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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,586
Views: 233,002
Posted By fullmonte
Correct on both counts.:deal The rock is maybe...

Correct on both counts.:deal The rock is maybe 30' off the road. I didn't realize that being able to drive a Cherokee through it was a prerequisite for the tag to be valid. After all, most east TN...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,586
Views: 233,002
Posted By fullmonte
New Tag at Window Rock. ...

New Tag at Window Rock.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-tq6bRVv/0/L/IMG_1577-L.jpg
In order to redeem this tag, you must ride your bike around the back and through Window Rock....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,586
Views: 233,002
Posted By fullmonte
Pulled into Spring City on 302 and there was a...

Pulled into Spring City on 302 and there was a train going slowly through the crossing. I had to go up one street and gas it to beat the train....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-26-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,852
Posted By fullmonte
I drop mine to 28 psi. No problems on the...

I drop mine to 28 psi. No problems on the tubeless rear and the front TR8 has held up fine at that pressure. I usually don't air back up until its time to ride home on the pavement.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 61,671
Posted By fullmonte
FYI, I stopped counting creek crossings after 10...

FYI, I stopped counting creek crossings after 10 on that stretch of road when I was up there last month. It can be quite Broad in places.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By fullmonte
:stupid Indeed. That mill belongs in something...

:stupid Indeed. That mill belongs in something like a KTM Xbow, Ariel Atom, Radical, Lotus Elise, etc.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 760,361
Posted By fullmonte
I hope you like your granola bars melted.:D ...

I hope you like your granola bars melted.:D Those look like the ideal spot for a baked potato.:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 216,866
Posted By fullmonte
You really need to hone your search skills.:deal

You really need to hone your search skills.:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 61,671
Posted By fullmonte
I was just there a month ago solo on the Tiger...

I was just there a month ago solo on the Tiger 800XC. Followed the Griffith Valley driveway until it became a creek. If I was on my KTM 450exc, I would've continued. Does it keep going to 678?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,465,727
Posted By fullmonte
I've got a Rekluse in a box in the garage, but...

I've got a Rekluse in a box in the garage, but not sure which model it is. PM me if you're interested, and I'll look at it later on today.:deal
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,868
Posted By fullmonte
Talk about being in the right place at the right...

Talk about being in the right place at the right time when the adventure happens... at the 5:30 mark.
http://www.memecreator.org/static/images/memes/2780281.jpg
That twisty two lane goodness...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,548
Posted By fullmonte
I only put my foot down if I'm stopped for more...

I only put my foot down if I'm stopped for more than 5 seconds, otherwise it's stop, look, and proceed.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,855
Posted By fullmonte
That pic is front page material.:clap Following...

That pic is front page material.:clap Following this thread closely too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 87,559
Posted By fullmonte
The venerable TZ250 would be my guess. Do the...

The venerable TZ250 would be my guess. Do the names Rich Oliver or Roland Sands ring a bell?:evil
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,852
Posted By fullmonte
I don't know, but I've never had a problem with...

I don't know, but I've never had a problem with front flats, even on bicycles over many thousands of miles… knock on wood. Maybe Woody can shed some light on that in his thread down in Vendors.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 827,572
Posted By fullmonte
^ That pic begs the question of why the side...

^ That pic begs the question of why the side stand is deployed on the wrong side of the bike.:rofl What's the story on this?:evil:ear
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,852
Posted By fullmonte
^ THIS should tell you all you need to know.:deal...

^ THIS should tell you all you need to know.:deal I sealed my rear over the winter using Woodys super glue method he posted about (several years ago)over in Orange Crush. Mine has a slow leak of...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By fullmonte
:rofl Great story. I sold my Klim gloves before...

:rofl Great story. I sold my Klim gloves before they had a chance to fall apart. They just never felt right. Lee Parks Deersports feel perfect, but they started showing holes in the palms after just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,071
Posted By fullmonte
This thread should provide more insight from...

This thread should provide more insight from people who were at the race.
http://georgiaoffroad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=62666
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By fullmonte
Sell the XR650R and get a CRF250L.:deal You're...

Sell the XR650R and get a CRF250L.:deal You're welcome.:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,703
Posted By fullmonte
Ahh yes, that would be a nice machine.:freaky If...

Ahh yes, that would be a nice machine.:freaky If memory serves, Yamaha's original WR250 was a 2 stroke back in the day, but that was probably 20 years ago.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,703
Posted By fullmonte
Did you miss the last section of Post #3 by...

