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Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 825
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Northern California, Oregon, Washington will give...

Northern California, Oregon, Washington will give you forests, mountains, pubs, good food and people to share the beer with. Idaho, Montana, Wyoming have better riding with less people and therefore...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,490
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
You're gonna have fun! Check out Soviet Steeds...

You're gonna have fun!
Check out Soviet Steeds for lots of mechanical advice, sometimes useful.

Dealer worked on some carb issues for me at initial service with no negative warranty impact.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
scenic option

If you really just want to ride it to the US and wander around for a while at a sedate pace and enjoy yourself you can tour and travel then leave it in the basement of my cabin in Virginia just off...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,848
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Heck, if I sold mine the dog would hop in the...

Heck, if I sold mine the dog would hop in the sidecar and leave me!
Smart dog.
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
First dibbs on parts you don't use!

First dibbs on parts you don't use!
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,351
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Cadillac trike 32 value north-star v8.

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4771374702.html

WTF????
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Hatfield McCoy trails? WVA is dual sport heaven...

Hatfield McCoy trails? WVA is dual sport heaven but winters are tough in the mountains.NC usually warms up in mid March but you never know what'll happen next.
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Western states - lots to choose from. Southern or...

Western states - lots to choose from. Southern or Northern - which is more different than what you're used to living in daily? Southwest and Northwest are fantastic places to explore, coastal states...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Try posting / reading in the regional forum...

Try posting / reading in the regional forum section. lots of local knowledge there.
Willville Motorcycle Campground in Meadows of Dan popular for a reason.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 87,107
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Terrible place to ride, bet you don't see anybody...

Terrible place to ride, bet you don't see anybody for miles!
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Lovely time of the year to visit Savannah,...

Lovely time of the year to visit Savannah, Charleston & Myrtle Beach SC, Wilmington, Jacksonville, New Bern & Elizabeth City NC. Tour the Outer Banks when the crowds are just fishing. Great riding...
Forum: Americas 11-01-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Blue Ridge Parkway

I live at MM199(Fancy Gap VA). Windy and snowing right now, road open. Weather supposed to be great for riding mid-week and later. Snow won't last but is fun to watch, for now. Road closures usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,463
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Old fart that waited too long before wearing ear...

Old fart that waited too long before wearing ear plugs, now I wear them religiously. Got custom fitted plugs, comfortable and durable. Can still hear the intercom and enough road noise that I feel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,284
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Recently visited Ft. Bragg to tour museums. Was...

Recently visited Ft. Bragg to tour museums. Was on base quite a while before arriving at the gate. Guard was courteous, professional and extremely helpful. Museum website didn't mention visitor...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Train.

Train.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Go to their track calendar page for November,...

Go to their track calendar page for November, listed as Holiday laps.
I got an email notice from them, attend frequently since I live in the area.

http://virnow.com/track/calendar/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
VIR charity laps Fri Nov 7.

VIR is running their charity laps on Friday Nov 7. Cost $25 donation to Salvation Army. Ride anything you want on their track - at their mandated speeds.

check their website for info.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,175
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average....

I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average. Wife has me limited to four at a time though. Working on her.
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Well, at least you are still in one piece and can...

Well, at least you are still in one piece and can try again.
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,351
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Apologies. My bad.

Apologies.
My bad.
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,351
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Sweet sidecars?

Found this while browsing craiglist looking at sidecars in my area. My first though is :topes.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/4643982816.html
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
YES. All the areas you mentioned have some fun...

YES.
All the areas you mentioned have some fun roads to ride - from mild to wild. Best area I've ever been for just wandering and riding.
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,895
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
They are as reliable as your wallet.

They are as reliable as your wallet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'll trade you a handful of hats for a couple...

I'll trade you a handful of hats for a couple cases of beer.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
My search led me away from Western NC due to the...

My search led me away from Western NC due to the crowds and cost of living, becoming quite gentrified.
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,139
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I was going to offer my $0.02 worth but Scout Dad...

I was going to offer my $0.02 worth but Scout Dad did an excellent job of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,786
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I live on the BRP and yes it's a good place to...

I live on the BRP and yes it's a good place to ride but please don't ignore the sights and super riding areas around it. If anyone wants to spend some time wandering the region feel free to PM me for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'll be up to the va section of the BRP Thurs if...

I'll be up to the va section of the BRP Thurs if you strike out elsewhere. Can pick one up in Greensboro at BMW dealer and bring with me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I've worked with the DMV inspectors on a few...

I've worked with the DMV inspectors on a few projects and found them to be as expected but willing to offer assistance to get required paperwork done, freaking tons of it can be required so it ain't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Not sure if this is close enough to your final...

Not sure if this is close enough to your final destination for you to consider - Hungry Mothers State Park in VA has good campgrounds and freaking great riding.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I thoroughly approve of your route through VA,...

I thoroughly approve of your route through VA, hwy 16 great and a trip thru Burkes Garden is pure genius. General store there run by a Mennonite lady and is a good place for a food break. I live in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 945
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Floyd VA for an afternoon and night; hotels,...

Floyd VA for an afternoon and night; hotels, upscale shops, plenty of restaurants.
GalaxVA for a night. Chateau Morrisette winery and restaurant, Mt. Vale Vineyard has a nice cabin for a night,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Summersville WVa. Know better than to blast...

Summersville WVa.
Know better than to blast through I77 / I81 in VA else it would rank up there too.
I85 bypass around Greensboro - way too frequent to be a coincidence.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,201
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Been traveling a fair bit for the last two years...

Been traveling a fair bit for the last two years since we both retired early. Found myself consistently wishing for a smaller dual purpose bike to explore interesting areas leisurely.
Wife rides but...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,618
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Turned 18,000 today on the Ural - only issue so...

Turned 18,000 today on the Ural - only issue so far is all the beer people buy me when talking about it.
Yes, they have issues and are not for everyone. Slow, cranky, high maintenance.
Effing love...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,056
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
A lot depends upon what your expectations are. ...

A lot depends upon what your expectations are.
I thoroughly enjoy riding a hack and when I daydream about "the next" bike it's invariably a hack. As a completely satisfied (!) Ural owner I...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Highway 16 from W VA to the BRP and follow it.

Highway 16 from W VA to the BRP and follow it.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Can't really tell you how best to get here but...

Can't really tell you how best to get here but can mention a "few of my favorite places".
Hwy 52 down to here is sorta scenic, not a slab, and mostly forgiving to lower speed cruising. Hwy 16 is...
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'd grab dads bike and ride it for a year and...

I'd grab dads bike and ride it for a year and make sure I loved it. It's a keeper for more than one reason.
Web is full of people looking to sell Urals that didn't live up to their expectations,...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,989
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Couple of non-Ural rigs listed over on Soviet...

Couple of non-Ural rigs listed over on Soviet Steeds.
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