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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17,949
Views: 688,720
Posted By hushpuppy
I missed the rainbow, but the eastern skyline was...

I missed the rainbow, but the eastern skyline was gorgeous for pretty much the next hour. Made it to Raleigh without hitting any more rain, hope the ride home goes as well.

Take care,

Matt
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17,949
Views: 688,720
Posted By hushpuppy
Tag 1016 ...

Tag 1016

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-4Xq8WD2_FHw/UL86PLhpZVI/AAAAAAAABmw/qVvlEEQ9IqY/w480-h480/IMAG0064.jpg

Running from a raincloud!

Edit to add: Near a boundary, road name is an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17,949
Views: 688,720
Posted By hushpuppy
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4lpsyfuZPqI/UL5...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4lpsyfuZPqI/UL50iBG1rNI/AAAAAAAABlk/tWflQfMaBaE/w480-h480/IMAG0063.jpg

Grab! Will throw up a tag tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17,949
Views: 688,720
Posted By hushpuppy
Passed by there around 0730 this morning. If its...

Passed by there around 0730 this morning. If its not snagged first, I will stop by on the way home.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33,087
Views: 8,066,021
Posted By hushpuppy
Nah, take another look. Yellow lines to the left...

Nah, take another look. Yellow lines to the left and white on the right.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 72,558
Posted By hushpuppy
Missed you all this week, but I'm looking forward...

Missed you all this week, but I'm looking forward to meeting some local inmates!
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,988
Posted By hushpuppy
Hi Dan, Sorry to hear you are having...

Hi Dan,

Sorry to hear you are having problems. To the best of my knowledge, the bike was in good order.

Lets see what we can do to figure this out.

You've got email.

Matt
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By hushpuppy
Hey Brian, I'm about 20 minutes south of you...

Hey Brian,

I'm about 20 minutes south of you (Chapel Hill), and have family up in Hillsborough. Never seen another sidecar when puttering along 86!

Congratulations for beginning this journey...
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,964
Posted By hushpuppy
I think that rig is damned sexy. Perhaps more...

I think that rig is damned sexy. Perhaps more importantly, the lady of the house agrees. Clean, simple, and subtle. How a motorcycle should be.

With those lines, and a price point that was closer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By hushpuppy
You've got an E-150 as a tow vehicle? Why not...

You've got an E-150 as a tow vehicle? Why not just toss it in the back? We've managed to cram some smaller street bikes into the back of our Element, so I can't imagine you'd have a problem getting...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
Talking Great (partial) success! Thanks to you all!

First off, thank you FFs for all this help... It has been in-effing-valuable. Seriously.

Okay, so after a nice ride around North and South Dakota yesterday on a borrowed V-Rod (life is rough, eh?...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
Okay, well I took the carbs apart and cleaned...

Okay, well I took the carbs apart and cleaned them with carb cleaner. Got rid of a lot of brown varnish, and took some brass wire to the pilot/main jets. Was unable to see through them, now they are...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
Right now the bike is in Greenfield, MN - just...

Right now the bike is in Greenfield, MN - just outside the west metro area. I'll be calling ahead to those dealers tomorrow, to see if they have time/techs/parts.

I'm pretty confident that I'll...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
It sounds like that switching to the Pekar-type...

It sounds like that switching to the Pekar-type carbs would be a good idea. Since they would take a few weeks to get here, I suppose I should look at just transporting the bike down to NC and working...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
I don't suppose those rubber bits are something...

I don't suppose those rubber bits are something that one can obtain from local basic motorcycle parts suppliers... necessitating an internet order? I ask because I am trying to get this thing running...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
Hey guys, First off, thanks for replying so...

Hey guys,

First off, thanks for replying so quick. It is much appreciated.

I did not know about the screen inside the petcock. I didn't know it came apart, but when I get back over there I'll...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By hushpuppy
Question Ural resurrection ritual questions.

Any chance someone has some guidance for a n00b trying to resurrect a neglected Ural 650? I'm working on my father's 1998 Deco Classic, trying to get it working while I'm in town visiting family.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By hushpuppy
Jeep44, I just wanted to thank you for...

Jeep44,

I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to get that pic. Nice to see its not a unique case. If I have reason to be working on this thing beyond this week, I'll be checking out those...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By hushpuppy
Well then, I shall return to the project with...

Well then, I shall return to the project with renewed hope, thanks everyone. I am going to see how it runs without "creative fixes" first, and if need be I'll cross that bridge later.

I intended...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By hushpuppy
Question I don't remember that hole being there...

Hello Ural experts :evil

Long story short, I'm trying to bring a long dead 1998 Deco Classic Ural back to life. My father bought it around eight years ago with the intention of learning to ride,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 177,862
Posted By hushpuppy
Hope ya'll had fun...

... I'm using this foul weather as a chance to *try* and fit a fairing to my bike. I figure between inexperience, over-exuberance, and alcohol, I should have the wiring properly 'effed up by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 177,862
Posted By hushpuppy
Thumb Im in...

... just relocated from New Bern to Chapel Hill this week. Look forward to meeting the local nutcases. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By hushpuppy
Looks like...

... what we call our 'Buffalo Jackets'. Great piece of gear, but its not waterproof at all. They are the fleece liners for our Goretex jackets, which have no insulation themselves.

Of course, its...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By hushpuppy
We have a Ural in the family, and I've taken a...

We have a Ural in the family, and I've taken a couple previous S/Os on rides in the hack.

Comfort was never an issue, the seat is quite comfy and you can move around a good bit. You better not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,207
Posted By hushpuppy
Ahh, but my new vehicle will be paid for outright...

Ahh, but my new vehicle will be paid for outright by deployment cash, so this is my opportunity to get the bike I want and still be debt-free =)

Hush
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,280
Posted By hushpuppy
Doing the Deid.....

Drop me an email when you get out here. I'm rotating back up to Iraq soon so I may not be around when you get here, but if it works out that I am I'll buy you one of your three beers.

Semper Fi....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2005, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,207
Posted By hushpuppy
Motorcycle as only vehicle

I've been doing the 'bike only' thing for a couple years now and I honestly love it.

Its an economical way to live, which as a young man is a great help. I'd not be able to live comfortably on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,280
Posted By hushpuppy
Qatar

Qatar? Well what a coincidence. I'm there right now.

Which base will you be at? I'm at Al Udeid for the moment.

S/F

Hush
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