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Re: Alaska

Subject: Re: Alaska
From: (Barney Gaylord)
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 1996 19:24:07 EST
On 22 Dec 96 ( BOB   NOGUEIRA) writes:

> ..... I have always found caravaning to be a hassle if all the cars try
to stay together. .....
> You mentioned that you like to average 50 to 55 MPH so I assume you
travel at 70 or so? ( I get  antsy traveling at 60 to 65 MPH)

For long trips I take the trailer, then I try to hold it down to 70-75
MPH, even on the smoothest roads, but it depends a lot on the local
traffic flow.

> .... I've found the car to be its most reliable on long trips, .....

Ditto here.  Long distance cruising at moderate speed is a fairly low
stress thing for a LBC.  If you make the first 500 miles without
incident, you're probably alright for the next 10,000.

>My last trip in the Morgan was two years ago ....., pointed the car
north and drove using only  backroads .  .....  We  ended up in

My kind of drive!

>If one other car goes I'm going. That's a promise.

Looks like it's official folks.  One caravan for sure.

Barney Gaylord
1958 MGA

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