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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By TDM Rider
I've been using a Wolfman Enduro bag on my 950. ...

I've been using a Wolfman Enduro bag on my 950. The quality of construction is outstanding but it's a bit on the small side, though it is nice not to have to remove it to fuel-up.

I've been...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By TDM Rider
Jim- Thanks for the advice and if anyone ought to...

Jim- Thanks for the advice and if anyone ought to know, it's you.

Looks like I'll have to wait for someone to come along with an 1150GS who wants a nice , throaty, exhaust note.

Cheers,

CARL
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By TDM Rider
Will an 1150GS exhaust fit an 1100GS?

I'm hoping for a little help here to know if a Staintune end can I have from the 1150GS I sold will fit an 1100GS.

Having owned both and looking at photos, it seems like the stock exhaust...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Just saw your TDM from the ride today and IIRC,...

Just saw your TDM from the ride today and IIRC, we crossed-paths in Hickman on the day I was riding with my buddy and shot the video I posted earlier. I think you were riding with a guy on a KTM...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Sorry I missed the ride today, looks like you...

Sorry I missed the ride today, looks like you guys had a great time.

Should have skipped Wildflower- despite what the guy told me over the phone before we headed-out, the place was a muddy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Guys, sorry to say that I am not going to make...

Guys, sorry to say that I am not going to make the Hickman ride today. As much as I want to be there, I'm going to take my son out for some riding at Wildflower. Need to get the boy off video games...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
I'm going to check on a couple things and try to...

I'm going to check on a couple things and try to make it as well. Would be taking my WR250 since I'm still waiting for my new nine-fiddy to arrive.

I can also help stitch-together a route similar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,405
Posted By TDM Rider
My best friend's dad introduced me to riding when...

My best friend's dad introduced me to riding when I was about 13 or so. He bought his two sons bikes, a Honda 50 for his youngest and a Kawasaki 90 for my buddy. He also had an old Honda SL70 that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By TDM Rider
Cool, thanks for the tip. I'll be adding it to...

Cool, thanks for the tip. I'll be adding it to my channel line-up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By TDM Rider
One of the guys I work with is a chronic bike...

One of the guys I work with is a chronic bike 'flipper' and usually sells them with an 'open' title. Might not be to the letter of the law but seems to be a somewhat common practice.

That said,...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By TDM Rider
Very cool idea. I'll have to get one just...

Very cool idea. I'll have to get one just in-case. :nod
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By TDM Rider
Not sure about others but the one I bought from...

Not sure about others but the one I bought from Discount Ramps has been fine. Nothing broke and I've never (knock on wood) had a bike come off of it on many long trips from TN to northern MI.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By TDM Rider
Bought this one from Discount Ramps: ...

Bought this one from Discount Ramps:

http://www.discountramps.com/motorcycle-carrier.htm (http://www.discountramps.com/motorcycle-carrier.htm)

I've used it for years with everything from a...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,424
Posted By TDM Rider
Great review. I own a Clover jacket and pants I...

Great review. I own a Clover jacket and pants I bought about 10 years ago when I lived in Germany. Still one of the highest quality riding outfits I've owned and it's still holding-up lie new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,906
Posted By TDM Rider
Seems like I'm in good company here. Started...

Seems like I'm in good company here.

Started riding dirt bikes over 30 years ago (and still do) and when it came time to go street, I found the sport bikes just felt too strange. So my first road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
I had a bike shipped a couple years ago through a...

I had a bike shipped a couple years ago through a guy out of New Orleans. He did a great job and was relatively cheap. Let me see if I can dig up his info.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By TDM Rider
Oh, and be sure to bring a good camera. I hadn't...

Oh, and be sure to bring a good camera. I hadn't planned on this trip and only had my iPhone.

Cheers,
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By TDM Rider
Ein Tag im Taunus- A day ride in Germany's Taunus region

While on a business trip to Germany about a week ago, I found myself with an extra day to spend before returning home and with sunny, summer weather, I decided it would be the perfect time for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
I did a little Hickman scouting last Sunday...

I did a little Hickman scouting last Sunday afternoon. Creeks seemed pretty low. I even managed to cross Lick Creek on the GS without knobbies and without swimming. :lol3

...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By TDM Rider
Been there and done that. Just re-charge on 12V...

