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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:59 AM
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Posted By parallaxbill
Dan there are 90+ miles of dirt roads in the...

Dan there are 90+ miles of dirt roads in the refuge. Lots of deep sand on some of them.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,335
Posted By parallaxbill
Let me know when you're in town and we'll meet up...

Let me know when you're in town and we'll meet up for a cigar or a ride. The shoulder has been benefiting from the rides, believe it or not. It may be mental, but that's alright too. 😊

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,335
Posted By parallaxbill
Pretty red Vstrom Numa.😉😉 Sent from my...

Pretty red Vstrom Numa.😉😉

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,490
Posted By parallaxbill
I just added a 2012 DL1000 to be a long distance,...

I just added a 2012 DL1000 to be a long distance, road adventure bike because as many have pointed out the KLR is not really at it's best at higher freeway speeds for long stretches. My KLR is better...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9,684
Views: 3,908,011
Posted By parallaxbill
2012 purchased this weekend w/915 miles on her. ...

2012 purchased this weekend w/915 miles on her.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
John and I did a ride down to the Sandhills...

John and I did a ride down to the Sandhills today.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Apparently when the previous owner added a...

Apparently when the previous owner added a trickle charger connector he didn't get it tight and the dealer that did the check over of it missed it too. It had come loose ultimately killing the power...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
John (herrserj) and I took a short ride to check...

John (herrserj) and I took a short ride to check out my new V Strom riding down 207 south of Monroe, we then turned on to Landsford Rd to cut over to 601 for the return trip to Monroe. The ride was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
With the video? Sent from my SM-G900V using...

With the video?

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Fellas, I now have a two bike stable.😆 The good...

Fellas, I now have a two bike stable.😆
The good ol KLR.
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And this all but new V-Strom DL1000 I picked up today for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
No, it doesn't. The Wing makes your KLR look...

No, it doesn't. The Wing makes your KLR look petite! 😆😆

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
A possibility. ...

A possibility.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Cry Sorry I couldn't make it again. I saw my...

Sorry I couldn't make it again.
I saw my surgeon on Wednesday and upon looking at my latest x-rays I didn't feel too much like doing anything. Plus he tweaked my arm a little bit trying to see how...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,335
Posted By parallaxbill
Me too! ...

Me too!
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Also, one of my HS buddies from 40 years ago...

Also, one of my HS buddies from 40 years ago tells me that he just got back into riding (like me) and he bought a new Kawi Versys 1000. I will ask him to join us at the Hawthorne's meet ups soon.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Herrserj and I did a back road ride from Monroe...

Herrserj and I did a back road ride from Monroe to Concord to Albemarle and Morrow Mountain this morning. It was getting pretty hot on the ride home but it felt so good to be riding with my son again...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Looks like I'll be riding in to the next...

Looks like I'll be riding in to the next Hawthorne's meet up. It's been a long time.☺

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
I feel a moto camping trip coming up soon. Maybe...

I feel a moto camping trip coming up soon. Maybe before my next surgery.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Rode my KLR to work today for the first time in...

Rode my KLR to work today for the first time in nearly 8 months. 😊😊

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Btw, I'm going to start riding to work again this...

Btw, I'm going to start riding to work again this coming week. It's good therapy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Comms are great on rides with my son. We watch...

Comms are great on rides with my son. We watch out for each other and have some great, and sometimes odd conversations. I don't like riding without it and I can listen to music while I rode alone on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Thumb I installed a new Leo Vince LX3 muffler to my KLR...

I installed a new Leo Vince LX3 muffler to my KLR yesterday. Next up is to install the USA tip with spark arrestor to be compliant and a little less loud than the factory installed tip. All in all...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Back in the saddle again, we'll maybe for just a...

Back in the saddle again, we'll maybe for just a 70 mile test ride. The shoulder started out tight, then got sore but it leveled out to tolerable for the duration of the ride. It felt fantastic to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,335
Posted By parallaxbill
Very nice, Numa.👍👍

Very nice, Numa.👍👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Very nice, Numa. I bet Jr is thinking "dad's got...

Very nice, Numa. I bet Jr is thinking "dad's got a great road bike now so he won't miss his V Strom as much" :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
No, definitely not just Gopro. Good point.

No, definitely not just Gopro. Good point.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Gopros seem to flatten out the viewed terrain...

Gopros seem to flatten out the viewed terrain badly. Most everything seen on the videos I've done is much steeper than the camera's perspective. I don't know a way around it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Yes it is, but for first timers that road can...

Yes it is, but for first timers that road can bite you. I screwed up, but didn't go down on my first ride even though I was warned. I know two guys that crashed their sport bikes on old NC18.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
If that was the ride I went on with the group it...

If that was the ride I went on with the group it was 325 miles and 11+ hours to get back into Union Co. Great ride though.👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Table Rock is a nice ride, Ive done it twice now....

Table Rock is a nice ride, Ive done it twice now. One long one that included Maple Sally etc., and a short one that included Old NC 105.
Sure wish I could join you guys. Take lots of pics.[emoji4]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
I'll be there via cage. Still not riding.😦

I'll be there via cage. Still not riding.😦
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,335
Posted By parallaxbill
Hey Numa, don't give up on me and herrserj riding...

Hey Numa, don't give up on me and herrserj riding with you again. I start back to work Monday on limited hours (to test my leg and back enurance) and I will be returning to work full time on the 1st...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Overtime!

Overtime!
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By parallaxbill
+1 on the DR 650. It is about 50 lbs lighter and...

+1 on the DR 650. It is about 50 lbs lighter and has less stuff to break if dropped. A well protected KLR, crash bars front and rear will take care of the plastics but with some additional weight....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 400,937
Posted By parallaxbill
There must be more pics coming with that group of...

There must be more pics coming with that group of riders. So, when will we see them?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Lol, I'd need to sell my beloved KLR if I did...

Lol, I'd need to sell my beloved KLR if I did that.😉😉
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
That 1000 is beautiful and comfy.

That 1000 is beautiful and comfy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
The 1000 mostly, but the 650 is nice too.

The 1000 mostly, but the 650 is nice too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
I LOVE this bike guys! ...

I LOVE this bike guys!
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 318,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Well I'm now recovering from my 2nd surgery on my...

Well I'm now recovering from my 2nd surgery on my shoulder since October 24th. I recently found out my previous surgery failed or as the Dr. referred to it, "it was a bone collapse". Seven of the 11...
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