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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By SpeedyR
There are lots of riders looking this year. I...

There are lots of riders looking this year. I know we have a group of about ten going and are looking for more "openings" but in a month of looking nothing so far. Maybe more will open up a bit as we...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,706
Posted By SpeedyR
+1 on TCX air tech boots. I have a pair that I...

+1 on TCX air tech boots. I have a pair that I wear running errands on the weekends and touring. not quite as much protection as an armored pair fo boots but very comfortable. I've worn them to work...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 95,823
Posted By SpeedyR
android OS version for app?

Ive looked around the threads and website but what version of android do you need to be running to have the app functional?

I'm looking at the Garmin Monterra and one benefit is the Android OS....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
I had a good time. need to find my gopro and look...

I had a good time. need to find my gopro and look at our video from a few weeks ago. the stuff on flatlands turned out good with the lower perspective.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 1,693,790
Posted By SpeedyR
i learn new stuff every day on here. I've been...

i learn new stuff every day on here. I've been looking at the pro moto billet for my 450 and when i saw the mounting for the SE thought "Great!". Nice to have solid feedback on the unit on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
just received word that GT (Greg Turner- former...

just received word that GT (Greg Turner- former TWO owner) died earlier today. I don't know any details but keep Brit in your thoughts. Maybe someone with more contacts might be able to post more...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 149,614
Posted By SpeedyR
just ordered one to have for the LBL200 ride in a...

just ordered one to have for the LBL200 ride in a few weeks. My 950 could use one, so far no flats when out playing but I know one of these days I'm sure I'll get one and getting a wheel off won't be...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By SpeedyR
on the MRP stands you can lower/remove the center...

on the MRP stands you can lower/remove the center spindle if you don't want it there. Most use it to hold the wheel in place, on some tire/lever combinations you can use it to lever the lever around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
I would probably recommend Marietta Motorsports....

I would probably recommend Marietta Motorsports. Huey (owner) had a bit of a mishap at Road Atlanta this past weekend, but the shop is good to go. He's more of a road racing shop, but they work on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By SpeedyR
And a rough idea of price point. Are you looking...

And a rough idea of price point. Are you looking for KLR type riding gear or BMW? :evil

In Atlanta in the higher end is BMW Ducati of Atlanta in Marietta. Good selection of higher end riding gear...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 32,457
Posted By SpeedyR
like everything everyone has their opinion on...

like everything everyone has their opinion on what's best and what should be on the market.

for some they want an all day comfort, cross country ride that will take them off the beaten track. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By SpeedyR
I'd love to come out and race but that's a bit...

I'd love to come out and race but that's a bit far from GA. :)

for those in the South East who want to try their hand at a race, Highland Park has two hare scramble races coming up with an ADV...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By SpeedyR
looks like it's booked up for this year. if...

looks like it's booked up for this year. if anyone knows of a spare pre-registration that's not going to be used, let me know. there's a waiting list but just thought I'd throw it out there for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
Ducshop with mark sutton is in altanta- very well...

Ducshop with mark sutton is in altanta- very well known shop but maybe a bit more race oriented.. Pretty sure the newer BMW dealer in Jacksonville is Ducati as well?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By SpeedyR
Usually we try... ;) last year I was pretty wiped...

Usually we try... ;) last year I was pretty wiped after riding the 950 all day and didn't ride Sunday but probably half of the group did. I'll probably ride Sunday this year.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 95,823
Posted By SpeedyR
What about the monterra? It's android based so...

What about the monterra? It's android based so any android apps will work on it afaik.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By SpeedyR
I'll be there with a bunch of friends from AL and...

I'll be there with a bunch of friends from AL and GA. I'm sure we'll split into a few groups as there are quite a few of us with different skill levels. I'll PM you info..

great ride BTW if you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
I"m with BL on this one. you have two "easy"...

I"m with BL on this one. you have two "easy" options-

1) contact the guy you "bought" the bike from and have him register it and get a new title, then he signs it over to you and you register it....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
had a good ride saturday with crewsdawg. Dropped...

had a good ride saturday with crewsdawg. Dropped the 950 in a big mud hole within 10 minutes of hitting dirt. nice. At least there was a creek nearby where I could wash off at least some of the mud....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
I'm headed to north GA saturday morning, somewhat...

