Trans America Trail on a Husqvarna 701

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by BSGrimes, Oct 15, 2020.

  1. BSGrimes

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    And in case you were wondering, no. I did not cry.
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  3. Jedi2Rider

    Jedi2Rider Been here awhile

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    Right, right...of course not! :nod
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    Man---you are awesome--making the best at what mother nature throws at you and making smart decisions to get to the coast.
    Again I wish you the best.
    I have a good friend (HighFive) who's motto is "Never Tap-out".
    BigDog------a 701 owner.
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  5. BSGrimes

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    Thanks again for the advice on Colorado. You guys definitely helped prepare me mentally for the weather here. Not trying to freeze to death by myself in a mountain pass on this trip. My favorite motto and a fitting one for this trip is “keep it moving”.
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  6. BSGrimes

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    I’ll hit you up on the way back! ;-)
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  7. rtwpaul

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    sorry I was further south and didn't have a chance to meet up, keeping on rocking west, that final ride onto the beach is an awesome experience
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  8. Robco

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    Im just catching upon your ride, It looks awesome. Don't feel like lone ranger with your brake bold backing out, mine did the exact same thing! I did the Colorado passes on my 701 last year. It did not like snow, we got to pull and push thru a snow bank on Engineer pass. Good luck and ride on!
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  9. Comrade Arturo

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    I caught up on your report this morning. Myself and probably many inmates that are trapped to a job are living vicariously through your trip. Wishing you success and thanks for posting :thumb
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    that happened to me on my first street bike. Midnight on PCH in Malibu. Fortunately a woman whose dad raced saw me pull off in a cloud of smoke and she gave ma a lift home. Sometimes you catch a break.
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  11. Vikingson57

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    Outstanding read. I look forward to a lot more. I have a 2020 701 and find it the perfect bike for this kind of ride. Stay safe
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    Terrific shots of the great wide open America.
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  13. sati8d

    sati8d REALLY?? Eh! Oh! ca va pas non??? Supporter

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    Wow what a great bike ride report - loving it! Thanks!
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  14. Comrade Arturo

    Comrade Arturo Working stiff

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    :lurk
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  15. HH

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    Need more.:dukegirl
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  16. Carmmond

    Carmmond S.E. WI

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    Great report!!!!! What seat concepts seat you running and how’s your tush after all these miles?
    Really loving this!
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  17. Drhardway

    Drhardway n00b

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    :-)
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  18. fastpast

    fastpast Been here awhile

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    Excellent reporting and pictures. Thanks for taking us along. Snow, like sand just takes some getting used to!!
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    This is feeding my bucket list. I'm looking forward fo following along
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  20. Comrade Arturo

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    Checked his Instagram account this morning. Looks like he rode the White Rim trail yesterday and is heading towards Bonneville Salt Flats today.
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