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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 09:41 AM
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Posted By SxyRdr
For those of you who know Donovan, today is his...

For those of you who know Donovan, today is his last day of high school as he is exempt from having to take his finals next week.


If anyone is interested in watching him graduate, the ceremony...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
And, SteelB12, if you get a break, you should...

And, SteelB12, if you get a break, you should swing by BadWolf. Someone apparently bought you and the lady a couple of pints.

We'll have our old gal Wilma with us tonight. Gotta get her stitches...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,494
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Posted By SxyRdr
We've been in our house for going on 14 years...

We've been in our house for going on 14 years now. Our oven and cook top are both OLD (like 20+ years old). The oven works half the time and 2 of the 4 burners on the cook top work. It also...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
L The truth. :D They're good kids. ...

L

The truth. :D


They're good kids. Both have been riding since they were tots. Both race. Just that sometimes boys will be boys. They've both been told that if any of us ever got word that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Saw an old flabby guy on 95 a year or so ago...

Saw an old flabby guy on 95 a year or so ago riding a BMW K12GTL... shorts, loafers and helmet.

Guess the bike cost so much, he couldn't afford the rest of his clothes. :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Whadda ya think? Gonna make it? Stu and I are...

Whadda ya think? Gonna make it? Stu and I are aiming for 6ish. Him probably earlier, me a little later.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Once you go....

Once you go....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
You're not on FB so you didn't see my post. ...

You're not on FB so you didn't see my post.

Donovan and his friend went out and put nearly 200 miles on the bikes Sun afternoon, riding out of Warrenton, turned here, turned there... ended up near...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
So.... Did anyone see a couple of guys...

So....

Did anyone see a couple of guys running around Warrenton, Sperryville/211, Middleburg on a silver Bandit 1250 and a red XR650 Sunday afternoon?

If so, were they behaving?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
No, the damn was for FMS and Colemans.... ...

No, the damn was for FMS and Colemans....



Forgot about them. They didn't show up on Yamaha's dealer locator map either.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
"Honey! I got you old cabinets for the garage as...

"Honey! I got you old cabinets for the garage as a birthday gift!"
:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Well... goes to show you how often I go to...

Well... goes to show you how often I go to Blalock these days! :rofl

Did not know that. Wonder if Donovan knew.... His best friend used to work the parts counter part time there.

Damn, so now...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
I need to get the reflash TSB for my FZ-09 done. ...

I need to get the reflash TSB for my FZ-09 done. Blalock is the closest Yamaha dealer to me. I have not gotten the reflash done because Blalock is the closest Yamaha dealer to me.

I avoid that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Catlett Auto in Catlett, VA. Just past Wilson...

Catlett Auto in Catlett, VA. Just past Wilson Meats on Elk Run Rd just off 28.

He rides a Harley. He is open 8-6 M-F... except when he's on vacation. Gotta love small towns. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh.... and since apparently Stuart didn't know...

Oh.... and since apparently Stuart didn't know about it until I told him on Wed...

Next Tues, May 19, BadWolf is open to the public for an event, 4-8 PM. One of the regulars has been diagnosed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
You forget... I live in the middle of no where. ...

You forget... I live in the middle of no where. My town is so small, we don't even have a post office. We have to use the post office of the next town over and it's 10 miles away. There just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
:confused IDK what y'all are complaining...

:confused

IDK what y'all are complaining about. My guy will do an inspection on the bikes in less than 10 mins, walk in at any time (provided he's not on vacation). Cages take a little longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
I can pretend my name is Mike. :D ...

I can pretend my name is Mike. :D



Speaking of pizza and beer. No, Stuart, no BW tonight. We're going to the LEO Memorial candlelight vigil.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 305,095
Posted By SxyRdr
Personally I don't like it as a highway cruiser. ...

Personally I don't like it as a highway cruiser. It's capable, it's just that *I* don't like it.

But then again, I'm a wee lass. It's a stretch to the controls for me and, therefore, any...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 08:50 AM
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Views: 674,369
Posted By SxyRdr
Local inmate you can trust who can check it out...

