Garth and Rich do some TET riding...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by 8gv, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. 8gv

    8gv Long timer

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    We got all of sections 7, 8 and 9 done. We went as far as Hungry Mother State Park which is just north of Marion VA. I could have spent the rest of the season riding the TET, it was that good.
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  2. intothenew

    intothenew Briar Patch Navigator

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    Fantastic report! I'm glad you enjoyed the ride.
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  3. zeeede

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    Are the KLR and KLX rear tires the same size? Could you have swapped your rear tire (or even your whole rear wheel) onto Garth's bike to keep from having to ride without oil?
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  4. 8gv

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    On most bikes that would work but my KLR250 is 17" and his is 18".
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  6. AdvRich

    AdvRich Parallel Reality

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    Really enjoyed the read and imagery your words spun up which filled in quite nicely with the pics. LOL at times with your humor and outlook and +1 on the earlier comparison to Joe Gresh's writing.

    Quite the ending and adventure at trails end. Glad you both faired no worse and have great stories to share. Plan to get my 250 WRX out on sections of the TET over the next few years as well.

    Rich
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  7. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    Rich,

    You will be happy to know that snakes are uncommon in Vermont and practically unknown in Newfoundland. Great RR!
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  8. tjzondrz

    tjzondrz Non-Nefarious

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    Great photo's and a great story as well.
    If any one is interested in doing an Autumn ride on the TET,give me a buzz.
    Looks like a great ride.
    Tim.:1drink
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  9. WhicheverAnyWayCan

    WhicheverAnyWayCan Deaf Biker

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    Just got done reading this RR Good one!! Now I can read your part 2 RR that you are doing.. Thanks for sharing!!:clap
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  10. Hypermofo

    Hypermofo Been here awhile

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    Great RR... the second best part is that it was done by some regular guys doing a ride that any of us could do! Don't get me wrong, i love the epic rides and epic pics, but the regular ones are some much more real.

    The first best part was how damn funny your retelling of it is... maybe its just me but your dry deadpan delivery had me in tears more than once... a bee up your nose - NFW - and you snot-rocketed it out! Epic!!

    Cheers!

    HM
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