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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,686
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Cannons are a little scarce in my neck of the...

Cannons are a little scarce in my neck of the woods, but here is a Civil War cannon at Droop Mountain Battlefield SP in Pocahontas, County, WV.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,681
Posted By wvdirtbiker
This location has been posted before but not with...

This location has been posted before but not with my DR.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Forum%20Pics/SpruceKBSignampDR_zpsb7ef6916.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 68,364
Posted By wvdirtbiker
WV Historical Markers

A couple of Fayette County markers.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Forum%20Pics/IndirectFiring_zps65d92119.png
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 45,773
Posted By wvdirtbiker
DR at Cass Scenic RR in Cass, WV. ...

DR at Cass Scenic RR in Cass, WV.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Forum%20Pics/CassBikeampTrain_zps76f31f7f.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 79,238
Posted By wvdirtbiker
More Old Stations

A couple of old gas stations on different corners at Frost, WV.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Forum%20Pics/OldGasStationFrost_zps725dfff1.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 27,474
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Devils Backbone near Huntersville, WV. ...

Devils Backbone near Huntersville, WV.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Forum%20Pics/DevilsBackboneampDR_zps7671de07.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 26,056
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Train Stations/Bike

Marlinton, WV train station. The original station burnt down a couple of years ago and this is the identical replacement building. The tracks have been removed and replaced with a 77 mile bicycle &...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Sorry, I won't be able to make it this week. We...

Sorry, I won't be able to make it this week. We just picked up the grandkids today, probably for all week.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 99,980
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Great pics, keep them coming. I have got to...

Great pics, keep them coming.

I have got to do Dolly Sods and Smoke Hole. They are the only places on this page that I have not been.
I even saw the MetLife blimp in the field last year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I can suggest a couple of rides. From...

I can suggest a couple of rides.
From Hillsboro, go thru Watoga State Park and turn left immediately after the lake. Go across the mountain to the stop sign on CR21. Take a right there and go...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 40,814
Posted By wvdirtbiker
It's great to see Tomac back and giving the KTM...

It's great to see Tomac back and giving the KTM boys some competition.

I heard Bubba was dizzy on the parade lap for the second moto and decided not to ride. I'm beginning to think he has gone...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,910
Posted By wvdirtbiker
There is another way to that end of the trail but...

There is another way to that end of the trail but it isn't shown on the map because it is on private property. I'd have to show you where it is. It's not as steep and rocky as the other one.

PM...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,910
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I'll try Wvtrailsmith, but there is no quick and...

I'll try Wvtrailsmith, but there is no quick and easy way.

The following road numbers are from the DeLorme WV Atlas & Gazetteer.

Go east on Rt 60 about about two miles from Ansted. Turn north...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I considered suggesting that way, but once you...

I considered suggesting that way, but once you get near the windmills, it's easy to get lost on that mountain.
Also, once you get to Richwood, you pretty much have to follow Rt39 all the way to Mill...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
If you are trying to stay on secondary roads, one...

If you are trying to stay on secondary roads, one option is to go out thru Piney View and take Rt41 across New River.
About 4 or 5 miles past the Prince train depot, take a right on Bacus Mountain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
It's going to be difficult to get from Pocahontas...

It's going to be difficult to get from Pocahontas County ( if that's the Pocahontas you referred to) to Fayetteville.
I can give you some general ideas if you will let me know where you will be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20,278
Views: 995,007
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Lifetime memories being made with your son. ...

Lifetime memories being made with your son. Enjoying your RR Brian.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Welcome to the new inmates. This area is getting...

Welcome to the new inmates. This area is getting to be pretty well represented.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By wvdirtbiker
RETIRE? You have to be old to retire, don't you?

RETIRE? You have to be old to retire, don't you?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By wvdirtbiker
You might want to look at Pocahontas County. The...

You might want to look at Pocahontas County. The largest town is Marlinton and it has a hospital.
Pocahontas County is the second least populated county in WV and is about 60 or 70% National...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 24,469
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I've enjoyed your old thread. Subscribed to this...

I've enjoyed your old thread. Subscribed to this one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,501
Posted By wvdirtbiker
When I was still working, I did not really enjoy...

When I was still working, I did not really enjoy working on my bike.
Now that I'm retired, I find it's much more enjoyable.

Another factor is if something has to be repaired before you can ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Now that looks like a fun hill.

Now that looks like a fun hill.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I can give you directions. PM me.

I can give you directions. PM me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Yes, that's exactly what it is.

Yes, that's exactly what it is.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 99,980
Posted By wvdirtbiker
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbik...

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/WR%20Pics/HCtrail2_zpscc8dbd70.jpg

Out enjoying the WR.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 745,964
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Pics from recent rides showing stickers. ...

Pics from recent rides showing stickers.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Rides%202014/HightownADV2_zps8684f01f.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I probably can't make this weekend, but here are...

I probably can't make this weekend, but here are some pics of some recent rides.

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/DR-650%20Rides%202014/CassHelicopter1_zpsf90e36c4.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 1,479,180
Posted By wvdirtbiker
This is my favorite thread.

How about granddaughters?

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/wvdirtbiker/WR%20Pics/SydonWR2_zps096d5259.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Hey Rider WV, the parking lot at the big church...

Hey Rider WV, the parking lot at the big church is usually chained off.

Go past the church about 400 yards and you will see the Adena Village PO on the left. Go across the RR tracks and bear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I ran into a man from Parkersburg up on Mt Carbon...

I ran into a man from Parkersburg up on Mt Carbon about 15 years ago and have become friends with him. We searched that day and a couple of other days since then for any ancient man made structures...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Count me in for Paint Creek or we could put in at...

Count me in for Paint Creek or we could put in at Adena Village and ride the Mt. Carbon area.
Wherever we go, we need to do it before the foliage gets too heavy. Sometime after all this rain would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,160
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Finding TDC

The easiest way I have found (which works on XR Hondas and my DR-650) is to remove the INTAKE valve cover and the two plugs on the flywheel cover.
Then turn the engine (via the flywheel nut) in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
This weekend

I'll be out and around on the 650 this weekend but it will be in Pocahontas County.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 79,460
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Is this crossing on Rt612 just a few miles south...

Is this crossing on Rt612 just a few miles south of McDowell? If it is, I've looked at it a few times but once the water was too high, the other times I was by myself and just didn't want to cross...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 95,990
Views: 18,077,583
Posted By wvdirtbiker
10 x 1.25

10 x 1.25
Forum: Racing 03-29-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 209,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
WOW! When JS7 is on, he's really on. I'd would...

WOW! When JS7 is on, he's really on. I'd would have liked to have seen he and RV go at it if the points were closer. RV wouldn't have let him pull away so easily.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
I was there about 7 or 8 years ago, not too long...

I was there about 7 or 8 years ago, not too long after they opened. They had some good single track then and they have more now.
Let me know when you will be there and I'll try to hook up with you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Count me in.

Count me in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 558,202
Posted By wvdirtbiker
Wishful thinking!!!!!

Wishful thinking!!!!!
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