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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,489
Posted By Dualsport Chic
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
27K Miles and Still Going Strong

Yeah - only way an XT 250 motor would need rebuilding at 20K is if somebody forgot to change the oil at regular intervals or an issue where it ran dry. I have been told that the top ends can go up to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,489
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Posted on NDR Site

Rolled out to our crew - looking forward to it - thanks Rusty!

9 members attending thus far.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,075
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Ride On Lil

So very saddened to hear of Siobhan's passing - she was a fellow TWF (Two Wheel Females) sister and though we had never offically met, I always enjoyed our e-mail exchanges.

She was a much loved...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Two cent solution - go forward

A friend of mine has a Zumo 220 and it started malfunctioning after riding through a heavy rain storm. Upon trying to get a replacement from Garmin, the company fought him hard stating, while water...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By Dualsport Chic
IMS Ticket Discount Code

Anybody wishing to purchase their ticket in advance, here's a discount code to get you a $3.00 discount:

Discount code IMS15S:

http://www.motorcycleshows.com/new-york...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,539
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Update - I spoke with another rep at EZ Pass this...

Update - I spoke with another rep at EZ Pass this morning - she is sending out a second tag specific to motorcycles - so I have two tags but under one account so the tag I original received will be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,539
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Here's the deal - the EZ Pass folks said that I...

Here's the deal - the EZ Pass folks said that I only needed one transponder for all vehicles and would not issue me a M specific one as my two motorcycle registrations were issued on the first...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-28-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,539
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Basic Plan - multi vehicle tag

Ok folks - need your help. Just got my EZ-Pass in the mail today. Filled our my application on-line and listed one passenger car and two motorcycles to be covered under the tag I received. Do I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dualsport Chic
My 2:20:00 time was on a 250 . . .

My 2:20:00 time was on a 250 . . .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Looking for someone to beat my time: 2:20:00

Enjoy the trail Gents - trying to find someone to beat my TMT time from Winsted to Greenfield or vice versa.

Looking forward to your report out . . .:ear
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 735,650
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Stelvio 2014

Trip down The Stelvio Pass - September, 2014 with Blue Rim Tours (RoadRUNNER Magazine).

Enjoy the ride . . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y5hHqrKbEc&feature=youtube_gdata...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Dualsport Chic
West Cornwall Covered Bridge

And don't forget to check out the West Cornwall Covered Bridge off Rte 7 (rte 126?). There's also a nice café there called the Wandering Moose - decent food and can't beat the scenery. Afterwards,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Phenomenal photos Scootac - very nice!! :clap

Phenomenal photos Scootac - very nice!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,280,506
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Even the Ladies know the real story - trust me ....

Even the Ladies know the real story - trust me . . .

I ride a XT 250 and have put 26K miles on it so far :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Forksville General Store

If you head out that way - you can't miss a stop at the Forksville General Store in the Wilds for their AWESOME Philly Cheesesteak! Right near World's End State Park.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Two Thumbs Up!

The article really brings to light a very good point - if you are afraid to take your behemoth 'ADV' liter bike places where you can't get it out under your own power - is it really a an 'adventure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 482,086
Posted By Dualsport Chic
No title on this one but it has a certificate of...

No title on this one but it has a certificate of origin.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 482,086
Posted By Dualsport Chic
yes - he is BTR but from several years back -...

yes - he is BTR but from several years back - cervical spine issues are causing him to sell his beloved dirt rides. They're all in perfect condition and meticulously maintained with very low miles.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 482,086
Posted By Dualsport Chic
A phenomenal deal to be had here - I've seen some...

A phenomenal deal to be had here - I've seen some of these bikes and they are brand new - if I had a longer inseam a couple of them would be sitting in my garage right now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 22,162
Posted By Dualsport Chic
+1 - Jim and the crew are awesome - transferred...

