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Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:07 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 53,180
Posted By scbob
Hi Jim, My wife and I have a cruise booked to...

Hi Jim,
My wife and I have a cruise booked to Antartica, arriving back in Ushuaia, Oct 19 th. We were then considering whether just to fly back to Buenos Aires or ......
Reading your report has...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Tyler Could you post a "conditions report" on...

Tyler
Could you post a "conditions report" on Friday please ?
I might come up Saturday, depending on how it looks
Do you know the area well enough to find some trails ?
Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Jay, are you really that scared about sharing a...

Jay, are you really that scared about sharing a cabin again ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
The voice of reason

well, I just spoke to one of our guides regarding the weather this weekend
I won't post Dennis's name in case you guys think he's a wimp..

However, There's a couple of inches of snow on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Bike porn.....

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1038495

Just thought you guys might enjoy this post

Bet you all read to the end....

Just a "sidebar" not really a post hijack
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Who's in & when

Looks like Tyler, Jay, the "Chap" from ATL, me and a couple of "local guides" Friday
(Friday night cabin for 5 folks I think inc Pleasant Plucker )

Saturday could be Tyler, Jay, me, Pleasant...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Bandit We have a couple of guides, generally...

Bandit
We have a couple of guides, generally trustworthy ....
However the risk is always that they will lead us far back into the "maze" and then abandon us to our fate .....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Weather & Cabins

There is a 2 week cancellation policy on the cabins - no refund if cancelled within 2 weeks
Weather looks marginal:
Friday high 48 with 20% rain overnite low 30
Saturday 48 with 50% rain
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Yes Parke, the same Hotsprings There's a...

Yes Parke, the same Hotsprings
There's a campground alongside the rive there

"We'll keep the light on for you"

Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Cabins

So, the cabin at Hanford is $159 a night - crazy
So Hotsprings it is !!
Tent site and cabins on the same campground. The cabins are about $60 a night for about 5 people. So I'll book a cabin for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Cabin

Peake / Parke whatever - I was close !

Anthony has to work.....
So Tyler, Jay, Parke, me for cabin Friday night

The cabin last time was 2 queen size beds, a couch and some floor. They...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Thanks Scooter for the food info Looks like...

Thanks Scooter for the food info
Looks like Tyler, Jay, Peake, Anthony (a buddy of mine), Pete ? (400 psi) for the cabins on Friday night
Steve for the tent
Dave, if he can make it will sleep in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Hartford

There are some cabins we stayed in near Hartford that are quite nice
Hartford is at exit 447 on I40 in TN.
There's lots of very good riding all around there
Steve also knows a campground...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
The 950 Adventure

Yes Pete
Thanks again for your help
Made it back OK
Just got to stop cringing at every bump in the road.....
For the rest of you - long story for a campfire...
Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,307
Posted By scbob
Count this "Chap" in as well !! I'll call...

Count this "Chap" in as well !!

I'll call Dennis, the guy that guided us last year.
I know he thinks there's more terrain in the Hanford area, and there are cabins there
Let me call him and see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,535
Posted By scbob
ADV ride

Hey Jon
I'll be doing the ADV ride on a blue/gray KTM 950 ADV,
We'll be camping in a 5th wheel with the bike on a rack on the back
Got my wife there to keep me warm,
Look forward to meeting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,535
Posted By scbob
Hey Joe

Hi Jonathon
Looking forward to catching up with you, and Pete, and Chris, maybe Tyler, should be a great weekend
Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,535
Posted By scbob
ADV ride

Hey guys,
I did the DS ride last year and got my ass handed to me !
So the ADV ride sounds really good
Where can we get details please ?
Thanks

There should be a whole lot of new...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 11-24-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,538
Posted By scbob
A beautiful Fall ride

Three of us just did part of the trail this weekend, Chiknmunky & Hairball29
We got to Two Wheels about 9;00 on Friday morning and left the trucks there and headed toward Tellico on the trail
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,238
Posted By scbob
Farmhouse Inn Recommendation

My wife & I stayed with Laura & Kyle on Sunday eve.
We had a nice welcome, great room and a good friendly atmosphere.
Kyle had some great ideas on roads in the area, both pavement and gravel.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,247
Posted By scbob
Hey Rick, Just saw the video, you didn't look...

