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Old 03-11-2014, 09:27 AM   #4906
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I can attest that they look the biz. I helped myself to some beer while I was trolling in your garage. Hope you don't mind.
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Old 03-11-2014, 01:54 PM   #4907
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march moto madness

currently thinking about riding down to telico plains for my first time at MMM.

Anyone here ever make that trip on the bike? I've done a few local trips, but this is the first one that's going to be more than a few days and over 500 miles away. Plus, my other trips were on my DR650 and this will be the first on the GS.

With all the breakfast/dinner included, wont need to pack a lot of my regular camp cooking gear. But with it being kind of sketchy on the weather, I'll be taking a fairly broad range of riding gear to cover warm/cold/wet conditions.

looks like it's still getting down in the 30's at night, so i may need to try out a few sleeping combinations before the trip. always fun telling the wife "i want to camp in the yard tonight" like i'm a 6 year old kid.
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Old 03-11-2014, 04:23 PM   #4908
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I've ridden the hacked KLR twice down to Murphy NC for Beaver rides. Just a stones throw from Tellico Plains. First time I set the Garmin on "meander" mode and took back roads down. Stopped at Cogent Dynamics in Fletcher NC where Rick rebuilt my shock while I drank his coffee. Second time I hammered down 95 to 85 to 40. I'm heading to MMM this year but trying something new. Going to trailer the pig down. I feel guilty but I've already been there/done that. If you want to meet up sometime I'll throw some gear in the truck and haul it down for you. Second set of dry riding gear or boots might come in handy. PM if interested. I'm heading down with elnonio.

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Old 03-11-2014, 06:53 PM   #4909
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Just out of curiosity and ignorance I looked up mmm in telico. What kind of off-road riding is there? Is a big gs to big?
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Old 03-11-2014, 08:35 PM   #4910
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I've been encouraged to leave the GS at home and take the DRZ by more experienced dirt riders. Having said that, there is supposed to be something for every skill.


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Just out of curiosity and ignorance I looked up mmm in telico. What kind of off-road riding is there? Is a big gs to big?
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:25 AM   #4911
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um, anyone else think that's a heck of a long way to go for a "beaver ride"?

sorry, i couldnt just leave that comedic gold just hanging out there all alone.


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I've ridden the hacked KLR twice down to Murphy NC for Beaver rides. Just a stones throw from Tellico Plains. First time I set the Garmin on "meander" mode and took back roads down. Stopped at Cogent Dynamics in Fletcher NC where Rick rebuilt my shock while I drank his coffee. Second time I hammered down 95 to 85 to 40. I'm heading to MMM this year but trying something new. Going to trailer the pig down. I feel guilty but I've already been there/done that. If you want to meet up sometime I'll throw some gear in the truck and haul it down for you. Second set of dry riding gear or boots might come in handy. PM if interested. I'm heading down with elnonio.

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Old 03-12-2014, 07:14 AM   #4912
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now i'm second guessing riding my GS down there. May end up taking the DR so I can get out and ride more dirt. I would hate to be that close to the start of the TAT and not be able to ride any of it.

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I've been encouraged to leave the GS at home and take the DRZ by more experienced dirt riders. Having said that, there is supposed to be something for every skill.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:36 PM   #4913
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um, anyone else think that's a heck of a long way to go for a "beaver ride"?
I think VAC was throwing out the bait with that one. You will learn that VAC is a master baiter.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:59 PM   #4914
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I think VAC was throwing out the bait with that one. You will learn that VAC is a master baiter.

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Old 03-12-2014, 01:01 PM   #4915
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How is he with languages?
I was going to say he is a skilled polyglot, but I don't think that's what you were looking for...
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:30 PM   #4916
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Check out the front top of the sidecar. Beaver sticker commemorating Angry Beaver and Sweaty Beaver rides. AND I am a Cunning Linguist....

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Old 03-14-2014, 07:01 PM   #4917
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Round 1 of the VCHSS 2014 season is in King George, yall come out and support a good cause!

Race this weekend in King George VA, come out and support a good cause!

http://vchss.org/directions/dir_raceforvision14.htm
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Old 03-14-2014, 08:02 PM   #4918
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so ive got some new rear rubber coming my way this week-ish. where are yalls favorite places to get such things mounted? while the DIY option could be fun, ive got neither the time, the place, the tools or the know how, so for now, who should i go to a say "take my money"
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Old 03-14-2014, 08:41 PM   #4919
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:04 PM   #4920
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