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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29,507
Views: 1,630,795
Posted By vatrader01
Another twohawks update, right from the horses...

Another twohawks update, right from the horses mouth!

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17054876&postcount=31


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,611
Posted By vatrader01
I just received a message from Mike [twohawks]....

I just received a message from Mike [twohawks]. This brought tears to my eyes.


"Pat,

I am in ICU at Winchester medical center having had a mild stroke last week. I am fine. No perm damage."
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12,410
Views: 580,986
Posted By vatrader01
New Tag

This one's gonna be a "Two-fer Tag"......two tags for one trip. The Virginia Tag will be combined with the NOVA tag. When you grab this tag, you get them both. You'll be able to run around and set...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
New Tag

This one's gonna be a "Two-fer Tag"......two tags for one trip. The Virginia Tag will be combined with the NOVA tag. When you grab this tag, you get them both. You'll be able to run around and set...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,410
Views: 580,986
Posted By vatrader01
Grab!!

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/089348bf.jpg

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/21aba170.jpg

4292 Belvoir Road, Belvoir, Fauquier County Virgina.

Rocket...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
Tag

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Yw5JIWvzzVI/TpFYgWOIKOI/AAAAAAAAAT8/IgagrP068u8/s640/advtag%252520644.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,595
Posted By vatrader01
Ain't the first time there's been trouble with...

Ain't the first time there's been trouble with Yankees in Richmond.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,595
Posted By vatrader01
On reflection, yer absolutely right. I'm ...

On reflection, yer absolutely right. I'm thinkin' tonight, we'll roust up a bunch of ADV riders that're down along the Shenandoah River, and ride over there with the hoods and robes and burn a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,595
Posted By vatrader01
A couple of points to consider with this "heads...

A couple of points to consider with this "heads up".

1. You live 650 miles from Ken's

2. You have no personal experience with the shop

3. The missing fasteners and dirty air box were...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By vatrader01
Agree with this as a first place to look. I'd...

Agree with this as a first place to look. I'd remove the terminals, clean and re-attach them. Hopefully, this will take care of the issue. In the mean time, you might want to check if your bike's VIN...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,159
Posted By vatrader01
Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire have no laws...

Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire have no laws regarding the wearing of motorcycle helmets by anyone, including minors.

http://www.iihs.org/laws/helmetusecurrent.aspx
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,183
Posted By vatrader01
Mike and family: Good thoughts and prayers...

Mike and family:

Good thoughts and prayers going out to all of you. If knowing that someone cares
helps the healing process......then you should be doing better already.



Pat
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 997,078
Posted By vatrader01
Not to be picking fly shit out of pepper, but for...

Not to be picking fly shit out of pepper, but for 14 dollars and fitty cents more than the DIY method, Top Gun will rebuild your shock. If you buy the $79.50 spring from them, they'll install it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 997,078
Posted By vatrader01
If you can be without the bike for a few days,...

If you can be without the bike for a few days, Top Gun will rebuild your shock and install the spring you buy from them for about $150.00 with shipping. The factory uses sardine oil in the KLR shock....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29,507
Views: 1,630,795
Posted By vatrader01
Many factory chains are continuous loop chains,...

Many factory chains are continuous loop chains, joined at the time of manufacture, and don't have a master link. There are some OEM replacement chains that come as a continuous loop, for example, a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
Jest tendin' to the cash crop....... ...

Jest tendin' to the cash crop.......

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i163/roscoe22630/still-1.jpg


Security is a little tight.....make sure ya got the right password....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
I believe we waved to each other, me going in as...

I believe we waved to each other, me going in as you were coming out...'bout 7:00?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 45,561
Posted By vatrader01
Allow me to help you nOObs with a little tag...

Allow me to help you nOObs with a little tag history.........

It was waaaaay back in the summer of aught eight.......25 of July I recall. A soon to be Cat Herder ventured out into the dark to play...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
New Tag

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/1ca87f73-1.jpg

New tag. Located on a Virginia 600 series road, when all numbers of this road are added together = 22.

Clues:
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
Grab follow up

Some more on twohawks tag........

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/cc74bd20.jpg

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/49c0eb99.jpg


Here I am, perpetuating...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 524,760
Posted By vatrader01
Grab!

435`North Cameron, Winchester, Va.

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww187/vatrader01/779df2dc.jpg

More to follow........I gotta git, I only have six rounds of ammo.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,611
Posted By vatrader01
KLR riders are a people who consider affixing a...

