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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,631
Views: 251,788
Posted By Blixa
Coleman's had a decent Revit ladies selection...

Coleman's had a decent Revit ladies selection last time I went.

I finally wrote an RR about a trip I took this weekend: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=995839
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Blixa
The next day, we ate breakfast on our porch and...

The next day, we ate breakfast on our porch and watched the boats. I had a BLT with the world's cutest tabasco bottle.


https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2910/14711596184_117203a453_z.jpg


We...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Blixa
I mentioned earlier that food always tastes...

I mentioned earlier that food always tastes better when you're hungry - and similarly, even the grossest shower looks damn inviting when you're oozing filth. But our room had the Shangri-la of...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Blixa
Next, we needed to head toward Oxford, MD, via...

Next, we needed to head toward Oxford, MD, via the long way through Blackwater Wildlife Refuge.


https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5594/14711527434_95178ea41f.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Blixa
A Tiger 800XC and an F800GS Get Crabs! A Mini-Eastern Shore Odyssey

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5573/14527327930_6b878c98c2_c.jpg


https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2933/14690956616_21db9ab6ca_c.jpg


I needed some fresh air. I'd been festering under a...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 557,976
Posted By Blixa
Hot Tiger! :knary Very nice pics. ...

Hot Tiger! :knary



Very nice pics. Congrats on the new (beautiful) ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10,331
Views: 341,595
Posted By Blixa
I'm sorry to hear you got injured. I hope you...

I'm sorry to hear you got injured. I hope you heal up quick.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-15-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,025
Posted By Blixa
This thread will be helpful: ...

This thread will be helpful:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=669666

I started out on an F650GS Dakar. It's an easy and very comfortable bike to ride. A lowered F650GS single/G650GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26,887
Views: 1,241,806
Posted By Blixa
It has a mildly spicy/salty aftertaste, so it's...

It has a mildly spicy/salty aftertaste, so it's not as refreshing as summer seasonals tend to be, but it's tasty. Haven't had it with crabs yet, but I'd be surprised if it weren't a good match.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29,487
Views: 1,628,154
Posted By Blixa
I've never passed a ruler. Must be painful. ...

I've never passed a ruler. Must be painful.

jk hope you feel better and that it doesn't happen again!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26,887
Views: 1,241,806
Posted By Blixa
cheers dude :freaky if work permitted me to...

cheers dude :freaky
if work permitted me to have a beer in the a.m., i'd definitely be a morning person. but coffee will have to do.

i could use a beer right now...

BTW MDers, Flying Dog...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26,887
Views: 1,241,806
Posted By Blixa
Can I buy some coffee too? You recommended a...

Can I buy some coffee too? You recommended a certain bean at LF, but I didn't have a bean grinder so I got a ground Back Porch Blend. But I'm moving up in the world and have a bean grinder now. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26,887
Views: 1,241,806
Posted By Blixa
that's awesome. someone needs to photoshop a...

that's awesome. someone needs to photoshop a coffee cup instead.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,631
Views: 251,788
Posted By Blixa
As far as regular meets go, I know there's a...

As far as regular meets go, I know there's a "bikes and breakfast" meet in Clifton every month, I think the first Sunday. There's also a local BMW club - BMWBMW (http://www.bmwbmw.org/forums/) -...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By Blixa
I don't know anything about the CB500X (other...

I don't know anything about the CB500X (other than I think it looks really cool), but if money is the issue, a pre-2008 F650GS is essentially the same bike as a G650GS and can be found for much less...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29,487
Views: 1,628,154
Posted By Blixa
She's beautiful. Congratulations!

She's beautiful. Congratulations!
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
It doesn't stick out at all? With mine, the...

It doesn't stick out at all? With mine, the centerstand foot blocks the sidestand from retracting all the way. I don't feel comfortable riding around with it hanging out a few inches. Unless...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
Good to know. Thank you.

Good to know. Thank you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By Blixa
I didn't know about it, but it'll be on my radar...

