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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,693
Posted By Leget
Thanks to the guys on NC4x4.com ..... (good...

Thanks to the guys on NC4x4.com ..... (good place for Uwharrie news/info)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,693
Posted By Leget
Count me in.... Uwharrie doesn't seem to get...

Count me in.... Uwharrie doesn't seem to get discussed much here.
I think a group ride / camping trip at URE would be great. There are so many fun things to do there, I love that place. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,936
Posted By Leget
Nice bike !! I was just looking at mine...

Nice bike !!
I was just looking at mine earlier and making plans (my '85 will be my winter project too) and I was thinking how great it would look with the gold wheels. :clap

My front brake is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Leget
Here is something that helped my son learn to...

Here is something that helped my son learn to ride....

My sons first bike came with training wheels, we didn't use them though.
My son started riding when he was around 3 years old..... well, I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Leget
I would highly recommend the CRF230 or even the...

I would highly recommend the CRF230 or even the CRF150F.
Not sure how big you are, I'm somewhere around 5'9" and I had an absolute blast on my sons 150F.
Excellent trail bike, low maintenance,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,936
Posted By Leget
Thanks for the "heads up", something else to...

Thanks for the "heads up", something else to check...as of now, I'm pretty sure I overfilled with oil.
I need to change the oil & filter and then refill with the correct amount to see if I have the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,936
Posted By Leget
Busted......... I spend too much time wrenching...

Busted......... I spend too much time wrenching on the 2-smokes.

Thanks for the info... I thought I was in big trouble.
Good to hear I was just stupid.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,936
Posted By Leget
I picked up a 1985 XR350R a week or two ago, I've...

I picked up a 1985 XR350R a week or two ago, I've been tinkering with it off and on as time allows.

So far I have sealed up a leaky carb intake and install a new air filter, checked the oil (it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 97,625
Posted By Leget
The guilt would kill me if I took advantage of a...

The guilt would kill me if I took advantage of a deal like that.
If she really doesnt know what its worth it would kill me.... if she knew and still only wanted a fraction of the value, that's a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 97,625
Posted By Leget
Must be a joke...........

I hope this is a joke, awesome price but there has to be some bad karma that would be included in the deal.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/4563297338.html


Crf450 - $1500 (Belmont)
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
There is the solution....... nice work. :clap

There is the solution....... nice work. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Common problem on an uncommon bike.... that's...

Common problem on an uncommon bike.... that's awesome. :cry
(I must be some sort of odd-ball bike magnet, I always end up with the hard-to-find-parts-for bikes)

Your bike looks great, I'm not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Yes the two ways trails keep the speed down a...

Yes the two ways trails keep the speed down a bit, you never know when there will be a jeep or another rider coming at you from the other direction.
And the 2-stroke engine in that 125 does rev...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Thanks, I just got it home last night so I'm just...

Thanks, I just got it home last night so I'm just getting started with getting it trail ready. I took the carb off this morning to give it a good cleaning and discovered the intake boot from the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Look what followed me home last night... 1985...

Look what followed me home last night... 1985 Honda XR350R.
It needs some TLC but should be on the trails soon.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Those are "public" Off Highway Vehicle (OHV)...

Those are "public" Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails.
You have to pay a fee of $5 per day or $30 per year, these trails are on National Forest land. You can use any motorcycle, ATV, or Jeep/4x4 as...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
U R E trails

Last Thursday finally found some free time to go check out the trails at Uwharrie NF.
The trails were "repaired" over the winter and I just got a chance to check them out.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Leget
The Cape Lookout area is really great if you're...

The Cape Lookout area is really great if you're trying to avoid the crowds.
Local ferry service is available to the Cape from Beaufort and Harkers Island.
You can camp on the beach there......
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 48,578
Posted By Leget
Just playing in the yard... ...

Just playing in the yard...

http://i360.photobucket.com/albums/oo46/mike_leget/XR650L/IMG_2529_zpsf4cc01c9.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
PM sent.... :clap

PM sent.... :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,745
Posted By Leget
Congrats on getting the DR sold. :clap Not...

Congrats on getting the DR sold. :clap

Not sure what you have planned for cleaning that carb, but I've been extremely successful with diesel fuel and guitar strings. :huh
Carb cleaners kill...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
I'm almost sure I'm out... Last minute and...

