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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Shinbone Tag

I used to live down in "Shinbone Valley" back in the 70's.
That old store was always busy then.
Its always a nice ride making the loop through Ashland and Lineville. With a stop at High Falls to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Merkur Man
Death Valley.

Last March I camped at Stovepipe wells. The day time temperature at Furnace creek was only 103 degree. The nightime temps did not feel much cooler, so tent sleeping was not that enjoyable.
I was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By Merkur Man
Jacobs Lake.

I have camped at Jacobs lake before. I dont remember seeing any showers, just the outhouse type bathrooms.
But there is a really nice restaurant/gas station right accross the street from the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Merkur Man
Highland Park Hare Scramble.

Jeff,
Here are a few pictures that I took of you and Ron.
It was nice meeting you.
I resized them for this posting.
If you want the full sized pictures just let me know
and I'll e-mail them to...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,493,519
Posted By Merkur Man
New Years Day Ride.

Took the DL out for a ride to one heck of a looong covered bridge today.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3494_zps2edc2c51.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,042
Posted By Merkur Man
Um, does it come to the table with the knife like...

Um, does it come to the table with the knife like that :eek1
That is different for sure.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
I could ride down there right now and make a...

I could ride down there right now and make a "night tag grab".
But I work on Saturdays now, and I need to take the better half shopping in Atlanta on Sunday. I would not have time to place the new...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
I rode in a 2-day dual sport event in Payson last...

I rode in a 2-day dual sport event in Payson last October. I did not like that area at all.
That was the most dust that I have ever ingested, on any ride, ever!! That entire area is just so dam...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Thats right. You were planning a trip to the...

Thats right. You were planning a trip to the BAR-S ranch, along the north rim of the canyon.
Sorry about that. I sold my house in Kingman and moved back to Oxford.
I hope you did not have any rain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
That was quick! Way to go Gary. The Talladega...

That was quick! Way to go Gary.
The Talladega Correctional Facility. I remember driving by there during the standoff. There must have been 40 or 50 news trucks parked along the road. It was big news...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Your new Alabama TAG.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3439_zpsaddb8973.jpg (http://s630.photobucket.com/user/MerkurMan2/media/DSCN3439_zpsaddb8973.jpg.html)

On August 21st 1991, this institution...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
TAG...Moody police department.

The ole V-Strom has been enjoying the roads here in Alabama. Its good to be back.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3426_zps120005b7.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Merkur Man
I think that one is called the Hacienda. The...

I think that one is called the Hacienda. The other one between Henderson and Boulder is called Rail-Road pass casino. Unless I have them mixed up.
You need to check out this web site:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,313
Posted By Merkur Man
See if the link below works. It's been a while...

See if the link below works. It's been a while since this game has been played, but I would guess that it's still active.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=601005
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,313
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona Tag-o-rama

There is another Arizona Tag-O-Rama game.
The Tag picture from that game currently sits in Yarnell. I cant figure out how to link that thread to this one, so I can show you the picture.
It was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Minooka area.

Look up the Cheaha Trail Riders web site. They perform maintenance on the trail system at Minooka. Someone there might be able to hepl you out.
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,207
Posted By Merkur Man
Very Impressive.

I bought this 2002 Strom 7 months ago from the original owner, with only 6,143 miles. It still had the original tires on it. Needless to say it has been sitting for a while.
I changed all the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Merkur Man
Food in Nipton!

The last time I went through Nipton, there was no food available.
That was back in December. The store was open for soda and crackers though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,593
Posted By Merkur Man
Peach Springs

Hey Mil T
Last year I tried going down to the Colorado river, from Peach Springs.
I was told by the "Indian Guy" that bikes are no longer permitted on that road.
He also said that the road going...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,593
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona Images.

Downtown Oatman. "Watch out for the Donkey - he like to kick"

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/100_2164-1.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,593
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona images.

The painted rocks in Chloride.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1963.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Talladega National Forest.

