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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,280,183
Posted By mattc
Thank you Dave, that sounds about right to me.

Thank you Dave, that sounds about right to me.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Looks like fun to me. I have some 17's for my xrr...

Looks like fun to me. I have some 17's for my xrr that need to be used.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,280,183
Posted By mattc
Any idea of what kind of cash a 800 mi 2001 stock...

Any idea of what kind of cash a 800 mi 2001 stock Dr 200 might bring come spring time? I need to get rid of some bikes and the Dr 200 is lowest on the list. Thanks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
I've ridden the kisatche area in a dual sport...

I've ridden the kisatche area in a dual sport kind of way, look linking trails together. Fun stuff. Sorry I can't help any more than that!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Yea, a good time indeed. I feel like I...

Yea, a good time indeed.

I feel like I should have stopped more because I didn't know the whole group. I was just enjoying the ride so much I didn't want to stop.

I got my GPS charging issues...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-01-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Yea but look at the smile under the helmet....

Yea but look at the smile under the helmet. Freaking cool bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
It was good to meet you and ride with you. Don't...

It was good to meet you and ride with you. Don't be a stranger- post up a ride or tag along again!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15,681
Views: 842,935
Posted By mattc
Bummer. I had the same problem with my 2009....

Bummer. I had the same problem with my 2009. Ended up being just the sock filter on the fuel pump. It was good to see y'all again. I'll have to get an excuse together to ride up there with y'all...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15,681
Views: 842,935
Posted By mattc
Did y'all make it home alright? I tried calling...

Did y'all make it home alright? I tried calling David earlier to check in. Sorry y'all missed out. It was a fun day.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
See y'all in the morning.

See y'all in the morning.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-28-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
New guys are welcome as long as you like to ride....

New guys are welcome as long as you like to ride. Your wrr will work, bring a siphon hose just in case.

Let's meet at the Shell station at exit 151 (hwy 415 Lobdell) at 9:00, rolling no later than...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
If i remember, I think it's paved from Morgan...

If i remember, I think it's paved from Morgan city until bayou pigeon / sorrel where you can hop back on the levee road.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
I don't have any routes for that area, but I can...

I don't have any routes for that area, but I can probably get a copy after the ride.

Or come with us and have the tracks on your GPS!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
I'm glad my skills are appreciated here. ...

I'm glad my skills are appreciated here.

I'll do my best to break free for a ride this weekend. It's been too long
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/at...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/atchafalayaloop.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/mattc522/media/atchafalayaloop.jpg.html)



This is the loop I was talking about.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Sunday is a possibility. Saturday less so. I may...

Sunday is a possibility. Saturday less so. I may be bringing my xrr in from tx this trip but I might be on the Yamaha otherwise.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,280,183
Posted By mattc
I just got an old 2001 Dr 200 with 600 miles for...

I just got an old 2001 Dr 200 with 600 miles for under a grand. Hell of a deal even if I had to clean the carb..

Anyway, to weigh in on the 200 vs 650 thing, I think the 200 is fine but is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Hey! I've got an xr650r too and have just moved...

Hey! I've got an xr650r too and have just moved back to the BR area.

Atchafalaya is the safe place to ride levees as endurordr said. I've done a loop from hwy 190 down to Morgan city and back on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,280,183
Posted By mattc
Hey all, just picked up a sweet little 2001 with...

Hey all, just picked up a sweet little 2001 with 565 miles for $600. Got it running within an hour. What a silly little bike. I'm going to enjoy it.

Tires are still original, and should be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,925
Posted By mattc
Good explanation. I sold my 990 long ago, but my...

Good explanation. I sold my 990 long ago, but my fix was a new sensor. The zip tie on the sensor itself was extremely tight and deformed and broke it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,621
Posted By mattc
It is a public road. It was all good last time I...

It is a public road. It was all good last time I ride it a couple years ago. Just watch for cattle guards and traffic coming around the blind turns.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,021
Posted By mattc
Excellent! Thanks for the A+ report.

Excellent! Thanks for the A+ report.
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By mattc
Heat: My left knee feels a little heat coming...

Heat:
My left knee feels a little heat coming off of the radiator only when riding in town or after a long period of idling. Otherwise at a steady cruise of anything over 30 mph it is hard to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,928
Posted By mattc
Great report, thanks! I enjoyed following along. ...

Great report, thanks! I enjoyed following along.

Yea, 17 days will be an endurance ride, if it's even possible..

In 2010 I rode AR to OR with a riding partner in 21 days. Some days were easy...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 58,759
Posted By mattc
No problem. They hide the code at the bottom of...

No problem. They hide the code at the bottom of an email.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 58,759
Posted By mattc
Here is one. Expires July 5. gk7434294 Enjoy

Here is one. Expires July 5. gk7434294

Enjoy
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-18-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Yes I'm on TWT. I started a ride thread last...

Yes I'm on TWT. I started a ride thread last weekend for a ride yesterday. Had 12 riders show up with a weeks notice. Had a good time but with a group that big, we had one mechanical, and a few guys...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Yea, really. That was a big turnout. I'm...

Yea, really. That was a big turnout.

I'm out here in TX now, and have had NO trouble getting a group together for a ride. Some of the guys ride 60+ miles just to get to the meeting point.

I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,011
Posted By mattc
Rebel, I always have to apologize for Tyler, he...

Rebel, I always have to apologize for Tyler, he makes everyone look bad. I was on the other KTM that did not roost you.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,868
Posted By mattc
Just ordered a Montana Mount ( RAM Mount Garmin...

Just ordered a Montana Mount ( RAM Mount Garmin Montana Powered Rugged Cradle Motorcycle Mount Steel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22,638
Views: 2,869,094
Posted By mattc
Bingo. The return spring is going to keep your...

Bingo. The return spring is going to keep your idea from working.
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,770
Posted By mattc
The 1190 is on my wish list but I'll have to wait...

The 1190 is on my wish list but I'll have to wait for a used one in a few years. Can't justify the cost now. Plus I'm skeptical that the 1190 won't have the nagging little annoyances that the 990 did.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-21-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 13,406
Posted By mattc
I had a great time last year and I'm pretty...

I had a great time last year and I'm pretty bummed I can't make it this tome around. Maybe next year.
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,770
Posted By mattc
Also curious about the answer to this one. I've...

Also curious about the answer to this one. I've been thinking about the Yamaha basically because of passenger comfort but I need to have some fun too.

Have any of the tenere owners come from ktm...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,621
Posted By mattc
Probably won't make the ET500. Too much stuff to...

Probably won't make the ET500. Too much stuff to do at the new place. I'm stuck with day rides and commuting for a while!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-30-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,621
Posted By mattc
I'm going to be in Baton Rouge this weekend with...

I'm going to be in Baton Rouge this weekend with my Street Scooter, looking to ride up to St. Franny and beyond either Saturday or Sunday morning. Any takers?

A little gravel is fine, but I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,657
Posted By mattc
I'm really enjoying following along. Quite a...

I'm really enjoying following along. Quite a large contrast between your trip and mine in '10!

The xrr is the perfect bike for NM onward, but a 950SE would be excellent for the first half, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,990
Posted By mattc
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/20...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/2013-05-27_13-41-50_HDR_zps721d79b0.jpg

Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 315,998
Posted By mattc
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/20...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/mattc522/2013-05-27_13-41-50_HDR_zps721d79b0.jpg

Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,242
Posted By mattc
Anyone with a Safari Tank have clearance issues...

Anyone with a Safari Tank have clearance issues between the brace and the front tire? I have the flat bar style brace and even with a short mt21 front, it caught and twisted the brace at full...
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