+1 - Jim and the crew are awesome - transferred all my bike servicing over to them as soon as they opened up - very happy to have them close by!
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Fairly common issue amongst late model XT owners...

Fairly common issue amongst late model XT owners who frequent muddy terrain. A few folks have modified to either fit another whole fender assembly (aftermarket) on the bike, or have modified the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Older XT 250 on tour in Europe

Great video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNFTQ4eQorU

Enjoy!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Just s/w Max yesterday when I stopped into his...

Just s/w Max yesterday when I stopped into his Brookfield, CT shop - it is indeed happening - they're working with Hunter Mtn Resort to bring riders some fun and exciting new stuff too.

What a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dualsport Chic
There's another road that was too muddy when we...

There's another road that was too muddy when we tried it in May last year - it goes from Round Top Ski Resort over to Plymouth. This time of year is perfect to attempt it - you should find it on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dualsport Chic
There's a fun road that runs through Calvin...

There's a fun road that runs through Calvin Coolidge S.F. (CCC Road). Has some mighty big ruts in it from Irene (at least they were there last year) but it is passable. Good adventure if you have the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
When on the trail, there are telescoping braces...

When on the trail, there are telescoping braces (something that looks like a kickstand for the right side of the bike. I travel with one if I have to do a tire change on the trail. EnduroStar...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Well, not a strong guy by any means as I'm a gal!...

Well, not a strong guy by any means as I'm a gal! :D But I do have the presence of mind to tip the bike on its side stand and put a brace under the skid plate to hold the back tire up while I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Won't find crash bars or a center stand for the...

Won't find crash bars or a center stand for the XT (you really shouldn't need a center stand for a bike this light). But, you can find a great skid plate, tail rack & side racks here:

Yamaha...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,258
Posted By Dualsport Chic
XT 250 Reviw

Review of the bike, modifications, and maintenance - enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22wlo7z9FTs&list=UUQi-l9TN5hMVhtdqajdYOyw...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
XT 250 Review Video

Review of the bike, modifications, and maintenance - enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22wlo7z9FTs&list=UUQi-l9TN5hMVhtdqajdYOyw...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
I'd say $2,900 is fair - look up Kelley Blue Book...

I'd say $2,900 is fair - look up Kelley Blue Book and NADA - it should come in around there. Make the sale easy - cash and you'll pick up the bike - he should take it. I picked up a second 2008...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,936
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Can't get any better than that OP - I would hope...

Can't get any better than that OP - I would hope you are now fully satisfied and will have something nice to say about TT - they are a great outfit and care about their customers.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 394,455
Posted By Dualsport Chic
When will there be an aftermarket large tank for 2008+ XT250s??

I've been patiently waiting since 2008. There are thousands of the '08+ model out there now and Clark and other mfg's still have not made a larger tank. Just want to get ~ 250 miles/tank so only...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,280,506
Posted By Dualsport Chic
When will there be an aftermarket large tank for 2008+ XT250s??

Waiting patiently for an aftermarket tank solution so I can boost my range past the 250 mile mark/tank. Right now I'm ~ 160 (if I push it) and need more.

There are thousands of these bikes on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Two! At least at Hunter :D

Two! At least at Hunter :D
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,936
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Well said TT - that's why you guys have/keep my...

Well said TT - that's why you guys have/keep my business - class act!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Gloucester, MA - Home of the Gordon's Fisherman!

Another cool place if you're going to head north, up the Coast! This was the home port of the Andrea Gail, the fishing boat written about in the book/movie 'The Perfect Storm'...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Dualsport Chic
Gillette Castle

A bit off the coast but a pretty neat place in CT - you can even take your bike on the Essex/Hadlyme ferry across the river.

http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=325204&deepNav_GID=1650%20...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Dualsport Chic
This is a great course, sponsored by ASMI...

This is a great course, sponsored by ASMI (Accident Scene Management, Inc.) and Road Guardians. All day course that will give riders valuable life saving skills in dealing with managing an accident...
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