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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
Thanks to you all for the good times! Nice to...

Thanks to you all for the good times! Nice to meet all of you. Looking forward to more drinks and conversation!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
I'm finally gonna make it out! Looking forward to...

I'm finally gonna make it out! Looking forward to meeting some of you guys. Keep an eye out for a random guy holding his helmet looking thirsty, since I don't know what anybody looks like!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
Well I may try to avoid unpacking some boxes and...

Well I may try to avoid unpacking some boxes and shirk my husband responsibilities and come check out this meet and greet. I can't imagine this group will be hard to identify, but I guess I will find...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
Ok, new kid asking, but where is the normal...

Ok, new kid asking, but where is the normal watering hole for you FF's? Would love to get out, just not sure what direction to head!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
Ehh, I'm still in. As log as there is beer and...

Ehh, I'm still in. As log as there is beer and motorcycles, I don't care who shows or what they wear! Just let me know where the next meet up is!
Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 87,131
Posted By Shmandy
New in town!!

Just checking into my new cell block in the ABQ. Moved in from Virginia TODAY. Looking to meet the local inmates to find out about the happenings here and where to ride!! Seems like this is the...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Shmandy
XD4 comfort liner

So I've looked through the threads and can't find the answer. It looks like the old XD3 the comfort liners for the XXL and XL could be switched, I guess because the shell size was the same. On the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Anybody around here have any experience with the...

Anybody around here have any experience with the Indy shock bolt kit for an f800GS? I am not super paranoid, but I am a BIG guy and with the Ohlins shock fairly new (I've heard that's when the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Was a bit worried about placing the tag on a...

Was a bit worried about placing the tag on a "road" that's not really on most maps, but I have heard that this area is pretty familiar to most local ADV folks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Easiest entrance to the tag is starting from...

Easiest entrance to the tag is starting from http://img.tapatalk.com/62f454a9-e0b6-8fbe.jpg
And turning right onto the tag road just across from the little horse barn (right is the only real...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Tag: West of the town named after our 4th...

Tag:
West of the town named after our 4th president there is "a lore" ;) told about a road of fire, this "ridge road", if you were to stay stight you would find yourself in the national park, or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
GRAB (my first!) Route 627 frys pass rd ...

GRAB (my first!)
Route 627 frys pass rd
Group grab

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee361/ShmandyRN/5b1dcd32.jpg

Riding to place it now! Standby for tag!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
heading for the TAG!!

Finally I get a chance to play!!!!!! headed that way, hope its still there!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-04-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Sounds good. I would love to get out and do some...

Sounds good. I would love to get out and do some fire roads and double track. I think the 800gs will be a ton more fun the my old strom that was set up for mostly road riding. I try to never go...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Swanky! I would love to get out and check out...

Swanky! I would love to get out and check out some better roads then Ive seen. I wish I could on the 7th, but this is my weekend to work. If you go though, post a pic or 2! Love to get an idea of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,208
Posted By Shmandy
Love me some TAT

Cant wait to follow this. It looks like you have the NUVI GPS. How did you put the TAT route into that?? i didnt think it accepted tracks or routes well :huh??? anyway good luck!!!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 51,510
Posted By Shmandy
Totally in

Cant wait to follow this thread! Love TAT reports, especially from the self admitted "non experts" gives me hope!!! Good Luck! Ride safe!
:clap
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By Shmandy
Appreciate it! I've got mine on order and just...

Appreciate it! I've got mine on order and just was worried as I do ride in rain a moderate amount and didn't know if I always had to disconnect it and run on batteries during those times.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Fatnbald, saw you mentioned fire roads and...

Fatnbald, saw you mentioned fire roads and Blakley ridge. Heard of this but could use a little navigation help to find some. And with your experience would a GS 800 make it up. Really set up for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By Shmandy
Really?? Nobody has experience With this?

Really?? Nobody has experience
With this?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-28-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By Shmandy
NUVI waterproof question

I have looked in multiple reviews and topic searches and still cannot find this answer!!!

I am looking at buying a NUVI 550 or Zumo 220, I just cant seem to tell if they are only waterproof when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Shmandy
Well good luck to you. They are in short supply. ...

Well good luck to you. They are in short supply. Guess everybody loves theirs and doesn't wanna part with it ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Shmandy
Picked it up from ADV flea market in VA! Sweet...

Picked it up from ADV flea market in VA! Sweet ride. Couldn't be happier!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Shmandy
Well I just picked up a 2010 30th anniversary...

Well I just picked up a 2010 30th anniversary with 28,000 miles for 9500. But it did have all the bags, Ohlins, every TT or altrider or twisted throttle high end part... And it was in in amazing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
I almost headed out for it! Figured someone would...

I almost headed out for it! Figured someone would have gone for the grab this weekend!!! It was gorgeous! Oh well if it's still there I may try this week. Not sure about next weekend. The duck may...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Haha, the bike has spent more time on that side...

Haha, the bike has spent more time on that side of the mountain then on mine lately!!! But I did apply the BWDR sticker and so far I have avoided significant hassle!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Anybody headed out riding tomorrow? Supposed to...

Anybody headed out riding tomorrow? Supposed to be nice!
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 38,719
Posted By Shmandy
Subscribed!

This is a great ride report and cant wait to see more pics
:clap
It is a dream of mine to make an alaska ride, but for now I settle for reading about others.

Keep it coming!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,726
Posted By Shmandy
Ugh, 60 degrees and no ability to go ride!!! So...

Ugh, 60 degrees and no ability to go ride!!! So wanted to head for the grab today. Oh well, soon enough. Hope someone is enjoying this day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Man it sounds like you folks do some great rides!...

Man it sounds like you folks do some great rides! Kinda wished I had something a little smaller and more nimble in the stable then just my DL1000. Don't think it is made for most of these rides I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Great Ride

Enjoyed the ride today with all who showed! Cant wait to do it again. Hopefully I will be able to con a friend into letting me borrow a more dirt oriented bike so I can do a little less street! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Gracias

Appreciate the info! See ya all there at 10!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Store

I just wasnt sure, I remember a store at a small triangle intersection just north of the small shopping center, past the animal hospital and just before the school. But your right, prob can't miss a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
location??

I guess I am trying to place WHICH store is the earlysville store? Is it the little one near the VET on the triangle intersection? Or is it down near the grill and the old grocery store?

Andy
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Sweet

Well I am in!!!! I am excited to meet some of you folks in this area. I am on the vstrom 1000, so I am kinda stuck to street and fire roads, But I will bring along a buddy on his BMW GS650 Dakar...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Dannys uphostery shop off meade and east market...

Dannys uphostery shop off meade and east market (right across from the headstone place) in Cville is prob the best. He does all the work for the brown automotive group and does some nice custom car...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Heck yeah

+1

Been waiting for some interest in BBQ and a ride! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,940
Posted By Shmandy
Welcome back mcskeeto

C'ville is like a black hole... Just sucks you back in. I understand, as it happened to me too.
As of lately there hasnt been much activity on this forum, which is very sad to me with the weather...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,176
Posted By Shmandy
loving it!

Really enjoying the report. I lived in TX fro years and understand the general soggyness that comes from riding in the south! I am curious as to how your gear is holding up in all the episodes of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,054
Posted By Shmandy
Look alike

DEVO_ saw your pic and could help posting mine. hope your ride was great!

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee361/ShmandyRN/aea80028-1.jpg
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