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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Ed S
Cry Bad idea! Never send funds via Western Union...

Bad idea! Never send funds via Western Union unless you know and trust the other person, or don't mind losing your cash if they walk away with it. Tukata is trying to buy boots from a "new inmate"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 187,055
Posted By Ed S
Good times all around - another great ADV dinner!...

Good times all around - another great ADV dinner! Kudos to the Fearless Four that braved the icy conditions and rode in :thumb. Enjoyed seeing old friends and putting faces to user names...

Chad,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 187,055
Posted By Ed S
Y'all got room for a couple more? My wife has...

Y'all got room for a couple more? My wife has come down with a touch of Cabin Fever so I figured I'd better get her out of the house for a bit...:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19,510
Views: 1,089,507
Posted By Ed S
Thanks Ray, I can make the drive down there if...

Thanks Ray, I can make the drive down there if necessary. It'd be a good excuse to stop by a few other places I only get to once a month or so.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19,510
Views: 1,089,507
Posted By Ed S
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19,510
Views: 1,089,507
Posted By Ed S
I noticed the same thing this morning, lots of...

I noticed the same thing this morning, lots of sites repeating the AP News paragraph without giving the location. I just got lucky on the last link I checked while finishing my coffee...:*sip*
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19,510
Views: 1,089,507
Posted By Ed S
Here ya go Stephen: First Annual Raleigh...

Here ya go Stephen:

First Annual Raleigh Police Department Motor Officer Skills Competition Benefiting Special Olympics of North Carolina.

RPD Battlebridge Training Facility
8401 Battlebridge...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,871
Posted By Ed S
Thanks for the feedback gentlemen, it really...

Thanks for the feedback gentlemen, it really helped. :beer
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,871
Posted By Ed S
For those who received their Sidi Boots - can you...

For those who received their Sidi Boots - can you talk a bit about sizing? I can wear a pair of thick socks in every U.S. size 11 hiking boot I've tried, but many size 10.5 are too small. Looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,216
Views: 142,187
Posted By Ed S
That spreadsheet is a great idea KingJarhead!...

That spreadsheet is a great idea KingJarhead! Having the gps coordinates to paste into a map program makes it easy to locate the tags and plan a weekend trip to check out places I've never seen. If I...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,849
Posted By Ed S
+1 on the REI Half Dome 2 Plus (4" wider & 10"...

+1 on the REI Half Dome 2 Plus (4" wider & 10" longer than the regular Half Dome 2). With the discount code it'll be under $150 delivered, and that includes a 7% (NC) tax. I would take some pics for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Too early in the game for that call Ref! See rule...

Too early in the game for that call Ref! See rule 5:

"5. HE WHO POSTS FIRST WINS. The first rider to post a picture of their bike at the new tag wins the tag. That rider then has a whole 21 days...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Then the ride out east must have been VERY GOOD...

Then the ride out east must have been VERY GOOD times indeed! :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Way to go Rugby! :clap That CBR is still...

Way to go Rugby! :clap That CBR is still lookin' good!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Flash, I posted the email reply I received from...

Flash, I posted the email reply I received from Tanglewood over on the other thread. No mention of the "will" issue either. I also noted on their website that they are having a special ride through...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ed S
I sent a message/question via the "contact us"...

I sent a message/question via the "contact us" link on their web page. I basically asked "why" no motorcycles were allowed and explained that I'd rather visit on my quiet, economical, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ed S
Wow, I didn't know that...makes me want to...

Wow, I didn't know that...makes me want to straight-pipe my 7.3 turbo-diesel for the ride up there! :rofl

However, since I don't live in Forsyth County, I guess I don't have a say in how they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
RidingDonkeys, if I'd known, I would've stayed up...

RidingDonkeys, if I'd known, I would've stayed up late the night before to get the photos & clues posted! Of course one of those attentive Triangle taggers might have beat ya there, but it would've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 122,463
Posted By Ed S
Nice location and the road going northeast from...

Nice location and the road going northeast from there sure looks fun! Only 185 miles from me and Google Street View even shows the same little SUV in the parking lot :nod.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
That's some interesting info! I need to stop and...

