AR-NWA ADV BS thread

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

  1. terrascout

    terrascout Long timer

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    Oddometer:
    1,715
    Location:
    NW Arkansas, Hills and Curves close at hand
    Routinely, Private property marked with purple means NO HUNTING without the written permission of the land owner.
  2. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2008
    Oddometer:
    16,505
    Location:
    Fayetteville, AR
    It also means that you are subject to business end of a shot gun around here. :D
  3. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2008
    Oddometer:
    34,623
    Location:
    Drakes Creek, AR
    I hear thunder out there..y'all in FYV/SPD gettin any rain??
  4. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2004
    Oddometer:
    16,197
    Location:
    The Trans-Mississippi
    Headed out on the V7C to cruise the BBBQ scene. Hit Dickson, checked out the remaining carnage from the train/suv wreck down by the depot. Headed down to Drake field to check out FiFi, then cruised by the track center and the fair grounds, arriving back home just after noon, and just before the rain! :lol3

    Followed some FF on an orange KTM LC4 Adventure down Garland through the UA, then passed him at the North Street intersection. Anyone here?

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
  5. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2004
    Oddometer:
    16,197
    Location:
    The Trans-Mississippi
    yep. :lol3
  6. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2004
    Oddometer:
    16,197
    Location:
    The Trans-Mississippi
    Yeah. Purple paint means the same thing as a "private property, no trespassing" sign.

    Cheaper, easier, and longer lasting than a sign. That's why they came up with it...
  7. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2008
    Oddometer:
    16,505
    Location:
    Fayetteville, AR
    FiFi pictures

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Take Off Video

    <embed width="440" height="420" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://v6.tinypic.com/player.swf?file=303i8wj&s=6">

    Landing Video (got distorted somehow)

    <embed width="440" height="420" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://v6.tinypic.com/player.swf?file=33ma4xz&s=6">

    Listening to FiFi's engines transported me back to St. Louis before the airport was big. My Dad used to take me and my brother (I was perhaps 5 or 6 years old at the time) and sit at the end of the runway and watch DC-3's take off. I will never forget the sounds from those planes. The sounds from FiFi reminded me a lot of it.

    Back in the day the terminal was located on the west side of the airport and was a small building with an observation deck. You could stand on the deck and smell the engines and feel the wind from them as they throttled up to head for the runway. It was a really cool thing to do with your Dad.
  8. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2008
    Oddometer:
    18,456
    Location:
    N.W. Arkansas
    I wondered if that was you Mike!

    we were in the black minivan that pulled out just before you did from Drake.

    Ive seen 6 moto Guzzis so far today

    Oh, on our tour of the plane, we also saw Arkwizard touring the plane, he asked if it would pop a wheelie, and they made him exit the tour!



  9. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

    Joined:
    May 19, 2008
    Oddometer:
    3,777
    Location:
    NW Arkansas
    Luv that black bike!
  10. joenuclear

    joenuclear Planning.....

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2007
    Oddometer:
    6,541
    Location:
    Fort Smith, Arkansas
  11. boogn1sh

    boogn1sh Motorcycle crash-tester

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2009
    Oddometer:
    363
    Location:
    Arkansas
    Standing on my deck this morning taking my first sip of coffee when I was startled by a low flying plane. Guess it was FiFi, flying low in a hard bank to the West. Guess she was lining up to land at Drake. Pretty freaking cool. Had no idea what it was, until I looked @ AdvRider. Of course you FFs were on top of it. Probably the coolest loud machine I'll see all weekend :deal
  12. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2008
    Oddometer:
    34,623
    Location:
    Drakes Creek, AR
  13. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2008
    Oddometer:
    34,623
    Location:
    Drakes Creek, AR
    Knobby tire showing tomorrow at noon at the WAC steps..bring em! :clap
  14. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2008
    Oddometer:
    34,623
    Location:
    Drakes Creek, AR
    I agree! :thumb
  15. joenuclear

    joenuclear Planning.....

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2007
    Oddometer:
    6,541
    Location:
    Fort Smith, Arkansas
    Yup, You would prolly have to service a KTM before you refueled.:rofl

    Hi Albie! :wave
  16. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2004
    Oddometer:
    16,197
    Location:
    The Trans-Mississippi
    Yep. Stylin' in my Olympia Hi-Viz and old Arai Renegade!


    Thanks! Funnest bike I've had in a long time, even though it ranks 4th of four in my garage in the power/handlng department...
  17. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2004
    Oddometer:
    10,030
    Location:
    NWA
    Make the DR weigh as much as a POS Beemer! :rofl
  18. joenuclear

    joenuclear Planning.....

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2007
    Oddometer:
    6,541
    Location:
    Fort Smith, Arkansas
    Or a 990. :lol3

    OK, I was wrong... not nearly as much as that pig.
  19. wayno

    wayno Long timer

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2004
    Oddometer:
    6,920
    Location:
    East of KCMO
    Wine + Ideas .........
  20. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2008
    Oddometer:
    18,456
    Location:
    N.W. Arkansas
    ok, wayno

    I see OCT 5 , in albuquerque new mexico?