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Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 46,276
Posted By donnymoto
Wow Dave, just binge-read this report this...

Wow Dave, just binge-read this report this morning. From what you've told me about this trip hanging out in your garage, I needed to be in the right frame of mind to read it, and at 6 this morning I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Ohhh, would like to get one more day in on Main...

Ohhh, would like to get one more day in on Main this year... chilly in the morning but should be pretty good after lunch
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,766
Posted By donnymoto
Nice report! Hey how much gas did you use on the...

Nice report! Hey how much gas did you use on the new stretch of TLH? I've got a Rotopax but am wondering it it's enough extra for my V-Strom. Could do about 320 mi on pavement, but on gravel...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,317
Posted By donnymoto
Wow, thanks Nick, that's a humbling comment ...

Wow, thanks Nick, that's a humbling comment

Dennis, thanks for the reply here, see you on the track next week :deal
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,335
Posted By donnymoto
I'm on my 3rd top vent switch now. Both sides...

I'm on my 3rd top vent switch now. Both sides have broken once, now the left again which is the replacement. Getting a bit annoying, haven't used the switch in a couple months and this morning I feel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12,618
Views: 600,931
Posted By donnymoto
Right you are, it's going to be a trackbike, but...

Right you are, it's going to be a trackbike, but maybe I can grab tags with it too, need something fast to keep up with this game!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12,618
Views: 600,931
Posted By donnymoto
Hi Larry, yes just a lttle something to put...

Hi Larry, yes just a lttle something to put around town on :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12,618
Views: 600,931
Posted By donnymoto
Good grab :thumb

Good grab :thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12,618
Views: 600,931
Posted By donnymoto
Tag

Go west gator! Not that far I made the drop at another creek crossing. Spy code: look down from the center a little ways on a road that suggests it has pretty clean rocks. Before you get into "legal"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12,618
Views: 600,931
Posted By donnymoto
Grab

Funny, the first time I heard the history on this place (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=38.914887,-77.257406&num=1&vpsrc=0&gl=us&hl=en&ie=UTF8&t=m&z=17&iwloc=A) was in a tagorama, don't remember if it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5,903
Views: 273,646
Posted By donnymoto
I bought some Gerbings electric gloves a couple...

I bought some Gerbings electric gloves a couple years ago, other than a fussy connector they're doing the trick even on these cold mornings. Handle rain fairly well too.
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Hey Mark, yes I'm real interested to see how your...

Hey Mark, yes I'm real interested to see how your route unfolds in 2012. Spring is right around the corner in the northern hemisphere. Your RR is excellent, thanks for taking the time to write and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Excellent report Dave! :thumb

Excellent report Dave! :thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,903
Views: 273,646
Posted By donnymoto
iDave put the Race Techs in his DL and likes them...

iDave put the Race Techs in his DL and likes them a whole lot. I wouldn't say you need a lot of mechanical aptitude but a little definitely. Nothing wrong with taking to the shop though, sometimes I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Oh yea, the stock springs are progressive. I...

Oh yea, the stock springs are progressive. I opted not to change mine cause I read some others liked them better than aftermarket with an emulator.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Best update I ever did on my vstrom! If you've...

Best update I ever did on my vstrom! If you've got some basic tools, it's not that hard, took me about 3 hours total if you count the prep and clean time. Ricor was giving significant ADV discounts...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Ahhh 2 bars will get you to some gas unless your...

Ahhh 2 bars will get you to some gas unless your out west.

Oh wait.... you are, good luck man! :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Wow that school sounds very good, I believe he's...

Wow that school sounds very good, I believe he's teaching on BMW liters now? I was just thinking that the GS looks so big on the track next to the other bikes.

So yes let's touch base next...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Ha, I did see a red v-strom in October, also one...

Ha, I did see a red v-strom in October, also one of the coaches was and ADV rider on a 1200gs. That looked wilder on the track than a v-strom! Got the invite up to the i group but I stayed in the b...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
Had a blast last weekend on another type of local...

Had a blast last weekend on another type of local road, was a real blast on the v-strom;

http://pxlpilot.com/moto/track-nov-2011/crops/track1.jpg

Now I've got to put all the farkles back on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Ride it like Bullitt drove it!!

Ride it like Bullitt drove it!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Wild! You are your own cameraman.. .Impressive...

Wild! You are your own cameraman.. .Impressive :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Good news Mark, get going now! :clap

Good news Mark, get going now! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
:roflthis is great

:roflthis is great
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Very cool! Big open land out there

Very cool! Big open land out there
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Works for me :)

Works for me :)
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Badlands :clap

Badlands :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
Wild shots, where is that? :clap

Wild shots, where is that? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
:thumb to Uncle Bucks No bike this past...

:thumb to Uncle Bucks

No bike this past weekend, that's gotta hurt! I really should not have ridden much, broken toe on right foot, but lot's of downshifting and front brake works ok in a pinch.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,642
Posted By donnymoto
No Bull

Took a ride across Bull Run this afternoon heading south from Aldie, had the GoPro with me so I turned it on. Was aimed down a tad too much but gets the idea across. Got a clean run at the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,987
Posted By donnymoto
Yes, that stretch of JBR can use fuel at a higher...

Yes, that stretch of JBR can use fuel at a higher rate, happened to me and another rider I know. Great report!
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,559
Posted By donnymoto
:thumb Wooo, Oregon? Makin back for track...

:thumb

Wooo, Oregon? Makin back for track day?
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Yes you got really luck with the weather, Bird...

Yes you got really luck with the weather, Bird Rock looks a lot different without the fog!
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,589
Posted By donnymoto
Ah yes, that's the "full throttle ahead" alert....

Ah yes, that's the "full throttle ahead" alert. :D







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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Head south now, birds, birds and more birds!

Head south now, birds, birds and more birds!
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Great photos and report Mark! Looks like you got...

Great photos and report Mark! Looks like you got your 4/3 camera out now...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,048,809
Posted By donnymoto
Great meeting you Mark, your story is quite an...

Great meeting you Mark, your story is quite an inspiration. I have no doubt you'll finish you're ride around the world. :beer
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,003
Posted By donnymoto
Thanks there Cleanair :thumb fmunson; wow...

Thanks there Cleanair :thumb

fmunson; wow you live in an amazing place. I'm definitely up for a ride up the back of Table Lands. I'll keep this in mind since I'm planning to run the TLH next year,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,003
Posted By donnymoto
Closing

One more post on the ride. After 12 days I'd really had a time, some good, some challenging. More challenging by far than I thought due to weather. I met some extraordinary people who helped me with...
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