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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Fantastic imagery - feeds the winter wanderlust. ...

Fantastic imagery - feeds the winter wanderlust. Thanks for posting Numa.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Last Sunday Famous Louise's/Linville Loop Ride

Brendan - Thanks for organizing the loop north. Laura and I had a great time. Pleasure to meet you Nelson, Jason, and Todd. I didn't get your handles but looking fwd to the next rendezvous.

We...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
We're in for the 8th

We're in and the rendezvous point at 1045 3812 Maiden Hwy Lincolnton. Will be 2-up on the GS since Laura's still recovering from her rotator cuff surgery and can't ride her own for awhile.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
I vaguely remember in '82 that the price on this...

I vaguely remember in '82 that the price on this model new was stick'in cheap -- like under $2K but I could be wrong. I wanted one really bad then. If I'd been savvy like Jay Leno for example, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
An Enormously Beautiful Part of the Country for Riding

I heard Rick of Pawn Stars say in an interview recently that he wanted to do a reality show based on recreational life in the Mojave. Evidently the State of CA wouldn't allow him to produce it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,265
Views: 1,087,249
Posted By allonsye
Of 1150 Silencers and Cats

I ran like this for quite some time. But, was still annoyed with the high heat coming off the cat. So I ditched it and lowered the silencer. Same sound, same weight trade off (cat and silencer are...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 2,855,279
Posted By allonsye
Yes it does (who said the foundation couldn't be wheels?)

You sir have the ultimate "man castle" because it is completely portable.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Love the PDoiler

One of the best farkles I have on the Vstrom. I thought it was the best buy at $110 usd shipped at the time. There's a few discussions within the asylum; this being one of them:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Chain Lube

[QUOTE=adverb;25512510]
Oil drip feed systems continuously lubricate the chain and use light oil that does not stick to the chain. Research has shown that oil drip feed systems provide the greatest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,896
Posted By allonsye
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/8ff279d...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/8ff279d2a3a5e717e7a8e021b77d49d2.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/351665342b82daf06378ebc55268753a.jpg

Riding dirt roads somewhere near...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By allonsye
Throttle body bush more than likely

If you put a finger upon the cam that the cable connects to on the inside of the t/b and the ticking goes away, the t/b bushings are worn. You'll need to replace the bushes. Fairly straightforward...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,228
Views: 1,070,107
Posted By allonsye
Death Valley is an awesome place this time of...

Death Valley is an awesome place this time of year. Nice pics.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,333
Posted By allonsye
Abrasion Resistance

Sorry you've personal reasons for against Motoport. I've personally tested their product. The Kevlar Mesh has saved my hide on 2 separate incidents that resulted in low-sides to me. I've found as my...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,252
Posted By allonsye
Chain Oiler - My observations

PDoiler installed a few years ago on my Weestrom - works flawlessly, excellent piece of kit. At the time was $106 usd shipped from England. He did have an ebay store at one time. It's the best value...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,252
Posted By allonsye
Pcv

Off topic - Actually there's recent data I've read proven positive crankcase ventilation is more beneficial to (particularly m/c) internal combustion engines than not. It has to do with pressure...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,746
Posted By allonsye
[QUOTE=imgoin;22598297]http://i401.photobucket.com...

[QUOTE=imgoin;22598297]http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp98/imgoin/010E35F7-BBAA-4922-B236-476CE5C4A611-1207-00000293E8432172_zps08b89216.jpg

Monticello Utah. I change the oil about 800 miles...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-28-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,746
Posted By allonsye
Times when oil changes are not necessary

Good God! What a great way to create an undesirable event for what could otherwise have been an uneventful trip (eg post #18). Now if you were going to be out on the road for over 10k mi. OK - I get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
I'm only good for Saturday but Sunday could open...

I'm only good for Saturday but Sunday could open up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Checking in - been a year

Any get-to-gethers/rides going on this w/e:wave I'm open to just about anything/anywhere.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,290
Posted By allonsye
PLUG FOR FRONTLINE - Great Place!

