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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29,825
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Posted By MitchV
Aerostich popup event in Raleigh, NC April 9th -...

Aerostich popup event in Raleigh, NC April 9th - 14th... this interests me. I've been thinking about getting some Aerostich gear.

http://www.aerostich.com/popupnc

Would anyone be interested in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2014, 06:58 PM
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Posted By MitchV
Thumb :super Welcome back!!

:super Welcome back!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By MitchV
Thanks for the update Greg!

Thanks for the update Greg!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2014, 11:18 AM
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Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I'm thinking about you today - keep us posted!

I'm thinking about you today - keep us posted!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I just watched the rocket with my 10 year old......

I just watched the rocket with my 10 year old... it was a spec of light that crossed the moon. Very cool to see - my boy was excited!
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By MitchV
I just will my hands to be warm.

I just will my hands to be warm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Stuff for sale...

Before I throw any of this on the fleamarket or Craigslist, I wanted to put them in front of local ADVR's. The goods are located in Chester, VA.

http://imageshack.us/a/img856/4387/img0203sf.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
My doctor told me that PRK recovery took longer...

My doctor told me that PRK recovery took longer and it was an option if they had a hard time getting to my deep-set eyes, but the results were often better.

Be *patient* with your recovery time. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Car body/paint shop recommendation?

On Saturday I returned home to Virginia after being away for a week for business. Around 9:30pm my car was greeted by a hefty rock that was thrown by some teenagers who quickly scattered and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2012, 09:26 AM
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Posted By MitchV
Voted - good luck!

Voted - good luck!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2012, 05:44 PM
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Posted By MitchV
Just wanted to be on page 1000 of the thread. ...

Just wanted to be on page 1000 of the thread.

Later!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Hehe... If you sense a hint of disbelief it's...

Hehe... If you sense a hint of disbelief it's because I bought lights, new heated grips, guages, switches, etc over the past year and never managed to install any of it. I've been staring at my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I hear ya... I love my bike, but I keep finding...

I hear ya... I love my bike, but I keep finding myself eying those retired RTP bikes with all the dings and blemishes. If I owned one of those, my conscience would be clean... but my bike wouldn't!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Guy - thank you for taking such good care of my...

Guy - thank you for taking such good care of my bike. All of the farkles you installed work!!


Eddy - if you read this (and I know you will)... if you have any desire to see your old bike with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Posted a helmet and jacket to the flea market: ...

Posted a helmet and jacket to the flea market:


Nexx 60 Vintage helmet - size Medium (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771156)

Leather jacket - New w/out tags size 42-44...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29,825
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Posted By MitchV
I wanted to put these in front of local...

I wanted to put these in front of local Richmonders (I live in Chester) before posting to the Flea Market. I would prefer to avoid shipping, and I like the idea of the buyer seeing what they are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29,825
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Posted By MitchV
I would love to do something like this - keep me...

I would love to do something like this - keep me in the loop!

BTW, it is 1000 miles between Chester VA and New Orleans. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,179
Posted By MitchV
That is a misconception. At least in Virginia,...

That is a misconception. At least in Virginia, CPS should follow-up and do some sort of interview... and that would likely be the end of it. If there is no helmet law in the state, there would be no...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,179
Posted By MitchV
My wife is a social worker... I talked to her...

My wife is a social worker... I talked to her since she deals with things like this.

#1 - You need to have some identifying information related to the child/parent - otherwise nothing can happen....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,796
Posted By MitchV
LOL!! Some of the pics may help to locate...

LOL!!

Some of the pics may help to locate the owner.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
'Twas me. :) I'm sorry I missed the recent...

'Twas me. :)

I'm sorry I missed the recent 5/10 ride. I've been working a lot the past month and a half... I still lurk in the forums here and hope to catch up with you guys for a (street) ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Richmond work locations per the DOM website:...

