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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,062
Posted By NateLePain
My son and I rode our Honda dirtbikes out of...

My son and I rode our Honda dirtbikes out of camp, last weekend, no problems. There were others with SxS's and 4Wheelers. There's a trail about 1 miles south of the camp entrance but be warned it's...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 666,203
Posted By NateLePain
The man, the myth, the legend... nlp

The man, the myth, the legend...

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
New Supermoto? With a big bore? There wss a...

New Supermoto? With a big bore?

There wss a KLX ar Motovation in Fayettenam, a fews weeks back.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 666,203
Posted By NateLePain
Camped with my family that last few nights, at...

Camped with my family that last few nights, at Longpool. We fished a little, swam a little, hiked a little, floated a little and rode a little. The campground was empty, except for a few folks with...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,062
Posted By NateLePain
#26 and White Expedition. Don't work too hard. ...

#26 and White Expedition. Don't work too hard.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
She can act and sing. There was this one...

She can act and sing.

There was this one episode... :raabia

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
That camp/ride at Shores Lake, a few years back,...

That camp/ride at Shores Lake, a few years back, was good fun.

AARP card exemption if you bring food and Reba McIntyre albums..

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,062
Posted By NateLePain
Hey Bo, Hope you're well. If you roll through...

Hey Bo, Hope you're well. If you roll through Longpool, keep an eye for the Painter Gang. :wave



Can't help on the guide part but I'm headed to Longpool tonight with my family, for a few...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
I would fully expect someone to jack with my...

I would fully expect someone to jack with my bike, if I first messed with theirs. A note would be sufficient, a follow up with UofA Rent-A-Cop would be next. Fun to be a braggart but jacking with...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Shinko 244 will give great dirt traction, sticky...

Shinko 244 will give great dirt traction, sticky on wet pavement and wear like iron. I've put thousands of miles on my BMW F650 and the Shinko's by far were the best commute/off road tire, I put on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-10-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By NateLePain
What was the rough cost on the fork rebuild? ...

What was the rough cost on the fork rebuild?

Thx...nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By NateLePain
Sure glad you recovered your bike. :clap ...

Sure glad you recovered your bike. :clap You're one of a lucky few.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By NateLePain
Sure thing. I've enjoyed working with these...

Sure thing. I've enjoyed working with these guys. Hope it works out for you.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-03-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By NateLePain
Have you dealt with Cliff at RPM Cycle in DFW? ...

Have you dealt with Cliff at RPM Cycle in DFW? Great shop IMO.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Just in time for your arrival...:clap nlp

Just in time for your arrival...:clap

nlp
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By NateLePain
I bought some but never installed them, on my '06...

I bought some but never installed them, on my '06 F650GSA. A slightly filled paint can, hanging on the rear pedal and a velcro strap on the front brake lever, left overnight has been more than...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
It's well documented and would not much of an...

It's well documented and would not much of an issue, particularly after the first generation FI 650's.

A number of owners have reported fuel pump failures. It seems the three supports sag with age...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
I assumed a volt meter was used. :muutt A...

I assumed a volt meter was used. :muutt

A simple volt meter would have answered a lot of questions and saved a lot of miles. I think I'll make sure one is in my tool kit, the next time I ride...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Tested the UClear 120 today, on the way to work. ...

Tested the UClear 120 today, on the way to work. So far so good, for phone calls and music. Not as clear as noise-cancelling headphones but not bad for $50. If you purchase on Amazon, the prime...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Glad it was simple. Sorry about the timing. ...

Glad it was simple. Sorry about the timing.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By NateLePain
There are a lot of great camping places in N AR...

There are a lot of great camping places in N AR but you'll need to be more specific about where and the type of camping you want to do. You can rough camp any where in Ozark NF for free, unless you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
I dream of seeing an Isle of Man or Romaniac type...

I dream of seeing an Isle of Man or Romaniac type race here in Arkansas. That video was fun to watch.

Thx...nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
FYI -- I ordered 1 and should have it on...

FYI -- I ordered 1 and should have it on Tuesday. Thx...nlp


UClear HBC120 Snow Sports Helmet Communicator Bluetooth Headset $49 on Amazon Prime
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 116,414
Posted By NateLePain
Yep the next ride is close to you. ...

Yep the next ride is close to you.

September 12th-14th
Queen Wilhemina
Mena, AR

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=651353

Thx...nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
:nod Love my Rotax... :1drink From my...

:nod

Love my Rotax... :1drink

From my all-time favorite ride report, stock Dakars and couple KTM's...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=269251&highlight=michnus&page=19
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
I don't recall but seems logical. What's unknown...

I don't recall but seems logical. What's unknown to me, is if JD's Dakar has had any mods. The sidestand switch is a common mod. Did he hear the FI pump prime? At this point it's just guess work,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Any bike that is ridden off road is bound to have...

Any bike that is ridden off road is bound to have problems. It's inevitable, regardless of the brand.

Has summer finally arrived in TX? Is sure has in Central AR.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
It may simply be the sidestand switch. Not sure...

It may simply be the sidestand switch. Not sure if JD's bike has been modded or not.

http://faq.f650.com/GSFAQs/ElectricalMiscQsGS.htm#Sidestand Switch Problems

"When checking, you need to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/VoltageRectifierFAQ.htm ...

http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/VoltageRectifierFAQ.htm

FAILURE AND TESTING - VOLTAGE REGULATOR

What are the symptoms of it failing?

The Hard Starting / Poor Running FAQ can help identify all sorts...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Glad I could make you chuckle. There's a...

Glad I could make you chuckle.

There's a difference between having a weak battery, in your garage and cooking a weak battery in the heat of august, down a dusty road.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Very easy to forget about the fuel pump failings...

Very easy to forget about the fuel pump failings of the WR250.

My 650 beemer has 62K miles on it and the only reason it's not approaching 75K miles, is because I love my Triumph so much. My...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Personally, I think the WR250 is every bit as...

Personally, I think the WR250 is every bit as good as the F650, until you need a few more ponies, on the freeway. Hope you have a great trip.

:thumb

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
A fried voltage regulator or a weak battery that...

A fried voltage regulator or a weak battery that is on it's last leg will lead you to believe the problem is fuel related. How old is the battery? The heat alone yesterday would might have been the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Sorry for the problems. Here's a well documented...

Sorry for the problems. Here's a well documented link describing how the wiring to the fuel pump may fray or even break over time, particularly after riding off road....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-18-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
F650.com has long been the go to forum for info...

F650.com has long been the go to forum for info on the red headed thumper stepchild.

I hope it all worked out.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Link? I checked out of most everything for...

Link?

I checked out of most everything for the last several weeks.

Thx...nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
My boy 11 y/o told me the the other day, that he...

My boy 11 y/o told me the the other day, that he wants a communication system for his helmet, so he can talk to me while he's riding. Kids these days....

But I have been thinking about buying the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By NateLePain
Al's or Bill (wswartzwel...

Al's

or

Bill (wswartzwel (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=35542)) in Conway. Probably the most qualified BMW mechanic in Central AR. All Sports Tune & Repair; 1165 Jims Ln, Conway,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8,120
Views: 1,232,812
Posted By NateLePain
Love my StRiple, commute on it regularly. Wow,...

Love my StRiple, commute on it regularly. Wow, the daily fun factor is off the charts.

nlp
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 86,007
Views: 4,073,344
Posted By NateLePain
Looks awesome. If things go my way, I may be in...

Looks awesome. If things go my way, I may be in touch, in a few days for more info... :wave

Thx...nlp
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