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Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Pomo
Man that is badass and bonkers at the same time. ...

Man that is badass and bonkers at the same time. I learned to ride on an '86 SP200, but I can't imagine taking one into Baja. :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 41,348
Posted By Pomo
Know what I miss the most out here? Your...

Know what I miss the most out here? Your company.

Just kidding, it's actually pepperoni rolls. :up
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 41,348
Posted By Pomo
219 is a good ride. 92 is a good ride. 220 is...

219 is a good ride. 92 is a good ride. 220 is nice scenery, but it's very straight and flat compared to all the other roads around there. I've never tried 19, it's too close to all that interstate...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
Not everybody has the same taste, but in my book...

Not everybody has the same taste, but in my book not all IPAs are created equal. A good IPA will pack a punch without making you swallow your lips...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
Well let's be real, you do sort of look like...

Well let's be real, you do sort of look like Charlton Heston.

http://classicmoviestills.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Charlton-Heston-as-Moses-The-Ten-Commandments-1956-Paramount.jpg

:hide
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
This is probably the first time somebody from an...

This is probably the first time somebody from an elder generation hasn't told me my taste in music is horrible. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
If you like really syncopated prog metal stuff...

If you like really syncopated prog metal stuff with more than a touch of classical influence, I highly recommend Animals As Leaders. No vocals, just sweet ass instrumentals.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
The only thing saving my wallet is my laziness. ...

The only thing saving my wallet is my laziness. Buying a new 690 and doing all the work needed to make it look like that and ride how I want is much more than I want to bother with when I have a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
I've already gone down that rabbit hole. Twice. ...

I've already gone down that rabbit hole. Twice. German bikes are addictive, and should have a Surgeon General's warning about ruining your life. Hell in January I made the mistake of driving to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
Married to my job and mountain bike racing and...

Married to my job and mountain bike racing and desert hare scrambles. Maybe if I win this season I can convince myself to stop caring so much. :lol3

I can't complain too much, I still get plenty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
:wave Life has pulled me so far away from...

:wave

Life has pulled me so far away from moto touring I've nearly forgotten how much I love it. Trying to come back from the brink. :(:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
That's just crazy! Since when is diesel the same...

That's just crazy! Since when is diesel the same price as regular?! :scratch
Forum: Regional forums 08-09-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
:rofl At least I won't be the only one who...

:rofl

At least I won't be the only one who has a "date with destiny" in the Gulch of Many Mishaps. :deal
Forum: Regional forums 08-08-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
Well for those interested it turned out that it...

Well for those interested it turned out that it was indeed my stator. Not under warranty. My wallet is soon to be considerably lighter. :cry

Thanks for the links Erling, I'll definitely be...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 33,649
Posted By Pomo
IN! (I hope.) I had a blast last year. ...

IN! (I hope.) I had a blast last year.

Probably going to bring my big bike this year, assuming it has decided it's done breaking down. I can do my best impression of a boat anchor.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30,034
Views: 1,717,018
Posted By Pomo
I have no idea what they are selling, but I'll...

I have no idea what they are selling, but I'll take 20.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 150,729
Posted By Pomo
I can just picture you with Braveheart paint on...

I can just picture you with Braveheart paint on your face yelling this outside Kevin's house. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 150,729
Posted By Pomo
:freaky Keep on rocking! :D

:freaky Keep on rocking! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 150,729
Posted By Pomo
We shall see. I've been toying with the idea of...

We shall see. I've been toying with the idea of doing an east coast ride next year. Grass is always greener eh? Though in this case, it IS greener, and there is actually grass! :deal

Jax, I got...
Forum: Regional forums 07-28-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
Thanks for the offer, but the bike is sitting in...

Thanks for the offer, but the bike is sitting in the Albuquerque dealership. My suspicion is something with the charging system, either the R/R or the stator. I'm slightly mechanically inclined and...
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
I had a lot of fun hanging out in Silverton, even...

I had a lot of fun hanging out in Silverton, even if it was cut short by bike trouble. Big thanks to the crew I rode with (sorry I forgot your names) for hauling my sorry ass back to camp, and to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-24-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
Unless directly contradicting yourself is some...

