Northern VA Chatter Thread

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by HBN, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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  2. The Evil Twin

    The Evil Twin Boxer Freak

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    Would anyone be interested in meeting at Virginia Gateway S*bucks around 10 to take a little pre ride? Nothing fancy, just a little scoot around PW and Loudoun maybe.
  3. TH

    TH There and Here

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  4. bloochdog

    bloochdog Itinerant jackass

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    Just talked about the husky yesterday with the Morton's crew. Apparently the valve adjustment requires the engine to be pulled from the bike. Not a big deal if they made it easy.
  5. BeeMaa

    BeeMaa Hack Pilot

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    Wife and I took a ride yesterday from NOVA out to Front Royal, down Skyline to Rt 33 and into Harrisonburg to have a burger at Jack's Burger Joint.
    The weather was cloudy/foggy with very little sun and about 40-45 F until we got up on Skyline.
    Skies cleared, temps soared to 60 F and here are a few of the pics my bride took from the sidecar.

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    We got to Jack's and had an excellent burger while sitting at the (very crowded) bar.
    It's a small joint with good food, lots of beer choices and a great staff.
    Weather in the valley was sunny and near 70.

    The ride back was a bit chilly for Mrs B.
    Once back over the mountain the temps dropped to the low 50's and by Culpepper the sun was gone, replaced by more fog.
    She didn't snap any more photos because she forgot to pack her heated gloves...that won't happen again soon.

    All in all, a good ride.
    Put on nearly 300 miles and capped the day off with a pizza.

    Cheers.
  6. Scotty P

    Scotty P Funny Like a Clown

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    ^^ Nice pics!!!
  7. RocketMan

    RocketMan Out Rocketing

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    Hey, nice meeting ya and the Missus at lunch yesterday, enjoyed the conversation and thanks to the better half for helping me finally getting my eats!
    Here's the view from 55 I mentioned in my ride Sat. up to Thomas, WV. Same deal low lying clouds in the valleys, but lots of sun up above 2000 feet.

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    and here's a link to day trippin' report.. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=855472
    RM
  8. BeeMaa

    BeeMaa Hack Pilot

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    Good meeting you too RM.
    Mrs.B seems to have a knack for getting what she wants, even if it's a meal for you.
    Looks like you had a very similar ride, with amazing scenery.
    Take it easy and we'll see you at the next gathering.
    Cheers.
  9. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Long timer

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    Anyone have any suggestions for "unloading" an AR15 locally?? VA Arms in Manassas were not interested. I am pretty sure Craigslist is out of the question :ear
  10. Motocox

    Motocox We will call him Thunder!

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    I'd be interested. PM me the details.
  11. kimokk

    kimokk Been here awhile

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    You can use Virginia guntrader. Also, I'm interested depending on what you have. PM me
  12. VACommuter

    VACommuter Long timer

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    Wait till the ban kicks in and then make some serious coin....

    :evil

    VAC
  13. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Long timer

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    That's what I thought.:D
  14. Butters

    Butters Kwyjibo

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    I can ask around at work. A co-worker just bought one about a week ago, but he may actually want another. You never know how many Zombies will awaken. PM the details.
  15. Chessie-Owner

    Chessie-Owner Been here awhile

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    I was thinking about selling my colt le the other day but I'm gonna wait for another Clinton ban. Prices could rocket.
  16. Cambion

    Cambion Adventurer

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    I don't need another rifle, besides it sounds like there's already plenty of interest. However, if you have any mags that you're looking to sell... :)
  17. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Long timer

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    I wish!:1drink
  18. Chessie-Owner

    Chessie-Owner Been here awhile

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    My hands are shaking and I have gotten cold sweats. I think I am going thru withdraw.

    Sent my wheels to woody out in denver yesterday to be trued. I think I may have to get a second bike. I can't take it anymore.
  19. HBN

    HBN lostwithmike.com

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    You and I both! I haven't had a chance to get my wheels back from the shop to send em out yet.

    Scoot'n Stella though so it could be worse.
  20. Dr. Beard

    Dr. Beard Cenosillicaphobiac

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    You only have one bike?!?! :eek1 I mean, I may only have one that works @ any given time, but that's still a terrifying prospect... :cry



    :lol3