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Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 85,315
Posted By The Opa
http://djnpics.smugmug.com/MX-Day60/i-4BppP5n/0/L/...

http://djnpics.smugmug.com/MX-Day60/i-4BppP5n/0/L/PC182744-L.jpg

So if Gary Jones made his AMMEX from this company, that would mean this moto is pre-1976. Clean for a 40 year old bike.
I was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,351
Posted By The Opa
Thank you for that. Some of this stuff is not...

Thank you for that. Some of this stuff is not all that 'intuitive' for a natural born paper map (not 18) guy. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 74,287
Posted By The Opa
Cry Can't make it this time.

Can't make it this time.
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 85,315
Posted By The Opa
I didn't even know there was a rating:lol3. ...

I didn't even know there was a rating:lol3. Helping with the bump.

<strike>Write</strike> ride on. Be safe.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,779
Posted By The Opa
A few shot I took yesterday. ...

A few shot I took yesterday.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Ride with the hooligans

Went for a ride with some of the Charlotte Hooligans group yesterday.

Augie and Numa arrive at Polkville meet, Bill and I were waiting there.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,978
Posted By The Opa
Looks lovely there Shaggie. Some of the guys I...

Looks lovely there Shaggie. Some of the guys I ride with are getting up a group ride for Saturday. Will start around 0*C and climb to an estimated high of 14*C. But the sun is supposed to shine!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,779
Posted By The Opa
Hope the Mt Mitchell access is open that day. ...

Hope the Mt Mitchell access is open that day. Closed today. Was open yesterday. I know it isn't Augie's favorite place, but I'd like to get an item from the store. The rest is all good. See you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,978
Posted By The Opa
Cool shot ...

Cool shot

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w229/Shaggienz/1_zps1a288d32.jpg

Well, they mostly all are! Congrats on the 'movin' on up' and thanks for the update. :1drink
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 316,148
Posted By The Opa
Near the Blue Ridge Parkway. ...

Near the Blue Ridge Parkway.

http://blg.nikonsrc.com/image/HcD9ZCpk0-CSPtrWTuNyIgYEMRC5Tpj02Mkf3y_7K4ydLEN72pDjD0-cZqK6FRuk9sBfSbdJtSM/item.JPG?rot=1
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
11-11-14

Went for little ride the other day with my friend Augiedog. It was meant to be a dual sport from Polkville, NC to Erwin, TN. Almost.

Curtis Creek Rd
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 163,289
Posted By The Opa
Eh? NEW TAG As a salute to veterans on...

NEW TAG


As a salute to veterans on Veterans Day

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Clue
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 163,289
Posted By The Opa
Thumb GRAB ...

GRAB


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About here : N 34.06941 W 81.15445:topes
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Some guy we found wandering around......:lol3

Some guy we found wandering around......:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24,804
Views: 1,558,590
Posted By The Opa
Yes. Clue: ...

Yes.
Clue:

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24,804
Views: 1,558,590
Posted By The Opa
:hmmmmm I can't speak for the veracity of...

:hmmmmm

I can't speak for the veracity of their claims. Thirty or forty years ago I would have dismissed them out of hand. Not so quick to dismiss these days.
I did ride up the road over one...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Messed around with some of the shots from JOR...

Messed around with some of the shots from JOR Group Ride

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...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24,804
Views: 1,558,590
Posted By The Opa
Eh? NEW TAG ...

NEW TAG


http://blg.nikonsrc.com/image/HcD9ZCpk0-CSPtrWTuNyIgYEMRC5Tpj02Mkf3y_7K4zfV44piQDHb0-cZqK6FRuk9sBfSbdJtSM/item.JPG?rot=1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24,804
Views: 1,558,590
Posted By The Opa
<a...

<a href="http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/The_Opa/media/1104141304_zpsdtyd5s5w.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p549/The_Opa/1104141304_zpsdtyd5s5w.jpg"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24,804
Views: 1,558,590
Posted By The Opa
Thumb grab ...

grab

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p549/The_Opa/1104141208_zpse2bt1cjy.jpg (http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/The_Opa/media/1104141208_zpse2bt1cjy.jpg.html)

About here: N 35.09818 W...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By The Opa
Good on ya, Andrew :thumb

Good on ya, Andrew :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Link? :deal

Link? :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Yes. Last 6 are, actually.

Yes. Last 6 are, actually.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Group Ride 11-2-14

Rode the loop I prearan the other day.

The cast of characters

Augiedog
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,779
Posted By The Opa
Those were taken sans pole mount, but while...

Those were taken sans pole mount, but while standing from an elevated vantage point; the Jocassee <strike>Lake</strike> mirage photo taken from Jumping Off Rock.


Fixed it :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,525
Posted By The Opa
xxhttp://dave6253.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-...

xxhttp://dave6253.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-Sierra-Fall-Tour/i-K6hCTsT/1/XL/DS147030-XL.jpg

So these are time exposure? What provided light(s) for shadows? Accept my 'oops' if you have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Thanks Bill. May The Lord bless you with speedy...

Thanks Bill. May The Lord bless you with speedy & complete recovery.

You might like to follow this guy. Fantastic photos. Dave's latest ride (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1019495)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Thanks Andrew. Gonna meet those boys Sunday...

Thanks Andrew. Gonna meet those boys Sunday 11-2-14 @ Spinx , 11 &14. About 30 miles gravel. Dual sport ride. 140-150 (?) miles to Saluda NC.

Don't think I knew? Congratulations!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-29-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Pre-Run

Pre-ran a possible loop yesterday.

Couple of views on the way up to Jumping Off Rock.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,525
Posted By The Opa
Thumb In. :thumb:lurk

In. :thumb:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,441
Posted By The Opa
Cool! Did you get any information who/what/why...

Cool! Did you get any information who/what/why the drovers were?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Thanks guys. It was a nice ride.

Thanks guys. It was a nice ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
LEAF RIDE Went for a ride to the BRP...

LEAF RIDE

Went for a ride to the BRP yesterday. Rode about 5 miles of it. Every pullout was packed with leafers! The gravel was good though.

First stop Harmon Field, Tryon, NC. These houses...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,723
Posted By The Opa
Tennessee Ride Went for a ride a couple...

Tennessee Ride

Went for a ride a couple weeks ago with Augiedog & Flasher. Augie started a day trip report, so I put my pictures over there (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1016432).
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,029
Posted By The Opa
Day 3

When we got up in the morning it was below freezing

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p549/The_Opa/2014/TN%20Ride%20With%20Augiedog%20and%20Flasher/DSC_3849_tonemapped_zps2e9afd9c.jpg

We...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,029
Posted By The Opa
Day 2

Trying to escape some crazed tomato pickers, we rode up a ridge that had no outlet, but the homes had terrific views of the valley. This house was for sale, so we were able to get a look at that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,029
Posted By The Opa
My food pic was later in the day. We had...

My food pic was later in the day.

We had apple cobbler at a little store precisely in the middle of ...somewhere. We met a local Hayabusa rider.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,029
Posted By The Opa
Ya, bet I'm the only one:rofl Blue sky &...

Ya, bet I'm the only one:rofl

Blue sky & Augie

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p549/The_Opa/2014/TN%20Ride%20With%20Augiedog%20and%20Flasher/DSC_3765_tonemapped_zpsd2f0d226.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,441
Posted By The Opa
Got mine at Tractor Supply. About time to...

Got mine at Tractor Supply. About time to replace it, but it is 3 yr old
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 74,287
Posted By The Opa
Just finished fixing an exhaust leak. Better...

Just finished fixing an exhaust leak. Better ride it to make sure it's fixed :wink:
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