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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By deputygene
Wifey's are good at that! Told mine that I spent...

Wifey's are good at that! Told mine that I spent it all:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Camp a lot and you will learn to find your...

Camp a lot and you will learn to find your headlight while it is still daaylight and put it on. Cause, you won't find it after it gets dark!:lol3
Ask me how I know...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Ha, I wrote you out a warning ticket, for making...

Ha, I wrote you out a warning ticket, for making me laugh so hard I almost fell over, when u toppled on Route 66

8GV, it was nice to meet you, enjoyed your since of humor, enjoyed the ride back...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Huge steaks, cooked expertly by 8GV over hardwood...

Huge steaks, cooked expertly by 8GV over hardwood coals!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Near Knoxville TN, me and 8GV camped out for the...

Near Knoxville TN, me and 8GV camped out for the last time. Another state park campground, this one also crowded to the max. It was late and dark by the time we got the tents set up....
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By deputygene
Next day, after another killer breakfast ...

Next day, after another killer breakfast
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/080910122_zps0f5882e6.jpg
We made it into Missouri...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
We finally found one of those Arkansas...

We finally found one of those Arkansas Armidillo's in Colorado!
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/080910039_zps271def1c.jpg:rofl
The next day we made it into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
the trip home

Good to meet you and your wife also.
I am back home now, will try to finish updating this ride report.
The next day at 3 step, Etex and 8GV showed up....
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
a few more ...

a few more
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/8gvspics036_zps01b349e3.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
some more random pics ...

some more random pics

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/0627amp0628040_zps6f271f25.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Scott, it was so nice to meet you and your wife....

Scott, it was so nice to meet you and your wife. Thanks for making us feel at home and like part of the family! 3 Step was the highlight of the trip! I will come back. Thanks again for taking us out...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Let me tell you something, I have no affiliation...

Let me tell you something, I have no affiliation with 3 step and found out about this place from reading ride reports like everyone else. Scott is the real deal! He will help you fix your bike, you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
We came off Cinamon, rode into Silverton for a...

We came off Cinamon, rode into Silverton for a bite. We ate at some BBQ place and both of us were soon feeling sick. Went and laid under a shade tree at the courthouse and was soon talking to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Cinamon

The next day we would cross Cinamon and Ophir pass
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/day6and7012_zps94b2b8ce.jpg
We took off for Cinamon, I had to check my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
After getting a bite to eat, we rode down to a...

After getting a bite to eat, we rode down to a lower elevation. Found this place,
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/day6and7053_zps050da79c.jpg
stopped in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Hancock - Fail

The next day, me and Randy tackled Hancocok Pass. Right off, I knew that trying to bounce over these loose bowling ball sized rocks was going to be tough. Right off, I dumped to bike when it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Through Colorado

We stopped in Trinidad at a place called Buenos, for lunch. An officer I met and talked to recommended it. Great food, plenty of it....
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
New Mexico is fantastic.I almost wrecked trying...

New Mexico is fantastic.I almost wrecked trying to take in the extraordinary landscape.
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/day45and6048_zps5e44266d.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
Ok

Continuing on through Oklahoma, had out first bike trouble. Randy picked up a screw in his rear tire.
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/104_zpsf1c6c89c.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By deputygene
Hey Doc, just wanted to say that reading the...

Hey Doc, just wanted to say that reading the Mobius Trip, inspired me to make my own run at the TAT. I am on that adventure right now, after Colorado, especially a grueling Hancock Pass experience,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
8GV and Etex decided to drop back and run a...

8GV and Etex decided to drop back and run a slower pace. We try to update them what we are running into. The WR 250 passed us the first day. He is about 100 miles ahead of us.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Oklahoma was tough, in a way. The riding was fast...

Oklahoma was tough, in a way. The riding was fast but you had to pay attention every second. You could be cruising down a nice gravel road, when all of the sudden the ground beneath the gravel would...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
update

Thanks guys. I am a couple days behind in posting. We camped in a Nat Forrest campground last night. It was nice, but no service at all. We are moteling it for the night in Salida CO. I'll try to get...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Hi Bruce, cool huh? Did you mean Louisianna? lol

Hi Bruce, cool huh? Did you mean Louisianna? lol
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
A little more

Me and Randy got some bike Maint. done including both of us switching to 14 tooth counter sprockets, adjusting my hand guard and lubing chains. Both bikes are running great, here are some more pics...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By deputygene
LOL:rofl

LOL:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By deputygene
Arkansas Humor

The funny thing guys in Arkansas do to road kill Armadillo is to turn them on their back and stick a beer can in their claws:rofl
We didn't see any of those, though.
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
No, the only other riders we have met are Jason...

No, the only other riders we have met are Jason Yates on a Husky 250, and Steve Shuman on a DRZ 400. We have ran into those guys twice, keep leapfrogging with them.
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Clyde, scan and email, i'll pm you my email...

Clyde, scan and email, i'll pm you my email address.
Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Oklahoma We made it into oklahoma. Long strait...

Oklahoma
We made it into oklahoma. Long strait roads with rutts and loose gravel. Randy pinned it and I followed. We were probably going to fast, but it was fun and we were moving. The roads were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Yeah, I might have typed that under the influence...

Yeah, I might have typed that under the influence of too much beverage re-hydration. :1drink I changed it. Randy is a very good rider and can make that DRZ hum!:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/8gvspics087_zps5890b085.jpg
We left the TAT shack...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By deputygene
So I left Clyde and Cindy's place in Al, took...

So I left Clyde and Cindy's place in Al, took curvy fun country roads to 73 west. Great road! No traffic, buzzed along at an indicated 70mph for hours. Hit Mississippi and the clouds started looking...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
We are in Newkirk, OK. A few pictures, slow...

We are in Newkirk, OK. A few pictures, slow connection
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/098_zps9b157194.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Update

Update from Randy posted yesterday

"Rode a little over 200 miles today. 100 of that was in the rain, but the riding was so nice I didn't even care. Highway 125 and 7 were really beautiful blasting...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Thumb Update

I am holed up in West Memphis AR taking a lil break. I 240 around Memphis, in the rain, was nerve wracking. about two hours or so, left to go:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Yes! Way cool. Clyde rides a V Strom and Cindy...

Yes! Way cool. Clyde rides a V Strom and Cindy has a Can Am, plus some orange bikes in the mix. Good people. Clyde hadn't read this post till last night, we talked about the TAT and about The...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
410 miles today, most I have ever done on a bike,...

410 miles today, most I have ever done on a bike, especially a DR. Ran through rain several times today. The last time, it came down hard. That wouldn't have been so bad, except the traffic was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Had an easy 110 mile ride up to the adventure...

Had an easy 110 mile ride up to the adventure cabin last night after work. Got hot, seemed to get hotter during the night. bike is running good, taking it very easy on the new tires . The loaded bike...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,197
Posted By deputygene
Update

Yeah, they had good reviews, don't weigh much, so will probably take it. It is packed at this moment, anyway. kinda like the strange sheath! Besides, I need to keep my fellow travelers firewood cut:D...
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