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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By patmo
Thanks for posting this up. I've been to...

Thanks for posting this up. I've been to Charleston about a half dozen times, and it remains my favorite city to visit. Lots of history, great architecture, great restaurants, etc. It's the one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By patmo
I Down near Natural Bridge State Park, on route...

I
Down near Natural Bridge State Park, on route 11, there is the 'Lil Abner Hotel with Miguel's Pizza right down the road. Behind Miguel's there is a large field that many people camp in, when they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By patmo
The only places in Kentucky that I think would...

The only places in Kentucky that I think would provide all you seem to want.....hotel AND camping facilities....would be state resort parks OR Mammouth Cave National Park.

However, these parks are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By patmo
THAT'S the place! You definitely want to go...

THAT'S the place! You definitely want to go there if you want to be around horses. Museum, working farm, show horses, Parade of Breeds, horseback riding, wagon tours....it's got it all. Beautiful...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By patmo
I think it is more a dealership policy, than a...

I think it is more a dealership policy, than a corporate policy. I'd suggest using the phone to call dealers, talk with the manager/owner. Explain your situation and ask for permission to test...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By patmo
Thanks for the advanced notice.....:D ...

Thanks for the advanced notice.....:D


Don't know where you are today, but since BIG rain is moving in from the west, and moving very slowly, looks like today and tomorrow may very well be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By patmo
+1.....that's the route I've used in the past ...

+1.....that's the route I've used in the past


Best part of the trace right at the top.....section from 7 to the end.....

The Loveless Cafe is at the northern end point...stop! Also, just...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,371
Posted By patmo
Loved my ZR7-S more so than any other bike I have...

Loved my ZR7-S more so than any other bike I have ever had, red like the one pictured, but still not what I would consider a great highway or long distance bike.

The absolute best "long distance"...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By patmo
Cable and lock should be all you need. Park bike...

Cable and lock should be all you need. Park bike in the light.

Some advice on staying in Birmingham....

Last couple of times I have gone there during the week to see Barber museum, I have been...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By patmo
The storage units around here are lit at night,...

The storage units around here are lit at night, fenced off, have gates that take a code to open, are monitored by cameras, and are insured. I could rent a unit within 10 miles of the Cincinnati...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By patmo
Wouldn't you need someone that lives close to an...

Wouldn't you need someone that lives close to an airport, in order to pull this off?

You know, for a few bucks a month, you can rent a storage space that will fit a bike very nicely, close to...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,980
Posted By patmo
Some people seem to think that anytime a repair...

Some people seem to think that anytime a repair place recommends a repair that isn't quick, easy, and CHEAP, it's because they just want to make money.
They forget that people in the repair...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,785
Posted By patmo
This is a made up story.....no group of 30...

This is a made up story.....no group of 30 cruiser riding want-a-be's has EVER passed another rider who was going over the speed limit already......:D


(unless they were trying to reach the bar...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By patmo
To Charleston.......take route 10 out of...

To Charleston.......take route 10 out of Alexandria, Kentucky, out to the AA Highway. Then follow the highway to Vanceburg and pick up route 9 SE to Grayson where you can pick up I-64 into...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-29-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By patmo
How much time you planning on being in the area? ...

How much time you planning on being in the area? I can give you good recommendations for roads in NKY (the best), or east of Cincinnati (good, but not great), but you really need a day here to take...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By patmo
Looks great......thanks!

Looks great......thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By patmo
take 119 to Danville, WV and pick up 3. 3 to...

take 119 to Danville, WV and pick up 3. 3 to 94/Racine. 94 to 61/Marmet. 61 to 60/Montgomery (you cross the river from 61 to 60 here). 61 to 16/39 at Gauley Bridge (speed trap!). 39 will take you to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By patmo
Maggie Valley Accomidations

Planning on visiting that area in September and looking for recommendations on a place for a group of 3-4 riders to stay for a weekend. Have ridden through there before, been to Wheels Through Time,...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,980
Posted By patmo
Only because you are so wrong.....:D.....in your...

