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Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
Well pluric,I been skiing,not reading much. Now...

Well pluric,I been skiing,not reading much. Now it's tenere & WR(mtn bicycles too) time as the snow melts up here. If reflash helps at altitude,I'm gonna do it. Why,I live so high up in the...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 10:10 PM
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Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Thumb That was quick ! Thankya,thankya alls v'ry much....

That was quick ! Thankya,thankya alls v'ry much. I'll look into to reflash.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 09:25 PM
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Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
My bikes are hibernation,snow's about all gone...

My bikes are hibernation,snow's about all gone tho....SO, who does this "reflash"? All I see here is Pluric saying it gives more power at higher altitudes.Great, who does it? Thanks. I gotta new...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 08:39 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
[QUOTE The fun, my dirt loving friend, is...

[QUOTE


The fun, my dirt loving friend, is in the things we see, the people we meet and the places we experience. I would ask you the same question, where is the fun in riding the same roads you...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 03:57 PM
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Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
How true. I pulled my tenere up a steep hill on...

How true. I pulled my tenere up a steep hill on an old dirt road to a stop, started out in 3rd gear(I know,I'm stooped),fell over,downhill. A profound wrestling match ensued. I got the beast up but...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
It's matter of moderation. There are extremes.I...

It's matter of moderation. There are extremes.I know guys who's refrigerators are bare because they spend all their money on motorsports,wife be damned.I know guy's who's wives are tyrants. Scruw...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Well, I guess I don't care about all these...

Well, I guess I don't care about all these changes as I fell in love with my brand new yammy WR250R.Been sliding around in Idaho snow with it. Gosh,I love this thing. Tenere will still be in garage...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,715
Posted By roarin calhoun
"You can't beat BMW quality"?! I can beat...

"You can't beat BMW quality"?! I can beat it....with a sledge hammer. I had 2 new BMWs,one a 1200GS. I've had better lawnmowers,lots better. Warranty sheets on both looked like a grocery receipts....
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 31,358
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hay sasho, how's Bulgaria this time of year? I've...

Hay sasho, how's Bulgaria this time of year? I've had my Alpaca rafts for several years. They weigh about 4 lbs & are inflated by a super light nylon sack. I've used branches for oars when I didn't...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
Darn buddy, yer missing some great times ! Maybe...

Darn buddy, yer missing some great times ! Maybe meet me at Alta(ski place,Utah) later this winter, we can bend yer boots,maybe.Lottsa fun.
A place I've never explored near enough is Great...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2014, 07:54 PM
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Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hay pluric, that ice looks fun.You ever ride a...

Hay pluric, that ice looks fun.You ever ride a motosikle on the Bonneville salt flats around Wendover,Utah? I did,on the tenere. Lots of soft wet spots but it was a blast--other worldly out there....
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2014, 02:13 PM
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Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hay pluric, I been out slidin around in the snow...

Hay pluric, I been out slidin around in the snow with the new Yamaha WR250R. LOTTSA fun! I suspect the tenere will sit more this year than it's used to.This 250 is perfect for solo rides back in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 31,358
Posted By roarin calhoun
Great thread. I don't tell many folks this(why...

Great thread. I don't tell many folks this(why increase the competition?). I ride single tracks in Idaho then hike into lakes. Fishing can be fabulous. I use an inflatable Alpaca...
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2013, 09:30 PM
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Views: 19,931
Posted By roarin calhoun
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 04:50 PM
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Views: 9,530
Posted By roarin calhoun
Thanks sidetrack. I'm looking at it.

Thanks sidetrack. I'm looking at it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 04:43 PM
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Views: 506,014
Posted By roarin calhoun
Talking Pluric's busy tryin to scrape that blue paint off...

Pluric's busy tryin to scrape that blue paint off his girly boy tenere so he can paint it black & be a REAL man:wink:.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,530
Posted By roarin calhoun
Yeah, I have a Tenere I use for solo but mostly 2...

Yeah, I have a Tenere I use for solo but mostly 2 up dirt riding in Idaho. But I'm getting older so I just bought a WR250R(Yamaha) for solo back country dual sport---I figure it'd be a LOT easier...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 04:29 PM
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Views: 506,014
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hey guys, I'm from the Tenere thread. Just bought...

Hey guys, I'm from the Tenere thread. Just bought a new WR250R for solo backcountry dual sport in Idaho,etc. Tenere's for 2 up(great bike). What's the BIGGEST gas tank you can get for a WR250R ???...
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,931
Posted By roarin calhoun
anybody know what the biggest gas tank is for a...

anybody know what the biggest gas tank is for a Yamaha WR250R?
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 01:37 PM
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Views: 111,970
Posted By roarin calhoun
Well, I just bought a (nother) Yahama,a WR250 R....

