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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By SwellsRides
"Everyman dies but not Everyman lives" enjoy the...

"Everyman dies but not Everyman lives" enjoy the ride!


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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
Thanks Gildus!! Not that worried about weight...

Thanks Gildus!!
Not that worried about weight on the BRP, but every lil bit helps, right?

Yeah it's $109 as apposed to the $45 for the Yuasa.

So jumping from 85cca to 135cca is not an issue? ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
Baja Designs Electric Start

Hello Gang, Long time Lurker, first time question.

I have a 2000 XR650R with the Baja Designs dual sport kit, BD Dual output rewound Stator, and the BD Electric Start. It had originally came with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Whats a "Map" Grandpa??

Whats a "Map" Grandpa??
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 27,211
Posted By SwellsRides
I should be able to make it! They are...

I should be able to make it!
They are threatening to send me to Sierra Leone, but likely wont be able to get my tix etc by then!

Hope to see you Monday!
Swells and what ever bike decides to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
Nope, been many years since they made um. There...

Nope, been many years since they made um. There are not many other systems out there either.

Glad I got it.






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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Looks awesome! Count me in depending on the date!...

Looks awesome! Count me in depending on the date! Am out fur sure on the weekend of 26th, but let me know when it falls!! XR is ready!! (Well currently has no rear brakes, but that why I have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
The starter is a Baja Designs, and works ok. It's...

The starter is a Baja Designs, and works ok. It's better than kicking the big gurl!! The rack is pretty new, and I have not really had much weight on it. Will work on adding some braces so my soft...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
She started and I had to take her for a ride!!...

She started and I had to take her for a ride!! Bring on the season!!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/a18368e7838dc15cc95d777c1f48c504.jpg


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 27,211
Posted By SwellsRides
If you don't give me a choice I'll be less likely...

If you don't give me a choice I'll be less likely to make a bad one!


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
It's...

It's ALIVE!!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/94be93038f292fd0e1867a4022fd88a2.jpg
She started and I was able to go for a ride today!! All is right with the world, life is again worth...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 27,211
Posted By SwellsRides
Again?

Really?? Why are the "Good Company" never around the times I show up??

McFauls?? Isn't this where we rode to in Dec?? (Well some of us rode, others caged it Pussies!!) Just because it is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Thanks for hosting Mick, and sorry to roll in so...

Thanks for hosting Mick, and sorry to roll in so late. Sorry to miss meeting some other inmates, but glad you guys saves me some coffee and grub. The wee lad had fun too!
Hope to see y'all on two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Shaffers

Scout,
Glad Steve was able to get you sorted.

He is a great guy!! Hope to see you out and about.

Swells
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
It'll have to warm up a bit, as the ole XR has...

It'll have to warm up a bit, as the ole XR has not wanted to start the last few times I threw a leg over her, and gave her a kick (or 100!) But I am looking forward to the riding season!!

I have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
So we are taking it to the Timonioum Bike show on...

So we are taking it to the Timonioum Bike show on Sunday??
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Fun to ride a slow bike FAST!

I think I want a Vespa!!! :lol3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo7DfHpZz1I
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
I have a 32 inseam and my 2000 BRP has been...

I have a 32 inseam and my 2000 BRP has been lowered with a Kobi link and it has 17 SM wheels all round and I am still on tip toes! Let me know if you need the std rear link as I think I have them....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
http://footyrhino.com.au/wordpress/wp-content/them...

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Inspection and other bike work

Steve Shaffers has always done great by me and my other riding buddies.

He is an interesting guy too! Raced dual sports for many years, shoots cannons, and does great work for a very reasonable...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
I hope to make an appearance, but I seem to have...

I hope to make an appearance, but I seem to have something on my calendar from my domestic manager.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Thats the only thing I trust to hold my...

Thats the only thing I trust to hold my Millennium Falcon together!! :evil

The force is strong in that one!:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Tools for you Tools!!

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Hey guys, got a fellow ridding buddy that picked up some welding kit from an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
So sorry to hear Mick! Let me know if you need...

So sorry to hear Mick! Let me know if you need anything. If you need Drunken Therapy, I am in! Riding Therapy, I am in! Campfire Therapy, I am in!

Let me know what you need, and I am on it.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
I'll take it if its still avail!! I am a...

I'll take it if its still avail!!

I am a cheap ass XR owner, and would love a GPS. I live in Fed Hill, and that would be easiest for me, but could come to Damascus if you need it out of your way...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Love my dog, but he is spoiled! Rescued the lil...

Love my dog, but he is spoiled! Rescued the lil fucker after he got hit by lorry in Thailand, nurse him back to health named him after a prestigious car, save him from a cobra, give him a cozy life...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
12 O'clock Boys

I have seen the Documentary, and it was interesting, but again, not so much about the riding, as the desire for a lil man to become a 12 O'clock boy.

I get nervous sometimes riding around their...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23,544
Views: 3,128,417
Posted By SwellsRides
I have super motard set up with 17"s all around...

I have super motard set up with 17"s all around and running Avon Distenzas (160r 120f )and was tracked by a Busa at 105 and steady as a rock, no matter where my scrawny ass sat. No steering damper,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
New Project??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1fvcp--Lzk


A winter project? Mickey, can I store your Harley for the winter for you??? :deal:evil




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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
From the Land of Pleasant Living

Got a few hour pass today and threw my leg over the VFR and tormented Howard County for a few miles. Does the soul good!! Even if the extra slow and dangerous Sunday drivers got in the way.

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Options

Beezer Josh took in some dirt on our last pavement ride!! There is always some dirt to be had if you seek it out. (or blow a corner!)

I am also in, depending on work and domestic duties at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Bullet

I had a 2005 350 Bullet in Sri Lanka for a few years and rode the wheels off it! Ground the pegs around the tight mountain turns so much that the pegs were a 45 degree angle when I sold it. Had it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
What makes me act so??

It has 27 hp, weighs 412 lbs, unreliable at best, and I want it!!!

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcd/4703339664.html

:huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Yes! Paper Moon before and after! If ya drink...

Yes! Paper Moon before and after! If ya drink enough, you won't even smell me!!

On, I'll use soap, but only on half my body. Not tellin ya which half!!


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
That would throw off my entire rotation!! 2...

That would throw off my entire rotation!! 2 showers in one calendar month seems a bit extravagant!!
But if that's what all the cool kids (and you) are doing I guess I could give it a go just this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Mee too??

I might can come....

If it's not an Exclusive Invite only sorta thang..... :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Ya know, not the whole winter but as rare as...

Ya know, not the whole winter but as rare as riding time is these days, I cherish every min!!

DC trip was just canceled, but not sure I can make the ride. What time you leavin your place??

We...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,726
Views: 277,403
Posted By SwellsRides
Sorry mate, out of the loop for a bit. Did I...

Sorry mate, out of the loop for a bit. Did I miss anything??? :)



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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Busy Friday

I would love to ride, but need to be in DC on Friday. Sorry to miss it!

BTW, got my rack on, now just need to fill it with all the tools I need.... Sounds like a winter project!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 19,342
Posted By SwellsRides
Sorry we didn't get out on Friday, but over the...

Sorry we didn't get out on Friday, but over the weekend I did get out AND got my rack mounted!! Now I just need to purchase some tools so I am more self sustaining!!

I am out of town with work...
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