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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By techgeek
there goes the resale value! ;)

there goes the resale value! ;)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
scrambler anyone?

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2015/april/new-mcn-april-8/
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By techgeek
this place isn't a brewery, but if you're in...

this place isn't a brewery, but if you're in downtown burlington it has a very nice beer selection and pretty decent pizza:
http://americanflatbread.com/restaurants/burlington-vt/

there's also...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
this topic is starting to get depressing! I...

this topic is starting to get depressing!

I think I'm going to have to head down to stickney hill and see if anything is passable on the bike.

the snow banks are waning, but not fast enough.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
Had to look up the name.. The burt's bees wax...

Had to look up the name.. The burt's bees wax lady?

according to wikipedia, she allows snowmobiling on some of her land.. probably a stretch to think she'd allow bikes on, eh?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
I was toying with the idea of going to the Frosty...

I was toying with the idea of going to the Frosty Nutz campout in VT but I'm going to let the weather dictate where I end up. I have a conference in Portsmouth that Friday and I'm hoping to start my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
I wish I had the spare change to throw at it and...

I wish I had the spare change to throw at it and keep it pristine but I think I'd need a few other investors.. know anyone? :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
stickney hill

Hey 2twisted-

did you see that the property containing stickney hill is for sale?

I just noticed it go on the market this winter.. I have a feeling the eventual new owner might not be as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,331
Posted By techgeek
have you seen the 1200s or the WCs? :D I...

have you seen the 1200s or the WCs? :D

I own an S10 and a 1200 GS adventure.. Price dependent, the S10 is great and does well off road.. but when they're parked side by side in my garage, I put...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
that looks intriguing! hopefully they offer...

that looks intriguing!

hopefully they offer a manual transmission as standard.. has it been confirmed as a 1000cc twin?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
the next step..

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/A1fvcp--Lzk" allowfullscreen="" height="315" width="420" frameborder="0"></iframe>

wonder how accurate those reins work..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,096
Posted By techgeek
one request for next year...

can we order a weekend without as much rain? :freaky



even with the rain, and waking up to an iced over bike, it was a blast.

next year I'll try not to endo my GSA, as it makes breathing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
yeah, as convenient as it would be for us, it'd...

yeah, as convenient as it would be for us, it'd probably ruin things for everyone if it got publicized..

time to strap some HERO4s around our helmets tied to a 3 axis accelerometer and a storage...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,096
Posted By techgeek
how true that is!! I never got it out of my...

how true that is!! I never got it out of my jacket from last year, and I still have it all over my bike.. amazing stuff that is. coefficient of friction on tires is 0 but tends towards infinity on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,096
Posted By techgeek
greeeaaaaat!! now the nice red clay soil they...

greeeaaaaat!! now the nice red clay soil they have up there will be nice and slick! :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
you can either make them yourself, or download...

you can either make them yourself, or download them.

Google has a program called "my tracks" that will let you make one right from your android phone, or you can set waypoints on your gps when you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
have you used garmin basecamp? you can download...

have you used garmin basecamp? you can download a .GPX file for a trail and then push it to your garmin device with that software.

It will also export to KML/KMZ if you want to send it to google...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
color in the catskills?

any of you guys doing the GS challenge out at hunter mountain?

The maxtoberfest/color in the catskills event?

I'll be riding out Friday and doing part of the trans mass trail on the ride over...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By techgeek
ride across mass?

anyone want to join a group ride there leaving from the boston-ish area?
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,850
Posted By techgeek
hf of the cycle world..

the comparison to harbor freight is spot on..

just like snap-on makes better tools than harbor freight, klim makes better gear than cycle gear..

but for about a half to a fifth the price, you...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By techgeek
just push it..

they'll get in if you push it right.. just line it up the kind of rock the wider part in from one side to the other, along the long axis.. it'll go in, just jam it in there.


"that's what she...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By techgeek
love my R9T

there's something intoxicating about the boxer engine..

for solo riding, the bike is awesome.. suspension is a little rough in the bumps and my girlfriend hates it because of that.

which is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,924
Posted By techgeek
why I won't sell mine..

BEST
BIKE
EVER
!!!
:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,575
Posted By techgeek
air to air heat pumps an option?

sorry to sidetrack,

but have any of you used the newer high efficiency air to air heat pumps?

the newer high efficiency models are still effective at surprisingly low temperatures.

are they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,096
Posted By techgeek
tire fears..

last year, based on recommendations from here, i swapped out my more street oriented dual sport tires for some tkc80s..

everything but the grassy/muddy mix and the mud bog was fine..

then i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
+1 on firstgear gear

I second that.. for the money I spent on my first gear kilimanjaro jacket, it was some of the best value of any gear I've owned.. it's kept me safe and dry through some wet, rough stuff.. Olympia...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,658
Views: 495,355
Posted By techgeek
maxtoberfest

hey ritalin boy..
thanks for posting..

hunter mountain was awesome last year, your post just reminded me to sign up again..

a few of us will be heading there together from various areas...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
how they roll in the rockies...

This guy wanted something to eat up the highway miles, but something that he could still take in the trails. He reached a different compromise than most of us:
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 241,013
Posted By techgeek
my girlfriend hates being on the back of mine. ...

my girlfriend hates being on the back of mine. she says it rides way too hard and hurts if the road is anything but smooth. (which is never around here)

so I leave the tail hump on and take the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,813
Posted By techgeek
love mine!

Love mine.. it's a hoot to drive, looks awesome in person.

suspension is pretty rough compared to my GSA, but it handles like a dream and goes like a bandit.

:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
if you're REALLY bored...

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/n9AVUgTBupM?feature=player_detailpage" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" width="640"></iframe>
:huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 535,951
Posted By techgeek
that'd be almost as funny as "COWSHIT CORNER!" ...

that'd be almost as funny as "COWSHIT CORNER!"

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 107,611
Views: 21,467,614
Posted By techgeek
one way around it is to use two diodes like this...

one way around it is to use two diodes like this in this kit:

http://www.kuryakyn.com/products/719/diode-kit


or, i suppose, you could try to jam two leds into the blinker indicator housing.. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,723
Posted By techgeek
love my gsa

after owning my r1200gsa for 7 years, I noticed a little oil on the garage floor under it, presumably from the rear main seal.. a call to the dealer said it'd be about $800 if they did the job.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
anyone need a couple cheapo tire gauges?

not bad.. 2 for $4 shipped..

SharkStores (http://www.sharkstores.com/family/2-pack-slime-shock-proof-dial-tire-gauges-with-super-magnetic-back-and-bleeder-valves/103424) has 2-Pack Slime Super...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By techgeek
size matters..

I'm only 6'4" and I have a DR650, a Super Tenere, and a GSA..

The GSA is the most comfortable for my height, but also the priciest. It hasn't given me any mechanical issues whatsoever in 8 years...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
who will be the first?

anyone have one of these yet?

http://www.ridenuviz.com/#intro

:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,975,977
Posted By techgeek
The harbor freight lift is $299 with coupon.. ...

The harbor freight lift is $299 with coupon.. they also have the standard momtorcycle/ATV jack in steel or aluminum which goes on sale for as low as $59.. I think both are great values.

I just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By techgeek
scenic place for lobster

this place is a little off the beaten path, but it has a great view, some tasty lobster, and TONS of great riding in the surrounding areas:

http://www.watermansbeachlobster.com/

There are a few...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By techgeek
Anyone from Boston or the surrounding area want...

Anyone from Boston or the surrounding area want to plan a fun, meandering route out there?
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