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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-22-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Thanks, we'll watch for it. RB

Thanks, we'll watch for it.

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-21-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
There's been a little setback to our plans. ...

There's been a little setback to our plans.

We were planing to meet up with redwineracing , the couple from the UK that posted on another Florida thread, at the beach in Indialantic. As we were...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
I was just looking at St George Isl. Thanks for...

I was just looking at St George Isl. Thanks for the tip. How about the old rt 30 loop just west of Apalachicola? Is that a worthwhile beach ride or should we just stay on 98?

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-19-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Thanks guys. We're going to follow everyone's...

Thanks guys. We're going to follow everyone's advice, as best we can.

Got the F800R ready to go, including the heated jacket liners.

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-17-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By RBrider
Hello Jarvis, if you're up to it, find US RT 192...

Hello Jarvis, if you're up to it, find US RT 192 in Kissimmee and head east to the beach in the Melbourne area. The Mrs and I'll meet you somewhere and buy you lunch, before you head south.

Post...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Thanks, I'm gonna check it out. The round trip...

Thanks, I'm gonna check it out. The round trip using the ferry sounds good, if I can make it work.

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-14-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Thanks, we'll be incorporating as many of these...

Thanks, we'll be incorporating as many of these suggestions as we can.

I wasn't sure about taking the ferry across at Ft Morgan, even though we like that sort of thing. I wasn't sure how much of a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By RBrider
I've ridden the Renfro Valley , the Chattahochee...

I've ridden the Renfro Valley , the Chattahochee & the LBL several times.

Renfro Valley is the most rugged, but they're all good. Highly recommended.

This thread sounds like a great idea.

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Thanks guys, I appreciate it. That's just the...

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. That's just the kind of local info we are looking for. Post of if anything else comes to mind.

I'll have a small, tankbag size laptop with me, we'll check in to this...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By RBrider
Need input from Fla Panhandlers

We're planing a sightseeing trip along the Big Bend and Panhandle coast. Leaving home on or about Feb 23rd.

Chiefland Fl is the first nights destination, for two reasons, first is it'll be a 175...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By RBrider
I've had frost on the seat of my bike in Oct...

I've had frost on the seat of my bike in Oct about 1/4 in thick (more or less) while staying in Alpine Tx and riding Big Bend.

Just sayin......

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,021
Posted By RBrider
Thanks for the photos and RR's guys. Much...

Thanks for the photos and RR's guys.

Much appreciated.

RB
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By RBrider
Thanks for the up to date report GB. At Old...

Thanks for the up to date report GB. At Old River Rd and Junaluska, you were about 3 miles from my house. I'm looking forward to getting back up there when it warms up a little. Maybe we can hook...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By RBrider
Nice RR & photos! Thanks for posting. RB

Nice RR & photos! Thanks for posting.

RB
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By RBrider
Just talked to a friend who has a house on...

Just talked to a friend who has a house on Winding Stairs Rd near Queens Lake.
She said that as of last week WS was open .

RB
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By RBrider
I don't think you'll find it at all, to be honest...

I don't think you'll find it at all, to be honest with you. Not real boondock camping.

If you're willing to travel 175/200 miles, try the Sebastian Inlet State Pk on the east coast at the Indian...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By RBrider
Are you talking dual sport , off road or street?...

Are you talking dual sport , off road or street? What area, in general?

RB
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By RBrider
Thumb I've got a plated '06 EXC 450. It'll be perfect...

I've got a plated '06 EXC 450. It'll be perfect for how you plan to ride. I paid 4,000$ for mine with 48 hrs about 2 yrs ago. (It had been plated when new, so it never had off-road title problems) ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,431
Posted By RBrider
Hard to do if your wife is already using them. :D...

Hard to do if your wife is already using them. :D

RB
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,389,767
Posted By RBrider
I just resealed my '06 450 EXC, too. One thing...

I just resealed my '06 450 EXC, too. One thing I'd add is make sure you pump the forks enough to bleed all the air out of them after installing the oil. I've made the mistake of just pumping them a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By RBrider
I've got a plated '06 EXC 450 (RFS)that looks...

I've got a plated '06 EXC 450 (RFS)that looks almost exactly like your 525. I love it. It's perfect for rough dual sport riding.

