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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 104,301
Posted By gunny_usmc
Will do, I'm going to try an get up there in the...

Will do, I'm going to try an get up there in the fall after I'm cleared to ride, wanted to bring my son with me before he heads back to college.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 104,301
Posted By gunny_usmc
Was headed up there this Friday to spend the...

Was headed up there this Friday to spend the weekend riding, unfortunately another effin deer took me out on the 4th, broken wrist, sprained ankle and other wrist has me down until sept, tell good...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,423
Posted By gunny_usmc
Just tagged another deer July 4th here in western...

Just tagged another deer July 4th here in western ny, my second one in 6 years


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Forum: Equipment 06-24-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,382
Posted By gunny_usmc
Tried this reflective spray paint on a few...

Tried this reflective spray paint on a few things, really can't tell it's there until light hits it at night, put a few coats of it on my fork lowers, seems to be holding up well


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Forum: Face plant 05-15-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,423
Posted By gunny_usmc
Agree with Rick, I hit my deer on my trip back...

Agree with Rick, I hit my deer on my trip back from Moab in '07. , 1:30 in the afternoon on a hot sunny day. The end of may and into June are the worst in the north east as the does are up at all...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
thanks guys, no need to thank me, I just did what...

thanks guys, no need to thank me, I just did what I felt was right for me, give the support to those that still wear the tree suit, I'm just an old retired grunt that likes to ride around this great...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,209,250
Posted By gunny_usmc
been awhile since I posted in this thread, glad...

been awhile since I posted in this thread, glad to see ya'll gettin it done ! No mods other than a 685 for me this year, spending most my money on riding gear, like the new darien pants and the...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
well after tossing back and forth between...

well after tossing back and forth between motoport and Aerostitch for a few weeks, I went with the Aerostitch Dariens, they fit the need on all fronts, American made, waterproof without needing a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,239
Posted By gunny_usmc
Won't be long and fuel injection will be...

Won't be long and fuel injection will be mandatory due to emissions testing, carbs just can't pass the testing


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Forum: The Garage 01-28-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,087
Posted By gunny_usmc
Cool stuff, saw that last year. I bet he could...

Cool stuff, saw that last year. I bet he could make it internal combustion, figuring out the fueling would be tough but I'm sure that guy could do it


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By gunny_usmc
Riding to Moab in June

Hey all, I'm planning on riding out to Moab the first week of June, anyone interested in riding out ? I'd be leaving western NY, probably early morning June 1st. and taking a few days to get there...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
actually, motoport, as fugly as it is was in my...

actually, motoport, as fugly as it is was in my top two, my only issue is I really don't want to have to stop to put in a rain liner or rain pants so the 'stitch is what I'm getting. I was on...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
I've got a good mesh jacket, an Olympia Moab, I'd...

I've got a good mesh jacket, an Olympia Moab, I'd consider replacing it but I just got it last spring. The pants I have are cheap ones that leak and really offer little protection. I'm not all that...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
Called aerostitch yesterday and the roadcrafter...

Called aerostitch yesterday and the roadcrafter an Darien are still U.S. made. I'm either going with the Darien or motoports I think.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
Well I appreciate the input, I'll be getting...

Well I appreciate the input, I'll be getting either the dArien pants or one of motoports, prices are about the same as well as quality.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
thanks, I forgot about motoport, will have to...

thanks, I forgot about motoport, will have to check out their stuff
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By gunny_usmc
riding gear advice

While I don't spend a lot of time here at ADV { I help manage another bike forum} I do value the vast experience available here. You guys { and gals} pound out the most miles of any riders. That...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 379,275
Posted By gunny_usmc
Maybe we shoulda had pete give us a class on...

Maybe we shoulda had pete give us a class on proper KLR lifting technique, he seems to do it enough :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 379,275
Posted By gunny_usmc
It was really great to meet you this weekend....

It was really great to meet you this weekend. Have a safe journey and if you ever need any help while in my neck of the woods, just call.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,250
Views: 1,918,695
Posted By gunny_usmc
Just changed the spring on my '02, used a pair of...

