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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
Places to Ride

Oh, no, another Yankee... Retired (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2014/12/retiring.html), at that...

Tim, this is a very good place and time of year to ride.

Regarding where to ride, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
New Tag

This marker commemorates the man who oversaw the engineering of the road it is located on.

It is not the marker discussed here: Still the Best Road I Know Of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Grab

The best restaurant in Pumpkintown, SC.!

Right here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
I may come out since it is NOT on Woodruff Road. ...

I may come out since it is NOT on Woodruff Road.

I'm looking to find riders who can go out on weekdays, starting in early January.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,112
Posted By bucky2
This works for me

I ride down to about freezing temps.

I gear up like this (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2009/11/dressing-for-cold-weather-riding.html), and as shown in referenced subsequent postings.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By bucky2
Respro Foggy is the only way to go

The Respro Foggy Mask is the only thing I have found that keeps the shield AND the eyeglasses from fogging. When properly fitted (<-- that is important), it works down to at least freezing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,350
Posted By bucky2
The Carolinas, Finally!

I couldn't find that anyone had posted the highest points in the Carolinas, so here goes:

South Carolina, Sassafras Mountian...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
Bucky vs. Bruce. => Careful, you're gonna hurt...

Bucky vs. Bruce. => Careful, you're gonna hurt my tender feelings, now.

By the way what is a "retar'd fella"? Dangerously close to another word, though I am close to resembling either or both!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
New Tag

Almost right around the corner from the falls.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-04-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
I couldn't help but post pics of the falls and...

I couldn't help but post pics of the falls and downstream river. Beautiful day, lots of water.


[Oh, and patriotic Bucky, there]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
Parking lot for Eastatoe Falls, also called Twin...

Parking lot for Eastatoe Falls, also called Twin Falls.

Right here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
We're waiting....

<strike>Do we have a new tag?

Remember the timing rule (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12963194&postcount=7)!</strike>

Oops, thought somebody already got it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
New tag

Ellison Smith
Mountain Rest, SC
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Grab

SC-107 a few miles south of the Oscar Wigington Byway. On the west side of the highway.

An account of the crash is here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
That Was a Quick Grab cbolling!

Must have been too easy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
New Tag

This Presbyterian church owes its unusual name to a nearby spring called the Lick.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
US-178 just north of Pickens, SC. Just a few...

US-178 just north of Pickens, SC.

Just a few hunderd yards north of The Perfect Curve (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2012/07/a-perfect-curve.html).

Right here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Where is this finer establishment? I see that...

Where is this finer establishment? I see that they have a player piano, one of my afflictions...er, hobbies. Does it play well?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Did you plan the clever mirror image?

Did you plan the clever mirror image?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
I took the photos at 12:52 PM, whilst being...

I took the photos at 12:52 PM, whilst being serenaded by two yappy dogs at the nearby house. (I have a telephone on which I make telephone calls, not take pictures, surf the net, upload tag game...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Bruced!

Got home too late for the Lebanon Church tag.


Must ride faster, must ride faster....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-29-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
If I'd seen that Western NC tag, I could have...

If I'd seen that Western NC tag, I could have gotten it too today!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-29-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
New tag

In Yesterville, SC, 17.6 miles from the happy cows:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-11HTTeBS4CA/UpkH2mE-DgI/AAAAAAAAED8/rS9ocw5CpYg/s800/P1070911.JPG
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-29-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Grab

Happy Cow Creamery, Pelzer, SC

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-dO8aRmPJoaI/UpkHr7xh8dI/AAAAAAAAED0/TuESosSn5rw/s800/P1070898.JPG

I didn't see any other bikers out at all today. Where are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
(That is actually US-178.) So, is the road...

(That is actually US-178.)

So, is the road closed or not? I am often confused by our government.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
Oh, Loren! Easy Peasy. I was there last...

Oh, Loren! Easy Peasy. I was there last weekend. Does that count? I have pictures to prove it!

The barrier was open, and I also took a picture of the little waterfall nearby that I had not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
Precipitation is the reason! Might melt if...

Precipitation is the reason!

Might melt if caught in it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 380,587
Posted By bucky2
Sassafras

I agree with Loren's assessment of the future plans: Harrangue: The Skinny on Sassafras (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2013/04/harrangue-skinny-on-sassafras.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Been through there a few times: Odd Sights...

Been through there a few times:

Odd Sights I've Seen (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2010/06/odd-sights-ive-seen.html)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
Good time last evening. Some people I had met...

Good time last evening. Some people I had met before, others new.

Traffic still terrible through Greenville. Life in the big city, I guess.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
I'll be there. First time in a long time.

I'll be there. First time in a long time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
You gotta use language the rest of us understand....

You gotta use language the rest of us understand. What do you think you are, a teacher or something??



I hope to join you all once the meeting place moves away from the Woodruff Road madness.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-24-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
What other roads did you ride?

What other roads did you ride?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Where is the grab photo????

Where is the grab photo????
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
Guys, the new clues have been added to the...

Guys, the new clues have been added to the original post. Anybody with a ittle Google Maps effort can find it, and Google Earth shows the flag on the pavement.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
No whining, please. See original post for clues.

No whining, please. See original post for clues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
New tag

Tragedy on an S-curve in the north. Not near La Bastide: Near the east end of the road that ends there.

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag53/MotorcycleBucky/P1060036_zpsbbff4a39.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag53/Motorcycl...

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag53/MotorcycleBucky/P1060057_zps05d348a2.jpg (http://s1298.beta.photobucket.com/user/MotorcycleBucky/media/P1060057_zps05d348a2.jpg.html)


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 77,600
Posted By bucky2
Bucky'd like to get to Bucky's, but Bucky doesn't...

Bucky'd like to get to Bucky's, but Bucky doesn't want to buck the traffic yonder.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 166,326
Posted By bucky2
See tag #71 on the NC line west of Tryon. More...

See tag #71 on the NC line west of Tryon. More info here: Old Esso Filling Station Near Landrum, SC (http://buckysride.blogspot.com/2009/11/old-esso-filling-station-near-landrum.html)
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