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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,790
Posted By OhBoy
Would like to have ridden along. Instead took the...

Would like to have ridden along. Instead took the Mrs Ohboy to Sugarbush Farm in VT for some cheese. Thanks for the tracks, will be checking them out some day soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,373
Posted By OhBoy
Very timely thread. Are we overthinking, no....

Very timely thread.

Are we overthinking, no.
Are we trolling, mostly no.

Are we getting our post counts up, yes.

Ding Ding Ding 1000 :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,790
Posted By OhBoy
Could be fun if I'm not hungover. :freaky

Could be fun if I'm not hungover. :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 104,005
Posted By OhBoy
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By OhBoy
Congratulations on the bike! Welcome to the...

Congratulations on the bike!
Welcome to the insanity.
Couldn't sleep last night?
Thinking about riding?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By OhBoy
I added a Touratech top case for the extra...

I added a Touratech top case for the extra luggage space required when the pillion is along. Also doubles nicely as a sissy bar, which is greatly appreciated.

Stock seat comfort is adequate. She...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By OhBoy
I use a measuring tool provided by KTM in our...

I use a measuring tool provided by KTM in our tool kit, the beer opener.
It is about 1 1/2" wide. Specs call for 1 1/2 - 1 3/4" (+ or -)

Been leaving mine dangling an additional 1/2 at least...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By OhBoy
Hard to fathom... ...

Hard to fathom...
http://rlv.zcache.com/missouri_souvenir_show_me_mug_with_flag-rdb79cd1b55474c08beabd23f2df364e6_x7jgr_8byvr_324.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,021
Posted By OhBoy
Think of it as oversteer and understeer. On...

Think of it as oversteer and understeer.

On pavement...
When you chop the throttle the front forks compress the bike wants to turn in, oversteer.

When you roll on the throttle the forks extend...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By OhBoy
Just ordered KTM# 60304066000. Chain Sliding...

Just ordered KTM# 60304066000. Chain Sliding Guard.

Mine looks like the one pictured above.
About 8k miles the rivets have disappeared.
Chain kept clean, lubed and adjusted.
KTM says not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,319
Posted By OhBoy
Have always paid cash for motorcycles. House is...

Have always paid cash for motorcycles.
House is paid off, no car payment, and pay off everything...every month....except the boat. :eek1:lol3:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 31,469
Posted By OhBoy
Started on a Vespa at 12, now retired riding a...

Started on a Vespa at 12, now retired riding a KTM at 62.
Looking forward to many more days with the knees in the breeze.
May have slowed down a bit. Haven't received a Driving Award for many...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By OhBoy
Magalloway Road

Just crossed it. Put up a couple pictures in 'Day Trippin'
link (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001124)
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By OhBoy
Northern New Hampshire

Could be called the Mother in Law Ride. Wife was going to the airport so three generations of wimens could confab for the day. I went riding.

Heard about the Magalloway Hwy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 104,005
Posted By OhBoy
Saw your post Read the rules Learn something...

Saw your post
Read the rules
Learn something every day
Next time the rules will be followed!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 104,005
Posted By OhBoy
I forgot to mention that, yes. Crotched...

I forgot to mention that, yes.

Crotched Mountain it is!:1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 104,005
Posted By OhBoy
New Tag Along the ski lift theme. Feeling...

New Tag
Along the ski lift theme.
Feeling Piqued? That is a clue.
Here is another. Give yourself a Pat on the back if you figure it out....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 104,005
Posted By OhBoy
Old Tag ...

Old Tag
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2644.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 277,101
Posted By OhBoy
Hasn't anyone yet noticed that there is a bike...

Hasn't anyone yet noticed that there is a bike down in the next turn. Also, something that appears to be debris flying thru the air.

Coming upon that I'd straighten up and hit the brakes too. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 258,487
Posted By OhBoy
Anyone looking for a Barbour ISDT jacket. Got...

Anyone looking for a Barbour ISDT jacket. Got mine in Kittery today for $80. It is a $500 jacket.
The Jacket (http://www.endclothing.com/barbour-steve-mcqueen-crown-jacket.html)
Barbour Steve...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 411,946
Posted By OhBoy
Lots of dirt roads between Newfound Lake and...

