1st Annual "Ocean 2 Ocean" ADV Relay! 2020 Prep Thread

Discussion in 'Americas' started by AdventureTrail, Jul 29, 2019.

  1. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    Got you added brother! Welcome!
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  2. Ridin'nFishin

    Ridin'nFishin Been here awhile Supporter

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    Ocean to Ocean and back.

    A giant loop so everyone can join the fun. Southern states in the winter and the northern states in the summer.
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  3. packn4alivin

    packn4alivin packn4alivin

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    Sounds like a good time, I'm in south eastern Idaho and am interested.
  4. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    Got you added to the list in the OP. Welcome aboard!
  5. travlr_45

    travlr_45 Been here awhile

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    Updated my sled yesterday. Got a great end of the year deal on this. Ready to do this event now 48172E62-5248-4B5E-B567-2087055591E9.jpeg
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  6. Earache

    Earache Hola!

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    Nice -A good bike for it, I'd say.
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  7. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    Amazing bike. Congrats!
  8. Ladybug

    Ladybug Bug Sister Supporter

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    You can put me on your list.

    The end of Feb. or 1st part of March I will be riding from Arizona to Daytona Beach, FL then back to Spokane Valley, WA on an undetermined route at this point..... The end of June I will be hosting a campout in OR. July will take me into MT then most of Aug. I will be riding in AK.

    When you determine the timeline and route I might be able to take the baton at some point and get it to the next rider.
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  9. Earache

    Earache Hola!

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    Speaking of the baton, I need to get that thing done. Haven't forgotten it, just busy at work and haven't had time to do much with it. Will get back on that project soon and get it finished up.
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  10. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    Added you to the list! Welcome!
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  11. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    I’m excited to see how it comes out!
  12. TUCKERS

    TUCKERS the famous james

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    One can get analysis paralysis on things such as this. Bung a piece of paper in a 9” long 1” drain pipe with a cap on each end and deliver it to the next guy...you could start today...then we track it...let it wander where it may. Every rider puts his name on the paper.
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  13. travlr_45

    travlr_45 Been here awhile

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    Personally I like the idea of the baton. Ads a certain style to the event. Just my .02 worth.
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  14. travlr_45

    travlr_45 Been here awhile

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    Any updates on the baton? Routes? I’m working on a cross country trek latter part of may into June of next year.
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  15. Earache

    Earache Hola!

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    What year is your KLR? :D
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  16. RealOldDualSportGuy

    RealOldDualSportGuy If we can't laugh, we will all go insame Supporter

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    Glad to help out in NC/SC

    Please add us to the list

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  17. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail Wannabe Adventurer and YouTuber

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    I'll get you added! Sorry for the lack up updates folks, wife has been in the hospital recently, so we have had a lot going on and I haven't been doing a lot of riding. I expect the next step is to agree on a start point and approximate start date. I know there was mention of having the baton begin on the west coast and travel east, as the baton is already there. Being less familiar with the weather, and keeping in mind that we are planning to start in the spring, what do you west coast folks think about a start date?
  18. DSchmidt7of7

    DSchmidt7of7 Been here awhile

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    No worries on the updates. We all know how life happens and I wish the best for you and your wife.

    As far as a relay starting location, I'd be happy to kick things off on the beach in Southern California - someplace iconic like on a surfboard in Newport, at the 'zoo' that is Santa Monica (Route 66 fame), or perhaps grab a shot with the Hollywood sign or in front of Disneyland. I think it'll be fun to see how many strange places it goes along the way. Kinda like the Flat Stanley project kids do in elementary school.

    A far as when to start, we can pretty much ride year round in SoCal so I'll wait to hear what works best for others. Looking forward to this...

    Happy Thanksgiving to all and please take a moment to count your blessings.

    DSchmidt7of7
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  19. Earache

    Earache Hola!

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    I wouldn't be in a huge hurry to start - weather is gonna suck for quite a while yet for most of the country.
    I suspect that we'll be surprised how quickly this thing moves across the country.
    Baton update: haven't done anything with it lately but will try to finish it up next week.
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  20. Some Beach

    Some Beach Been here awhile Supporter

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    Sounds fun. I can do AZ, if needed count me in.
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