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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,216
Posted By rambis
Same when I took in in Georgia. A woman in her...

Same when I took in in Georgia. A woman in her late 40's got booted for dropping her bike. It wouldn't surprise me if the instructors have made exceptions but they clearly weren't with her. She...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,137
Posted By rambis
Currently 5. May trade 2 for 1 and be down to 4. ...

Currently 5. May trade 2 for 1 and be down to 4. Or maybe just 1 and some cash. Either way, I want that Super Tenere.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 32,662
Posted By rambis
Well....I'd thought about towing my horse trailer...

Well....I'd thought about towing my horse trailer with LQ so I could bring more than one bike and firewood and some other BS. Or in case anyone else wanted to go with me. I'll probably just pack...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 32,662
Posted By rambis
Anyone want to meet up for the ride up? I don't...

Anyone want to meet up for the ride up? I don't mind going a little out of the way.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-28-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 196,103
Posted By rambis
I assume you live close to the Appalachian Trail?...

I assume you live close to the Appalachian Trail? That's cool. I've got a piece of land that I'm building on that's in the Fines Creek community of Hot Springs; about a 4 mile hike/drive/ride from...
Forum: Face plant 11-21-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,369
Posted By rambis
I agree on all points. Sometimes you have to hit...

I agree on all points. Sometimes you have to hit people where it hurts(pockets) after they hit you where it hurts.

Fortunately, I've never been hit by someone like that while riding and it's...
Forum: Face plant 11-21-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,719
Posted By rambis
No doubt about that! The thing that sucks for me...

No doubt about that! The thing that sucks for me is that I'm an engineer who did transportation design after college and that was about the same time GDOT approved those things for use in our 4 lane...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 226,076
Posted By rambis
Rossi is nuts. I've ridden after a shattered...

Rossi is nuts. I've ridden after a shattered clavicle and surgery, but I figure that's a lot(too much) of pressure to put on a compound fractured leg. Hasn't it only been a month since he broke it?...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
I've thought about full timing because I'm not...

I've thought about full timing because I'm not married and work has me spending time away from home and I've been able to go to some cool places. I'll probably never do it because I like being able...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
No matter if I'll be loading a fully assembled...

No matter if I'll be loading a fully assembled bike or one without the wheels/tires, I think I'll probably find a moto dealership with a ramp to load/unload or a hill somewhere. If I have a hard...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
Thanks. Some of the shorter models might be a...

Thanks. Some of the shorter models might be a possibility. The only thing I see being a problem is the weight. I already have to take in to account the weight of: 500+ lb bike, 150 lb generator,...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
Great idea that I haven't thought about. A...

Great idea that I haven't thought about. A come-along or some type of winch would work. I would only need to get it on the tailgate and then I could position the bike/dolly up against the cab by...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
I won't be working out of the trailer. Just...

I won't be working out of the trailer. Just living. The economy and local market have forced my company to take more out of town work. When more on-site project management became available I...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
No. No cover when camping. Heck...I did a 7500...

No. No cover when camping. Heck...I did a 7500 mile cross country trip in '08 and the bike got plenty wet. Guess I hadn't looked at it that way. The cap idea is a convenience thing, too. Keep...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
I'm looking at a 28' Airstream. I like that size...

I'm looking at a 28' Airstream. I like that size because it's great usable living space for 2-4 months from home and won't limit me as much as a bigger trailer. Airstream's only toy hauler is 34'...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
The bed would only be used for hauling the bike...

The bed would only be used for hauling the bike and storing a generator. I guess I'm just worried about the bike sitting in the rain on a trip from, say, Georgia to Texas or something, though I take...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
I've thought about that, but I don't owe a lot on...

I've thought about that, but I don't owe a lot on my truck and the travel trailer isn't cheap. I plan on keeping the truck for a long time unless I have big issues. The diesel propelled Sprinters...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
Not sure if this is in the right place. My...

