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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,727
Posted By obsidian16825
I ordered some handlebar muffs to try this year....

I ordered some handlebar muffs to try this year. I have heated glove liners, but, one of my bikes is so small, it can't support electrics.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
May 15-17 is the same time as Rick's Rendezvous....

May 15-17 is the same time as Rick's Rendezvous. Who cares? My family and I'll go back to LBL so we can hang out with ya'll.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,680
Posted By obsidian16825
I've wondered about putting different tires on my...

I've wondered about putting different tires on my Blast so I could ride dirt roads on it, not trails, that's why I have my DR200, but, sometimes, it would be nice to have a second bike that can...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By obsidian16825
Hopefully, she'll get what ever bike she wants...

Hopefully, she'll get what ever bike she wants and she'll figure out for herself if she wants modifications, taking advice into consideration if she wishes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,360
Posted By obsidian16825
"Your just a stone's throw away!" Yes, I am....

"Your just a stone's throw away!"

Yes, I am. I ride through Leiper's Fork on my way to work, when I work.
Otherwise, I usually end up in Spring Hill or Thompson Station when I need to go to town....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,285,897
Posted By obsidian16825
Have you seen some of our slow races? The guys...

Have you seen some of our slow races? The guys I've seen have worked just as hard and appeared to have just as much fun attempting to out-slow each other as when they were slinging their bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,285,897
Posted By obsidian16825
Lever Savers are a lot cheaper. ...

Lever Savers are a lot cheaper.
http://www.mcinnovators.com/lever-saver/
We use them on school bikes. Send her to a riding class. It'll help her a lot.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By obsidian16825
Define "reasonably priced." Brentwood is a pretty...

Define "reasonably priced." Brentwood is a pretty high-price area.
There's a Comfort INN in Franklin if you're looking to pay less than a hundred dollars a night.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By obsidian16825
Punishment? There's no need for punishment. This...

Punishment? There's no need for punishment. This ride has been part of Allan's education. I was not at all surprised to read his post saying he home schools. My daughter is home schooling and I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,360
Posted By obsidian16825
I often find myself in the vicinity of this water...

I often find myself in the vicinity of this water tower and on various surrounding roads.
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/Random%20Riding/IMG_2393.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
Here's a link to my facebook album. Maybe later...

Here's a link to my facebook album. Maybe later I'll upload some of the pics I took to photobucket so I can share them here.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
We have an electric site in A reserved. When we...

We have an electric site in A reserved. When we got our reservation, it looked like they were going fast.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
I've never made cobbler for very many people...

I've never made cobbler for very many people before. If I get disposable aluminum baking trays from the grocery, will three be enough? I can bake them ahead of time, but will need a way to heat them...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 135,503
Posted By obsidian16825
Loaded up for Ribfest. My DR and both of my...

Loaded up for Ribfest.
My DR and both of my daughter's bikes. Yep, nine-years-old and she already has two motorcycles.
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/Ribfest%202014/IMG_2314.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
Yes, Troy, Hannah will be there. :ilmostro ...

Yes, Troy, Hannah will be there. :ilmostro
We're planning now on heading up on Friday, though I don't know what time. Ya'll get to meet my husband this time. A few met him at Lee's during the clean...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
A kiddo section at Turkey Bay would be awesome. I...

A kiddo section at Turkey Bay would be awesome. I forgot about the planetarium. Thanks for the reminder. We have a spot over in A reserved now. They're going fast. The one we were looking at got...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,567
Posted By obsidian16825
Alright! I'm in! Last minute decisions. My family...

Alright! I'm in! Last minute decisions. My family will be with me. I doubt that we'll even take Hannah's bike, since she's not going to be street legal. I guess Hubbster and she can figure out other...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By obsidian16825
Dean-o and I ride those dirt roads. Here's one of...

Dean-o and I ride those dirt roads. Here's one of the multiple Lick Creek crossings.
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/DR125/IMG_0863.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 20,935
Posted By obsidian16825
This electric motorcycle was at RibFest. Here...

This electric motorcycle was at RibFest. Here it's just started the two mile GS Giants trials course.
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/IMG_2247.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 15,570
Posted By obsidian16825
I could probably ride the rest of my life, never...

