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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,465
Posted By irishal
Pretty crazy. Never knew that place existed. I...

Pretty crazy. Never knew that place existed. I need to watch the documentary then take a day trip up there.
Great RR.:thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By irishal
Great pics. Was just up there a few weeks ago,...

Great pics. Was just up there a few weeks ago, took my MTB up there though. Did you make it over to the old railroad trestle?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,068
Posted By irishal
Or just turn left instead of right and see where...

Or just turn left instead of right and see where you end up.......sometimes its other countries. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,119
Posted By irishal
Amazing pics and great RR. Helicopters, boats,...

Amazing pics and great RR. Helicopters, boats, lakes, planes, bears........awesome!!!
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By irishal
Calgary Day Trip Ideas

Hey guys......I'll be up in Calgary mid-August for a week for some work. Was thinking about riding up, but decided to rent a bike for a day or two.
I've found this place in downtown Calgary that...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By irishal
OK thats my fear. So 3 days is straight shooting...

OK thats my fear. So 3 days is straight shooting the whole way then :(
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By irishal
OKC to Calgary

So I have a work event I'm attending in Calgary in the middle of August. Got me thinking about riding up from OKC versus flying. I'm thinking its doable in a 3 day trip to get up there that won't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By irishal
US Pro Challenge

I'm planning a 3-4 excursion to CO this summer to watch the US Pro Challenge (all aboard my wee-strom). Gonna camp the whole time. With the route announced and given the masses that will be there,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
Google Street View as well ...

Google Street View as well

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.551097,-97.74693,3a,75y,227.45h,62.46t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sMS65csuzDFLhGW16985KHw!2e0?hl=en
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
This marker is also right there...

This marker is also right there too...http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/29/eqa7y9a2.jpg

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
Sorry for late clue. On the far western side of...

Sorry for late clue. On the far western side of OKC, the ranch is famous for horses that pull a well known beer wagon. This particular spot is part of the Chisholm trail.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
It was off 377 north of Prague and down a handful...

It was off 377 north of Prague and down a handful of gravel roads. There's a nice little jeep trail to get to the sign. The gps coordinates earlier are the right ones.

Sent from my...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
New tag. Don't let the Texas flag throw you off....

New tag. Don't let the Texas flag throw you off. Sorry Shawnee Bill!!!http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/19/aze9yraj.jpg

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
Let's bring this thing back from the dead. Fun...

Let's bring this thing back from the dead. Fun little trail to get down to this.
Old tag. New one to follow.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/19/sagegu6u.jpg

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Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 96,536
Posted By irishal
Bought my CO2 inflator and a box of cartridges at...

Bought my CO2 inflator and a box of cartridges at Wally World for next to nothing. That and a tire patch/repair kit take up very little room. Used both once and worked flawlessly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,787
Posted By irishal
I've been a course Marshall a few times for the...

I've been a course Marshall a few times for the NW200, a similar race run in Ireland years ago. The rush of these guys coming by at 190+ and sitting up to use their upper body as air brakes is unlike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 316,196
Posted By irishal
Along Rt66 today. ...

Along Rt66 today.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/22/egy6evyz.jpg

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Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,348
Posted By irishal
Toys. ...

Toys.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/19/a6a4enev.jpg

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By irishal
SE OK & SW AR route and camping

I have the luxury of headed to race mountain bikes at Iron Mtn Rec area just north of Arkedelphia this weekend. My team will be hauling my race gear leaving me to roll down from OKC on my V-strom!!! ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 191,899
Posted By irishal
Any clues at all? It's 65F outside, no wind, and...

Any clues at all? It's 65F outside, no wind, and I need somewhere to go!!! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,947
Posted By irishal
You guys use your brakes off-road? Speed...

You guys use your brakes off-road? Speed scrubbers. :D
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By irishal
I've asked for a full refund after requesting a...

I've asked for a full refund after requesting a status update and got this as the reply:

"We are expecting them this Monday. Bad weather got them held up. They come out of Minnesota. Sorry for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 19,689
Posted By irishal
Great RR. Love the pics and description. With all...

Great RR. Love the pics and description. With all the snow and ice here in OKC, reports like this keep me sane.
What camera did you use for this? Looks like a point and click of some sort.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By irishal
Vstroma thoughts?

I ordered a center stand for the wee last weekend from vstroma. Only email was "thanks for your money". I emailed them midweek asking for a shipping update to which they replied they're all out of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,862
Posted By irishal
He did say he was getting ready to pull them to...

He did say he was getting ready to pull them to clean up for the DVD.
Managed to watch them all a few days ago. Great adventure....some tense moments there in Pakistan. Makes Ewan and Charlie look...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,893
Posted By irishal
Great thread. I race a lot of MTB XC and...

Great thread. I race a lot of MTB XC and Endurance races and the fitness helps on the ADV side a lot, but so does the skills. My coach (yes I have a cycling coach) has me practice drills on the MTB...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 777,944
Posted By irishal
Riding back into yesteryear........ <a...

Riding back into yesteryear........
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/10870832@N03/12162358236/" title="Untitled by irishalanwhite, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 118,378
Posted By irishal
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/e4eru4ub.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/e4eru4ub.jpg
On the OAT for a bit today

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/hy3a6e4y.jpg

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Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By irishal
Let me re-phrase it.....I used the torque wrench...

Let me re-phrase it.....I used the torque wrench as a breaker bar to break the bolts loose, and then backed them off with the ratchet set. My neighbor who rebuilds old Vette's told me I was an idiot...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By irishal
V-Strom SW Motech Skid Plate Install

I get home from work to find my SW Motech skid plate on the door step. I excitedly tear into it expecting a 30 min install tops on my '13 DL650 Adventure. All was going well, until it's time to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By irishal
Running an errand, but turned left...

Got a call from the dealer today that some farkles they owed me came in for the new Wee-Strom. I jumped on the bike with the intention of heading south to get get them. This was the 1st warm day in...
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,348
Posted By irishal
New to me 2013 650DL Adventure. Amazing bike ...

New to me 2013 650DL Adventure. Amazing bike
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/06/asunevu2.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/06/7yba8azy.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/06/arunary7.jpg

Sent...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
I was able to get mine OTD for $9200 with hand...

I was able to get mine OTD for $9200 with hand guards, skid plate, center stand, OEM top case and 5 year warranty all included. They're not moving much right now and were willing to deal.....they...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/05/su6enu5u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/05/su6enu5u.jpg

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Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/05/u7azy7yq.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/05/u7azy7yq.jpg

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Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
Well I ended up going with the 650 Adventure. For...

Well I ended up going with the 650 Adventure. For the price I was able to get it at I was able to add some bits and pieces. Waiting on the matching top case, skid plate and center stand. The ride...
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
Great thoughts and advice guys. Will let you know...

Great thoughts and advice guys. Will let you know what I decide to do in the next day or 2.
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,229
Posted By irishal
2013 V-Strom ABS Adventure

I currently have a Concours 14 and am looking at a 2013 V-Strom 650 ABS Adventure that I can get at a great price. I want a more adventure oriented ride to take "mildly" off road. From everything...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By irishal
Day Trippin in OK

So this is my first ride report. Actually its a link to my blog I'm using since its a two wheeled report of both motorized and non-motorized kind. Although not a full off-road adventure just yet, it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By irishal
Thanks for the feedback guys. This will be a 2nd...

Thanks for the feedback guys. This will be a 2nd bike, and I haven't yet decided what to get. For sure I want to be able to tackle non-paved OK secondary roads, but also with a thought to heading up...
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