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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-07-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
This weekend is taken up with Mother's Day. ...

This weekend is taken up with Mother's Day. Maybe after that. I haven't ridden much in the last year. What are you riding, a 250, 800, or 1200? My dual purpose ride is an XR650L. I live on 7...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
I usually have two Saturday mornings a month...

I usually have two Saturday mornings a month free.
I haven't been to Graysonia in at least a year. Last time I was there the Buddy Bean bankruptcy had already seen the rr tracks pulled up, and...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
fox sports 1 isn't airing the race until 3pm...

fox sports 1 isn't airing the race until 3pm Sunday. Must be some wage loafers involved.
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,232
Posted By arkansawyer
I'm the weird one here. New leftovers seem to be...

I'm the weird one here. New leftovers seem to be my style.
1989 hawk gt bought new 1992
1996 300mxc bought new after the 97 models came out
2001 triumph sprint rs bought new July '02
2007 XR650L...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
Dennis Hawthorne

I remember him pretty much owning TX and AR 20-25 years ago. He won all four 125 and 250 pro motos more than once at big regional races. He sometimes got into the main in AMA SX, usually via lcq. ...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
He wanted to be handed DD's ass, instead you...

He wanted to be handed DD's ass, instead you handed him his own. Well done.

Go watch the local pros in your area. See how they dominate. Then go watch them struggle to make the field. Imagine...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
Nick Wey has gotten in the way when being lapped...

Nick Wey has gotten in the way when being lapped before. It's impossible to say if he affected the outcome.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By arkansawyer
I think they moved production out of Japan a few...

I think they moved production out of Japan a few years back. Saved them a few bucks.
Other manufacturers are doing the same thing.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-27-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,206
Posted By arkansawyer
http://littlerock.craigslist.org/mcy/4810837176.ht...

http://littlerock.craigslist.org/mcy/4810837176.html

It's mine. New grips since the pictures.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By arkansawyer
Taught my daughter to work a manual clutch this...

Taught my daughter to work a manual clutch this afternoon. Kids learn so much quicker and easier than adults.
I put a 12 ounce flywheel weight on it, which helped a bunch.
She told me to sell the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 85,075
Posted By arkansawyer
2009 CRF70 $800. Bike runs perfect. Minor...

2009 CRF70 $800. Bike runs perfect. Minor scratches on plastic.
Hot Springs, AR

SOLD
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-13-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By arkansawyer
Maybe ADR and Ross can do something. I really...

Maybe ADR and Ross can do something. I really should join ADR. I wanted to a few years back. The requirement for meeting attendance conflicted with my job and I gave up on it.
An organized club...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-12-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By arkansawyer
I live 5 miles away. I just bought my kid a...

I live 5 miles away. I just bought my kid a better bike for Christmas.
We will find another place to ride.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By arkansawyer
Ross Foundation closed

Ross has closed to all motorized users. People would not follow the rules.
Bicycles, horses, and hiking will still be allowed.
I knew it would happen. All the trash the idiots threw everywhere....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By arkansawyer
I bought a KX65 for my daughter today. I don't...

I bought a KX65 for my daughter today. I don't know whether she will like it or not. It's a big step from her CRF70.
The 65 would have been the most important thing in my life at her age. That...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By arkansawyer
To not make me go around her family. That would...

To not make me go around her family. That would be a great Christmas present.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-30-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By arkansawyer
I work too much and don't get to ride as much as...

I work too much and don't get to ride as much as I used to.
Maybe we can ride before it gets too cold.
XR650L, hawk gt, 955 sprint
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-22-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By arkansawyer
I've wished that for decades. We all get lumped...

I've wished that for decades. We all get lumped in together.
Maybe I've run across lenient rangers. Maybe it's just hard to write a ticket to a family piddling along on quiet bikes.
One of the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By arkansawyer
I hope not. I've met a few rangers and never had...

I hope not. I've met a few rangers and never had trouble. Once on a KX250. He looked to see if I had a spark arrestor. No electricity on that bike except to the spark plug. I was wearing a...
Forum: Trials 10-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By arkansawyer
This was over 30 years ago. I just remember...

