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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:46 AM
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Posted By skychs
The Spaniards love their motorcycles. Electric...

The Spaniards love their motorcycles. Electric motorcycles. Plug and charge.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By skychs
Cl350

Couple update photos

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By skychs
topics

Dan.....
Welcome back. Would love to join you one day. Looks like fun. Not sure about the off road experience. :muutt:muutt

Eddy.....
Why don't you take you new "Retro" bike to the show? ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2015, 04:53 AM
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Posted By skychs
Spring Fling

As short as it was .... great time at Natural Bridge for Morton's Spring Fling. Once again Jeff Munn did an excellent job presenting his journey on the TAT.

Halfplate .... the XT600 is ready...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By skychs
Todays Ride

Hey Zacker .......
Count me in for at least the morning. I will probably head home after lunch. I still have to pack for Natural Bridge tomorrow. I'd like to ride over and hear Jeff's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By skychs
Fuse block

Guy,
I wish I knew you had the relays. I bought mine from Morton's. Ouch. I used the Centech fuse blocks on the GS and GW. No problems so far. Solid unit. Switched and unswitched.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 08:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Stove

MSR WhisperLite Universal Backpacking Stove

http://www.rei.com/product/830342/msr-whisperlite-universal-backpacking-stove

WhisperLite Universal burns a variety of fuels available worldwide—it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 06:05 AM
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Posted By skychs
Soda blaster

Soda blaster ....
Does anyone have access to a Soda blaster? I'd like to blast the old engine on the CL350 to clean it up. Please PM me if you have any information.
Thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By skychs
Scala

Scala Communication ......
Can you get the same deal on Scala? IMHO they are better, not to mention they are waterproof.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By skychs
It lives!! Carbs rebuilt. Idles like a champ. ...

It lives!! Carbs rebuilt. Idles like a champ. Shifts through all the gears. Compression mid 150's PSI. Not bad for not running for 15 years. Time to take it apart. Get the frame painted. Work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By skychs
Cl350

Hmmmmmm
Don't forget Jeff's little Harley. Todd has a new bike too. 72 Honda 350. Im sure there are more.

Been working hard today. Tank, exhaust, air box, carburetors all off. Carbs are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 05:07 AM
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Posted By skychs
Cl350

Its not easy. Good thing I took geometry in school. :D Some how its working.



I would love to see that happen. Lets work on it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 02:47 AM
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Posted By skychs
Cl350

Thanks guys ....
She is rough but I think she will clean up. Im not looking for a show bike, just something to play around on. Actually, its a stepping stone. Im working down to something I can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By skychs
Well ...... Everybody and their new bikes made...

Well ......
Everybody and their new bikes made me jealous. I picked this up today. 1969 Honda CL350 Scrambler. Barn find. Hasn't run in 15 years. Lots of work and my first real get her running...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By skychs
LR Sat ride

Macon.....
Great video. I'm glad somebody got Glady Rd. I love that road! I hope we broke the GoPro crash spell. Besides your mishap I don't remember anyone going down that weekend.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By skychs
Saturday ride

Hey Zacker ......
Sorry we missed the zip line and overnight but Linda and I had a great ride on "big red" and the BBQ was awesome. Sorry we couldn't spend more time together. Let's try to do it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 04:47 AM
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Posted By skychs
Saturday morning ride

I guess you could call it a RTE, (ride to eat).

Saturday morning, the wife and I are riding the GW out Hwy 33 to meet Todd and Laura in Gordonsville Va for lunch. I think he said for BBQ at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By skychs
Lourel Fork

I can't speak for anyone else but I have to work today. That's why I went up Wed ....... to get in as much riding as I could. The first thing I did when I got home was take a shower. Four days of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By skychs
Video's

WayneJ asked me to post some of the video's from the weekend. It was great to meet everyone. Despite the weather I think we all had a great time. Enjoy.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 05:15 AM
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Posted By skychs
Lourel Fork

Funny you said that. :rofl We teased Mark about being the only one who took their side cases. He kept telling us it was for floatation if he got into something too deep. :D

WayneJ .... thanks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 04:18 AM
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Posted By skychs
Lourel Fork

Truth be told. I took the same ride the day before with WayneJ so when Halfplate stopped I knew the way through. Some of those wet spots can be very deep.



