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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,845
Posted By svwayne
Doesn't get much better than that!

Doesn't get much better than that!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 260
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Views: 24,980
Posted By svwayne
Nice article about Bill Johnston and the...

Nice article about Bill Johnston and the campground in the April issue of the AMA's American Motorcyclist magazine. Sounds like he's going to be good for the area.

Don't know if this link will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,693
Posted By svwayne
have you posted this over at georgia off road?

have you posted this over at georgia off road?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,527
Posted By svwayne
No pics but - -Mud Flats ...

No pics but -

-Mud Flats
-Powerline/pipeline from Duluth to Buford on the east side of the Chattahoochee river
-Young Harris to Brasstown Bald on what is now called the Wagonwheel trail...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,642
Posted By svwayne
If you have to ask then ........... :deal ...

If you have to ask then ........... :deal

Double D is in the house!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,516
Posted By svwayne
Yep, Rich is an inspiration to many. Had the...

Yep, Rich is an inspiration to many. Had the pleasure of riding/dining with him a couple of years ago at the Hooch D/S ride. He and his wife are good people! Glad to see he is still at it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By svwayne
SETRA membership required? Any "AA/Hero"...

SETRA membership required?

Any "AA/Hero" singletrack? Bring the 250 or the 650?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-11-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 29,821
Posted By svwayne
Great RR. Thanks for including your thoughts and...

Great RR. Thanks for including your thoughts and perspectives on life in the south. It's always interesting to me, a lifelong "southerner", to hear how others interpret and interact with what they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By svwayne
I'm guessing Currahee Mtn.

I'm guessing Currahee Mtn.
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,062
Posted By svwayne
Doc, Enjoyable read as always. Just gotta...

Doc,

Enjoyable read as always. Just gotta figure away to get around that 1st law of thermodynamics.
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,062
Posted By svwayne
Doc, Enjoying the RR as usual. That...

Doc,

Enjoying the RR as usual.

That looks like the HP-41CV. Got two of those on my desk that I still use daily. Nothing like RPN to generate some office humor.

Thanks for the words and...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,636
Posted By svwayne
Been down this road several times on various DS...

Been down this road several times on various DS bikes. I've yet to find a set of cold weather gloves that aren't bulky, don't make my hands sweat, and don't make my hands cramp. Have you considered...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-14-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 112,966
Posted By svwayne
Chip, Got the doc. Awesome job! Thanks!

Chip,

Got the doc. Awesome job! Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-14-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 108,891
Posted By svwayne
Chip, Got the doc. Thanks!

Chip,

Got the doc. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 102,117
Views: 19,959,675
Posted By svwayne
Q for those with Seat Concepts seat

Got my new Seat Concepts seat over the weekend. Quality appears to be top notch. I have not installed the cover/foam yet but on initial look it appears the Seat Concepts foam is ~1" lower right in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,996
Posted By svwayne
Way to go Dad! These are memories you and your...

Way to go Dad! These are memories you and your daughter will cherish for years to come.

Care to comment on the memorial notation on the bandit windscreen?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By svwayne
You'll be hard pressed to find a better cause...

You'll be hard pressed to find a better cause than this one!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,871
Posted By svwayne
"Watch your top knot!" - Jeremiah...

"Watch your top knot!" - Jeremiah Johnson
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,831
Posted By svwayne
Sounds like a great trip. I've got to look into...

Sounds like a great trip. I've got to look into that auto train.

P.S. Check your PMs
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By svwayne
August in Big Bend ???

Yes I know it is not the ideal time. Yes I know the average daily high is 90+. I'm going to be in Austin on business in August and thought this would be great opportunity to take a little ride down...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,284
Posted By svwayne
Inspirational! Dads and their daughters, truly...

Inspirational! Dads and their daughters, truly special.

I think I need to spend a little more time "cleaning paint brushes".

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By svwayne
The WD40 works well for cleaning as does a little...

The WD40 works well for cleaning as does a little kerosene. I use Boeshield T-9 when I've got it.

As far as repair on the road - I'll never leave home on chain/sprockets that I don't think will...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By svwayne
I'll agree with the need for a steel or...

I'll agree with the need for a steel or reinforced shank. Good toe/heel protection is a need as well. I wear full height Alpinestars Tech 3s if I'm riding serious off road. If I'm riding casual DS...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By svwayne
Got ~2 years of riding on my 50/50s. If I'm...

Got ~2 years of riding on my 50/50s. If I'm riding hard offroad then the Tech 3s get the nod. Casual DSing in the summer it is the 50/50s. They fit great and are comfortable. I wish they had a steel...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
Posted By svwayne
I tried a pair of Frogg Toggs for several months....

I tried a pair of Frogg Toggs for several months. Every time it rained my crotch got wet. Seems they don't work well if you're sitting in water. The jacket seemed to work well but it does tend to...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,833
Posted By svwayne
This is what I trust to get me home if I'm riding...

This is what I trust to get me home if I'm riding tubeless tires - http://www.safetyseal.com/

I carry a small, dual action, low pressure, high volume pump for mountain bike tires. I can get a rear...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By svwayne
Never came to terms with the bulkiness of heated...

Never came to terms with the bulkiness of heated gloves. My happy place is with heated grips, summer weight gloves, and hippo hands.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,977
Posted By svwayne
Tried the BMW Pro Winters, the Gerbings...

Tried the BMW Pro Winters, the Gerbings electrics, and the Olympias. Never was happy with the bulk between my hands and grips. On trips more than a couple of hours my fingers would start cramping...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By svwayne
The pullovers pack the smallest. The Revolt is...

The pullovers pack the smallest. The Revolt is windproof.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By svwayne
KLIM! www.klimusa.com

KLIM!

www.klimusa.com
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By svwayne
I'll never buy anything other than Klims again....

I'll never buy anything other than Klims again. Love my Mojaves. Bought the longer inseam version so they keep the tops of my boots covered when seated on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By svwayne
+1

+1
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-01-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By svwayne
Thumb :thumbup That KLR is just what I'm looking for.

:thumbup That KLR is just what I'm looking for.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-01-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By svwayne
PM'd TxMotoAdv

PM'd TxMotoAdv
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-30-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By svwayne
Bike rentals in Austin

I've searched the web and this forum and I've found two bike rental companies in Austin -

http://www.hillcountrymotorcyclerentals.com/bikes__rental_rates

and
...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
Posted By svwayne
I've been pretty happy with mine over the last...

I've been pretty happy with mine over the last 3-4 years. The only thing I learned the hard way is that the fabric does not stretch but the collar does. I have to take extra care not to rip the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 102,117
Views: 19,959,675
Posted By svwayne
Checked their website and could not find an...

Checked their website and could not find an application for the DR. Can you provide a little more info?
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,327
Posted By svwayne
The main thing I've looked for in a "shorty" boot...

The main thing I've looked for in a "shorty" boot is a good, strong, shank. That being said I'm currently using the Thor 50/50s which provide decent support when standing on the pegs. I wore out a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By svwayne
I've been looking for this ride to pop up. Had a...

I've been looking for this ride to pop up. Had a great time last year. As long as the creek don't rise I'll see you Friday morning.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,159
Posted By svwayne
I've got the Raptor petcock and a clear,...

I've got the Raptor petcock and a clear, external, fuel filter on my '06. I always close the petcock after a ride and let the engine idle until it dies. The next time I get ready to ride I open the...
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