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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Wifey and I rode up to Tunica and then back to...

Wifey and I rode up to Tunica and then back to Magnolia cafe in st Francisville. Got home right as the storm started. Good little ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,323
Posted By mattc
Can anyone identify this windscreen?? ...

Can anyone identify this windscreen??

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150524_164500761_zps1lk49d4t.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,884
Posted By mattc
I've got about 900 miles on my fj now, and am...

I've got about 900 miles on my fj now, and am about to add a different bike to the garage. I'm thinking about trying to trade for a fz 09, preferably with upgraded suspension. Looking for a fair...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By mattc
Sounds like fuel filters to me too. I think you...

Sounds like fuel filters to me too. I think you may be mistaking a lean condition for a bog. Especially since it gets worse with the more fuel you demand.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,884
Posted By mattc
The wife and I had a date night on the fj last...

The wife and I had a date night on the fj last night. Was expecting her to dislike the bike after a few miles. Did about 60 miles with a couple stops for dinner and dessert. She said she likes it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,884
Posted By mattc
6'1" here and the bike suits me just fine. A...

6'1" here and the bike suits me just fine. A little less roomy than my old s10 but very comfortable.
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,884
Posted By mattc
My Tenere felt taller, and wayyyy bigger. The fj...

My Tenere felt taller, and wayyyy bigger. The fj feels very nimble from the first moment you move it off of the kickstand.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Not sure of any good riding down there, never...

Not sure of any good riding down there, never really explored the area. I'm in baton rouge and like to ride north of here, st Francisville up into MS. Hit me up if you want to ride, I have similar...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
No can do today. It was a perfect day for a ride,...

No can do today. It was a perfect day for a ride, that's for sure.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Well, I had fun. ...

Well, I had fun.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150328_131407_087_zpsjhoiji9w.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Street only ride, I'm Heading up to the land of...

Street only ride, I'm Heading up to the land of twisties. Can meet it St Francisville then going north, might cross back over in Natchez if time allows. Going to try to leave the house before noon....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28,133
Views: 5,644,469
Posted By mattc
Selling my 2012... big trip has been cancelled,...

Selling my 2012... big trip has been cancelled, no need for such a fine highway machine any more.



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1044244

Tell all your friends. :clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-04-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 913,962
Posted By mattc
Damn I wish I could meet up with y'all but the in...

Damn I wish I could meet up with y'all but the in laws are coming in town.

What happened to Trophy? Saw a trophy 'left us' comment above...?
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 90,696
Posted By mattc
Thanks for writing it up. I loved doing the trip,...

Thanks for writing it up. I loved doing the trip, but never wrote a report. I did do a slideshow recapping the trip for about 30 friends one night, that was pretty cool!

You're doing great (at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,438,491
Posted By mattc
I hear ya. It would be a fantastic bike to bring...

I hear ya. It would be a fantastic bike to bring with you anywhere.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,438,491
Posted By mattc
Thank you Dave, that sounds about right to me.

Thank you Dave, that sounds about right to me.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Looks like fun to me. I have some 17's for my xrr...

Looks like fun to me. I have some 17's for my xrr that need to be used.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,438,491
Posted By mattc
Any idea of what kind of cash a 800 mi 2001 stock...

Any idea of what kind of cash a 800 mi 2001 stock Dr 200 might bring come spring time? I need to get rid of some bikes and the Dr 200 is lowest on the list. Thanks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
I've ridden the kisatche area in a dual sport...

I've ridden the kisatche area in a dual sport kind of way, look linking trails together. Fun stuff. Sorry I can't help any more than that!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Yea, a good time indeed. I feel like I...

Yea, a good time indeed.

I feel like I should have stopped more because I didn't know the whole group. I was just enjoying the ride so much I didn't want to stop.

I got my GPS charging issues...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Yea but look at the smile under the helmet....

Yea but look at the smile under the helmet. Freaking cool bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
It was good to meet you and ride with you. Don't...

It was good to meet you and ride with you. Don't be a stranger- post up a ride or tag along again!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 913,962
Posted By mattc
Bummer. I had the same problem with my 2009....

Bummer. I had the same problem with my 2009. Ended up being just the sock filter on the fuel pump. It was good to see y'all again. I'll have to get an excuse together to ride up there with y'all...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 913,962
Posted By mattc
Did y'all make it home alright? I tried calling...

Did y'all make it home alright? I tried calling David earlier to check in. Sorry y'all missed out. It was a fun day.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
See y'all in the morning.

See y'all in the morning.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
New guys are welcome as long as you like to ride....

New guys are welcome as long as you like to ride. Your wrr will work, bring a siphon hose just in case.

Let's meet at the Shell station at exit 151 (hwy 415 Lobdell) at 9:00, rolling no later than...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
If i remember, I think it's paved from Morgan...

If i remember, I think it's paved from Morgan city until bayou pigeon / sorrel where you can hop back on the levee road.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
I don't have any routes for that area, but I can...

I don't have any routes for that area, but I can probably get a copy after the ride.

Or come with us and have the tracks on your GPS!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
I'm glad my skills are appreciated here. ...

I'm glad my skills are appreciated here.

I'll do my best to break free for a ride this weekend. It's been too long
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/at...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/atchafalayaloop.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/mattc522/media/atchafalayaloop.jpg.html)



This is the loop I was talking about.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Sunday is a possibility. Saturday less so. I may...

Sunday is a possibility. Saturday less so. I may be bringing my xrr in from tx this trip but I might be on the Yamaha otherwise.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,438,491
Posted By mattc
I just got an old 2001 Dr 200 with 600 miles for...

I just got an old 2001 Dr 200 with 600 miles for under a grand. Hell of a deal even if I had to clean the carb..

Anyway, to weigh in on the 200 vs 650 thing, I think the 200 is fine but is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 26,861
Posted By mattc
Hey! I've got an xr650r too and have just moved...

Hey! I've got an xr650r too and have just moved back to the BR area.

Atchafalaya is the safe place to ride levees as endurordr said. I've done a loop from hwy 190 down to Morgan city and back on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,438,491
Posted By mattc
Hey all, just picked up a sweet little 2001 with...

Hey all, just picked up a sweet little 2001 with 565 miles for $600. Got it running within an hour. What a silly little bike. I'm going to enjoy it.

Tires are still original, and should be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,096
Posted By mattc
Good explanation. I sold my 990 long ago, but my...

Good explanation. I sold my 990 long ago, but my fix was a new sensor. The zip tie on the sensor itself was extremely tight and deformed and broke it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 48,560
Posted By mattc
It is a public road. It was all good last time I...

It is a public road. It was all good last time I ride it a couple years ago. Just watch for cattle guards and traffic coming around the blind turns.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,101
Posted By mattc
Excellent! Thanks for the A+ report.

Excellent! Thanks for the A+ report.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28,133
Views: 5,644,469
Posted By mattc
Heat: My left knee feels a little heat coming...

Heat:
My left knee feels a little heat coming off of the radiator only when riding in town or after a long period of idling. Otherwise at a steady cruise of anything over 30 mph it is hard to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 38,809
Posted By mattc
Great report, thanks! I enjoyed following along. ...

Great report, thanks! I enjoyed following along.

Yea, 17 days will be an endurance ride, if it's even possible..

In 2010 I rode AR to OR with a riding partner in 21 days. Some days were easy...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 78,882
Posted By mattc
No problem. They hide the code at the bottom of...

No problem. They hide the code at the bottom of an email.
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