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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-21-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By SR56
1. Don't crash and then you won't have to be...

1. Don't crash and then you won't have to be located...of course I don't follow my own advice as you all have seen on numerous occasions so this probably won't help me or you.

2. You want...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-13-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By SR56
No help on camping but there is a Hampton Inn in...

No help on camping but there is a Hampton Inn in Murphy and in Franklin that have pretty good rates and are convenient if you are going to or coming from the Smokey Mts...stayed at both several times.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-11-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By SR56
Good ride today...I would say great but it was...

Good ride today...I would say great but it was pretty dusty.

Thanks to Gimmee for hanging with the good guys!

Lapdog, you do not ride slow...don't tell anybody but the reason I dropped...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-10-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=OrangeGarrett;25257698]No worries mate,...

[QUOTE=OrangeGarrett;25257698]No worries mate, the ride I posted is for TOMORROW, SATURDAY.

Sweeeet, I am in. I'll be at the parking lot (on the North side of the Blackwater Forestry office in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-10-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By SR56
How about 2 hours late...sorry I didn't check...

How about 2 hours late...sorry I didn't check early enough this morning (I did check last night).
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-08-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By SR56
Safety Gear...here is one of the latest, greatest...

Safety Gear...here is one of the latest, greatest technologies that gives you lots of freedom to move and very low profile. The guy that broke the world record on a skateboard (80+ mph) wears it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-08-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By SR56
One day at a time, a little progress every day,...

One day at a time, a little progress every day, and before you know it you'll achieve your goals. Great to hear from you!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-07-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By SR56
Safety Gear...from what I have seen the Troy Lee...

Safety Gear...from what I have seen the Troy Lee Designs stuff is pretty well thought out and constructed, a little pricier than some but a good example of you get what you pay for.

Recently...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-05-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By SR56
Theft of bikes and coverage

Just FYI,

Talked to a few guys who had bikes stolen lately and their homeowners did not cover the bikes in any way...although they were in the garage in one case. From what I have been able to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-03-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By SR56
Looks like prices are going to be around...

Looks like prices are going to be around $13K-$14K...converted euro price in Germany. A little above my budget at this point but a cool toy.

Here is a site that shows the different...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By SR56
Suzuki confirmed this week that it will return to...

Suzuki confirmed this week that it will return to MotoGP next season. I am losing count but it will be great to see more competition. Maybe some technology will trickle down to our bikes.

Amazes...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By SR56
Hutton Unit

Hutton Unit gates are closed and are closed 1 Oct-1 May every year...there is still a tractor parked in the area we usually utilize for parking so we should probably look for another option this...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By SR56
I was afraid somebody would ask...loaded up...

I was afraid somebody would ask...loaded up started driving Saturday and got most of the way there when it started raining. This is the 4th or 5th race in a row that has been rained out...well there...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 03:41 AM
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Posted By SR56
Welllll OK...I am going the Local Yokal for lunch...

Welllll OK...I am going the Local Yokal for lunch today to try their Salisbury Steak. I could go by the Hutton Unit and see if our parking area is clear and report back this afternoon????

I am...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-01-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By SR56
Batteries...I did a lot of research recently...

Batteries...I did a lot of research recently looking into electric bicycles and the battery technologies that drive them as well as electric motorcycles and IMO you have two options:

1. Lead...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-28-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By SR56
What happened at the trot?

What happened at the trot?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-22-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By SR56
More news...Aprilia will be back in MotoGP...

More news...Aprilia will be back in MotoGP starting in 2015 with 65 V4.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 22,911
Posted By SR56
Had fun riding with everyone on the Adventure...

Had fun riding with everyone on the Adventure route...got home and still had gas so rode Eglin (West of 87) for a while.

Definitely sandier South of the "Escarpment" but you don't notice it as...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-21-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By SR56
And I just saw where KTM was going to field a...

And I just saw where KTM was going to field a Motogp team in 2017...probably with a V4 engine. Like them or not they are doing fairly well.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-21-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By SR56
I thought I felt the earth shake a little while...

I thought I felt the earth shake a little while back...:lol3, yahoooo.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By SR56
Pain Meds

Speaking from experience...those pain meds can plug you up something fierce. My recommendation for anybody taking Opiate based pain meds is "Metamucil" and lots of water...edited to be a little...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By SR56
I am very happy with my map...you can get a good...