I could probably ride the rest of my life, never take another class, and be fine. I could only own one motorcycle, get to know it really well, only ride pavement, even travel with it, and be fine....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By obsidian16825
We had a fantastic time. Thanks to everyone for...

We had a fantastic time. Thanks to everyone for the hospitality and encouragement. We arrived on Friday, before the mosquito bridge was weighted down with rocks. Hannah had never ridden through...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By obsidian16825
We put a DR200 carb and a sprocket set along with...

We put a DR200 carb and a sprocket set along with accompanying longer, beefier chain. As I recall, some bracket on the top of the engine attaching it to the frame had to be bent a little for it to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By obsidian16825
DR125 converted to DR200

It can be done. A DR125 can become a DR200. It's just a matter of engine, carb, and sprocket transplant.
On the trailer, ready to go to a friend's shop....
Forum: Trials 09-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 71,294
Posted By obsidian16825
Just brought home a TY80 for my nine-year-old...

Just brought home a TY80 for my nine-year-old daughter. Despite it being past sunset, of course, she had to ride it. Her other bike is a Panterra 50. She'll work on standing on the pegs soon....
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,199
Posted By obsidian16825
squirt some windex on it

squirt some windex on it
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,341
Posted By obsidian16825
You're gonna get a hunh? Whaa? DR 200,...

You're gonna get a hunh? Whaa?

DR 200, 250ish pounds, tips over nearly once a month. I pick it up and go on. Easy peasy.
Why give up off-road riding when you can make equipment and style...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 90,805
Posted By obsidian16825
Meeting you in Red Boiling Springs yesterday was...

Meeting you in Red Boiling Springs yesterday was very cool. Thank you for letting me get a picture with you.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 115,666
Posted By obsidian16825
My Blast at Percy Priest Dam in Tennessee. ...

My Blast at Percy Priest Dam in Tennessee.
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/IMG_1598.jpg (http://s117.photobucket.com/user/Ruby18823/media/IMG_1598.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By obsidian16825
I am 4' 11" and have a Suzuki DR. It's engine was...

I am 4' 11" and have a Suzuki DR. It's engine was a 125cc when I bought it, and I just, with assistance, replaced the 125cc with a 200cc engine, new chain and sprockets (heavier chain than was on it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 779,643
Posted By obsidian16825
http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/I...

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o57/Ruby18823/IMG_1445.jpg (http://s117.photobucket.com/user/Ruby18823/media/IMG_1445.jpg.html)
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
Oh! The awesomeness! I never learned to knit, but...

Oh! The awesomeness! I never learned to knit, but found a pattern to crochet the Tom Baker Doctor scarf in such a way that it looks kind of knit. I haven't gotten yarn for it yet.
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
I haven't seen many of the classic episodes, only...

I haven't seen many of the classic episodes, only the specials that were aired last year focusing on each doctor.
If you want to cosplay, I can sew a bow tie for you.
Forum: Face plant 06-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
How far have you gotten in watching Doctor Who?...

How far have you gotten in watching Doctor Who? Did you start with the classics or with Eccleston?
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
That sucks.

That sucks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,960
Posted By obsidian16825
I'm a rider coach, too. If you start to feel...

I'm a rider coach, too. If you start to feel nervous about anything, sing to yourself or chew some gum. Think positive thoughts; "I'm riding over there," as you approach that place, think, "next I'm...
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
I'll give it some thought.

I'll give it some thought.
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
RibFest is in October. Any chance of you bringing...

RibFest is in October. Any chance of you bringing those leathers and reading us bedtime stories at the campfire?
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
You're not selfish for staying away from the...

You're not selfish for staying away from the funeral.
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 70,244
Posted By obsidian16825
From what I looked up, the funeral was last...

From what I looked up, the funeral was last night. He left behind, among others, a sister and two sons.

I don't know what I'd do. If I experienced a similar thing, I might at least send a card...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,888
Posted By obsidian16825
About the msf, what we talk about is helpful if a...

About the msf, what we talk about is helpful if a dog is aiming to chase: slow down, including a downshift, and accelerate past the point of interception to disrupt the dog's timing. That doesn't...
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