TRS Banner Across North America 2012 - Alaska to Key West Florida (OFFICIAL)


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Alright lets get some pictures going


Our ride for this journey was a rental Edge, its not a Ranger, or even an RBV, but it did really well and impressed the heck out of us with some of the road conditions it handled.


Mike ate up the kilometers (miles for the Americans in the audience) and we made pretty good time once we finally got our stuff together and got out on the road.


We stayed fueled up on energy drinks and jerky while we were on the road

Then we met up with Lima and crbnunit in Tok and the banner exchanged hands.



Mike got us started and we all left our mark on the banner, and someone made a slight editorial review with regards to how the banner would be making its way through our part of the continent.




Our Alaskan hosts had a pretty wicked spread ready for us so we chowed down on some barbecued steak, macaroni salad, and baked beans, and we may have had a couple drinks at some point.


Lima informed us that we couldn't leave Alaska without having a campfire, but everything was too soaked to burn so he added something called "accelerant"


I think it worked pretty well...


We cruised over to the airport in the am to check out the plane the banner flew in on, it turns out you can drive right out onto the runway in Tok, which was super cool and made for a great photo op.


We decided to take the banner over the Top of the World highway on the way back from Alaska and the views were amazing.

We then took the ferry over to Dawson City (sorry Jeff, Dawson Creek is in B.C.) and we spent the night there before driving the last 6 hours back down to Whitehorse. All in all it was a great trip and our Alaskan hosts are a couple of super cool guys. There are more pictures floating around, but since we were all taking pictures everyone else will have to post their own up.

Alaska is rad, and TRS is rad and full of awesome people :headbang:
 


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Great pics and write up but always remember when ya play Creedence around and old fella sooner or later there will be napalm in the mix heh heh.:headbang: Good one and you goofs forgot all that smoked salmon and caribou hunter sticks I brought you too...:bawling:
 

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And Jeff, I hate to ruin your story but I do believe you mean Dawson City:DQUOTE]

No, I meant Dawson's Creek! You know, back when Katie Holms was cute! Before she got all stupid and married Tom Cruise... :thefinger:
 

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Alaska milage is pretty significant for as few members and signitures as we gathered...

Probably 700-900 miles on the Fairbanks trip. Add another 216 for the trip from Tok to Delta Junction and back plus whatever distance it traveled from Tok to the Canadian border... Say 1200 miles or so for vehicular travel.

Another 328 miles for the flight to Tok and probably about 300 miles just tooling around in the plane for a total of 1600 miles?

Total cost for fuel alone to get it to Tok and back is $476.34 and a flight time of 6.86 hours.

That is going to be one well traveled banner when its journey is done. What is the plan for it in the end?
 

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Treating that Edge like the Escape there Mike?
 

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Southpaw Mike signing, that Ford Ranger oil cap looks like a ufo, wait what dun dun dun... maby it is:shok:



Pretty darn cool stuff considering what us fellas/girl did to make this happen, ALCAN CREW rocks. Vanessa and Jim dont come around much maby cause they thought epic fail. Most likely on my part, grrrrrr... Package delivered Oaks', big dollars... big risk done deal. Speak up ya two.
 

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Treating that Edge like the Escape there Mike?
Back seat of that sucks ass for 200 miles iffin your an old man but for the most part yea, got us where we where goin, Delta trip was feekin cool, history lesson for sure... we had a blast.
 

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Alaska milage is pretty significant for as few members and signitures as we gathered...

Probably 700-900 miles on the Fairbanks trip. Add another 216 for the trip from Tok to Delta Junction and back plus whatever distance it traveled from Tok to the Canadian border... Say 1200 miles or so for vehicular travel.

Another 328 miles for the flight to Tok and probably about 300 miles just tooling around in the plane for a total of 1600 miles?

Total cost for fuel alone to get it to Tok and back is $476.34 and a flight time of 6.86 hours.

That is going to be one well traveled banner when its journey is done. What is the plan for it in the end?
That flight time very few will ever know in a lil sweet bug, espeashaly through. up ,over n under where we went bro.
 

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XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXcellent job Mem/AK47.....errrr.....90....

greattttttttttttt pics.................

oil cap.........ohhh....i git it.....TRS/RBV para-fa-nail-ya........

napalm...... :icon_surprised: .........flashback!

and a REAL purdy aeroplane.....

but i thought Canadians had slanty eyes....

sooooo....dat's Mike---the manufacturer of our TRS Maps!!!!!
 
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Looks like an awesome trip! How hard well it be to get it from the Yukon to Edmonton?
 

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Looks like an awesome trip! How hard well it be to get it from the Yukon to Edmonton?
Lemme take a look at the TRS map.....
 

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YIKES!!!!!!


27 hours one way!

good news is....only one highway to concentrate on....
 

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Hopefully it makes its way to the 'Crossroads of America' also known as Indiana.
 

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I got excited there... "Dawson's creek! That's like 9 hours from Edmonton!!!!!"

Then thought about it and thought.... No... Must be Dawson's city...

Still freakin awesome!


Sent from somewhere naughty!
 

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I got excited there... "Dawson's creek! That's like 9 hours from Edmonton!!!!!"

Then thought about it and thought.... No... Must be Dawson's city...

Still freakin awesome!


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So.......weezl.....after waiting 2 YEARS....are ya gonna run up there........


OR DRIVE?


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