Not sure if this is in the right place. My apologies if it isn't. I was googling "motorcyles in truck beds" and it linked me to a thread in this sub-forum.
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,032
Posted By rambis
Trucks, motorcycles and bed caps

I need to go by a Leer store and see if they make a cap for an F250 that's tall enough that I can fit my GS under it. I do a fair amount of travel for work and I usually drive vs fly so I can haul...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By rambis
They've always had tons of power. It's the...

They've always had tons of power. It's the handling that has been seriously lacking in my non-professional opinion. I'd like to ride one and see how they are now.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By rambis
That's not saying much.

That's not saying much.
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By rambis
I was living in an apartment before I bought my...

I was living in an apartment before I bought my house and I rented a storage unit to keep my bikes in. The owners lived within the gated facility and gave me their own access code so I could come...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,442
Posted By rambis
I agree. I finally broke down and took a test...

I agree. I finally broke down and took a test ride last week(big mistake) and I like the '10 so much that I'm seriously considering selling my '08 to buy one. It's a very, very smooth bike. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By rambis
Coming from sport bikes and other lighter bikes,...

Coming from sport bikes and other lighter bikes, I think it's just the power to weight ratio of these bikes. I bought my '08 new and have since put over 20k on it. I notice maybe a little "flat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
:twitch

:twitch
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
I've got family all around the Rome, Lindale,...

I've got family all around the Rome, Lindale, Cedartown and Rockmart portion of the state. Even some in Walker County that I don't see much. I've done a decent amount of riding up there and I swear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
If I can figure out the town, finding that tag...

If I can figure out the town, finding that tag should be much easier.

Should. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
I thought the inventor had to be related to...

I thought the inventor had to be related to tires, but I can't get any names to match up to N GA towns. It was just a shot in the dark.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
Well....I'll be out of luck if I can get this tag...

Well....I'll be out of luck if I can get this tag tomorrow, but it does't look like it's going to happen unless I can figure out the town.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
I think I know who the inventor is, but I have no...

I think I know who the inventor is, but I have no idea of the town that his ancestors are from or how to find out.

I know there used to be a plant for a large tire manufacturer down HWY 27 in a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
So the place in your picture is a restaurant?

So the place in your picture is a restaurant?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
Hints? If I can figure out where this is...

Hints?

If I can figure out where this is I'll get it tomorrow. Would be my first ADV tag.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
Ok. I just found this site yesterday....

Ok. I just found this site yesterday. http://www.georgiapinhoti.org/TrailGuide/JohnsMountain.htm

Apparently, there are still sections of the trail that still use roads. I've done the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,289
Posted By rambis
Yes....it is. Cold and stiff. :lol3 Great...

Yes....it is. Cold and stiff. :lol3

Great RR.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
No, not currently. I was there when the parking...

No, not currently. I was there when the parking deck and 4 story[IIRC] addition was added. I guess it's been about 4 years.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
Have they linked up the Ga Pinhoti better? I did...

Have they linked up the Ga Pinhoti better? I did the Alabama Pinhoti to Ga Pinhoti a few years back and the Ga portion had some sections where you had to make your own trail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
I've always enjoyed taking 136 because it's a...

I've always enjoyed taking 136 because it's a decent paved road and it also crosses those national forest areas that present some good DS opportunities.

That whole area has some great paved back...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
That's the Ridge and Valley part of the state,...

That's the Ridge and Valley part of the state, also known as the Coosa Valley. I had a couple projects in that area. The Blacks Bluff Water Treatment expansion, Floyd Medical additions and Redmond...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
I haven't been in a few years, but I wonder if...

I haven't been in a few years, but I wonder if the cave is still open. Some years back they discovered a whole new[and larger] cave system that you had to spelunk a very small gap to get into.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5,928
Views: 332,545
Posted By rambis
Go check out Cave Springs. It's not too far from...

Go check out Cave Springs. It's not too far from you.
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