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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:01 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 30,108
Posted By Voyager II
Yeah – that works. I’m trying to loose the...

Yeah – that works. I’m trying to loose the “gotta race” mode and get into a “enjoy the scenery” mode. The big GS should be good for the FS roads...maybe progress to the jeep trails as time goes on....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 30,108
Posted By Voyager II
Thank you for posting these maps. I live in...

Thank you for posting these maps. I live in Williamsburg and this area appears to be the closest “adventure” riding location. Plan on coming up in Apr to get the lay of the land. I’ll start with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Voyager II
Happy with my PR4 Trails. Have not put a lot of...

Happy with my PR4 Trails. Have not put a lot of miles on them yet, but so far so good. Heading to the Back of the Dragon next month. Will be able to put them through their paces there. Will pull...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,692
Posted By Voyager II
weird...I thought I read that the Karoo 3 was the...

weird...I thought I read that the Karoo 3 was the loud one.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,692
Posted By Voyager II
I see a lot of discussion regarding the amount of...

I see a lot of discussion regarding the amount of noise the Karoo 3 makes. Are we talking the front tire, back tire, or both?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Voyager II
I'm in the same boat as you are. I live in...

I'm in the same boat as you are. I live in Williamsburg and can't find any decent dirt roads for my 1200GS. Closest I've found is Iris Rd (609) in King and Queen Court House (east of you...north of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 55,927
Posted By Voyager II
This is good stuff. Now to find my...

This is good stuff.

Now to find my receipts and sit back and wait.

In the mean time...I'll be out riding....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,222
Posted By Voyager II
Good news about another shop in the area. My...

Good news about another shop in the area. My bike will never see the door at Bob's again...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,692
Posted By Voyager II
Nice. Probably overkill, but I'm now considering...

Nice. Probably overkill, but I'm now considering using a more aggressive tire in back - maybe Mitas E-07 or Karoo 3 - for the Colorado trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,692
Posted By Voyager II
Lots of varying thoughts here. About to stroke a...

Lots of varying thoughts here. About to stroke a check for TKC80 front and K60 rear to prep for a trip to Colorado. Lots of street, w/ the Alpine Loop thrown in the mix. Here's the show-stopper. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 55,927
Posted By Voyager II
I may have missed it. Have they mentioned...

I may have missed it. Have they mentioned reimbursement for those of us who have already fixed said flange problem? Parts and labor?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 55,927
Posted By Voyager II
humm... what if you've already experienced the...

humm... what if you've already experienced the cracked flange and purchased the upgraded piece....
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,934
Posted By Voyager II
214s? Appreciate your service...

214s? Appreciate your service...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,934
Posted By Voyager II
Safe travels! Look forward to some feedback on...

Safe travels! Look forward to some feedback on your new 590 LM Zumo.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 94,380
Posted By Voyager II
Greatescape - I'm in your boat. Prepping for a 2...

Greatescape - I'm in your boat. Prepping for a 2 week trip around Colorado -- mix of street (million dollar highway, etc.) & off road (Alpine Loop). My current plan is TKC80 front / Heidenau rear....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By Voyager II
Rod - interested in your quote above. Does this...

Rod - interested in your quote above. Does this pertain to the 2005 R1200GS also? Bob
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Voyager II
Rich, Haven't specifically ridden Mammoth,...

Rich,

Haven't specifically ridden Mammoth, but the trails around Lake Tahoe are great. I'm sure you'll enjoy either. Altitude may be a factor. 0 to 10,000 in one day can bite. Weather...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By Voyager II
Trying to follow your loop below. Can't find 678...

Trying to follow your loop below. Can't find 678 on google map. Is it Orchard Rd by Rap's Orchard? If so, it looks like a great road -- think I'll try it. thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,731
Posted By Voyager II
yeah...the crashbar may made a good tug point. ...

yeah...the crashbar may made a good tug point. let me try that. or better yet...sounds like a good reason to replace the old OEM crashbar with a new one (TT or altrider).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,731
Posted By Voyager II
The issue is pulling the GS out of a tight wheel...

The issue is pulling the GS out of a tight wheel chock in the confines of a small enclosed MC trailer. Will try the front brake technique.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,731
Posted By Voyager II
LordSmoke – did you ever find an easier way to...

LordSmoke – did you ever find an easier way to pull the bike out of the chock? <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I just installed a Pit Posse...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Denise & I had a great time too. Happy new...

Denise & I had a great time too. Happy new year!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Greg - looks good! We'll jump in at York River...

Greg - looks good! We'll jump in at York River State Park.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Greg - PM sent.

Greg - PM sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Voyager II
Resurrecting my earlier thread… As a reminder…I’m...

Resurrecting my earlier thread… As a reminder…I’m heading to Colorado to ride my ”new-to-me” ’05 1200 GS along the Alpine Loop. So far I’ve put about 750 street miles on it. I have NO off road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
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<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p>Greg - What route are you using to get to Williamsburg? I live in Williamsburg and would like to join the group in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,178
Posted By Voyager II
Just picked up the GoPro hero4 silver. Grabbed...

Just picked up the GoPro hero4 silver. Grabbed a bunch of the mounts so I can use it in multiple activities (car/MC/bike/kayak). <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21,576
Views: 1,164,135
Posted By Voyager II
Welcome from Williamsburg. That’s one heck of a...

Welcome from Williamsburg. That’s one heck of a commute, especially on a bike. Be safe.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Dang, missed the Straight Rhythm MC...

Dang, missed the Straight Rhythm MC show.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Quick story about Travis Patrana… Was stationed at Ft...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 120,690
Posted By Voyager II
Incredible photography!!! We lived in San Ramon...

Incredible photography!!! We lived in San Ramon in the late '90s and traveled these roads frequently. Wife and I were talking just yesterday about the times we would get Chinese takeout and race up...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 62,785
Posted By Voyager II
Applaud your giving back to the communities you...

Applaud your giving back to the communities you visit. Keep reaching for your dream. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By Voyager II
I use stabil in my stuff. Even use it in the...

I use stabil in my stuff. Even use it in the crate motor my cobra. Here in VA, I don’t put anything in deep hibernation. I try to take the toys out a couple times over the winter.
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 692,166
Posted By Voyager II
Amazing travels… Bet the stars were brilliant...

Amazing travels… Bet the stars were brilliant above your little oasis. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 89,029
Posted By Voyager II
Cool historical document. But it needs more...

Cool historical document. But it needs more PICs! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Jeff, We'll help out. As retired Army,...

Jeff,

We'll help out. As retired Army, always willing to help a Soldier out. My email is coming your way.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks...

Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks like one of the trails we're going to mountain bike (or at least try to mountain bike).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing...

You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing surviving the intense heat while mountain biking in the Utah/Colorado deserts with the freezing cold/snow of the high mountain passes. We’re guessing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32,650
Views: 1,972,833
Posted By Voyager II
Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep...

Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep berms like I did my CR250 at Budd’s Creek, eh? I like your point on momentum. Will keep that in the back of my mind. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Voyager II
I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do...

I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do their thing on You-Tube. There are some great BMW maintenance DVDs available from inmates on this site. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By Voyager II
Good info!!!

Good info!!!
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