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Forum: Beasts 11-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,493
Posted By nxdirtbag
Thanks for all the feed back.:deal I guess I was...

Thanks for all the feed back.:deal I guess I was expecting a little more weight difference. I didn't have a problem with the height of the Uly and actually raised mine at the forks a little. I...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,493
Posted By nxdirtbag
Mainly I just like the more upright riding style...

Mainly I just like the more upright riding style and a little ground clearance for an occasional dirt road. I love the uly, but mine was a lot of bike. I don't know anything about the xb9s but would...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,493
Posted By nxdirtbag
:lol3:lol3 Does anyone have a lil more...

:lol3:lol3

Does anyone have a lil more specific example?
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,493
Posted By nxdirtbag
Buell xb9x lil uly

Has anyone tried making a xb9 uly? Are there any build threads already started that I may have missed. I would love to see some pics and hear build info.
Forum: Racing 10-01-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 69,333
Posted By nxdirtbag
:clap Nice, wish I was going with you. Be safe...

:clap Nice, wish I was going with you. Be safe and have fun.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
That sounds good. I noticed one of the trails...

That sounds good. I noticed one of the trails popped out at the school. Thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
That might be good despite the warning. And I...

That might be good despite the warning. And I wouldn't have to balance my iphone on my helmet to relive it. I don't have many opportunities to ride, but are there places to park a truck? If so,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Fun little lunch break at DN. :clap Bumped a few...

Fun little lunch break at DN. :clap Bumped a few trees with the saddlebags and got a little mud on the Uly and my 'business attire'. Would be better with knobs and sans luggage. Avoided most of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
D n

So I was thinking about checking out DN a little for my lunch break today :evil and just seeing what is out there. I am on the Uly. Quick last minute question if anyone is reading this before lunch,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Laugh Looks like the Southwind pizza place in Mathews,...

Looks like the Southwind pizza place in Mathews, VA. My son and parents ate there last night. We love their pizza.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
I am no expert and kind of a noob/stalker on this...

I am no expert and kind of a noob/stalker on this thread. But generally I run about 15 on dirt and 25 on street in my XR400. It's never exact in my bikes, and adjustments might be necessary for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Looks like from the video that the trouble is the...

Looks like from the video that the trouble is the "getting out" part. :lol3 Pretty funny exit section on the video.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Not sure where you are picking up 17 to the JRB,...

Not sure where you are picking up 17 to the JRB, but be sure to watch the paving on 17 in Isle of Wight. Each day there is a new section where it is not advisable to change lanes due to the height...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
I rarely post on this thread, but I have been...

I rarely post on this thread, but I have been lurking since moving to the area a few months ago from Roanoke.

I just had to ask about this xr650. Is that speedo stock?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-22-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
This is great. It will be nice for the kids to...

This is great. It will be nice for the kids to have someone they know. I know you got the PM, and we will definitely have to get together. :clap



In ref. to the warnings about 2-way...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Thanks for the information. We drive an hour now...

Thanks for the information. We drive an hour now to ride at a friend's private property, but we don't get to go too often. Since Slades is close we may try it a few times. The $15/ea will get a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Moving into Moonfield area in a month. I don't...

Moving into Moonfield area in a month. I don't spend much time on the road unless it is for commuting. Be we do ride dirt, or in Roanoke it's more like rocks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20,712
Views: 1,055,807
Posted By nxdirtbag
Moving to Tidewater

Well, my job is moving from Roanoke to Norfolk and my family and I are moving to Smithfield. I am going to need a place for the family to ride their dirt bikes and Slades is close. I haven't been...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Great job Phil. Riding and Writing!!!!! ...

Great job Phil. Riding and Writing!!!!!

Thanks again for taking us along,
Wayne
Forum: Racing 01-31-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
I'm still here Pilo. And since I finished your...

I'm still here Pilo. And since I finished your book :deal, I am ready to read more about the baja. :ear Thanks again.
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,209
Posted By nxdirtbag
Bump for a great book. Pilo, I might...

Bump for a great book.

