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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2011, 12:33 PM
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Posted By gruney1
Good Luck!

Good Luck!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By gruney1
I'm driving north from GA on the 21st on I-85 to...

I'm driving north from GA on the 21st on I-85 to Richmond then taking I-95 to NYC. I could squeeze you in if you don't mind a tight fit with the family. I know the timing is not right, but the offer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By gruney1
I am heading up to the Maggie Valley museum this...

I am heading up to the Maggie Valley museum this Saturday with a bunch of English bikes, so this plan will have to wait.
White Castle will have to be another time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By gruney1
I think I may postpone this White Castle Run. I...

I think I may postpone this White Castle Run. I was just in Nashville on business, ate a bunch of White Castles, and have no desire for any more right now. :puke1

Maybe just a shorter ride to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By gruney1
A WaWa is a glorified convenience store with a...

A WaWa is a glorified convenience store with a deli and junk inside. It's a chain in the mid atlantic states. Definitely worth checking out if you happen to see one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By gruney1
White Castle Run 8/27/11 N.GA to Nashville

Hey it's that time of year again! I'm heading out for my fix of White Castle on Saturday, August 27th. Lebanon, TN is the location, and I'm leaving from Dahlonega.

I had a great time last year,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 20,690
Posted By gruney1
I'm getting hungry...................:D

I'm getting hungry...................:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
While I was at my sister's house, I helped her...

While I was at my sister's house, I helped her out with some household chores. It was the least I could do for her for putting me up for almost 2 weeks.
I hung some new lights in her kitchen:...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
BTW: I went tot read your other ride report (to...

BTW: I went tot read your other ride report (to NY), and all of the pics have disappeared?[/QUOTE]

Thanks for catching that. Not sure what happened there, I will re-attach the pictures asap....
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
I know it's been a long time since I updated, but...

I know it's been a long time since I updated, but Here are the remaining pictures from the trip.

I got to spend some quality time with my sister and her family, and she took me with her to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 20,690
Posted By gruney1
I'm gonna try and make this one. And I will not...

I'm gonna try and make this one. And I will not let you buy me any more food. I got a job now, and I been savin up for one of these fancy meals for a while now.

Really looking forward to seeing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 20,690
Posted By gruney1
whadiya whadiya whadiya have?!?:nod

whadiya whadiya whadiya have?!?:nod
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 50,407
Posted By gruney1
Oh Crap! 4 months away from advrider and I miss...

Oh Crap! 4 months away from advrider and I miss the beaver.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
I am a wuss when it comes to sitting in traffic,...

I am a wuss when it comes to sitting in traffic, that's one of the main reasons I moved to GA from NY!

I made it home in time for Thanksgiving dessert around 3:00.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Thanks for the tip. I'm hoping to make it...

Thanks for the tip.

I'm hoping to make it well past Houston tomorrow, but we will see...:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
No, I just went to visit my sister for a little...

No, I just went to visit my sister for a little while. I was getting restless at home, and the job situation wasn't going anywhere, so I needed a change of scenery for a little while.

It is time...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Thanks, I will definitely avoid Atlanta!

Thanks, I will definitely avoid Atlanta!
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
That's where I slept one night. It was very nice....

That's where I slept one night. It was very nice.
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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Time to head home

I am planning to leave Corpus on Tuesday 11/24 and follow this route:
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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 4

It was pitch black on the road and very foggy. Visibility was nonexistent. It was almost rain, the mist was so thick. I decided to wait for daylight, so I hit the first McDonald’s I saw, but they...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Thanks for the offer, I am in Corpus right now,...

Thanks for the offer, I am in Corpus right now, heading back home on Tuesday 11/23
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
So far I am trained to sit, lay down, fetch, and...

So far I am trained to sit, lay down, fetch, and beg.:D

I am too deeply rooted in North Georgia to leave there right now, I am just taking a break to visit my sister and her family for a bit.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
I haven't seen any road side parks yet, but will...

I haven't seen any road side parks yet, but will sop and take some pictures if I do.

I am not looking for a job here (in Corpus), just visiting my sister and her family for a bit.

Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
OUCH! Do you have peanut butter and jelly there?

OUCH! Do you have peanut butter and jelly there?
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
I looked into that site, but never tried it. ...

I looked into that site, but never tried it.

I have a new ContiMotion on the front and the Shinko 705 is still on the rear.

Thanks,
Kenny
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Thanks for the offer, I appreciate it. I may be...

Thanks for the offer, I appreciate it. I may be heading to Orlando 12/9...:evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
I have a credit card for gas. The ten is for...

I have a credit card for gas. The ten is for everything else!:evil

That was me and I remember your Beemer. Hope all is well with you.

I should be passing through your neighborhood Wednesday...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Bandits rock! Good Luck with it. Now you...

Bandits rock! Good Luck with it.

Now you need to drink PBR's and eat PB&J's
:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 3 continued

I stopped for lunch around 9:30 am at a rest stop in Mississippi near the Louisiana border on I-10. I was hungry for some more of those Peanut Butter & Jelly delicacies, and just couldn’t wait for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 3

Refreshed and ready for another day in the well-worn Corbin seat, I was up and had everything packed up by 6 AM. Off I went into the darkness wondering what lay ahead. I rode for a little while, the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 20,690
Posted By gruney1
What?!? No more Disco brake light? Say it...

What?!? No more Disco brake light?

Say it ain't so!

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 2 Total cost: Gas: $20.47 for...

Day 2 Total cost:

Gas: $20.47 for 304 miles
Bridge Toll $3.50
Ferry Toll: $8.00
Breakfast: $2.15
Beer: $3.00

Total for Day 2: $37.11
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 2 Part 2

I pulled onto the ferry and parked the bike on the left side. After we were under way, a guy in his 30’s came up and asked if I was cold on “that thing”. The first thing I noticed was the half empty...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Day 2 Alabama All Day

I slept in since I had a bed, then fixed myself a hearty breakfast:



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I got on the road around 10 AM,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Ahhhh, Day 2 Begins...

Eating some oatmeal and drinking coffee. Can't wait to be on the open road again!
I am hoping to make it to the Gulf Shores Ferry today and cross into Mississippi if I have time.
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Thanks for the well wishes, guys. I made it to...

Thanks for the well wishes, guys. I made it to Dadeville Alabama, staying at my cousin's house tonight. I gotta grab a couch whenever I can!

Here's the Clapped-out Bandit in the driveway:...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
Here's the basic plan:<small> <small></small>...

Here's the basic plan:<small>
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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By gruney1
GA to TX on the Clapped-Out Bandit

I just can't wait any longer.

I am leaving today for Texas. I have ten dollars in my wallet, no job, no hope of ever finding a job, so I am outta here. The wife & kids will have to do their own...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By gruney1
I just can't wait any longer. I am leaving...

I just can't wait any longer. I am leaving tomorrow for Texas. I have no money, no job, no hope of ever finding a job, so I am outta here. The wife & kids will have to do their own laundry for a...
Forum: Americas 11-02-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By gruney1
The ferry looks like a good idea!:clap

The ferry looks like a good idea!:clap
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