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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    mornin? :huh by your post time, you re 12 min late! you must be gettin :gerg
  2. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    It wasn't half bad, actually. The day started out pretty warm, just a few sprinkles. We met up at 7 a.m., cruised a buncha dirt roads that I'd never been on before, which is all of them, and then ended up in Frog Bayou. That was a fun trail. Earl kept telling me about some ill-fated GS ride out there, and frankly I would not want to be on a big bigger than a 610 on that track, but we made it, problemo.

    Crappy cell-phone shot of Earl making quick work of the same hill where a bunch of GS's got hung up this summer, or so he told me. I got to get my good camera out there, the area is beautiful.

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    We hit the falls, nice area.
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    It was actually a nice day. The light rain kept the dust down and the riff-raff at home, so we had the woods almost to ourselves. We even took a shot at some of the OHV trails over on Mills Creek. That was a mistake.
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    That red clay had already turned to snot, and it was only going to get worse. So we high tailed it out of there, had some lunch and cruised Highway 16 home in a cold rain. All in all, a very good day.
  3. joenuclear

    joenuclear Planning.....

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    Looks like you had a much better day than those sitting at home griping about the weather.:lol3
  4. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    I rode home from Rogers today in that storm
    it was quite nice actually
    very little traffic
    and I only
    got alot wet
  5. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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  6. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    I just found out that my younger brother Todd is on a hunting trip in NM with a group that includes Michael Martin Murphy. I'm jealous. How does a cop rate hanging out with a music master?
  7. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    WHO?? :ear











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  8. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    This young'un right here
  9. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    hey albie! :rofl

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  10. tokyoklahoma

    tokyoklahoma 75%has been 25%wanabe

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    That kinda takes the "International" flavor out of it. Unless you count Chinese 150s and Taiwanese scooters.:wink:
    I guess the banana republic that we have become, can't buy enough high-end bikes to make showing their wares here profitable.:cry
  11. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    WTF??????? I said goodbye to my Busa yesterday. :cry
  12. njoytheride

    njoytheride NJOYN' THE JOURNEY

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    John (CopperJohn) and I were at the little BBQ place in Lake City Colorado this summer. Michael Martin Murphy was doing a show there that night. seemed like a nice guy. was having some coffee in the cafe, asked how we were doing and if we were having a good time. Drove up in a pickup truck to do a show.
  13. Earlevet

    Earlevet ADVEarl

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    Very fast and challenging sections of the ~100 mile ride today.
    If it would have rained much more before 10 am it could have been a disaster. I am glad we got an early start!
    Started steady light rain on our way to Crosses for lunch... We had decided to take the back roads to Fayetteville while we were eating. When we finished lunch it was pouring rain :eek1 We put on the rain gear and slabbed it back to Fayetteville on HWY 16.
    Hey Doc.... wish you could have gotten wet with us today :D
    Great Riding with you Bob:freaky
    Sorry but only got a couple of pictures to share.
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  14. NateLePain

    NateLePain Long timer

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    Visiting the shops in the DFW area was better than the show. I had never been and really went in with a naive expectation. I won't attend another, unless something drastic is changed. Visiting the DFW dealerships was more more informative and enjoyable.

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  15. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    Mornin fellers :wave


    thanks for thinking of me! :huh
  16. joenuclear

    joenuclear Planning.....

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    Mornin Doc! I'm headed home today. It was a good run up here in Nebraska, been up here since April. Paid bills, got ahead and bought EarlVets GSA.

    Kimberly and I are hoping to take it to South Texas for Thanksgiving and maybe see some of Big Bend.

    Of course all that depends on how much help I can get from Obama....:lol3
  17. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    after yesterdays rain, mud is thick out this way!
  18. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Morning! Just back from a weekend hunting trip to TX. Two less Bambi's in the population. :clap

    Had the GS in last week for oil change and post trip look over. Got one of those calls I did not need. Rear U-Joint going bad at only 24,000 miles. :huh

    Apparently (and I knew this before) there was a lot of corrosion on the back of the drive shaft - looks like the original owner had ridden in salted snow roads. There is a small access port on the bottom about 2 inch big. Figure the salt got on it and started corrosion.

    BMW does not think those shafts should be rebuilt and its almost $800 for a new one. Did some research here and found a place in Green Bay, WI that can rebuild them and put in grease fittings for $290. Had Jerry send it there, hope it works out.
  19. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    Damn, go back to work Joe. After all, my paycheck is due the first of the month.
  20. Dravintoad

    Dravintoad Toadthumpin

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