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Old 06-07-2012, 08:03 PM   #76
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since I shred hard, I'm gonna need a new d606 on the rear.



It's going a lot faster than I thought. Anybody got any good shop suggestions? probably end of oklahoma to early Utah would be good. Any place is a big help...thanks bros.
www.arrowheadmotorsports.com in Moab, Utah.
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Old 06-07-2012, 08:10 PM   #77
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Old 06-08-2012, 05:51 AM   #78
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If you make it to Moab on those tires I suggest Moab Power Sports, you can call them and have them order tires for you, you might consider having them order any other parts you might need. They are on the main drag.

If you have a rear alloy sprocket you might keep an eye on it. Don't forget,Lube that chain every day.



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Old 06-08-2012, 06:15 AM   #79
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Bro's journey on the TATBro.

Bravo?

Well Done!!! Fun trip!!!

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Old 06-08-2012, 06:49 AM   #80
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Heading west brotherman, love the report, stay funky.
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:41 AM   #81
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Nice report .... Can't wait till you hit the western stuff to hear about it.
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Old 06-08-2012, 12:20 PM   #82
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Nice report .... Can't wait till you hit the western stuff to hear about it.
hope he brought extra socks...














because the WEST is going to knock them off!
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Old 06-08-2012, 04:06 PM   #83
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Day 6 Arkansas to Oklahoma

What up dudes. I'm out here somewhere in Oklahoma and still doin my best to keep the stoke with these country locals. The trail has proven to be challenging but nothing that worries me. Definitely upgraded from a DH cruise session to more of a legit low key kick back. Even with some set backs I'm making killer progress towards the pacific. Thanks for reading and I hope all you guys get to do something this epic at one point. Here's how day 6 went down......

I was having trouble with my GPS power cutting out so I pulled the bike into the hotel room and stripped it...that sounds dirty. anyway, the connections all looked good so I said whatever and went to bed.


I must have stopped right at a transition area because I was instantly going up on some real steep and tough trails. It was cool though...whatever leads to this...I'm down.



It was a mix of logging trails and real slick forest service trails. Kind of tough stuff but it stayed up in elevation the whole time.



My planned campground was about 320 miles away. It was cool drudging through this dense stuff but I kinda wanted to rip.





The trails went on for about 75 miles and I was getting a little low on gas. I was really hoping something was coming up. I stumbled on the Oark store next. Real chill place. They take a picture of everyone doing the TAT and put it on the wall. I signed the TAT book and noticed four people from the day before. I figured I'd run into them eventually. That ended up being about 200 miles later when we almost nailed eachother at an intersection. It was a family of four in a landcruiser throwin down on the TAT. we both stopped and laughed about it...but what a cool family vacation.



I was wondering when I'd get to the plains again but I had some tough trails to get through first apparently... where the hell am I?



I didn't see a person for miles so I decided to post up in the middle of the road. snack time bro? I got snacks for days.....




Then I hit Waterloo road....definitely not a road. It's more like a deserted mountain bike trail. It was technical but not bad. It was awesome being 2000 miles from home chilling on a trail like this.






After that, the trail really opened up. I loved these roads. real wide and slick loose gravel. The bike was shredding at 65 throwing roost like it was paid to



With all that roost, it was time to kick back. I got to Selena just in time to set up camp by the water.






Nothing like shredding all day and chilling to the sunset



So a truly epic day. I'm really starting to like this trail. I'm in desperate need of a new rear tire so I'm gonna steal some Wi Fi tomorrow and look around. Moab is way too far so we'll see.
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Old 06-08-2012, 05:21 PM   #84
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:01 PM   #85
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GPS problems

I had the same problems on the TAT with my gps on 650L. It would work fine then power would be intermittent. Checked the connections and finally just wired direct to battery and solved all the blinking. Great report Bro.
P.S. PM if you need anything here in Oklahoma. We had lots of rain in the western parts of the State and I just returned today from Boise City to Braman and Trinidad. Trails are in good shape with the dust knocked down a bit. I stayed at Black Mesa State park west of Boise City Ok and its a real nice park to overnight in. Have Fun.
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:35 PM   #86
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So a truly epic day. I'm really starting to like this trail. I'm in desperate need of a new rear tire so I'm gonna steal some Wi Fi tomorrow and look around. Moab is way too far so we'll see.
how close are you to Tulsa? betcha we could come up with something ...
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:43 PM   #87
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I'm in Megashred If ya get to Buffalo, OK and need anything just stop at the Shamrock station on the south end of town. I can fix ya up. We just finished the eastern TAT ourselves a couple weeks ago, and look forward to reading your report.

Crap, I forgot to use Bro. Oh well, what can you expect from an Okie!!
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:34 PM   #88
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Killer RR so far Broo!!
when you make it out to the west coast you've gotta detour down to So Cal. The beach is where its at this time of year!
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:25 AM   #89
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Whats up dudes...thanks for all the help and suggestions...I got the tire situation handled and the bros at Honda of Stillwater are legit. no time to post another day but its definitely getting wild out here. I'm gonna own the midwest today and see how hard this new knobby can throw down. keep it chill and tread lightly bra
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:24 AM   #90
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TAT Live it Up.

TAT is awesome no matter what language then report is written in. "BRO"

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