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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,231
Posted By Merkur Man
If any of you Southeast 950 SE owners are out...

If any of you Southeast 950 SE owners are out riding on the 23rd, Lets stop in at Riders Hill European Motorsports, just outside of Dahlonega, Georgia for a photo opportunity. Say around 12:00 noon.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,231
Posted By Merkur Man
Cry Sorry, but I already have my vacation days set...

Sorry, but I already have my vacation days set for the weekend of the 23rd, and I cant really change them.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,231
Posted By Merkur Man
950 SE-R ride day

SpeedyR,
Suches GA sounds good to me. You talking about staying at TWO? If so, then I need to reserve a place to stay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 370,824
Posted By Merkur Man
950 SER ride day.

I seem to remember a post somewhere about having a world wide 950 SER ride day, and cant find it again.
It was to be on May 23.
Anybody know if it's still going to happen.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,366
Posted By Merkur Man
Can a person just ride on Sunday? The ad states...

Can a person just ride on Sunday?
The ad states that sign up is Friday night, and only til 8:am on Saturday.
I work on Saturday but could make it there for a Sunday ride.
Any chance of registering...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Merkur Man
Cheaha ride.

I think that I saw you riding around the F/S roads near highway 148 last month. December 21st to be exact. It was a Sunday.
Were you riding that day?
Do you remember seeing 2 KTM 950 Super...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,730
Posted By Merkur Man
Are these the same trails that were used during...

Are these the same trails that were used during the Suzuki Dual-Sport events back in the 90's?
I was there for the first one, and like seven or eight more.
Had a really good time and would like to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Merkur Man
Swapping Akra mufflers.

Does your muffler look a lot like this one?

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3724_zps38a4a376.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,231
Posted By Merkur Man
I'll start stocking up on fresh tires now :rofl ...

I'll start stocking up on fresh tires now :rofl
My buddy who lives near me also rides an SE, so that's two more.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Merkur Man
I work at a Polaris dealership. We are about 60...

I work at a Polaris dealership. We are about 60 miles north of Montgomery. I will ask our salesman tomorrow if he has heard of this place.
Those advertised prices just don't seem right.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
Shinbone Tag

I used to live down in "Shinbone Valley" back in the 70's.
That old store was always busy then.
Its always a nice ride making the loop through Ashland and Lineville. With a stop at High Falls to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,205
Posted By Merkur Man
Death Valley.

Last March I camped at Stovepipe wells. The day time temperature at Furnace creek was only 103 degree. The nightime temps did not feel much cooler, so tent sleeping was not that enjoyable.
I was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Merkur Man
Jacobs Lake.

I have camped at Jacobs lake before. I dont remember seeing any showers, just the outhouse type bathrooms.
But there is a really nice restaurant/gas station right accross the street from the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By Merkur Man
Highland Park Hare Scramble.

Jeff,
Here are a few pictures that I took of you and Ron.
It was nice meeting you.
I resized them for this posting.
If you want the full sized pictures just let me know
and I'll e-mail them to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,580
Views: 3,853,719
Posted By Merkur Man
New Years Day Ride.

Took the DL out for a ride to one heck of a looong covered bridge today.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3494_zps2edc2c51.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,742
Posted By Merkur Man
Um, does it come to the table with the knife like...

Um, does it come to the table with the knife like that :eek1
That is different for sure.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
I could ride down there right now and make a...

I could ride down there right now and make a "night tag grab".
But I work on Saturdays now, and I need to take the better half shopping in Atlanta on Sunday. I would not have time to place the new...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
I rode in a 2-day dual sport event in Payson last...

I rode in a 2-day dual sport event in Payson last October. I did not like that area at all.
That was the most dust that I have ever ingested, on any ride, ever!! That entire area is just so dam...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
Thats right. You were planning a trip to the...

Thats right. You were planning a trip to the BAR-S ranch, along the north rim of the canyon.
Sorry about that. I sold my house in Kingman and moved back to Oxford.
I hope you did not have any rain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
That was quick! Way to go Gary. The Talladega...

