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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Thanks for the kind words - and pic - thats a big...

Thanks for the kind words - and pic - thats a big old mud hole!

About Sulpher Springs - the reason it is omitted is because it is not an authorized route per the USFS - hence the tank traps etc...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
A few pics from the road - will catch up on...

A few pics from the road - will catch up on requests in a few weeks.

LetsGoRyd - I realize that's probably a blanket statement - but just in case, the BRT is comprised only of legal public right...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Holy shit-storm batman! Everybody have a...

Holy shit-storm batman!

Everybody have a stiff drink or three and relax!

My reasons for putting distro on hold are two fold. The main one is that I'm bouncing around the West in my old Land...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,842
Posted By error cooled
Awesome - thanks for the pics and sharing. Glad...

Awesome - thanks for the pics and sharing. Glad the TR650 made it - seems like an awesome bike. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29,697
Views: 1,664,004
Posted By error cooled
Just found this buried in a old hard drive. I...

Just found this buried in a old hard drive. I think it was a sample for the first CH Campout T-Shirt :freaky

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2428/3751749441_aa474bab1e_o.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Looking forward to it. I'm guessing I get about a...

Looking forward to it. I'm guessing I get about a 50:1 ratio of requests vs people that make the ride. Always love seeing ride reports. :freaky

This project has been a blast and I appreciate...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By error cooled
Nice 40th FZJ!

Nice 40th FZJ!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Bummer of an experience but wise words. There is...

Bummer of an experience but wise words. There is a bypass provided to avoid Iron Mountain. The majority of the BRT is not nearly as technical.

From my email primer on the route that goes out with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Should not be much of a difference. I did add...

Should not be much of a difference. I did add some alternates - but it should be clear what is what. Try opening the GDB file with the word raw in if you can.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Congrats Erik! I'll PM coords. Kev -...

Congrats Erik! I'll PM coords.



Kev - I filled up at the Hinton store and thought about swinging by your place :freaky. Gotta get back out that way soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Ill get out requests tonight… they are not...

Ill get out requests tonight… they are not substantial changes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Thanks, the ol' Cruiser is perfect for getting...

Thanks, the ol' Cruiser is perfect for getting non-riding friends / wife out to the places we love.

Has 184K on the odo and will be close to 200K by the end of the summer. Doing a big, 40 day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Anyone getting out to the mountains on the BRT?...

Anyone getting out to the mountains on the BRT? The weather has been phenomenal and the hills are finally green to 4K feet.

Camped off Long Run Road this weekend. The BRT goes right by here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By error cooled
What a joke. When I asked the USFS about this...

What a joke. When I asked the USFS about this they said they were closing it in the interest of public safety. Apparently an elderly person high centered their Buick and this is the solution :huh
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 272,637
Posted By error cooled
I think he's talking about using an iPhone as a...

I think he's talking about using an iPhone as a terminal vs NFC… think like Square.

http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Square-Credit-Card.jpg

Pretty normal to me in 2014…..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
I relied heavily on the USFS GIS Data and VDOT...

I relied heavily on the USFS GIS Data and VDOT County Road Atlas. YMMV depending on the thoroughness of the GIS coordinator in the Pisgah. The data the USFS releases is not standardized across...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Just the top of the very first post, on the very...

Just the top of the very first post, on the very first page :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Update will go out tomorrow to those that...

Update will go out tomorrow to those that provided email addresses.

Made some tweaks, added some USFS road mileage and clarified road conditions.

:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,087
Posted By error cooled
Thank you. I'll send you a PM - would like to see...

Thank you. I'll send you a PM - would like to see your tracks and triangulate the problem areas to fix in the next update. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,087
Posted By error cooled
Awesome :freaky Did you guys run into any...

Awesome :freaky

Did you guys run into any gates or road closures?

2 days for the full monte.. wow :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
I'll be there :evil The wife - well see :D

I'll be there :evil

The wife - well see :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Thank you for the kind words Wayne. Sorry...

