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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By PAFarkle
I feel your pain. Last summer my friends and I...

I feel your pain. Last summer my friends and I got stopped on Rt 33 heading west. We were not speeding, but we did pass a truck and cattle trailer who pulled out questionably in front of us on a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
:clap:1drink

:clap:1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Town of a 140,000...that's a city. The town I...

Town of a 140,000...that's a city. The town I live in has a population of around 1000. As for Amish, was hoping they are not down there. Lancaster county PA is so full of them. I have been going...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
The more the Gov stays outta my business the...

The more the Gov stays outta my business the better. I am a firm believer that Gov is way to big. What happened to people being responsible for themselves and not relying on Gov to take care of them?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Don't listen to Safari Club Pres...unless of...

Don't listen to Safari Club Pres...unless of course you want another expensive hobby to go along with motorcycling:D Good to hear the area has good hunting though. I never really got into fishing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
My pleasure for starting this thread. I figured...

My pleasure for starting this thread. I figured what better way to convince myself moving there is a bad idea then to start such a thread:rofl
Needless to say, its not working:evil
After spending a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
I was fortunate to grow up on a farm and have...

I was fortunate to grow up on a farm and have always missed my neighbors homes being a distant sight in the winter and not even visible when everything is green. I would hope to find a good happy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Its funny you say that. I remember very well one...

Its funny you say that. I remember very well one very crisp October morning last year. A good friend and myself met up for breakfast at 7 am on that Saturday morning. Normally I would have been in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Not so worried about the size if lots of them...

Not so worried about the size if lots of them around. I just enjoy the meat and filling the freezer. That said, last year was the first time since I started hunting, that I didn't hunt. I didn't even...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Thankyou for the great insight. When I started...

Thankyou for the great insight. When I started this thread, I was anxious to see what kind of response it would bring. As of yet, I have not seen a genuine reason to not move. For me, the biggest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
I fully expect to end up with a more dirt...

I fully expect to end up with a more dirt oriented bike if/when I move to TN.



Thankfully, allergies never bothered me much. I grew up with trees and hills, the hills are just smaller then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
I know my way around my guns pretty well also:D...

I know my way around my guns pretty well also:D Grew up on a farm and have hunted my whole life. Liberal??? HAHA, not a chance. I even find Fox News Liberal at times. I have heard however, that TN is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
I certainly would not even consider moving into a...

I certainly would not even consider moving into a city. I like off the beaten path. One thing I'm finding is I could easily get a few acres and a nice house and detached garage for the same or less...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
No family considerations. My Dad passed many...

No family considerations. My Dad passed many years ago and my Mom said so long as I have place for her to stay to visit. Hardest thing would be good friends here. But they are all very willing to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Service tech for an appliance company. Certified...

Service tech for an appliance company. Certified for household refrigeration and a fancy little patch on my sleeve that says master tech. Basically, I work on most any appliance that may be found in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,232
Posted By PAFarkle
I am already signed up. Can't wait:freaky

I am already signed up. Can't wait:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,920
Posted By PAFarkle
Tell me WHY NOT to move to TN

Hey ya'll.
So about 2 weeks ago at this time I was making my way home from 8 days on the road on my beloved MTS 1200. 2700 plus miles of pure riding bliss. Basically, my time was spent in Tn,...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag392/kralln46...

http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag392/kralln46/20131026_111806_zpsnamax8b9.jpg (http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/kralln46/media/20131026_111806_zpsnamax8b9.jpg.html])...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,656
Posted By PAFarkle
http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag392/kralln46...

http://i1373.photobucket.com/albums/ag392/kralln46/18362_101969829834353_2946275_n_zpssv2rebgp.jpeg...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 64,185
Posted By PAFarkle
5'8", 30" inseam, 2011 Ducati Multistrada. Yeah I...

5'8", 30" inseam, 2011 Ducati Multistrada. Yeah I look like I'm ready to fall over at redlights and such:lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I can easily get 200 miles a tank when touring....

