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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Cat0020
Question I wonder how bright those things are when you get...

I wonder how bright those things are when you get 60-100 ft. away, in daylight.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Seems like you were in the blind spot for both...

Seems like you were in the blind spot for both big vehicles.. I'm curious how the insurance claim would work out for those two.

Good to hear that you didn't get hurt too badly.. it's a jungle out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
AFAIK, "not having proof of insurance" and...

AFAIK, "not having proof of insurance" and "expired or no proof of registration" are two different charges.. unless he's got a ticket that require him to show proof of registration, I wouldn't worry...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
As long as you have insurance coverage at the...

As long as you have insurance coverage at the time of you encounter with the police, and you are able to provide proof of insurance during that time period; I don't see this is anything to worry...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
"Failure to provide proof of insurance" and...

"Failure to provide proof of insurance" and "operating without insurance" are two very different charge.. either way, fight it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Near the end of month, must be filling quota...

Near the end of month, must be filling quota again..
Hearing is the way I'd go with.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Is that with wheel off the bike? Including...

Is that with wheel off the bike?
Including balancing the wheel or not?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 52,019
Posted By Cat0020
6-pack, half doozen.. C70 does not have the...

6-pack, half doozen.. C70 does not have the higher speed capability as the 110cc BMC, even with the front sprocket change... so comparing suspension at different speed is rather mute.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 368,694
Posted By Cat0020
I have had both pre-gen and FI SV650s. ...

I have had both pre-gen and FI SV650s.
Personally, I don't feel the FI bikes offer advantage.
It's heavier, stiffer chassis but handling seems to suffer.
More abrupt on/off throttle.
I have...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 52,019
Posted By Cat0020
Mine is a 2011 model that had sat at the dealers...

Mine is a 2011 model that had sat at the dealers for 2 years before sold to me at huge discount. I've put approx. 1600 mi. on it since JUN 2013, including a daytrip ride of 120+ miles from PA to NJ. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
The rubber cement used to secure the tire plug...

The rubber cement used to secure the tire plug usually take 15-12 min to get really tacky, 24-48 hours to fully cure. If you just ride off with the tire plug after installing it without giving it...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 52,019
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 Here''s my 80 C70: ...

Here''s my 80 C70:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v502/cat0002/AUG%202014/IMG_7031.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v502/cat0002/AUG%202014/IMG_7028.jpg

And my 2011 BMC Chinese 110cc...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Tire patch kit can also be used, but not a...

Tire patch kit can also be used, but not a road-side repair, it requires the tire to be removed from rim to apply the patch:

http://blog.autosquad.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/inside-patch.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
I have had good luck with old tire plug kit...

I have had good luck with old tire plug kit without a patch.

I have ridden plugged tires on different bikes, some lasting well through the tread of the tire.

Most recently I've plugged the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Grab that sh!t.. I'll take it.

Grab that sh!t.. I'll take it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Question Any specifics on which section of LIE, what...

Any specifics on which section of LIE,
what time of day,
traffic conditions,
were you speeding,
did you get pulled over at a check point or by pursuit vehicle?
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,173
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 I have owned most of the bike suggested.....

I have owned most of the bike suggested.. R1150RS, R1100S, K1200RS, Futura, Duc ST4, VFR800 (5th gen), CBRXX, PC800, Bandit 12 & 600, ZG1000,..

My thoughts: with the exception of BMW, dealer...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10,915
Views: 2,331,820
Posted By Cat0020
200k, that's 200,000 ?

200k, that's 200,000 ?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
No parking zone?:eek1

No parking zone?:eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 3,169,410
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 83 Honda GL6500 Interstate

Ridden 340+ miles today.. didn't miss a beat.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v502/cat0002/AUG%202014/IMG_7002.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,984
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 What a great day to be out on a bike, I put...

What a great day to be out on a bike, I put little more than 340 miles on my GL650i today, even though the rear shock doesn't hold air.

Wonderful to meet new friends and learn new stuff about my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,915
Views: 2,331,820
Posted By Cat0020
If you are looking for more comfortable riding...

