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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 04:53 PM
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Posted By SR56
Hatch and Skid, Did you guys make it to Clear...

Hatch and Skid, Did you guys make it to Clear Creek today?

I am going to make it at some point...they are open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday now correct?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 04:52 PM
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Posted By SR56
No clue personally but I would go to the BMW...

No clue personally but I would go to the BMW store and ask for Todd...he is the GM and has been very friendly and helpful in the past. Mention you got the tip from this forum cause they always host...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 08:10 AM
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Posted By SR56
Making it to CC today is looking questionable...

Making it to CC today is looking questionable...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By SR56
Geeeeeerand...been thinking about getting one but...

Geeeeeerand...been thinking about getting one but I need optics. Do the scope mounts work pretty good? And do you lay down about $900 for a good one or throw in a few hundred more and get the Loaded...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 03:30 PM
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Posted By SR56
OG, Check your PMs...sent you a link for a KLX in...

OG, Check your PMs...sent you a link for a KLX in Montgomery. No clue on condition or whether it is worth the asking price without seeing it but might be of interest to the neighbor. Found a few more...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By SR56
Wink It is called Bench Racing...no maintenance...

It is called Bench Racing...no maintenance required and the only thing that gets hurt is your ego :wink:.

I am probably wimping out this weekend...too cold for me. My toes are still frozen from...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By SR56
250L is 320 lbs, exceeds my personal weight limit...

250L is 320 lbs, exceeds my personal weight limit of 300 lbs.

IMO the options, from lowest performance to highest performance are:

CRF230L or XT250
KLX250S
WR250R
Anything Orange
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By SR56
Crf230l

If anybody is following this and truly considering buying a 230L Honda, let me be totally honest...the bike sucks if you are looking for performance and want to go fast. I had a 3.5 hp mini bike as a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By SR56
Skid and others...let me add a few corrections on...

Skid and others...let me add a few corrections on the CRF230L comments:

"And you can just throw it away (don't bother upgrading or repairing..."
Response: Only upgrade is tires because I wore the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 12:46 PM
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Posted By SR56
Vico1...7 Feb sounds good. OG, There is a...

Vico1...7 Feb sounds good.

OG, There is a 450 SMR (KTM supermoto) bike on the showroom floor at the Husky dealer you might want to see. Used and not sure it is even for sale but it has all the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=RyanFL;25997198]I'm thinking about the...

[QUOTE=RyanFL;25997198]I'm thinking about the 230L or a WR250R...QUOTE]

The 230L and the WR250R are at different ends of the spectrum...nothing wrong with either bike just different.

230L is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By SR56
Yea I know, that is why I do it. I just like...

Yea I know, that is why I do it. I just like stirring the pot and then sitting back and watching :D.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By SR56
Worth it but not recommended...I was wet, frozen,...

Worth it but not recommended...I was wet, frozen, it took many hours to clean the bike, luckily the bike didn't die and I didn't run into any snakes or gators.

But it was a challenge and I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By SR56
Escribano Point...the picture below (taken 22 Jan...

Escribano Point...the picture below (taken 22 Jan '15) is proof the CRF230L can go just about anywhere. She had a little hiccup about half way across the East Bay. I would highly recommend anyone...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-22-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By SR56
Ecribano Point...made it today. Story to...

Ecribano Point...made it today.

Story to follow as soon as I can figure out how to get the pics off of my phone.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By SR56
Ecribano Point...still too wet to get there...

Ecribano Point...still too wet to get there unless you have a boat.

That is if I was taking the correct trail. Tried everything that went West of RR 726 that was South of RR213. I have never...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-19-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By SR56
Where was this bike when I bought my "Hot Shoe" a...

Where was this bike when I bought my "Hot Shoe" a few years ago...looks like it is ready to slide sideways and would be a lot faster than the XR200 I am using to turn left, go fast, turn left, repeat.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-19-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By SR56
I don't know Wayne, I think I would have to vote...

I don't know Wayne, I think I would have to vote for the pup in a beauty contest if you and her were the only contestants...hard to compete with children and animals.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-19-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By SR56
If you ride Eglin or Blackwater your bike is...

If you ride Eglin or Blackwater your bike is supposed to be street legal and you are supposed to only ride the numbered roads. On Eglin most are marked with a 1x4 about 18" in height with silver...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-18-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By SR56
That is the best picture I have seen in a long...

That is the best picture I have seen in a long time...Wayne smiling!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-18-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By SR56
Another place to ride... I went to Monster...

Another place to ride...

