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Old 04-23-2013, 07:29 AM   #16
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Location: Lake Havasu City, AZ.
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You guys are crazy, I'm in.
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:40 AM   #17
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Location: jolly old New England
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You guys are insane...mad I tell you....completely off the hook......
What the hell are you smoking....U R going to die....
GOD!!!! I am sooooo envious........
Oh....and one more thing.......have a great time.
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:43 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by adventurebound9517 View Post
You guys are crazy, I'm in.


Just bought a 125 Van Van myself....Told the wife it was for her

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Old 04-23-2013, 07:44 AM   #19
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Nice molester van!
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:44 AM   #20
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Location: Los Alamos, NM
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Seems like a really bad idea. Of course that is the start of most good trips.

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Old 04-23-2013, 07:51 AM   #21
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What are you guys doing about fuel tanks?
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:54 AM   #22
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Location: chico,just below rag dump(nor-cal)
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Originally Posted by Cycles East View Post

Christmas in April. Lifan 125cc 4 speeds with a regular clutch system.
I like the Wes Cooley tribute bike in the background.
Some bikes around at times
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:08 AM   #23
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I'm in. After reading Nate and Dot's RR I really enjoy the CT's.
"Can't never could."-Grandma Belle Marie Bullock-Shuflin
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:28 AM   #24
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completely nuts

This is going to be good!
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:59 AM   #25
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Location: Pew all up
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Check out! I met Sean at the Acrtic Circle on the Haul Road on his way to Argentina on a Honda C90 Cub. He has a RR on here but his site goes into more detail.
Good luck on your jorney!
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:03 PM   #26
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Awesome!!! Thanks for the link. We just got one of the bikes registered. This is the one that we will mock up in a couple days with the engine, suspension, and wiring. Bring it out to the ranch and figure out the sprocket ratio and all of the other unseen problems. Once we get that one all ironed out, we will build the 4 other bikes just like it in on LONG weekend.
As far as fuel, we will be running the stock tank (seat) and building a rack that holds a larger plastic fuel can on the rear fender (left side). We will have a total of 3 gallons per bike. If we know we will be in for a longer stretch, we will just fill up soda bottles and such. I know a lot of people put dirtbike tanks on the backbone of the CT's but to me, it crowds your legs a bit to much. Especially when your in a sticky situation. Ive rode a long stretch in Nevada with a 2liter soda bottle full of fuel with no problems. Once again, just as a back up.
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:14 PM   #27
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should be interesting
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:27 PM   #28
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How much were the engines? I saw that a 125 CC for my sons TaoTao ATV was $125 new! The Chinese Honda clones do seem to be pretty reliable.

What are you doing for carburetors?
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:33 PM   #29
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Looking forward to reading/learning more.
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:39 PM   #30
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I'm in!!!!
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