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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By DirtDabber
FS163 is a real nice way to get over to...

FS163 is a real nice way to get over to Persimmon. It parallels 76 on the other side of Popcorn Creek watershed. Big bike friendly and not any traffic. Google maps does not show it going all the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,817
Posted By DirtDabber
Shorty here... 5'7" on a good day. I always...

Shorty here... 5'7" on a good day.

I always thought they were too tall for me till my friend Patty let me take hers on a 3200 mile test ride....
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By DirtDabber
Just a heads up. Charlies Creek/Upper Hightower...

Just a heads up. Charlies Creek/Upper Hightower has gotten destroyed by the 4WD clubs this winter. It would have been a hero section on larger bikes in past years but is the worst I have ever seen...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Sounds like fun but I'm going to one of my...

Sounds like fun but I'm going to one of my employees cousins wedding this weekend..... :lol3



Seriously I am. One of my crew asked for a week off to go to Mexico to see his cousin get married...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By DirtDabber
Take the Blue Ridge Parkway out of Asheville...

Take the Blue Ridge Parkway out of Asheville towards Cherokee and then jump off the parkway onto dirt here. 35.452682, -82.658571 Head down to Mills River and over to 276 on Yellow Gap Rd.

You...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Man, you racer guys haul the mail... I think I am...

Man, you racer guys haul the mail... I think I am going to go get a TW200 so I can at least have an excuse....
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By DirtDabber
So much depends on your learning style. Are you...

So much depends on your learning style. Are you a visual, audio or tactile learner?

I learn best by actually writing out the translation. When I see the word then I can say it and understand it...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,798
Posted By DirtDabber
My thoughts exactly. If she prefers to not ride...

My thoughts exactly. If she prefers to not ride in a storm, why plan on four days of misery for her. Take the car, it sets the tone early on that you are willing to give up motorcycles for her and...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By DirtDabber
The front fender on a KLR catches a lot of wind...

The front fender on a KLR catches a lot of wind and tends to want to steer the bike a bit. You can change to a fender with more of a v nose and it will help or cut yours down.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,230
Posted By DirtDabber
I am a paint contractor, but we pretty much just...

I am a paint contractor, but we pretty much just work on these high end lake houses.... High end rustic. :lol3


I have a bunch of left over paints and stains if you need any.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,230
Posted By DirtDabber
Internet choices. They all suck. :lol3 We...

Internet choices. They all suck. :lol3

We have Windstream internet coupled with our phone line. No issues for us but others complain. After suffering through many years of dial up I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Flux made a human. :D

Flux made a human. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
I knew it was only a matter of time. Some...

I knew it was only a matter of time. Some Saturdays there are groups of 30 Jeeps going by. If they would ride on through it would be fine but they are seeing where they can go and getting in the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-07-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,355
Posted By DirtDabber
I have saved my cancellation verification email...

I have saved my cancellation verification email for all eternity. :deal


By the way I an pretty happy I went the PLB and check in with a cell phone every once in a while route....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By DirtDabber
They are closed and under new ownership. The new...

They are closed and under new ownership. The new owners are http://www.cmtrails.com/.

I would ask to stay first and last nights stay at the campground and see if you could leave your car and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Sooooo, word on the street is there is a new DOG...

Sooooo, word on the street is there is a new DOG out and about........ :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
But he has a title, GA just doesn't recognize it...

But he has a title, GA just doesn't recognize it in the system.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,046
Views: 362,079
Posted By DirtDabber
If you can't be good, you better be fast....

If you can't be good, you better be fast....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6,046
Views: 362,079
Posted By DirtDabber
Ahem.... ...

Ahem....


http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9108656&postcount=1071
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,166,829
Posted By DirtDabber
I bought a set of the lighttool wrenches. They...

I bought a set of the lighttool wrenches. They have held up well with no issues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 41,090
Posted By DirtDabber
Go to Cades Cove, they said...It will be fun they...

Go to Cades Cove, they said...It will be fun they said.....

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3302/3655110480_2c9c8f34ab.jpg?v=0
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
I definitely have concerns about the road getting...

I definitely have concerns about the road getting gated. It is one of the few roads around here that allows you to go all the way through rather than coming to a dead end. I love Chestnut Mtn. but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Hmmm.... Upper Hightower is a wreck right now. ...

Hmmm.... Upper Hightower is a wreck right now. Used to be a fun laid back loop from the house. The Jeep clubs have been wreaking havoc up there all winter.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Looks like a nice gray rat snake.

Looks like a nice gray rat snake.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By DirtDabber
DRZ SM is much lower than the S model. Even with...

DRZ SM is much lower than the S model. Even with a set of dirt wheels it is still about an inch lower. That doesn't help the weight much but if you want to go with an aftermarket exhaust you can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,230
Posted By DirtDabber
No regular meetups but Two Wheels of Suches is...

No regular meetups but Two Wheels of Suches is not too far from you and would be a great place to go for breakfast or lunch on the weekends and meet other riders.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,230
Posted By DirtDabber
I'm gonna let you get all those boxes unloaded...

I'm gonna let you get all those boxes unloaded before I admit to anything....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
I looked at this when I had the scrambler.... ...

I looked at this when I had the scrambler....

In a nutshell, you can buy a nice, well set up rig cheaper than you can put a rig together... MeanMoe has a nice Concourse/Hannigan rig in the flea...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
We're talking Asheville here I think a six pack...

We're talking Asheville here I think a six pack of PBR will open a lot of doors...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
I second the recommendations of Mills River and...

I second the recommendations of Mills River and BRMC Campground.

If you want primitive go Mills River. There are some good private spots on the road that heads up to the parkway. The spots down...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
You may not be the sharpest tool in the shed but...

You may not be the sharpest tool in the shed but you aren't that bad... :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Whew, glad I have a KTM.....

Whew, glad I have a KTM.....
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,166,829
Posted By DirtDabber
http://www.advpulse.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09...

http://www.advpulse.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/footpegs-with-bottle-opener.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
I am probably going to ride the 990 down to...

I am probably going to ride the 990 down to Suches for breakfast in the morning..... Unless I get distracted and head north.....
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 93,452
Posted By DirtDabber
A lot of small businesses rely on an outside web...

A lot of small businesses rely on an outside web person to make changes to their web site, which costs money. If all assets have been seized then there is no way to pay a web person to make changes.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,751
Posted By DirtDabber
Those pesky N's and J's right jext to each...

Those pesky N's and J's right jext to each other.....
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By DirtDabber
I like it. :thumb

I like it. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,692
Posted By DirtDabber
I would think the portable buck saw could be made...

I would think the portable buck saw could be made shorter. The length is due to storage for the blade. Storing the blade in a flexible sheath would allow it to fit a smaller space and the handle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Lake Rabun Record Bass caught yesterday. ...

Lake Rabun Record Bass caught yesterday.

That's an awesome fish for these little mountain lakes.

https://georgiawildlife.wordpress.com/2015/03/05/georgia-fishing-report-march-4-2015/
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,464,108
Posted By DirtDabber
Spring is officially here. Tellico Grains is...

Spring is officially here.

Tellico Grains is back open Tuesday-Saturday schedule and the great news is Pizza is on the menu daily 11-4 instead of just on Saturdays....

And of course Two Wheels...
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