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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 04:02 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Hey Charles ....
Whats the word on the 800GS? Finished yet? Taking it this weekend?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:30 PM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Camping....

Today my daughter Danielle (23 y/o) and I rode out to Alhambra and Wiggins Spring Road looking for camp sites. I think she actually enjoyed the big GS off road. When we hit scat road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:54 AM
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Posted By skychs
Video

B.E. Coyote

Very nice video. Looks like you experienced a lot of good weather. The experience with your son .... priceless.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Wow......
I'm not sure how I did it but I now have the next 10 days off. For the first time in my aviation career the company acknowledge the hard work and awarded some paid time off. I now have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels 23rd

Hey guys....
I'm done working tomorrow afternoon. Once again I'm planning on riding over to look for a good spot. Anyone available Tue or Wed and not afraid of the rain?

In regards to a grill...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By skychs
jumper cables

I have a tool kit, tire kit, air pump, jumper cables, extra straps and a pressure gauge in my left saddle bag. What gets used the most?

Jumper cables! If you ride a lot you have to have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By skychs
Pms 500

Hey Jeff ....

Is the PMS 500 big bike friendly? What is the date?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By skychs
Rts

There you go......
A RTS ..... Ride to sail. It could happen.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30,118
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Posted By skychs
Wheel

Sailing ....... Had a great time on the water yesterday. Maybe one day we can turn it into a RTS. Ride to Sail.

Matt ... its not looking good today for a ride over to Alhambra. I start a 6...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Weather permitting Im riding over Friday night on the 22nd. Hopefully Ill get over there before then to check it out. Tuesday is the first chance I can do that.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 05:27 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Macon.....
Monday may work. Im still waiting to hear back from my brother regarding going fishing. If I don't go to the shore lets do it.

Anyone else interested in going?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 10:55 AM
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Views: 1,632,887
Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Wow.....
Sorry for the delay responding. I have been working and it wasn't fun. I had a landing gear malfunction yesterday. An electrical circuit board took a crap so my landing gear with 80...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Crabtree Falls Campground is nice off season but during season its VERY crowded. I wouldn't recommend staying there this time. There is also a camping fee, per person.

Ohhh .... just for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

All are welcome. Where we camp will determine what we need. Thanks for the offer. Some of the popular spots on Alhambra are pretty trashed, glass and trash everywhere. Since we have around two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

Hmmmmmmm
Sounds like this is turning into a SMALL bike adventure. If that happens I'm going to be the slacker. I hate being the slacker. I guess I'll strip it down at the campground to lighten...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

I don't think we are doing Shoe Creek. Big Levels is what we want. If we get up there early enough we can set up camp then ride. After the ride I'm sure we will be hungry and thirsty.

Anyone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels on the 23rd.

I'm working on it Dan. I would have to use a couple sickation days but it may be worth it.

Dr WhipIt ...... Charles, does that work for you?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By skychs
Big Levels

Halfplate is the man when it comes to Shoe Creek and Big Levels on a 12GS. :clap:clap:clap

The last time I went down Big Levels I decided to take one of the water holes instead of the ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30,118
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Posted By skychs
Spot

Wow ......
Macon .... The next time you go up there let me know. I have done it several times on the DRZ but not on my GS. Now that I have spoked wheels and TKC's I'm ready to give it a try.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 01:24 AM
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Posted By skychs
New Bike

Dan .....
Congrats on the new bike. Wow. Cant wait to hear how you like it. After you get it broken in Id love to see how it handles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By skychs
Thur Ride

You guys are cracking me up. Those bikes look like a lot of fun.

I'd love to see Dan on a nice street bike! He has been talking about it for years.

Matt .... Thursday morning I'd like to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By skychs
Hwy 56

Hwy 56 .....
I backed off of 56 last year after I came around a corner and saw a sport bike rider lying in the woods, covered up. There is a memorial for him hanging on a tree just past the turn. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By skychs
Weekday Ride

Wow .... I guess I missed a lot over the last 6 days. Im glad everyone is ok.

In regards to cinder and gravel on pavement, the farther up the road you can see the more time you have to respond....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By skychs
CB Radio

Thanks
Its a BikeMP3 Evolution CB Radio made specifically for the GL1800. I think most GL1800's have handlebar CB controls so its all integrated. It also includes an antenna. Since its a modular...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By skychs
CB Radio

SWR Meter .....
Anyone have an SWR meter and/or know how to use it? I am installing a CB in the GL1800 and I hear if you don't tune the darn thing you can burn it out.

The wife and I have a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By skychs
Todays Ride

I had a great ride today. Just over 400 miles. Ended up slabbing it out 64 to 81 to 250. From 250 I turned north to go visit Jeff and Teresa up near Franklin. Teresa looked happy and is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By skychs
Ouch and ride

Karl ...... Ouch, sorry to hear about the event. I was just about to say "nice DRZ" when I scrolled down to see the X-ray. Tell him to heal fast. Can't wait to hear the story over a campfire.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 04:53 AM
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Posted By skychs
Suspension and Wed Ride

Suspension .... I have Ohlins on my GS and it was a huge difference from the OEM but I have never had them tuned by someone who knows what they are doing. I can adjust it fine for heavy loads but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By skychs
Towers

Hey, that's classified.....:rofl:rofl:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By skychs
Comments

Cliffy109
...... Great to hear the weekend was a success. Looks like a lot of fun. Maybe next year my work schedule will improve so I can get a weekend off to join you. Always great to see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By skychs
Helmet

Eddy .....
Your slipping! You allowed one post before you jumped on that helmet. :rofl:rofl. I can wait to see if the helmet fits you or I can offer him $310. That's still a great deal. I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By skychs
Camp

Boon Booni ......
Now I get it. When we rolled in we saw the menu in the Baggie. Someone even joked about calling in an order. That was clever. We never saw the ADV in sticks but we certainly...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30,118
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Posted By skychs
Thai

Thai Siam on Hwy 56 just east of 151 is in the area. Todd, Nick and I ate there a couple weeks ago. Awesome food! The little Asian lady is kind of different but once she warms up to you she is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By skychs
Scat camp

I officially turn over the Kraken fall award to Matt. The biggest guy in the smallest chair resulted in multiple tumbles to the ground. Like Rick said, look at the two stumps and rock his head...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30,118
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Posted By skychs
Scat

Sorry guys, I just got home.

jdrocks said he was going to meet me at the house around 7. Macon, if that works fine, if not we can meet you at 60 and 522 around 8am. I sent Matt my phone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30,118
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Posted By skychs
Wtf

Well ..... I finished school, got on a plane, flew within 50 miles of DC then they closed the airport due to weather. Just my luck. Friday the 13th. Diverted to Harrisburg PA so here we sit. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30,118
Views: 1,632,887
Posted By skychs
Cc14

If you want to see the West Point CC14 route go to YouTube and search skychsva. If you scroll down far enough you will find 3 or 4 videos named CC14 or West Point Mud rides. Some pretty funny...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30,118
Views: 1,632,887
Posted By skychs
Scat Camp

Hey guys....
Sorry for the delays getting back to you. I'm in school out here in Indy trying to learn all the new ways to fly on one engine. :deal

Anyway ... If I can get back into Richmond at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By skychs
Fire pits

There are two fire pits at the campsite. Two weeks ago when we camped there, there were several wire grates. We may want to bring a nice one.

We left our gear at the campsite while riding. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By skychs
Scat Camp

Jeff ..... You never know, there is always a chance we could roll that way. Kracken will determine our chances.

Rick .... I am assuming you are driving over Sat, right? Wood, charcoal, beer,...
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