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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-10-2013, 04:30 PM
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Posted By markar
My daughter is 16 so she just stays home but...

My daughter is 16 so she just stays home but she's about fed up with it! :rofl Supposed to have finals starting Thu which has her a bit stressed out.

Also, this has to be the most piss poor...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
Thanks for bringing it to my house! Now all...

Thanks for bringing it to my house!

Now all I need to do is get a trailer setup to pull behind the Goldwing and I'm ready to head down the road.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 83,952
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Posted By markar
Where do you have it for sale at? I didn't see it...

Where do you have it for sale at? I didn't see it in the flea market here or craigslist. coworker is looking for a 250/400 dual sport
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-23-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
I had something similar when we lived in Oklahoma...

I had something similar when we lived in Oklahoma City. Got a $800 bill when it was normally around $50. Finally figured out that they misread the meter. Their answer was to just pay the $800 and it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 56,793
Posted By markar
I've got my 2005 V-Strom up in the Flea Market,...

I've got my 2005 V-Strom up in the Flea Market, I'm in NW Arkansas Thought I might get a few more locals viewing by posting here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22543899&postcount=1
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-14-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
If anyone is interested in a 05 V-strom 650 or if...

If anyone is interested in a 05 V-strom 650 or if you know anyone who is looking for one, I have mine for sale. You won't find many Stroms with the original turn signals. :D
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-24-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
Thanks, might take you up on that. I had forgot...

Thanks, might take you up on that. I had forgot about the XR100, need to look for one of those too. I might just end up getting something like the 90 to get her started, worst case, I sell it to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
OK, 15 yo daughter has decided she wants to learn...

OK, 15 yo daughter has decided she wants to learn to ride. Whether she actually is committed is a whole other story.

Any recommendations on bikes? Since she has never been on one, I was looking at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2012, 12:18 PM
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Posted By markar
Got soaked a few miles NW of Oark at about noon....

Got soaked a few miles NW of Oark at about noon. Pulled in a creek bed and waited it out under a bridge. By the time I got to Elkins it was down to a sprinkle and not a drop here in Lowell.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-29-2012, 02:35 PM
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Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
I didn't try going north but south to Bidville...

I didn't try going north but south to Bidville wasn't bad but there was a long rocky uphill that wasn't exactly fun. Looking at the elevation profile of my track, it's apparently pretty damn steep, I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-29-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,228
Posted By markar
Hope this works. The washout wasn't bad, a short...

Hope this works. The washout wasn't bad, a short and steep maybe 5 ft, drop into the creekbed and then another short and steep little hop out of the creekbed. ATVs have rutted it up some but I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-27-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,228
Posted By markar
Having never even heard of Frog Bayou till the...

Having never even heard of Frog Bayou till the SLAP reports, I had to check it out this morning. For those who are thinking about coming in from the east using Doc's track, I made it through the wash...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-04-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
thought there might be somebody out there looking...

thought there might be somebody out there looking for a TW200, don't see many for sale around here. Not mine, just noticed it when browsing craigslist
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
Thanks for the update Doc. I don't make it down...

Thanks for the update Doc. I don't make it down that way very often, it's getting hard figuring out how to get anywhere in that area

I rode one section the other day for about 3 miles and there...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2011, 10:46 AM
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Posted By markar
Speaking of closed roads, I was out Sat and ran...

Speaking of closed roads, I was out Sat and ran into a road closed sign. I *think* it was at the location marked here but didn't have my GPS with me so not exactly sure. Can anybody confirm if one of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-06-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Haven't done much dual sport riding this year, my...

Haven't done much dual sport riding this year, my wife has been interested in riding more once the brutal heat of this summer was gone so we've taken a lot of day rides in the area on the V-Strom.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-06-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Thanks for sharing! The first time I went through...

Thanks for sharing! The first time I went through there, I had to climb the rockpile from hell on the cabin side. As always. it's rougher than it looks in the picture. :D I didn't even know the cabin...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By markar
Don't have a rear rack yet but I do have the...

Don't have a rear rack yet but I do have the Ricochet skid plate purchased from Utah Sport Cycle. Works great and is very reasonably priced Only takes a few minutes to install....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
nice ride and report 10Cup and OLeary! Do you...

nice ride and report 10Cup and OLeary! Do you have a track for this ride or a general map? I've never been that far east before on dirt.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2011, 01:37 PM
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Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
[QUOTE=tcourdin;15961742]I've always had good...

[QUOTE=tcourdin;15961742]I've always had good luck with Cassat-Chas Upholstery in Fayetteville. They've done quite a few motorcycle seats for me over the years and are reasonable too.