Hey guys, Nice pictures of the TNF. I cant wait until I move back to Alabama.
The roads out here are kinda boring. Real looooong and not a single tree in sight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By Merkur Man
TCI luggage rack fitment issue.

Dr Owners;
Has anybody out there had any fitment issues with their Turbo City Denali luggage rack?
I just finished installing mine, and it's making hard contact with the "spark arrester drain bolt"...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
The Egg's Arizona Adventure.

On the way to Mormon Lake, The Egg made some new friends:

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1986.jpg

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1988.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr. EGGS New Home

The Historic Mormon Dairy. You will pass this site before getting to the Morman Lake campground.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN2052.jpg

...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg has been placed.

The Egg has been placed near Morman lake, but the darn computer at the hotel will not allow me to open two different sites.
Going to try and find another computer tonight.
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg visited these Murals which are painted on...

Mr Egg visited these Murals which are painted on the rocks in Chloride AZ.
Not really sure why somebody would choose to paint them so far from public view.
They were painted by Roy Purcell in about...
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
My plan was to take Friday off work then ride the...

My plan was to take Friday off work then ride the DR 650 over there going through Prescott/Cottonwood/Sedona. But my vacation day was cancelled, so I'll be riding the H-D instead. I work the night...
Forum: Regional forums 05-15-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg meets Mr Tiki.

Mr Egg stopped for a visit with a 14 foot tall Tiki Head, which sits along Rt 66 here in Arizona.
He is called "Giganticus Headicus", and was built in 2004:
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-14-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
The Egg toured a bit of old England. ...

The Egg toured a bit of old England.
http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1946.jpg

The London Bridge in Lake Hahasu. First constructed in 1831, then moved to Arizona in 1971....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
Thread Jack.

ST Ranger and Bratso,
I hope you all don't mind it, but I have performed a "rejuvenation" process to your names on the EGG.
I filled them in using a very small Sharpie pen.

...
Forum: Regional forums 05-12-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
George 99: I also had my eye on that valve core...

George 99: I also had my eye on that valve core tool. :D

Yankee Dog: Have you ever picked up the Egg? I see ST Ranger on there.
Forum: Regional forums 05-12-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Eggy Swag.

The egg pouch picture has been deleted. I'm sorry if I have offended anyone by showing its contents. My intention was to allow the past egg carriers to see if their items were still in there.

In...
Forum: Regional forums 05-10-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
EGGY grab.

Had a nice little ride this morning. Found Mr Eggy tucked away under his rock:

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1890.jpg

He had a really nice view except is was a little...
Forum: Regional forums 05-09-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Dont feed the Donkey's.

I found this old picture of Oatman.
I once saw a Donkey take a dump on the front wheel of some guys Harley Bagger.
His friends were laughing about it, but he was not.
Eggy will be traveling...
Forum: Regional forums 05-09-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 565,882
Posted By Merkur Man
Oatman or Bust.

Oh yeah, I'm just waiting for the camera battery to charge up.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/104_2210.jpg

I would go and do a night tag right now, but I'm afraid of all...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By Merkur Man
Thanks Sagedrifter. I dont like to lay my bike...

Thanks Sagedrifter. I dont like to lay my bike over on its side to remove the wheels. People keep stopping to ask how bad the wreck was, and if anybody was hurt..:rofl That center stand looks...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By Merkur Man
Center stand.

Sorry,
This question is for Shu. His post is showing the picture of his bike on the center stand.

Where did you get your center stand and how does it work? Are there any interference issues with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,221
Posted By Merkur Man
RTW Doug.

Hey, Is that "Round the World Doug" sitting on the H-D MT500? That helmet and cigarette look familiar..:rofl
I had the pleasure of meeting him at the Long Beach IMS show. He is a great guy to know....
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,890
Posted By Merkur Man
Long Beach show.

Looking forward to seeing the show and especially your presentaion Doug.
As a former Alabama resident, It will be good to hear someone with a "Southern accent" for a change.
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