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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,618
Posted By fried okra
Nice report, and beautiful pics!! Thanks. ...

Nice report, and beautiful pics!!

Thanks.

fried okra
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,031
Posted By fried okra
Did you catch any music at Whiskey River Landing...

Did you catch any music at Whiskey River Landing near Breaux Bridge, or Pat's restaurant on the levee near there?

fried okra
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,155
Posted By fried okra
welcome to the commonwealth of vaginya,...

welcome to the commonwealth of vaginya, comrades!!!!

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By fried okra
Got wifey a Honda Metro 50 last year. She had...

Got wifey a Honda Metro 50 last year. She had never ridden a scoot or cycle until last year......but put 6,000 trouble free miles on it in the last 12 months.

Totally reliable and trouble free as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 727,015
Posted By fried okra
Last1Out......what brand rear lift are you...

Last1Out......what brand rear lift are you using???

Would you recommend??

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 227,072
Posted By fried okra
TexBiker.....what kinda service has your Sherpa...

TexBiker.....what kinda service has your Sherpa needed in 30K plus miles??

Any replacement of the counter shaft seal?

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By fried okra
I sympathize with the desire for a new...

I sympathize with the desire for a new moto........but agree, the BV200/250 bikes are ideal for your needs.

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,357
Posted By fried okra
The early Master engines, around 2003-2004 had a...

The early Master engines, around 2003-2004 had a too cool thermostat which did not allow the engine to get to proper operating temperature. Problem has been long resolved.

I've not heard of any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,541
Posted By fried okra
I vote for the Super Sherpa!!!!!!!!!!! fried...

I vote for the Super Sherpa!!!!!!!!!!!

fried okra
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,589
Posted By fried okra
Any interest in doing up a seat for the Kwak...

Any interest in doing up a seat for the Kwak Super Sherpa....KL250????

Would love to see that model get a Saddlemen seat :)

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,017
Posted By fried okra
I've been following Scarabeos on the AF1 forum...

I've been following Scarabeos on the AF1 forum for many years.

I'm not sure what issues specific to the 460cc engine you are referring to.....can you elaborate???

fried okra
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 515,026
Posted By fried okra
I put one of the factory Kwak racks on my 2000...

I put one of the factory Kwak racks on my 2000 dubya a few days ago.....hope it fairs better, with no cracks forthcoming.

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By fried okra
Yep, went from a KLX650C, to an XT350, to an...

Yep, went from a KLX650C, to an XT350, to an XT225, and ended up with a Kwak Super Sherpa......real pleased now :)

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 727,015
Posted By fried okra
Automotive/mechanical engineer here too. Ran...

Automotive/mechanical engineer here too.

Ran two tanks of fuel thru my 2000 Sherpa today and got 82 and 84 MPG respectively doing mix of gravel roads and paved back roads at speeds up to 65 mph...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By fried okra
Thanks....its always nice to see a post on...

Thanks....its always nice to see a post on scooters and Tennessee.

Rebe McIntyre and that modern mush country music don't interest me, but if you have any info on Webb Pierce, Ernest Tubb, Johnny...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,554
Posted By fried okra
Great pics.....enjoyed seeing the ones around...

Great pics.....enjoyed seeing the ones around Elkins, WV.....will be over there next week :)

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 727,015
Posted By fried okra
Moco.....what part of NOVA you in??? Great...

Moco.....what part of NOVA you in???

Great Falls here. Always ride west and know how to avoid rte 7. Hit me up.

fried okra
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,508
Posted By fried okra
Sorry to miss it.....out of town though :( ...

Sorry to miss it.....out of town though :(

fried okra
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By fried okra
Nice report....I didn't realize the GW NF had...

Nice report....I didn't realize the GW NF had roads like this available.

Could you tell me what rte they are off of??

thx,
fried okra
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By fried okra
I really enjoyed the ride report, and have wanted...

I really enjoyed the ride report, and have wanted to do the US11 route thru the VA "commonwealth" for some time versus the I-81 "truck route" :(:

Also, that's an astute observation about how it is...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,896
Posted By fried okra
I would pull the cam cover and make sure the...

I would pull the cam cover and make sure the valve train looks intact before ordering a piston/cylinder kit.

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 58,911
Posted By fried okra
Love my Sherpa as a small dual sport. Sold my...

