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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
My neighbor had a Polaris Mustang, and my cousin...

My neighbor had a Polaris Mustang, and my cousin and I told another kid in town that my neighbor was saying he could whip his new Scorpion Stinger. (He didn't actually say that, but we wanted him to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
I worked weekends and vacations at the ski shop...

I worked weekends and vacations at the ski shop at Garnet Hill Lodge in North River from 7th grade until I finished college. I would begin grooming the trails before daylight, often beating the town...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Yes David, it does make your hips look bigger:D

Yes David, it does make your hips look bigger:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
My wife used to ride every day after school when...

My wife used to ride every day after school when she was a kid. Last winter we decided to take our two daughters for a snowmobile ride, and so I called a few places and it would have been about $600...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
I feel really bad for not only the owners of all...

I feel really bad for not only the owners of all of those sleds, but also for the dealers and the other businesses that can use the influx of money during the snow season. When I was growing up in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,455
Posted By ssevy
Has anyone ever walked away from a crash and...

Has anyone ever walked away from a crash and immediately thought "Darn, I wish I had not spent so much on that helmet since now I've just got to replace it!"
A few years ago I had a helmet fitting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
The roads here around Glens Falls are seriously...

The roads here around Glens Falls are seriously ice covered, and I can't imagine trying them on two wheels. You know it has been a cold month when today's 36 degrees felt like a heat wave!
I am busy...
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 197,630
Posted By ssevy
That Reckless looks awesome!

That Reckless looks awesome!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-03-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,379
Posted By ssevy
Accessories are rare, but so far I have been able...

Accessories are rare, but so far I have been able to get any necessary parts from Triumph. These had few if any changes from 95 - 98 here stateside, although each year's import numbers were small...
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 197,630
Posted By ssevy
First of all, crowd sourcing at the design stage...

First of all, crowd sourcing at the design stage is a brilliant idea; the existence of a forum such as this with broad access to a specific group of avid bikers gives you such a unique marketing...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,379
Posted By ssevy
I love my Steamer. Ever since I first saw a...

I love my Steamer. Ever since I first saw a picture of one, it became my dream bike. Although I loved the rugged, capable look of the bike, it was the triple engine that was the real selling point....
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,077
Posted By ssevy
So if you have an older bike that pre-dates the...

So if you have an older bike that pre-dates the improved additive packages available in modern synthetic oil you would forego the benefits?
Any of the modern synthetics should offer excellent...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Nice grab! You must have a heated garage to...

Nice grab!
You must have a heated garage to wash all that salt off?
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 197,630
Posted By ssevy
Got to say that I love the lizard logo. Not too...

Got to say that I love the lizard logo. Not too much, and not too little; classy!
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,077
Posted By ssevy
My 95 Tiger and my 99 Legend both shift smooth as...

My 95 Tiger and my 99 Legend both shift smooth as butter with Amsoil 10w -40 motorcycle oil. Previously tried the Mobil 1 and the Royal Purple motorcycle specific oils. Try several until you find the...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,569
Posted By ssevy
Mine have stretched enough so that I do get some...

Mine have stretched enough so that I do get some bunching under the palm of my throttle hand. That's one of the reasons I like my velocity gear gloves better, although one of them is starting to do...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,569
Posted By ssevy
I have the Lee Parks as well, but now prefer the...

I have the Lee Parks as well, but now prefer the Velocity Gear gloves. I have both the Exhibition Pros and the Formulas. Both offer substantially more protection than the Lee Parks.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,779
Posted By ssevy
I really envy guys who can sleep on the ground in...

I really envy guys who can sleep on the ground in any bag and be just fine. I was like that when I was younger, but now with sleep apnea and sore joints my sleep system has changed a bit. More to...
Forum: Face plant 12-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,942
Posted By ssevy
Rear ended at a stand still.

I installed those LED bulbs that flash brightly 3 times and then stay steady in both of my bikes' tail lights. When I stop I make it a habit to relax and regrab my front brake lever when I have a car...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Hell no! Nice warm van with good snow tires. Here...

Hell no! Nice warm van with good snow tires. Here are my two bikes, nice and snug in a heated basement for the winter:
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-11-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Here is a shot of the Hudson above Warrensburg...

Here is a shot of the Hudson above Warrensburg today.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,347
Posted By ssevy
Definitely grab a bite at Piggy Pats while you...

Definitely grab a bite at Piggy Pats while you visit. NY is really a beautiful state once you get away from the interstates and the cities. The economy here is mostly bad, unless there is a college...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,993
Posted By ssevy
You can't beat good gear! There are some sections...

You can't beat good gear! There are some sections of the BRP where you could go over the edge and not be discovered for days. Lucky the spot where you hit the ice was not one of those spots!
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 197,630
Posted By ssevy
Mosko Moto Soft Bags for Offroad & Dualsport

Laughing! The angle of your first photo makes it look like that huge old television is your tail light! I was thinking that nobody could ever miss it when you hit the brakes!
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 197,630
Posted By ssevy
If I am interpreting your last paragraph...

If I am interpreting your last paragraph correctly, your primary concern is cost with security being second.
Comparing what equal amounts of cash will purchase is one way to look at it, and another...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 420,875
Posted By ssevy
New tag 330541

New tag
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 420,875
Posted By ssevy
Lunch at the Coyote 330540

Lunch at the Coyote
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 420,875
Posted By ssevy
Old tag 330520

Old tag
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Thanks. I'll bet it would be a chilly ride there...

Thanks. I'll bet it would be a chilly ride there today!
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By ssevy
New bikes are great, but the used market will get...

New bikes are great, but the used market will get you a great ride for less money. The 955 Tigers and the 1050 Tigers are a bargain. Both are great engines.
Just another option to consider.
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By ssevy
Check Renazco.

Check Renazco.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By ssevy
My 95 Tiger is my dream bike, but you are asking...

My 95 Tiger is my dream bike, but you are asking an awfully lot from any bike. Honestly, based just upon your terrain, temperature and luggage requirements, I would be apt to suggest a Ural with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,735
Posted By ssevy
I agree with Chuck. This is definitely a young...

I agree with Chuck. This is definitely a young bull/old bull thing, and once you reach your 50's you learn to just appreciate being able to still grab a pair of handlebars instead of a walker. Much...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,161
Posted By ssevy
Boulevard of Broken BMW Dreams

If I am reading this correctly, BMW's "stepping up" amounted to nothing more than paying a deductible and approving extra parts and labor for other electrical issues which were already present but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
I left the Tiger in North Creek. Probably the end...

I left the Tiger in North Creek. Probably the end of my season as well. An epic day to finish for sure!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,379
Posted By ssevy
Welcome to a very exclusive club! Lots to do to...

Welcome to a very exclusive club! Lots to do to get your bike where it should be, but one step at a time and you'll be there. When I got my 95, I scoured this site for info, and soon discovered how...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By ssevy
Love my Renazco.

Love my Renazco.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 420,875
Posted By ssevy
Great breakfast and turkey club here. Grab the...

Great breakfast and turkey club here. Grab the tag at mealtime and you won't regret it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 194,411
Posted By ssevy
Two more random shots from today's ride. 329772

Two more random shots from today's ride. 329772
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