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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33,525
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Posted By firedad415
I don't believe I currently possess the skills...

I don't believe I currently possess the skills necessary to ride that road without wrecking my Tenere and dying about 13 times!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,911
Posted By firedad415
Hey... that's about 5 miles from me! If I was...

Hey... that's about 5 miles from me! If I was home this weekend, I would grab it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I have had my SENA smh10 for about 4-5 years now...

I have had my SENA smh10 for about 4-5 years now and LOVE it. I bought the first generation. And then they replaced it with a second generation for free because you could update the firmware in it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33,525
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Posted By firedad415
Super sweet bike Chuck! Wow... now you have two...

Super sweet bike Chuck! Wow... now you have two classic wings for me to drool over. This Scrambler and the 900 Custom!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
:eek1Macon.... Wow! just....wow:eek1

:eek1Macon.... Wow! just....wow:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Has anyone done the Trans-Am. trail east of...

Has anyone done the Trans-Am. trail east of Tellico? There is some debate on other ADV threads over whether it is the "real TAT" or not, but nevertheless, I'm just looking for a local opinion on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Wish I could join. I am Glamping with the girls...

Wish I could join. I am Glamping with the girls in the Sherando Lake area this weekend! Wife finally took some time of for some RandR!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I was told (maybe incorrectly? ) that carrying a...

I was told (maybe incorrectly? ) that carrying a tube, removing the current valve stem, inserting a tube with valve of course, would fix an unpluggable tire. The technique (I assumed) was pulling...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I should likely learn this method, as I have...

I should likely learn this method, as I have never changed a tire. And last time I went on the PMS (day after actually) ride, I had a flat (luckily I was able to plug and go) about 16 miles from the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I understand you have to pay for not knowing how...

I understand you have to pay for not knowing how to do something, but good grief the price of a tire install has gone up! The shop I used back in Norfolk NEVER charged me more than $25 off the bike....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9,586
Views: 593,712
Posted By firedad415
Nice tag Macon. I wish someone would grab...

Nice tag Macon.

I wish someone would grab the New Improved Richmond Tag. It's been stagnant for a couple months. I am mostly curbed until my new tire arrives.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
no apologies necessary. Text message forthcoming.

no apologies necessary. Text message forthcoming.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I posted up for a RTE yesterday and not much...

I posted up for a RTE yesterday and not much interest. I went to the Gun Show in Hampton instead!

In talking with my friend yesterday, he suggested that I hit the Marine Corps museum. That's kind...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Let me know when you go shopping. I'd ride...

Let me know when you go shopping. I'd ride shotgun with you.
Or... you can ride B seat! :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I go because the things I buy from Morton's are...

I go because the things I buy from Morton's are actually the same price or less than I could order them online! My Shuberth was $60 leas than any online price I found AND they let me test ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I second Morton's! Not a BMW owner, but I am...

I second Morton's!
Not a BMW owner, but I am from Portsmouth and have stopped into Adventure BMW on many occasions. I was never greeted with the sincere welcome that the Morton's staff offers up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Anyone interested in an RTE tomorrow? Can't...

Anyone interested in an RTE tomorrow? Can't spend the whole day on two wheels, but I can get out at lunch time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
One day, I hope to have the need for them... If...

One day, I hope to have the need for them... If only I had a nice example of a M1A or M14 to go along with them. Wish I could afford one! Man they aren't cheap.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Too bad they don't sell Tires! I need to order...

Too bad they don't sell Tires! I need to order up a new K60 for the rear. I am going on a trip in May and don't trust the plugs that are still in there from October. Although, after finishing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I believe that to be him. I didn't know him very...

I believe that to be him. I didn't know him very well. I just admired the bikes and he helped me train a dog who ended up with detention a couple times! :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Couldn't have been too many of those bikes...

Couldn't have been too many of those bikes rolling around the Portsmouth/Western Branch area. The guy who owned it (or one like it) owned a company called the Dean's list K9 training.
I am pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33,525
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Posted By firedad415
B. E. Coyote.... Is that Jeff's old bike? Can't...

B. E. Coyote.... Is that Jeff's old bike? Can't recall his full name, but he used to (maybe still) own a Dog training/supply company.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Gotcha. I was just putting in my 2 cents either...

Gotcha. I was just putting in my 2 cents either way. Im due for a firmware update on mine also. Last time I updated it, background noise decreased.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Im not Dan, however, I used to where ear plugs...

Im not Dan, however, I used to where ear plugs every time I used my Sena. However, with the C3Pro, I don't unless I am on an all day interstate ride, which I try to avoid anyway. The earplugs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I'm going to try and hit Poe's in the morning. ...

I'm going to try and hit Poe's in the morning. Have to leave by 1030 though. I will be there by 0900.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Thumb Oh... now I know what love looks like! Holy...

Oh... now I know what love looks like! Holy smokes that is an awesome bike!!!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
With the gen 2 smh10 and the latest firware...

With the gen 2 smh10 and the latest firware update, you can not only pair to another Sena unit, but pair to most Bluetooth units of most manufacturers.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Although, one of these would be nice right about...

Although, one of these would be nice right about now!

http://www.popsci.com/sites/popsci.com/files/styles/large_1x_/public/import/2013/images/2006/07/hyanide_main_485.jpg?itok=68kqy-W4


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I may be able to make enough money with that...

I may be able to make enough money with that thing this week to pay for it and a few "upgrades" for the Tenere... but, those might be a little excessive, even for my Pig of a bike.

Unless I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Anyone know where I can get a set of tracks and...

Anyone know where I can get a set of tracks and skis for the Tenere? I'm thinking of a project!!!:rofl.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I have found that when in the "thick of it" off...

I have found that when in the "thick of it" off road or back in the twisty hard tops of "nowheresville", where we spend most of our unknown routes, cell based GPS in nullified as there is rarely...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
Skychs, I have a Zumo 660 and really enjoy...

Skychs,

I have a Zumo 660 and really enjoy it. I keep it updated regularly. I have had no failures or unusually long routing/rerouting times. I only get about 2 hours unplugged at best. I do...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
I have a similar picture, from the same spot...

I have a similar picture, from the same spot framed up at my mom's house. Took it when I was 14. It's a lake in Glacier National Park in Montana, right near/or on "Going to the Sun" Hwy (or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
They should go well with the ants on a log and...

They should go well with the ants on a log and ham and turkey pinwheels we're bringing! :clap kid food rocks :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
The two youngest are out! Couldn't pry them away...

The two youngest are out! Couldn't pry them away from my inlaws last night when we headed back here from Suffolk. So it is down to three for me. Me, wife, 16yo daughter. Still bringing kid...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33,525
Views: 2,076,454
Posted By firedad415
If this shindig getes much bigger, we'll need to...

If this shindig getes much bigger, we'll need to rent space from your tenants! :D

Now my 16yo daughter is coming as well (Built in babysitter for the 6 &3yo).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By firedad415
1.5 hours away is Deals Gap. Take the back way...

1.5 hours away is Deals Gap. Take the back way through the Foothills Parkway. If you've never been there, it is worth the trip. Also, the roads around the Gap are even better! Wayah Rd is one of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9,586
Views: 593,712
Posted By firedad415
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9,586
Views: 593,712
Posted By firedad415
I will leave it be for a couple days more. I...

I will leave it be for a couple days more. I grabbed the Richmond tag today and took it a lil more rural!
If this is still here by next week, I will get it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,911
Posted By firedad415
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