Local inmate you can trust who can check it out for ya? I did that for a guy out in CA who was buying a bike from VA. I think he said it was just $600 in shipping.



And Romney Cycles in WV...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 10:47 AM
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Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
That's a lot of beer....

That's a lot of beer....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
I believe you mean carpet...

I believe you mean carpet...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
:huh *snort* Another vote for...

:huh *snort*




Another vote for George if he'll make an exception since it's not a BMW.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Donovan borrowed enough money to cover the cost...

Donovan borrowed enough money to cover the cost of the bike and registration. Last night he says "I really should've borrowed more since the first thing I'm doing is getting different bags."

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By SxyRdr
Obviously we weren't there. :rofl Donovan...

Obviously we weren't there. :rofl

Donovan had fire station duty Sat afternoon into Sun mid-morning, then he went to test ride/make a deal on a Bandit in Springfield, he went dress shirt shopping,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
The deal was made.... Donovan has added this...

The deal was made.... Donovan has added this Bandit to the stable. Why does the 17 y/o have the biggest bike now?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By SxyRdr
Haven't even been paying attention so I'm not...

Haven't even been paying attention so I'm not sure when it is.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By SxyRdr
Thanks for the reminder that Donovan probably...

Thanks for the reminder that Donovan probably needs a new set of Rx inserts.

I'm not positive but I think this is where we got his inserts:
http://rxgoggles.com/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh geez... My company makes a big deal out...

Oh geez...

My company makes a big deal out of Take Your Child to Work Day. Instead of doing it yesterday like everyone else, they moved it to today.
Breakfast party, workshops/games, pizza...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Devon Spencer is having their grand opening...

Devon Spencer is having their grand opening tonight at 5 PM. They've actually been "open" a few times the past month but supposedly all their final food permits are in place so they're fully...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 674,369
Posted By SxyRdr
Thanks... Didn't even consider putting any shelf...

Thanks... Didn't even consider putting any shelf liner down...



Yeah, been all over their site and I guess I'm just too picky about how the bike looks without the luggage hiding the ugly as sin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Just gonna throw this out there since I got to...

Just gonna throw this out there since I got to talk to Jeff (the owner) last week. He's done some welding for us on Donovan's KTM and he and his son are racers/riders. He's not pricey and he's good...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 674,369
Posted By SxyRdr
But there's part of my problem. I prefer to...

But there's part of my problem.

I prefer to not have anything rubbing on the tail plastics. I'd rather have a bracket that gets mounted and keeps the bags off the plastic.

Yeah yeah, I know......
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 674,369
Posted By SxyRdr
I'm back into looking for luggage for the FZ. ...

I'm back into looking for luggage for the FZ. Tank bag just isn't going to cut it this year.

I went and reviewed a thread on the FZ forum and nothing's looking good IMO. :cry

I may just get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Haven't seen them chasing turkeys but cows and...

Haven't seen them chasing turkeys but cows and dogs, yep...

Todd had a dog chase down Elk Run Rd not too long ago. Must've been a sight.... unmarked with lights chasing this dog down the road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
He hates Dillwyn plus he's working this weekend. ...

He hates Dillwyn plus he's working this weekend.
Martinsville is OK but he just doesn't want to go. He hates the starts there although I'd heard they'd been making it safer.
Reddy Hole is the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
If you're not already there, I recommend joining...

If you're not already there, I recommend joining and posting in the VIR Supermoto group on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/VIRSupermoto/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
He is a very good rider. One of the GNCC pro...

He is a very good rider. One of the GNCC pro racers took him under his wing for a season and really tried to get us to get him all kinds of training/support. Unfortunately our bank account didn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,272
Posted By SxyRdr
Was reminded how much I miss this... Donovan...

Was reminded how much I miss this...

Donovan came out of retirement for a race.... hasn't raced in over a year. Hasn't really ridden hard at all in the past year. But we traveled to Arrington,...
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