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Forum: Face plant Today, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,757
Posted By DirtDabber
Spot is great but remember it is primarily a...

Spot is great but remember it is primarily a messenger device. A PLB is runs at a higher wattage and lower frequency so if your primary objective is rescue then you are better off with a PLB. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
New Tag. There has been another tag near...

New Tag.


There has been another tag near here but it is such a good road I thought I needed to tempt someone into the woods since the tag has sat pretty much idle for a bit.

The road the tag...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
Tagged.... Locally this is known as...

Tagged....


Locally this is known as Commissioner's Bridge because the only way to access the houses on the other side of the river was by boat. The Rabun County Board of Commissioners voted to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By DirtDabber
Thanks for starting this thread, it wound up...

Thanks for starting this thread, it wound up being timely with my service coming up for renewal. It encouraged me to ask myself questions of what it was I was looking for in a device and I am really...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By DirtDabber
Hmmmmm, My spot renewal notice came...

Hmmmmm,

My spot renewal notice came today.... :deal

I guess I need to figure out which way to go myself.




I really don't use it that much. I have found that when hiking here in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By DirtDabber
Lots of good ideas and thoughts here. One thing...

Lots of good ideas and thoughts here. One thing that keeps coming back to me is wanting to travel and the lack of knowing how to work on a bike. They really are at odds with each other. If you are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By DirtDabber
Tellico Grains in Tellico Plains is a great...

Tellico Grains in Tellico Plains is a great breakfast bakery stop. Wood oven pizza on Saturdays as well.

Asheville has great roads, Hwy 215 and Hwy 276 off the parkway. I love the parkway during...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By DirtDabber
The word "legible" is subjective. The officer...

The word "legible" is subjective. The officer can easily argue that we read left to right not vertically. That would be backed up I would think by automatic tag readers not being able to process a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By DirtDabber
I have had three KLR's, they all sucked and by...

I have had three KLR's, they all sucked and by the time you pour money into them to fix the stuff to make them a decent adventure bike you could buy the BMW 650. That said I rode the heck out of all...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-13-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By DirtDabber
Here is a good review of some options. ...

Here is a good review of some options.


https://www.wildsnow.com/8245/spot-inreach-satphone-review-delorme/


If you just want to access rescue then a locator beacon is a free service and more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 34,096
Posted By DirtDabber
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aCOVyVxC_QM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
Yes, the free version sometimes jams up if...

Yes, the free version sometimes jams up if bandwidth is exceeded. I just use my smugmug account since it helps pay the bills for Baldy. I don't know if you have every been on a site with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
I will try and move it, worked 18 hours Tuesday...

I will try and move it, worked 18 hours Tuesday and 16 yesterday. I am ready for a break.


Might be somewhere dirty and challenging...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
BD, many moons ago you could attach images, now...

BD, many moons ago you could attach images, now you need a host account like SmugMug.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By DirtDabber
It is really bad here in Clayton which shares a...

It is really bad here in Clayton which shares a border with both South and North Carolina.

One of they guys I was talking to today just moved about 5 miles from Otto NC to Dillard GA and It is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 34,096
Posted By DirtDabber
I am happy Hawk can not make it.....:deal

I am happy Hawk can not make it.....:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By DirtDabber
TWoS is really great. All the improvements...

TWoS is really great. All the improvements really make it shine. Hwy 180 is freshly paved this year.

You could do a day or two at TWO and hit North Ga and then wander over toward the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
Dang Morris, I hate to hear that. Things do...

Dang Morris, I hate to hear that. Things do happen really fast. Hope you guys heal well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
Run 348 over to Helen and then across Trey Mtn on...

Run 348 over to Helen and then across Trey Mtn on dirt.

Patterson Gap Rd

Tallulah River to Charlies Creek to Upper Hightower
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
You staying in Helen area? There is an entrance...

You staying in Helen area? There is an entrance on either end. South side is off Flat Branch Rd on the south side of Lake Seed/Rabun. North side is off Bridge Creek Road near Lake Burton. It is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
It's about 3 miles from my house... I may...

