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Forum: Airheads Today, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By OldnoGPS
Since the problem is above idle and below a large...

Since the problem is above idle and below a large throttle opening, it seems like it's where it's running off of the needle taper. Also sounds like the slides are opening far enough for it to run on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
I'm tasting a little Crazy Fox coffee right now. ...

I'm tasting a little Crazy Fox coffee right now. Nice treat after being out in the not-quite-warm garage overhauling old stinky carburetors.
Glad Rhonda's news is good.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 86,797
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ric, That's cool, thanks for the history...

Ric,

That's cool, thanks for the history link. Beautiful stonework on the mill, significantly different work where it was added onto.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 86,797
Posted By OldnoGPS
They build big structures just to grow vines on...

They build big structures just to grow vines on in Virginia.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/RonMill_zps3a920379.jpeg
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By OldnoGPS
Make sure the battery cables aren't corroded on...

Make sure the battery cables aren't corroded on the inside. Old cables get that way and have so much resistance that they sometimes won't flow enough current to turn the starter but enough to click...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30,760
Views: 1,483,899
Posted By OldnoGPS
Kevin, Brought my wife home on Christmas Eve...

Kevin,
Brought my wife home on Christmas Eve from U.Va. Neuro. You're right, we didn't need no stinkin' Christmas presents.
Hope Rhonda is home soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30,760
Views: 1,483,899
Posted By OldnoGPS
Good on ya' Matt. I offered for Kevin to come by...

Good on ya' Matt. I offered for Kevin to come by here and take advantage of our fold out couch...you're a lot closer though.
She's in the right place, U.Va. took good care of my wife after her...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
I just got back from Anton's - we beat each other...

I just got back from Anton's - we beat each other with wet noodles :D
(Actually, we hardly mentioned it).
We're all on the same page; good to be aware, slow down when appropriate, pay attention...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
Anton, I was going less than 40 probably,...

Anton,

I was going less than 40 probably, just downshifted to go up the hill heading toward Millington at the "new" concrete bridge. If I had been anyone else who normally drives that road in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
A Warning

Yesterday I was motoring along at my usual modest pace (seriously) about halfway between Free Union and Millington, came around a blind uphill right hand corner and - the road was occupied by three...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great Pine Barrens report, looks like a good way...

Great Pine Barrens report, looks like a good way to get cold and beat while riding great stuff!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
It isn't far from this winery traveling north to...

It isn't far from this winery traveling north to grab the Virginia tag...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By OldnoGPS
Check out the C'ville thread: ...

Check out the C'ville thread:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=388596 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=388596)

Plenty of good 690 areas.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
Grab: In Somerset where the RR crosses Blue Run....

Grab: In Somerset where the RR crosses Blue Run. Just missed a passenger train going over. Neat spot.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4327_zps589385eb.jpg

Tag: Road number...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,412
Views: 153,813
Posted By OldnoGPS
While you're waiting: Virginia tag is within...

While you're waiting: Virginia tag is within range :D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360246&page=627 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360246&page=627)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
If anyone is going out tagging - there are more...

If anyone is going out tagging - there are more pics of my purple bike in the Virginia Tag thread :D (and the tag is close...)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9,450
Views: 559,047
Posted By OldnoGPS
Tag: Signs should tell you all you need to know. ...

Tag: Signs should tell you all you need to know.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4320_zps28694af9.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9,450
Views: 559,047
Posted By OldnoGPS
Grab: Near Downtown Goshen. ...

Grab: Near Downtown Goshen.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4317_zps71095c16.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
Actually, that's the rear part of the seat above...

Actually, that's the rear part of the seat above the Samsonite :D
And really - how many pixs of my purple bike do you need?
(Besides - about 5 mins after I posted this I realized I didn't have the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
Grab: Long Acre Rd., way down in Fluvanna. ...

Grab: Long Acre Rd., way down in Fluvanna. Didn't want the little guy to get munched by a cow.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4313_zpsde9e6c8f.jpg

Tag: The last tag I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
:thumb Glad to see that KLR out terrorizing the...

