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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 02:05 PM
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Posted By GTV630
Having never been to the airport trails, I'll...

Having never been to the airport trails, I'll need a tour guide. I'm used to riding at Brown, so I imagine they will be fairly tame compared to that. I'm just looking to get out and ride with some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Trail ride?

Anyone planning a dirt/trail ride over the weekend? I figure I could get away for a while. I'm up for anything from local trails at my house, to the airport trails (though I've never been there) to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Father's day ride at Brown Mtn

Couple of videos of JD and I riding at Brown last Sat.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=27068910#post27068910
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By GTV630
Brown Mountain 6-20-15

JD and I went for a Father's Day ride at Brown Mountain, NC. It was in the upper 90's all week in Charlotte, but we started early to avoid the heat. Since it was just the two of us we decided to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
I have 1.375 acres. Read through the application...

I have 1.375 acres. Read through the application for a variance aside from it costing $450, I don't know what they will consider. There are definitely other people on my road that have built...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Pole barn issues

I mentioned before I wanted to add a pole barn to my property. I have an arts and craft style home and was going to put the barn at a right angle to the house and finish the front of it the same as...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 676,554
Posted By GTV630
Btw, is there a good way to cover the end of the...

Btw, is there a good way to cover the end of the fuel line when the tank is off? I'd hate to get dirt in there while working on it.
Just wanted to share my joy,
Brian

mine came with a plug that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Yep, another guy who went from next to no votes...

Yep, another guy who went from next to no votes to over 400 over night. Apparently you have to cheat to win. Maybe there is a huge subculture of dune buggy enthusiasts we don't know about?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Thanks for the support. Don't think the...

Thanks for the support.

Don't think the ape hangers would help my cornering skills!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
US129photos

Hey guys, I was up at the dragon last week and US129photos.com posted a pic of me for a chance to win a free poster. I'm in second place right now but will need a good amount of votes to win. Help...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Pole barn

I'm planning to build a 30x48 pole barn at my house. I'm outside the city limits in Cabarrus county. I assume I have to call someone at the county building to acquire a permit. Anyone done this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By GTV630
Yep, that is the same Reuben. He changed jobs so...

Yep, that is the same Reuben. He changed jobs so he hasn't been doing the weekly rides anymore. I'll let him know. Thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Brown Mountain Sat 23rd

A friend and I are headed to Brown Mountain tomorrow. Lmk if anyone wants to join us. Technical trails - small bike territory.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Anyone planning a dirt ride over the weekend? ...

Anyone planning a dirt ride over the weekend? I'd like to get out either Sunday or Monday. Something like Uwharrie, CAW, brushy or brown?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 676,554
Posted By GTV630
[QUOTE=kjclark7;26725100]I had a irc ve35 up...

[QUOTE=kjclark7;26725100]I had a irc ve35 up front and a Dunlop at81 on the rear. I would have ran my mt43 but I noticed a gash in my sidewall the day prior to the race and opted to swap tires.,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 676,554
Posted By GTV630
Looked pretty good to me! What tires were you...

Looked pretty good to me! What tires were you running?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By GTV630
Yep, that was pretty much my theory.

Yep, that was pretty much my theory.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Yep, "light is right" for places like Brown...

Yep, "light is right" for places like Brown Mountain.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By GTV630
Yea, the mountain bike is "vintage" but most of...

Yea, the mountain bike is "vintage" but most of the components have been replaced. And he almost gave it to me, so can't argue with the price. If I really get into it, I'll look at replacing it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Brown Mountain

Wrote up a report from taking the new bike up to Brown Mountain. Fun stuff!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1060715
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By GTV630
Brown Mountain 4-18-15

I needed to get comfortable on the new KTM, so Reuben and I went trail riding at Brown Mountain. It had rained all week, so didn't know what to expect. It was muddy in spots, but overall, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Osmand

You can also try Osmand. It's an open source map application. I've been using it for several years. I make my route with ridewithgps.com, save it as a gpx file, then open it with Osmand on my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Changing dirt bike tires

I spent today changing the tires on my DRZ and KTM. First was to take the street oriented tire off the KTM rear - that was a real pain! I have a modified HF tire changer that works fairly well for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Yea he was riding it on the street and has a tall...

Yea he was riding it on the street and has a tall gear in it now but he gave me the original rear sprocket too. I'll try it first though some guys still want lower than that for single track. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
New arrival!

Several of you have seen my off road adventures on my DRZ400S. I decided if I am going to keep riding these crazy, rocky, mountain trails, I needed something lighter. I wanted to keep it street...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 676,554
Posted By GTV630
New arrival!

After reading 200+ pages of this thread, and researching the heck out of it, I finally joined the club! 2014 350 EXC-F with 30 hours. PO already installed hand guards, radiator guards, skid plate...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Ah a kindred spirit! I am also familiar with...

Ah a kindred spirit! I am also familiar with Italian car ways. I've had a few but back in 1996 i bought an Alfa Romeo GTV6 out of a tobacco barn in KY. Needless to say it needed a lot of work. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Dangit, I have plans today, or I'd be joining you.

Dangit, I have plans today, or I'd be joining you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
As much rain as we've had, any trails are going...

As much rain as we've had, any trails are going to be pretty slippery. I currently have a trials tire on the back...not so good in mud or highway use. I have a D606 in the garage, but it is also...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
I don't know the trails around Charlotte, but I...

I don't know the trails around Charlotte, but I know some areas around my house. I might be able to do Sunday afternoon.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
I'm always looking for people to ride trails...

I'm always looking for people to ride trails with. Sometimes kid things keep me busy, but post up and I'll join anytime I can. I think you were going to join Boikke and I on the Wolf Creek...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
You got a 2 stroke plated in NC? That's very...

You got a 2 stroke plated in NC? That's very surprising! I've only lived here for 3 yrs but I've always heard NC was really sticky about it. I'm hoping to sell my DRZ this spring to get a lighter...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
I have a fly racing F2 carbon that i really like....

I have a fly racing F2 carbon that i really like. Very light weight since it is carbon fibre. I think mine is a 2013 Trey Canard model. They are originally in the $270 range but you can find...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
I didn't track it exactly, but it was a little...

I didn't track it exactly, but it was a little over 20 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Brown Mountain

A group of us from the Charlotte area did a day trip at Brown Mountain last week. Here's a report:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25821034#post25821034
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By GTV630
Holiday Dirt Bike - Brown Mountain NC

A group of us decided to get in one more trail ride before the end of the year. We all live near Charlotte, NC so we made a day trip to the Brown Mountain trail system. These are some of the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
This is what I use on the dirt bike and street...

This is what I use on the dirt bike and street bike. Cleaner can be sprayed on then hosed off and works very well. I usually hit mine with a brush after letting the cleaner soak a bit, just for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By GTV630
You could do the green trails on a KLR, but...

You could do the green trails on a KLR, but that's about all. Would definitely agree something smaller would be best.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Dreaming of something orange this Halloween!

http://i363.photobucket.com/albums/oo71/GTV630/20141030_205811_zpsfbervrv2.jpg (http://s363.photobucket.com/user/GTV630/media/20141030_205811_zpsfbervrv2.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 316,940
Posted By GTV630
Hey guys, I just got back from a trip to WV...

Hey guys, I just got back from a trip to WV riding some of the Hatfield McCoy trail system. Did a trip report on it if you’re interested:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020272
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