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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Tourbus
Anyone else from SW Missouri going to the...

Anyone else from SW Missouri going to the Arkansas 500?

I'm headed down Thursday AM
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 80,874
Views: 3,627,648
Posted By Tourbus
HSV = Huntsville? Might need some purple...

HSV = Huntsville?

Might need some purple tape

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Tourbus
The KLX250 + 351 kit + carb is as heavy,...

The KLX250 + 351 kit + carb is as heavy, 300+#,and makes about the same power as a DRZ400S. A klx250 with 351 kit + carb will cost more than a 400

I ride a DRZ400E with a pumper carb weighs...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Tourbus
Brad and the Starbucks guys are a good time. ...

Brad and the Starbucks guys are a good time.

I'm out of here for 8 days in the Texas Hill Country, middle of March. Should be warm enough to ride when I get back.

Have the Hillbilly Ride,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Tourbus
Very nice day for a ride to the RUSTY JUG for...

Very nice day for a ride to the RUSTY JUG for some excellent Pork shoulder and home made chips.

Mostly pavement on the way to Eldorado Springs. A lot of narrow curvy roads on the way home....
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,627
Posted By Tourbus
This is the best guide to RT 66 I have found,...

This is the best guide to RT 66 I have found, full of pictures and a complete set of maps.

http://www.milebymile.com/historic-route-66.php

Missouri is likely the most scenic state of the trip,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
Merry Christmas to the Cool or "COLD" Adv crew...

Merry Christmas to the Cool or "COLD" Adv crew in Wisconsin.

Going out to the Chadwick Off road area in the Mark Twain National forest tomorrow on the DRZ 400.

Butch
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-24-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 80,874
Views: 3,627,648
Posted By Tourbus
Turns out they are 9/32 32tpi. Why are they...

Turns out they are 9/32 32tpi. Why are they called 7mm? Who the hell knows, but 7mm nuts won't work on them mainly cause the 1mm pitch is too coarse a thread.

Duno why the nut is what it is,...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By Tourbus
Have found these, Tusk Ultra Lite Tire Iron...

Have found these, Tusk Ultra Lite Tire Iron 8"Part# 1032090001, to work very well. Buy three and learn how to break the bead using the 3 irons.

I know this is not Jo Momma, but "personal...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Tourbus
Tthe original Snomobile

http://www.eliason-snowmobile.com/phase/phase2j.jpg (http://www.eliason-snowmobile.com/gallery/phase/phase2j.jpg)
the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company of Clintonville to take over Eliason snowmobile...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,661
Posted By Tourbus
NO right answer to this question. Buy used and...

NO right answer to this question. Buy used and see what fits. Sitting next to my KLR650 are:

1977 XLCR 1000 Lots a fun but a short ride machine.

1884 VF1000f Muscular bike, seems very modern...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Tourbus
Spokes thanks for the Stockton Lake Route. ...

Spokes thanks for the Stockton Lake Route.

I was able to shake loose from the house rebuild on Friday and put a few miles on the KLR. Very enjoyable first ride after moving to Missouri.

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Tourbus
HI New to the Springfield area, just...

HI

New to the Springfield area, just bought a house in Pleasant Hope. I too am looking for good roads and riding partners. I currently have a KLR 650, DRZ400, and a couple of road bikes down...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By Tourbus
Dirtbagz have the most simple easy to use and...

Dirtbagz have the most simple easy to use and secure system. Bags are not as big as the Wolfmans, but they do hold a bunch of gear.

The large size worked well on a 18 day trip and I use the...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By Tourbus
Motorcycle Classics is the only one I get in the...

Motorcycle Classics is the only one I get in the mail. No more Cycle World, now that Peter Egan is retired.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,561
Posted By Tourbus
Just closed on a house about 20 miles north of...

Just closed on a house about 20 miles north of Springfield MO. Much work to do on the house.

But still need to get out and ride some, week days or weekends. Have read about Gladetop and Chadwick,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By Tourbus
A nice loop is Hwy 118 south out of Alpine about...

A nice loop is Hwy 118 south out of Alpine about 60 miles to Terlingua Ranch road, turn Lt (east), go to Marathon road then turn Lt (east ) to Hwy 385.

Turn Rt (south) on 385 to Dagger Flat Rd,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
The 250 Ninjette does need the revs. 4th and 5th...

The 250 Ninjette does need the revs. 4th and 5th gear, 10k to 11k rpm on the back roads. After a few minutes it feels completely normal.

I get a kick out of people that dismiss these bikes as a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
ZED, thanks for leading the ride, was a great...

ZED, thanks for leading the ride, was a great time.

Zora asked for a bike photo. The current ready to go road bike selection.

