We should start a betting pool in what states it'll break down... I'm going for "all of them".



Seriously though, sounds like an awesome trip.
 

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Get some more suggestions and i'll get a poll running :D
EDIT: Now i see you mean actual states, not states of brokenness.
There's also "largest speeding ticket", "most tickets in a single state", "rear tyre count", ...


Yeah, state as in US state. However, I'm also down for "all of them" for states of brokenness :p
 

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That looks absolutely epic. :jawdrop:

When you drive between SF and LA, Laguna Seca is on the way. ;) Of course you want to drive CA-1 right at the waterfront of the Pacific, not the boring I-5. From the CA-1 it's just a stone's throw.
 

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Looks like a very awesome road trip! I'd be more than happy to show you around the track and even a pass or two down the strip if you'd like.
 

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I did zoom in, your route has the N9 rather than this.



Take the white road, not the blue road :cool:
Most relevant when going up of course.
 
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Adrian

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I did zoom in, your route has the N9 rather than this.



Take the white road, not the blue road :cool:
Most relevant when going up of course.
Better now? Made some improvements :hmm:
 

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Going up from Malibu, take one road further East: http://goo.gl/maps/dBwfl
Man oh man that looks fun. The last time I was in Malibu in the Viper, I fucked up and totally took the wrong roads. I'd love to have another go at it. It's about a 16 hour drive down I-5 and then I could take the fun way home with Adrian up the coast or whatever. Super tempting to go that far rather than meeting him in northern California or something.
 

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As it looks now i'll be driving south from north, so i could meet you in Portland no problem. :) You mentionede you might join me earlier though, like Yellowstone or i believe we discussed Las Vegas? We'll see! Would be cool :D

Maybe we can arrange a little FG meet at CraigB's dragstrip? FG dragnight? :eek:
 
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