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Planning to Make History

Postby avejoe » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:03 pm

According to extensive internet research, I have concluded that my plans to navigate the Rubicon Trail will be historic if I am successful. I am sure to be compared to Magellan, Robert Peary, Sir Edmund Hillary, Chuck Lindbergh, etc.

I have begun the preparation of my history making machine (my personal Spirit of St. Louis), started a fitness routine to prepare me for the rigors of the trail, and am soliciting sponsors.

I plan to make my attempt in August when the water on the trail recedes enough to be passable by my planned mode of travel: a 1975 Honda CT70.

(don't tell me it's been done. It's not on the world-wide web, so it ain't happened, yet)
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Kodiak » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:12 am

epic!! i want to watch :)
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby EigerMike » Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:43 pm

i cant wait to see what he wears! and im sure it will be epic! :D
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby hemingray » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:30 pm

"Who was that who took a 1975 Honda CT70 on the Rubicon?"

"Oh, he was an Average Joe."

Yeah, I think I would actually come out and ride the Rubicon to see this!
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby DAVE » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:18 pm

Maybe I can join you with my ct110, with an extra 40cc and low range it should be a breeeze. :)
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Ken » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:46 am

I want video...
The last words spoken before a YouTube video is filmed: "Hold my beer, now watch this..."

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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby avejoe » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:09 pm

Yes, there will be photo documentation.

My maiden voyage of the CT70 is planned for this Saturday as I will be participating in the Nevada City Toy Run with several hundred Harleys.

I will post pictures from the toy run.
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Sasquatch » Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:36 pm

"They" have been running the Rubicon Trail back since the day's of wooden-spoked wheel's and lead paint... YOU CAN DO IT! :D

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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby hemingray » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:11 pm

You know you've been doing too much Facebook when you look for the Like button to click on a post you read here.... #-o
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Ken » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:41 pm

I've had that happen SEVERAL TIMES....


Where's the LIKE BUTTON!!
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby hemingray » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:46 am

May be too late to put one here now!
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby avejoe » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:24 pm

Ok, I've had some setbacks during trials. Major malfunction. Had to call base for rescue (wife with truck with a bad attitude). I understand great adventurers commonly have to deal with spousal skeptisizm. Whatever. STFU.

After several months and mail order deliveries, I am back on track. The CT70 will now hit 40mph and runs like a champ. Will still need more trials and locktite before I hit the Rubicon. With such a light winter, I may try for June or July instead of August.

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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby avejoe » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:26 pm

DAVE wrote:Maybe I can join you with my ct110, with an extra 40cc and low range it should be a breeeze. :)
Thanks, but I must do this alone.

(a lot like my love life lately)

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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Ken » Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:40 am

LOL....that's funny Dave...or not depending on your point of view.
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Re: Planning to Make History

Postby Kodiak » Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:35 pm

so far this thread is a whole lot of talk and not a lot of RIDING!! whens this gonna happen!!?
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