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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Understood. Have a better grasp now of why some...

Understood. Have a better grasp now of why some of you took such interest in his post. Not convinced MSF classes save lives, but definitely understand the military taking precautions to reduce...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
I usually wouldn't get involved in something like...

I usually wouldn't get involved in something like this, but I actually agree with the above. Not very familiar with military policy except now I've learned you have to have MSF training and wear...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By aplscrambles
Gist of it looks to me like mid 50s most places,...

Gist of it looks to me like mid 50s most places, down to about freezing on the high passes, with little chance of snow amounting to anything. About what I figured. Worst case, I'm prepared that one...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By aplscrambles
Yes. and my riding partner on a 07 Tiger....

Yes. and my riding partner on a 07 Tiger. Couldn't agree more. We will be more than thorough with maintenance on ours. Mark's tiger chewed all the teeth off his sprocket and both our batteries died...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By aplscrambles
Ok. That is exactly what we're shooting for at...

Ok. That is exactly what we're shooting for at the moment. Leaving either the 1st or 2nd week of Sept., and then 2 days to get to Trinidad. Not too concerned about it being late in the season, as...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By aplscrambles
Myself and a riding partner will be riding the...

Myself and a riding partner will be riding the western portion starting early September. Leaving central NC and slabbing over two days' time to most likely hit the trail at Trinidad, CO. Try to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Ding Ding Ding we have a winner. TTR 225 or...

Ding Ding Ding we have a winner. TTR 225 or maybe 250. Far cry from a yz. Air cooled and down, oh, about 25 hp.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Something's kinda funky about this yz :scratch ...

Something's kinda funky about this yz :scratch

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4390643543.html

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j214/Pressley10r/notyz_zpsb06c65d4.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Definitely. Bike is way too nice to be owned by...

Definitely. Bike is way too nice to be owned by someone that dumb. He is just messing with all the dumb f***s on craigslist. It's probably not even really for sale. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Behold, the future of our fair country. :fpalm

Behold, the future of our fair country. :fpalm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 149,101
Posted By aplscrambles
Yea it was pretty fun. Only did a small portion....

Yea it was pretty fun. Only did a small portion. I was just showing a friend where it was. Its been a couple years since I've ridden all the way to rock house. I was on a exc or dr or something....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Holy Christ. That was a disaster in the making. ...

Holy Christ. That was a disaster in the making. Good thing she sold it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 149,101
Posted By aplscrambles
Did a fun loop last weekend on my strom,...

Did a fun loop last weekend on my strom, including, Globe rd, old 90, BMB, maple sally, Waterfalls, Richlands etc.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 36,736
Posted By aplscrambles
Lots, if you are willing to ride up toward the...

Lots, if you are willing to ride up toward the Lenoir, brown mtn., blowing rock area.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
Definite scam with the odd price, see it all the...

Definite scam with the odd price, see it all the time on CL.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 20,758
Posted By aplscrambles
I'm not sure I want to get together for your type...

I'm not sure I want to get together for your type of "riding"! :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 20,758
Posted By aplscrambles
Im curious what the rest of the central NC folks...

Im curious what the rest of the central NC folks are up to these days too... I've done too much racing in the last couple years to do much dual sporting, but I'm up for a ADv type ride on my strom...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By aplscrambles
Jeans, Cortech vented light colored jacket, all...

Jeans, Cortech vented light colored jacket, all vents open on helmet, sidi vertigo air boots. There's not much you can do when its 90 with high humidity down here....But I work outside 50 hrs/week...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,540
Posted By aplscrambles
My thoughts are with you and yours today. Wish...

My thoughts are with you and yours today. Wish you guys strength and comfort through the day today.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,619
Posted By aplscrambles
Myself and my riding pal are getting our selves...

Myself and my riding pal are getting our selves and bikes ready. As of right now, we've made a couple adjustments. Due to constraints of-you guessed it- time and money, we will likely be leaving NC...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By aplscrambles
Central NC, eh? I will keep my eyes and ears...

