Hog Wild on the NWAT

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by TRZ Charlie, Jun 8, 2013.

  1. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    The NWAT (Northern Wisconsin Adventure Trail) was laid out by ADV's very own Cannonshot. I've had my eye on this route for a couple of years now. But now we get to ride it. We leave on the 14th to test our bikes and ourselves. Nothing to dastardly, nothing to tough (well maybe a little). Last years ride into Colorado, Utah and Wyoming will be hard to beat. But we'll give it a go anyway.

    Those of us that plan on riding the NWAT reside in or near Fayetteville, Arkansas land of the University of Arkansas Hogs. Go Hogs!

    The riders:

    Bill aka: The Toyman (on the left)

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    Jim aka: JaiDee

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    Albie aka: Albie (on the right)

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    Charlie aka: Drz Charlie

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    The entire route is over 900 miles and we will be staying in motels, resorts and cabins this year instead of camping. This is mostly due to the sand on this trip. We will try to keep the luggage weight to a minimum.

    Stay tuned we will start posting as soon as we get gone!
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  2. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    Looking forward to reading about your experience on the Northern Wisconsin Adventure Trail (NWAT). You guys are going to have a blast! Take lots of pix! Hope you have a fabulous ride.
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  3. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    I was going to email you that we were getting ready to head out. Guess I don't have to do that now. We'll be sure to bring plenty of pictures back.

    Any last minute sage advice?
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  4. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    Turn around now while you still can!

    Stay away from people in cheese hats!

    That's all I got. You guys have fun. I'm jealous.
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  5. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Administrator Super Moderator

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    Never trust a water hole on this path. Some of them have deep dug out ruts and other obstacles that are not visible. One might be riding the center and put a foot down to one side only to find the water to be much deeper than anticipated.

    Some riders from IL that ran this a week or so ago might second that. :D
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  6. Tinks

    Tinks Demented Snow White

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    Have a great trip! :thumb
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  7. katbeanz

    katbeanz earthbound misfit, I Supporter

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    Have fun. don't forget to write, bon voyage, don't get sand where the sun don't shine. :D
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  8. ajayhawkfan

    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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    Have fun guys. Enjoy the sand.

    You might consider taking the TWAT to Bayfield, WI and then take the NWAT.

    I just got back for that area.
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  9. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter Supporter

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    You guys are some tuff ole "Hogs"

    This is where "experience" will prevail over stupidity--I'm still in the stupid stage I think sometimes !!!

    Have a great ride.

    BigDog
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  10. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    Mark,

    I guess I will find out what I am made of. I'm getting old so this may be my last rodeo in sand. I hope I can endure it. We will see I guess.
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  11. ajayhawkfan

    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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    Not only old but lots of miles too. :D
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  12. ThumperStorm

    ThumperStorm Long timer

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    Can hardly wait to see how things turn out. This is a ride I want to take sometime on my Yamaha XT550.
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  13. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    Miles? Yeah, I'd say there's a few :eek:
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  14. JaiDee

    JaiDee Searching

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    What's this "I hope I can make it" stuff? :eek1 I'm not carrying you out Buddy! I like you and all, but.... We'll leave you for the skeeters. Course Albie's a more compassionate soul, so maybe his attitude is better than mine. :lol3

    -JD
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  15. The Toyman

    The Toyman Handy not Handsome Supporter

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    I guess it's all up to the sweep to clean up. Unless its orange LOL


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  16. ajayhawkfan

    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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    I have been thinking about that sense posted. :hmmmmm Why would you or anyone carry HIM out, what redeeming characteristic does he have? :scratch
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  17. JaiDee

    JaiDee Searching

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    Exactly!!! :rofl:rofl:rofl

    -JD
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  18. kingbee

    kingbee Been here awhile

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    Sounds like a great trip. Bring plenty of DEET, the skeets are horrendous this year. But all the rain we've had should keep the dust down. Ride safe.
    Cheers,
    Dave
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  19. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    Enough jabberin! On with the ride.
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  20. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    I've got a tow strap I can wrap around him and drag him out! :lol3
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