2021 Trans Georgia Rally

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by kaosrider, Jul 12, 2021.

  1. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer Supporter

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    Now we had this rock star KLR with us today. Take that Tenere :rofl
  2. Nonja

    Nonja Been here awhile

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    Great riding today. Walking Stick Road was a great challenge. IMG_20211016_141212.jpg
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  3. Milkweed

    Milkweed It's not me, it’s the bike.

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  4. waybill

    waybill wayward

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    Wasn’t sure whether to include it on the route or not because it’s always been a little sketchy but looks like everyone made it thru relatively unscathed. :ricky
  5. Ro0K

    Ro0K Adventurer

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    Absolutely my favorite section of the day! Thanks for including it!
  6. Nonja

    Nonja Been here awhile

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    Loved it. It was exactly the type of trail I was hoping for.
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  7. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer Supporter

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    My comment afterwards, was something to the effect of "at least no one is complaining about too much pavement " :photog
  8. BadCaptain

    BadCaptain Bad decisions make good stories

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    If you listen carefully as you ride under the big rebel flag you can hear the banjo music....
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  9. mr_guns

    mr_guns Look Mom no hands!

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    Only took 1140 miles this weekend to get rid of those annoying bumps on my rear tire. Ready for the dragon now. IMG_5333.jpg
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  10. woodsatyr

    woodsatyr Kitty Boy

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    I just got home.

    Great fun! Thanks to everyone for making it a great time. Thanks to Not Beefcake Nick for lunch. That was awesome!

    Now I'm on my recliner couch with my feets propped up, resting my achy muscles. But it's a good ache! That I-did-something-worthwhile ache.
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  11. ADVNeophyte

    ADVNeophyte How do you do this?

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    Those side bumps might need some work before the Dragon...
  12. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer Supporter

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    So as an overview of the ride, we had great weather. We did have to by pass 4 bridges that were out, due to previous heavy rains in Georgia about month before the ride. Here are some of my photos

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    We begin with clear sunny skies and everyone celebrates no rain :beer :evil

    We turn down our first dirt road and now everyone is bitching there has been no rain :dirtdog

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    So a little sand, to get the blood flowing :D

    Here Nick I think is complaining to Courtney about the sand

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    Then I think Courtney slaps him :imaposer

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    Things firm up as we continue

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    We get to lunch on time

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    roads start to get very nice

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    Courtney Sweeping with flair

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    Next day off we go again after a nice evening of cantilevered logs on the fire...:jack

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    Starting to get some elevation changes

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    Obligatory Group shot

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    Callaway Plantation

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    The fast moving water crossing...and ignore that sand in the fore ground. There is no sand in Georgia :1drink

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    Back to fast paced clay

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    One of those bridges I mentioned

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    a little re-routing

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    Still having fun :clap

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    The union required break

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    Day 3 in the mountains

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    A taste of the woods

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    We are finally headed home

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    I hope that gives all a sense of the Trans Georgia Rally :clap It was a great time
  13. MaddMatt

    MaddMatt Been here awhile Supporter

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    It was an UNBELIEVABLE time. The Trans Ga is my favorite ride. The scenery, the dirt, the elevation - all change from one hour to the next over the whole 3 days. And the route? Fantastic, I don't think it could have been better. I enjoyed those bridge outings (some strong internal debate as whether to send it or not). I have a pic I'll post of one.

    Thanks for setting up BBQ, Rich. That was perfect.

    I really enjoyed seeing everyone again, great group as usual.

    And cantilevered logs - who ever heard of such! DUMB. :rofl
  14. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    What, no muddy highsides? How could you have possibly had fun without that? :lol3
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  15. MaddMatt

    MaddMatt Been here awhile Supporter

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    Well, we had no @microtom to give us those laughs this time! He did promise next time though
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  16. HowesGreg

    HowesGreg Great, Thanks for Asking! Supporter

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    I took the liberty to share your parking
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  17. woodsatyr

    woodsatyr Kitty Boy

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    Here's a link to a song performed by Blind Willie McTell.

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  18. waybill

    waybill wayward

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    Day 2 was an all new route this year, day 1 was 60-70% new. Day 3 had four options/routes, not sure how many were used or if any actually got completed : )
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  19. OPADV

    OPADV n00b

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    Had to pay my dues…
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  20. Nonja

    Nonja Been here awhile

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    For anyone interested in seeing more of Brian's rally style KLR, he has a YouTube channel that documents the build process. He's still catching up on making videos. This rally was the first time the bike touched dirt.

    Fixin2Ride on Youtube
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