Central NC, eh? I will keep my eyes and ears peeled. When did this happen and where?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,540
Posted By aplscrambles
My sympathies Joe, don't think I met your father...

My sympathies Joe, don't think I met your father at the rally I attended, but if he was anything like you, I'm sure he was a great fellow. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 53,131
Posted By aplscrambles
Likely would've won, just as he would've...

Likely would've won, just as he would've certainly won in Baja. KTM will never be able to replace him. He was destined for great things.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 74,480
Posted By aplscrambles
This one gave me a good chuckle this AM. ...

This one gave me a good chuckle this AM.

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4279508608.html

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j214/Pressley10r/tapout_zps9a7695b0.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 36,736
Posted By aplscrambles
Have heard of that place, never been there. ...

Have heard of that place, never been there. Brick oven pizza and a good beer selection? Now we're talking. Don't think I could make the ride, but I'll try to do 4pm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By aplscrambles
Got a speeding ticket on a bike in VA back in 07....

Got a speeding ticket on a bike in VA back in 07. Was paying state farm dearly for that up until last year when my rates finally went back to normal. Never again. I stay out of VA and have my fun in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,879
Posted By aplscrambles
Wish they would bring back the enduro. Had a...

Wish they would bring back the enduro. Had a blast a couple years ago. Some great trails/riding/terrain down there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 36,736
Posted By aplscrambles
I'll try, depending on when and where.

I'll try, depending on when and where.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,619
Posted By aplscrambles
Me and my riding partner will be on a Wee and a...

Me and my riding partner will be on a Wee and a Tiger respectively. Though we are adept dirt bike riders, we have already come to terms with the possibility of re-routing if we have a problem. I...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By aplscrambles
So you ride the same terrain as DAKAR and SCORE...

So you ride the same terrain as DAKAR and SCORE events at similar avg speeds? Hell no I'm not saying your slow! I'm assuming you must be a current or former desert racer. What do they say at tech...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By aplscrambles
Fair enough. It probably depends on size/weight...

Fair enough. It probably depends on size/weight of bike, power output, riding style etc. My definition of aired down is lower than 20 psi, so I think we're on a different page to start with. I...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By aplscrambles
Don't forget rimlocks, now I think we have 2...

Don't forget rimlocks, now I think we have 2 bizarre comments saying no rimlocks.

BTW--guys running no rimlocks, let us know how that works out for you in rocks and sand when you have to air...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By aplscrambles
I think that pretty much sums it all up!

I think that pretty much sums it all up!
Forum: Americas 12-09-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,619
Posted By aplscrambles
Excellent info! Thank you.

Excellent info! Thank you.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By aplscrambles
Some good info here and some not-so-good. I have...

Some good info here and some not-so-good. I have a buddy that has tubliss in his ktm 450 and loves it. Have another riding/racing pal that had nothing but problems with the tubliss and went back to...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,619
Posted By aplscrambles
The topic is always about when the colorado...

The topic is always about when the colorado passes open, no one says much about when they start to get snowed in a again. I will likely be coming through in mid-Sept., which passes if any are going...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By aplscrambles
Agreed, good thing there's not much else to...

Agreed, good thing there's not much else to maintain or go wrong with the sv/vstrom motor.
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By aplscrambles
Supposedly the pads, chains, sprockets are...

Supposedly the pads, chains, sprockets are relatively new. I'll be checking all that thoroughly when I see it. I'll bet the suspension is going to be pretty sacked out. I just hope the engine...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By aplscrambles
08 wee

Looking at a high mileage (60k) 08 wee. Plenty of farkles, looks nice, black/flat black color. I think I can get it for a song. Guy says mechanically it's great. One thing stands out and bothers...
Forum: Americas 11-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,619
Posted By aplscrambles
Anyone out there considering a later (early...

Anyone out there considering a later (early Sept.) trip? Myself and a friend may be renting a truck or slabbing to OK or thereabouts and hitting the trail from there. I'm 29, self-employed, this is...
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