Killboy failure Dragon Fest

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by SCQTT, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Minimike

    Minimike Been here awhile

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    Softtopper is awesome. I can roll up the sides & the dogs can ride in the back. You can roll the whole thing down & forward in seconds like a boat canopy if you need to carry something big. I installed it by myself in about 30 minutes & that was with me reading everything twice.
  2. birdie_xx

    birdie_xx Long timer

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    Meh, ok she should have her gloves on, but that's it...Good form and I envy them ! I wish I could be there....Low 40s and upper 30s here in Chicago

    I ride with my hi-beam during the day for my safety:deal


    Cheers,
    Peter
  3. tedder

    tedder irregular

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    Just what we need, another "I'm not on my bike" cage sticker.

    They serve a nice purpose though, it seems those are the drivers that are more likely to be a jackass to a rider.
  4. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    This was me this morning!

    Jim :brow

    PS Not the photo itself, but what I was doing.
  5. rdwalker

    rdwalker Long timer

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    I like that, a really cool pic. Even without JVB (or because of that? Heh, heh! :evil)
  6. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    I didn't see you Jim.

    Today about 11:45.

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  7. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    :huh Grouchy much?
  8. jrou111

    jrou111 Stair Climber

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    I was up there on Saturday with my girlfriend. We rode from Athens to Tellico Plains, across the Skyway and into Robbinsville. WAY too much traffic around the Dragon so we skipped that and rode to Cherokee and then on to Mt. Mitchell. Then back into Asheville for dinner and down to Franklin, NC for the night. There are so many better roads than the Dragon, if you'd just venture out and do a little wandering.

    It was cold and rainy most of the day.

    Oh, and I hate trikes. :puke1
  9. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    You really don't know much about this part of the country.

    MiniMike does a hell of a lot for the ADV community and dual sporting in general.

    He has cleaned trails, given help and has an awesome store in Tellico Plains.

    http://www.tellicomoto.com/

    :fyyff
  10. jrou111

    jrou111 Stair Climber

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    +1

    Mike and his wife are good people.
  11. (none)

    (none) poser

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    Wow, great looking taco. Always loved the Tacomas, ended up with a good deal on a LC80 that is def making do for now.
  12. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    I'll make it a point to drop by for a visit when I'm up there during the off season.

    Beautiful cool, foggy weather for a ride, I see.
  13. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Minimike is the real deal.:deal

    Yea, any monkey can ride a 4 lane in 75 degree weather.:norton

    Crowds will be thinning with the weather and we can get back to normal...

    :thumb


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  14. xtphreak

    xtphreak from B4 "adventure bikes"

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    Ghost Town Harley-Davidson is a Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership located at 82 Locust Drive, Waynesville, NC.

    could be US 74 Smokey Mt Expressway or US 276 or the BRP or lots of other roads
  15. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Don't worry, tedder would never say that to anyone's face--he's much too big of a pussy for that. He only makes snide comments about other people behind their backs.

    And yes, tedder, I would love the opportunity to say that to you in person, not behind your back where you couldn't hear it. :deal
  16. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Yep, I've noticed that the "decent" weather can really thin out the Squids and the Squirrels. :D

    The parking lot at Deal's looks outright comfortable.
  17. philp38

    philp38 Long timer

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    Mike and his wife at Tellico Motorcycle Outfitters are the nicest people in town. He does a lot for ADV community.
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  18. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer

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    I had a chance to ride the Dragon last Friday. But, thanks in no small part to this thread, we ended up close by but with equally awesome (or better) roads all to ourselves. No cars, no bikes, no trucks, no cops and no photographers. Just warm weather, crystal blue skies and spectacular roads all to ourselves.

    So to everybody flocking there and leaving the rest of the state open, I just want to say thanks. :lol3
  19. HooliKen

    HooliKen Awesome is a flavor

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    Meeeeooowwww! I sense an ADV cat fight coming.......























    :hide
  20. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    LOL, I've said my piece.

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