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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
bwalsh, That's a great story, thanks for...

bwalsh,

That's a great story, thanks for posting it. I saw that the front brake lever was missing/no line but thought it was crashed off, not that it wasn't there when you were riding it! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
DM8, I sent this to a couple of "interested...

DM8,
I sent this to a couple of "interested parties".
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
There is a nice DS6 in the flee market. AB:-) ...

There is a nice DS6 in the flee market. AB:-)

It does look nice, looks like the oil injection may actually still be hooked up.

I'm waiting for Yamaha to put that new 321cc twin from the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 1,032,280
Posted By OldnoGPS
Various places and bikes over the years: ...

Various places and bikes over the years:

Sperryville, Va.
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/000_0823.jpg

Batesville, Va....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
Here's something for Rhonda: Southwest Harbor,...

Here's something for Rhonda:
Southwest Harbor, Maine about 5am on the way to the crab shack where you guys ate on your 2013 weeStrom trip.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
Love that red and white. Those things were...

Love that red and white. Those things were quick, brakes were - not the best.
A friend gave me a red and white Yamaha Big Bear Scrambler ('66 IIRC), needed handlebars but was complete, not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
Both of the above units are on cl today if...

Both of the above units are on cl today if anybody really needs one of them.
I keep seeing bikes with no rear fenders, makes me wonder what happens if you slide off the seat and get the family...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
I think I may have found my next dual-sport...

I think I may have found my next dual-sport (maybe AB13 will work on it?)
http://images.craigslist.org/01212_iSJtTtx1ecs_600x450.jpg

And something to tow it with (I understand you can sleep in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hope things settle out soon, all the best.

Hope things settle out soon, all the best.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
I haven't had half a pound of Columbian since the...

I haven't had half a pound of Columbian since the '70's.
Oh wait - you're talking about coffee...

We saw some Crazy Fox Coffee at the Dayton Farmer's Market a couple of weeks ago. We still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
It's a process Kevin, takes a while. I know what...

It's a process Kevin, takes a while. I know what you mean about keeping a straight face when worried (my wife couldn't remember to swallow for a while after the surgery - chewed the food then spit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ad says it has it has different bodywork and "R"...

Ad says it has it has different bodywork and "R" title (= "Rebuilt" from being a crashed POS).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great news. I'd assume that 3 hours instead of 5...

Great news. I'd assume that 3 hours instead of 5 is a positive sign.
All the best.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32,393
Views: 1,939,528
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yeah, I picked that user name in '04. Bought...

Yeah, I picked that user name in '04. Bought this Garmin from Hppyfngy about 2 years ago when I decided it might be a good idea for when I'm REALLY lost...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
Signing those consent forms is tough. You did...

Signing those consent forms is tough. You did the right thing, don't second guess yourself.

My wife is doing well 10 years after surgery in that same unit, probably by some of the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 15,883
Posted By OldnoGPS
^ What HBN said. All the best to you guys.

^ What HBN said.
All the best to you guys.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32,393
Views: 1,939,528
Posted By OldnoGPS
You guys are a wealth of info, I just assumed...

You guys are a wealth of info, I just assumed that when I got to WV I'd lose tracking. Never thought about my new-to-me smartphone still tracking the GPS. My Oregon 550T screen is pretty small for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 65,586
Posted By OldnoGPS
So, did you ride through the ford? It's almost...

So, did you ride through the ford? It's almost easier than turning a big GS around in that soft road.
Looks like this in summer.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_3164.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32,393
Views: 1,939,528
Posted By OldnoGPS
I tried that trout fishing stuff, fell down on...

I tried that trout fishing stuff, fell down on slick rocks in the Rapidan River in SNP and broke two fingers on my right hand. No riding for a long time, front brake lever still hurts on long days...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By OldnoGPS
My '93 GS was seeping around the piston seals,...

My '93 GS was seeping around the piston seals, you could see where it was wet looking at the circlip that holds the piston in. No leak at the reservoir to master o-ring.
FYI - I rode my bike 3k...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 32,583
Posted By OldnoGPS
Engine looks pretty decent for the mileage. ...

Engine looks pretty decent for the mileage. Getting rid of that nasty gap between 1st and second will be a nice upgrade, I always hated that on my XRL.
Looking forward to seeing that brand new XRL...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By OldnoGPS
Anton has been servicing my friend's 800GS for a...

