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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Utah

Wow, That's beautiful. Utah I can't wait to see more of it in July.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Classic Bikes

Dan .... of course you can. Anyone can join us. Love to have you.



Love to see it Jeff. Im really getting excited about classic bikes. Right now Im looking for a 305 Scrambler to complete...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By skychs
Some of you Classic guys may appreciate this. A...

Some of you Classic guys may appreciate this. A buddy of mine has been restoring some old Honda 305's, a Super Hawk and a Dream. He took the Dream down to the frame to restore it. Last month he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
You guys are killing me. If I could remember...

You guys are killing me. If I could remember rolling down that hill I would believe you. :-)

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/26/a234ea9788a5c5f713d6a16baeb183c6.jpg

Rocketman, thanks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By skychs
Chair

Now that you mention it ......
It was either Todd, Mark or Rocketman who pushed me down that hill. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Good and bad news!

Bad news .....
I left the house this morning at 3:30 AM to drive to DCA for work. What a mess. Heavy snow all the way up. Flight was delayed. Had to de-ice then take off in heavy snow. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 03:43 AM
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Views: 20,457
Posted By skychs
Best wishes

Thanks for posting on Richmond ADV. Hope she enjoys the card. :D
chuck
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By skychs
Mortons Run

Good morning ......
Brrrrrrrrrrr Hope everyone is staying warm this morning.

I'm making a Morton's run this morning. Anyone need anything? No, I'm not bringing anyone back a bike. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Fuse block and frozen pipes

If you think it was cold here last week you should have been up north. All the water, wine and toilets on the airplane froze solid overnight. What a mess. Im happy to be home. No issues at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Congrats

Macon ....
Congrats on the healthy addition to the family.

DirtDoctor ... I plan on already being out that way during the rally. Would love to hook up and ride the area with you. Lots to do in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
What time is the show?

Oh boy, I can't wait to see this.

:lurk



Very nice bike.

Dirtdoctor ......... BMWOA Rally this year?????? Come on!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

Thank you Sir. I'm looking forward to riding it. I never really got a chance to ride it before winter set it. As soon as the weather breaks you can bet Ill be up on Alhambra and Tower road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By skychs
Bad idea...... Thought I would get the XT600...

Bad idea......
Thought I would get the XT600 out for a little snowmobiling. I got half way down the block before I scared the bageebies out of me. It was fun at first but I chickened out and went...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By skychs
Gps

Yes, I thought about it but when it gets nasty outside I don't think I want my phone exposed to the elements even with a waterproof case. On long distance rides I always seem to run into bad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
GPS and BMWOA Rally

GPS ..... Allen, Scott. Thanks for the info. Im getting close to pulling the trigger. If I do I will be selling the Zumo 550.

Im thinking Spring and Summer, at least Im trying. Anyway, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Weather

Holy cow .....
Yup, its nasty out there. When I got home last night the grill cover and all the outdoor furniture accessories were all over the back yard. I had heat so I guess I can't complain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By skychs
Thoughts and prayers

Thoughts and prayers to the Massy, Clifford family.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Video

jwray76 .....
Thanks for sharing. Great video. Great message. Wish I had the skills to do that kind of editing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Riding Schools

Just my two cents .......
I'm not a great technical rider but somehow I manage to get where ever Im going. Its like snow skiing, I look like I'm about to crash any moment but I make it to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 10:26 AM
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Posted By skychs
Sold Off to a new home. Local inmate from...

Sold
Off to a new home. Local inmate from Gloucester VA, Chad. No, the dog did not go with him.

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Sent from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By skychs
For Sale

Thanks. Im going to miss her.

Great seeing everyone at Poe's this morning. Wish I could have stayed a little longer. What a beautiful day. Off to work I go.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 07:23 AM
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Posted By skychs
For Sale

2007 BMW R1200GS for sale ..... SOLD

Its sold. Local inmate coming to pick up the GS tomorrow. Im glad the bike is staying local.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Poes

I have to work tomorrow afternoon but I think I can make it to Poe's for breakfast. Unless the wife has something for me to do Ill be there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Lunch

Good morning...
Any of you Southside inmates available for lunch today? I need to visit Commonwealth Motorcycles then drop off a package in Petersburg. From there Im going to work my way down I-85...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Yamaha's

He said they all run, just no titles. Sounds like he has a bunch of other stuff as well. He is located on 250 just west of Churchville.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Yamaha's

I called the guy regarding the Yamahs's. No titles for any of them. For MotoGiro it has to be street legal. I'm still looking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
R1200gs

Thanks for the kind words Macon. 79K really isn't a lot for that kind of bike, you are right. I would get on it tomorrow and ride around the US on it. Im even tempted to keep it for adventures...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Thats my original Sargent seat recovered by a...

Thats my original Sargent seat recovered by a friend of Eppa's. Its still my favorite GS seat. Its seen a lot of miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
R1200gs

Hey BigChuck ....
I understand your pain. When the wife is not happy no one is happy. Fortunately for me the wife knows how happy I am when Im riding or working on the beast. She calls it my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By skychs
Twins ...... I just had to do it. Two...

Twins ......
I just had to do it. Two identical bikes all cleaned up and ready to go. Same model, year and color. I'm even surprised how similar they are to ride.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By skychs
For Sale

2007 R1200GS BMW for sale. $6500 (local inmate) 79K miles. Excellent condition. Lots of extras. Posting on ADV before I list it on Craigslist and elsewhere.

Dont worry, I have another...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By skychs
Adventure

I'm liking more and more visiting as many National Parks. I could narrow it down just a tad by saying as many National Parks west of the 100 degree Longitude. I wonder how many that would be and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Summer Adventure

Not sure how I did it but I managed to get 5 weeks off in a row this year. That's July 6th - Aug 9th 2015. That's plenty of time to do all four corners of the US, the Continental Divide or just one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Insurance

Thanks for all the advise on Insurance. I have a full day ahead of me tomorrow calling everyone.

The Twin GS project is coming right along. I expect to have the original GS up and running by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance

Anyone local sell motorcycle insurance? I have Progressive and they limit the number of motorcycles to 4 per policy. I can only ride one at a time.

If so, please IM me....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Tonight

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Rassin Frassin Rabit......... Y'all have fun tonight. I'm stuck in beautiful Detroit. Take lots of photos! Enjoy the food. Did I say take lots of photos? Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Wheels

Its on my original GS, a result from Tower Road. I'd like to fix it before I sell it. The Dyno beads keep it smooth but its ugly to look at.

Im about half way getting the two the way I want. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Parts

Thanks Eddy, I will give them a call this afternoon.

Anyone needing motorcycle parts .... I found this really nice used motorcycle parts store on the internet. Looks like they buy, take apart...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32,421
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Posted By skychs
Mag Wheel repair

Anyone know of some place/person locally that can correct motorcycle mag wheels? I have one spot on a GS mag wheel that needs attention.
thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32,421
Views: 1,944,075
Posted By skychs
Tank guards

Yup, thats what it looks like. Thanks for the info. Im working on a couple ideas but I'm really trying to hold down the weight.
chuck
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