Just changed the spring on my '02, used a pair of ratchet straps to compress the spring, I do recommend using needle nose pliers to remove the retainer and use a breaker bar to release the ratchet...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 104,301
Posted By gunny_usmc
most excellent time up on the hill this weekend....

most excellent time up on the hill this weekend. Liz did a great job, I thought for sure the deep gravel would freak her out but she made it through with no issues. We all will have to get back up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,250
Views: 1,918,695
Posted By gunny_usmc
Did someone say nap time ..... ...

Did someone say nap time .....
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Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 44,450
Posted By gunny_usmc
ya know .... it amazes me how some people are...

ya know .... it amazes me how some people are either so ignorant or jealous that they have to trash talk someone elses effort to customize a bike to be their own, to reflect their personal tastes at...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,566
Posted By gunny_usmc
Semper Fi Davo

Semper Fi Davo
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
give me a shout sometime, lots of seasonals to...

give me a shout sometime, lots of seasonals to play on just off rt 13
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,209,250
Posted By gunny_usmc
motech deems to be the best ones for the '08 and...

motech deems to be the best ones for the '08 and up.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
well I have a place that would be good for a...

well I have a place that would be good for a gathering, lots of camping space, a communal fire pit for telling lies about the days ride. It would be fairly primitive camping though.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 995,484
Posted By gunny_usmc
looks kinda like the one I yanked outa my '02 ...

looks kinda like the one I yanked outa my '02

My '02 doesn't use oil either and it see's north of 5k rpm regularly when I slab it to the trails though I'm running a 14 counter sprocket and 47...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 60,101
Posted By gunny_usmc
headed out to tear up some single track and...

headed out to tear up some single track and seasonal roads in steuben county in about an hour :clap be gone until sunday ....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
so when and where is the big NY gathering this...

so when and where is the big NY gathering this year ? I missed my annual trip to Moab and need a fix bad.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,209,250
Posted By gunny_usmc
I'm a mac user, just use photo bucket, you can...

I'm a mac user, just use photo bucket, you can uplaod as many pictures as you want to a post then.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,952
Views: 385,116
Posted By gunny_usmc
been dodging rain all week riding to work, nice...

been dodging rain all week riding to work, nice that's it's only rained at night .... now watch it pour in the morning :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 37,215
Posted By gunny_usmc
and in the end, we ride what we like, not because...

and in the end, we ride what we like, not because it's pretty, or capable but because it does the one thing we want it to and that is give us an escape for an otherwise bad day, week or year. Sending...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 148,222
Posted By gunny_usmc
DK, glad to see you still kicking around ! Sure...

DK, glad to see you still kicking around ! Sure wish I lived closer to Colorado, I'd love to ride with you and Hayduke up there in the mountains. Be safe this year and stay outa trouble !
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
so, when is the "gathering" I'm stuck in NY this...

so, when is the "gathering" I'm stuck in NY this year due to lack of vacation time so long adventurous trips are out this year. Anyone planning on having a meet up again this summer. I missed last...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,222
Posted By gunny_usmc
I've missed some strange things over the years...

I've missed some strange things over the years but the worst scare I had was last weekend riding in the woods. I got off on some mild single track and passed under a large oak limb and a damn...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
I did send an email from the craigslist add,...

I did send an email from the craigslist add, never heard back about it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
I've done a lot of riding over around newfield,...

I've done a lot of riding over around newfield, up over bull hill on the seasonals, we will definately have to get together for some riding this summer. I'm going to try and get up to tug hill this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 53,364
Posted By gunny_usmc
I'm not sure about the ds ride, this would be my...

I'm not sure about the ds ride, this would be my first time up there, I have always been in Moab riding that week, sadly I don't have the vacation time to cover a moab trip this year :kboom
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 995,484
Posted By gunny_usmc
so, ..... :rofl in 2037 do KLR's fly, did they...

so, ..... :rofl in 2037 do KLR's fly, did they eliminate the doo issue, did they solve the oil burning issues yet :rofl
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