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Forum: Racing Today, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,858
Posted By poondangle
Well, I guess I need to go back to the brewery,...

Well, I guess I need to go back to the brewery, otherwise, y'all won't have any to drink. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/18/danyry6a.jpg

Happens every time
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I'd let you borrow mine, but I'm loading up...

I'd let you borrow mine, but I'm loading up tonight, headed to NY. I'll be back Monday. Can he wait?
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,858
Posted By poondangle
Amazingly, I think I'm ready to go. Tires swapped...

Amazingly, I think I'm ready to go. Tires swapped and oil changed. Bike is ready. Doesn't really feel right not to be rushed. Now I just have to pack myself and get some good local Hampton Roads beer...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
While I'm on the subject of changing the oil,...

While I'm on the subject of changing the oil, would anyone else care to help me find the Austrian engineer that decided to put the oil drain plug right in line with the kick stand, and kick that SOB...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
Brilliant! that is what I'll do

Brilliant! that is what I'll do
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
I've been using heli-coils for 20+ years, on...

I've been using heli-coils for 20+ years, on everything from small engines all the up to and including nuclear submarines, and here's the one thing I know for sure; after installing literally...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,681
Posted By poondangle
Buy it, you wont regret it. What it saved me in...

Buy it, you wont regret it. What it saved me in time alone is worth it, not to mention I changed 2 tires, and still have all the skin on all of my knuckles. That's priceless.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
Taking a poll: I changed the oil last night, and...

Taking a poll: I changed the oil last night, and I stripped out one of the bolts on the "short" oil filter cover plate. It's back in, and hopefully it will get me through BRS this weekend. I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
All prepped and ready for BRS. Something must be...

All prepped and ready for BRS. Something must be wrong with me or the bike, or both. I'm never ready for anything 4 days earlyhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/16/7a5uzyqy.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,681
Posted By poondangle
tire changing

There was a bunch of chatter a few days ago about tire changing. I thought I would share that I bought a Baja No Pinch tire tool. I used it for the first time Sunday. I have no affiliation with this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Cool, I might give it a shot

Cool, I might give it a shot
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
General dealership bitching here: I'm looking...

General dealership bitching here: I'm looking for some Magura Blood. It's hydraulic clutch mineral oil. I went into Honda of Norfolk (my office is very close). They did not have any, but he knew...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I've always been skeptical about running those in...

I've always been skeptical about running those in an off-road tire. Especially since I run UHD tubes and race at triple digit speeds, well above what the tire or the tube are rated for. I don't want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Balancing wheels has got to be the most tedious...

Balancing wheels has got to be the most tedious tasks in the history of tasks! My ADD does not approvehttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/15/puzyse7e.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
People, but the Baja no pinch tire tool!!!!!!...

People, but the Baja no pinch tire tool!!!!!! Seriously, buy it!!!! Back tire on in less than 2 minutes. And that's with me using the tool for the first time, so there was 30 seconds wasted. Best...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Free to a good home, first person that comes to...

Free to a good home, first person that comes to get them can have them.

1. XCMH 80/100-21. The 690 just hated this front. I doubt it has 100 miles on it....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
For those of you with little ones, the 2nd annual...

For those of you with little ones, the 2nd annual Touch-A-Truck is Saturday at hunt club farms. It benefits the Junior League. Those gals do some really good work in our community. If your kids are...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,216
Posted By poondangle
I think I'll shell out a couple of extra dollars...

I think I'll shell out a couple of extra dollars to not have that graphics package.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 542,758
Posted By poondangle
From: LouisPoland in KTM 690 Enduro owners show...

From: LouisPoland in KTM 690 Enduro owners show off your bike

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ZdHkd_1qQik/VAXgEK0by0I/AAAAAAABOyo/EGaG7DddF2E/w1235-h822-no/DSC02177_4.JPG
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
It should be, I bet your inside fridge isn't made...

