Central Arkansas ride planning and whatever else thread

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

  1. NateLePain

    NateLePain The Illegitimate Painter

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    Gus, I'm in the same frame of mind. I'll have my boy with me and just not sure how our plans will unfold. As they, say, "Different strokes for different folks."

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  2. Mister D

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    I'm going with Arkansawyer. I think I'm gonna leave my boy at home this time too. Looks like it might be a long day. I'm ready, stopped by Jett's and got some patches and ordered some winter riding pants, and he let me borrow a small air pump too. I will be buying my own pump ASAP. I hate riding and worrying about getting a flat, though I've never gotten one while off-road.
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  3. NateLePain

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    Didn't you trailer last year? :augie

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  4. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    I am going to skip the Forrester run, too much for me at this time.

    Nate, if your in the N/E Little Rock area, what about a late breakfast meet for you son to eat, us too, then spore around East of I-40 and North of the military ground? Or meet in Conway and work hwy 9 North & South of Williams junction (jct of 9 + 10), lunch at Jones cafe South of Perryville and get the boy home early? Something like that?

    DR650Lover, a bit out of the way for you but good 'go home early & fast' roads for when you want to split.... ??

    Or?

    I'm going out to practice some more late this afternoon... Hummm late now...... Oops !!!! gotta go.... ride that is....
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  5. adub3n

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    a1fa -I might be on for Clarksville. I could ride up to Conway Saturday morning to meet you guys. Got room for another?
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  6. NateLePain

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    Ooops... my bad. :amazon



    :D
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  7. NateLePain

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    I'm thinking, maybe late breakfast in Perryville and some exploring around Lake Winona. I'll holler at ya late tonight or tomorrow.

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  8. arkansawyer

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    I promise everywhere I am going Saturday is passable in a Honda civic without dragging the oil pan. No technical stuff at all.

    It's 25-30 miles from 7 to 27. I figure one hour for that, so 10am at Aly.
    An hour and half to Forester from there, around 11:30. Walking around the old concrete for a half hour gets us to noon. Just a few miles of pavement to Parks for lunch and gas.

    Gus, if you want to bail and ride pavement home from Parks 28 goes back to Ola.
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  9. Razorback Rider

    Razorback Rider Dyin' to Ride

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    I'm in fellas. I probably won't be able to make the whole trip, as i have to be back to my house in Hot Springs around lunch. But, i'd love to meet you guys and spin a few miles with ya. You can't ride too fast or too slow, too trechorous or too flat for me. As long as i'm riding. See you guys on the side of hwy 7 at Parks at 9:00. Thanks for the invite.
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  10. joenuclear

    joenuclear Still here....

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    Y'all need to PM Charlie for the portion of the TART though the Lake Winona area.

    From the direction we rode it was passable. I'm not sure about the other way.
    At least on a DRZ400 and a XR650R with camping gear.
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  11. NateLePain

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    Well my plans are unraveling by the minute. At this point, I'm even sure if I'll be riding at all on Saturday. Sorry about that...

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  12. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    May need to re-think Forrester or go get a riding lesson from Zecat. :clap

    Or do honey-do's. Cept I never have any. Colleen does not do that to me. We have projects but they never interfere with fun. She knows that I'm too old to waste fun days. :gerg
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  13. Zecatfish

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  14. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    What a great signature line!
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  15. NateLePain

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    Use em if you've got em...


    I'm out for the weekend.

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  16. arkansawyer

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    Anyone headed for Iron Springs from the LIT area can use fs132 from near Lake Winona to 7. It's clearly labeled "auto route" at every turn. A very pretty road. You'll come out on 7 less than a mile from Iron Springs. Turn left and be ready to turn off in the descending right hander.

    I picked up a screw in the hawk gt's rear tire about two weeks ago. Yesterday I picked up a screw in the Triumph's rear tire.
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  17. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    And you want people to follow you? :eek1
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  18. NateLePain

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    Is that your new voicemail message? :lol3

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  19. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    I kinda figured he went to work for a "Tech" support group in India?
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  20. Razorback Rider

    Razorback Rider Dyin' to Ride

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    fs132 IS a great road. pretty smooth, should be able to make good timing on it. I did it a couple of weeks ago and looked down and i was doing 65mph! Had to play a couple of games of "deer dodging", but nothing major. I will see you guys at Iron Springs manana.