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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
The route may be longer than we can complete. No...

The route may be longer than we can complete. No worries, we'll cut the route short as we see fit.

A DRZ400 is more than adequate for this ride.

Rider's Hill 09:00, unless otherwise decided...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
How about 09:00? Is that ok with everyone?

How about 09:00? Is that ok with everyone?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Gotcha covered. I'll get it to you on Friday.:deal

Gotcha covered. I'll get it to you on Friday.:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Flat or curved? I have both...

Flat or curved? I have both...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
I have not selected a lunch location yet, we'll...

I have not selected a lunch location yet, we'll see where we are around lunch time. I would suggest bringing something to snack on while we are off the beaten path.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Excellent. I can recommend helmet mounts for...

Excellent.

I can recommend helmet mounts for the go pro.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
The first leg of the route, Approach to Tray Mtn...

The first leg of the route, Approach to Tray Mtn rd ( yellow ), starts at Rider's Hill and is 26 miles.

The second leg, Patterson Gap Area ( red ), starts at Tray Mtn rd ( near Helen, Ga ) and is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
No single track. The route is a mixed of paved,...

No single track. The route is a mixed of paved, gravel, and forest service roads. However, there is a significant portion of this route that I have not ridden, so some of it will be exploring new...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
That's kinda short, but we'll make do. Bring a...

That's kinda short, but we'll make do. Bring a syphon hose....I'll sell you some petrol in the woods....might be kinda expensive, though. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'll be on a VStrom 650...cuz, I don't have...

I'll be on a VStrom 650...cuz, I don't have another bike...yet. :deal

I'm hoping to change that in a couple of months. :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
LOL....:lol3

LOL....:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
In, obviously, since I'm leading....

In, obviously, since I'm leading....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30,828
Views: 2,417,003
Posted By Mr_McBride
Well, now you don't have anything holding you...

Well, now you don't have anything holding you back.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-24-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,251
Posted By Mr_McBride
I vouch for it being better suited to a smaller...

I vouch for it being better suited to a smaller bike...say, something smaller than my VStrom. Although, if it hadn't been for that big downed tree I might have made it through. Getting turned around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 30,828
Views: 2,417,003
Posted By Mr_McBride
Nice....so much for riding behind me anymore...

Nice....so much for riding behind me anymore...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,251
Posted By Mr_McBride
I accessed trail 81 via FS80 ( from the south )....

I accessed trail 81 via FS80 ( from the south ). The tree that was down is about a half mile from the end of the trail. That part of the trail is only about a foot wide on a very steep slope. Too...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thanks for the information, very helpful.

Thanks for the information, very helpful.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'll pull the tracks from my gps once you lead me...

I'll pull the tracks from my gps once you lead me down that trail.

Can you take a look at the route I created for the 3/7 route and let me know if my route takes us close to your new trail? If...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,251
Posted By Mr_McBride
I rode trail 81 about a month ago and there was a...

I rode trail 81 about a month ago and there was a very large tree across the trail in a section that made it impossible to get around.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Mr_McBride
Buying a new bike out of state

Can anybody with experience with buying a new bike out of state tell me if I will have to pay taxes on the bike again in my home state ( Georgia ). I'm trying to determine if the out of state deal is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Send me a link to a map of the trails. I'll see...

Send me a link to a map of the trails. I'll see if I can stitch them into our 3/7 group ride...

Nice pics....looks like a great trail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
That takes the fun out of it....

That takes the fun out of it....
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By Mr_McBride
I found a PDF map that just contains the map and...

I found a PDF map that just contains the map and it imported with no issues.

Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thanks, i'll see if I can find a map only PDF.

Thanks, i'll see if I can find a map only PDF.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By Mr_McBride
Looks and sounds like a great idea. I downloaded...

Looks and sounds like a great idea. I downloaded a PDF map from fs.usda.gov and imported it into Avenza, but it didn't work.

Here's the link to the map I downloaded:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
I can most definitely help you with that...

I can most definitely help you with that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Mr_McBride's Next Group Ride-Sat, March 7

Meet at Rider's Hill at 9am and see how far we get.

Here's a link to the route for those that want to download the gpx files.
http://dualsportmaps.com/?link=115408

Here's a map of the planned...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'm working on the finishing touches of my next...

I'm working on the finishing touches of my next route. Most of this route will be in Northeast Ga and North Carolina. I'm planning for Saturday, March 7 and will put up a ride invite with more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
i'm interested in riding with you, but I usually...

i'm interested in riding with you, but I usually only get to ride one weekend a month.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30,828
Views: 2,417,003
Posted By Mr_McBride
I rode most of 60 & all of 180 and they were...

I rode most of 60 & all of 180 and they were good, but that was about 3 weeks ago...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30,828
Views: 2,417,003
Posted By Mr_McBride
Any specific road(s)? I rode last weekend,...

Any specific road(s)?

I rode last weekend, but I spent most of my time in the Cherokee National Forest in TN.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'm pretty sure that one stays open year round as...

I'm pretty sure that one stays open year round as it is very well maintained ( smooth gravel rd ).

I rode on it about two weeks ago...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
No worries, see you next time...

No worries, see you next time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Although I'm new to leading group rides on ADV, I...

Although I'm new to leading group rides on ADV, I have historically lead monthly group rides for the past 8 years.

Hope to see you next time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Group Ride Saturday, 1/31

How about 9:00 in Blue Ridge?

Conoco
4900 Appalachian Highway
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
This route will be better than the last. ...

This route will be better than the last.


Hope you can join us....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Hello old friend....yes, I still want a wr250r...

Hello old friend....yes, I still want a wr250r but do not have one.

This route is mostly dirt ( once we get to Ducktown ). Also, there is a short 4 mile single track section. I have not ridden...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
The route is mostly dirt except for the ride up...

The route is mostly dirt except for the ride up and the connecting roads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Sure, I'm in Acworth on the Woodstock side. We...

Sure, I'm in Acworth on the Woodstock side. We can meet anywhere along 575.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,600
Posted By Mr_McBride
Cool, hope to see you. The route I have...

Cool, hope to see you.

The route I have mapped out is about 76 miles ( starting in Ducktown ). I'll most likely schedule the group to meet in Blue Ridge.

More details to come...
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