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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 09:16 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I would love to take you up on that offer another...

I would love to take you up on that offer another day. Father in law has a birthday tomorrow, so im out. I spend a good amount of time in New Kent and would love to learn the area better.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Manganos, the offer is good most weekends quite...

Manganos, the offer is good most weekends quite honestly. I am usually with the family then anyhow, unless I can actually slip away for a scheduled ride. Of course, given the weekday, it may still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Sorry to hear about the health issues with the...

Sorry to hear about the health issues with the in-law, Marc. I know you got yours not too long after I did. It is a great bike, and I'm sure you won't have any problem unloading it if the need...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By firedad415
I did up a DR 650 with an ims 5 gal tank, bars, ...

I did up a DR 650 with an ims 5 gal tank, bars, seat, and some other farkles, road it to western NY and PA on some trails and then back home. After that trip, I knew I needed a bigger adv bike to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By firedad415
I just changed the oil Chris, come get it and...

I just changed the oil Chris, come get it and take it for a few days! Let me know what you think.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 04:09 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Michael... im mot a mechanic, but..... if you...

Michael...
im mot a mechanic, but..... if you pull the Ruckus motor and replace it with the Ford twin turbo 3.5 Ecoboost, you should get the desired top end results! Other mods may need to be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 08:35 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Just saw Eddy Alvarez on a commercial! Wow,...

Just saw Eddy Alvarez on a commercial! Wow, Famous inmates lurking here. :D

Hey, I was told by DDlewis to hit you up about your F150. Just bought a 2014 this week. I'll send you a PM.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By firedad415
I just recently made the rounds (Velocity,...

I just recently made the rounds (Velocity, Sprockets, Ken's, Rich. Superbike) looking for a Mesh Jacket in a 2X. Sprockets did have the best selection that I found. Of course, everyone wants to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Im out now. At Burgerworks on Broad for...

Im out now. At Burgerworks on Broad for breakfast. Im just out until around 1. Looking at trucks without salesmen hounding and lurking. No destination and only limited time, which is why I never...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Unbelievably so, Jeff. I have never been to a...

Unbelievably so, Jeff. I have never been to a place where EVERY person I met was so genuinely kind and interested in helping where needed or a simple conversation.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By firedad415
Lion, I have yet to pull the gps and download...

Lion,
I have yet to pull the gps and download the tracks. Hopefully, they are all still there. I will let you know.

John,
Im sorry the shoe fits. However, just fyi, I do believe the culprit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 09:52 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Just got back in from Newfoundland night before...

Just got back in from Newfoundland night before last. Got caught up on chores missed here and finally had time to write up a ride report. Just posted here:
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 09:31 PM
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Views: 991
Posted By firedad415
May 2014 VA to Newfoundland

May 2014, Virginia USA, to Newfoundland, Canada

pics here-...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By firedad415
before these hit the Flea Market..... $150-...

before these hit the Flea Market.....

$150- Olympia Phantom One piece. Worn 3 or 5 times. 2XL, Bought it in 2010 and just haven't used it. I like the heated gear I bought this year....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Regarding the Wednesday (tomorrow) RTE....sorry...

Regarding the Wednesday (tomorrow) RTE....sorry folks, the ride to eat I tried to organize for tomorrow can still go on, however I will not be there. I sustained some storm damage to my house...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Rte

I can do a RTE next Wednesday the 14th at 1130. Any potential attendees?

I was thinking Classics Subs and sandwich, 4820 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 05:44 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Id like to get a few miles on the new tires this...

Id like to get a few miles on the new tires this week prior to heading to Newfoundland on the 18th. Im in for Wednesday or Friday this week, Tuesday of next week. Maybe something kinda localish?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 04:49 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I am usually off several days during the week. ...

I am usually off several days during the week. Other than my trip to Newfoundland in two weeks, I'd love to see some weekday miles. Drop me a message, my days off rotate.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Ive had a few different throttle lock devices. ...

Ive had a few different throttle lock devices. The "Go Cruise" is the best value for a throttle lock and easiest to install and use. http://www.2wheelride.com/throttle_pro.html. I currently use...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2014, 06:17 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Not too ridiculous when you figure about 90% of...

