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Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,371
Posted By tdvt
We were in the market for a small car too. Went...

We were in the market for a small car too. Went to the dealer to buy a Fit (we thought), but had only ridden in them. Drove it & decided against it. Awesome rear cargo configuration, but wimpy &...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 67,040
Posted By tdvt
This is an interesting idea I have been wondering...

This is an interesting idea I have been wondering about. I am rebuilding a Bultaco Alpina that has a 2-section lighting coil. The original wiring has one section power the headlight/horn, the other...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-18-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,540
Posted By tdvt
I had come across that site a while ago but...

I had come across that site a while ago but forgot to bookmark it, so thanks for the link.

I bought a not-running M85 Alpina back in May & had started looking for as many parts sources as I could...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By tdvt
The leaves are literally changing more & more...

The leaves are literally changing more & more each night after our cold-shot last week. There are a few brilliant trees already but still some green too. Won't be long now.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By tdvt
This would be my guess as well. Often you...

This would be my guess as well.

Often you want to offset the in-feed & out-feed faces which it looks like that would do by unlocking it & adjusting the knob.

You have it standing on it's front.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,804
Posted By tdvt
There are two Hearthstone gas stoves (80's...

There are two Hearthstone gas stoves (80's vintage) in a place I look after. They have a standing pilot & an electric thermostat that is powered by a micro-voltage generated by the heat from the...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By tdvt
Please be sure to follow up with any comments...

Please be sure to follow up with any comments after she gets a chance to ride with the new cover.

I was looking at that same cover for my TTR250.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By tdvt
From the changing leaves, it looks like maybe you...

From the changing leaves, it looks like maybe you were up in our neighborhood (NEK)?

Sounds like a nice trip. Always looking for recommendations, any tracks or favorite roads to share?

TD
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By tdvt
MT Washington, in NH, is worth a trip over (2+...

MT Washington, in NH, is worth a trip over (2+ hrs).

I finally went a week or so ago, one of those things you never get around to since you live nearby. crazy road & interesting history. It is a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,231
Posted By tdvt
+ 1 !

+ 1 !
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,231
Posted By tdvt
Not sure of the differences between the XT/TTR...

Not sure of the differences between the XT/TTR 225 engines but I can tell you that the TTR250 are all together different (& heavier) 4 valve head, higher comp ratio, e-start only (in the US) & are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By tdvt
This one snuck up on me. I would like to come,...

This one snuck up on me. I would like to come, but can't make it.

Have a great time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 288,805
Posted By tdvt
Looks like that is a Class 4, still on the books....

Looks like that is a Class 4, still on the books.

323174
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By tdvt
FWD & snows are really all you need. We are in...

FWD & snows are really all you need. We are in the snow-belt of VT & sold our last AWD car last year, the FWD 's have done fine. Go with studded if you're a bit apprehensive about winter driving....
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 350,848
Posted By tdvt
The "ADD TO CART" button is still out of order...

The "ADD TO CART" button is still out of order for the tool pouches. I would like to order one as well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,189
Posted By tdvt
You need a license plate light My brake light...

You need a license plate light
My brake light is also only activated by the rear brake, was OK
I've seen bicycle horns on MCs here, I went electric.
Don't need turn signals.
Lots of knobbies...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-17-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 142,993
Posted By tdvt
Hi, got a second pdf, should be sorted now that I...

Hi, got a second pdf, should be sorted now that I remembered my name.

Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 142,993
Posted By tdvt
Hi, Just received the pdf, will watch for other. ...

Hi, Just received the pdf, will watch for other.

Thanks VERY much!

Best, Ted
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 103,676
Posted By tdvt
Beautiful girl by the way!

Beautiful girl by the way!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 103,676
Posted By tdvt
Thankfully the rock thing was just a phase with...

Thankfully the rock thing was just a phase with our new guy, he just lost interest. But he IS into sticks & balls especially a tennis ball launched with a Chuck-it.

One of our family's GSD years...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 103,676
Posted By tdvt
We are up over 2' & counting out back where we...

We are up over 2' & counting out back where we snowshoe everyday.

The boy loves his snow!



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Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,401
Posted By tdvt
Very cool bike! All three pics look like...

Very cool bike!

