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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By peejman
Agreed. The whole area is beautiful. TN...

Agreed. The whole area is beautiful.

TN doesn't have a state income tax or personal property tax like GA and NC do. But they make up for it with a higher sales tax. I think property taxes are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Nice! I would have expected the WMA to be closed...

Nice! I would have expected the WMA to be closed for hunting season.

I did finally get out for a few hours this afternoon. I didn't do much other than just putt around some local roads. I was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
I freely admit to being a fair-weather rider as...

I freely admit to being a fair-weather rider as being cold and/or wet isn't my idea of fun, but I'm gonna come unglued if I don't get out sometime soon. This crappy weather combined with working...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Agreed, be very judicious with the pressure...

Agreed, be very judicious with the pressure washer. It looks like the shifter seal is behind a cover. I forget that people have pressure washers with more power than my wimpy little electric one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Tag... The science museum in OR is a good...

Tag... The science museum in OR is a good suggestion.

Wheels Through Time http://www.wheelsthroughtime.com/ (over-used?)

Museum of Appalachia? http://www.museumofappalachia.org/


...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Looks cool. :thumb

Looks cool. :thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Seems like I have so little time to ride that I...

Seems like I have so little time to ride that I get in this mindset of just go, go, go. I rarely ever stop when I'm out, like taking 5-10 minutes to stop and look around somehow detracts from the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Never heard of that... I'll try to remember to...

Never heard of that... I'll try to remember to look for it.

Ok, now google has found for me. I think I've ridden down every road around there except that one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By peejman
Self contained with a nice place to stay... ...

Self contained with a nice place to stay...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998366


Somewhat more DIY....
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By peejman
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Even with the crappy camera, that's a fantastic...

Even with the crappy camera, that's a fantastic smile. :thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Welcome! What part of SC? I was born in...

Welcome!

What part of SC? I was born in Summerville though we moved to TN when I was little. I have lots of family in the upstate area, mostly in/around Spartanburg, both my parents grew up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Didn't know that about Baldy owning smugmug too. ...

Didn't know that about Baldy owning smugmug too. I've also used it for years just as a way to store/share photos. The $35/yr is a bargain when compared to the cost of extracting data from a dead...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,515
Posted By peejman
:deal Maybe I'll have some real tires by...

:deal

Maybe I'll have some real tires by then.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,515
Posted By peejman
Yep. Nice sky shot draino. :lol3

Yep. Nice sky shot draino. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
I've got a rear stand but no front stand. I've...

I've got a rear stand but no front stand. I've been known to put eye hooks into the ceiling joists in my garage and lift a bike with tie-down straps. If it's gonna sit for a bit, a rod through the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Yep. And both will be less expensive if you...

Yep. And both will be less expensive if you bring just the wheels.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,515
Posted By peejman
:lurk :ddog

:lurk


:ddog
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Heh... I took this picture in 2007. I'm...

Heh... I took this picture in 2007. I'm surprised its still there. Great road though, it was part of my "scenic" route home from work when I lived near there.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By peejman
Deer really are worrisome this time of year. ...

Deer really are worrisome this time of year. With the switch back from DST, my commute home is basically at dusk. I've seen several on the side of the road as I passed by, thankfully none have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 63,255
Posted By peejman
Stolen bike (not mine)... 2009 KLX250S,...

Stolen bike (not mine)...

2009 KLX250S, stolen 11/2 from Evergreen apartments in Chattanooga in the Brainerd area.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x400/Randallg53/tommysbike.jpg

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Be aware that they tend to close roads like 441...

Be aware that they tend to close roads like 441 through the GSMNP when it snows.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
And I think it's been tagged before. Maybe early...

And I think it's been tagged before. Maybe early this year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Winter can vary from 0 deg to mid 50's. "Normal"...

Winter can vary from 0 deg to mid 50's. "Normal" seems to be 35 deg and rain. While I don't "winterize" my bikes, being out in the cold & wet isn't my idea of fun. Cold isn't too bad as long as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Anybody interested in a nice CBR? ...

Anybody interested in a nice CBR?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25381214#post25381214
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
He's a good guy. He overhauled the carbs on my...

He's a good guy. He overhauled the carbs on my CBR and now it's running great!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Polish the chamber? That sounds suspiciously...

Polish the chamber? That sounds suspiciously like cleaning .... :eek1. Can't remember the last time I cleaned it. Haven't shot it in a while either.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
I'd like to get a decent .22 target pistol. My...

I'd like to get a decent .22 target pistol. My 552 Speedmaster doesn't feed lead hollow points very well, about every 3rd round jams. JHP's and lead round nose seem to work fine.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
That's kinda what I figured. .22 ammo.... ...

That's kinda what I figured.

.22 ammo.... :lol3 I have a modest amount on hand and have yet been able to accept that a brick now costs at least $50. At some point we're gonna start seeing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Ah... we have hobbies other than motorcycles in...

Ah... we have hobbies other than motorcycles in common. Are the gun shows even worth going to anymore? I know prices have come down a bit, but I haven't been to one in ages. Not that I have any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
I've been quite happy with my XT225. Hey...

I've been quite happy with my XT225.

Hey Jeco... nice duck. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
I've got his first video and it was pretty...

I've got his first video and it was pretty helpful, but there's nothing like 1st person instruction.




Details?

... if you mean the trials training weekend they run at TTC in the spring,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
I wish the MSF would offer the dirt bike course...

I wish the MSF would offer the dirt bike course locally.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Wow. Glad you're ok now. Sounds like it could be...

Wow. Glad you're ok now. Sounds like it could be a pinched nerve. They can cause all sorts of strange symptoms.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
Nat Geo also makes some excellent trail maps. ...

Nat Geo also makes some excellent trail maps. http://www.natgeomaps.com/ti_tennessee

Should also be able find them at outfitter type places and state parks (Ft Loudoun has a few).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
So is this a grab?

So is this a grab?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,341
Posted By peejman
The prior comment was very much sarcasm. I've...

The prior comment was very much sarcasm. I've been across Parsons in the mini-van. I think the little one fell asleep half way through. The traffic in loop is usually the worst part.

The issue...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
I bet it would make the lean angle look highly...

I bet it would make the lean angle look highly exaggerated. Just don't clip a telephone pole or something.

:rofl


Here's another tip... if your camera has a manual focus mode, use it at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,188
Posted By peejman
Yep, one with a remote shutter release that's...

Yep, one with a remote shutter release that's attached to a sturdy tripod. :D

Seriously tho... a simple gorillapod and using the timer feature will make a big difference with any p/s type camera.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By peejman
Find a place in Wears Valley or Townsend. Even...

Find a place in Wears Valley or Townsend. Even Pigeon Forge or Sevierville would be better than Gatlinburg proper. There's cabins everywhere. The hills look like subdivisions anymore.

Riding? ...
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