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Forum: Racing 07-18-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,901
Posted By funkyjiblets
Thanks for the video and the seating...

Thanks for the video and the seating recommendations.

Prior years, it used to be that the reserved seating ticket was good for all three days; now, it seems as if IMS changed it now to just for...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,901
Posted By funkyjiblets
Anyone watch the race from the GA seating around...

Anyone watch the race from the GA seating around turns 7-9 ? Interested to know how the viewing is from there and also how crowded the area is during the race. Still trying to figure out if I should...
Forum: Racing 07-08-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 607,966
Posted By funkyjiblets
Indy

Anyone have news on if/when the Indy contract will be extended?
Forum: Racing 08-17-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 228,890
Posted By funkyjiblets
Indy Moto GP 2011 ?

Well, now that we are Finally on to the Indy round of Moto GP.....

I believe this is the last Moto GP race at Indy under the current contract. Anyone know the status of 2011 and beyond for the...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 228,890
Posted By funkyjiblets
Ahh...thanks for that link! Also good to know...

Ahh...thanks for that link! Also good to know about the cookies. I'd hate to login to watch the race and find out who won before I even watched.

Also found the post on Krop's site too:...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 228,890
Posted By funkyjiblets
MotoGP.com

Completely fed up with Speed's unbelievable poor coverage of MotoGP races, so I'm going to sign up for the MotoGp.com subscription.

Before I do, just wanted to ask the current users a question:...
Forum: Racing 10-05-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,240
Posted By funkyjiblets
Rossi

Anyone know why Rossi was so far out of it ? Clearly had an issue with the bike...just curious what he said about it after the race.
Forum: Racing 09-15-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,021
Posted By funkyjiblets
attendance numbers

These are the attendance numbers being reported in the Indy Paper this morning:

Friday: 30,978.
Saturday: 52,010.
Sunday: 91,064.
Total: 174,052.

I read they were expecting 100,000...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,021
Posted By funkyjiblets
Rain...

Even though the weather sucked today, it was pretty amazing to watch these guys ride in the rain ! The speed and lean angles in the wet were really incredible to watch. It was really pouring hard...
Forum: Racing 09-08-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,021
Posted By funkyjiblets
Thanks. I'm still suprised at there is...

Thanks.

I'm still suprised at there is grass in the run off areas instead of sand; I really can't see that doing much to slow a rider down - especially in the first part of the course (T1-T5),...
Forum: Racing 09-08-2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,021
Posted By funkyjiblets
What exactly are the 'safety issues' that some of...

What exactly are the 'safety issues' that some of the riders have brought up ? Is it the front straight walls?
I was at Indy for the testing back in July and was suprised to see that all of the run...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,048
Posted By funkyjiblets
Yes, it's an 01 640 E FWIW, the bike had...

Yes, it's an 01 640 E

FWIW, the bike had been making a knocking noise on the left side of the motor near the front of the clutch cover. I was breaking down the bike to replace the shaft bearings,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,048
Posted By funkyjiblets
Password ??

I'm trying to access the procedure for tightenting the bolts that hold the counter shaft weight to the gear, but this link is asking for a dealer login:
...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,038
Posted By funkyjiblets
I don't think anyone knows about the redesign of...

I don't think anyone knows about the redesign of the multistrada or if/when it is going to come along. I'm sure it will at some point. If you are interested in the Multi, I suggest going over to...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,038
Posted By funkyjiblets
and one more...

Another from the Cabot Trail...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,038
Posted By funkyjiblets
Multi on the Cabot Trail

Gotta love the gas can strapped to the back...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By funkyjiblets
Don't foget to sign up on the Multistrada forum!...

Don't foget to sign up on the Multistrada forum! Lots of good info:

www.multistrada.net (http://www.multistrada.net)
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By funkyjiblets
[quote=markjenn]You sure about this? Given the...

[quote=markjenn]You sure about this? Given the longer valve adjustment intervals recently trumpted by Ducati, this means most valve adjustments are going to be belt replacements too.

Yes,...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By funkyjiblets
Yes, get them to replace the belts. Ducati...

Yes, get them to replace the belts. Ducati recommends replacing the belts every 2 years OR every 20,000 km (7500 miles).

I don't know anything about that bike the person a few posts above here...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,660
Posted By funkyjiblets
Hey...what gives?? You guys aren't SLUTs...

Hey...what gives?? You guys aren't SLUTs anymore??
I just might have to join the next one on my Multistrada. Can't let those BMW GS guys put us Italian boys to shame!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By funkyjiblets
I'd snap that KLR in half the first time I put my...

I'd snap that KLR in half the first time I put my leg over it! Although, I suppose if it ever breaks down on me, I can just sling it over my shoulder and walk home. When is that thing hitting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By funkyjiblets
Maybe Ray and I can trade an XT, a DRZ, a Ford...

