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Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By WVa Dualsport
The biggest issue I have with any of these apps...

The biggest issue I have with any of these apps is the fact that they will not work without a cellular signal. Your phone cannot transmit gps signals, only receive them. That location info is then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I might be up for dragging the wheelie machine...

I might be up for dragging the wheelie machine out of the building on Sunday afternoon. I've been putting miles on the DL 1000 and the KTM is staring to feel neglected. It all depends on how much...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I tend to keep a nice patina of mud on my 450 all...

I tend to keep a nice patina of mud on my 450 all winter long. I have ridden my KTM at least once each and every month that I have owned it (April 2010). Put a battery tender pig tail on the bike. ...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,034
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Don't be afraid of the Aprillia. They say my KTM...

Don't be afraid of the Aprillia. They say my KTM is high maintenance too. That's not entirely true. In fact other than oil changes every ten to fifteen hours and two to four rear tires a summer it...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,616
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I have an old 1080HD and a Roam (that I upgraded...

I have an old 1080HD and a Roam (that I upgraded to a Roam2 with free firmware...and a Youtube video). I'm a fan of the form factor. I have tried all manner of mounts and found what works best for...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,136
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Here in the mountain counties of WV, one up, no...

Here in the mountain counties of WV, one up, no luggage, while riding my usual semi-aggressive pace I average about 39 to 40 mpg on my 2012 Vee. I'm sure that if I rode at or below the posted...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
These weren't roads, for the most part. I was...

These weren't roads, for the most part. I was riding part of an old GNCC track which is actually in Randolph Co, an old rail road grade from Long Run to Cassidy, I hit dirt roads coming and going...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I rode the 450 EXC today. It's rained enough...

I rode the 450 EXC today. It's rained enough lately that the gnarly stuff is extra gnarly right now and the rivers are a little too high for fording them in most instances. I think I'll drag the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Left the 450EXC parked and took the new Vstrrom...

Left the 450EXC parked and took the new Vstrrom out for a spin on Friday to enjoy the great weather. Just in case you were curious, Rella's peanut butter pie is still awesome.

450EXC, Rekluse,...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,295
Views: 3,682,004
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I picked up a new 2012 last week. I had the...

I picked up a new 2012 last week. I had the front in the air with six miles on the odo. It's easier than it should be at speed.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I just picked up a new 2012 DL1K V-Strom. Great...

I just picked up a new 2012 DL1K V-Strom. Great price. Couldn't pass it up. S, with the 450 EXC, I have both ends of the dual sport spectrum pretty well covered.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Wow! I'm at a loss for words. Rest in peace...

Wow! I'm at a loss for words. Rest in peace Jesse.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,295
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I'd second Buckhannon. I am a little biased...

I'd second Buckhannon. I am a little biased though.

Here is a link with a little info on the town. It finished #3 in this poll: ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Here is a pic of most of the crew from yesterday...

Here is a pic of most of the crew from yesterday morning's ride in Buckhannon.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u359/wvdualsport/Temp/20140712_103951_zpsaa68b3a9.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I'll be out riding both days this weekend, in...

I'll be out riding both days this weekend, in case any of you are up( or down) this way.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I did the same thing as previously mentioned. ...

I did the same thing as previously mentioned. Direct to the battery, fused. Then I actually started using my GPS when riding. I now know that I can ride every day of a week long vacation on two AA...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I took an old bark buster mount for 7/8th bars,...

I took an old bark buster mount for 7/8th bars, reshaped it a little, and welded a 1 1/8 long section of (old, bent) handle bar to it. I got the initial idea from a thread over on KTMTalk. Works...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Not a Montana, but you get the idea. I used a...

Not a Montana, but you get the idea. I used a 45 ball mount (bolted to the hole where the OEM turn signals were mounted) and a 3" arm. You can also wee a 45 ball on the right side in the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,071
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Well that does suck. Hopefully when spring...

Well that does suck.

Hopefully when spring arrives she can make another go of it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Happy New Year! Remember it's almost time for...

