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Old 04-25-2013, 08:52 AM   #76
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This is crazy fun. In.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:59 AM   #77
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Some more eye candy for ya'll.....



Looks cozy huh??
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:01 AM   #78
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The box on the passenger seat is actually a penis pump that was found in the van after we purchased it. I have no idea why it was in there nor do I have any idea why we havent thrown it out yet. Cant make that up.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:02 AM   #79
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The box on the passenger seat is actually a penis pump that was found in the van after we purchased it. I have no idea why it was in there nor do I have any idea why we havent thrown it out yet. Cant make that up.
Mhmmmm......
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:04 AM   #80
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Tall enough for a six foot tall guyt to stand up in. A quick sweep of the back and we will be ready to go!!! No seats in this ride. Going to just sit/lay on the floor. Yes, 6 guys, 1 dog, and gear will be in this van. Should smell awesome.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:07 AM   #81
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Nothing says "succsess" like an old Dodge van. Think I gave $300- for her and drove her home.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:15 AM   #82
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:23 AM   #83
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:23 AM   #84
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After the trip are you going to start living in a van down by the river?
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:36 AM   #85
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This should be fun to follow. A couple thoughts are that with 3 gallon fuel capacity, your range will be more than necessary between all gas stops. The CT90 will get close to 90 mpg, so you could jet them pretty rich in order to handle the higher elevations (12,000 ft passes). My KLX250 struggles on some of the Colorado passes. Another thought is that you have some steep inclines to traverse. Have you thought about alternate sprockets for the high country. You don't have to worry about top end, so gear down lower.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:21 PM   #86
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Yes, we have thought about bringing a smaller front sprocket with us. Also, we will be taking different jets with us. Fuel will be ok with the stock tank and the auxilary tank.
We are building the bikes exactly the same so only minimal spare parts will be needed and can be distributed between everyone.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:11 PM   #87
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The van is kind of throwing me that Uncle Rico vibe from Napolean Dynamite
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:23 PM   #88
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You starting in Port Awful (Orford) on may22? ....would like to send you guys off with a beer and hand shake.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:47 PM   #89
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You starting in Port Awful (Orford) on may22? ....would like to send you guys off with a beer and hand shake.
Likewise, I would like to buy you guys a beer in Jellico, TN if our schedules happen to coincide. I'll follow your progress here.
I never heard of anyone doing the TAT in reverse. My experience is that doing any trail in reverse is like riding an entirely different trail. Have you touched base with Sam to see if he has any thoughts? You can shit can the roll charts.
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:28 PM   #90
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Epic! Going to be watching this! Me and LateNate are starting in Tellico Plains around June 23-24th, might catch the creeper van crew as you guys finish up.
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