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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,241
Posted By Paddle007
Bravo to the organizers and Mr. Bob for another...

Bravo to the organizers and Mr. Bob for another outstanding event. I look forward to this weekend every year and I was not dissapointed. I do have one complaint. When any of you drop your bike, don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,197
Posted By Paddle007
My wheelie aid is a FCR MX pumper carb. No weight...

My wheelie aid is a FCR MX pumper carb. No weight transfer, no clutch 1st gear is easy. Second gear only if rear wheel can break a little then grab asphalt. Standing on the pegs changes...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,249
Posted By Paddle007
Wallet, reading glasses, phone, extra ear plugs,...

Wallet, reading glasses, phone, extra ear plugs, spot and small firearm. The spot may not do me any good if left on the bike. The other items except the ear plugs are my constant companions anyway.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Paddle007
You are wise to ask. I once found a ditch hidden...

You are wise to ask. I once found a ditch hidden by grass in a pasture. Not a huge wipe out but it hit pretty hard. I picked the bike up and rode the 100 yards to our camp. Only then did I catch I...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,459
Posted By Paddle007
canuckrider.......Thank you very much for putting...

canuckrider.......Thank you very much for putting this together. I just ordered the complete kit. With the sale price and discount it was a hair under $130.00
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,414
Posted By Paddle007
I've rode with Jimmy. Someone should have warned...

I've rode with Jimmy. Someone should have warned him to stay to the far left. Looks like ya'll had a great time.
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,459
Posted By Paddle007
I'm in. Email sent. I want the complete kit with...

I'm in. Email sent. I want the complete kit with all the adapters :clap
Forum: Americas 05-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Paddle007
I'm jealous and no this story is not mine. If a...

I'm jealous and no this story is not mine. If a Louisiana boy from Pearl River, LA can make it to Sturgis on a 1972 140cc ct70 you can pull it off. Be flexible....
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
[QUOTE=Foot dragger;22805387]Ive tried several...

[QUOTE=Foot dragger;22805387]Ive tried several different steering dampers for the tight woods singletrack around here and I cant use em,they screw my steering up and throw my timing off.
Too many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,145
Posted By Paddle007
Just had a close call with a cannon shot doe. I...

Just had a close call with a cannon shot doe. I was on a gravel road, multiple bikes back from the lead. Around 35/30mph when a blur shot across the road mere feet from me. I did not know a doe could...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
Check out Ned calling the Truck Nutz Company....

Check out Ned calling the Truck Nutz Company. Uncensored version and funny as hell.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpJQwQvKniE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
Here's proof I'm not that good. I can never quite...

Here's proof I'm not that good. I can never quite get all the way on the chicken strips.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-4ZnNL3J/0/M/i-4ZnNL3J-M.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
Looks like he gave up and/or fell to target...

Looks like he gave up and/or fell to target fixation. Maybe he just did not know how to wrangle his ride. I totally disagree with the above summation. He could have done a lot more to reduce the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
Not a DR650. No oil cooler next to the tank, USD...

Not a DR650. No oil cooler next to the tank, USD forks and split exhaust header. I've seen my DR too many times on its side and it never looked like that one:smile6:smile6
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,805
Posted By Paddle007
And turn your GPS off also.

And turn your GPS off also.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
Illusions I'm afraid. A little more clearance...

Illusions I'm afraid. A little more clearance between the fender and tire. Less fender. Forks may be just a tad wider....2008 YZ450 forks
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Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
Wow. Post 71,001 Great thread. Thanks for all the...

Wow. Post 71,001 Great thread. Thanks for all the info and inspiration. My commuter and weekend warrior.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/Other/DR-Morph/i-3bbwTVX/0/L/IMG_2521-L.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-03-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15,600
Views: 831,599
Posted By Paddle007
Good for you. I waited for almost six weeks. I...

Good for you. I waited for almost six weeks. I opened a dispute with Paypal and received a refund. It was another period of drama in his life. He loaned a family member money which lead to an...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-31-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15,600
Views: 831,599
Posted By Paddle007
I don't know because she will not let me touch...

I don't know because she will not let me touch her :strum So I wait.


But yes she is feeling better. I really enjoyed riding with your knuckleheaded pals at the DRF. I did not miss you so much...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-31-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15,600
Views: 831,599
Posted By Paddle007
Bought and in your hands? Very unpredictable...

Bought and in your hands? Very unpredictable vendor. Great suit but an flake to deal with.
And how are you and your brothers injuries doing. Be nice to your wives, you don't want to strain those...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-24-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,931
Posted By Paddle007
Thank you Anti. Ironically it has been the pics...