KLR riders are a people who consider affixing a chunk of sewer pipe to their down frame with dryer vent clamps a technological achievement. This end of the tech pool may be a little shallow for you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By vatrader01
There's a number of seat options available to...

There's a number of seat options available to you, as few bikes have the after market support the KLR 650 has when it comes to Thumper dual sports. As pointed out in an earlier post, bars and risers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,611
Posted By vatrader01
KLR Cattle Call II

cat·tle call
Noun: An open audition for parts in a play, movie, or other production.

This time, there's openings for colorful character's to play the parts of KLR riders in the upcoming episode...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,623
Posted By vatrader01
The insurance carrier is obligated to supply you...

The insurance carrier is obligated to supply you with a like vehicle as a rental vehicle replacement. A phone call should get you a rental bike with direct billing to the insurance carrier. You'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,623
Posted By vatrader01
Just a heads up....if you plan on taking a US...

Just a heads up....if you plan on taking a US rental car back to Canada, make sure you have all of the accident information, including a police accident report with you. I'd ask for a letter of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By vatrader01
Yes and no. Yes, I'd seriously consider replacing...

Yes and no. Yes, I'd seriously consider replacing the chain and sprockets pronto. The hardest part of the job is breaking loose that nut that bent washer is holding in place.[The washer is supposed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,657
Views: 252,916
Posted By vatrader01
I've had all kinds of experiences in the NOVA...

I've had all kinds of experiences in the NOVA region with HD shops, and about all I would say is that I have had consistently good service from Groves Harley Davidson of Winchester. Try to get Crisco...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By vatrader01
If I need to travel North / South through the...

If I need to travel North / South through the Shenandoah Valley and still make some time, I like to run Virginia Route 42. You can pick it up at Woodstock, Va., and run it south to Broadford, Va. If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29,507
Views: 1,630,795
Posted By vatrader01
I'd suggest you address the PM to "In Care Of...

I'd suggest you address the PM to "In Care Of Banned Camp". :lol3

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723746

Don't forget to vote.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,280
Posted By vatrader01
'05 V-strom on the market. Again.

2005 V Strom 650 43K miles. Been a commuter most of it's 43K miles. Present owner finds it interferes with his golf cart usage and storage and asked me to to find it a new home. I told him to get rid...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By vatrader01
Yes. I've used all three of those tooth sprockets...

Yes. I've used all three of those tooth sprockets with 106 link chain. As long as I'm shilling for Rocky Mountain ATV, I may as well throw in that their Primary Drive sprockets are very low priced...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By vatrader01
That chain will work, however, it's on back...

That chain will work, however, it's on back order. Another option you might consider would be the "house brand" chain from Rocky Mountain ATV.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,196
Posted By vatrader01
No doohickey failures on the 08 and newer model...

No doohickey failures on the 08 and newer model KLR 650's. Tensioning spring should be replaced. Nothing is surfacing regarding repairs on concentric shafts or cases due to poor fitting factory...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 120,890
Posted By vatrader01
[QUOTE=error cooled;16757907]Any one up for a...

[QUOTE=error cooled;16757907]Any one up for a ride this weekend? I am open Sat Sun or Mon. Maybe a trip a lil West of the traditional LoCo/Fauquier routes? Still a bunch of gravel roads and beautiful...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 45,561
Posted By vatrader01
You go ahead and use that...

You go ahead and use that smiley....................


and I'll use this thing I just got off the Big Brown truck.......

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i163/roscoe22630/acmeklr650-2.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By vatrader01
The Fox Diner went the way of the bulldozer some...

The Fox Diner went the way of the bulldozer some time back. The real estate now hosts Lester's Pharmacy..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By vatrader01
If you like Mexican food, Jalisco offers good...

If you like Mexican food, Jalisco offers good authentic Mexican food and very good service.

http://www.jaliscofrontroyal.com/

You don't mention what meal or meals you are interested...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 211,080
Posted By vatrader01
I predict you'll be fine. I find that about 8...

I predict you'll be fine. I find that about 8 pounds works best for me. Any more air than that, and I may as well go with a rigid fork setup. :lol3

The seal can't go anywhere with the retainer in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 26,796
Posted By vatrader01
Granted, I'm an Appalachian -'Meri-can,...

Granted, I'm an Appalachian -'Meri-can, [hillbilly] but I find it hard to believe many should find objection to the spring water available across from the Ground Zero Compound Building. I have...
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