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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Congrats! I suspected something when you were...

Congrats! I suspected something when you were sitting on it last month! You were all crazy looking and glassy eyed talking about rebates and free topcases! :lol3 You picked the best color too. Now...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,346
Views: 125,985
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Kevin, No one has ever sustained a loss such as...

Kevin,
No one has ever sustained a loss such as yours without a heavy toll on the heart and mind. The thoughts you are experiencing are completely normal and expected. I would worry if you weren't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
:lol3 :whip:kat:pierce :killen:getiton

:lol3

:whip:kat:pierce :killen:getiton
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
[QUOTE=skychs;27113723]Help with fuel tank. Any...

[QUOTE=skychs;27113723]Help with fuel tank. Any other suggestions?/QUOTE]

I recommend a STAT ballon angioplasty, no increased loads or redlining the motor for at least 30 days, and anti-platelet...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,862
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Cry Nice way to rub it in Stobie! :cry Just...

Nice way to rub it in Stobie! :cry

Just kidding! I do miss her and continue to request first right of refusal should you EVER decide to sell her. I am very happy that you are enjoying her! ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,862
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Good snag! That's an excellent bike! Plenty of...

Good snag! That's an excellent bike! Plenty of torque, very reliable,shaft drive, billions of aftermarket parts, hydraulic clutch/brakes, cast tubeles wheels, threaded valves and rock bottom value...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,651
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I spoke with a very reliable source recently who...

I spoke with a very reliable source recently who confirmed that this bike is in fact going to be produced, along with a cafe racer R9T, and a scrabler R9T; however he was not 100% sure it would be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Awesome! I can't wait to see the finished...

Awesome! I can't wait to see the finished product! :clap

On another note, in an effort to keep up with Jeremy, Chuck and the Jones', I am contemplating detailing, servicing and listing my KTM...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,119
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Coming up with a general consensus as to which is...

Coming up with a general consensus as to which is the "best motorcycle suit" is akin to selecting the best oil, tires, religon or politics. :lol3

That being said, after trying various suits in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
^ this and order these and keep a few thousand...

^ this and order these and keep a few thousand dollars in your pocket over the next few years. http://www.jimvonbaden.com/DVD_Info_Sales.html

This address will come in handy as well: ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,148
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I detail my bikes every six months, or before...

I detail my bikes every six months, or before every service, to check for leaks, missing/loose bolts and damage. If I ever had to take it to the dealer for work, I would clean it before taking it in....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
It's a Geza cover. Yes, it is water repellent and...

It's a Geza cover. Yes, it is water repellent and it balls up to the size of a grapefruit. They make it in about 10 different materials that range, greatly, in price. Good for keeping drunks,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Thank you for making me laugh out loud on a...

Thank you for making me laugh out loud on a Monday morning! :lol3 Nonetheless, that did sound like a very scary ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Was the border check before you got on the ferry...

Was the border check before you got on the ferry or when you disembarked?
In Portland, a Nova Star security agent checks your passport to prior to boarding as you drive into the secure, fenced in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
If you mean the two of Peggy's Cove village,...

If you mean the two of Peggy's Cove village, well, I must admit that I borrowed those two from Google. I wanted to show you all how pretty the village is; I, with my limited patience, just stopped on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Getting into Canada was a breeze, it was less...

Getting into Canada was a breeze, it was less than 60 a second stop.
"Do you have guns? Do you have drugs Are you carrying more than $10,000 cash? Why are you here? How many days do you plan on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I received a text from my buddy in Dover today...

I received a text from my buddy in Dover today telling me that he was involved in a car crash yesterday and that his vintage Volvo has been totalled. He bumped his head but should do just fine (I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
My Nova Scotia Ride Report

Here is the link to my Nova Scotia/New England ride report! I hope you enjoy it and that it inspires you to take a trip up there! Enjoy! What was suppose to take an hour ended up taking over...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
A Cuban and German invade Nova Scotia and New England

Towards the end of each winter, I get “motorcycle road trip fever” and begin to ponder my annual spring/early summer motorcycle getaway. The past few years included trips along the Blue Ridge...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Back safe!

I'm back safe and sound from my trip to Nova Scotia and New England. 8 days, 3,484 miles, two UNESCO world heritage sites, one carrier landing style, ABS panic stop on a wet road to avoid being...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Yes, Visa or American Express!