I went to Monster Mountain MX which is North of Tallassee, AL yesterday and I am having trouble moving today. Rode way to long for my poor physical condition but had a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-17-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By SR56
Wow if this Clear Creek thing pans out I might...

Wow if this Clear Creek thing pans out I might have to get me one of them four wheeler contraptions like they been showin on the D-Car (DAKAR) race down south.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-16-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By SR56
Back when I was racing karts I went to the Dr...

Back when I was racing karts I went to the Dr because I was having problems with motion sickness on the smaller tracks...the Dr said I should grow up and quit doing childish things.

I found a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-15-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By SR56
Airfield where Doolittle's Raiders practiced is...

Airfield where Doolittle's Raiders practiced is about three miles Southeast of Speck Pond...visible on Google Maps.

The sled track where testing like pictured below happens is about four miles...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-15-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By SR56
Thankfully the new addition takes after Mom and...

Thankfully the new addition takes after Mom and is cute...Dad isn't so "cute".

Smiling is a good sign and it is always great to hear from you.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-14-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By SR56
Entry fee for "Clear Creek" this week end...I...

Entry fee for "Clear Creek" this week end...I called 850-686-2141 and talked to Stephanie. The cost is $15 per day or $35 for a three day pass. They open at 8:00AM Friday she said.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-13-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By SR56
BDuke and others, Get the Small Game Permit,...

BDuke and others,

Get the Small Game Permit, $10., good for riding and hunting small game...good thru 30 Sep.

Once you hit 65, go for the Fishing Permit, $6., good for riding and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-13-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=Vico1;25918739]....Blackwater has less...

[QUOTE=Vico1;25918739]....Blackwater has less sand than any Eglin Ride.

:nod

If you are looking for a ride with less sand, keep an eye on the forum for rides departing from Karick Lake, Munson...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-12-2015, 05:39 PM
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Posted By SR56
I have tried yelling when cleaning my...

I have tried yelling when cleaning my bike...never tried to "Shout".

A leaf blower works pretty good if you don't have a compressor...to get moisture off the chain, the controls, and out of the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-12-2015, 12:44 PM
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Posted By SR56
Super Moto

Need some advice from someone who has been there and done that...several of us have lost our minds and are considering either converting a bike we have to a SM or buying something and converting it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-12-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By SR56
The orange baby poop is right at the entrance to...

The orange baby poop is right at the entrance to the trail that takes you to the A-4 fuselage. I think they have hauled in a lot of orange sand that actually had some clay in it and have redone the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-11-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By SR56
This is what the aircraft we saw today once...

This is what the aircraft we saw today once looked like...Buno 156935. No I don't mean one of the same model, this is a picture of the exact same aircraft.

Great riding with everybody today.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-11-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By SR56
Headed for the sub station...feels cold out there...

Headed for the sub station...feels cold out there to this old boy. I'll have on enough insulation where I'll spontaneously combust at some point so keep your distance.

Bringing the mighty 230L...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-10-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By SR56
Was that on the main road/trail out to the point?...

Was that on the main road/trail out to the point?

I know that area is pretty low and it takes a long time for it to dry out...a lot of it seems to be below the water table. Checked Weather...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-10-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By SR56
Sunday ride...anybody needing directions just...

Sunday ride...anybody needing directions just punch Burton Circle, Navarre, FL into Google maps and the meeting point is just North of the intersection of Burton Circle and Highway 87. If you are not...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By SR56
Hutton Unit...no longer any construction...

Hutton Unit...no longer any construction equipment in sight of our parking area. So it appears to be available as a meeting point.

Just remember the Hutton Unit itself is not available for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-07-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By SR56
Excitement...well I fired up the '71 SL100 to...

Excitement...well I fired up the '71 SL100 to terrorize the neighborhood for a little while (straight pipe for exhaust) and turns out I was the one that got terrorized. While speeding down the road...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-02-2015, 11:26 AM
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Posted By SR56
I probably scared off all the GS guys with my...

I probably scared off all the GS guys with my comments about needing to weigh less than 300lbs...

Headed North next week so no "Polar Bear" for me.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-01-2015, 06:21 AM
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Posted By SR56
Cleaning your fork seals...an easy way to clean...

Cleaning your fork seals...an easy way to clean your fork seals is to take a piece of 35mm film and insert it between the fork and the fork seal and run it all the way around. If the leak is due to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-31-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By SR56
Had to do a double take on the pic below. Thought...

Had to do a double take on the pic below. Thought Vico1 looked a little different...turned out it is Vico2 :). Otherwise known as Dr. Phil.
...
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