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Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,509
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Thinking about a Rokon, own a cabin in the mtns...

Thinking about a Rokon, own a cabin in the mtns with gobs of land around.
Front suspension worth the money?
Kohler or Honda engine?

Don't need one just want one.
Please educate me!
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Yeah, late March is just too risky. 40% of the...

Yeah, late March is just too risky. 40% of the time weather co-operates but Murphy says when you come it will be historically cold and wet. Outer Banks really good place to visit and so are coastal...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Bicycling along coastal south is going to be on...

Bicycling along coastal south is going to be on mostly sandy tracks, just not much else around here. You'll be able to cover lots of miles in a day, tallest hill is two feet.

Ever hear of the...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Moab region is effing unbelievable. Heaven on two...

Moab region is effing unbelievable. Heaven on two wheels.

Coastal ride is fun, I really enjoy wandering while riding. These days I try hard to avoid big cities by choosing to use state highways...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Last two weeks of March in the Carolina/Virginia...

Last two weeks of March in the Carolina/Virginia mountains area I live in are wet and cold, not pleasant riding or camping. Asheville and Western Nc worse. sorry.

Coastal regions a lot warmer but...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
ok, OuterBanks area! Lots to see and do on a...

ok, OuterBanks area! Lots to see and do on a mountain bike. Still no hills though.
Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge has miles of roads for biking on and un-effing believable scenery - acres and...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Go for it! Check out JamieZ's guides to...

Go for it!
Check out JamieZ's guides to traveling and eating cheap - not sure how he spells his name but he has a ream of good tips.
Best of luck in the service.

Would you rather regret the...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Huntington Beach State Park might be a place to...

Huntington Beach State Park might be a place to check out for some riding and having fun, just south of Myrtle Beach. If you're looking to party (Easter Break?) Myrtle Beach is a good coastal choice,...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Trailer. edit: Sorry, didn't fully read...

Trailer.


edit: Sorry, didn't fully read OP.
Can be done with a bit of work and willingness to take your time when loading. As a happy Ural owner I'd suggest considering considering other rigs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
For some spirited curvy road riding get off the...

For some spirited curvy road riding get off the Parkway, use it as a route to explore the region. an example from my neighborhood - get off at VA state road 678(Raps grill and Gas) and go "down the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 120,738
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Looking for a small dual sport to keep in the...

Looking for a small dual sport to keep in the mountains if anybody runs across something worth owning. Simple and reliable preferred.
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Fun bikes to ride, thoroughly enjoy mine - but it...

Fun bikes to ride, thoroughly enjoy mine - but it has never been in "the fast lane".

Introduce yourself over on Soviet Steeds where Urals are happiest and koolaid flows freely.

Enjoy, they are...
Forum: Americas 01-07-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Check ride reports over on soviet steeds, 3 guys...

Check ride reports over on soviet steeds, 3 guys posted a report with pictures of ride coast to coast.
Forum: Americas 01-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 977
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
another northern vote

Wandered thru OH, PA and NY, crossed into Canada and wandered around the lakes recently- absolutely loved it. No problems anywhere with anything. Ate in small towns and wandered wherever the roads...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Lots of great rigs out there, see some quite...

Lots of great rigs out there, see some quite tempting ones in flea market regularly and at realistic prices.
Ural is definitely quirky and absolutely needs routine maintenance. Nowhere near the...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Most of the tourists in campers and tour buses...

Most of the tourists in campers and tour buses stay on the main roads and only see "the top" sights. Fantastic riding and viewing in the whole region. Grab a couple of DeLorme atlas' and drool over...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
From personal experience I can factually state...

From personal experience I can factually state that looking forwards to a drink has many times enabled me to finish a ride.

Drinking to stay warm is like marrying to insure having peace and quiet.
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 995
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Northern California, Oregon, Washington will give...

Northern California, Oregon, Washington will give you forests, mountains, pubs, good food and people to share the beer with. Idaho, Montana, Wyoming have better riding with less people and therefore...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
You're gonna have fun! Check out Soviet Steeds...

You're gonna have fun!
Check out Soviet Steeds for lots of mechanical advice, sometimes useful.

Dealer worked on some carb issues for me at initial service with no negative warranty impact.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
scenic option

If you really just want to ride it to the US and wander around for a while at a sedate pace and enjoy yourself you can tour and travel then leave it in the basement of my cabin in Virginia just off...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,945
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Heck, if I sold mine the dog would hop in the...

Heck, if I sold mine the dog would hop in the sidecar and leave me!
Smart dog.
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,959
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
First dibbs on parts you don't use!

First dibbs on parts you don't use!
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 715,793
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Cadillac trike 32 value north-star v8.

http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4771374702.html

WTF????
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Hatfield McCoy trails? WVA is dual sport heaven...

Hatfield McCoy trails? WVA is dual sport heaven but winters are tough in the mountains.NC usually warms up in mid March but you never know what'll happen next.
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Western states - lots to choose from. Southern or...

Western states - lots to choose from. Southern or Northern - which is more different than what you're used to living in daily? Southwest and Northwest are fantastic places to explore, coastal states...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Try posting / reading in the regional forum...

Try posting / reading in the regional forum section. lots of local knowledge there.
Willville Motorcycle Campground in Meadows of Dan popular for a reason.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 87,921
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Terrible place to ride, bet you don't see anybody...

Terrible place to ride, bet you don't see anybody for miles!
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Lovely time of the year to visit Savannah,...

Lovely time of the year to visit Savannah, Charleston & Myrtle Beach SC, Wilmington, Jacksonville, New Bern & Elizabeth City NC. Tour the Outer Banks when the crowds are just fishing. Great riding...
Forum: Americas 11-01-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Blue Ridge Parkway

I live at MM199(Fancy Gap VA). Windy and snowing right now, road open. Weather supposed to be great for riding mid-week and later. Snow won't last but is fun to watch, for now. Road closures usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,696
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Old fart that waited too long before wearing ear...

Old fart that waited too long before wearing ear plugs, now I wear them religiously. Got custom fitted plugs, comfortable and durable. Can still hear the intercom and enough road noise that I feel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10,019
Views: 2,089,814
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Recently visited Ft. Bragg to tour museums. Was...

Recently visited Ft. Bragg to tour museums. Was on base quite a while before arriving at the gate. Guard was courteous, professional and extremely helpful. Museum website didn't mention visitor...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Train.

Train.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Go to their track calendar page for November,...

Go to their track calendar page for November, listed as Holiday laps.
I got an email notice from them, attend frequently since I live in the area.

http://virnow.com/track/calendar/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
VIR charity laps Fri Nov 7.

VIR is running their charity laps on Friday Nov 7. Cost $25 donation to Salvation Army. Ride anything you want on their track - at their mandated speeds.

check their website for info.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,261
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average....

I keep them about 8 − 10 years each on average. Wife has me limited to four at a time though. Working on her.
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Well, at least you are still in one piece and can...

Well, at least you are still in one piece and can try again.
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 715,793
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Apologies. My bad.

Apologies.
My bad.
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 715,793
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
Sweet sidecars?

Found this while browsing craiglist looking at sidecars in my area. My first though is :topes.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/4643982816.html
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
YES. All the areas you mentioned have some fun...

YES.
All the areas you mentioned have some fun roads to ride - from mild to wild. Best area I've ever been for just wandering and riding.
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,014
Posted By 4PawsHacienda
They are as reliable as your wallet.

They are as reliable as your wallet.
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