Yes, Visa or American Express!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Danny, I've got a guy in Chester who is a home...

Danny, I've got a guy in Chester who is a home inspector who also does any type of small to huge home plumbing, electrical, structural, decks, additions, garages, etc projects on the side when he has...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Any recommendations for "must see" sights between NS, Shediac and Bar Harbor?

I'm leaving Virginia soon heading to Meat Cove NS via the Portland to Yarmouth ferry. I only have 9 days so it's going to be a whirlwind, long days in the saddle tour. I have plugged in a bunch of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Have you guys seen this new Elio trike, car, bike...

Have you guys seen this new Elio trike, car, bike thing?

$6,800, 88 MPG, roll cage, ABS and airbags! Looks neat and yes, $6800

https://www.eliomotors.com/ (https://www.eliomotors.com/)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
That swing is definitely NOT OSHA approved! My...

That swing is definitely NOT OSHA approved! My kids would have loved it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I don't know if they have published any results...

I don't know if they have published any results yet on their FB page. Chip was never there, he couldn't make it, Hueston and two other guys were the judges. That Norton was nice. After several kicks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
No, not even third place for peoples choice. I...

No, not even third place for peoples choice. I believe had every single person there voted for my bike for "people's choice", I still would not have won anything...One of the judges made it clear to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,284
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I pretty much agree with you, but I would add one...

I pretty much agree with you, but I would add one more category: (See#4) And while you're at it, toss in a trials bike for the backyard and a R60 BMW with sidecar in Dover white!

1. Daily bike /...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Yes, call or text me on Saturday. I might meet...

Yes, call or text me on Saturday. I might meet you somewhere to give you the service kit as the CB has no saddlebags and I am NOT installing that ugly topbox before showing her off on Sunday. :D
...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
:lol3 No, that's what the IRS says a mile costs...

:lol3 No, that's what the IRS says a mile costs in your personal vehicle for business reimbursement ($0.57) However, I am planning on going from VA to the Scranton area and then heading over to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Mmmmm! Souvlaki, gyros and baklava, oh my! :tb ...

Mmmmm! Souvlaki, gyros and baklava, oh my! :tb

Also, don't forget about the Central Virginia Classic Bike Show this Sunday!
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
It actually is $199 for one rider and a bike,...

It actually is $199 for one rider and a bike, however, consider:

The ferry at $199 (plus drinks/meals) offers the novelty, fun, scenery, ability to enjoy a couple of cocktails in shorts and a...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
The ferry makes all the sense in the world! Ride...

The ferry makes all the sense in the world! Ride in NH/Maine all day, ride onto ferry for dinner, sleep all night, avoid 12 hours/700 miles ($0.55/mile) of Maine/NB interstate and wake up refreshed...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
My trip to NS/New England is coming up soon and I...

My trip to NS/New England is coming up soon and I am getting so excited! I've been scanning mapquest, loading data into my GPS and scanning online looking at restaurants and things see/do. I can't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Probably more than you are willing to spend. If...

Probably more than you are willing to spend. If it's worth the sentimental value and you plan on keeping it forever, go for it. Although I am surprised at how much a good condition, vintage Honda...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Black if I remember correctly... I'm sure...

Black if I remember correctly...

I'm sure that most of you have heard of this by now but mighty Honda has made a 1000cc Africa Twin for 2016! The GS and Tenere may have some very serious...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I may take the CB out there just to show her off,...

I may take the CB out there just to show her off, I still have yet to see another CB1100 in the wild. Some of the older guys that fondly remember the CB750 may enjoy seeing the new version. Good luck...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
That is unless you make a mistake and invite both...

That is unless you make a mistake and invite both the wife and girlfriend the same year! :lol3


Central Virginia Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Show
SUNDAY MAY 31,2015
10:00 am-3:00 pm...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Besides seeing the tides at Fundy, are there any...

Besides seeing the tides at Fundy, are there any "must see/do/eat/picture opportunities (i.e. 25 foot tall lobster statues, giant "Welcome to Nova Scotia" signs or anything else that I simply should...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34,063
Views: 2,152,755
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Have fun guys! I did a 24K service on my GS...

Have fun guys! I did a 24K service on my GS today in preparation for my trip next month. Between being a slow mechanic, having to run to Lowe's for a 14mm deep socket to yank out spark plugs, a...
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