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Forum: Face plant 08-28-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,076
Posted By edwardo
Indeed

He was great person, a tremendous rider, and great at his job. Heartfelt condolences to all up at El Dorado.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-05-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
directions from ride

I rode the route on Saturday. It was a nice ride. I usually ride south of Granby into Arkansas, but it was a nice change. I am fairly certain the arrows are down now. I was riding with some other...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
definitely understand the time restraints. Just...

definitely understand the time restraints. Just holler if you have time. Can do a little or a lot!!! 479-381-6317 call or text
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
On a DR...who wants to ride?

Anyone want to play in the rain? 40% chance on Saturday, and I'm planning to ride to Eldo from Joplin on as much gravel as I can find....Gonna spend a little time and maybe some coin at Randy's bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 101,282
Views: 19,624,973
Posted By edwardo
To mod or not to mod...

Hello all...hope you don't mind a somewhat retarded question...

I have added the pumper to my DR. Along with a 13/42, I am loving the ride I'm getting from it (secondary, gravel, moderate...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
Looking forward to the ride report on it. I grew...

Looking forward to the ride report on it. I grew up around that area and have been on many of those roads, but I am always surprised how many local places/things I still haven't seen. It's nice that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
Would like to, but am working that weekend....

Would like to, but am working that weekend. Sounds like a nice ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
I don't know Steve. I mainly have ridden solo...

I don't know Steve. I mainly have ridden solo around, or my wife and I buzz around. I have a DR 650 that's pretty fun for most of the secondary and gravel roads. I went to Roaring River yesterday...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By edwardo
Joplin/Carthage

Hey Rusty
I'm familiar with Nevada and ElDo. I'm in the carthage area and ride fairly frequently around. Hit me up with a pm if you'd like to ride or at least get some spots you'd like to shoot...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 666,880
Posted By edwardo
http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff387/eddiebig...

http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff387/eddiebig40/photo-2.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 87,615
Views: 4,267,082
Posted By edwardo
Butler Hollow road washout

Hello all,
Not a frequent poster, but have gotten some help from guys on this thread, so I wanted to pass along...I went back 15 or so pages and didn't see where it's listed, so apologies if the...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 666,880
Posted By edwardo
Roaring River area, southern MO

Roaring River area, southern MO
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,306
Views: 1,700,502
Posted By edwardo
stock exhaust vs. FMF

Hello all,

I just bought an 05 for my gal who is just learning to ride. The two previous XT's I owned (05 and 08) were great, but I never really put any modifications on them other than...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,221
Views: 763,959
Posted By edwardo
appreciate the info

Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.

We took the kids last fall to buffalo bills and had a blast. I kayaked the upper portion several years ago, but mainly just do the lower anymore.
I've not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,221
Views: 763,959
Posted By edwardo
camping around Bunker/Eminence

Hello all

Wifey and I are planning a ride/camp/float. We are doing the Buffalo in AR, riding locally, then coming up to the Bunker/Eminence area for the Current. We both ride DS thumpers.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,225
Posted By edwardo
I'm on board for a black 3 gallon Ed

I'm on board for a black 3 gallon

Ed
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,816
Posted By edwardo
pretty smooth to me

2010 ABS Model
1000 miles in the last couple weeks
No wobble, shimmy, wiggle....however, I sold my tiger and now just have quarter liter enduros to ride, so maybe my backside is just confused and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,816
Posted By edwardo
I know what you mean...couldn't resist any...

I know what you mean...couldn't resist any longer. Mine should be in this week.
It seems like the suspension upgrades are worth it...I'm gonna ride and just see what happens first...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-28-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 87,615
Views: 4,267,082
Posted By edwardo
thanks I'm all ears...unless free beer is a...

thanks
I'm all ears...unless free beer is a better enticement...:freaky

ed
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-28-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 87,615
Views: 4,267,082
Posted By edwardo
Thanks for the route DRZCharlie

First time poster in this forum...long time reader...


The wife and kids and I are planning a couple of routes, and didn't really know what current conditions are. Wifey and 16 year old are on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45,919
Views: 9,101,316
Posted By edwardo
That is a nice looking mosheen. I know it's...

