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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31,612
Views: 1,831,769
Posted By yeti27
Barber

Was the wall of death there? I've been the to Vintage fest twice and it was a fantastic weekend each time. I missed this year but not next!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31,612
Views: 1,831,769
Posted By yeti27
Tower Road

Here's a ride I took up the road recently with a few misques
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31,612
Views: 1,831,769
Posted By yeti27
It was great seeing you guys up there. My friend...

It was great seeing you guys up there. My friend Keith and I saw a couple of your crew on Sunday over near Indian Spring.

Great riding this weekend. You guys are welcome to come up to our...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31,612
Views: 1,831,769
Posted By yeti27
Husky lives!

Still have it, '07 TE 450. But, it blow'd up last summer, just about get it back from a complete rebuild. Bought a KTM 500EXC, super power and lots of fun! Anyone need a good '07 TE 450?

Parts...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31,612
Views: 1,831,769
Posted By yeti27
More Shoe Creek Video

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Here's a Shoe Creek Video from Fall 2011
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,632,801
Posted By yeti27
Fork Oil Height?

Its time to change the fork oil on my new 500. Anyone experimented with oil heights?

Anyone have any worries about desmoging the bike and then having to file a warrenty claim during the short 6...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By yeti27
I just got my SE forks revalved and lighter...

I just got my SE forks revalved and lighter springs from Slavens. Good service, reasonable prices

Substantial improvement in comfort and handling. It didn't turn for crap before now much better...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By yeti27
I was on Rt 39 for a few miles out of Warm...

I was on Rt 39 for a few miles out of Warm Springs on 7/5 and the road was fine. I turned off before the WVA line but I saw not problems. Its a great twisty one.

Lots of great roads in that area
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By yeti27
I was there as well as Mtnflow. It seemed like...

I was there as well as Mtnflow. It seemed like we were the only two motorycycle folks there. Long drive from RIC.

This was more of a public hearing to allow folks to make their feelings heard. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By yeti27
Thanks for the heads up Guy. I missed the...

Thanks for the heads up Guy. I missed the restarted of the planning process.
I can see all the trails I ride going away soon. For sure if we sit on our hands!

Anybody want a ride to Verona...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By yeti27
There is also a public meeting being conducted by...

There is also a public meeting being conducted by the forest service
Thursday, April 29, 2010 (6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)
Augusta County Government Center
19 Government Lane
Verona, VA 24482
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By yeti27
Its very crowded in the summer, probably not now

Its very crowded in the summer, probably not now
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,081
Posted By yeti27
Who cares about locked gates? Trails are to be...

Who cares about locked gates? Trails are to be ridden, let the fines be paid!!

You may encounter some snow at the higher elevations as well as lots of water. As of two weeks ago there was over 2"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,688
Posted By yeti27
I was seeing color above 3,500 feet two weeks ago...

I was seeing color above 3,500 feet two weeks ago in Nelson County. I would say there would be a fair amount of color at higher elevations.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,356
Posted By yeti27
The bill to increase the wilderness designations...

The bill to increase the wilderness designations began under the Bush administration.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,356
Posted By yeti27
Check out the GW/Jefferson national forest...

Check out the GW/Jefferson national forest website. Look at the new forest management plan section. There are maps showing a good portion of the NF west of Hburg as potential wilderness designation....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,356
Posted By yeti27
Could this be the last year for the 500 at its...

Could this be the last year for the 500 at its current location? With all the new proposed wilderness designations from the NSF in the GW, there will no more legal riding in this area soon.

The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By yeti27
The weather's not looking good this weekend. 50%...

The weather's not looking good this weekend. 50% chance of rain on Sat.

I'm thinking the long drive from Ric is not worth the chance and I'm not motivated to ride in the rain.

Sorry to work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By yeti27
Mtnflow, Beautiful bike. Love the Barber...

Mtnflow,

Beautiful bike. Love the Barber shot. I'm planning a trip down there for the Spring AMA race. I love that place.

We'll get the orange beasts together soon.

g
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By yeti27
Mtnflow, You got a new orange bike? Maybe...

Mtnflow,

You got a new orange bike? Maybe we need to have a big orange pumpkin rally at Montebello when the leaves are turning??

