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Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Voyager II
Rich, Haven't specifically ridden Mammoth,...

Rich,

Haven't specifically ridden Mammoth, but the trails around Lake Tahoe are great. I'm sure you'll enjoy either. Altitude may be a factor. 0 to 10,000 in one day can bite. Weather...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Voyager II
Trying to follow your loop below. Can't find 678...

Trying to follow your loop below. Can't find 678 on google map. Is it Orchard Rd by Rap's Orchard? If so, it looks like a great road -- think I'll try it. thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,407
Posted By Voyager II
yeah...the crashbar may made a good tug point. ...

yeah...the crashbar may made a good tug point. let me try that. or better yet...sounds like a good reason to replace the old OEM crashbar with a new one (TT or altrider).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,407
Posted By Voyager II
The issue is pulling the GS out of a tight wheel...

The issue is pulling the GS out of a tight wheel chock in the confines of a small enclosed MC trailer. Will try the front brake technique.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,407
Posted By Voyager II
LordSmoke – did you ever find an easier way to...

LordSmoke – did you ever find an easier way to pull the bike out of the chock? <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I just installed a Pit Posse...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Denise & I had a great time too. Happy new...

Denise & I had a great time too. Happy new year!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Greg - looks good! We'll jump in at York River...

Greg - looks good! We'll jump in at York River State Park.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Greg - PM sent.

Greg - PM sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Voyager II
Resurrecting my earlier thread… As a reminder…I’m...

Resurrecting my earlier thread… As a reminder…I’m heading to Colorado to ride my ”new-to-me” ’05 1200 GS along the Alpine Loop. So far I’ve put about 750 street miles on it. I have NO off road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
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<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p>Greg - What route are you using to get to Williamsburg? I live in Williamsburg and would like to join the group in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,382
Posted By Voyager II
Just picked up the GoPro hero4 silver. Grabbed...

Just picked up the GoPro hero4 silver. Grabbed a bunch of the mounts so I can use it in multiple activities (car/MC/bike/kayak). <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,125,247
Posted By Voyager II
Welcome from Williamsburg. That’s one heck of a...

Welcome from Williamsburg. That’s one heck of a commute, especially on a bike. Be safe.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Dang, missed the Straight Rhythm MC...

Dang, missed the Straight Rhythm MC show.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Quick story about Travis Patrana… Was stationed at Ft...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 115,726
Posted By Voyager II
Incredible photography!!! We lived in San Ramon...

Incredible photography!!! We lived in San Ramon in the late '90s and traveled these roads frequently. Wife and I were talking just yesterday about the times we would get Chinese takeout and race up...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 37,318
Posted By Voyager II
Applaud your giving back to the communities you...

Applaud your giving back to the communities you visit. Keep reaching for your dream. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,432
Posted By Voyager II
I use stabil in my stuff. Even use it in the...

I use stabil in my stuff. Even use it in the crate motor my cobra. Here in VA, I don’t put anything in deep hibernation. I try to take the toys out a couple times over the winter.
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 510,735
Posted By Voyager II
Amazing travels… Bet the stars were brilliant...

Amazing travels… Bet the stars were brilliant above your little oasis. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 87,861
Posted By Voyager II
Cool historical document. But it needs more...

Cool historical document. But it needs more PICs! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Jeff, We'll help out. As retired Army,...

Jeff,

We'll help out. As retired Army, always willing to help a Soldier out. My email is coming your way.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks...

Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks like one of the trails we're going to mountain bike (or at least try to mountain bike).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing...

You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing surviving the intense heat while mountain biking in the Utah/Colorado deserts with the freezing cold/snow of the high mountain passes. We’re guessing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep...

Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep berms like I did my CR250 at Budd’s Creek, eh? I like your point on momentum. Will keep that in the back of my mind. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Voyager II
I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do...

I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do their thing on You-Tube. There are some great BMW maintenance DVDs available from inmates on this site. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By Voyager II
Good info!!!

Good info!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Eddy – true words. Would love to attend a...

Eddy – true words. Would love to attend a school, but think I’ll muck my way through by practicing (and absorbing any wisdom I can glean from fellow inmates). Yeah, not a KTM -- but hey – the 1200...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Ware creek, eh? Yes -- I see it on goggle maps....

Ware creek, eh? Yes -- I see it on goggle maps. Will go check it out.

Funny, I have driven by the entrance in my Cobra a couple times…the road looked like a driveway. Never realized it went...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Jeff – you are spot on. Our initial plan for the...

Jeff – you are spot on. Our initial plan for the CO trip was a point to point trip where my brother & I would ride the bikes and the wives would drive the truck/trailer and we’d all met up each...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
RimBenty - Ok. I feel stupid. A Nav system like...

RimBenty - Ok. I feel stupid. A Nav system like Garmin is a GPS? Yeah – I have an old portable Garmin in my truck glove box. Let me look at mounting it on my bike. I do recall something about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Jgiacobbe - Just checked out Panther Falls...

Jgiacobbe - Just checked out Panther Falls Rd/Reservoir Rd & Wiggins Spring/Alhambra Rd on goggle maps. Looks nice. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
What do I tow with the trailer? Long story short...

What do I tow with the trailer? Long story short – my daughter got married at the Iron Horse Lodge down by the Tail of the Dragon 2 years ago. After a couple drinks, my brother and I were standing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Also – I have an enclosed MC trailer – so I’m...

Also – I have an enclosed MC trailer – so I’m willing to travel up into the mountains to find better, more scenic roads. Doesn't have to be local.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Great info! I’ll research those ideas....

Great info! I’ll research those ideas. Thanks.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Regarding skills – I’m ok. Raced amateur MX for 20 + years and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32,066
Views: 1,896,188
Posted By Voyager II
Hi – just picked up a used 2005 BMW 1200 GS and...

Hi – just picked up a used 2005 BMW 1200 GS and I’m looking for simple gravel/dirt roads to learn how to handle this beast off road. My goal is to cross the Rockies next fall, hitting as many off...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Voyager II
Wow. Great stuff. I’ll go get a Gazeteer and...

Wow. Great stuff. I’ll go get a Gazeteer and check out the other links. And AB – I may take you up on your offer – thanx.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Voyager II
Chris – yes, the trip to CO will be fun. Two...

Chris – yes, the trip to CO will be fun. Two weeks of adventure biking, mountain biking, and bar hopping. Wife & I are celebrating putting our last child through college (Go Hokies!)....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Voyager II
Excellent. Thanks for the feedback. The...

Excellent. Thanks for the feedback. The challenge I’m finding is that I’m looking for an anomaly/outlier. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Voyager II
Central VA/Tidewater BMW 1200 GS Off-Road Riding Opportunities

I’m heading out to Colorado next year to ride several off road passes (the Alpine loop, etc.) on my recently acquired ’05 R1200 GS. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Voyager II
Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our...

Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our youngest is ½ way through senior year at Virginia Tech. Think of all the farkles you can buy with no more tuition/room/board payments!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 76,687
Posted By Voyager II
Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel...

Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel strips? My gauge reads completely full until about ½ tank, then all of a sudden, the bars jump from reading full to reading ½ tank. The bars seem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Voyager II
Glad you had a good ride/visit. And...

Glad you had a good ride/visit. And congratulations on your daughter becoming a member of the tribe.
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