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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 57,057
Posted By OldnoGPS
Pleasant weather. Tag road name starts with a...

Pleasant weather. Tag road name starts with a "W", winery MLS# is 520658 on the CAAR Realty site. $1,650,000 if you're wondering.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 57,057
Posted By OldnoGPS
:D Thanks. Now go grab that tag!

:D Thanks. Now go grab that tag!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 57,057
Posted By OldnoGPS
Well, since I was a good boy and raked and mowed...

Well, since I was a good boy and raked and mowed grass this am - GRAB:
Clark Rd. (not to be confused with Clark's Tract).
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,165
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great thread Dave. It's been 10 years since you,...

Great thread Dave. It's been 10 years since you, Dana and me rode our new weeStroms over into WV with a bunch of ADV hooligans.
I still remember eating on the porch in Marlinton while you were...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 24,314
Posted By OldnoGPS
AB13 - I guess this is the 500 I saw at your shop...

AB13 - I guess this is the 500 I saw at your shop a few months ago? What a beauty.
Too bad it wasn't for sale last week - I bought Russ' purple GS last Monday and don't have enough toy money left...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
:thumb Just goofing with you, looked like you had...

:thumb Just goofing with you, looked like you had a pretty good handle on things. Nothing like seat time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks for the video, fun ride around. I haven't...

Thanks for the video, fun ride around. I haven't raced there since the Valvoline ProVee & Second Oak Tree National in '01? Ran SCCA DSR (with a Kawasaki ZX-10 engine, converted Reynard Formula...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
I sold the SE and DRZ, have $$ in the toy fund...

I sold the SE and DRZ, have $$ in the toy fund but haven't seen anything that I want. Haven't had a Harley yet :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
If I still owned a bike I would have ridden...

If I still owned a bike I would have ridden yesterday.
I mowed grass instead.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
It's still cool, thanks for posting it. I have...

It's still cool, thanks for posting it. I have the old VDOT paper maps that show all the roads, surface type, etc. and they are WAY outdated and worthless for finding gravel.
It's amazing how many...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
The gravel road map indicates some roads that are...

The gravel road map indicates some roads that are only partially gravel. 640 from 20N to 231 is mostly paved except for a short section (600 that parallels it is mostly gravel).
A good map for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
He was in the process of moving the shop to less...

He was in the process of moving the shop to less expensive digs when I spoke with him about doing my suspension maybe 2 months ago. Don't know where, he said it was close to the old shop.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
I followed TFitz on his 1150 ADV through Big...

I followed TFitz on his 1150 ADV through Big Levels, a couple of low speed step-offs in sand but the bike made it ok (and Tom is a very capable rider). Nice to have a buddy to help pick the beast up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
Denis, These folks are under "Vendors" on...

Denis,
These folks are under "Vendors" on here, make racks for lots of bikes and sell Wolfman luggage. I haven't bought anything from them, just saw the post and checked out the site.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By OldnoGPS
Excellent, glad you guys are having fun. Great...

Excellent, glad you guys are having fun. Great time of year to be there too.
Best rainbow I've ever seen was coming down Dallas Divide into Ridgeway.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
Somebody should buy hppyfngy's KLR, it's set up...

Somebody should buy hppyfngy's KLR, it's set up to last a looooong time.

And, since our bikes are in different price brackets, anybody who wants a good DRZ - let me know. I put a few hundred...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
So, when you sell the KLR are you going to buy my...

So, when you sell the KLR are you going to buy my DRZ?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005292 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005292)
Been MONTHS since we traded bikes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
I've ridden Blakey many times, yes we're talking...

I've ridden Blakey many times, yes we're talking about the same road. Full size GMC extra cab pulling a 5x8 trailer. Challenging. More challenging after I loaded up an injured BMW rider and his...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
Five of them to be exact. I've been known to...

Five of them to be exact. I've been known to ride KLR's, DR's, DRZ's (currently) and other peasant models too. :amazon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
Huh. Guess since I don't have a GS I'm not worth...

Huh. Guess since I don't have a GS I'm not worth hanging with. (But we already knew that, eh? :D).
Big Levels about the same as Blakey? I drove Grimmboy's truck pulling a trailer through Blakey,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9,389
Views: 545,828
Posted By OldnoGPS
Given the weather, I'm sure someone has grabbed...

Given the weather, I'm sure someone has grabbed this and just not posted yet, eh? :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
I know where that corner is, I'm surprised that I...

