TAT my first ride report.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by See-Three, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. Baja Ho

    Baja Ho Been here awhile

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    WOW :eek1, that would suck. Good thing you were not 100+ miles from any services. Looks like you are still going forward, good luck to you.
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  2. Tompound

    Tompound M.M.S. Tommy

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    man hang in there!
    how the hell did you get the bike out of that by yourself?
    I have been stuck in some mud not half that deep and if were not for some help from a riding buddy I could not budge the bike, like suction holding the bike there.
    Glad to see you got the bike up and running and are continuing with the trip:clap
    Great RR
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  3. Fast Canoe

    Fast Canoe Adventurer

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    Yikes that's a sneaky hole there! Figures the one time you actually hydrolock would be on this trip and not in the woods by our house.. Murphy's law eh? Hopefully tomorrow's a little better for ya!
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  4. Aces 6

    Aces 6 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Over

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    HARD CORE!
    Go See Three go!!:clap
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  5. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad n00balicious

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    If you are having trouble pinching tubes, try putting a little air in the tube before you use the tire iron to spoon the bead over the rim.
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  6. bilborides

    bilborides Adventurer

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    WTF some come out there and dig that hole with a backhoe geeze lol
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  7. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    C3 you got a large set of balls my friend. Onward! Keep on keeping on.
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  8. mrprez

    mrprez KJ4WMZ

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    Where on the trail is this hole!


    Sent via morse code.
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  9. joenuclear

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

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    Got stators? :D
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  10. NotAllWhoWanderRLost

    NotAllWhoWanderRLost Lost

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    Wow, that's amazing! It looks more like a sink hole then a inconspicuous "small puddle"... I'm glad to hear you weren't hurt.

    And after such a long and trying day, I'm excited to hear you continued westward! Nice work, were all looking forward to the rest of the story and seeing you ride on the beach in Oregon.
    :beer
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  11. s1000rr

    s1000rr Adventurer

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    wow how did you get your bike out. glad that someone could help you out.
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  12. trail717

    trail717 Adventurer

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    +1:nod
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  13. Phreaky Phil

    Phreaky Phil Long timer

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    Man thats a deep hole !! Glad to see you got out and sorted.
    Do you have a Way point or an instruction on the route sheet nearest the hole. I would like to avoid that one in a few weeks when we come through.
    Keep up the good work on the ride report and I hope things get better for the rest of your ride.
    Cheers Phil
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  14. bcs

    bcs Adventurer

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    C3, been following your RR since you started. This is a real adventure ride. That mud is way over the top. I did the same thing once. It took a jeep with a tow strap to get my bike out. I can say it was the only bad day I have ever had on a motorcycle. You are definitely keeping it interesting for those of us who can only follow along vicariously. Glad to see you take all this stuff in stride. I can't help but wonder, when i finally get outta my desk chair and do a real adv ride, how will i react when the trip gets challenging? I hope I will take it all in stride, as you do.
    Best of luck on the rest of the trip. Ride safe!
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  15. gravelchewer

    gravelchewer Adventurer

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    Thats one deep puddle ....:eek1 how the hell did you get that out by yourself ? well done buddy keep going
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  16. MasterMarine

    MasterMarine Long timer

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    I just sent this one to the front page photo thread.

    What a mess! Good job getting it out.
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  17. redog1

    redog1 KTM 690R

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    ...Also glad you kept heading west. Awesome resolve, you've had your share of bad luck on this ride, either way it'll be memorable for sure. Ride on:clap.
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  18. HellCat650

    HellCat650 Been here awhile

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    Hopefully things will smooth out for ya...

    :ricky
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  19. Fast Canoe

    Fast Canoe Adventurer

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    HAHA what truth
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  20. Rainier_runner

    Rainier_runner Heh..?

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    Just stumbled across this and read it from start to finish. This is Awesome! Keep it coming! :ricky

    Subscribed. :lurk