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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 63,832
Posted By Vico1
mcgo104 - price is a factor.... could you...

mcgo104 - price is a factor.... could you possible share with us you ASKING price or do you want to entertain offers?

I know of several who are looking for KTMs.

BTW KTM didn't make 530s until...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Vico1
I know of several 530s in the panhandle for...

I know of several 530s in the panhandle for around 5k if you are interested.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Doubt we will see you Saturday. Let us know when...

Doubt we will see you Saturday. Let us know when you arrive. We can give you suggestions on camping. I can show you around some Monday and Tuesday.

Ride very safe.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Vico1
Bikes?

I have three bikes to cover all occasions. The Dirt and Street bikes are great for what they do but do NOT go the other way. The KTM (set up for serious dirt) is a bitch on the road. The street...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Ride while you can

I cannot ride Wed or Thur but starting Friday I am open for any rides as long as the weather is this great.

I also believe we have Ex250Mike joining us this weekend on a KLR... so we might have to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 117,483
Posted By Vico1
Lunch!

I love a big breakfast, then meet up with the gang for a long dirt ride and then a great lunch at some off the wall joint in the boonies...

BUT

That lunch almost always kills the ride... or at...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Shadow shot

Awesome pic. It captures that feel of a solitary ride.

They are all great pics. Great time of the year to be riding.

I may even go out this afternoon for a ride.


Btw- Madhouse this the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Great ride and good to see "wildcat" again. Gary...

Great ride and good to see "wildcat" again. Gary is another "older" racer getting into dual sporting.

I managed to get in my nap before the party.

Up early, breakfast at Awful Waffle, ride...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-13-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
OG - I (we) are planning an EASY ride ourselves. ...

OG - I (we) are planning an EASY ride ourselves. Slow to medium burn. I may bring the DR.

Meeting at Hutton at 10am. :clap



OG's pics.... he included a lot of the cool spots in we have...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Well lets go with Lapdogs plan and meet at Hutton...

Well lets go with Lapdogs plan and meet at Hutton at 10amish (no that not the guys who don't have elec and ride in wagons).

I too need to be back in time for a nap! I have a big night planned and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-12-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Anybody riding in the morning... mid morning for...

Anybody riding in the morning... mid morning for a few hours?

Any n00bs out there want to splor some of Backwater? Easy ride? Im up for something.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-10-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 489,371
Posted By Vico1
Its right next to the orange juice and vodka! Or...

Its right next to the orange juice and vodka! Or did you drink it already!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Vico1
Plenty of DS routes around here. I have GPS...

Plenty of DS routes around here. I have GPS tracks we used for the Turkey Trot in and around Blackwater. Street only, Easy Adventures tracks or full on dirt DS ride (for smaller bikes and those...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-09-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Good to hear from you and Merry Christmas from...

Good to hear from you and Merry Christmas from all us PAR guys and gals.

Ive been watching the vids from up there. Bad ass riding. BUT snow is coming or already there!!!

We need an ORIGINAL...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-09-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Vico1
ambitious !

Agree with Sanjoh - long ways to go in one day. Good luck on your journey.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vico1
When dampeners first came out it was a prank to...

When dampeners first came out it was a prank to turn another riders dampener to full on just before we left the line on an enduro or cross country... causing a NO TURN situation very quickly. We all...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Hit me up ya never know. I should be around...

Hit me up ya never know.

I should be around during that time and looking for rides if weather is as nice as it has been.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-07-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
That's a cheap price. I think I paid $150 +...

That's a cheap price. I think I paid $150 + another 150 for service. Still great piece of mind for those at home wondering where you are!

Great day today... however... no riding for me!
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-06-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Welcome to PAR

I too was famous for three putting no matter how close the little white ball landed to the hole. I don't play golf any more.

You've taken the first step, now come out and join the fun. Stay away...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-05-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
thanks for sharing this vid. this is a lot...

thanks for sharing this vid.

this is a lot of us.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Sorry - the CLIMB was not on video. Must have...