Not too ridiculous when you figure about 90% of my riding up to this point has been long trips, mostly on road! Im just getting into off road/trail riding lately and hope to do more, but forsee the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By firedad415
How about you buy the Tenere and I go get the new...

How about you buy the Tenere and I go get the new one with Electronic cruise on it!?!

I never should have sold my DR....solid bike for mostly dirt roads and around town jaunts.. Or Blackbird for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Rick.... im sorry about the breakage. Its likely...

Rick.... im sorry about the breakage. Its likely my jinx when I jokingly said we could " ...ride behind the beemers and pick up the broken parts..." I suppose my Tenere is next to visit the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I am likely up for at least the eat portion of...

I am likely up for at least the eat portion of the RTE. Have some morning obligations. What time you thinking about getting to the Alamo?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Good ride today John! Thanks for leading the...

Good ride today John! Thanks for leading the way. And folks....if ever in Buena Vista and you're hungry...check out the Meat Shack ! A little red food trailer serving up various tasty smoked dead...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 07:18 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Ptownjohhny..... pm sent. Im still in for...

Ptownjohhny..... pm sent. Im still in for leaving between 10&1030.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Im out on an early ride. Sorry. Just had an...

Im out on an early ride. Sorry. Just had an issue come up. Gotta be at the house til about 1030 tomorrow. Looks like short distance riding if anything for me tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By firedad415
rte

Im riding this weekend. Anyone want to go Tomorrow or Sunday and have a good suggestion for a RTE destination?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Looking for Ravi

Ravi.....Met you at Jeff's get together. Can't remember your handle here... onedrlust, wonderlust, something like that! Shoot me a pm, need to ask you a question.

Any help appreciated.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Anyone riding this weekend? Saturday?

Anyone riding this weekend? Saturday?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By firedad415
Just FYI Eddy, We are headed from this area...

Just FYI Eddy,

We are headed from this area to Binghampton NY to meet up with another rider. Three of us are Portsmouth Fire (or retired) and the NY fella is "Plasticweld" (from many forums and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 04:13 PM
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Views: 36,286
Posted By firedad415
Canuman.... what a well penned write up! Its...

Canuman.... what a well penned write up! Its obvious what your profession is, or at least where your passion resides! I really enjoyed your perspective.

I too am planning a trip starting May...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Kinda split between the Karoos and the K60s......

Kinda split between the Karoos and the K60s... any quick notes of first hand experience? Mostly ride street, but really want to start doing some more off road stuff (dirt, gravel, fire roads). ...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I have a Tenere with crash bars. I had my MM10's...

I have a Tenere with crash bars. I had my MM10's mounted under the headlights for a while and moved them to the crash bars about 5 months ago. I used the PIAA brackets Mondo sold me and they do...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,566
Posted By firedad415
Contemplating a 10-14 day ride from Central...

Contemplating a 10-14 day ride from Central Virginia to Nova Scotia to Newfoundland and back. Gonna try and hit some TL highway in the ride. Gonna be scooting hard to get to Nova Scotia and ferry...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I have three seats available in the family...

I have three seats available in the family "Wagen" leaving from the Mechanicsville area for the part on Saturday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By firedad415
I have the plates, bowls and utensils! I will...

I have the plates, bowls and utensils!
I will also bring some non alcoholic drinks (sodas). Wouldn't want to get a dui 3 days before retirement and lose it all! :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By firedad415
I would like to go! Being the new guy to the...

I would like to go! Being the new guy to the "neighborhood" I'd love to put some faces with the names on the board here.
Count me in....I'm supposed to work, but feel a sick day coming on. (I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-28-2013, 05:27 AM
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Posted By firedad415
That's funny...we say that all the time at the...

That's funny...we say that all the time at the station. For 20 years all I've done is "put wet stuff on red stuff", any trained monkey can do it! As medics though, we have a job where we actually...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By firedad415
I'm going to put a few miles on today, and I'm...

I'm going to put a few miles on today, and I'm sure I'll need lunch at some point. Thinking ill check out Bob's Cycle Barn (never been there) since I need to head toward Williamsburg to pick up a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-18-2013, 07:25 PM
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Posted By firedad415
Apparently that Pad Thai place (on Meadowbridge)...

Apparently that Pad Thai place (on Meadowbridge) by my house is "off the chain"! There are always lines out the door and this place looks questionable at best to the general passer by.
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