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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
Either Francois or I will try to be there....

Either Francois or I will try to be there. Business is finally slowing down a little and one of us can bust out on a Saturday. Probably. :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,162
Posted By workerant
I'll be daytripping from Maryville, TN on...

I'll be daytripping from Maryville, TN on Saturday. Not sure if I'll be driving, carpooling with machinebuilder (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=94073) or riding my Dakar, but I'll be there.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 18,901
Posted By workerant
Kenda and I are out. That's the same weekend as...

Kenda and I are out. That's the same weekend as AIM Expo (http://www.aimexpousa.com/) in Whorelando. You'll have to have fun without us, somehow.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
I imagine they'll clean this up right quick but...

I imagine they'll clean this up right quick but there was a large tree down today on FS126 (Bald River Rd) between Holly Flats and Green Cove.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,830
Posted By workerant
I have an airhead hack. It's a 1988 R100GS with a...

I have an airhead hack. It's a 1988 R100GS with a Sputnik car on a DMC frame. My monkey is a 24-pound Border Collie mutt named Kenda.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 312,681
Posted By workerant
I took Kenda the Wonder Mutt to the ADV Old...

I took Kenda the Wonder Mutt to the ADV Old School rally in Cruso, NC this past weekend.

On the way there: "Are you sure about this, Mom?"
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
Kenda and I are home safe and sound. Thanks for...

Kenda and I are home safe and sound. Thanks for an awesome time, YFFs! I look forward to seeing everyone's pictures; I was a camera slacker and took like three pictures.

In case you need to know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
Yup. I had the sidecar rig there last night....

Yup. I had the sidecar rig there last night. Turnout was light, probably because of the crap weather in the morning when everyone was making the "Should I ride or drive today?" decision.

So,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
And take the question mark off my name. I'll be...

And take the question mark off my name. I'll be there for sure, with the hack and pup (unless the weather just gets ugly.)

I'll feed Kenda a chip for you, Paul.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
I already talked to Phil. :clap

I already talked to Phil. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
I'm looking for some peer pressure, being stuck...

I'm looking for some peer pressure, being stuck in analysis paralysis as I am. Should I ride my modern F650 Dakar and partake of any dualsport shenanigans that might occur, or should I ride my R100GS...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
Two; Friday and Saturday. Hopefully.

Two; Friday and Saturday. Hopefully.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 17,786
Posted By workerant
If the sun and moon align I might be able to make...

If the sun and moon align I might be able to make it with the airhead hack and a tent. Probably no dog this time, though. She's still reducing from all those chips Bollocks fed her at Tellico.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 218,943
Posted By workerant
My husband, gaprunr, used to commute Deal's Gap...

My husband, gaprunr, used to commute Deal's Gap every day (hence his username, duh.) He got a tag for his DR650 that said GAPRUNR. One of our friends looked at it, thought for a moment, and said...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 101,946
Posted By workerant
South of Routt NF on the Continental Divide...

South of Routt NF on the Continental Divide Trail.

http://workerant.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/CD-Ride/i-GqBnNBb/0/L/P1000720-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,545
Posted By workerant
In. Dress warm, noobs.

In.

Dress warm, noobs.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,594
Posted By workerant
Neither of these photos is mine. The WERA...

Neither of these photos is mine.

The WERA GNF a few years ago. Nobody was seriously hurt....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,687
Posted By workerant
March Moto Madness 2013 ...

March Moto Madness 2013

http://workerant.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MMM13/i-6zpjn3S/0/L/IMG_1081-L.jpg

Full moon that night. Come to think of it, that explains a lot.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
Make room in your calendar August 17-18 and head...

Make room in your calendar August 17-18 and head over to the Trials Training Center in Sequatchie for the 2013 Tennessee Knockout. It's an extreme endurocross (think trials terrain on 450s) event and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 34,288
Views: 8,412,782
Posted By workerant
I think I speak for all of us when I say ...

I think I speak for all of us when I say

PLEASE DON'T COME BACK.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34,288
Views: 8,412,782
Posted By workerant
So this happened yesterday. That's me on the...

