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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 49,589
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Roll chart construction pre-coffee

New definition for a**hole - (noun) A motorcyclist that tapes his roll chart together in the wrong order, then complains about the stupidity of the chart writer when he gets lost trying to follow it....
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By seekerhiker
Question Google+ Hangout or other video chat live online wrenching

I would love to be a part of an online wrenching moral, humor and even maybe technical support circle or group online. Anyone else interested in having your tablet or webcam set up to allow you to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By seekerhiker
Head work in Western CT/MA?

No not a shrink.:rofl Anybody know of a good, reasonable shop that does valves and seats, etc on small thumper heads in the area? My KLR jr is getting a loving motor rebuild to more capably roost...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Trip revisited

Edited for your enjoyment.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
I slowed down my talking viverid!

I found a way to slow my talking waaaayyyy down! :rofl

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 95,142
Posted By seekerhiker
Was it all just a bad trip...?

I think this happened to me during the Berkshire Triple on September 8 on my KLR250. Or was it just a bad trip? :norton

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Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Bruised ribs suck, plus more DRZ questions

Yah, bruised ribs not helpful to my riding style or confidence. Bouncing sucks, whether standing or sitting. Probably shouldn't be riding, but I just can't help myself. Only so many moments of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By seekerhiker
Comparison videos

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Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By seekerhiker
Perfect advice!

Fellow inmate,
Your advice is perfect! The hopping rear is exactly what I need to fix, and I do notice that the rear low-speed damping is too soft (up and down like shock is shot) while high...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Question CRF 250 rider and Father-in-Law on KTM?

I forget the name of the CRF rider and father-in-law who took the mislabeled route up the gas line instead of turning left at the trail down towards the ledges. You fell behind me by whacking your...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By seekerhiker
Cry From Klr to Drz -help me transition please!

I just picked up a nice 2001 Drz400s with RaceTec springs (two rates higher than stock). I formerly rode (and am considering going back to) a klr250 with a gen 2 klr650 rear shock transplant. I am...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh I was a b on my Klr250...

I really would have considered myself a decent "b" on my lil KLR jr. with the gen 2 klr650 shock on the back, but after my bike toss/high side during the DS ride I bruised my ribs something fierce. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Fond memories (or nightmare) section redux...

Here is some video of that most memorable of sections - Simons Pond Rd. almost two weeks later. My buddy Tim Orce on the KLR650 got this footage from the top:
Tip: Go to about 2 minutes 4 seconds...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Thumb Awesome pictures! As for the marred-up flywheel...

Awesome pictures! As for the marred-up flywheel teeth, it doesn't look like anything a good file and some delicate welding couldn't repair :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 19,403
Posted By seekerhiker
Eh? KLR250 left paralyzed on Dual Sport ride.

Chris with the *usually* unstoppable KLR 250 here (bike is named Scar, like in the BSG series, and well earned today). As Hugh and your great friends in the KTM brigade know, my chain broke right...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Uncharted Territory ride from CT into MA

My buddy Tim (modded KLR650 named Dozer) and I (suspension-upgraded KLR250 named Scar, for all you BSG fans) rode from some roads in the Riverton/Hartland area of CT onto some trails that I saw while...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Well what did it used to be? And I'm pretty sure...

Well what did it used to be? And I'm pretty sure there was another one before that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Not the open Gas line area...

Both of the boxes were on Sunday's second hero section, one was at a spot where we were arrowed to the right and dropped down into a small brook. Below it video where you can see it above the bike's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Hill climb sections in a CT forest

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Berkshire Big Adventure 2013 - Best of

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Police set up rogue checkpoint at AMA Adventure Ride

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
I suck at wheelies...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Mud and guts

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Stuck in the mud - we've all been there...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 675,977
Posted By seekerhiker
Crashing in Hurricane Sandy, and riding away...

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Such a big forum!

This dang forum is so big and multi-threaded that it's like the size the entire internet was about 15 years ago!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Eek Communication or *other* boxes on Sunday's Hero Level 3?

Can anybody tell me what was with the two clean and fancy technical-looking boxes in the first Hero Level 3 section on Sunday? Were they emergency phones? Monitors for some underground utility...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Wicked OK, n00b question - where to post?

So I want to post other stuff not directly related to the Big Adventure, but directed towards local riders (CT, MA, NY, NJ). Is there a thread that is not related to some game of tag or anything...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-24-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Montage of the Gnarly Bits...

Ok y'all,
I edited down the 2 days of video I had to just 30 minutes of the best of the best. It probably would have been 45 minutes, but in some sections my GoPro lens had water or mud on it,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Thanks for the kind words. Just so y'all know, I...

Thanks for the kind words. Just so y'all know, I ride budget style - my bike cost me $200 and I put perhaps $600 into it. My gear doubles for hiking. With two school age kids and a hard working...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Talking Saturday AND Sunday video all up in one playlist

OK folks, I've put all of my GoPro tankside video up at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7r9KGmbbOWuliPSSsUrnpdbmjLnZbrny

I tried to embed the playlist here but for some reason it says...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh Yes Rusty Rocket

Just put it up for Saturday - working on categorizing Sunday's clips, AKA hypothermia and mud monsters vs KLR250 and numb rider.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Talking Saturday May 18 - My video playlist is up

I've put up all of the tank-mounted video from my GoPro on the KLR250 from Saturday. It recorded most everything down to Section M, when my memory was full. All of the Heros except the 4 (which I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Posting video?

Here's an attempt to embed Saturday May 18th's AM po-po greeting from CT MDC's finest (CT MDC's watershed includes parcels in Tolland and adjacent towns)

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Hypnotic mind-control kids...

Totally dude! We rode together and they projected some energy that tried to hypnotize me. I'm sure they're great kids though. I noticed Sunday that their road and some other little pockets of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Thumb Frakkin' cold!

I got done at Papa's at 3:30 after doing all of the Heros except the 4. I had to hang there for an hour trying to warm up before I rode home to New Hartford. 52 degrees and soaked. It was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
The riders who came along while I was there were...

The riders who came along while I was there were not cited, though without the call in to HQ they likely would have at least been ticketed for not having a valid MA ORV sticker/license. Later riders...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Eek Special surprise at end of hero section #2...

This was the bonus MDC police checkpoint today: http://youtu.be/tPMknZY74rc :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Zeede - I just rode a #4 Hero section. I am...

Zeede - I just rode a #4 Hero section. I am humbled :bow seriously. I have no idea how anyone on anything less than a narrow trials bike can do such a level easily. Do not consider heros for your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 41,241
Posted By seekerhiker
Laugh The Lollypop Guild

Well, the little bikes will have to look out for each other. My SF has red radiator shrouds on it, a black windscreen, and I may or may not have the top case on it. I'll be wearing gray jacket/pants,...
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