AR-NWA ADV BS thread

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

  1. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    Dude I don't even like cars, I like Mossikles. Previous things are why I wouldn't bring up my name out there lol. I do know some racers that rode out there, I'll try to hook u up with them. I've heard its not great for bikes, the previous owner put guardrails around the track, it'll turn you to Swiss cheese if u go off in a corner!
  2. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    Hey Stuckin....

    my xr started, 3rd kick! :ksteve
  3. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    And id say Doc just cursed himself! :lol3



    Man I spent some cold mornings in the woods trying to get my XR4 lit up. Drenched with sweat and tired is not a fun way to start a ride.
  4. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Heh, I remember watching a buddy spend 20 minutes trying to kick his XR back to life after a get off. After he finally got it started, he rode straight back to his truck, loaded it up, took it home and put it up for sale. Bought a KX 450 to replace it the next week. :lol3
  5. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    Lol Albie! They were horrible. I crashed in a ravine on a hot day and I bet mine wouldn't fire for 20 mins, it ruined the rest of the day for me. Loved the 250 and 400 XR's except for that.
  6. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    Bastard
  7. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    Yea i Really want one of those push button starts on this thing. I am so tired of kicking the dam thing. Not sure what bike to go with next. maybe a xr 650 with that cool button that starts the bike :evil

    Hey Doc 3rd start huh? Most have been a tall stump then:D
  8. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    :lol3:lol3:lol3

    He's been lookin' at the pics on here.
  9. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    That and i have riden with him :D
  10. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    Taking my three boys out to ride this morning. But i will not be able to ride the f'ing XR. Going to ride my wifes ttr-225. I might leave the xr in the drive way hopefully someone will steeal it :D They sure as hell better not ride it away or i will be pissed.
  11. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    An absolute gorgeous day out there! And I can't ride today...whaaaaaaa :cry
  12. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    Hey Charlie, gardening question..

    I grew some Oregon sugar pod snap peas last year.
    tey were good, went brown, and have these little "bell" looking husks all over them, about the size of a marble.

    if you open them, they have tiny little black seed looking things.

    are those the seeds? or are the peas themselves the seeds?

    sorry if thats a really dumb question.

    I cant find any photos of the black husk things im talking about.

    found one

    this is the husk thing

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    and these are the little black things ( bb sized but not round) that came out of the husks, still some husk parts in there too , any idea what these are?

    [​IMG]
  13. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    Matt,

    Possibly Yes. However, the plant you produced has to be a non hybrid to produce viable seeds. If they were heirloom (and some organics), yes those are likely seeds.

    They can still be seeds either way but if they are from a hybrid plant then the seeds may or may not produce. Either way they will be inferior plants (usually).
  14. Whizzy

    Whizzy Arky by choice

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    I don't want to hear about it. At least you are not chained to your desk at work. :puke1
  15. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    hmm they were sold as haierloom seeds.

    oregon sugar pod ii , I think is the variety I ended up with.

    Ill plant some and see what happens, the MAIN reason I was asking, I found a bluff line on Beaver lake yesterday, that had about 30 yards of brush piled up, and had these vines, and seed pods all over it, thick as hell. I will check in the spring, it would be a house sized pea garden if they make again.

    :D
  16. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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  17. NateLePain

    NateLePain Long timer

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    I was in Louisville, over the weekend for a wedding and stopped by the Ducati/KTM/Suzuki/Triumph shop. It was a really neat shop w/ 2 levels, Demo bikes on the ground level and the new bikes upstairs. It snowed the whole trip and
    I40 east of LR to Nashville was bumper to bumper. We had to take several back road reroutes, to avoid standstill traffic(construction/wrecks) and the back roads of KY/TN looked like a perfect place to ride a motorcycle.

    My middle daughter doesn't care much for riding but she's happy to tag along with her moto-junkie dad. :clap

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    nlp
  18. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    You getting a Duck Nate?
  19. JaiDee

    JaiDee Searching

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    I loved my XR when I had the carb all dialed in for the particular altitude I was riding in. After a while I even figured out the exact procedure to start the bike after I had laid it down (due to plenty of experience doing so) and could get it fired up pretty fast. However, when I violated the EXACT starting procedure (cold vs. hot vs. hot flooded due to a get-off) I could kick that bike till I was totally exhausted and not even get it to pop.

    Needless to say, the carbs on XRs are very finicky. Though it's a total pain to do so, I'd suggest taking the carb off the bike again, thoroughly cleaning it again...using plenty of high pressure compressed air to make sure every minuscule bit of dirt is out of every passageway...then resetting it exactly to the factory specs.

    When you go to start it be sure to not even touch the throttle. If your bike is like most XRs, even a touch of throttle will flood it.

    I'm sorry if you know all this and i'm coming off like a jerk. I'm not trying to talk down to you, but I remember learning the hard way about my XR, which is probably one of the reasons I love my WRR so much.:D

    -JD
  20. NateLePain

    NateLePain Long timer

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    I'm focused on an 09 Multistrada 1100 or a new 2013 Hypermotard. I have the green light from the wife but I have to add on to my house this year, so that will be a factor. I had a chance to trade the WR250X for an '06 Buell Uly, last weekend but I've got the hots for Ducati and passed up the trade. I'll be focused on selling/trading the WR250X, within the next few weeks.

    Are you planning to attend the C/R, here in a few weeks?

    nlp