just puttin' around in WNC

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Cuttle, May 28, 2011.

  1. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    Are those "grow lights" hanging from the ceiling? :ear
  2. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    nope... granted, it's Asheville, but this place was a welding shop before

    So, long story short these two guys decided that they need to get a place to work on bikes in Asheville

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    Upside: way more space in the basement

    Downside: all the tools and compressor will be gone... guess I have to get my own stuff now (it's over 20 miles to the shop)
  3. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    Wow...

    Somehow it doesn't seem quite as cool as it did.
  4. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Bad juju.Lots of people been hung and tortured in there.Place is haunted.I love good stories. :D

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  5. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Just look where it is though, walking distance from about 5 Breweries, including the Wedge.

    Me thinks ulterior motives for sure:freaky


    And it puts the cool factor back in:deal
  6. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    and a big screen to watch races, outdoor area, tire changing, service, project bikes....
  7. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed

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    Hunter won't get any work done with everybody hanging out there :lol3
  8. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna NSFW

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    I've already picked out a spot over by the heater. :1drink
  9. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    You'll be "That Guy". :lol3
  10. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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  11. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    :drif...........If I wasn't happily married that is.....................
  12. NCJ

    NCJ Long timer

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    Wow! :eek1
  13. 400psi

    400psi Cropdusting

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    Nice!
  14. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    Now this is truly weird: I loaded the map, then it autoloaded the pics. I clicked on a little tab for Photos and when the photos panned left to The Orange Peel, it had a "xxx.jpg by Mark Johnson" in the upper corner. :huh Pretty sure I've never been in downtown Asheville before. :deal
  15. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    If you enjoy riding up to the mountains with your family to choose and cut your tree, one of my neighbors is giving them away for free. There's a variety of sizes, & pretty nice shapes. I didn't see any "Charlie Brown" trees.

    They are on Wards Branch Rd, just off Hwy 321. About 20 minutes West of Boone. Bring a saw and wear boots or shoes with good grip, because it's steep. I got our tree a couple days ago, there were a few hundred (200-400?). Nobody was there, but a sign said "Be careful it's steep, take all you need for friends & family. God bless."

    They aren't bundled, so are bulky. Need a pick-up, or maybe you can wrap it up in a tarp?


    Ho! Ho! Ho! :freaky
  16. Aarrff

    Aarrff Gravel Grinder

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    Cuttle, looking at the shop photo above...that big white thing in the back corner is the walk in beer cooler, right?
  17. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    I wish, but that's the "walk-in beer eliminator" :flush

    but the beer fridge got delivered yesterday, together with a small sand-blasting booth. Painting 's done, new bars on the windows, floors sealed, stove moved, tools there, Indian put in the corner, and the guys are working on the workbenches now.

    And the first "bike" to work on is there too already: Sean crashed his scooter last Wednesday: broke the engine case/swing-arm in half :huh (he's ok)
  18. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    Damnit, Sean.
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    JaxObsessed Your favorite band sucks

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    At 500 clicks away, all I can do is drool.
    And fondly wish that great times are had there. :freaky
  20. BDXMPL

    BDXMPL The Sheriff

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    Shut up moran. :lol3

    Hunter