Only because you are so wrong.....:D.....in your first statement that is.

Plug/patch combos do all that you want the plug to do, but ALSO seal the inner liner of the tire, which is what actually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By patmo
I really enjoyed the Total Control class I took a...

I really enjoyed the Total Control class I took a couple of years ago, and felt I learned more in that one day then in almost 40 years of riding on my own. I have done a few track days, including...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By patmo
Autocom

Autocom
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By patmo
Great read and pics! Really enjoy road trip...

Great read and pics! Really enjoy road trip reports like this one. Thanks for posting it up.


......on a personal note, I found the connection between Zachary Taylor and Jefferson Davis VERY...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,791
Posted By patmo
+1. :d

+1. :d
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By patmo
If you haven't done so already, post up in the...

If you haven't done so already, post up in the Cincinnati Dual Sport thread. There is some gravel/dirt roads to ride in southeast Indiana, especially in Switzerland county. However, most roads are...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By patmo
Agree as well. For more information on riding in...

Agree as well. For more information on riding in that area, do a google search on motorcycling and the Ozark mountains. There are a few very good websites that will tell you all about good routes to...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By patmo
To keep folded maps dry, when in a tank bag/map...

To keep folded maps dry, when in a tank bag/map case.....

Simply put the folded map into a large clear plastic Baggie and seal. Then slide it into the map case. It will stay dry in the hardest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
Gonna be out of town on the 10th, sorry.

Gonna be out of town on the 10th, sorry.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,791
Posted By patmo
Great report! I recognized so much of what you...

Great report! I recognized so much of what you took pics of, having ridden through that area many many times in the past. Been by a lot of it, but never stopped at Martins Station...gonna have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
I'll plan on it as well

I'll plan on it as well
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
That's what I thought....Rubee's on state route...

That's what I thought....Rubee's on state route 48/100, got it.

I'm OK with it. But maybe make it for Saturday early afternoon, as a lunch ride, to allow more time to ride and get there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
Ninnley? I can't find any Ninnley, Tn.

Ninnley? I can't find any Ninnley, Tn.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
That would work for me......combine the June/July...

That would work for me......combine the June/July dates into one? Seems that these months are always tough to set a date because of travel and vacation plans for so many.

What's your idea? ( I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
I have to pick my wife up at the airport Friday @...

I have to pick my wife up at the airport Friday @ 6:15. Can stop on way back, but may be 7pm before we get there.

So...Friday evening...Brewhouse Cool Springs....anytime after 6:30

Ok with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 66,102
Posted By patmo
Tomorrow (Thursday) evening anyone? Brew House...

Tomorrow (Thursday) evening anyone? Brew House in Cool Springs (next to the Mall)?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By patmo
I realize that the mods don't like seeing links...

I realize that the mods don't like seeing links to other web sites, so....


There is another web site. Specific for NASHVILLE RIDERS, that ends in COM, and starts with the letter W, three times. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 14,841
Posted By patmo
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,133
Posted By patmo
Depends.....some clubs provide all kinds of...

Depends.....some clubs provide all kinds of opportunities to ride the best roads with experienced skillful riders.....


Ridemsta.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By patmo
Yeah, I would say that should be an overnight,...

Yeah, I would say that should be an overnight, not a one day trip unless absolutely necessary. In fact, I did almost that exact trip last April. Spent the night in the hotel at Deal's Gap and had a...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
Posted By patmo
Really? He lives in Tucson and doesn't want to...

Really? He lives in Tucson and doesn't want to ride "where it's hot"? I suspect that is the reason he only puts 3000 miles on his bike a year. Doesn't sound to me like he really wants to do a...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By patmo
Good advice above.....also might want to pick up...

Good advice above.....also might want to pick up a "Mad Map" for the Appilacian Mountains area for some info on places to ride in the areas of NC, Tn, Virginia, WV, and Kentucky.

Stick to travel...
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