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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
If you really want to change it, here is makeover...

If you really want to change it, here is makeover they did on a yellow DRZ that came out looking nice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd3FhNjwOpk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWEwrzvqPSg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I like my blue color scheme better, but I don't...

I like my blue color scheme better, but I don't think the yellow is so bad. I'd ride it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Enjoyed meeting you guys. Good to put a face...

Enjoyed meeting you guys. Good to put a face with the names. Hopefully I can make a few more, but the kids activities take up a lot of evenings.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,133
Posted By GTV630
Never seen a victory with a dual sport tire! ...

Never seen a victory with a dual sport tire! Definitely an "A" for ambition! Enjoyed the story.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,304
Posted By GTV630
Yes! That's the spirit - after all, it is an...

Yes! That's the spirit - after all, it is an "Adventure Ride", not a "i only ride in perfect weather" ride. Funny for us state side to hear about emu and roos running out in the road!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Yea, No reason to harass the snake. Besides, the...

Yea, No reason to harass the snake. Besides, the last thing I want is to get bit by a poisonous snake in the middle of the mountains, miles from civilization with no cell signal!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

I was curious what kind of rattlesnake we saw. Looks like it was a timber rattlesnake:
http://www.marshall.edu/herp/old/rattlesnake.htm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

Okay guys, I finally got a trip report together on the Wolf Creek ride last Saturday. Enjoy!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998325
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

From there, we continued up the gravel road following our track. At one point, we come around a corner and I see Matt hit the brakes and swerve around something in the road. I do the same and pull up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

While I was crossing, a guy in a 4wd came up the trail and pulled over to air down before crossing the creek. He was a nice guy and we talked for a while before we watched him cross…not a problem at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

Hurricane Creek was another great “road”. It is more of a rocky jeep trail with lots of creek crossings. I find these technical trails a lot of fun. Here’s some of the bigger creek crossings on this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

Not far after this the trail T’d into more a gravel road or jeep trail. We started following our planned route, but realized we needed to turn around to go see Wolf Creek Falls. As we passed by the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

We started down Wolf Creek road with caution as we had heard rumors that a part of it was supposed to be for hiking. There were no signs indicating such, so we proceeded. The first mile was gravel,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt On Wolf Creek

Here is the KML file for the route as best I know it. Again, may not be totally accurate!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/72187188/Wolf%20creek%20route.kml
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By GTV630
Assualt on Wolf Creek

Most of you in the Charlotte area know how this got started, but for everyone else...

One inmate was out exploring in the NC/TN mountains and turned down Wolf Creek Road. Not too far into it he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I think Scott Davis has a bike for sale.

I think Scott Davis has a bike for sale.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
It took me a while to piece the route together...

It took me a while to piece the route together since neither of us were taking with gps, but I finished it last night. I will get a trip report with pics and video up later today.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I've got several pics and some videos from our...

I've got several pics and some videos from our Wolf Creek adventure. I'll see if I can get the gps track from Boike and make a trip report.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I think I will plan on driving up that morning. ...

I think I will plan on driving up that morning. Let's not make it earlier than 9 though. It's a 3 hr drive unless I stop to pick up someone else. So the meet point is in Hot Springs, right?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
IN LIST FOR WOLF CREEK ON THE 26th BOIKE333 ...

IN LIST FOR WOLF CREEK ON THE 26th

BOIKE333
GTV630
WES DAAWWWWWG
XCRIDER
SHIFTHEAD

Ok - we know Boike is already up there. When is everyone else arriving? I suppose we better determine...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
My normal route up there would take me down 85...

My normal route up there would take me down 85 through Gastonia. Going around the south side of Charlotte might not be too much longer. I don't know where the others live, but if you don't get any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Trail riding

A few pics from our ride this morning. Luckily the rain held off for the most part.

http://i363.photobucket.com/albums/oo71/GTV630/DRZ/20140719_085214_zpsmijofdhd.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I won't be riding my DRZ that far either, so I...

I won't be riding my DRZ that far either, so I will be trucking up. I could fit two in the truck if you don't have another ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
So far it was just the two of us so we are just...

So far it was just the two of us so we are just meeting at my house. If you're interested I can pm you my address.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Local trail ride Sat 19th

Maffud and I are going on a local trail ride early Sat morning. Probably leave my house a little after 8 am and be done by lunch. The usual trails south of Concord. Lmk if anyone wants to join us.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Whoa - you were less than a mile from my house as...

Whoa - you were less than a mile from my house as the crow flies! I might be able to access where you were via Christopher Lane. Gotta be careful though. First, people out here in the country tend...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Yea, I haven't crossed that creek yet for that...

Yea, I haven't crossed that creek yet for that reason. If I could make friends with the people that own that, it would be almost a straight shot to my house. Instead I now have to ride the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
My friend Trey getting stuck at the bottom: ...

My friend Trey getting stuck at the bottom:

http://i363.photobucket.com/albums/oo71/GTV630/DRZ/Trey-gorge_zps813db5ab.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
You made it through that just fine on Sat! It...

You made it through that just fine on Sat! It can be really tricky if things are wet though. I'd be lyin' if I said my bike hadn't been on the ground there before!
I haven't crossed the creek at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
No worries man! Some of that stuff today was...

No worries man! Some of that stuff today was tricky. I was just glad to have others to ride with. We'll do it again sometime
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
QuOTE=full of days;24601581]Any CLT Inmates have...

QuOTE=full of days;24601581]Any CLT Inmates have a machine I can use to mount my own tyres?[/QUOTE]

I have a highly modified Harbor Freight tire changing machine. I have the no scuff tire tool and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Thanks guys for helping me keep the weeds down on...

Thanks guys for helping me keep the weeds down on the trails! Hope you had fun. We'll spend more time in the good stuff next ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Great! looks like it will be: GTV630 ...

Great! looks like it will be:

GTV630
Maffud
Adverb
XCRider803

I sent you a PM with my cell. See you tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Hmmm...I don't know. I've never ridden one of...

Hmmm...I don't know. I've never ridden one of those bikes. We will go down some pretty rutted up trails. If it is the least bit slippery, that could be a handful. You're welcome to give it a shot...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Sunday trail ride

Let's meet at the Citgo station on hwy 49, 8:30 am

King's Quick Stop
750 North Carolina 49
Concord, NC 28025
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I was thinking meet at 8:30 or 9 am. That would...

I was thinking meet at 8:30 or 9 am. That would give you some time to ride. What say you Maffud?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Trail ride Sat morning, 7-12

Maffud and I are going to ride some local trails in the Concord area Saturday morning. Most are actually just south of Concord. Hopefully we won't get a ton of rain between now and then, but there...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
I'm in! I'll do Wolf Creek or whatever else you...

I'm in! I'll do Wolf Creek or whatever else you want to ride. Always up for a challenge.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
Yes there are a lot more trails back in the...

Yes there are a lot more trails back in the woods, but most are on private property so please be cautious. Last thing we want is to get the whole area shut down.
Next time I'll go with you guys...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 217,488
Posted By GTV630
It's not too far from your house. It is...

It's not too far from your house. It is accessed from Rocky River rd. I'm out of town the rest of the week, but I'll gladly show you around sometime.
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