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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great news. We're all waiting for that pic of...

Great news. We're all waiting for that pic of Rhonda smiling from home.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 66,751
Posted By OldnoGPS
The first 4 letters of your username might help...

The first 4 letters of your username might help narrow it down :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
I like TKC's a lot. Have them on my airhead GS...

I like TKC's a lot. Have them on my airhead GS as we speak (of course, it isn't operational but that's another discussion...).
They're a very good all around tire, better on pavement than most...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
If you have a TKC80 on the front and are in deep...

If you have a TKC80 on the front and are in deep thick mud - you're about to have an "oh shit" moment.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 106,790
Posted By OldnoGPS
Firedawg, Welcome. Bob's Wheel Alignment...

Firedawg,

Welcome. Bob's Wheel Alignment on Market (just up the hill from Anton's BMW shop) inspects bikes.
Earlysville Auto, in the downtown metropolis of Earlysville, inspects bikes also. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,160
Posted By OldnoGPS
Thanks for meeting with Miller and for the...

Thanks for meeting with Miller and for the update.

I would like to point out that when I was contacted by Goodlatte's office (in response to my previously posted letter) they were interested in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
Excellent Denis, glad to see the new fairing/dash...

Excellent Denis, glad to see the new fairing/dash is getting dirty.
Looking forward to the RR.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
There are those who may argue that point :D ...

There are those who may argue that point :D

We had a good day grabbing the Strom, ran well on the couple hour trip back to C'ville yesterday, great weather.

Would have been even better if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
Besides, your XT benefitted from some of my free...

Besides, your XT benefitted from some of my free labor, maybe that's where the classic charm got on it? :D
Maybe my classic anachronism will run again soon.
BTW - when my classic anachronism was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By OldnoGPS
1. Since it's older you may be able to get away...

1. Since it's older you may be able to get away with that. It may also get to Richmond where someone will realize that it's not a street legal bike and screw you.

2. Forget that. I've heard...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
That looks great, nice setup, well executed. One...

That looks great, nice setup, well executed. One more thing to make me wish I had kept my DRZ :ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Glad she had a restful night and hope that bodes...

Glad she had a restful night and hope that bodes well for today.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
Click on the Northeast Sportscar link in the...

Click on the Northeast Sportscar link in the above post by 175grams for some excellent gearhead porn. http://northeast-sportscar.com/ (http://northeast-sportscar.com/)
Ric - this means you
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Rhonda appeared to be getting tender loving care...

Rhonda appeared to be getting tender loving care when I was there a little while ago and is right by the nurses station. Kevin had just gone downstairs for a cup of coffee though and I missed him.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
Re: Versys in Charlottesville Understatement...

Re: Versys in Charlottesville
Understatement of the year. I called him, couldn't understand a thing he said. Finally managed to get him to message me his address and I told him when I'd be there...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
bwalsh, That's a great story, thanks for...

bwalsh,

That's a great story, thanks for posting it. I saw that the front brake lever was missing/no line but thought it was crashed off, not that it wasn't there when you were riding it! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,160
Posted By OldnoGPS
DM8, I sent this to a couple of "interested...

DM8,
I sent this to a couple of "interested parties".
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
There is a nice DS6 in the flee market. AB:-) ...

There is a nice DS6 in the flee market. AB:-)

It does look nice, looks like the oil injection may actually still be hooked up.

I'm waiting for Yamaha to put that new 321cc twin from the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 1,043,111
Posted By OldnoGPS
Various places and bikes over the years: ...

Various places and bikes over the years:

Sperryville, Va.
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/000_0823.jpg

Batesville, Va....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Here's something for Rhonda: Southwest Harbor,...

Here's something for Rhonda:
Southwest Harbor, Maine about 5am on the way to the crab shack where you guys ate on your 2013 weeStrom trip.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
Love that red and white. Those things were...

Love that red and white. Those things were quick, brakes were - not the best.
A friend gave me a red and white Yamaha Big Bear Scrambler ('66 IIRC), needed handlebars but was complete, not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
Both of the above units are on cl today if...

