Central Arkansas ride planning and B.S. thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Mister D, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Anyone know of a good source of maps in the Mena area? Would like as much detail as possible for DS use. Trying to go up in a couple of weeks for some riding, never been to that area, company welcome. Mostly during the week, retired and don't really like dodging the quads on the weekends. Thank you.
  2. Navaho

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    Any sport bike enthusiasts in Central AR?
  3. jglow

    jglow Two wheeled traveler

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    This map of the Ouachita NF is probably the most detailed I know of: http://theforeststore.com/product/ouachita-national-forest/

    Also, free MVUM maps can be downloaded off of the Ouachita National Forest website here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/ouachita/home/?cid=STELPRDB5156448&width=full



    jordan
  4. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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  5. Tinks

    Tinks Demented Snow White

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    No. Just the squids who ride them. :lol3
  6. Navaho

    Navaho Long timer

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    In all the years I've ridden AR, sport bikes have been a rare site. When spotted, it's usually a squid in city traffic, almost always in warmer weather when flip flops are in season.
  7. treefrog

    treefrog Needs Practice

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    There are a few around here, but I think they are pretty much done for the year. Although I did see a guy last week on a crotch rocket wearing shorts and a big puffy hoodie that had almost crawled up to the top of his helmet.

    I put 400 miles in the Ozarks on Saturday. Beautiful fall foilage going on right now. Y'all better get out and see it before all the leaves are off the trees.
  8. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    City traffic? Where the hell are you riding, Little Rock???? :huh

    Kinda funny, back when I was stuck in TX, groups as big as 30 of us sport bikers would come up to AR for a w/e. Never much cared for the large groups though. Hated waiting for slow dudes to catch up. But there were plenty of sport bikes out and about where we ride. Of course there's tons of cruisers as well. Still can't understand why those guys want to ride on roads like 123 and Push Mtn. on bikes that are ill designed for that kind of riding :dunno

    Sad thing is, when I finally moved back here I didn't even own a sport bike. :lol3
  9. eightup

    eightup Been here awhile

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    Hey guys, figured I should introduce myself over here. I'm Josh, gonna be moving back to Conway here in a couple weeks. Anyone up for a ride after the 27th?
  10. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Too cold. Don't ride in winter. Waiting for summer for proper riding gear.
  11. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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  12. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Yep, thats embarrassing.
  13. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Wife beater, flip flops, and doo rag for helmet!
  14. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    You may have topped Doc! :D
  15. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    if only he wear's that while "topping" me :evil
  16. Navaho

    Navaho Long timer

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    Only drive through in the truck. I just got back last week. Enjoyed the fresh pavement on 7 North of Jasper! What's so nice about AR is the lack of traffic. 123 was deserted as usual.

    The offroading was even better. You guys have it good up there.
  17. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    yeah, we know! :rofl
  18. MartiniUp

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    shhh!!!
  19. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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  20. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Lust for dust.

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