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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
New Tag

Just a few miles ride from one of your favorite upstate motorcycling roads, this is the head of the trail leading to a 75 foot high waterfall with three names.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
Guten Tag!

Persimmon Ridge Rd. between HWY 11 and HWY 276 about 2/3 of the way up.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/easleyrdr/14479520761" title="002 by EasleyRdr, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By some kid
Finally got a chance to mess with the Met again....

Finally got a chance to mess with the Met again. I took apart, checked all of the passages then reassembled the carb for the 3rd time then started the engine with the air box boot disconected so I...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By some kid
Wow thanks for that - It looks like I was...

Wow thanks for that - It looks like I was over-thinking it. Turns out the Met. uses the type of CV actuation shown in the pictures where the intake vacuum goes through the slide then pulls from...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By some kid
Metropolitan no power - carburettor issue

Just picked up an '05 Met for next to nothing as a flipper bike (I've always thought they were cool) and cleaned the carb, put a new battery and fresh gas in it and got it running. The bike is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,301
Posted By some kid
:fpalm <iframe...

:fpalm
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nmIorJDnGMM?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 215,858
Posted By some kid
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5475/9497467492_8fbb...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5475/9497467492_8fbb10178c_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/easleyrdr/9497467492/)
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 64,414
Posted By some kid
Thanks, that's what I thought. I love my V50, but...

Thanks, that's what I thought. I love my V50, but could definately see myself owning one of these someday. Should I ever start asking around for one, now I can sound educated.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 64,414
Posted By some kid
Question Pronounced fal cone, or fal coney? Just found...

Pronounced fal cone, or fal coney?
Just found this - watch it scoot backwards when he "revs" it.
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/IORerKM3fCA" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 215,858
Posted By some kid
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3820/9344497721_3938...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3820/9344497721_3938f6fc18_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/easleyrdr/9344497721/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7409/9347285826_16aa86752b_c.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By some kid
The Ninja 250 is a futuristic rocket bike! I just...

The Ninja 250 is a futuristic rocket bike! I just rode an '06 model to Indianapolis and back (450 mi. each way) with my only complaints being that it's geared a little low for interstate blasting,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 634,810
Posted By some kid
Thumb XT350 carburetor diaphragms available!

I sent one of my spare carburettors to a rubber parts company in Ohio to have a replacement diaphragm made, and just got it back. I put the new diaphragm in today, and it made a huge difference! ...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,339
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 291,619
Posted By some kid
No lasting affects, it just added about 45...

No lasting affects, it just added about 45 minutes to reinstalling my valves, and the insueing trauma of trying to scramble over to the sink really made a mess of the place .:yikes I normally wear...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,339
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 291,619
Posted By some kid
If your tube of valve lapping compound gets...

If your tube of valve lapping compound gets clogged, never point it at your eye and squeaze it. ("May cause eye irritant" is an under statement)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By some kid
Thumb Monday is also throphy night. Bring your best!...

Monday is also throphy night. Bring your best! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By some kid
I highly recommend the XT350. My '86 model has...

I highly recommend the XT350. My '86 model has never given me any major problems, and always starts in one or two kicks. Very reliable and easy to work on.-
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,242
Posted By some kid
+1

+1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,661
Posted By some kid
I feel quite fortunate to have come in second and...

I feel quite fortunate to have come in second and not have to carry home the "trophy" ! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 634,810
Posted By some kid
Just stumbled across this thread. Here's some...

Just stumbled across this thread. Here's some pictures of my '85 model -

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2448/5850851094_bb1966b3ac.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/easleyrdr/5850851094/)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
Checking In

It's been a while since I've checked the thread, I'm glad to see the game is still going. I would have liked to have been able to go on that camp out, but that weekend was already booked for me, so...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 28,748
Posted By some kid
Adding this Kreidler moped gas tank to my C70...

Adding this Kreidler moped gas tank to my C70 brought it's total fuel capacity to 2.5 gallons, giving it a range of almost 250 miles. -
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 157,059
Posted By some kid
The branch of river on which the dam was built,...

The branch of river on which the dam was built, runs from Greenville county to Columbia. The lake shares it's name with said river.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 157,059
Posted By some kid
New Tag

The lake pictured was formed in 1905 by the construction of the uppermost dam on this 200 mile long river.

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/PICT0515-1.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 157,059
Posted By some kid
Tag - Monument at Ceasars Head ...

Tag -
Monument at Ceasars Head
http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/P6230434.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,904
Posted By some kid
31 ?, that's not so bad - ...

31 ?, that's not so bad -

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/xdhkgujhdf.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By some kid
Thumb Mhaas and I will be there. Although I'd love to...

Mhaas and I will be there. Although I'd love to do the trip on the C70, I'll be taking the 250, and mhaas will be on his new '96 DR350.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,110
Posted By some kid
I just bought a silver '83 model, and was also...

I just bought a silver '83 model, and was also considering the 88cc big bore kit since I'd really like to be able to cruise at 45mph. Mine has 48,000 miles on it, has already been rebuilt once, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,387
Posted By some kid
food

Aunt Sue gets up too late for breakfast. She won't be around till 11am.
The deli at 178/11 will be open at 6am for breakfast Saturday morning.
For you Sat. morning arrivals, that would be the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,966
Posted By some kid
That tank is off of a Kreidler Flory moped, and...

That tank is off of a Kreidler Flory moped, and holds around 1.5 gallons (bringing my range up to about 250 miles):evil. I got it for 99 cents on eBay after doing a search on moped tanks. Since the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,966
Posted By some kid
An air conditioner from the flea market - ...

An air conditioner from the flea market -

http://i734.photobucket.com/albums/ww345/mhaas/P4130377.jpg (http://s734.photobucket.com/albums/ww345/mhaas/?action=view&current=P4130377.jpg)

And a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,136
Posted By some kid
The classic Cub 90 is still sold in Mexico -...

The classic Cub 90 is still sold in Mexico - http://www.honda.com.mx/motos/c90/. Not an automatic of course, but the auto-clutch makes gear changes pretty mindless once you get accustomed to how it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,507
Posted By some kid
:nod I just checked my service manual, both sides...

:nod I just checked my service manual, both sides are .002" (.05mm).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
This old store is located on a stretch of road...

This old store is located on a stretch of road that runs from Pickens to HWY 11, but is not 178. It can be found near the intersection of the aforementioned road, and another road that has a total...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
Tag

Gift shop adjacent to the gas station at HWY 178 and 11.
http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/P3060352.jpg (http://photobucket.com)

I really didn't expect to get this in time,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
New Tag

I'm one of those home-schooled kids.:deal


This mountain was named in honor of a gentleman, who sometime after the year 1770, became the first white man to settle in the region....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
Tag

McBee Methodist Church in Conestee. Neat place, the building is in very good shape for its age.
http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/P2250350.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
The plaque...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,844
Posted By some kid
I had that as a file photo - ...

I had that as a file photo -

[/URL][URL="http://photobucket.com"]http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/IMG_0412.jpg (http://photobucket.com)

(mhaas's scooter)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,667
Posted By some kid
:nod ...

:nod
http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/IMG_0007-1.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,326,599
Posted By some kid
I think it was about 60 mostly uphill miles to...

I think it was about 60 mostly uphill miles to get to that point (HWY276 at the BRP). I was a little disappointed to find the parkway to be closed, but getting to blast back down the mountain made...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,326,599
Posted By some kid
Went and found some snow today - ...

Went and found some snow today -

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/P2210347.jpg (http://photobucket.com)
http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv276/SomeKid2/P2210346.jpg...
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