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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By falcofred
My experience from a tour in Costa Rica, we were...

My experience from a tour in Costa Rica, we were on KTM 450EXCs (high performance, liquid cooled, fuel injected, knobbies, with 12"+ of suspension travel)
The locals were on mostly air cooled single...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,962
Posted By falcofred
If you let the weatherman dictate when you ride,...

If you let the weatherman dictate when you ride, you'll never ride.

I won't bother if its going to be an all day soaking, but if its a chance of rain or scatter thunderstorms I ride. If its dark...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,580
Posted By falcofred
I've got a 1200 Multistrada and an 07 KTM...

I've got a 1200 Multistrada and an 07 KTM SuperDuke, but I'm having so much fun on my latest bike a 2005 Suzuki DR650.
I bought two, one for me and one for my Son. We are taking a trip to Nova...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,429
Posted By falcofred
In and paid for myself and a recent convert to...

In and paid for myself and a recent convert to dual sporting that is even more n00b than me :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,429
Posted By falcofred
It's officially tomorrow afternoon! Happy...

It's officially tomorrow afternoon!

Happy Birthday
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,047
Posted By falcofred
Giving test rides sells bikes, that's why they do...

Giving test rides sells bikes, that's why they do it.
Bike Week 1990 test rode an ST1100, came home and put down a deposit
Ducati had a test ride event in Greenville TN back in 05, test rode a...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-15-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 135,221
Posted By falcofred
Ok, I'm off work and the rain is subsiding...

Ok, I'm off work and the rain is subsiding slightly. I am on my way, it must be at least 22 miles, I think I can make it.
Hope supper is ready, and beer is flowing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,946
Posted By falcofred
HA! The deer are a bit on the small side, but...

HA!
The deer are a bit on the small side, but the gals are big!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,946
Posted By falcofred
Employment opportunities in Newport are numerous...

Employment opportunities in Newport are numerous if you are into Cock Fighting, Automobile Chop Shops, Moonshine Distilling, Marijuana Cultivation, Meth Manufacturing, or Prostitution. :D

I'm sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,946
Posted By falcofred
I live in Piney Flats, a little sub of Johnson...

I live in Piney Flats, a little sub of Johnson City TN, I agree with everyone else, this is a great place to live, especially if you like to ride motorcycles.
I'm off to Spring Beaver rally in NC...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
I'm packed, but have to work tomorrow, hope to...

I'm packed, but have to work tomorrow, hope to escape early and ride down from Johnson City via Hot Springs, Waynesville, then highway to Murphy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
Right now I'm planning on making it This will be...

Right now I'm planning on making it This will be my first camping on the DR, and I'm not into any of those insane hill climbs. I'm into dirt and gravel roads and asphalt if it's tight and twisty. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,825
Posted By falcofred
Oh come on, it's just a CBR 250R, probably just a...

Oh come on, it's just a CBR 250R, probably just a little kid, cut him some slack.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By falcofred
Let me get this straight, the is a Right to Life...

Let me get this straight, the is a Right to Life Event, an anti abortion awareness event, correct. We're mixing motorcycles with religion and politics. Definitely not my thing, but different strokes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By falcofred
I met a couple in Athens GA once who were from...

I met a couple in Athens GA once who were from Athens originally, but were now living in Birmingham AL.
The guy tells me that when they drive back across the state line from GA to AL, you have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
Well it is the weekend before Ricks Rendezvious...

Well it is the weekend before Ricks Rendezvious and the first page still says that this rally has been cancelled. So I imagine the turnout won't what it could be.
I'm in and paid for Ricks, but it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By falcofred
Question Magalloway Mountain Road water crossing?

This is and old thread, but just to show I searched before posting....
Can anyone tell me if it is possible to cross the creek/stream/river water crossing on Magalloway Mountain Road.
I'm planning...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
Since we've verified that the link to Crawfords...

Since we've verified that the link to Crawfords Campground doesn't work, how about I post the address:
87 Horton Road, Murphy, NC
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,870
Posted By falcofred
Great thread, very useful info. My Son and I are...

Great thread, very useful info. My Son and I are taking 2 weeks in mid July to ride NS. We will be on DR650s, camping some, and motels when needed. We will take bikes in truck to Stowe VT, off load...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By falcofred
First you need a better map, mountains are 1/2...

