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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2014, 12:33 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Update: I just had a real date tonight! ...

Update:

I just had a real date tonight! I met a girl a couple months ago on a crash (and we aren't allowed to have any "personal" communication in situations like that). I felt a connection...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
No but now I sure wish I would have. It...

No but now I sure wish I would have. It literally had dirtbike stickers, ADV stickers, and people putting their ADVRider.com screen names with time/date stamps on there with permanent markers on at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Yeah I remember that part, just right before the...

Yeah I remember that part, just right before the state line sign. It was actually damp but it wasn't so wet that it was soupy. It seemed pretty firm to me and I just kind of blazed over it. I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks! And hey let me tell ya, I was hitting...

Thanks! And hey let me tell ya, I was hitting western OK and realized it was getting muddier as I went along. I remember thinking "crap, I think it was Doc who said if it's muddy to just hit the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks, I credit the engine guards for saving my...

Thanks, I credit the engine guards for saving my trip. I've ruined that radiator before on a crash that wasn't near as hard. On this crash it literally hit radiator side first directly on the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Here is the site where I downloaded the files: ...

Here is the site where I downloaded the files:
https://sites.google.com/site/gpskevin/adventurerides/trans-america-trail
GPSKevin provides the tracks for free as he believes it should be open...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 10:05 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thank you, no haha, but it was really...

Thank you, no haha, but it was really frustrating!

I mean, I have absolutely no problem with anyone that wants to poke along and enjoy the scenery. But at the same time, if that is what you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 09:33 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks for reading it, half the reason I wanted...

Thanks for reading it, half the reason I wanted to do the trip was to share my experience with everyone else. I actually feel really damn good right now.

One more thing I'd like to add for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 09:32 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
I am pretty wore out, but it was absolutely worth...

I am pretty wore out, but it was absolutely worth it. Now I'm sitting here with a 12, correction, 11 pack of Dos Equis just relaxing. Mexico was amazing, Colorado was amazing, hell even Oklahoma was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
LOL, hey nobody was around to take pictures for...

LOL, hey nobody was around to take pictures for me, and I had to prove I was actually there right! :D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-27-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Florida TAT riders I ran into

I ran into these guys on the TAT in Oklahoma:

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a589/ericdb7g/TAT%20-%20AR%20to%20CO/IMG_20140624_131009_zps478151a6.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Luckily both towns I stayed at both had liquor...

Luckily both towns I stayed at both had liquor stores directly across from the motels! It was Dos Equis the first night, and Miller Amber or something like that the second night. Never had them...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks, it was a blast! I'm sitting here in...

Thanks, it was a blast! I'm sitting here in disbelief that I actually made it over 2000 miles in a week with not a single problem!

And you must be right about the chains and sprockets because...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Ride report and pictures are up!!! I'm gonna...

Ride report and pictures are up!!! I'm gonna crash out so if anyone has any questions I probably won't get to them until later on. Thanks for so many of you keeping tabs on me on Facebook, I really...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 06:03 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
2,222 miles later, I give you my report of riding...

2,222 miles later, I give you my report of riding the TAT from AR to CO.


Last weekend (6/21-6/22) I already had plans to go floating on the river with a friend and his wife for his birthday....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 05:17 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Well I'm 50 miles east of Wichita. Will be home...

Well I'm 50 miles east of Wichita. Will be home this afternoon and will have my report up tonight. Everything is going fine. Lost a subframe bolt and chain/sprockets are about toast but it'll get...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-25-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Super tired, ended up in Fort Morgan, CO. Will...

Super tired, ended up in Fort Morgan, CO. Will give details soon and a full ride report. Successful day, and now I'm getting some much needed rest
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks for looking out for me Ted! Everything is...

Thanks for looking out for me Ted! Everything is going great so far. Got a room in Boise City,OK and a six pack. The goal is to make it to Salida,CO (or close to) tomorrow.

After Salida I'll...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks and I'm gonna wring the poor KLR's neck...

Thanks and I'm gonna wring the poor KLR's neck for a week straight. You guys all sound just like my dad about the whole Facebook thing, lol.

