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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
New tag.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-21141659_zpsc4c210f5.jpg (http://s900.photobucket.com/user/foetoebouquet/media/2014-12/2014-12-21141659_zpsc4c210f5.jpg.html)
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Thanks. The 650 is still in the huff from not...

Thanks. The 650 is still in the huff from not getting ridden enough, what ails it specifically is beyond my ken, I've checked the obvious things; it'll have to go to the shop.

Nice riding today,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Tag got.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-21%2013.41.39_zpsbvf8e5jx.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Although it was a few months ago, this post (...

Although it was a few months ago, this post ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24648158&postcount=43537) should give some idea. Also, using a Craigslist aggregator like searchtempest...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
:clap:clap Suspected you'd go for that and...

:clap:clap
Suspected you'd go for that and spoil my cunning plan to use up an unused vacation day. Surprised you found it so easily, what with all those obfuscating extra clues:lol3.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
I have 13T/47T and non-OEM T63 tyres and the...

I have 13T/47T and non-OEM T63 tyres and the speedo is off by 20%. When I got the new-to-me '08 last May it had 12T/43T and MT21s, and all I can say is the speedo was way off, didn't measure it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
As I understand it, the OEM speedometer and...

As I understand it, the OEM speedometer and odometer are usually off by different percentages, and calibrating one or the other with, say, a SpeedoDRD, will still leave the other off by some. I don't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
Best thing I saw at the show, other than the...

Best thing I saw at the show, other than the Grom:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040934_zps926f96da.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 368,010
Posted By jimmr
New tag

My original plan for the tag drop didn't work out, in the 18 months since I'd been there the access road has been marked "private", and Google Maps has managed to spell the name right. This is what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Nice day to be out, no heated gear necessary. The...

Nice day to be out, no heated gear necessary. The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge, NJ:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040939_zps224f7338.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
:y0! The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge: ...

:y0! The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040939_zps224f7338.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 368,010
Posted By jimmr
Thanks, Doc. Google Maps gives the location of...

Thanks, Doc. Google Maps gives the location of the tag as on an unpaved extension of

Mountainview Blvd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
40.639674,-74.587453

though there are gates at both ends...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 368,010
Posted By jimmr
Tag got

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-14%2013.42.05_zpsmzqd6fuf.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
Lunch before the show this afternoon: ...

Lunch before the show this afternoon:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-12%2013.02.14_zpsclhvm5qw.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
Mmmmm

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-08%2019.31.48_zpsyn7alstw.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By jimmr
When I bought my first ever bike 5 or so years...

When I bought my first ever bike 5 or so years ago I found this (http://www.ssreg.com/middlesexvotech/classes/classes.asp?catID=2508&page=2). I did it at least twice, partly because it was just fun...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,082
Posted By jimmr
Only having had 2 helmets, the XD4 is much worse...

Only having had 2 helmets, the XD4 is much worse at fogging than the older Arai Quantum-2 I had. With the Quantum-2 I had great success with using a Pinlock, and also with using a Respro Foggy breath...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
I got my '08 in May and I was getting 60+ MPG as...

I got my '08 in May and I was getting 60+ MPG as I futzed with it to get it in shape, mostly on country and well-groomed gravel roads. Last month at the Pine Barrens 500 I spent most of 2 days in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 75,017
Posted By jimmr
Red, thanks for that. I had no idea there was...

Red, thanks for that. I had no idea there was such a thing as a slow race. Are they very common, what are the rules and track like? Count me in for next time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
On the North side of the Mighty Watchung...

On the North side of the Mighty Watchung Mountains:lol3.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 29,272
Posted By jimmr
I only met her at the recent PB500, when I helped...

I only met her at the recent PB500, when I helped pick up her bike, and off and on after that as I tried to keep up with her group during the rest of the event; I never saw her without a big grin on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
Hiker snapped pictures of bear before fatal attack in West Milford.

http://www.nj.com/passaic-county/index.ssf/2014/11/hiker_snapped_pictures_of_bear_before_fatal_attack_in_west_milford.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
I referenced one a few pages back: HERE...

I referenced one a few pages back: HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11242609&postcount=8056). The link in there near the top to a wr250rforum thread...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By jimmr
Re: NJ, Tuesday, 11/24, Mixed Surface Ride

Wish I could, but just not quite enough notification for me, despite having flex time and a surplus of vacation days to take before the end of the year. Enjoy the ride!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 81,910
Posted By jimmr
You didn't kill it for me, but this year's riding...

You didn't kill it for me, but this year's riding didn't work out as planned. There are still some within reasonable reach I'd planned to visit.

It's just a coincidence, not a conspiracy:lol3.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Last Saturday morning, -2C: ...

Last Saturday morning, -2C:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-11/2014-11-15%2007.13.58_zpsyxxagpgx.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Re: Lean angle sensor - missing black wire?

Perhaps that's a difference between the North American and European models? In this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11242609&postcount=8056) post describing how to get in to the mode:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,094
Posted By jimmr
Somehow the torch of sticker disbursement has...

Somehow the torch of sticker disbursement has been passed to me. The transfer was reminiscent of a bride tossing a bouquet and no one wanting to catch it; KL_ARRR was quicker in getting out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Finished a day of the Pine Barrens 500. There are...

Finished a day of the Pine Barrens 500. There are at least 6 WRRs here. The starting conditions:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-11/2014-11-15%2007.13.58_zpsyxxagpgx.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
I learned that lesson too. There are other...

I learned that lesson too. There are other hazards worth skirting for me:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2013-06-19%20Dirt%20tag/2013-06-19151342_zpse139d33f.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,925
Posted By jimmr
Red KLR? We'd just been filling up along with...

Red KLR? We'd just been filling up along with everyone else:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-11/P1040846_zpsb4144305.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
I described it a few weeks ago here (...

I described it a few weeks ago here ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25195765&postcount=45013). Since then I've come across www.thetooltube.com, which maybe has some other options (not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Had a great day out yesterday in the Brendan T....

Had a great day out yesterday in the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in the NJ Pine Barrens. The sand roads through the woods were in great shape, weather was perfect, didn't stop much for pics. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 75,017
Posted By jimmr
Sorry I missed it. I looked at the Polar Bear...

Sorry I missed it. I looked at the Polar Bear schedule a couple of weeks ago and there was only a cancellation for today; arranged a tour of Brendan Byrne instead, courtesy of KL_ARRR, great day in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,925
Posted By jimmr
Fantastic day to be in the woods! Thanks KL_ARRR...

Fantastic day to be in the woods! Thanks KL_ARRR for the super tour and workout:thumb.
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-11/P1040858_zps3fa5fa68.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,041
Posted By jimmr
A year ago September, Rocco's had a beer...

A year ago September, Rocco's had a beer selection that included beers I hadn't seen on draught since I lived in Belgium. I just sat at the bar and had a crab cake sandwich, which was good, but can't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,960
Posted By jimmr
Nice write-up, vagabondmatt:thumb. While the...

Nice write-up, vagabondmatt:thumb.

While the details are different, buying a used WRR can be an adventure in itself; I'm still finding stuff the POs did, or least realising things I thought were...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Lackawannasaurus

:hmmmmmLet me Google lackawannasaurus (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%2Blackawannasaurus) for you:type (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%2Blackawannasaurus)...

Only 3 hits, one of them this thread, how often does...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27,917
Views: 2,325,242
Posted By jimmr
Point taken, Walter. I had a day planned,...

Point taken, Walter.

I had a day planned, but by the time I got over some technical difficulties it was too late and my mood was soured.

Will try to do better.
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