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Forum: Vendors 08-15-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By mars
still have it?

still have it?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
Great dinner ride to Kens in Amber tonight with...

Great dinner ride to Kens in Amber tonight with Oklahoma Honda Suzuki group of about 25. Every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. leave from the shop. Great folks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
Do you think you are a better rider now?

Do you think you are a better rider now?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
I plan on camping, bringing an easy up cooler and...

I plan on camping, bringing an easy up cooler and other things. It is also nice to prep the bike before the event just so you can relax and get your head in the game.

I would also recommend...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-24-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
For you guys who are serious about riding I would...

For you guys who are serious about riding I would highly encourage you to attend one of these classes; Hallet (http://www.hallettracing.net/events/motorcycle-lapping-days/) Their only requirement is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-01-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
I am down with some face plant video. Nothing...

I am down with some face plant video. Nothing like fallen angled trees under snow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXnyfY38IlY
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,295
Posted By mars
I have to admit to occasional farkling but I am...

I have to admit to occasional farkling but I am not a cheapskate. One of my recent posts about a farkling incident.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23740758#post23740758
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,295
Posted By mars
That is pretty funny. I don't think any of the...

That is pretty funny. I don't think any of the BMW dealers I have history with would look at me as the perfect customer but I can not wait to remind them? Thanks for that.

As far as looking my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,295
Posted By mars
I can only imagine how hard it is to own a BMW...

I can only imagine how hard it is to own a BMW dealership these days. BMW is pushing hard on the dealers to upgrade their shops while probably putting them in no win situations with many models. ...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By mars
why don't you just buy the CD? That is what I did.

why don't you just buy the CD? That is what I did.
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 695,254
Posted By mars
http://marsman.smugmug.com/Personal/Okc2014/i-PrcR...

http://marsman.smugmug.com/Personal/Okc2014/i-PrcRBmK/0/M/IMG_0562-M.jpg

Meet Phineas F. Farkle first known and very miss understood farkler. Mr. Farkle or Fark as I like to call him pioneered the...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,198
Posted By mars
Sounds like the name should "Dick Measuring Ride"...

Sounds like the name should "Dick Measuring Ride" and I don't mean that in a bad way. If I want to ride in anger I go to the track.


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Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,198
Posted By mars
I have wanted to have a real rally in the south...

I have wanted to have a real rally in the south since I moved back to the area. Guess you guys are doing something else.


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Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,198
Posted By mars
Timed stages can be used to legitimize a rally...

Timed stages can be used to legitimize a rally and ensure safety.


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Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,198
Posted By mars
Then it's not rally raid, just a ride. ...

Then it's not rally raid, just a ride.


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Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,198
Posted By mars
How many timed stages? I have lots of rally...

How many timed stages? I have lots of rally experience.


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,295
Posted By mars
You must be very important! Sent from my...

You must be very important!


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Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 451,562
Posted By mars
I am talking about your torso. I don't move my...

I am talking about your torso. I don't move my ass because it is too fat but I sure lean towards the inside of the corner


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Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 451,562
Posted By mars
I would say if you leaned into the corner your...

I would say if you leaned into the corner your bike would lean a lot less. The bike is compensating to your sitting up straight.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 451,562
Posted By mars
First time in 15 years to forget to latch the...

First time in 15 years to forget to latch the lids. This is from 3 weeks ago.

http://marsman.smugmug.com/Personal/Okc2014/i-S4MhGZ4/0/M/IMG_0537-M.jpg

By the time I got back to where the lid...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 451,562
Posted By mars
I have had it leaned over as far as I like on the...

I have had it leaned over as far as I like on the street with never a problem. The other side is a narrower bag to compensate for the exhaust.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 451,562
Posted By mars
http://marsman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Grand-tour-...

http://marsman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Grand-tour-of-oklahoma-2014/i-GXFhCXh/0/M/IMG_0008-M.jpg

I decided to keep my 15 year old Zega's they have been on 4 bikes now. I got a full set of factory...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,636
Posted By mars
I live 5 miles west of Yukon where the tornado...

I live 5 miles west of Yukon where the tornado hit one block off 66. I mostly see wilted and dehydrated folks on Harleys in the summer. If you are from Germany and traveling thru the area a stop at...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 695,254
Posted By mars
I keep hearing this from more folks. I have a...

I keep hearing this from more folks. I have a 2013 DL-650 and tried it on some average dirt roads weekend before last and with the stock tires it did great.

I was able to clip along as fast as I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,422
Posted By mars
I have never understood why any one would lower a...

I have never understood why any one would lower a bike. I guess it's just confidence thing for some.

A friend of mine Peter Fontaine. He is probably about 5 feet 3 or so.
...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,636
Posted By mars
If that is the case avoid Oklahoma all together....

If that is the case avoid Oklahoma all together. Veer down to the southern tip of Texas and see Big Bend, Marfa, Alpine and stay at the Guage hotel in Marathon. Don't forget the river road from...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,636
Posted By mars
do you realize how hot it is in June? It is too...

do you realize how hot it is in June? It is too hot to have fun on a bike in my opinion. I live about one block off 66 and watched the weary drive thru.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-28-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 109,246
Posted By mars
I signed up for the Grand Tour of Oklahoma last...

I signed up for the Grand Tour of Oklahoma last Saturday.

Last yearI did all but the north western part of the Oklahoma Adventure Trail. It should be renamed the Oklahoma Ride. I only encountered...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,544
Posted By mars
I signed up for the Grand Tour of Oklahoma last...

I signed up for the Grand Tour of Oklahoma last Saturday.

Last yearI did all but the north western part of the Oklahoma Adventure Trail. It should be renamed the Oklahoma Ride. I only encountered...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,422
Posted By mars
I traded my DRZ for a 2013 dl650 after putting 4k...

I traded my DRZ for a 2013 dl650 after putting 4k on the DRZ on it in 6 months. The DRZ was a great bike but the motor was just too high strung for me. Mine ran great.

I do have a set of Twisted...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,515
Posted By mars
I take seriously the warning about trouble in...

I take seriously the warning about trouble in Mexico. I spent 9 hours in a police station in Dolores Hidalgo with one of my ride buddies going hysterical. Nothing I ever want to do again. The only...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
Sorry for the HiJack. I just get carried away...

Sorry for the HiJack. I just get carried away some times?
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,515
Posted By mars
I have been that route several times, I don't...

I have been that route several times, I don't have the gps stuff any more. I might have a DVD with the info on it. I will try to get my hands on it tomorrow. You can take the road south of Batopilas...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
It is kind of interesting that BB is becoming...

It is kind of interesting that BB is becoming such a popular place to ride. It's biggest draw are the people.

http://marsman.smugmug.com/Personal/terlingua/i-GfqzqPz/0/M/DSCN1043-M.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
I recommend a dozen shots of Tequila Herradura at...

I recommend a dozen shots of Tequila Herradura at the Boquillas bar before the hots springs. You wont care.

It sounds like Big Bend is becoming discovered.
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
nice, don't forget you bathing suit.

nice, don't forget you bathing suit.
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
I can't wait to see the improvements! Does...

I can't wait to see the improvements!

Does any one know if the hots springs are still there?
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
Back when you could cross to Boquillas in a drift...

Back when you could cross to Boquillas in a drift boat.
http://marsman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2001-1/i-gWJtTd2/0/M/P3100011-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
some shots from the Piasano hotel in Marfa from...

some shots from the Piasano hotel in Marfa from 2002. We split the price for one of the famous actors suite, I don't remember which one is was. We were traveling with another couple from Austin. I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 131,681
Posted By mars
great report and excellent pictures

great report and excellent pictures
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