Financial Suicide: A new life behind bars

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by stuntheavy, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. SuperD!

    SuperD! Been here awhile

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    I sure as hell hope so Squishy!
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  2. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    :freaky Costco. I buy all my wedding rings at Costco. So far they have taken every single one back, no questions asked. :lol3

    You're going to have the time of you life and come back a changed person with a fresh new perspective on life. It might take a while to shed all the BS and get into your travel groove, but when you do, its an almost surreal experience. Yes, when you see all of your possessions strapped on a bike, its a very freeing feeling. Just check out of the whole freaking program for as long as you can swing it. Best thing I have ever done in my life, hands down.

    Buen viaje. :freaky
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  3. Blind Mule

    Blind Mule Adventurer

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    Looking forward to your excellent adventure:clap
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  4. GRinCR

    GRinCR Oppressed Nomad

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    Buen viaje!
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  5. Burtwer

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    Looking forward to the next installment.
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  6. _Magoo_

    _Magoo_ master of disaster....

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    :lurk subscribed!
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  7. Mtn Man

    Mtn Man Been here awhile

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    I'm in!

    As was said earlier, ake your time and enjoy the people along the way. I am off I75 heading toward Tellico if you need a place to throw up a tent or would like a free beer. :thumb
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  8. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    Son, get back to your job and get some god-damn responsibility......



    :lol3


    Just kiddin'!!!

    Get out there and enjoy!!! :clap

    Doesn't get easier with more years....:cry

    Will be following (and enjoying) your adventure!!!!

    :freaky
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  9. HPTuner

    HPTuner Been here awhile

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    Love your attitude! NOW is the time to do this. Age catches up much too quick! Subscribed.....
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  10. mattc

    mattc Been here awhile

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    Dude, there are a lot of similarities between where you are now and where I was when I did the TAT. Least of which are the bike and profession.

    I will be following your report. Thanks for taking the time.
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  11. MacG

    MacG Been here awhile

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    Count me in
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  12. DesertSurfer

    DesertSurfer Tail sprayin

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    There is so much good universal info here I had to re-wind.
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  13. dieselcruiserhead

    dieselcruiserhead Long timer

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    awesome...

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  14. PPCLI-Jim

    PPCLI-Jim Been here awhile

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    Subscribed :lurk:lurk:lurk
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  15. singletrackjack

    singletrackjack Adventurer

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    Subscribed indeed - have a deep admiration for those who "do" -- some talk some do - will be following along on your quest man (y)
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  16. pdedse

    pdedse paraelamigosincero

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    Hope you have a wonderful trip that allows you to discover what (you don't even know) you're looking for.
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  17. tattewell

    tattewell Mad Poser

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    Awesome! Ride safe and enjoy what ever life throws your way.
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  18. Shooby

    Shooby Long timer

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  19. tundradirtbiker

    tundradirtbiker Been here awhile

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    [QUOTEInterested in some words of advice?
    - Don't rush the TAT.
    - Take your time. Meet people. Share stories.
    - Camp as much as you can.
    - Once you get out past Oklahoma camping is easy.
    - Also check out the ADV Tent Space thread.
    - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776925
    - Eat better.
    - It takes a lot of calories to ride and stay alert and fit.
    - Canned goods at the supermarket and a small cook set can result in tasty and nutritious meals.
    - Stay positive.
    - Good things will find you if you are a happy person with a positive attitude.
    - Poopy people in a poopy mood will not receive the generosity of the Universe.

    ][/QUOTE]

    This is the same info I learned on a solo trip in Death Valley. Never realized how much energy you burn on a bike. Next trip we make, I plan to calorie count for better mental and physical strength. It makes a more enjoyable ride.
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  20. screwit

    screwit One more time

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    "Sometimes its just not about the goddamn money."

    There is more wisdom in that statement than you can possibly realize at 25 years of age. Always keep that in mind and you will surely find what you're looking for. Good luck in your journey
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