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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:58 AM
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Posted By vabuckaroo68
The black and white paper county maps show all...

The black and white paper county maps show all gravel roads. I had a route that covered Orange, Madison, Greene and Albemarle plotted out for my Garmin at one time. Not sure if I still have it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
It doesn't apply to the orange ones:rofl

It doesn't apply to the orange ones:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 05:32 PM
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Posted By vabuckaroo68
Off of Quaker Run Road my daughter has done some...

Off of Quaker Run Road my daughter has done some camping. Just careful where you pitch your tent. I think your good after the first water crossing/bridge. I don't think you can camp in the RWMA. Good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Oh yeah babe...piece of cake:rofl If you have...

Oh yeah babe...piece of cake:rofl
If you have more than two cylinders...watch out for the deep sand :huh
Yes deep sand..on the side of a mountain :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 02:32 PM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
How do they compare to fire road 162 off of the...

How do they compare to fire road 162 off of the Coal road?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
That would have been interesting to watch. I'm...

That would have been interesting to watch. I'm not sure we're talking about the same road. Most full size trucks can't make it. Too narrow in some places and too much rut in others. Although my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Answer to Fire Road Question

There are some great fire roads in Madison that are very doable on a big ADV bike. :clap
Then there's Blakey.....:rofl

I've ridden up there most of my life. Here lately I have to decide...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 569,014
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Scenery

Looks like they have nice scenery down south :clap
Good to see you folks doing OK and the 9fiddy rockin on !
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 04:57 AM
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Views: 172
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Question What's Your Favorite Gym in Central Virginia

Doing a little research on rider fitness. What's your favorite gym in Central Virginia?

ACAC
Gold's
Anytime Fitness
Snap Fitness
Home Fitness
Your Bike
Your Couch
Other
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 06:46 AM
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Views: 224
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Fort Fisher State Rec Area

Reading through the rules of beach access it sounds like tagged bikes are OK to ride on the beach at Fort Fisher. Has anyone tested this theory? Looks like a great place get out and have some fun...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 05:37 PM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Sunday Ride

Had a good ride today with HG. Went from Wolftown store through RWMA up to the park yellow pole. The road was in good shape, even the long steep hill was smooth. Rode from there back through WT and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 11:31 AM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Sounds fine Phil. Sorry SRG just got back in from...

Sounds fine Phil. Sorry SRG just got back in from riding. Let me know what days work for you and we can do some riding here. Its near Locust Dale. Most of the HS is tight technical stuff. 1st and 2nd...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 06:55 PM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Cool. Also have about 10-12miles of trails here...

Cool. Also have about 10-12miles of trails here at the ranch. A couple of guys off the VCHSS forum are riding here tomorrow. Some tight single track and flowing two track.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Michael, There are some great fire roads in...

Michael,
There are some great fire roads in Madison. I'd be happy to take a day and ride them with you. Some are pretty tame - 950/800 stuff. Some are much more fun with a single.
Forum: Racing 07-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 390,232
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Rally-style Mount for Garmin/Touratech

Made this over the last couple of days. Aluminum with SS hardware.

http://advpics.smugmug.com/Trucks/Misc/i-xQrL7Hh/0/M/20140712_182036-M.jpg

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Jeep Rental

I think that Hertz may rent Jeeps. Have not checked on a one way rental. Would be a good excuse to drive SF to Vegas and see more of Nevada. :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Thanks for the help. I'm restoring one of...

Thanks for the help. I'm restoring one of Malcolm's old Husky's, so I'm really hoping to be able to meet him at his place in Lakeside. I hear he has quite a collection. Have driven the deep sand of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Nevada/California Adventure

I'm planning a trip to Nevada and California in September. Thinking about flying in to Vegas. I'd like to see Red Rock Canyon and Lake Mead while there. Then wanting to head down to Barstow to ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
I have a couple of different ones. You're welcome...

I have a couple of different ones. You're welcome to use. I won one in an auction to benefit an injured GNCC rider (haven't used that one yet) and the other is Motion Pro (I think) Bought it for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:24 PM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 01:54 PM
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Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
GWNF - the area around Crawford Knob, Big Levels....

