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Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,496
Posted By oktulsa17
Good looking bike, I've thought about one of...

Good looking bike, I've thought about one of those myself. How is it offroad?

btw I used to work in that black trapezoid looking building in the center of your pic.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,902
Posted By oktulsa17
Is this a Hunter Thompson reference as in Great...

Is this a Hunter Thompson reference as in Great White Shark? By the way I met you in a ride down to Copper Canyon a few years back. You were on a Ural I was on a DRZ400. This was when the rider...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,198
Posted By oktulsa17
Route suggestions

My first stop would be the Air Force museum in Dayton which is just west of Columbus. I've been there twice and would like to go again. From there the tourist thing would be to keep going west and...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By oktulsa17
Cameras are like bikes, which one is best? That...

Cameras are like bikes, which one is best? That depends, but even with a $25k motorcycle you won't be a good rider with\out some training a practice.

I started withe Canon 1000D and an...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By oktulsa17
Good starter camera. I started with the XS a...

Good starter camera. I started with the XS a very similiar camera and it was a very good camera and I've taken some very good pics with it and actually won a prize in a local photo contest. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 95,611
Views: 17,977,562
Posted By oktulsa17
Thanks Derek and ERS70S-2 this is just what I was...

Thanks Derek and ERS70S-2 this is just what I was looking for. Be a nice winter project to get it running well for next season as well as a little general education.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 95,611
Views: 17,977,562
Posted By oktulsa17
Not sure what has been done previously, this is...

Not sure what has been done previously, this is just an uneducated guess on my part. I think I'm the 3rd owner on this bike. I could take it to a shop, but I'd like to do this work myself. I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 95,611
Views: 17,977,562
Posted By oktulsa17
Running rough at altitude

This may have been covered somewhere but I'm too lazy to look. Took my '06 to New Mexico recently and it had real problems trying to get to speed as the altitude rose Crossed the Continental divide...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,821
Posted By oktulsa17
What a @ss. Tedder tries gives a honest answer to...

What a @ss. Tedder tries gives a honest answer to a question you asked and you go off on him. If you don't want feedback, why bother asking?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By oktulsa17
Clean machine. Did it come with disc brakes or...

Clean machine. Did it come with disc brakes or were those added later?
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 127,329
Posted By oktulsa17
Had a extra windscreen laying arround. ...

Had a extra windscreen laying arround.

http://oktulsa717.smugmug.com/photos/i-xcxnw3N/0/M/i-xcxnw3N-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,719
Posted By oktulsa17
I had a DRZ400 until 2 years ago when it was...

I had a DRZ400 until 2 years ago when it was stolen(thanks f-tard). I really enjoyed it and took so longer trips on it including a week long El Paso to Copper Canyon in Mexico and back which had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By oktulsa17
DR650 carb leaking fuel

Not sure this is the right place, but here goes. My 06 dr650 (I'm the 3rd owner) with Mukuni carb is leaking fuel or should I say it's coming out of the air box. It started up just fine and then...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,548
Posted By oktulsa17
I'm in. This is something I want to do in the...

I'm in. This is something I want to do in the near future. Can you show maps of the route or gpx files?

And what bike are you using?
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 209,116
Posted By oktulsa17
Man if I had a beer for everytime I had to carry...

Man if I had a beer for everytime I had to carry my wife back to the room...


Loving the RR and the pics. Inspired me to take my camera on my ride Sunday. Not SA, but it was still good to get...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 209,116
Posted By oktulsa17
I kind of thought the same thing and had asked...

I kind of thought the same thing and had asked earlier if you might be doing some HDR. Don't get me wrong they are very beautiful and I'm enjoying them very much and they are inspiring me to get out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 209,116
Posted By oktulsa17
Read somewhere that street dogs around the world...

Read somewhere that street dogs around the world are 18" tall, 30 lbs with a curly tail and a pointed nose. He seems to fit. Very much enjoying the RR.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 34,950
Posted By oktulsa17
I've crossed in Columbus NM west of El Paso,...

I've crossed in Columbus NM west of El Paso, small town easy crossing back in '07.

Palomis looks like the place I crossed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 209,116
Posted By oktulsa17
Good RR, I'm enjoying the read. What kind...

Good RR, I'm enjoying the read.

What kind of camera are you using? The pics seem vibrant. Are any of these HDR?

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss285/mightymatt43/24-9.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By oktulsa17
I have the same and second everything said above....

I have the same and second everything said above. I wear glasses and the flip down dark visor is much easier than dealing with a seperate set of dark lens or clip on shades. One button flip-up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 938,571
Posted By oktulsa17
Kickapoo School in South Central Kansas built in...

