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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:36 PM
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Posted By OldnoGPS
The C'ville thread has a few pictures from the...

The C'ville thread has a few pictures from the event a couple of weeks ago, might give you an idea of the terrain.
I was amazed at the number of old farts riding that event, some were even older...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Rumor has it that the gate on the other end is...

Rumor has it that the gate on the other end is open sometimes. Of course, I wouldn't personally know about such matters.
Yeah, I rode the WRR through some deeper stuff there before.

I'm glad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 49,305
Posted By OldnoGPS
Fatnbld, No worries, I had a nice ride. ...

Fatnbld,

No worries, I had a nice ride. Stuff happens.
Now, about that XC Rider dude... (kidding - hey Denis!).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I decided to take the DRZ for a more thorough...

I decided to take the DRZ for a more thorough shakedown ride today. Seemed to pass except for that seat...

Crossing in Criglersville, not bad, I've seen it a lot deeper....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 49,305
Posted By OldnoGPS
Bruced. Guess somebody got up early, I was there...

Bruced. Guess somebody got up early, I was there at 9:05.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4128_zpsf593956e.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 76,555
Posted By OldnoGPS
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/...

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_0374_1_zps43e9821c.jpg

Them Virginians don't even know enough to not park Fords next to Chevy's.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28,280
Views: 1,439,204
Posted By OldnoGPS
Take a small, sharp chisel, put the corner on it...

Take a small, sharp chisel, put the corner on it and GENTLY tap it counterclockwise. No, don't whack the flange. All you need is for it to move, then you can unscrew it with your finger.
Use 1/4"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
My wife and I ran into OnandOff in Dayton today,...

My wife and I ran into OnandOff in Dayton today, enjoyed speaking with you. We were on a mission to eat at Thomas House - 3rd time I've been there since the RTE a few months ago. Our excuse for being...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 76,555
Posted By OldnoGPS
And they don't let you use perfectly good...

And they don't let you use perfectly good bridges.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4127_zps93783fa6.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I'm glad your 690 is being a fun bike and it's...

I'm glad your 690 is being a fun bike and it's good that upgrades and fixes are there for them. I loved the handling, suspension and brakes on mine
but I was just too much of an early adopter. I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I put a Seat Concepts on my WRR and it was a big...

I put a Seat Concepts on my WRR and it was a big improvement. I didn't get a chance to "test sit" your bike when Randy had it.

And, oh yeah - the 690 I had suffered from fuel injection issues....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
My bony ass IS in shape..well, sort of...:D

My bony ass IS in shape..well, sort of...:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Just got back from taking the new-to-me DRZ over...

Just got back from taking the new-to-me DRZ over the mountain.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4127_zps93783fa6.jpg

I took it around the Boonesviile/Mission Home/Flattop...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I've had a few of the aforementioned bikes and my...

I've had a few of the aforementioned bikes and my take on this is - what Denis said. I brought home another DRZ a few weeks ago.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
Excellent pix tuffstuff!

Excellent pix tuffstuff!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
DRZ question: Anybody have a front wheel...

DRZ question:

Anybody have a front wheel speedo drive gear (the white plastic one with the two arms that get driven by the front wheel)? It's for a 400S (SM's are different).
The part # for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
^^ Cool, excellent results. I grew up on Rt....

^^ Cool, excellent results. I grew up on Rt. 731 so maybe I can remember your race # if I get to another event.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
There are a few pics of yesterday's Hare...

There are a few pics of yesterday's Hare Scrambles posted over on the C'ville thread if anyone is interested.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/vhs6_zpsf3e78c66.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
Since it's a rainy day - here are a few more pics...

Since it's a rainy day - here are a few more pics from the race:

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/vhs7_zpsf7970eb9.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 16,863
Posted By OldnoGPS
There are a few race pix on the C'ville thread.

There are a few race pix on the C'ville thread.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
I rode the weeStrom down early (brrr), was back...

