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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
My understanding from speaking with Mr. Geiger is...

My understanding from speaking with Mr. Geiger is that when it breaks like that its an easy fix and they just put a new bottom on it.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
The Nitro/Military Survey is located on WV25 in...

The Nitro/Military Survey is located on WV25 in Kanawha county just east of the Sattes Bridge. It's almost exactly across the river from the last marker I posted.

My pawpaw worked for Monsanto,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Check this marker out! One of the oldest and...

Check this marker out! One of the oldest and deepest stratified sites of the Early Archaic period is located in St. Albans, West Virginia! How cool is that. Not a lot around to look at, but just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
The next marker was the Morgan's Kitchen Museum...

The next marker was the Morgan's Kitchen Museum marker. It's one that I've passed literally thousands of times and always found interesting. It's located in St. Albans along Rt. West (MacCorkle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Next stop on the way home was the Ordnance Plant...

Next stop on the way home was the Ordnance Plant marker located along Route 60 1.4 miles west of Exit 56 (Montrose Drive) and 0.6 miles east of Exit 54 (Dunbar) on I-64.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
South Charleston Indian Mound

It's taken me awhile to get these up. Life just can't seem to slow down. Anyway, here are the markers I snagged during our visit to the Capitol.

The Indian Mound marker is located in South...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,573
Posted By WVChrome
I'm out too. I've got some personal things to...

I'm out too. I've got some personal things to attend to.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Smack dab in my own backyard again! Hopefully I...

Smack dab in my own backyard again! Hopefully I can get out and get this tag tomorrow.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Paging Pnoman to the white courtesy phone. ...

Paging Pnoman to the white courtesy phone. Pnoman to the white courtesy phone. Thank you.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 105,944
Posted By WVChrome
Shirts look GREAT! Hopefully I'll get an...

Shirts look GREAT!

Hopefully I'll get an order for a few in soon. Money's been tight here lately.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
A great day all in all. I know what you mean...

A great day all in all. I know what you mean about the rain Pnoman. I made it a few miles when it opened up. By the time I stopped and put on the rain gear, it didn't rain another drop all the way...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
I'll be there Saturday for breakfast. I miss...

I'll be there Saturday for breakfast. I miss Tudor's.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
That's a good way of looking at it! Later, ...

That's a good way of looking at it!

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
You guys know I'm from down in that area, and...

You guys know I'm from down in that area, and this hits home for me. Luckily the cancer in my family has not been leukemia. It wasn't just Carbide that got away with that, Monsanto, Allied, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
+1, I will be there unless the lightning is...

+1, I will be there unless the lightning is touching down. If I die on a bike, it better not be because of lightning!

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
I'm committed. I say we meet anyway. We can...

I'm committed. I say we meet anyway. We can have our own photo shoot!

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
Laidley Field is close and easy to find as it can...

Laidley Field is close and easy to find as it can be seen from a distance and from the Interstate. There is also a gas station and a Wendy's? just across the street from the Capitol Complex. The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Several of us have the book. Well, at least I...

Several of us have the book. Well, at least I do. It is in need of updating though. Still has Governor Wise on it! I heard not long ago that the book is slated for an update, but who knows when....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,573
Posted By WVChrome
Looks like I've got the weekend off. Maybe I'll...

Looks like I've got the weekend off. Maybe I'll come down and ride a bit with ya guys.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Maybe a covert operation is needed to restore the...

Maybe a covert operation is needed to restore the marker? Or should we follow the diplomatic approach. I'm afraid I'm aware of a similar situation, also in Kanawha County with another marker.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By WVChrome
Pretty much the same for WV. Even our major...

Pretty much the same for WV. Even our major highways are full of at least sweepers!

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
I tried to be! Like I said, I would've liked it...

I tried to be! Like I said, I would've liked it to be a bit harder, but that was the best I could do.

Great lookin bike there too!

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,649
Posted By WVChrome
You sound EXACTLY like me. I went from a SV650...

You sound EXACTLY like me. I went from a SV650 to a KLR pre 08. I also considered the DR650 (too dirt-bike like), the DL650 (too pricey in my case), and a 08 KLR (ended up being too pricey as well,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Yup they do. Nice light bulb ya got there too! ...

Yup they do. Nice light bulb ya got there too! I wanted to make it a bit harder as the game had gotten too easy. Time kept me from making it harder, but that will do.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-18-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,730
Posted By WVChrome
Stickers and pins are always cool. I'm a big fan...

Stickers and pins are always cool. I'm a big fan of local items that may not be available else where. If I can, I like to occasionally take pepperoni rolls with me (a big WV thing). It's the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
I'd say that would probably work as a meeting...

I'd say that would probably work as a meeting place as well. I'm staying with my folks who live in Putnam County, which is a solid 45 minutes East of Charleston.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
I made it out to Blacksville to pick up the...

I made it out to Blacksville to pick up the town's marker as well as one more of the Mason-Dixon Line markers.

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/WVUChrome/Photo0150.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Wouldn't know anything about that. Probably just...

Wouldn't know anything about that. Probably just dead end's up the holler there. I wouldn't pay it any more attention unless you were really bored.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Next up was a missing marker that I wanted to...

Next up was a missing marker that I wanted to confirm missing. I was delighted to see that the Statler's Fort marker located along Route 7 had been replaced since the last time I was out! Look at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Next up was the Catawba War Path markers. Yup,...

Next up was the Catawba War Path markers. Yup, plural. Two different markers with two slightly different inscriptions for the same thing!

The first marker is hidden behind the welcome sign at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
With you guys posting a slew of new markers, I...

With you guys posting a slew of new markers, I was feeling left out. Time's been working against me lately, so it's been hard to get out and ride. I made a short jaunt and picked a few stragglers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
D'oh. How could I have forgotten about the State...

D'oh. How could I have forgotten about the State Forest!?! I've heard people say the camping was nice, but I've never seen it first hand. I wouldn't worry about staying there at all, it's a State...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Keep your britches on! Life interrupted my ride...

Keep your britches on! Life interrupted my ride yesterday. It was either wait till today or you were gonna get a tag about a half mile away from the last one. Still didn't get as far as I would'a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 219,986
Posted By WVChrome
Got one! I found the Harmony Church marker...

Got one!

I found the Harmony Church marker that I've been out twice to find and come back empty handed. Part of the problem was it's on a County Road with a vague location. The other part was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Okay, my apologies for this photo being super...

Okay, my apologies for this photo being super dark. I never claimed to be a pro with a camera.

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/WVUChrome/Motorcycle/Photo0122.jpg

Also there,
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
Hmmm, you have a few options. Sutton Lake is an...

Hmmm, you have a few options. Sutton Lake is an hour or so north of Charleston on 79. Bee-Run there is a favorite of our families. Pretty small and almost always quiet. Freeman there is bigger...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
Out of curiosity Guy, where did you go and see...

Out of curiosity Guy, where did you go and see another part of the ship? Also, what was there?

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 184,005
Posted By WVChrome
BRUCE WARNING. I will be tagging this at...

BRUCE WARNING.

I will be tagging this at 6:00 pm this evening. It's a five minute round trip ride. Just a fair warning, if you can't tag it by 6:00, you'll be bruced.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
Not any good mom and pop BBQ places that I can...

Not any good mom and pop BBQ places that I can think of in Charleston, but Famous Dave's is a short Ride down Corridor G and is pretty good.

Later,
Chrome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By WVChrome
Count me in too. I'm actually headed down on the...

Count me in too. I'm actually headed down on the 28th in the evening.

Later,
Chrome...
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