My g/f and I ride SW VA every Memorial Day w/e. We stopped by Frontline Eurosports sat. G/f's 1150R was developing a problem with the gas-cap not opening/unlocking. Andrew the Svc Mgr took it too it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,066
Posted By allonsye
On RR's, bikes' n gear

Nice RR David, very very nice. Your excellent photgraphy needed little captioning (as you hadn't). I've not tried those m/c only camps and want to. I did do a drive by at Blue Ridge last Jan and was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 103,322
Posted By allonsye
This is how I ride after work and on the way...

This is how I ride after work and on the way home:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 103,322
Posted By allonsye
Other than being dry, looks to me no alignment...

Other than being dry, looks to me no alignment issues in photo above and would have likely kept going for quite a few more miles as was. All the lube in the world won't make a hoot if the splines...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 103,322
Posted By allonsye
:y0! Ditto!

:y0! Ditto!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
BRR and I are riding Sunday. Meeting here at...

BRR and I are riding Sunday. Meeting here at 9am:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
That's one of those there's those that have once...

That's one of those there's those that have once experiences and those that will.:lol3

Alas, there are those who no longer have their Mom's to celebrate with or who are divorced from their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
w/e ride?

I'm up for Sunday, but not necessarily leading.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 103,322
Posted By allonsye
79k on mine and going strong. Had you ever had...

79k on mine and going strong. Had you ever had the drivetrain apart to lube the clutch splines?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,106
Posted By allonsye
Your Question Has Already Been Answered

:dealhttp://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91880 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91880)
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470053:deal
Did you read through...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,265
Views: 1,087,249
Posted By allonsye
Ohhh those pesky seals

Ahhhhh yes, reminding us all to inspect those gaskets closely before reusing them ensuring they're still serviceable. I find a good soaking of rubber bits (any on the bike) with WD40 to do wonders in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
WOW!......all those cylinders in a row. This...

WOW!......all those cylinders in a row. This harkens back to the Benelli's and CBx's of the 80's, I recall as a young lad how amazing that a m/c motor would be so long or wide and 6 (as seen in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
The funny thing is either would likely work. But...

The funny thing is either would likely work. But my vote would be on the posting of a reward :lol3

Wish I could meet you guys during those thurs evening rendezvous but I work 2nd shift during the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,955
Posted By allonsye
NAPA Auto Parts

.....their syn is very reasonably priced.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Vstrom Foot Peg Show n Tell

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h241/allonsye/strom/stromrightpeg_zps19e276e4.jpg (http://s66.photobucket.com/user/allonsye/media/strom/stromrightpeg_zps19e276e4.jpg.html)

Left foot peg feeler:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
Augie Riding

I'm available virtually every w/e to ride; I was in the VA Blue Ridges however last w/e. If you want to "ride soon" I'm available this w/e and that of 5/3.
Paul
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
How was the camping last w/e? I'm game for this...

How was the camping last w/e? I'm game for this w/e if anyone is interested.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,006
Posted By allonsye
I stumbled upon this place yesterday. Did some...

I stumbled upon this place yesterday. Did some googling and found your thread. Thanks for helping satisfy my curiosity.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,447
Posted By allonsye
Awww Jim you silly man! Yet you were wise enough...

Awww Jim you silly man! Yet you were wise enough to have seen this as low hanging fruit of which you've made into a fortune :flugof sorts.:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 270,958
Posted By allonsye
13th - 14th ride

I'll be in VA that w/e but otherwise I'd be in w/you guys Augie. Hopefully soon next time.
Paul
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By allonsye
Yes there have been. Car Bar comes to mind.

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:y0!
Back in the day, late 60's when I was just a wee lad, my Mom (she was always entrepreneurial) conspired to sell such a thing for cars. It was called Car Bar.

It consisted of a water...
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