Did you miss the last section of Post #3 by Kaaden?

Check out the new YZ250FX.:deal
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/11/23118/Motorcycle-Article/2015-KTM-250-XC-F-vs--Yamaha-YZ250FX.aspx
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 53,593
Posted By fullmonte
Can I call BS on that? :wink:

Can I call BS on that? :wink:
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,242
Posted By fullmonte
I bought my Scott Ridgeline jacket last winter...

I bought my Scott Ridgeline jacket last winter from a vendor on ebay. It's a very well thought out piece of kit.

Look on Amazon: ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By fullmonte
I've got one made by Toura trinket, because it...

I've got one made by Toura trinket, because it was the only big foot available at the time. It has been on the bike for 3+ years and no problems.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 83,173
Posted By fullmonte
Indeed, our local SORBA chapter has made great...

Indeed, our local SORBA chapter has made great progress over the past few years. We have built and maintained some awesome trails around here. Do we have an equivalent LOCAL group to advocate for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 83,173
Posted By fullmonte
Spot on assessment on all counts. :freaky I wish...

Spot on assessment on all counts. :freaky I wish the FS would pull their head out of their arse and smell a dose of reality. Our group finished a run down trail 82 at MMM and witnessed a group of out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 83,173
Posted By fullmonte
Selfish, that's a stretch.:rofl Have you attended...

Selfish, that's a stretch.:rofl Have you attended a volunteer trail work day? Now that everybody on the internet knows about the two single track trails in the Cherokee National Forest, they're torn...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 138,871
Posted By fullmonte
I ran my 2011 800XC for two years without a...

I ran my 2011 800XC for two years without a screen. It was much better than stock in terms of clean, non turbulent air. Then I got the Madstad and the bike is fixed for highway duty. In the hot...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,071
Posted By fullmonte
Yeah Mike, should've yelled at me afterwards. I...

Yeah Mike, should've yelled at me afterwards. I was used to getting yelled at by the fast riders on the course.:D How'd you like that mud bog as you re enter the woods, just after the MX track?:evil...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 83,173
Posted By fullmonte
Some food for thought. You guys keep yammering...

Some food for thought.
You guys keep yammering about it on this forum and it won't be a secret, thus becoming the next Gap, Hellbender, The Snake, etc.:deal Maybe you guys are fans of revenue...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,434
Posted By fullmonte
Excellent info. The reason I haven't remapped...

Excellent info. The reason I haven't remapped from the stock tune was the reported big drop in mpg from other riders. On the big loop dual sport ride (80 miles of continuous dirt roads with street...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,071
Posted By fullmonte
No big bikes showed up at the start line today....

No big bikes showed up at the start line today. Where were you Jeff?:ear

PS The course was muddy as hell and it would have sucked on a big bike anyway.:deal
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,322
Posted By fullmonte
These are on my list. Are the SGS gloves adequate...

These are on my list. Are the SGS gloves adequate in terms of thumb length?:ear I can't wear some gloves due to stubby thumbs.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By fullmonte
Some people think certain breeds of dogs look...

Some people think certain breeds of dogs look better with docked tails and chopped ears. Different strokes I guess.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 827,572
Posted By fullmonte
Monte… Where is this?[/QUOTE] 360 miles...

Monte… Where is this?[/QUOTE]

360 miles northeast of here in Craig County, VA. The Tiger took it's first trailer ride up there while visiting mom for my kids' spring break last week. Wish I had...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By fullmonte
^ I'd be more concerned about getting a leg...

^ I'd be more concerned about getting a leg jammed up underneath one of those "guards" and breaking some bones. I learned that lesson on a desolate sand road in Utah and lucked out with only a sore...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,071
Posted By fullmonte
What this thread needs is more… ...

What this thread needs is more…
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Other/Cycling/i-rtGnkbJ/0/M/IMG_1141-M.jpg
Spotted at the halfway point of a 30 mile bicycle ride this afternoon....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 827,572
Posted By fullmonte
Dirty tires. ...

Dirty tires.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-C8kKPKh/0/M/IMG_1091-M.jpg
Clean tires.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-HCdSttQ/0/M/IMG_1092-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 53,593
Posted By fullmonte
If it comes from Spain, Portugal, or Italy, be...

If it comes from Spain, Portugal, or Italy, be prepared to wait.:deal Now, how about about that review? :D :lurk:*sip*
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