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Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 106,811
Posted By VStromNC
I just received my Zumo 590LM from GPS City w/...

I just received my Zumo 590LM from GPS City w/ ADVrider discount. Don't even pay attention to GPS City online pricing as ADVrider discount is substantially less than online pricing advertised. ...
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 64,252
Posted By VStromNC
Ordered my Zumo 590LM from GPS City today. ...

Ordered my Zumo 590LM from GPS City today. Thanks to Jordan w/ GPS City for the ADVrider discount.


Jon
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 64,252
Posted By VStromNC
Just a quick question before I pull the trigger...

Just a quick question before I pull the trigger on the 590LM. I use my current Zumo 550 on my Vee and my DS bike TR650. I basically just transfer my motorcycle cradle from one bike to another. My...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Definitely. Let's try to ride Uwharrie. ...

Definitely. Let's try to ride Uwharrie.


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE & COMMITMENT IN...

THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE & COMMITMENT IN PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM!

Strange that US Armed Forces don't celebrate Veterans Day.

Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I almost forget that I have Tuesday off due to my...

I almost forget that I have Tuesday off due to my company observing Veterans Day. I am open to a ride on Tuesday although I heard that a Polar Vortex is moving in next week......

Let me know.

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Thanks for all the suggestions! Jon

Thanks for all the suggestions!


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Numa, I went riding couple of weekends ago...

Numa,

I went riding couple of weekends ago to Old NC 105. No one showed up on Sunday, 10/19 at the meetup point so as Bob Seger's song blared into my earphones, "I headed out alone".:D

Anyway,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
I've completed majority of the mods- POD Mod,...

I've completed majority of the mods- POD Mod, Crankcase vent, Moose racing Skid Plate, Nomad Rack, Booster Plug, BB w/ Storm Handguards, 12v Cig Plug for my GPS or cell, One Tooth small CS sprocket,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
If anyone is up to doing some DS riding tomorrow,...

If anyone is up to doing some DS riding tomorrow, I am planning to ride the old NC 105. Meet me at the Petro Express, I think, just off 321N as you get off I-85.

Say around 9:15am?

I thought...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I am open as I am thinking about riding down to...

I am open as I am thinking about riding down to Uwharrie (Badin Lake) or riding NC 105. I just got a GoPro and wanting to try it out. Still messing around with settings. Anyone have a good video...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I had a 91 red w/ matching seat cowl. Cam Gear...

I had a 91 red w/ matching seat cowl. Cam Gear Drive, Single Sided Swing Arm, 6 speed, Smooth as butter V4. Probably the best sport tourer I ever owned. The motor felt almost electric as you could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I am definitely up for a small DS bike ride...

I am definitely up for a small DS bike ride primarily in the dirt this Sunday, if possible. I believe Boike or Maffud was planning something. Weather is forecasted to be nice!


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Rode about half way to Gastonia from Charlotte. ...

Rode about half way to Gastonia from Charlotte. Raining so hard in some spots that I could barely see. I didn't think 181 or old 18 was going to be any better. Turned around. Maybe next week. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
OK. I will see you at Boj. Jon

OK. I will see you at Boj.


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
50% chance of rain with showers tomorrow.

50% chance of rain with showers tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Steve, hope your kids recover quickly. Not...

Steve, hope your kids recover quickly.

Not sure if anyone is up for it but we can meet at the Bojangles. Ride old 18 to Morganton, Ride NC 105 to Louises Restaurant, have lunch and decide from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I am also in for Sunday although I may need to...

I am also in for Sunday although I may need to bug out by 3 or 4:00pm.


Jon
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,309
Posted By VStromNC
From what I can gather and feedback from others,...

From what I can gather and feedback from others, the Terra is basically a European KLR :lol3 It's a fun bike....



Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I believe this Sunday?

I believe this Sunday?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
+1. I am up for a ride. Vee or Terra? ...

+1. I am up for a ride.

Vee or Terra?


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I am also up for a ride next Sunday. Been...

I am also up for a ride next Sunday. Been farkling the Terra and ready to test. Can't make it this weekend. Jon
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,309
Posted By VStromNC
Adverb, You and I rode together a while back...

Adverb,

You and I rode together a while back with a group on Maple Sally Rd. I had a green KLX450 at that time. When I first saw your bike, I thought you had bought a basket case and assembled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
Good point as I did not realize that Strada would...

Good point as I did not realize that Strada would be any different than the Terra at least on the handlebar. On the Terra, nothing touched or required modification.

Jon
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
Just wanted to share my next farkle to my TR650. ...

Just wanted to share my next farkle to my TR650. Probably not as critical as adding a skid plate or doing the Pod Mod or the BRP but I decided that my next farkle was to add handguards. I read many...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 415,606
Posted By VStromNC
Kevin, Definitely a different way to go from...

Kevin,

Definitely a different way to go from Ft. Worth to SC!:deal:lol3



Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
My bad for getting everyone lost. I punched in...

My bad for getting everyone lost. I punched in Louises on my Zumo 550 and thought that I selected the correct restaurant only to found out later that it was another Louises and not a restaurant but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Enjoy the ride today! Thanks for the Beer,...

Enjoy the ride today! Thanks for the Beer, Chris!:freaky

Husky needs little more work but getting there.


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Agreed and looking forward to it!:thumb ...

Agreed and looking forward to it!:thumb



Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Wow! How about 7:30 or 8:00am? I think I know...

Wow! How about 7:30 or 8:00am? I think I know where the Bojangles is at off 321. So, If I am coming from I-85S and exit 321, I am heading south? I seem to recall another Bojangles off 321N.

If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I am planning to take my Vstrom as my Husky is...

I am planning to take my Vstrom as my Husky is still under the knife. Is the road suitabe for a big bike?


Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
At least he didn't "lay er down" to save himself...

At least he didn't "lay er down" to save himself from that high speed corner!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I would also be up for a ride this Sunday am but...

I would also be up for a ride this Sunday am but would like to get back by 5 or so.



Jon
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
So, after spending many hours reading threads...

So, after spending many hours reading threads about my new 2014 TR650 Terra, I decided to attack the two most critical farkles:huh. As I worked on my bike last weekend, it did cross my mind several...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
Boike333, Unfortunately, I will be farkling...

Boike333,

Unfortunately, I will be farkling my Husky Terra for the next two weekends to get it ready. Majority of the parts are in and I figure it will take me two weekends to get everything...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
Although my Terra was a brand new 2014 model as...

Although my Terra was a brand new 2014 model as the dealer assembled from crate just prior to delivery couple of weeks ago, this is exactly the issue that I am seeing. I did ask the dealer about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 232,892
Posted By VStromNC
I think it is time we scheduled a big bike DS...

I think it is time we scheduled a big bike DS ride:clap



Jon
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
Not related to gearing. When you gun the bike...

Not related to gearing. When you gun the bike from idle and there is no response or momentary hesitation before it starts pulling, gearing is not a factor.

Just sayin and I've read many threads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
OK, Now that I've read many of the TR650 threads...

OK, Now that I've read many of the TR650 threads both here and Cafe Husky with many threads remaining to read:deal, I have a better perspective on my new Husky.

The slow rev that I spoke about is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,004
Posted By VStromNC
After reading this and other threads, I've...

After reading this and other threads, I've decided to do the "on the bike air filter mod" versus taking everything off. Thanks to this and other threads, I was able to order all the parts off...
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