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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27,061
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Posted By Dirt_Dad
+1...well actually +2. I'm often filling two...

+1...well actually +2. I'm often filling two Teneres at a a time and always reach of premium if available.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27,061
Views: 5,273,419
Posted By Dirt_Dad
I was never clown-phobic before, but after...

I was never clown-phobic before, but after looking at the details in that photo that might just change.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Hell, we've had trailers 2 of the 3 previous...

Hell, we've had trailers 2 of the 3 previous years. Certainly expecting more this year.

I'm former US Army. That can give you a certain attitude about tents. In 2013 I slept in the garage bay...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27,061
Views: 5,273,419
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Over the years I've owned a 2005 and 2010 ABS...

Over the years I've owned a 2005 and 2010 ABS Wee, a 2006 Vee, and now the two Teneres. I'm no hater. Been impressed with all my Stroms.

Had a chance to try out a new generation DL650 last...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Thanks for taking on this effort Wreckchecker. ...

Thanks for taking on this effort Wreckchecker.

I do need to get back to Larry on a couple of items today, including the hats.

By the way...we're over 70 possible attendees at the moment. It...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Thanks, Steve. There's a text write up for most...

Thanks, Steve. There's a text write up for most of these routes here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=939780&page=8

I'm also going to put a link to this post on the second post...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
That sounds great. Are you also bringing the...

That sounds great. Are you also bringing the camera this year?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Don't have any water wings. I'm interested in...

Don't have any water wings. I'm interested in finding it, but don't see crossing it on my own. When it comes to big water crossings I'm more of a follower than a leader. The more people I follow,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Perfect, thanks. That's what I was wanting to...

Perfect, thanks. That's what I was wanting to know. Now if I can only get a decent day for a DR ride in the next few months.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-24-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Good stuff. Any one from that group have a route...

Good stuff. Any one from that group have a route map of what you guys did? I'd love to get the DR out there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
I believe there are only 4 people who can make...

I believe there are only 4 people who can make that claim.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,847
Views: 348,978
Posted By Dirt_Dad
As of this weekend I've now used my Klim Badlands...

As of this weekend I've now used my Klim Badlands from 26 degrees to 95 degrees. It's a bit hot at 95, and with my electrics humming away it's fine at 26 degrees. It has never leaked in hard rain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
All the forest roads were all open when I...

All the forest roads were all open when I explored up there earlier this year.

It's a shame they closed the ORV trails and have let them all grow over. I spent some great ride times with the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Thank you for taking the lead on both of these.

Thank you for taking the lead on both of these.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Nope, don't expect him this year, but he was the...

Nope, don't expect him this year, but he was the one who first worked with Romney to get it all started.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
This following is not an obligation, more of a...

This following is not an obligation, more of a way to see how many and who may be coming. Post to this thread or send me a PM and I'll add/remove you from the list. When we're a few weeks out we'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Spring 2015 - Romney, West Virginia - May 1-3

The 2015 Camp and Ride/Charity event is officially on. The weekend event started by dcstrom and Romney Cycles (http://www.romneycycles.com/aboutus.asp) back in 2012 is happening again. The date has...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27,061
Views: 5,273,419
Posted By Dirt_Dad
I also have a DR650 and a Tenere. They are a...

I also have a DR650 and a Tenere. They are a perfect compliment to each other with little to no overlap. Both bikes are a blast. Depending on your mood and what you want to do, there is always a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,093,733
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Wow... I'm pretty sure you've ruined the...

Wow...

I'm pretty sure you've ruined the chance of me ever talking my wife off her Tenere and onto a more appropriately sized bike. Anytime I've tried she's always responded with a question of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 377,892
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Sounds like we covered much of the same ground...

Sounds like we covered much of the same ground this weekend. We also rode from Romney to Elkins to Staunton on a great 3 day fall ride.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 377,892
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Today in the GW Forest. ...