Anyways, I'm out for real this time!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks everyone, and I'll see ya'll at Sassy's...

Thanks everyone, and I'll see ya'll at Sassy's when I get back
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
If you want a serious machine for very little...

If you want a serious machine for very little money don't buy one from a store!!!

Here's my recommended build:
Get on Amazon.com and search for these parts-

Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 motherboard...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Well guys I'm getting prepped for my ride to...

Well guys I'm getting prepped for my ride to Colorado.

Monday morning I will be taking the trans-America trail west (using GPSKevin's tracks) from Mountainburg and following to Salida, CO. From...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Well my dinner date bailed on me ( mike I owe you...

Well my dinner date bailed on me ( mike I owe you a flyer ). So I decide fuck it I'll go eat by myself. Then no bullshit they lost my order after I sat there for an hour. You can't make this shit...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
I'm hoping to make it up soon, been working...

I'm hoping to make it up soon, been working nights the last few months. This Wednesday is a possibility.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
I've said before my dream girl is Hispanic so I'm...

I've said before my dream girl is Hispanic so I'm all in if this date falls through. As a matter of fact I will make a flyer tonight and post it here for all to see!

Edit: flyer will ONLY be...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks, and never have to worry about me selling...

Thanks, and never have to worry about me selling the KLR. I'll always have it at least until I can afford a F800GS. I am getting transferred to Benton county in the next couple months ( for sure )...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Hey everyone, long time no see! Just wanted to...

Hey everyone, long time no see! Just wanted to post and let y'all know I'm still around. I have a date tonight believe it or not so things are looking up!

I have a week vacation coming up next...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
No but hell I'm willing to try anything at this...

No but hell I'm willing to try anything at this point ;)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks guys, yeah once I get the girlfriend...

Thanks guys, yeah once I get the girlfriend situation under control I should be able to ride more. Down here girls only seem to be interested in guys who don't have jobs, are abusive, been to jail...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
I know everyone here hates KLR's, but it's true....

I know everyone here hates KLR's, but it's true. I imagine with mods the XR probably has more potential though. I've seen a lot of Baja 500 races on TV back when the Honda team was running XR650's,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Well damn if this isn't the best idea I've ever...

Well damn if this isn't the best idea I've ever heard. I'd probably do it :)

So yeah I don't want to become the guy that is always posting and talking about negative things, so I've tried to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks guys, and Magoo, no lol! I have crash...

Thanks guys, and Magoo, no lol! I have crash guards on so it doesn't get so busted up anymore
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2014, 07:12 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
OK I got my ass back on the KLR <iframe...

OK I got my ass back on the KLR

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HegfGoxWijc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2014, 09:03 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Well guys, in case you didn't know, I had a...

Well guys, in case you didn't know, I had a girlfriend. We had been seeing each other on and off for the last year or so. I'd ask her on random dates and we always had a great time going out to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-26-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Check your email I sent you a topo map. The bulk...

Check your email I sent you a topo map. The bulk of the trails are south southeast of DD but the trail head is directly east of DD off the highway
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-26-2013, 08:42 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
I used to ride my 250's out there back in the day...

I used to ride my 250's out there back in the day too! Some of those chat piles are pretty wild. My first time out there we had sand paddles on in preparation for a trip to little Sahara. That...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2013, 08:55 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Awesome. I'll make sure to get ahold of you no...

Awesome. I'll make sure to get ahold of you no later than Friday to confirm everything is GTG. I will be in for sure.

Any of you other crazies want to ride?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2013, 08:46 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Nah. In "theory" they should be protected. But...

Nah. In "theory" they should be protected. But if there's a way to break something I'll find it!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2013, 08:15 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Wellllll I was gonna say I can't because I have...

Wellllll I was gonna say I can't because I have to work, which I do. However, I don't have to be at work until 5pm so it could be possible. I could meet you somewhere around 10am and I could ride...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2013, 03:44 PM
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Posted By ericdb7g
Thanks guys, I've finally given her a little TLC....

Thanks guys, I've finally given her a little TLC.

New wheel bearings front and back, new side fairings that aren't all scraped up and busted, the engine guard, and removed/sanded/painted...
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