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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,316
Posted By AtlantaViking
Good Bye Ben

So sorry to hear about this. Never met Ben, but just knowing he was an inmate lends some kind of connection right?

I feel terrible for his wife. If I can swing by to offer my condolences I will....
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,652
Posted By AtlantaViking
Awesome RR! That vid made me smile big time.:clap

Awesome RR! That vid made me smile big time.:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By AtlantaViking
Check your countershaft sprocket, if its only got...

Check your countershaft sprocket, if its only got little nubs on it - then yeap, just like Icelander's KTM:D.

Oh, and in for some beaver!
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,621
Posted By AtlantaViking
This thread has been approved for all ages....

This thread has been approved for all ages. Rating: Epic!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Yep, its frustrating to get trapped behind slow...

Yep, its frustrating to get trapped behind slow traffic, but the risk of a pass with whack jobs like that one around isn't worth it.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,857
Posted By AtlantaViking
Bravo! If that's not inspiration to go out...

Bravo!

If that's not inspiration to go out and see the world with the ones you love - I don't know what is!:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Bummer about the pinky, but man...a black cast...

Bummer about the pinky, but man...a black cast you will regret! My first one for my broken wrist was black with my thinking that I couldn't get it dirty...Well let me tell you - KEEP THAT THINK OUT...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Laugh Good informal tech session speedyr. Also, you...

Good informal tech session speedyr. Also, you have my vote to hold future tech meetups: a garage with 5 taps of chilled home brew is my idea of wrenching nirvana!:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Ha too funny, I use the same lot. Perfect...

Ha too funny, I use the same lot. Perfect location to trailer up 400 and ride from there as long as you consider that the gate closes at dark!

Another good one is the lot at Nimblewill Church...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Don't forget to post this up...I've been looking...

Don't forget to post this up...I've been looking forward to seeing some video since you guys started talking about that ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Pretty Cool Thread

Since riding hasn't been an option as of late, I've been poking around ADV quite a bit.

Seems we have a little 'Mel Fisher' treasure hunter in the FF crowd. Turns out Wattner (Met him at the meet...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
...Facebook..Twisty - that was good! Nope,...

...Facebook..Twisty - that was good!

Nope, did an over the bars get off up in Highlands and I went over but my hand didn't (got trapped in the barkbuster) so broke the wrist. Ugh...what a PITA!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Barkbusters are great....Barkbusters SUCK

HA...Here's a thumbs up for your ride RedSand (my butt won't be there though)

http://i651.photobucket.com/albums/uu233/AtlantaViking/Snapshot_20140530.jpg
http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By AtlantaViking
The fact that the battery soaked a charge and was...

The fact that the battery soaked a charge and was able to re start the bike several times in your shed would make me lean a little more towards the charging system vs. the battery (its not conclusive...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By AtlantaViking
Put in my .02, I'd love to do some weekend...

Put in my .02, I'd love to do some weekend camping and ORV riding in AL since we're so close.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
Have fun at the park kids! Take lots of pics...

Have fun at the park kids!

Take lots of pics of us home bound FF'ers

:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,034
Posted By AtlantaViking
Seriously? He saw the discrepancy in the final...

Seriously? He saw the discrepancy in the final contract, discussed it with the salesman, and in the end did not walk away from the deal - but instead signed off on it.

Original deal or not, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26,913
Views: 3,279,783
Posted By AtlantaViking
Thx NWRamber - I'll give that a go and see if it...

Thx NWRamber - I'll give that a go and see if it straightens this out. I am still curious though if anyone does know whether or not just the tubes are interchangeable throughout the years.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
Thanks for the update Alfredo! Plz send best...

Thanks for the update Alfredo!

Plz send best wishes to your wife for a quick recovery from us! That one Beaver when she helped truck in/prep all that food for us was a blast. She's a gem - take...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26,913
Views: 3,279,783
Posted By AtlantaViking
Fork Tubes

Hey all - looking for suggestions:

I think I tweaked a fork tube, not 100% yet as I haven't pulled them or checked the bars, but if I did: Can I get a set of older forks for DR350 and just swap...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By AtlantaViking
Take a look at Moto Mountain and Highland Park...

