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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 181,551
Posted By stucknarut
Moving to Houston

90% chance the job is moving me to Houston this fall, probably gonna live up near Lake Conroe. I mostly wrench and ride older bikes, looking for some riding/camping/drinking buddies. Any regular...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,812
Views: 512,501
Posted By stucknarut
WTB, headlight bucket for /5

Need headlight bucket, chrome ring, and glass. Planning to repaint so ok if rusty.
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By stucknarut
Thanks all, good to know. Cisco, would like to...

Thanks all, good to know. Cisco, would like to see the bike with 18" front and rear, will shoot you an email.
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,966
Posted By stucknarut
I'm probably not done learning from this. I...

I'm probably not done learning from this.

I learned that on a new bike, especially a bike that is a radical departure from what you normally ride, go back to basics and behave yourself.

I...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By stucknarut
Thanks, I'm not taking it lightly. A friend is...

Thanks, I'm not taking it lightly. A friend is doing a build, and it will either be a hopped-up R75/5 with a 5-speed gearbox and 1000cc heads, or we'll swap in the whole motor from an R100/7. I've...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By stucknarut
Good deal. Could I mate a SWB swingarm and drive...

Good deal. Could I mate a SWB swingarm and drive shaft to a later final drive? Anyone know off the top of their head the gearing ratio for an R100/7?
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By stucknarut
Snowflake wheels on /5?

What would I need to run a snowflake rear wheel on a /5? I think I'd have to sleeve the axle, would I also have to swap to a later final drive?
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,966
Posted By stucknarut
My wallet will recover, my ego probably won't....

My wallet will recover, my ego probably won't. I've been riding awhile, practice my skills, and have ridden out of some hairy situations as we all have, but I just couldn't keep up with this one....
Forum: Face plant 01-03-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,966
Posted By stucknarut
I am an idiot

Mostly ridden vintage bikes but got the track bug and picked up a cheap R6 last month. Mucho fasto, mucho brako compared to the old iron. Took it out on New Year's Day for a ride. Was feeling great,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
Allen & Sons in Hillsborough on 86 would be my...

Allen & Sons in Hillsborough on 86 would be my pick for a weekend. Backyard BBQ on 55 if it's a weekday lunch.

Is the tag still at Holden's or did I miss a grab?
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By stucknarut
I ran a 120 with spacer on my /5, after getting...

I ran a 120 with spacer on my /5, after getting shipped the wrong size and needing to get the bike on the road for a trip. It felt a bit more sluggish but not bad. It was a PITA to remove and worse...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By stucknarut
Fun CL ad

I can't decide whether this guy is Plaka's or Snowbum's lovechild, but either way it's the best CL ad I've seen in awhile. And an R80 G/S to boot.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 161,507
Posted By stucknarut
Got the files, thanks, looking forward to trying...

Got the files, thanks, looking forward to trying some routes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By stucknarut
Ever ridden 91 out of Tazewell, and any opinion...

Ever ridden 91 out of Tazewell, and any opinion on it?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
Carpenter Pond, just east of Hickory Grove. I...

Carpenter Pond, just east of Hickory Grove. I know of a couple old fire trucks in much better shape on the north side - there's one at Stony Hill Station 2, Engine 261, an antique Mac B pumper from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By stucknarut
Thanks, will check those out. Yeah, I like twisty...

Thanks, will check those out. Yeah, I like twisty and tree-lined, the tighter the better. Not against hotels especially this time of year, but was hoping for a campfire and a cabin. Will keep looking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By stucknarut
SW VA rides?

Planning a Nov weekend with a couple guys, up and around the Blue Ridge Parkway in S Va. Any recommendations for rides and camping? Something with cabins would be good. Pavement only, maybe some...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,478
Posted By stucknarut
After staring at this pic for awhile, I decided...

After staring at this pic for awhile, I decided it's time I stopped complaining to myself about a wet seat cover after it rains.
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By stucknarut
Ok, you guys are making me feel better. Good...

Ok, you guys are making me feel better. Good idea, will bring along a compression tester. Agree on the seller, and I got a good vibe or I'd have run away. He was up-front about the flooding when...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By stucknarut
Flooded R75/5 - opinions needed

Buy or run away? Looking at a /5 that was partially underwater in the last big hurricane, water got to the top of the engine case but short of the electrics, didn't quite make it to air intake. The...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,478
Posted By stucknarut
My 92 R100GS is starting fine with morning temps...

