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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 350,190
Posted By RocketMan
Lapse It Pro ($2.00) for the pro version with...

Lapse It Pro ($2.00) for the pro version with unlimited time (depending on battery and memory). Pretty fun little app, does it all in one package from image capture to creating the video.

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 350,190
Posted By RocketMan
I just posted to the video thread two short MC...

I just posted to the video thread two short MC ride videos taken while out on the CB125 this past Sunday, linky here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26237250#post26237250

I have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 777,217
Posted By RocketMan
12 Angry Beavers Studio Proudly pressent two new MC short films

Having a break in the weather I attached my Olympus TG-1 to my 1975 CB 125 and went for a few quick rides around the hood and down to the river to view the snow and ice that had formed, its pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Yeah, I had actually gone out Sat. around 1 or so...

Yeah, I had actually gone out Sat. around 1 or so to find her, got the location right but couldn't find Ali so thought maybe someone had gotten her, meant to post a Bruce shot but didn't get around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 142,303
Posted By RocketMan
Nice day for a ride for sure. Started out a bit...

Nice day for a ride for sure. Started out a bit chilly but quickly warmed up and by 11 I had turned off the heated gear and shed a layer.
some pics, the first four taken in Sperryville on 211 the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
I would have thought so, with the weather being...

I would have thought so, with the weather being what it was, but I guess not, go figure.
RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
So no one was bruced? Interesting..... RM

So no one was bruced? Interesting.....

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 142,303
Posted By RocketMan
Well I had a nice ride, around 280 miles and 6 or...

Well I had a nice ride, around 280 miles and 6 or so hours but its probably a good thing no one here joined me because, well....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 350,190
Posted By RocketMan
I don't think this is the sort of thing you'd buy...

I don't think this is the sort of thing you'd buy with the intension of fixin' up, at least I wouldn't. But then I wouldn't pay anywhere near 7K for it either.

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 142,303
Posted By RocketMan
Thinking of going for a nice longish ride...

Thinking of going for a nice longish ride tomorrow (Sunday Feb 8) starting out from Warrenton Sheetz and heading out 211 to Broadway Va then down along 613 thru Singers Glen ( a very pretty valley...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
We'll have to see, on my airhead BMW's making...

We'll have to see, on my airhead BMW's making 50~60 Hp I would get around 8,000 miles from either a conti or Metzler as they tend to be softer compound ( which is what I prefer) so 10K on a bike...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
No, the conti GO is a tubeless tire, but the...

No, the conti GO is a tubeless tire, but the sizing is stock which is what I was referring in my post rather than tube or tubeless or brand. None of my other vintage twin shock bikes ever had tube...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
No SR400 specific dart but I got the one for the...

No SR400 specific dart but I got the one for the Triumph Bonnie ( I believe that's the one with the 7 inch single headlight) and only thing was that the mounts had to go to the inside of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Road dancing to the Tunes in my Head

(Well, via earplugs anyways) :D

2 hours and 60 miles turned into 3.5 hours and 130 miles, oh well (just makes you sick, don't it? NOT!)
within the first few miles I knew I was gonna like this...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Well, I got the new tire on the rear this...

Well, I got the new tire on the rear this weekend, a Conti GO 110/90 and it looks like the weather is going to hit 50 today and sunny so I'm planning on taking it out for a two hour 60 Plus mile ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Good one! When I was looking at google maps to...

Good one! When I was looking at google maps to find a new tag spot and came across that airstrip, well, how could I Not use it for a tag?! What a great name for an airstrip, who'd have thunk?? :rofl...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
I did, I now have an IT700V :rofl Actually,...

I did, I now have an IT700V :rofl
Actually, between the airhead and the IT when it came to parting with one to buy the SR400 and after the way the IT handled my 3000 mile Delta Blues Trail ride to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
the TAG_A_ROO

(the saga continues...)

Well, just as I had finally found a comfortable sleeping position, I am rudely awoken by a rubber gater nipping at my nose and a plastic Duck jumping wildly up and down on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Snatch!

Does a self-imposed Bruce count? It was Not Nokesville Park (but i knew that, (now)) :huh

But when I got to the right spot, it was as I expected, there were 30 some inmates milling about,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Well, I kinda sorta almost definitely know where...

