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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 07:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,749
One of my more exciting rides was on 550 between...

One of my more exciting rides was on 550 between Silverton and Durango during the monsoon. Funny, but no other motos were out... all the RV's were parked... I had the road to myself.

It was a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
The accused is pleading self-defense... ...

The accused is pleading self-defense...



http://www.alpineavalanche.com/news/article_e96f117a-eed2-11e4-8f22-371c59c9855d.html

NFE
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,638
Dr. G, I'd bet you were on Stillhouse Hollow...

Dr. G, I'd bet you were on Stillhouse Hollow Lake... https://goo.gl/maps/wSqfs

Stillhouse and Lake Belton were both great places to sail while stationed at Fort Hood in the '70s.

Enjoy Central...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,869
"You have got to be shittin' me..." ...

"You have got to be shittin' me..."

NFE
Forum: Americas 04-27-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
You'll probably take IH15 to Vegas... Try...

You'll probably take IH15 to Vegas...

Try this route from Vegas to DFW... https://goo.gl/maps/cTOiy

Plenty of camping sites along the way...

Alt route could include south to Silver City, NM,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,147
WW's KLR with compass... NFE

WW's KLR with compass...

NFE
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
I had Pat Walsh bash plate on my 1st Gen Wee, but...

I had Pat Walsh bash plate on my 1st Gen Wee, but I understand they are no longer in business.

I've got Altrider bash plate on my S10... I'm not too heavy duty a rider, so I have had no problem. ...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,621
Might consider tying the front brake lever closed...

Might consider tying the front brake lever closed before jacking up the rear end...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 69,709
This thread has everything... geography, geology,...

This thread has everything... geography, geology, history, ... and now romance.

Congrats to both of you.

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-16-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
I think I saw Bender, illegally pulled over on...

I think I saw Bender, illegally pulled over on the Loop...

He was skipping work and hitting on ladies trying to take bluebonnet pictures...

Sad...

NFE
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
Can we talk tires, agin... I was thinking...

Can we talk tires, agin...

I was thinking Pilot Roads, but now considering 90/10...

If it ain't oil, its tires...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
"Nobody rides Willow City Loop anymore... its too crowded..."

Wow... what a crowd... Like the Drag on a football weekend...

Bumper to bumper for just about the entire loop. The weather was perfect, the flowers were wall to wall and the retirees were out in...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
When riding in a cross wind, it helps to extend...

When riding in a cross wind, it helps to extend the upwind knee in to the wind flow. It acts like a trim tab on an airplane and helps to counter the adverse effects of the crosswind...

NFE
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Yes, I am the first to admit that I am no...

Yes, I am the first to admit that I am no Cannonshot...

But, here are a couple of links that might help...

Pinto Canyon Road: https://goo.gl/maps/jLDau

Several excellent photos are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
I did most of this route last week... ...

I did most of this route last week... https://goo.gl/maps/blFJr

Shameless plug... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1056764

Top off at Van Horn, don't bet on fuel at Kent...

Fuel...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-11-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Quick... get to Big Bend!

This year's flowers are unbelievable... One old timer calls this "The 100 Year Bloom".

It won't last long, so hurry on down.

NFE
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
"Don't feed the buzzards..."

None of my extended family members ride... so this is the advice I received as I set out for a mad dash to Big Bend. For the definitive Big Bend ride report, see Cannonshot... I'm no Cannonshot......
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,073
...nothing less than a ring mounted M2 .50 cal......

...nothing less than a ring mounted M2 .50 cal...

BFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,026
Rode today on an S10 with Kenda Big Blocks...

Rode today on an S10 with Kenda Big Blocks through light rain and mist on paved county roads...

Took it easy for the most part... almost missed a turn, got on the brakes hard enough to engage the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 69,709
"Drinking beer from the boot is best done with...

"Drinking beer from the boot is best done with the toe up!"

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
You're a good man, TT. NFE

You're a good man, TT.

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Might also consider Willow City Loop... ...

Might also consider Willow City Loop... https://goo.gl/maps/RukGS

NFE
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
Scott explained the PR4 tread compounds that make...

Scott explained the PR4 tread compounds that make me think it would be better than the Trail for my use over the rest of this year.

Thanks for your detailed explanation.

NFE
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
Sounds like a reasonable solution might be PR4...

Sounds like a reasonable solution might be PR4 Trail on front with a PR4 on rear.

NFE
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
I'm considering PR4 Trails because they fit the...

I'm considering PR4 Trails because they fit the bike... not sure the other PR tires fit the 19 inch front.... Also, it reportedly offers high milage, and I expect to be on hard surfaces for most of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,337
Willie and Waylon linked up hippies and rednecks...

Willie and Waylon linked up hippies and rednecks a generation ago...

In Austin, of course...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-23-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
This would be a good sampler of the Hill...

This would be a good sampler of the Hill Country... https://goo.gl/maps/omKyM

NFE
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712
Zuk GT550 NFE

Zuk GT550

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,804
Just completed survey... NFE

Just completed survey...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
He wrote..."... the friendliest people and the...

He wrote..."... the friendliest people and the prettiest women you've ever seen..."

After a few Lone Stars, we sung, "... the purtiest horses and the fastest women you've ever seen..."

Oh to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Yep, Long live Gary P. Nunn... NFE

Yep, Long live Gary P. Nunn...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Austin has become a place to only visit... not a...

Austin has become a place to only visit... not a place to live.

That time period closed with the Armadillo...

NFE
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
I'm currently running 60/40 asphalt/gravel...

I'm currently running 60/40 asphalt/gravel roads... the Kendas were on the bike when bought...

My plans are to ride on back, but paved, roads from TX to Bloomington, IN to Upstate NY then back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 5,538,549
Currently riding on Kenda Big Block, fore and...

Currently riding on Kenda Big Block, fore and aft.

Planning a 5,000 mile road trip, so will change tires when these are gone.

Considering TrailAttack, PR4 Trail, Anakee... which one?

Any...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 73,761
Rode my '13 S10 for 2000 miles of buffeting with...

Rode my '13 S10 for 2000 miles of buffeting with the stock screen wearing a Qwest.

Added a Madstad with their 20 inch screen and Yammy wings. Better, but have not yet found the sweet spot of...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
It almost happened to me in Louisiana... on a Wee...

It almost happened to me in Louisiana... on a Wee of all thing (lots of capacity).

Traveling from Natchez, MS to Alexandria, LA at night, in the rain. I had plenty of range until I missed a turn....
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,646
Views: 560,690
Back to the bike... Given the longitudinal...

Back to the bike...

Given the longitudinal engine, wonder why they did not use a shaft as the final drive?

Seems like the chain added complexity when many sport tourers would prefer the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Try Continental TrailAttacks. NFE

Try Continental TrailAttacks.

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,282
Did this route with my old Army buddy last year...

Did this route with my old Army buddy last year in March, just after a rain. It was beautiful.

Although you may have gotten wet yesterday, you'll see Big Bend at its best in the next couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,282
If you enjoyed the Vanderpool, Leakey, Camp Wood...

If you enjoyed the Vanderpool, Leakey, Camp Wood route, just wait to you see Big Bend and the ride to Presidio...

NFE
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