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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 12:26 PM
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Posted By StarWolve
Thanks for the tip on Howard Steel - I ordered...

Thanks for the tip on Howard Steel - I ordered some 2" square tubing today for my new workbench and welding table.

The Ulysses is now in "beast mode", ready for Sunday:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Posted By StarWolve
Thanks - I'll be more than happy to let show my...

Thanks - I'll be more than happy to let show my bald head... Not that I had much hair with the Army high and tight! I'll probably keep it shaved for a bit anyways.

I'm good with any of those...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:47 AM
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Posted By StarWolve
Well, Saturday night I'm shaving my head for...

Well, Saturday night I'm shaving my head for charity (https://www.stbaldricks.org/participants/mypage/734703/2014) and it is happening at a brewery... But I should be okay for an early morning start....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:57 AM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm up for that. (I might be able to convince...

I'm up for that. (I might be able to convince the group to stop at Collettsville so I can grab another "double letter" picture for the Grand Tour.) I'll swap to the dirt wheels/tires on the Uly...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:37 PM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Pirate Parade

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A quick clip showing the "riding skills" of the pirate parade on 221 heading...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I would be up for something Sunday morning.

I would be up for something Sunday morning.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 05:21 PM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'll have to keep them in mind. Getting ready to...

I'll have to keep them in mind. Getting ready to build a steel workbench.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
It was a fun ride. I added 13 points to my Grand...

It was a fun ride. I added 13 points to my Grand Tour total, and we didn't get wet.

I did capture the pirate parade on video - including a bike totally blowing a corner. They would have gone head...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
We will be there at 08:30. We are going to eat...

We will be there at 08:30. We are going to eat beforehand, but need to stop there anyways for the "double letter" photo.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Ride tomorrow

Still planning to ride tomorrow - if anyone wants in, the route is back a page or two. Send me a PM if you want to go, and I'll check in the AM, but we're planning to leave around 0830.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
GPS CoPilot. $10 for iPhone. Once I moved...

GPS CoPilot. $10 for iPhone.

Once I moved here, I learned quickly that I needed an offline mapping app that could build and save routes. In the mountains, I rarely had signal. With GPS copilot,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 06:54 AM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/20/fd4e1da...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/20/fd4e1daf851013b212c0e0054b888384.jpg
Updated the route slightly to make the last leg more interesting. Taking 16 instead of 77 and picking up a couple more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I got rained out of this ride last time, so I'm...

I got rained out of this ride last time, so I'm going to attempt it again Saturday. Anyone is welcome to join - we can meet at Shuffletown grill, or I can pick someone up along the way. Still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
One last CB note: I just checked out cycle...

One last CB note: I just checked out cycle xchange, and sometime in the past few years they've developed a big bore kit specifically for the F model heads. Looks like I have a lot more options for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Wow... CB porn. I might have to pick your brain...

Wow... CB porn. I might have to pick your brain for some advice when I go to build out my motor. It's a 77 super sport with about 7k miles on it. I have a spare k model head for the engine build, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Just ordered a tool roll and the JIS screwdrivers...

Just ordered a tool roll and the JIS screwdrivers - all my current bikes are standard but I'll have the CB on the road next year, and those screwdrivers are nice for working on metric bikes.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 919,153
Posted By StarWolve
I asked the dealer about the AX models. He...

I asked the dealer about the AX models. He mentioned that since Hero has invested heavily in EBR, the initial plan of RX, SX, then AX has somewhat changed. It looks like they're going to put more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm planning a ride for this Saturday, if the...

I'm planning a ride for this Saturday, if the weather holds. I'm behind on points for the GLMC Grand Tour, so I'm attempting to catch up this weekend. (http://www.glmc.org/grand_tour.php)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
It is very impressive looking. I just don't think...

It is very impressive looking. I just don't think I can justify the cost (right now...) when I have a perfectly functional corner carver. But I won't pass up a test ride!

My next bike will most...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Regarding the EBR 1190 SX: It's definitely very...