I know where that corner is, I'm surprised that I never went down there myself. Sketchy traction on the brakes in a number of places when going down from the BRP to Coal Rd. The sand is a surprising...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 278,773
Posted By OldnoGPS
While you're out: ...

While you're out:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360246&page=619 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360246&page=619)

Va Tag is close to the Valley. Well, sorta.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 28,294
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ain't that tag/grab over on the other thread? :D ...

Ain't that tag/grab over on the other thread? :D

Bought the DRZ in March or so (eyesight be damned), bought my old 950SE back about 6 weeks ago, sold the weeStrom to one of HBN's buddies in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,389
Views: 545,828
Posted By OldnoGPS
Tag: A bit North, in Albemarle Co. ...

Tag: A bit North, in Albemarle Co.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4268_zps19b4d116.jpg

At this intersection:

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9,389
Views: 545,828
Posted By OldnoGPS
Grab: Schuyler, about 1/4 mile from the Walton's...

Grab: Schuyler, about 1/4 mile from the Walton's Museum.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4264_zpsdc42e7c9.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 83,257
Posted By OldnoGPS
When I was 40 years younger I would have ridden...

When I was 40 years younger I would have ridden over it. Hell, when I was 5 years younger I would have.
I rode up onto it a couple of times for a test - pretty funky.
My buddy (KLR, also an old...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30,038
Views: 1,720,027
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks for posting Mike, glad you're OK. Your...

Thanks for posting Mike, glad you're OK. Your Spot looked like it wasn't updating for the last couple of days and/or you weren't ok.
Helluva ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 83,257
Posted By OldnoGPS
Nothing but round, slick stuff available to try...

Nothing but round, slick stuff available to try to build a ramp over down trees. And wet grass...

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4252_zps2bfbf4db.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 83,257
Posted By OldnoGPS
Can't even keep the logging railroads cleared... ...

Can't even keep the logging railroads cleared...

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4229_zpsb8f7b03e.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
AB, I've been called an airhead but - they're...

AB,
I've been called an airhead but - they're hexheads. 1100/1150's are oilheads. In the US, '06 was the first year for 1200 ADV's, the '05's were regular GS's. BMW continued to sell the 1150 GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
That's a great video, thanks for posting it. ...

That's a great video, thanks for posting it. Since I just gave myself a 950 Super Enduro for my 60th birthday it seems especially appropriate :D
(Now I just need to learn how to do wheelies while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
SicST, That's it. If Dirtmonkey8 drives a...

SicST,

That's it. If Dirtmonkey8 drives a Civic up there let me know so I can come watch :D

Your map shows Staton Falls west of where it actually is, just stay straight on Falls RD. (633, map...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
Irish Ck is gravel on the upper couple of miles...

Irish Ck is gravel on the upper couple of miles below the BRP, then paved down to South River Rd. Nettle Ck is all gravel from Irish Ck up to the BRP.
Jordan Rd. (FR76) is gravel up to the BRP...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 43,324
Posted By OldnoGPS
I'll second that. Thanks for the great report...

I'll second that. Thanks for the great report and fine photos. My wife has been following along with the Atlas for the last hour and enjoying it as well.
Glad the bike and weather have been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yep, what you guys said. Not much East of the...

Yep, what you guys said. Not much East of the BRP until you're farther South. LXDDLE pointed out several very good gravel roads, I just did FR42, Irish Creek, North Fork Rd. near Montebello, Cub...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hey Steve! That's my buddy SST (no, not Ric from...

Hey Steve! That's my buddy SST (no, not Ric from Richmond) on the left with the KTM pants. Just bought my ex-950SE back from him.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 30,937
Views: 1,741,242
Posted By OldnoGPS
Glad you liked it. The little roads look like...

Glad you liked it. The little roads look like this? :

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_4150_zpsb875df91.jpg

It's the Lesegne (sp?) State Forest, they timbered it a couple...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,448
Posted By OldnoGPS
I don't believe so. I looked at the results on...

I don't believe so. I looked at the results on the jamsquad site and didn't see any familiar names.
Looks like a Henrico officer on a BMW took top honors.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,389
Views: 545,828
Posted By OldnoGPS
Don't feel bad - I didn't look up Conrad's Store...

Don't feel bad - I didn't look up Conrad's Store to figure out it was Elkton. I was a block away on the DRZ this am about 9:30.
And yes, it was a bit chilly going over 33. Wasn't coming back...
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