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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
I think you're ultimately heading towards being a...

I think you're ultimately heading towards being a two bike guy. :) Nothing wrong with that- shoot, I'd do that if I had the time, could justify the money, and the space for it...so I get the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
Went out for a ride Saturday...a couple of...

Went out for a ride Saturday...a couple of things:

1.) Who has the nice TE610 I saw parked near Fellini's downtown? It was around 8 that evening. Very nice bike- precisely what I'd been lusting...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,656
Posted By EricV
Navin- I gotta admit you had me a little freaked....

Navin- I gotta admit you had me a little freaked. :)

Huge thanks guys...I'm impressed with the speed at which this useless little mystery was solved- should have thought to post here long ago!
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,656
Posted By EricV
Ha! At least now I no longer suffer alone. :) ...

Ha! At least now I no longer suffer alone. :)

If it helps the inscription/stamping that is barely visible says, I think (as it's fairly beat), "Brooks U.P." I googled around that a year or so ago...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,656
Posted By EricV
What is this part/thingie?

Hi Gang. This isn't bike related, but figured I'd throw this out to this gang as there are folks here from all walks of life/occupations. This is along the lines of "for sh*ts and giggles."

I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
That is cool, vabuckaroo. I love my Husky but...

That is cool, vabuckaroo. I love my Husky but would love to have a vintage one to rehab. Let us know if you post a progress thread in the "old's cool"
or "some assembly required" forums here on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 563,751
Posted By EricV
Crappy phone pics. :) ...

Crappy phone pics. :)

http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u307/erv5er/Mobile%20Uploads/photo1_zps353556e2.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 50,463
Posted By EricV
Just stumbled upon this thread. Here's a crappy...

Just stumbled upon this thread. Here's a crappy iPhone pic. :)

http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u307/erv5er/photo_zpsd8b0105d.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 1,858,975
Posted By EricV
Often, when grabbing a bite to eat or walking...

Often, when grabbing a bite to eat or walking along, someone sees the helmet and asks "hey- whaddaya ride?" I usually respond with:

"It's a Schwinn, but it's really fast...haven't had a Harley...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
One hell of a bike man- congrats. I do a fair...

One hell of a bike man- congrats. I do a fair amount of road riding and (owing to necessity/laziness) like the longer maintenance intervals of the 630...otherwise I'd have loved to have snagged up a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
I was there today- great day for it. I didn't do...

I was there today- great day for it. I didn't do the grab- knew I'd be out way too long before posting the new tag...so grabbed a pic and went on my way.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,707
Posted By EricV
We'll, I'm not gonna kid anyone...it's not like...

We'll, I'm not gonna kid anyone...it's not like I've read all responses so I'm sure this has been said.

To me- someone who has ridden since 7- it's not so much a conscious choice. It's a way of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,638
Posted By EricV
I just stumbled upon this section of advrider...

I just stumbled upon this section of advrider yesterday (usually in the Thumpers forum- have a Husky TE630.) Just wanted to say this was a great read, great pics, and I really admire what you've done...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,385
Posted By EricV
Thanks guys. I read it as HapHazard did and since...

Thanks guys. I read it as HapHazard did and since have read up more and yeah, I also think it's the hydrogen concern (though not likely an issue w/ a AGM and being on float charge.)
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,385
Posted By EricV
Forgive my resurrecting this one, but here's what...

Forgive my resurrecting this one, but here's what I posted a few minutes ago on Cafe Husky...perhaps it'll get better view-age here:

Hi gang. This is probably a stupid question or concern, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
Man, sounds like a hell of a deal...mine has 6K...

Man, sounds like a hell of a deal...mine has 6K on it. If I didn't have one this would be a stand out deal compared to what I've seen. Good luck- I'm sure it'll go quick.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
These are great, helpful, replies guys- I really...

These are great, helpful, replies guys- I really appreciate it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
Hi all. I don't chime in much- more of a lurker...

Hi all. I don't chime in much- more of a lurker but appreciate this thread/group. I have a question you guys can help with if you've got a minute...may seem unrelated but its related as far as I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
Was it an inmate from here I saw on Park Street...

Was it an inmate from here I saw on Park Street today at around 2 this afternoon on a WR? It looked like a 450, but I didn't think those are street legal. I'd be interested in hearing which WR it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
OldnoGPS- Great YZ125 from a few pages...