Kickapoo School in South Central Kansas built in 1888.

http://oktulsa717.smugmug.com/Photography/The-Good-Stu/i-xMjCxxm/0/L/IMG0028BW3-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 938,571
Posted By oktulsa17
Ernie, Where is Crystal Mill??? Never mind...

Ernie, Where is Crystal Mill???

Never mind Google told me. I was just by there last week and didn't even know it was there. Next time though....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,052
Posted By oktulsa17
Natural Falls State Park in far eastern Oklahoma...

Natural Falls State Park in far eastern Oklahoma off highway 412.

http://oktulsa717.smugmug.com/Photography/The-Good-Stu/i-tv5RfBJ/0/L/IMG9971-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By oktulsa17
I had a '03 Connie, although I never crashed it,...

I had a '03 Connie, although I never crashed it, it was a good bike. Had the givi trunk and could haul everything I needed and still set a good pace. Put many a 800 mile day in including Pikes Peak...
Forum: Americas 07-10-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By oktulsa17
My small contribution

Here is a short ride on 66 in NE Oklahoma I did a couple of years ago. There are probably many more ride reports of places to see if you search this forum. There are many small museums and places...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,825
Posted By oktulsa17
Good report and I really appreciate the detail ...

Good report and I really appreciate the detail on the roads taken. I'm going to try to put these into a .gpx file and follow along next fall.

Thanks again.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,925
Posted By oktulsa17
Cannon XS

I personally have the XS with the kit lens and the 'cheap' 255 zoom lens and I think it's an excellent beginers camera. Below is an example of a pic I took with it and the 255 lens. There are a lot...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 384,058
Posted By oktulsa17
Sounds like what I need. PM replied.

Sounds like what I need.

PM replied.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-28-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 384,058
Posted By oktulsa17
Tulsa Area dr650

I'm looking to buy a dr650 and I would like to sit on one to see if I fit before I drive somewhere and commit to purchase.

Anybody in the Tulsa area have one that I could just sit on to see how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,570
Posted By oktulsa17
I'm 6'1" 190 and I think the dr650 would not be...

I'm 6'1" 190 and I think the dr650 would not be suitable. I've riden one and I think the Frame and engine too small and not enough OEM suspension. The klr might be ok, but again the engine and...
Forum: Regional forums 10-27-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,871
Posted By oktulsa17
On Route 66 in OK

Small but good museum in Miami, OK on route 66 and more old cars just down the way in Afton and Catoosa. And don't forget to see the Blue Whale while you're in Catoosa.

Here is a ride report from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By oktulsa17
'08 KLR 650 buying advice

I may be going to the darkside. After my DRZ400s got stolen two weeks ago,
I'm going to look at a 08 klr650 with 5200 miles on it this weekend. Anything special I need to look for? Was that the...
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,951
Posted By oktulsa17
That out to buff right out. New seat you're...

That out to buff right out. New seat you're good to go. I bet you had the best story about getting to the wedding though.

I had a savage 650 as my second bike, liked it real well.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-23-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,679
Posted By oktulsa17
dog walk

"basicly just eat and drink watever your dog would on a nice long walk. you will do fine in Mexico......"

Do I have to lick my balls also to get the proper immunity??

Been to Mexico many...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 55,268
Posted By oktulsa17
Where's this gate located?

"We slabbed out of town up Poncha Pass to a little road that Bonnie had never been on; thought I'd show her someplace new. "

I was in Salida in June and may be back in Sept and might like to find...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By oktulsa17
12,146 feet up

On my way to Tin Cup pass and got blocked by snow. Thanks to everyone for the help with routes and info.

http://oktulsa717.smugmug.com/Other/Colorado-June-2010/IMG8233/905902081_SfEBH-M.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By oktulsa17
Good info

Thanks everyone, this is what I'm looking for. I'll research the sites mentioned and possibly move up to Salida area.


Still open to more input and where to go and stay.

Taking my camera,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By oktulsa17
Central Colo trails

I'm coming to Colo in mid June and would like some advice on places to ride. I'm bringing my drz400s so I would like offroad, but I'll be able to ride pavement also to get to where the trails are.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 878,565
Posted By oktulsa17
No wonder he wrecked he doesn't have a rear brake...

No wonder he wrecked he doesn't have a rear brake pedal!!

I've heard collar bones are very painful and just breathing hurts.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,601
Posted By oktulsa17
Minor tread highjack

I would like this info on getting through with the least amount of difficulty. Also how late are they open? In case I pull in a little late.
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