Anton has been servicing my friend's 800GS for a couple of years. He keeps 800 service items in stock AFAIK.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hey Marc, There's plenty of salt from...

Hey Marc,

There's plenty of salt from Earlysville into C'ville, don't know about down by your place.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 151,509
Posted By OldnoGPS
We happened by the place 4/7/12 (pg.92). Good...

We happened by the place 4/7/12 (pg.92). Good time.
Maybe I'll have a running bike again by mid-Feb.

http://michhub.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Local-Rides/i-zt2VxDR/0/L/P4070076-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 83,941
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great stuff Dave. Ouray's Main Street has as...

Great stuff Dave. Ouray's Main Street has as much of a slope to it as I remember!
Kickass rainbow photos.
Best rainbow I've ever seen was coming down Dallas Divide into Ridgeway, I sure didn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Here's what I just sent to Rep. Goodlatte and...

Here's what I just sent to Rep. Goodlatte and Rep. Hurt (my District):


Dear Representative Goodlatte,


I am writing you today to express my concern about potential access issues in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks for that timely link to the article. ...

Thanks for that timely link to the article.
Seems like contacting Rep. Goodlatte might be a reasonable step.
Here's his website:

http://goodlatte.house.gov/ (http://goodlatte.house.gov/)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks, I looked at both sites this am and copied...

Thanks, I looked at both sites this am and copied his info from the VWC site. I realize the distinction but my posts sort of smeared them together for sure.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Macon, Thanks a lot for sharing that update....

Macon,

Thanks a lot for sharing that update. For the record, I would like nothing better than to be totally wrong about this and to have Mr. Miller actually be a help. His record indicates that he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
I can't seem to edit my above post, so... I...

I can't seem to edit my above post, so...

I was trying to make the point that it seems to be a day late and a dollar short for an invitation to "the table". Could this be convenient?
Also, who...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Let's review: (My thoughts in orange) I...

Let's review: (My thoughts in orange)

I would like to introduce myself to you and also a couple of groups that I represent. My name is Mark Miller and I am the Field Director for the Virginia...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,731
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ok, I just waded through the Wild Virginia...

Ok, I just waded through the Wild Virginia publication.
The well funded list of donors is telling. Perhaps Wild Virginia can verify -in writing - that the "illegal rider" is, in fact, riding an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,794
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks guys. Purple unit might require some...

Thanks guys. Purple unit might require some reassembly...
(The forks/bars/front wheel/new master cyl/head bearings/rebuilt caliper, etc. etc. are back on now).
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,794
Posted By OldnoGPS
Phil, I didn't take it that way at all,...

Phil,

I didn't take it that way at all, I'm just happy and cozy in my old suit while scraping crud off the GS...
I had a used 'stich one piece, bought it from here, nice but the particular...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,794
Posted By OldnoGPS
I've been wearing my one piece insulated suit in...

I've been wearing my one piece insulated suit in my rather cool garage plenty lately. Mmm, comfy. Close enough to Montana for my old, skinny butt.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,794
Posted By OldnoGPS
Sheeeit, I keep a stack of tires handy 'cause I...

Sheeeit, I keep a stack of tires handy 'cause I burn 'em off so fast. That thing you thought was a dust cloud last ride was me going by.

Or not.

I took 14 tires to the Tire Amnesty Day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31,084
Views: 1,846,727
Posted By OldnoGPS
GO Mike! Yep, you need to keep the Ruck as...

GO Mike! Yep, you need to keep the Ruck as intact as possible just because.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32,393
Views: 1,939,528
Posted By OldnoGPS
Interesting. I like the "oh, bye the way" mention...

Interesting. I like the "oh, bye the way" mention of the Navy's antennas at Sugar Grove being covered by the same quiet zone. Right.
The articles don't mention if funding for all of the National...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,436
Posted By OldnoGPS
:evil Yep, never a dull moment. My tool for...

:evil Yep, never a dull moment.
My tool for removing the head bearing races came in the mail just after I posted the above, worked slick. FYI - KTM 950 smaller of the rear wheel bearings makes a...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,436
Posted By OldnoGPS
I hadn't really planned for this to be a...

I hadn't really planned for this to be a project...
Bought this bike ('93 R100GS) in Oct. from another inmate, rode it about 3,000 miles in Oct. and Nov., needed steering bearings. Well, the forks...
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