TAT Partner for 2018

Discussion in 'Americas' started by cmags305, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. cmags305

    cmags305 n00b

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    Hi all,

    I’m currently a college student and wanting to ride the TAT during the summer of 2018. I would not like to do this alone, so I’m looking for people with similar aspirations. If you’re interested in going as well and looking to bring someone along feel free to send me a message!

    Thanks - Chad!


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  2. SOLOKLR

    SOLOKLR Back to work

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    Hi Chad,
    I am planning on running the TAT in 2 parts next year. Currently my plan is to ride from the east to Colorado in May by myself. Then in July head back out with my son to finish it up.
    What kind of time frame are you thinking? Are you looking to camp or motel it?
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  3. cmags305

    cmags305 n00b

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    @SOLOKLR I was anticipating on riding the whole thing in one ride, I also would like to camp most days and every 3rd day or so get a motel to regroup, wash up, etc.. message me if you’re still interested in going! I wouldn’t be opposed to doing a double trip but I think the single run is what I was expecting.


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  4. SOLOKLR

    SOLOKLR Back to work

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    As always plans change. We are hoping to start the TAT on or around the 15th of June. For now it will be me and my son. We are planning on taking our time and just cruising along. Same game plan as far as camping and motels as you. If the timing works out you are more than welcome to go with us. If we're too slow I'm sure we will run into others out there you can take off with. Won't hurt anyone's feelings. This all hinges on work letting me take the time off, this could turn into a 2 week west end ride. I'll keep you posted as we get closer.
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  5. juno

    juno Long timer

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    I hope you find someone, I may do it again to cover sections I missed due to conditions this year.
    It might help if you put some more info out there, such as a better time frame of when, which tracks, your skill level, your planned pace, type of bike etc, so you can find someone with similar pace, route, bike et al.
    We had a 2017 TAT planning thread that worked pretty well where people posted their dates, routes, bikes, style and such.

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  6. cmags305

    cmags305 n00b

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    Thank you for the info guys! I might be going on a trip to Greece during that time SOLOKLR however plans always change! I’ll message you as soon as I figure that out.


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  7. Yura_Y2K

    Yura_Y2K Adventurer

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    Hey Chad,

    I'm departing Reno NV in May 28-30th and catchin the Stahlratte on the 18th of June. I will be going through Albuquerque NM and spending a night or 2 there. My parents live there, so we will have a place to rest and change our oil and what not. After that, my next rest stop is Oaxaca for a day. And booking it to catch Stahlratte. But unfortunetly past that, i will be splitting in Colombia, as i may chill there for a while. Let me know if you are interested. It would be awesome to have someone to ride with at least part of the way
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  8. Kenneth Winter

    Kenneth Winter Adventurer

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    Hello My Name is Kenneth Winter.
    I live in the USA. TN.

    I am looking for a small group to ride the TAT with in 2018.
    May I join your conversation?
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  9. Yura_Y2K

    Yura_Y2K Adventurer

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    when are you thinking of leaving?
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