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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Yep.... don't let Manganos see you out like that!...

Yep.... don't let Manganos see you out like that! ;)

Looks like a lotta fun! Im hoping to get a small trail bike within the next couple years also. The more time I spend off road, the more I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
After about 20 years of working for or owning a...

After about 20 years of working for or owning a landscaping business (as a side job), I have exclusively used either Shindawa or (my preference) Stihl small gas powered equipment. The only...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
For anyone who hasn't been following "1drlust" ...

For anyone who hasn't been following "1drlust" aka Ravi S., he is almost back to the Richmond area from his 89 day (so far) trip to South America ("...it's like America, but south...")! He has had,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
Awesome! glad to hear it worked out for you

Awesome! glad to hear it worked out for you
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Just sent you a PM Congrats on the purchase!...

Just sent you a PM

Congrats on the purchase!





Danny... hope you stayed warm and liked the Phantom! If you didn't, I have 438 pages I will need filled out for a return... In...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
Glad it fit Danny and super glad someone will get...

Glad it fit Danny and super glad someone will get good use from it. I hated to see it just sitting in my closet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
January sounds like a great idea for a party! I...

January sounds like a great idea for a party! I would certainly be in. Hopefully, Ravi (1drlust) would be there too with tales from his Epic trip to South America!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102364...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023640

Just posted this if anyone is interested. $100 local pickup for Richmond inmates.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I would much rather get a seat done locally than...

I would much rather get a seat done locally than send one off. I would always rather spend money local, usually much better customer service as well.

If there is a local guy, send me a PM. If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
Had a Sargent on my last bike and loved it! I...

Had a Sargent on my last bike and loved it! I will likely go back with a similar seat on this bike soon. Im open to other manufacturers, however. The good thing is though, for what my buddy has...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
Im with you... Love my Tenere. The only bad...

Im with you... Love my Tenere. The only bad thing is the seat. Don't like the seat upholstery or that slight tilt forward. And, two weeks ago when we road the PMS 500 (the day after), my buddy and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31,653
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Posted By firedad415
http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4753391377.html...

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4753391377.html

Anyone know the owner? A friend of mine back in Portsmouth is asking me about it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I put the axel in and fiddled with it that way. ...

I put the axel in and fiddled with it that way. It was no problem to lift it up (used a 2x4 and shims at first). Then, to help steady it further, I used the axel as a centering tool. Still took...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
After a great time on our own PMS500 the day...

After a great time on our own PMS500 the day after everyone else got back, I noted there where some issues with my rear brake rotor, some grooves and scoring. I believe Rough Run may have claimed yet...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Rough Run definitely lived up to its name. FR 152...

Rough Run definitely lived up to its name. FR 152 (I think), the road where Fieldstone Hunt Club was on, was a challenge as well on the big Tenere. Thankfully the plug held! One shop in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Which one of you guys left the sharp rocks on FR...

Which one of you guys left the sharp rocks on FR 151 just past the second creek crossing!?!?!
Two plugs later, back on the trail. Holding for now, made it to Harrisburg for the night, we're gonna...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Wish I could be there this weekend, however, I...

Wish I could be there this weekend, however, I look forward to trying to recreate the trip Monday and Tuesday!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Unfortunately, im still out! However, thanks...

Unfortunately, im still out!
However, thanks to RimBenty, I have some tracks to toy with on Monday the 20th when I try to recreate the PMS 500 rerun! I am headed up that way with another friend...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 03:30 PM
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Views: 14,598
Posted By firedad415
Fair enough! Thanks for the response.

Fair enough! Thanks for the response.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,598
Posted By firedad415
Where could I find routing files or rollcharts...

Where could I find routing files or rollcharts for this ride? I was out of town for the ride, but would like to hit a few of the roads next week or the week after. I would be more interested in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Ive either attended or planned/ hosted a sport...

Ive either attended or planned/ hosted a sport bike rally in the Deal's Gap area for 8 of the 10 Christian Sport Bike Association Nat'l rallies. I can assure you, it is a very awesome place to spend...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Looks nice!

Looks nice!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Chelsea seems like she is so in love with what...

Chelsea seems like she is so in love with what she is doing, and her enthusiasm for running that shop shows! I wish her all the best, wish I could get by there today.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
There is a slightly easier way. It may be your...

There is a slightly easier way. It may be your technique needs a....um.....minor adjustment?:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Does anyone here play disc golf? A few of us are...

Does anyone here play disc golf? A few of us are getting together Wednesday to play at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
:rofl Been following Ravi... some of...

:rofl



Been following Ravi... some of the pics from Mexico are awesome! He is a braver soul than I though. Out of all the places in the world I would like to ride (many include South...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I will be at Poes earlier than you guys. I will...

I will be at Poes earlier than you guys. I will likely be there right at 0930. Leave by 11 to take the family to Busch Gardens. Couldn't talk the girls into the car show and winery when an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I don't drink coffee, oddly enough! 24 years in...

I don't drink coffee, oddly enough! 24 years in fire and EMS, and cant stand the stuff.

I just like the chance to see some neat bikes and meet some new faces.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Anyone headed to Poe's Pub this Sunday? I...

Anyone headed to Poe's Pub this Sunday? I haven't been in about 10 years. Think im going to swing by for a bit.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Chuck, Regarding the Gripsters... I would have...

Chuck,
Regarding the Gripsters... I would have to say they are a fantastic tire! I had a set on my DR 650. That being said, I only took the DR on forest roads and similarly packed trails. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
He is a great guy Eddy. Met him at Jeff's house...

He is a great guy Eddy. Met him at Jeff's house during the debut of the epic TAT ride video. We talked some about his trip then and since. We wish him safe travels.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Thanks! Great idea. She graduated from...

Thanks! Great idea. She graduated from Longwood, so she can do some reminiscing while in the area.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Wicked The wife advised me we need a couple pieces of...

The wife advised me we need a couple pieces of furniture. We like places like Home Goods and Pier One, Hobby Lobby, etc for the pieces we need. Any places in the Chesterfield area (as we haven't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I will headed out for a two day ride the day...

I will headed out for a two day ride the day after the pms500 (Mon and Tues, Oct 20 and 21). I was thinking about trying to make a blitz ride to cover at least part of the area/raods this group is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I will likely not make the October trip... unless...

I will likely not make the October trip... unless I quite working! No leave slots available.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
If I were going out to spend a couple grand on a...

If I were going out to spend a couple grand on a street toy, I believe an SV 650 would be one of the first bikes I would look for. Cheap, 60ish hp Vtwin, solid reliable motor with great torque,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Wow! Apparently, im out of the loop! Last time...

Wow! Apparently, im out of the loop! Last time I used a procoagulant gauze was when i worked in the heart cath lab in 2004 and those things were expensive!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
I have never heard of them, but a quick search...

I have never heard of them, but a quick search doesn't appear to allude to clotting pads, agents, or powders.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Eddy, I like your style! I do have a few of...

Eddy, I like your style!

I do have a few of those items as well, including that big 14 guage! Although, clotting agents are hard to come by and not so cheap!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31,653
Views: 1,842,257
Posted By firedad415
Trauma kit , first aid kit ------ tomato, ...

Trauma kit , first aid kit ------ tomato, tom`ato
most items used from a first aid kit are for use in traumatic injuries.... band aids, eye patch, gauze, tape, etc. Commercial kits usually throw...
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