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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Willville very popular, good place. Camp there....

Willville very popular, good place. Camp there. Cabins near Galax - kinda nasty these days, been for sale for a while. Try Lonesome Pine cabins in Fancy Gap. Plenty of other places in the area....
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
81 comes down south from Harrisburg PA while 77...

81 comes down south from Harrisburg PA while 77 comes down thru Ohio (with 79 sandwiched in the middle), they meet up in VA for a while, very heavily patrolled in VA. Have run both of them when...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
BRP is a great road, I suggest using it as a...

BRP is a great road, I suggest using it as a gateway to explore the region although it is a very good way to travel through.Abundant camping and plenty of very cheap cabins.Use it to get to the...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,395
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Why go on a trip together that the both of you...

Why go on a trip together that the both of you won't enjoy? If you truly want her to enjoy motorcycling as much as you do take take a trip in better weather.
Cancel this one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Fun route, ridden the roads many times but was...

Fun route, ridden the roads many times but was never really trying to get anywhere on a specific day.

Yeah, beats the BRP if you have twitchy wrist syndrome.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Finally a tag game worth playing.

Finally a tag game worth playing.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Heading west from Morehead City(Beaufort NC one...

Heading west from Morehead City(Beaufort NC one of my favorites) to Dragon area I'm guessing you'll head towards Asheville, if so add 15 minutes to your trip by taking Hwy 64 around Raleigh, the...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Both of the mentioned campgrounds cater to...

Both of the mentioned campgrounds cater to motorcyclists rather than school groups. Both are excellent places to spend the night with a like minded crowd. No similarity to downtown Daytona during...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
More wineries than you can count in the Niagara...

More wineries than you can count in the Niagara area, good place for brownie points with the ladies. Niagara on the Lake a tourist magnet - spend the night if you can in one of the B&B's, pleasant...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Wander up Hwy 16 from 421 / Wilesboro area into...

Wander up Hwy 16 from 421 / Wilesboro area into WVA then explore some. Section of 16 in the Tazewell / Hungry Mothers region lots of fun. New River Gorge area of WVA has good roads without a lot of...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I live on the parkway and somehow or other seem...

I live on the parkway and somehow or other seem to ride it kinda frequently. In the summer bikes outnumber cars at least three to one.
Yes, they do enforce speed limits that are frustratingly slow....
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Heading south from Shenandoah area will let you...

Heading south from Shenandoah area will let you cruise thru rural Virginia, good riding and scenic but forces you through the populated urban belt of NC. Even the super slabs get ugly and frustrating...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Spring means really weird weather - like sunburn,...

Spring means really weird weather - like sunburn, tornados, and snow in the same day. March mighty iffy in the middle portions of your ride, northern portion you know about. Southern portion good....
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
A good way to enjoy the scenery is to stop and...

A good way to enjoy the scenery is to stop and look at it, fill up then.

On a motorcycle trip you know you can't bring everything - unless you tow your bike - and fuel is readily available along...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Visitvirginiamountains.com has some regional info...

Visitvirginiamountains.com has some regional info and maps of decent rides.
Outer banks are nice, total elevation change east of Raleigh NC for 150 miles is 8 feet. Section of OB from Pea Island...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Sika makes an epoxy caulk that prevents cracks...

Sika makes an epoxy caulk that prevents cracks from worsening.
I'd suggest sealing the seams around the house with a caulking - Sikadur or Sikaflex - to prevent water from pooling under slab. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,024
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Sidecar rig or Can-Am.

Sidecar rig or Can-Am.
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,339
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
My Ural Retro was 62.5", used a big box store 60"...

My Ural Retro was 62.5", used a big box store 60" trailer with low sides and two 2x6's under sidecar to raise for clearance to transport recently. Pain in the butt - 40 minutes to load and cut more...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Yes to Wheels through Time. Find Hwy 16 and...

Yes to Wheels through Time.
Find Hwy 16 and Hungry Mothers State Park in VA (Tazewell) on a map. If you don't want to travel the fast straight road then enjoy this area. Burkes Garden too.
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,578
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Asheville is great. Good food and excellent...

