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Forum: The Garage 10-15-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,434
Posted By MacDad77
I realize this thread is old, but I recently...

I realize this thread is old, but I recently bought an X ring chain from DID and they specificly state on the instructions to clean with kerosene and lube with oil as in 90W gear oil.
Sorry I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Gorgeous... Love the sound of those engines. :evil

Gorgeous... Love the sound of those engines. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,654
Posted By MacDad77
No worries. Just take care of you. Otherwise the...

No worries. Just take care of you. Otherwise the only riding you might be doing is in Mikes hack!

Get back to 100% We'll be here waiting for ya.

BEst Wishes,

MacDad & Family
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 24,891
Posted By MacDad77
Broad Spectrum

It was good meeting you guys. I hope to plan better for the future and camp out so I can listne to all the stories!:rofl
For the group that rode to WV, sorry, I would've been over my allowable time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 24,891
Posted By MacDad77
outatyme

:(:

Sadly my KLR is not trip/gravel ready. I'm baby sitting a friends R1100S though and will be riding that out to the RV point... I think. I don't know if there'll be much tarmac riding on this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Going with some advice from a fellow rider, I'm...

Going with some advice from a fellow rider, I'm expanding my scope for the invite to Wellsboro for the Pro Rally Next weekend.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680758

Also this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By MacDad77
Wink Thanks Guy!

Thanks Guy. I'll definately be visiting the store. Lets hpe they have good stuff for breakfast! Would be a good start to the rally. Seems close to the stages too.
I'll be sure to to take all the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By MacDad77
I will Guy thanks. :) I haven't had much luck...

I will Guy thanks. :)
I haven't had much luck finding interest, but I suppose there is always next year! Love a good sandwich! I think I'll be sure to stop, once I know where it is in relation to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By MacDad77
Update

With less than a week to go, 95% of the stuff for the bike is in.

4-person tent secured
nerf bars
bags
etc.

just installing, loading, testing to do.

I suppose this is last call and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By MacDad77
Wicked Rally anyone?

I have been contemplating a bike trip to Wellsboro, PA this year to watch the STPR Pro Rally. A days worth of high-speed fire road driving in rally cars.

www.stpr.org

I have spectated this...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,749
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb strong work!

I dabble in this a few years ago. I still have some carbon in my closet!:rofl
If you're going to make anymore pieces, have you considered using a hybrid fabric with carbon and kevlar? would help...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By MacDad77
Curious

funny you mention a fuel pump (electric) I thought those pumps were mechanical driven by vacuum on the carbed adventures...:huh
shows how much I know!

MacDad
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By MacDad77
Eek Mangled nipples, in any context, sounds...

Mangled nipples, in any context, sounds painful:huh

MacDad

Incidentally, I used one of those to fix a mangled plastic nipple on my KLR..:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
anyone in NoVA riding this weekend?

I start my new job at the new Spotsy hospital Monday so ill be preparing the bike (oil) and other vehicles. But I could always use a "break" :evil
kwn306, what part of Spotsy do you live in? I'm in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb I know some of those roads!(Hanover/Goochland...

I know some of those roads!(Hanover/Goochland area) I'm in if you do a ride open to all. And if I'm off from work. Awe heck with it!! They'll understand! :rofl

Macdad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
embarrassing...

:puke1 :cry



I'll never live that down...
:lol3
but it WAS kinda funny looking...

macdad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Eek Oh no! damn it! And here I left so that I wouldnt...

Oh no! damn it! And here I left so that I wouldnt get killed! I'm sorry I didn't stick it out. Get better soon Paul!:eek1

http://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc352/MacDad77/IMG_1506.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Whew what a haul!!

Just got back home (Stafford) from the Big Dirt Ride....

I'm tired...:puke1 thought I was going to puke a few times! Too outta shape to e doing that wihtout proper equipment!
now, :freaky and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Laugh Topping up tonight sir! Dong some recon of my own...

