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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-26-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 148,875
Posted By OldCoot
Talk about a memory maker!! ...you and your boys...

Talk about a memory maker!! ...you and your boys will never forget this epic event.
:clap

One thing...your boots go much better with the Triumph. Leave the cushy Beemer at home just so you can...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,970
Posted By OldCoot
Great trip! Have fun! :clap You're bringing...

Great trip! Have fun! :clap

You're bringing back some fond memories of my trip (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=352555) out there a few years ago on my 1200R Sportster.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-19-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 97,348
Posted By OldCoot
Looks like a lot of fun...except for all the...

Looks like a lot of fun...except for all the rain...but I guess that will provide more excitement and good stories. Enjoy!

:clap

(Makin' me miss my old DR.)
Forum: Photos 04-23-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Thumb Beautiful!

Tex76 and Falcon86 ... Great Pictures! Thanks!

:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,333
Posted By OldCoot
Great photography! :clap

Great photography! :clap
Forum: Americas 10-12-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,182
Posted By OldCoot
Thanks for the kind words. I could use some...

Thanks for the kind words.

I could use some help with dual-sport roads/trails... I ride a street bike now, and even though I don't mind taking it on some fire/forest service (gravel) roads, I...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,182
Posted By OldCoot
Hey, you're welcome, of course. Glad it helped a...

Hey, you're welcome, of course. Glad it helped a little. Your picture above is a very cool one.
Forum: Photos 10-05-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Hot Air Balloons Over the Blue Ridge Parkway

It's a terrible photo, but I had two nice surprises on my ride this morning (http://blueridgetravelguide.com/2013/10/the-blue-ridge-parkway-open-despite-shutdown/)...
first, the Blue Ridge Parkway...
Forum: Americas 10-03-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,182
Posted By OldCoot
I hear ya! The nice thing about western...

I hear ya!

The nice thing about western North Carolina is that our roads are a long way from being clogged... except on weekends during peak fall foliage!

:clap
Forum: Americas 09-22-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,182
Posted By OldCoot
Best Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountain Roads?

I could use some help with my Best Mountain Roads (http://blueridgetravelguide.com/best-blue-ridge-mountain-roads/) page on my blog. I've been really busy and haven't had time recently to find more...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-27-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 61,313
Posted By OldCoot
Reserved for watching and reading... :lurk

Reserved for watching and reading...

:lurk
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-27-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 48,091
Posted By OldCoot
I'm in... :lurk

I'm in...

:lurk
Forum: Photos 10-22-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Nice Sunday Ride...

Well, I missed the Panthers lose again... instead, I had a good time riding over a nearby mountain on a gravel road that ends in the Pisgah Forest...
...
Forum: Photos 10-19-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Fall Leaves At Their Peak for 2012

Here's a picture I took yesterday on US-276 south of the Blue Ridge Parkway...

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll52/sw1067mk/Blue%20Ridge%20Travel%20Guide/US276_10-18-12.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-15-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,102
Posted By OldCoot
Awesome scenery, pictures and report!! Hope I get...

Awesome scenery, pictures and report!! Hope I get to see some of those beautiful parks someday soon!

:clap
Forum: Photos 04-30-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Wow!

Awesome pictures Hooligan!

:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-27-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,472
Posted By OldCoot
:clap:clap:clap:Good luck!

:clap:clap:clap:Good luck!
Forum: Photos 04-15-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Still No Leaves...

It's mid-April and at high altitudes on the Blue Ridge Parkway in WNC the leaves still haven't come out...
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-23-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By OldCoot
Good luck, dude! Lookin' forward to your ride...

Good luck, dude! Lookin' forward to your ride report... did i read right? You have 12 months to do this?!? Very cool. (And very envious.) Have a great time. And keep us informed with lots of...
Forum: Photos 03-04-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
A couple of things from an old (not so wise)...

A couple of things from an old (not so wise) publisher's perspective...

I've bought a few original photos from pros in decades past. At the time they were worth what we paid for them or we...
Forum: Photos 03-03-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
There were so many great photos entered in our...

