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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:41 PM
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Posted By skychs
Tape and Wheel repair

I remember that day. Good folks at the hardware store took care of us. That was scary watching the fuel drop on the hot exhaust.

Motorcycle Wheel repair ....
Jeff sent me a web link today to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 1,353,785
Posted By skychs
Twins

Thanks guys,
In hindsight I should have tried to find out who owned the other bike. Next time I go to the shop I'll see if they will tell me, or at least let me leave my info for them.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Twins

I took my XT to the local dealer for a state inspection. When the bike was done the mechanic said I might want to see something. When I rounded the corner this is what I saw. Twins!! What are the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tuesdays Ride

Thanks for the photos Dan.

Great ride. Just over 320 miles for the day. Always a pleasure to meet and ride with new (and old) inmates from around the country.

Too bad some of the roads...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 04:48 AM
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

Thanks for the information guys. I couldn't find the electrical output anywhere and was afraid to hook anything up in fear of getting stranded with a drained battery.

Early on in this forum I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Foot pegs

I stand corrected. (to my wife that means I was wrong) :D

The add says "High quality alloy construction". A mixture of who know's what. Great. As long as it holds up I guess I don't care what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,120
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

New to me 1990 XT600. Ive had it now for almost 4 months. Live in VA. It has 35K miles on it but it doesn't smoke and its still very peppy. I upgraded the suspension, rebuilt the carbs, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By skychs
New pegs for the XT600. Im not sure but this...

New pegs for the XT600.

Im not sure but this may be one of those too good to be true events. I hated the little pegs on the XT. Forums suggested buying TW200 pegs. eBay sells them for $18...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By skychs
Garmin 660

Geeeezzzzzz
Now you tell me. I just bought a new one. Don't get rid of my gloves. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By skychs
Donations

I hope she continues to recover as expected. Greetings sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By skychs
Places to visit

On the way down check out a place called Little Switzerland. There are two different loops around the area, the top being the Parkways. From there if you go south on the Parkway you run into Mount...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Camping.

Zacker.......

I'm working Saturday but if I get back to RIC soon enough I will ride over to meet you Sat night. If by chance I get delayed I will still ride over early Sunday morning to get in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 01:12 AM
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Posted By skychs
I just re-read the post. It says it has a title...

I just re-read the post. It says it has a title and is street legal. Thats why I thought it would be a great deal for someone.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By skychs
I got out yesterday for 150+ miles for the first...

I got out yesterday for 150+ miles for the first time this winter. At times I felt like I forgot how to ride. Basic patches of gravel and dirt made me grip the handlebars more than normal. At one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By skychs
Wr250

There is a WR250 on the Eastern Shore Craigslist for sale. He has dropped the price considerably, down to $1500 OBO. Clean title. Just passing it on. Don't know who it is.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 05:09 AM
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Posted By skychs
Photos

Beautiful weekend ........
I missed the great weather yesterday ..... Where are the photos? Anyone get a good ride in other than to Poe's and back?

Its my turn today. Any updates on road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By skychs
Classic RTE

Macon ....
No date has been set for the Classic ride. Your right, still too much crap on the roads. Give us a couple warm rain events to clean it up.

Sounds like Scottsville will be one of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By skychs
Classic RTE

Scottsville was mentioned by another inmate but no final destination has been picked. Depending on where everyone is coming from we can certainly pick different places to go. No restriction on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By skychs
You want sexy? CB900 Custom. 4 into 4,...

You want sexy?

CB900 Custom. 4 into 4, air suspension, shaft driven, 10 speed transmission. Smooth !! OK, the brakes kinda suck right now but a new set of pads will help.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By skychs
Bolt set

Jeff ......
I hope it's different for the 1200's. I did speak to Stuart at Morton's. He said he may have an old set in a box somewhere. If they were truly one shot kits he should have said...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By skychs
Bolt set. I need 5 sets for each side of the...

Bolt set. I need 5 sets for each side of the wheel.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By skychs
1200GS Brakes

Jeff .......
Your right. You are really board! That was funny! Come on Spring!!!

Now, Back to motorcycles .......
I just spent the last two months working on my "new to me" 07 1200GS. The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By skychs
Headset

Hey Dan,
Which one did you get and why? I have the Scala G4. Solid headset but not very user friendly. Once you understand all the buttons it gets better. Like Jeff said, out of boredom last...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Utah

Wow, That's beautiful. Utah I can't wait to see more of it in July.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By skychs
Classic Bikes

Dan .... of course you can. Anyone can join us. Love to have you.



Love to see it Jeff. Im really getting excited about classic bikes. Right now Im looking for a 305 Scrambler to complete...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By skychs
Some of you Classic guys may appreciate this. A...

Some of you Classic guys may appreciate this. A buddy of mine has been restoring some old Honda 305's, a Super Hawk and a Dream. He took the Dream down to the frame to restore it. Last month he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By skychs
You guys are killing me. If I could remember...

You guys are killing me. If I could remember rolling down that hill I would believe you. :-)

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/26/a234ea9788a5c5f713d6a16baeb183c6.jpg

Rocketman, thanks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By skychs
Chair

Now that you mention it ......
It was either Todd, Mark or Rocketman who pushed me down that hill. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 09:51 AM
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Posted By skychs
Good and bad news!

Bad news .....
I left the house this morning at 3:30 AM to drive to DCA for work. What a mess. Heavy snow all the way up. Flight was delayed. Had to de-ice then take off in heavy snow. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 02:43 AM
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Posted By skychs
Best wishes

Thanks for posting on Richmond ADV. Hope she enjoys the card. :D
chuck
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 05:04 AM
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Posted By skychs
Mortons Run

Good morning ......
Brrrrrrrrrrr Hope everyone is staying warm this morning.

I'm making a Morton's run this morning. Anyone need anything? No, I'm not bringing anyone back a bike. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2015, 12:17 PM
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Posted By skychs
Fuse block and frozen pipes

If you think it was cold here last week you should have been up north. All the water, wine and toilets on the airplane froze solid overnight. What a mess. Im happy to be home. No issues at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Congrats

Macon ....
Congrats on the healthy addition to the family.

DirtDoctor ... I plan on already being out that way during the rally. Would love to hook up and ride the area with you. Lots to do in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By skychs
What time is the show?

Oh boy, I can't wait to see this.

:lurk



Very nice bike.

Dirtdoctor ......... BMWOA Rally this year?????? Come on!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

Thank you Sir. I'm looking forward to riding it. I never really got a chance to ride it before winter set it. As soon as the weather breaks you can bet Ill be up on Alhambra and Tower road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Bad idea...... Thought I would get the XT600...

Bad idea......
Thought I would get the XT600 out for a little snowmobiling. I got half way down the block before I scared the bageebies out of me. It was fun at first but I chickened out and went...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 12:54 PM
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Posted By skychs
Gps

Yes, I thought about it but when it gets nasty outside I don't think I want my phone exposed to the elements even with a waterproof case. On long distance rides I always seem to run into bad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By skychs
GPS and BMWOA Rally

GPS ..... Allen, Scott. Thanks for the info. Im getting close to pulling the trigger. If I do I will be selling the Zumo 550.

Im thinking Spring and Summer, at least Im trying. Anyway, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32,669
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Posted By skychs
Weather

Holy cow .....
Yup, its nasty out there. When I got home last night the grill cover and all the outdoor furniture accessories were all over the back yard. I had heat so I guess I can't complain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By skychs
Thoughts and prayers

Thoughts and prayers to the Massy, Clifford family.
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