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Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By roborider
Auto parts stores carry these. Used for body...

Auto parts stores carry these. Used for body trim.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By roborider
Bump....

Bump....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,854
Posted By roborider
Got the files!

Got the files...

Now I just have to figure out which sections are possible for me and my 1150 GS Adventure! hehe....
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By roborider
Thanks

:bow I bow to the wisdom of all y'all responders. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By roborider
Want to Buy: Motorcycle Shipping from Virginia to California

Not sure if this is the best place to start this query, but it's a place...

I want to ship my KLR650 from Virginia/NC to California at the end of June.

Would appreciate suggestions on any or...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,108
Posted By roborider
Speaking of IOM 2015, my son and I are planning...

Speaking of IOM 2015, my son and I are planning to volunteer as track marshals for part of the event. Should be great fun!

Roborider phone
Forum: Americas 04-28-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By roborider
Travellers cheques are still a great way to carry...

Travellers cheques are still a great way to carry and transfer money during a trip. Just take them to the bank and cash them together with the owner after you find a bike.

However the bigger...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By roborider
On the road to Damascus...

Just a few pics from my solo ride from Galax VA to Damascus via dirt roads and two-lane twisties along the New River!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,685
Posted By roborider
Buy a 1200 GS - maybe this one - GREAT buy!

I'm not a BMW "veteran", by any stretch.

I've been riding motorcycles for 40+ years, though, and after owning one HD, several Hondas and Suzukis (185cc through 1000cc), a Concours, a couple of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10,118
Views: 3,219,832
Posted By roborider
Blue Ridge Mountain Bike: 2004 R1150GS Adventure

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-b7ZMhbgxs8c/U02pMwyEqjI/AAAAAAAAw6Y/NVXsbu7ySCs/w960-h540-no/left+side.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,118
Views: 3,219,832
Posted By roborider
Thanks! It's a 2004 with 44K miles. It was...

Thanks! It's a 2004 with 44K miles. It was pretty nicely farkled when I got it last June, and I've added a few new ones recently, including:

- Migsel GPS Mount (puts it right above the speedo)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 381,945
Posted By roborider
Blue Ridge Parkway in Southwest Virginia

Not a single other vehicle on the Parkway early Sunday morning!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-b-ZF4zHgg4k/UwuneexHa1I/AAAAAAAAv4Q/se337iAfAX0/w960-h540-no/right+side.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,118
Views: 3,219,832
Posted By roborider
2004 R1150 GS Adventure - Blue Ridge Parkway Ride

Custom seat, color-coordinated powder-coated panniers, LED driving lights, and lots of other options - perfect for the mountain twisties in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,296
Posted By roborider
Installed my custom low seat on my 1150GSA, and...

Installed my custom low seat on my 1150GSA, and then my two tone red and silver freshly powder coated happy trail panniers. And then my top case platform. Will get some pics posted tomorrow.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By roborider
Buy and tag it in your home state. Most states...

Buy and tag it in your home state. Most states only allow registration if your home address is there and drivers license to prove it, I think. And since you're not exceeding the 30 day limit in a...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,571
Posted By roborider
Rating on this product??

No recent postings - should I even consider UClear products? Doesn't look positive from the previous comments...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By roborider
Locks and security

As to the effectiveness of locks, you'll hear from multiple camps on this one. To lock or not to lock, what type of lock, etc. Good luck sorting it out!

For me, I have two disc locks, both...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By roborider
I don't know about these, but they don't look any...

I don't know about these, but they don't look any different than the $25 ones on fleabay you can find by searching "CREE 10W offroad lights"
Forum: Trip Planning 11-17-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 116,804
Posted By roborider
National Forest Campsites across the USA

List of National Forest campsites in every state, including descriptions and rates (ranging from free to $5 and up, depending on facilities and location).
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By roborider
Crooked Road Riders - Carroll / Grayson Co VA

Any inmates that would like to explore some of the many Crooked Roads around here?

Maybe have a meet - n - greet somewhere even though it's a bit chilly and start planning some rides for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4,318
Views: 274,087
Posted By roborider
Just search on Google Maps. It's there, in...

Just search on Google Maps. It's there, in Candler NC. :-)

Roborider - 1150 GS Adventurer - Galax VA
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By roborider
Also check out the national forest service motor...

