ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Regional forums > The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-28-2012, 09:25 AM   #20791
r_bin
Studly Adventurer
 
r_bin's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2007
Location: Pensacola
Oddometer: 691
Crap



Quote:
Originally Posted by freebornman View Post
attention!
i know some of you already know everything , so fou those just ignore this post.
i rode up hwy 87 took a right at holly hill then proceeded north on the normal trail at the "y" where we would normally bear left to "mystery crater" the range patrol has put up a "orange cable" it's small and hard to see because it's on a blind curve. i saw it at the last minute and had to lay my bike down , i can tell you all that the 6"x6" post the cable is mounted to does not move.
i think i may have popped my shoulder out of socket?
anyway i rode around that area and all trails are closed with the same orange cable and 6"x6" post. i went 87 north to the crater area and dozers and graders are all over , there is no more mystery crater! it's gone/filled in.
i spoke to a guy on the grader and was told that the 7th army group has taken that whole east side of hwy.87 and will be closed to all from now on!
that is all
fbm
__________________
Seemed like a good idea at the time...
r_bin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 11:17 AM   #20792
etingelefunts
retem-odo
 
etingelefunts's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Southeastern U.S.
Oddometer: 812
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vico1 View Post
.......Alpinestar Tech 6
Looking hard. Can only find Youth sizes so far, need size 13 at least. Also like what the A-star Scout looks like comfort wise from reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vico1 View Post

Pants with pockets are very handy for DS riding........
Any suggestions on what pocketed pants work over knee braces like MX style do? I'm bent on using knee braces even for trail riding. I do stupid things, and my knees are unfairly victimized
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vico1 View Post
Get a VENTED jersey
Check!! Good one
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vico1 View Post
Full face and as expensive as you can afford. You may hit tree one day....
Looking at Shoei which has more room front to back than many Arai's
__________________
Less pondering. Simply march ahead, to the ends of this majestic planet.
etingelefunts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 11:21 AM   #20793
etingelefunts
retem-odo
 
etingelefunts's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Southeastern U.S.
Oddometer: 812
Hope you're shoulder mends

Quote:
Originally Posted by freebornman View Post
......the range patrol has put up a "orange cable" it's small and hard to see because it's on a blind curve. i saw it at the last minute and had to lay my bike down......i think i may have popped my shoulder out of socket?.....
Hope you are OK. Don't know the area or circumstances but thanks for the heads-up. They ought to hang small flags from those cables.
__________________
Less pondering. Simply march ahead, to the ends of this majestic planet.
etingelefunts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 11:44 AM   #20794
Rob Dirt
More or less in line
 
Rob Dirt's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: Mobile
Oddometer: 2,552
Tech 3 is the best bang for buck boot that you can buy.

FBM, you need to make an appointment with Dr. Phil. They are taking a lot of sand away.
__________________
Heart of Dixie
Rob Dirt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 01:11 PM   #20795
Buzztail
NMBBMFBK
 
Buzztail's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2007
Location: BUZZTOPIA
Oddometer: 10,855
I like my tech 8's offroad. When I ride street it's CBT's- the tall ones
__________________
When there is no way out - Find a way further in.
DL650 DR350 MMS Edition KDX Past bikes ...and an airhead vvv
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mugwest
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buzztail
You shoulda told me to do this a long time ago
My bad
Buzztail is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 01:16 PM   #20796
Barney
I reckon so
 
Barney's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2005
Location: Florida
Oddometer: 886
Quote:
Originally Posted by freebornman View Post
attention!
i know some of you already know everything , so fou those just ignore this post.
i rode up hwy 87 took a right at holly hill then proceeded north on the normal trail at the "y" where we would normally bear left to "mystery crater" the range patrol has put up a "orange cable" it's small and hard to see because it's on a blind curve. i saw it at the last minute and had to lay my bike down , i can tell you all that the 6"x6" post the cable is mounted to does not move.
i think i may have popped my shoulder out of socket?
anyway i rode around that area and all trails are closed with the same orange cable and 6"x6" post. i went 87 north to the crater area and dozers and graders are all over , there is no more mystery crater! it's gone/filled in.
i spoke to a guy on the grader and was told that the 7th army group has taken that whole east side of hwy.87 and will be closed to all from now on!
that is all
fbm
Hope your shoulder isn't serious.

Hate to lose mystery crater.
Barney is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 01:45 PM   #20797
Barney
I reckon so
 
Barney's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2005
Location: Florida
Oddometer: 886
Fun ride today with Brett and new guys Dave and Jeff.

Brett's spankin new 500EXC.



Both Jeff and Dave's bikes were previously owned by PAR's.



Matter of fact, the last time I saw Dave's EXC was at the Turkey Trot just after it had spat it's rider over the bars. We didn't want any trouble today, so we decided it would be best if Dave rode my DR and I would take my trusty old KLR. (There may have been a snafu with the keys also).







