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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
Doubt it's gonna happen. Seeing this for tomorrow...

Doubt it's gonna happen. Seeing this for tomorrow and similar for the return ride on Sunday doesn't seem like much fun.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
Same here. Wanted to keep riding on the way to...

Same here. Wanted to keep riding on the way to work. No heated gear needed the last few days as it's been over 30. While riding in I was wondering if I could make it to FL and back over my 5 day...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,657
Posted By ride4321
I've used ACF50 for the last few years with great...

I've used ACF50 for the last few years with great results. This year I bought Corrosion X but it's not it's a pain to apply. Since its a liquid and not aerosol it's hard to get into tight spots. I'll...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By ride4321
Tusk mitts from Rocky Mountain ATV, around $16 I...

Tusk mitts from Rocky Mountain ATV, around $16 I think. I'm on my 3rd season with them and they work great on the DR. Tried them on my Tiger 1050 and they were too small though so will only fit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,022,970
Posted By ride4321
So not one of us ever noticed that chicken? How...

So not one of us ever noticed that chicken? How many times has this pic been posted???? 100?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,022,970
Posted By ride4321
One more time with holiday cheer!!!

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I never noticed the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,743
Posted By ride4321
Wtb

Looking for a Scarabeo. Open to different sizes. Most interested in a 200 or 250 but a Rotax 150 would be nice too and if you've got a 50 or 100 I might go for one of those if the price is right. The...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,507
Posted By ride4321
Man, I only rode that stretch once a few years...

Man, I only rode that stretch once a few years ago and I really want to get back there Dave. After seeing the SW by bike I decided I needed to take my 11 & 13 year old sons out for a fly and drive of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
I rode 12 miles to work a few years ago in +4F....

I rode 12 miles to work a few years ago in +4F. Swore I'd never do that again. No heated grips although I think I had bar mitts at the time. No heated liner either. It's about a 20 minute commute and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
I usually wear a HJC in a large and the Scorpion...

I usually wear a HJC in a large and the Scorpion XL fit perfectly.
If you can deal with the Heritage colors and design they're on sale for $89.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
I really like the Scorpion Exo 500 I just bought....

I really like the Scorpion Exo 500 I just bought. Seals up tight, nice tight fit around the face and wind curtain all work well to keep your head warmer but the anti-fog shield is really great. I've...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,282
Posted By ride4321
I'm on my 4th year without missing a week,...

I'm on my 4th year without missing a week, usually riding 2-4 days a week in the winter for my commute. This year my son had my car so I've been bike only up til yesterday. Thought I could do that...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,871
Posted By ride4321
When you get the Vespa stick one of these...

When you get the Vespa stick one of these stickers on there and you'll be fine.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,509
Posted By ride4321
So sorry to hear this. My thoughts go out to...

So sorry to hear this. My thoughts go out to family and friends.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 44,664
Posted By ride4321
Just catching up with this... IN! Loves...

Just catching up with this...

IN!

Loves me some Hatfield McCoy country.:clap

Nice job setting this up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,645
Posted By ride4321
Excellent! I had a very similar first ride off...

Excellent! I had a very similar first ride off road but mine was single track with huge rocks and trees. Not sure which is worse but I swore I'd never do that again without a buddy along. I've kept...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
I had pulled the bike out into the driveway and...

I had pulled the bike out into the driveway and was getting plugged in this morning watching my neighbor scrap ice and light snow off all 3 cars. He said something but had to remove an earplug. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 482,962
Posted By ride4321
FREE 1979 Yamaha XS 750 w Side Car (fairfax va)

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1979 Yamaha XS 750 w/ Jawa sidecar, and luggage. Pick up your winter project. Needs carburetors rebuilt. have the pieces. Having to move...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
My DR650 is my winter bike also. The key is...

My DR650 is my winter bike also. The key is riding the right bike for the weather. I have a friend that rides a Triumph Sprint thru the winter but that would be my last choice of bikes for cold and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
Up here we don't plug in til it gets down in the...

Up here we don't plug in til it gets down in the 20's.:D I'm surprised you can even buy heated gear in TX.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
All this heated gear talk got me to hook up mine...