Both of the above units are on cl today if anybody really needs one of them.
I keep seeing bikes with no rear fenders, makes me wonder what happens if you slide off the seat and get the family...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
I think I may have found my next dual-sport...

I think I may have found my next dual-sport (maybe AB13 will work on it?)
http://images.craigslist.org/01212_iSJtTtx1ecs_600x450.jpg

And something to tow it with (I understand you can sleep in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hope things settle out soon, all the best.

Hope things settle out soon, all the best.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
I haven't had half a pound of Columbian since the...

I haven't had half a pound of Columbian since the '70's.
Oh wait - you're talking about coffee...

We saw some Crazy Fox Coffee at the Dayton Farmer's Market a couple of weeks ago. We still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
It's a process Kevin, takes a while. I know what...

It's a process Kevin, takes a while. I know what you mean about keeping a straight face when worried (my wife couldn't remember to swallow for a while after the surgery - chewed the food then spit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
Ad says it has it has different bodywork and "R"...

Ad says it has it has different bodywork and "R" title (= "Rebuilt" from being a crashed POS).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great news. I'd assume that 3 hours instead of 5...

Great news. I'd assume that 3 hours instead of 5 is a positive sign.
All the best.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
Yeah, I picked that user name in '04. Bought...

Yeah, I picked that user name in '04. Bought this Garmin from Hppyfngy about 2 years ago when I decided it might be a good idea for when I'm REALLY lost...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
Signing those consent forms is tough. You did...

Signing those consent forms is tough. You did the right thing, don't second guess yourself.

My wife is doing well 10 years after surgery in that same unit, probably by some of the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 45,778
Posted By OldnoGPS
^ What HBN said. All the best to you guys.

^ What HBN said.
All the best to you guys.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
You guys are a wealth of info, I just assumed...

You guys are a wealth of info, I just assumed that when I got to WV I'd lose tracking. Never thought about my new-to-me smartphone still tracking the GPS. My Oregon 550T screen is pretty small for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 66,751
Posted By OldnoGPS
So, did you ride through the ford? It's almost...

So, did you ride through the ford? It's almost easier than turning a big GS around in that soft road.
Looks like this in summer.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s215/Tedanator/IMG_3164.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,975,745
Posted By OldnoGPS
I tried that trout fishing stuff, fell down on...

I tried that trout fishing stuff, fell down on slick rocks in the Rapidan River in SNP and broke two fingers on my right hand. No riding for a long time, front brake lever still hurts on long days...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By OldnoGPS
My '93 GS was seeping around the piston seals,...

My '93 GS was seeping around the piston seals, you could see where it was wet looking at the circlip that holds the piston in. No leak at the reservoir to master o-ring.
FYI - I rode my bike 3k...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 34,344
Posted By OldnoGPS
Engine looks pretty decent for the mileage. ...

Engine looks pretty decent for the mileage. Getting rid of that nasty gap between 1st and second will be a nice upgrade, I always hated that on my XRL.
Looking forward to seeing that brand new XRL...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By OldnoGPS
Anton has been servicing my friend's 800GS for a...

Anton has been servicing my friend's 800GS for a couple of years. He keeps 800 service items in stock AFAIK.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31,466
Views: 1,875,405
Posted By OldnoGPS
Hey Marc, There's plenty of salt from...

Hey Marc,

There's plenty of salt from Earlysville into C'ville, don't know about down by your place.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 153,832
Posted By OldnoGPS
We happened by the place 4/7/12 (pg.92). Good...

We happened by the place 4/7/12 (pg.92). Good time.
Maybe I'll have a running bike again by mid-Feb.

http://michhub.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Local-Rides/i-zt2VxDR/0/L/P4070076-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 85,484
Posted By OldnoGPS
Great stuff Dave. Ouray's Main Street has as...

Great stuff Dave. Ouray's Main Street has as much of a slope to it as I remember!
Kickass rainbow photos.
Best rainbow I've ever seen was coming down Dallas Divide into Ridgeway, I sure didn't...
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