I'm almost sure I'm out... Last minute and unexpected work schedule change.
I'm going to try to make it down there for a quick ride but not very confident that I'll be able to make it at all.

7...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Yes that's the coordinates for the "Eldorado...

Yes that's the coordinates for the "Eldorado Outpost" and you can buy passes there, it's kind of a one stop shop. You can get gas, food, drinks, fishing supplies, gold panning supplies, camping...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,745
Posted By Leget
Just found out that my work schedule is for a...

Just found out that my work schedule is for a split shift tomorrow.
Thinking about riding at Uwharrie tomorrow between my split shifts if your interested.
I have to be back at work at 4pm tomorrow....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Just found out that I'll have to work a split...

Just found out that I'll have to work a split shift tomorrow. From 5am until around 9 or 10am then from 4pm until who knows when. :huh

I hope to be able to squeeze a quick ride tomorrow at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,745
Posted By Leget
Is that the Citgo on the other side of the RR...

Is that the Citgo on the other side of the RR tracks?
(Trying to find it on Google Earth)

I might have to switch over to night shift on Sunday night, I'll know more tomorrow evening.
I'll need...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Yup, that's the place, not much single track left...

Yup, that's the place, not much single track left but all the rocks are still there!

Unless they've raised the prices, it is $5 per day or $30 for a year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
I don't blame you at all.... if I had a bike like...

I don't blame you at all.... if I had a bike like that, I would have a hard time just getting it dirty. :lol3

Don't count out a visit to Uwharrie even if you don't hit the trails, the gravel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
That makes two requests for Sunday.....that works...

That makes two requests for Sunday.....that works for me.
We could meet at the Eldorado Outpost (Gas station on Hwy109 just North of the Entrance road to Uwharrie).

GPS coordinates for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Potential Uwharrie ride sounds like a good excuse...

Potential Uwharrie ride sounds like a good excuse to get some new(er) shoes (at least on the back)....this bike eats tires.
Just noticed my tag is out while looking at this photo, guess I'll be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Some of the trails might be OK on a big bike, if...

Some of the trails might be OK on a big bike, if you run into a section that is too tough we would just have to backtrack to another trail.
I would stay far, far away from the Daniel trail though.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
I think the day that photo was taken I rode out...

I think the day that photo was taken I rode out of there with a broken clutch lever. It sucked on a KX couldnt imagine it on a KLR.

My son was younger then and had trouble with some of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Nothing set in stone for the Uwharrie ride.....I...

Nothing set in stone for the Uwharrie ride.....I could probably go on Sunday if that works better for you. I'm anxious to check out the repairs that have been made on the trails, it was getting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,745
Posted By Leget
Just found this thread..... I'd like to tag...

Just found this thread.....

I'd like to tag along for one of your rides around Concord, I'm just North of you guys in Salisbury (actually closer to Faith), I ride a XR650L.
I haven't had much...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
Uwharrie has about 15 or 16 miles of 2-way trails...

Uwharrie has about 15 or 16 miles of 2-way trails that are open to motorcycles, ATVs and 4x4s like jeeps/trucks.

Some sections are really rocky and when its wet it gets super-slick due to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 201,993
Posted By Leget
I'll be there on my XRL, I'm curious if anyone...

I'll be there on my XRL, I'm curious if anyone would be interested in riding to Uwharrie after the show?

I started another thread about this, but there doesn't seem to be a lot of interest..??...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Leget
Ha ha...... good catch. And I thought I was...

Ha ha...... good catch.
And I thought I was being so helpful. :huh

This might help:

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Leget
This might be a good gathering point to get a...

This might be a good gathering point to get a group together and make a Uwharrie run afterwards.
36 miles from the Transportation Museum to the Eldorado Outpost.

Forecast looks good for Saturday:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Leget
Thumb Carolina Classic Motorcycle Show May 3rd

I know this has been mentioned in other threads, but I wanted try and let more people know about the show.

Motorcylce? :rofl

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 75,567
Views: 7,993,704
Posted By Leget
Thumb Count me in..... heck, I would be thrilled to...

Count me in..... heck, I would be thrilled to just be able to get a set of red sidepanels but a new look for the XRL is way past due.
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