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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By SpeedyR
I'm shocked how often this is still happening....

I'm shocked how often this is still happening. Meet the person at a police station if you are going somewhere. Or don't remove it from the trailer. Put a disk lock on it. Etc etc.

Place another...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 276,742
Posted By SpeedyR
now all it needs is some black wheels and it...

now all it needs is some black wheels and it would look great!!!

:evil:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By SpeedyR
+1 on removal otherwise it will leave you...

+1 on removal otherwise it will leave you stranded some day..
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,909
Posted By SpeedyR
it seems like there's a glut of used SE's on the...

it seems like there's a glut of used SE's on the market currently. prices seem to reflect that but the "cheap" ones are going quickly I would guess. I know of two for sale (one officially, one kinda)...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,909
Posted By SpeedyR
I know of at least two for sale in the SouthEast...

I know of at least two for sale in the SouthEast (Georgia) that are pretty clean examples. if you are interested I can provide contact info for either...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,958
Posted By SpeedyR
I've got it but trying to figure out about...

I've got it but trying to figure out about posting it. I'll be with you shortly. Was hoping to find links to the article online but no luck so far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
it was pretty wet. I've only been up it two other...

it was pretty wet. I've only been up it two other times so no real frame of reference but I had a good time. Hard to tell on the video how often the rear tried to catch up to the front tire (a few...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,387
Views: 1,667,583
Posted By SpeedyR
not a photo but video of my ride last Friday in...

not a photo but video of my ride last Friday in North GA. I was solo and it was raining most of the day so the trails were a bit wet and the streams were a bit bigger than usual, but it was still a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
north GA 950 solo ride in the rain

video from my ride last Friday. left ATL in the early afternoon, headed north by way of dawsonville, started raining. Then TWOS for lunch (more rain), flatlands, then south on more FS roads, stopped...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,958
Posted By SpeedyR
Pm sent. Send it to me, I'll post it.

Pm sent. Send it to me, I'll post it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
Thanks to MrTwisty for showing me around windy...

Thanks to MrTwisty for showing me around windy gap, Tibbs, milma today. Sorry my mechanical had to cut our exploring short, but I enjoyed the ride. Took me a bit to find my groove again on the little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
Have no idea what the trails are like or how they...

Have no idea what the trails are like or how they connect but my understanding is we are going up Tibbs and down windy gap? Sounded like a good loop to me. But I don't know the area. :) I just want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
these are the directions I found online.. does...

these are the directions I found online.. does this sound right? looking at google maps it doesn't make sense but I've never been there. :)

see ya'll sunday morning.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,909
Posted By SpeedyR
it all depends upon what mods it has and what...

it all depends upon what mods it has and what condition and mods you want. I paid $10500 for mine, and it had about 8-9k miles on it. But it had all of the good stuff that I wanted on it, was not too...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By SpeedyR
when i drop my 950 (often) I find the best way to...

when i drop my 950 (often) I find the best way to restart is to give it full throttle while thumbing the starter. do this for a couple of seconds, it catches and you are off to the races again....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By SpeedyR
any reason to not use Rotella T6 5w-40? it's MA...

any reason to not use Rotella T6 5w-40? it's MA rated (motorcycles), fine on clutches, easy to find in gallon sizes locally, and pretty inexpensive.

I know Rekluse recommends Rotella for their...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 238,743
Posted By SpeedyR
here's a link to some of the original files...

here's a link to some of the original files (youtube does a lot of compression). the files are a bit larger but the video quality is much higher:

http://www.planetadams.com/media/movies/

They...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
it's funny watching the video I always think to...

it's funny watching the video I always think to myself "just gas it ya big pu$$y".. then I'm reminded that when you do pull the pin in the beast it goes wherever you have it pointed, quickly! In the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
so is next sunday for Windy Gap/tibbs on? where...

so is next sunday for Windy Gap/tibbs on? where and when to meet?

some friends rode it on their way back from the TN national MX race. they went up and down windy gap and tibbs, did 3 or 4 loops...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By SpeedyR
I"m in roughly the same boat with my 276c being...

I"m in roughly the same boat with my 276c being on it's last legs. Although I am not in as much of a dire need for my GPS (it's hard to get "that" lost in georgia USA).

