AR-NWA ADV BS thread

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

  1. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Just wanted to say thanks to Charlie and all the other Vets out their for your service. :clap
  2. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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  3. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    it's raining pretty good here..wonder how Doc Earl and scribes ride is goin? :rofl
  4. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Their luck mirrors mine lately. Oh, and mornin fellers.
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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  10. 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?
  11. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    WHO?? :ear











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  12. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    This young'un right here
  13. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    hey albie! :rofl

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  14. 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
  15. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    WTF??????? I said goodbye to my Busa yesterday. :cry
  16. 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.
  17. 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
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  18. 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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  19. DrLewall

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    Mornin fellers :wave


    thanks for thinking of me! :huh
  20. 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