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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Vinduroman
My, my, how quickly things change. We just got...

My, my, how quickly things change. We just got home with this:


http://www.vscalecreations.com/bikes/xt225_1.jpg

Honey Buns loved it as soon as she took off on her test spin. Came...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Vinduroman
Thanks everybody for your input! Got some great...

Thanks everybody for your input! Got some great "start here" pointers.

As for the 230L: Great bike. Smooth power, good suspension (for Honey Buns style of riding), Honda reliability. It's...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Vinduroman
Thanks Doc, but it looks like Charlie has gone...

Thanks Doc, but it looks like Charlie has gone silent. Oh well.

FWIW: May be putting a different bike under Honey Buns. Just had exposure to a Yamaha XT225 "Serow". It is about 30 pounds...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Vinduroman
Farkle Suggestions

Hi Troops!

Looking to add some farkles to Honey Buns' bike as well as mine. She rides an '09 CRF230L, I ride a '12 WR250R.

First Farkle recommendation:

What is a good brand of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Vinduroman
Ummm... I don't think so. No biggie. Just...

Ummm... I don't think so.

No biggie. Just wondered if we could fit in somehow. Reckon' not.

You all have fun!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi Pete: Honey Buns would be on an '09...

Hi Pete:

Honey Buns would be on an '09 Honda CRF230L.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Vinduroman
How "novice friendly" would the small bike ride...

How "novice friendly" would the small bike ride be? Wife has many years experience, but she's nowhere near "hard core": Single track or rough n' rocky ain't her thing. Think: Forest roads, log...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Home safe and sound! Unloaded, bikes put a way,...

Home safe and sound! Unloaded, bikes put a way, stuff unpacked... just sat down at the ol' 'puter.

Awesome weekend all around! Honey Buns and I had some mini-drama of the "cold hands" variety on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
We'll be taking the scenic route to ES and coming...

We'll be taking the scenic route to ES and coming up Hwy 23 from I-40.

At the junction of 23/62, do I turn right or left to get to the motel?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-18-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Thanks Doc! Done! See'ya there. ...

Thanks Doc!

Done!

See'ya there.

OH... but we ain't got no purple tape????
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-18-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi All: The website phone number for...

Hi All:

The website phone number for Travelers Inn has been disconnected? It was listed as: 479-253-8386.

Edit: Also tried this number listed: (479) 363-6450. No go.

Any advice/updated...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Doc: Good deal! I was hoping you weren't...

Doc:

Good deal! I was hoping you weren't going to be off somewhere leading a group on a toughie ride. We'll be tagging along with you and your group.

As for getting a ton of rain: IF it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Okay: Marked off the time needed to...

Okay:

Marked off the time needed to leave Friday from the house and arrive ES that afternoon sometime. Saturday we plan to ride with a group... then sleep-in Sunday, load up, and take our...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,555
Posted By Vinduroman
Thanks to all of you that have posted notes of...

Thanks to all of you that have posted notes of appreciation and enjoyment of my lil' ride report. I hesitate to post 'em here 'cause I'm a dual sport rider and not an adventure rider. And shucks......
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi 'Ya Doc! Up Friday after work, sleep...

Hi 'Ya Doc!

Up Friday after work, sleep in ES... ride Saturday. Thinking about trying to mark-off for Friday... and either come up Friday (less rush) OR... come up Thursday after work... which...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
We MIGHT be back in for this ride on Saturday of...

We MIGHT be back in for this ride on Saturday of that weekend. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi Matt: I understand the concept of lean from...

Hi Matt: I understand the concept of lean from the factory/etc, but having read numerous reports of attempts at remapping, said attempts are not overly successful at the off-idle surge of which I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Carbs vs EFI: Disagree to a point of the...

Carbs vs EFI:

Disagree to a point of the superiority of EFI. Yes, it is more efficient in regards to extracting MPG/etc, and is for sure the latest gadgetry being applied to motorcycles.

...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
"Doc" and "BS" are synonymous. You can't have...

"Doc" and "BS" are synonymous. You can't have one without the other. That's why we all love him so. :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-23-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi Magoo! Yup... New England sounds like a...

Hi Magoo!

