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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
#1 to that sentiment, keep it up! Go Kenny!! ...

#1 to that sentiment, keep it up! Go Kenny!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
I rarely do it unless I'm in a place where I...

I rarely do it unless I'm in a place where I can't take a hand off the controls to turn the keys.

I see too many people use the kill switch and walk away from the bike leaving their headlights,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Glad you guys are all OK. Like they say about...

Glad you guys are all OK. Like they say about landings, anyone you walk away from is a good one.

Re: SF, I was stationed in Monterey for a while, and spend time in SF. In the winter I recall...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
How long before they're referring to him as a...

How long before they're referring to him as a "celebrity" mechanic? :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
He needs a skid plate on that black one to make...

He needs a skid plate on that black one to make it real. :D

Does anyone sell them commercially for the W?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Sometimes trick helmets can be a little too trick...

Sometimes trick helmets can be a little too trick for their own good.

AGV sold a helmet that promised to heat and cool with a trick electric device in it. I bought one and tried it. And tried...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 220,073
Posted By Speedo66
Great movie, interesting and informative. Never...

Great movie, interesting and informative. Never knew Penton used KTM engines, or Hi-Point boots were made by AlpineStars. Among other things too, great history and human interest story.

Gary,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Once the temp goes below freezing, and whatever...

Once the temp goes below freezing, and whatever that works out to with a wind chill factor, it seems to feel the same no matter how low it goes.

I've ridden in below 0deg, and it still feels the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
Still not understanding why the builder on that...

Still not understanding why the builder on that Ebay disaster moved the carbs.

Somebody bought it for the opening price of $2500. Wonder how much more money, time, and effort will be required to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
I think the fact that one of the hinges broke is...

I think the fact that one of the hinges broke is a pretty serious indictment of that helmet. Whether or not you think it makes a difference, keep in mind no helmets of that ilk are Snell approved. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
There's also a Cycle Gear in White Plains NY.

There's also a Cycle Gear in White Plains NY.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
Believe it or not, they actually ride, and mostly...

Believe it or not, they actually ride, and mostly post about that. No cat pictures as of yet. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Since you have a right to choose not to blow, it...

Since you have a right to choose not to blow, it would seem a cop taking it upon him or herself to stick a test kit in your mouth without a court order while you're somewhat incoherent, and not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Hey Jesse, I guess for the communal good you've...

Hey Jesse, I guess for the communal good you've been banned for showing a part of a human body we all have. Damned subversive! :roflGotta love this country. You can show blown up and shot bodies,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
Better than looking at cat pictures. :wink:

Better than looking at cat pictures. :wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
:rofl Maybe to shift you yank the carriage...

:rofl

Maybe to shift you yank the carriage ahead of you, and pick it up after the shift. :D Love the headgear and goggles on the kid. Is that Mickey Rooney in the carriage? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11,726
Views: 1,815,714
Posted By Speedo66
Probably the easiest spring upgrade is just to...

Probably the easiest spring upgrade is just to swap in a complete rear shock from a TTR225.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Speedo66
I cracked my /5 valve cover on the bottom, just...

I cracked my /5 valve cover on the bottom, just turned it 180deg and put it back on.

Later, I thoroughly cleaned it and epoxied the crack from the inside. Worked fine for years until I sold it.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 220,073
Posted By Speedo66
Just Mapquest'd it, 7 minutes from my house. ...

Just Mapquest'd it, 7 minutes from my house. Thanks, see you at 6.

Think I might bring some Lee's chicken.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,980
Posted By Speedo66
Well done, looks like you're a shoe in for a spot...

Well done, looks like you're a shoe in for a spot above. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
What a gentleman, look at the footwear he chooses...

What a gentleman, look at the footwear he chooses to race in. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Speedo66
In the marine industry, fiberglass tanks have...

In the marine industry, fiberglass tanks have been dissolving from the ethanol, and depositing the bi-products on the engine valves, causing catastrophic engine failures.

I think Ducati also had...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 220,073
Posted By Speedo66
Great pics, let me add to the "your wife is a...

Great pics, let me add to the "your wife is a trooper" thoughts.

Dinner and a show on Thur. sounds good. :clap

Nice show last night at the brewery. Amazingly crowded.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
Positive attitude comments would be nice. :deal

Positive attitude comments would be nice. :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
First picture, Flying A, there's a brand that's...

First picture, Flying A, there's a brand that's gone.

Second picture, "makes a nice sandwich".
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
Great news, I guess we can assume he's out of...

Great news, I guess we can assume he's out of danger.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
Precursor to a modern scooter? Has all the...

Precursor to a modern scooter? Has all the elements: engine in rear, front body fairing, flat floor, foot brake, etc.

Cute rider is a plus. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-02-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
Looks like a cruiser, lots of fringe. :D I...

Looks like a cruiser, lots of fringe. :D

I don't see any extra harm coming from just the ice on it. Seen bikes that almost look like that just from being out all winter.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By Speedo66
That would be Fraunces Tavern. Used by...

That would be Fraunces Tavern. Used by Washington as his headquarters, and peace negotiations were held there. Also a National Landmark, and a museum.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
Very little house on the prairie, or is that lamp...

Very little house on the prairie, or is that lamp red?
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
Nice, I'm sure she's going to like it. :clap

Nice, I'm sure she's going to like it. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By Speedo66
Forlini's for Italian food, just south of Canal...

Forlini's for Italian food, just south of Canal St on Baxter. More realistic, and better, than anything in Little Italy. Reasonably priced by Manhattan standards.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 10,265,048
Posted By Speedo66
Whatizzit? I think it's a girl, but I'm not...

Whatizzit? I think it's a girl, but I'm not sure. Looks a little mannish.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-28-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
You got it exactly right. Next to driving...

You got it exactly right. Next to driving ability, tires are key. Tire companies screwed up when they started calling regular tires "all season", and the public embraced it because they figured...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
I'm in HI on vacation, so no photo on bike. ...

I'm in HI on vacation, so no photo on bike. Here's one for sale on Ebay though.

FREE SHIPPING

...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 671,348
Posted By Speedo66
Re: fairing, I went the other way. A small fly...

Re: fairing, I went the other way. A small fly fairing that attaches to the headlight bolts and sits over the headlight. It's a factory item from the 1st series SV650's. It stops the wind pressure...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 220,073
Posted By Speedo66
Hmm....Googling sweet cheeks brought up many...

Hmm....Googling sweet cheeks brought up many interesting sites, non motorcycling related. :rofl I finally did find a photo of your product though.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
Don't be jealous. Stop stuffing yourself, save...

Don't be jealous. Stop stuffing yourself, save some of that food money, and vacation someplace warm. :deal Considering I didn't start ADV riding until my mid 60's, I'm comfortable with my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25,129
Views: 1,763,377
Posted By Speedo66
A real administrator would have the trains...

A real administrator would have the trains running and the streets clear. That's what you pay taxes for.

Still in HI, still no snow forecast. But it did drop to 70 last night. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,611
Views: 2,607,330
Posted By Speedo66
You pay taxes so that the trains operate and the...

You pay taxes so that the trains operate and the roads stay open. The politicians, for your safety of course, then declare the trains are shut down and the roads are closed.

Then no snow. No...
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