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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I didn't know they had Archon Park Rangers. If I...

I didn't know they had Archon Park Rangers. If I find their forge and destroy it I can stop their technology. :D [/Starcraft] The rain doesn't look too bad this weekend, but I probably will stay...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
Thanks for the information, Kray and monjorrow...

Thanks for the information, Kray and monjorrow (and the invite). I'll post up tomorrow if I decide to try for the Friday meeting and riding. I could drag my travel trailer and truck to a Wal-Mart...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I'm considering riding up to Elizabethton Friday...

I'm considering riding up to Elizabethton Friday and possibly camping somewhere between there and Cades Cove. Maybe I can ride Parson's Branch and some other roads on the way back to Chattanooga...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By wjfawb0
In KY (no fault or first $10,000 of medical is on...

In KY (no fault or first $10,000 of medical is on you) PIP (personal injury protection) and retaining the right to sue the crap out of folks who might run you over was important. I actually sat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I use hostdime for my own webspace. It's not...

I use hostdime for my own webspace. It's not difficult, just a lot of hoops to jump through. I try to avoid all cloud storage other than my phone contact list.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I'm not very familiar with tapatalk, but it only...

I'm not very familiar with tapatalk, but it only seems useful to me for getting replies to threads. I only browse and post anything lengthy on forums using a computer. I guess I should say I only...
Forum: Face Plant 06-12-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,122
Posted By wjfawb0
I've always thought of side cases as crumple...

I've always thought of side cases as crumple zones and sliders. Best wishes on the healing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Thumb Party. Glad to see you're burning up the roads. ...

Party. Glad to see you're burning up the roads. Hopefully I can participate more here too. I think I've been getting out enough that my butt is getting used to the dirt bike seat. I haven't been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
Very sorry to hear about sandalscout. I just got...

Very sorry to hear about sandalscout. I just got on my WR250R saturday for the first time this year, and I was amazed at how well the 120 miles went that day.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
I put my 2013 WRR through about two hours of...

I put my 2013 WRR through about two hours of 70mph 5th and 6th gear highway time this weekend playing phototag. I was even able to maintain 65mph up a 4 mile 6% grade without blowing the bike up. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Chicks, man. Or Chickamauga beach. Beware the...

Chicks, man. Or Chickamauga beach. Beware the traffic cops. 20mph means 20mph.

http://www.fawbush.org/images/chick1.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Were you at the TN Treetoppers? I thought I saw a...

Were you at the TN Treetoppers? I thought I saw a bike like yours there.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Window Rock ...

Window Rock

http://www.fawbush.org/images/2015_6_6_windowrock1.jpg.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
I'll eventually start playing again. I've been...

I'll eventually start playing again. I've been spending all of my spare time wiring up welders and maintaining the fleet. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I remember blowing bubbles in the -20*F to -30*F...

I remember blowing bubbles in the -20*F to -30*F temps during the 1993 blizzard. They froze before they hit the ground. It was awesome as long as you didn't have to shovel snow. :( I lived near...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
Mine only has racks, guards, etc. I have no...

Mine only has racks, guards, etc. I have no power or drivetrain mods. I ride light offroad, fire roads, mountain roads, and a lot of pavement getting there. I went on a reunion ride in the hills...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
I think it'll work just fine. I've welded quite...

I think it'll work just fine. I've welded quite a bit, and I'd have no problem taking a homemade tool out on the trail. It's just steel, right?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
I'd like to get up that way, but I have been out...

I'd like to get up that way, but I have been out of town on bike ride reunions of sorts on the weekends. Maybe this weekend. The area looks nice on maps. I figure the upcoming notarally has people...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 92,249
Posted By wjfawb0
I will be at a biker reunion in Berea, KY on the...

I will be at a biker reunion in Berea, KY on the morning of the 20th, but you guys have fun.

http://itsybitsyfoodies.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/IMG_6768.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Turn left 90* to see this. ...

Turn left 90* to see this.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Head a little bit east to this place. Come back...

Head a little bit east to this place. Come back with your mtn bike or walking stick.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Grab south of South Pittsburg where they love...

Grab south of South Pittsburg where they love their football.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,331
Posted By wjfawb0
I took a jeep to Lusk Point and Snoopers Rock and...

