Northern VA Chatter Thread

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

  1. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    proper rain suit + fresh socks = comfortable for me.
  2. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Our Purity of Essence

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    Cold, wet and tired was a combo I hated to deal with in the Army. Two of the three was OK, but all three at once and I was miserable.

    Cold and rainy on the bike is just no fun if you don't have the proper gear.
  3. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    Had to get out of the house today so I drove (I know I know) to Motorcycle Factory Inc in Woodbridge VA. They may be a small shop size wise, but they have a shop full of bikes and some gear too. The most KTMs I have seen under one roof to boot. I also saw a possible fellow inmate in the area. He was on a yellow V-Stom with big metal panniers and a Givi top box. Looked like his brake lights and headlamps were hooked up to his brakes because the flashed when he used them.

    Dave
  4. REAPER_ONE

    REAPER_ONE YOU'RE DONE

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  5. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    Decided to try my luck and headed to Front Royal today and sure enough, Skyline was closed. I had heard it was open by others, but not true today!!! :deal
  6. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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  7. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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  8. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    Hope you went on over to Fort Valley or something...
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    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    Bob has paving of Gooney Manor started yet?
  10. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    Still learning my way around. I rode around the area for a bit and than took 66 home. Next weekend is supposed to be nice. Maybe a few on here would like to get together and head out somewhere?

    I know there is another thread on here for NOVA weekend rides, but they seem to like dirt roads more. I'm looking for something a little firmer.
  11. bwalsh

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    I believe its done. I may go check. I need a reason to go for a ride. :D
    I'm sorry to have missed BWDR...again! :cry

    LOTS of good roads out this way! If you want suggestions I'd be happy to help! :D
  12. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    Sure thing if you don't mind.
  13. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    I wont give away the plot but I'll let you connect the dots...:D


    Haymarket Va.
    Tip: From here stay off the interstate. Them things are dangerous!

    John Marshall Hwy.

    Crest Hill Rd.

    Fodderstack Rd.

    Sperryville Va.

    Bixlers Ferry Rd.

    Fort Valley Rd...either to Strasburg Rd.(short trip) or to Edinburg Gap Rd.(long trip)

    Form Strasburg Rd. head back on Route 55

    From Edinburg take Stoney Creek Rd to Wolf Gap Rd. and head into WV to Wardensville. Don't speed thru Wardensville! There are a couple places to have lunch in Wardensville. Come back Route 55.


    There's an easy route. There are many options off this route too!
  14. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    Now that's service. Thank you very much. Look forward to making this happen next weekend.

    R/ David
  15. CaptnSlo

    CaptnSlo Derelicte

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    Hi guys - I know I'm breaking all sorts of rules by cross-posting this, but I figured it's worth it. My bf's 2010 white F800GS was stolen in Alexandria this weekend. I posted the details here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927260.
    If you guys see anything, or don't mind spreading the word, I would greatly appreciate any help you can provide. Thank you.
  16. Lacedaemon

    Lacedaemon Been here awhile

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    Best of luck recovering the bike in satisfactory condition. Unfortunately, I don't really have any helpful advice.
  17. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    That sucks! I'll keep an eye out for it out this direction.
  18. NoVa Rider

    NoVa Rider Long timer

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    I saw a bike just like that parked Sunday am, around 8:30, in the 1600 block (or so) on King Street. Parked facing east on the westbound side of the street. Stood out because it just didn't belong. . .. :ear
  19. Chessie-Owner

    Chessie-Owner Been here awhile

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    Anyone know of any parking near the watergate buildings? Motorcycle of course.


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  20. NoVa Rider

    NoVa Rider Long timer

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    Small world. :clap

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927260