Middle TN-Diners, Drive-Ins, Dives and Inmates

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by ride2little, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. ihatefalling

    ihatefalling Let it roll

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    You know....my D606 in the rear is low too.

    But since it's my 1st DS tire I've worn out, I don't know how low to let it get before I trash it...

    I just need to make sure I can make it through MILL CREEK ! ! !

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  2. cdq3

    cdq3 DRZ400pack mule

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    well you know the less meat you have to hold the tire up off the road the more likely you are to have a flat. on the dirt roads this always happens, its not the lack of traction...its the rocks causing a flat. rember a bike tire is not like a car tire in it dont have steel belts and its not as thick. a good hard packed dirt road will cut a slick tire all to hell. that tread adds high and keeps alot of this from happening. i have ran tires like yours and mine untill the bare threads show on paved roads, but hit a dirt road for just a few miles and boom FLAT.....damn i suer hate fixing a flat beside the road.

    But thats just my experiance over the years.. ask stanley how them smooth tires hold up in the hard dirt:eek1 poor feller !

    anyways,,,, im getting me a new one verry soon and kinda cutting the sharp rocks short for a day or two.:lol3
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  3. wparkinson

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    Ah hell your good.... :D That will get ya there.. I have run muc lower than that on a 606..... Although I am orderin a new rear Trackmaster soon... That way I have it when I need it.
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  4. Drowsy Dave

    Drowsy Dave Square Peg, No Hole

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    Hey Park...have you done the doo on your bike?
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  5. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    Ya bunch of chicken-shits! :rofl

    I took Mill Creek on the slickety-slick "dual-sport tires" and they did fine (except for the part where the dude claimed it as his private road). They're a little cut up but I guess they're tougher than they look.

    Check post #436 here to see tires without knobs.
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=562876&page=5
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  6. wparkinson

    wparkinson Gear Whore

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    And then some... Ya need to doo yours? I got the tool... :D Doesn't take long...
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  7. Drowsy Dave

    Drowsy Dave Square Peg, No Hole

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    Yeah, I'm sure I do. I've done a couple of oil changes since I picked it up and haven't even adjusted the tensioner bolt. I'm skeerd to. Afraid it might let go if I do. Assuming it's still intact.
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  8. wparkinson

    wparkinson Gear Whore

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    Have tools will travel..... Get the parts and the gaskest... we can do it sometime... or you can come up here if you don' t have a garage. Where are you located anyway? I just did the Petcock mod to get rid of the diaphram in the petcock....
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  9. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    Did that cure the drip? Wasn't much of one, but a little is a lot in this case.
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  10. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    Hey, Mid-TN'ers. I know this is a little off topic, but I'm looking for a new (to me) shotgun. Don't need a $1200+ Bennelli or anything... I'm looking for a Parkerized Mossberg 500 or 590. Would like the larger magazine and a shorter barrel. 18". I can always get a longer barrel for skeet or the like. But I just like the simplicity of the Mossberg and it's safety mechanism.

    Any good leads on something like this?

    (Back you your normally scheduled 'dinner thread'.)
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  11. wparkinson

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    Yea it fixed it..... You pretty much take the guts out and put in a gasket..... If anyone needs any Gas proof gasket material let me know... I got a whole roll. only used a little square.... I could probably do couple hundred more....:lol3 There is a dude on KLR World that is giving them away but was too impatient to wait for him to send me one. Bought a 5 dollar roll of the gasket material. So I got plenty.

    WP
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  12. rob feature

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    Harleys holdin' ya up?
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  13. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    WP,
    I just checked out the test run of your new new toy (Drift X170). that thing works GREAT! Got it strapped to your goggles? Or how is it mounted?
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  14. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    LOL. (Sometimes...)
    Watchdog buddy just passed away. 2nd best home defense behind a mean deep bark is a chi-chick of a 3" 00 shell going into the bore.
    Plus I just like -em and need one anyway. Anyone interested in some sporting clays?
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  15. Drowsy Dave

    Drowsy Dave Square Peg, No Hole

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    Well, I might just take you up on it. I need to order from Eagle Mike and then I can bring the beer. You can look over my shoulder and thump me on the head if I start to go off the rails.

    I'm in Bellevue. Whats the petcock mod? I need to do the T-mod, it's already bitten me once in a heavy rain.
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  16. rob feature

    rob feature Domain Ranger

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    Sure do hate to hear about the pup. :cry
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  17. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    Yep. Thanks. Tough to lose a family member after all of those good years. She was a cool dog. 120 # Great Pyrenees.
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  18. cdq3

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    yes sir !
    I am also sorry to here that. i love my dogs here also.
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  19. cdq3

    cdq3 DRZ400pack mule

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    been there done that also my self,,,,but the (dude) is what gets me! them folks over there have been known to shoot and ask (??) later.

    them folks are just a bit diff over younder:1drink
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  20. cdq3

    cdq3 DRZ400pack mule

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    i can look around for ya.. i do have one like that, but dont want to sale it.

    I like me glock mate! it does a bloody good job and is alot shorter.:evil
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