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Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-25-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,519
Posted By tireatr
Re: Road condition updates

19w north of Sioux NC just past Huntdale road is in the process of being resurfaced. The pre surfacing treatment seems like tar with rock chips, not Seal and chip but a pre layer that is not...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-01-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,519
Posted By tireatr
Re: Road condition updates

Great news on 176. For those of you who venture north, NC 80 from Lake Tahoma 1/2 way up the ridge has been resurfaced. They may indeed resurface all the way to the BRP, but not yet. Do be warned...
Forum: NC - Mountains 05-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,571
Posted By tireatr
Re: BRP closure MP 376-355

The Blue Ridge Parkway is now open north of Asheville to Mt Mitchell. It had been closed all winter for road repairs. If you access the BRP from Ox Creek rd- be careful. That road was used by all the...
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 03-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,974
Posted By tireatr
VIR N Cornerspeed April 21-22

Anyone from Charlotte willing to go to this? 2 days at VIR N for $372 is a great deal and Cornerspeed has smaller groups so there should be open track. I plan to go, but would be willing to split...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 03-23-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,408
Posted By tireatr
Re: Vicki Got Crashed...

Good to hear she is riding after that horrible accident. Has in been two years? Continued best wishes for her and you
Forum: NC - Mountains 11-05-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,131
Posted By tireatr
2 New BRP weather and Web cam sites

For all you weather junkies.....or just in case you want to know what the weather is where along the Parkway.

http://www.brpweather.com/

http://www.brpwebcams.org/
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-16-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,589
Posted By tireatr
Re: What did you do to your motorcycle today? (pic heavy thread)

Nice pick up on the FJR. First thing to do is put some paint guard or similar plastic coating on the chin fairing. That area takes a beating from rocks and grime and never comes clean once it's...
Forum: NC - Mountains 08-26-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,571
Posted By tireatr
Re: BRP closure MP 376-355

For those that care.....this has been re-opened with two lanes like normal, but the real work/repair will begin after the leaf peeping season.
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 08-03-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 980
Posted By tireatr
Lunch in Cashiers today

Aug 3rd-Rolling south today with a few guys to have lunch at The Cornucopia restaurant. We will arrive around noon if this fog lifts. I am on a red Gen One Tuono. The other two guys are on Motards. ...
Forum: NC - Mountains 07-15-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,571
Posted By tireatr
Re: BRP closure MP 376-355

You can go from NC80 to Mt Mitchell, but you can't get to MT Mitchell from Asheville. Ox Creek is the last exit (Weaverville) that you can go before the gates forbid your travels north. The closure...
Forum: NC - Mountains 07-15-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,571
Posted By tireatr
BRP closure MP 376-355

The BRP is currently closed from Ox Creek RD (MP 376) to Mt Mitchell (MP355). There were "structural roads cracks" noted last week and the road is closed until further notice. More evidence of too...
Forum: NC - Raleigh-Durham, Eastern/Coastal NC/SC 02-25-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By tireatr
Re: Charlotte show

I agree the show has gone dramatically downhill since I began attending them in the late 90's in Atlanta. Back then the Ducati display had lights, music, and half naked women. This year they had no...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 02-19-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,807
Posted By tireatr
Re: Road conditions

Does anyone know if they finished the bridge repairs on Macedonia church road, between Silverstein and 215?
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 02-18-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,807
Posted By tireatr
Re: Road conditions

Any word on the condition of the "other" side of 215. I heard rumors last fall but nothing confirmed.......

Over my way-

NC80 BRP to 4 miles north (down to the Mt Mitchell golf club) Brand new...
Forum: NC - Mountains 12-05-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,142
Posted By tireatr
NC194

Some of you might be familiar with this road. It weaves in and out of many small Mountian towns, connecting some and joining other NC routes before it breaks off on it's own. I don't know all of it's...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-13-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By tireatr
Orange helmet

Anyone on here ride a silver FJR1300 wearing a blue Aerostitch suit and orange helmet? I see this rider Sunday mornings on I-26 near Arden, afternoons near Burnsville and Little Switz. Just curious...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-06-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By tireatr
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-06-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By tireatr
Re: New Pickens County Sheriff Around the Corner

You guys sure got it bad over there. The only BS ticket I've ever received in my life was on top of Cesars Head some 10 years ago. Came up from the NC side, went down on the SC side and when I got to...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-05-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By tireatr
Re: A moment of silence for 226A

Ryan I grew up in Chicago and met my wife in Wisconsin. She has family in Grand Rapids. It is a beautiful state, just never on my way to anything. Just kinds sits up there on the map like a wart. lol
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-01-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By tireatr
Re: A moment of silence for 226A

Well there are some great roads beyond 226A. Arbuckle, Snow creek, 226A between Snow Creek and Bakersville just to name a few. 107 on the TN side and 226 into Buladean was sweet last week as was 197,...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 10-18-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By tireatr
Re: metzler Z6 rear tire under $98 @ bikebandit

That's a decent tire for under $100.

Thanks Stretch
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 09-11-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By tireatr
Re: Large Paved Area to ride a Harley

Get a sportbike or standard and take it to an organized track day or drag strip.
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-04-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By tireatr
Re: riding in a few minutes.

All the cops are here in Charlotte for the DNC
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 08-31-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By tireatr
Re: please ne careful this weekend

Good reminder Stretch! On another note, I'm back in the saddle. I have a new bike being shipped from AZ. In the meantime I have a 2004 Aprilia Futura to ride until someone buys it from me. I should...
Forum: NC - Raleigh-Durham, Eastern/Coastal NC/SC 08-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By tireatr
Re: IndyGP pics/ride/story

Nice write up. Thanks for sharing. I love the line "Pirelli girl-We charged her for the Pic" lol
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