It should be, I bet your inside fridge isn't made by Touratech and Ohlins
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Not right now, but I tend to have a problem with...

Not right now, but I tend to have a problem with having too many bikes, so I bought the combo pack up front
Forum: Vendors 09-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 25,247
Posted By poondangle
Seven months in and about 1000 off-road miles and...

Seven months in and about 1000 off-road miles and I'll say I'm still pretty pleased with the 442. However, the bottom trim piece is coming off. I've tried to glue it, but it came off again. I guess...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,216
Posted By poondangle
Seven months in and about 1000 off-road miles and...

Seven months in and about 1000 off-road miles and I'll say I'm still pretty pleased with the 442. However, the bottom trim piece is coming off. I've tried to glue it, but it came off again. I guess...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Got this baby in the mail Friday !...

Got this baby in the mail Friday ! http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/02/re2aje5a.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Most areas the maps are very good. I've been...

Most areas the maps are very good. I've been hiking with them for years. They are extremely durable and waterproof. I'm this instance, none of that helped a damn bit.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I'm the guy that bitches about people riding...

I'm the guy that bitches about people riding where they aren't supposed to be. It really gives motorcyclist a bad name, and leads to more areas being closed to us. Then yesterday, I turned into that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Download the MVUM from the FS site.

Download the MVUM from the FS site.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Hampton Roads Chatter

Well, at that point I'm at the top of shoe creek. So I decided to ride down it. Another big mistake! It was pretty sloppy, and good grief were there a bunch of jeep guys out there. I bet there was 30...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I had a few hours yesterday to get a ride in...

I had a few hours yesterday to get a ride in before supper with the in-laws in c-ville. I unloaded at the long mountain wayside. I figured I go over to Shoe Creek and points beyond. Just a lazy ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
My pin mount is symmetrical. I've had it on and...

My pin mount is symmetrical. I've had it on and off several times, and I've never paid attention to how it goes on. I don't recall my instructions saying anything about a circular cut out, but then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I think they tell everyone that, probably an...

I think they tell everyone that, probably an insurance thing. I have an EVS G5 ballistic jersey in XL that you are more than welcome to borrow. It will fit you and it will be way less oppressively...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18,452
Views: 2,007,542
Posted By poondangle
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

Odd, I have a GPR on my '13, which should be exactly the same as your '12, and mine works great. I will be replacing the pinch bolt over the winter, because the butter in my fridge is harder than...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
You do not. A good armored jacket is all they...

You do not. A good armored jacket is all they require. However, given the heat down there, a chest protector and jersey is much cooler
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
They practically do. No joke. They have a guy...

They practically do. No joke. They have a guy that drives around the practice field in a X5 and sets up a tent and chairs for you at the rest periods. He busts out the cooler with cold drinks for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
for $800 bucks, its worth it. If you're on the...

for $800 bucks, its worth it. If you're on the fence, I recommend you just do it. You won't regret it.

Hell, if I had the time, I'd go do it again for $800
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,681
Posted By poondangle
A couple of locals were on the road, said they...

A couple of locals were on the road, said they were told the road is getting fresh gravel.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,681
Posted By poondangle
FYI, they are working on FS 87. (Rough run)With...

FYI, they are working on FS 87. (Rough run)With the heavy equipment and the rain, the road feels like riding in about 8 inches of grease spread unevenly on 10 inches if ice. They locals have had the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
FYI, they are working on FS 87. (Rough run)With...

FYI, they are working on FS 87. (Rough run)With the heavy equipment and the rain, the road feels like riding in about 8 inches of grease spread unevenly on 10 inches if ice. They locals have had the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
Awesome trip!

Awesome trip!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20,536
Views: 1,034,583
Posted By poondangle
I also recommend the super 8 which is literally...

I also recommend the super 8 which is literally about a mile (maybe less) from the performance center. Clean, affordable, and they have laundry machines.

And a Waffle House, hard to beat that
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