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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By SpeedyR
might be a bit early for me but if you see a...

might be a bit early for me but if you see a lonely guy on a 950 SE, give a wave. or stop if I"m laying in a ditch under it. ;)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30,910
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Posted By SpeedyR
anyone riding north GA sunday? I had planned on...

anyone riding north GA sunday? I had planned on the hare scramble at Highland Park but racing the 950 is sketchy enough when it's semi dry, so I'm taking a pass and might just go for a DS ride....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By SpeedyR
Highland park hare scramble. ADV class (650+cc...

Highland park hare scramble. ADV class (650+cc street legal bikes). Be there. Bring your big bike and race it! I will be there on my 950 and i know of at least one BMW 800GS and a few DR650's will be...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By SpeedyR
http://www.highlandparkresort.com/images/HareScram...

http://www.highlandparkresort.com/images/HareScramble2015-web.png

and a bit more details:

http://georgiaoffroad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=62437&p=513548#p513548
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By SpeedyR
Highland Park Spring Hare Scrambles March 15...

Highland Park Spring Hare Scrambles

March 15
April 12
May 31
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30,910
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Posted By SpeedyR
Not me but are you going to do the highland park...

Not me but are you going to do the highland park hare scramble in March??? ADV class is calling. Sounds like there might be at least A few of us on big bikes. :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30,910
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Posted By SpeedyR
I've heard it repeated often: Firemen- it's...

I've heard it repeated often:

Firemen- it's not what you do it's who you are.

sorry for your loss..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30,910
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Posted By SpeedyR
guess I need to plan a trip up there soon. maybe...

guess I need to plan a trip up there soon. maybe monday evening?? ;)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,812
Views: 1,820,749
Posted By SpeedyR
good day for a ride last weekend even in the...

good day for a ride last weekend even in the rain. Will probably head out again tomorrow for a bit more single track. Hare scramble coming up in a few weeks, need to attempt to get into shape. :lol3...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By SpeedyR
I guess a lot of it depends upon where you ride,...

I guess a lot of it depends upon where you ride, who you ride with and what your plans are for riding. :evil

I looked at the 690 when I was looking for something to go along with my 450, but IMHO...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By SpeedyR
at least one other guy will be there with a...

at least one other guy will be there with a F800GS... I'll be on my 950. pretty sure I can talk at least two other ADV class riders to show up.

anyone else willing to man up?? :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
Isn't there a new ktm dealer in cumming?? Maybe...

Isn't there a new ktm dealer in cumming?? Maybe they don't have one. They are pretty few and far between most of the time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30,910
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Posted By SpeedyR
950 super enduro + tagged 450. Win win. :)

950 super enduro + tagged 450. Win win. :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
i know it's not a big deal to some here but it...

i know it's not a big deal to some here but it seems the atlanta round of the endurocross race series has been cancelled.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,120
Posted By SpeedyR
tire pressure is relative to the manufacturer of...

tire pressure is relative to the manufacturer of the tire and what they usually recommend. I normally run 25psi in most front tires (and rear) but I am currently running 18psi front and rear...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By SpeedyR
this will be my 4th race on the 950 here. it's a...

this will be my 4th race on the 950 here. it's a great place to get your feet wet. I'm sure I'll get video and will write up a little "review" once it's over..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,120
Posted By SpeedyR
true. 908 front sucks. /thread ...

true.

908 front sucks.

/thread

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,120
Posted By SpeedyR
I can change tires pretty quickly so for...

I can change tires pretty quickly so for christmas I bought myself tires to make up three sets depending upon what I want to do:

Teraflex rear with Scorpion SX front for off road use
Scorpion...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,987
Posted By SpeedyR
I"m considering one as well. I don't ride off the...

I"m considering one as well. I don't ride off the beaten track too much but I do tend to ride my 950 in many places where a small mistake could land me down a hill side with not very easy options to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,812
Views: 1,820,749
Posted By SpeedyR
I'm wanting to do something similar. I want to...

I'm wanting to do something similar. I want to have a set of "swappable" LED lights or a bar that I can move easily from my 950 to my 450 depending upon what I'm doing. I dont' mind spending 30...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By SpeedyR
Highland Park Spring Hare Scramble races- ADV class!

