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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Scrambler and Loral Fork

Dad-gummit Jeff ...... I knew you were going to buy that thing. My dream bike. We have the 305 Dream and Super Hawk. The Scrambler completes the trio. Get that thing running. Run the Giro then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By skychs
chair

Thats the chair Matt, Todd and I have. The only thing I dont like are the legs. The foot pads is so small it sinks into the ground. Other than that, great chair.

Noah's Tarp. Todd and I both...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By skychs
Pivot pegs

Are those the large pivot pegs that can take the removable rubber pads for long slabs? If so I'm interested.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By skychs
New GS

Nice looking GS Manganos! Lots of Farkles but I can see some crash bars in your future. Shoe creek is calling you. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 05:50 AM
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Posted By skychs
Gates

We didn't check the gate to Big Levels at the top on the BRP so I can't tell you if its open yet. I assume so since most of the others are. I don't recommend opening or going around any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By skychs
Koako throttle lock for R1200GS for sale. ...

Koako throttle lock for R1200GS for sale.

Broken hand guards have been replaced with Barkbusters. Unfortunately the Koako throttle lock does not work with the new guards. They sell a totally...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By skychs
Laurel Fork

Thanks for all the offers on gear and trailers. I just found out Todd has a trailer that will hold 3 bikes. I may be able to take the GS and XT.

If I do end up trailering :dunno if anyone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By skychs
Laurel Fork

Im afraid to say it but .....
Im thinking about taking the XT600 to Laurel Fork this year. It needs a good running to see how its going to hold up. Problem is Im not set up to carry camping gear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By skychs
Shoe Creek

You boys are crazy! Good crazy of course.

I found a great Shoe Creek video on YouTube. KLR Rix. Don't know him but it shows a lot of good riding. He also talks while he is riding. Good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 04:44 AM
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Posted By skychs
Shoe Creek

IMHO Shoe Creek is a different animal. 80% accessible on a big GS. The other 20% .... steep, rocky and grooved. Look at the photos from Halfplates post and he is an excellent rider. If you drop a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Alhambra

Drew ....
Thats a great area. Tons of gravel and dirt, all within 1.5 hours of Richmond. An easy day trip. If you throw on some camping gear you can ride all day, pitch a tent then ride all day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By skychs
Wow, I'm sorry I'm missing the HU this weekend. ...

Wow, I'm sorry I'm missing the HU this weekend. Would love to hear the stories. Y'all have a good time. Take lots of photos.

Eppa installed a new TKC on the GS today. After we got the old...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tech day

I need to do the same thing for my GS. Unfortunately, I work weekends. When were you planning on doing the work? Nice looking shop!!


Nice looking bike. Im looking forward to riding with you....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 06:20 AM
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Posted By skychs
Off Road

Some one correct me here if Im wrong but, in the state of VA there has to be some kind of written sign that says "No Trespassing" for it to be illegal. All these paths were off of public Forest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By skychs
Adventure

Charles ...
All we did was explore every possible road/trail off of Tower Road. You can barely pick out the tracks but they are there. We spent hours riding over 5-6 foot mounds of dirt to keep...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 02:51 PM
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Posted By skychs
Hmmmmm. That's a funny photo Todd. What else is...

Hmmmmm. That's a funny photo Todd. What else is in there?

Anyway, here are two more. One at the top of the hill and the second one just off to the right as you pull in. There is no road down...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By skychs
Overnight

Jeremy .....
Its good to hear the wife is home and doing better. Keep up the good work.

Dan .....
Good luck with the Kaw. I hate trouble shooting crap like that. Sounds like a lot of good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By skychs
Overnight

Im in ....
I can leave anytime tomorrow. We can talk about Wed. It will probably be in the high 30's up there tomorrow night.

I have one more trip on my rear TKC. A new tire is sitting in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 01:41 PM
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Posted By skychs
Overnight

Wow .....
Not much activity here the last couple days. Whats up? When I got home today I had to cut the grass. Is it Spring yet? Anyone itching for a ride?

