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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
I thought that gas can looked familiar from the...

I thought that gas can looked familiar from the new richmond tag site. BTW- I love my diablo tank bag. It fits both the honda and the f800gs, and would even fit the 1200rt.

I can usually ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
My wife and I rode to Poe's this weekend. Not as...

My wife and I rode to Poe's this weekend. Not as crowded as it has been in the past.

http://photos.motoscholar.com/photos/i-sVT5xQd/0/M/i-sVT5xQd-M.jpg

She wanted to site inside, and the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 06:00 AM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks to Burtonrider3889 and Biker128pedal for...

Thanks to Burtonrider3889 and Biker128pedal for leading me around on my first day on gravel and rocks. I would not have pushed as hard if it was not for them, and I learned a whole lot in one day. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
I can fit another bike. I have two chauks that I...

I can fit another bike. I have two chauks that I can position almost anywhere. We'd need to figure out how to chauk it. I was going to create a system upfront using pvc piping, but hadn't gotten...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 2,377,498
Posted By SnoreMachine
Roasting should be done the night before. :lol3 ...

Roasting should be done the night before. :lol3

Is that blue coffeepress a 2 serving aeropress? I have the 4 serving and I'd love to have a shorter one.

I had to shave the inside of my press...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Is it a WBB or an XLC? I had an WBB, sold it to...

Is it a WBB or an XLC? I had an WBB, sold it to get the XLC but then life interrupted. I miss my WBB shelf, but don't miss the intermittent calf ridge issue.



I have an couple of double...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
BS. Serious hammock types would say: HYOH...

BS.

Serious hammock types would say: HYOH even if it is a tablecloth with a knot at the end and a bugnet thrown over your face. And then we would say: But, there is nothing wrong with owning...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 2,377,498
Posted By SnoreMachine
The bag is a really good idea. I'm going to get...

The bag is a really good idea. I'm going to get some Giant Loop straps to replace the current straps on my tt bottle holder.

Do you depressurize the bottle and/or take the pump out of the bottle...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks! Clearly, I'm noob to this bike and I...

Thanks! Clearly, I'm noob to this bike and I need to go study a parts diagram.

And now, I can't find the attachment points for the snipe catcher!! I looked all over for it.... :D
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 08:46 AM
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Views: 2,377,498
Posted By SnoreMachine
Do you depressurize your stove before packing? ...

Do you depressurize your stove before packing? That's when I seem to get the most on me.

Is the canvas it waxed on the inside? If so, after being packed for awhile, does the wax degrade? If...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 2,377,498
Posted By SnoreMachine
I have a soto multifuel stove in addition to a...

I have a soto multifuel stove in addition to a bunch of others stoves (alcohol, wood, canister, white gas, etc.) and they all have their own quirks and advantages. This is a pack thread rather than a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
Hole-y Honda

Good catch, thanks! Guess I need to go to the Honda store since the PO didn't provide those (they were probably taken off by the PPO!). Or the hardware store if someone can tell me the size and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks regarding pegs. After seeing...

Thanks regarding pegs.



After seeing those pics of the hole in the case, it became my top on my list!

I had that casio watch. That and a texas instrument digital calculator. The term...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
Show me your pegs

Went to a trails training class today. The instructor saw my bike and he started talking about the bike and his friends with xrs. He looks at my pegs and asks: "Did you do this?" Apparently one of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
Looking forward to the beginner class. I'll be on...

Looking forward to the beginner class. I'll be on a xr650l. I doubt it will be set up correctly... someone tightened the screws on the controls a bit too much. Hopefully I can get that fixed.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks for the suggestions about the safety wire....

Thanks for the suggestions about the safety wire. I had tried that but wasn't sure if the wire was strong enough or if I would bend it out of place. I'll try it again, maybe after putting on some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,661,742
Posted By SnoreMachine
I purchased a 2008 xr650l with a clark tank...

I purchased a 2008 xr650l with a clark tank installed. I am struggling to get Giant Loop's Pannier Pockets secured to the bike with this slippery tank. Seems like the best tie down points may also...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 146,292
Posted By SnoreMachine
Ordered on may 11th and received on may 14th....

Ordered on may 11th and received on may 14th. Gotta like that. Thanks!

Anyone found a dual purpose for the trail stand?

I was thinking it might make a good hammock spreader bar. Or as the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
Shout out to some great people who've helped me...

Shout out to some great people who've helped me in the last few days:

Nuggets (aka Cory) for showing me how to change my xr650l tires at his free bike clinic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks again Cory for showing me how to change my...

Thanks again Cory for showing me how to change my tires on the XR650L !