That's some interesting info! I need to stop and check out those visitor's centers more often when I get back out that way; however, I'm not makin' the 320 mile one-way ride this week! Nope, not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
ggrjr, you're right about the abundance of photo...

ggrjr, you're right about the abundance of photo ops! I did manage to get a few good night pics of some interesting places. If I hadn't made a lengthy stop in Cary on my way up there I would've had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Edgecombe County Tag

It was getting dark when I arrived but here's the Edgecombe County Tag Shot:
http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac324/EdsLair/NC%20ABC%20Tag-O-Rama/IMG_Edgecombe_Co_172752.jpg


Another with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
I'll make a ride to Edgecombe County sometime...

I'll make a ride to Edgecombe County sometime this week and get the new tag posted up before the weekend!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Finally made it back home (had to make a small...

Finally made it back home (had to make a small coffee detour first). I almost decided not to make the 145 mile round trip up there but it was still in the 50s after midnight and I thought the traffic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Grab... "Major" the bronze bull in CCB Plaza,...

Grab...
"Major" the bronze bull in CCB Plaza, Durham.
Nice night for a ride!
http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac324/EdsLair/Mobile%20Uploads/PART_1321257341862.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 10-31-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 170,266
Posted By Ed S
Yep, especially when it moves...:deal It...

Yep, especially when it moves...:deal

It was a really GREAT drop back in August but has languished for more than two months since then. It's easy to find since the coordinates were posted a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 76,665
Posted By Ed S
Wow, what an excellent day to ride! Enjoyed the...

Wow, what an excellent day to ride! Enjoyed the lunch visit with y'all; great food & stories abounded, and it was good to see Mic doing well (he even hustled across the road to help the scooter rider...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 76,665
Posted By Ed S
I'm going to be a bit late but plan on getting...

I'm going to be a bit late but plan on getting there by 1230ish... see y'all there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 76,665
Posted By Ed S
Dang, very sorry to hear this. Please pass on a...

Dang, very sorry to hear this. Please pass on a big "get well soon" for us. I'll try to get my bike back together this weekend in hopes of making the Wednesday ADVLunch next week...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19,510
Views: 1,089,507
Posted By Ed S
TW, did you see this 07 300 XCW that was posted...

TW, did you see this 07 300 XCW that was posted on Craigslist today? Asking $2600
http://raleigh.craigslist.org/mcy/2650054274.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
Hey Aarrff, thanks for the video link. That was a...

Hey Aarrff, thanks for the video link. That was a nice ride you took us on and I hope to see some more of that area soon. I've also been itching to ride some specific roads near Meadows of Dan,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
Great tag Ray! I remember the first time I saw...

Great tag Ray! I remember the first time I saw one of those gravity defying AV-8 Harriers at an air show - totally awsome!! I hope the replacement F-35B makes its debut at an airshow here in NC...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
Nice grab Ray! Hope your Mom is feeling better.

Nice grab Ray! Hope your Mom is feeling better.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
It's good to see you out enjoying the ride again...

It's good to see you out enjoying the ride again Flash! :ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 76,665
Posted By Ed S
Hey Chad, speaking of getting out...why haven't...

Hey Chad, speaking of getting out...why haven't you grabbed the NC Tag? It doesn't get much closer; less than a mile long leash required! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,458
Posted By Ed S
Low mileage DRZ? $1375. "Not a scratch on it" ...

Low mileage DRZ? $1375. "Not a scratch on it"
http://fayetteville.craigslist.org/mcy/2611489882.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24,758
Views: 1,545,733
Posted By Ed S
Wow, I've been out of touch for a while and am...

Wow, I've been out of touch for a while and am just getting caught up on my reading. Dang if y'all haven't moved those tags right through my neck-o-the-woods a couple of times already!

Fish,...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By Ed S
I just measured my standard chair for ya. Empty...

I just measured my standard chair for ya. Empty (no load), it's just under 12" from the floor to the cloth seat material in front, and about 9 3/4" from floor to the cloth seat in the rear. The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Way to go Fish!! :clap :clap:clap That zr7 is...

Way to go Fish!! :clap :clap:clap That zr7 is still lookin' good!

Take your time and do a few more local rides before swinging the compass around to 270 degrees...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 83,572
Posted By Ed S
Yep, it's 300 miles or so from the current...

Yep, it's 300 miles or so from the current Chatham tag to Cherokee County, then it's around 475 miles one-way from Cherokee Co. to Chowan Co. (a bit longer if you try to avoid the superslab), and...
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