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Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By FBR
For me, it was just endurance/cardio. Most of the...

For me, it was just endurance/cardio. Most of the TAT is very easy riding. When you do get into tough stuff, it normally does not last long. It is different for everyone I guess. Like I said, for the...
Forum: Americas 11-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By FBR
As far as the exercise...I started hiking alot...

As far as the exercise...I started hiking alot about 6 months before we left for the TAT. A few miles every other day, but much of it was in the hills and through snow. Quite a workout. I was still...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By FBR
I say go for it! If you have some riding...

I say go for it! If you have some riding experience, have a mentor, and stay off the beaten path (major highways and interstates) you should be fine. There are so many routes out that way, that you...
Forum: Americas 10-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,812
Posted By FBR
This sounds great! I did the TAT this summer (met...

This sounds great! I did the TAT this summer (met Sam on top of cinnamon pass - great to meet you!), and hit alot of Idaho on the return trip back east. Idaho was awesome!!! Now I have another reason...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 182,139
Posted By FBR
In Search of Gravel...

It's gonna be nice Saturday (says the weather man) so I'm gonna go out for a little ride towards the south west corner of WI. I dont really have a destination in mind, just kinda roaming around to...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By FBR
Ophir and Cinnamon should be easy enough, but I'd...

Ophir and Cinnamon should be easy enough, but I'd stay away from Black Bear and Hancock passes. They are alot more rugged. Sounds like a cool ride!
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By FBR
Yeah, but are you going to get the tracks from...

Yeah, but are you going to get the tracks from Sam or Kevin?:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,211
Posted By FBR
I'm no expert, but I would think you could bore...

I'm no expert, but I would think you could bore it just enough to clean it up and get a piston for a decent price if you shop around.
I melted down a piston on my 74 dt 125. I found a .0300 over...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,211
Posted By FBR
Sounds like I better get out the long johns!...

Sounds like I better get out the long johns! BBBBRRRRR.
Kapnk, sorry to hear about your bike. Any luck finding the problem?
I remember checking it out this spring, its a nice bike! Too bad we...
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By FBR
Even if ya have the tracks, get yourself a good...

Even if ya have the tracks, get yourself a good map book of the area! It is VERY easy to get lost in Oregon.:eek1 I spent several hours riding around on logging roads only to come across locked gates...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By FBR
I really didn't shop around much. We would be...

I really didn't shop around much. We would be pretty hot and tired, so I would pull into the first motel I found. Most towns do have a few to choose from. I tried to stick to the "Mom and Pop" motels...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By FBR
We did the TAT from Arkansas to Oregon. I...

We did the TAT from Arkansas to Oregon. I budgeted for $125 a day.
We ate well, and I only camped 4 nights (like you I hate sleeping on the ground, and in the heat/humidity).
When I got home and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By FBR
Nice! I bet ya got a few looks on the trail. Lol

Nice! I bet ya got a few looks on the trail. Lol
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By FBR
Great time of the year for riding that area....

Great time of the year for riding that area. Looking forward to the pics!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 182,139
Posted By FBR
Sorry I missed you guys. DRZ is a fun bike, it'll...

Sorry I missed you guys. DRZ is a fun bike, it'll make the Dl feel like a turd....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By FBR
Ya can't go wrong in the Driftless area! I am...

Ya can't go wrong in the Driftless area! I am going to check some of this out this weekend.
Thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 182,139
Posted By FBR
In other news, I've been drooling over a DRZ400SM...

In other news, I've been drooling over a DRZ400SM in Richland Center. Anyone want to ride out there with me on Saturday and give it a test ride?[/QUOTE]

I think you will love it! I have put over...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,013
Posted By FBR
Great RR so far! I rode some of Idaho this...

Great RR so far! I rode some of Idaho this summer, and loved it! My favorite state.....so far.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,843
Posted By FBR
This summer I rode the TAT, hit the coast and...

This summer I rode the TAT, hit the coast and turned back east. Out of the whole trip, I liked Idaho the best. You are a lucky man to have so much great riding in your area!:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By FBR
Dang, if I woulda known......:rofl We'll have...

Dang, if I woulda known......:rofl
We'll have to get together for a ride soon.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By FBR
Nice lil ride. What a soggy weekend we've had...

Nice lil ride. What a soggy weekend we've had though. Looks like you made the best of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,692
Posted By FBR
Hey there Bultaco, I'll let ya know when! Anyone...

Hey there Bultaco, I'll let ya know when! Anyone else?
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
Potosi, Good food, and better beer!

Potosi, Good food, and better beer!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,692
Posted By FBR
Fall Ride

I'm going to retrace this route this fall when the leaves change color, anybody wanna ride along?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By FBR
Thanks Cannonshot!:clap I'm gonna try this out...

Thanks Cannonshot!:clap
I'm gonna try this out next weekend.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,926
Posted By FBR
Great report, and hell yeah WI rocks!!!:clap

Great report, and hell yeah WI rocks!!!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,002
Posted By FBR
+ 1 on going to Fields. Great food, gas, and...

+ 1 on going to Fields. Great food, gas, and friendly folks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,512
Posted By FBR
Sounds fun! I'll see if I can make it for a day. ...

Sounds fun! I'll see if I can make it for a day.
Thanks for the invite!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By FBR
Yeah, not a good place for a flat!

Yeah, not a good place for a flat!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By FBR
Thanks guys, great ideas! I have spent quite a...

Thanks guys, great ideas!
I have spent quite a bit of time in the U.P., but usually on snowmobile or in a boat.
I have what looks like a pretty good loop routed north to Lake of the Clouds for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By FBR
Heading to the U.P. any advice?

Hey all,
I'm heading to the U.P. for a few days of riding, trying to stick to the Ottawa National forest roads. I will be staying with friends on Lake Gogebic and riding from there.
I have the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
Never say die! I love it. Keep pushing on, and...

Never say die! I love it. Keep pushing on, and let me know when you guys hit WI if ya want to meet up for lunch or just to ride.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,926
Posted By FBR
This is awesome!:clap Love the bikes, love the...

This is awesome!:clap
Love the bikes, love the care free "lets ride" theme of this report.
I was goin to offer up a place to stay in southern WI, but it seems you have that covered.
Have a great...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,002
Posted By FBR
Totally agree about the tourist trap of...

Totally agree about the tourist trap of Silverton. We ate at the BBQ joint in your picture, and both got sick right after.:huh If you are in Silverton, be sure to skip the pink BBQ joint!
Great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By FBR
Nice report. :clap

Nice report. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
It depends on where you are at I suppose, but JD...

It depends on where you are at I suppose, but JD and I are always up for meeting fellow inmates. I'd post the route but it is unridden at this point. What town are you near?[/QUOTE]

I'm a hour...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,965
Posted By FBR
I just finished the TAT this summer and was kinda...

I just finished the TAT this summer and was kinda wondering the same thing, What next?
I think it is fun making up my own custom routes. I have fun using Google Earth and plat books to see where I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
If you are up for a little company on the WI...

If you are up for a little company on the WI portion of the trip let me know. Maybe we can meet up and ride together for a bit, or just meet for lunch. Maybe a little WI meet and greet? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
I forgot to add, there is a little campsite right...

I forgot to add, there is a little campsite right on the TWAT trail in the little town of Glen Haven. It is free, or just a donation to stay. Nothing fancy, just enough room for a few tents right off...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,793
Posted By FBR
Pikes Peak is pretty cool. So much great riding...

Pikes Peak is pretty cool. So much great riding in that area.
Just a idea, but you might wanna check out the Trans WI Adventure Trail (TWAT - many reports on it here on ADV) for your ride along the...
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