:thumb Glad to see that KLR out terrorizing the roads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
Pleasant weather. Tag road name starts with a...

Pleasant weather. Tag road name starts with a "W", winery MLS# is 520658 on the CAAR Realty site. $1,650,000 if you're wondering.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
:D Thanks. Now go grab that tag!

:D Thanks. Now go grab that tag!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 62,667
Posted By OldnoGPS
Well, since I was a good boy and raked and mowed...

Well, since I was a good boy and raked and mowed grass this am - GRAB:
Clark Rd. (not to be confused with Clark's Tract).
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 54,040
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great thread Dave. It's been 10 years since you,...

Great thread Dave. It's been 10 years since you, Dana and me rode our new weeStroms over into WV with a bunch of ADV hooligans.
I still remember eating on the porch in Marlinton while you were...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 26,021
Posted By OldnoGPS
AB13 - I guess this is the 500 I saw at your shop...

AB13 - I guess this is the 500 I saw at your shop a few months ago? What a beauty.
Too bad it wasn't for sale last week - I bought Russ' purple GS last Monday and don't have enough toy money left...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31,614
Views: 1,832,563
Posted By OldnoGPS
:thumb Just goofing with you, looked like you had...

:thumb Just goofing with you, looked like you had a pretty good handle on things. Nothing like seat time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31,614
Views: 1,832,563
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks for the video, fun ride around. I haven't...

Thanks for the video, fun ride around. I haven't raced there since the Valvoline ProVee & Second Oak Tree National in '01? Ran SCCA DSR (with a Kawasaki ZX-10 engine, converted Reynard Formula...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
I sold the SE and DRZ, have $$ in the toy fund...

I sold the SE and DRZ, have $$ in the toy fund but haven't seen anything that I want. Haven't had a Harley yet :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
If I still owned a bike I would have ridden...

If I still owned a bike I would have ridden yesterday.
I mowed grass instead.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
It's still cool, thanks for posting it. I have...

It's still cool, thanks for posting it. I have the old VDOT paper maps that show all the roads, surface type, etc. and they are WAY outdated and worthless for finding gravel.
It's amazing how many...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
The gravel road map indicates some roads that are...

The gravel road map indicates some roads that are only partially gravel. 640 from 20N to 231 is mostly paved except for a short section (600 that parallels it is mostly gravel).
A good map for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
He was in the process of moving the shop to less...

He was in the process of moving the shop to less expensive digs when I spoke with him about doing my suspension maybe 2 months ago. Don't know where, he said it was close to the old shop.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
I followed TFitz on his 1150 ADV through Big...

I followed TFitz on his 1150 ADV through Big Levels, a couple of low speed step-offs in sand but the bike made it ok (and Tom is a very capable rider). Nice to have a buddy to help pick the beast up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
Denis, These folks are under "Vendors" on...

Denis,
These folks are under "Vendors" on here, make racks for lots of bikes and sell Wolfman luggage. I haven't bought anything from them, just saw the post and checked out the site.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,248
Posted By OldnoGPS
Excellent, glad you guys are having fun. Great...

Excellent, glad you guys are having fun. Great time of year to be there too.
Best rainbow I've ever seen was coming down Dallas Divide into Ridgeway.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
Somebody should buy hppyfngy's KLR, it's set up...

Somebody should buy hppyfngy's KLR, it's set up to last a looooong time.

And, since our bikes are in different price brackets, anybody who wants a good DRZ - let me know. I put a few hundred...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30,437
Views: 1,777,539
Posted By OldnoGPS
So, when you sell the KLR are you going to buy my...

So, when you sell the KLR are you going to buy my DRZ?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005292 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005292)
Been MONTHS since we traded bikes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
I've ridden Blakey many times, yes we're talking...

I've ridden Blakey many times, yes we're talking about the same road. Full size GMC extra cab pulling a 5x8 trailer. Challenging. More challenging after I loaded up an injured BMW rider and his...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,886
Posted By OldnoGPS
Five of them to be exact. I've been known to...

Five of them to be exact. I've been known to ride KLR's, DR's, DRZ's (currently) and other peasant models too. :amazon
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