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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,890
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Posted By AppFan
Am I the only one that deciphers that to mean...

Am I the only one that deciphers that to mean "bike is stolen with no title and I don't want you to know where I live"?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 1,626,529
Posted By AppFan
Highlands in July and I get to bring the bike...

Highlands in July and I get to bring the bike along. Can't wait!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
I quit being lazy, followed the wires from the...

I quit being lazy, followed the wires from the tail light up into that bundle, broke out the multimeter and got tapped in. Now I just need to get some open barrel crimpers to get the GPS wires into...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Thanks Lior. I was hoping not to extend that wire...

Thanks Lior. I was hoping not to extend that wire to get there but that's what I'm going to wind up doing.
Fingers crossed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
You're right, I went with the version that has...

You're right, I went with the version that has two switched and one constant.
Do you remember where/which color wire you tapped in to for the trigger?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Show us your TransAlp modifications!

My terminology sucks when it comes to wiring, but it has the two wires that go directly to the battery and a third that is supposed to get tapped into a wire that comes on with the ignition. It's the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Does anyone know a good wire to tap into as a...

Does anyone know a good wire to tap into as a switched lead in the big bundle under the seat of an '89? My wife got me one of those Eastern Beaver fuse blocks for Christmas that I would like to get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Thanks all. Looks like the hardest part will be...

Thanks all. Looks like the hardest part will be limiting how much time I get to sneak away! I'll definitely be taking the bike along now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
The wife is renting the family a cabin in...

The wife is renting the family a cabin in Highlands for a week this summer. I'm thinking about trailering the bike up and trying to sneak in a ride or two.
What are the "must see" roads nearby? ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
I unplugged mine from the tender in hopes of the...

I unplugged mine from the tender in hopes of the first ride of the year. Didn't quite make it out :(
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
I'm pretty sure your friend was cursing under...

I'm pretty sure your friend was cursing under that helmet.
Looks like fun. That's the stuff that has me contemplating another toy. Hopefully it lasts longer than my street bike addition last year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
That made me think of a question. I know a bunch...

That made me think of a question. I know a bunch of you use a gopro. Are there settings to make the depth more realistic? Watching the videos I took versus what I saw on the trails are pretty far...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
It was through Uwharrie Off Road Training Center...

It was through Uwharrie Off Road Training Center (across the street from Eldorado Outpost).
Met up at 8:30 and had about 2 hours of classroom instruction. Then went out to some man made obstacles...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Nice. All the years I've worked nearby and said...

Nice. All the years I've worked nearby and said one day I'll go in yet never have.
I did get a new trail map of Uwharrie though in the off road training course (non bike) I took Saturday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 138,380
Posted By AppFan
I'm familiar with them. I was referring to the...

I'm familiar with them. I was referring to the comment in the ad saying if you don't know what they are, Google it.
I think he's tired of questions....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 138,380
Posted By AppFan
Does anyone besides me want to email him and ask...

Does anyone besides me want to email him and ask what a dogbone is and if he has a clear/clean title?

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4925796686.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Used bike, non dealer sale it will be their book...

Used bike, non dealer sale it will be their book value, not sale. They probably got tired of everyone coming in with $1 sale slips.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 138,380
Posted By AppFan
Offer him $3,799.90. Then if he accepts you can...

Offer him $3,799.90. Then if he accepts you can yell at him for accepting an offer a dime less than $3,800.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 138,380
Posted By AppFan
Carolina Craigslist Crap!

Not CL but would be fun. 2 stroke street legal KTM.
No affiliation.


...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Nice! I ran a JCR on my old TJ. Quality stuff. ...

Nice! I ran a JCR on my old TJ. Quality stuff. They used to have good Black Friday sales if you can wait that long. I went with the hard rock package from the factory this time since it had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
It's looking great so far. I'd be embarrassed to...

It's looking great so far. I'd be embarrassed to post a pic of how unorganized my work area has become in the garage.
I'll keep an eye on the thread for what the ride becomes to see if I can go. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Looks like a Chamber of Commerce poster. Nice...

Looks like a Chamber of Commerce poster. Nice work!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Sounds like a fun week. I'm going to be doing a...

Sounds like a fun week. I'm going to be doing a shorter version (weekend plus one to two weekdays) when spring soccer season ends.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Bad garage pic of the windscreen setup. The...

Bad garage pic of the windscreen setup.
The adjustable lip could be clamped on or drilled/bolted. I just clamped as I had 2 bikes at the time I could use it on.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
I went with the MRA touring screen and added...

I went with the MRA touring screen and added their xcreen sport spoiler (not their vario screen). Works perfect for me letting me get air or keeping it off of me but I'm 6'2.
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By AppFan
I'm thinking $4-500 bucks would buy a lot of...

I'm thinking $4-500 bucks would buy a lot of labor and save your back.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Nice looking Connie! Congratulations.

Nice looking Connie! Congratulations.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Keep us updated. I was going to add heated grips...

Keep us updated. I was going to add heated grips to the bike after my Eastern Beaver fuse kit shows up but may be tempted to switch to gloves.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Show us your TransAlp modifications!

I'll add one more. It ain't cheap but my rear end appreciated it.
Find an old beat up Corbin and send the pan to Renazco.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Best of luck tomorrow.

Best of luck tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Mine is also my dd. I'm going to let a bit of...

Mine is also my dd. I'm going to let a bit of the warranty expire and the kids to grow a bit before beginning the fun mods. They can barely reach the rock rail step now.
Not that it's open but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Not bike related but give me a shout if you want...

Not bike related but give me a shout if you want to take the jeep out sometime. I picked mine up around thanksgiving and I haven't gotten it dirty yet :(
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
For those that like to plan ahead, it looks like...

For those that like to plan ahead, it looks like the vintage bike show up at the Salisbury Transportation Museum is May 2nd this year. Assuming I'm not coaching kids soccer I may just enter it this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Good to know. There are a number of them around...

Good to know. There are a number of them around me that don't trigger. At least now I know what lie to tell: "but officer, I waited over 3 minutes before carefully going through the light". Or sell...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
I got to work a few years at CIC about 12 years...

I got to work a few years at CIC about 12 years ago. Free parking and my house at the time was about 15 minutes away. Good stuff.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Sadly I'm downtown too in Wells One. I can't ever...

Sadly I'm downtown too in Wells One. I can't ever ride the bike in though since I have to drop the kids off at school on my way in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
Just a guess, but when I brought the paperwork to...

Just a guess, but when I brought the paperwork to the DMV for a used KTM from another state they were clueless and couldn't even find the right model info in their computer so entered some generic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
That sucks. They had one of the better selections...

That sucks. They had one of the better selections in the area.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17,778
Views: 5,473,387
Posted By AppFan
Dang Mark. Why couldn't you be fatter? Loved the...

Dang Mark. Why couldn't you be fatter? Loved the way that jacket looked on our ride this year and kept trying to justify adding another to the closet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-26-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 290,657
Posted By AppFan
I like how a chin mount would center it but...

I like how a chin mount would center it but that's right where the levers are to open my modular.
I stuck it to the side for now. I'll see if that drives me crazy or not as soon as my back allows...
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