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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 13,735
Posted By Trailace
Rob great job on the report keep it coming.

Rob great job on the report keep it coming.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,751
Posted By Trailace
I never know where I'm going and people seem to...

I never know where I'm going and people seem to always follow me. :huh
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Hey thanks for the help on my planning. We...

Hey thanks for the help on my planning.

We both enjoyed the TET-s so much we might go back and do more of it later. We did cover some ground but we don't stop a lot we like riding.

North...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Big Miles

Day 10 Snowdale State Park to home 751 miles
http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-FmQBWgP/0/O/8-15-12-AllDay_Map.jpg

This was the last day on the TAT. We decided that due to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Day 9 Longpool Campground, AR to Snowdale State...

Day 9 Longpool Campground, AR to Snowdale State Park, OK 258 miles
http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-LThdkBR/0/O/8-14-12_Map.jpg

The plan for today was to complete Arkansas...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Day 7 Pickwick Dam, TN to the MS/AR border 317...

Day 7 Pickwick Dam, TN to the MS/AR border 317 miles
http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-Sj8RRdL/0/L/8-12-12_Map-L.jpg


Day 7 was a high mileage day for a good reason. On...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,776
Posted By Trailace
Just added my 02 with 180,000 give our take...

Just added my 02 with 180,000 give our take speedo stopped at 173,000 last year.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Day 5 Tellico Plains, TN to Tims Ford State...

Day 5 Tellico Plains, TN to Tims Ford State Park, TN 185 miles

http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-FdjbTH6/0/M/8-10-12Map-M.jpg

We had a lot of good riding the 2 days we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
More rain but fun riding.

Day 4 Hartwell, GA to Tellico Plains, TN 231 miles
http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-8mjp8zp/0/M/8-9-12Map-M.jpg

Maybe our luck was changing. There was thunder and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
We both have a MSR Hubba Tent for one and it work...

We both have a MSR Hubba Tent for one and it work well with no issues for many nights. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
More rain!

Day 3 Tybee Island, GA to Watsadler Campground on Hartwell Lake, GA 318 miles

Although the rain had been troublesome, it had lowered the temps a bit and we slept well. The skies were overcast...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Howdy :D

Howdy :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
The Andy Straps bags were great and never leaked...

The Andy Straps bags were great and never leaked a drop of water. Now if you don't close them or mount them on the bike right you could have an issue. :huh

The duffel on my X is a regular size...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
More miles and rain.

Day 2 Jacksonville, MS to Tybee Island, GA 567 mi.

http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-fDBwtSd/0/M/8-7-12Map-M.jpg

Because of the storms the night before, we decided to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Robert, I love my X its a great little Dual...

Robert,
I love my X its a great little Dual Sport and after this trip it now has 35,000 miles.



We have a plan to do the Trans-Labrador Highway next year but I also want to complete the TAT....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
Day 1 Houston , TX to Jackson, MS 395 miles

Day 1 Houston , TX to Jackson, MS 395 miles

http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-zDNxTHc/0/M/8-6-12Map-M.jpg

We left the house at 5:30 a.m. on Monday 8/06 and headed east to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Trailace
2012 Summer Ride TET & TAT Part I

2012 Summer Ride TET & TAT Part I

http://trailace.smugmug.com/2012/Motorcycle/TAT2012/i-QZxLPrb/0/M/CompleteMap-M.jpg

After completing the CDR...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 48,954
Posted By Trailace
Your doing a great job on the report. I'm...

Your doing a great job on the report. I'm thinking about doing the TAT again only this time I will be taking my son along.

Have fun and keep the RR coming. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,726
Posted By Trailace
Day 2

Day 2
We woke to a cool beautiful morning after a restless night. The couple camping across from us argued all night long. They were both drunk.

Rod made a new friend. She stayed around while...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,726
Posted By Trailace
Here are a few videos from day 1 I kept them...

Here are a few videos from day 1 I kept them short but it will give you a taste of some of the trail.


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/YxVMKxb6xnQ?rel=0"...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,029
Posted By Trailace
When we did the TART we only went around gates...

When we did the TART we only went around gates that did not have no trespassing sign so you should be good to go with our tracks.

I started my RR here....
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,726
Posted By Trailace
Trans Arkansas Trail

Trans Arkansas Trail

First off I need to give a big thanks to DRZ Charlie who created the TART tracks and wswartzwel who let me park my truck at his house while riding the trail. Thanks to the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-10-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,703
Posted By Trailace
Charlie we road all of it and had a great time...

Charlie we road all of it and had a great time there were a few issue with the tracks but it was easy to come up with a work around. Great ride more later. :clap
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-30-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,703
Posted By Trailace
Two of us will be starting the TART in the...

Two of us will be starting the TART in the morning.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,472
Posted By Trailace
You can see it in this pic. ...

You can see it in this pic.
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/469410736_CLUyR-M.jpg

Just loop it over the neck from the right side and down to the skid plate on the left. Make sure the loop is...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Trailace
Hey guys I'm traveling right now and will get...

Hey guys I'm traveling right now and will get back to all the PM and post as soon as I can.

Here is is a link to the TART. DRZ Charlie put this route together and I will be sending him my tracks...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 28,196
Posted By Trailace
I was there a week after AZ and the main crossing...

I was there a week after AZ and the main crossing was still the way to go.
Forum: Americas 09-11-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Trailace
Thanks for the bump.

Thanks for the bump.
Forum: Americas 09-11-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Trailace
Need to find a place to park a truck and trailer while doing the TART

Little help finding a place to park a truck and trailer while we do the TART (Trans Arkansas Trail) We would need to park from September 30th to October 4th. Anywhere along the trail would work but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 51,537
Posted By Trailace
I'm in again! Just completed the CDR with my...

I'm in again!

Just completed the CDR with my son last month had a great time hanging out with him. Bad thing was I had to pay for everything is dad paying your way? :lol3

I did the TAT a few...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 598,141
Posted By Trailace
I want to thank everyone who helped out with the...

I want to thank everyone who helped out with the trail it looks fantastic and can't wait to see it on a map file.

If you had to guess how many days would it take to complete the entire route? I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 10 & 11

Day 10

If everything goes as planned, today would be our last day on the actual GDR trail. We were both excited and sad knowing that this great ride was nearing its conclusion. Its 303 miles from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 9

Day 9

We survived the night and woke to clear skies and cool temperatures.
http://trailace.smugmug.com/2011/Motorcycle/CDR/i-r3JkcVx/0/L/P8010658-L.jpg

Since we did not make it to Cuba we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 8

Day 8

Today we would be leaving Colorado and on to New Mexico. First though, we still have to go over the highest pass on the GDR, Indiana Pass. The goal/plan for today is Cuba 266 miles.

We...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 7

Day 7

We slept well but there was a lot of commotion in the camp all night. It was a Friday and most people were just there for a weekend getaway not recovering for 280 miles of dirt riding. LOL ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 6

Day 6

We woke to another nice morning and we’re ready to get into Colorado and the mountains. After the long day of riding yesterday we were back on plan. Today we hope to make it to the Blue...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 5

Day 5

When you play you have to pay later sometimes. The 70 miles we cut off yesterday would have to be made up today or camp out in the middle of what Cameron called hell. The girls were packing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Thanks for the info LC

Thanks for the info LC
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
Day 4

Day 4
We woke to another beautiful day and could not wait to get back on the road. The goal today would be Pinedale just 280 miles but sometimes things change. The rest of the gang would be heading...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Trailace
That looks like more fun.:clap

That looks like more fun.:clap
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