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Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
Glad you are enjoying our neck of the woods. Had...

Glad you are enjoying our neck of the woods. Had my DR on the Dragon and the Gravelhala a few weeks ago. However, I crashed on the Gravelhala trying to avoid a giant pothole and an F-250 at the same...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
impressed by your ability to keep up this thread....

impressed by your ability to keep up this thread. I find it hard to slow down and take a picture.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 904,585
Posted By drdubb
Be careful with the torque....easy to break...

Be careful with the torque....easy to break things...yes I did.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
side sleeper

I'm a side sleeper too so I got one of those stuff sacks that is lined with microfiber, turn it inside out, fill it with clothes, does pretty well. I've got a Cocoon inflatable pillow, but that goes...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
Better head WEST from Norfolk. It a long way to...

Better head WEST from Norfolk. It a long way to England.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 904,585
Posted By drdubb
Just replaced mine.

Just replaced mine.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10,313
Views: 1,331,157
Posted By drdubb
Dremmel tool with a cut off wheel.

Dremmel tool with a cut off wheel.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10,313
Views: 1,331,157
Posted By drdubb
Short guy interested in Stelvio

I've been looking at possibly adding a Stelvio in the future. However, I'm old and short (5-7) and a little worried about whether I can handle the height and weight. I also have a DR650 (lowered) Any...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
After seeing your cooking skills, I wish I was...

After seeing your cooking skills, I wish I was riding along.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 90,649
Posted By drdubb
Nice write up by your former employers....

Nice write up by your former employers....
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
I'm in Raleigh, won't help him much, but if he...

I'm in Raleigh, won't help him much, but if he needs anything, I'll be willing to offer. I would imagine he can get from Norfolk to the NC mountains on a long, boring day. I-40 to Asheville and then...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,685
Posted By drdubb
go to Harrison 7, 21,23,43,123, 16, many others...

go to Harrison 7, 21,23,43,123, 16, many others between there and I 40. Some good campgrounds around there. Eat at the Oark Store in Oark.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
Wave when you ride by... Fourth stream...

Wave when you ride by...

Fourth stream crossing...walk it. Would he best if help was near by
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,534
Posted By drdubb
Another great side road that won't take much off...

Another great side road that won't take much off the trip is 80 down to Marion, NC. Do a loop by taking 221 back up to Little Switzerland.

Did the BRP a few years ago....Lots of rain...still had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,867
Posted By drdubb
FBR...congrats....wish I had met you. drdubb

FBR...congrats....wish I had met you.

drdubb
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,867
Posted By drdubb
Just do folks know, I could only get away for a...

Just do folks know, I could only get away for a week or so and had no real off road experience. I was not kidnapped by zombies, but made the turn for home at the TAT shack.

My take on the first...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
This will sound strange...but I've had the same...

This will sound strange...but I've had the same random starting troubles. The only correlation is that I forgot to turn off the petcock. ???? I have heard stories of hydro lock on the piston from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 90,649
Posted By drdubb
Just to illustrate the point..I once had the...

Just to illustrate the point..I once had the opportunity to talk with Lois Price and while we were talking a young lady came up and told Lois how she had just purchased the same motorcycle that Lois...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 90,649
Posted By drdubb
Have the battery load tested. They can fail...

Have the battery load tested. They can fail suddenly.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,922
Posted By drdubb
Great adventure. Proves you don't need the fancy...

Great adventure. Proves you don't need the fancy stuff or expensive motorcycle to have an adventure.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 904,585
Posted By drdubb
Deadly...where you been? Join us...

Deadly...where you been?

Join us nighthawkers on the ujm forum.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,796
Posted By drdubb
I like my Kermit, I'm an old fat fart....You...

I like my Kermit, I'm an old fat fart....You might have to roll out of it ...I have the leg extensions...

I ride in the east and find that I don't have much use for it....most campgrounds have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 383,140
Posted By drdubb
What a transformation!

What a transformation!
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
I got some of those too. Yea..I'd prefer...

I got some of those too. Yea..I'd prefer different colors .
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
Nice set up. Somebody's been to REI.

Nice set up. Somebody's been to REI.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
I've tried mats and air mattresses and like the...

I've tried mats and air mattresses and like the Big Agnes the best. I just purchased a down blanket, we'll see how that works out. It really packs small. I'm a big guy (read that wide) and I feel...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 42,624
Posted By drdubb
I'm with FBR, but I have to turn around at the...

I'm with FBR, but I have to turn around at the OK. Border. Will enjoy your report. I'm also an educator.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 904,585
Posted By drdubb
I use a slip grip holder on a ball mount for my...

I use a slip grip holder on a ball mount for my Droid with a gps app. (co Pilot live) I also run weather bug to know where the storms are...
I plug into a cigarette lighter outlet.
You have to get...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
to remember where things are I organize by...

to remember where things are I organize by rooms...

Left pannier/bag - house and bedroom (sleeping bag etc)
Right Pannier/bag - closet
Top case - kitchen
tank panniers - garage
tank bag -...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,685
Posted By drdubb
Raleigh, NC here. Noticed your route passes by....

Raleigh, NC here. Noticed your route passes by. Let me know if you need anything while in the neighborhood.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,685
Posted By drdubb
Hurry up, I need something to read. Godspeed...

Hurry up, I need something to read.

Godspeed to you.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
I'm carrying way too much stuff....tools etc....

I'm carrying way too much stuff....tools etc. Working on the trimming.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,649
Posted By drdubb
Would love to see details and close ups of your...

Would love to see details and close ups of your kit.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 66,304
Posted By drdubb
Welcome to NC.

Welcome to NC.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 80,085
Posted By drdubb
Would you mind posting your NEW TAT in NC? I'm...

Would you mind posting your NEW TAT in NC? I'm heading out from Raleigh in mid-June and would love to test the route.

Good luck to you guys. Enjoying the report.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 904,585
Posted By drdubb
Tires.. Battle ax bt45 is popular. I...

Tires..

Battle ax bt45 is popular.

I run Michelin pilot actives, plan on getting pilot twos or threes next time.

I used avon windrider's one year, but they cupped pretty quickly. Other...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,208
Posted By drdubb
I just can't express how jealous I am.

I just can't express how jealous I am.
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 80,085
Posted By drdubb
Swansboro? When? I've got a small place (mobile...

Swansboro? When? I've got a small place (mobile home) there? Cedar Point to be exact.

http://i1316.photobucket.com/albums/t611/Drdubb76/coast%20july%202013/IMG_20130702_123537_342_zpse2251162.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 80,085
Posted By drdubb
If I did that, when I returned the wife woulda...

If I did that, when I returned the wife woulda sold the house and moved to Fla.
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 66,304
Posted By drdubb
What are your plans for my home state, NC?

What are your plans for my home state, NC?
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