All this heated gear talk got me to hook up mine this morning. The last two years I ran a heated liner I made myself and that worked well. This summer I snatched a used Gerbing liner and gloves for...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 75,241
Posted By ride4321
I received my H4 for the DR650 today and...

I received my H4 for the DR650 today and installed it. No instructions so I put it in the way that it fit best in the housing. Are the LEDs supposed to be pointing up or down? I thought I put them in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
This is probably the best $15 I've spent for...

This is probably the best $15 I've spent for winter riding...

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/images/prod/400/t/tus_07_han_mit_blk.jpg

Fit my DR650 great with Moose hand guards. Heading into...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By ride4321
I'm on my 2nd set and they seem to work fine....

I'm on my 2nd set and they seem to work fine. Probably not as smooth as a better chain but it's working for me. Since I ride through the winter and don't maintain the chain like I should it's pretty...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By ride4321
Personally, the next scoot I'm buying is a...

Personally, the next scoot I'm buying is a Scarabeo. Hopefully I'll find a 200 but if not a 150 will do. Currently riding an Aprilia Mojito 150 which I like too much to part with.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,390
Posted By ride4321
In the 30-40f range I'm good with: T-Shirt,...

In the 30-40f range I'm good with:
T-Shirt, long sleeve shirt, fleece vest and cold weather riding jacket, textile riding pants and jeans, gortex boots, winter gloves and balaclava. I'll use the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,975
Posted By ride4321
I guess if you have to wash it you're screwed...

I guess if you have to wash it you're screwed once the temps drop.

I coat my DR with anti corrosion before the roads are covered with salt so I have to do a thorough cleaning to do that. Lucked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,975
Posted By ride4321
What all do you have to do to winterize? The...

What all do you have to do to winterize? The bikes that I take off the road get a full tank of gas and stabil. The batteries are plugged into the tender or removed and it's winterized. Takes about 15...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,355
Posted By ride4321
Also be very careful around carwash pullout areas...

Also be very careful around carwash pullout areas when the roads are dry and cold. They're dripping that wax crap down the road and that crap is slippery when its cold.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,975
Posted By ride4321
I don't ride every day in the winter but 2-3...

I don't ride every day in the winter but 2-3 times a week at least and haven't missed a week in almost 4 years now. Key here is to coat the bike with some sort of anti corrosion spray. I used ACF50...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,355
Posted By ride4321
I can ride my 12 mile commute either on the...

I can ride my 12 mile commute either on the interstate or thru town. If the roads are wet in the winter I just ride thru town. I really don't worry about ice much in town as the roads are usually...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By ride4321
The bike had been off since last night and I was...

The bike had been off since last night and I was running the heated grips for awhile with it shut off. The meter is wired to the free switched plug behind the shroud. It's a $7 cheap China meter BTW....
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By ride4321
Volt meter

Spent the morning mounting up and wiring my new volt meter/aux power panel and also shimmed the needle on the carb. Both seem to be working fine.:D
Had a few strandings this past month with my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,347
Posted By ride4321
1850 feels just about right for me but I have a...

1850 feels just about right for me but I have a small one car garage.
That 1850 is built from a 150 Aprilia scooter, DR650 and 1050 Tiger. Perfect combo if you ask me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,145
Posted By ride4321
If you didn't get trapped under it you missed out...

If you didn't get trapped under it you missed out on all the fun.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,809
Posted By ride4321
Funny, I was very tempted to buy a used Tiger XC...

Funny, I was very tempted to buy a used Tiger XC to replace my Tiger 1050 and DR650 this weekend. I've been thinking about this for a year or two actually. Just can't pull the trigger because as nice...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By ride4321
I'm gonna give this a bump since I think you and...

I'm gonna give this a bump since I think you and I are the only two Mojito owners in the NE.:D
I've had mine now for almost 2 years and a little over 3K. I absolutely love this scoot and it's been...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,288
Posted By ride4321
No Pickle stickers arrived yesterday... ...

No Pickle stickers arrived yesterday...

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...
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,288
Posted By ride4321
My kids loved hearing Alices Restaurant on...

My kids loved hearing Alices Restaurant on Thanksgiving. It became a tradition. The local station plays it every year around noon which just happens to be when we're heading to my sisters for...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,288
Posted By ride4321
3 ordered for my sickles.:evil

3 ordered for my sickles.:evil
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