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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 05:02 PM
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Posted By daGeeeze
View from my deck: ...

View from my deck:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-YL0FSViSl3k/VFUQ7Eoqx4I/AAAAAAAAIoQ/sSI08dfmnsg/w1001-h563-no/20141101_125700.jpg

Adjacent to the Baneberry Golf course.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Something closer to our way. Maybe around the...

Something closer to our way. Maybe around the lake somewhere? Heck, with the kind of turnouts we're seeing I could host at my house and fire the grill up.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 11:20 AM
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Views: 646,989
Posted By daGeeeze
The colors/lighting make this really cool.

The colors/lighting make this really cool.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Hear hear. I do wish you'd ride with us though....

Hear hear. I do wish you'd ride with us though. Ronahue isn't too bad.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
I would guess temperature concerns on the 20S are...

I would guess temperature concerns on the 20S are because its battery powered and hangs out in the wind. For someone like you it might be possible to create some kind of cover though that would...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Since this happens only after it's been rained on...

Since this happens only after it's been rained on I'd look at wiring connectors to the sensors for the enriching circuit. Everything works okay when it stays dry which would tend to rule out a lot of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
First I have to just go for a job. :lol3 I...

First I have to just go for a job. :lol3 I thought I'd make some quick money refurbing a neighbor's dock and deck. Our driest season rarely went more than 2 days without rain and I couldn't get the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
Awesome. Now I want those even more if that's...

Awesome. Now I want those even more if that's possible.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
I just ordered mine from motorcycle...

I just ordered mine from motorcycle superstore.com because I really needed tires and got an ad from them. The 3s were on sale so I ordered that online. Then for grins I looked at the 4s to see how...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
I was the wet guy in the red and blue Aerostich...

I was the wet guy in the red and blue Aerostich who came in a bit late.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
We (the ROK) meets the first Monday every month...

We (the ROK) meets the first Monday every month at varying locations. We can let you know where. We get together and have dinner and chat some then the "official" meeting which is usually a bunch of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25,070
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Posted By daGeeeze
Nice. Were you on one bike or two? I would guess...

Nice. Were you on one bike or two? I would guess it doesn't matter. That could be a real boon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
Sweet. I really want a pair of those 20Ss. I hear...

Sweet. I really want a pair of those 20Ss. I hear with all the updates in a number of Sena headsets that the pairs can share music. If you give that a try let me know. My wife can't hear the stuff...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
:rofl I'm going through my email and this...

:rofl

I'm going through my email and this was one of the unread I hadn't gotten to.



Tuck-in or Wear-Over?
You are riding along down the highway in the rain, wearing Triple Digit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
This is part of why I don't worry about...

This is part of why I don't worry about waterproof gloves much. I have several pairs. I've tested them by putting them on and sticking my hands down into a bucket of water. They work fine. It takes a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
I had my medium weight gloves which weren't...

I had my medium weight gloves which weren't supposed to be water proof and weren't. No problem. They'll dry out. My boots were supposed to be and held up just fine even though I need to rub some more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Yeah, there's that. :D The new tires got a...

Yeah, there's that. :D

The new tires got a nice test last night in the rain. VERY good traction in the wet. Michelin Pilot Road 4. GT on the rear for carrying more weight.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Yeah I think when I removed the axle it was caked...

Yeah I think when I removed the axle it was caked with debris on the end that got pulled into the threads. I should have been more careful before I tried to put it back together. Now forever I'll be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Yep but I really could have used the bike over...

Yep but I really could have used the bike over the weekend. And I should have been able to thanks to the extra effort you put into it. :deal

Oh well. It ended well. Now to get it back to you in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
I'm pretty sure but not positive they all still...

I'm pretty sure but not positive they all still do. The tire came with a warning about it being slick the first mile or so.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Thanks BlueStar. You and others are probably...

Thanks BlueStar. You and others are probably wondering how this turned out. I got the tap a couple of hours ago. Seems the postal orifice had a tough time with the package.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 1,052,235
Posted By daGeeeze
The new location isn't as dramatic as the old....

The new location isn't as dramatic as the old. The first time I visited it the old location wasn't as dramatic as it ended up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 219,835
Posted By daGeeeze
Allowed. Keep taking rides like that and...

Allowed. Keep taking rides like that and Rustinpeace will want to ride with you.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
:huh I found "thread chasers" while looking...

:huh

I found "thread chasers" while looking and they were similarly high priced. I guess I don't know what the difference is.

(hm. somebody pulled down their helpful response.)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
:rofl Yeah, that'd slow you down some if you...

:rofl

Yeah, that'd slow you down some if you carried a set that size.

Thanks for the thought though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Thanks. Would that I had a nice lathe. I just...

Thanks. Would that I had a nice lathe. I just kept slowly rotating it while I filed it with the edge of a half round file. All my triangle files are too wide an angle for this work. I don't mind that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
I have this going in the Tales from East TN...

I have this going in the Tales from East TN thread and mentioned some things there that should be here.

The thread size is m24x1.5

I know that because I called the service department at Max...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
Yep. I've liked being a member since 2006. No...

Yep. I've liked being a member since 2006. No regrets. I'm always happy to help another inmate out. Of course I try to help out any folks. I've changed a heck of a lot of tires on the shoulder of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Thanks but it's pretty unlikely you'd carry...

Thanks but it's pretty unlikely you'd carry something as big as 24mm on any bike. I have a sh*tload of tools and don't have anything that big. I don't think I have anything in SAE that large.

I've...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
Finding that bolt might be as hard as finding the...

Finding that bolt might be as hard as finding the tap. :lol3

Luckily someone on ADV is sending me a tap to use then send back to him. This site is awesome.

I also ordered the tap and die from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Have you messed with one? Looking at it I thought...

Have you messed with one? Looking at it I thought the grooves going across were to clear chips and you slide the file like a normal file over the threads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Yeah I should be good soon. Those files don't...

Yeah I should be good soon. Those files don't look like they're designed for inside threads where you need a tap.
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
Hm. In looking at these it appears they're for...

Hm. In looking at these it appears they're for bolts and other external threaded things. I need to fix the threads in the fork leg which are internal threads.

Back to the drawing board.
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
Hey, that's not a bad idea though the space I...

Hey, that's not a bad idea though the space I have to work in is a bit constricted. And of course if I screw up it's a fairly expensive thing...

I'll look into it though. THANKS!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
HELP! I spooned a new tire onto my rim from...

HELP!

I spooned a new tire onto my rim from my 2007 R1200RT yesterday. In trying to get the front axle back in I managed to bugger the threads.

NOBODY local seems to have the required M24x1.5...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By daGeeeze
Buggered my front axle 2007 RT

Slapped a new tire on my BMW 2007 R1200RT and then in putting the front axle back in I managed to bugger the threads on the end of the axle AND in the fork leg. I've searched numerous ways and even...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
I agree with not needing the iron butt stamp of...

I agree with not needing the iron butt stamp of approval. I did 1300 miles in one day bringing my eBay goldwing home to near DC from San Diego. Used the cb to know when I could let it out. I was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 219,835
Posted By daGeeeze
Just a little too much riding with cords already...

Just a little too much riding with cords already showing on my front tire. New tire should be delivered tomorrow though. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 25,070
Views: 1,622,393
Posted By daGeeeze
I cruised through there twice on Friday to meet a...

I cruised through there twice on Friday to meet a buddy out that way. I may have cord showing on my front tire now. Made the rain Friday much more interesting.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 71,025
Posted By daGeeeze
Whiners. I need to see what comments are left....

Whiners. I need to see what comments are left. I'm guessing my cheese comment is just hanging now. LOL.
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