RB
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By RBrider
+1 rb

+1

rb
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,940
Posted By RBrider
I've got a plated '06 KTM EXC 450 with EE std...

I've got a plated '06 KTM EXC 450 with EE std seat that works really well for me.
'07 EXC's came street legal and are the best of the RFS engine bikes, so I'm told. But my '06 does a great job too,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By RBrider
My buddies DR 350S started running like that. I...

My buddies DR 350S started running like that. I checked it out for him and the needle had somehow jumped out of the main jet. It was jammed back up in the slide and cocked sideways.

Wouldn't hurt...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 285,847
Posted By RBrider
I rode up there once. When i looked back, my...

I rode up there once. When i looked back, my riding buddy was back at the tree line. He refused to go any farther up that mountain. :eek1

RB
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By RBrider
This is off topic, but related. We're doing...

This is off topic, but related.

We're doing a moto=tour out west this summer. We just got a smart phone 5 and hope to use the gps when needed.

Can anyone recommend an app that's free or cheap,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 210,355
Posted By RBrider
I did mine without pulling the forks. Only...

I did mine without pulling the forks. Only dis-advantage is you can't measure oil level properly, as the forks can't be held level, as required for measuring.

I just measured the volume of oil I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 210,355
Posted By RBrider
Nice bikes, Simsim & Tupperwolf. Welcome to the...

Nice bikes, Simsim & Tupperwolf. Welcome to the club.

I just did the Race Tech springs & GV Emulators on my '13 F8R. It's a pretty straight forward job, nothing tricky. Especially if you've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By RBrider
+ 1 to all of above. Plated '06 450 EXC. RB

+ 1 to all of above. Plated '06 450 EXC.

RB
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By RBrider
That was my friends house you stopped at. I'm two...

That was my friends house you stopped at. I'm two miles away.
We (my friend, his neighbor, me and a guy from Morganton Ga) rode the Suches area yesterday. All gravel or old logging roads with a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,469
Posted By RBrider
+1 Nice ones still turn up, once in a while....

+1

Nice ones still turn up, once in a while. Easy to ride, seat height not too high, totally reliable.

RB
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,584
Posted By RBrider
My '07 919 checked all those box's, except for...

My '07 919 checked all those box's, except for the suspension. But like new 919's are so inexpensive (and can still be found,) that you can afford to do some upgrades.

Just sold a '04 BMW 1150R...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By RBrider
The route I laid out is a 600 + mi day, 11 or 12...

The route I laid out is a 600 + mi day, 11 or 12 hours if you don't screw around too much. 215 & 281 are excellent, but if you're doing MV to CB in one day, those routes will add time to an already...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By RBrider
I've got place in Topton/Nantahala (South of MV)...

I've got place in Topton/Nantahala (South of MV) and in Grant/Valkaria (south of CB)

I like to take 441 south thru Clayton Ga to the Ga route 17 bypass at Toccoa, take 17 south to Wrens Ga. At...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By RBrider
Ronnie, did you used to ride a TE 450 and a KLX...

Ronnie, did you used to ride a TE 450 and a KLX 250 before that?

If you're who I think you are, you definitely know your way around.

The Burningtown trailhead is 3.7 miles from my house. My...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,800
Posted By RBrider
2013 BMW F800R with low seat option 30.5 ". ...

2013 BMW F800R with low seat option 30.5 ".

RB
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,800
Posted By RBrider
BMW F800 R with factory low seat. You'll love it....

BMW F800 R with factory low seat. You'll love it. Try to find a '13 model.

RB
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 210,355
Posted By RBrider
I looked at some new leftover '12's too. RB

I looked at some new leftover '12's too.

RB
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 210,355
Posted By RBrider
Dmac, there's a guy who goes by NCRick (I think)...

Dmac, there's a guy who goes by NCRick (I think) who on the forums, his company is Cogent Dynamics Suspension. He's in the Asheville area. I've not used his services, but those who have speak highly...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 210,355
Posted By RBrider
Only in the US. They're still in worldwide...

Only in the US. They're still in worldwide production, at least for now.

A price drop, decent suspension package and, maybe, a 850 BB kit and they could be back in business.

I'm really liking...
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