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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
Pay-to-Ride

Would any of you guys or gals pay $ to ride (practice) on a dual sport / motocross / trail area with primitive camping available? :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
seasider, We hope things can workout with Bill's...

seasider, We hope things can workout with Bill's classes. I still believe that this riding area would be excellent for a DS (or other off-road) training course/track. It's already fun to ride my 990...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
Sounds good BC61. I PM'd ya.

Sounds good BC61. I PM'd ya.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
What would make this place an attractive place to...

What would make this place an attractive place to ride / practice?
Cost ? ; Course layout? ; amenities? ; Club or no club ?; riding days available? or am I barking up the wrong tree in thinking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
Thanks again Dorito. 1) The course obstacles:...

Thanks again Dorito.
1) The course obstacles: beginner thru alittle tougher are being modeled after the ones at RawHyde and the BMW courses.
2) The sand and gravel runs will be ~50' or so and ~ 15'...
Forum: Regional forums 06-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
I moved this to Southeast-Lair of the Dragon...

I moved this to Southeast-Lair of the Dragon section
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
Thanks for the reply Dorito. In your mind, what...

Thanks for the reply Dorito. In your mind, what would make the place spectacular? Do you expect to ride the MX track and trails? All of that is available, yet I (we) am setting up a dualsport...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
This area would be good for Richmond, Hampton...

This area would be good for Richmond, Hampton Roads / Tidewater, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula riders and also good for the out of area visitors.
Would anyone be interested in taking (or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By SOILMAN
East Virginia DS Practice Area

:clap I have recently found an area available for dual sporters to hone their riding skills. I am interested in finding out how many other riders would be interested in this opportunity. Some of...
Forum: Regional forums 06-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
Will do

Will do
Forum: Regional forums 06-07-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
You can look at the aerial view on Google Earth....

You can look at the aerial view on Google Earth. It's in northern Gloucester County off Batt Road. The property is partly in King and Queen.

37 34' 13.00" N
76 39' 34.00" W

The west loop...
Forum: Regional forums 06-05-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
The area would be good for riders from the...

The area would be good for riders from the Tidewater, Richmond, Middle Peninsula or Northern Neck areas. The riding area would be set aside for the DSers and no dirt bikes would be interfering during...
Forum: Regional forums 06-03-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
I have a KTM 990 ADV and a KTM 450 EXC (plated)....

I have a KTM 990 ADV and a KTM 450 EXC (plated). I ride this area often and thought I'd let others know about it. It's too much fun and my skills have definitely gotten better through practicing on...
Forum: Regional forums 06-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By SOILMAN
East Virginia DS Practice Area

I have recently found an area available for dual sporters to hone their riding skills. I am interested in finding out how many other riders would be interested in this opportunity. Some of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,280
Posted By SOILMAN
Have you done the cannisterectomy and SAS removal...

Have you done the cannisterectomy and SAS removal yet. If not, do them. If your bike sat during the winter in a place that mice may be, check under the air filter.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By SOILMAN
Hey Two Moto Kiwis, After a good ride, the...

Hey Two Moto Kiwis, After a good ride, the condensation clear up completely. Looks like my water pump seals are still good, even after 17K miles. I really like the clear clutch cover. Thanks again
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By SOILMAN
Hey Two Moto Kiwis !!.. Thanks again. I'll give...

Hey Two Moto Kiwis !!.. Thanks again. I'll give it a good ride tomorrow and check to see if she clears up. I sure hope so. ADVrider (Orange Crush) is the best thing going, just for times like this...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By SOILMAN
Thanks, I'll read your thread now

Thanks, I'll read your thread now
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By SOILMAN
Condensation in Oil after Storage?

I have a question about moisture (water) in oil after winter storage.
I have an '08 990 with 16K miles on it. In November I changed the oil, install a Scotts SS oil filter and installed a CJ clear...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,486
Views: 2,180,013
Posted By SOILMAN
It's a world of difference, isn't it?

It's a world of difference, isn't it?
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
Alaska !!??

:earWhen do you plan to do Alaska ? What bike would you ride?
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,346
Posted By SOILMAN
Fun !!!