Thank you Anti. Ironically it has been the pics you MS boys have posted from previous DFR events that left me wanting more. I don't want to carry a full size camera so I bought a Canon SX260 and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,931
Posted By Paddle007
I only took a handful of pics and here they are....

I only took a handful of pics and here they are. The pace of Edwins ride was spirited and a whole lot of fun. Just not alot of time for pics. Speaking of the devil..............
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 17,044
Posted By Paddle007
Many many thanks to all who worked to put this...

Many many thanks to all who worked to put this event together. I could not imagine a better location or bunch of hooligans to ride with. Thank you Mr. Rigby and family for inviting us onto your piece...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,931
Posted By Paddle007
I'm not sure the transition was visible. It was...

I'm not sure the transition was visible. It was fast but my trigger finger was faster.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,931
Posted By Paddle007
Matt......Been saving one just for you :D PS. It...

Matt......Been saving one just for you :D PS. It was great to meet and ride with you.

Looking good.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/Other/2012-DFR/i-VmB3CKP/0/L/IMG3372-L.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-22-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,931
Posted By Paddle007
RedKnight.....A few pics to help get you back in...

RedKnight.....A few pics to help get you back in the saddle. Goodluck with it.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/Other/2012-DFR/i-n6WCXgj/0/L/IMG3363-L.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-21-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 17,044
Posted By Paddle007
Edwin's flat and remnants of dead animals. Now I...

Edwin's flat and remnants of dead animals. Now I understand why he didn't want to repair his tire.Thanks Edwin.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/Other/2012-DFR/i-Bj4g57S/0/S/IMG3400-S.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
I'll back you up on that. I had a friends DR with...

I'll back you up on that. I had a friends DR with the TM40 carb that was kicking my behind with running problems. One of the problems was no adapter ring and the second was the tip of the mixture...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
That filling in the CDI box reminds me off the...

That filling in the CDI box reminds me off the Ford modules from the mid 70s to the 80s. I have seen many of those that were so hot it dripped down the inner fender. Never seemed to bother them.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-29-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15,600
Views: 831,599
Posted By Paddle007
Hey guys.....It looks like Buddy and I will make...

Hey guys.....It looks like Buddy and I will make it to the Rally for Saturdays Ride. Will register soon. Also wanted to share a ride report from Colorado. It's in Dual sport Riders of LA...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
I am constantly reminded " The more I learn it...

I am constantly reminded " The more I learn it becomes apparent how little I know." I gain knowledge which only leads to more questions. I have been using an Innovate unit to help with fuel trims and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
No I didn't. I was smitten by the dualsport bug...

No I didn't. I was smitten by the dualsport bug shortly after this and the Beemer was sold. I was also convincing myself it was safer on a 650 because it kept speeds subsonic.
Truth is I never got...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-17-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 366,572
Posted By Paddle007
Engineer Pass last week. ...

Engineer Pass last week.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-gGqFkpW/1/L/i-gGqFkpW-L.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,038
Posted By Paddle007
Pic from a few years ago. I was, and still am...

Pic from a few years ago. I was, and still am fairly new to riding, The sidestand ground on the asphalt. I did not realize how close I was to lifting the rear tire. After following this thread now I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 163,671
Posted By Paddle007
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-pK7vb9c/0/L/...

http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-pK7vb9c/0/L/i-pK7vb9c-L.jpg (http://paddle007.smugmug.com/Other/CO-2012/25272375_mhSPvc#!i=2090977806&k=pK7vb9c&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 54,705
Posted By Paddle007
weaVe and I bumped into you and Nancy in Moab a...

weaVe and I bumped into you and Nancy in Moab a year ago. Thought you might enjoy some pics of your stickers.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-Prv6nFq/0/L/i-Prv6nFq-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
Yea....That's what I said. I better back off the...

Yea....That's what I said. I better back off the Tito and Kulula :1drink Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 101,321
Views: 19,646,633
Posted By Paddle007
Shinko 244

My humble thoughts on the 244 rear tire is it works. Decent life and I find it a good compromise for dirt and pavement. I was running mine at 18 psi and ground a footpeg in a switchback on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Paddle007
Imogene Pass Flag

Took this pic yesterday and considering what this day means to use yanks, I would like to share.
http://paddle007.smugmug.com/photos/i-7rsMC5J/0/L/i-7rsMC5J-L.jpg...
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