Today in the GW Forest.

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/englishjr/Fall%202014/DSC03621.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/englishjr/media/Fall%202014/DSC03621.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 377,892
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Color just starting in Maryland. ...

Color just starting in Maryland.

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/englishjr/20140928_131632.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/englishjr/media/20140928_131632.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 27,061
Views: 5,273,419
Posted By Dirt_Dad
FZ1 was the most boring bike I ever owned. Sure,...

FZ1 was the most boring bike I ever owned. Sure, I could do 0-90 in about 3 seconds...in 1st gear. That was fun, if not a little overwhelming. But if you want to keep your license, you're riding a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
If you ordered and paid for a shirt I'd suggest...

If you ordered and paid for a shirt I'd suggest calling Heather at the dealership to let her know it did not arrive.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,093,733
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Looks like a great ride, George. Thanks for the...

Looks like a great ride, George. Thanks for the pics. You posting a ride report anywhere?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,667
Posted By Dirt_Dad
I agree, nice shirt. I went out to Romney this...

I agree, nice shirt. I went out to Romney this past weekend to see how they do another one of their events, "Bike Night." Actually they stopped calling it bike night and made it an all day event. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,667
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Psst...I take no credit in any form for the...

Psst...I take no credit in any form for the video. I did re-post the link that Roadinator put in the original Romney thread. I think he did a fantastic job on it...including your "Plan B."

Don't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27,061
Views: 5,273,419
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Spend 7 hours wrestling a KTM 520 EXC in tight...

Spend 7 hours wrestling a KTM 520 EXC in tight woods, be exhausted and somewhat dehydrated at the end of a humid 95 degree day, and then make that statement.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Great video. :clap Thanks for taking the...

Great video. :clap

Thanks for taking the time to put that together.





I know they were holding off on placing the shirt order until all the orders were in (I think two weeks ago). In...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Reminder, if you want a shirt, today is the last...

Reminder, if you want a shirt, today is the last day to order.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
To those who have been wondering, I have heard...

To those who have been wondering, I have heard from Ed (Whistler on Stromtrooper), our injured friend.

He tells me there are some current physical challenges he is experiencing, but his long term...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Based on the number of people who said they...

Based on the number of people who said they wanted shirts Romney has estimated their costs to print and ship will be $20.

If you are interested in a 3rd annual Camp N Ride shirt call the Romney...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Rode back out to Romney last Friday to join Kevin...

Rode back out to Romney last Friday to join Kevin and present the check to the school. Mark Gandolfi was there to represent the WV School for the Deaf and Blind.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,667
Posted By Dirt_Dad
There will be a next year. I've already had...

There will be a next year. I've already had several talks with the guys at Romney Cycles. Lot's of ideas on how to make it bigger and better next year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,667
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Great report, Mark. Thanks for sharing the...

Great report, Mark. Thanks for sharing the experience.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,667
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Always enjoy your ride reports. Looking forward...

Always enjoy your ride reports. Looking forward to see how the story unfolds. Thanks for coming and hope to see you again next year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Update... Camp N Ride T-Shirts: I spoke...

Update...

Camp N Ride T-Shirts: I spoke with Larry today regarding the interest I've seen on all three boards for Romney Cycle logo gear, event t-shirts, Romney stuff in general. He is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
An update on our injured party. I didn't make...

An update on our injured party. I didn't make the connection by name, but once I saw it was Whistler I realized he was an old forum buddy of mine that I spent a good amount of time talking to at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Thanks guys. Happy to hear everyone had a great...

Thanks guys. Happy to hear everyone had a great time.

Really enjoying the photos...keep 'em coming. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 26,364
Posted By Dirt_Dad
Dang, that's a hardcore water crossing. I'm not...

Dang, that's a hardcore water crossing. I'm not too embarassed to admit I'd be one standing on the shore with the others.

I didn't take many picture, but do have a few from the much easier...
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