AR-NWA ADV BS thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Elvis70, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    darn..I have one I wudda sold him!
  2. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

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  3. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    Very nice, He's gonna enjoy that ride! We test rode all the Harleys last year at BB&BBQ and a Street Glide would be my choice if I were shopping for one. If I were to ride alot of miles cross country though I still think I'd take the GS, racking miles up on a Harley just isnt appealing to me for some reason, and you never know what cool dirt roads you might be passing up.
  4. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    this is very true! A few yrs ago when we rode to Stugis via the CA Redwoods, going thru Oregon, we went into the John Day Painted desert. We had 6 miles of dirt road and I was a nervous wreck taking the harely over it..if I had been on a GS, it would have been a much more enjoyable trek
  5. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    Just cause Doc don't do it don't mean you can't ride a Hardly-A-Davidson on dirt.... :: sheesh ::::

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    Going South off hwy 10 South of Petit Jean.......
  6. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    My Harleys a handful on my gravel driveway.....then again so is Docs XR as last time he was there he about dumped it! :rofl

    I'm with Doc, not a fan of Harley ridin dirt roads.
  7. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    they are not designed for it! Even tho mine has the 21 inch front wheel!
  8. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

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    I saw 5 of them dropped in gravel lots in Sturgis. One of the drunk bastards did it twice!:rofl
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    Zecatfish XTique Rider

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    Don't look at the Frog Bayou thread.:deal
    Someone else visited it and made it in where Doc turned around due to a washout or something. :lol3
    Said it wasn't that tough......





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    Don't tell Gus and Magoo there might've been an easier way out either.... :shhh
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    B my pick if wife woud let me....she said "I told you not to sell your HD and no more for you" Guess she think they still pick up chicks even tho ugly and 64......:rofl Oh and fat too!!
  11. DrLewall

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    oh it was nuttin for me..I was just thinking of those behind me! :D Charlie even commented on how I made it look easy navigating the obstacles :D
  12. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    I thought HD was older then 64. :rofl
  13. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    Thanks a TON Terry. I posted a Google Earth image of the route we missed in the Frog thread. Sheesh. I could have gone a few days without seeing that.

    The Frog Bayou thread is here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=792609

    Markar put the GPS tracks over there too.....not that I plan on going back. He describes a 5-foot drop into and out of the creekbed....how many of those did you go going north? I lost track, although by then I was walking up.
  14. DrLewall

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    I suspect there are only two bad crossing on that track tim..after the 2nd one, I bet the trail isnt bad at all..and I too have looked at it real close on google earth..infact, I have even thought abt putting together a work team to go in there with picks and shovels and see if we couldnt fix it some
  15. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    I see that too. There seems to be a pretty long steep grade there too, expected given that rapid elevation to get out so quickly from the falls.
  16. DrLewall

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    since you were there, and that y'all came in from bidville road, would you go back up out that way to bidville from the falls? How steep was that?
  17. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    Let me make it clear, I wouldn't be back down there again :eek1. But, in hindsight going back the way we came in would have been easier than the way we went out to the north. Not easy, but easier.

    However, going in past the 2 washouts that Markar took seems like the best route in by far (from the cozieness of my office). That is mostly because you go up about 300-400' less in elevation to get to the point we turned around (washout) versus the north side of the bayou, or Bidville.

    Terry'd know that better, since he road out (on a 4 wheeler) that way.
  18. markar

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    I didn't try going north but south to Bidville wasn't bad but there was a long rocky uphill that wasn't exactly fun. Looking at the elevation profile of my track, it's apparently pretty damn steep, I didn't remember it being quite that bad! Not sure which is worse, climbing those long uphills or trying to go down without wiping out

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    They sure are that is why I like them so much....remember as a youngin hearing them come by house on lime/chalk runs then our house had a long steep hill about a mile south and you could hear that wrist pin exhaust all the way up it. One of my fav memories.
    Time for wine now and some more memories:1drink
  20. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    The profile says lots, I really like that view. I assume mile 0 - 6 was your coming in from the east, and then mile 6 - 8 was going up that long uphill to the "town" of Bidville (we came down).

    I wonder the profile to the north out of the Falls looks like....Terry?