Well, I kinda sorta almost definitely know where this is but the name of the road the park is on isn't really the same as the park or ville its near but its only one I can find that is (was) on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Having worn out the rear tire at just under 6K...

Having worn out the rear tire at just under 6K I'm looking to replace it with a Metzeler 110/90. Pricier than the Shinto but based on past experience with putting over sized tires on vintage/classic...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
If you've never owned/ridden a air-cooled single...

If you've never owned/ridden a air-cooled single its really hard to say if you'll like it or hate it. They are pretty unique machines with their own set of quirks. for most it either a love or hate...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
OK, so is that a Brand that doesn't yet exist or...

OK, so is that a Brand that doesn't yet exist or Dealership that doesn't exist yet? ::D

I had thought about going for the tag yesterday when I went for a nice ride, but between heading in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
is it already time again for......

333366
:rofl:rofl

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 350,190
Posted By RocketMan
I resemble that comment as I happen to own one,...

I resemble that comment as I happen to own one, or an IT700V anyways! But I don't wear no hiviz crap, I mean who would wear one of those???:D
RM
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Yeah, same here on wondering about the lives and...

Yeah, same here on wondering about the lives and times of those who might have lived there.

Http://Roadrunes.com/Images%20on%20Words%20frame.htm

Read the first link, entitled The House kinda...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Well, perhaps folks here can't count past 3 cause...

Well, perhaps folks here can't count past 3 cause I did indicate Ali was under plank no. 14, (or was it three or maybe it was plank 10 or 96 or 66 ...?? ) :rofl:rofl:rofl

guess i should take a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Went out for a nice ride today, did about 82...

Went out for a nice ride today, did about 82 miles and met a Dude on a 07 Bullet 500 and chatted with him a bit. Lives near me so we'll hopefully hook up for a thumper run soon.
Great weather got...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Tag

As Richard Feynman (http://www.feynman.com/) so readily demonstrated during the hearings into the Shuttle disaster, the Shuttle booster O-Rings get very B______ at and below 32 Deg. F.

the money...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13,536
Views: 680,394
Posted By RocketMan
Snatch!

Grabbed Ali this AM from Mosby's Home in Warrenton, corner of Main and S. Calhoun St.

http://roadrunes.com/adv-tag/brittle/PC250001.JPG


http://roadrunes.com/adv-tag/brittle/PC250002.JPG

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 350,190
Posted By RocketMan
One thing I've found that helps is using a beaded...

One thing I've found that helps is using a beaded seat cover, with a good pair of riding pants they are pretty comfortable and help keep water from building up right at the crotch. Plus in summer...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
I got in a nice ride last week, a bit chilly at...

I got in a nice ride last week, a bit chilly at 45 without wind protection but I did rig a split pig-tail connector from the battery so I can run my heated gloves as well as keep my battery...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 151,658
Posted By RocketMan
most likely in. RM

most likely in.
RM
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
If you mean the metal milk crates from when they...

If you mean the metal milk crates from when they delivered milk and such to your door, look on eBay there are plenty for sale. I've been planning on getting one for my CB125.
RM
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Yesterday it got up to nearly 70' and when the...

Yesterday it got up to nearly 70' and when the sun came out around noon I decided to play hooke for the afternoon and headed out for a nice 100 mile ride around some of my favourite local roads....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 142,303
Posted By RocketMan
It actually turned into a beautiful day for a...

It actually turned into a beautiful day for a ride, got in a short one between errands and getting new tires on the NT700. Hope you got out as well.

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 142,303
Posted By RocketMan
I got along there Tues, since I had the day off....

I got along there Tues, since I had the day off. always a pleasent ride.
here's my report, took the SR400 for a nice 200 mile jaunt.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Yeah, I have checked it out and it seems they do....

Yeah, I have checked it out and it seems they do. Probably won't pull the trigger in this as yet as I'm working on some projects for the CB125 over the winter.

RM
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
That video is also useful in seeing how the gas...

That video is also useful in seeing how the gas lines are connected under the tank and how best to disconnect them and the wire for the fuel level.

So everything I've read here suggests that its...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,002
Posted By RocketMan
Having the day off and with the weather promising...

Having the day off and with the weather promising to be perfect for riding I headed out on the SR for a nice long ride along some of my favourite roads including one that runs down a little valley...
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