I can easily get 200 miles a tank when touring. When I am hammering and having fun and enjoying the performance, which is why I bought it, I still get a comfortable 180 miles per tank.
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I cant say with 100% certainty they are using a...

I cant say with 100% certainty they are using a new material, but I did find out last Fall when I had my tank replaced that the part number for the tank had changed from the original. The dealer had...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
When I bought my MTS in '12 I decided that since...

When I bought my MTS in '12 I decided that since it was new I would use Star-Tron from the get go in ever tank full. I bought it by the gallon and also got me some small 1 oz bottles that I filled....
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I about fell over:eek1

I about fell over:eek1
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I was quoted $2100 for 3 years, $1422 for one...

I was quoted $2100 for 3 years, $1422 for one year. I guess dealers have free range on the pricing
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I looked into it but when I found out the cost, I...

I looked into it but when I found out the cost, I was in shock. I don't know how much dealers have a say in cost, but it would be unreasonably expensive. I decided to take my chances without. 2 years...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 109,384
Posted By PAFarkle
I had a new tank on my '11 MTS last Fall with no...

I had a new tank on my '11 MTS last Fall with no issues at all. The year before that, 2011, I got a new tank on the 1198 I had at the time. I was the second owner at the time and my dealer told me...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,409
Posted By PAFarkle
I think this day and age most every brand is...

I think this day and age most every brand is reliable. It comes down to how your ride it and take care of it. Anything can break, but its not always the bikes fault. I have had 10 bikes over the past...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,925
Posted By PAFarkle
For the guys saying Ducati does not make an...

For the guys saying Ducati does not make an adventure bike, I wonder how many actually have ridden the Multistrada 1200 off road. 25,000 miles in 2 years trouble free, including some adventures off...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 109,384
Posted By PAFarkle
I had my tank replaced on my 2011 MTS about 6...

I had my tank replaced on my 2011 MTS about 6 months ago. I don't know that there was actually something different inside the tank, but I recall after talking with my dealer that the part number was...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
WANTED Stock Windshield

Hey ya'll,
I am hoping to find a stock windshield for my 2011 MTS 1200. I have something I would like to try but don't want to risk ruining mine if it doesn't work out. I know lots of people have...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,716
Posted By PAFarkle
Paypal order sent!!!:clap

Paypal order sent!!!:clap
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
LeoVince mid pipe

LeoVince mid pipe
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I have covered just under 25000 miles in about 21...

I have covered just under 25000 miles in about 21 months. Unfortunately snow and cold and snow has halted my riding. -2* yesterday morning, riding seasons feels so far away:cry
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
Im sure I read somewhere, but cant remember...

Im sure I read somewhere, but cant remember where, about some kind of coating that can be applied to the inside of the tank. Does anyone know anything about this? Im wondering if it would be worth my...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
I have been using Startron treatment. For all the...

I have been using Startron treatment. For all the riding I do fuel never spends much time in my tank. Clearly this is something that happens way faster then I thought. I visited my dealer today. They...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
Wow! Looks exactly like mine, other then its RED...

Wow! Looks exactly like mine, other then its RED and not WHITE. I actually am not to upset. A. its covered B. I understand with the crap fuel here its gonna happen. Over the last 6 years Ive had an...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
My 2 cents on fuel mileage......I consistently...

My 2 cents on fuel mileage......I consistently get 180 -200 miles per tank no matter how I ride. I am usually in the low 40s per gal having fun and upper 40s if I hit the super slab.
On another...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 174,647
Posted By PAFarkle
A friend and I are making our first trip to...

A friend and I are making our first trip to Michaux this Saturday. We live in the Lebanon/Lancaster area. Any suggestions for the best gravel/dirt roads to hit? We are on a r1200gsa and multistrada...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,159,290
Posted By PAFarkle
Just got a set of TKC80s mounted today. I now...

Just got a set of TKC80s mounted today. I now have a second set of wheels so I can rotate with street tires. Going on a ride out of state tomorrow till sunday. Hoping to get the TKC80s on next...
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