Well, I just bought a (nother) Yahama,a WR250 R. Big Dog(see his website) rode one to Alaska & back from Illinois. Will complement my tenere(I use for 2 up) in Idaho just SWELL as hell. wunerful,jus...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,931
Posted By roarin calhoun
Yamaha WR250R be my choice.

Yamaha WR250R be my choice.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2013, 10:21 PM
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Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
Thumb pluric, I love your picts & know what you mean...

pluric, I love your picts & know what you mean when you speak of Teneres & sand,but the 2nd picture from the top took REAL skill,sorta.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2013, 10:11 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
Awww come on pluric, blue ones can't do that....

Awww come on pluric, blue ones can't do that. Admit it, you just fell off the truck backwards. Gosh.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 10:30 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
Wink Well, if the used one is fast,ie,raven in color,...

Well, if the used one is fast,ie,raven in color, get it unless you like s-l-o-w. If slow's yer pick, get the cheepies.:wink:
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,647
Posted By roarin calhoun
Thanks scudrunner. Nice review....BUT, since your...

Thanks scudrunner. Nice review....BUT, since your tires are on a raven S10, no telling how they'll perform on the underpowered blue ones. Tread looks great tho,should give some bite in mud & sand....
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hey pluric,yer STILL at it! Bout all you know...

Hey pluric,yer STILL at it! Bout all you know about us raven riders is what our butts look like as we whiz past you blueboys. :evil Oh well.
Hey, I brought my tenere from Idaho for a visit in...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hay Pluric, haven't been on the putor much. Been...

Hay Pluric, haven't been on the putor much. Been ridin around Idaho. Am in eastern OHIO now(visiting relatives),brought the Tenere. Been putt-putting backroads here. GORGEOUS places. All hardwoods,...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By roarin calhoun
Gosh Pluric, you've aged. Your Tenere shrank, you...

Gosh Pluric, you've aged. Your Tenere shrank, you didn't. Good to see you're still at it.
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
A bmw towing a Yamaha?! Boy, that's gettin the...

A bmw towing a Yamaha?! Boy, that's gettin the cart before the horse. Well,it ain't movin(much like my old GS12)--makes sense.
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,544
Posted By roarin calhoun
Hay pluric, I been busy. Kinda missed yer wit....

Hay pluric, I been busy. Kinda missed yer wit. Wit's a virtue, ya noed. Keep up the good werkz.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,212
Posted By roarin calhoun
No idea how many used Teneres are on the market....

No idea how many used Teneres are on the market. I live out west in good dirt country & could sell mine in a couple phone calls,but I sures heck won't. Dealers in town don't seem to keep Teneres long...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,544
Posted By roarin calhoun
Gosh pluric, just think how much slower your...

Gosh pluric, just think how much slower your Tenere would be if even it's seat was blue. Jus sayin.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By roarin calhoun
I have a 31 inch inseam. Had a new GS1200...

I have a 31 inch inseam. Had a new GS1200 ..................and TONNES of trouble with it. Have a Yamaha Tenere now & love it. So does the wife who has ridden a lot on both bikes. We do a lot of dirt...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
I've just begun shopping for a crash plate for my...

I've just begun shopping for a crash plate for my Tenere (snow's finally melting around here). After seeing the video of this crash I think I'm going to forgo a crash plate altogether. I'm an old...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Wow, yeah, good you're ok. I've dreaded something...

Wow, yeah, good you're ok. I've dreaded something like that all my years of cornerblasting. Been lucky. It does look like the crash plate levered your wheel off the ground. I am wondering, where did...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
Smart, puttin that anchor on it.Black ones gotta...

Smart, puttin that anchor on it.Black ones gotta tendency to get away from you, FAST.
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 1,736,400
Posted By roarin calhoun
I painted my red spring black.........added 5mph...

I painted my red spring black.........added 5mph to the already fastest black ones. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Pissed BOY! Does that sound great. I haven't ridden down...

BOY! Does that sound great. I haven't ridden down in that part of the earth for a long time. But I'd have to getta snowplow to open my garage to get ol'Blackie (the FAST one) out.:puke1 Too darn...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Good fer you guys. I'm kinda a minimalist, I want...

Good fer you guys. I'm kinda a minimalist, I want bikes pretty much stock & bulletproof dependable as I barely know a wrench from a Iphone. But finding out a air pump'll blow the fuse on a Tenere...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,636,707
Posted By roarin calhoun
Black paint is like havin viagra in the gas tank....

Black paint is like havin viagra in the gas tank. :1drink
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