From my research the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
As long as you are close to 650 I don't see...

As long as you are close to 650 I don't see anyone protesting you. :rofl

I might question a drz4 but just about anything else is fair game. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
HP Hare Scramble video

also finally got around to editing some video from the Highland Park Hare Scramble race last month that I did on the 950. I got mud on the lens about 2/3 of the way around the first lap so didn't get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
i rode up around suches area yesterday. started...

i rode up around suches area yesterday. started around Dawsonville/(first section? kinda muddy with the rain we have been having) and hit dirt most of the way to TwoS. Great traction, no dust and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 238,743
Posted By SpeedyR
Highland Park Hare Scramble race on 950...

did a little hare scramble race last month at Highland Park, georgia on my 07 950. I'll write up a full "ride" report, but for now at least the video is up. because of the music you won't be able to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 49,786
Posted By SpeedyR
I've bought a lot of stuff from Anothony (the...

I've bought a lot of stuff from Anothony (the parts manager) at southern over the years as he can get any of the major brand/distributor stuff quickly (like next day in most cases). I call him when...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
I'm definitely riding Friday. plan to lunch at...

I'm definitely riding Friday. plan to lunch at TWOS and just wander around I don't know the dirt roads very well so will just turn on the GPS and wander. If anyone is in the area or wants to ride...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By SpeedyR
no no

no
no
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By SpeedyR
keep it simple. water in oil no yes

keep it simple.
water in oil
no
yes
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By SpeedyR
I would have of thought that if it's set up...

I would have of thought that if it's set up properly the hp wouldn't make any difference. The only difference between the stock clutch and the rekluse is the idiot that's trying to modulate the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
anyone riding Friday? slim chance I may have most...

anyone riding Friday? slim chance I may have most of the day free to do some riding. would be leaving ATL around 10am, not sure when I have to be back, depending upon a few things, I may camp at TWOS...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By SpeedyR
I really want one for my 950 but I ride it a lot...

I really want one for my 950 but I ride it a lot of time on single track and exploring. I've done a couple of hare scrambles and find I was stalling in some corners and loosing time (I have a rekluse...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,845
Posted By SpeedyR
there are times that I really consider purchasing...

there are times that I really consider purchasing one of the Warn winches for the bike. One snow stake and a winch and about 20 minutes and you'd be thru there and on your way.

down here, it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,766
Posted By SpeedyR
any rough idea of costs? I love me some Ohlins...

any rough idea of costs? I love me some Ohlins but at the prices it'll be a while before I can afford that bling. I've got SPS that was on my SE when I bought it but riding harder and racing hare...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By SpeedyR
maybe it's me but that's a decent price for not...

maybe it's me but that's a decent price for not too many miles. Yes there are still 10k mile SE's out there, but they are getting harder to find. The big question is what has been done to it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
was driving home from the mountains yesterday...

was driving home from the mountains yesterday (sunday) and saw a KTM on the side of 400 around the Mansel exit headed south. I was in the far left and didn't see him till I was well past, but...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By SpeedyR
a little progress. shut down the imac and...

a little progress. shut down the imac and restarted with no programs running except mapinstall. changed the settings to have it not go to sleep. Used a different USB cord (no idea why just had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29,837
Views: 2,201,855
Posted By SpeedyR
worth a call to see if Union Powersports has one...

worth a call to see if Union Powersports has one in stock. I know in the past two of the guys that worked there both rode KLRs so they might have the parts there..

Union Powersports, Inc.
1741...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By SpeedyR
It finished this morning, but even after I closed...

It finished this morning, but even after I closed the mapinstaller it still said "uploading data" on the GPS. I waited another 30 minutes after closing the program and it was just stuck on that page....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By SpeedyR
yes direct to the unit. I've always used this in...

yes direct to the unit. I've always used this in the past and never took this long. i'm only uploading like 4 map segments (GA and AL) and it's been running about 6 hours and still saying it's got 8...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-16-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By SpeedyR
mapinstaller on mac super slow?

it's been a while since I've changed the maps on my 276C but I am trying to add a few maps. still have the room on the garmin memory card and left a bit of extra space in there. Trying to upload ...
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