I am very happy with my map...you can get a good map of Blackwater at the little store in Harold or the Blackwater Forestry office in Munson for about $8 (other places too). A compass wouldn't be a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=Vico1;25106091]...Slow burn for Saturday...

[QUOTE=Vico1;25106091]...Slow burn for Saturday morning. We can meet at Hutton...8:30 rollout...Adventure route on my DR so very little sand involved and lots of photo ops.

No more...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=skid=mark;25105135]...All I know so far is...

[QUOTE=skid=mark;25105135]...All I know so far is a 2t with a tag...

I have a '13 KTM 250SX I would sell for $5,500. Completely stock except for the Pro Circuit link in the rear suspension, as...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By SR56
OG, Highlight, Ctrl C, go to the TT site,...

OG,

Highlight, Ctrl C, go to the TT site, open new post, Ctrl V. OG posted info and I helped...remember the Martha White commercial with the littler girl and..."momma made biscuits and I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-16-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By SR56
I resemble that remark...sometimes.

I resemble that remark...sometimes.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-16-2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By SR56
Wow, I am impressed...if that doesn't get some...

Wow, I am impressed...if that doesn't get some out of towner's to visit, nothing will.

Vico1...what about some of the guys from Reynolds Pasture? Be nice to have them ride with us. Still...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-16-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By SR56
I would sell that POS...to me. Sorry no spacers...

I would sell that POS...to me. Sorry no spacers or usable info.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-15-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By SR56
Road Out

Range Road 736 is missing about 20 yards where Hick's Creek has washed it away.

736 is the first road to the right after you cross the Yellow River if you are headed South and runs between Hwy...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-15-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By SR56
I have gotten a few PMs asking what happened or...

I have gotten a few PMs asking what happened or what we/they could have done differently to avoid a similar incident, my response to all is below:

The only thing Wayne could have done differently...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-15-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By SR56
Bikecurious

I only go one way...WFO.

I am not intelligent enough to not twist my right wrist as far as it will go (no correlation to any other twisted wrist activities) regardless of what bike I am riding so...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-13-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By SR56
Accident

All,

Waysherr took a pretty bad tumble today...keep him in your thoughts and prayers.

We got him in an ambulance and out of the woods...in that order. At that point he could move his fingers...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By SR56
Skid, Fuel mileage...plan is to do around 100...

Skid, Fuel mileage...plan is to do around 100 miles tomorrow and I could pack a little two stroke oil but not sure when, where, or if there will be fuel stops. The KTM needs to switch over to reserve...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By SR56
I wasn't there...working on the JON boat and...

I wasn't there...working on the JON boat and motor getting ready for my Huckleberry trip. Hopefully sometime in the next couple weeks if the weather cooperates.

My favorite memory of "Penton" is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 11:08 AM
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Posted By SR56
Saturday Morning

Let's see nice greasy tomato gravy first thing early in the morning, trying to keep up with your friends on bikes with four times more hp than your bike (14.1 vs 57.8 just so you know I am not...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By SR56
Spiders and holes in the trail

Did some riding yesterday on the Southwest corner of Eglin...West of 87, South of RR 213. All the spiders have been cleared on all the trails that weren't flooded. Better ride the area soon those...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By SR56
Tid bit

The only bike Kawasaki has listed on their web site as a "Dual Sport" for 2015 is the KLR 650. Probably just not producing the 250 in '15 but who knows?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By SR56
Ace, Vico1, Gimmee, or anybody else with a 500...

Ace, Vico1, Gimmee, or anybody else with a 500 EXC, about how many miles can you go on a tank of gas? Just accumulating data...Thanks.


Nice set up but I would hate to be driving if I had to back...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By SR56
[QUOTE=motomike14;25027249] 1) wr450 2)...

[QUOTE=motomike14;25027249]

1) wr450
2) wr450

Dr. Z...thanks for playing but I sort of ended the contest early due to lack of participation.

No prizes but the "Soft Cock" was an...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-08-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By SR56
Best Bike Voting

Well it doesn't look like anybody else wants to play so the final tally is below...it was a close race but the 450XCW was voted the best bike to ride Eglin and BW with the Yamaha WR450F voted the...
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