Central Arkansas ride planning and B.S. thread

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

  1. Helipilot

    Helipilot Been here awhile

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    In case I don't get a chance to post before Thursday I want to take this opportunity to wish all the Central Arkansas folks a Happy Thanksgiving.
  2. arkansas adv

    arkansas adv Adventurer

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    sent you a pm. We live close and ride often
  3. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    gunslinger is looking for some Hot Springs info here...can y'all help?
  4. arkansawyer

    arkansawyer Long timer

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    Is this the kind of spa gunslinger wants?
    spacitygirlz.com
    Maybe that asian place one block over?
    Hot Springs has always had whore houses and apparently always will. Maxine Jones knew it.

    One of the historic bath houses? The federal govt owns them. I think one is open for soaks and legitimate rub downs, no happy endings.
  5. arkansawyer

    arkansawyer Long timer

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    Did a little bit of Christmas shopping today on my XR. Weather was just too nice to take the truck.
  6. Mister D

    Mister D Long timer

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    Heading up to Joplin, Mo with Keely today to probably buy a used bike for her. She's buying it. It's an old CB 500 with a 650 engine in it, and it's a cafe bike. This'll be her first big bike. I'll try to post a pic if she buys it.
  7. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    Good luck & I hope it turns out to be what she wants & can get it.
  8. Mister D

    Mister D Long timer

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    She liked it and bought it. Now she thinks she is the bomb.

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  9. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    She is going to have fun with that, they will scream......

    Lookin at those pipes, your critters are not going to be happy.... Bawahahahaha
  10. Mister D

    Mister D Long timer

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    Oh, it definitely howls. Lucky for our goats, she has moved out and is a hired hand at a thoroughbred ranch. I hope it doesn't tick off her boss.
  11. Mister D

    Mister D Long timer

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    Keely test riding before buying. (this is a video)
  12. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Still wondering why there is not a lot of dual sport riders in the central area. West of Hot Springs there has to be hundreds of miles of good forest roads to ride. ???
  13. Mister D

    Mister D Long timer

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    I think there are a lot, but they don't post much.
  14. treefrog

    treefrog Needs Practice

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    No dual sport here because Santa says I wasn't good enough this year.:dohMaybe next year....
  15. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    If you know any who might welcome a visitor occasionally I would appreciate the info. You could pm me if you think thats best. Thanks.
  16. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    hey you guys down in the center..need some route input..trying to build a Arkansas Road Tour gpx exchange and if you have any favorite routes like you wanna share, pavement only please! Go here and post your gpx file so that others coming to Arkansas can pick a route..try and follow the format that I have set up to help make is easier on me and everyone else..mention the city where it starts and how many miles the ride is..its pretty simple, hope y'all can help!
  17. Trans4ormer

    Trans4ormer B to V 1983

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  18. guavadude

    guavadude de-composer

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    great post! Thanks!

    Are there gpx files for those routes? Some of the links aren't working.
    Some of the longer routes are sweet.

    I was able to convert using GPSBabel.
  19. arkansawyer

    arkansawyer Long timer

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    Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday next week, depending on the weather.
  20. arkansawyer

    arkansawyer Long timer

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    That was a real mess. 3 days and nights with no power. No water since we have a well. The only riding I did last week was to a creek to fill water jugs for toilet flushing. We kept the fireplace roaring, closed off the living room, and slept on chairs and couches to stay somewhat warm. The dutch oven came in real handy.
    I did a small amount of chainsaw work yesterday so we can drive out without scratching the cars. There is a lot more of that to come.

    Ross opens up tomorrow.