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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 06:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
New Sneakers

I'm usually a pretty decisive individual, but I struggled a bit with the decision about what tires to install on my KLR once the OEM tires had completed their useful life. My normal modus operandi...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Very cool! Years ago, I had access to an...

Very cool!

Years ago, I had access to an Ossa Plonker and found riding it to be extremely enjoyable. Used it as a play bike and wheelie hooligan bike. Have been watching ads myself and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
ParallaxBill

Our good friend ParallaxBill was injured this morning when he fell out of a tree stand while hunting. He was airlifted to the hospital and apparently has a broken shoulder and cracked pelvis.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
My grandson Aidan, his first time aboard a...

My grandson Aidan, his first time aboard a motorcycle. (My son-in-law's hand is there stabilizing young Aidan.)

http://i.imgur.com/ERESSik.jpg

My daughter Jamie with her nephew Aidan.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Queens City Barbeque Festival

All three of my children, my son-in-law and my grandson came to Charlotte for a visit, so I'm not riding this weekend. We did head into Uptown for a walk around the city and the Barbeque Festival...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Thanks! Augie suggested I look at the offerings...

Thanks! Augie suggested I look at the offerings from Bass Pro Shops. I will check out the selections from both places.

Numa
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Touratech Roll Chart Holder - Frogg Toggs

My trip to Lynchburg did give me a chance to try out my Touratech roll chart holder. I used 2.5 inch wide adding machine paper in it that I purchased from Touratech with the roll chart holder. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
The Craigs List ad does mention California ready....

The Craigs List ad does mention California ready. I don't know if that means anything from an extra level of pollution control equipment or not, but it might be worth inquiring.

NitroRoo can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
The writers for Motorcyclist Magazine have often...

The writers for Motorcyclist Magazine have often commented about about how they think the VFR is a wonderful bike. I have heard that V-Four can be expensive to repair, but that they are reliable. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
What's the new steed? Numa

What's the new steed?

Numa
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
The food at Helen's was very good. Not a fancy...

The food at Helen's was very good. Not a fancy place, but it was full of locals and Numa Jr and I both enjoyed our meals that day.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
I'm surprised to hear that you'd consider selling...

I'm surprised to hear that you'd consider selling the Tiger. What would you be looking to purchase as a replacement.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
2011 Kawasaki Versys for Sale

A friend/co-worker has this Kawasaki Versys 650cc for sale. It's a 2011 with 8,000 miles, Givi luggage, crash bars, larger windshield and he's asking $5,300. Send me a PM if you're interested and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Rode to Lynchburg, VA Thursday evening in hopes...

Rode to Lynchburg, VA Thursday evening in hopes of riding mountain roads in the area for a couple of days with Numa Jr and my brother. I had mapped out what looked to be two very good days of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Great start! Now keep it coming. Numa

Great start! Now keep it coming.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
I rode my KLR up to Lynchburg, Va on Thursday to...

I rode my KLR up to Lynchburg, Va on Thursday to meet Numa Jr and my brother to ride in the mountains for a couple of days. Started raining Friday morning before we got five miles from the hotel. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Very nice! When did you get the chrome helmet...

Very nice! When did you get the chrome helmet with mirrored face shield?

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Very cool photos, Bill. I've been through there...

Very cool photos, Bill. I've been through there many times and have never noticed that plane.



I'm waiting for the Cycle World article about, "The World's First Streamliner Adventure Trike." ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
http://i.imgur.com/8V7YRiw.jpg Numa

http://i.imgur.com/8V7YRiw.jpg

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Don't worry. I am fully prepared to illustrate...

Don't worry. I am fully prepared to illustrate all of your ride reports.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
2015 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT. Wire spoke wheels,...

2015 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT. Wire spoke wheels, redesigned front end with side-by-side headlights.

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/2015SuzukiV-Strom650XTABS3.jpg

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
I will be out of town next weekend -- meeting...

I will be out of town next weekend -- meeting Numa Jr and my brother in Lynchburg, VA for some mountain riding -- but would like you to show me that trail sometime soon. Sounds cool.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
As restitution, you have to post the GPS...

As restitution, you have to post the GPS coordinates of the pig pickin'.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Just when you think you're hopelessly in love...

Just when you think you're hopelessly in love with the Scrambler Classic, along comes the new BMW R1200RS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
On my ride with BIll and John, when we stopped...

On my ride with BIll and John, when we stopped for lunch, we were discussing how lucky we are to live near Charlotte and in such close proximity to so many good riding spots with great views. If you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
The Ducati Scrambler Classic, in my humble...

The Ducati Scrambler Classic, in my humble opinion, is very cool!

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Twenty-five hundred miles! Ouch! I had already...

Twenty-five hundred miles! Ouch! I had already ordered the Saharas before I saw your post. Guess I'll get to compare them to something else fairly quickly.

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Thanks for the tips on tubes. Those T63s look...

Thanks for the tips on tubes. Those T63s look aggressive. I think I ride too many road miles per year on pavement to go with knobs that pronounced. I'd wear those out in no time and would be right...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
I'm getting ready to order a set of new tires for...

I'm getting ready to order a set of new tires for my KLR -- I think I'm going with Metzler Enduro 3 Sahara tires. This is the first bike I've owned with tube tires in many, many years.

Do you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Ducati Scrambler unveiling at 6:00 PM tonight -...

Ducati Scrambler unveiling at 6:00 PM tonight - http://scramblerducati.com

Numa
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
GoPro helmet cam! Numa

GoPro helmet cam!

Numa
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 27,534
Posted By BluRidgeRider
My KLR650. http://i.imgur.com/bJUqCTS.jpg...

My KLR650.

http://i.imgur.com/bJUqCTS.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kRU8F9q.jpg

Numa
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Went for a ride today with a couple of my...

Went for a ride today with a couple of my buddies. Bill rides a KLR just like mine and his son John has a Suzuki DR650. We rode on some nice tarmac and some dirt/gravel fire roads with great views....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
parallaxbill, herrserj and I rode up around...

parallaxbill, herrserj and I rode up around Morganton today in beautiful riding weather. Here are a few pictures.

http://i.imgur.com/qDtu9kA.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hCUB4Eg.jpg

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Wasn't trying to give advice. Was just sharing...

Wasn't trying to give advice. Was just sharing my humble opinion that the yellow/blue livery looks very nice. (Suzuki yellow sure was good to Roger Decoster and Joel Robert.)


...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
As I mentioned a few posts back, my brother liked...

As I mentioned a few posts back, my brother liked my KLR and thinks he might purchase one. He asked me to send him a list of the accessories and modifications I've made to my KLR. Here's that list:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Here's a photo I missed posting from my Saturday...

Here's a photo I missed posting from my Saturday ride with my buddies a couple of weeks ago. Shot this in one while riding up on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Tunnel vision.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
I recently purchased a Touratech compact roll...

I recently purchased a Touratech compact roll chart holder to use for displaying my routes on complex rides. It was a little expensive, but is very well made and rugged. I purchased a RAM diamond...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,135
Posted By BluRidgeRider
Thank you. I'm glad you're enjoying it. I hope...

Thank you. I'm glad you're enjoying it. I hope that you do have a child that grows up to ride with you. With each passing year, my children just seem to keep getting cooler and I have even more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 216,835
Posted By BluRidgeRider
That's going to be a really nice off-road bike...

That's going to be a really nice off-road bike for you. I like the looks of the bike, except I would prefer a black seat. I would just install a Seat Concepts or Sargent World Sport seat on it and...
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