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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Hi CF, good to have another tagger. If you...

Hi CF, good to have another tagger. If you haven't already check out Twin Valley Riders. See the calendar and the forum, we have a ride most weekends.

Bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Am.E, I don't know who switched them but the...

Am.E, I don't know who switched them but the Funny Bunny was gone when I got there. :D

Here's the new tag. Carroll County this time. Double Cabin Rd. is not very long but it has some nice S turns...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Grab at Claytor Dam. Seems the Funny Bunny was...

Grab at Claytor Dam.
Seems the Funny Bunny was abducted to North Carolina and replaced by a nasty looking RAT. New tag tomorrow.

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By tallbob
Did you continue on Rt. 738 after it meets Rt....

Did you continue on Rt. 738 after it meets Rt. 601 Little Creek Road? It goes over Big Walker Mountain and really gets twisty going up the mountain.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Here's the new tag. Big Walker Creek Bridge on...

Here's the new tag. Big Walker Creek Bridge on Flat Hollow Road. Watch out for the horse drawn wagons and buggies.

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-LR7G6Dg/0/L/IMG_4774-L.jpg

The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
I've been wanting to ride Tub Run for a while,...

I've been wanting to ride Tub Run for a while, haven't been down that road for a year or more. So I grabbed the Rabbit while I was at it. I'll try to make a new tag tomorrow....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Bump for a good weekend to ride!

Bump for a good weekend to ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Thanks for the tour over Garden Mt. Fun ride!

Thanks for the tour over Garden Mt. Fun ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
I saw tracks on 604.1 but didn't notice any on...

I saw tracks on 604.1 but didn't notice any on 604.2. When I was looking for the rock I was going slow after that I was moving on a little faster. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
That marker is just down the hill from my house....

That marker is just down the hill from my house. Don't recognize the barns though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
From the last tag I continued down 604.1 across...

From the last tag I continued down 604.1 across 311 and followed 604.2 to John's Creek. Ended up here,

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-4Q6xGWt/0/L/006-L.jpg

At this intersection...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Grab, Found the Rabbit on the side of Forest Road...

Grab, Found the Rabbit on the side of Forest Road 604.1

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-KjVzrhs/0/L/002-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
New Tag. Big Falls on Big Falls Road. ...

New Tag. Big Falls on Big Falls Road.

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-f8QNtd9/0/L/006-L.jpg

Rat is under the edge of the big rock, behind the smaller rock.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Grabbed the Rat at Smart View. ...

Grabbed the Rat at Smart View.

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-drVrttR/0/L/004-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Weekend BUMP

Weekend BUMP
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Here's the new Tag. Turn here and go down into...

Here's the new Tag. Turn here and go down into the Cove.
http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-HgzdKwB/0/L/002-L.jpg

Before you get to the end of the road you will get to the Private...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Took a ride on the J B Fishburn Parkway after...

Took a ride on the J B Fishburn Parkway after work today and found the Rat. I dropped the Rat off in Craig County on the way home. I'll post pictures of the new tag tomorrow. Smugmug is acting funny...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,448
Posted By tallbob
Here's my 99 with the tall, medium density Guts...

Here's my 99 with the tall, medium density Guts foam and cover. I have had it for about 5 years and it's great.

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-CjRvhrW/0/L/005-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By tallbob
Damn, that was fast. Just put mine in, guess I...

Damn, that was fast. Just put mine in, guess I made it.:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,265
Posted By tallbob
I ride in extremely rocky places and ride the 690...

I ride in extremely rocky places and ride the 690 like a real dirtbike

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/poloswim09/motorcycles/20121113_093018.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By tallbob
That's what I have done in the past. The lever...

That's what I have done in the past. The lever has to be tied in position pulled to the handle bar for it to gravity bleed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 284,261
Posted By tallbob
Photo at the Gap from the 1981 Norton Owner's...

Photo at the Gap from the 1981 Norton Owner's Rally.

Courtesy of Dave Leppelmeier


http://www.tailofthedragon.com/pics/historic/1981rally.jpg[/QUOTE]

Hey, I remember that one. I'm on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Yes, I've got the pig rat. He'd be harder to hide...

Yes, I've got the pig rat. He'd be harder to hide but maybe more weather proof than she rat. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
The rat has finally moved! Is the new tag video a...

The rat has finally moved! Is the new tag video a silent movie or is it just me? I don't recognize the site. :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
I didn't go far enough. When I put the...

I didn't go far enough. When I put the co-ordinates in Google maps it looks like it is well before the fire circle and Jacobs Ladder trail. There used to be a fire tower in that circle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By tallbob
Let's see, rough rider, big stick and didn't he...

Let's see, rough rider, big stick and didn't he call his big bore rifle big medicine? I'd say he'd ride a 950 Super Enduro. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Oh Yeah!

Oh Yeah!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
I rode up there today but didn't find THE tree....

I rode up there today but didn't find THE tree. Found the location on Google maps and thought I could see it from the road without GPS on my bike but no luck. Still some snow on the road at the top...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,275
Posted By tallbob
When mine was stock the handling wasn't the best....

When mine was stock the handling wasn't the best. After I replaced the wimpy stock fork springs with heavier ones and raised the forks in the triple clamps a little it turns in well and is very...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By tallbob
Looks like the bottom triple tree and forks on my...

Looks like the bottom triple tree and forks on my 99 640.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By tallbob
Mine's a 99 Enduro with grey cases. It's been a...

Mine's a 99 Enduro with grey cases. It's been a great bike. No problems for 36000 miles.
http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-CjRvhrW/0/L/005-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,594,650
Posted By tallbob
Quote: ONe question what is a good online photo...

Quote: ONe question what is a good online photo repository as I have some cool photos to upload, I dont like Photobucket....

Thanks for reading guys...:d

Smugmug works great for me and they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,343
Posted By tallbob
My son rode dirt since he was 5. Started him on a...

My son rode dirt since he was 5. Started him on a 50, then an 80 a 125 and a 250. We did some MX and Hare Scrambles together. When he got his license and wanted a street bike I told him he could ride...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By tallbob
Great, they all leaked after a while until...

Great, they all leaked after a while until replaced by the upgraded metal gaskets.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By tallbob
That's a transmission vent and it doesn't connect...

That's a transmission vent and it doesn't connect to anything.

Did you replace the gaskets between the top surface of the heads and the bottom of the rocker boxes?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Here's the new tag. Nice bit of mountain road in...

Here's the new tag. Nice bit of mountain road in town.

http://tallbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bike2/i-mqC9FxP/0/L/91013%20001-L.jpg

Rat is under the small rock at the base of the tree part...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
I went by the shot tower after work and picked up...

I went by the shot tower after work and picked up a Rat hitchhiker. Couldn't find a good place for a new tag on the way home so I'll do it tomorrow.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Good grab. I was tempted to go there today,...

Good grab. I was tempted to go there today, always like to ride Rt. 40 between there and Woolwine. Went on a dirty ride instead. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 45,179
Posted By tallbob
Didn't want to get wet! :D Yeah, the swinging...

Didn't want to get wet! :D Yeah, the swinging bridge is close to this ford.
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