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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By SpeedyR
I have had one in my 07 450 XC since i got it in...

I have had one in my 07 450 XC since i got it in 07. just replaced my first set of clutch plates (160 hours). I don't think you can actually wear out the Rekluse.

I will put one in my 950 as soon...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By SpeedyR
are you looking for things to see or...

are you looking for things to see or places/routes to ride? somewhat different but we can help with both.

If you want apple pie, head towards Ellijay. Here's the orchard that we go to around the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By SpeedyR
TW200 on 'roids... :)

TW200 on 'roids... :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
I enjoyed the ride. more dirt would be my...

I enjoyed the ride. more dirt would be my recommendation but that's not always possible. :D It's always hard to get a large group together and with the dust kicking up towards the middle to end of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
is it sunday morning yet??? :(

is it sunday morning yet??? :(
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By SpeedyR
here ya go... ...

here ya go...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/IBUAAOSwstxVP7hw/$_57.JPG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 363,481
Posted By SpeedyR
I find that it's just worn front tires. I always...

I find that it's just worn front tires. I always get head shake and when I put on a new front tire it seems to go away for a while. could be the cupping or that I don't balance my tires though??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,990
Posted By SpeedyR
I know the 'official' ride date is the 23-24th. ...

I know the 'official' ride date is the 23-24th. BUT Highland Park is doing their last (for the spring) Hare Scramble ride on the 31st. Any chance the south east guys would want to put it off for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
when it's dry tire selection isn't as much of a...

when it's dry tire selection isn't as much of a factor. big knobs can actually hurt performance if they are too big (they flex a lot and not as much contact with ground). But when you hit the mud,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
another guy I know from Birmingham that's in...

another guy I know from Birmingham that's in North GA for the BMW rally may join us sunday as well. he'll be on a Super Enduro. He did the hare scramble with me at highland park (ADV class on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
on a 250??? :lol3 but on the bright side,...

on a 250??? :lol3

but on the bright side, the 950 doesn't throw roost from the scorpion rally like it does when I have the teraflex mounted. :) that thing is a trench digger.. :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
damn. I was just about to PM my order. you serve...

damn. I was just about to PM my order. you serve it trail side right??
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
with not much rain recently I wouldn't think...

with not much rain recently I wouldn't think fresh tires would be needed, but it all depends on what rubber you have and what you want to do. I put on a set of Scorpion Rally tires recently so will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
FriedDuck and I are in. We'll meet you Sunday...

FriedDuck and I are in. We'll meet you Sunday morning at 9am. We'll be riding up from ATL and might take some dirt trails/roads to get there, but looking forward to some new areas I haven't ridden...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By SpeedyR
I typically run the 90/90-21 fronts on the SE as...

I typically run the 90/90-21 fronts on the SE as the wider tire would give a bit more footprint. I used to run a 20" front on my 450 as it was the same idea but also had a bit more sidewall for...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By SpeedyR
I've had the MRP stand for at least 10 years and...

I've had the MRP stand for at least 10 years and have literally changed hundreds of tires on them. The mini ring is great if you have any smaller bikes, and I've done road racing slicks and...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,029
Posted By SpeedyR
As yeti said, use something to compress the foam...

As yeti said, use something to compress the foam lightly if it's just one specific area that is causing discomfort. I find that the back of a large spoon works well. it's rounded and easy to put a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 27,748
Posted By SpeedyR
if I go I have 8 gallons. :) you just have to...

if I go I have 8 gallons. :) you just have to figure out a way to get it out. not that I ever fill it up, but if it's needed, BYOS (siphon).

BTW it's looking more likely that we will ride with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
that's sounding like fun. I may drag another...

that's sounding like fun. I may drag another buddy on his 690. always good to have friends to help pick up the orange pig. :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Let me see who's in from the group in Suches and...

Let me see who's in from the group in Suches and I'll keep you posted. I looked over the map and I don't know much about those areas. what kind of riding is it? I"ll be on a KTM 950 but like my DS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
anyone riding sunday? I'm meeting some friends up...

anyone riding sunday? I'm meeting some friends up around Suches in the morning and will probably head towards Dillard. Not sure how many may be meeting up with us, just checking to see if anyone else...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,029
Posted By SpeedyR
anyone bought the graphics? curious to hear about...

anyone bought the graphics? curious to hear about the orange or red "Seeker"
versions.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 191,685
Posted By SpeedyR
Dan and all- thanks for the updates. I had been...

