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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 98,094
Posted By rats4ever
Laugh So disappointing that they couldn't bother...

So disappointing that they couldn't bother spelling it "Phallus." Just don't have the decency that the people living between Intercourse, Blue Ball, Beaver, and Pleasant Gap PA have. Otherwise you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-27-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By rats4ever
Rode it 2-up on Wee

Did this road last fall or summer, but didn't realize it was called the Savage Highway. It goes back and forth between gravel and pavement. I think primarily the pavement is on the hills that would...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
Thumb HF tire changer

To the best of my knowledge, they discontinued the manual tire changer and MC wheel attachment. Fortunately, I bought one before they did, and I love it. I can single-hand my tires in a few...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-15-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By rats4ever
Bah, don't be apologetic

Let's call a spade a spade: looking for the good spots of OK is like looking for the good seats at a Yanni concert or the interesting part of Purgatory. OK can't win the "Most Boring State" contest...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By rats4ever
If you're interested in a museum, the Cowboy and...

If you're interested in a museum, the Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (I44 and Martin Luther King Blvd.) is always nice, and sometimes very nice depending on which traveling exhibits are there. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
The tag is alive!

Old tag:
https://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D680093_3_7976125545

New tag:
https://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D680093_3_7976125504

It was too rainy and dark later, so this is as close as I'm bringing it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-11-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Odd you should mention that. I also took the day...

Odd you should mention that. I also took the day off, but used it to install grip heaters and put on some gel grips.:D Gotta be ready for those December tags. Tomorrow and Sunday should be warmer,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-21-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
There's a central OK bunch. The interest is...

There's a central OK bunch. The interest is there, but could you stir up free time for us? :cry I might have time to post a link to the last time I tagged the new tag...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-10-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,110
Posted By rats4ever
A different kind of bike, but this was the road...

A different kind of bike, but this was the road that was going to complete our loop back to the hotel in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Courtesy of Garmin- not really the safest way home:...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-17-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Hmm... Class in session

Old tag, with people joining the riding community. Reddirtjoe, were you one of the instructors there? Had to get this tag, seeing as it was within a mile of my house....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-04-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By rats4ever
I needed long sleeves when I got started this...

I needed long sleeves when I got started this morning. Haven't ridden the Strom since parking it after our CO trip, and have only ridden the Ninja once. To make up for only riding 80 miles in 2...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,555
Posted By rats4ever
Since no one else is chiming in

I didn't have a bike when I was in Africa, but I certainly found places worth riding, some of them already mentioned:

Sani Pass, Eastern Lesotho / Drakensberg Mountains. Note the hairpin turns....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 812,807
Posted By rats4ever
Boo for panhandles

Taken from the hilliest area in the region while passing through the TX panhandle. Note the midday traffic intensity on Memorial Day Weekend:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 261,276
Posted By rats4ever
Peninsula Nicoya, Costa Rica ...

Peninsula Nicoya, Costa Rica
https://www.ninja250.org/profiles/images/rats4ever_13.jpg?1232816229
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,025
Posted By rats4ever
You'll see that the last reason I edited the...

You'll see that the last reason I edited the original post was because of my stupid file sharing site. For a brief time one of the photos would never load. Maybe it crapped out temporarily again -...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,025
Posted By rats4ever
I hope to take you up on that - both of us want...

I hope to take you up on that - both of us want to get back and spend some real time in the area rather than just rush through. But we also have to keep a travel budget for our 3rd wedding (legal,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,025
Posted By rats4ever
Thanks - I definitely think I chose the right...

Thanks - I definitely think I chose the right direction to get off the mountain. I find myself wondering if anyone else has done this two-up on a Wee or similar beast.

ezrdr55: What did you do to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-07-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
Okie-Stroms in the Rockies

So after lurking for about a year, I finally do something ADV worthy. I guess the tag is stuck in eastern OK, so I had to go west for fun. Tomski wasn't the only one to take his Strom to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,025
Posted By rats4ever
Eh? Engineer Pass, Wee-Strom, 2-up, Hail.

It started with a promise 3 years ago to visit my aunt and uncle in Albuquerque. At the time, I was unemployed and needed to get away from the small apartment I was sharing with my parents while I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-22-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
OKC rentals

Some dealers have demo weekends, but that's all that comes to my mind (others chime in). Depending on the kind of riding you're looking for, you might drive to Tulsa on a Friday night, get a cheap...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-12-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
I actually didn't know where I was going or what...