Asheville is great. Good food and excellent micro-brewery scene. Girlfriend would love Grove Park Inn but don't "find" it until you are almost ready to leave. Asheville is fun place. Yes to Wheels...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Well I have an unusual suggestion of a place to...

Well I have an unusual suggestion of a place to stop. Ride the BRP and get off to visit an amazing private museum in Woodlawn (Galax area) VA. Located in the back of a clothing store called Harmons...
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,138
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
You pay a high $ premium for outdated technology....

You pay a high $ premium for outdated technology.
But they are fun.
Highway gearing? It's still a Ural.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I live in Greensboro and have the time. Charge a...

I live in Greensboro and have the time. Charge a six pack if you buy it.:freaky
If you want local info let me know.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Hwy 50 good choice. Couple of Ural guys did it...

Hwy 50 good choice. Couple of Ural guys did it and posted an extensive ride report on Soviet Steeds.

Can always ride the Skyline Dr, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Cherola on the way.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Coastal ride could be nice. Obviously no...

Coastal ride could be nice. Obviously no elevation changes or hairpin curves but eastern NC is pleasant and good riding, especially before tourist season hits. Lots of places to visit - Outer Banks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
check out visitvirginiamountains.com website for...

check out visitvirginiamountains.com website for some suggested routes and motorcycle friendly places.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
In my neighborhood - way way north of where...

In my neighborhood - way way north of where you're asking about - several sections of the BRP been closed all week due to weather.
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
if you want a good meal and excellent beer after...

if you want a good meal and excellent beer after riding all day Asheville is hard to beat on the East Coast.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Depends if you want to ride in a straight line or...

Depends if you want to ride in a straight line or prefer a winding road.
The beauty of the Blue Ride Parkway is that it is a gateway to the region. If your goal is to ride the same road as everyone...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
May is beautiful around here! Cool mornings and...

May is beautiful around here! Cool mornings and evenings and warm days. Have liner out of my jacket by then (bring it!).
Asheville is a fantastic area, bit on the crowded side for me though. Beer...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
If you want to wander the Blue Ridge region of Va...

If you want to wander the Blue Ridge region of Va and NC let me know.

June perfect around here.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Great plan! Want to adopt another son,...

Great plan! Want to adopt another son, housebroken and sometimes shuts the lid!

West is fantastic for wandering, so many parks to see and places to explore.
Wow. The possibilities.

Please do...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Peter Bomar - Bomars Beemers - 919 450 7450. Good...

Peter Bomar - Bomars Beemers - 919 450 7450. Good man with a good shop. Definitely knows airheads.
I'm in Greensboro if you want any assistance. Not strong on airheads but available. Ride in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Guy by the name of Peter Bomar runs an...

Guy by the name of Peter Bomar runs an independent shop specializing in BMW's in the area. Good guy, give him a call. 919 450 7450

Also- Ray Price is in Raleigh, been into motorcycling longer than...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,496
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Thinking about a Rokon, own a cabin in the mtns...

Thinking about a Rokon, own a cabin in the mtns with gobs of land around.
Front suspension worth the money?
Kohler or Honda engine?

Don't need one just want one.
Please educate me!
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Yeah, late March is just too risky. 40% of the...

Yeah, late March is just too risky. 40% of the time weather co-operates but Murphy says when you come it will be historically cold and wet. Outer Banks really good place to visit and so are coastal...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Bicycling along coastal south is going to be on...

Bicycling along coastal south is going to be on mostly sandy tracks, just not much else around here. You'll be able to cover lots of miles in a day, tallest hill is two feet.

Ever hear of the...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Moab region is effing unbelievable. Heaven on two...

Moab region is effing unbelievable. Heaven on two wheels.

Coastal ride is fun, I really enjoy wandering while riding. These days I try hard to avoid big cities by choosing to use state highways...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Last two weeks of March in the Carolina/Virginia...

Last two weeks of March in the Carolina/Virginia mountains area I live in are wet and cold, not pleasant riding or camping. Asheville and Western Nc worse. sorry.

Coastal regions a lot warmer but...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
ok, OuterBanks area! Lots to see and do on a...

ok, OuterBanks area! Lots to see and do on a mountain bike. Still no hills though.
Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge has miles of roads for biking on and un-effing believable scenery - acres and...
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