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#597804 - 05/03/15 8:16 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Lannis]  
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we also had a detour just a few years ago so it sure looks like us tax payers are taking it in the shorts on this stone covered money pit. maybe the contract should have a performance/time warranty.

Originally Posted By Lannis


That's the way it was for the first 4 years or so while they were building that stone bridge over 421 ... I'm surprised to hear that they're at it again, that bridge looked like it would last forever .... !
Lannis


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#597806 - 05/03/15 8:17 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Alan_nc]  
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your welcome BUT when are you going to show up again? it has been way too long.

Originally Posted By Alan_nc
Windy,

Thanks for taking the time and effort on this one......

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#597912 - 05/04/15 5:22 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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I was there last year. Rode as the last bike in the whole parade.

I have a family reunion this year....the divorce (if I missed it) would cost more than I can afford at this point in my life.


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#597988 - 05/05/15 8:37 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Alan_nc]  
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Ok - the ducks are lining up. Just got one trip to drop...that's a pretty good sized duck which may be hard to move.

The Thunderbolt has rebuilt tail feathers and a re-welded driving light mount so I can ride once again to the TSMR.

Somehow it always works out.

Who am I staying with?


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#598000 - 05/05/15 10:14 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Hey Bill...you never responded to my text and yer PM was full at the time. BUT...we are still in at the villa. You got the same # or what? No pressure. See you there.


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#598003 - 05/05/15 10:17 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: No Name Man]  
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Originally Posted By No Name Man
Hey Bill...you never responded to my text and yer PM was full at the time. BUT...we are still in at the villa. You got the same # or what? No pressure. See you there.


Can't imagine SG/BG feeling "pressure"! Not after riding that A65 across country and back and up and down ... !

Really looking forward to seeing everyone. Installing a luggage rack and a voltmeter on the Norton and ready to go soon ....

Lannis


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

But I can stop any time I want.
#598004 - 05/05/15 10:18 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: No Name Man]  
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Cool. Been really busy. Thanks. 404-791-0704.

I may have to drive through the night to make it there...

Nope! The trip dropped. I'll be there Friday AM. I think I'm camping my way to the TSMR. Monday at TWO. Tuesday at Ironhorse. Wednesday at Blueridge Motorcycle campground. Thursday ? Windy's. Are people at Windy's before the TSMR?

Anybody interested?

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#598006 - 05/05/15 10:25 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Originally Posted By Semper Gumby
Cool. Been really busy. Thanks. 404-791-0704.

I may have to drive through the night to make it there...


Be careful if you do!!

1) Tired

2) Invisible to drunks and cell zombies

3) Deer.

We need you there in one piece!

Lannis


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

But I can stop any time I want.
#598007 - 05/05/15 10:32 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Lannis]  
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Originally Posted By Lannis
Originally Posted By Semper Gumby
Cool. Been really busy. Thanks. 404-791-0704.

I may have to drive through the night to make it there...


Be careful if you do!!

1) Tired

2) Invisible to drunks and cell zombies

3) Deer.

We need you there in one piece!

Lannis


The stars are aligning. See edit above. Thanks for your concern. Trying to convince the Sainted Stephanie to come with.


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#598008 - 05/05/15 10:37 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Originally Posted By Semper Gumby


The stars are aligning. See edit above. Thanks for your concern. Trying to convince the Sainted Stephanie to come with.


I've convinced the Fabulous Fay to ride with me, although it doesn't include an offer of camping all week. I think our 20 days of camping in the UK on the A10 in 2008 is still filling her camping quota.

If you can pull off having her come on the trip, you get the Macho Man of the Year award for sure ....

Lannis


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

But I can stop any time I want.
#598009 - 05/05/15 10:38 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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there will be a few here, ben and peggy, mike g and bob for sure and I think the hollow leg will show also so come on in the water is warm.

Originally Posted By Semper Gumby
Thursday ? Windy's. Are people at Windy's before the TSMR?

Anybody interested?


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#598011 - 05/05/15 10:50 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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Cool. sounds like a plan. Are they there all week?


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#598023 - 05/05/15 12:01 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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ben and peggy tuesday -thursday mike bob wednesday-thursday is all i know for now


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#598027 - 05/05/15 12:30 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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I plan on being there Wednesday with both legs.
Semper, if yer wife comes you may want other arrangements at the motel. Not that I mind her staying with us. She might!


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#598077 - 05/05/15 5:50 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: No Name Man]  
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Well I begged but she is not coming. Sounds like it's just me. I'm not giving up though but she has a good out on Saturday.

Plan B:

Monday - Ironhorse NC.
Tuesday - Blueridge Motorcycle Campground.
Wednesday - Switchback.


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#598112 - 05/05/15 8:56 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Going to do my best to be at Shady Valley on Thurs.
Bring plenty of ammo!

#598579 - 05/09/15 10:23 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Mike Baker]  
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Originally Posted By mblab
Going to do my best to be at Shady Valley on Thurs.
Bring plenty of ammo!


What kind? I don't know if NC TN VA have reciprocity with GA.


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#598631 - 05/09/15 2:20 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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Just kidding, flyboy!

#598646 - 05/09/15 3:15 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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you are OK in Tn. and Nc. but NOT in Sc or Va.

Originally Posted By Semper Gumby
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I don't know if NC TN VA have reciprocity with GA.


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#598653 - 05/09/15 3:56 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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any easy access to 9mm there??


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#598657 - 05/09/15 4:20 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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NOTE: Turn the sound off.....if you're viewing it in photobucket it's messed up...and I sorta freaked out and forgot I was behind the camera....this was our third attempt (yep that's 3 TVs) and we FINALLY got the kids to hit it at the same time. laughing

Yep....Thanksgiving at the Gray's...get through eating dinner, then drag something out of the house and shoot it!!! laughing

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#598682 - 05/09/15 8:06 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: MikeG]  
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9 MM should NOT be a problem.

Originally Posted By MikeG
any easy access to 9mm there??


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#598708 - 05/09/15 11:02 pm Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: bill50cal]  
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Originally Posted By bill50cal
9 MM should NOT be a problem.

Originally Posted By MikeG
any easy access to 9mm there??


Good Lord Mike....this is the South!!! You can stock up on your 9mm at Wal Mart laughing

Here's our local online "guns" for sale link.....

http://www.gowilkes.com/classifieds/for-sale/guns-hunting/

Pokey

#598763 - 05/10/15 9:31 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Semper Gumby]  
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why does the weather turn to storms when I want to leave????!!!!!!!!!


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#598765 - 05/10/15 9:43 am Re: 2015 Three State Mountain Ride [Re: Richrd]  
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Originally Posted By Richrd
why does the weather turn to storms when I want to leave????!!!!!!!!!


Because the good Lord knows that you love a challenge?

OR...he or she hates you. laughing

OH MY......I just had a visual of you in the Wizard of OZ...that scene at the beginning where the house is caught in the twister...and instead of that mean ole lady riding by on her bicycle.....it's Richrd on the Commando!!!!! shocked

You be safe out there buddy.....Pokey

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