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Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 223,167
Posted By maquette
My old pic went bye, bye. Here's a current one. ...

My old pic went bye, bye. Here's a current one.

http://elrick.smugmug.com/Eldo-with-windshield/i-P5WLrDT/0/XL/021-XL.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By maquette
You've got an ST1100, what's the holdup? :D ...

You've got an ST1100, what's the holdup? :D

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
Tap, tap, tap. Waiting for that report! :D...

Tap, tap, tap. Waiting for that report! :D Interested in how you felt about Hogback, Big Walker Mountain and the single track out of Damascus?

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By maquette
Try Mel's Diner in Grandy, NC. ...

Try Mel's Diner in Grandy, NC.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mels-Diner-Grandy/247580745258893
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,955
Posted By maquette
Steve, It was a pleasure meeting you folks...

Steve,

It was a pleasure meeting you folks outside the Mexican restaurant in Stuart, VA yesterday. I got back home today and pulled up the video of Ophir Pass again and chuckled some more now that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
David, Received the files, thank you!!...

David,

Received the files, thank you!! Congrats on your nuptials.:clap

Tom
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,563
Posted By maquette
What police lights did you use? Thanks, ...

What police lights did you use?

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
PM sent. Tom

PM sent.

Tom
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Brian, Plus 1 on that. I changed the jetting...

Brian,

Plus 1 on that. I changed the jetting on my wife's Sherpa to the 35/127.5 that you recommended with about 1 3/4 turns out on the screw. The bike now starts like it should, is very...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By maquette
WTB Velorex 562 windshield

Looking for a 16" used Velorex 562 windshield in decent shape. If you have one laying around, please PM me a price and condition.

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Asia 02-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,342
Posted By maquette
VH, Thanks for your more than generous offer...

VH,

Thanks for your more than generous offer to do that, but I think I'll just wait til I'm certain I'm going. Another question, is there any opportunity to ride way south into the Mekong Delta?...
Forum: Asia 02-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,342
Posted By maquette
"5) Any links to a place to buy paperback maps...

"5) Any links to a place to buy paperback maps (I know of the garmin link)
VH: Simple paper maps (good enough) are easy to find at any book stores. At HCMC or HN, and if you plan to ride along ...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By maquette
http://tinyurl.com/k4cbmta I've worn these...

http://tinyurl.com/k4cbmta

I've worn these for years on and off road and am completely satisfied. Sometimes they go on sale.

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Sounds great. Any chance you can get a current...

Sounds great. Any chance you can get a current pic of the entrance on the 606 side?

Thanks.

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
I'd be interested. Post it up here if you have...

I'd be interested. Post it up here if you have something particular in mind.

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Thanks for the response. I was up there the end...

Thanks for the response. I was up there the end of October on my street bike and wished I had paid closer attention. On the 606 side I saw a brown post in the ground with Hogback inscribed in it, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Thanks Gaston. That's pretty clear, I wonder why...

Thanks Gaston. That's pretty clear, I wonder why they decided to close off the opportunity to go all the way through from E-W, or W-E? Looks like the last option would be to come in from the east and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
For Gaston and Nocturnal: Are those roads...

For Gaston and Nocturnal:

Are those roads that are closed now, gated, or signed, or what? When I get up there I don't want to ride on private property.

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Can you access it from the 631/Pinch Creek side...

Can you access it from the 631/Pinch Creek side off of Kimberling Road?

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Ken, An interesting sidebar, and off topic a...

Ken,

An interesting sidebar, and off topic a little, but my wife and I hiked through that area of the AT in 1995 and ran into so much snow west of Bastian we had to hang it up. That was in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Ken, Thanks, I found it once I spelled it er...

Ken,

Thanks, I found it once I spelled it er rather than or!:D Can't wait for spring.

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Ken, Thanks for the info. BTW, where is...

Ken,

Thanks for the info. BTW, where is Suitor?

