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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
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: 229
Views: 81,688
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: 5,335
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: 5,335
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: 698
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: 5,335
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: 5,335
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: 5,335
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: 5,335
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: 1,274
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: 557
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: 2,177
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: 25,659
Views: 4,854,979
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: 1,781
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: 1,781
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: 7,017
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: 275
Views: 42,929
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: 1,781
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: 50,261
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: 160,723
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: 50,261
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: 160,723
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: 1,243
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: 1,781
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: 8,857
Views: 1,828,012
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: 11,593
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: 1,028
Views: 563,653
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: 1,841
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: 1,066
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: 160,723
Posted By wfopete
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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-20-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 160,723
Posted By wfopete
Probably be the last good weather until fall...

Probably be the last good weather until fall comes. I will say that fully functioning brake lights come in handy when on those pavement connector blasts. We could have used a few more functioning...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 160,723
Posted By wfopete
Last year's ride here was too much fun on my...

Last year's ride here was too much fun on my Tenere'...now that my shoulder has healed I can't wait to try it on my KLR.
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,118
Posted By wfopete
I would think the western states would grind...

I would think the western states would grind their machines to dust.

Hope TAT Dog is Ok.
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 86,388
Posted By wfopete
Congrats on a great ride! .

Congrats on a great ride!

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Forum: Americas 06-13-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By wfopete
I got a place (see signature) but if you're...

I got a place (see signature) but if you're heading west you will already be a couple hours west of the Shak.

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Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By wfopete
You probably need to pack some basic camping...

You probably need to pack some basic camping stuff anyway. Bikes don't always break down near hotels and weather can sometimes be unforgiving.


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Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,118
Posted By wfopete
I believe the next post from our hero's will be a...

I believe the next post from our hero's will be a slightly wet one. They left the TAT Shak about an hour before some major storms hit. Hope they found cover as they were headed up Pilot Rock Rd....
Forum: 2 smokers 06-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By wfopete
Agreed. Check timing. Here is what I went...

Agreed. Check timing. Here is what I went through:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18698955&postcount=74
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 696,726
Posted By wfopete
Good stuff Bo!

Good stuff Bo!
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 86,388
Posted By wfopete
Missing Sleep Mat

Augiedog, sent you a email but didn't hear back. You guys left a sleep mat at the Tat Shak.

Should I keep it here for your return trip or what?

Ride safe.
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