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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,687
Posted By patmo
I truthfully never even thought of using google...

I truthfully never even thought of using google to find it. Guess I just figured it was to small a place to show up. But after doing so, I see I know exactly where it is....some EXCELLENT riding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,687
Posted By patmo
I have no idea where that is, so whomever tags...

I have no idea where that is, so whomever tags it, please say where it is....looks like a pretty cool place to check out
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 50,927
Posted By patmo
And I turn 58 that day as well........:freaky

And I turn 58 that day as well........:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 50,927
Posted By patmo
24th would be best IMO.

24th would be best IMO.
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By patmo
The first thing I would tell you do is forget...

The first thing I would tell you do is forget EVERYTHING you have ever seen in a Hollywood movie about the USA. Virtually everything you will see....from the scenery-to the people portrayed-or to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By patmo
it was at the same point in my son's life that he...

it was at the same point in my son's life that he and I did our first "tour", although we had done some overnights to Mid-Ohio when he was younger, those where only 2-3 hour rides. The "tour" the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By patmo
Why not just stay right at Deals Gap? Hotel...

Why not just stay right at Deals Gap? Hotel there isn't fancy, and the beer selection at the store is limited and expensive (so bring your own), but it's cheap, clean, and convient. I stayed there...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,274
Posted By patmo
I'll be looking for you on TV! :clap

I'll be looking for you on TV! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,274
Posted By patmo
Reidy..... Pleasure to meet and ride with...

Reidy.....

Pleasure to meet and ride with you. You picked up a great bike, at a killer price, and will have a trip to remember by the time you get back home. Joe...nice to meet up with you,...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By patmo
Interesting idea. I would guess that most of the...

Interesting idea. I would guess that most of the church's would be catholic. Might want to contact either catholic missions or catholic charities in this country for contact info or leads. Good...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,274
Posted By patmo
I hope this doesn't jinx you.... Weather is...

I hope this doesn't jinx you....

Weather is looking almost perfect for the period Thur-Sat in the Kentucky/Tenneesse area. Mostly sunny, highs in the mid-70's and lows at night in the low-50's....
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By patmo
I had the ZR-7S. It's my favorite bike of all...

I had the ZR-7S. It's my favorite bike of all the ones I had. Unfortunately some oil on the road and a farmers fence was not a great combo, and I was unable to keep it forever. For...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By patmo
Should post up in the CENTRAL area, as Kentucky...

Should post up in the CENTRAL area, as Kentucky is part of the central region (I know, makes no sense to me either, but....). That's the area that has threads centered around Ky. Are you looking for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By patmo
Really beautiful area. My brother lived out...

Really beautiful area. My brother lived out there for several years and always told me how nice it was. I finally had the chance to go out there two years ago and came away very impressed. Quite...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
I'm not really understanding your route...

I'm not really understanding your route here....do you have some easts and wests mixed up here?

15 and 11 are good roads. 92 from Williamsburg heading WEST to 27 is excellent! Even better from 27...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
The Parkways in Kentucky are almost all 4 lane...

The Parkways in Kentucky are almost all 4 lane divided highways, just like I-75 and I-65, with 70mph speed limits along most of them. BUT they have NO traffic to speak of. When driving them, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
How far down in Alabama do you live? I can ride...

How far down in Alabama do you live? I can ride from Butler, Ky ( SE of Cincinnati ) to Franklin, Tn (15 miles south of Nashville) in 8 hours of back roads or 5 hours using the Bluegrass Parkway and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6,441
Views: 302,733
Posted By patmo
Might want to keep in mind that the average...

Might want to keep in mind that the average pirate had a very very short career.....life expendency wasn't very long........:rofl

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
The very top 30 miles is really really nice. ...

The very top 30 miles is really really nice. Perfect pavement, curve after curve, no traffic.....and a 40 or 45 mph speed limit :huh.....ride it during the week and you probably wont see any ranger....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By patmo
Areas to ride......all over NKY. 10 and 22 are...

Areas to ride......all over NKY. 10 and 22 are probably the most well known and popular, but there are LOTS of roads around that are just as good, and a little less well known. Many in SE Indiana as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
+1

+1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
I wanted to point out that there are not many...

