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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,715
Posted By travlr_45
Been looking forward to it! Haven't been been...

Been looking forward to it! Haven't been been able to get out and ride like I'd like to. Seems here lately when I'm not working it's rainy or cold ( or both ). reservation is made, bike is ready,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,715
Posted By travlr_45
Is it possible to get thru off of Curtis knob...

Is it possible to get thru off of Curtis knob road to brigadoon rd? Couple yrs ago I did a ride thru porters gap rd outside of robbinsville. map showed it dead ending but there was a path( for lack...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By travlr_45
I'm out this time. Maybe next

I'm out this time. Maybe next
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,518
Posted By travlr_45
I went down early Saturday morning for the 200,...

I went down early Saturday morning for the 200, had a great time, weather was perfect, temps in the 80's, nice breeze. Race was good. Had 4 red flags that added another 1 1/2 hours to the race but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By travlr_45
I called to inquire about rates, cheapest quote...

I called to inquire about rates, cheapest quote for 1 adult, non smoking was $109.00...... Have fun
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By travlr_45
I was thinking " holiday inn" . Not sure I want...

I was thinking " holiday inn" . Not sure I want to spend that much for a room in Columbia S.C.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Those don't come in my size. My 2010 tiger has...

Those don't come in my size. My 2010 tiger has sport bike rims ( not sure why triumph did that ) front is a 120/70/17. Rear is a 180/55/17. Not many choices in duel sport tires in those sizes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
I've been looking at the conti twinturo TKC 80's....

I've been looking at the conti twinturo TKC 80's. Just not sure about the handling on pavement or the life of the tire. Up to this point I've ran the Michelin PR'2's with great street performance, ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Just curious, what tires are other tiger riders...

Just curious, what tires are other tiger riders running? Right now I've got a set of michilen PR'2's but their about done for. Am considering more of a duel sport tread this time. Would like to hear...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,120
Posted By travlr_45
This is an interesting thread for me, I have a...

This is an interesting thread for me, I have a 1970 CL 450 here that's been doing the same thing lately. I've been considering the idea of a CDI ignition for it but would prefer to keep it as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By travlr_45
Lost all the bolts holding the sissy bar on, ...

Lost all the bolts holding the sissy bar on, lost 1 exhaust bolt on the rear jug, broke an exhaust stud on the front jug, handle bars had to be tightened up once. A friend of mine on the same bike...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By travlr_45
That's a lot of riding for just 2 days. I'd make...

That's a lot of riding for just 2 days. I'd make at least a week out there before heading home. To much to see and do out there for just 2 days. I did it twice, 1st time on a FXDWG, 2 nd time on a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Weather is looking pretty decent for tomorrow. I...

Weather is looking pretty decent for tomorrow. I think a ride is in order for sure. If nothing else get out somewhere for lunch. I HATE winter.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Bump, 2 months to go. If I don't get in...

Bump,

2 months to go. If I don't get in some riding soon imma lose my mind.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By travlr_45
Not sure if I can make this or not. Scheduled to...

Not sure if I can make this or not. Scheduled to go to the race in daytona the wknd before. If not the ride maybe I can at least make it to the dinner. Will just have to play this 1 by ear for now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,715
Posted By travlr_45
I'm looking forward to this. Been using google...

I'm looking forward to this. Been using google earth to look at some of these roads.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16,861
Views: 10,460,189
Posted By travlr_45
1956 ?

1956 ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Reservation made. Looking forward to the ride

Reservation made. Looking forward to the ride
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By travlr_45
I've been out there twice. Pictures just don't...

I've been out there twice. Pictures just don't do it justice. Have to see it with your own eyes. Trying to come up with a plan to go back this summer. Great report.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
I suspect there will be rides pretty much every...

I suspect there will be rides pretty much every weekend thru the summer.

This could be a good opportunity to start a new annual event. I'm in for it. Founding members of an annual event.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By travlr_45
Looks like the weather cooperated. I'll have to...

Looks like the weather cooperated. I'll have to wait until the date falls on a Saturday for my next trip.
Love that pic of the 750-4.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By travlr_45
How was the turn out? Any pics?

How was the turn out? Any pics?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
That may work out better all the way around, both...

That may work out better all the way around, both weather wise and scheduling.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 75,213
Posted By travlr_45
The Mennonite know how to cook for sure. There's...

The Mennonite know how to cook for sure. There's a place in blackvillle called " the bread basket" been there a couple times, the food was always worth the ride.
Forum: Face plant 11-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,585
Posted By travlr_45
Also should qualify you for the heavy metal club....

Also should qualify you for the heavy metal club. Hope it heals well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Could do that. Have to come up with a place to...

Could do that. Have to come up with a place to meet up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By travlr_45
Got a 1050. Will keep an eye on this. Looks like...

Got a 1050. Will keep an eye on this. Looks like it could be fun.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,624
Posted By travlr_45
I would have just told the Leo I didn't fall, I...

I would have just told the Leo I didn't fall, I dropped it trying to turn around. You arnt hurt, bike isn't hurt. Their word against yours. As another poster stated, these days it's all about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 22,538
Posted By travlr_45
Just trying to be helpful..............(: didn't...

Just trying to be helpful..............(: didn't use the "R" word so can't blame me
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 22,538
Posted By travlr_45
I'll keep an eye on this. Hopefully the WEATHER...

I'll keep an eye on this. Hopefully the WEATHER will be BETTER than the fall camp out (: ............just saying
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By travlr_45
Agreed. A lot of ppl have to work on the 30th. I...

Agreed. A lot of ppl have to work on the 30th. I was there a couple years ago. Would like to do it again but scheduling may not allow it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,445
Posted By travlr_45
Iv got the 1050. While I've ridden it off road...

Iv got the 1050. While I've ridden it off road before it's never been anything more than dirt or gravel roads. It's not much ( if at all) a trail bike per say. And I do pay attention to how it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 36,535
Posted By travlr_45
Post up and let everyone know when you get back.

Post up and let everyone know when you get back.
Forum: Face plant 11-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,711
Posted By travlr_45
You were fortunate indeed. Glad to hear it...

You were fortunate indeed. Glad to hear it wasn't any worse . My 1st off on a dirt bike broke my wrist. Like you, I learned more in those few seconds than months of advice from friends could ever...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,013
Posted By travlr_45
Nice find. If you decide to get rid of it let me...

Nice find. If you decide to get rid of it let me know. I'd be interested in having it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 36,535
Posted By travlr_45
Are you returning to stay or just a vac.?

Are you returning to stay or just a vac.?
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 87,702
Posted By travlr_45
Congrats on a safe trip and return home.....I'll...

Congrats on a safe trip and return home.....I'll ask you the same ? I asked bikeral...........was the trip what you thought it would be? Enjoyed the RR
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 17,729
Posted By travlr_45
Enjoy Hawaii. Was great meeting you and your...

Enjoy Hawaii. Was great meeting you and your family. Send us some pics.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-02-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,517
Posted By travlr_45
Good to see a healthy discussion about...

Good to see a healthy discussion about this.......(: I had a conversation just yesterday with someone is is addiment there is no reason to carry a gun, it only escalates the situation. That's his...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 17,729
Posted By travlr_45
Made it home safe. Had a great time in spite of...

Made it home safe. Had a great time in spite of the rain and cold weather. Enjoyed meting everyone who showed. For those that didn't make it yall missed an epic ride to lunch Saturday. Looking...
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