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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
No contest...Vimeo much better quality...YouTube...

No contest...Vimeo much better quality...YouTube way too compressed...any movement and it goes to shit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29,827
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
There goes the F'ing neighborhood! Next you know...

There goes the F'ing neighborhood! Next you know Flux will move closer! :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Well, another neighborhood ADV'r...I live across...

Well, another neighborhood ADV'r...I live across 400 off Jot Em Down not far from the old Concert's in the Country facility, off Jett road.

Also out on a lot of the same roads, but more often...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
I will probably get out for a ride on Monday,...

I will probably get out for a ride on Monday, weather looks to be pretty decent. Could ride the Tiger, but kind of in the mood for one of the smaller bikes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Alaska - June

Any DOGS up for a long ride in June? I've arranged to have the whole month of June off and going to get this trip done this year...no more pissing around! :deal

Anyone interested in joining for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Dogs on Cooper Gap late today...

Any of you DOGS out on Cooper Gap, headed NorthEast late today...looked like a Wee and a thumper...I went by kinda fast on the Tiger.
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,272
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Interesting idea...

I like the concept and the "entry" fee is certainly not so high as to be a barrier for many.

As with most things, the devil will be in the details :deal...coming up with a wide variety of ways to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29,827
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
http://gabmwrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-...

http://gabmwrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-HnX3WQm/0/M/P1020810-M.jpg

I'm kinda partial to black rims...maybe I'll warm up to an orange and black frame. As much as I like the Tiger, I did...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
I currently own both an RT and a TigerXC (with...

I currently own both an RT and a TigerXC (with Madstad windscreen) and there is no comparison. On the RT, you can ride for a while in light drizzle or dash through a brief downpour and not have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2013, 08:46 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
I've been up there many times and only access...

I've been up there many times and only access would be along the AT, no bikes allowed. The shelter is at the top of Blood Mountain and along a ridge that drops off pretty steeply on both sides. No...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20,730
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
I have the Rox 2" risers on my XC, cables are...

I have the Rox 2" risers on my XC, cables are fine, but not much left at full lock. Made a huge difference in comfort, sitting or standing.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 05:21 PM
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Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
For what you're doing, you'd be hard pressed to...

For what you're doing, you'd be hard pressed to beat a DRZ in terms of value and if you don't trash it, you can sell a decent one in a heartbeat and the learning experience will cost you nothing. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Since you'll be in the Amicalola area, you're...

Since you'll be in the Amicalola area, you're within a few miles of some new FS roads that should keep you busy for a few hours or days. Several starting points near Amicalola Falls. This link will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2013, 05:32 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
I definitely agree that you wouldn't want to do...

I definitely agree that you wouldn't want to do two-up on a 650 or smaller unless you had it geared really low. Even then you'd really be beating the crap out of it in the steep sections and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2013, 12:40 PM
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Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
You covered a lot of the same area that we (Brown...

You covered a lot of the same area that we (Brown Dog and two others) covered a couple years ago...awesome riding and definitely a change from anything seen around here.

Definitely a lot more fun...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23,591
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Spent a week riding trails out of Silverton in...

Spent a week riding trails out of Silverton in August 2011. I can't speak for a bone stock DRZS, but the first afternoon we did a run up Kendall Mtn right next to Silverton and it was crap above 10K...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
From snakes to freaking spreadsheets...wait til...

From snakes to freaking spreadsheets...wait til Coates see this shit! :rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 506,751
Posted By TerraUnFirma
I live a few minutes from some of the best...

I live a few minutes from some of the best twisties in the country and I never feel like I'm giving up any substantial ground with the XC...in fact I've surprised the heck out of some weekend...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Best money I ever spent on my XC has been the...

Best money I ever spent on my XC has been the Madstad windscreen and Rox Risers...totally changed the character of the bike for knocking out miles.

Don't agree on 1st being too tall unless you're...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2013, 05:10 PM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Not gonna let a little rain stop you from riding...

Not gonna let a little rain stop you from riding are ya, Mitch? :D
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 09:23 PM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Seems to me that any serious hit on the passenger...

Seems to me that any serious hit on the passenger pegs is going to tweak the frame pretty badly whether it's bolted on or welded, maybe worse if it's bolted on. You do have the option of removing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2013, 05:08 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Hey Mike...I gotta get over and ride NW Ga and NE...