250 Ninja, BMW R80, Norton 850 Commando, BMW R90/6, Harley XLCR,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
I'd like to join in as well, now to pick a...

I'd like to join in as well, now to pick a machine.

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
I'll wander over

This is too close to miss, thanks for putting it on.

Butch
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Tourbus
Years ago I noticed a crack between 2 spokes on...

Years ago I noticed a crack between 2 spokes on the rear rim of my 90/6 just prior to a western tip. Bill Fleming from C&D said ride it until the crack extended to the 4th spoke before worrying....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80,874
Views: 3,627,648
Posted By Tourbus
The Riverside Motel in Jasper is older, but very...

The Riverside Motel in Jasper is older, but very reasonably priced. They have an outside pool and can walk to the Ozark cafe or the bakery. Have stayed there a couple times in the last year while...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By Tourbus
Not a fan of the Avon RoadRider after the rear...

Not a fan of the Avon RoadRider after the rear split the rubber down to the fabric at the center groove. This is a common problem, tire only had 3k on it.

They ride great handle great, just poorly...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,816
Posted By Tourbus
The Browning Greystone is a very nice 4 man free...

The Browning Greystone is a very nice 4 man free standing clip style crossed pole tent.

Made very well with oversize zippers and quality fabric, but all this does add up to 10# 4 oz. At about...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By Tourbus
As the owner of a 1976 90/6 from new which has...

As the owner of a 1976 90/6 from new which has 134k and was my only bike for 20 years, a little insight. Keep things simple.

Many "must do" items seem over rated and are fixes to non problems....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 80,874
Views: 3,627,648
Posted By Tourbus
So whats up with northwest Arky's coming to...

So whats up with northwest Arky's coming to Wisconsin? Would like to meet up with, if that is possible, being as how I'm an old retired guy with time to ride. Road or dirt don't matter which.

I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 80,874
Views: 3,627,648
Posted By Tourbus
Four more coming down to Jasper from Wisconsin,...

Four more coming down to Jasper from Wisconsin, if the weather holds up.

Riding out of jasper Sunday to Tuesday.

We have some good tracks from the Iowa guys, would be great to meet some of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,417
Posted By Tourbus
Cannon, thanks for putting this on. I look...

Cannon, thanks for putting this on. I look forward to the Delafield get together as the start of the REAL riding season. BKWAGS enjoyed the day too.

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,417
Posted By Tourbus
We are coming. Toubus - Stoughton ...

We are coming.

Toubus - Stoughton

Bwaggs - Stoughton
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By Tourbus
Thinking about Relocating to Northwest Arkansas

Retired and sick of the snow and long winters in Wisconsin.

Looking at the Jasper, Harrison, Eureka Springs area.

Main concern the humidity. Can metal machining and motorcycle restoring be done...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 149,540
Posted By Tourbus
I'll be there.

I'll be there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Tourbus
Welcome: Looks like your Green DRZ is...

Welcome:

Looks like your Green DRZ is headed the right direction, big tank, rear pegs removed, rear gearing change, rear fender delete.

Next up maybe a good aluminum skid plate, UNIBIKER...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Tourbus
Thanks for the info. I will print and retain the...

Thanks for the info. I will print and retain the needed docs.

By the way the TMAT eastern and central tracks are fun with a little of everything included. Very friendly people.

Fast gravel...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Tourbus
MN Off Road

OK next question, how does an OUT OF STATE rider partake of Minnesota trail riding? Legally.

I am from Wisconsin, rode the TMAT in 2010 and was never able to get a trail sticker / pass.

A...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By Tourbus
Westley's Bleach White This works on most...

Westley's Bleach White

This works on most Vinyl trim, have head it is not as strong as it used to be.

Must be NEW and IMPROVED like everything else.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-26-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,248
Posted By Tourbus
AutoLube

Don't known if the DT400 oil injection system is the same as a early DT1-250.

On early 250's the oil control cable pulls the valve open. So a broken cable closes off oil supply. Bought one cheap...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By Tourbus
BikeMaster inner tubes. Any good?

Anyone using BikeMaster made in China Inner tubes?

I ordered A couple of tires and tubes from Cedar Rapids Tire. They were out of IRC inner tubes and substituted BikeMaster Brand.

Not upset...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Tourbus
Middleton Off Road /ATV Ride Moved to Sunday

In case anyone here is planning on riding the Off Road and ATV ride this weekend west of Middleton, it has apparently been moved Sunday 9:00 AM. This due to the recent rains.

I have no...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,437
Posted By Tourbus
I carry 3 of these EVERWHERE on any bike with...

I carry 3 of these EVERWHERE on any bike with tube type tires.

They work well for me, even learned how to break the bead with them by prying down on two about 8-10 inches apart and prying up...
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