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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By Illinois
Thanks for the info Dr., you da Man. :ear

Thanks for the info Dr., you da Man. :ear
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By Illinois
Don't mean to but in BUT- old guy (65), the Mrs....

Don't mean to but in BUT- old guy (65), the Mrs. and 1 big ass dog planning to do some tent camping near Eureka Springs probably 2nd/ 3rd week in September. Like to be near the water. Momma insists...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,276
Posted By Illinois
IMO the price is right on the Shinko's (705) but...

IMO the price is right on the Shinko's (705) but it stops there. Very loud, takes awhile to break in, and doesn't last long before grip deteriorates. Would go with a TKC 80 any day. Just my $.02.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,486
Posted By Illinois
Picked up an ST1100 for $3400 last year with...

Picked up an ST1100 for $3400 last year with 20,000 original miles. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Illinois
Try swapping to 16/43 sprockets and see what ya...

Try swapping to 16/43 sprockets and see what ya think. :*sip*
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 665,275
Posted By Illinois
Awesome ride-report/ pics Bohawk thanks for...

Awesome ride-report/ pics Bohawk thanks for sharing. You Arkies are truely blessed to have riding like that close to home. :ricky
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,089
Posted By Illinois
A Vee with the mileage, farkles, and condition...

A Vee with the mileage, farkles, and condition you describe at $3500 is a steal IMO. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,125
Posted By Illinois
Great pics and report, enjoying sharing your...

Great pics and report, enjoying sharing your journey. Cool weather is a foreign concept in this part of the U.S. right now. :ear
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Illinois
VSRI webpage has detailed instructions. :nod

VSRI webpage has detailed instructions. :nod
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-04-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 85,900
Views: 4,065,230
Posted By Illinois
Mornin, northern lurker here. How about Fresh...

Mornin, northern lurker here. How about Fresh Air. Or maybe Fresh Air with free Beer and Fried Chicken. :D
Good luck with your new business. :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
My bad, see where you are talking about on the...

My bad, see where you are talking about on the Gazetteer. Had the two "Villes" confused. Was just trying to point out that fuel can be iffy out in the boondocks. Beautiful area to ride. :dllama
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
This is the station I was referring to. Delivery...

This is the station I was referring to. Delivery came in the next afternoon. :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
Don't recall seeing any pumps in Centerville. Was...

Don't recall seeing any pumps in Centerville. Was in Lesterville this past spring and the only station was out of gas for a day. Good luck, be prepared. :nod
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
HW 19 from Round Springs State Park to Eminence...

HW 19 from Round Springs State Park to Eminence is awesome, paved but major twisties. Puts me in mind of Eureka Springs area. :evil
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,762
Posted By Illinois
Vee Strom definately, run kinda hot/cold with the...

Vee Strom definately, run kinda hot/cold with the KLR. :D
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9,169
Views: 3,571,389
Posted By Illinois
[QUOTE=Don...

[QUOTE=Don T;18511317]http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u355/Don_T/V-Strom/P4210100.jpg

Sweet lookin ride Don T., nicely farkled. :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By Illinois
Keep your eyes open and one will turn up. As far...

Keep your eyes open and one will turn up. As far as farkles you might think about riding what you purchase for awhile to see what you think needs to be modded. Own an 06 Vee, agree with earlier posts...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 144,348
Posted By Illinois
Have to be hard-core this time of year but there...

Have to be hard-core this time of year but there is a really nice swimming hole just the other side of the low water bridge. Hope you guys/ gals have a great time. :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,207
Posted By Illinois
Thought about selling the KLR. At 50 mpg I'll...

Thought about selling the KLR. At 50 mpg I'll probably hang on to it. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,924
Posted By Illinois
Own a liter Strom and an 09 KLR. If doing 80/20...

Own a liter Strom and an 09 KLR. If doing 80/20 riding I would opt for the Strom; 20/80 riding KLR. No experience with Transalp. :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-10-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 144,348
Posted By Illinois
Resident lurker here. Glad to read you are doing...

Resident lurker here. Glad to read you are doing better after your mishap OLEARY. Wanted to mention the Mrs. and I camped in the upper area of Blanchard Springs (think it was last May). Beautiful...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,831
Posted By Illinois
Congrats on the purchase, appears to be nicely...

