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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
Dooh! I do find they are hard to latch in...

Dooh! I do find they are hard to latch in myself. Bummer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 04:59 PM
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Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Cool, thanks. I'm going to clean, then clean some...

Cool, thanks. I'm going to clean, then clean some more, and check all the electrical parts statically while I work. I'm hoping to get the thing going without going into the fuel Distributor, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21,961
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
Yep, K-Jet - online write-ups are pretty good if...

Yep, K-Jet - online write-ups are pretty good if I need to service the Dizzy, I'm just not sure about all the vacuum controls and troubleshooting the system. I am planning on replacing all the tubing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
New Project

Well, add another 4 to my piston count. Anyone familiar with the early 320i BMWs? We just picked up a 1979 model that has been sleeping in a garage for 20 years. It is my Daughter's summer project...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
I was torn between the Enduro Skidplate and the...

I was torn between the Enduro Skidplate and the Accessory lower cowling for protecting the oil filter and case. Seeing as the bike came with the crashbars, and the cowling doesn't work with the bars,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I just ordered and received a full suspension...

I just ordered and received a full suspension overhaul for my KLR from Cogent. They expected a 2 week lead time but actually got my order on the truck to me in about 1 week. I think they have been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 226,217
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Found it, just need to get there.. not today...

Found it, just need to get there.. not today though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37,704
Views: 9,950,362
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I think it's just the camera catching her at the...

I think it's just the camera catching her at the precise moment she was lifting the bike. She's an athlete to be sure and had to be strong to handle that machine. Check the footage in the link I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37,704
Views: 9,950,362
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Here's a Dude shot then! ...

Here's a Dude shot then!
http://bonfirejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/super-fat-man-on-a-scooter.jpg


:rofl
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37,704
Views: 9,950,362
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Not a dude, Shot from the back is the Stunt...

Not a dude, Shot from the back is the Stunt Woman.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/BrUiPPGKaO8/maxresdefault.jpg

http://static2.hypable.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/sd1.jpg

She is a very capable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37,704
Views: 9,950,362
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Definitely a stunt person, all the shots with...

Definitely a stunt person, all the shots with silver healed boots are stunt work.

I'm pretty sure the rider is indeed a woman. A very talented UK Rider, Jolene Van Vurgt, according to the London...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
Great ride today and great group of riders. ...

Great ride today and great group of riders. Thanks!
I liked that road leading out of Smithfield, found it once awhile ago, than lost it. Glad Bob showed me where it was again.

Nice BBQ too...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
Meet at the intersection of Rt 32 and 10 - Isle...

Meet at the intersection of Rt 32 and 10 - Isle of Wight at Benn's Church. It's on the way to Smithfield from Bridge Road/Rt 17. There is a Gas Station there to grab some coffee and hang out.

KSU...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Couple of little things to do to the KLR and it...

Couple of little things to do to the KLR and it will be ready for the ride on Sunday.

In!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Welcome! Plenty of roadish riding going on.

Welcome! Plenty of roadish riding going on.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I'll give it a new home. Have not needed to use a...

I'll give it a new home. Have not needed to use a beast of a tool like this yet, but I'm sure the time will come. I'll PM for details on where to pick up.

Thanks!

TKLR
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 226,217
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Have to go with you on this one. Weldman's Grab...

Have to go with you on this one. Weldman's Grab expired at 7:18am This morning.

Nice to see this much interest... Game on!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tidewater KLR
KLR has full Cogent Dynamics Suspension onboard...

KLR has full Cogent Dynamics Suspension onboard now. :clap

Croatan Forest trip is a go for the weekend. Will probably leave early Saturday Mornning - it's a 3 hr trip to the area. I'm aiming for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
You can ship just about anything these days...

You can ship just about anything these days...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Had a good time meeting you all last night, and...

Had a good time meeting you all last night, and once again - some very good grub to be had at Jeb's.

I liked the sound of putting together some weekend runs to the mountains. My wife is working...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Thanks, I found that last night myself. Still...

