AR-NWA ADV BS thread

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

  1. Arkwhizzy

    Arkwhizzy Arky by choice

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    Whoa....that's a big'un! :thumb
  2. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    I'm not sure that the name Albie and the word "work" belong in the same sentence but congrats Albie! You'll quit in a week or so once you find out how boring the job is. But congrats.
  3. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    That's what she said.
  4. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    My project this afternoon. New chain, sprockets and chain guides. Got the gearing at 14/52. Turned out to be a bigger job than I expected but it always does.
  5. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    That thing ought to climb a tree now.
  6. Scottishbiker

    Scottishbiker Adventurer

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    Thanks Charlie
  7. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    lets see now..that should put your top end at about 48mph then...:rofl

    mornin fellers :wave

    abt 7 hrs of sleep does it for me..am good to go now :thumb

    trying to figger a way to join some y'all down at Oark later..don't wait on me tho :bluduh
  8. coloktmGS

    coloktmGS Been here awhile

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    So a buddy and I are going exploring down you all's way today. Is there a good place to eat lunch in Oark or Pettigrew? I haven't been down this way much (from MO), trying to plan a tough route for two big bikes on dirt.
  9. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    Nuttin in Pettigrew..Oark is where ya wanna go..and if Oark is too busy for (it is very popular among the pirate crowd, just continue on down the road abt 3 1/2 miles and feast at Catalpa, another popular eatery..now if a coldcut sandwich will do for ya, then there is Turnersbend on the pig trail (hwy 23)..
  10. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Stock is 14/50 and top end is around 99 mph. (maybe more but the electronic speedo only has 2 digits :wink:) It worked pretty good but I had to slip the clutch in 1st on the tight, rocky uphill sections on the singletrack. I tried 13/50 and it was too low. Last Sun I ended up shifting between 1st and 2nd to much in the tight stuff. Even at 13/50 it would hit the 80's....

    So 14/52 should be just right! :clap Just a little more grunt on low end- it pulls like a tractor. Top end will still be in the 90's, not that I would ever need to go that fast :nono


    So that's your orange lesson for the day :super
  11. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    so, you gonna test ride it to Oark today? shudnt take you more than 15 min to get there....:rofl
  12. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    It doesn't have one of those piddly narrow ass ratio transmissions like a Jap bike Grasshopper. :lol3
  13. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Hell I love 13/50! Hell, I'm running 13/50 on mine. The 07's came with stupid ass gearing because of the EPA crap, 15/45 :eek1 Damn thing would do over 100, but it actually couldn't pull 6th to redline with that gearing. :lol3
  14. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    fixt :ricky
  15. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    I could of lived with 13/50 and been fine. It seemed to make only about the top half of 1st usable and 2nd wouldn't crawl in the rough stuff and hit without a hesitation. I think this may be better. I think a 14 is a little easier on the chain and guide wear that a 13 too.
  16. coloktmGS

    coloktmGS Been here awhile

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    So where's the good eats in Oark and what's the local specialty?
  17. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    Same place there is gas, the only place & since there is no other place just like that place anywhere near that place, it must be the place. :deal
  18. stuckin

    stuckin Been here awhile

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    Hey guys been a while. Sold the XR was getting hard on my wrist to ride. Been looking around at the BMWs lately just need something smoother to ride. Wanted to see if you guys could vote on this contest for my daughter. She is in 1st and needs a big push to win. Any help would be great. If u can share it around. Email,FB,other forums anything will help. it ends tomorrow at 8pm. Just trying to win this. she is OCtober. There is no way we could do this hunt if she did not win it. She killed this hog with a knife last year. Went just over 200 lbs. Pretty good for a 9 year old huh?

    Thanks for any votes or help guys. Really need it to pull this off. Good thing there is no sheep in there. Dan would tilt the votes that way for sure :evil

    http://texasoutdoorsmedia.com/photo-of-the-month/
  19. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    population in Oark is only about 300 so only one eatery is needed..

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    what he said! :D
  20. k1w1t1m

    k1w1t1m Kiwi

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    Hey Ryan. Voted, she's in first place right now.