Richmond work locations per the DOM website: http://www.dom.com/storm-center/pdf/worklocations_richmond.pdf\

Eddy - no mention of Harrowgate or Happy Hill. :cry


Chester
Ecoff Ave
West...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2011, 07:33 PM
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Posted By MitchV
The irony of it all.... my parents drove up from...

The irony of it all.... my parents drove up from the coast of NC to weather the storm in Chester last weekend. Now we have evacuated Chester and we're staying at their house in NC!

I didn't see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Made the ride home safely today. There...

Made the ride home safely today.

There *was* a difference in my bike's stability... and it due to the way I was riding.

I got up early this morning, re-checked the tire pressure, hit the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 561,196
Posted By MitchV
Thanks bholmes and intothenew - I appreciate the...

Thanks bholmes and intothenew - I appreciate the thoughts.

I'll take a hard look at the bolts and check the spokes (and rim) this morning. I may ask around in the office to see if there's a lift...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Yeah... I've read a lot of similar stories in the...

Yeah... I've read a lot of similar stories in the chromeheads forums. I see no fluid trail and those guys seem to think the ABS fault may be fixed with a computer reset.

Thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I appreciate it Eddy, but I'm a few hours away...

I appreciate it Eddy, but I'm a few hours away from home right now (Charles Town, WV). Unless I feel completely unsafe this morning, I'm going to try to drop by Morton's on the way home tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I'll check the levers this morning... I rode a...

I'll check the levers this morning... I rode a little and attempted a couple of quick stops yesterday - everything felt okay.

It may very well be in my head - I think that is the prevailing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I ran outside to see what would happen... I...

I ran outside to see what would happen... I tugged as hard as I could and felt no play or looseness. I rolled the bike back to turn the wheel and tried the same from different sides - I still felt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Unfortunately, I don't have a center stand or a...

Unfortunately, I don't have a center stand or a lift available. I sat on the bike, shifted my weight around, and tugged on it while standing behind it.... I know it wouldn't reveal much unless...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I believe so. I checked my tires before I left...

I believe so. I checked my tires before I left and questioned my gauge when I found my front tire low... I took it to a local shop and they got the same reading with their gauge (and put some more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Thanks for that.... it's been really stressful in...

Thanks for that.... it's been really stressful in the office this week and my favorite mode for relaxation hasn't been too relaxing. The laugh felt good. :D




Nothing that I can see... I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Uh oh...

I rode up to WV for work this week... at this moment, I'm not so sure I'll be riding back: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16441586#post16441586

Besides the ABS fault, I don't see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 561,196
Posted By MitchV
Anyone in Charles Town?

Hello.... I'm in a bit of a situation. I live south of Richmond VA, and I occasionally distance commute to my office in Charles Town. I bought my bike (BMW R1200C) from an imate in December and have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I'm sorry I missed the BBQ... I knew I wouldn't...

I'm sorry I missed the BBQ... I knew I wouldn't know my availability until the last minute - to my surprise, I wound up getting an appendectomy instead! :eek1
I'm tender, but I already feel better...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Ticks seem particularly bad this year. My son...

Ticks seem particularly bad this year. My son and I went camping this past weekend and ended up removing 6... :(
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,780
Posted By MitchV
Tornado advice?

I just stumbled on this thread.... I'm a new rider and my first bike is a cruiser (for now I'm pavement only).

I'm mostly interested in pants, but I may consider a mesh jacket as well.

...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By MitchV
Summer gear for a noob - recommendation?

I started riding in January of this year and got my first bike (R1200C - BMW Cruiser). I'm having a blast, I'd ridden a solid 3000 miles so far, and I'm learning a lot... particularly when it comes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
I swear I just saw a photo in this thread... it...

I swear I just saw a photo in this thread... it looked like the old Richmond Braves figure peering over the edge of a building.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29,825
Views: 1,594,452
Posted By MitchV
Is that the old Richmond Braves guy?

Is that the old Richmond Braves guy?
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