Thanks, I found that last night myself. Still lots of things to see/do there on the regular forest roads. My rear shock on the KLR is not good. So I will be taking the VStrom with the RoadPilot III...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
It's okay to cage to these things too. :wink:

It's okay to cage to these things too. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37,704
Views: 9,950,362
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Com'on Spring... ...

Com'on Spring...
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a72/Tumbleweed7/2014%20US%20Loop/LOL_DealsGap_zpscodisrnv.jpg

So excited my helmet don't fit.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I got spare tents and general stuff, certainly...

I got spare tents and general stuff, certainly enough to get by for a short trip like this. You'll just need a sleeping bag & mat. Less is More.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Maybe we need to get out of town...

Cool! That KOA has a family side and a quite side. Quiet side is booked - really don't want to be next to the playground. So.... looking to put some distance under the tires....

I'm eyeballing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Getting some help should not be a problem with...

Getting some help should not be a problem with this group. I'm all the way across town, and I'm sure there are some closer ADVr's to assist, but if you'd like I'll be wrenching in my garage next...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I posted Jeb's in the ADV dinner thread. Also...

I posted Jeb's in the ADV dinner thread. Also Started a 2015 camping thread. Looking to camp locally in 2 weeks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tidewater KLR
2015 Tidewater Camp Trips

Looking to start off the 2015 travel season with camp skills weekend. This year I'm headed to Newport News campground, or possibly the KOAcamp ground near the York River State Park. Looking at April...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Hi Chris, need a care package from Carrolton?...

Hi Chris, need a care package from Carrolton? I'll see what I can do.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Nope, but I do have a 3L fuel set up I made out...

Nope, but I do have a 3L fuel set up I made out of MSR Fuel bottles for my VStrom. Mounts inside my left side luggage rack. Allows me to do 1.5l in fuel & 1.5 L in white gas or all in Gas.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Yes Sir! The one and only Jeb's on 17 / Bridge...

Yes Sir! The one and only Jeb's on 17 / Bridge Road / Three Bridges Road ( if you talk to the locals )

Time. dinner. Small place - if we all show up at once they'll be overwhelmed, so I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 24,536
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Spring is here: Jeb's next Wed. 25 March 6-8 pm

Jeb's. 25 March. Dinner Time- 6pm to close - They close at 8pm

Anyone?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I'd be hard pressed to go the under jacket route...

I'd be hard pressed to go the under jacket route on a brace. Videos of guys on the TAT have them wearing braces over their jersey and light jackets.

Still, an entry level Leatt jacket/brace combo...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21,961
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Posted By Tidewater KLR
Regarding Enduro Clothing - The original Moose...

Regarding Enduro Clothing - The original Moose Expedition suit set the standard and they have an expanded line now that may appeal to you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I agree the flashing white lights can certainly...

I agree the flashing white lights can certainly be interpretted that way, assuming the driver is actually seeing you.

I do not use the flasher function very much, it is a fast strobe, but there is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I've been watching the technology evolve and...

I've been watching the technology evolve and would definitely consider the LEATT line. They have a Street/Adventure version that is worn over the jacket that I may move into for my daily use....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
Sounds good. Next week is looking pretty decent....

Sounds good. Next week is looking pretty decent. Maybe a evening meet up, dinner at Jebs? Been awhile since the group got together, let's say Wednesday night as a suggestion.

Btw- just ordered a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I put the Eastern Beaver Headlight relay kit on...

I put the Eastern Beaver Headlight relay kit on and the stock headlight is pretty darn good. I added the SKENE Photo Blasters to improve my visibility and I like the integrated turn signal and Alert...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
I'm not sure I used those bolts, will have to...

I'm not sure I used those bolts, will have to check. I am familiar with the reported issues, but so far I haven't had any problems working on the bike. I've had all the body work off with the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21,961
Views: 1,198,853
Posted By Tidewater KLR
another vote for the Skene lights. I got em on...

another vote for the Skene lights. I got em on both ends of my VStrom.:D
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