The Trans Arkansas Trail - The "TART"

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  1. Dan251

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    Here is what I downloaded a year or so ago. They are not mine, I did not make them and make no claim to them. I will hopefully start riding these track Memorial Day 2018 with some friends. All of us will be on 250cc and 350cc dual sport bikes. We are starting in St. Louis and riding to the southern end to start. Then making our way back home after the tracks end.
    I really have no idea what to expect.

    https://advtracks.online/tracks/vie..._riding_recommended_for_smaller_lighter_bikes
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  2. sieg

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    What are you using from the north end to STL.............or STL to the south end BTW?
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  3. Dan251

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    Here is a rough idea for the way there(nothing is set yet). As for the way back from Branson area. I have nothing planned yet. It could be a great ride through the National forest if we have time.

    2 to 3 days to get to the southern end and start the TART. 500 + miles
    3 days on TART. 500 + miles
    2 to 3 days back to St. Louis. 300 to 400 miles
    Camping and hotels.
    StLouisToSouthEndTART.jpg
    Although when my friends see this plan I may be the only one going... and that's not a problem, I'm going either way.

    Attached Files:

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  4. BigDogAdventures

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    Just noticed this thread has surfaced to the top again.
    I rode this in 2011 on my WR250R.

    If you interested in the tale and pictures they are here:
    http://www.bigdogadventures.com/1TART.htm

    My bike at the start in Blue Eye--------------there are 2 Blue Eyes------one in Missouri---and one in Arkansas---they share borders.
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  5. Dan251

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    Thank you Big Dog!
    I saw your tale of the TART last year, looks fantastic. That's when I found and downloaded the tracks. So it's all your fault!

    Thank you so much!

    See you at Swinging bridges?

    Here is picture of us taken in Iowa while doing the TWAT last summer.
    20170615_075029.jpg
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  6. BigDogAdventures

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    I'll probably be riding the Mid-Atlantic Back Country Discovery Route in that time frame--------we'll see !!!

    BigDog
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