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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 39,674
Posted By AtlantaViking
:thumb Perfect. Thx guys.

:thumb Perfect. Thx guys.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 39,674
Posted By AtlantaViking
Anyone know of a place around the meet point to...

Anyone know of a place around the meet point to safely leave the car and trailer?

Riding the 450 for 1.5hrs on 75/575/515 will ruin me for the rest of the day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 39,674
Posted By AtlantaViking
Yeap, we had one rider that kept our pace down...

Yeap, we had one rider that kept our pace down due to frequent breaks which was fine, the rest of use weren't up for any racing that weekend anyway. I told the others that the single track shouldn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 39,674
Posted By AtlantaViking
Now that sounds like crazy fun. I must have...

Now that sounds like crazy fun.

I must have seen you up at The Hooch but my crew was mighty slow so we were always at the end of the line.

I'd be interested to tag along though.
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,707
Posted By AtlantaViking
That really does cover it. 3M is good stuff and...

That really does cover it. 3M is good stuff and the rest is on the money. It's not hard but to do it right takes time, attention to detail and patience. If you don't think you'll be really diligent...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By AtlantaViking
We had the Michelin LTXs on our last truck. They...

We had the Michelin LTXs on our last truck. They started cracking pretty badly in my opinion (weren't as noticeable as your pics look though). They were getting old so I'm not sure I can blame it on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
You always stitch together entertaining hack...

You always stitch together entertaining hack RReports DD. But I have to tell you...removing the sidecar stickers would have been a bridge too far for me.

Nice hack!
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By AtlantaViking
I've been using a Park-n-move for about 4 years...

I've been using a Park-n-move for about 4 years to navigate my V-Strom into corners into the garage. Works really well to shoe horn that thing anywhere I can find space.

I did have a problem with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,182
Posted By AtlantaViking
Hey Honcho - I just saw this ( I gotta get out...

Hey Honcho - I just saw this ( I gotta get out the basement more often..)! That's great that you are doing some beaver work again. I miss those rallies - great times.

I couldn't have made it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 79,455
Posted By AtlantaViking
Safe Travels Anna! I'll be reading your...

Safe Travels Anna!

I'll be reading your adventures with my teenage daughter, you are going to be quite an inspiration I believe...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 92,668
Posted By AtlantaViking
It'll be fun to hear how you liked the infamous...

It'll be fun to hear how you liked the infamous Witt Rd. water crossing...and whether or not you went swimming. That is such a squirrelly streambed under there its always a hoot.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 69,999
Posted By AtlantaViking
Another wonderful thread with fantastic photos...

Another wonderful thread with fantastic photos and great narration to go with them.

Your thread is a treat to follow...Well Done!...Keep it up as I'm sure there is great stuff to come.

Ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
If I were around then, I'd want to head up there...

If I were around then, I'd want to head up there just to see that swanky new sprinter of yours...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,830
Posted By AtlantaViking
Good luck in your preparations. I'm sure...

Good luck in your preparations.

I'm sure folks looking to do the TAT with partners will want to know what you are riding, your riding style - (ie MX fast, or smell the roses slow, or whatever in...
Forum: Rallies 11-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 147,931
Posted By AtlantaViking
Hot Damn! BYOB is just the reason I was looking...

Hot Damn! BYOB is just the reason I was looking for to drag my ass up to WV to ride Hatfield and McCoy!

I've watched way to many youtube vids on that area and always wanted to head that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,668
Posted By AtlantaViking
Dear Cycles, A big thanks for making the...

Dear Cycles,

A big thanks for making the decision to go ahead with a RR without much of the first 'R'. I stumbled into this thread wondering what it was about. Nice job of writing - your skills...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,464
Posted By AtlantaViking
Good Bye Ben

So sorry to hear about this. Never met Ben, but just knowing he was an inmate lends some kind of connection right?

I feel terrible for his wife. If I can swing by to offer my condolences I will....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-01-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 92,285
Posted By AtlantaViking
Awesome RR! That vid made me smile big time.:clap

Awesome RR! That vid made me smile big time.:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By AtlantaViking
Check your countershaft sprocket, if its only got...

Check your countershaft sprocket, if its only got little nubs on it - then yeap, just like Icelander's KTM:D.

Oh, and in for some beaver!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 46,237
Posted By AtlantaViking
This thread has been approved for all ages....