I wanted to point out that there are not many hotels along the route I suggested, but where 421 crosses the Daniel Boone Parkway, at Manchester, you will find a couple, along with a few chain type...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
I really wasn't trying to make any kind of point,...

I really wasn't trying to make any kind of point, just needed more information in order to give you useful information. Sorry if it came across the wrong way. Anyway....

suggestion on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By patmo
Pick up a "Mad Maps" for Tennessee, Kentucky, WV....

Pick up a "Mad Maps" for Tennessee, Kentucky, WV. Lots of good routes on it.

Do you have a preference about what part of Kentucky you want to ride in? How far east or north do you plan to go? ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By patmo
Ride the "Hillbilly Triangle".......89 from...

Ride the "Hillbilly Triangle".......89 from Irvine to McKee, 587 over to Beattyville, then 52 back to Irvine.

Also 77 and 715 in the RRG

32 from Morehead to WV

There are more, but these are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,441
Views: 302,733
Posted By patmo
:lol3. :freaky

:lol3. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6,441
Views: 302,733
Posted By patmo
Did you guys really ride all that way to the new...

Did you guys really ride all that way to the new tag? You must have really been worn out after that ride, if you did.......:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 955
Posted By patmo
If you plan to stop at Barber, and want to avoid...

If you plan to stop at Barber, and want to avoid 75 through Atlanta, but otherwise want to make some time on it.....use 280 out of Birmingham to Cordele, Ga. You can pick up 75 there...or can cut...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By patmo
San Antonio is one of my favorite places to...

San Antonio is one of my favorite places to visit...been there several times and always willing to go back. Lots to see and do there, and up in the hill country.
Say hello to Willie, Waylon, and...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 955
Posted By patmo
You are picking the absolute worst states in the...

You are picking the absolute worst states in the southeast to ride highway in, but considering the winter it has been...I understand your desire to head south. In fact I am sitting down in Palmetto,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,274
Posted By patmo
Nashville is the top of the Natchez Trace. It is...

Nashville is the top of the Natchez Trace. It is a National road parkway that runs from Nashville to Natchez, Missiissippi. Only the top 25-30 miles is twisty, but it is very scenic. No commercial...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By patmo
You could always stretch it in-between two bikes,...

You could always stretch it in-between two bikes, right? :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,674
Posted By patmo
ALSO....make sure the lug nuts are HAND TIGHTENED...

ALSO....make sure the lug nuts are HAND TIGHTENED using a torque wrench AND make sure to rotate the tires every 6 mths or 6000 miles. Not only does that help to even out wear, it also makes sure...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,674
Posted By patmo
Consumer reports lists the Michelin LTX M/S as...

Consumer reports lists the Michelin LTX M/S as its top all-season truck tire.

The Cooper Discoverer A/T as its top all-terrain tire

The Goodyear tire you mentioned is not listed in the truck...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,981
Posted By patmo
Hate to tell you this, but they are saying we are...

Hate to tell you this, but they are saying we are going to get 1-2 inches of rain in the Tampa area on Wednesday, and it will head right over to Orlando and Daytona from here.

Good news is that...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By patmo
First....I am jealous. There are still so many...

First....I am jealous. There are still so many places in the US I want to visit, and I've been traveling here since I was a kid 50+ years ago. I've been to almost every section of the US and much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,274
Posted By patmo
head south to the mountains of Western North...

head south to the mountains of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee....Deal's Gap and Cherahola Skyway. From there head west. Go to Birmingham, Alabama and visit the Barber Track and Museum....
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By patmo
Always very tough to coordinate a trip with...

Always very tough to coordinate a trip with others, probably the biggest reason we so so many world travelers are solo, or husband-wife teams. Even getting long term friends to agree on short trips...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By patmo
Thompson's Station is in Williamson Co., so...

Thompson's Station is in Williamson Co., so schools may be better. Also, be ause of the growth in that area, fueled by the GM plant in Spring Hill, your housing value should continue to climb. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By patmo
Look in Williamson County....#1 ranked schools in...

Look in Williamson County....#1 ranked schools in the state. The further you get out of Franklin/Cool Springs/Brentwood area, the better your chances of finding a larger lot/acreage and the less...
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