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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 30,424
Posted By peejman
Not yet. April 10th.

Not yet. April 10th.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 30,424
Posted By peejman
Pants are always optional.

Pants are always optional.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 30,424
Posted By peejman
I wouldn't get there at 3am unless you just enjoy...

I wouldn't get there at 3am unless you just enjoy sitting in your truck in the dark and pouring rain. The rain should be gone by 7am.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By peejman
I've already got a wedding to attend between...

I've already got a wedding to attend between baseball games that weekend. :cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 604
Posted By peejman
Ah, Grad's cabin then I bet. It's in a sweet...

Ah, Grad's cabin then I bet. It's in a sweet spot, you'll love it.

64 along the Ocoee is nice and you'll pass by where the Olympics were years ago. Avoid it on weekends unless you like...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 604
Posted By peejman
If you get down into NGA, check out Brasstown...

If you get down into NGA, check out Brasstown Bald, Helen GA... Hwy 180, 60, 348, ... you can make a loop or two around through there. Beautiful country.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Breaks state park in KY. Rock Island park south...

Breaks state park in KY. Rock Island park south of Nashville. Vogel state park in NGA.


The place formerly known as TWO.... http://twowheelsofsuches.com
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 215,112
Posted By peejman
Looks vaguely familiar. Somewhere near East...

Looks vaguely familiar. Somewhere near East Miller's Cove, Walland-ish?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Pizza.... I've always heard that Big Ed's is...

Pizza.... I've always heard that Big Ed's is really good, but never been there. Tomato Head has good pizza (good everything). Pizzeria Venti in Vonore is really good. Barley's pizza is good. Be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Neither one of us will be there, though not for...

Neither one of us will be there, though not for lack of want. D's son's and my Dad's birthdays are both the 28th. I've thought about trying to do a day ride to MMM, but that'll be a last minute...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
My brother-in-law was riding in a UTV that rolled...

My brother-in-law was riding in a UTV that rolled twice while doing stupid drunk things in the dark. It landed on his right elbow on both revolutions. He had surgery to repair it at least twice and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Mucho Sucko! Shoulder injuries suck, been there....

Mucho Sucko! Shoulder injuries suck, been there. Heal up fast.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
I didn't have to avoid any pot holes or salt...

I didn't have to avoid any pot holes or salt while chasing the kids around the yard on saturday. Though I did have to dodge a few land mines strategically placed by the dog. :eek1

Unfortunately...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
It was 70 deg and almost sunny yesterday. Now...

It was 70 deg and almost sunny yesterday. Now it's completely shitty again. This sucks. :cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
I understand about keeping the wife sane. ...

I understand about keeping the wife sane.

There's campgrounds at Frozen Head and Big Ridge parks but I don't know if they're open.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
KOA in Townsend or Sevierville/Pigeon Forge are...

KOA in Townsend or Sevierville/Pigeon Forge are nice enough. http://koa.com/campgrounds/townsend-great-smokies/

I think Indian Boundary is still closed for the season. Cades Cove campground is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
I was sorely tempted but I figured I'd completely...

I was sorely tempted but I figured I'd completely destroy my yard in the process. And after shoveling 4 driveways, I was too tired. .
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Is it spring yet? :becca

Is it spring yet?



:becca
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Bummer on the crash. Your bars look like mine do....

Bummer on the crash. Your bars look like mine do.

I pulled my bars off, put them in a vice, and used another cheater pipe to bend them back. They're not perfect but better. I was shocked at how...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
You're gonna have to get some sort of snorkel,...

You're gonna have to get some sort of snorkel, mask, something to get your breath out of the helmet.

It's also possible that you're keeping yourself too warm. If you're nice and cozy warm, your...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By peejman
It's a common misconception among locals too. ...

It's a common misconception among locals too. Fontana is more widely known just because the town has the same name and it's proximity to Deals Gap. Fontana is known for its unique spillway...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By peejman
Ok.... colder at Big Bend than I would have...

Ok.... colder at Big Bend than I would have thought. Topo map shows much higher elevation than I expected too, I suppose that's why. But it's a dry cold... :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By peejman
Yes, 28 is a good one.... The dreaded...

Yes, 28 is a good one.... The dreaded "hellbender". :lol3 There's a great place to eat in Franklin called Cafe Rel.

"Fugitive Dam" is Cheoah Dam, not Fontana. If that sort of thing interests...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By peejman
Given the option, I'd go to Big Bend this time of...

Given the option, I'd go to Big Bend this time of year too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By peejman
Bummer on getting laid off.... The weather...

Bummer on getting laid off....

The weather in ETN is supposed to be fairly cold. Here's a forecast to give you an idea of conditions at various elevations:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Yep. They cheer for one another and yell...

Yep. They cheer for one another and yell instructions or reminders at one another at tricky parts of the stages, sometimes while standing in the middle of the stage. I thought that was pretty cool.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
The boys and I had a big time at the trials...

The boys and I had a big time at the trials event. I've been interested in trials for a while but haven't been to an event. Lucky for me, this one was about 10 minutes from my house. I took a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By peejman
Lots of good places to ride and hike. Stay in...

Lots of good places to ride and hike. Stay in your lane on 129. You came for the curves, please don't straighten them. Its a state hwy, not a race track. Make a sighting pass at a very modest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By peejman
There's various weather cams around that will...

There's various weather cams around that will show you the conditions. It's supposed to warm up but north facing slopes and shady hollers will still be icy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Thanky!

Thanky!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
What's the expected time duration? Do I need to...

What's the expected time duration? Do I need to pack lunch? If the weather is good I'll bring the boys and they're generally much happier with full tummies.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Thanks for the suggestions, I'll check these out.

Thanks for the suggestions, I'll check these out.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Anybody here read magazines? I like good old...

Anybody here read magazines? I like good old paper magazines and I'd like to find one something geared toward dual sport / adv-ing... maybe even some trials. The only one I know if is Dirt Rider,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
I think the gas generator would work fine while...

I think the gas generator would work fine while turning. You won't be leaned over far enough for long enough for it to stall. The centrifugal force should also help. If you do lean over enough for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 215,112
Posted By peejman
Nice grab.... from 4 days ago... ;) If...

Nice grab.... from 4 days ago... ;)


If you're curious, stop by Pokey's Sports in Maryville and pick up a copy of Bob Gilbert's book about the 1953 Maryville-Alcoa Twins. My wife's grandfather...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
Good to see everyone. :wave Pretty good turn...

Good to see everyone. :wave Pretty good turn out for a cold January day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 64,631
Posted By peejman
The low tonite is 34 so if it does snow, it's not...

The low tonite is 34 so if it does snow, it's not going be around long. Current detail shows the rain stopping about noon and the temps in the low 40's for the afternoon. If it starts to dry up,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 215,112
Posted By peejman
Indeed on both accounts. I'm still yet to find...

Indeed on both accounts. I'm still yet to find one of your prior tags. I've looked twice but ran out of time before I found it.

As for the logo... :scratch You might chalk that up to typical...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 215,112
Posted By peejman
New Tag.... ...

New Tag....


http://patrickleanne.smugmug.com/photos/i-8VtGhV5/0/L/i-8VtGhV5-L.jpg




File photo obviously taken a while back, but one with a bit of family history. My wife's grandfather...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 215,112
Posted By peejman
Again... too close to resist. Grab :1drink ...

Again... too close to resist.

Grab :1drink

http://patrickleanne.smugmug.com/photos/i-hHZnKKs/0/L/i-hHZnKKs-L.jpg




Look Rock Fire Tower parking lot off Foothills Parkway. Yep, there's...
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