Hey Mike...I gotta get over and ride NW Ga and NE AL, sometime, never have spent much time over in those parts! Think I'll need to make it an overnight trip, too.

Any thoughts on heading out West...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20,730
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Madstad Windscreen...

WOW...what a difference! Maybe the best money, in terms of comfort, spent on the Tiger so far...a toss up between the Madstad and the Rox Risers. Installation was quick and straightforward.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Same thing they're always looking for...MONEY! ...

Same thing they're always looking for...MONEY! :deal

Did 350 miles on the Tiger yesterday, tho a lot of it on FS roads between Murphy, NC, Tellico Plains and Robbinsville. Didn't see much...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
If it were me, which it isn't, I'd trim it back...

If it were me, which it isn't, I'd trim it back some and match the frame rail, squared off would look kinda tacked on...IMHO. Nice work tho!

Another thought ocurred to me, tho it would require a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
North! Maybe up in the Cohutta's Anyone else...

North! Maybe up in the Cohutta's Anyone else thinking of riding?
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
To paraphrase a great movie line, "I shit bigger...

To paraphrase a great movie line, "I shit bigger than that"...sorta fits some of the extremes people go to and only save a pound or two! Take a :topes before you ride!

Cheers!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 09:12 AM
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Why not just start a new thread here? If you...

Why not just start a new thread here? If you subscribe to it and set email notifications for "instant" you'll get updated when anyone posts something new...at least if you log on now and then.

Of...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,112
Posted By TerraUnFirma
9.5", just measured them. +1 on the usefulness...

9.5", just measured them. +1 on the usefulness of the BeadPro...I've changed front and rear of my DRZ and WRR a couple times and it works well. Not great for spooning a stiff tire on, but I've got...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2013, 04:36 PM
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Views: 1,168,687
Posted By TerraUnFirma
I fly all the time and often take my Montana with...

I fly all the time and often take my Montana with me. I can confirm that it does record GPS Elevation as part of the track data. I can open a track and graph the altitude profile from a flight. If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23,591
Views: 3,923,151
Posted By TerraUnFirma
What pressure were you running?

What pressure were you running?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Dirty, Speaking as a father of 3 daughters,...

Dirty,

Speaking as a father of 3 daughters, now 21, 23 and 27, who has ridden pretty much continuously since I was 13, I know of what you speak.

When your head and your heart are not into the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 1,471,437
Posted By TerraUnFirma
10 years later...

Here is a photo from 2003 with my youngest daughter and I on our way to the Georgia Mountain Rally...and the next is from January of this year, exploring some forest service roads on the Tiger...she...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
I agree, it does make a darn fine do-all bike and...

I agree, it does make a darn fine do-all bike and if I had downsize to just one bike, it'd win, no contest. Used ones are starting to pop up for sale, but it seems most are bringing a pretty good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29,827
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Posted By TerraUnFirma
Tuna, I'm going to keep you in mind when/if...

Tuna, I'm going to keep you in mind when/if Triumph builds a "high-spec" Tiger 800XC. Like with a wide ratio tranny, tubeless rims and fully adjustable suspension. About to pull the trigger on...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Hey Fireman, Yes, the seat is adjustable,...

Hey Fireman,

Yes, the seat is adjustable, but I don't recall what the spec height is at the low setting. I'll go out and measure it in a bit if I can tear myself away from Supercross for a few...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 3,595,436
Posted By TerraUnFirma
+1 Same experience here, very rare that I'd find...

+1 Same experience here, very rare that I'd find the need to turn it off. Yes, Triumph could have made it easier to turn on and off, but they didn't. If that's your only reason not to buy one of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23,591
Views: 3,923,151
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Mfr Nameplate on my bike says GVWR is...

Mfr Nameplate on my bike says GVWR is 740lbs...this on a 2006 "S". By the time you add a rack or racks, 4gal tank and a few other bits, you're probably pushing a wet weight of around 320lbs. You've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29,827
Views: 2,199,447
Posted By TerraUnFirma
Just FYI...you're probably aware, but March Moto...

Just FYI...you're probably aware, but March Moto Madness is in Tellico the weekend of March 21st, will be attending that. Otherwise, I'll try and make it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 43,289
Views: 8,197,337
Posted By TerraUnFirma
I have both and the WRR definitely feels lighter,...

I have both and the WRR definitely feels lighter, turns quicker, the stock suspension is better and it's a lot more fun in tight stuff, but it's still not what I'd call a great woods bike. As you're...
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