Thank you for the kind words Wayne.

Sorry for the delay guys - I need to commit some time to updating the file.

I am indeed 4 weeks away from eternal bliss (and a ball & chain) :lol3.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,906
Posted By error cooled
Hogback is open - Sulpher Springs is permanently...

Hogback is open - Sulpher Springs is permanently closed to motorized vehicles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By error cooled
:clap:deal The more letters the better

:clap:deal

The more letters the better
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By error cooled
My understanding is that these tunnels were...

My understanding is that these tunnels were constructed to accommodate vehicles - for either public roads or private access. There are a few of them up and down the parkway but many are no longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 272,637
Posted By error cooled
Kicked over the XR600 for the first time in...

Kicked over the XR600 for the first time in months.. lit up on the third kick.. and all was ok in the universe :D

It's the little things :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29,697
Views: 1,664,004
Posted By error cooled
Sounds like the land issues up on Milford are a...

Sounds like the land issues up on Milford are a little complicated. FWIW here is the USFS GIS Data for the area. Purple is USFS land. Blue (year round) and Yellow (seasonal) Roads are open to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,906
Posted By error cooled
Also interesting is that a group from TVR ran...

Also interesting is that a group from TVR ran Hogback from 606 to 612 in the Spring. They must have just gated the 606 entrance the past few months... :cry
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,906
Posted By error cooled
I wonder what prompted them after all these years...

I wonder what prompted them after all these years to block the road? There is a lot of private land up on Hogback but the road had served as a boundary for their property. You can see how their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,906
Posted By error cooled
Seriously? That is a freaking shame. When did the...

Seriously? That is a freaking shame. When did the land owners close the route?

We are talking about here the entrance off of 606 - Wilderness Rd - right?

http://i.imgur.com/L6Mrc3Z.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 48,233
Posted By error cooled
Kevin - I think she is in for CCC instead of...

Kevin - I think she is in for CCC instead of Greece. At first she was skeptical of the white sand beaches of Hinton.. but we'll show her! :wink:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 48,233
Posted By error cooled
This is one event that I really enjoy. I am...

This is one event that I really enjoy. I am honeymooning right before - so I can't say with certainty if/when I will be there - but Im gonna try!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29,697
Views: 1,664,004
Posted By error cooled
Thanks for reminding me to reserve it well in...

Thanks for reminding me to reserve it well in advance for next year -- it books up quick!

The forest road that runs by it is also open in the fall :ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,829
Posted By error cooled
Love the banter - glad to hear folks are still...

Love the banter - glad to hear folks are still interested in the route. I need to make some changes and add some alternates. I hope to have a revised version out before the 4/1 opening of a lot of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29,697
Views: 1,664,004
Posted By error cooled
http://media.tumblr.com/785bdade213e480e0066fea5bf...

http://media.tumblr.com/785bdade213e480e0066fea5bf6ed1f6/tumblr_inline_mk81cyc6881qz4rgp.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 272,637
Posted By error cooled
Yea - in VA the cost of ownership for an older...

Yea - in VA the cost of ownership for an older bike is cheap. Insurance for the DR350 was $65/yr and registration around $28 state + $12 county. No property tax since it is so old. So I just kept it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 272,637
Posted By error cooled
Shameless plug for my DR350 that is for sale.. ...

Shameless plug for my DR350 that is for sale..

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=935674

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7340/10951508806_b04db26dcf_b.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 61,372
Posted By error cooled
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 61,372
Posted By error cooled
PM sent - interested in the HOTW route..

PM sent - interested in the HOTW route..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By error cooled
No - but I have stayed across the street at...

No - but I have stayed across the street at Lonepine Lodging / Cabins. http://www.pendletoncounty.net/LZpages/page-lonepine.htm

I think it was like $75 a night - and Brandywine Motel was closer to...
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