First you need a better map, mountains are 1/2 that distance. See route in above post. Also suggest 276 north out of Greenville to Brevard, then up to Blue Ridge, south on BR to 215 and south for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 266,730
Posted By falcofred
The best, simply the best, see above post for...

The best, simply the best, see above post for just a taste.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 266,730
Posted By falcofred
There are several hotels downtown, nice expensive...

There are several hotels downtown, nice expensive ones. Asheville Motor Inn on Patton Ave. is fairly cheap, and within walking distance of lots of restaurants, bars and breweries.
Last Saturday,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-18-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 135,221
Posted By falcofred
In, Paid, and looking forward to it.

In, Paid, and looking forward to it.
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,029
Posted By falcofred
So close, my Son and I will be on a trip to Nova...

So close, my Son and I will be on a trip to Nova Scotia from the 12th through the 26th.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 28,297
Posted By falcofred
Thumb Mighty DR at the Wedge

Found this thread and couldn't believe there were no photos at the Wedge in Asheville! The Wedge is a brew pub down in the river arts district of Asheville, on the tracks and the official Asheville...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
Any excuse to ride, but Closed Beaver sounds too...

Any excuse to ride, but Closed Beaver sounds too much like marriage:huh
Why not call it New Beaver, or better how about Strange Beaver?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,429
Posted By falcofred
http://cycleblend.blogspot.com/2011/05/two-creeks-...

http://cycleblend.blogspot.com/2011/05/two-creeks-campground-del-rio-tn.html
Looks like a cool place, but how far to the nearest beer store? Hot Springs was very convienent with the beer store right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,460
Posted By falcofred
What new bike is sold that doesn't have a locking...

What new bike is sold that doesn't have a locking fuel cap?
If I was looking to steal gas, a motorcycle with a 3-5 gallon fuel tank wouldn't be my first choice.
I'm purchasing a larger Acerbis,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 18,878
Posted By falcofred
I'm interested, but I don't see a link to...

I'm interested, but I don't see a link to register, and the link to Crawfords campground isn't working.
I'm on a DR650 and am interested in dirt, gravel and twisty asphalt.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,422
Posted By falcofred
I'm in Aerospace, when we have steel parts over...

I'm in Aerospace, when we have steel parts over 180 KSI cadmium or zinc plated, the process specifies a baking process to immediately follow the plating to "bake out" the hydrogen. The process then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,737,073
Posted By falcofred
+1, you can tell the kids that will be future...

+1, you can tell the kids that will be future motorcyclists, that look of imagining all the places they could go if they had a motorcycle, you can see the wheels turning.
Forum: Canada 02-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,946
Posted By falcofred
I'm planning a Father/Son trip to Nova Scotia for...

I'm planning a Father/Son trip to Nova Scotia for July of this year. We'll be trucking from TN up to Stowe VT and riding from there across NH and into Maine avoiding asphalt as much as possible....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,565
Posted By falcofred
Get that other eyebrow to match and you'll make a...

Get that other eyebrow to match and you'll make a fine Kilgon warrior
http://i585.photobucket.com/albums/ss298/Slowmodem_photo/m_2dddd572028ac4e9514d690de5933800.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,641
Posted By falcofred
Thanks, got it loaded. I'm trying to create...

Thanks, got it loaded.
I'm trying to create routes for an upcoming trip to Nova Scotia
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,641
Posted By falcofred
I have the map below in Google Maps, it's in "my...

I have the map below in Google Maps, it's in "my favorites" How in hell do I save it to my PC so that I can import it to Base Camp and then down load to my 660?
I don't see what is described in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,366
Posted By falcofred
Yes

Yes
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,632
Posted By falcofred
84-year old Bill Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio,...

84-year old Bill Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, was buried in a plexiglass / wood coffin while “riding” his 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle while sporting a helmet, leather jacket and boots. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By falcofred
Hilton Head isn't exactly motorcycle central....

Hilton Head isn't exactly motorcycle central. Even in larger towns all shops don't carry a lot of gear. You'll either have to travel to a larger town or shop on the net.
Many places on the net like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,580
Posted By falcofred
Read Jupiters Travels! Guy rode around the world...

Read Jupiters Travels! Guy rode around the world on a standard Triumph! Not long ago all bikes started as standards. People then either chopped them, installed clip ons and rear sets, or installed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,331
Posted By falcofred
Cheaper than therapy

Motorcycling keeps me sane, it's not cheap with a Ducati Multistrada, KTM Superduke, and a couple of DR650s, but it's cheaper than therapy!
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