Yup... New England sounds like a "must do".

wayno said:



Well ain't you a party pooper.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-23-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi TC! Yup, that's the glove, and that's...

Hi TC!

Yup, that's the glove, and that's the way I remembered it: Sold out from that particular supplier with no intent to resupply. I'm hoping a new source for the gloves has surfaced that...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
1,000 pardons for interupting the continual flow...

1,000 pardons for interupting the continual flow of BS here... but I have question about a thread/topic within this (I think?) thread some time ago...

There was a discussion about some cold...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Thanks for the wave idea, Doc... you're all...

Thanks for the wave idea, Doc... you're all heart.

70.25 hours last week. It's 12:25 AM and I just got home after 13.5 total hours today. Got be at a Rules Class in the morning 9:00 AM....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-22-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
At this point it looks like wife and I are out of...

At this point it looks like wife and I are out of the picture for yet another Hillbilly DS ride. My winter hours SUCK.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Wife and I are seriously considering trying to...

Wife and I are seriously considering trying to come up on Friday evening, ride Saturday, then head home Sunday.

She's a novice: (i.e. She does forest roads, dirt roads, easy trails, etc.) What...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,219
Posted By Vinduroman
Hmmmm... interesting: Hillbilly Dual Sport...

Hmmmm... interesting: Hillbilly Dual Sport Ride... Diversity Weekend...

I have a brand new black lace teddy...

May clash with my blue WR though.

Hmmm...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Hi Magoo. Yes, I've been working some 6 day...

Hi Magoo.

Yes, I've been working some 6 day weeks, also have been pulled up to Springdale to work out of there.

Not much riding being done... a bit of dual sporting to keep the batteries...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Where'd 'ja go, Doc?

Where'd 'ja go, Doc?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
No... I think he means this one.... ...

No... I think he means this one....

http://www.vscalecreations.com/bikes/SLAP2012.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Vinduroman
That really sucks. Very very sorry to hear of...

That really sucks. Very very sorry to hear of it.

I've had two stolen over the decades so I know a bit about how frustrating and infuriating it is.

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 650,150
Posted By Vinduroman
LOVE your ride reports n' pics, bohawk! Looking...

LOVE your ride reports n' pics, bohawk! Looking forward to the next installment! Thanks!

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-22-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Lawdy me, I can't keep up with this thread... you...

Lawdy me, I can't keep up with this thread... you guys are fast n' furious at posting.

I've apparently missed something major: Charlie... what happened???

Best thoughts and prayers for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 65,308
Posted By Vinduroman
That old "Mayfield Store" is a cool old building....

That old "Mayfield Store" is a cool old building. It'll be interesting to see where it's located.

Mouth:

I read about the Monte Ne RR a long time ago in the book "Shortline Railroads Of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 65,308
Posted By Vinduroman
There was a railroad that ran to that place way...

There was a railroad that ran to that place way back when. Thought you might like to know. :rofl

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-08-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 65,308
Posted By Vinduroman
Wow... watchin' this thread is better n' Duck...

Wow... watchin' this thread is better n' Duck Dynasty!!!

:clap

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 390,061
Posted By Vinduroman
Sorry for passing of your Grandfather. It sounds...

Sorry for passing of your Grandfather. It sounds as if he was a remarkable man, and a fantastic American. You should be proud, very proud.

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 25,076
Posted By Vinduroman
You guys are gonna' have SOOO much fun! ...

You guys are gonna' have SOOO much fun!

Dang. Wish riding/camping was something the wife and I could get into... the ride looks awesome and it looks like Scotty is doing another terrific job....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-06-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
Must be a ride n' work day today! Wife and I...

Must be a ride n' work day today! Wife and I rode our DS bikes about 70 miles up in our mountains... loaded up and headed for the house. Once home, unloaded, rode them down to the car wash and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,835
Posted By Vinduroman
You all have a great time. Wife and I will be...

You all have a great time. Wife and I will be riding closer to home in our mountains. Maybe next year!

V-man
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 84,846
Views: 3,971,786
Posted By Vinduroman
I have a '90 XR250R that purchased new in '91. I...

I have a '90 XR250R that purchased new in '91. I tagged it (easier back then), and have ridden the stuffin's out of since. It has survived the many bike buys/sellings that took place during that...
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