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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,967
Posted By Wanderlusty
Loud pipes or no, I think the whole thing is...

Loud pipes or no, I think the whole thing is making a mountain out of a molehill. So you ran into a grumpy shop owner...and?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,967
Posted By Wanderlusty
I'm with the others. Somehow I am doubting that...

I'm with the others. Somehow I am doubting that stock exhausts were involved.

Also, one angry storekeeper venting at you is not really indicative of 'issues in Eureka Springs' but rather issues...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By Wanderlusty
No damage here, but a couple of our friends got...

No damage here, but a couple of our friends got hit pretty hard. Not total loss, but one (in Vilonia) lost a detached garage, a truck and is missing some roof above a bedroom. The other lost some...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By Wanderlusty
:huh Can't say I have experience this. I have...

:huh Can't say I have experience this. I have some cold weather gloves, and just this week I added handguards. The two combined have pretty much cured my cold weather ills, but at no time did I...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,761
Posted By Wanderlusty
Only on #2. Bike 1 - 2004 Suzuki Volusia...

Only on #2.

Bike 1 - 2004 Suzuki Volusia Cruiser. Had it for a year, tore it down and customized it with aftermarket fenders, paint, etc. Put 1000 miles on it.:lol3

Sold it when kid #1 was on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-15-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,942
Posted By Wanderlusty
One of these days if life ever slows down enough,...

One of these days if life ever slows down enough, I am going to have to meet Tinks and her crew.

Seeing as how I live maybe 10 miles away, you think it would be pretty easy to accomplish. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,452
Posted By Wanderlusty
The area your masks covered should have remained...

The area your masks covered should have remained black plastic when they designed bikes. That area serves no function and I think is what makes the headlights (and the whole front end because of it)...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,487
Posted By Wanderlusty
There is no universal fix, but put me in the camp...

There is no universal fix, but put me in the camp that had success by mounting it as absolutely low as possible and using spacers to tilt it back. I still experience some very minimal buffeting at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 48,672
Posted By Wanderlusty
How about a ride to eat something that is made in...

How about a ride to eat something that is made in a ride? AKA Taco Truck.

In Little Rock in the parking lot of Colonial Liquor, there is a taco truck, Taquiera Jalisco San Juan.
...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By Wanderlusty
Replace it. You only have two wheels. I just...

Replace it. You only have two wheels. I just had to replace my rear tire with a puncture much less severe than that. Always better to be safe than sorry.

I doubt you could find a shop that...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 48,672
Posted By Wanderlusty
Mountain Home: Gil and Deb's Chicago Style...

Mountain Home:

Gil and Deb's Chicago Style Hot Dogs http://www.gilanddebs.com/
Would rate it 9 out of 10 for the dogs. Good fries too. Haven't had anything else.

Perryville/Houston/Middle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,361
Posted By Wanderlusty
Try Oklahoma...Ohio will seem interesting then...

Try Oklahoma...Ohio will seem interesting then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,679
Posted By Wanderlusty
Exactly. This is at least the second thread I...

Exactly. This is at least the second thread I have seen on the topic, and the truth is...who cares, whatever works for you. The only thing that gets me is every time, the cash-only crowd sports the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,679
Posted By Wanderlusty
I did buy a used motorcycle, and put about 40% of...

I did buy a used motorcycle, and put about 40% of the purchase price down cash, only financing a couple grand that I didn't have laying around. I will have that paid off quickly.

In regards to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 220,847
Posted By Wanderlusty
I used to hate the idea of a top box until I...

I used to hate the idea of a top box until I bought a bike that had one. I have to admit I am a convert. Very convenient, I use it all the time. Handling wise, I can't really say I notice much of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,679
Posted By Wanderlusty
:nod Exactly. Same story here, except my...

:nod

Exactly. Same story here, except my cage gets even worse mileage (15). So, for the cost of financing, I have an expense (bike) that is nearly offset on a monthly basis by the cost of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 60,975
Posted By Wanderlusty
Roseann and Jonathan are some top notch folks. ...

Roseann and Jonathan are some top notch folks. That whole bunch at Overland Expo/Overland Journal/Expedition Portal are good folks.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,440
Posted By Wanderlusty
Thanks for this report. I have a ride down the...

Thanks for this report. I have a ride down the Trace planned for late June. I am afraid it is going to be pretty hot when I go, but it is the only time available in my schedule, so I am just going...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,654
Posted By Wanderlusty
Well dang....:cry Not that I am in the...