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
"Sorry I haven't replied. I did start next to...

"Sorry I haven't replied. I did start next to the church and didn't start videoing until a couple of miles up the trail. I've finished uploading the original speed videos yesterday for everyone's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Thanks Brad. I hope to get my own video of it...

Thanks Brad. I hope to get my own video of it this spring on the bike. I'll probably go from the Lookout down to the Church, but may do it in both directions time permitting. That's assuming I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Donald, Enjoyed the video! Did you start up...

Donald,

Enjoyed the video! Did you start up by the store at the lookout, or did you finish there? Can't wait to get up there on the bike in the spring.

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,974
Posted By maquette
Brad, Somehow I missed this portion of your...

Brad,

Somehow I missed this portion of your post, sorry. By all means, if you go up on a bike and know in advance, please let me know.

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
Unfortunately, there isn't anyplace around here...

Unfortunately, there isn't anyplace around here to ride dual sport that I'm aware of. Most of my riding is street for lunch and a few hundred miles. :D When I want to dual sport, I head west, or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
If you change your mind and decide you might want...

If you change your mind and decide you might want to give it a go, . . .shoot me a PM and maybe we could check it out together. I trailer/truck my 250 up to the local area and day ride from there....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
OFWG, Here's a link to a rather long, but...

OFWG,

Here's a link to a rather long, but interesting video of the Iron Mountain portion out of Damascus. Don't know if you've seen it, or not. Scroll about halfway down and you'll see the video...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
Thanks for the reply. I want to base out of...

Thanks for the reply. I want to base out of Wytheville and ride to Damascus and back on one day and then do Walker Mountain Rd, 738, Hogback Mountain and Round Mountain then back to Wytheville on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-27-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,702
Posted By maquette
PYG, I want to ride those sections next...

PYG,

I want to ride those sections next year. How much time do you suggest ?

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,007
Posted By maquette
I don't remember reading a report of someone...

I don't remember reading a report of someone riding a WR250 to SA, or around the world, but it's probably been done. Since you already have the bike, why not do as suggested and carry a spare fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
After some thought, I decided to go ahead and...

After some thought, I decided to go ahead and order the Mikunis, as I should have to begin with. I can't say enough good for Mike at Jets R Us for his help in getting my problem fixed. If you're...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Dentvet Brian, Thanks for the responses. I...

Dentvet
Brian,

Thanks for the responses. I guess I'll just stick in the one I have and see what happens. If it doesn't seem right, I'll go back and order Mikuni from them. Might be the lesson...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Brian, Yet another question. I ordered the...

Brian,

Yet another question. I ordered the jets from Jets R Us and ordered the OEM equivalent instaed of the Mikuni to save a couple of bucks. The pilot jet does NOT have the holes in the small...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
A followup on the jetting. Just for the heck of...

A followup on the jetting. Just for the heck of it I called my closest Kawasaki dealer to see if they had the jets and the parts guy's response was, "what's a Super Sherpa"?. I told him I'd try...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
BG, Exactly what I was looking for! Thank...

BG,

Exactly what I was looking for! Thank you!! Believe it or not, I searched for about two hours yesterday and never once came up with that site, or one like it.

Tom
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Along with the jetting solutions offered, does...

Along with the jetting solutions offered, does anyone have all the numbers needed to get the right 127.5 main and 35 pilot for the stock carb? I ask because my nearest dealer is about an hour and a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Brian, I noticed in the post I replied to...

Brian,

I noticed in the post I replied to originally, he mentioned no issues at all with a 130 main, 37.5 pilot and 1 turn out? When looking at Mikuni jets I see that there are many numbered...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 745,338
Posted By maquette
Thanks for that info. One of the reasons I asked...

Thanks for that info. One of the reasons I asked is that in another forum a guy used a #25 pilot, 1 1/2 turns out and a .035 nylon flat washer to raise the needle slightly and seemed to have similar...
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