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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Registration ends tonight!

Be sure to register for the Georgia Mountain Ramble today!

It's free, but in order to ride you must also register for the Georgia Mountain Rally...
Forum: Upcoming 04-26-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
The BMW MC Club of Georgia's 25th Annual Georgia...

The BMW MC Club of Georgia's 25th Annual Georgia Mountain Rally (http://bmwmcoga.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=243122&module_id=168530) is next weekend, May 1-3, in Hiawassee, GA.

Register...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Any time you want it to. This is a self-guided...

Any time you want it to. This is a self-guided ride, and it's l-o-n-g, so you'd best start early if you want to ride the whole thing. You can ride by yourself or get up a small group.

I am hearing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
So... was out poking around on the other ride...

So... was out poking around on the other ride yesterday... this has turned out to be one excellent route.

I think you'll enjoy the roads I picked out.....
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Rode the rest of the ride for people who ain't...

Rode the rest of the ride for people who ain't from around here or are new to the area ... lots of nice roads one might not find otherwise.

Next weekend I'll finish off the ride that ventures into...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Thanks for the heads up, Patterson...

Thanks for the heads up, Patterson Gap/Coweeta/PickensNose/Ball Creek is on the ride, but from Standing Indian the ride goes north over Leatherman, then west over Tellico... etc. :D

I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
There is about a 50/50 mix of dirt and street,...

There is about a 50/50 mix of dirt and street, and this is a great ride to bring your SO along.

Some of the roads are a touch bumpy (it was a long winter) but nothing too dramatic.

There's one...
Forum: Upcoming 04-13-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
Ha! Ride that Wee to Wyoming! We even let old...

Ha! Ride that Wee to Wyoming! We even let old guys in.... :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Hey... it's your kinda price, too.... FREE! :lol3...

Hey... it's your kinda price, too.... FREE! :lol3

Bring that rear shock you talked about... I may want to buy it... :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Going out today to continue making some...

Going out today to continue making some turn-by-turn directions for the GPS-challenged... :lol3

It might be possible to get a route sheet for all 400 miles of the ride, or maybe just to lunch and...
Forum: Upcoming 04-09-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
Hey Jiggs - thanks for the plug. Important...

Hey Jiggs - thanks for the plug.

Important to know that only part of The GS Giant adventure event (http://www.gsgiant.com) is a competition. Click the link to find out everything that's going on....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
:lol3 You should be good to go, Missy. ...

:lol3

You should be good to go, Missy.

Now then, if you'd like to win an $850 discount on a set of panniers from Jesse Luggage Systems (http://www.jesseluggage.com/) you will need a photo of...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By Visian
This is about the best I have... a larger version...

This is about the best I have... a larger version of what I posted above.

The tubing was bent to match the shape of the stock BMW mount and then attached with hose clamps... mainly because I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Visian
Georgia Mountain Ramble, May 1-2, 2015

REGISTRATION ENDS TONIGHT (4/26) (https://gsgiants.webconnex.com/gmramble)

The GS Giants invite you (https://www.facebook.com/events/1604068149811132/) to the Georgia Mountain Ramble, a 2-day,...
Forum: Upcoming 03-13-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
Whatever you do, *don't* miss the GS Giant's...

Whatever you do, *don't* miss the GS Giant's Gypsy Tour, July 19-22 in the BIG Horn Mountains.


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Forum: Upcoming 03-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
Or.... www.gsgiant.com :wave Pansy

Or.... www.gsgiant.com :wave Pansy
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-12-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 25,421
Posted By Visian
Nope... Ft. White was day 2. Micanopy was...

Nope... Ft. White was day 2.

Micanopy was day 1.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 25,421
Posted By Visian
Thanks to CADS for a great time

Let me add my thanks to Rich, Bill, Mike and the rest of the people who volunteered to support this ride. All I can say is next year, I am riding because the route went through the area I rode as a...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By Visian
:lol3 I don't know who that piker was... he...

:lol3 I don't know who that piker was... he swiped my stuff, obviously.

You're going to be happy with these bags, if only that you can get them to fit exactly the way you want.

I love being...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By Visian
Mosko Moto Backcountry Panniers

Please pardon my delayed post, I had to wait out a print deadline.

Given the limited space, this review isn't as in-depth as I'd like, but the short story is that Mosko's gear represents a...
Forum: Upcoming 02-18-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
How about Friday afternoon on the track? :lol3

How about Friday afternoon on the track? :lol3
Forum: Upcoming 02-18-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,047
Posted By Visian
Boojum - please put the BIGhorn Mountains on your...

Boojum - please put the BIGhorn Mountains on your itinerary ... July 19-22 (before the rally) ...you won't regret. :evil


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By Visian
y'all have oyster beaches out there? :ear ...

y'all have oyster beaches out there? :ear


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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-30-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 25,421
Posted By Visian
Well, how handy... my best friend lives just...

Well, how handy... my best friend lives just around the corner from there... free bed! :clap

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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 25,421
Posted By Visian
Most definitely in! :thumb .

Most definitely in! :thumb




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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 42,153
Posted By Visian
:shog

:shog
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 42,153
Posted By Visian
In....

... will probably get there on Friday afternoon, although there's a possibility that I might could get there early.



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Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,572
Posted By Visian
The bike was almost ride-able (well, the engine...

The bike was almost ride-able (well, the engine ran, but no clutch) but it was totalled because it did a few headstands on that $1000+ instrument panel.

fwiw, the protection on the clutch and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,572
Posted By Visian
My conjecture is that is would be.... this is the...

My conjecture is that is would be.... this is the left-side valve cover of my HP2e after pile-driving the living crap out of it into the pavement prior to cartwheeling down the road. No protection...
Forum: Upcoming 11-21-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,397
Posted By Visian
Consider this your personal invitation to ride in...

Consider this your personal invitation to ride in The GS Giant 2015. :nod :D

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Forum: Upcoming 11-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,397
Posted By Visian
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,335
Posted By Visian
Boy, howdy :nod Have always wanted to go...

Boy, howdy :nod

Have always wanted to go here. I've actually been here. This is where your airplane goes if there is an issue over the Atlantic.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,912
Posted By Visian
few more pics....

http://visian.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ribfest2014/i-rkWGG3R/0/XL/IMG_8661-XL.jpg


http://visian.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ribfest2014/i-M8KpMrn/0/XL/IMG_6992-XL.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 25,744
Posted By Visian
:lol3 Not from this still dry clutcher......

:lol3

Not from this still dry clutcher... That new wet clutch is a thing of beauty, the best feature on the new bike. :nod


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Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,705
Views: 2,039,867
Posted By Visian
Buddy, that is truly painful news, a real loss. I...

Buddy, that is truly painful news, a real loss. I am really sorry this happened to you.

Ian
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,909
Posted By Visian
The GS Giant (http://www.gsgiant.com) was free...

The GS Giant (http://www.gsgiant.com) was free and open to riders on all brands, and all skill levels.

We had about 150 riders participate. :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,675
Posted By Visian
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,675
Posted By Visian
Ride with the GS Giants...

Ride with the GS Giants (http://www.gsgiants.com)... you'll get a different perspective. :evil


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Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Visian
Hi-Point Trailer rebuild advice please

Not sure exactly where to post this question, but if you know what a Hi-Point trailer is, you're probably here on this forum. :lol3

Ours is about an early 90s model, we've hauled it all over...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-07-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,442
Posted By Visian
It was so nice to meet you and Eric, Jessie. You...

It was so nice to meet you and Eric, Jessie. You guys rode the whole Gypsy Tour... that was a serious undertaking.

I am on the road at the moment and can't post pics, but the event was fun and a...
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