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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
I'm afraid I have little clue where this new tag...

I'm afraid I have little clue where this new tag might be. I'm still in the moving in process just getting back from New Mexico last night, think I've driven I20 enough. But anyway I think I'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-25-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
Someone was up early:snore

Someone was up early:snore
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13,292
Views: 1,814,080
Posted By barko1
I had a Vega with the hot racing stripe, on the...

I had a Vega with the hot racing stripe, on the way to the dealer to pick up a new Mustang the Vega, the trade in, started billowing huge clouds of white smoke. Got some speed (relative term),...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 431,494
Posted By barko1
Loud, stinky, and weird, ok for a bike, maybe not...

Loud, stinky, and weird, ok for a bike, maybe not a date.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,504
Posted By barko1
This is where I ended up. ...

This is where I ended up.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/20/086d62a7f62c08d55f08dafba25ee07f.jpg
I think it's going to be good, only downside is summer humidity. Great riding, all Adv's...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 586,966
Posted By barko1
Thanks for the nicely done report!

Thanks for the nicely done report!
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 251,163
Posted By barko1
Anyone use the weight distributng hitch? I have...

Anyone use the weight distributng hitch? I have to drag a heavy trailer 1600 miles and I thought that would make it easier.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,056
Posted By barko1
Just discovered this thread! I've been here, in...

Just discovered this thread! I've been here, in higher ed for 25 years. NM has lots of troubles, hard to climb out with so much poverty, but might want to check facts. Teen pregnancy is down...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By barko1
If you are going to Birmingham Barbers Museum is...

If you are going to Birmingham Barbers Museum is a must, world class facility. You mentioned the SW and seems like you have plenty of time. Anything South (I am just moving to GA from NM) is starting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
Good grab, I was up near Hiawassee yesterday,...

Good grab, I was up near Hiawassee yesterday, maybe when you were down there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,504
Posted By barko1
That is even more true in much of NM. Lots of...

That is even more true in much of NM. Lots of federal land for dirt riding but not many paved roads and getting to those in the summer can be rough with the heat. The population density out West is...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 431,494
Posted By barko1
:clap Looks great

:clap Looks great
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,504
Posted By barko1
I'm the OP on this thread and have just gotten...

I'm the OP on this thread and have just gotten relocated, but in Georgia rather than CO. Wife figured out she really wanted to be closer to her kids so I left the desert SW after 25 years. A big...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
Here ya go, helping me explore this territory ...

Here ya go, helping me explore this territory
http://barko1.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-FP9XhSh/1/XL/DSCN0646-XL.jpgAnd a new one
http://barko1.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-9psXHGm/1/XL/DSCN0649-XL.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
I did see a Harley and what I thought was a...

I did see a Harley and what I thought was a Triumph twin, great day for riding, good number of bikes out, and a few ADV's :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
I waited, but home is pretty close. I thought I...

I waited, but home is pretty close. I thought I saw a machine there but ws near the end of the journey. I should have found you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
Thanks, I did go through Hiawassee after missing...

Thanks, I did go through Hiawassee after missing a turn in Helen, headed to Blairsville and then South to Cleveland (great road). 75 North from Helen has lots of slippery tar snakes. So you saw the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
Oops, guess I have to ride somewhere new tomorrow...

Oops, guess I have to ride somewhere new tomorrow :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,109
Views: 368,338
Posted By barko1
http://barko1.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-VnDzbVv/1/L...

http://barko1.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-VnDzbVv/1/L/tri%20day_31-L.jpg
First time playing tag.

So here is a new one

http://barko1.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-XHfG6nj/1/L/tri%20day_33-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,233
Posted By barko1
Around 60" of rain a year compared to maybe 7 the...

Around 60" of rain a year compared to maybe 7 the last couple of years. The high "peaks" are under 5000' and I'm around 1450', but the multitude of twisty and undulating roads is amazing. I got the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
So I went looking for 17 Lumber and went all down...

So I went looking for 17 Lumber and went all down 17 through Clarkesville and found nothing, then found it 1/2 mile North of my house:lol3 Mark gave me a name, another Mark, who came today to look...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 431,494
Posted By barko1
Nice tire combination, and seat tank interface,...

Nice tire combination, and seat tank interface, and I wonder why the rear wheel doesn't seem tire line up with the fender??
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
I,ll try to get there tomorrow. I'm on Hwy 17....

I,ll try to get there tomorrow. I'm on Hwy 17. Have 4 bikes here now, hope to get out for a ride this week.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
OnceI build a garage it'll be for sale :deal ...

OnceI build a garage it'll be for sale :deal Where is the sidecar?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,233
Posted By barko1
I'm enjoying all this garage planning discussion....

I'm enjoying all this garage planning discussion. i'm moving out of the Rockies to a new home just South of Helen GA and 1st order of business is to build a new garage. The house has a standard 2...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 431,494
Posted By barko1
Wonder if he has cable or needs a dish?

Wonder if he has cable or needs a dish?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
Making progress ...

Making progress
http://barko1.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/For-Sale/Motos-for-sale-1/i-nNjdtxF/0/L/tri%20day_30-L.jpg
There are a couple of bikes in there:lol3 One more will go in the truck bed and one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By barko1
I just bought between Clarkesville and Helen,...

I just bought between Clarkesville and Helen, can't say that I know much since I'm from NM. Some agents seem to stick pretty close to their home territory, some cover more. I bought with Rona Asman...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,868
Posted By barko1
Yellowstone is great and the later you can be...

Yellowstone is great and the later you can be there the better. Even September the campgrounds will fill, more people have decided September is the time to be there. Great nearly empty campground...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
Thanks, trying to avoid staining but may do a...

Thanks, trying to avoid staining but may do a fence. Need a fence contractor/builder as well, and a woodstove guy, and a railroad tie wall guy...:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
Good idea on the hardware store, yeah I want...

Good idea on the hardware store, yeah I want someone familiar with pole barns. What type of work do you do?
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,771
Posted By barko1
:rofl Any wage loafers out there?

:rofl Any wage loafers out there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,250
Posted By barko1
I don't want to jinx anything, been enough...

I don't want to jinx anything, been enough glitches, but it is looking positive that I will move in the 20th:clap. Stay a couple days and then drag my big trailer back west to collect much of my...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 431,494
Posted By barko1
Good argument for capital punishment.

Good argument for capital punishment.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13,292
Views: 1,814,080
Posted By barko1
I have one for sale with KX forks, big tanks...

I have one for sale with KX forks, big tanks more, plated in NM. Come get it. I'm moving!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,981
Posted By barko1
Exactly, kind of depends on what type of riding...

Exactly, kind of depends on what type of riding you plan on doing. Where I am I can ride all sorts of dirt from my garage. Where I am moving in N GA I will have great twisty roads at the end of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,981
Posted By barko1
In Las Cruces NM I can ride most days although it...

In Las Cruces NM I can ride most days although it gets chilly in the mornings, upper 20's but the summer afternoons do regularly get above 95. What that map doesn;t account for is elevation changes....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13,292
Views: 1,814,080
Posted By barko1
:eek1 3500 for a 20+ yr old KLR

:eek1 3500 for a 20+ yr old KLR
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 586,966
Posted By barko1
Oh I know the history :evil I believe he has had...

Oh I know the history :evil I believe he has had a Daytona SIII and probably a kdx and maybe 60 or 70 others.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 586,966
Posted By barko1
:rofl How many is that........ Buy my KDX and...

:rofl How many is that........ Buy my KDX and Daytona III before I have to move them. They cost about what the sales tax would be on the Motus
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