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Old 02-04-2010, 06:55 PM   #1561
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Lots of the WRR guys doing multi-day trips are really liking those Giantloop bags.

I really want to do an extended weekend trip in the WNC mountains this winter/spring, might be shopping for something like that...
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:03 PM   #1562
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Sorry, not moto related but somewhat hardcore. This move is called the Zoolander. Turn to the left and give em Blue Steel.











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Old 02-07-2010, 04:12 PM   #1563
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where you in wilson creek????
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:44 PM   #1564
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where you in wilson creek????
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:49 PM   #1565
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Anyway, I've gotten some good feedback on the local dealers here but I wanted to know which are more oriented toward the dualsport crowd. If anyone can chime in with an opinion I'd really appreciate it.
None really cater to dual sporters, theres no real market around here cause lack of LEGAL places to ride. Most bikes sold at (jap) dealerships in the piedmont are either mx bikes or sportbikes sold to squids who immediately extend the swingarms and dip every visible part of the bike in chrome

The aforementioned BMW DUC Triumph dealer probably caters a bit to the adv crowd just cause that is the nature of Bimmers...
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:51 PM   #1566
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how far did you run it
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Old 02-07-2010, 05:03 PM   #1567
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How about a ride next weekend... Weather permitting? (Above 45deg / no rain)
mostly road, some but not much dirt??

Anyone want to do something? like head to a place for lunch or dinner?
(it's gotta be cheap, I'm pretty broke)
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Old 02-09-2010, 03:03 PM   #1568
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None really cater to dual sporters, theres no real market around here cause lack of LEGAL places to ride. Most bikes sold at (jap) dealerships in the piedmont are either mx bikes or sportbikes sold to squids who immediately extend the swingarms and dip every visible part of the bike in chrome

The aforementioned BMW DUC Triumph dealer probably caters a bit to the adv crowd just cause that is the nature of Bimmers...
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Old 02-09-2010, 09:05 PM   #1569
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Thou art HARDCORE Sir!!!
The prospect of rolling in 40`F Class 5 water w/ brain freeze shrinks my manhood and sends my heart into A-fib. I'll bet its a pleasure this time of year though, with the high water level and absence of river pus.

On another note I got another engine back in the ol' KLR and will be watching this thread for some early spring riding. Been a couple years since I rode with y'all. Hoping to ease back into it.
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Old 02-11-2010, 02:08 PM   #1570
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Old 02-11-2010, 07:51 PM   #1571
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Old 02-13-2010, 05:44 AM   #1572
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Anyone interested in a Maple Sally in the snow??? Today, tomorrow. I'm pretty easy.
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Old 02-13-2010, 06:09 AM   #1573
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If it was just snow, I'd be all over that. However, there are a few months (and inches) worth of ice under the fresh powder - here's a quote from mikek on Carolina Riders Forum:

"Guys,
you might want to rethink Maple Sally......
I was up at my mountain land north of Collettsville, off hwy 90, earlier this week. Paved roads going up were fine, but anywhere there are trees there is still snow.
And I don't mean normal snow- the 14" we got in Dec never really melted, it just iced over, and we had 6" of fresh snow on top of the ice.
I came close to sliding the Jeep off the side of my road going up, cuz the BFG mudders could not claw thru the ice UNDER the new snow. Even after I got to the top, I got the 4 wheeler out and it was not particular fun, just TOO much ice under the snow.
All this was before the latest blizzard.
or maybe it makes ya want to go do MS......be careful, I'm OUT
"

It's a moot point for me anyway - bike is sitting at Rick Tannenbaum's (Cogent Dynamics) near Asheville for suspension work
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Old 02-13-2010, 09:26 AM   #1574
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Anyone interested in a Maple Sally in the snow??? Today, tomorrow. I'm pretty easy.
Post pics.

I'm working today and don't really want to be gone all day tomorrow.....but that sounds kinda fun!
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Old 02-13-2010, 10:25 AM   #1575
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i'd be up for it but i think the wife would kick my a$$ if i left here home on
V- day to go ride
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