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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By Sgt H
Stonehenge in Ingram, your right too easy

Stonehenge in Ingram, your right too easy
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,860
Posted By Sgt H
I will take a stab at the bucket thing. I would...

I will take a stab at the bucket thing. I would venture it is a modern rendition of a chamber pot. They used to be a lot more elegant, made of porcelain, not that I was around when they were commonly...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Sgt H
Red River NM-Goose Lake Rd

The wife and I are making a trip to the Red River, NM area in June and I am researching things to do and see. I was wondering if anyone has been up the road to Goose lake out of Red River and is it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 105,245
Views: 20,881,786
Posted By Sgt H
Price check

Looking for another DR650 and found a 2003. It appears to be completely stock, no farkles and less than 2000 miles. Owner will take $2800, NADA value is about $2000. Original asking price was over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Sgt H
Prayers sent for Joanne's speedy recovery. I...

Prayers sent for Joanne's speedy recovery. I will be through the area in about 10 days on the way to Alaska. Planning to stop and visit with Jim if he is up to having visitors.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Sgt H
Thanks Smithee, Glad to hear riders from...

Thanks Smithee,

Glad to hear riders from the area are attending the services to support Leta's family. Due to time and distance Mrs H and I could not be there in person, but were there in spirit....
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
MsBehave, May see you and Andrew on the...

MsBehave,

May see you and Andrew on the road. We should be on the icefields parkway on the 16th. Traveling through Grande Cache, Dawson Creek, AK hwy to Whitehorse then hwy 2 to Dawson. Plan to...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
My Vstrom is also sporting TX plates, leaving...

My Vstrom is also sporting TX plates, leaving June 9th. See ya'll on the road or in Dawson. Ride safe!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Sgt H
Fallen Rider

It is with sorrow I report the loss of a friend and fellow rider. Leta Currey lost her life in a crash while riding on hwy 7 near Baker,OR with her husband and another couple on 5-28-2012. A second...
Forum: Alaska 05-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sgt H
This guy is obviously extremely intelligent....

This guy is obviously extremely intelligent. :clap I hope you and your friend have a safe journey to, from and within our wonderful state!

I actually thought about riding the DR to AK but for...
Forum: Alaska 05-03-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sgt H
He has one of those big Yamaharleys, beltdrive...

He has one of those big Yamaharleys, beltdrive even. Tried to talk him into a DL1000 as he rides some 2up with the spouse, but he likes his cruisers. For tires he said he put on new Metzlers, not...
Forum: Alaska 05-03-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sgt H
Thanks for the replies, hear the scenery is...

Thanks for the replies, hear the scenery is fantastic and I do not want to miss it. Guess if my bud survives the TOW after D2D and the Dalton up to the Artic Circle he should be able to make it...
Forum: Alaska 05-03-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sgt H
Hatcher Pass

I wanted to ride this road while in AK this summer but in looking up info it seems to not open till July. Will be this area the last week of June and wonder what the chances of the road being open? I...
Forum: Alaska 01-26-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
This Alaska trip seems to be fraught with...

This Alaska trip seems to be fraught with wildlife dangers. Moose and bear on the roads north, now cougars in town. At least I should be safe in town as I hear these cougars do not prey on the old.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-14-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20,702
Views: 1,137,754
Posted By Sgt H
Dave, hope you have completely heealed. Present...

Dave, hope you have completely heealed. Present plans for AK will be trailering the bike to my friends home in WA, then we ride from there. Plan to go up through the ice fields parkway then to Dawson...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20,702
Views: 1,137,754
Posted By Sgt H
I need a moose and bear obstacal/avoidance...

I need a moose and bear obstacal/avoidance course, leaving for Alaska June 9, 2012. Can't wait but it was -27 when I called to reserve a cabin in Dawson for D2D the other day.
Forum: Alaska 01-11-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
Whitehouse

Whitehouse
Forum: Alaska 01-10-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
That is why I reserved a cabin at the north end...

That is why I reserved a cabin at the north end of town. I"m old and need my sleep.<!-- / message --><!-- sig -->
Forum: Alaska 12-23-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
Looks like our paths may cross at some point. My...

Looks like our paths may cross at some point. My basic plan is to leave TX about 6-9-12 en rourte to Kennewick, WA to meet my bud. Leave Kennewick 6-15-12 and arrive in Dawson the evening of 6-20-12....
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 48,079
Posted By Sgt H
Just signed up, looking for to D2D 2012. A bud...