Pilo,
I might be a little biased, but I love the book. I rarely read, and even more uncommon is reading a book in just a couple sittings, but this one kept me reading....
Forum: Racing 12-19-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
You look great, Phil. :clap I am enjoying the...

You look great, Phil. :clap I am enjoying the read and photos.

Thank you,NX
Forum: Racing 12-08-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Oh, I'll have to check out Salt Pond Road on a...

Oh, I'll have to check out Salt Pond Road on a lunch break. I haven't checked out South Pedlar because my kids aren't allowed. Thanks for the info. NX
Forum: Racing 12-08-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Actually, I haven't been through any decent sized...

Actually, I haven't been through any decent sized rocks in a long time (unless you count slab). So I don't think I would be able to successfully traverse any real rock gardens "at speed". But this...
Forum: Racing 12-06-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
We do have rock gardens back East: remember the...

We do have rock gardens back East: remember the creek bed on Price Mountain and the stairway at Pulaski. Seems like there were a few rocks in the Blackwater 100 too. Of course we never really...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Congratulations Phil. Thanks for taking us...

Congratulations Phil. Thanks for taking us along.
Wayne:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 10-28-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Looking good. :clap

Looking good. :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,052
Posted By nxdirtbag
Belt and spacer came in Friday. New belt...

Belt and spacer came in Friday. New belt installed and bearings pulled out of the fridge and put in Monday night. Used a little hammer and a threaded rod to pull them in making sure to just put...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
I can't remember if I/we did the Sumter Enduro in...

I can't remember if I/we did the Sumter Enduro in 1993. I wish I had kept better records back then, but all the enduros tend to run together. I'll be curious to see if I have any info or pics at...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Fast car

That's awesome Pilo. :clap I had forgotten about the "Fast Car" bike hauler until you sent the old pics. We could make it work now with all the equipment and knowledge we've acquired. My main...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,052
Posted By nxdirtbag
Roanoke NAPA has SKF bearings made in the USA...

Roanoke NAPA has SKF bearings made in the USA :clap. I am headed over now to pick them up. Not cheap but worth a little peace of mind ($36 ea). Also talked to a local smaller Harley shop who...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,052
Posted By nxdirtbag
Thanks for all the feedback. I can't spring for...

Thanks for all the feedback. I can't spring for the 2010 wheel and with family commitments don't plan to do any long adventures so I am hoping the 2006 wheel will give me another 10K miles. I found...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,052
Posted By nxdirtbag
I hate to bring this up again, but......:rofl ...

I hate to bring this up again, but......:rofl

About a month ago, my 06 Uly lost the bearings at 11K about 200 miles from home. (I know, not a lot of miles, but I bought this used and am getting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By nxdirtbag
We drove up to White Rocks after our loud night...

We drove up to White Rocks after our loud night along the New River and thought this would have been a much more peaceful place to camp on Labor Day and hope to go back someday. It is a little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By nxdirtbag
There is a campground right on the New River on...

There is a campground right on the New River on Hwy 460 in Narrows, VA. My wife and I spent our first anniversary there in October about 13 years ago and it was great. We went back a couple years...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By nxdirtbag
Thanks for the update. :cry Not that I...

Thanks for the update. :cry

Not that I was looking for a new dirt worthy commuter, but it sounds like I will be hanging on to my street titled XR4 :deal for many years to come. NX
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By nxdirtbag
Don't give up. It may take some extra ink, time,...

Don't give up. It may take some extra ink, time, phone calls, stamps, and visits to DMV, but I still see newer street legal CRF450Xs running around VA. If you do all the proper mods to make it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By nxdirtbag
You can call Richmond. But you will need to be...

You can call Richmond. But you will need to be the original owner on the CO. I purchased an XR400R new back in 1996 so I could get the CO with no trouble and then the "dirt only" title at DMV. I then...
Forum: Racing 08-29-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 67,437
Posted By nxdirtbag
Great report all the way around Pilo.:clap And...

Great report all the way around Pilo.:clap And great job in the race too.:clap All your work really paid off. I have really enjoyed following your story.

Thank you, NX
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