Happy New Year! Remember it's almost time for new Inspection stickers, and warmer riding weather.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Nice looking ride. Welcome to the circus.

Nice looking ride. Welcome to the circus.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
This is what I ended up with:...

This is what I ended up with: http://www.ktm-parts.com/78010167118-p-SBBDID,KTMHECJ,350CS.html

It's a pretty good deal for the money. You take 10% off that price by signing in. I've had one on my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Elkins has both a Honda/Yamaha dealer and a...

Elkins has both a Honda/Yamaha dealer and a Suzuki dealer. Those will be your best bet for a 140 plus rear. There is also a small independent shop, Elza's, located where the KTM shop used to be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Anyone on here roll through Buckhannon this...

Anyone on here roll through Buckhannon this afternoon around 5 pm? Just down the street from the house I saw two KTMs. a CRF, and a WR. Always looking for someone new to ride with around here.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,291
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Good to hear you were able to reach...

Good to hear you were able to reach Smitty's...and good that you reached me before I got out of phone range headed back your way with my link and chain press in the truck.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,291
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I had a great time today. Nice to meet many of...

I had a great time today. Nice to meet many of you, and nice to be able to put a face to the name.

Shawn
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,291
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I'm not 100% as of yet, but I'm fairly local and...

I'm not 100% as of yet, but I'm fairly local and I hope to be free Saturday afternoon. I'll try to make it. I do love pie.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
My goto rear tire is the Trackmaster II. Best...

My goto rear tire is the Trackmaster II. Best bang for the buck out there. But, and it's a big but, I can destroy a rear in 500 miles. 700 tops. Tires are a commodity. Buy one that works well,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Assuming someone makes a 49T rear (I've never...

Assuming someone makes a 49T rear (I've never seen one personally), theoretically you could, but why would you want to? Front sprockets are cheap. 15/49 is still geared pretty tall for off road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By WVa Dualsport
That's good to know. The only issue I had with...

That's good to know. The only issue I had with AOMC and Jamin in particular was that I picked up the bike, along with a temp tag....brought it home and began riding it when the weather permitted. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I have had a similar experience. I have talked...

I have had a similar experience. I have talked to the owner on the telephone and the dealership comes recommended by several of my friends. However, on the day in question, via telephone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
You can buy the Gazetteers at Walmart, among...

You can buy the Gazetteers at Walmart, among other places.

What bike will you be riding?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 44,710
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I run 8 psi in my MT 43 all the time. Pavement,...

I run 8 psi in my MT 43 all the time. Pavement, dirt, or true dual sporting. I've never observed the poor handling issues others reported at various (mostly higher) pressures. UHD tube. Two rim...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
That sounds like me (south and east of...

That sounds like me (south and east of Clarksburg). Lots of good dual sport riding in Upshur and Randolph counties.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Oh, God. That looks like an orange KLR.

Oh, God. That looks like an orange KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Since KTM kept Husaberg around primarily to use...

Since KTM kept Husaberg around primarily to use as a test bed for unproven tech, I'd hazard a guess that the first Euro direct injected two strokes will now be red and black(Husqvarna). Just a guess.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Oh my God. I run 14 front, 12 to 14 rear with...

Oh my God. I run 14 front, 12 to 14 rear with knobbies. One rim lock front, two on the rear. Never had a pinch flat that way. Now I'm running my first MT 43 rear. With it I'm running a extra...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Did somebody mention a trials tire? I just...

Did somebody mention a trials tire? I just spooned on my first MT 43 yesterday. Haven't been out on it yet, but I assume I'll know pretty quickly if I love it or hate it.

Going to start out at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11,052
Views: 625,965
Posted By WVa Dualsport
[QUOTE=Fasnacht;21449591]Couple of bad cell phone...

[QUOTE=Fasnacht;21449591]Couple of bad cell phone pics of my new toy...:ricky

http://jwalls.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GasGas-EC250/i-G7MK4Xh/0/M/EC250%201-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,106,495
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Rekluse recommends Rotella in the transmission...

Rekluse recommends Rotella in the transmission side( as opposed to full synth Motorex, or the like).
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