I rode the weeStrom down early (brrr), was back home by 1. Pretty big event, lots of neat sights, sounds and smells. Sorry I missed seeing you guys.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 49,305
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yeah, I almost dropped the mascot in the river...

Yeah, I almost dropped the mascot in the river from that bridge a couple of years ago.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yep. ^^ This is for my left eye cataract,...

Yep. ^^

This is for my left eye cataract, won't help the floater in there but I hope it improves the vision overall.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks guys, just going to the surgeon for the...

Thanks guys, just going to the surgeon for the prelim consult. We'll see (no pun intended).

Hare Scrambles in Nelson at Oak Ridge tomorrow:
http://vchss.org/vchss_flag_intro.htm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
So, if Dean sold his DRZ, who's going to buy...

So, if Dean sold his DRZ, who's going to buy hppyfngy's DRZ to keep the proper balance over there? I'd consider it but I dragged home a DRZ project a few weeks ago, got it legal on Thursday.
No, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
Just saw on the news that the BRP was opened this...

Just saw on the news that the BRP was opened this afternoon.

Guess the Ranger at the Rt. 56 end didn't get the memo or I was slightly too early (1:30-2). Looked like a big gate with a "Road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
I hit 60 at Mt. Pleasant Rd. then west to 635 at...

I hit 60 at Mt. Pleasant Rd. then west to 635 at the Forks, down 635 to 130, west to Glasgow then up to Buena Vista. What little I saw of 60 was ok, going over the mountain on 130 was clean so I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
No sweat, you need to make those bike ridin'...

No sweat, you need to make those bike ridin' folks happy.
Thanks for the shop tour.

FYI - if you guys need anything, AB13 can get Mefo's, Rekluse, Givi, etc. etc.

Came back up the BRP...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 49,305
Posted By OldnoGPS
And so, the GRAB was on Old Barboursville Road at...

And so, the GRAB was on Old Barboursville Road at Rt. 20:

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4124_zpsc9cb001c.jpg

Hey, I'm not completely blind. It's warm (windy as hell) and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
...and so he sold it to me so I could put the...

...and so he sold it to me so I could put the 705's on it...

Anakee 2's wore really funny on the wee, did the same on RedneckRider's 800GS, almost identical funky edge wear while lasting in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I replaced the chain and sprockets on the...

I replaced the chain and sprockets on the weeStrom at just under 19k.
I installed the new sprockets but saved old sprockets, I really couldn't tell that there was any wear on them when laying the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Cool Miata. Too bad the big oak tree in the pic...

Cool Miata. Too bad the big oak tree in the pic is no longer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
And here is my Protoform Formula Vee, built by...

And here is my Protoform Formula Vee, built by guys who worked for Sikorsky. Pic on the right is in turn 10 flat, probably about 95-100 mph.
DSR was a 145-150 mph car at VIR, probably 135 or so at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ok, I haven't had fast street cars. Here are a...

Ok, I haven't had fast street cars. Here are a few of my "fast" cars:
Top is a Reynard Formula Ford, 1600cc Ford 4-cyl (all pix at Summit Point), bottom is the D Sports Racer we converted the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
I used to turn wrenches on a '64 Dodge drag car,...

I used to turn wrenches on a '64 Dodge drag car, even though I've always been a sports car guy (I worked in a foreign car shop when I was a wee lad). Dodge was a hoot.
My first experience with a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yeah, so did I...:hmmmmm

Yeah, so did I...:hmmmmm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Friggin' weather...sigh ...

Friggin' weather...sigh

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/Snowbike_zps4761c38e.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 75,039
Posted By OldnoGPS
And we know how well prepared that particular KLR...

And we know how well prepared that particular KLR is :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28,818
Views: 1,544,181
Posted By OldnoGPS
Two Stolen DR650's in Roanoke Keep your...

Two Stolen DR650's in Roanoke

Keep your eyes open (and your bike secure)

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=961085 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=961085)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,738
Posted By OldnoGPS
Sucks. I'll keep an eye out around...

Sucks. I'll keep an eye out around Charlottesville.
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