So this happened yesterday. That's me on the Dakar. I was going 20mph with my four-ways on, escorting a truck over the hill. This retread from Florida came around the bend in my lane and JUST BARELY...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
This year's Knoxville Ride for Kids was blessed...

This year's Knoxville Ride for Kids was blessed with perfect weather yet sadly, turnout was not great. The event raised $63,357 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. If you can, plan to make time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
I led a BMW ROK (http://www.bmwrok.org/)...

I led a BMW ROK (http://www.bmwrok.org/) dualsport ride through the Gap on Sunday. Traffic was light because of the dodgy weather but we encountered literally no delay getting through the one-lane...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
Hi Chris! :wave

Hi Chris! :wave
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
I'll be there working. Should be a hell of a...

I'll be there working. Should be a hell of a show. :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
This is in WNC but it affects ETN dualsporters: ...

This is in WNC but it affects ETN dualsporters:

Tatham Gap will be closed indefinitely (http://www.grahamstar.com/articles/2013/04/25/news/doc5154750b71567430265678.txt)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
Well, Mossy_Crk and I went to Thumper Thaw in...

Well, Mossy_Crk and I went to Thumper Thaw in Stecoah, NC. We had one good day of riding before the Rain Apocalypse started. Nonetheless, a good time was had by all and if you haven't checked out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
O rly? I'm working the event and hadn't heard...

O rly? I'm working the event and hadn't heard this. In fact, I sat with Charlie for like three hours this afternoon and STILL hadn't heard this. I'll have my Gas Gas there for the Wagner Cup... :clap...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 31,245
Posted By workerant
This weekend is the Hickory Hills Observed Trials...

This weekend is the Hickory Hills Observed Trials event at Joe Terry's place in Lenoir City. It's an STRA-sanctioned trials competition that goes from 9am 'til early afternoon both Saturday and...
Forum: Trials 03-30-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 76,263
Posted By workerant
Hickory Hills Open Trials April 20/21 in Lenoir...

Hickory Hills Open Trials
April 20/21 in Lenoir City, TN


This STRA event will be held at Joe Terry's place at 922 Hwy 70 West, Lenoir City, TN, near Knoxville. Gates open Friday at noon, free...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
Just got home and posted my pictures. Ironically,...

Just got home and posted my pictures. Ironically, I didn't get any of the big ride I led (someone else did, though, and I hope he posts up!) but I got a few of the bike games and the campfire...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
And on that note, I'm publishing the .gpx file...

And on that note, I'm publishing the .gpx file for the ride I will lead on Saturday. You can download it here (http://www.dualsporttouring.com/MapFiles/MMM%202013%20Megans%20Ride.GPX).

My ride is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
That sounds about right.

That sounds about right.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
There will be rides for people who did NOT pack...

There will be rides for people who did NOT pack shovels! I'll be leading a couple of nice-clean-gravel rides for anyone who wants to join me. You'd be fine with me on either a DR or an XT, so bring...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 312,681
Posted By workerant
Truth. Kenda doesn't, but she spends most of the...

Truth. Kenda doesn't, but she spends most of the time in the sidecar lying on the floor of the tub so it's not a big deal.
...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By workerant
As the happy owner of both a hack and a trials...

As the happy owner of both a hack and a trials bike... you posted in the wrong forum. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
This is why I'm wary about sex-segregating riding...

This is why I'm wary about sex-segregating riding events: "women's" events are usually geared toward novices and not all women are novices. It's patronizing and infantilizing to make the women's ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,179
Posted By workerant
Hi everybody! Looks like I'll be leading a...

Hi everybody! Looks like I'll be leading a women's ride on Saturday, March 23. I'm planning on doing gravel roads in varying stages of decay but nothing super-technical.

I'll post more details...
Forum: Trials 11-29-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,132
Posted By workerant
:nod The gang I ride trials with are mostly...

:nod The gang I ride trials with are mostly older ex-racers too. At 41, I'm one of the young'uns. We're always trying to lure younger riders to our Sunday play dates.

Our riders are on a...
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