2013 ARKANSAS 500 April 12-14

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

  1. Dadayama

    Dadayama Constant Adventurer

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    Last year there were some big GS's... little GS's, KLRs etc... you get the idea... there will be a wide mix of bikes... there were folks running mostly street tires... the main difference is how fast you go... Crazy ass KTM go fast guys up front... slow old guys in back..

    I rode in back last year... way fun...
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  2. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Thanks everyone for keeping the questions/answers going while I'm working out of town. Devro is right, I cannot post routes/tracks until we get closer to the actual date. Rain can make a big difference. I will get them up in time for everyone to digest them properly. Also, show up Thursday evening for camping and file sharing...
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  3. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Sorry everyone about not posting and updating as much as i should this year. I have been extremely busy at work lately. In the last 128 days I have orchestrated the relocation of 34 tigers! Yes, Tigers. Check out www.facebook.com/turpentinecreek for an update. Tomorrow we are finishing a monumental achievement, a task never before done without flaw. Sorry, I am proud of the team my wife and I have assembled over the last 20 years.

    This is why I do what I do....to save animals, which saves people. See you soon!
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  4. BRIARS

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    I saw the relocation story on the local news, good stuff. I hope to get up there sometime to visit.

    I just got off you tube and was watching videos of past 500 events. Man I got to do this thing. Sure looks like a good time.
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  5. Lumberjack

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    All signed & counting the days! Great idea on camping @ TCWR Saturday night, you simplified my life a bunch, oh & cool new website there Scotty!
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  6. Scribe

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    Your facebook link didn't work for me. Now I'm gonna have to sign up for sure just to figure out what exactly it is you with those tigers!
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  7. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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  8. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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  9. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Thanks Mouth....
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  10. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    I posted the current rider list on the first page. If your name should be there and it is not, let me know and I'll take care of it.
    Thanks,
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  11. Earlevet

    Earlevet ADVEarl

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    Scotty,
    I am looking at getting out of town for an overnight trip March 30 and 31st . No set plans yet but the wife and kids will not be here so what better to do than camp ride!!! I will be getting off work in Fayetteville around noon Saturday and off till Monday morning. :clap It is hard to be a small business owner working 6 days a week and enjoy adventure riding:cry
    Most of the rides I get are at night when all the kids are asleep :huh Yea... I see lots of deer :eek1
    Wondering if you are scouting any of the routes for the ARED500? I would be glad to help with the adventure anyway I can! Let me know....
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  12. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    I am in scouting mode now. I will let you know when I ride next. I hit a logging chain strung between big oaks Saturday. I was going about thirty-fourty mph. I am pretty sore today. This is a testament to good riding gear. Im sore but not broke! My bike needs some attention this week.
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  13. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    See first page for rider list. If there is no city/state listed by your name I have not received payment for you. If there is an error, PM me ASAP. the ride is less than a month away!
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  14. Earlevet

    Earlevet ADVEarl

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    That SUCKS about the chain. Glad you are okay! I ran into a cable last year but got the bike pretty much shut down before I hit the ground on a low side. ATGATT :deal
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  15. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Where is the start location, and where is the end location? I'm wanting to attend and need to do some planning. Planning to drive my truck and leave it at start location, and pick it back up on the way back.
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  16. devrodirt

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    Start is at Turpentine Creek Refuge: 0800 Friday morning.
    End is same place, some time Sunday.

    Go to Scotty's links on the first thread to see all that stuff.

    See ya there
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  17. scotty69

    scotty69 Been here awhile

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    Thanks Devro. He got it right.

    I had to weld my main frame for the first time. This took me until noon.
    [​IMG].
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  18. devrodirt

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    Well I'm just glad you didn't need your arms, legs or head welded back on.

    Hit a logging chain.....JEEZ!

    I have hit a few barbed wire fences in the woods though, so who am I to talk :-}

    Lets ride!
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  19. Lumberjack

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    DUDE, think I got flash burn from this picture!
    Dang Scotty glad ur survived that with only bumps & bruises, coulda been ugly I'm sure. Hope bike's ok as well.
    CYA soon,
    Matt
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  20. devrodirt

    devrodirt devro

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    Yea, better check the light sensor on that camera!
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