Love my Sherpa as a small dual sport. Sold my XT225 recently, a great trail bike, but for a small dual sport the Sherpa rules.

Sherpas cruise at 65-70.....just go one up on the countershaft...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 727,015
Posted By fried okra
Nice rack....are the original equipment grab bars...

Nice rack....are the original equipment grab bars on the side still doable when using this rack??

Price estimate to duplicate one?

thx,

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,344
Posted By fried okra
I've had two of the Beo 150's for 6 and 4 years...

I've had two of the Beo 150's for 6 and 4 years respectively, and haven't needed to buy any parts for them except oil filters.

AF1racing in New Braunfels, TX is a big Aprilia dealer, knows these...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,344
Posted By fried okra
I love my Beo 150, and the Rotax 150cc is a bull...

I love my Beo 150, and the Rotax 150cc is a bull of a motor....feels stronger to me than Vespa 250ie's I've ridden.

A guy I know had his Beo 150 clocked at an actual 83 mph at Maxton speed time...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10,972
Views: 1,598,859
Posted By fried okra
Selling XT225

Not riding this little dual sport much, would sell for $1800. Carb and bike were dialed in by pro at Yamaha shop a few years back.....nice bike, no issues.

Rear rack, Cobra and stock...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,045
Posted By fried okra
Not riding this little dual sport much, would...

Not riding this little dual sport much, would sell for $1800. Carb and bike were dialed in by pro at the Yamaha shop a few years back.....nice bike, no issues.

Rear rack, Cobra and stock...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,442
Posted By fried okra
Sargent's and Spencer's are in your back door.......

Sargent's and Spencer's are in your back door....

http://www.sargentcycle.com/
http://greatdaytoride.com/Home_Page.php

Let us know how you make out!!!!

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By fried okra
Kawasaki Super Sherpa.....new or used. fried...

Kawasaki Super Sherpa.....new or used.

fried okra
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By fried okra
My Beo 500ie can be moved around easily whenever...

My Beo 500ie can be moved around easily whenever and the alarm never goes off.

I have to disarm it whenever I start the bike after its been sitting for more than two minutes or so......

Did you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By fried okra
Thanks.......are these graded forest roads, or...

Thanks.......are these graded forest roads, or goat and Jeep trails for the most part?

fried okra
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By fried okra
Forest roads near Lake Jocassee in SC??

Are there any forest roads or similar near Lake Jocassee in SC??

Not looking for anything challenging, just a little family outing kinda thing.

thx,
fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,704
Posted By fried okra
The DT175's are nice little bikes.....got two...

The DT175's are nice little bikes.....got two currently......but need to thin the herd......$450 for a nice origninal and a parts bike :)

Hit me off line......bikes in Northern Virginia.

fried...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,099
Posted By fried okra
Yeah, I guess parts aren't as readily available...

Yeah, I guess parts aren't as readily available as for a Chevy Cobalt or a Ford Taurus and I haven't needed any parts in 3 years for my Beo 500ie..........but these guys always seem to get parts...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,099
Posted By fried okra
I've got a Beo 500ie I bought new, love it. ...

I've got a Beo 500ie I bought new, love it. Plenty of power, 0-60 in maybe 6 seconds or a little over and top speed of around 100 mph, cruises effortlessly on the highways. It gets around 60 mpg or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By fried okra
I've got a nice original '78 DT175 and companion...

I've got a nice original '78 DT175 and companion parts bike I'm not doing anything with.

Mid-Atlantic here.....$450???

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,213
Posted By fried okra
I've got a nice original '78 DT175 and companion...

I've got a nice original '78 DT175 and companion parts bike, if anyone is looking for one.

Northern Virgina, mid-atlantic area.

Hit me up.....$450??

fried okra
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,844
Posted By fried okra
Great ride report.......I was just over in the...

Great ride report.......I was just over in the Elkins area for some honky-tonk music a few days before you were there......you found even better roads than I did!!!!!!

fried okra
(NOVA)
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,272
Posted By fried okra
Hughtwg......where was the first pic...

Hughtwg......where was the first pic taken.....Algonkian??

fried okra
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,877
Views: 2,114,793
Posted By fried okra
Greer, what kind of bike you on?? fried okra

Greer, what kind of bike you on??

fried okra
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