All three pics look like close kin, design-wise. Is the pit bike frame steel or aluminum?

Any more construction pics? I was also wondering about wheelbase & seat height? Looks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 38,199
Posted By tdvt
That looks like Lake Willoughby to me. ...

That looks like Lake Willoughby to me.

Westmore, VT
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 38,199
Posted By tdvt
Marshall Point Light Port Clyde, ME

Marshall Point Light

Port Clyde, ME
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 38,199
Posted By tdvt
That is Guilford, Conn. It might...

That is Guilford, Conn.

It might technically be in Madison (?), but "as seen" from the Guilford marina.
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,324
Posted By tdvt
Found the thread/pic of the chain guard I was...

Found the thread/pic of the chain guard I was thinking of.

http://ttr250.activeboard.com/t53045243/large-tanks-chain-guides-and-tank-bags/

Thanks for the info on the tire, hadn't heard of them...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 482,483
Posted By tdvt
Don't see these much & seems a lot of ADV'ers are...

Don't see these much & seems a lot of ADV'ers are going for higher fuel capacity.

Oversize TANK for XR650 Honda (http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4142954031.html)
Forum: Asia 10-22-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,676
Posted By tdvt
Thanks for your reply. It's nice it's actually...

Thanks for your reply. It's nice it's actually that simple, I was expecting it to be more complicated. Will pick up a Int'l calling card when we get a new phone # from him.

Best, Ted
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,324
Posted By tdvt
Do you mean the chain guide block on the bottom...

Do you mean the chain guide block on the bottom of the swingarm? Not sure if we have the same ones or not. The TTRs here don't have any kind of chain guard on the top either.

I seem to recall on...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,324
Posted By tdvt
I watch this thread even though I'm not in OZ,...

I watch this thread even though I'm not in OZ, not really many TTRs here in the US.

Ours all came geared very low, 13/52, not so good for tarmac but would tractor up most anything. I have...
Forum: Asia 10-13-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,676
Posted By tdvt
A question for you guys that have made the trip...

A question for you guys that have made the trip over from the US &/or live in Thailand.

My son & GF are headed to the Krabi area for a month+. We need to get some sort of phone thing sorted out so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,952
Posted By tdvt
I had thought I might do it up a few weeks ago,...

I had thought I might do it up a few weeks ago, but family obligations take priority this weekend.

Have a good ride, send a post card.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,982
Posted By tdvt
It would have to be a tall kid as the seat height...

It would have to be a tall kid as the seat height is 36", about the same height as a WR/R.

Probably confusing them with the TTR125/225/230's which are a good bit smaller, 2-valve, drum rear, less...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,982
Posted By tdvt
The 250 is the odd-duck since there aren't many...

The 250 is the odd-duck since there aren't many of them in the US & they haven't imported them since '06. Unlike all the other TTR's, it's full sized, 4-valve (but still air-cooled), front & rear...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,982
Posted By tdvt
I'd be interested in what you did to the front...

I'd be interested in what you did to the front end of yours?

Also meant to add above that my bike is street legal here in VT
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,982
Posted By tdvt
I can weigh in on the TTR as I've had mine 2...

I can weigh in on the TTR as I've had mine 2 seasons now.

Not the snappy power of a WR, but it is an absolute tractor & just goes where you point it. I find it a little heavy but don't really...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,981
Posted By tdvt
Great report Skip! I am ashamed to say I...

Great report Skip!

I am ashamed to say I weenied out as the weather up here was wet & cold (even had a fire in the stove). Looks at though it was a least a little nicer down there. Sorry to have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 42,959
Posted By tdvt
For group rides, this one is coming up. NEK...

For group rides, this one is coming up.

NEK (Northeast Kingdom) Fall Foliage Adventure Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 26,692
Posted By tdvt
I have my '04 street legal & while it sometimes...

I have my '04 street legal & while it sometimes looks a little dated & ordinary next to the KTMs, Husabergs, etc., I love the air-cooled simplicity of the TTR.

And out on the trail I'm pretty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,952
Posted By tdvt
Likewise. I though I might see you at the DARCV....

Likewise. I though I might see you at the DARCV. But maybe we'll get a chance to finish the loop in the kingdom!
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