Congrats on the purchase, appears to be nicely set-up. Believe it has a Madstad bracket with a CeeBaileys screen.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,471
Posted By Illinois
Glad you had a safe/ enjoyable trip. Main roads...

Glad you had a safe/ enjoyable trip. Main roads are clear around here now but backroads are still patchy. Thought it was the weather but local newspaper is claiming the influx of Asian Carp, dining...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
[QUOTE=ajayhawkfan;17744567]I'm in Cuba, MO. I'm...

[QUOTE=ajayhawkfan;17744567]I'm in Cuba, MO. I'm planning on ending up in Grafton, IL tomorrow ( if running late St. Charles). Anyone interested in meeting for dinner?

Sorry pard, already...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,471
Posted By Illinois
Not wanting to spread negativity but the eagles...

Not wanting to spread negativity but the eagles are pretty sparse this year (live a few miles south of Grafton). Weather was actually in the 60's/70's last week, river hasn't iced over yet this year....
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,733
Posted By Illinois
They are still waiting for the KLR to finish. :D ...

They are still waiting for the KLR to finish. :D (just teasin, own a Vee & KLR).
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 724,701
Posted By Illinois
+1, went through 2 clutch-levers before going...

+1, went through 2 clutch-levers before going with Barkbusters, no problem since. Nice lookin ride. :nod
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 85,900
Views: 4,065,230
Posted By Illinois
Happy New Years to all the Arkie brothers &...

Happy New Years to all the Arkie brothers & sisters. Hope everyone has a happy, healthy, prosperous 2012. :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-26-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 665,275
Posted By Illinois
Have never had the opportunity to meet OLEARY but...

Have never had the opportunity to meet OLEARY but have enjoyed following along on a number of his ride reports. Hoping for his full and speedy recovery. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 417,478
Posted By Illinois
Went from TKC's to Shinko's a few hundred miles...

Went from TKC's to Shinko's a few hundred miles ago. So far nothing but good things to report. Running 40 psi front and 42 rear. Sidewall has 42 max recommended. :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,096
Posted By Illinois
Just wore out a set on a liter Strom. Was...

Just wore out a set on a liter Strom. Was surprised how well they performed on pavement. Wasn't scrapin pegs but could still hustle through the twisties. :nod
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 159,628
Posted By Illinois
Might have popped for a V-twin KLR. The...

Might have popped for a V-twin KLR. The check-book stays tucked away on this one.:*sip*
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 745,665
Posted By Illinois
Forgive my ignorance. Were you on the GSA or the...

Forgive my ignorance. Were you on the GSA or the Xchallenge?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,003,993
Posted By Illinois
I weigh in at 220#. Went with Sonics on the front...

I weigh in at 220#. Went with Sonics on the front and a Topgun on the rear ($200 total). Not state of the art but comfy on and off road. Little fork dive, have never bottomed out (no jumps).
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,661
Posted By Illinois
It's always going to be top heavy but proper...

It's always going to be top heavy but proper tires, a fork brace, ATV bars and 16/43 gearing can make a big difference. :evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 85,900
Views: 4,065,230
Posted By Illinois
[QUOTE=Illinois;16238010]. May be headed in your...

[QUOTE=Illinois;16238010]. May be headed in your direction in a month or so. What do you think of the prospects for a 62yr old on a beefed up liter Strom doing the Slap tracks?

Thanks for the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 85,900
Views: 4,065,230
Posted By Illinois
Slap on a liter Strom?

Greetings gents. Northern lurker here just outside of St. Louis Mo. May be headed in your direction in a month or so. What do you think of the prospects for a 62yr old on a beefed up liter Strom...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85,900
Views: 4,065,230
Posted By Illinois
Been a long-time lurker on you goat herders down...

Been a long-time lurker on you goat herders down there. Seldom a visit that doesn't bring a smile to my face. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By Illinois
Have an 06 set-up for off pavement. With spring...

Have an 06 set-up for off pavement. With spring upgrade front and rear, skid plate/ crash bars, ATV handlebars, fork brace, 16/43 gearing, barkbusters and TKC 80s it will go anywhere any other big...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 724,701
Posted By Illinois
Think we may have gotten a little whoosified...

Think we may have gotten a little whoosified somewhere along the way. :D
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