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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By OldnoGPS
AB, I've been called an airhead but - they're...

AB,
I've been called an airhead but - they're hexheads. 1100/1150's are oilheads. In the US, '06 was the first year for 1200 ADV's, the '05's were regular GS's. BMW continued to sell the 1150 GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
That's a great video, thanks for posting it. ...

That's a great video, thanks for posting it. Since I just gave myself a 950 Super Enduro for my 60th birthday it seems especially appropriate :D
(Now I just need to learn how to do wheelies while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
SicST, That's it. If Dirtmonkey8 drives a...

SicST,

That's it. If Dirtmonkey8 drives a Civic up there let me know so I can come watch :D

Your map shows Staton Falls west of where it actually is, just stay straight on Falls RD. (633, map...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Irish Ck is gravel on the upper couple of miles...

Irish Ck is gravel on the upper couple of miles below the BRP, then paved down to South River Rd. Nettle Ck is all gravel from Irish Ck up to the BRP.
Jordan Rd. (FR76) is gravel up to the BRP...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,373
Posted By OldnoGPS
I'll second that. Thanks for the great report...

I'll second that. Thanks for the great report and fine photos. My wife has been following along with the Atlas for the last hour and enjoying it as well.
Glad the bike and weather have been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 80,782
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yep, what you guys said. Not much East of the...

Yep, what you guys said. Not much East of the BRP until you're farther South. LXDDLE pointed out several very good gravel roads, I just did FR42, Irish Creek, North Fork Rd. near Montebello, Cub...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hey Steve! That's my buddy SST (no, not Ric from...

Hey Steve! That's my buddy SST (no, not Ric from Richmond) on the left with the KTM pants. Just bought my ex-950SE back from him.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Glad you liked it. The little roads look like...

Glad you liked it. The little roads look like this? :

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4150_zpsb875df91.jpg

It's the Lesegne (sp?) State Forest, they timbered it a couple...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 80,782
Posted By OldnoGPS
I don't believe so. I looked at the results on...

I don't believe so. I looked at the results on the jamsquad site and didn't see any familiar names.
Looks like a Henrico officer on a BMW took top honors.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 524,548
Posted By OldnoGPS
Don't feel bad - I didn't look up Conrad's Store...

Don't feel bad - I didn't look up Conrad's Store to figure out it was Elkton. I was a block away on the DRZ this am about 9:30.
And yes, it was a bit chilly going over 33. Wasn't coming back...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ric, You can take Cub Creek Rd. from 56 to...

Ric,
You can take Cub Creek Rd. from 56 to W'green, just tape up the handbrake button before you go so can slide that Mini through the gravel turns. Might save you some time :D
Yep, AFAIK no...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
It was nice running into you guys yesterday, we...

It was nice running into you guys yesterday, we enjoyed our short visit.
As you predicted, they wouldn't feed us, despite the lit "Open" sign in the window. I'm about 0-7 trying to eat there.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29,500
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Posted By OldnoGPS
Cool, glad you enjoyed it. It was a great free...

Cool, glad you enjoyed it. It was a great free show with extremely talented riders.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
I put up a few pics from the Police Moto...

I put up a few pics from the Police Moto competition on the C'ville forum if any of you are interested.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=388596&page=119...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 80,782
Posted By OldnoGPS
A few pics from the Police Moto competition this...

A few pics from the Police Moto competition this am:

Jeff Massey setting up the BMW shop near Pegagsus
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_0878_zpsc376011f.jpg

There were...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
There is a Police Motorcycle Competition going on...

There is a Police Motorcycle Competition going on in C'ville, they're practicing today, competition tomorrow. Riders meeting is at 0700, so I guess they'll be hot after it soon thereafter.
They're...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 80,782
Posted By OldnoGPS
I just rode by the practice session, officer said...

I just rode by the practice session, officer said there are about 50 competitors and the riders meeting is at 0700 tomorrow. They're good...
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 80,782
Posted By OldnoGPS
I was just sent this and thought some of you...

I was just sent this and thought some of you folks may be interested (There are no times listed - ??):

The Albemarle County Police Department invites you to attend the second-annual Jefferson Area...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks guys. I'd be interested in what you...

Thanks guys.
I'd be interested in what you think of the tires. I had T63's on my WRR and were pretty pleased with them, never tried any MEFO's.
SE's are beasts for sure. That long wheelbase tames...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hah! Nope, I like the DRZ a lot, it's low...

