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#579163 - 01/02/15 10:47 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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bill
I have not heard anything yet as to early arrivals but the two goons from NH usually come early along no butt from kneebraskie. as to a change of date I am not looking to do that as the mid month has been the norm for as long as I have coming on it.


Goon??? hey .....I resemble that remark! You must mean the other guy that comes with me


GOON? shocked You better behave, or I'll make you eat lunch at Weezie's café again... laughing

#579311 - 01/03/15 9:21 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Weezie's?????


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#579420 - 01/04/15 4:09 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Richrd]  
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Richrd,

Are you on your way yet??????????????????


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#579428 - 01/04/15 5:15 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Richrd]  
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Originally Posted By: Richrd
Weezie's?????


A real culinary delight Richrd. Somewhere in Virginia off the Parkway........anything you want as long as it's fried


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#579432 - 01/04/15 6:14 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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Originally Posted By: MikeG
Originally Posted By: Richrd
Weezie's?????


A real culinary delight Richrd. Somewhere in Virginia off the Parkway........anything you want as long as it's fried


That would describe "Weezies" in Richmond but that's a looong way off the Parkway!

You sure it was "Weezies" or was it the Tuggles Gap restaurant?

If there's a "fried food only" place near the Parkway, my name is probably on the wall somewhere ... !

Lannis


OK, I admit it, I'm addicted to brake fluid.

But I can stop any time I want.
#579565 - 01/05/15 3:52 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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I think the place is in Buena Vista Lannis. A very long downhill run off the parkway on route 60 with a well needed gas stop at the bottom.


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#579579 - 01/05/15 6:24 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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Originally Posted By: MikeG
I think the place is in Buena Vista Lannis. A very long downhill run off the parkway on route 60 with a well needed gas stop at the bottom.


I know Buena Vista well, have eaten in all 6 restaurants there, and the only one that might qualify with the description given would be "Kenny's", an old burger/chicken/biscuit joint that does good breakfasts and everything else is cooked in a grease fryer.

If Richrd saw the large lady cooking in the back, it might easy have morphed from "Kenny's" to "Weezie's"!

Lannis


OK, I admit it, I'm addicted to brake fluid.

But I can stop any time I want.
#580659 - 01/12/15 9:01 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Hey guys are we still at the 15/16 June for TSMR?
Not 100% sure this far out I'll make it but wanna be able to target specific dates JUST IN CASE. laugh
No pressure, just askin' is all.

Cheers, and Happy New (ish) Year.


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#580672 - 01/12/15 9:42 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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That's 15th through the 17th of MAY, there, soldier.

The ride would still be fun a month late, but a little lonely .... !

Lannis


OK, I admit it, I'm addicted to brake fluid.

But I can stop any time I want.
#580771 - 01/13/15 2:04 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Lannis]  
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Since I live fairly close I usually get to ride the course at least one other time each year. It is different but I enjoy all day rides through pretty country by myself.

I do try to pick a nice day rather than have to ride on a set date regardless of the weather.


Alan
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#580840 - 01/13/15 7:30 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Lannis]  
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Originally Posted By: Lannis
That's 15th through the 17th of MAY, there, soldier.

The ride would still be fun a month late, but a little lonely .... !

Lannis


DOH. My bad. May, indeed. When the weather is always the awesomest. laugh


"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

#580846 - 01/13/15 7:44 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: ricochetrider]  
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<snip> May, indeed. When the weather is always the awesomest. laugh


We picked May because it's "just" before the season starts up there. Blowing Rock is a resort town and in the middle of June...it's elbow to elbow with people and so is the Parkway. Not to mention how many people are on Hwy 58 in June.

In 14 years I'd have to say we had more good weather overall than bad.

Wishing you all blue skies, warm weather and empty roads.

Pokey

#580910 - 01/14/15 10:37 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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there's only two kinds of weather, dangerous and good. I can only think of two years that were not good.


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#580981 - 01/14/15 4:57 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Gordon Gray]  
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Originally Posted By: Gordon Gray
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<snip> May, indeed. When the weather is always the awesomest. laugh


We picked May because it's "just" before the season starts up there. Blowing Rock is a resort town and in the middle of June...it's elbow to elbow with people and so is the Parkway. Not to mention how many people are on Hwy 58 in June.

In 14 years I'd have to say we had more good weather overall than bad.

Wishing you all blue skies, warm weather and empty roads.

Pokey


It's the people that make the event special, the riding is secondary but plenty of fun no matter what.

The weather doesn't matter if there's sunshine in your heart.


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#580997 - 01/14/15 6:31 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Richrd]  
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Originally Posted By: Richrd
there's only two kinds of weather, dangerous and good. I can only think of two years that were not good.


Not being able to see on the Parkway from time to time is just a fact of life up here. It tends to spook the tourists more than it does the locals. I think if you do the research....speed is still the danger here.....and to me, our "dangerous" years were back when Windy still wore full leathers. wink

Pokey

#581000 - 01/14/15 6:42 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Gordon Gray]  
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hay that is not fair. I can only control ONE throttle grip.
laughing every one else is on there own.

Originally Posted By: Gordon Gray

to me, our "dangerous" years were back when Windy still wore full leathers. wink

Pokey



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#581003 - 01/14/15 6:52 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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Originally Posted By: bill50cal
hay that is not fair. I can only control ONE throttle grip. laughing every one else is on there own.


laughing clap laughing clap laughing


Yea.....back in those days Hwy 58 was known as IOM-East

Pokey

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#581029 - 01/14/15 10:43 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Gordon Gray]  
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Ask him why he's not wearing the leathers any more ;0)


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#581093 - 01/15/15 11:18 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Alan_nc]  
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you implying I need to find a bigger cow to make a new pair laughing

Originally Posted By: Alan_nc
Ask him why he's not wearing the leathers any more ;0)


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#581124 - 01/15/15 4:28 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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I just posed a question.................


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#581173 - 01/15/15 8:59 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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no one will ever accuse me of getting fat!


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72 commando
75 commando interstate
06 Suzu..Suzu.. uh appliance
couple of beesas a ducati
and the Snake Bike
#581271 - 01/16/15 5:24 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Richrd]  
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Originally Posted By: Richrd
no one will ever accuse me of getting fat!


you're fatter than your cat


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#581276 - 01/16/15 6:09 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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that poor cat looks like it hasn't had a meal in a LOOOOOG time laughing come to think of it so does rich.

Originally Posted By: MikeG


you're fatter than your cat



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#581286 - 01/16/15 7:46 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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Yea, I think Richrd thinks food comes in brown bottles....maybe the cat does too.


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#585278 - 02/12/15 7:51 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Looking to split a room with a couple of other guys, like we did a few years ago....Semper, Greg?


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