Jackson MS riders?

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by eeore39648, May 30, 2009.

  1. wolfy317

    wolfy317 Addicted to BMW

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    I'm in starkville, but might not mind a jaunt down to jackson for a ride here and there. I live across the street from Anticyclone (for the time being....traitor), and I doubt he'd mind a ride or 3 either.

    allen
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  2. backwoodsKLR

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    I hope it is okay to cross-post something like this. I took this off a MS riders forum posted by a manager from Buffalo Wild Wings:

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  3. eeore39648

    eeore39648 Long timer

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    Whats up, everyone. Went to AL, last Thursday. Rode there with my best freind and his family. It was awesome. My son did well on all the trails, I was very proud.
    I am scheduled to have new tires mounted today. The Kickstand will be doing the work. I am going with a 60-40 split.
    Anyone care to comment?
    Plan on trying them out this evening.
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  4. eeore39648

    eeore39648 Long timer

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    The new tires are a bit taller than the stock tires. So, far I like them, really to early to tell. They balanced each wheel, but one seems to be unbalanced.
    Anyone know a simple test to check them? I know I can't balance it. But if it is off balance I would like to be confident it is, before I take it back.
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  5. carabnsol

    carabnsol should have been a cowboy

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    Take wheel off and put axle through the wheel. Then suspend wheel by the axle ends so the wheel can rotate. If balanced the wheel shouldn't move, if not, the heavy side will rotate down.
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  6. eatalotapeaches

    eatalotapeaches finding my own way

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    This is Daniel checking in. I live in Jackson and have a Triumph Tiger and a DRZ400. I usually pack the Tiger and haul over a few states to go camping near the mountains. I would like to meet up and learn some back roads around here. (after I retrieve my bikes from Atlanta... I deserted them after a get off at Eastern Rendevous).
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  7. carabnsol

    carabnsol should have been a cowboy

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  8. Trophy1298

    Trophy1298 Vicarious Cowboy

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    Hey Daniel.

    Hope all is well after the off. Looks like we will be putting together a full day ride soon. Would like to see the DRZ in action.

    Later,
    Brian

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  9. backwoodsKLR

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    I was scheduled to be out of town Saturday, but it looks like that fell through. I may try to get some more miles on the KLR Saturday, possibly grab the MS Tag if it has not moved by then. I may even take a "mental health" day on Friday to get more miles in... :evil
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  10. Trophy1298

    Trophy1298 Vicarious Cowboy

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    I might can swing it Friday, but not Saturday. I am taking the family to Waterfest.

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  11. backwoodsKLR

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    If you want to do some ridin' Friday, just let me know and I'll take a day of vacation in a heart beat!! [​IMG]
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  12. Trophy1298

    Trophy1298 Vicarious Cowboy

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    I'll let you know tomorrow. I should know by then.

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  13. eeore39648

    eeore39648 Long timer

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    Hey I am up for a Saturday ride. Cant do Friday, been off to often recently.

    eatalotapeaches<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10111567", true); </SCRIPT> let us know when you get the bikes. Either bike I would like to see either bike in action. RezSailor<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10021372", true); </SCRIPT> Knows of some interesting backroads around the rez. You might want to contact him.


    <SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10112177", true); </SCRIPT>backwoodsKLR<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10113036", true); </SCRIPT> Want to meet up and get the tag Saturday?

    RezSailor<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10021372", true); </SCRIPT> You up for Saturday?

    carabnsol<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10025402", true); </SCRIPT> Thanks for the info on the wheel balanciing, I will check out the link. Yesterday I contacted The Kickstand, they said it balanced out, dead on. And suggested I check the air pressures. I did, the front 30 PSI, rear 32PSI. I lowered it to the manufaturescold pressure suggestion, front 22 PSI, rear 18 PSI. Took is for a spin. it seemed to correct the problem.
    Thanks again!
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  14. backwoodsKLR

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    I just got approval from work to take tomorrow off... Depending on my kids schedules, I might be available both Friday and Saturday if anyone wants to do some riding / Tag Moving...
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  15. Trophy1298

    Trophy1298 Vicarious Cowboy

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    I won't be able to get away to ride much Fri or Sat. Hope you guys get some good miles in, and take lots of pics.
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  16. backwoodsKLR

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    I need to talk my daughter into letting me use her camera. it is much smaller and easier to carry and get out quick for shots than mine is...
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  17. RezSailor

    RezSailor Adventurer

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    I can't do Saturday but Friday I can definitely go. Just let me know where to be and when. Anybody going to Got Gear tonight for bike night?
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  18. backwoodsKLR

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    i don't know if I'll make GG but I hope to make BWW later on. Was supposed to go to softball practice at 6, but it would not take much to make me blow it off and go for a ride instead!!
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  19. eeore39648

    eeore39648 Long timer

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    Couldn't make bike night. Was helping a freind out.
    Friday, I have to work.
    backwoods, as for a camera. I use my Blackberry, I took the pics at Rosemary Rd., with it. All of my pictures are taken with the Blackberry.
    Where are you planning to ride Saturday?
    I will ride somewhere, would like to ride with someone from here. PM me anyone who is interested.
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  20. eatalotapeaches

    eatalotapeaches finding my own way

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    I broke my left hand on May 16th. After surgery I am healing really quick. I hope to rondevous with "Bsabatino," who was borrowing the DRZ, and pick up both bikes on the 4th of July. I am certain I will be in the saddle the moment I get the keys. :evil


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    Hey I am up for a Saturday ride. Cant do Friday, been off to often recently.

    eatalotapeaches<script type="text/javascript"> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10111567", true); </script> let us know when you get the bikes. Either bike I would like to see either bike in action. RezSailor<script type="text/javascript"> vbmenu_register("postmenu_10021372", true); </script> Knows of some interesting backroads around the rez. You might want to contact him.
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    The DRZ gets treated like a supermoto even though it's not. I flog it on the pavement, but never really been in anything gnarly offroad. Actually that goes for both bikes. I'm ready to ride and open to posibilities.

    Daniel
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