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    Virginia inspection sticker plate.

    Several bikes ago I bought a GS in Texas and rode home to Virginia. The Texas inspection sticker was on a plate just below the license tag. I continued to have my "inspector" place it there. A few...
  2. Thread: Twisties

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    WVA sweet 16

    My brother, and a couple of buddies rode Sweet 16 from St. Mary's up on the Ohio River, all the way thru WVA and to Volney, VA. It was one sweet, twisty ride!

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    I'm not commenting on cold weather camping, but I...

    I'm not commenting on cold weather camping, but I have gone to using a cot with or without my thermarest on top. I find it comfortable with out the thermarest, but if I'm camped several days, and I...
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    Yokums

    I always camp at Yokums. Its a nice grassy campground with shade along the river. Showers are not that great. Food and beer within walking distance. I was just there last weekend for the Festival of...
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    final drive swap

    Hi, I see that this is an older thread, but here is my experience. I have a R75/5 with a Dnepr sidecar. With the stock final drive I almost never got to use 4th gear, except on long down grades. I...
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    OK, Lakerider, we just want to get him to the...

    OK, Lakerider, we just want to get him to the best riding in VA. I know, you do have the BEST beer around C-ville, and some decent roads... :brow..
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    Floyd, VA

    As mentioned, Floyd VA is a hotbed of Bluegrass. The Friday night Jamboree is a long running tradition, at the Floyd Country Store. There will be jams going on along the street and in the park, as...
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    Yes, Milo, he did, but you can tell by Dale's...

    Yes, Milo, he did, but you can tell by Dale's expression that he is having second thoughts. :D

    http://pfestus1.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADVrider/Ed-with-Dale/297269558_kYtAr-S.jpg
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    Harley XA

    Seems like Dale will let just about anyone ride his 007 XA. He has like 5 or more in his Motorcycles Thru Time Museum;
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    Stuttering at speed, R75/5

    Hey folks,
    I have a R75/5 that is in good tune, starts and runs great, except for a stutter at around 70mph. In 4th gear as I'm gradually accelerating as the bike gets to about 4200 rmp and 70ish...
  11. Milton, NC

    This is the remains of a building in Milton, NC just down the road from Virginia International Raceway.

    https://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/523948_4198770325838_1441407184_n.jpg

    There is...
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    Grand opening celebration!

    This weekend, June 22,23 is a GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT FRONTLINE EUROSPORTS in Salem Virginia. AND THE BMW DEMO FLEET WILL BE THERE BOTH DAYS! :thumb

    http://www.frontlineeurosports.com/
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    Fuel Pump Control unit

    :dance The technician at my local dealer tells me that the fault code indicated a problem with the fuel pump controller, and he confirmed this by bypassing the control unit. New one is in the bike...
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    Thanks!

    Fortunatly I am not stranded, and I did drop my GS off at our local dealer (My it feels good to say "..local dealer..") They are closed today, but open tomorrow, so hopefully will get to run a...
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    '07 R12GS engine cut out at speed.

    My GS has 60,000 miles, and I've had no issues with it. Less than a 100 miles ago a throttle body sync was performed by an experienced mechanic. Gas tank is nearly full with non-ethonol gas. I had...
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    Thanks Jerry! I needed that :thumb:dance

    Thanks Jerry! I needed that :thumb:dance
  17. July 4th

    I'm not sure what goes on in C-Burg or B-burg on the 4th, but there likely is something. I do know that Roanoke has a celebration the evening of the 4th. A concert by the Roanoke Symphony that...
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    Shameless plug

    As an alternative to the Sherando Lake Rally, you might consider the Twin Valley Rally a little later that month. Weekend of Sept 14-15-16 at Willville Motorcycle Camp in Meadows of Dan, VA (...
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    Welcome!

    Welcome, Keystone!
    Are you familiar with the Hampton Roads BMW Riders club? I think they are still active in your part of the state.
    Here in the westerly portion of VA we have Twin Valley Riders...
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    Grand opening april 21

    FRONTLINE EUROSPORTS

    SPRING OPEN HOUSE/GRAND OPENING

    SATURDAY APRIL 21 9 TILL 3

    LIVE MUSIC BY MADRONE

    FREE FOOD AND DRINKS
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    Yea, I think this is a job for a BFH (Big Frikkin...

    Yea, I think this is a job for a BFH (Big Frikkin Hammer). Off the bike of course. :bottle
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    Frontline Euro

    Well, I've been meaning to post a thread about Frontline Euro being open now in Salem VA. It is a couple miles off I-81, exit 140 on Route 419. I've visited several times, and have taken some...
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    Yes, maybe I'll be able to ride out and meet up...

    Yes, maybe I'll be able to ride out and meet up and ride with you all for a day or two. Of course I'll be on my '72 Currey Toaster.
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    SFaulkner, your track width does seem a bit wide....

    SFaulkner, your track width does seem a bit wide. Thats not neccessarily bad and will help with stability in right hand curves. For comparison, My R75/5/Dnepr rig has a 46.5" track, and the valve...
  25. Thread: Willville

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    Speaking of WillVille Motorcycle Camp, coming up...

    Speaking of WillVille Motorcycle Camp, coming up this next weekend, Oktober 28-29-30 is the annual BOO STEW / Halloween / Closing weekend. Lots of folks will be there for this season closing event. ...
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