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Forum: 2 smokers 12-18-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By wfopete
North East Vintage

After running a successful test series this past year, NETRA has decided to do a complete XC series this year. Don't know if they are playing by AHRMA rules or their own.


NETRA Vintage race...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-17-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By wfopete
www.arkansasdirtriders.com This link is...

www.arkansasdirtriders.com

This link is always a sometimes thing to get to work.

I went to there Christmas party last Saturday in NLR. The Ross closing put a damper on the festivities.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By wfopete
FWIW, I understand DB Snorkel is out of business...

FWIW, I understand DB Snorkel is out of business and has been for quite some time. The operation was for sale. I have one (a DB Snorkel) and it is effective. Made my KTM 300XCW sound like a stock...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By wfopete
Have you checked your float height? Here is...

Have you checked your float height?

Here is where you need to go:

http://ktmtalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=10

and this place that deals with KTM jetting daily:
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Forum: 2 smokers 12-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,514
Posted By wfopete
Finally someone found a good use for one of those...

Finally someone found a good use for one of those motors!
Forum: 2 smokers 12-01-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,245
Posted By wfopete
What's your spark plug look like?

What's your spark plug look like?
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,245
Posted By wfopete
Get that timing and jetting sorted out and it's a...

Get that timing and jetting sorted out and it's a whole new world.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By wfopete
Had a 1980 model too, one of the best bikes I...

Had a 1980 model too, one of the best bikes I ever owned.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By wfopete
One other thing for you small bike riders...pack...

One other thing for you small bike riders...pack tools, a lunch and bring your own tableware as there will be no formal dining available. We will however provide some Ozark Mountain rocks for...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,505
Posted By wfopete
All I know is back in the 70's when my buddy...

All I know is back in the 70's when my buddy dragged race an H2; is that after getting spit off the H2, he went thru the traps faster on his back than the H2 did on it's side. :rofl


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By wfopete
2nd Annual Anti Black Friday Ride

The Adventure Riders of Arkansas will host the 2nd Annual ABFR this 28th of November (duh). This is a dual sport ride and a great opportunity to thumb your nose at all those spending their time...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 84,361
Posted By wfopete
Bought this orphaned 82 IT465 home. Hope it's...

Bought this orphaned 82 IT465 home. Hope it's not rabid. Fudugly.

http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv239/wfopete/it1.jpg

http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv239/wfopete/100_2295.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
That's the point I've been trying to make; from 6...

That's the point I've been trying to make; from 6 pages back; buy a used KTM 300 and live happily ever after.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
The hell with the budget, get this: ...

The hell with the budget, get this:

http://www.cyclenews.com/384/26242/Racing-Article/First-Look--2015-Beta-Xtrainer.aspx
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By wfopete
Labdog1 Go to: http://www.pentonusa.org/ ...

Labdog1

Go to: http://www.pentonusa.org/

and here: http://www.pentonusa.org/suppliers/suppliers.asp
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
BikePilot; You are missing the whole reason why...

BikePilot; You are missing the whole reason why someone would ride a old school open class bike. It's not about usable power, low weight or anything to compare it to a modern bike.

It's about...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
+1. I love riding my '80 YZ465 but when I...

+1.

I love riding my '80 YZ465 but when I get on my modern bike I have to readjust to a slightly different world.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
Hmmm...Wasn't there somebody on pg 2 of this...

Hmmm...Wasn't there somebody on pg 2 of this thread that wrote:

I would also consider a GasGas if the suspension has been done.

There you have it; it's down to a color choice now; Orange/black...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,448
Posted By wfopete
Look dude I ride everything form a 74 YZ250A to a...

Look dude I ride everything form a 74 YZ250A to a 73 Penton Jackpiner to a 80 YZ465. Here is the deal: If you get anything older than a 2001 you are going to run into parts issues and have a out of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By wfopete
Pre-entered the ISDTRR weeks ago. 200 Vintage...

Pre-entered the ISDTRR weeks ago. 200 Vintage Intermediate class. My '73 Jackpiner is coming together nicely. New crank seal and a new 32mm Mikuni to replace the tired Bing carb. In 2012 I rode...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-12-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By wfopete
Dude, all these folks here know about is 2...