:clapMy brothers and I went to many of the same places you visited. We went in early May of 2011. I want to do it again.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
Hey George !!

:clapGreat photos and ride report. Spring is here and Summer is soon to come. I'm planning to ride western NC, eastern TN and some of WV / VA. We should try to take a week or so and ride..Get Geary...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 207,264
Posted By SOILMAN
+1 :rofl

+1 :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18,783
Views: 7,558,573
Posted By SOILMAN
+1 to Photoshop...Checkout the shadows:rofl

+1 to Photoshop...Checkout the shadows:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 26,719
Posted By SOILMAN
Gloucester VA here!!

I'm in the Tidewater area of VA yet love riding western NC, VA and eastern TN, KY and WV. My winter riding I keep to the lowlands yet still ride...I love my Gerbing Heated setup :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,206
Posted By SOILMAN
+1 to the 2X4 which is 1 1/2 X 3 1/2. A buddy of...

+1 to the 2X4 which is 1 1/2 X 3 1/2. A buddy of mine is going to build me a stainless box, beveled on one side, a full 2" tall with no-slide grip teeth on the bottom. Can hold tools or tire repair...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,309
Posted By SOILMAN
Most every day

I use my '08 990 for work. I perc land and delineate wetlands. I can go across farm fields in a flash and get right up to the sites. Great fun to go to work. I use it all Spring - Fall and some in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
That was a great ride George. Did the Lil' Lady's...

That was a great ride George. Did the Lil' Lady's face stay warm?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,157
Posted By SOILMAN
'08 990 adv, all "ectomies" done. FMF Q4 pipes....

'08 990 adv, all "ectomies" done. FMF Q4 pipes. Original map. 45T rear. Mostly back roads. 43 mpg.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,395
Posted By SOILMAN
Be sure to stuff rags in the intakes to keep...

Be sure to stuff rags in the intakes to keep anything from falling down the TBs. If anything is under the airfilter, carefully vacuum it out.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,395
Posted By SOILMAN
I don't believe the canister has fuel in it...

I don't believe the canister has fuel in it unless you tipped the bike over (left side). The flappendectomy is really only to help vent the fuel tanks in really hot weather. The SAS removal is to be...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,395
Posted By SOILMAN
Do all the "ectomies". SAS, Canister, Flap (if ya...

Do all the "ectomies". SAS, Canister, Flap (if ya want). Do a 15 min. idle reset. When I did my SAS and Canister I discovered my airbox FULL of cat food. Mice were the culprits. The catfood was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
Damn George. Those are some dramatic photos. Our...

Damn George. Those are some dramatic photos. Our turn towards Innsbrook had some nice spots yet none like these. The Czech R was nice with all the rapeseed (canolla) fields. I believe the entire...
Forum: EMEA 07-07-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,239
Posted By SOILMAN
:clapThanks KOLA, I know I will love Slovakia. I...

:clapThanks KOLA, I know I will love Slovakia. I can not wait to ride the roads. When I was in Fussen, Germany I ate at a restaurant that had a Slovak chef. I ordered "Balkan Grill" and it was the...
Forum: EMEA 07-07-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,239
Posted By SOILMAN
Sorry!!

Sorry AccordionThief. We did the trip from April 29- May 15. Were had a great time. Heidelberg to Bavarian and Austrian Alps on to Plzen where we stayed for 4 days during the Liberation Festival and...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By SOILMAN
Are you out there?!!

:clapHey jdw91, My brothers and I met you at Stefan's place and ate with ya'll down at the train depot. Were are you at now?:ear:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
Great photos George!!

Great photos George!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,355
Posted By SOILMAN
Man, That bearded guy sure looks suave:D ...

Man, That bearded guy sure looks suave:D :clapHey George. Good to see you on ADVrider. Great site for connecting, ride reporting, bike info, product info etc. George.. upload an avitar.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,014
Posted By SOILMAN
CA Taxes-NO WAY !!

I've never had anything but good service from KTMtwins. If I ever get one cent charged to me for CA sales Tax I will never buy for any CA outlet again. I do not live in CA and will never pay a tax...
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