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Jeff Klugiewicz, Rob Diquattro, T.J. Henderson, Nick Wilbat, Anthony Loconte, Ryan Wayne and myself headed out on an excursion to loop Lake Michigan and scope out the Upper Peninsula while camping out along the way. We stopped in a few cities, rode some bikes, took a ferry over to Mackinac Island and laughed our asses off the entire four day trip. It was something I think we all needed as summer was winding down; a relaxing trip with a group of rad dudes.

Huge thanks to Poler for helping us out on the trip and props to Anthony Loconte for living with a camera strapped to his hand the entire time.

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Jeff Icepick Mackinac

So, about a month ago, I put together a trip for some of us midwest guys: Jeff K, T.J. Henderson, Rob Diquattro, Ryan Wayne, Nick Wilbat, Anthony Loconte and myself to head out on a four day adventure to camp around Lake Michigan. We didn’t go into the trip thinking it would be 100% riding and I don’t think any of us wanted or needed that anyway.

Poler helped us get outfitted with some camping gear, as pretty much none of us were experienced campers and most of us had little to no camping experience. As with any trip nothing goes exactly as planned and time constraints didn’t’ allow us to get in everything we wanted and we definitely didn’t get to ride as much street as we would have liked, but that didn’t keep anyone down. We all had a blast and laughed the entire trip, especially from all of Rob’s antics and newly acquired front brake skills on a bike nearly half the size of his own.

Click below to scope out some snaps from the trip and be on the look out for a trip edit to drop later this week filmed by Anthony Loconte.

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