I'm headed to north GA saturday morning, somewhat early (around 8?) from 285/400 area. will hit as much dirt as I can, lunch at TWoS, then a bit more dirt on the way home. if anyone wants to join in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 568,240
Posted By SpeedyR
ummm... who let Pants in here.... this...

ummm... who let Pants in here....

this place is going to the shi##er... :lol3:D

BTW bring that thing south, I'm leading a DS ride the weekend of the Hawk rally from TWO. will be good fun....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
did you have a valid title from another state?

did you have a valid title from another state?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,024
Posted By SpeedyR
he actually rode one... :rofl seriously,...

he actually rode one... :rofl

seriously, when they came out they were top dollar for a bike that was a niche among niche bikes. They sat on the dealer floors. I know in late 2010 I know of one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
sounds like I need to plan another ride to see...

sounds like I need to plan another ride to see Clay! :)

BTW anyone riding saturday morning? I have a few hours to kill. may explore around Atlanta but might try to do a quick jaunt to TWoS and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
pretty sure this is correct. If it has a title...

pretty sure this is correct. If it has a title from any state, you just take that title and proof of insurance to the tag office and get your new tag for the bike. that's what I've done in the past. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 1,693,790
Posted By SpeedyR
Where are you buying the teraflex and how much is...

Where are you buying the teraflex and how much is the rear?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 1,693,790
Posted By SpeedyR
Yes I'd be interested as I could get it with two...

Yes I'd be interested as I could get it with two sets of wheels (one 17" set for SM riding and one 18/21" set for off road).

but personally as an SE owner, I'd rather see them go the other way....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
glad that you and crewsdawg could make it over....

glad that you and crewsdawg could make it over. the rear 17" can be a bit more fun to change than the front tires, but it's not bad. it makes it easier if you have the right tools. a bit humid...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,930
Posted By SpeedyR
that SV build will be nice. good idea. I raced an...

that SV build will be nice. good idea. I raced an SV and Hawks for years and love me some small block twins. :)

as everyone else has mentioned, the ideal off road dual sport would be sub 400lbs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
since we are talking about parking lots.. I've...

since we are talking about parking lots.. I've always seen the lot right at the end of 400 when you continue straight that's in front of the Home Depot, the park and ride lot. I"m assuming you could...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,324
Posted By SpeedyR
that was me on the 950 at the LBL. I thought I...

that was me on the 950 at the LBL. I thought I had seen folks there on bigger bike years before but I was the only one I saw on a twin last year. I had ridden part of it three years ago but fell the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,324
Posted By SpeedyR
SSD, good to meet you the other day at Windy...

SSD,

good to meet you the other day at Windy Gap. I was the one headed out right when you arrived on the 450 along with MrTwisty.

I've been looking at new GPS units for a while. I have a Garmin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
this is a trick question, right?? hmmm.. $22.50...

this is a trick question, right?? hmmm.. $22.50 and a whole extra carb for parts? :norton
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 30,774
Posted By SpeedyR
try this: ...

try this:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606948&page=2
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
clay if you bring your wheels and tires down I'd...

clay if you bring your wheels and tires down I'd probably change them for ya. Just make sure to bring Jan and the kids as well (skate park nearby). :) I owe you for some camping fees I think. :D

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30,077
Views: 2,241,743
Posted By SpeedyR
I posted in the crewsdawg/"Lets Ride!" thread but...

I posted in the crewsdawg/"Lets Ride!" thread but if anyone around the ATL area is interested, I may change the new guys tires over the weekend and thought I'd have a little "tire changing seminar"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By SpeedyR
I don't mind. I've put on and taken off K60's on...

I don't mind. I've put on and taken off K60's on my 950 and it's not hard. mousse inserts, tubliss systems, etc. The only ones I draw the line on are Tire Balls. No dice unless you have their...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 30,774
Posted By SpeedyR
as far as I have been able to figure out all of...

as far as I have been able to figure out all of the rear wheels bolt right up to the ADV/SE. The front wheels will need the adapter that CJ Designs makes. SE uses one, ADV needs two (to mount the ADV...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By SpeedyR
I have a tire changing stand (MRP) and tools if...

I have a tire changing stand (MRP) and tools if you need to change tires. I'm just across 285 in dunwoody... same for other ADV riders if you need to change tires or want some instruction on how to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By SpeedyR
keep an eye out on the DOG thread, there are...

keep an eye out on the DOG thread, there are rides sometimes posted there. Most weekends, i would guess you could head to Two Wheels of Suches and meet up with riders. there always seems to be folks...
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