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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
Cleaning PB dirt

I have a spray bottle mixed with 1/2 Marvel Mystery Oil and 1/2 WD40.
After every ride, I power wash the bike and then spray the bike with the
mixture (careful to stay away from the rotor/brakes); ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
2 for 1

Lots of Pro-rally stages that I ran were bi-directional, It was a common occurrence with lots of advantages, Fewer permits, less paperwork, less work to get more roads, less workers required and as a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
Spring PB

Jack wrote:
As far as a Spring PBXXX, it's possible, but we'd have to start now and use the same route, it's to late to do anything different.

If you run it backwards - it's like a completely new...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,411,893
Posted By gerrynj
Mechanical clatter

Got it plated today and started it up, all good. I was noticing the bottom end of the engine seems rather noisy to me. Nothing crazy loud, but I can hear the machinery doing it's thing

As the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,576
Posted By gerrynj
DS - camping

Camping is still available on Sat night - right?
Looking forward to the event - I'm so done with this winter
Gerry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
Frozen Pines

It's interesting what 10 miles north-south will do. I was riding around Colliers Mills/Reed Road yesterday and gave up after a few miles. I gave up as most of the trails were frozen or snow covered....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
PB stories

One story I do remember:
A bunch of us (8?) are riding around Quaker Bridge where kayakers usually put in. We were all dirty and "mean" looking when we happen to come upon a car with 2 kayaks on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,943
Posted By gerrynj
10 years

Is it really a decade?

I still remember helping out on the first PB - it feels like only yesterday.

I have less hair but at least my riding skills improved over the years.

Gerry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,732
Posted By gerrynj
sensational ride

just got back from the Sat ride - what a sensational day out. Great mixture of roads - lots of variety to keep everyone interested. Not too wet - but muddy enough to make it interesting. Great ride -...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,270
Posted By gerrynj
Waypoints

Waypoints have worked everytime on my Magellan.

BTW - I would highly recommend the AMA towing, I broke down when I was towing my camper. They brought 2 tow trucks and towed my van and camper all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,270
Posted By gerrynj
I've used the Magellan on the PB several times....

I've used the Magellan on the PB several times. No issues. You should have
the Magellan CD - which you install on your laptop. Import the GPX file
onto your PC and then connect the MAgellan to...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By gerrynj
Reg & Ins

Not sure where in the USA this would be a true statement, but whenever I have been pulled over by a cop, they have requested lic, reg and insurance.
Your lic. has to have a motorcycle endorsement if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,134
Posted By gerrynj
Camping

Bass River State Park is 1/2 mile north if cost is the issues. $20/night.
I stay there all the time.
G
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-19-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,270
Posted By gerrynj
Can we talk GPS?

I've done this event a few times and always used a GPS unit (Magellan) which
worked well. I no longer have the Magellan but I do have an Android phone.

2 Questions:
1 - can someone recommend an...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,694
Posted By gerrynj
no start

I hit the starter button and it tries, but it just won't start.
Can you define this better. Do you mean when you hit the starter, the engine does not spin? or it does spin but does not fire?
for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By gerrynj
Driver's view

I've taken part in approx 75 rallies in the US (retired back in 2004) and have done STPR 6? times. My #1 priority was always safety, whether it was mine, co-driver or workers/spectators - there is no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 42,821
Posted By gerrynj
great ride

Sensational roads, great scenery, mileages were spot on - it was tough to get lost - kudos to the trail master for putting on a perfect day of riding. Hero Section #4 was wicked.... Location, music,...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By gerrynj
Chokes

Once the temps get above 50 or 60, I never have to use the choke. Twist
the throttle slightly and the bike starts right up. Once it gets colder, then I do have to use the choke.
Gerry
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By gerrynj
Problem solved

Just went back in the garage (slightly cold) - hit the starter - Vrooooom.
Looks like the problem turned out to be dirty contacts. Try cleaning your
cables before spending money on a new...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By gerrynj
slow starter - problem solved

Folks: I had the same problem on my R80. Starter was slow and occasionally felt like it hit a "dead" spot. Would take ages of slow grinding to get the bike to fire up. Seemed to be better once the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By gerrynj
Lebanon meeting place