That was quick! Way to go Gary.
The Talladega Correctional Facility. I remember driving by there during the standoff. There must have been 40 or 50 news trucks parked along the road. It was big news...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
Your new Alabama TAG.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3439_zpsaddb8973.jpg (http://s630.photobucket.com/user/MerkurMan2/media/DSCN3439_zpsaddb8973.jpg.html)

On August 21st 1991, this institution...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
TAG...Moody police department.

The ole V-Strom has been enjoying the roads here in Alabama. Its good to be back.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN3426_zps120005b7.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Merkur Man
I think that one is called the Hacienda. The...

I think that one is called the Hacienda. The other one between Henderson and Boulder is called Rail-Road pass casino. Unless I have them mixed up.
You need to check out this web site:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,030
Posted By Merkur Man
See if the link below works. It's been a while...

See if the link below works. It's been a while since this game has been played, but I would guess that it's still active.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=601005
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,030
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona Tag-o-rama

There is another Arizona Tag-O-Rama game.
The Tag picture from that game currently sits in Yarnell. I cant figure out how to link that thread to this one, so I can show you the picture.
It was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
Minooka area.

Look up the Cheaha Trail Riders web site. They perform maintenance on the trail system at Minooka. Someone there might be able to hepl you out.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 56,678
Posted By Merkur Man
Very Impressive.

I bought this 2002 Strom 7 months ago from the original owner, with only 6,143 miles. It still had the original tires on it. Needless to say it has been sitting for a while.
I changed all the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Merkur Man
Food in Nipton!

The last time I went through Nipton, there was no food available.
That was back in December. The store was open for soda and crackers though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,919
Posted By Merkur Man
Peach Springs

Hey Mil T
Last year I tried going down to the Colorado river, from Peach Springs.
I was told by the "Indian Guy" that bikes are no longer permitted on that road.
He also said that the road going...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,919
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona Images.

Downtown Oatman. "Watch out for the Donkey - he like to kick"

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/100_2164-1.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,919
Posted By Merkur Man
Arizona images.

The painted rocks in Chloride.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1963.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 478,977
Posted By Merkur Man
Talladega National Forest.

Hey guys, Nice pictures of the TNF. I cant wait until I move back to Alabama.
The roads out here are kinda boring. Real looooong and not a single tree in sight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 109,269
Views: 21,932,231
Posted By Merkur Man
TCI luggage rack fitment issue.

Dr Owners;
Has anybody out there had any fitment issues with their Turbo City Denali luggage rack?
I just finished installing mine, and it's making hard contact with the "spark arrester drain bolt"...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
The Egg's Arizona Adventure.

On the way to Mormon Lake, The Egg made some new friends:

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1986.jpg

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1988.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr. EGGS New Home

The Historic Mormon Dairy. You will pass this site before getting to the Morman Lake campground.

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN2052.jpg

...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg has been placed.

The Egg has been placed near Morman lake, but the darn computer at the hotel will not allow me to open two different sites.
Going to try and find another computer tonight.
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg visited these Murals which are painted on...

Mr Egg visited these Murals which are painted on the rocks in Chloride AZ.
Not really sure why somebody would choose to paint them so far from public view.
They were painted by Roy Purcell in about...
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
My plan was to take Friday off work then ride the...

My plan was to take Friday off work then ride the DR 650 over there going through Prescott/Cottonwood/Sedona. But my vacation day was cancelled, so I'll be riding the H-D instead. I work the night...
Forum: Regional forums 05-15-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
Mr Egg meets Mr Tiki.

Mr Egg stopped for a visit with a 14 foot tall Tiki Head, which sits along Rt 66 here in Arizona.
He is called "Giganticus Headicus", and was built in 2004:
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-14-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6,186
Views: 692,080
Posted By Merkur Man
The Egg toured a bit of old England. ...

The Egg toured a bit of old England.
http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu21/MerkurMan2/DSCN1946.jpg

The London Bridge in Lake Hahasu. First constructed in 1831, then moved to Arizona in 1971....
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