Trans America Trail / TAT 2021: HONDA TRAIL CT125 Edition

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by anelog272, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer Supporter

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    Good stuff Angelo! :thumb
    Thanks for all that video work.

    I really like the TAT origin story .............. your wife sounds like a pretty awesome person BTW.
    I also get a little tickled thinking about the fact that Ed March is inspirational to some of us.

    So I've given your superpower some thought.
    The only way that I see to monetize your uncanny ability to center punch every pothole ......... is with a video game. It's a natural. Maybe make an interactive seat pad that you sit on while playing the game and everytime that the player misses a direct hit on a pothole, the seat pad gives you a gentle shot to the berries. How about it? Easy money, right?
    Just imagine that you're on a flight and you notice that your seat mate has on a Honda t-shirt.
    You ask, "Are you a motorcycle rider?" And your seat mate replies, "Not really, but I've played a lot of "POTHOLE!"" :brow

    And I thought of another name for a water crossing move .............. "Maniac with Tourettes on two wheels."
    I'll see your "Oh Gosh!" and raise you a "Ufff!" :lol3

    RD
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  2. Turumarth

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    Loved this rr, and episode 1. Too many people take themselves too seriously, this makes for a nice antidote to all that.

    I have also been mislead by Ed March, and found myself the proud owner of an ex-Australian postal service nbc110 honda super cub about six months ago. I have grand plans for it once the state borders open up again in Aus. IMG_20210613_161802_340.jpg
  3. thadf

    thadf Been here awhile

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    This was the most epic of all epic rides that were epic enough to be called epic!!!!!!

    Thanks for a fun read. I’m easily influenced, like many here, so now I’m dreaming of riding to work on my only tiny bike…

    Appreciate it, no really…..thanks
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  4. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Wifey is pretty damn cool. I will sign any contract put in front of me to endorse the upcoming Pothole video game. And the Tourettes... oh man. I really don't speak like that so much in normal life. But when I'm alone and talking to myself - look out censors!
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  5. Madscientist

    Madscientist Been here awhile

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    The video episodes are excellent! :clap
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  6. ChicoProf

    ChicoProf Been here awhile

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    Finally got the chance to sit down and watch episode 1, and will watch episode 2 asap. Just amazing, and I glad you didn't bleep yourself out - that's the emotions of the moment talking.

    Also, when is the feature film coming out? Who will be playing the role of Ang? :-)
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  7. Hog1450

    Hog1450 I use the oil you hate Supporter

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    Waiting for the next upload!!!
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  8. SwampyDeadHead

    SwampyDeadHead Been here awhile Supporter

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    Same here.
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  9. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    I'd like to see Samuel L. Jackson or Lewis Black play Ang... Or maybe one plays past Ang and the other Future...
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  10. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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  11. Hog1450

    Hog1450 I use the oil you hate Supporter

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    Heck yes! Waiting on the wife to watch it...
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    G19Tony Been here awhile

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  14. kdtrull

    kdtrull Alpha Nerd

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    You wuz in my back yard right there, bruh. Great read.

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  16. MX659

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    . Here's a Link to a fully adventured out XT 250. Saw you mentioned about luggage and LED light for the XT 250. I love that little bike for it's simplicity, air cooled, etc. I'm a little too big to be comfortable on one but I built one for adventure riding for my Dad. Paniers, windscreen, LED light,, skid plate etc.
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    trialstech Been here awhile

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    Nice XT! Very sensible mods.
  18. daveindenver

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    Did you figure out why you were having such problems with flats? Seemed excessive?
  19. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Only thing I can figure is I wasn't seating the tire correctly and that it was slipping a bit and causing the stem to tear. And the last one - I'll bet I pinched that oversized tube. What a day that was...
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  20. ChicoProf

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    Did you thoroughly check the inside of the tire carcass when you swapped to the new tires? I wonder if - perhaps after the rough roads and potholes - the inner surface of the tire was compromised.

    Really enjoying the video episodes; got to the end of episode 3 thinking I was still on 2, and it was such a let-down to realize that I'd caught up!
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