Freezing out

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by scorch, Jan 17, 2005.

  1. scorch

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    Just went up to frederick to pickup my speedo cable, and today was probably the coldest Ive ridden this Month. :D


    Who is riding this weekend? ANyone fancy a ride to Seneca rocks?
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  2. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Calling for snow all day Saturday in this part of the state, I'm in.


    :nod :poser :jump :ksteve
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  3. scorch

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    not snowing here yet, they are calling for snow wednesday.

    What time you want to meet in seneca rocks?
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  4. Ultrafirebike

    Ultrafirebike Flaccid Member

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    rode yesterday in 28 range with the wife on the back. We had heated gear, went about 165 miles.Tomorrow it will be low 20's, I'll still ride to work, but not use heated, it's onlly about 4 miles.
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  5. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    9 degrees this AM. Only dumbasses would ride.

    :nod I am a dumbass
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  6. scorch

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    I agree. People only remember dumbasses anyway.

    So you want to ride this weekend? Dirt or street. Dont matter to me bitch.
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  7. scorch

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    I just remembered cityclip is up for some off road riding this weekend.
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  8. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Yall can come down here, I aint going to NOVA/MD to ride dirtbikes when I live in the Mountains..........does not make sense.

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  9. scorch

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    Where do you ride your "dirt bike" at? Is it sit down type of riding through forest roads? Or any single track stuff?
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  10. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Both.........
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  11. scorch

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    What kind of tires you got on the dr650?
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  12. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Tourances...

    Nah, Pirelli MT21's

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  13. scorch

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    Riding in the mountains is a bit more difficult than riding here. Around here everything is pretty flat, so most people can actually ride around without killing themselves.

    I rode there at a friends farm, actually he is in Monterey, VA. And I thought it was pretty hard, everything was always going up in huge inclines, and it is impossible to ride it when its snowy, or muddy.

    What I like about here is that you can ride it during every condition. Just be careful with frozen mud puddles.

    Another great thing about riding here is that there are no rocks like some of the state forest places. It is pretty much perfect soil.

    So lets ride the field this weekend. :D
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  14. ddlewis

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    Riding in the mountains kicks ass over riding the flatlands for several key reasons.

    - Not flat means hill climbs! :thumb
    - more and bigger areas to ride
    - even if you get stuck on dirt/paved roads for a while, at least there's scenery.

    We are chomping at the bit around here. One of my buddies just bought an 03 WR250F over the weekend and the emails are flying. Next decent weekend we're hitting it for sure. (Decent = above freezing for the bulk of the day and not snowing/raining)

    Also I sure would like to ride to Seneca rocks, but see definition of 'decent' above, it applies to that too.

    Do I need to start posting over on WUSSrider.com? :D
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  15. scorch

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    Where are you guys riding at? Post some pics of your riding spots when you can.
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  16. EHPhillips

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    I can't believe you ride when it is this cold. I'm such a puss.


    Steverino - I got a new battery for my GS and I was told in the GSpot forum that I need to undo the fuel lines to install it. Is that true? By the way, since I saw you in Loudoun, I chickened out and moved to Reston. Middleburg got lame. I miss Lime Kiln though.
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  17. MrE

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    Yep. You have to take the tank almost completely off. Just get a pair of vise grips and pinch off the fuel line (only the main line needs to be pinched; the return does not). I just ordered a set of quick disconnects from Max's BMW.

    Lime Kiln IS a great road.

    (I'm in Hamilton)
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  18. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    You should have to remove the tank to install the battery. But you may be able to lift it up high enough by loosening the bolt in the back.

    Does your tank have quick disconnects? If not you should consider adding them.

    Where at in Reston?
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  19. EHPhillips

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    I don't have the disconnects. I'll look into it. I'm near Glade and Reston Pkwy now...but that is temporary also. Not trying to make anyone jealous, but I'm moving to Berlin in August with my girl for a two year post. The best part is that she is the one with the job.

    I guess I'll have to figure out something to do with all of my free time while I am there. Hmmm...Germany...two years...no job...GS with fresh tires...
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  20. MrE

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    Let me be the first to tell you: :dizave

    Lucky bastard.
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