Also check out the national forest service motor vehicle use maps for the states, especially since you're looking for some dirt and off road... Jefferson National forest has some great trails and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By roborider
Virginia

Suggest you check out a few of these roads, especially Highway 16 and Highway 58.

http://www.bestbikingroads.com/motorcycle-roads/motorbike-rides-in-united-states-/virginia-/va-16--wv-_cffd90.html
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,296
Posted By roborider
If you combine a set of Skull Candy earbuds ($30)...

If you combine a set of Skull Candy earbuds ($30) with a custom earplug kit, ($13) you get the best of both worlds. Super quiet and great music at low volume levels!

Roborider - 1150 GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,928
Posted By roborider
When I bought my Shorai Lithium battery it came...

When I bought my Shorai Lithium battery it came with several foam inserts in the box. Used those to fill in the extra space in the battery box without hacking it.



Roborider - 1150 GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,296
Posted By roborider
Had similar issues and decided to try a Laminar...

Had similar issues and decided to try a Laminar Lip. Best 80 bucks I've spent on my GSA. Practically eliminated head buffeting and reduced noise tremendously.





Roborider - 1150 GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-22-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By roborider
I had asked the same question. .. and *** got an...

I had asked the same question. .. and *** got an answer, if anyone else is interested: There are A, B and C routes, so I was advised that one can choose from "mild to wild", so riders of all sizes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By roborider
Are there options around the single-track?

Have requested an info packet, but does anyone know if there are multiple routes, ones that bypass the tough single-track?

I'm not quite experienced enough or sufficiently capable to wrestle my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29,868
Views: 1,684,097
Posted By roborider
Virginia National Forest Maps

In case y'all Cat Herders aren't aware of these, here are links to Virginia - George Washington and Jefferson NF Maps. Some great rides up your way!

Great resource - 56 maps that not only show...
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 168,779
Posted By roborider
Photos and crash bar mounting?

Same "photos" question for my 2004 GSA with crash bars.

Would like to see/learn about options (if available) for mounting to the crash bars.

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,567,143
Posted By roborider
I have a 05 well farkled Wee for sale in the...

I have a 05 well farkled Wee for sale in the Advrider fleamarket if you're looking for one in SW VA...

PM me if interested...

Roborider - V-Strommer in Galax VA
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By roborider
Inmates in Galax area? Rob Osborne - Galax VA

Inmates in Galax area?

Rob Osborne - Galax VA
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By roborider
I moved back to the area after 39 years of...

I moved back to the area after 39 years of traveling, and the first thing I did was buy a V-Strom 650 and now have an 1150GS Adventure, and still reacquainting myself with some of the great twisties...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 159,854
Posted By roborider
Could a V-Strom 650 make it on this trail?

Hello,

I'm moving to Galax VA next week, and this trail looks like fun.

However, what is everyone's thoughts about making on a V-Strom 650 that's setup well for off-roading? Bike too big...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,490
Posted By roborider
A couple of comments...

I found some 12v driving lights, and am replacing the bulbs with 20w spot halogens. I spend less than $20 on the lights, and about $12 on the new bulbs, and expect to have some decent aux lighting...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By roborider
Great info - buying a suit soon...

Thanks for the useful and informative links - will be buying a Lombard suit as my next self-present!

:wings
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By roborider
Thanks very much!

Perfect! Just what I was looking for - thanks very much. :slurp
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By roborider
Laugh Teiz Riding Suits?

Has anyone tried the I'm considering buying the one-piece textile Lombard suit, which is $319 and described at http://www.teizms.com/lombard-p-2.html?osCsid=rt9ot6ghhq5246sjq1baatkdv1...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By roborider
So, what did shortcomings did you find?

So what did you learn during your trip? I'm planning on some longer trips, but am still a KLR-noobie. I have a DL1000 V-strom that I've ridden on long trips, including one to Canada, so I'm not...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By roborider
Recommended KLR Farkles for Utahn KLR-nooby...

I just bought a '07 KLR 650 for only $2400, so I'm now farkling... :clap

I've ordered the following, which will keep me busy for a few hours:

Happy Trails - www.happy-trail.com...
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