Trans America Trail / TAT 2021: HONDA TRAIL CT125 Edition

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

  1. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Only if talking to himself!
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  2. dogjaw

    dogjaw plays well alone

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    Those of our caliber are forced to talk to ourselves to quiet the other voices in our heads 20190510_111431.jpg
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    trialstech Been here awhile

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    that's awesome I actually rode the damn thing with Ang and my wife has watched zero episodes ;)
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    ki_ote Cindi Jo Admirer

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    Maybe we should all start taking to our wife through video so we don't get cut off on the second word of every sentence.
  5. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Episodes 1-6 are up. 7 coming soon.

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    SRTie4k Northeast Explorer

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    You mentioned that people probably don't want to watch an hour of bitching. I do.

    Being a new father and not having time to ride much, this is now my primary form of riding pleasure, so please don't feel bad about making longer videos. Do it for the children['s bored fathers]!
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  7. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Honda Trail CT125s on the TAT. Episodes 1-7 out now if interested.

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    #TeamCT125
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    Trainee_adv Adventurer Supporter

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    Im really enjoying the video series, thank you for taking the time to share these Future Ang!
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    dogjaw plays well alone

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    It was a great honor to have you over at the Casa del Whackos! I'll make sure that the Kerncountykid/ Trevor gets wind of your kind words and video
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  10. G19Tony

    G19Tony Been here awhile

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    That was a great episode, Ang. The generosity of people in this country is amazing. The news only shows the worst.
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  11. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Our video journey has completed 2,494 miles from Asheville, NC to Trinidad, CO (so far). The latest episode is where I finally meet up with Johnny Pow. Don't miss the epic love scene!
    Episodes 1 - 11 have posted.

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  12. BigBluKlr

    BigBluKlr Been here awhile

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    I have been waiting for the next installment. I don't think my wife would appreciate the feat you guys accomplished - riding across the country, hwys, offroad on a fully loaded moped
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  13. BarryB

    BarryB Been here awhile Supporter

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    Just want to say how much I appreciate the work you have done to date on this ride! I am really enjoying it an am looking forward to the rest. Keep up the good work. Returning to lurker mode.
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  14. G19Tony

    G19Tony Been here awhile

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    Hey Ang, That was a an excellent episode, especially the end. Well done. I have a technical question if you don't mind. How did you attach your Apache case to the front rack. I love those cases, and would like to do the same. Again, well done on all the episodes.
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  15. BigBluKlr

    BigBluKlr Been here awhile

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    So I happen to wake up at 4 AM, couldn't go back to sleep, that's right let me watch episode 11. God o mighty, Oklahoma put me back to sleep. I have watched a lot of TAT Youtube rides and at least OK on dirt or in the mud seemed less monotonous. This is where no speed limits should be allowed. Well not on a CT125. Now I get to re-watch it
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    Ang, I've gotta give you major credit for all the time you've put into these videos, they are outstandingly well done. It makes me want to do better with the videos I edit for my racing stuff...but then I'm lazy.
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    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    O... M... G !!!!

    That ride report pretty much ruins everyone else's hand at EVER making a decent one. The bar isn't raised, it's the bone that the monkey throws up in 2001 Space Odyssey.

    I first started reading this report and thought.. "who would be willing to take on such a challenge".. then I thought..

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    so ya, I read it twice.

    Great job guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  18. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    It was pretty low tech. I drilled a hole in the bottom - found a little piece of steel bar, put a bolt from the inside, drilled a hole in the bar, attached that to the bolt underneath the rack so that the bar spanned opposite the way the rack bars went, and tightened it down a bit with a wingnut so I could get it off easily if needed. It worked well. Also used a Voile strap as a backup (love those straps. they're handy as hell...)
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  19. anelog272

    anelog272 Some Guy Rides

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    Ha! thanks for saying that! You might find the videos amusing too... emphasis on might...
  20. G19Tony

    G19Tony Been here awhile

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    Thanks! I've heard about those Voile straps. I'll check them out. I'm a big fan of Roc Straps, too.
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