Topping up tonight sir! Dong some recon of my own to find the Rockville Commuter lot off 64. I left Ed a message that I'll meet him there at 0555. Hopefully he gets it!
Then another bottle of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Question aside from walk-around cash, are we going to need...

aside from walk-around cash, are we going to need any money? like for access to BRP? Just like to be prepared!:D ...yeah, guess I've already demonstrated that, huh...:lol3

MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Laugh Gary, maganos says he's done it with street...

Gary,
maganos says he's done it with street tires before, but the guys that did recon report variable conditions. I'll be riding on Avon Distanzias if that helps or hinders, I guess I won't know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Wicked I'd be interested in that!

I'd be interested in that!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Question The Crossroads?

where is this mythical place? Along Rt 60?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Not too bad...

I wonder what they soound like? I'm partial to Ducatis and R1s :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb Slime link: http://www.slime.com/ Good stuff...

Slime link: http://www.slime.com/

Good stuff I think. not propelled buy a flammable gas like Fix-a-Flat. therefore, no possibility for detonation and death :D however, you would need an inflator...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
no, just semi-serious :wink: i can be a bit nerdy...

no, just semi-serious :wink: i can be a bit nerdy about things, and being an (ex?)boyscout doesn't help. I just want to be reasonably prepared to avoid unpleasentness... like a burnt up engine :augie...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,842
Posted By MacDad77
equipment?

i've made a little list of things I think I might need, tools, clothes and such. However, I won't have a DS helmet, goggles, serrated pegs, or knobbie tires. What other equipment will I need? I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Question Interested

I'll be off that day. Where are you heading? I have Avon distanzias on the bike right now. Adequate?

(hoping for good weather...and spousal approval :rofl )

MacDad

Google Maps says Shoe...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb just on my phone. Mike- funny you mention...

just on my phone.

Mike- funny you mention those things, some of my favorites! My wife and I plan on several bonfires this year. We finally have a place to do it! There will be much wine (and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Laugh no worries! I appreciate it! Hope it didn't...

no worries! I appreciate it!
Hope it didn't get you in trouble :eek1

MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
I have gone to The Fan Garage two years running...

I have gone to The Fan Garage two years running and they have always had me out in about 10 minutes. But then, I WAS ther at about 0730-0800 :lol3

MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb Very Nice! I was seriously thinking of get one of...

Very Nice! I was seriously thinking of get one of those. If I may ask, where did you get yours and for how much? I know what they retail for. just didn't know if there were any deals to be had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
I'll take it!

I get off in an hour!

MacDad
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,299
Posted By MacDad77
yeah, what he said :lol3 I own an old...

yeah, what he said :lol3
I own an old "slightly" beat up KLR and i don't sweat dropping it, which I do from time to time, scratching it, whatever. something to consider - has already been stated....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 59,500
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb mind blowing

absolute stunning guys.:eek1
and to think how much of this you did yourselves, it's all the more impressive. This thread is going in my Reference Section!:D

MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Cool2 I passed them somewhere near Kings Dominion. It...

I passed them somewhere near Kings Dominion. It was a silver Audi A6 with two yellow/black GS 800s on a trailer. I was late for work (0830) so I didn't linger! Hope they made it safe too!


MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Laugh I passed them on 95 yesterday morning on my way...

I passed them on 95 yesterday morning on my way to work! How cool is that!?
Driver gave me an enthusiastic wave too!:lol3
MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Thumb Guy: thanks for the link! come on tax...

Guy: thanks for the link! come on tax refund!:lol3

Jeff: I'll see if I can make it Saturday. I'll come prepared as I can with whatever I can scrounge up.(Ivy might have more of her home-made...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
Eek At least the view is nice! Nothing like a bit of...

At least the view is nice! Nothing like a bit of dangerous sight seeing!

MacDad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30,111
Views: 1,632,167
Posted By MacDad77
how would we quantify this? isnt' federal...

how would we quantify this? isnt' federal regulation maxed out at 10%?
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