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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Train.

Train.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Go to their track calendar page for November,...

Go to their track calendar page for November, listed as Holiday laps.
I got an email notice from them, attend frequently since I live in the area.

http://virnow.com/track/calendar/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
VIR charity laps Fri Nov 7.

VIR is running their charity laps on Friday Nov 7. Cost $25 donation to Salvation Army. Ride anything you want on their track - at their mandated speeds.

check their website for info.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,881
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average....

I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average. Wife has me limited to four at a time though. Working on her.
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Well, at least you are still in one piece and can...

Well, at least you are still in one piece and can try again.
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,600
Views: 613,514
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Apologies. My bad.

Apologies.
My bad.
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,600
Views: 613,514
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Sweet sidecars?

Found this while browsing craiglist looking at sidecars in my area. My first though is :topes.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/4643982816.html
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
YES. All the areas you mentioned have some fun...

YES.
All the areas you mentioned have some fun roads to ride - from mild to wild. Best area I've ever been for just wandering and riding.
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,298
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
They are as reliable as your wallet.

They are as reliable as your wallet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'll trade you a handful of hats for a couple...

I'll trade you a handful of hats for a couple cases of beer.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
My search led me away from Western NC due to the...

My search led me away from Western NC due to the crowds and cost of living, becoming quite gentrified.
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I was going to offer my $0.02 worth but Scout Dad...

I was going to offer my $0.02 worth but Scout Dad did an excellent job of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 103,144
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I live on the BRP and yes it's a good place to...

I live on the BRP and yes it's a good place to ride but please don't ignore the sights and super riding areas around it. If anyone wants to spend some time wandering the region feel free to PM me for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'll be up to the va section of the BRP Thurs if...

I'll be up to the va section of the BRP Thurs if you strike out elsewhere. Can pick one up in Greensboro at BMW dealer and bring with me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I've worked with the DMV inspectors on a few...

I've worked with the DMV inspectors on a few projects and found them to be as expected but willing to offer assistance to get required paperwork done, freaking tons of it can be required so it ain't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Not sure if this is close enough to your final...

Not sure if this is close enough to your final destination for you to consider - Hungry Mothers State Park in VA has good campgrounds and freaking great riding.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I thoroughly approve of your route through VA,...

I thoroughly approve of your route through VA, hwy 16 great and a trip thru Burkes Garden is pure genius. General store there run by a Mennonite lady and is a good place for a food break. I live in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Floyd VA for an afternoon and night; hotels,...

Floyd VA for an afternoon and night; hotels, upscale shops, plenty of restaurants.
GalaxVA for a night. Chateau Morrisette winery and restaurant, Mt. Vale Vineyard has a nice cabin for a night,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Summersville WVa. Know better than to blast...

Summersville WVa.
Know better than to blast through I77 / I81 in VA else it would rank up there too.
I85 bypass around Greensboro - way too frequent to be a coincidence.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,865
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Been traveling a fair bit for the last two years...

Been traveling a fair bit for the last two years since we both retired early. Found myself consistently wishing for a smaller dual purpose bike to explore interesting areas leisurely.
Wife rides but...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,095
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Turned 18,000 today on the Ural - only issue so...

Turned 18,000 today on the Ural - only issue so far is all the beer people buy me when talking about it.
Yes, they have issues and are not for everyone. Slow, cranky, high maintenance.
Effing love...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,709
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
A lot depends upon what your expectations are. ...

A lot depends upon what your expectations are.
I thoroughly enjoy riding a hack and when I daydream about "the next" bike it's invariably a hack. As a completely satisfied (!) Ural owner I...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Highway 16 from W VA to the BRP and follow it.

Highway 16 from W VA to the BRP and follow it.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Can't really tell you how best to get here but...

Can't really tell you how best to get here but can mention a "few of my favorite places".
Hwy 52 down to here is sorta scenic, not a slab, and mostly forgiving to lower speed cruising. Hwy 16 is...
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I'd grab dads bike and ride it for a year and...

I'd grab dads bike and ride it for a year and make sure I loved it. It's a keeper for more than one reason.
Web is full of people looking to sell Urals that didn't live up to their expectations,...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,698
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Couple of non-Ural rigs listed over on Soviet...

Couple of non-Ural rigs listed over on Soviet Steeds.
Forum: Americas 08-28-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
agree with avoiding BMW, though we have a 650 and...

agree with avoiding BMW, though we have a 650 and another - go with a Honda or the Triumph (that I found solid but under powered).
Tour of the south would be interesting. Ever heard of "The Crooked...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Check Soviet Steeds, one of the active members is...

Check Soviet Steeds, one of the active members is an Atlanta area resident.
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Where you recently Uraling in Glacier along the...

Where you recently Uraling in Glacier along the Going-to-the-Sun Road? Passed another Ural, might have been either Sunday 8/17 or Monday, that had a monkey and at least one dog.

Good video, love...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Yes, speed limits enforced on I77 at Fancy Gap / Hillsville

Yeah that section of I77 gets a lot of attention after all the mass pileups and deaths caused by fog on the road as clouds and cars vie for the same space at Fancy Gap. Locals avoid the road out of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 103,071
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
1972 Moto Guzzi Ambassador

http://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/mcy/4612079036.html

local if anyone interested.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 103,071
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Kendon dual trailer $1,700

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4615169676.html

saw this ad this morning and thought it was a pretty good deal, not mine.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 587,667
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Moto Guzzi 1972 Ambassador

http://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/mcy/4612079036.html

Not mine. Am local if anyone interested.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 37,493
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Turning 60 soon - it's about time! Bought my...

Turning 60 soon - it's about time!
Bought my first motorcycle in 1971 and owned at least one ever since. Retired 2 years ago to go ride my motorcycle, that's what I consider a good balance between...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Dealer can also provide recommendation for...

Dealer can also provide recommendation for insurance and assist with title and tag paperwork. If not - check other dealers in region.
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Let me know if you're looking for a place to park...

Let me know if you're looking for a place to park car and trailer in Fancy Gap.
Forum: Americas 08-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,715
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Looks like you have your budget well covered.

Looks like you have your budget well covered.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Good for you! Great area to live and play. I...

Good for you!
Great area to live and play. I seriously doubt you will be disappointed. Motorcycling heaven and a great place to raise a family. Well educated community with lots going on.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 40,695
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
took a ride in that area this week and found some...

took a ride in that area this week and found some interesting roads that were new to me. Took Buffalo Mtn road off the BRP to Hwy 58, turned right towards Floyd and took Camp 5 Rd (VA hwy dept has...
Forum: Hacks 08-06-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,505
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Just ride. Enjoy what you have and lust for the...

Just ride. Enjoy what you have and lust for the next. - in 3 years!
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