Trans america trail on honda ct90's

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

  1. Cycles East

    Cycles East Been here awhile

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    ------------- VIDEOS TO WATCH -----------------------

    Ok guys.... I know you haven't heard from the Cycles East crew for some time now and that is because we have been busy with other adventures and well, just busy with life.
    Here is a couple trailers of a documentary that has a few of the Cycles East guys in it. If you like bikes, you will surely like this documentary. Take a look and stay tuned.
    Here is a link to the documentary's facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/DirtbagDocumentary
    Here is the link to the Dirtbag Challenge facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/DirtbagChallenge
    Link for the first trailer... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6GB-s1ib5g
    Link for the second trailer.. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151800766257039&set=vb.161532693886739&type=3&theater
  2. Undercover Poe

    Undercover Poe Been here awhile

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    This is the BEST thread I have ever read. You guys are my hero's! Your leader should be PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES!!!!
  3. roundhouse

    roundhouse n00b

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    Got a link to that RR ?

    I sirched, couldnt find it.

    my first bike was a CT 90
    I put 5000 miles on it.
  4. Dirt Road Cowboy

    Dirt Road Cowboy Sometimes I'm A Jerk

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  5. roundhouse

    roundhouse n00b

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    The chinese engines dont have the low range box??

    the low range is what makes the CT so useful.

    nice RR on here BTW,

    I dont do facebook, Im 47, FB is for kids.
  6. Dirt Road Cowboy

    Dirt Road Cowboy Sometimes I'm A Jerk

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    No, they don't, at least none that I'm aware of.

    I'm using the CT dual sprocket rear on my build. That will increase my gearing options.
  7. roundhouse

    roundhouse n00b

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    bummer, I loved the low range box

    when I was 12, in 1978 I got a hand me down 74 CT from my brother.

    My best friend had an XL-70
    it was a little small, but was so light, you could pick it up and drag it over a log or whatever.

    we rode those things everywhere, 2 tracks, single tracks, highways etc

    I put 5000 miles on it before I got a larger bike.


    we have a chinese dune buggy/go kart, the engine didnt last long.
  8. Cycles East

    Cycles East Been here awhile

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    Ok guys.... We attempted the TAT this past summer and only 1 out of 5 guys finished the entire trail. Well, we are going at it again this coming summer but we plan on challenging ourselves just a bit more.
    I will let the promo do the talking.. For more info here is a link to the "Rigid" facebook page. We will keep this updated.
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rigid/194886114026519

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  9. CBAT

    CBAT occasional wanderer

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    In :clap
  10. Snr Moment

    Snr Moment Unafarkler

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    I'd consider lining up some friends along the route.
  11. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    I'd call you guys crazy - but after attempting it on CT90s - I think you've already established that!

    Any ideas on what you'll be building? I'm picturing something like this:

    350 "Meatgrinder"
  12. prsdrat

    prsdrat Been here awhile

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    I'm in, if it's posted here.

    The anti-(facebook, tweet, linked, or whatever) .
  13. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Hmmm..., rigid, blood in the urine, back problems, etc.
    Sounds like fun !
  14. DustyRags

    DustyRags Idiot

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    Yes! THIS is my favor of stupidity! :clap
  15. Wreckchecker

    Wreckchecker Ungeneer to broked stuff.

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    Rigid choppers + TAT

    Sounds to me like like a new way to spell:

    masochism
    And a new way to keep your repair skills highly proficient.

    :rofl
  16. Cycles East

    Cycles East Been here awhile

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  17. Gravy1

    Gravy1 n00b

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    Thanks for sharing! Found this searching for parts for my CT90 I just picked up
  18. Undercover Poe

    Undercover Poe Been here awhile

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    Did you discover dratv.com. They seem to have the lock on ct90 parts supply
  19. Oldone

    Oldone One day at a time!

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    This is gonna be fun reading, I can tell before I hardly get started. I just love these little bikes and am digging the upgrades that I surely wouldn't have thought about.

    Thanks for doing this for our enjoyment. It's great!

    Gary "Oldone" :gerg

    Grampa’s Lake Superior Ride
    Grampa’s National Monument Ride <!-- / message -->
  20. RBnite

    RBnite Been here awhile

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    I am sooo interested in this. These bikes will have to have the sprung seats in order to work ( some What comfortably).

    yet I think it looks very workable.

    The ridged ride I mean.


    Rbnite