That is a nice looking mosheen.
I know it's more of an individual thing, but is the Wheeling step seat more comfortable than the OEM?
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By edwardo
:eek1 thanks for the endorsement on the...

:eek1

thanks for the endorsement on the GS...am planning to ride it next week if we get out of the single digits and slick roads...don't think the guy would trust me that much on his machine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By edwardo
I have thought of duct taping the little one to...

I have thought of duct taping the little one to the 16 year old, but it may diminish enjoyment for both...:evil

They have ridden together on short trips, but nothing on longer hauls...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By edwardo
Question Options for 1.5 Up

Looking for some ideas for the following situation:

I have a fun, squirmy 8 year old boy that MUST accompany us this year on our rides. As a group, we ride secondary roads, gravel roads, and very...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,242,318
Posted By edwardo
[QUOTE=aDave]Taking a trip on small bikes is my...

[QUOTE=aDave]Taking a trip on small bikes is my only choice right now. As many have already said...You just have to go for it! Did 5 days/600 miles in the middle of July through SW Missouri and NW...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
Hit Glade Top again today

Gravel situation much better. Except for a couple of deposits at the base of a couple hills toward hwy 125, most of the area is pretty nice. Skyline Drive connects with Glade Top and it was a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By edwardo
nice pics... Had an 06 scrambler, have an...

nice pics...

Had an 06 scrambler, have an 09 wrr...

Scrambler's suspension and stock tires (trailwings) will limit your willingness to explore on anything past a gravel road here and there....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
If you start on the west end of Glade Top off of...

If you start on the west end of Glade Top off of hwy 125 and head east, there's a sort of trail head/parking area less than a mile off the black top. There's a single trail that runs off there. It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Posted By edwardo
For tight single track: I think the 250 turns a...

For tight single track:
I think the 250 turns a little tighter, but I think the 1st gear is a little too tall if you're just wanting to crawl when comparing to the 225. As far as other comparisions...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
for me, smaller bike = more fun at Glade Top

Went this weekend. On the main road, the gravel is thinning on top, and accumulating at the bottom of the roads. The ATV trails were quite fun though with only a few washed out areas that I...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By edwardo
Thumb To chock or not to chock

I know there's a lot of wheel chocks out there...any suggestions?
Thanks again for some good information.

Ed
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By edwardo
welding vs. drilling/bolting

How did you place your anchor points??
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By edwardo
yes...exact same trailer

Thanks for the pics. They are quite helpful. On the street bikes, I can see the ratchet tie downs. On your dirt machines, I'm only seeing them on the ends. Are you anchoring them down at a lower...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
That, sir, would have been a pretty good...

That, sir, would have been a pretty good ride....hats off to you!!:freaky From what I saw of those trails, my ability wouldn't have allowed a heavy bike on the ATV trail. I do get more inquisitive...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 45,919
Views: 9,101,316
Posted By edwardo
if ya'll have time

Posted this in equipment, but would like some ideas from those who have the same or similar bikes.

ed


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=498519
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,306
Views: 1,700,502
Posted By edwardo
if anyone has time

posted this in equipment forum, but may be more applicable here with others riding the same ride....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=498519


thanks
ed
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By edwardo
Trailer configuration for multiple uses

I would like the input of people whose vision might be more sophisticated/practical/useful than mine....

I have been looking for a utility trailer for...well...just that: utilitarian use. I found...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
yep

It was still there, albeit a little more rideable than I suspect when it was first applied. The Roaring River area had roughly the same type/amount applied to some of its main areas...I wonder if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By edwardo
have an xt 225 and xt 250. Both have been great...

have an xt 225 and xt 250. Both have been great for their intended purpose. Interestingly, both the wife and son prefer the xt 250's 5 speed instead of the 6 speed of the 225. Both bikes run back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,001
Posted By edwardo
gonna try that this afternoon.... FWIW,...

gonna try that this afternoon....

FWIW, over the last couple of days, I think I have cleared out every spider web on a couple of those trails than run off the east side of hwy 86...had a couple...
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