2013 ARKANSAS 500 April 12-14

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by scotty69, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. devrodirt

    devrodirt devro

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    Tim Oleary 'ol boy, one of these days we ARE gonna hook up!
    But the rest of this year is about booked for me. You know I work every other month, and I plan about a year ahead......
    June is a one day DS ride before an Arkansas Hare Scrambles Race. Then Sindy and I are off on our ST and trailer loaded with camping gear towards the Smokys.
    July/Aug is a truck trip (4X4 trucks being my 2nd hobby) through the canyon lands of Utard.

    But not much planned for November......so maybe we should come up with a plan!!?? Lets look at that. I LOVE riding during deer season! That's not a joke, I do. I like stopping and talking to all those guys dressed like KTMs.

    ride straight,
    devro
  2. OLEARY

    OLEARY Enlightened Voyager

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    Thanks for the background! That is interesting. Like I said, you get the iron butt award this year.

    I agree that you will have a lot more fun on a WR250F in these parts than the Tiger. Great looking bike tho! You might want to think about trailering the WR up here though! LOL. :norton

    Sounds like a plan. I will start working on it from this end. You think about it as well, and see if we come up with the same idea. Fat chance but sounds like fun nonetheless. :norton
  3. B-Nice

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    Thanks Devro for letting my big GSA hang with you on the red team! What a FANTASTIC time. May our trails meet again!
  4. burmbuster

    burmbuster Long timer

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    Ha! Either trailer it or leave two days earlier! :rofl
  5. devrodirt

    devrodirt devro

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    Hey BIG dude, I didn't "let" you hang with the RED Team, it just worked out that way. And it was good. Sometimes good Karma makes things happen and happen for the best.

    I enjoyed meeting you and ridinging with you and swilling a few buckskins and tanglefoot around the campfire with you.

    And it was kool to see you ride the hell out of that GSA!!!

    And it would be good if we get to meet up again.

    ride straight,
    devro
  6. EnduroRdr

    EnduroRdr Woods Racer & D/S Rider

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  7. Trialsbikeadam

    Trialsbikeadam Been here awhile

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    :rofl I almost forgot about that!!!!!!!!!!!!! and to think of all the other awesome things i've probably forgotten :freaky
  8. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Soon after we left Turpentine Creek we hit the Madison County WMA, turned east then south towards the Kings River.

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  9. burmbuster

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  10. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    It takes me so long to upload videos I have to do them one at a time. I'll keep them coming. Here is a photo of day one riders getting ready.
    <a href="http://s1080.photobucket.com/user/scottesmith987/media/2013Arkansas500/1dcae1a5-a04d-44f8-b113-db6fd89a7e17.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j336/scottesmith987/2013Arkansas500/1dcae1a5-a04d-44f8-b113-db6fd89a7e17.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo 1dcae1a5-a04d-44f8-b113-db6fd89a7e17.jpg"/></a>

    This photo is out of order, Day two near Hawe Creek Falls.

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    A photo from the bridge looking north. I lead the Orange group, or the "Im not in a hurry group". Here is the thing though. We had to ride 180 miles in 9 hours. That means we needed to average 20 miles each hour....right?

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    We made good time to Kingston for gas and ran in to the Blue group getting a snack.

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    Then I started shooting video on my new contour. I'm uploading video as I speak and will post soon...
  11. Dadayama

    Dadayama Constant Adventurer

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    Very Cool...
  12. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    This video is south of the MCWMA. Our group started to ride better together after I stopped and had a little chat about four digit roads that say private drive at the bottom. Most of these type roads are not on the route and do not require our riders to stop, unless the leader knows better. By agreeing to this I was able to ride to the next turn at any pace I chose, then just wait for the next rider to show up, then take off...simple.

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  13. OLEARY

    OLEARY Enlightened Voyager

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    Good looking group! The Blues Brothers! Can't say much about the leader tho! Ha!

    Great looking video Scotty! Keep them coming! :norton
  14. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    You guys need to start mounting your cams on TOP of your damn helmets!
  15. OLEARY

    OLEARY Enlightened Voyager

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    Bitch! Bitch! Bitch! Believe me, I would if I could. :norton
  16. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Unless you have one of those ghey ass flip helmets you can. :ken
  17. devrodirt

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    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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  19. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Here is a creek crossing of the group of guys hanging out with me this year. I will keep posting vids as I load them up. Jason, please pm me your address. I seem to have lost it!

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  20. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    We headed north, then east, then crossed hwy 21 at Salus. Just east of Salus was a tree across the road. All the bikes made it and we were wondering if SideCar Jim could make it.....

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