OldnoGPS-

Great YZ125 from a few pages back. I had the same bike way back when (first bike was a Yamaha GT80.) My father bought the YZ125 off a neighbor who had formerly raced it and man was that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
SRG- Glad I ran into you...great meeting you....

SRG- Glad I ran into you...great meeting you. Nice Berg!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
I didn't try to find the tag this weekend, but...

I didn't try to find the tag this weekend, but thanks to LXDDLE I did stop by to have a look at the place w/ the bicycle fence. That was a fun ride and cool to see. Hope others got out to enjoy the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
Ridge Road saw quite some dual sport traffic this...

Ridge Road saw quite some dual sport traffic this past weekend. I also went by, verified the duck was still in place, but passed on the grab as I didn't have much time to ride and wouldn't have been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
What kind of 'Berg was it that went missing...

What kind of 'Berg was it that went missing (stolen)? That was posted back around page 61 of this thread. There's a 2006 on C'ville Craigslist right now in Glouchester, VA:
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
That would be a good deal- in my opinion foolish...

That would be a good deal- in my opinion foolish to pass up. The old XR is no doubt a durable machine known for longevity, but the reality is that at 22K the thing has a limited life and you'd be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
Nope- no one has grabbed it. I stopped there...

Nope- no one has grabbed it. I stopped there yesterday and verified it still sits, but passed on taking it so as to give another a chance to grab/tag.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
I was out in that neck of the woods over the...

I was out in that neck of the woods over the weekend and sure enough the duck is still there. What's been added by someone else is a half full trial sized liquor bottle. It's half full of what looks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
Who was that in front of me on Route 20 N on...

Who was that in front of me on Route 20 N on Saturday afternoon? Looked like a XR650. You rode well, my friend. Me- I was under attired and not inclined to dog it hard. You pull over and I went past,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
Thanks fella. It is all good - I sure can...

Thanks fella. It is all good - I sure can understand the frustration as I've felt it myself with so little time to ride.

It's a TE630. I had a drz which had been great to me (fun, totally...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
I'd agree also, but at least same day plant....

I'd agree also, but at least same day plant. Sure, I would have liked to have posted pics and tag closer to real time, but was busy the rest of the evening and easier to use my laptop. Sorry.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,849
Posted By EricV
ADV Inmates: I have your duck. If you wish...

ADV Inmates:

I have your duck. If you wish to see him alive (uh, make that, "in one piece") you'll meet my demands precisely. Or I can just say I finally made a grab. Nice day for Sugar Hollow....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
SoStBrew- I know it's a long shot but did you...

SoStBrew- I know it's a long shot but did you find out anything about your swiped Triumph? Couldn't help but be curious. Shoot you may not want it back- I'm in the camp that says as much as it hurts...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
OK, I'll bite: Please don't do that. Just...

OK, I'll bite: Please don't do that.

Just teasing, of course! I'm a firm believer in "to each their own"- so good for you for doing what works for you. I'll imagine you do a fair amount of road...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
I'd agree w/ Blakebird's comment above. I'm in...

I'd agree w/ Blakebird's comment above. I'm in the camp that says the 630, overall, fits me quite well, though I have to admit I wish it were just a tad bit longer in the legs (more like the 610.)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
I can understand wanting to get it in the...

I can understand wanting to get it in the ballpark. What I once did (past bike) was to ask the shop to have one of their guys (of the approx same weight as I am) sit on it to set the sag, before I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
Well, I sure appreciate you posting the heads...

Well, I sure appreciate you posting the heads up/warning. Unfortunately I have to park outside, but it's tucked away ( up against my house, off street) at least, covered, double locked and a disc...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,782
Posted By EricV
OldnoGPS: I had a blue bike parked on that...

OldnoGPS:

I had a blue bike parked on that bridge once, then replaced the blue w/ a red one and took it out to that great break spot as well...
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
Same here. Mine hasn't really changed, but I...

Same here. Mine hasn't really changed, but I asked the dealer to mail me a new one anyway (when they sent me the new nylock sprocket nuts and the new clutch push rod) and they threw it in.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,249
Posted By EricV
This guy says he found a new 630 for 5500 but...

This guy says he found a new 630 for 5500 but doesn't want to spend that much. Me thinks he's nuts not to take the leap (I felt great getting mine at 6100.)
...
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