We had a mix today of a little dust, little mud and some freshly dampened dirt. Enjoyed it Brett, nice to meet Dave and Jeff.
Barney is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 02:20 PM   #20798
Madhouse
Semi-Goodlookin!
 
Madhouse's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2004
Location: Cantonment Florida
Oddometer: 3,202
Nice!
Madhouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 03:46 PM   #20799
skid=mark
Likes it Slidewayz
 
skid=mark's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: Back in the Sandbox
Oddometer: 753
Cry Losing territory!

Quote:
Originally Posted by FBM
anyway i rode around that area and all trails are closed with the same orange cable and 6"x6" post. i went 87 north to the crater area and dozers and graders are all over , there is no more mystery crater! it's gone/filled in.
i spoke to a guy on the grader and was told that the 7th army group has taken that whole east side of hwy.87 and will be closed to all from now on!


Quote:
Originally Posted by [SIZE=4
r_bin[/SIZE];19232806]Crap

Double CRAP!!
__________________
2012 Husaberg TE300: Like a KTM--only bettah 2007 Suzuki DR650: ...SuMo or dirt?--definitely DIRT
2010 Ducati Hypermotard:
Hooligan machine 1974 Kawasaki H2 750: Denco pipes, ported
Anybody can go fast in a straight line...
skid=mark is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 05:38 PM   #20800
hooknup
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Fairhope, Alabama
Oddometer: 263
Quote:
Originally Posted by Barney View Post
Fun ride today with Brett and new guys Dave and Jeff.

Brett's spankin new 500EXC.



Both Jeff and Dave's bikes were previously owned by PAR's.



Matter of fact, the last time I saw Dave's EXC was at the Turkey Trot just after it had spat it's rider over the bars. We didn't want any trouble today, so we decided it would be best if Dave rode my DR and I would take my trusty old KLR. (There may have been a snafu with the keys also).







We had a mix today of a little dust, little mud and some freshly dampened dirt. Enjoyed it Brett, nice to meet Dave and Jeff.
Brett, I feel like I'm talking to my self but I'm not.. Great time for me and newbz talked about it all the way home. New bike rocks. I foresee many more miles to come. Thanks for taken care of our mishap.. Ya know when ever brett comes to town there's gonna be a cluster. Let's do it again soon.
__________________
2013 500 exc

09 530 exc - great bike SOLD

1969 Honda Ct-70 (Late night yard basher)
hooknup is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 05:52 PM   #20801
Madhouse
Semi-Goodlookin!
 
Madhouse's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2004
Location: Cantonment Florida
Oddometer: 3,202
Tag-O-Rama back in our area

To those interested,,,, the South Alabama/Northwest Florida Tag-O-Rama has made its way back to our area.



We can have a bit of fun with it if yawwl want to until Sallad snags it and takes it back to the Wiregrass territory again.

Easy to play. Just show up with your bike at the tag location. Snap a picture, take the peanut device. Decide quickly where you want the next tag to be and place/post location on the last page of this site:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=435531
Madhouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 05:52 PM   #20802
etingelefunts
retem-odo
 
etingelefunts's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Southeastern U.S.
Oddometer: 812
Madhouse Grab and Tag!

Nice job Madhouse playing "keep-away" from sawgrass grabbers!
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19235105&postcount=6300
__________________
Less pondering. Simply march ahead, to the ends of this majestic planet.
etingelefunts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 05:53 PM   #20803
Jaxxzenn
Adventurer
 
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: Pensacola northeast side
Oddometer: 64
selling dual sport....

i just listed my DR650 for sale...

http://pensacola.craigslist.org/mcy/3169603179.html
__________________
RocknRoll till death do us part.
Jaxxzenn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 06:00 PM   #20804
Madhouse
Semi-Goodlookin!
 
Madhouse's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2004
Location: Cantonment Florida
Oddometer: 3,202
Quote:
Originally Posted by etingelefunts View Post
Nice job Madhouse playing "keep-away" from sawgrass grabbers!
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19235105&postcount=6300
Kip,
Come go with Kevin (Forrestrider) and me to the Military Rifle Competition tomorrow. I've got guns and ammo you can use.
http://www.erml-gunclub.org/
Come show those (us) fella's how it suppose to be done!
Madhouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 06:03 PM   #20805
etingelefunts
retem-odo
 
etingelefunts's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Southeastern U.S.
Oddometer: 812
Oorah!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Madhouse View Post
Kip,
Come go with Kevin (Forrestrider) and me to the Military Rifle Competition tomorrow. I've got guns and ammo you can use.
http://www.erml-gunclub.org/
Come show those (us) fella's how it suppose to be done!
Going to check out some riding pants at Jim's. Will PM you later. I may go! Need details on gear/preparation. I have some ammo too in case you come up short. Sounds like fun.
Catch ya in a little bit.
__________________
Less pondering. Simply march ahead, to the ends of this majestic planet.
etingelefunts is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014