Dude, all these folks here know about is 2 strokes.

You'll have better luck in the Old's Cool forum:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=35
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,348
Posted By wfopete
Longpool campground stuff

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/osfnf/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=43459&actid=31
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26,186
Views: 5,008,408
Posted By wfopete
I think the adv bike market is overpriced...

I think the adv bike market is overpriced compared to other bikes of the same displacement. The lower prices Yamaha is now offering on 2013 (and soon 2014) is evidence of this. For less money than...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By wfopete
Well darn it: Vintage Ride is CANCELED -...

Well darn it:

Vintage Ride is CANCELED - Alternative Ride Set

The Capitol Chapter of The Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan regrets to announce that the The Vintage Ride scheduled for...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By wfopete
ATF is a high detergent oil. One of it's...

ATF is a high detergent oil. One of it's benefits is it helps clean things up like sludge. Run a couple of tanks of fuel through the bike and drain the ATF. Note the condition, then repeat. If...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,485
Posted By wfopete
Like others I'd like a 1190...but I ride a ST. ...

Like others I'd like a 1190...but I ride a ST. The 2014 Super Tenere' models have some nice upgrades over the 2012-2013, better ergos, cruise control, heated grips, better engine pieces and power. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 48,812
Posted By wfopete
Good to meet you Nick. I always enjoy seeing...

Good to meet you Nick. I always enjoy seeing folks from across the pond. Enjoy Arkansas and ride safe.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By wfopete
You better get on it, there is a local ride...

You better get on it, there is a local ride coming up soon:

http://www.cycleconservationclub.org/PDF/Events/Vintage_Ride_2014.jpg


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 51,622
Posted By wfopete
That just my high education Yankee spin on it. ...

That just my high education Yankee spin on it. Personally I question the authenticity of the Bean Shack. They pretty much spelled everything correctly on their sign so that makes 'em suspect. The...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 165,948
Posted By wfopete
Don't you need to sell your Tenere' first before...

Don't you need to sell your Tenere' first before buying more stuff?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 51,622
Posted By wfopete
We now have an exquisite, tastefully appointed...

We now have an exquisite, tastefully appointed fine dining establishment north of Dover. Note the orange on white color scheme. Located on the corner of Hwy 7 and Hwy 164. Reservations recommended...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 165,948
Posted By wfopete
Stick with the SMH10; it's a pretty good unit. ...

Stick with the SMH10; it's a pretty good unit. My wife and I have them and they work well. The new 20 has more capability and it's pricey but from what I'm hearing the range is disappointing. Sena...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By wfopete
I think if FJ Kevin did this. He may have just...

I think if FJ Kevin did this. He may have just bored his cylinder but I believe he got a 510 motor out of it.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By wfopete
+1. As a POG member I have got a wealth of...

+1. As a POG member I have got a wealth of information on my 'Piners from the gurus at the Penton Owners Group. Check the piston on the exhaust side for a hole that should be drilled to lube the...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 1,890,216
Posted By wfopete
Better them than me! Somehow manhandling a 600+...

Better them than me! Somehow manhandling a 600+ pound bike through that mess kills the fun factor. For those who disagree, well ride on!
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,866
Posted By wfopete
I can tell all that SICVIC made it to the TAT...

I can tell all that SICVIC made it to the TAT Shak in Arkansas in one piece. Stayed the night and everything seemed to be going good and his spirits were high. He headed out the morning of the 29th...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 572,960
Posted By wfopete
See my deal on the signature link below: TAT...

See my deal on the signature link below:

TAT Shak (http://www.tat-shak.com/)


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Forum: 2 smokers 07-29-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By wfopete
Detroit Diesels have used superchargers and...

Detroit Diesels have used superchargers and turbos in their 2 cycle diesels for decades. Just be careful when they come on the pipe:

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By wfopete
You may want to talk to the author of this...

You may want to talk to the author of this thread:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994105

He (Karson) is from Iowa and has made NW Arkansas a top riding pick.


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-26-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 165,948
Posted By wfopete
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