Well dang....:cry

Not that I am in the position to afford a BMW anytime soon...:lol3

But if I could, chances are I would have done business there.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,954
Posted By Wanderlusty
Yay! :clap Glad to see the return.

Yay! :clap Glad to see the return.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,954
Posted By Wanderlusty
He made an appearance in the CACK thread on...

He made an appearance in the CACK thread on 9-1-09, so guess he is OK. Hope he eventually gets back to this report.
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 75,054
Posted By Wanderlusty
FWIW (not much..) I disagree. I found this ride...

FWIW (not much..) I disagree. I found this ride report and added it to my subscribed threads. Had it been in Hacks, I probably wouldn't have found it. Now that I have, I will probably peek into...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 651,267
Posted By Wanderlusty
It strikes me that almost every time someone...

It strikes me that almost every time someone updates as they rides, it devolves into controversy, as for some reason, folks think they 'deserve' to inlcude their input about how people should proceed...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,920
Posted By Wanderlusty
I enjoyed it, and will keep it on the DVR for a...

I enjoyed it, and will keep it on the DVR for a while. Sure, there were some cheesy lines and what not, but no more than could be expected from a show like this. It is no better or no worse...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,483
Posted By Wanderlusty
Same here. I don't know why some folks want to...

Same here. I don't know why some folks want to keep it buried. It is a great ride report. It introduced a lot of people to ADV. Glad it keeps popping up every once in a while.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Wanderlusty
I am guessing probably not, but did you get gas...

I am guessing probably not, but did you get gas reciepts and a start and end verification so you could get an Iron Butt membership?
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By Wanderlusty
I liked it. I really enjoy touring the world...

I liked it. I really enjoy touring the world that 'was' and mourn as I watch it being forgotten...and rotting away.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,006
Posted By Wanderlusty
Peek closer. There are two sets of exaust stacks....

Peek closer. There are two sets of exaust stacks. That truck is being towed by another. Hate to destroy the imagery.

Boy, have I had fun pulling up behind one of those while my wife is sleeping...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Wanderlusty
Nice! Now...can you finish this one... ...

Nice!

Now...can you finish this one...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347245

Pleeeseee???

:lol3
Forum: Americas 02-05-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Wanderlusty
Follow the Great River Road: ...

Follow the Great River Road:

http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/2279/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_River_Road

It isn't just one single road, though, but many linked together as a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 68,874
Posted By Wanderlusty
Bummed to see so much damage in that area. ...

Bummed to see so much damage in that area. Hopefully, the worst of it will be cleaned up, and hopefully the summer isn't so dry it causes trouble.

Also mildly bummed to see 215's transofrmation....
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 74,665
Posted By Wanderlusty
Yess! Please!

Yess! Please!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,064
Posted By Wanderlusty
I think your temporary setup was pretty dang...

I think your temporary setup was pretty dang smart creation for the intended one-time use returning from a business trip.

Good permanent setup...no....but pretty cool idea for how you used it.
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,064
Posted By Wanderlusty
Is it later yet??

Is it later yet??
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By Wanderlusty
+1 Not everyone can ride dual sport bikes...

+1

Not everyone can ride dual sport bikes across Angola...

I like ride reports period, no matter what the ride is.
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 83,545
Posted By Wanderlusty
We took that road on a whim leaving Moab a few...

We took that road on a whim leaving Moab a few years back...with no expectations....

Suffice to say....we were blown away. What a great road.
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wanderlusty
Didn't you say you had a SV650? That is a lot...

Didn't you say you had a SV650? That is a lot more than no knowledge. It is the exact same engine as in the Wee. You have more of a base to go on than many trying to draw comparison.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,639
Posted By Wanderlusty
It doesn't matter how many times you go to the...

It doesn't matter how many times you go to the Grand Canyon, you still get the same reaction, or at least I do.

I have been there 4 times, 3 of those in the last 5 years, and each time it still...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Wanderlusty
+1 I would try throwing out a lower number...

+1

I would try throwing out a lower number out there, see if they bite. I would think if they have someone interested in a bike that has been on the floor for 2 years, they should be willing to...
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,780
Posted By Wanderlusty
29 is a kid? I got my first bike at 29,...

29 is a kid?

I got my first bike at 29, but took the MSF, and started out very slow and cautiously.

At 29, one should be mature enough and responsible enough to make the right decision...
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