I actually didn't know where I was going or what I was going to do until after I woke up Saturday. It occurred to me when I was half asleep that this was the noodling weekend, so that picked the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
There was a bike thing in Bricktown? Oh well, I...

There was a bike thing in Bricktown? Oh well, I went to the Okie Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley, then rode some county roads to the west. The catfish they had wouldn't fit in my tankbag, so I...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,807
Posted By rats4ever
A few hundred miles later...

They did well 2-up on a narrow, bumpy, twisty, hilly road with a little gravel in the curves and oncoming pickup trucks crossing the center line. I seem to remember the TrailWings skipping a bit in...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,807
Posted By rats4ever
Question I removed my hands, and everyone else's, from the...

I removed my hands, and everyone else's, from the front end as soon as the axle bolt was tightened. There was no wobble from 0-75 mph. Shinko makes the sort of tires that don't require you to hold...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,807
Posted By rats4ever
Nah... for WEEs only. Shinko will realease the...

Nah... for WEEs only. Shinko will realease the E705.5 in August for the Vee, which comes with spring-loaded sidewalls to help you stand the bike back up when you accidentally tip it more than 10*...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,807
Posted By rats4ever
Thumb 42 psi front and rear...

... but they seem a little harsher than the worn-down Trailwings I just took off the Wee-strom, even though I ran the 'wings at 40/35 (one-up) and put the E705s at 37/33 until I adapt to the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-10-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
Center OKC didn't get hit. I worked through it -...

Center OKC didn't get hit. I worked through it - figured I was safer in my work building than at home. Guess this tornado season has been slow because they were all being saved up for the same day....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-30-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 812,807
Posted By rats4ever
Memorial Day Weekend Traffic, 2009. From the...

Memorial Day Weekend Traffic, 2009. From the highest peak in the area on Route 15 in the Texas Panhandle:

https://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D680093_3_349670153
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Let's get serious about moving this west

The old:https://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D680093_3_8701132647

And the new:
https://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D680093_3_8701139253

Hints to come... [edit] Hint 1: Just over a hundred miles (the way the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-14-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
ORV legality down by the riverside

I took the Wee down to the west Oklahoma (Canadian?) River bank between NE 4th and NE 10th St. in OKC. Puttered south to about Reno, and crawled up a sand bank North of NE 4th. I got back out to NE...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By rats4ever
If you're just out to enjoy the weather, the...

If you're just out to enjoy the weather, the riding's fine. Unless there's a tornado (April/May), it's blistering hot (June - September), or it's windy (every month that it's NOT blistering hot)....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-17-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,031
Posted By rats4ever
Coffee Creek and Post Rd.?

Met a nice pair of riders at this intersection, one on a BMW K1200 (?) and a gray V/Wee-strom. I was 2-up on an orange Wee strom. Anyone here?

Was out riding between my parents' house and the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Here:...

Here:...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
So have I. But I saw the rain coming several...

So have I. But I saw the rain coming several miles before reaching Slapout, so I didn't stop to take pictures of the road signs.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
South and west! If I follow route 9 out to...

South and west! If I follow route 9 out to somewhere near the TX border, that will fill in one of the last holes on my "I've ridden here" map of OK major roads. I was going to head out toward Lone...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
I was sure I had already lost, but got the...

I was sure I had already lost, but got the follow-up tag just in case the "competitor" was planning on finding his follow-up the next day. Besides, the name alone was worth it.

And any gravel...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Just got back. The Strom was the riceburner, the...

Just got back. The Strom was the riceburner, the gf was more toward the Chinese side than the bike manufacturing side. :) Funny thing was, he told me one bike had stopped 2.5 hours before I did. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-08-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 165,313
Posted By rats4ever
Cry Another Pavement Tag

The previous:
https://rats4ever.sugarsync.com/photos/rats4ever/240231_1257/36212162916_n_0_640x480.jpg

And the new:...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-05-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,390
Posted By rats4ever
D'oh!

Tech day? Oh yeah... sorry I completely blanked on it. I was busy botching the Buell turn signal mod about 3 different ways on Saturday ("Whaddaya mean the !*%$ Suzuki connector won't go through the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-29-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,390
Posted By rats4ever
So I should have waited on bending my crashbars...

So I should have waited on bending my crashbars back so I could get bent while bending them, or would I have gotten bent over by you rednecks if I bent my rules about delayed bend repairs? :D Either...
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