Hey Rick,
Just saw the video, you didn't look too bad after, then I saw the pic of your arm - ouch !!
Heal up quick
(the "sexy little red head" did sound good though.
I'm showed Lisa's nephew in...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,680
Posted By scbob
Forma Adventure

I've had mine about 6 months, from the great folks at Atomic.
Very comfortable out of the box. I wear wide fitting shoes /boots and these fit great. Big on the calves
Waterproof to about 18"...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-27-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,538
Posted By scbob
We did it ! Sme rambling thoughts....

We did the ride last weekend, and we'd do it again next weekend if we had the time.
We arrived at Iron Horse at 9:30 Friday morning, but we were too late for breakfast; however the lady said she...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,538
Posted By scbob
Smokey mtn 500 Aug 22nd

Hi guys
4 of us are planning to leave Iron horse Friday morning, heading "counter clockwise" to finish back at Iron Horse Sunday afternoon.
Staying at Cherohala campground Friday night, and 2...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,343
Posted By scbob
Power nap

Well Dave (xj35) and I got to the Big Meadows campsite on Skyline drive at about 8:30 Wednesday eve. Dave checked in, but then his bike wouldn't start - we completely forgot about gas !!
Next...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 209,735
Posted By scbob
BRT ride report June 22nd 2014

Guys,
This is a report on a four day ride we did in VA on the BRT (Blue Ridge Trail)
Hope y'all enjoy,
Bob

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24520814#post24520814
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,343
Posted By scbob
Turtle spent a huge amount of time upfront to put...

Turtle spent a huge amount of time upfront to put all this together on his GPS
He also ran "point" the whole way, and took all the risks for deer and oncoming traffic
He was a great ride leader,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,484
Posted By scbob
I was with 35xj on the trail last week, heading...

I was with 35xj on the trail last week, heading north out of Damascus at about 10:30. There were 4 of us, including Chipnmonkey and TurtleMoye
We saw 3 guys (I think 3) at the top end of Iron...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 209,735
Posted By scbob
BRT return trip

Stu,
330 miles in a single day on a dirt bike is plain tough !
My ass was very sore !
I'm glad I packed my wife's gel pad to make it a bit easier
The suspension on the bike was not the issue - it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 209,735
Posted By scbob
860 mile trip on Blue Ridge Trail

Just did this trip on my 500 EXC
Left from Damascus VA on Monday about 10:00 am
Did 120 miles Monday, 200 Tues, 220 Wed with about 50 % trails and forest roads.
Did 330 Thurs on Blue Ridge parkway...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By scbob
Curves !!!

There several great roads in the Upstate all generally north of hwy 11
A great loop would be 178 then 215 in NC
Also 276
130 up to Highlands
Some very nice twisters up north of Rosman NC
Some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By scbob
Hey Steve Try Gorges State Park Great trails ...

Hey Steve
Try Gorges State Park
Great trails
Or come with us on BRT end of June !!!
Good luck
Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,484
Posted By scbob
Let's go out west next

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=941273&page=2

Check this video out and make sure your volume is turned up LOUD ! (post # 25)

who wants to plan for this next year ?

Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,484
Posted By scbob
Somewhere to leave the truck near Damascus

Guys and Gals
We're planning a ride week of 23rd June (35xj & co)
We'd like to find somewhere to leave our 2 trucks. Perhaps near Damascus, or perhaps near the Parkway on the return leg.
If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,157
Posted By scbob
Brt / tat

Banks
We're planning a trip on the BRT late June
Leave Asheville Sunday 22nd back on Thursday
I believe this will be a similar ride
Bob

Link to BRT blog...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,157
Posted By scbob
Thinking I might "need" a KTM 950 or 990 as well...

Thinking I might "need" a KTM 950 or 990 as well - not sure which
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 42,928
Posted By scbob
BRT 22nd June

Guys
planning a trip on the BRT (Blue Ridge Trail) with "35xj" leaving Boone (or Asheville) Sunday 22nd June and returning to Boone Thursday 25th. This should be a reasonable pace.
Couple of links...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 77,273
Posted By scbob
Lots of sand roads south of Orangeburg, near...

Lots of sand roads south of Orangeburg, near Broxton Bridge
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 77,273
Posted By scbob
BRT June 22nd

Guys
planning a trip on the BRT (Blue Ridge Trail) leaving Boone Sunday 22nd June and returning to Boone Thursday 25th. This should be a reasonable pace.
Couple of links here

BRT details...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,157
Posted By scbob
I was out on my NEW BIKE :clap:clap and ...

I was out on my NEW BIKE :clap:clap

and

not sure if I could fit this in my busy schedule.......
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