I didn't know about it, but it'll be on my radar for next year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By Blixa
Looks like fun! Drink a keg for me. :D

Looks like fun! Drink a keg for me. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
The reviewer said that his sidestand got pulled...

The reviewer said that his sidestand got pulled down when he hit a bump, and attributed it to a weak spring in the sidestand and the weight of the Altrider foot. I haven't read any other complaints...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
Thanks. I was checking that out yesterday, but...

Thanks. I was checking that out yesterday, but read a review on Revzilla that said it would drag the sidestand down. The reviewer had a 2014 XC. Have you had any similar issues with yours? That's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,631
Views: 251,788
Posted By Blixa
I remember it being absolutely nuts, in the best...

I remember it being absolutely nuts, in the best way possible. A small venue (bar in Chinatown) packed to the walls, everyone dancing and cheering. An awesome vibe.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
Thanks for the info. I might be able to scrounge...

Thanks for the info. I might be able to scrounge up some extra sheet metal. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,631
Views: 251,788
Posted By Blixa
He didn't list bear spray, so probably not. ...

He didn't list bear spray, so probably not.

Good luck on the trip! I saw Gogol Bordello once in a Bulgarian bar in NYC about 10 yes ago. Great show. And the grumpy cat decal has me in stitches.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
But... But it's not cute. :D That's a good...

But... But it's not cute. :D
That's a good idea. Seems simple enough to do. What is the base made of/from?
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,931
Posted By Blixa
In case this is useful to anyone, the DSBP...

In case this is useful to anyone, the DSBP sidestand enlarger does not fit with the Triumph center stand. The new foot hits the center stand when retracted, so that it sticks out a few inches. It's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By Blixa
You won't be disappointed. All of the roads down...

You won't be disappointed. All of the roads down there are fantastic.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,950
Posted By Blixa
I have to RSVP closer to the date, but I am very...

I have to RSVP closer to the date, but I am very interested.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,853
Posted By Blixa
Awesome! Subscribed. :thumb

Awesome! Subscribed. :thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Blixa
I live in Alexandria and work in DC. It's prime...

I live in Alexandria and work in DC. It's prime tourist season now, so you'll deal with the fanny-pack contingent no matter the day. If you go during the week and avoid rush hour (get here after 10...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9,797
Views: 3,088,705
Posted By Blixa
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,784
Posted By Blixa
Wonderful RR. Makes me really long to do another...

Wonderful RR. Makes me really long to do another trip down the BRP - one of my favorite roads of all time. I'd love to hear more about the dirt Cherohala Skyway, if you can share any deets. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By Blixa
Check out the conversation mid-page and on the...

Check out the conversation mid-page and on the next:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=441434&page=950

I posted a link to the levers I used, someone else posted a photo with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,690,642
Posted By Blixa
All of the big online stores sell a clutch lever...

All of the big online stores sell a clutch lever made by Parts Unlimited that will fit your bike. I paid about $5 for one about a year ago, and bought a couple "just in case." I recommend replacing...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,331
Posted By Blixa
Wow that's beautiful. Front page material for...

Wow that's beautiful. Front page material for sure.
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Blixa
I'm a n00b, how does this work? Do both of you...

I'm a n00b, how does this work? Do both of you stand when the going gets tough? Does one stand and the other gets a faceful of butt? One inquiring mind would like to know.

Edit - curiosity got...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 21,083
Posted By Blixa
Denis - hope you get to check out the coast. I...

Denis - hope you get to check out the coast. I did a road trip once all over Ireland and I remember the coasts had some of the most spectacular scenery I had ever witnessed. Connemara, Galway, the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By Blixa
Get Barkbuster handguards and you won't have to...

Get Barkbuster handguards and you won't have to worry about broken levers. Or just buy a bunch of $5 Parts Unlimited levers and carry an extra with you.

Edit: what Schlug said.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,690,642
Posted By Blixa
Fantastic photos - truly front page material.

Fantastic photos - truly front page material.
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