Take a look at Moto Mountain and Highland Park too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
If you plan on tent camping I doubt you'll need a...

If you plan on tent camping I doubt you'll need a reservation, we never have in the past - just show up and pitch a tent and pay sometime while you are there. Great bunch up there...pretty bummed...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By AtlantaViking
+1

+1
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,839
Posted By AtlantaViking
$3200 sounds like there is some emotional...

$3200 sounds like there is some emotional attachment here from the owner which usually means 'walk away' to me. But having said that - if I could find a wagon (I prefer the wagons to the sedans) that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
Oh Hell...those are 4 words that should never be...

Oh Hell...those are 4 words that should never be spoken together!
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,218
Posted By AtlantaViking
Thats funny, i've been wrestling with this same...

Thats funny, i've been wrestling with this same dilemma.

My explorer has 199,000 miles on the clock and about 100,000 of those are on the current Michelins. We are just now closing in on the wear...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,022
Posted By AtlantaViking
Wonderful RR! My neighbor visits Romania...

Wonderful RR!

My neighbor visits Romania every year and tells us how beautiful it is - but he never has enough pictures. Now your report fills in his gaps...simply incredible scenery.

Well done...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Charge up the drill Twisty and go find that stash...

Charge up the drill Twisty and go find that stash of sheet metals screws and use your afternoon productively!:lol3

Actually given the ice they are calling for...it might be your only mode of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Where were you 3 months ago with that advice?? I...

Where were you 3 months ago with that advice?? I found that out the hard way...damn they take a while to heal.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
...crap, Twisty - my google fu sucks! I told you...

...crap, Twisty - my google fu sucks! I told you it was random, dude has it marked wrong on YT:lol3

I can never remember which is which. I'll dig up one from 81, stay tuned.

..Edit see below...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 21,178
Posted By AtlantaViking
Here's a random youtube clip, the beginning of...

Here's a random youtube clip, the beginning of the vid and the last minute are the ones that I wouldn't be too interested to be on a big bike.

Anyone remember Capt. Jon riding 81 on his DR650 two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
[/INDENT] Gotta work today too, but I hope you...

[/INDENT] Gotta work today too, but I hope you are able to go Red Sand! Your route the last time was a great ride - have a good time!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,038
Posted By AtlantaViking
Well then...eat your peas and carrots and heal up...

Well then...eat your peas and carrots and heal up quickly so we can ride!:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,958
Posted By AtlantaViking
Its never easy to read these... It looks you...

Its never easy to read these...

It looks you and he built some great times together, keep those memories close.

Condolences to you and yours.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,038
Posted By AtlantaViking
What's really challenging is when you blow a turn...

What's really challenging is when you blow a turn by x tenths of a mile and try to correct all of the next turns by that amount going forward. Screw up more than once and you'll feel like you're back...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
That's funny right there. Thx for the offer...

That's funny right there.

Thx for the offer Chris, but the KLX I was hunting was a 450r - pure offroad. I have the DR350 for basic DS responsibilities and want a woods bike. Kicked around KDXs but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Ugh...I have to laugh about it really. ...

Ugh...I have to laugh about it really.




Funny you mention that little gem-he said the title was in the mail and would be there soon.



:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Gambling with Craigslist

Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose....

Yesterday I took a loooong drive to go look at an 09 Kawi KLX that had 200 miles on it. Spoke to the owner over the phone and asked if any issues with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Add one more to the list...Great way to ring in...

Add one more to the list...Great way to ring in the new year! Had a great ride last time around - planning on being there this time too.

BlueLightning - Heal up, that little get-off sounded none...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,295,633
Posted By AtlantaViking
Hhhmmmmmm...Tukata, firearms, and...

Hhhmmmmmm...Tukata, firearms, and motorcycles...what could possibly go wrong?:lol3
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