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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Jeff, We'll help out. As retired Army,...

Jeff,

We'll help out. As retired Army, always willing to help a Soldier out. My email is coming your way.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks...

Karl - looks great. What trail is that? Looks like one of the trails we're going to mountain bike (or at least try to mountain bike).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing...

You’re right. We’re playing a game of balancing surviving the intense heat while mountain biking in the Utah/Colorado deserts with the freezing cold/snow of the high mountain passes. We’re guessing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep...

Yeah – won’t be stuffing the GS into any deep berms like I did my CR250 at Budd’s Creek, eh? I like your point on momentum. Will keep that in the back of my mind. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Voyager II
I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do...

I always get nervous watching “mechanics” do their thing on You-Tube. There are some great BMW maintenance DVDs available from inmates on this site. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,300
Posted By Voyager II
Good info!!!

Good info!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Eddy – true words. Would love to attend a...

Eddy – true words. Would love to attend a school, but think I’ll muck my way through by practicing (and absorbing any wisdom I can glean from fellow inmates). Yeah, not a KTM -- but hey – the 1200...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Ware creek, eh? Yes -- I see it on goggle maps....

Ware creek, eh? Yes -- I see it on goggle maps. Will go check it out.

Funny, I have driven by the entrance in my Cobra a couple times…the road looked like a driveway. Never realized it went...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Jeff – you are spot on. Our initial plan for the...

Jeff – you are spot on. Our initial plan for the CO trip was a point to point trip where my brother & I would ride the bikes and the wives would drive the truck/trailer and we’d all met up each...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
RimBenty - Ok. I feel stupid. A Nav system like...

RimBenty - Ok. I feel stupid. A Nav system like Garmin is a GPS? Yeah – I have an old portable Garmin in my truck glove box. Let me look at mounting it on my bike. I do recall something about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Jgiacobbe - Just checked out Panther Falls...

Jgiacobbe - Just checked out Panther Falls Rd/Reservoir Rd & Wiggins Spring/Alhambra Rd on goggle maps. Looks nice. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
What do I tow with the trailer? Long story short...

What do I tow with the trailer? Long story short – my daughter got married at the Iron Horse Lodge down by the Tail of the Dragon 2 years ago. After a couple drinks, my brother and I were standing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Also – I have an enclosed MC trailer – so I’m...

Also – I have an enclosed MC trailer – so I’m willing to travel up into the mountains to find better, more scenic roads. Doesn't have to be local.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Great info! I’ll research those ideas....

Great info! I’ll research those ideas. Thanks.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Regarding skills – I’m ok. Raced amateur MX for 20 + years and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Hi – just picked up a used 2005 BMW 1200 GS and...

Hi – just picked up a used 2005 BMW 1200 GS and I’m looking for simple gravel/dirt roads to learn how to handle this beast off road. My goal is to cross the Rockies next fall, hitting as many off...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Voyager II
Wow. Great stuff. I’ll go get a Gazeteer and...

Wow. Great stuff. I’ll go get a Gazeteer and check out the other links. And AB – I may take you up on your offer – thanx.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Voyager II
Chris – yes, the trip to CO will be fun. Two...

Chris – yes, the trip to CO will be fun. Two weeks of adventure biking, mountain biking, and bar hopping. Wife & I are celebrating putting our last child through college (Go Hokies!)....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Voyager II
Excellent. Thanks for the feedback. The...

Excellent. Thanks for the feedback. The challenge I’m finding is that I’m looking for an anomaly/outlier. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Voyager II
Central VA/Tidewater BMW 1200 GS Off-Road Riding Opportunities

I’m heading out to Colorado next year to ride several off road passes (the Alpine loop, etc.) on my recently acquired ’05 R1200 GS. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Voyager II
Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our...

Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our youngest is ½ way through senior year at Virginia Tech. Think of all the farkles you can buy with no more tuition/room/board payments!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 72,846
Posted By Voyager II
Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel...

Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel strips? My gauge reads completely full until about ½ tank, then all of a sudden, the bars jump from reading full to reading ½ tank. The bars seem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Voyager II
Glad you had a good ride/visit. And...

Glad you had a good ride/visit. And congratulations on your daughter becoming a member of the tribe.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Voyager II
i will not do business with Bob’s.

i will not do business with Bob’s.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By Voyager II
I have not found any products that stay...

I have not found any products that stay “rejuvenated”. A couple applications, it looks good for awhile, and then fades again all too soon. I can live with the slightly faded plastic, but it’s the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,644
Posted By Voyager II
Considering doing the same to my aluminum panels,...

Considering doing the same to my aluminum panels, but I can't believe it will hold up. Just did my crash bars and they got nicked while I was reinstalling the bars. Hardly touched it. WTF?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 287,406
Posted By Voyager II
Incredible scenery! Nice seeing you back on the...

Incredible scenery! Nice seeing you back on the GS. Looking forward to your continued edvenntures.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,904
Posted By Voyager II
Goods times... I travelled those same roads back...

Goods times... I travelled those same roads back in 80/81 on a CB750F SS. No $. Sleeping on roofs, etc. Quite an adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 287,406
Posted By Voyager II
In

In
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By Voyager II
Was up in the white mountains last month. Should...

Was up in the white mountains last month. Should be good riding up by the Kanc.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
Once Archer’s Hope, this Saxons of the West...

Once Archer’s Hope, this Saxons of the West Hundred is “far from the madding crowd“.

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_1003.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Voyager II
Go to www.evma.org (http://www.evma.org). We have...

Go to www.evma.org (http://www.evma.org). We have many great mountain bike trails to chose from in the Williamsburg area. We are always looking for new members to help us with building and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
Was going to wine about the rain, but instead...

Was going to wine about the rain, but instead found a Place with 28 different spaces...

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0999.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20,861
Views: 1,081,133
Posted By Voyager II
K5mitch - Thanks for saving the Williamsburg tag...

K5mitch - Thanks for saving the Williamsburg tag for me. :D

Was that you at Victoria's Saturday morning? We saw a couple adventure bikes there as we were leaving the Williamsburg Cars &...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
Grab. Long way for some ice-cream. But it was...

Grab. Long way for some ice-cream. But it was good!!!

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0988.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Voyager II
I experienced an ABS fault and brake failure...

I experienced an ABS fault and brake failure light on the dash on my 2005 R1200GS shortly after buying it earlier this year. Even after replacing the battery and topping off all the brake fluids, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,661
Posted By Voyager II
I sent an email to the owner of a major Baltimore...

I sent an email to the owner of a major Baltimore BMW dealership informing him of my dissatisfaction with his shop. All I got in return was to be put on their spam email listing. What a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
After commuting 2 ½ hours each workday, hard to...

After commuting 2 ½ hours each workday, hard to jump on the bike. Bob -- patiently waiting for the weekend…
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
thanks K5mitch. Bigger view... ...

thanks K5mitch.

Bigger view...


http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0919.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
Trying to upload the new tag. Another noob...

Trying to upload the new tag.

Another noob with technical difficulties....:baldy<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 42,180
Posted By Voyager II
Tag! Veterans Tribute Tower at Newtown. As an...

Tag! Veterans Tribute Tower at Newtown. As an Army retiree and combat veteran, I can appreciate the tower.

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0914.jpg
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