Unless directly contradicting yourself is some super sekrit literary tactic that wasn't taught where I went to school, I'm absolutely not seeing your "argument".

1) Rick started the "Eastern...
Forum: Regional forums 07-24-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
By your own admission it has had the name...

By your own admission it has had the name Rendezvous since '05, long before Rick's passing. This is the RMAR Rendezvous, it says so right in the title. If somebody calls it "the Rendezvous" because...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
For a little of the way, yeah. It's not an ACA...

For a little of the way, yeah. It's not an ACA route, just one my dad put together. Heading up to Harper's Ferry and then up the rail trail along the Potomac into PA.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
You guys like Jello shots? :rofl If you are...

You guys like Jello shots? :rofl

If you are coming out this way make sure to stop by! We can ride some more sandy canyons. :evil

I'll be out in WV/VA the beginning of August, a few weeks from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Pomo
I'm pretty sure it's been done with stock...

I'm pretty sure it's been done with stock gearing. I did the TAT from Jellico, TN to Salina, UT with stock gearing, and I never found a place where first was too high.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 150,729
Posted By Pomo
I've been mostly absent from ADV for the past...

I've been mostly absent from ADV for the past year or so, just haven't plugged into the community out here like I did back east. This thread is a balm for my soul every time I check back on these...
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
Sign me up for the BBER. I don't know if I...

Sign me up for the BBER. I don't know if I qualify as a noob, but I'll be sporting a K60 rear so mud holes should prove entertaining. :evil
Forum: Regional forums 07-15-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 102,123
Posted By Pomo
+1

+1
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pomo
In. I'm not 100% decided on which bike I'm...

In. I'm not 100% decided on which bike I'm taking but I'll probably be trucking in from Socorro.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
By whether you can breathe and see more than a...

By whether you can breathe and see more than a mile on a clear day. Last year when the Whitewater-Baldy Fire was fresh all of Socorro was under a cloud of smoke. I couldn't see more than a few...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 166,419
Posted By Pomo
Ah, the Big Tank Fallacy™. That's what I told...

Ah, the Big Tank Fallacy™. That's what I told myself when I bought a 6.x gallon tank for my 450... yet I fill that bad boy up to the brim every time when I have it on the bike. Don't worry that it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pomo
I was at a dealer a few days ago and he mentioned...

I was at a dealer a few days ago and he mentioned this announcement was coming later in the week, once they had spread the word to all the American dealers. Bigger tank (I think he said 5.6...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,350
Posted By Pomo
As a son whose father taught him to ride (or at...

As a son whose father taught him to ride (or at the very least turned me loose in the yard :D), I think you did the right thing. I took spills in soft grass that would have put me in the hospital if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,350
Posted By Pomo
That would be Elleber Knob. :D Great find! ...

That would be Elleber Knob. :D Great find! There's some great overlooks on the old turnpike!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,350
Posted By Pomo
I lived in Green Bank for almost 20 years, and...

I lived in Green Bank for almost 20 years, and around 7 years ago I ended up on that road in a friend's 4x4. If I'm thinking of the same place, that's the only area I've ever had the "I'm about to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,350
Posted By Pomo
And here I sit, in 80 degree bone dry weather,...

And here I sit, in 80 degree bone dry weather, thinking how much I miss going to Laurel Fork. :cry



Nah, nevermind. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,350
Posted By Pomo
This is from memory, so don't shoot me if...

This is from memory, so don't shoot me if anything has changed in the last year. :hide

Gas:
Circleville (http://goo.gl/maps/8ZzAs)

Riverton (http://goo.gl/maps/5qziO) (I think that place was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
I've done about 250 miles of pavement on my 450...

I've done about 250 miles of pavement on my 450 with it's 2x4 of a seat before. You wanna talk about a sore ass? :ymca:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 1,374,648
Posted By Pomo
:clap So which bike are you doing the CDR on? GS...

:clap So which bike are you doing the CDR on? GS again?
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