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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
You guys <smdh> You ride to get AWAY from...

You guys <smdh>

You ride to get AWAY from the wife. If she rides too, then what's your plan? :huh
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-16-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 80,964
Posted By ShiftHead
In case I didn't piss off the Bimmer guys enough...

In case I didn't piss off the Bimmer guys enough last year, this hit my humerus bone.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hGibK_d0mQ0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,858
Posted By ShiftHead
I've been on lots of bikes and have liked them...

I've been on lots of bikes and have liked them all. Not always for the same reasons, but for their own personalities.

I am going to get off track for a second here, so bare with me; I hear all...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I've decided to see if I can help out the KLR and...

I've decided to see if I can help out the KLR and have some bits coming in for the front suspension. Got the Sonic fork springs here already now waiting on the Racetech emulators to arrive. I'm hope...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Sorry, work. Not the car this time...

Sorry, work. Not the car this time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Yeah, I love the Italian vehicles. I had a...

Yeah, I love the Italian vehicles. I had a Ducati 900ss that I brought back to life, and loved the noise that machine made and it handled like a dream. Problem was, I started to believe I was as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Found this KLR on Craigslist. Don't know the...

Found this KLR on Craigslist. Don't know the guy, but this looks like a pretty good deal. Half tempted to buy it and steal some of the stuff off of it...
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Checking to see if I'm lying huh? Smart! ...

Checking to see if I'm lying huh? Smart!

See if this link works: http://goo.gl/DY7cRf
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Howdy gang, it's been a while. I've been neck...

Howdy gang, it's been a while. I've been neck deep in work, and when not working the rest of me was working on my restoration I'm doing.

For some dumb reason I decided I wanted to restore a 78...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 79,052
Posted By ShiftHead
Silke, Cuttle, and the others who I am too dense...

Silke, Cuttle, and the others who I am too dense to remember; THANK YOU!

You guys did an amazing job getting this thing together and making it happen at such an AWESOME FUCKING PLACE. And...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
OK...work, old cars, work, have kept me tied up. ...

OK...work, old cars, work, have kept me tied up. Missed the last two meetings. Just got back from Notta Rally, heck of a good time that was!

Hope to see ya'll next meetup.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 79,052
Posted By ShiftHead
Popup campers allowed, or it that sacrilege?

Popup campers allowed, or it that sacrilege?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Sorry gents, my son got his motorcycle permit...

Sorry gents, my son got his motorcycle permit this week, so I've promised him we'd find him a bike this weekend. Have fun fellas!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By ShiftHead
I just bought a nice 2610 off ebay and found out...

I just bought a nice 2610 off ebay and found out about NT vs OT. I was very glad to find this post and can confirm it works very well. You will probably have to wait a while for the file to be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I'm south of Charlotte so I will drive up since I...

I'm south of Charlotte so I will drive up since I dropped a tooth on my front sprocket. Has anyone decided if they are wanting to camp?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
OK, I'm trying to keep my head on straight...

OK, I'm trying to keep my head on straight here...no easy task. What events/rides are coming up (like Wolf Creek), what are the dates and which ones are folks thinking of adding some camping.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I'll be there!

I'll be there!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Looking good Joe!

Looking good Joe!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I like how this is shapin up! I promise to only...

I like how this is shapin up! I promise to only drink beer or licker. Is that what you mean augie?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I would enjoy hauling some stuff up there in my...

I would enjoy hauling some stuff up there in my ammo can panniers (hey, I'm a KLRista afterall), riding around all day and enjoying some brews around a campfire that night.

...but they don't sound...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 49,801
Posted By ShiftHead
Awesome write up. Thank you!

Awesome write up. Thank you!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Count me in...it's on the calendar now. One...

Count me in...it's on the calendar now.

One a big 650 too. Maybe I should get some new rear rubber before this as well...

Also, this a camping trip or just a one day ride kinda thing?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Dirt ride tomorrow anyone? I'd like some NFR...

Dirt ride tomorrow anyone? I'd like some NFR roads to test the new suspension bits.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
You can't go wrong with a klr folks!

You can't go wrong with a klr folks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Just shy of 20K. Also I forgot to mention the...

Just shy of 20K. Also I forgot to mention the stock shock still looks healthy, no leaking and holding 40 psi.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Got the KLR all back together now and ready to...

Got the KLR all back together now and ready to test it out. Drained the oil from the forks not knowing fork oil starts life clear, where the stuff that came out was black. Took the swing arm off...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,740
Posted By ShiftHead
Wow! That is some amazing stuff!!! That just...

Wow! That is some amazing stuff!!! That just got added to my Bucket List.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Regarding the shock, have you compared...

Regarding the shock, have you compared Progressive 465 to the Moab?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
So, in a nutshell, this is not just lipstick on a...

So, in a nutshell, this is not just lipstick on a pig kinda thing? With the stuff I am about to do I am only in about $150 so not a huge investment. I've looked at the Moab shock and have considered...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Yeah once I get the forks back together and the...

Yeah once I get the forks back together and the new 500# spring on the shock I want to head out there again.

Did you consider intimators before you picked the cartridges?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
And I fell off here...

And I fell off here (https://www.google.com/maps/place/35%C2%B019'06.1%22N+80%C2%B034'54.2%22W/@35.3182956,-80.5816628,95m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0?hl=en)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Yeah, but the seals were cheap. How much for the...

Yeah, but the seals were cheap. How much for the inserts? I could return them if need be.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Sorry gents, the forks have to come off the KLR...

Sorry gents,
the forks have to come off the KLR this weekend. My seep has turned in to a full blown leak. New seals/oil in the mail. Have fun!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
I should make this one. KLR here.

I should make this one. KLR here.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 49,801
Posted By ShiftHead
It's not an adventure till something goes...

It's not an adventure till something goes wrong...

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
It's looking like Sunday will be a nicer...

It's looking like Sunday will be a nicer day...both call for rain, but I have the gear and it's supposed to stay in the 80s for Sunday
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
Enjoyed seeing everyone last night. Great...

Enjoyed seeing everyone last night. Great stories from all, esp Augie and his ride. It definitely has re-framed my overall desire with regards a coast to coast TAT ride.

Lemme know if there is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
It's amazing what the words "free beer" can do...

It's amazing what the words "free beer" can do for the popularity of any get together.... :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
So brushy sounds good to me. I'd be up for that...

So brushy sounds good to me. I'd be up for that one. I don't in narrow stuff just have this image of what I endured a day on a hardcore dual sport rally with me on the KLR. It sucked.

Sent from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 295,073
Posted By ShiftHead
With regards to CAW or Brushy, how many riders...

With regards to CAW or Brushy, how many riders are there usually? I'd be on a big KLR so I don't want to have to ride with a ton of little hardcore dirt riders, getting in the way or having to...
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