GWNF - the area around Crawford Knob, Big Levels. Looks like a couple of trails heading up Pauls Creek. Also one up Blundell Hollow. I'm thinking they might be great on my 450.
This would be the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 12:27 PM
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Posted By vabuckaroo68
Nellysford/Wintergreen Area Jeep/Bike Trails

I was looking at my USGS map of Sherando and Greenfields. It shows some Jeep trails on the mountains west of Wintergreen and Nellysford. Given the great food in those little towns, it seem like a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By vabuckaroo68
950 ADV Fork Settings for Off Road

I have done some searching for what other 950 owners are using for fork set-up for off road riding the 950adv. Couldn't find any info for off-road. I would like to get 950 where it doesn't feel...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Markings

Other than motor, frame, tank and hubs...what gets paint marked? Going to try restore this Husky as it was post-qualifying
Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By vabuckaroo68
According to their website, all their shocks are...

According to their website, all their shocks are rebuildable. How well do they work when new-ish? Funny they are on both vintage 70's bikes I purchased last weekend.
Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Old Shocks

I'm trying to find out who made the shocks on my Husky and Bultaco. Both sets are identical. Black body with light blue springs. They look like a set made by Works Performance. Both bikes are...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By vabuckaroo68
ISDE Qualifiers

Do bikes have to be paint marked for ISDE qualifiers like for the trial itself?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,492
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Cool bag. I may have an old ISDT bike. 75 Husky...

Cool bag. I may have an old ISDT bike. 75 Husky WR 360 with yellow paint markings on fuel tank and hubs. Is there a DVD on the 75 ISDT?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
New Editions

Picked up a couple of cool old bikes this weekend.

http://advpics.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Old-Bikes/i-pPC8KtD/0/M/20140426_144520-M.jpg

75 Husky 360 WR with CR motor. Has Suede topped seat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
VCHSS Race

Thanks for the pics Tuffstuff. It was a great course. Didn't really fit the big 450 in some sections. Loved the gnarly fire road section. Had a crappy start due to a weak battery. The old 450 doesn't...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 569,014
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Battery

I recently switched my 950 over to an EarthX battery from the old Yousa. Kick ass batt with lots of starting power. Super light, too. Weighs about 3 pounds. Also installed a CPR air cleaner with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,868
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Ride

I had picked up a few county maps for the area, (The old black and white county maps show what's gravel and what's tarmac) and was trying plan out a gravel road ride through Albemarle and surrounding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Nice Weather + Completed Maintainence = FUN

Finally finished maintenance on the 950 today. Replaced dead factory fuel pump with a Facet and Crappy Yousa battery with Earth X battery. CPR filter, CJ's flex jets, Pro Jets jet kit. Couldn't...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 569,014
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Where's Mad Max when you need him?!

Where's Mad Max when you need him?!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 87,888
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Excuse Me

But can some one turn the damn snow machine off now!!:huh
Too much of this....:freaky
Not enough of this....:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Importing From UK to US

I'm thinking about importing a KTM Freeride 350 from UK to US. (perfect bike for wifey). Has anyone imported a dirtbike from UK to US? I have a great small local DMV that I feel I could get tags and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 127,265
Posted By vabuckaroo68
What... no snowmobile meet, greet and eat!!...

What... no snowmobile meet, greet and eat!! :huh:rofl:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 53,868
Posted By vabuckaroo68
I would love to go......:clap Beastie won't...

I would love to go......:clap
Beastie won't start....:cry
Started out with a dead battery in spite of having a battery tender...:huh
One those new Earth X batteries is on the way...:clap
Until...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,569
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Nutsert Repairs

Having 2 KTM's and having had similar minor issues like the nutserts. I have found mixing a small amount of JB Weld and applying it with a toothpick to both the hole and the nut, works well.
Use a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By vabuckaroo68
Good move on the KTM. I have a 950 for riding 2...

Good move on the KTM. I have a 950 for riding 2 up and long stretches of asphalt with dirt in between and my 450 XCRW for racing and long stretches of dirt with asphalt in between.
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