It's about 3 miles from my house...


I may go move it to Starbucks so people can find it.... :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
Wow, this thread is almost officially dead.... ...

Wow, this thread is almost officially dead....

This tag is sitting in the middle of some of the best riding in the whole Southeastern US over a holiday weekend and beautiful weather and still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
Well, they do kind of look alike..... :lol3

Well, they do kind of look alike..... :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By DirtDabber
If I read this right you will have to pay the...

If I read this right you will have to pay the TAVT since the vehicle is coming from out of state. Had the vehicle been a Georgia vehicle then you could claim the exemption of TAVT if the tax was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By DirtDabber
It is the pipes as well. When you can't sit and...

It is the pipes as well. When you can't sit and have a conversation at an outdoor café because some doofus on a v-twin is doing a throttle check all the way down the street and ricky racer comes by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By DirtDabber
When you move to GA you have to pay the "tax" on...

When you move to GA you have to pay the "tax" on a vehicle you already own. In their FAQ section they did say you had to pay on a vehicle you inherited so I would assume you have to pay regardless. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 280,230
Posted By DirtDabber
:lol3 My other stove is a Svea. I have...

:lol3


My other stove is a Svea. I have had it 35 years...

It has never failed me.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 280,230
Posted By DirtDabber
Different kit... ...

Different kit...


http://www.amazon.com/Esbit-CS985HA-Lightweight-Trekking-Anodized/dp/B001UEL76Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1409617132&sr=8-1&keywords=Esbit+Alcohol+Burner+and+Trekking+Cookset


...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
That would look good in <strike>Clemson</strike>...

That would look good in <strike>Clemson</strike> KTM Orange
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
That sure is pretty Beau, I would have been kind...

That sure is pretty Beau, I would have been kind of fun to run it as a rat rod though. :deal
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 280,230
Posted By DirtDabber
http://www.amazon.com/TOAKS-Titanium-750ml-Bail-Ha...

http://www.amazon.com/TOAKS-Titanium-750ml-Bail-Handle/dp/B00EZIKUJY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1409593795&sr=8-2&keywords=toaks+titanium+pot
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 280,230
Posted By DirtDabber
Throwing this out for consumption.... I...

Throwing this out for consumption....


I have put together an ultralight cook kit for backpacking and bike travel. Obviously the beer glass is for size reference.... :lol3
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
Without a title or MCO you are pretty much...

Without a title or MCO you are pretty much fighting a lost cause from everything I have heard. With an MCO you would need friends in TN or AL to title it for you and "sell" it back to you. Now this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 330,608
Posted By DirtDabber
Damn, when did they pave that? That is right by...

Damn, when did they pave that? That is right by the house.


Interesting I can see your pics on my phone but not on my laptop....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
I really want to know how this works out. I have...

I really want to know how this works out. I have a low idle stumble I want to get rid of but it is two hours to a dealer whom I have no relationship.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
You can use mine. It is the 1 version not the...

You can use mine. It is the 1 version not the fancy interactive model.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By DirtDabber
Cherokee to Asheville is the best part of the...

Cherokee to Asheville is the best part of the Blue Ridge Parkway in my opinion.

Cherohala Skyway over to Tellico Plains. Be sure and stop at Tellico Grains Bakery for breakfast or lunch.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
She has definitely coached on what to say... She...

She has definitely coached on what to say... She should have been coached to keep her mouth shut.

This is why I am always reluctant to pass unless I get waved around or the car moves to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 30,203
Views: 2,266,918
Posted By DirtDabber
Can anyone help someone find a good gear store...

Can anyone help someone find a good gear store near Atlanta?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24865843#post24865843
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By DirtDabber
I will cross post this to the Dualsporters of...

I will cross post this to the Dualsporters of Georgia thread. It will get more traffic. Maybe list the type of gear you are looking for so you don't get directed to the cruiser emporium. :D

...
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