Maybe Ray and I can trade an XT, a DRZ, a Ford Pickup and a case of Beer to Packmule for his KTM ? Waddya think Nate ? :evil

The XT was quickly becoming a money pit for me in order to get it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By funkyjiblets
Ray - that sounds worse than my POS XT350. At...

Ray - that sounds worse than my POS XT350. At least you got more than one 3 hour ride out of the DRZ. But, at least it was a fun 3 hours!

Let me know when the SLUTs do the asphalt sometime (...I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,155
Posted By funkyjiblets
Hey Ray, Sorry but I'm going to have to bail on...

Hey Ray,
Sorry but I'm going to have to bail on this one. Looks like I have to go into work tomorrow.
Have fun, ride safe.
-David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,155
Posted By funkyjiblets
Time?

I'd love to join in on this. Anyone have a time yet ? Later morning (after 10) would be best for me...and since its all about me, everyone should change their schedules accordingly. :D
Seriously,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2006, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,576
Posted By funkyjiblets
Looks like it will be a fantastic day to ride on...

Looks like it will be a fantastic day to ride on Saturday. Unfortunately, I am in the same boat as Mr. Ray with a kaput motorcycle. I hope to be running again soon. I was bummed about missing the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By funkyjiblets
I used to go to their shop for all of road my...

I used to go to their shop for all of road my gear and equipment when their shop was up here in Mass. They recently relocated down to VA.
Anyway, I haven't visited their store in VA, but their shop...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,248
Posted By funkyjiblets
I'm still trying to get my XT running. I haven't...

I'm still trying to get my XT running. I haven't had much time to spend on it yet. If I have it running by then, I'm up for either day.
--David
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,330
Posted By funkyjiblets
I heard about this yesterday afternoon. I just...

I heard about this yesterday afternoon. I just found the link (below). Pretty tragic - only 1 biker out of the 7 made it through the crash unharmed.

http://www.wmur.com/news/9347451/detail.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,206
Posted By funkyjiblets
Ahhh....the good ole' days when my XT was...

Ahhh....the good ole' days when my XT was actually running! Well..at least I got one good day of trail riding out of her! The clinic sounds great - if my bike is running by then, I'll get signed up....
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,674
Posted By funkyjiblets
I know what you mean. My slogan in life should be...

I know what you mean. My slogan in life should be "Life is hard and when your stupid, its harder."
At least you figured it out in the end -- and I know you will never misroute the chain again. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,674
Posted By funkyjiblets
Have no fear, the XT will be ready for the next...

Have no fear, the XT will be ready for the next S.L.U.Ts ride. I have the new ignition coil, just haven't had a chance to put it on yet. Let's hope the install goes better than your chain :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,674
Posted By funkyjiblets
I can't believe the S.L.U.Ts rode without any law...

I can't believe the S.L.U.Ts rode without any law enforcement encounters. You guys must be getting respectable.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
Posted By funkyjiblets
Hi George I just recently purchased a...

Hi George

I just recently purchased a Multistrada S. This is my second Ducati (first being an ST2). I personally would not be too concerned about dependability - my ST2 was the most dependable...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By funkyjiblets
Damn, Nate. I wish I rode as well as you write....

Damn, Nate. I wish I rode as well as you write. Good write up. Much better than my dorky "It was Great!" write up. I think you are the offical "S.L.U.Ts Scribe".

I think that technical uphill was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By funkyjiblets
Had a great time on Saturday riding with the rest...

Had a great time on Saturday riding with the rest of the S.L.U.Ts on Saturday. Although, my first time offroad on a motorcycle, I definitely felt welcomed! It was a pleasure meeting the entire gang!...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-05-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By funkyjiblets
I'm planning on meeting up with everyone tomorrow...

I'm planning on meeting up with everyone tomorrow morning at 8. I'm up for doing any kind of trail or road.
Gotta go work on my bike now and see if I can get some carburetor issues worked out. If...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By funkyjiblets
I'm a B.U.T

Are B.U.Ts (Beginner Unpretentious Trailrider) welcomed on the ride this Saturday? I'd love to join up with you guys for this ride. Of course, with a group name like S.L.U.Ts, I'm somewhat concerned...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By funkyjiblets
Had the same thing...TB sync cured it

I had the same noise coming from the right hand side of the engine after I completed my last valve adjustment. I used the ole screwdriver trick and located the noise was from the right had throttle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2006, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By funkyjiblets
Ray's backup

If Ray can't make it, I'd be happy to check the bike over for you and take it for a spin if the seller allows. I work about 10 minutes from Lynnfield.
-David
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