Been there and done that. Just re-charge on 12V and your battery should be fine. At least mine was.
Forum: 2 smokers 04-08-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,020
Posted By TDM Rider
USe dto ride one of these when I was a kid as...

USe dto ride one of these when I was a kid as well and it was a great bike for the day. My father in-law has one that I ride once in a while now and it has never been rebuilt after all these years...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
I fell over enough on the ride, I thought I might...

I fell over enough on the ride, I thought I might as well stay on the ground for a while. :lol3

Actually, I was shootin' this:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Hilarious. I saw that bike and sort of wondered...

Hilarious. I saw that bike and sort of wondered what the story was behind it. Now I know :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By TDM Rider
I sold a Honda Reflex earlier this year to a guy...

I sold a Honda Reflex earlier this year to a guy who had it shipped from my place near Nashville to New Orleans and I was impessed with the guy who came to collect it. His name was Greg Barlow and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,526
Posted By TDM Rider
I'll throw my $0.02 in here. I've got a WR250R...

I'll throw my $0.02 in here. I've got a WR250R and a BMW XChallenge and for the distance you're talking about and riding fire roads, I'd take the XChallenge. The 650-class bikes just have so much...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
And correct me if I'm wrong but it looked to me...

And correct me if I'm wrong but it looked to me like he went the opposite direction after getting up?? Really must have been in a hurry to get somewhere. I would have spent some time checking my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Wow AJones, you look like a drenched cat :rofl ...

Wow AJones, you look like a drenched cat :rofl

I was thinking of heading our there tomorrow to see just how far the creeks have risen. Looks a lot different than it did last weekend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Props to TanasiRob! :clap You saved the day...

Props to TanasiRob! :clap

You saved the day by helping diagnose the problem with my WR250.

Sure enough, it was an overheated fuel pump.

Here's a photo on the bridge just before it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By TDM Rider
I'm in for Twin Peaks. My first opportunity...

I'm in for Twin Peaks.

My first opportunity to check-out this new breastaurant.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Almost went to Westpoint today myself. Decided...

Almost went to Westpoint today myself. Decided to take my son out for some riding but then was not sure he was ready for Westpoint so, we tried a new place in Spring Hill.

They warned us it was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
HA! :lol3 I've just been lurking lately,...

HA! :lol3

I've just been lurking lately, too busy with work and travel to get-out. Son's birthday today so I'm likely only to get out for a short one, can't do an 11:00-4:00 ride.

I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
It's been quite a while since I've been out and...

It's been quite a while since I've been out and my GS keep staring at me every time I'm in the garage so I'm up for something on Sunday.

Cheers all!
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,791
Posted By TDM Rider
1) Honda of Cool Springs in Franklin, TN 2)...

1) Honda of Cool Springs in Franklin, TN

2) About $25 to mount and balance if I recall correctly

3) Off bike carry-in

I hate changing tires and the time I would spend f'ing around doing it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 685,724
Posted By TDM Rider
Carry one 21" tube if you are concerned about...

Carry one 21" tube if you are concerned about weight. In a pinch it will work in the rear- at least it did for me and got me 40-miles home on pavement with only some minor vibration.

Cheers,
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Looks like another epic day for you guys! I...

Looks like another epic day for you guys! I swear one of these days I'm going to make it.

Cheers,
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Heal-Up Steve

Hope your ankle recovery goes well. I was fortunate myself a few weeks back when I went down and wrote-off my GS and walked away with not so much as a scratch. Sounds like things for you would...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,612
Posted By TDM Rider
Funny, I kind of felt like that after the crash...

Funny, I kind of felt like that after the crash and I'm sure my eyes were buggin'-out as well! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By TDM Rider
+1 on the turkeys. They're a menace here in TN. ...

+1 on the turkeys. They're a menace here in TN. I nearly had one take my head-off recently. A couple more inches and I think he would have been having me for Thanksgiving. :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13,065
Views: 665,189
Posted By TDM Rider
Would love to head-out with you today but I've...

Would love to head-out with you today but I've got the in-laws visiting so I'm tethered to the house.

I did manage s short ride ride back to Franklin from Bloodworth this morning- picked-up...
Forum: Face plant 10-24-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,612
Posted By TDM Rider
I suppose I could have gone really slow and taken...

I suppose I could have gone really slow and taken a 'paranoid' approach at rounding the bend but I had ridden it many times and there is a clear line of sight so there was nothing that would have...
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