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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Yes. Phil and I are on a very easy ride through...

Yes. Phil and I are on a very easy ride through all the old stuff you all know well but to us we are first timers. Hammock camped at Cades Cove last night. Hotel in Cherokee tonight.. room on the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-11-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
We got here late yesterday. Gonna try your...

We got here late yesterday. Gonna try your previous run. Dragon Sm Park and maybe camp or try and make it to Robbinsville tonight. We will see how it works.

We are hoping for 150 miles at most....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,031
Posted By Vico1
Coleman: Looking at those pics brings "purple...

Coleman: Looking at those pics brings "purple mountain's majesty" to mind.

Awesome pics and what a great country we live in.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
I am trying to place where I know you from... ...

I am trying to place where I know you from...

Seems like you were part of Terry's raiders out around Villa Tasso?

Been awhile!

Oh yea, Great link. Thanks SR56
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-08-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 182,769
Posted By Vico1
What you dont see

What you don't see is the horrible carnage just after the pics are taken.

the guy on the hangar floor is swept up into the jet intake and they both crash into the hangar wall.

the guy on the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-07-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 75,599
Posted By Vico1
Glad all was avoided. My big deal now is how...

Glad all was avoided. My big deal now is how people (drivers) have no situational awareness. They have no clue WTF is going on around them. Sometime if you just paid attention, you could move a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-07-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By Vico1
Nope!

Sorry but not this week either. However, my son and I are leaving on Thur for Smokies etc trip for a few days. Bringing big bikes this time. Hope it cooler up there!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-07-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,172
Posted By Vico1
Im Robin Hood

I steel from the rich cause the poor don't have any money!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 98,511
Posted By Vico1
You really need to see this movie... not the new...

You really need to see this movie... not the new one (they did a remake a few years back - ok but nothing like Mr Cool McQueen. The sound track for that movie was also awesome...

Like a circle in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Eye Candy

Its amazing to me how beautiful twisted metal and leather can be...

Awesome!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Vico1
Quick answer is that several brands make a good...

Quick answer is that several brands make a good cheap (relatively) Dual Sport for about $130. I have an AFX and love it but they just came out with a new one that also has interior sun shad, as well...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
I have pool duty this weekend! Starting this...

I have pool duty this weekend! Starting this afternoon.

Yall be careful out there!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
We do have an outstanding bunch of guys over...

We do have an outstanding bunch of guys over here. This was on a Wednesday too! Last weekend 13 guys showed up to beat the heat.

We are making plans already for the Trot. May have something...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 98,511
Posted By Vico1
Is that shot from the Tomas Crown Affair. Steve...

Is that shot from the Tomas Crown Affair. Steve McQueen and Fay Dunaway!

Yes its a OLD movie...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 426,011
Posted By Vico1
Good Scoot

I can vouch for the scoot and the gentleman selling it. Both are outstanding!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Wednesday Slow Ride Report

Eight guys showed up to beat the heat and enjoy a nice ride through Black Water.

Good to see Mugwest, Ineptizoid, Single Track Jeff , out for a ride with the crowd. Been too long. And then we...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-01-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Vico1
Hope it makes it way up here. I would love to...

Hope it makes it way up here. I would love to see it.
I have seen trailers... should be awesome.

The Father/Grandfather of American Off Road motorcycles and racing.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Yep! that's OK too. See you at Aces around...

Yep! that's OK too.

See you at Aces around 8:30ish
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Wednesday Slow Ride

I am still on for tomorrow morning slow ride through Black Water if we still have folks who want to ride.

So who all is in?

Im thinking I will ride to Aces in Milton for breakfast (room for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-01-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,447
Posted By Vico1
War story

Several years back when I was competing in Enduros I followed my leave it alone rule BUT decided to wear a new pair of padded riding underware. What can be wrong with that?

A lot.

For hours...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-01-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Hell Im up so I might as well post.... had a...

Hell Im up so I might as well post.... had a really good pee!

Carry on!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,447
Posted By Vico1
If I might make a suggestion based on long term...

If I might make a suggestion based on long term experience...

Before the big trip, and especially after so many changes, - take a good shake down ride. Make sure all is well and then leave it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
A correction on spelling

Fix it for you.... I know it was a typo
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Glad to hear from you. Yep a bad shim and cause...

Glad to hear from you. Yep a bad shim and cause a shit pot full of heartache. I know.

Good luck and join us soon.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
LEOs

I have been stopped many time on Eglin. Mostly by Range Patrol but several times by FWC guys. They have always turned out to be nice folks. You just have to get past that "do I draw my piece"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 58,523
Posted By Vico1
That could very well be. Havent been that way in...

That could very well be. Havent been that way in several years...

Any of you guys gonna try and make it over to our slow ride on Wednesday?

We may still be having a ride if anyone actually...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 58,523
Posted By Vico1
Where is this ? Looks familiar.

Where is this ? Looks familiar.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-29-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 75,599
Posted By Vico1
I had some fried naked bbq just the other day. ...

I had some fried naked bbq just the other day. Good stuff in season.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-29-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
made a few quick visits this morning before it...

made a few quick visits this morning before it got real HOT (that means real early).

Looks like we have a great alternate site for Turkey Trot if the Madhouse location in not available. OR we may...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Welcome. You joined just in time. Looks like a...

Welcome. You joined just in time. Looks like a ride tomorrow morning early and then a slow burn on Wednesday. Prolly something going on 4th weekend.

New guys are directed to page 1 Post #2 (yes...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Come on Sperz - no ruffled feathers and certainly...

Come on Sperz - no ruffled feathers and certainly no need to apologize. A very valid observation.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
I know where this place is... we use to ride...

I know where this place is... we use to ride single track around there until the neighbors starting calling cops. This was way back in single track/no street legal bike days. So exactly where is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Great to hear from you. Come on down and ride...

Great to hear from you. Come on down and ride with us again. We miss Riggy for sure. NO ONE could get his shirt/jersey off faster! We would stop just to see how long it took him.




How...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Passion!

This has all been gone over before. But its time to rehash it for the n00bs out there.

Yes over the 6 years I have been posting on this thread it has morphed! Like all things in life there are...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-27-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
24K aint much for one of those motors... is your...

24K aint much for one of those motors... is your problem just the countershaft?

I am not a Honda guy but HondaMudDog is. JP help this guys out.
I think JP can rebuild a Honda on the trail...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-27-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,984
Views: 375,644
Posted By Vico1
You mean everyone does NOT run fuel through the...

You mean everyone does NOT run fuel through the battery cable.

Incredible:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,016
Views: 1,341,095
Posted By Vico1
yea... .64 is magic for me ! Also the...

yea... .64 is magic for me !

Also the settings change / mover over time. I check my every so often...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Im pretty sure Im gonna ride my DR650 so that...

Im pretty sure Im gonna ride my DR650 so that will means more road than dirt and very little sand. I would say the 690 would be a good choice. We will be going at a sane speeds and stopping often...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Independence Day Slow Ride

Looks like there is some interest in getting together NEXT Wednesday - that's July 2, 2014 - for a slow ride into the Black Water State Forrest.

For a week day there is a pretty good response. If...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28,574
Views: 2,085,339
Posted By Vico1
Slow Burn ?

OK we got two possibles for a slow burn next Wednesday.

Anyone else? Anyone wanna go this weekend?
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