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Discussion in 'Americas' started by ButchCoolidge, May 18, 2018.
I'll be on or near that location, on or near that date. Hope to see ya on the TAT.
Pm me your number if you want to. Good to have someone near by just in case.
That's a pretty aggressive schedule. It will take you almost a week to get to the Ozarks. To stay on your schedule, you will probably need to cut out some sections in MS and AR. I've got two weeks to go before I head out to Ozarks to continue TAT from last year. Can't wait to get to Colorado and ride the passes and Moab.
I have a plan B, to meet my girlfriend and Kansas City Monday afternoon and ride my truck to Denver the next day
VStromNC, have you considered just starting in Boise city and use the extra time to ride in Moab?
Yeah, I thought about it but our TAT group is set with Mikey Mike starting from Andrews, NC at the end of this week and meeting me near the Ozarks at the end of next week to continue westward and meeting up with a third inmate greentouring99 in Trinidad, CO and continuing TAT.
Maybe we will see you on the trail.
On the way to Andrews!
Currently enjoying a thunderstorm on Hatteras Island and about to start heading west with the girlfriend on our way-too-big bikes along with a dog. Camping as much as possible looking to eat, drink, and be merry. We're hard to miss. Hope to see some of y'all out there.
Day one on the TAT starting tomorrow morning! We (the bf, dog, and I) rode from DC to Hatteras Island to get the full coast-to-coast experience!
Awesome! Safe rides and keep the reports coming.
As of right now leaving NY Aug 31 (my birthday) solo and heading to Oregon. KTM 500 EXC
All packed and ready to leave next weekend.
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4th water crossing off Witt Rd had about 18” of water in it Sunday due to the routine daily downpours.
3 WR250R's, Me and 2 of my 3 sons. Leaving Florida's space coast Mid August to pick up part of the SEAT/TET to the TAT. Have Sam's and Kevin's tracks. Still thinking about going backwards.
Lets get a TAT roll call started. I started a small list from some of the newer post with solid dates. Either copy and add to this list or post your dates and I'll update the list. Also lets use this thread to post "real time" active trail conditions as you start your rides.
TAT 2018 Roll Call
June (early June). @tlxsess - Flexible but planning to leave from Augusta GA and start the TAT near deals gap around the first of June and go until something comes up or I reach the coast.
June 2 - ??? @Chrisaddition - NYC - Oregon. Pm me if anyone wants to ride for a bit. Im on a 06 KLR 650.
June 4- ???. @bigdog1807 - Planning to catch the TAT near the AR/OK border on June 4 and ride to CO to see family. Message me if you care to share the trail for a couple of days.
June 13- ???. @Madog - Heading out from Maggie Valley NC with a destination of Mid Arkansas. Camping/motels. Polaris RZR 1000
June 20 - ???. @wadethewanderer -Leaving from Sunset Beach, NC on June 20th, to Andrews, NC and then, at the very least, to western Oklahoma . Camping for the most part, an occasional motel about every 3-4 days to remove the stench. Hope to meet some of you wanderers on the TAT
June 18 - July 2. @The Goatsmith - Two of us leaving from Amarillo, TX riding west on Sam's new route as far as we can get by July 2nd, then truck back home. Camping mostly, but we'll try to get a motel every few days.
June 19 - ???. @SOLOKLR Father and son leaving NC area around the 19th of June. 2004 KLR 650, 2004 KLR 250
June 21- @btabor - leaving from Tellico Plains June 21st and hopefully arriving at Telluride 9 days later. DR650
June 23 - 30. @cwcm - Current Plan is to ride from VA to Tellico TN using Sam's TAT track. Right now, four of us on Dual Sports...
June 25 - ???. @scanda - Riding solo. Leaving Tampa June 24 to Jax then to Andrews to start the TAT.
June 28 - ???. @Walkerb Headed out from Lenoir, Nc to Port Orford. Solo with a few guys jumping in for a few sections
June 30 - ???. @VStromNC – Meetup near the Ozark National Forest portion of TAT 06/30 with Micky Mike then onto Trinidad to meetup [email protected] and continue westward to the Colorado passes and Moab. Bikes- DR650, KTM690 & Husky 650 Terra.
June 30 - July 23. @Greener73 - [/USER]@[COLOR=rgb(191[URL='[URL]http://advrider.com/index.php?members/384828/']@Teutates74[/URL[/URL]] - Leaving from Tampa, FL going up to NC to the start of the TAT. Using Kevin's route. Solo on a Triumph Tiger 800 XCx.
July 1st- July 27th @Katoom5Hundy
Starting in Moab and riding west to the Oregon coast. Looping back to the tour of Idaho and back to Moab. Two Ktm 500's
July 10 - ???. @Dirt = Life - Flying the bike in to Montreal and do the scenic route down to New York and from then i just stick to Kevins trail until i reach the pacific.
July 14 - Aug 10. @TurnerR - Two riding from Andrews NC - Oregon. Following GPSkevins tracks. Will play around a day or two in Moab. XR650 and DRZ400.
July (mid July). @garthxt - Doing the TPAT and then the TAT, starting roughly mid July. 2 on XT600's.
July 29 - Aug 10. @txmxrider @mxcrider - Leaving from Trindad CO to Port Orford. Using gpsKevin's route and taking the red (difficult) trails when time allows. WR250R Yamahas.
Aug 5 – 18. @ButchCoolidge – Moab to Port Orford. Solo – KTM 690
Aug 11 - ???. @mud-or-dust - Starting in Helena, Arkansas. Solo but interested in a companion. Riding for 2 weeks, however far that gets before turning back. Stealth camping as much can.
August 20 - ???. @rkdwp - NYC to @Oregon. Stopping in UT for 2-3 days to ride. Solo on KTM 690. Open to joining for sections.
Aug 31 - ???. @Sifox - leaving NY Aug 31 (my birthday) solo and heading to Oregon. KTM 500 EXC
We bailed out in Arkansas and slabbed to Denver. Plan to get back in the trails on Wednesday.
What tracks are you using from Moab to Oregon? Are you going through Nevada? I'm trying to decide if I going through Nevada or up to Idaho. Looks like Sams Idaho route would take longer. I'll be short on time.
I'm trying to decide the same thing & am curious to hear others input
Headed out Saturday from Lenoir, Nc. Anyone wanting to tag along for any sections are more than welcome. Will be solo. Kevin’s maps. 2012 ktm 500 exc
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