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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
My property and yard looks like a rain forest. ...

My property and yard looks like a rain forest.
:becca

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
travlin, Sorry, but it doesn't look like I...

travlin,

Sorry, but it doesn't look like I have a photo of your bike. My last photo was at 12:39pm so you must have gone by after that.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
I'll go through my photos this evening and see...

I'll go through my photos this evening and see what I can find.

I know what you mean about the watch. When I'm on the bike I don't want to focus on what time it is. I want to focus on how much...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/51/86/1d...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/51/86/1d/51861d04909f656fd603c40f2f742be3.jpg

:lol3

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
What time did you ride through Thompson Valley? ...

What time did you ride through Thompson Valley? I was on the mountain for a few hours taking pictures of bikes as they rode past.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-mX9Kscr/0/L/i-mX9Kscr-L.jpg
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-07-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By thumperpilot
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By thumperpilot
It's been a few years since I was up there on the...

It's been a few years since I was up there on the KLR but I remember it was worth the trouble.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-DhHm3jX/0/L/i-DhHm3jX-L.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
I road it a couple of years ago. From 42 to the...

I road it a couple of years ago. From 42 to the mountain is ok. The road over the mountain was paved but in rough shape. I have no desire to ride it again.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
I will not be on the mountain 31 May 2015 taking...

I will not be on the mountain 31 May 2015 taking pictures.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
Just a reminder of what we're missing now that...

Just a reminder of what we're missing now that it's almost June....

http://va16.smugmug.com/PicturesandVideosfromVA16/VA16/i-mjJMC8x/0/L/V16_1327PS-L.jpg

:lol3
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-25-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
Rick, Is this you? ...

Rick,

Is this you?

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-T5rxhLn/0/L/i-T5rxhLn-L.jpg


If so I've posted more pictures of your bike at

http://va16.smugmug.com
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
I will be on the mountain in Thompson Valley...

I will be on the mountain in Thompson Valley Sunday from about noon to 3:30pm doing my photography thing.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By thumperpilot
Some pictures from VA16 between Marion and...

Some pictures from VA16 between Marion and Tazewell that I took yesterday (20 May).

http://va16.smugmug.com/PicturesandVideosfromVA16/2015/20-May-2015/i-H9HH3wS/0/L/PSDSC_3250-L.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By thumperpilot
This is what 623 looked like in 2007: ...

This is what 623 looked like in 2007:

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-X3x9B79/0/L/i-X3x9B79-L.jpg


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By thumperpilot
I've ridden 16 for years and not had a problem...

I've ridden 16 for years and not had a problem with anyone. Looks like you were just unlucky.


Well, sort of. You did find 601 so it wasn't a total loss.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By thumperpilot
I would extend that a little further. There are...

I would extend that a little further. There are some nice views between Asheville and Blowing Rock. After that it gets a little dull.



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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By thumperpilot
The 'Back of the Dragon' (just plain "16" to the...

The 'Back of the Dragon' (just plain "16" to the locals) Between Marion and Tazewell was 'improved' a few years ago. It use to look like this before they decided to give it a name, repave the road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By thumperpilot
In no particular order... Wynne Peak in...

In no particular order...

Wynne Peak in Thompson Valley viewed from Virginia State Route 16.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By thumperpilot
Let me know if you decide to head this way and...

Let me know if you decide to head this way and I'll make some road suggestions.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By thumperpilot
The KLR is a motorcycle that was designed for the...

The KLR is a motorcycle that was designed for the sole purpose of doing all things half-ass.




But I love mine anyway.

:lol3

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-3stMWPx/0/L/i-3stMWPx-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
I was on the mountain Sunday for a few hours. 16...

I was on the mountain Sunday for a few hours. 16 was busy. Lots of folks out enjoying the weather.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-C2jkgZ3/0/L/i-C2jkgZ3-L.jpg
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Forum: Face Plant 03-21-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,959
Posted By thumperpilot
If the Face Plant thread was a competition, this...

If the Face Plant thread was a competition, this face plant would be the winner.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By thumperpilot
You passed through my neck of the woods. A...

You passed through my neck of the woods.

A couple of pictures from VA16 in Thompson Valley.

http://va16.smugmug.com/PicturesandVideosfromVA16/VA16/i-4Z9GhpW/0/X2/DSC_0186-X2.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,152
Posted By thumperpilot
Great pictures! Thanks for sharing!

Great pictures! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
Sunset on VA16 in Thompson Valley. ...

Sunset on VA16 in Thompson Valley.

http://va16.smugmug.com/photos/i-jnC42gf/0/XL/i-jnC42gf-XL.jpg

Wynne Peak at sunset.

http://va16.smugmug.com/photos/i-q444gL7/0/XL/i-q444gL7-XL.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
Thanks. I appreciate the compliment! :D ...

Thanks. I appreciate the compliment!

:D

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
Morning fog in Thompson Valley Virginia. View is...

Morning fog in Thompson Valley Virginia. View is from VA16.

http://va16.smugmug.com/photos/i-tDggRtr/0/L/i-tDggRtr-L.jpg

Taken 30 September 2014 at 8:25AM.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,186
Posted By thumperpilot
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-q4W48Vr/0/X2/i-q4W...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-q4W48Vr/0/X2/i-q4W48Vr-X2.jpg

:wave

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Forum: Face Plant 08-11-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,547
Posted By thumperpilot
I did a bunch of solo rides in the mountains...

I did a bunch of solo rides in the mountains where I live. Some of those roads were beyond my skill level. I've since wised up and stopped.

Hope your brother gets well soon.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 92,567
Posted By thumperpilot
Don't care. I don't bother to look at my...

Don't care. I don't bother to look at my speed-o-meter when I'm off pavement.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By thumperpilot
Thanks for sharing! .

Thanks for sharing!

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Forum: Face Plant 06-30-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,376
Posted By thumperpilot
OP, you fucking rock. :thumb .

OP, you fucking rock.

:thumb

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-28-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By thumperpilot
Well that was different. :eek1

Well that was different.

:eek1
Forum: Face Plant 06-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,356
Posted By thumperpilot
I was thinking the same thing. .

I was thinking the same thing.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By thumperpilot
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Face Plant 06-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,669
Posted By thumperpilot
It should be legal to kill deer year round with...

It should be legal to kill deer year round with any weapon you can lay your hands on.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,221
Posted By thumperpilot
Thanks for sharing! :thumb

Thanks for sharing!

:thumb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By thumperpilot
I bought my Triumph Tiger 800 from Nate. He's a...

I bought my Triumph Tiger 800 from Nate. He's a good guy.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By thumperpilot
Thanks for sharing! .

Thanks for sharing!

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By thumperpilot
I'm not going to be much help if you are set on...

I'm not going to be much help if you are set on riding in West Virginia but I thought I'd put my two cents in anyway.

I grew up and live in the Tazewell area. I learned years ago to never go...
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