Once again Highland Park in Cedartown GA (just west of Atlanta) is having a couple of spring hare scramble races. If you haven't ever raced an off road bike but just want to go out and have a good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 348,322
Posted By SpeedyR
120/100-18 = 140/80-18 for the most part. any...

120/100-18 = 140/80-18 for the most part. any tube for the 120/100 will fit fine in the 140/80 size tires.

as for the brake lever IIRC you just unscrew the old part and screw it onto the new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By SpeedyR
any more word on these and if they do indeed fit...

any more word on these and if they do indeed fit the 950 SE?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
funny but I read that yesterday and thought of...

funny but I read that yesterday and thought of you.. well, you know.. thought about you living in Rabun County.. Southeastern Expeditions....... not.. well you know what I mean! :eek1:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
if you are on FS roads, no permit needed. if you...

if you are on FS roads, no permit needed. if you are riding a bicycle or horse off the roads, you would need a permit. Basically recreation = permit, transportation = nothing needed.

as far as I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,171
Posted By SpeedyR
Well, since I've been wanting to ride with you...

Well, since I've been wanting to ride with you for a few years now I'll see what I can do about that!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By SpeedyR
I know of at least one or two personally that...

I know of at least one or two personally that have rented from them. Bikes and tires were in good condition, and a very wide variety of bikes to choose from (not just the usual pirate bikes). they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,171
Posted By SpeedyR
looks like there's some good riding from the...

looks like there's some good riding from the videos. I have a 950SE but prefer mostly off road/single track fun stuff. is there a list of rides or groups or is it just show up and ride? The skills...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,674
Posted By SpeedyR
I'm still searching for a good rear tire for the...

I'm still searching for a good rear tire for the SE as well. I've run the 908 ( good but stupid expensive), the k60, motoz, and a Pirelli mt16 (hare scramble). I have a teraflex installed and while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
so any DS rides planned in north GA between...

so any DS rides planned in north GA between christmas and new years? have a few days where I might be able to get free and some new rubbers I want to test out... :evil:eek1:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
pretty sure they are out of the rental business. ...

pretty sure they are out of the rental business.

The only places I know that rent bikes:
WOW Motorcycles in Marietta, Atlanta (north side of ATL)

Highland Park rents KTMs for use at their off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,186
Posted By SpeedyR
I've been in the store a few times and while...

I've been in the store a few times and while small they do a very good job and the parts department has a few guys that know bikes well. Like all small businesses I'm sure they are capable of...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By SpeedyR
Old cotton tube sock and against the inside of my...

Old cotton tube sock and against the inside of my tank bag to help keep shape and easy to find if I need it.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By SpeedyR
too old

check the manfuactured date on the helmet. on the shoei it should be on the liner.

Every 5 years they re-write the standard, so in 2015 there should be a new "SNELL standard. that's probably why...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,698
Posted By SpeedyR
pretty much they need to make something like the...

pretty much they need to make something like the 690 enduro but with a 800cc v-twin w/ 80hp. presto. instant sales. enduro version and an ADV version please. I'll take a bit less hp for easier/longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
here's some video from trail 192J at Whissenhunt....

here's some video from trail 192J at Whissenhunt. I'm on my 950. I haven't been in maybe 4 or 5 years but I had a good time. Not much traffic so that was good as they are all two way trails... got...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 260,245
Posted By SpeedyR
Whissenhunt trails

went to a local riding area this past sunday after Thanksgiving. Missed hooking up with some friends riding little bikes so I explored a bit on my own. good fun and nice trails. When May 2015 comes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,698
Posted By SpeedyR
make a lighter super enduro with an 80hp 800cc...

make a lighter super enduro with an 80hp 800cc v-twin that comes in under 400 lbs with 5 gallons of fuel, full spec suspension, and I'll buy one. don't care about the price.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30,910
Views: 2,433,567
Posted By SpeedyR
I had a nice ride sunday at Whissenhunt. Was...

I had a nice ride sunday at Whissenhunt. Was headed up to meet some friends but got a late start (not feeling great) so I got to ride by myself for part of the day. I rode the 950 and really enjoyed...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By SpeedyR
Haven't used either. I have used the klim otb...

Haven't used either. I have used the klim otb pants, mesh and textile. Both work awesome. No regrets and they are on sale now on the klim website and atomic Moto.
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