AR-NWA ADV BS thread

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

  1. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    you werent holding me up, I was afraid I would ram you and knock us both over, if you noticed, that heavy bavarian bitch doesnt exactly stop abruptly or easily on steep loose stuff.

    :D


  2. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    I did hear a lot of sliding gravel behind me as we approached a couple of those ledgy-places. :eek1
  3. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    haha yeah, it scares the crap out of me to have both brakes locked and still be sliding... trying to balance, knowing I have to turn or stop SOON.

    its why I ride slow.

    :D

    I had fun today man, thanks for letting me tag along.

    I got my hockey puck remounted a bit ago even!



  4. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    mdawg wanted the GPS file, so I just posted a link to it on Arkansas Ride Reports. In my answer, I also include a video that apostle2 posted of going down in during SLAP 2010. They dropped off the ledge no problem (2:00 on the video), but that clay V-shaped trench (3:00) we went around sure looks deeper now (or in real life).

  5. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    I saw a reference a year or so ago to part of that road being graded.

    that video looks to be pre graded condition?

    In the video, the initial part of the road looks worse, but the ledge and further down looks better than they did today.

    that Jeep XJ ( with the snorkel), and other crawler were barely visible from 20 feet away on the side, since they were down in that trench, it must have been 6+ feet deep?

    or maybe its all camera perspective, nothing ever really looks scary on video.
  6. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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  7. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Hats off to you if you rode the Beamer over that! :nod
  8. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    Mornin fellers :wave

    tnx for the trax Magoo..I listed it on the front page of the SLAP Trax thread..btw, it is the 121 mile long one..
  9. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    Morning Doc!

    Don't Elvis like us anymore:cry:huh

    Time for a nap! Already got my ass chewing for the day:deal
  10. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    power went out at 0530..was out over an hr so I went back to bed and took a nap..was on when I woke up :D
  11. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    Yawn g'morning all.
  12. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    hey guys..need y'alls help..no, dont need anyone to hold down a goat for me, am needing some street tracks for the GPS thread..I started a Arkansas Road Tour thread in the central laying down tracks and lets put together some gpx's for the tourists
  13. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    Morning guys, and Mouth.

    Great idea, doc. We get lots of questions for street routes, so this will help. I'll add. A couple of questions and one suggestion.

    Suggestion: put a line in your directions that clearly states the routes are all pavement, no gravel (if that's what you intend).

    Questions:
    1. How are you suggesting the routes get categorized, in the subject line or something?
    2. What do you mean by: "We will "catalog" of what we. These will be in numerical..." Something missing in that first sentence.
  14. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Yeah it was a good ideal.....wish I had thought of that! :hmmmmm
  15. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    yawn...

    mornin fellas.
  16. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    uh..thread is started, go look at it and offer up some more suggestions...
  17. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    It is foggy & still, not too cold, the critters are quiet & the house is warm.

    And you want people to think & suggest this early?

    Shirley you jest......... :bueller
  18. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Agreed! mornin y'all
  19. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    gotcha! :thumb
  20. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    Went for a ride today. Still not to fast. Some of the back roads i had to take were wet. Soo being new i was worried the bike would slide out from under me. But it did not. tried to ride faster on the turns. I feel like i am going good. Then another car pulls behind me :cry also found some smaller dirt trails. some water and some bigger things to get through. also learned mtn bikers are not to friendly. I was not even going fast or on there side of the road. Waved but did not get a waves back. i am getting a little faster. maybe 2-3 years i will be able to keep up with you guys

    stuck