My 92 R100GS is starting fine with morning temps in the 30s, just have to pull the choke all the way and goose the throttle a bit to keep it running for the first 20-30 seconds. Sounds like it's...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By stucknarut
Thanks for the info, well-timed; I picked up an...

Thanks for the info, well-timed; I picked up an R100GS a few months ago and have been thinking a fork brace would be great, the tall front end is pretty lively during spirited riding. Did you go with...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,364
Posted By stucknarut
Congrats on the new airhead. If you haven't...

Congrats on the new airhead. If you haven't ridden before, take an MSF class. Find a decent airhead mechanic and ask him/her to check it out for anything obvious and dangerous, or try to find a tech...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,617
Posted By stucknarut
I feel your pain. Going to the mtns for one day...

I feel your pain. Going to the mtns for one day from the Triangle would be like a bus tour of Europe where you never got off the bus. 'Look kids, Big Ben!'.

I live north of Raleigh so go 158, but...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By stucknarut
Collector's R100S

Saw this on CL today. 459 original miles.http://greensboro.craigslist.org/mcy/4115454028.html
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,533
Posted By stucknarut
I don't see a problem, but who am I to argue. Say...

I don't see a problem, but who am I to argue. Say the word and I can help you fix your 'problem' in about 6 hrs (or less if I drive faster). The two /5 projects, the bumblebee, the Triumph, and the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,506,990
Posted By stucknarut
If this is where I think it is, no. Gravel...

If this is where I think it is, no. Gravel section on the way coming from the south but you can use Google maps to figure out which way that is and avoid it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
If any horse statue will do just find your...

If any horse statue will do just find your nearest PF Chang's, they'll have two. Or if you want to drop in some NC pride, you could use this one at the capital....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stucknarut
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=84...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=844885
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stucknarut
I don't take many pics on land, but I do bring my...

I don't take many pics on land, but I do bring my dSLR on dive trips for underwater and eco tourism. For travel a padded pelican case has never done me wrong, has survived being dropped, kicked,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By stucknarut
Welcome to NC. Very active riding community in...

Welcome to NC. Very active riding community in the Raleigh/Durham area, everything from vintage to sport to dirt. A few different bike nights in Raleigh and Durham if you want to meet other riders,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,506,990
Posted By stucknarut
Dang, this tag went west in a hurry. That...

Dang, this tag went west in a hurry.

That is a great road, we rode the northern end to Erwin on our way to Notarally this year. According to a friend who lives out there, the plan to pave the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-25-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,506,990
Posted By stucknarut
Tag. View of Pea Hill Creek. ...

Tag. View of Pea Hill Creek.

http://tjgreen.smugmug.com/photos/i-8pLrSn2/0/L/i-8pLrSn2-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-25-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,506,990
Posted By stucknarut
Grab - Hobgood NC. Nice ride, lots of long...

Grab - Hobgood NC. Nice ride, lots of long go-fast country roads through the cotton fields.

http://tjgreen.smugmug.com/photos/i-32ZWmn8/0/L/i-32ZWmn8-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-25-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
Zoom in on the sign at the top, and look at the...

Zoom in on the sign at the top, and look at the general age of the building (looks pretty darn old). A couple Google searches should get it from there.

Great tag.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
If you want to get off the pavement a bit on the...

If you want to get off the pavement a bit on the way, ride the gravel stretch of Arthur Minnis in Hillsborough (then go up Borland to Orange Grove, fun road). Explore the area between Guess Road and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
That's not surprising, the guy starts early and...

That's not surprising, the guy starts early and goes all out for every holiday.

Given the number of grabbers up north I doubt this one will last, but if you Holly Springs boys want a nice, longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
New tag. Just past the Wake County border in...

New tag. Just past the Wake County border in Granville County. Stop around the corner and pick up some pottery.

http://tjgreen.smugmug.com/photos/i-rbTCZ7D/0/L/i-rbTCZ7D-L.jpg

Here's a pic of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18,033
Views: 691,032
Posted By stucknarut
Grab, 812 Skymont Dr ...

Grab, 812 Skymont Dr

http://tjgreen.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTsh8sf/0/L/i-pTsh8sf-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,617
Posted By stucknarut
Shucks, I got scooped. Still, nice to know what...

Shucks, I got scooped. Still, nice to know what that thing is, having ridden by it a whole bunch of times.
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