Sorry - the CLIMB was not on video. Must have been off...Shit.

One if the reasons I like the Contour is the barrel shape fitting close to the helmet. Ive still had it ripped off...

The secret...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10,731
Views: 851,578
Posted By Vico1
That's when I do most of my drinking also. ...

That's when I do most of my drinking also. Imagine that!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-05-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Timberlake Video

Here is video of Thursday's Timberlake Ride!

Hope you all enjoy.

I certainly enjoyed the ride and company!

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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-04-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Timberlake Weekday Ride

Had a blast today. Long time since Ive ridden Timberlake area. Great 50 mile loop .... ahhh if you like SAND.

Got a video in the soup so maybe tomorrow. All of it is looking back.

If anyone...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-04-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Vico1
Dwestly. Refuses to grow up. You may...

Dwestly. Refuses to grow up.


You may have heard this old one.

Son: daddy when I grow can I have a motorcycle?

Dad: no son you cannot do both
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-04-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 144,773
Posted By Vico1
I have three bikes now and pretty well like them...

I have three bikes now and pretty well like them all. 5hunny for dirt and Vstrom for street, but I love my Dr for sploring and everything but sand.

There are several nice DRs up here in that...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Sounds fine to me. I need some time in the...

Sounds fine to me. I need some time in the morning anyway.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Make it easy on yourself! How bout 9:30 ish. ...

Make it easy on yourself! How bout 9:30 ish.

All welcome. Meet at Timberlake parking area.

BUT I can do any other time since weather will be another perfect day.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Prolly! Would you guys be up for a Timberlake...

Prolly! Would you guys be up for a Timberlake ride. Been a long time since I rode out there. bout 65 miles if ya wanna. This would be 5hunny stuff for sure.

I got new bark busters and turn...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vico1
If I may clarify

Speed is not your friend. Acceleration is your friend. Yes there is a big difference. If you come into a long super sandy section flying at the top of your gear then you have no where to go but to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Might be interested in tomorrow or Thrus! I will...

Might be interested in tomorrow or Thrus! I will PM you.



Damnit , I have off all week! And the next!



Regularly scheduled Medium burns will be starting soon...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vico1
Eject Ball Up and Roll

At some point in every sandrider's experience there comes a time when this a good thing to remember.

BTW - the KTM 500 is an awesome sand bike. You get wobbly, twist the throttle and you will...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By Vico1
Then: 1969 ...

Then: 1969

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/Vico530exc/Save0002.jpg (http://s492.photobucket.com/user/Vico530exc/media/Save0002.jpg.html)

Now
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vico1
Totally agree

I have a DR650 with what is touted at 50 /50 tires. No way! They are crap in the sand! In fact - everything but a full on sand tire is crappy in the sand (IMHO).

I got where I would not ride...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
More thoughts!

If I may comment here also. Some of you have noticed that I have taken a lesser role in the fast burn riding for some time now. I simply cannot afford to "pump up the heart" too much. So there was...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Hair - still got some?

I have been teased about my full head of hair and the lack of grey at 66. I have always said "Drugs sex and rock and roll" but now I want to add motorcycle racing all my life...

To prove it; ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 78,300
Posted By Vico1
with the infamous "bubble shield" also... ...

with the infamous "bubble shield" also...

cool ride!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-01-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Thanksgiving Weekend Ride

Friday morning the Dr. and I went up to Open Pond, found an incredible camping spot on the lake and proceeded to enjoy two great days of street riding around Opp and Andalusia. Sunday morning was...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vico1
SAND = Smack Another Noob Down only...

SAND = Smack Another Noob Down




only you don't have to be a noob.

Acceleration not speed is the key. Hitting sand a top speed only means you will have to back off which means "trouble"....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-27-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30,551
Views: 2,324,118
Posted By Vico1
Waiting on Santa

I sent in my letter to Santa asking for body armor, No key plug, filter oil, life flight insurance, and a few other necessities... Wonder if I have been good enough this year?

Gonna stay away...
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