I rolled into the house around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By skychs
Lourel Fork

Another short video of a spirited, wet ride lead by WayneJ. Jersey Mark is in front of the camera. Except for the Oh Sh@t around 35 seconds he has come a long way on his S10. Keep up the good work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2015, 05:20 PM
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Posted By skychs
Lourel Fork

Here is a 10 minute video from one of our rides in Lourel Fork yesterday. As usual video's don't really show how steep the trails are. In addition this ride was after two full days of rain. Tons...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Loral Fork

All packed up and ready to go in the morning. Despite the possibility of rain Im actually getting excited. No hammock this year. With all the weather possibilities Id rather be sealed up in a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By skychs
Loral Fork

Loral Fork .....
Sounds like most are riding over on Thursday. Charles, Im curious about the roads your interested in??? Care to share? Mark and I are interested in heading north. We are looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Scrambler and Loral Fork

Dad-gummit Jeff ...... I knew you were going to buy that thing. My dream bike. We have the 305 Dream and Super Hawk. The Scrambler completes the trio. Get that thing running. Run the Giro then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By skychs
chair

Thats the chair Matt, Todd and I have. The only thing I dont like are the legs. The foot pads is so small it sinks into the ground. Other than that, great chair.

Noah's Tarp. Todd and I both...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By skychs
Pivot pegs

Are those the large pivot pegs that can take the removable rubber pads for long slabs? If so I'm interested.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By skychs
New GS

Nice looking GS Manganos! Lots of Farkles but I can see some crash bars in your future. Shoe creek is calling you. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 05:50 AM
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Posted By skychs
Gates

We didn't check the gate to Big Levels at the top on the BRP so I can't tell you if its open yet. I assume so since most of the others are. I don't recommend opening or going around any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By skychs
Koako throttle lock for R1200GS for sale. ...

Koako throttle lock for R1200GS for sale.

Broken hand guards have been replaced with Barkbusters. Unfortunately the Koako throttle lock does not work with the new guards. They sell a totally...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By skychs
Laurel Fork

Thanks for all the offers on gear and trailers. I just found out Todd has a trailer that will hold 3 bikes. I may be able to take the GS and XT.

If I do end up trailering :dunno if anyone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By skychs
Laurel Fork

Im afraid to say it but .....
Im thinking about taking the XT600 to Laurel Fork this year. It needs a good running to see how its going to hold up. Problem is Im not set up to carry camping gear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33,510
Views: 2,072,390
Posted By skychs
Shoe Creek

You boys are crazy! Good crazy of course.

I found a great Shoe Creek video on YouTube. KLR Rix. Don't know him but it shows a lot of good riding. He also talks while he is riding. Good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33,510
Views: 2,072,390
Posted By skychs
Shoe Creek

IMHO Shoe Creek is a different animal. 80% accessible on a big GS. The other 20% .... steep, rocky and grooved. Look at the photos from Halfplates post and he is an excellent rider. If you drop a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33,510
Views: 2,072,390
Posted By skychs
Alhambra

Drew ....
Thats a great area. Tons of gravel and dirt, all within 1.5 hours of Richmond. An easy day trip. If you throw on some camping gear you can ride all day, pitch a tent then ride all day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33,510
Views: 2,072,390
Posted By skychs
Wow, I'm sorry I'm missing the HU this weekend. ...

Wow, I'm sorry I'm missing the HU this weekend. Would love to hear the stories. Y'all have a good time. Take lots of photos.

Eppa installed a new TKC on the GS today. After we got the old...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tech day

I need to do the same thing for my GS. Unfortunately, I work weekends. When were you planning on doing the work? Nice looking shop!!


Nice looking bike. Im looking forward to riding with you....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 06:20 AM
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Posted By skychs
Off Road

Some one correct me here if Im wrong but, in the state of VA there has to be some kind of written sign that says "No Trespassing" for it to be illegal. All these paths were off of public Forest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By skychs
Adventure

Charles ...
All we did was explore every possible road/trail off of Tower Road. You can barely pick out the tracks but they are there. We spent hours riding over 5-6 foot mounds of dirt to keep...
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