This was over 30 years ago. I just remember overtightening those two nuts holding the carb on and having the engine race sort of like you describe.
I remember odd things about bikes from my past.
Forum: Trials 10-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By arkansawyer
My TL slide would stick if I overtightened the...

My TL slide would stick if I overtightened the two nuts holding the carb on. It distorts the carb body and the slide can't move freely.
6mm bolts are normally torqued to 7 ft/lb.
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
With a few tickets?

With a few tickets?
Forum: Racing 09-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,752
Posted By arkansawyer
I can't find anything official on the internet. ...

I can't find anything official on the internet. Does anyone have a link?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-22-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
I've never met thumpstart. Sounds like he needs...

I've never met thumpstart. Sounds like he needs to visit a few buffets with me.

$20 for the pants. Brand new, never taken out of the package.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
I have a new never worn pair of pink MSR starlet...

I have a new never worn pair of pink MSR starlet pants, size youth 18. They would fit a 4-6 year old girl.
Bought by mistake. My daughter has outgrown her O'Neal size youth 14 pants. Somehow...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-06-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
I did a New Year's Day ride with ADR at Ross a...

I did a New Year's Day ride with ADR at Ross a few years ago. Rode with the C group on my 650L. No problems. Easy people to get along with. They're not going to take you out in the middle of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
The straight pipe crowd is keeping me awake. ...

The straight pipe crowd is keeping me awake. There's some sort of rally in Hot Springs this weekend.
Sorry for the late notice. I've been busy. I'm not exactly in the pirate loop.
If you are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 92,618
Views: 4,934,025
Posted By arkansawyer
Ben Geren was part pavement, mostly dirt. Gone...

Ben Geren was part pavement, mostly dirt. Gone for years now. It was fun even though I never did well there. WFO across those fields! Yes!

The ahscs used to have a race in Ft. Smith next to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92,618
Views: 4,934,025
Posted By arkansawyer
Who's going to hear Robert Cray this weekend in...

Who's going to hear Robert Cray this weekend in Eureka Springs?
Not me.
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 126,278
Posted By arkansawyer
I can see Eli's eye looking way up the hill in...

I can see Eli's eye looking way up the hill in that shot. A lot of dirt riders are looking right in front of the bike in photos, even the pros.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-13-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
Rip

Did anyone here know this guy?

http://www.asp.state.ar.us/fatal/index.php?do=view_reports&accident_number=245&year_rec=2014
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By arkansawyer
Indian Highway is nice. It's right below...

Indian Highway is nice. It's right below Talihina, OK and the Talimena Drive.
259 has some nice spots. Look for Three Sticks on your map.
Forum: Racing 05-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By arkansawyer
Russ Collins R.I.P.

http://www.cyclenews.com/664/24404/Racing-Article/Drag-Racing-Legend-Russ-Collins-Passes.aspx

I had the true good fortune to talk to him a few times. I was a stupid kid and he was polite and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By arkansawyer
I've camped on Nebo. They have a nice bathroom...

I've camped on Nebo. They have a nice bathroom with showers next to the tent pads. Great view of the river valley from some of the camp spots. Swimming pool on the other side of the restrooms. ...
Forum: Racing 05-13-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 126,278
Posted By arkansawyer
I see arenacross, gncc, some amateur and atv...

I see arenacross, gncc, some amateur and atv events. No ama outdoor mx though.

http://www.cyclenews.com/56/Racing/Motorcycle-TV-Listings.aspx

This doesn't list Glen Helen. Is anyone...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 126,278
Posted By arkansawyer
Are the outdoors going to be broadcast on...

Are the outdoors going to be broadcast on channels we can afford this year? Are they going to split the 4 motos up into different broadcasts at different times on different channels?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
I just saw the first indigo bunting of the year. ...

I just saw the first indigo bunting of the year. He was so bright he almost glowed.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-22-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By arkansawyer
The state park lodge has always had good food. ...

The state park lodge has always had good food. I'm not sure if they're open after the remodel yet.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 268,982
Posted By arkansawyer
Reed is probably the only one of the names being...

Reed is probably the only one of the names being tossed around here that will still be riding in a decade or two. I can see him on a dp bike when he gets old. He really loves riding. Most of the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 134,589
Posted By arkansawyer
Main haul and 7 at 10.

Main haul and 7 at 10.
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