View Full Version : southward bound

06-05-2010, 04:05 PM
Welp, I am currently 50 miles north of the tenn. Border heading down to deals gap. Looking forward to some good riding down here. Gopro is with me so video will be along whenever I can buy mud enough beer to edit it.

06-05-2010, 04:51 PM
Anyone else hear banjo music ? http://smiliesftw.com/x/lamseywoot2wj7.gif (http://smiliesftw.com)

Gas Man
06-06-2010, 11:42 PM
I was in GA, TN, SC, NC... I didn't hear anything.

06-07-2010, 12:53 PM
but you got a purdy mouf boy

have a great time Aeryck and yes I will work for beer - you know this man.. now if i could drink a beer, swim in your pool and edit video at the same time that would definite speed things up.. but i got my nickname "sparky" when i tried to multitask with electrical implements in the pool last time.. my legal counsel and safety rep (same person) advises me not to multitask in such a manner..

Gas Man
06-07-2010, 10:31 PM
I will post up a thread once I get settled in

06-08-2010, 12:36 AM
where are you at gasman?

06-08-2010, 11:04 AM
Did about 300 miles yesterday.. giant loop starting from robbinsville, through the smoky mtns natl park to gatlinburg, over to dandridge, then to maryville, then through the detour along 360 to the cherohalla skyway back into Robbinsville.

View from the top of the dam near Dandridge, TN.
http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/8239/dsc03073a.th.jpg (http://img340.imageshack.us/i/dsc03073a.jpg/)

06-08-2010, 11:47 AM
awesome.. great pic..

06-08-2010, 10:57 PM
Got a few more proof photos shamelessly printscreened from 129photos of my Dragon run on Sunday.

06-08-2010, 11:49 PM
great pics.. gasman are you taking notes? this is how to properly check in and be agile, mobile and hostile not make some weak ass post that once you set up base camp you will "check in".. bullshit mang, bullshit.. keep up the good work aeryck..

06-09-2010, 02:24 AM
Welp.. today could've been better. Only got one good Dragon run in, but at least the GoPro was rolling.

06-09-2010, 10:30 AM
i guess i should get busy on that hines park footage because i will have some more to do eh?

here is a couple of pictures from leatherneck.. he is currently on an epic journey across the ludington ferry to wisconsin and then i think back down through the UP..



06-09-2010, 11:46 AM
Well, I've been having issues with the gopro so I really only have that one video. I have to call them when I get back and make a warranty claim.. if I had to speculate I would say the USB port is fucked, because it is very fickle to charge the battery and the PC no longer recognizes the camera when plugged in.

In other news, sportbikes and rocky cliffs don't mix well.

06-09-2010, 12:47 PM
That blows.. Lithium batteries for the win! Like the tortoise and the hare..

06-09-2010, 02:35 PM
here is an update from leatherneck - picture on the ferry 3 miles from the Wisconsin shore..


06-11-2010, 11:13 AM
Leatherneck says the riding has been great and as of yesterday they had over 700 miles in.. The weather has been cooperating as well..

06-11-2010, 01:32 PM
Good deal. I haven't been getting as much riding in since the injury and Chuck's unfortunate incident.

Weather's been spotty with rain, and to be perfectly honest I'm not very comfortable riding solo in an area I'm not familiar with that has little to no cell signal coverage. But, this trip won't dissuade me from future trips down. I'll just remember to avoid dogs.

06-11-2010, 02:46 PM
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Gas Man
06-12-2010, 06:14 PM
Thread to be posted momentarily... should put a strain on some servers...

06-13-2010, 04:36 PM
Sweet pics man! Be safe out there! Don't come back with less body parts than you left with :D lol

06-14-2010, 11:12 AM
More pics from Leatherneck's 1,371 mile journey..