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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Patch
:dunno Would the same thing happen if I...

:dunno

Would the same thing happen if I steer around it and then immediately steer back?
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By Patch
Sounds like a great trip. You've got plenty of...

Sounds like a great trip. You've got plenty of time to run it End-to-End .. with all the great side trips tossed in. Don't forget to get off the parkway and ride all the great squiggly gap roads...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By Patch
This is so correct ... when you know what you're...

This is so correct ... when you know what you're trying to do then you can narrow it to many good choices. I want a simple waterproof point and shoot. I have a 'crappy' Kodak easy share that...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Patch
Sounds like a great trip! If you've never been...

Sounds like a great trip! If you've never been up here in New England then stops in NYC and Boston are good destinations to spend some time - but certainly terrible riding.

Having friends in...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Patch
I'm plotting a loosely based itinerary as I'll be...

I'm plotting a loosely based itinerary as I'll be solo for this trip, so if I want to sit tight and veg a bit for a day or 2 I can.

Some points I'd like to connect: PEI, neven spent time across...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 243,686
Posted By Patch
Still getting the kinks out of my wrist from my...

Still getting the kinks out of my wrist from my break in Jan. Can't pull the clutch quite yet to get out 'somewhat' safely :cry
Forum: Americas 03-08-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Patch
When are you headed up? I'm planning on late...

When are you headed up? I'm planning on late June and have never been.

From all the ride reports I've read and the folks I've talked to, if you're looking to stay in a hotel in a particular towns...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,961
Posted By Patch
I think you'll hear a lot of folks talk about...

I think you'll hear a lot of folks talk about route 1 being clogged with traffic, etc ... you'll be fine on a weekday - I would do it.

Bigger issue is how to get through New England. Steer well...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,006
Posted By Patch
How many of those do you have in 8x10 color...

How many of those do you have in 8x10 color glossy with the circles and arrows?
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,961
Posted By Patch
My 2 cents - you can't go wrong in any direction,...

My 2 cents - you can't go wrong in any direction, but I prefer to hit the coast once in NS, straight south to just east of Halifax and then head east along the shore until you get to the causeway. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Patch
Out near the Kinzua area I've stayed in Red...

Out near the Kinzua area I've stayed in Red Bridge Campground, with a site on the Alleghany River ... great riding around there, not too far for you both to meet up.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:59 AM
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Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
That really is a damn fine looking bike out in...

That really is a damn fine looking bike out in the wild. Congrats :clap
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Patch
Great trip ... and yes, there is a lot of...

Great trip ... and yes, there is a lot of planning and advice threads already in here so do a bit of looking.

My 2 cents: skip the ferry ... you have 14 days so you have tons of time so ride...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-16-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,362
Posted By Patch
Fillo Pillow :clap Great addition and works...

Fillo Pillow :clap

Great addition and works very well.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
Thanks. I know I'm overthinking it, mainly...

Thanks. I know I'm overthinking it, mainly because I'm snowbanked in and bored.

Great pics!
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
Skid Plate

Looking at skid plates, planning a Trans Lab run this year. Yes I know it's mostly paved, but the miles of deep fresh graded gravel has me worried. I've been down some rocky trails and never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,086
Posted By Patch
Mine also came with free stickers ... ......

Mine also came with free stickers ...

... so theres that too.
Forum: Americas 02-08-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Patch
Trying to link this into my trip to Gaspe ... I'm...

Trying to link this into my trip to Gaspe ... I'm in New England so its not on the way but thats never stopped me before :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,346
Posted By Patch
I'm really liking the grey ... can't wait to see...

I'm really liking the grey ... can't wait to see it in person and ride it. Sat on the blue/white show bike in NYC, just don't care for that paint.
...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,859
Posted By Patch
If you're going for it ... then go all in! ...

If you're going for it ... then go all in! Trips cannot always be planned at the best times, so it sounds like you're making the most of the time you have. Sure the weather will not likely be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36,647
Views: 9,582,323
Posted By Patch
No drawbacks for me ... Only issue I've had is...

No drawbacks for me ... Only issue I've had is the known fuel strip issue. It will fail often and replacements are all under warrantee. Keep your ODO set and it's no biggie.

I think your Street...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 36,647
Views: 9,582,323
Posted By Patch
Killboy failure Dragon Fest

Thanks! :D

I really enjoyed the ride - was worth the trip, and was happy that I had the road practically to myself in the early morning.

Great riding in the area - but I did enjoy this road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-12-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
Sadly - just a human vs ice. Ice won that round...

Sadly - just a human vs ice. Ice won that round and my hand 'broke' my fall.

Hey - there's certainly worse times of the year to not be able to ride
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
I also can't quite agree with the tail section....

I also can't quite agree with the tail section. It all looks cobbled together with no regard for a seamless transition on the bag hangers, grab rails and rear rack.

I saw it at NYC and felt it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Patch
Finally bought mine: May '14 Went one way...

Finally bought mine: May '14

Went one way ...
http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa392/TrudyRoo/2014%20Spring%20Break/665745_zpsfa0f4a09.jpg

then the other ... ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,176,364
Posted By Patch
Broke my hand in a fall, non-moto ... just a...

Broke my hand in a fall, non-moto ... just a stupid human on ice, now in a cast.

At Starbucks* this morning, barista asks "so, you finally fell off your bike?"

:huh

Can't catch a break...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,327
Posted By Patch
To be fair, i don't think this is always the case...

To be fair, i don't think this is always the case with all Harley Dealers. I bet that soft tail was fairly pricy and a test ride was a fair expectation - and without it, you went elsewhere just as I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 435,530
Posted By Patch
BMW R****R Thread

I'd say go with PR3s - tried and true. Great grip, excellent water displacement, great lifespan and the right size.
I'll be replacing mine again with same (1200) - can't see how the 4s will be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,327
Posted By Patch
I don't want to start a cash v finance debate ......

I don't want to start a cash v finance debate ... but with bike prices as they are, demo makes it easy to buy with more confidence. When i was in the market, i was down to a triumph and a bmw. no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
CT Burger Run / T-o-R Member Night

Still a possibility of making the show ... Trying to get used to my new accessory:
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/09/339f09b7881f98eeb6415b0b104a710a.jpg

We'll see how it goes
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
Saturday?? :freaky

Saturday?? :freaky
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,174
Posted By Patch
Make a 'walk to restaurant' rule ... if you're...

Make a 'walk to restaurant' rule ... if you're going to eat out, walk a mile or 2 to the restaurant then back to the bike. Easy to do in the morning and in the evening.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,807
Posted By Patch
In

In
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
And a good time was had by all ... Great ride...

And a good time was had by all ... Great ride today guys!
:D

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/01/ba6404e2e45f991f8fa0c6bdd70108c5.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 182,026
Posted By Patch
New tag Happy new year ...

New tag

Happy new year
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/01/6649c6b002dc990c10a8a89f515f9010.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 182,026
Posted By Patch
Team grab ... Old tag ...

Team grab ...

Old tag
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/01/d8d74a2d43d2b740ab738766bb949f5f.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
Ok. See ya than

Ok. See ya than
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 65,652
Posted By Patch
Sure- what time there?

Sure- what time there?
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