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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'm pretty sure that one stays open year round as...

I'm pretty sure that one stays open year round as it is very well maintained ( smooth gravel rd ).

I rode on it about two weeks ago...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
No worries, see you next time...

No worries, see you next time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Although I'm new to leading group rides on ADV, I...

Although I'm new to leading group rides on ADV, I have historically lead monthly group rides for the past 8 years.

Hope to see you next time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Group Ride Saturday, 1/31

How about 9:00 in Blue Ridge?

Conoco
4900 Appalachian Highway
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
This route will be better than the last. ...

This route will be better than the last.


Hope you can join us....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Hello old friend....yes, I still want a wr250r...

Hello old friend....yes, I still want a wr250r but do not have one.

This route is mostly dirt ( once we get to Ducktown ). Also, there is a short 4 mile single track section. I have not ridden...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
The route is mostly dirt except for the ride up...

The route is mostly dirt except for the ride up and the connecting roads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Sure, I'm in Acworth on the Woodstock side. We...

Sure, I'm in Acworth on the Woodstock side. We can meet anywhere along 575.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Cool, hope to see you. The route I have...

Cool, hope to see you.

The route I have mapped out is about 76 miles ( starting in Ducktown ). I'll most likely schedule the group to meet in Blue Ridge.

More details to come...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Anyone interested in riding Saturday 1/31

I have a new ( to me ) route that I want to explore between Ducktown and Tellico Plains.

Anyone interested?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
No, I wasn't....thanks for the link. Short...

No, I wasn't....thanks for the link.

Short story:

I have been leading group rides for many years on other forums. Interest and participating has been dwindling over the years. I've been an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
As if on queue....some video from yesterdays...

As if on queue....some video from yesterdays ride:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ofw7Sxw2Gs8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Sounds like a plan to me.

Sounds like a plan to me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
A couple of pics from our ride yesterday.

Cohutta Wilderness Area:

<a href="http://s790.photobucket.com/user/rwm0268/media/01-19-2015%20Cohutta%20DS%20Ride/Cohutta01_zps9eee5630.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Oops, my bad.

Oops, my bad.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Had a great ride today. The route didn't pan out...

Had a great ride today. The route didn't pan out as planned due to several forest service roads being closed for the season. But....that didn't stop us from riding.

My total for the day was 236...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
The Conoco Gas Station in East Ellijay @ 9am. ...

The Conoco Gas Station in East Ellijay @ 9am.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Conoco/@34.684729,-84.472778,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xcd6e7f4b61a51377

I'll PM you my number.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Sounds good. Let me know as soon as you know for...

Sounds good. Let me know as soon as you know for sure.

I look forward to meeting and riding with you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
This will be my first time riding this route, so...

This will be my first time riding this route, so I can't say for sure. Here's a link to the post from the routes creator:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998366

With that being...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Got a new helmet for my birthday ( next month )....

Got a new helmet for my birthday ( next month ). Installed a tinted shield and mounted the GoPro. The Sena was next. This helmet was a breeze to install the Sena into...it took me about two and half...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
The third of many to come!!! Bring your...

The third of many to come!!!

Bring your GoPro. I should have a third mount rigged up before Monday....need some B-roll for editing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
No, we'll eat in Tellico Plains ( probably at...

No, we'll eat in Tellico Plains ( probably at Kats, as usual ).
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mr_McBride
That would be people like me who have some...

That would be people like me who have some occasional down time at work, where I build most of my routes ( and don't have my Montana with me ).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
No worries, we don't ride too fast. Funny,...

No worries, we don't ride too fast.

Funny, though, as I've been wanting a wr250r.

If you can join, PM me with your location. We will most likely be meeting in East Ellijay. I have not picked a...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Mr_McBride
I'm pretty sure most of the MX goggle mfg's make...

I'm pretty sure most of the MX goggle mfg's make dual-pane lenses for most, if not all, of their goggles.

Just to name a few:
100%, Oakley, Smith call them dual lens.

Scott's calls them...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mr_McBride
+1 Love my W&S Carbon heated gloves. I've...

+1

Love my W&S Carbon heated gloves. I've ridden in temps down to 17F for hours with those gloves.

EDIT: I also have Barkbusters and I run with the larger Storm guards in the winter. Keeping...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mr_McBride
Next time you go into BC. Look to see which map...

Next time you go into BC. Look to see which map is selected from the Maps menu. If the map you want to use is not there, you may have to call Garmin. Their customer service is usually top notch. If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Mixed surfaced from paved to gravel to forest...

Mixed surfaced from paved to gravel to forest service.

Here's a link to more info:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998366

This will be my first time riding this route. I'm not...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mr_McBride
If you don't see the map from the Maps menu in BC...

If you don't see the map from the Maps menu in BC then it seems that the map did not get installed. Try reinstalling the map. However, BC can can use non-installed maps from your Montana as long as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Monday, 1/19, Tellico Adventure Trail - TAT-1

I'm riding the Tellico TAT-1 ( the southern most loop ) on Monday, 1/19.

Anyone interested in joining me?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 27,542
Posted By Mr_McBride
Reach out to me in April, as I'd like to ride up...

Reach out to me in April, as I'd like to ride up with you.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-13-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,170
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thanks....just downloaded it.

Thanks....just downloaded it.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-13-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,170
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thanks for the routes....very nice work.

Thanks for the routes....very nice work.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,563
Posted By Mr_McBride
Anyone riding Monday 1/19

It's a company holiday for me, but not for my wife. So, I'm free to ride.

Anyone else riding 1/19?
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 617,292
Posted By Mr_McBride
4 years on my smh10 now and absolutely no issues...

4 years on my smh10 now and absolutely no issues at all.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 617,292
Posted By Mr_McBride
I've used my SMH10 over the past three years in...

I've used my SMH10 over the past three years in everything from light to very heavy rain with no issues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30,643
Views: 2,389,009
Posted By Mr_McBride
+1 I don't have a dualsport bike ( yet )....

+1

I don't have a dualsport bike ( yet ). But I do ride both paved and unpaved roads on a big adventure bike and would love to see an organized group for the typical roads suited for these heavy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 47,121
Views: 9,571,322
Posted By Mr_McBride
I have the smh10 on several helmets. I've used...

I have the smh10 on several helmets. I've used this with and without my ety er6i's. While the sound quality is good with the ety's, I prefer using the speakers so that I don't have to deal with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47,121
Views: 9,571,322
Posted By Mr_McBride
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 617,292
Posted By Mr_McBride
In my case, it was user error. I like the simple...

In my case, it was user error. I like the simple controls and flexibility to do many different things with those same simple controls....works for me, now that I know how to properly use it...
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