Regarding the EBR 1190 SX: It's definitely very different than my XB's. It took some getting used to the RPM range on this bike - it really needs to be revved a lot higher... 4,000 or more is where...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/27/yremuzej.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/27/yremuzej.jpg

Wet start to today's ride. Small thunderstorm in Shelby. Awaiting the rest of the crew, sipping some coffee.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm definitely in for Sunday. I'm thinking about...

I'm definitely in for Sunday. I'm thinking about riding the Firebolt instead of the Ulysses. 80 and 226a are fun roads. If we happen to pass by the Skyline Village Inn, it would be worth a stop to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I can probably ride either day, but can't do...

I can probably ride either day, but can't do overnight. I got roped into dog sitting a slightly crazy dog and can't leave her overnight.

Just let me know where, when, and which tires I should be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 08:45 PM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I might be in. I'd like to go camping at least...

I might be in. I'd like to go camping at least once this summer, but I won't know if I can come out and play this weekend until plans firm up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 05:56 AM
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Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Not sure if I'm in yet - depends on a few work...

Not sure if I'm in yet - depends on a few work issues.

Where is this road, exactly? I'm trying to plan out the rest of that weekend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Garage party at my place sometime in the next few...

Garage party at my place sometime in the next few months. Had to take a break from renovations due to work, army, and my PMP exam studying basically killing any idea of "free time".
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Wolf Creek

It's been too long since I've been camping (and not bivouacing - Uncle Sugar pays me to set up a defense, not a camp site) but thanks to 16 years of Soldiering I do have a nice collection of camp...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm interested, if there is a detour route. I...

I'm interested, if there is a detour route. I could haul a lot of gear on the Buell if this turns into a camping trip.

But I'll see your "big" 650's and raise you a 1203cc. The weak point on my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Charlotte: Ride Planning, 3rd Thursday Pizza-Meet and General Hooliganism

GPS Track from yesterday's ride:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/9ese8yte.jpg

Thanks for another great ride. My girlfriend had a good time as well, but I think she was a little tired after BBQ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,241
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Posted By StarWolve
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/e2urera2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/e2urera2.jpg

My new sneakers came in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Of course... My brand new Forma Adventure Boots...

Of course... My brand new Forma Adventure Boots show up the day after a ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
There's a brand new DMV office in Huntersville -...

There's a brand new DMV office in Huntersville - on Mt Holly - Huntersville Rd. Most times the wait there isn't too bad. Just don't go at lunch.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Probable for Sunday for me, too. If it's a paved...

Probable for Sunday for me, too. If it's a paved ride I might run the Firebolt, or bring the girlfriend on the Uly with the street tires back on.

Gordon - I'm going to put in an order for some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Charlotte: Ride Planning, 3rd Thursday Pizza-Meet and General Hooliganism

Koolranch - now that Scott is out, are you still planning to meet up with me off 16? I can meet somewhere else if it's more convenient, but I live in that area. We could do the Waffle House linkup...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Is that set if trails just East of the Rocky...

Is that set if trails just East of the Rocky River and Hickory Ridge intersection? I'm looking on google earth and that looks about right. I might have to check that out.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm looking forward to this weekend's ride. I had...

I'm looking forward to this weekend's ride. I had the Uly out yesterday with the knobbies to see how they did at highway speed. Not great, but tolerable. My street tires will feel like they're stuck...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Let me know if/when you decide to go. I'd like...

Let me know if/when you decide to go. I'd like to ride the Uly down there someday soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
Scott - if you give me a time, I'll meet you at...

Scott - if you give me a time, I'll meet you at the McDonalds at the corner of Mt. Holly - huntersville road and 16. I live about 5 minutes from there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm in for the 29th. I'll be on the Ulysses, and...

I'm in for the 29th. I'll be on the Ulysses, and I'll leave the TKC80 wheels on for this ride. I'll have no troubles on the Maple-Sally rd, but will probably run with the big bikes after that. (It...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,241
Views: 189,496
Posted By StarWolve
I'm working this weekend for the Army - but next...

I'm working this weekend for the Army - but next weekend sounds great. What's this ride planned for the 29th? I'd like to get the Uly out for a longer ride with the dual sport tires, but it's still...
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