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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9,776
Views: 1,980,016
Posted By Gonzoso
Yeah I'm pretty sure in most states you need a...

Yeah I'm pretty sure in most states you need a license to operate a motor vehicle on the road legally, precluding the whole "Everyone on a scooter/moped has a dui."

I think making dui drivers...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By Gonzoso
That's exactly what I brought and its been...

That's exactly what I brought and its been perfect!

I've been couch surfing with my lady friend and having a great time. We got rained on hard on the way up. I'm going to the white mountains...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By Gonzoso
What gear to wear?

So I'm on a tight budget but managed to get a week off work from this thursday through the following wednesday.

I'm riding from the Poconos PA to Cranston RI, then Hermon ME, probably Acadia, then...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,343
Posted By Gonzoso
Geeze you guys sound like a bunch of old ladies! ...

Geeze you guys sound like a bunch of old ladies!

"Eat lots of prunes, drink water, no stimulants yada yada"


I get up and have a good hearty breakfast and some coffee. Pull over for a smoke...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Gonzoso
Laconia anyone?

Is anyone going to Laconia this year? I've never been to a bike event. I work most weekends so I'm kind of out of the loop.

I've got a KLR 650 all tricked out and will be riding up to Maine with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,545
Posted By Gonzoso
Dude get crash bars! It'll be cheaper in the...

Dude get crash bars!

It'll be cheaper in the long run than the damage you'll take without them.

I have a 2012 and I wouldn't take it off road without crashbars, proper skidplate, and...
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,580
Posted By Gonzoso
My buddy lost his eye to a stick in sledding...

My buddy lost his eye to a stick in sledding accident when he was 6 years old.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,019
Posted By Gonzoso
Yeah seriously putting in a relay is cake, I did...

Yeah seriously putting in a relay is cake, I did it and I'm completely incompetent!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,809
Posted By Gonzoso
I live in a rural area with crap public...

I live in a rural area with crap public transportation.

When I was younger and dumber I got a DUI while sleeping it off in my car. In PA you can get DUI if your keys are in the vehicle that is...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gonzoso
I don't get how I can get an REI Half Dome tent...

I don't get how I can get an REI Half Dome tent that sleeps two in any kind of weather for 130$ but I can't find a decent freaking tarp for under 90.

My tent came with a fancy tarp(rain fly) and...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gonzoso
I also use an ENO doublenest. I use it with the...

I also use an ENO doublenest. I use it with the Atlas straps and take it motorcycle camping on my KLR.

Here it is setup with my bike. I run a rope I got 100' from tractor supply for 6$ between...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,865
Posted By Gonzoso
http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg292/gonzoso/I...

http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg292/gonzoso/IMG_20130825_165108_zpsa22df00d.jpg (http://s251.photobucket.com/user/gonzoso/media/IMG_20130825_165108_zpsa22df00d.jpg.html)

My trusty KLR 650.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,297
Posted By Gonzoso
Actually as a reckless youth it was really fun! ...

Actually as a reckless youth it was really fun! When I was 18-22 it was the norm for us to have quad races around the fields while drinking and stuff. I definitely drank and drove the bike a couple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,297
Posted By Gonzoso
I'm 28, I've been riding for 6 years now on the...

I'm 28, I've been riding for 6 years now on the road, had a dirtbike before that.

I have a genuine lack of will power for some things. Women, drink, riding fast, things I find pleasurable. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 714,964
Posted By Gonzoso
It's 10 degrees here and I'm longing to ride. I...

It's 10 degrees here and I'm longing to ride. I read this entire thread last night and then when I awoke this morning looking for ideas to fool around with my KLR until I can ride.

This is one I...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,610
Views: 2,622,479
Posted By Gonzoso
I pack light on my KLR. This is a sleeping bag,...

I pack light on my KLR. This is a sleeping bag, ENO doublenest hammock, pillow, and a tarp.
http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg292/gonzoso/IMG_20130731_070129_zps96c38e26.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,018
Posted By Gonzoso
The radiator and plastics are very vulnerable on...

The radiator and plastics are very vulnerable on the newer KLR's.

I've dropped mine like a half dozen times. Mostly offroad, once on road and once when my ADD kicked in and I jumped off my bike...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,933
Posted By Gonzoso
I ride most of the gear most of the time. I...

I ride most of the gear most of the time. I ALWAYS wear a helmet, gloves, boots, and a riding jacket.

I usually wear kevlar lined pants or leather chaps.