The last time I did this ride on the 950SE I was wasted tired...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By yeti27
Montebello VA DS ride 8/29

Anyone up for riding dirt bikes on Sat? While the pea green forest service trucks are closing in on my little dual sport nivarna, there are still some trails to ride without getting arrested.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By yeti27
I don't mean to be a bubble burster, but I just...

I don't mean to be a bubble burster, but I just went to the AMA museum for the 2nd time on the way to the recent NASBIKE event at Mid-Ohio.

I remembered from my first visit a few years before not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By yeti27
Ed, Wish I could make it but it's M's bday. ...

Ed,

Wish I could make it but it's M's bday.

G
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,041
Posted By yeti27
Welcome Home!

Welcome Home!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,419
Posted By yeti27
I pinch flatted a 606 front this past weekend at...

I pinch flatted a 606 front this past weekend at 20psi on a rocky but not too rough trail.

I had been running 25 in the front, but the handling was lame. For me the 606 is not a good front, even...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By yeti27
SRG and I did about 60 miles of riding. I almost...

SRG and I did about 60 miles of riding. I almost had an incident to report right off the bat. We were going down 603 near the Pky and there was this fine, almost sand like, gravel all over the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,463
Posted By yeti27
If you guys are going to be in the Crabtree falls...

If you guys are going to be in the Crabtree falls Montebello area, I can show you all the good trails and gravel roads in that area and there are lots of them.

I have a cabin near Montebello and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By yeti27
Pete 10:30am at the Montebello store. I'm...

Pete

10:30am at the Montebello store. I'm glad you're doing better.

Come on up.

G
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By yeti27
Sounds good! I vote no to Shoe Creek, I've not...

Sounds good! I vote no to Shoe Creek, I've not gotten a big skid plate for the 950 yet. I would imagine you would agree.

The last time I went through there, my buddy took a swim at the biggest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By yeti27
Anyone up for a ride on Sat.? Big bore, little...

Anyone up for a ride on Sat.? Big bore, little bore, who cares.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By yeti27
Big Bike DS ride 6/27 Montebello VA

Anyone up for a big bike dual sport ride this Sat? I'm riding my 950 SE and we can sample all the best gravel and fire roads in the area.

I did a great 145 mile loop south from Montebello a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,041
Posted By yeti27
What about pictures? I can't wait for the...

What about pictures?

I can't wait for the stories when you get back!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By yeti27
I was up there a couple of weeks ago and saw the...

I was up there a couple of weeks ago and saw the new signs and new gate.

That's a real buzz kill. This road was part of a great ride from Montebello to Big Island.

Dual Sport riders should...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By yeti27
Looks like we've got a few takers for a ride on...

Looks like we've got a few takers for a ride on Sunday 6/21.

How about meeting at the Montebello store on 56 at 10:30am?? Plenty of parking at the store.

We can do a 50 mile loop that has...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By yeti27
I can't make it 6/20, but I'm coming up to...

I can't make it 6/20, but I'm coming up to Montebello on 6/21 if that works.

I've got good local knowledge, so I can show you all the good "legal" stuff.

If not Sunday sometime soon.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By yeti27
Thanks guys, just the stuff I was looking for!! ...

Thanks guys, just the stuff I was looking for!!

Hopefully is doesn't rain and DMG doesn't screw up the races.

The last time I was at Mid-Ohio was 2000, it was a great spectators track....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By yeti27
Mid-Ohio Questions

I'm heading up to Mid-Ohio next month for the AMA races and I wanted to ask the inmates in Ohio if there are some "must see" things in the area, motorcycle, food or beer related?

We coming from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By yeti27
Dunlop 606 front air pressure?

I took my SE out yesterday for the first time with a 606 on the front. I started with 20psi and it did not stick too well. I dropped a few lbs along the way and it was better but not good.

I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By yeti27
Ed. That can't be your bike, I've never seen...

Ed.

That can't be your bike, I've never seen it so dirty. Good on you, represent'n us old guys. I've got to try one of those myself, get the old racing juices rolling again.

g
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By yeti27
Virginia in bloom

Here's some snaps from the Big Levels area south of Waynesboro and George's creek trail south of Montebello. We saw mtnflow and his crew out on the trail, so ADV riders were out in force yesterday. ...
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