Dan and all- thanks for the updates. I had been kinda crushed when I read about the lack of updates for the Monterra, I spent quite a few months doing research on the units and the Monterra seemed to...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By SpeedyR
for the price and ease of installation I would...

for the price and ease of installation I would get the grips.

but I have found that overall, the warmth of gloves is very much superior to the grips. I used to commute about 150 miles a day on my...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By SpeedyR
<rant> sometimes I wonder about Garmin... ...

<rant>

sometimes I wonder about Garmin...

I have a 276C GPS. great unit even 9 years in. Simple to fix the "issues" it had, get rid of the proprietary card and put in an SD card slot. Maybe...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Bring it on out Clay. Come into Atlanta saturday...

Bring it on out Clay. Come into Atlanta saturday night and stay at the house and we'll take the women/kids out to the races.

Rachel is about to get a bike soon (anyone know of a good TTR50 or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
ran into this on 28-1 just north of Nimbelwill.. ...

ran into this on 28-1 just north of Nimbelwill..

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-0wfvure61ME/VS0T6RIF-NI/AAAAAAAAEks/hDEleFfskT8/w1221-h952-no/Snake01.jpg


I did enjoy the ride. a bit of...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By SpeedyR
interesting read. somewhat dissapointed with the...

interesting read. somewhat dissapointed with the video specs, but mostly the battery life. I know it's not a huge deal but I sometimes want to record a 2 hour race scramble race. With my gopro I only...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
I bailed saturday evening. I rode some trails by...

I bailed saturday evening. I rode some trails by the house saturday afternoon and it was a mess. Didn't feel like changing tires again (put a new set of scorpion rally's on but figured the teraflex...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Highland Park Hare Scramble this sunday the 12th... ADV class!

I should be there this weekend on the 950 in the ADV class. Looks like some rain on Friday and then clear all day Saturday, should be perfect for sunday...

anyone else care to join in? great...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
hornet DS FS...

didn't want to put it in the gear section as i don't want to ship it but anyone looking for a good dual sport helmet? selling a Shoei Hornet, very good condition, medium, matte dark grey. $325. never...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,029
Posted By SpeedyR
not sure about the internal shape as I have only...

not sure about the internal shape as I have only fit the x2 in a store (southern honda in chattanooga has a couple in stock, matte black M and L). I have a standard hornet in medium and the new x2 I...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By SpeedyR
UV water treatment?

anyone on here use one of the newer UV water treatment products?

specifically looking at the Steripen UV systems...

seems like it would be nice for occasional use, and packs up light and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By SpeedyR
lots of changes to the ATL motorcycle landscape...

lots of changes to the ATL motorcycle landscape over the past year or two. Mountain Motorsports has bought a few of the older dealerships. I don't know this as a fact but I have heard that they got...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
might be a bit early for me but if you see a...

might be a bit early for me but if you see a lonely guy on a 950 SE, give a wave. or stop if I"m laying in a ditch under it. ;)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
anyone riding north GA sunday? I had planned on...

anyone riding north GA sunday? I had planned on the hare scramble at Highland Park but racing the 950 is sketchy enough when it's semi dry, so I'm taking a pass and might just go for a DS ride....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Highland park hare scramble. ADV class (650+cc...

Highland park hare scramble. ADV class (650+cc street legal bikes). Be there. Bring your big bike and race it! I will be there on my 950 and i know of at least one BMW 800GS and a few DR650's will be...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By SpeedyR
http://www.highlandparkresort.com/images/HareScram...

http://www.highlandparkresort.com/images/HareScramble2015-web.png

and a bit more details:

http://georgiaoffroad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=62437&p=513548#p513548
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Highland Park Spring Hare Scrambles March 15...

Highland Park Spring Hare Scrambles

March 15
April 12
May 31
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,940
Posted By SpeedyR
Not me but are you going to do the highland park...

Not me but are you going to do the highland park hare scramble in March??? ADV class is calling. Sounds like there might be at least A few of us on big bikes. :)
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