There were so many great photos entered in our contest that it was a tough decision, but last night we announced the winners of our photography contest on www.blueridgetravelguide.com...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 3,521,695
Posted By OldCoot
Rebuilt Old Honda CR250 Looks New

I'm not sure what year it is -- sometime back in the 80s -- but my son bought this Honda CR250 in boxes a while back and just finished rebuilding it... he sent me a picture of it today... I'm proud...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-19-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,268
Posted By OldCoot
Sounds interesting... :lurk

Sounds interesting...
:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 75,761
Posted By OldCoot
Great write up. You sure are a patient man. Nice...

Great write up. You sure are a patient man. Nice pics of a beautiful area, too.:clap

My first bike (that I bought) was a red SL350... I think it was in '69... $800-$900 brand new. Did that...
Forum: Photos 11-24-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Wow, thanks. This almost looks too good to be...

Wow, thanks. This almost looks too good to be true... I'll send a PM... Thanks again!
:clap
Forum: Photos 11-23-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Hey, thank you, too, Fake. You made a lot of good...

Hey, thank you, too, Fake. You made a lot of good points... and you helped me see some of the potential problems -- for both photographers and myself.
I'll keep thinking this through... I'm going to...
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Having never done this before I was a bit...

Having never done this before I was a bit nervous, and wondered what I didn't know...:eek1
I looked around on other photo contest web sites to see what their rules included and how they protected...
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Thanks, Digger. I tried to cover the useage on...

Thanks, Digger. I tried to cover the useage on the rules page. My intentions are to highlight some of the best photos on my blog and in the book (with full attribution/credit, including contact info...
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
I want to thank you for opening my eyes....

I want to thank you for opening my eyes. Sometimes I'm pretty dumb about the simplest things. Now I know... at least a little more than I did yesterday.
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
I'm really sorry, guys. Major publications have...

I'm really sorry, guys. Major publications have photo contests... and I honestly didn't think I'd be such a terrible guy for doing it, too.

I haven't always had great experiences in the distant...
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Ouch. I don't blame you. I do need pictures for...

Ouch. I don't blame you. I do need pictures for the book, and yes I hope to make a little money from it. But Stupid Here actually thought it was a fairly good idea... I've been working pretty hard to...
Forum: Photos 11-22-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,127
Posted By OldCoot
Know Any Good Photographers?

I'm putting together a coffee-table-style book for guest rooms of hotels and inns in Western North Carolina to help visitors know about the best things to do and see. To get some more great pictures...
Forum: Photos 11-07-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 1,082,749
Posted By OldCoot
Public restroom at the Cradle of Forestry...

Public restroom at the Cradle of Forestry (http://www.cradleofforestry.com/)...

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll52/sw1067mk/Outhouse.jpg

Ok, not really. It's just an old outhouse on...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-23-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,933
Posted By OldCoot
Great idea, Bruce. I bought a '07 DR650 back in...

Great idea, Bruce. I bought a '07 DR650 back in 2008, lowered it, and softened the seat. Honestly, if I could touch the ground with my DR650 I'd still have it. I loved that bike. Air-cooled. Good...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-22-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,933
Posted By OldCoot
Well, maybe a little. My last Sporty was real...

Well, maybe a little. My last Sporty was real good to me and I had a lot of fun on it. But I like the lighter S-50 more. It's just easier to ride. Someday I'd like to take it on a long trip to see...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-21-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,933
Posted By OldCoot
Dang...

...if I'd only waited... I sold the Sporty last year and bought a great little Suzuki S-50... fits me real well... but guess what I found out... there's a new BMW dealer just up the road... and...
Forum: Photos 10-04-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
My son and I rode for a couple of days last week...

My son and I rode for a couple of days last week through the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Smokies. Here's a picture from one of our breaks...
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-11-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,244
Posted By OldCoot
Have fun men! ...and give us lots of pictures. (I...

Have fun men! ...and give us lots of pictures. (I hope your example will convince my sons to do a similar trip someday!)
Be safe!
:clap
Forum: Photos 09-02-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Beautiful! (I want to live there!)

Beautiful! (I want to live there!)
Forum: Photos 08-16-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 35,895
Posted By OldCoot
Took My Other Suzuki To Chimney Rock Park

I should have riden my bike, but I took the cage... here's a picture from the Opera Box above Chimney Rock...


http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll52/sw1067mk/Chimney-Rock.jpg

I posted...
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