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Old 10-08-2012, 03:29 PM   #21721
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For those staying the weekend, you can get a 3 day ticket at the window with the "AHRMA" sign taped to the glass. 35$ for all three days Skid, the price of admission gives you full access to everything(museum is extra but a must see). If possible,you need to be there more than 1 day. Once your there, you will regret not having more time. We will be there Thurs-Sun, parked above the MX track. All welcome to come say hi. We will have room for you to park, shade, & cold beer If anybody sees my KLX (Team USA graphics) holler at me to stop so I'll get to see/meet the Pcola guys I haven't met yet......
Hey, we're gonna be up there too, no tickets yet. Do we need to be AHRMA members to get the $35 price? We'll keep an eye out for your KLX. Thanks for the info!
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:11 PM   #21722
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Hey, we're gonna be up there too, no tickets yet. Do we need to be AHRMA members to get the $35 price? We'll keep an eye out for your KLX. Thanks for the info!

Technically yes but they don't ask for your card. Just walk up to that(ahrma) window & say you want a 3 day pass, if you go through Barber its about 85$ If your camping ask for that too its 25 for the wknd
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:04 PM   #21723
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Barney and Woods Rider TETS Ride

Well, we just finished day one in Rome, GA. 100 miles.

I picked up Barney at his house at 8 this morning. Started from Cheaha after lunch in Goodwater at 1pm and rode the dusty gravel into the hills. I can't post pics because Photobucket uses Flash so my iPad is being treated like a second class device...oh we'll.

Cold, cloudy and breathtaking!

Tomorrow we shoot for Franklin, NC..........

Thanks to Dr Z for the lead on the Moab bag! It rocks!
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:04 PM   #21724
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Technically yes but they don't ask for your card. Just walk up to that(ahrma) window & say you want a 3 day pass, if you go through Barber its about 85$ If your camping ask for that too its 25 for the wknd
Awesome! Thanks again. This is our first time up, so we're all pretty excited.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:30 PM   #21725
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Well, we just finished day one in Rome, GA. 100 miles.

I picked up Barney at his house at 8 this morning. Started from Cheaha after lunch in Goodwater at 1pm and rode the dusty gravel into the hills. I can't post pics because Photobucket uses Flash so my iPad is being treated like a second class device...oh we'll.

Cold, cloudy and breathtaking!

Tomorrow we shoot for Franklin, NC..........

Thanks to Dr Z for the lead on the Moab bag! It rocks!

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Old 10-08-2012, 06:53 PM   #21726
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Awesome! Thanks again. This is our first time up, so we're all pretty excited.
I recommend doing the museum first thing Fri. am, there's too much going on Sat/Sun to take it in (& you HAVE to take it in,hence the Fri. push)
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:26 PM   #21727
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DR 650 still for sale

no one has even come to look at it ....amazing to me...I know how this bike is still absolutely new.

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Old 10-08-2012, 10:08 PM   #21728
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Just read that KTM has already stopped production of the 990 Adventures,so the 990 Superduke will end to. To make way for the New 1190 Adventures.
So if you wont a 990 better get one now.
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Old 10-09-2012, 03:51 PM   #21729
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So you think you are missing out in Pensacola with little to no elevation changes, you say...and maybe you are also partial to the color orange...?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9pP0...ature=em-video
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Old 10-09-2012, 04:15 PM   #21730
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So you think you are missing out in Pensacola with little to no elevation changes, you say...and maybe you are also partial to the color orange...?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9pP0...ature=em-video
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Old 10-09-2012, 04:28 PM   #21731
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Smokies Ride Report

Everyone is gonna be posting similar reports over the next few weekends.. here is Phil's and mine.

Left Friday afternoon and rode three hours up back roads to Troy where we stayed Friday. Saturday was beautiful and we took a long backroads only trip to Murphy NC. Night two - all great so far.

Plans for day three (Sunday)... doesnt matter - it turned to shit. Rain and cold. Real cold.

We rode any way...


So here are the obligatory pics at the Dragons Tail. Notice the lovely weather.




We rode the Dragons Tail anyway! It was not fun. A waste of time cause it was so rainy and of couse WE are not wet riders.
We went along the Foothills Parkway - nothing was visible on any overlook...

By the time we go to Townsend we were wipped. Found a fantastic Cabin for the night and held up there until 11AM the next morning and still it was rainding. We left anyway.


Froze (even with good rain gear) and headed SOUTH for dry and warn weather. Spent the night north of Atlanta and had a beautiful ride home today....

I am really sorry it rainded on our parade...I have always loved the Smoky's - this was may worst trip ever!

Of course nothing like a father son outing no matter what the conditions.

Also need to report no issues with either bike. Phil started leaking some oil but nothing major.
And no other issues or mishaps except for one small pucker sucker by Phil ( I didnt see it but I heard it on the two way).


Hope the weather if fantastic for Barbers next weekend...
Everyone be safe out there.

WR and Barney - Where are you?
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Old 10-09-2012, 05:07 PM   #21732
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We are in Blairsville Ga tonight, sorry the weather turned to crap for you guys.
Great riding today, more pavement than we would have liked but fun anyway.
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Old 10-09-2012, 05:27 PM   #21733
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Going to Barber's this weekend. Will be there all day Saturday and Sunday.

Will look for any locals who happen to make it up.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:24 PM   #21734
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Everyone is gonna be posting similar reports over the next few weekends.. here is Phil's and mine.

Left Friday afternoon and rode three hours up back roads to Troy where we stayed Friday. Saturday was beautiful and we took a long backroads only trip to Murphy NC. Night two - all great so far.

Plans for day three (Sunday)... doesnt matter - it turned to shit. Rain and cold. Real cold.

We rode any way...


So here are the obligatory pics at the Dragons Tail. Notice the lovely weather.




We rode the Dragons Tail anyway! It was not fun. A waste of time cause it was so rainy and of couse WE are not wet riders.
We went along the Foothills Parkway - nothing was visible on any overlook...

By the time we go to Townsend we were wipped. Found a fantastic Cabin for the night and held up there until 11AM the next morning and still it was rainding. We left anyway.


Froze (even with good rain gear) and headed SOUTH for dry and warn weather. Spent the night north of Atlanta and had a beautiful ride home today....

I am really sorry it rainded on our parade...I have always loved the Smoky's - this was may worst trip ever!

Of course nothing like a father son outing no matter what the conditions.

Also need to report no issues with either bike. Phil started leaking some oil but nothing major.
And no other issues or mishaps except for one small pucker sucker by Phil ( I didnt see it but I heard it on the two way).


Hope the weather if fantastic for Barbers next weekend...
Everyone be safe out there.

WR and Barney - Where are you?
Damn Vic! I'm sorry to hear about your trip.

As Brett said we are in Blairsville tonight. We did right at 230 miles today and 75% or better was pavement (but through awesome scenery). The other 25% was through some very fun (and challenging) rocky dirt trails along ridge lines . I was absolutely fried by Ellijay but we pressed on. This is where the most fun stuff really started in earnest.

The 530 is NOT the right bike for this trip for sure. My behind is very upset with my pseudo EE soft seat....lol

Tomorrow, we press on to the north (sore ass and all).
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:58 PM   #21735
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