Lots of dirt roads between Newfound Lake and Canaan.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2617.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,952
Posted By OhBoy
When in 2nd or 3rd grade we had to pass a test to...

When in 2nd or 3rd grade we had to pass a test to get a decal which authorized us as skillful enough to ride to school.

The test required an older 4th grader to administer.

Test 1. Ride out...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By OhBoy
No problems here!

No problems here!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 94,405
Posted By OhBoy
Just showed my pics to the service manager. ...

Just showed my pics to the service manager.

"No grit, no problem... Try some air box grease... The color is from the breather"

My opinions...
1. If you desmog your air box you may not see any...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 94,405
Posted By OhBoy
1190 airbox

Saw the John Penton movie last night. It must have motivated me.

Dove into the air filter today. The low fuel warning had come on so It didn't have much gas in the tank.

Have read many posts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 38,065
Posted By OhBoy
Free Tires

Dumped
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 100,437
Posted By OhBoy
Not bad, but I'd like mine narrower and not so...

Not bad, but I'd like mine narrower and not so high. Only around 10-20L per side. Something built in to the cavity around rear tire, attach directly to mounting points-no rack, above the pipe and no...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 100,437
Posted By OhBoy
Some people laugh at top cases others laugh at...

Some people laugh at top cases others laugh at panniers. Some laugh for no reason cuze they are nutz. Others laugh at life...thats me.

Pillion needed back support, storage and something to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 214,376
Posted By OhBoy
Took the plunge. No half way measures here. It...

Took the plunge. No half way measures here. It always seems that you get just a bit more for a few more bucks. So get it all. :eek1
Mrs Ohboy has something to lean against, stow her accoutrements, a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By OhBoy
You are a lucky man. :D

You are a lucky man.
:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By OhBoy
Welcome :D A few thoughts... Have fun,...

Welcome :D

A few thoughts...

Have fun, remember the 1190 is a beast that demands respect.

Those rats they call deer are f'ed up man. Appearing out of nowhere.

You got the crash out of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By OhBoy
My wife.. thoughts on the 1190 standard seat. ...

My wife.. thoughts on the 1190 standard seat.
1. likes the seat
2. feels a bit high
3. has enough cushion
4. has a box to lean against, therefor feels safer than without a box...tried both
5. no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,472
Posted By OhBoy
Small World Was Playing Follow The Leader with...

Small World
Was Playing Follow The Leader with FTB till lunch that day.
Went out a couple of days later to scout around.

Does this look familiar?...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By OhBoy
Please send unwanted OEM handguards to me. ...

Please send unwanted OEM handguards to me.
Stockers got scratched :muutt
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By OhBoy
Not sure where you are from, "up here" and don't...

Not sure where you are from, "up here" and don't know what your "farm roads" look like.

My standard handles dirt roads with stock tires very well, solo or two up.
Riding dirt roads, fire roads,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 100,437
Posted By OhBoy
I didn't invent the milk crate. I made it butter!...

I didn't invent the milk crate. I made it butter!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_m4Iw1nizK_4/TJr_Wqc6DnI/AAAAAAAAA6s/ghw7f4IZvac/s1600/AlfredENewman.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 100,437
Posted By OhBoy
Not getting Panniers but my top case is on...

Not getting Panniers but my top case is on backorder, so they sent me this.
Very easy install.
1. Bolts from OEM pannier mount fit the rear rack holes
2. cut up an old inner to to isolate crate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 214,376
Posted By OhBoy
My case is backordered. They sent me this when...

My case is backordered.
They sent me this when I explained it was needed for tomorrows ride.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2552.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,472
Posted By OhBoy
Tired of rain. Bringing a passenger. ...

Tired of rain.

Bringing a passenger.

Will do the Hampster up to and including lunch :dg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,510
Posted By OhBoy
Lived in Fresno for a while. Experienced the...

Lived in Fresno for a while. Experienced the heat. When above 98.6 the breeze is not cooling you, much if at all. Humidity might make a difference.

Drove across Utah and Nevada one summer in an...
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