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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 20,941
Posted By draley
Look :eyes how many friends and well-wishers you...

Look :eyes how many friends and well-wishers you have.:deal
You are so blessed with all the :raabia here, indeed. I'm praying for all the best for you too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Apologies

I apologize for the inconsiderate interruption of the thoughts and prayers for the Massey/Clifford families. I did not see those posts until after I posted the shout-out to PatrickInVA. :shog
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Hello Patrick! :clap Oh, yeah. I see that...

Hello Patrick!

:clap Oh, yeah. I see that you finally got that Super Tenere (looks familiar too! :D). I love my rhinoceros, so the WRR is sold...and the KLR is neglected.:ricky

If you're ever...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
Ooh, some of my favorite treks. :clap ...

Ooh, some of my favorite treks. :clap

I'm preparing for the new riding season, changing tires, doing a little maintenance and making some upgrades to the ST, so I wasn't planning on riding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
I'm going to be hangin' out in the garage and...

I'm going to be hangin' out in the garage and turning wrenches. I've got some new parts and upgrades to install. :*sip*
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
Did I forget to mention SMIB's? Scotty P is like...

Did I forget to mention SMIB's? Scotty P is like Chicken-Man...He's everywhere, he's everywhere! :beer
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
Hard to feel sorry about that...but if you ever...

Hard to feel sorry about that...but if you ever miss the dirt you can always pick up a used KLR or DR easy enough.

Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
Lots of great forest service roads to explore...

Lots of great forest service roads to explore around here. Stay tuned to this channel as the weather gets warmer.

See the link below for RTE's (ride to eat) events...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 588,247
Posted By draley
Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, VA: No tent needed. Clean bedroom, bathroom, TV-room, private entrance. Large garage with motorcycle lift and typical tools.

Extensive knowledge of the forest service roads all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 119,401
Posted By draley
I love that curse. Great combination of bikes you...

I love that curse. Great combination of bikes you love by the way.

And, I'd be interested in knowing how the parts swap on the '14 upgrade parts goes. I'm assuming you're changing the CCT and the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,023
Posted By draley
CCT and Clutch Basket Quote

I finally got a partial answer. I asked for an itemized quote, so that I could maybe decide to just do one job or the other, or buy the parts and do it myself...etc. :deal

I got an email...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,023
Posted By draley
It seems that every bike has one or two "issues"...

It seems that every bike has one or two "issues" that can be improved upon.

We all would appreciate service personnel like you, who take the effort to know what those issues are, and how to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,023
Posted By draley
Dealers Unaware?

I inquired about upgrading to the 2014 Cam Chain Tensioner (CCT) and the Clutch Basket and got a puzzling response.

I requested a quote (by email) from a large dealer and got a response from the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
I found these Richmond inmates roaming around in...

I found these Richmond inmates roaming around in Nelson County. :clap
Last I seen them, they were headed for Devil's Backbone Brewery. :freaky

Enjoyed riding Wiggin Springs and Long Mountain with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
New Tag: Look for this pregnant tree on Tub Run...

New Tag: Look for this pregnant tree on Tub Run Rd.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/01/una6u7ys.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/01/apyda9y4.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Grab ...

Grab
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/01/uby5ytuz.jpg

Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
:pope

:pope
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
My wife made them for me on her vinyl cutting...

My wife made them for me on her vinyl cutting machine. It's like a printer, except it has a little cutting blade instead of an ink cartridge.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Got caught in a downpour on the way up...and...

Got caught in a downpour on the way up...and drowned my Samsung Note3. Dead!! Thing is, I put it in a ziplock baggie, and then put it in my rainsuit pocket and thought it was fully protected. When...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Well, maybe. :D ...

Well, maybe. :D

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc505/rdraley/P1010202.jpg (http://s1215.photobucket.com/user/rdraley/media/P1010202.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
:hmmmmm

:hmmmmm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Laugh Dingus

Seriously, the Captain's name was "Dingus"??:lol3 Guy Dingus?? Bet he was popular.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
I did the same route...only in the opposite...

I did the same route...only in the opposite direction. You should have seen my tracks. I didn't see any other mc tracks when I was on either of those roads, and I watch closely for them.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
You live in a beautiful area then, Bob. I really...

You live in a beautiful area then, Bob. I really enjoyed the day over there and chasing the rat was the only reason for me to be over there. I will be back. I saw too many FS roads to explore in one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Signs

I found this sign over that way yesterday. This one is actually a Virtual Geo-Cache also, so I collected my 217th Geo-Cache and my 5th "Virtual" Geo-Cache by finding it.

This sign is about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Tall Bob

:thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
signs

More clues:

This would have been a better place to hide the rat, but I came across these after I hid it. That 8 miler is the one you want.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Tag

Here comes the hard part...Ms. Rat is looking pretty used and abused. So, I asked some time ago (look back a couple of months) about replacing the rat with something less vulnerable to moisture (this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
Grab

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc505/rdraley/20140802_123301.jpg (http://s1215.photobucket.com/user/rdraley/media/20140802_123301.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
At Chr'bg sheetz now...11:40...heding for big...

At Chr'bg sheetz now...11:40...heding for big falls.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 53,110
Posted By draley
On my way. Don't Bruce me, Bro.!

On my way. Don't Bruce me, Bro.!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CG2cux_6Rcw...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CG2cux_6Rcw (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CG2cux_6Rcw)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Noticed some displaced gravel: ...

Noticed some displaced gravel:

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc505/rdraley/057.jpg (http://s1215.photobucket.com/user/rdraley/media/057.jpg.html)

Then more skid marks:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Is this where you guys stopped for lunch? ...

Is this where you guys stopped for lunch?
https://www.google.com/maps/@37.988414,-79.497786,3a,75y,164.76h,85.1t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sRRRvRrNogP_FGdjhESEBqg!2e0?hl=en

I saw some VFR's in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
+1 on the 800XC :thumb They are priced...

+1 on the 800XC :thumb

They are priced right too. A friend of mine just bought a new one and got the dealer to add tall windshield, heated grips and large top case. I don't know the exact...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
No problem. They are all gravel roads. You...

No problem. They are all gravel roads. You could drive your Lincoln Town Car on any of those. But, they are still fun twisty and scenic rides.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,074
Posted By draley
Sat. Morning

I am going to head out for a long one, probably before 10am. Always subject to change, but I think that I will head for Eagle Rock, then on to Clifton Forge and Douthat State Park area. Smith Creek...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
The Super Tenere is a 600 lb. beast also. I...

The Super Tenere is a 600 lb. beast also. I thought that my KLR was too heavy but the S10 makes it seem light.

The fact that it weighs 50% more and cost almost 3x my KLR, it causes me to be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
I bought the ST and I love it. A friend of mine...

I bought the ST and I love it. A friend of mine bought a Triumph Tiger 800XC and I must say, it is awesome too. Note that the 800XC has the same hp (95) as the ST (1200). I think the ST has more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,247
Posted By draley
Yes, Rt. 60 Long Mountain Wayside is directly...

Yes, Rt. 60 Long Mountain Wayside is directly across from Swapping Camp Rd.

However, let me suggest that you go past the wayside and continue on Rt. 60 (2.2 miles farther) to Pedlar...
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