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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
I'll keep in touch, I haven't rode much last...

I'll keep in touch, I haven't rode much last couple of years, but intend to get back into dual sport this spring. My nephews will keep me busy hunting thru January.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
Hello, are there any dual sport riders in north...

Hello, are there any dual sport riders in north MS? :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-25-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 123,359
Posted By SCouch
I may have some getaway time the weekend of 11/2....

I may have some getaway time the weekend of 11/2.
Checking to see if there are any planned rides that weekend in the Ozarks area.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-28-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 71,937
Posted By SCouch
Could have been, it was around 9:30 am, they were...

Could have been, it was around 9:30 am, they were standing in front of the bikes as if they were meeting/looking for other riders. We all waved.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,757
Posted By SCouch
I agree with Dave on track time. You devote your...

I agree with Dave on track time. You devote your time on controlling your bike. It may seem extreme, but track time in the Novice group is very easy, and the speeds aren't what you would think. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 71,937
Posted By SCouch
Grenada MS 05/25/2013

Grenada MS 05/25/2013
Saw a group of 3 at the Exxon at I-55. One looked like was a V-Strom, not sure what the others were but looked like dual sports(which are rare here). I would have stopped,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
Yep, picking up a KLR 650 can get old really...

Yep, picking up a KLR 650 can get old really quick. :D
Not to mention breaking parts.
I had less problems with the ATV trails in the Ozarks than Trace, but I have a more suitable and much lighter...
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,298
Posted By SCouch
Around here, failure to control is sort of a...

Around here, failure to control is sort of a wreckless driving, except you weren't doing anything else illegal. For example, running off the road while you are doing the posted speed limit, just not...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-14-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
First time I checked in for a while and saw that...

First time I checked in for a while and saw that thread also. I thinking seriously on one of those weekends.

(Update)
Just checked the schedule and I'm already spoken for both weekends. The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SCouch
im headed that way tomorrow-/tuesday to Tellico...

im headed that way tomorrow-/tuesday to Tellico Plains, River Road, north river Road and possibly FS 81, depending on time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SCouch
I do intend to check with Mike. ...

I do intend to check with Mike.




I'm staying near Pigeon Forge. I have an older hand held GPS, which I can use to get out of a bind, but I still don't know how to download tracks on it. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SCouch
I may do that, depends on how far south I can...

I may do that, depends on how far south I can make it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SCouch
Thanks, Been looking at some maps of the...

Thanks,
Been looking at some maps of the Tellico area, and I'm thinking the Tellico River Road and Bald River Falls is a good idea. Then I can follow N. River Road up to the Cherohala Skyway, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SCouch
Smokey Mountain Area Roads/Trails,

I'm heading to Gatlinburg this weekend for a week, need some help for some scenic, not so difficult backroads/trails. I photograph a lot, so bridges, water falls etc.. appeal to me. I'll be alone,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14,876
Views: 1,608,419
Posted By SCouch
Low cost seat

Whats the best low cost seat fix?
There's a Pak-Meister foam and cover kit on Ebay for $190. Just courious if its any good.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,601
Posted By SCouch
Didn't think of that, would be less vibration...

Didn't think of that, would be less vibration that mounting it to the bars.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-26-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By SCouch
Using an automotive GPS on a dualsport

Just checking to see if anyone has tried this, or whats your opinion.

I got a Garmin nuvi 1300LM(for automotive use) for Christmas, now I'm trying to figure out what to do with it. Looks to me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,601
Posted By SCouch
Using an automotive GPS on a dualsport

Just checking to see if anyone has tried this, or whats your opinion.

I got a Garmin nuvi 1300LM(for automotive use) for Christmas, now I'm trying to figure out what to do with it. Looks to me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,103
Posted By SCouch
I have worn out D606's on mine, the only time it...

I have worn out D606's on mine, the only time it doesn't wobble is when the front tire is in the air. My fix is to put the throttle lock on and steer with one hand in the middle of the cross bar....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,192
Views: 313,975
Posted By SCouch
Take your time and don't overdo it. Better...

Take your time and don't overdo it. Better riding weather in three weeks!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,192
Views: 313,975
Posted By SCouch
I picked up a KDX200 over the winter, so I don't...

