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Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,593
Posted By Metty
i did.....it sucked ...

i did.....it sucked

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3664.jpg

trip looks awesome, i really like your bike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
thanks for the pics brian, glad to see that your...

thanks for the pics brian, glad to see that your son is getting into it now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
brian where are the pics at? we need to ride soon

brian where are the pics at? we need to ride soon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-08-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
i think he is 751. i showed up around 2 and we...

i think he is 751. i showed up around 2 and we all bailed at 4:30. fun track though, nice table tops to learn on
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
nobrakes, myself and one of our other friends are...

nobrakes, myself and one of our other friends are heading to the speed compound in pittsboro after church tomorrow. anyone is welcome, maybe we will see you there
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,178
Posted By Metty
nice, thanks for the help

nice, thanks for the help
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
nobrakes are you up for a ride this week sometime...

nobrakes are you up for a ride this week sometime if the weather permits? the track is calling us!
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,178
Posted By Metty
so is there any other way to get a bike...

so is there any other way to get a bike registered now? ITS only does pre-1993 bikes. i would really like to get my RM250 tagged, but alas i think it might have to magically become a Dr200 :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
dude that C3 is HOTTTTT

dude that C3 is HOTTTTT
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
brian, josh told me what happened, sucks a fat...

brian, josh told me what happened, sucks a fat one!

anyway, we rode for a few hours on tuesday. the new old RM250 did awesome, the 2T hit is a real hoot in the woods. i ate dirt HARD at the end of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By Metty
please keep an eye out for this one guys, this...

please keep an eye out for this one guys, this thing is Josh's pride and joy. think about how it would feel to lose your bike!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
brian looks like you and josh had a blast. i...

brian looks like you and josh had a blast. i totally should have gone with you because going to florida sucked fat wang. im so motivated to finish the RM now. motor goes back together this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,201
Posted By Metty
ill try to swipe my boss's Husky TC250 and come...

ill try to swipe my boss's Husky TC250 and come up there wednesday. is anyone going to be there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,098,740
Posted By Metty
dude im in so much pain right now that peg...

dude im in so much pain right now that peg speared my left ass cheek and i have a wicked bruise. how was it riding in the rain all the way home to apex?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 862,731
Posted By Metty
2004 Suzuki GS500F, paid $1300 Bought in in...

2004 Suzuki GS500F, paid $1300

Bought in in Washougal, WA and rode it back to NC with no failures

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3508.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,860
Posted By Metty
looks like fun, i saw a lot of this type of...

looks like fun, i saw a lot of this type of terrain when i was out in the PNW a few weeks ago and thought it would be a blast to ride on. lots of open space out there, its really cool. keep the pics...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,918,318
Posted By Metty
thats a great bike to be riding on and it looks...

thats a great bike to be riding on and it looks like you have some mechanical skills, should serve you well on the trip. how are you guys financing a 2.5 year trip if you dont mind me asking? are you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
well i left nashville 2 nights ago and drove to...

well i left nashville 2 nights ago and drove to boone. friends told me it would take 4.5 hours, took closer to 6.5 but i missed a turn and had to take HWY 81 all the way to johnson city.

met this...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
we hit nashville hard yesterday, went to the...

we hit nashville hard yesterday, went to the country music hall of fame for a few hours then went and checked out the scene on broadway. there are a ton of cool bars in nashville, and many of them...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
self portrait in UT ...

self portrait in UT

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3628.jpg

i left Ogden on monday and rode all the way to Laramie. i was pretty tired by the time i stopped there and i saw...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
it was pouring today in ogden but we went and...

it was pouring today in ogden but we went and rode dirtbikes for a while. i rode the KX250 on the left, it was sweet ill have to get one of those when i get back. the guy i am staying with works for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
cool boots ...

cool boots

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3565.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3569.jpg

pulled bike down to check some things out, put it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
too tired to write much but here are some...

too tired to write much but here are some pictures

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3576.jpg

snoqualmie (sp) falls
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
ordered up a new chain and new sprockets 2 days...

ordered up a new chain and new sprockets 2 days ago, picked it all up yesterday and went to work.

the guy im staying with said he had a hacksaw, which turned out to be a very dull and useless...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
view from the porch at my friends house where im...

view from the porch at my friends house where im staying the next few days

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3514.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
more ...

more

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3460.jpg

Columbia river Dam

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3467.jpg

flower farm in Oregon
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
finally got the bike on monday and took off for...

finally got the bike on monday and took off for the coast on tuesday. as you can see in the first pics, the chain is f-ed. sprockets are not bad, but im removing all of it to replace with new stuff....
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
oh and dont worry, there will be a plethora of...

oh and dont worry, there will be a plethora of bike pics on here monday when i get to portland
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
kansas looked like this .....for 500 miles........

kansas looked like this
.....for 500 miles.....

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3313.jpg

and some of these

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3309.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
made it to denver last night, today we went and...

made it to denver last night, today we went and did a little off roading with the locals

here is the fleet

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3321.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
stopped to see my friend annie in nashville, she...

stopped to see my friend annie in nashville, she is interning at the country music hall of fame
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b323/JonMetty/IMG_3279.jpg

nashville skyline...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
yea chain lube is in the box with my helmet...

yea chain lube is in the box with my helmet getting shipped to WA. we made it from chapel hill to nashville on the first day. yesterday we went from nashville though kentucky, illinois (totally...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By Metty
The other GS; riding from Oregon to North Carolina

hey all, been on here for a while but i dont post much. ive been riding a DR350 for the past 2 years and ive been itching to do a long distance trip since i was a kid. My sister is moving to Portland...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Metty
well i finally pulled the trigger today and...

well i finally pulled the trigger today and bought a bike. 2004 GS500F, not exactly the kind of bike i was looking for but the price was right ($1300) and its only got 15k on it too boot!

we leave...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Metty
yea paint will not stick, ive tried it several...

yea paint will not stick, ive tried it several times with suzuki plastic tanks. gas vapor makes it through the tank walls and bubbles the pain off in short order. you might be able to dye it though,...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Metty
does anyone know how to go about tagging a bike...

does anyone know how to go about tagging a bike for this trip? i am a resident of NC and im worried about having to mail off for my tags and being stuck in Portland for a week. can i register the...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Metty
hahaha thats classic right there i understand...

hahaha thats classic right there
i understand that i wont be able to effect any serious repair on the side of the road and ill be limited to a small set of tools to do it with.

so which, if any...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Metty
Portland, OR to Raleigh, NC in June

sup guys, dont post up here much at all but i do a lot of reading. ive been riding a DR350 on and off road for the past 2 years and im stepping up to a street bike this summer. here is the plan im...
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