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Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Tallbastid
My XD4 was really tight when I bought it, but the...

My XD4 was really tight when I bought it, but the saleswoman assured me an XL was the way to go. A year later it's broken in nicely, and super comfortable. On/off is a little unpleasant but compared...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,450
Posted By Tallbastid
I've always put the new tire out in the hot sun...

I've always put the new tire out in the hot sun for as long as I could prior to installing it. If it's cold out, at least keep the tire in your heated home overnight prior to doing the work.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Tallbastid
I saw your bike parked outside the pig Sunday! I...

I saw your bike parked outside the pig Sunday! I was pressed for time, otherwise I would have stuck my head in to say hello. I need to get one of those ADV stickers, I knew it was a member right away.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Tallbastid
So what oil are ya running?:ear

So what oil are ya running?:ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Tallbastid
:deal that gave me the creeps as I'm healing up...

:deal that gave me the creeps as I'm healing up my own left ankle. Unplanned traction on that shoe would make for a painful day.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
X100... Love it man. Can't wait to read the whole...

X100... Love it man. Can't wait to read the whole thread. I've said it before and I'll say it again here. It's not the fastest or sexiest ride, but it's dead simple, reliable, cheap to own and a hell...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,231
Posted By Tallbastid
You have two lines of 'defense' ready? If you're...

You have two lines of 'defense' ready? If you're that paranoid about your safety you probably shouldn't be riding a moto.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
I would! They really are a great bike.

I would! They really are a great bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Fun ride up, right? Just saw your post on...

Fun ride up, right?

Just saw your post on facebook, I was all over the MRV, up to Richmond trying to find new twisties. We should ride sometime soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,471
Posted By Tallbastid
Keep the dumbass in front of you or behind?

There's a road nearby I take often, which allows a couple opportunities to safely pass but is otherwise a 50mph two laner.

I came up on a swerving Subaru (imagine that) last night, and could make...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
New tag: the Michelin driving experience, across...

New tag: the Michelin driving experience, across the street from the ponds.

Hell of a ride up :evil

These caught my eye: two of my favorite things in the world.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Old tag ...

Old tag

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-06/A5493D2E-D992-4548-B436-89A06C1909A9_zpsz4zgzrqq.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 420,164
Posted By Tallbastid
2006 DR650 in VT for $1,500 ...

2006 DR650 in VT for $1,500

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4531345594.html
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,390
Posted By Tallbastid
Awesome so far!!

Awesome so far!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Congrats! I thought I was the only nut buying a...

Congrats! I thought I was the only nut buying a brand new DRZ, but it's pretty awesome knowing I'm the only one to have wrenched or ridden the bike. I'm sure you'll feel the same way! What did you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Tallbastid
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 420,164
Posted By Tallbastid
I want your 950 bad, and the price is right. I'm...

I want your 950 bad, and the price is right. I'm honestly a little nervous with the high miles, but I'm doing some more research on them tonight after work. I'm more knowledgable on the 990s.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,068
Posted By Tallbastid
So an update to this thread.... My fiancée is...

So an update to this thread.... My fiancée is interested in taking over the DRZ as her dual sport bike, after taking the msf course together. We're selling off her old scoot, sold my VFR and I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 420,164
Posted By Tallbastid
Damn gone already - looked clean!

Damn gone already - looked clean!
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,151
Posted By Tallbastid
:eek1 beautiful.

:eek1 beautiful.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Beautiful drz! Who makes those wheels?

Beautiful drz! Who makes those wheels?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Close enough for me!

Close enough for me!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
New tag... Mt Ellen in the background. New to tag...

New tag... Mt Ellen in the background. New to tag so if a clue is needed. Let me know. Picture does the view no justice, it's incredible. Taken in Fayston.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 420,164
Posted By Tallbastid
Damn makes me kick myself for buying new!

Damn makes me kick myself for buying new!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Old tag ...

Old tag
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/Mobile%20Uploads/3587DC25-1C13-4F61-B83B-464EC4C98567_zpsr5g34cdf.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Me neither... Money well spent.

Me neither... Money well spent.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-05-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 420,164
Posted By Tallbastid
Where?!

Where?!
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Tallbastid
I would buy the newer bike if you can swing it....

I would buy the newer bike if you can swing it. You won't miss the extra dough.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Tallbastid
Motarding and registering a CR250 for the road

Is this an awful idea?

Friend of mine still owns my old '97 CR250. The bike has sentimental value to me, and I've been considering buying it back to work over and set up as a street legal sumo. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks guys, ordered a 6.8 rear and .54 front...

Thanks guys, ordered a 6.8 rear and .54 front springs from cannon race today. I might go heavier on the forks but wanted to try the .54 first, as it's the heaviest they have in stock and most of my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Awesome, I'm on their site now but not real sure...

Awesome, I'm on their site now but not real sure how to order a spring?! Going to call tmrw. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Anyone know where I can buy a 6.3 rear spring for...

Anyone know where I can buy a 6.3 rear spring for the DRZ? I think Eibach makes them?
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
:deal DO IT! It's so much better...

:deal DO IT! It's so much better...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,974
Posted By Tallbastid
Hey guys, I have a 2002 VFR. Last spring when...

Hey guys, I have a 2002 VFR. Last spring when first taken out, it was reading overheat erroneously. It cleared itself up though and ran fine the rest of last year. This spring it's doing the same...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 176,469
Posted By Tallbastid
I'll never go back to eom mirrors, double take is...

I'll never go back to eom mirrors, double take is the way to go!
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3,567
Views: 1,620,751
Posted By Tallbastid
Congrats Noah!epic is the only word that comes to...

Congrats Noah!epic is the only word that comes to mind... People I tell your story to in person sit slack jawed, it's pretty funny.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Agreed... Still too much ice to ride to work in...

Agreed... Still too much ice to ride to work in the mornings, but able to get in a few hours after work if it's reasonably close!

Great meeting you Kevin, hope we can ride this season
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 258,035
Posted By Tallbastid
Bump... Almost time...

Bump... Almost time...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
So in the end, would I need other parts to fit...

So in the end, would I need other parts to fit this?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,983,931
Posted By Tallbastid
Tentative dibs! Is this ready to go, or will...

Tentative dibs!

Is this ready to go, or will I need other parts to fit to my drz?
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