I commute and get groceries and beer,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,287
Posted By Gonzoso
The size of the woman is really important. ...

The size of the woman is really important.

My GF is a big girl at 6'1", I dunno how much she weighs but between 150 and 200 would be a gentlemanly guess, probably somewhere in the middle but she's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
So did anyone make it to the Steel Pub? I...

So did anyone make it to the Steel Pub?

I know I suggested the steel pub, but Tuesday night I hosted an impromptu poker night. I made fried walleye, chips and salsa, 10 pounds of wings and a ton...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
I'm looking forward to it! Anyone riding? ...

I'm looking forward to it!

Anyone riding? I wanted to but it looks like it's gonna be 24 out. I could hack the ride there but the ride home would be rough as the low for the night is 0...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Gonzoso
I wear an HJC FS-15 full face helmet. I got it...

I wear an HJC FS-15 full face helmet. I got it when I had my first bike(Suzuki Marauder) and have been using it since.

My next helmet will likely be a dual sport helmet but not for sure yet.

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
So how about the cool people who want all you can...

So how about the cool people who want all you can eat wings for 10$ and 2$ lagers meet at the steel pub at 5:30-6.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
We got it! Its gonna happen! 107 tickets left.

We got it! Its gonna happen! 107 tickets left.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
And we're stalled at 7

And we're stalled at 7
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
So we're down to 19 now. I can't imagine with...

So we're down to 19 now. I can't imagine with all those people going they'd not have it due to 19 tickets but I'm optimistic that the rest will sell.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
Almost there! 26 more needed!

Almost there! 26 more needed!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
You sign up and don't get billed unless they hit...

You sign up and don't get billed unless they hit the needed number. They don't charge your card unless there's gonna be a show.

It's 10$, you got anything better to do on a wed night in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
I just got my ticket, 45 more. ...

I just got my ticket, 45 more.

http://www.tugg.com/events/7422
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,861
Posted By Gonzoso
I'll be there! I live in Effort near...

I'll be there!

I live in Effort near Brodheadsville but I'm up that way all the time to visit my gf.

We should meet up at The Steel Pub which is right near Steel Stacks before.

They have all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Gonzoso
Yeah hitch hikers that aren't scary are few and...

Yeah hitch hikers that aren't scary are few and far between. The only women I've picked up were definitely not attractive.

I had a terrible incident about 7 years ago and now I'm real picky, in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Gonzoso
I've picked up hitch hikers in cars. Had a...

I've picked up hitch hikers in cars.

Had a few good experiences, and one or two not so good.

I'd be hard pressed to pick up a dude on my bike though. I saw a hot chick that looked like she got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,088
Posted By Gonzoso
I know someone who's car was stolen with the keys...

I know someone who's car was stolen with the keys in the ignition and insurance did not pay out on the car because of the negligence of leaving the keys in the ignition.
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Gonzoso
I've had mine for 3 years now and its in great...

I've had mine for 3 years now and its in great shape. As an rei member I can return or exchange anything for any reason without a receipt forever so if that happens to mine I'll just get a new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,749
Posted By Gonzoso
It makes no sense for mc companies to engineer A...

It makes no sense for mc companies to engineer A chain enclosure. Most bike owners neglect chains and get them replaced at the dealer. Chains will always be viewed as a semi profitable consumable. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,289
Posted By Gonzoso
I wear a pair of Redwing 1412's mostly for work. ...

I wear a pair of Redwing 1412's mostly for work. These are too soft in the shift area and long riding is uncomfortable, also they are kinds soft in the sole to hold up great in a crash I think.

I...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,800
Posted By Gonzoso
I got a sick deal on a Bilt helmet. I got...

I got a sick deal on a Bilt helmet. I got motocross pants, jersey, and dirt biking helmet for 50$. They mismarked it and I'm a stubborn(but civil) asshole.

I'm happy with the helmet and will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By Gonzoso
It's just a matter of it being a property crime,...

It's just a matter of it being a property crime, not a big deal to them. It happens all the time and there's really not much of a way to solve it. Plus that would involve work. In the time they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By Gonzoso
Video only helps cops so much. If they can't...

Video only helps cops so much. If they can't identify the person, you'll get nowhere. They're not gonna put up a video on the six o'clock news and ask "Can you identify this man who scratch the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By Gonzoso
The problem with cameras is at this point unless...

The problem with cameras is at this point unless you want to spend a ton they still looks like cameras. That mans bad folks will do what they do and steal your 200$ camera, especially if they think...
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