Thanks, I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 83,952
Views: 3,890,833
Posted By markar
Any recommendations for an upholstery shop to...

Any recommendations for an upholstery shop to redo an old Honda CB360 seat? not concerned about stock appearance but that would be nice if possible.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-17-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Looking at my old tracks, I crossed on Jethro...

Looking at my old tracks, I crossed on Jethro Road on 10-24-08. Must have been a bit lower at that time! That's the only other time I had been down there.
So other than Low Bridge Road off 215, are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-16-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Didn't know it was FM-1514, but yes, looks like I...

Didn't know it was FM-1514, but yes, looks like I crossed that creek before getting back on 16. Is it somewhere close to where the circle is? Don't remember the crossing but it must not have been too...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-16-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Nate, that's great that you and your son get out...

Nate, that's great that you and your son get out together like that. My daughter used to enjoy family outings in the woods and the occasional ride with dad but when she turned 13, it was like a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-16-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Just another little 8 hour ride in the mountains...

Just another little 8 hour ride in the mountains and hills of NW Arkansas. I thought the sun was going to be out all day so I didn't really dress for it being cloudy, when the wind picked up it got a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-10-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Oleary, thanks for mentioning Sugar Creek road....

Oleary, thanks for mentioning Sugar Creek road. My wife and I took the V-Strom through there yesterday evening and then headed up to Roaring River State Park in MO and back home. Made a nice little...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-08-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Hey Doc. Yes it was possum creek road, not sure...

Hey Doc. Yes it was possum creek road, not sure why it shows as a dead end on any maps that I have even though it is marked as an FS road on the south end. Other than that is where the residential...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-08-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,815
Posted By markar
Went out for a little ride today with no specific...

Went out for a little ride today with no specific destination in mind other than I couldn't spend a lot of time. Had to get back in time to go the Naturals game, after a 15-3 loss, I should have just...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By markar
Best place buy dual sport tubes and tires in NW AR

Any recommended shops to buy tubes and other accessories in NW Arkansas? I buy some stuff online but also like to support a good shop when I can.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-11-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,012
Posted By markar
It's actually a little farther to the west at N35...

It's actually a little farther to the west at N35 40.357 W93 22.895
There is a house at the coordinates you posted so who knows what was there at one time!

And it's always open. I met the...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By markar
I have a pair and really like them. Obviously not...

I have a pair and really like them. Obviously not as protective as a full height boot like the Tech 3 or 8 but I consider it much better than a standard hiking boot. That's why I bought a pair, I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,012
Posted By markar
zecatfish, I will try to contact someone...

zecatfish,

I will try to contact someone about that road and the rocks blocking it. They were definitely put there by somebody, a bike isn't much of a problem but it would take a pretty high 4x4...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,012
Posted By markar
5550 is a fun road as is 1421! You've probably...

5550 is a fun road as is 1421! You've probably been to the old pioneer house just east of the 1421 junction? The water crossing just before it can be a pain when the water is up. The first pic is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-09-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,884
Posted By markar
Like Krabill said, http://www.geocaching.com is...

Like Krabill said, http://www.geocaching.com is the place to go to find caches. Create an account, basic is free, and go to town. On http://www.geocaching.com/seek/ you can search by many...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-09-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By markar
Don't forget that, when you are in the National...

Don't forget that, when you are in the National Forest, you don't have to stay in a campground. You can find spots that others have used everywhere alongside the road. Or just pick a trail and head...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-08-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By markar
I'd heard that they had also closed the north...

I'd heard that they had also closed the north access too but maybe that was temporary. What was meant by "closed" is open to interpretation though. My wife and I were there late last year and it was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,884
Posted By markar
Not an Arkie, just a lowly Okie but I've done...

Not an Arkie, just a lowly Okie but I've done quite a lot of caching in AR. Lots of good ones in the hills north of 40. I prefer to do those off the beaten path with a little history thrown in such...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By markar
I believe the TAT crosses 132 about 10-12 miles N...

I believe the TAT crosses 132 about 10-12 miles N of the 11-132 junction. Don't have my maps handy but looking at a track log from a ride I took.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-05-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By markar
You might check with the Shiloh Museum of Ozark...

You might check with the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. They helped me out a few times with some questions I had about the area. http://www.springdaleark.org/shiloh/
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,188
Posted By markar
I tow a HF trailer with my Civic and it works...

I tow a HF trailer with my Civic and it works fine. No problems running 80 although long hills often require a downshift! I like the 12" wheels on the highway but it makes the trailer tilt forward...
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