I took a jeep to Lusk Point and Snoopers Rock and several trails on the east side of prentice cooper's main drag yesterday. Everything there was pretty easy for two wheels. Then I took Haley's all...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
I know the fan is working when I feel a hot...

I know the fan is working when I feel a hot sensation on my right leg at stop lights. Of course I have to look down to make sure I didn't piss myself. So far it's always been the fan. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By wjfawb0
My John Deere tractor's paper work tube had about...

My John Deere tractor's paper work tube had about two inches of water in it after sitting in a dealer lot for a year. They can condensate internally, so make sure you open them up every now and again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
I have to deliver my 5 year old daughter up there...

I have to deliver my 5 year old daughter up there sometime this weekend. Looks like a neat place. Baa. :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-12-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39,958
Views: 10,697,195
Posted By wjfawb0
Here's my DOT knobby line from 8-30-14: ...

Here's my DOT knobby line from 8-30-14:

http://www.fawbush.org/images/2014_8_30_dragon/2014_9_2_dragon_3_small.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-12-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 39,958
Views: 10,697,195
Posted By wjfawb0
I actually used that signal (pat helmet to signal...

I actually used that signal (pat helmet to signal cops ahead) on the west side of 129 last time I rode the dragon (two weeks ago?). That reminds me, I paid for my pictures, but I haven't downloaded...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19,210
Views: 1,106,050
Posted By wjfawb0
If I could replace my WRR right now I'd get...

If I could replace my WRR right now I'd get another FZ bike for longer distance photo tag and travel. I bought the WRR as a jack of all trades bike. I don't have much time to ride. Maybe in 15...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-09-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,622
Posted By wjfawb0
I blame the violent video games for my anger...

I blame the violent video games for my anger issues. Well, even though I never played them, they looked neat. Just think how good my aim would be if I had killed more on an Xbox. [/sarcasm]
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19,210
Views: 1,106,050
Posted By wjfawb0
I wired one of the CTEK quick charge indicating...

I wired one of the CTEK quick charge indicating ports to the battery. I hook a cigarette lighter outlet to it in order to run the GPS, USB charging ports, or an inverter. Unfortunately, I don't walk...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19,210
Views: 1,106,050
Posted By wjfawb0
I regret leaving my Garmin plugged in to my...

I regret leaving my Garmin plugged in to my WR250R for the last week in the basement. The bike is hooked up to the CTEK charger right now. :eek1
Forum: Road Warriors 09-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,315
Posted By wjfawb0
One of the biggest advantages of a three wheeled...

One of the biggest advantages of a three wheeled vehicle is that it is legally considered a motorcycle and does not have to meet most of the crash and safety standards of a 4+ wheel auto. The...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,622
Posted By wjfawb0
Damn bikers are crazy. :D I live on a pretty...

Damn bikers are crazy. :D I live on a pretty popular bike route in east TN, and I find that most of the spandex riders obey the rules and are courteous. The families of folks who can barely...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
I did 350 miles on Friday doing phototag, riding...

I did 350 miles on Friday doing phototag, riding the dragon at deals gap, and then finishing up on the Cherohala Skyway at night, in a thunderstorm. My butt is still recovering from that. :D I did...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49,958
Views: 10,620,600
Posted By wjfawb0
I was on the interstate yesterday and had some...

I was on the interstate yesterday and had some head shake on my stock WR250R above 70mph, but it only seemed to happen with traffic in front of me. In clean air it wasn't a problem. The shake was...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 39,958
Views: 10,697,195
Posted By wjfawb0
I was only surprised by one sportbike yesterday...

I was only surprised by one sportbike yesterday on the dragon who was passing everybody without slowing down. I'm glad he didn't get hit head on in the blind curves while he was over the line.

A...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19,210
Views: 1,106,050
Posted By wjfawb0
The joys of WR250R ownership. You like the...

The joys of WR250R ownership. You like the ziplock bag over the Garmin Nuvi? I was able to maintain 70mph up a 4% grade several times today. I even got it over 80mph a few times. The speedo was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
New tag. I put about 350 miles on the bike today....

New tag. I put about 350 miles on the bike today. Deals Gap wasn't that crowded, but riding the Cherohala in the dark during a thunderstorm was exciting.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,331
Posted By wjfawb0
Grab. ...

Grab.

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