Ultimate Utah Adventure Route – The UTBDR and a Whole Lot More

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by jglow, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. jtmajors

    jtmajors OCD with motorcycles

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    Great job. Enjoyed every minute of it. Hope there is a next year!
  2. scottbed

    scottbed Been here awhile

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    That was an excellent RR....I feel almost stupid doing a 6 day ride through New Brunswick next week on mostly dirt logging roads, double-track and motels and you guys are doing some serious stuff out there with no backup. Just learning the dual sport rope so maybe next year we'll do some serious camping further north into Canada.

    Congrats!!!
  3. CBAT

    CBAT occasional wanderer

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    :clap Thansk for taking the time to share with us. Gives me some ideas :evil
  4. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter

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    Yes----great !!!
    You just didn't do what everybody else is doing----totally.
    You made it your own.

    BigDog
  5. Air Force Vet

    Air Force Vet Been here awhile

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    Great read! Thanks for sharing!!! :clap
  6. blake716

    blake716 nine toes

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    I'll have to finish reading tomorrow, but great RR so far! :clap
  7. NeilW

    NeilW 2-up Adventure Touring

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    Thank you for your efforts to present such a well written and illustrated ride report. I've dabbled around the edges of this route, but your plan suggests something I might actually be able to do. Cheers for the inspiration!
  8. TaZ9

    TaZ9 Been here awhile

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    I agree! It's always good to see some riders get together and put a new spin on an adventure ride that has been reported on before. The photos and great writing, along with the excellent vids at the end of each ride section, made your report exceptionally entertaining and inspiring.

    I've lived in Colorado for 23 years, and have had the pleasure of riding many sections of the TAT, CDR, COBDR and UTBDR, among others, and your report has me making plans to get back out to Southern Utah for a
    another go at some of the sections I missed.

    Well done!!

    Taz
  9. mr.slowpokey

    mr.slowpokey Been here awhile

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    Awesome RR!!! The wife and I will be in Utah in September on the GSA. Going to check out natural bridges, Muley point and Valley of the gods, and maybe more. (only have 4 days) Can't wait.
  10. KenbNZ

    KenbNZ Adventurer

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    Great RR and thanks for making the effort to share
  11. atravlr

    atravlr Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the large font. It made the reading of your trip really pleasurable.
  12. mramosc

    mramosc Been here awhile

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    What a great trip, I've being following this thread and anxiously waiting for the next set of pictures everyday.
    Thanks very much for sharing your trip in such a detailed way.
  13. SocalMotoRider

    SocalMotoRider n00b

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    Very nice, Thanks for making such a great write up :beer
  14. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    Awesome trip Jordan, and a good read. Thanks for sharing it.
  15. jglow

    jglow Two wheeled traveler

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    Thanks everyone for the replies :thumb! As most of you know, it takes a ton of time to write up the report :cob, and it's y'all's comments/replies that fuel the commitment. I get super stoked when I hear that we inspire other people to get out and ride, because we got out and rode... It's a big communal circle on this forum, and I've been inspired by many of the reports and stories I have found on here as well (heck... I don't know if I would even have a WR250R if it wasn't for BigDog) :beer.

    Also, just FYI... I have updated the very first post to include a link to where the .GPX track file is located for download (I actually was able to upload it to Advrider).


    Can't wait to possibly read the stories of others' exploits through the areas on the Ultimate Utah Adventure Route (UUAR) :*sip*.



    The Video Wrap for Day 7 will be posted up shortly..



    Jordan
  16. jglow

    jglow Two wheeled traveler

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    Here is the Video Wrap for our final day on the UUAR - Day 7:









    jordan
  17. greenjeans

    greenjeans man with purpose

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    me likey!
  18. pprO.R.A.

    pprO.R.A. Hipster Dufass

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    Great RR, very entertaining. Don't know if it was mentioned earlier in the post but what rear knobbies
    are you guys running?
  19. kirbykajin_sr

    kirbykajin_sr Old Man

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    All of us were running D606 on the rear. Richard and I had the MT21's up front while Jordan ran a D606 on the front. Jordan ran 14/50 gearing. Richard and I are geared with 13/47 and 13/48. Richard and I have done some power mods while Jordan remained stock.
  20. BigWan

    BigWan The Cripple Maker

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    Great Job Jordan! :clap:clap:clap

    I enjoyed it all, Pics, Vids, and prose.

    I really like the way you wove some interesting riding into the UTBDR.:lol3

    If that doesn't make you want to ride and camp with your buddies, nothing will.

    Kudos:freaky

    Matt