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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Received my Shoei Hornet DS helmet yesterday and...

Received my Shoei Hornet DS helmet yesterday and fits perfectly on my huge noggin. On my ride into work this morning I found it to be extremely quiet if not for the wind blast from my stock KLR...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Rifle Match on Saturday. Can't miss it, since...

Rifle Match on Saturday. Can't miss it, since I'm in the championship.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Sure is. We saw a couple of Harleys while we were...

Sure is. We saw a couple of Harleys while we were there and almost all Harleys every where else. We did see one little Yamaha dual sport of some kind near Concord.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Yessir!

Yessir!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Many of you know these places. ...

Many of you know these places.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/07/8bef28dece3eda5d7e083c768a98fe13.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/07/3a9bcfd9e6e0b4f8e08995a1aba8f5d5.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
I'm ordering a Shoei Hornet DS helmet today...

I'm ordering a Shoei Hornet DS helmet today through Cycle Gear and it has those features. I'm mainly buying it because it is the only DS helmet I have found that fits me perfectly and it has channels...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Thanks James, I think I'll be fine after tomorrow.

Thanks James, I think I'll be fine after tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Not to worry, I feel fine. We were just watching...

Not to worry, I feel fine. We were just watching the video and planning to upload it tomorrow morning. I bet when you all see this road, you'll want to ride it. I want to ride it again too!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Brand new Barkbusters broken in, and more scuffs...

Brand new Barkbusters broken in, and more scuffs on the KLR, but I'm fine after 6 stitches in the left paw, shoulder and rib soreness to come....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
6 stitches, antibiotics and tetanus shot. Good to...

6 stitches, antibiotics and tetanus shot. Good to go. 😊
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Heavily rutted dirt road caught me sitting when I...

Heavily rutted dirt road caught me sitting when I should've been standing. The torn skin must have come from the leather in my glove rolling up on the skin. The glove is fine. I banged up my right...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Ouch, little drop on Wildlife Rd. SC today. ...

Ouch, little drop on Wildlife Rd. SC today.
Got it on video too.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/31/6407ad9bf86f239d0ada173b45a6e775.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
FWIW, my doohicky spring was completely slack at...

FWIW, my doohicky spring was completely slack at 4,000 miles leaving zero effective adjustment beyond that point. Now with 10,000+ miles on the bike I can be fully confident that I have unlimited...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Doohicky tools still ready to go!👍

Doohicky tools still ready to go!👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
A full head of hair is overrated! Said the...

A full head of hair is overrated!

Said the bald man.:evil:evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,570
Posted By parallaxbill
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/25/8110e9b...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/25/8110e9b70b5542b597dbb260f8f90cf0.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
A few more pics. First off, congrats to this...

A few more pics.
First off, congrats to this young man on his new 2000 Tiger.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/21/fb5f170d8f8869373945d8b45c9a243c.jpg

Post eats motorcycle show....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,938
Posted By parallaxbill
Lake Wateree, SC. ...

Lake Wateree, SC.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/21/9c5dedd45007ef898256f79f39daf4e7.jpg
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Fishing Creek...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,007
Posted By parallaxbill
Thoughts and prayers riding out to you. I've...

Thoughts and prayers riding out to you. I've certainly become attached to this thread.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,417
Posted By parallaxbill
Riding with one's son is truly a blessing. l'm...

Riding with one's son is truly a blessing. l'm greatful my son talked me into getting into riding last year. My dad just turned 88 and the only activities he would share with me were fishing and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,182
Posted By parallaxbill
Waxhaw, NC ...

Waxhaw, NC

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/19/e15acfdd30b02b899866785ddb875509.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Can't wait to see the pics and the rest of the...

Can't wait to see the pics and the rest of the rr. :-)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Great reports. I'm looking forward to someone...

Great reports.
I'm looking forward to someone in the group doing a report on their new DL 1000 Adventure sometime. That's the one I'm lusting after!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Dan, make sure you order a new rotor bolt too as...

Dan, make sure you order a new rotor bolt too as Mike says they are a "one time use" item. Plus they are fairly inexpensive.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
I have the tools. Ready to loan them out.

I have the tools. Ready to loan them out.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Nice 2013 KLR on CL ...

Nice 2013 KLR on CL
http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/4611255802.html
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By parallaxbill
Good info!

Good info!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
There are about 100 miles of roads in the refuge...

There are about 100 miles of roads in the refuge alone ranging from the one paved road (Visitors Drive), gravel, dirt two track, sand and any mix of those you can think of. I've been rambling around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Herrserj and I rode a lot of sand and gravel in...

Herrserj and I rode a lot of sand and gravel in the Carolina Sandhills Nat. Wildlife Refuge today. No drops or crashes but lots of intensity in places. 150++ miles total including the ride down and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By parallaxbill
Enjoyable report! I'm glad you let the snake...

Enjoyable report!
I'm glad you let the snake go about his business.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Watch out for the deer! [emoji54] Nice...

Watch out for the deer! [emoji54]

Nice video.[emoji106]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
I put 200+ miles on the new seat today and can...

I put 200+ miles on the new seat today and can happily report that it is truly a huge improvement over the stock KLR saddle. I feel like I could ride another 5 hours before I felt as much discomfort...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
1st report on the KLR Seat Concepts saddle from...

1st report on the KLR Seat Concepts saddle from my commute to work this morning.

Right off I like it due to it's firmer padding which results in a slightly higher seating position which is good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Finished my Seat Concepts seat upgrade after...

Finished my Seat Concepts seat upgrade after 9,000+ miles enduring the pain of the original.
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It looks lumpy in the next shot but its not. I think it's a reflection....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
I really enjoyed seeing everyone again and...

I really enjoyed seeing everyone again and meeting some new people. The weather couldn't have been any better.
I have a few pics.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/18/u6ase2aq.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 199,567
Posted By parallaxbill
Going to try to make this one.

Going to try to make this one.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,417
Posted By parallaxbill
Same results I got Numa. Nobody likes the way...

Same results I got Numa. Nobody likes the way the stand tries to pitch you off on the stock setup. The Racetech springs turned my KLR into a different bike thst feels much better on and off road.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,680
Posted By parallaxbill
That's the combination my son runs on his DR650...

That's the combination my son runs on his DR650 currently.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,680
Posted By parallaxbill
After running two sets of 705's and being quite...

After running two sets of 705's and being quite happy with their performance on road, forest service gravel roads, price and wear my next tire combination will be a TKC 80 up front and a Shinko 244...
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