Normal place is across the road from the campsite at Lebanon State Forest
It's at the end of Cooper's Road - follow the signs for Pakim Lake. There
is an open areas where we usually unload and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By gerrynj
PB and Sandy

I was riding in Lebanon and Greenwood/Warren Grove - No sign that Sandy even came through. I stopped and talked to a Ranger and he confirmed that there was minimal/no damage from Sandy
Gerry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By gerrynj
Wharton - Sunday

I was out there on Tuesday from 10AM-4PM; LOTS of hunters, probably saw about 50 out in Lebanon and further down in Greenwood. Not sure if they appreciated me riding around - got some "dirty" looks....
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By gerrynj
starter woes

If the started checks out - and it looks like it does based on your tests then I would suspect the starter relay. I just helper out a friend who had the exact opposite problem. Nothing would happen...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By gerrynj
batter tender

I hook up a standard cigar lighter socket directly to the battery on both my MC.
I use a trickle charger connect to the cigar lighter on both bikes with no ill
effects. I think the trickle charger...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By gerrynj
R80 Gas tank

I bought a '86 R80RT a while back and based on the reviews I have read - I thought I had a >5 gallon tank. Well - I found out last week, that I do NOT have a >5 gallon tank. I almost ran out of gas...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By gerrynj
WG - Camping

Watkins Glen State Park is sensational - lots of room for each site, sites are not too close. You can walk to the Falls and take the hiking trail. Olympic size swimming pool at the bottom of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,344
Posted By gerrynj
PB conditions

I was out there yesterday; the further south, the less snow there is; no snow on any of the main roads or the smaller roads; the only snow I saw was off the trails where the sun can't get through the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By gerrynj
Trip set

Thanks for everyone's insight; Renting a bike in Wrightwood for the week-end. Will be exploring the Angeles NF and San Bernadino on the Sat and then head out to Mojave for the second day. Read a few...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By gerrynj
East Coaster in California in Feb

I'll be in California for 2 weeks in Feb in the LA/San Diego area; I will have 1 week-end to play out there. I was hoping to rent a dual-sport with my GPS and find some good riding areas out there. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By gerrynj
I thought that it was not possible to get...

I thought that it was not possible to get 2-stroke bikes through NJ Inspection (assuming you have NJ Plates). Are you saying that it now possible to get a 2-stroke through the NJ Inspection process? ...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By gerrynj
Catch 22

I am a transplant from across the pond so I can set you straight on a couple of items (as they pertain to New Jersey);

Vehicles do NOT come with plates when you purchase the vehicle (unlike the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,382
Posted By gerrynj
Hookers - where ?

Hey Jack; I thought what happens in Hammonton - stays in Hammonton:1drink

Gerry<!-- / message --><!-- sig -->
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By gerrynj
Who's BOB?

Yes Bob - this is a reference to you and the rides you used to organize. Seeing as you may be leaving the area - the name may need to be changed !!!
Gerry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By gerrynj
Looks like next week

I was hoping to have the ride this week; but the forecast shows rain every
day/evening; So...let's shoot for Wed July 1st at 7PM. I will send out the location via email to all those that responded....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By gerrynj
Son of Bob - Night Ride (NJ)

Time to resurrect the "Son of Bob" ride series - several folks have asked me to put on another night ride. Looking to run it approx 7PM from the Brendan T Byrne area and ride for a couple of hours....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,172
Posted By gerrynj
What a ride !

Great job by the SJER - you guys laid out some of the trails in that part
of the Pine Barrens; Lots of challenging sections - that 1 big mudhole
was "interesting" - pity there weren't more. Good to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,172
Posted By gerrynj
Dual sport

I'll camping at the BBB club Saturday night with some cool ones
Can't wait - every year it gets better and better
Gerry

(So Rob - I have your permission to roost passers who stop !!!)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,172
Posted By gerrynj
Rob: excellent suggestion and I always do this...

Rob: excellent suggestion and I always do this when ever possible; However at last's years event; I pulled over SIX times for the same group of riders, who always stopped about 1/2 mile after I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,422
Posted By gerrynj
ECEA lic.

This sentance confused me - I've ridden 5-6 enduros in NJ (Curly Fern, StumpJumper, Sandy Lane) over the past 5 years (I came to realization that I am not an enduro rider - so only ride 1 per year...
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