The Roadtrip begins


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On the road to the trail ride as soon as I get this posted. 5:25am Thursday. I'll be going to see my cousin's near Georgetown, Ohio today. Will continue to the off-road park tomorrow.

See ya there!

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Somebody painted the lines wrong in the Cracker Barrel parking lot.

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It looks like your straps are attached to your frame. You hit a good bump and you will bust your straps. You should be attached to the axles. You don't want a spring in between your attachment point and the trailer.
 

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En route too! Breakfast at Mcdonalds in Otumwa at the moment.
 

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Quick side trip to study American History. The birthplace of KFC.

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Are you swinging through Pittsburgh?
 

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Post your adventures here.
At an Irish pub in Peoria now for lunch. Got 17.3mpg on my last tank which impressed me with the big topper and loaded heavy.

Are you swinging through Pittsburgh?
No.

It is a pita to add pics with my phone, nothing dramatically awesome yet but I have been updating my instagram as I go.
 
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4.6l F150 towing a 20ft car trailer with my Ranger on it. Averaged about 8.5mpg today. Those mountains are torture. I'm at my cousin's house now. The adventure resumes tomorrow morning.
 

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It looks like your straps are attached to your frame. You hit a good bump and you will bust your straps. You should be attached to the axles. You don't want a spring in between your attachment point and the trailer.
Thanks. I'll fix that.
 

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For all those who don't understand Ohio's complicated weather. You will probably need a heater at night and the AC in the day time lol. Here lately the weather has been dropping. It went from hot as hell and muggy to cool breezy nights and mild days. Winter is coming...….
 

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For all those who don't understand Ohio's complicated weather. You will probably need a heater at night and the AC in the day time lol. Here lately the weather has been dropping. It went from hot as hell and muggy to cool breezy nights and mild days. Winter is coming...….
It feels pretty awesome compared to what I left in South Carolina.
 

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For all those who don't understand Ohio's complicated weather. You will probably need a heater at night and the AC in the day time lol. Here lately the weather has been dropping. It went from hot as hell and muggy to cool breezy nights and mild days. Winter is coming...….
It was cool in Iowa, got hot for a couple days and I think we caught our cold front again. Feels like mountain air.

At Mr Happy Burger in Logansport Indiana for supper.
 

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You've got the same exact car trailer that I do. Identical brand and design. They're nice units for the price. Tell us how it goes and if anything pops up..
 


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