Hah! Nope, I like the DRZ a lot, it's low mileage in good shape. I'll probably ride the DRZ mostly and keep the SE for longer rides, probably go back to stock gearing. Maybe I'll try some T63's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Wasn't as hot and muggy this am as I thought it...

Wasn't as hot and muggy this am as I thought it would be.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4208_zpsd5654ca6.jpg

I just put a new chain on the DRZ Friday, wasn't looking for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
I like that little camper! My son needs to buy...

I like that little camper! My son needs to buy one so I can borrow it :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Go HBN! I was thinking you must be getting kind...

Go HBN! I was thinking you must be getting kind of toasty down there, isn't exactly cool up here.

Thanks to all re: my eye. Surgery is pretty amazing, still a couple of weeks before I can get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
:D That was the first all day ride I've been...

:D That was the first all day ride I've been able to take for a while, love FR63. I'll try not to put my bike in EVERY picture in the future.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Tough duty out there today but somebody has to do...

Tough duty out there today but somebody has to do it.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4188_zpsd596ef8e.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,386
Views: 267,655
Posted By OldnoGPS
Grab. Nettle Creek Rd., about MP 37 on the BRP. ...

Grab. Nettle Creek Rd., about MP 37 on the BRP.
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4203_zps9b23f1d1.jpg

Tag: About 30 miles north of the grab, below and adjacent to the BRP on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 120,138
Posted By OldnoGPS
Pencil me in for the RTE. My son mentioned going...

Pencil me in for the RTE. My son mentioned going to the race at Oak Ridge, his cousin (my ex-nephew?) is racing, but I haven't firmed up any plans with him. Decisive, eh?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
So it's Tickhead, all this time I thought folks...

So it's Tickhead, all this time I thought folks were calling you something else...

Just went to Triumph of Harrisonburg for the first time. No gear or accessories yet, they think in about 5...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Congrats on the SE. I'd move the Dr. Beans fuel...

Congrats on the SE. I'd move the Dr. Beans fuel pump kit up on the list, once you see the condition of those points you'll know why.
I installed the Facet on mine around 10k, still going strong...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 52,237
Posted By OldnoGPS
Monkey is still in the guardrail. I inspected it...

Monkey is still in the guardrail. I inspected it this am but didn't have a camera.
Just sayin'.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks. Had it last Mon am, can still see! Have...

Thanks. Had it last Mon am, can still see! Have to keep dirt out of it for a bit (no riding), will take 3-4 weeks for the eye to stabilize so I can get a new lens prescription. I'm tired of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29,711
Views: 1,581,946
Posted By OldnoGPS
Congrats. I especially like the above pic because...

Congrats. I especially like the above pic because my son's result is on the sheet :D He was 14th in the 30+ group according to that.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 37,632
Posted By OldnoGPS
And....he's off! Had a nice visit with Mike, left...

And....he's off! Had a nice visit with Mike, left here headed to hppyfngy's.
Have a great trip, we'll be watching the blog.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
One of you inmates maybe? Yesterday about 12:30...

One of you inmates maybe? Yesterday about 12:30 in Stokesville, CRF.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/SangervilleBridge_zps5270d09a.jpg

I took the DRZ for a long ride before...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 52,237
Posted By OldnoGPS
It's amazing how many students I could sneak out...

It's amazing how many students I could sneak out of that school in my '61 VW Beetle, while waiting about exactly where the tag sits. There was a bridge there then.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
DRZ signals are the same also. I thought about...

DRZ signals are the same also. I thought about swapping out one of my DRZ's for the one less-than perfect one on the VStrom I just sold, but figured it had been 16k just fine as it was. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By OldnoGPS
The C'ville thread has a few pictures from the...

The C'ville thread has a few pictures from the event a couple of weeks ago, might give you an idea of the terrain.
I was amazed at the number of old farts riding that event, some were even older...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 29,500
Views: 1,629,345
Posted By OldnoGPS
Rumor has it that the gate on the other end is...

Rumor has it that the gate on the other end is open sometimes. Of course, I wouldn't personally know about such matters.
Yeah, I rode the WRR through some deeper stuff there before.

I'm glad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 52,237
Posted By OldnoGPS
Fatnbld, No worries, I had a nice ride. ...

Fatnbld,

No worries, I had a nice ride. Stuff happens.
Now, about that XC Rider dude... (kidding - hey Denis!).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29,500
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Posted By OldnoGPS
I decided to take the DRZ for a more thorough...

I decided to take the DRZ for a more thorough shakedown ride today. Seemed to pass except for that seat...

Crossing in Criglersville, not bad, I've seen it a lot deeper....
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