Zacker is trying to talk me in to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By skychs
Tape and Wheel repair

I remember that day. Good folks at the hardware store took care of us. That was scary watching the fuel drop on the hot exhaust.

Motorcycle Wheel repair ....
Jeff sent me a web link today to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By skychs
Twins

Thanks guys,
In hindsight I should have tried to find out who owned the other bike. Next time I go to the shop I'll see if they will tell me, or at least let me leave my info for them.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
Twins

I took my XT to the local dealer for a state inspection. When the bike was done the mechanic said I might want to see something. When I rounded the corner this is what I saw. Twins!! What are the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tuesdays Ride

Thanks for the photos Dan.

Great ride. Just over 320 miles for the day. Always a pleasure to meet and ride with new (and old) inmates from around the country.

Too bad some of the roads...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 04:48 AM
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

Thanks for the information guys. I couldn't find the electrical output anywhere and was afraid to hook anything up in fear of getting stranded with a drained battery.

Early on in this forum I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By skychs
Foot pegs

I stand corrected. (to my wife that means I was wrong) :D

The add says "High quality alloy construction". A mixture of who know's what. Great. As long as it holds up I guess I don't care what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By skychs
Xt600

New to me 1990 XT600. Ive had it now for almost 4 months. Live in VA. It has 35K miles on it but it doesn't smoke and its still very peppy. I upgraded the suspension, rebuilt the carbs, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By skychs
New pegs for the XT600. Im not sure but this...

New pegs for the XT600.

Im not sure but this may be one of those too good to be true events. I hated the little pegs on the XT. Forums suggested buying TW200 pegs. eBay sells them for $18...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By skychs
Garmin 660

Geeeezzzzzz
Now you tell me. I just bought a new one. Don't get rid of my gloves. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By skychs
Donations

I hope she continues to recover as expected. Greetings sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By skychs
Places to visit

On the way down check out a place called Little Switzerland. There are two different loops around the area, the top being the Parkways. From there if you go south on the Parkway you run into Mount...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33,116
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Posted By skychs
Camping.

Zacker.......

I'm working Saturday but if I get back to RIC soon enough I will ride over to meet you Sat night. If by chance I get delayed I will still ride over early Sunday morning to get in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 01:12 AM
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Posted By skychs
I just re-read the post. It says it has a title...

I just re-read the post. It says it has a title and is street legal. Thats why I thought it would be a great deal for someone.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By skychs
I got out yesterday for 150+ miles for the first...

I got out yesterday for 150+ miles for the first time this winter. At times I felt like I forgot how to ride. Basic patches of gravel and dirt made me grip the handlebars more than normal. At one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By skychs
Wr250

There is a WR250 on the Eastern Shore Craigslist for sale. He has dropped the price considerably, down to $1500 OBO. Clean title. Just passing it on. Don't know who it is.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 05:09 AM
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Posted By skychs
Photos

Beautiful weekend ........
I missed the great weather yesterday ..... Where are the photos? Anyone get a good ride in other than to Poe's and back?

Its my turn today. Any updates on road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By skychs
Classic RTE

Macon ....
No date has been set for the Classic ride. Your right, still too much crap on the roads. Give us a couple warm rain events to clean it up.

Sounds like Scottsville will be one of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By skychs
Classic RTE

Scottsville was mentioned by another inmate but no final destination has been picked. Depending on where everyone is coming from we can certainly pick different places to go. No restriction on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By skychs
You want sexy? CB900 Custom. 4 into 4,...

You want sexy?

CB900 Custom. 4 into 4, air suspension, shaft driven, 10 speed transmission. Smooth !! OK, the brakes kinda suck right now but a new set of pads will help.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By skychs
Bolt set

Jeff ......
I hope it's different for the 1200's. I did speak to Stuart at Morton's. He said he may have an old set in a box somewhere. If they were truly one shot kits he should have said...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By skychs
Bolt set. I need 5 sets for each side of the...

Bolt set. I need 5 sets for each side of the wheel.

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