I picked up a KDX200 over the winter, so I don't have to break my KLR in the woods again. I haven't rode it much because of moving my home and office this spring and other events. Let me know if...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By SCouch
Should I contact them or their parole officers?

Should I contact them or their parole officers?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 11,044
Posted By SCouch
My cousin moved to California in the early 80's...

My cousin moved to California in the early 80's to pursue a career in something or another. She was amazed at the Californians that asked her if her home in MS had an indoor toilet, electricity and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By SCouch
NW AR 08/20-21 weekend.

Is anything going on in NW Arkansas weekend of the 20th? Not set in stone yet, but I'm hoping to trailer my KLR and a sportbike up for the weekend. Probably stay at Macks Pines on Hwy 7(that may be...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,281
Posted By SCouch
I know some people that had sighted black cats in...

I know some people that had sighted black cats in MS, and did some internet research on Black panthers. The Fish & Wildlife Service & some experts say they don't exist, that the sightings were dogs...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 378,575
Posted By SCouch
I believe this is the same bridge. I was riding...

I believe this is the same bridge. I was riding in the area Saturday observing a bald eagles nest about a mile from the bridge. It is in Tallahatchie County at the southern end of Levee Road near...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
What happened to this thread, is everyone in N MS...

What happened to this thread, is everyone in N MS on vacation?

Run across this Tallahatchie River Bridge Saturday, not sure if it is the one Billy Joe leaped from.

...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,741
Posted By SCouch
I don't know how many members are in your...

I don't know how many members are in your tri-county area, but its too far for most of us to deliver goods when there are many others doing the same in our areas. So please don't assume that ADV...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 54,452
Posted By SCouch
I'm a pussy when it comes to camping out. I have...

I'm a pussy when it comes to camping out. I have a cargo trailer with an AC unit. Are electricity and showers available? Maybe a nearby campground?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
I'm in Grenada, but have a place in Oxford too...

I'm in Grenada, but have a place in Oxford too and planning to do some riding in that area this year. The only place I have made it so far is northwest of Oxford to Sardis lake and around to Hwy 7...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
I bought a 2001 KDX200 on Friday, well within my...

I bought a 2001 KDX200 on Friday, well within my budget. Took it out today, and it was everything everyone said about it.

There's a reason I consult with others here. Its so I make an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
I think I have located a KDX not too far away and...

I think I have located a KDX not too far away and reasonable. I will report tomorrow.

Shit. This will make 3 Cowasakis in my garage. I'm starting to feel like a cheapskate....
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
Because of the brakes and suspension, I've...

Because of the brakes and suspension, I've decided to pass on the xr200 and look for a KDX200. Apparently the KDX is the best bang for the buck trail bike around. It would also make a great little...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
I had considered this one, its more than I wanted...

I had considered this one, its more than I wanted to spend, but I can manage it If I really want it. The only thing stopping me from checking it out us the 2.5 hour one way ride, and it will be a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
I'm trying to stay around $1,000, but it really...

I'm trying to stay around $1,000, but it really doesn't matter 2 or 4 stroke.
the 200 is $800, but I can probably find a 250 around a grand after Christmas.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,017
Posted By SCouch
XR200 Woods bike

Looking for a cheap, small and easy to ride woods bike, something to tag along with friends, no intentions of racing or doing double back flips. I may get a little out of hand and do some jumps, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By SCouch
Snow tires

Because of a wedding and the decision to include the Ole Miss-TN game at Knoxville. Our annual trip to the Smoky mountains has been pushed from October to mid-November. I didn't think it would make...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-04-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 81,404
Posted By SCouch
Haven't checked in in a while, and just found...

Haven't checked in in a while, and just found this thread, so I will start checking in more often. Located in Grenada, I'm interested in N MS rides or mountains about anytime I can get a few days...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,738
Posted By SCouch
When my wife purchased a Burgman 400, I tested it...

When my wife purchased a Burgman 400, I tested it out be getting on an interstate highway, and rode in the wind currents behind an 18 wheeler doing almost 80. Then passed the 18 wheeler doing near...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By SCouch
Thanks for all the info, looks like some really...

Thanks for all the info, looks like some really good roads in that area. I found Buzzard's Roost and the mentioned roads, and coming up with a plan.

Thanks
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