I have to repeat what has already been said in this thread: Cory is a fantastic teacher: very positive, patient and gives...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks for the heads up. I'll be pretty dizzy...

Thanks for the heads up. I'll be pretty dizzy after 200 miles of parking lot circles to get the tires warmed in for scraping! Of course that's 400 miles if I want to do both sides properly. ;-)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
I do. We have an elderly dog that is requiring...

I do. We have an elderly dog that is requiring a lot of tlc, so it is hit or miss on the number of days I can get away. Day trips good too. Not off road curently and I prefer not riding at night...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks everyone. I am going to go with the...

Thanks everyone. I am going to go with the shinko 244 on front and back. The Perelli MT-21 front was very tempting. Probably try it out later on.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Tires-tires-tires. :-) The 2008 honda XR650L is...

Tires-tires-tires. :-) The 2008 honda XR650L is in need of a tire change so if I change those tires it will have the better set on them for the Morton training in addition to Dirtmonkey8's points....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 10:21 AM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Has anyone gone to the class and know what to...

Has anyone gone to the class and know what to expect? I've signed up or the morton's class. I'll be in the beginners class. I have a f800 and a honda 650 and im not sure which to bring. I am total...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 07:02 AM
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Views: 243,941
Posted By SnoreMachine
Congrats. Really nice. tapatalk

Congrats. Really nice.

tapatalk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 06:54 PM
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Views: 243,941
Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks! 48 clears most of my bike's bars too. ...

Thanks! 48 clears most of my bike's bars too.

My current garage is nothing compared to what I've seen here.

http://motoscholar.smugmug.com/photos/i-383q3xX/0/M/i-383q3xX-M.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 243,941
Posted By SnoreMachine
I'm having a house built and they are asking what...

I'm having a house built and they are asking what hieght to place the electrical outlets in the garage. I need to give them one number for all the garage outlets. I've read 4foot 6inches is a good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
The jacks are good people and ride. Local too. I...

The jacks are good people and ride. Local too. I had their summer quilts when I was still using tents. With a good insulated matress (exped, IMO) their top quilts will keep one very toasty.

BTW,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
This past weekend I took a flat track racing...

This past weekend I took a flat track racing class put on by RIDE academy (http://www.rideacademy.com). Bob White of Bob's Cycle Barn referred me and it took place on the track behind his shop.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
More than you'll have time for is in walking...

More than you'll have time for is in walking distance or a short cab ride. Walk in groups at night. City is open all night and cabs are easy to get. Get the name/phone of your cabby, tip well and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2013, 02:37 PM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Ouch. Exactly what I'd like to avoid. My ankle...

Ouch. Exactly what I'd like to avoid. My ankle still hurts from a bicycle accident when I was a kid. Hope you heal fast and mend well.

--
Eddy,

Last spring, I sold my 6x12 inclosed because it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2013, 05:03 AM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
I picked up some knee pads from honda house and...

I picked up some knee pads from honda house and tried the ballistic jersey. It would be nice but I am far from an athletic build and the sleeve length gets longer as the sizes go up.

Do any of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
Were you wearing this when you took that crazy...

Were you wearing this when you took that crazy flip on your f800? That would be great testimony that it works!

How is the fit on it?

tapatalk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29,799
Views: 1,593,046
Posted By SnoreMachine
I've signed up for a class by RIDE academy on Nov...

I've signed up for a class by RIDE academy on Nov 15 & 16th at Charles City training grounds (Bob's cycle barn).
http://www.rideacademy.com/#!sign-up-now!

Now I gotta find some hard armor. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
I'd like to take a beginner's class at Bob's...

I'd like to take a beginner's class at Bob's Cycle Barn, and Bob said he could do this if there was at least three people interested. I'm checking with him on his schedule, but I'd prefer to take...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Thanks for the link. Go ahead and let the...

Thanks for the link.

Go ahead and let the shock go out west. I am really leaning toward the 25mm. And, my wife can ride the 1200rt if need be. Maybe I can convince her to get a 2013 Moto Guzzi...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By SnoreMachine
I have a 12pack that doesn't have the d rings,...

I have a 12pack that doesn't have the d rings, great cooler, wish it had attachment points. Thinking of getting the 24 pack.

Which one's have the D rings?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By SnoreMachine
Great to put a face with a name. The seat is...

Great to put a face with a name. The seat is mint. Now I gotta decide which of the seats to put the gel into.

Could you post/send me the link for the rear pin fix that you got?



I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29,799
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Posted By SnoreMachine
6-8. this is for the 1200rt. the space is really...

6-8. this is for the 1200rt. the space is really tight, i might have to use a frame screw or a multi-connector. btw the problem turned out to be that switch. got that squared away, but when i took...
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