This thread has been approved for all ages. Rating: Epic!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Yep, its frustrating to get trapped behind slow...

Yep, its frustrating to get trapped behind slow traffic, but the risk of a pass with whack jobs like that one around isn't worth it.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,099
Posted By AtlantaViking
Bravo! If that's not inspiration to go out...

Bravo!

If that's not inspiration to go out and see the world with the ones you love - I don't know what is!:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Bummer about the pinky, but man...a black cast...

Bummer about the pinky, but man...a black cast you will regret! My first one for my broken wrist was black with my thinking that I couldn't get it dirty...Well let me tell you - KEEP THAT THINK OUT...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Laugh Good informal tech session speedyr. Also, you...

Good informal tech session speedyr. Also, you have my vote to hold future tech meetups: a garage with 5 taps of chilled home brew is my idea of wrenching nirvana!:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Ha too funny, I use the same lot. Perfect...

Ha too funny, I use the same lot. Perfect location to trailer up 400 and ride from there as long as you consider that the gate closes at dark!

Another good one is the lot at Nimblewill Church...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Don't forget to post this up...I've been looking...

Don't forget to post this up...I've been looking forward to seeing some video since you guys started talking about that ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Pretty Cool Thread

Since riding hasn't been an option as of late, I've been poking around ADV quite a bit.

Seems we have a little 'Mel Fisher' treasure hunter in the FF crowd. Turns out Wattner (Met him at the meet...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
...Facebook..Twisty - that was good! Nope,...

...Facebook..Twisty - that was good!

Nope, did an over the bars get off up in Highlands and I went over but my hand didn't (got trapped in the barkbuster) so broke the wrist. Ugh...what a PITA!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,525,520
Posted By AtlantaViking
Barkbusters are great....Barkbusters SUCK

HA...Here's a thumbs up for your ride RedSand (my butt won't be there though)

http://i651.photobucket.com/albums/uu233/AtlantaViking/Snapshot_20140530.jpg
http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By AtlantaViking
The fact that the battery soaked a charge and was...

The fact that the battery soaked a charge and was able to re start the bike several times in your shed would make me lean a little more towards the charging system vs. the battery (its not conclusive...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By AtlantaViking
Put in my .02, I'd love to do some weekend...

Put in my .02, I'd love to do some weekend camping and ORV riding in AL since we're so close.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 27,358
Posted By AtlantaViking
Have fun at the park kids! Take lots of pics...

Have fun at the park kids!

Take lots of pics of us home bound FF'ers

:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,825
Posted By AtlantaViking
Seriously? He saw the discrepancy in the final...

Seriously? He saw the discrepancy in the final contract, discussed it with the salesman, and in the end did not walk away from the deal - but instead signed off on it.

Original deal or not, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33,461
Views: 4,278,804
Posted By AtlantaViking
Thx NWRamber - I'll give that a go and see if it...

Thx NWRamber - I'll give that a go and see if it straightens this out. I am still curious though if anyone does know whether or not just the tubes are interchangeable throughout the years.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 27,358
Posted By AtlantaViking
Thanks for the update Alfredo! Plz send best...

Thanks for the update Alfredo!

Plz send best wishes to your wife for a quick recovery from us! That one Beaver when she helped truck in/prep all that food for us was a blast. She's a gem - take...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 33,461
Views: 4,278,804
Posted By AtlantaViking
Fork Tubes

Hey all - looking for suggestions:

I think I tweaked a fork tube, not 100% yet as I haven't pulled them or checked the bars, but if I did: Can I get a set of older forks for DR350 and just swap...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By AtlantaViking
Take a look at Moto Mountain and Highland Park...

Take a look at Moto Mountain and Highland Park too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 27,358
Posted By AtlantaViking
If you plan on tent camping I doubt you'll need a...

If you plan on tent camping I doubt you'll need a reservation, we never have in the past - just show up and pitch a tent and pay sometime while you are there. Great bunch up there...pretty bummed...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By AtlantaViking
+1

+1
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,394
Posted By AtlantaViking
$3200 sounds like there is some emotional...

$3200 sounds like there is some emotional attachment here from the owner which usually means 'walk away' to me. But having said that - if I could find a wagon (I prefer the wagons to the sedans) that...
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