Trans america trail on honda ct90's

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Cycles East, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. WECSOG

    WECSOG Been here awhile

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    Nothing against the engine, just my guess as to what will happen first.
    In fact, the reason I had that idea is that I just bought a 1971 CT90K3 engine with no compression to fix and put in my '76 CT90, and that is what turned out to be wrong with it: water in the cylinder and a broken top ring.:lol3
  2. dfye55

    dfye55 Been here awhile

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    I'm up at Michigan line touring with my stock ct90. Gonna watch some hill climbing tomorrow before heading home. So far about 40 mph is about all I can count on, but more than 100mpg even with fuel leaks.

    Yea, we gotta go meet these guys in TN!

    here's my ct90 weekend trip report http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=888682

    Sent from mobile
  3. bogieboy

    bogieboy Been here awhile

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    Well sure... You put water in there in large quantities it will kill just about any engine....LOL
  4. MUS

    MUS ActaNonVerba

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    Are we still on schedule here for a departure next week? :deal I plan to do the Colorado TAT in reverse around mid-July so I am anxious to learn something from this ride. Sam is finally selling the GPS tracks making life a little easier.
  5. zoid

    zoid Dirty Old Hippie

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    Subscribed and I predict that even with all of your preparation, you will get lost. But I bet you will enjoy it.
  6. Cycles East

    Cycles East Been here awhile

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    We are leaving Wednesday morning. We have an 8 or more hour drive to the trail head/tail so, we will probably start the trail Thursday morn.
  7. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    As the Pioneer's used to say... Wagon's East! (well... that is what the dyslexic pioneers would say anyway) :D

    Rock and Roll guys!! :clap
  8. bmwhacker

    bmwhacker Still on 3 wheels

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    Good luck boys! We're a root'in for ya!
    This oughta be interesting. Apparantly your "fab shop" was running into the wee hours to cobble all those bikes together that quick, hopefully you didn't miss too many things...but that would make it more interesting for us "armchair adventurers". :clap
    Too bad Google Earth ain't live....we could pick out the Motley Crew "rainbow riders" from space.
    Tally Ho!
  9. Easterner

    Easterner Just Landed

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    Best of luck and safe journey to all!

    I will keep enjoying this thread.
  10. Cycles East

    Cycles East Been here awhile

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  11. MaineScoot

    MaineScoot Been here awhile

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    Damn! That's a great pic!
  12. mbabc

    mbabc Curmudgeon trainee

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    Awesome!

    Tell me about those air filter/snorkel things.
  13. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    Good lookin family ya got there. :freaky

    You will be easy to spot from the air should you need Search and Rescue. :D
  14. Kawikazi

    Kawikazi Loose Cannon

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    What kind of tires are you guys running? Good luck and I will be glued to the thread until you make it, so make sure we get daily updates. :clap
  15. Dranrab Luap

    Dranrab Luap E-Tarded Super Moderator

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    This is going to be a good 'un. Happy Trails!
  16. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    freakin' AWESOME lineup boys! :clap
  17. SloMo228

    SloMo228 World Class Cheapass

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    Love it. Have fun on the trail! :clap:clap
  18. FSRIDER

    FSRIDER This guy rides a lot

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  19. Turbodog1000

    Turbodog1000 Vintage Rider

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    Watching this one! :eek1
  20. FAW3

    FAW3 Old wanderer

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    Good luck.

    Watch the Mars Orange one...it will be the fastest!

    I hope you don't find out why single tube frames are on only lighter bikes....