If you are looking for more comfortable riding position by increasing seat height, more correctly, increase the distance between seat and pegs; extra foam and lower pegs would do it, no need for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10,915
Views: 2,331,820
Posted By Cat0020
Question I have owned KTM LC4 640 and 660 Rallye, sure...

I have owned KTM LC4 640 and 660 Rallye, sure suspensions on KTMs are better, but KLX300 OEM forks works just fine, too.

What type of riding do you plan on doing?

Why do you feel the need for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 I have had drivers honk at me, but never swerve...

I have had drivers honk at me, but never swerve into me.

I lane-split whenever the traffic flow is slower than 25 mph, and rarely do I travel above 25 mph while lane-splitting, most of the time...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 3,169,410
Posted By Cat0020
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v237/cat0020/DSC...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v237/cat0020/DSC01975.jpg

660 Rallye has long been sold, nowadays just a DS KLX300 :lol3
I see you've been pedaling a whole lot, good for you.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 3,169,410
Posted By Cat0020
Still rocking the orange brand.. :clap

Still rocking the orange brand.. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Is there any recourse for those who do?:lol3

Is there any recourse for those who do?:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Question Anyone planning to check this out: Motorcycle...

Anyone planning to check this out: Motorcycle Film Festival NYC (http://www.motorcyclefilmfestival.com/schedule-tickets-2014/)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 3,169,410
Posted By Cat0020
Question Can't tell what kind of bike that is..

Can't tell what kind of bike that is..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
If you say so, the departments and city LEO that...

If you say so, the departments and city LEO that I've worked with all have quota to meet.
I operate my vehicles with extra vigilance according the time of month.. hasn't failed me yet.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
It's near the beginning/end of the month, LEO are...

It's near the beginning/end of the month, LEO are always out to meet quota this time of the month.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 My 02 R1150RS was great, until the clutch spline...

My 02 R1150RS was great, until the clutch spline went kaput @ 28,9xx mi. just before the warranty ran out (under 24 month), clutch and tranny replaced under warranty and I sold that bike very soon...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 90,455
Posted By Cat0020
I got a KLX650 rear wheel for less than $40, w/...

I got a KLX650 rear wheel for less than $40, w/ good tire/tube/sprocket/rotor combo. :lol3

I use more engine brake than any other braking method.. hence the cush-drive.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
With re-gen pedaling, the range on battery should...

With re-gen pedaling, the range on battery should be at least 30-40 miles, my commute from Hoboken to Brooklyn less is 1/2 that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 Electric assist rear wheel itself likely weight...

Electric assist rear wheel itself likely weight 12-15 lb. w/out tube/tire.

My normal DH bike (40-50 mph down ski slopes) weighs about 55 lb., add electric-assist rear wheel, 16-20 lb. battery...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Hence the electric-assist, pedaling effort can be...

Hence the electric-assist, pedaling effort can be drastically reduced ...

Personally, I'd take my chances against cars on my bicycle over motorcycle any day, much easier to maneuver out of danger...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 As a veteran bike-messenger.. I'm much more...

As a veteran bike-messenger.. I'm much more nimble on a bicycle than motorcycle... maybe that's why I prefer my Ninja 250 or 110cc Chinese scooter for NYC commute over GS. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7,930
Views: 1,184,240
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 Convert an existing bicycle for less than $2k, no...

Convert an existing bicycle for less than $2k, no need for registration, insurance, no LEO to hassle you when you cross Brooklyn Bridge among the pedestrian to avoid the never ending patching of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,930
Views: 1,184,240
Posted By Cat0020
Cool2 Less than 100 lb. ,electric-assist bike. ...

Less than 100 lb. ,electric-assist bike. (http://www.svrider.com/forum/showthread.php?t=273553).

http://i426.photobucket.com/albums/pp342/kudos2lee/file.jpg

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22,649
Views: 1,516,538
Posted By Cat0020
Question Any inmate with experience converting your ride...

Any inmate with experience converting your ride to electric-assist (http://www.svrider.com/forum/showthread.php?t=273553) for commuting?

http://i426.photobucket.com/albums/pp342/kudos2lee/file.jpg...
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