Just signed up, looking for to D2D 2012. A bud from high school and I are making the trip to AK June/July 2012 and D2D was a must do for me.
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,203
Posted By Sgt H
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 105,245
Views: 20,881,786
Posted By Sgt H
New to me DR650

Bought a 2000 DR650 a few days ago to replace a KLR 650 (will be for sale). Totally stock with just over 3400 miles on the clock. Real clean and has been stored inside its whole life from the looks...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-08-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By Sgt H
ADV-interesting analogy

Today at work a co worker noticed the ADV sticker on my bike and asked what it meant. Before I could respond he said "another dose of viagra". Not wanting to let the oportunity for a smart comeback...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-23-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,252
Posted By Sgt H
Dahveed, glad to hear you are on the mend. I got...

Dahveed, glad to hear you are on the mend. I got my cast off yesterday and now in a removable splint. Did the first round of physical therapy this morning, hurts like a SOB after 30 minutes of it....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,331
Posted By Sgt H
Thanks for the replies. I want to keep the bike...

Thanks for the replies. I want to keep the bike for now. Will see what I can negotiate with the insurance company.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,252
Posted By Sgt H
Shop says $6400 to repair,however I identified...

Shop says $6400 to repair,however I identified $1600 in the parts list that really does not have to be replaced as the cosmetic damage is almost unnoticable. Biggest item is the exhaust system at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,252
Posted By Sgt H
Dahveed, glad you are back out of the hospital. I...

Dahveed, glad you are back out of the hospital. I still have a cast on my right arm. Next appt is Dec 15 and I hope to get out of the cast then. Doc says I will still have a removable splint which I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By Sgt H
Sargent. Did about 1800 miles over 5 days in WA...

Sargent. Did about 1800 miles over 5 days in WA this summer. Days started about 8am and ended between 6 and 8pm with lots of stops for site seeing. Still comfortable at days end. Beautiful country...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,331
Posted By Sgt H
I picked up the bike and the written estimate...

I picked up the bike and the written estimate from the shop today. The mechanic who checked the bike said the damage was cosmetic other than the exhaust system which is $1600. There were no issues...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,331
Posted By Sgt H
Totaled Vstrom

Got bad news from the bike shop, repair estimate for my 2007 Wee is $6400 from a crash in Oct. When the shop forman initally looked at it he thought it would be about $3000. Guess they found a bunch...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,252
Posted By Sgt H
Sorry to hear David is back in the hospital....

Sorry to hear David is back in the hospital. Thought he was through worst of it. Get better soon!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-16-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
I would like to thank everyone who assisted David...

I would like to thank everyone who assisted David and I in the aftermath of the crash. Your concern and prayers for our recovery are appreciated. Hope to be riding again in a few months.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-10-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
I am doing better, at least in the pain...

I am doing better, at least in the pain department. Have been able to cut back on the pain meds some in the week since surgery. I have a plate and about 7 screws holding my right wrist together....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-09-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
Anyone have any updates on David?

Anyone have any updates on David?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
Went to visit Dave today to see how he was doing....

Went to visit Dave today to see how he was doing. He says he gets a little better each day. One of the doctors came in while we were there to give him a run down of all his injuries, poor guy hadn't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
Short version due to one handed typing. I slowed...

Short version due to one handed typing. I slowed then braked to avoid a deer and Dahveed ran into the back of my bike. Appears he was following too close.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-04-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,648
Posted By Sgt H
In response to this, Daveed and I crashed about...

In response to this, Daveed and I crashed about 0930. I saw the deer beside the road trying to get over a game fence. He could not make it over and was thrown back a couple of times. As I approached...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-04-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 80,740
Posted By Sgt H
Thought I would post with an update. I believe...

Thought I would post with an update. I believe my wife sent an email to ghost but I have been kinda doped up the past several days. Surgery went well and the doc was able to screw everything back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By Sgt H
You were luckier than I was. In 2008 I was riding...

You were luckier than I was. In 2008 I was riding to work about 5am. I was still on the .4 miles gravel road from my house to the pavement doing about 25mph. I saw a rabbit run across the road about...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,235
Posted By Sgt H
Another suggestion would be a flexible type drive...

Another suggestion would be a flexible type drive shaft, similar to the ones used in weed eater shafts. I would also use a viscous coupling to the transfercase. The viscous would prevent front wheel...
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