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Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,291
Posted By travlin
That's good thinking. When I did my first 1K I...

That's good thinking. When I did my first 1K I went alone in case I got too tired or ran into any snags. I figured that way if I stopped I wouldn't be messing up anyone else's ride. Everything went...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32,042
Views: 1,940,769
Posted By travlin
Thanks, I'm all about enjoyment! :clap

Thanks, I'm all about enjoyment! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:53 AM
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Posted By travlin
My mother always called this blackberry winter....

My mother always called this blackberry winter. Seems we always have a cool and rainy day or two when the blackberries are blooming.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32,042
Views: 1,940,769
Posted By travlin
Thanks for all the info. I really like Reddish...

Thanks for all the info. I really like Reddish Knob and I'm looking forward to turning my friends on to the view.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32,042
Views: 1,940,769
Posted By travlin
That is the route I was looking at. It'll be all...

That is the route I was looking at. It'll be all new to me and I didn't want to get my buddies ticked off it we encounterd dirt along the way. Thanks for the good info!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32,042
Views: 1,940,769
Posted By travlin
Thanks, that's good to know! My plan was if the...

Thanks, that's good to know! My plan was if the road on the Virginia side is paved, is to come off on the west side to Moyers Gap and ride to Monterey for lunch. I'm familiar with the WV side, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32,042
Views: 1,940,769
Posted By travlin
Can you folks help me out with a couple of...

Can you folks help me out with a couple of routing questions? I'll be leading a few friends from Waynesboro to Reddish Knob on the 30th. A couple of my friends ride Gold Wings so I need to stay on...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By travlin
When I was a young man I owned a 51FL with the...

When I was a young man I owned a 51FL with the stock 16 inch wheels and always ran the same tire front and rear. Never experienced any problems?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By travlin
While you're in the area you might as well ride...

While you're in the area you might as well ride up to Hacker Valley and stop in at Rellas for some vittles and a piece of pie. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 91,312
Posted By travlin
I can't argue with your observations of the speed...

I can't argue with your observations of the speed limits and their enforcement.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,107
Posted By travlin
Are you referring to the one through the national...

Are you referring to the one through the national forest to Suiter? I haven't been across it this year, but it wasn't too bad the last time I went through, just a little greasy in a few spots.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-11-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 105,949
Posted By travlin
[QUOTE=Laconic;26760831]Can I mine some coal...

[QUOTE=Laconic;26760831]Can I mine some coal while I'm there?[/QUOTE
That's about as politically correct nowadays as smoking cigarettes.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,165
Posted By travlin
Ran across this thread while looking for a seat...

Ran across this thread while looking for a seat for my /5
Has anyone had any dealings with these...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,570
Posted By travlin
A big thanks to everyone for letting me hang out...

A big thanks to everyone for letting me hang out with ya'll. I had a great time. I got home about 3:30 this afternoon. Rained about 80% of the ride home, but what the heck, it was worth it! If any of...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,570
Posted By travlin
I plan to head out from Princeton (southern WV)...

I plan to head out from Princeton (southern WV) around 9am Friday. Hope to make a day of it taking the backroads. If anyone is passing my way give me a holler if you'd want to ride to Cruso together.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,570
Posted By travlin
They have some good vittles at decent prices.

They have some good vittles at decent prices.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 417,804
Posted By travlin
In my mind that goes from excessive to obscene.

In my mind that goes from excessive to obscene.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,570
Posted By travlin
Cabin booked! I normally tent camp when I go...

Cabin booked! I normally tent camp when I go there, but it can get downright cold at night in that neck of the woods in April. Anyone who's still debating getting a cabin needs to get it booked. As...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,570
Posted By travlin
I just came across this and it sounds great. I'm...

I just came across this and it sounds great. I'm planning on going to the meltdown, so it will be great meeting some of you folks at my favorite campground!
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
Talking I would have paid to see them jump in amongst the...

I would have paid to see them jump in amongst the bees. Reminds me of my neighbor who also rides and is a beekeeper. I pulled in on my bike one day after he had robbed his bees and he had a bunch of...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
I live out in the woods and my dogs and honeybees...

I live out in the woods and my dogs and honeybees tend to keep most folks away.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
Yep, plus around here thieves are mainly...

Yep, plus around here thieves are mainly interested in HD 's, but they'll steal anything that's not tied down if they think they can sell it for a pain pill.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
Thanks for all the good advice. I gave it a shot...

Thanks for all the good advice. I gave it a shot of WD last night and it popped right out this morning. I plan to leave the key in most of the time, but I need to leave the bike on my porch for a...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
Would a squirt of WD 40 do the same?

Would a squirt of WD 40 do the same?
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By travlin
R75 ignition key

I recently picked up a 73 R75. Here's my silly question, how do I remove the key from the ignition? Is there some special technique? It doesn't want to come out and I'm afraid to force it in fear of...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By travlin
I guess I will. They must be good, first time I...

I guess I will. They must be good, first time I believe I've ever seen a consensus.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By travlin
She's a 73 swb

She's a 73 swb
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By travlin
/5 Battery

I recently acquired an R75/5 and I might as well give her a fresh battery in the once over. Any suggestions?
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 37,171
Posted By travlin
Nice bike and hack!

Nice bike and hack!
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By travlin
Thanks, posted a pic today on the pic thread.

Thanks, posted a pic today on the pic thread.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 37,171
Posted By travlin
http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h449/Bill24740...

http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h449/Bill24740/bikecropped.jpg

Picked this up on black friday. 1973 SWB R75/5 with a Velorex sidecar
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By travlin
I just ordered the factory reproduction. Probably...

I just ordered the factory reproduction. Probably pick up the Haynes and Clymer after the holidays.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By travlin
Thanks, I'll do that.

Thanks, I'll do that.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By travlin
R75/5 Service Manual

I recently picked up a 1973 /5 and need to get a manual. Opinions on which one, Clymer or Haynes? I suppose that's pretty much my options?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By travlin
Afton VA.

Can I get some advice concerning a small group ride planned for next spring? Looking for good places to stay and eat in the area, and nice back roads. On Friday we'll likely come up the parkway, so...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By travlin
thanks

thanks
Forum: Americas 11-15-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By travlin
Afton Va area

Hello everyone, can I get some advice concerning a group ride planned for next spring? First, it will likely be a small group of around eight to ten from my CMA chapter in southern WV. What I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 201,694
Posted By travlin
thanks for the info. I believe I'll try the...

thanks for the info. I believe I'll try the brushy fork route this Friday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 201,694
Posted By travlin
I saw some discussion here awhile back about...

I saw some discussion here awhile back about Reddish Knob, and think I'll check it out. What's the best way to come in from the west side on a GS? I like dirt, but don't want a route that will test...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 201,694
Posted By travlin
The more accurate Mason Dixon Line in WV. is Flat...

The more accurate Mason Dixon Line in WV. is Flat Top Mountain along the borders of Raleigh, Mercer, and Wyoming Counties. :rofl
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