Dirty Butt Challenge - OK TAT Solo in 16 hrs or less

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by DirtyDog, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. joenuclear

    joenuclear Ride to eat, eat to ride... all roads lead to pie!

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    DD,
    We didn't have any trouble. Doc had a bunch of it. It was funny at the time but as I look back on it now, It's hilarious!:rofl
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  2. Dirt2007

    Dirt2007 Long timer

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    You da man!
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  3. Newner

    Newner Buffering

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    :thumb NICE!
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  4. AdvRdrWannaBe

    AdvRdrWannaBe Lets' go that way

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    +1

    Good Job!!
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  5. katbeanz

    katbeanz earthbound misfit, I

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    I can't find the ride report right now, but Dirtfarmer dug up the stats. I keep trying to get Lee on a Devro ride. :evil

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11047926#post11047926

    Your's is quite an accomplishment though, I know how fast you have to ride to average 40mph+. :thumb
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  6. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    BUDDYPAL!! Looks like you are riding the wheels off that KLR!!
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  7. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto

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    Yep. I'm trying to do just that.
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  8. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto

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    Thx for the link. I really have no idea how many miles are dirt vs pavement on the OK TAT. I guess you could get some approximation from aerial photos.
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  9. Staxrider

    Staxrider dirt dauber

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    A sheepskin would fix that.
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  10. Purcell69

    Purcell69 Mors ex Tenebris

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    DD that sounds like an awesome ride. Even with the Guts seat on the XRR, there's no way I could go sixteen hours. You da man! :bow

    When I make that ride it will be measured in days, not hours.

    -Joe
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  11. little foot

    little foot Super Mediator

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    Nice ride.
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  12. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto

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    18+ hours if you count the whole day. :D My wife was laughing at my red baboon ass when I got home.
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  13. Bell47Pilot

    Bell47Pilot MonkeyButt

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    Mabey I could start and finish in Dallas and get a bunburner plate frame:evil
    Would 50/50 street/dirt count?
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  14. xxmaa

    xxmaa Adventurer

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    Dirty Dog; how did you get you head light?? me want same!
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  15. Bake

    Bake adventurer

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    Nice report, well done.
    If you contact Overlandr (inmate name here) he has I think the only or the first anyway official all dirt Iron Butt 1000. Nice guy, lives in Wichita.
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  16. schwuller

    schwuller lnd rovers + airhead

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    i am about to buy my first adventure type bike, and have been looking at this ride. why do they say you can only go east to west? any thoughts on why this is the case for the TAT?
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  17. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto

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    This sentiment is based on the facts that the maps, roll charts, and associated mileages and turn directions are written in an East to West fashion. But once the maps are digitized into GPS, they can be easily ridden either way...
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  18. jthomas82

    jthomas82 Been here awhile

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    Hey, Congrats on the ride. I am planning on doing the OK section in Sept. but my fifty year old ass won't set in the saddle that long! I plan on taking two days with a hotel stop in the middle somewhere.
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  19. Sourjon

    Sourjon TAT'erd

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    Now that looks like a hoot! I came through OK on the TAT the last week of July. I loved it! Especially the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve. Had a get off 20 miles west of Newkirk when I came over a rise and irrigation had flooded the road. Going 60 something and got whoaed to 30 something and went down in the mud. Bike pretty beat up but continued on to Colorado. You can haul ass on those 30 mile straight stretches.

    John
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  20. tomski74

    tomski74 Silesian American

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    I did 6500 miles yesterday, but it took a car and four planes to do it :D

    Good Job! I hope to hear more about it at Tulsa Tuesday Pub Crawl.

    Oh... and thanks for not posting any pix of your red butt:D
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