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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Back in the saddle again, we'll maybe for just a...

Back in the saddle again, we'll maybe for just a 70 mile test ride. The shoulder started out tight, then got sore but it leveled out to tolerable for the duration of the ride. It felt fantastic to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 31,080
Posted By parallaxbill
Very nice, Numa.👍👍

Very nice, Numa.👍👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Very nice, Numa. I bet Jr is thinking "dad's got...

Very nice, Numa. I bet Jr is thinking "dad's got a great road bike now so he won't miss his V Strom as much" :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
No, definitely not just Gopro. Good point.

No, definitely not just Gopro. Good point.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Gopros seem to flatten out the viewed terrain...

Gopros seem to flatten out the viewed terrain badly. Most everything seen on the videos I've done is much steeper than the camera's perspective. I don't know a way around it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Yes it is, but for first timers that road can...

Yes it is, but for first timers that road can bite you. I screwed up, but didn't go down on my first ride even though I was warned. I know two guys that crashed their sport bikes on old NC18.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
If that was the ride I went on with the group it...

If that was the ride I went on with the group it was 325 miles and 11+ hours to get back into Union Co. Great ride though.👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Table Rock is a nice ride, Ive done it twice now....

Table Rock is a nice ride, Ive done it twice now. One long one that included Maple Sally etc., and a short one that included Old NC 105.
Sure wish I could join you guys. Take lots of pics.[emoji4]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I'll be there via cage. Still not riding.😦

I'll be there via cage. Still not riding.😦
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 31,080
Posted By parallaxbill
Hey Numa, don't give up on me and herrserj riding...

Hey Numa, don't give up on me and herrserj riding with you again. I start back to work Monday on limited hours (to test my leg and back enurance) and I will be returning to work full time on the 1st...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Overtime!

Overtime!
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,238
Posted By parallaxbill
+1 on the DR 650. It is about 50 lbs lighter and...

+1 on the DR 650. It is about 50 lbs lighter and has less stuff to break if dropped. A well protected KLR, crash bars front and rear will take care of the plastics but with some additional weight....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7,363
Views: 395,927
Posted By parallaxbill
There must be more pics coming with that group of...

There must be more pics coming with that group of riders. So, when will we see them?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Lol, I'd need to sell my beloved KLR if I did...

Lol, I'd need to sell my beloved KLR if I did that.😉😉
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
That 1000 is beautiful and comfy.

That 1000 is beautiful and comfy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
The 1000 mostly, but the 650 is nice too.

The 1000 mostly, but the 650 is nice too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I LOVE this bike guys! ...

I LOVE this bike guys!
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Well I'm now recovering from my 2nd surgery on my...

Well I'm now recovering from my 2nd surgery on my shoulder since October 24th. I recently found out my previous surgery failed or as the Dr. referred to it, "it was a bone collapse". Seven of the 11...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I thought I'd share again what I think is one of...

I thought I'd share again what I think is one of the nicest views to be found an hour south of Charlotte. It's on the west side of Lake Wateree, SC on a road that is most likely soon to be developed,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Thanks guys, I really appreciate it.☺

Thanks guys, I really appreciate it.☺
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Hopefully if they just remove my old hardware I...

Hopefully if they just remove my old hardware I could go home that evening. But if they have to rebuild everything I'll be in for a few days.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Thanks While theyre out, If anyone wants to...

Thanks

While theyre out, If anyone wants to use the tools they're certainly welcome to. I'm happy to share them with the guys in the group.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Hey fellas, I'm afraid I'm going back to the...

Hey fellas,
I'm afraid I'm going back to the hospital for more surgery Thursday midday. I found out last week my should surgery failed due to what the surgeon called "collapsed bone". He wanted...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Team Charlotte. Anf Iron Horse has two of...

Team Charlotte.

Anf Iron Horse has two of them, both very pricey, $8900 & $6900, more or less. But low miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I thought this was worth sharing. ...

I thought this was worth sharing.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/d354857a704c3d4a9539d0c459680850.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Looks like break time.😉

Looks like break time.😉
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 31,080
Posted By parallaxbill
I like the Sandhills Wildlife Refuge, been...

I like the Sandhills Wildlife Refuge, been driving around down there for 25+ years. There are a few roads with deep sand that John and I have found on our bikes. There is a big rock in the refuge...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I'm finally feeling fit enough for a visit. But I...

I'm finally feeling fit enough for a visit. But I won't be riding for months yet, I'm afraid.😦
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-26-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Anyone here wearing the Forma Adventure boot? Do...

Anyone here wearing the Forma Adventure boot? Do you like them, any problems so far?

The reason I ask is because I thought someone in the group had mentioned them before and I got a pair of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I prefer the chin mounts for helmets. My modular...

I prefer the chin mounts for helmets. My modular HJC has a perfect position to mount the base but my Shoei Hornet is going to need a chin bracket for it to work well. I really like the chin location...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I run mine on my helmets. Tried the crashbars and...

I run mine on my helmets. Tried the crashbars and handle bars but vibrate too much for me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Merry Christmas everyone!

Merry Christmas everyone!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
The bruised ribs showed up that night, but we...

The bruised ribs showed up that night, but we stopped for water a while later, and when I pulled my left glove off I found out I needed 6 stitches. I got those at an urgent care later that day. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
My long promised video of Wildlife Rd. located in...

My long promised video of Wildlife Rd. located in Liberty Hill, SC.
Pardon the low quality but the video was very good on my PC. Maybe it's because it's my first video on this new channel of mine on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I took a couple of laps around my downstairs...

I took a couple of laps around my downstairs today just to get back in the mood to ride.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/3ce36056f3867186b55443db1a3fa671.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I agree, even if it was made legal here in NC I...

I agree, even if it was made legal here in NC I think the non motorcycle population would object and some people would intentionally block or otherwise endanger motorcyclist if they could.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,968
Posted By parallaxbill
6'3", 225 lbs 34-35" inseam both feet flat...

6'3", 225 lbs
34-35" inseam
both feet flat on the ground, knees bent just right,
feet right beneath my butt, making standing a breeze,
Bike is a 2013 KLR w/upgraded suspension suited for my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! I know it's...

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
I know it's going to be a happy one for me and my family because I am being released from the rehabilitation center today!👍👍
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
There is another 2nd Generation KLR rider located...

There is another 2nd Generation KLR rider located in Lancaster that I've told about the meetings who is also active on KLR650.net. I'll see if I can get in touch with him again. Seemed like another...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,880
Posted By parallaxbill
I'm doing better but I'm beginning to have doubts...

I'm doing better but I'm beginning to have doubts about being home by Thanksgiving. That right leg pain has me stalled. The doctor is supposed to be here today to address that issue so maybe there is...
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