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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
I took a couple guys out yesterday morning and...

I took a couple guys out yesterday morning and showed them some places they had never been... The carnage list was only one set of bent honda handlebars and a pinch flat on this front tire...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,694
Posted By operose
Hope you got my order, these stickers should help...

Hope you got my order, these stickers should help keep off the 4 foot cops with 5 foot guns
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,004
Posted By operose
Very nice ride and I like the style of story...

Very nice ride and I like the style of story telling.

Here is a news article about that high speed chase you encountered near Lake Placid. Unfortunately the two adults in the car did not make it:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Sorry, confused you with someone else due to...

Sorry, confused you with someone else due to location and mention of strom troopers site... The RT11 ride is in reference to these two guys, they were planning to ride their old BMWs the length of US...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By operose
What is up with the clutch? You should be able to...

What is up with the clutch? You should be able to lay the bike on its side and pop the side cover of the engine without losing much/any oil
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By operose
Cables will be fine that is what we do, although...

Cables will be fine that is what we do, although the last time I went to VT/NH/ME I forgot to bring them and ended up leaving all my worldly possessions with the bike on numerous occasions to hike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By operose
Chuck your link doesn't work for me! OP:...

Chuck your link doesn't work for me!

OP: Here is a thread in the "Layin Down Tracks" forum with a lot of good info: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867158

As far as planning...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Bob did I meet you at Sovie's and your friend at...

Bob did I meet you at Sovie's and your friend at the gas station in colton? If so, did you do the rt11 ride yet?
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By operose
I have the previous version (AXO Enduro) and it...

I have the previous version (AXO Enduro) and it is a great jacket. My chief complaint is the collar (it sucks in cold weather), which it looks like they did a great job with on this one.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Here is the GPX file of this ride. If you try to...

Here is the GPX file of this ride. If you try to take your big bikes through I want to be there but don't want to be held responsible :lol3

There are no gas station waypoints in here, but you will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Thanks for putting up the pics and video! ...

Thanks for putting up the pics and video!

Maybe next summer some time we can have a big ADK / foothills ride splitting it off into 'big bike ride' and 'small bike ride'. Would be OK with folks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 25,457
Posted By operose
Nice pics, Rich! I am with Casey, my ride home...

Nice pics, Rich! I am with Casey, my ride home had a lot more pavement than that

Congratulations Barb on becoming a certified knower of things and instructor of same!

If Al brings a DRZ this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
The pictures posted here are some of the easiest...

The pictures posted here are some of the easiest spots on the trails really, except for gravel/pavement connectors. The reasons I managed to get pics was because I was out in front and was able to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
I only got a few pics, it is so hard (at least...

I only got a few pics, it is so hard (at least for me) on terrain like we were on to stop and take a picture of the trails and such, when you stop you just want some water and some air, when you are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Hey next time let me know if you are going to be...

Hey next time let me know if you are going to be hanging out at my doorstep!!

Looks like a good ride, St Lawrence County got overrun by adv types this weekend, we had a great ride today on some of...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 2,375,931
Posted By operose
Regardless of their bike and gear choice you...

Regardless of their bike and gear choice you can't say they aren't having fun. Plus this is the "show us your stuff" thread not the "get jealous of other people with nice stuff" thread.

Rock on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 74,807
Posted By operose
ya'll are touched in the head. If it is between...

ya'll are touched in the head. If it is between KLR or that XR I'd vote for DRZ :lol3

Hoping to make it to 2015 RR, have been practicing submarine mode
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Come on up! There are a couple guys from Buffalo...

Come on up! There are a couple guys from Buffalo area that are going to ride with us on Sunday. We are meeting at 10am at the Kunoco gas station in Colton and will be riding trails like those last...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By operose
My wife has driven a FWD corolla with snow tires...

My wife has driven a FWD corolla with snow tires (studded and non studded) for the past 7 or 8 years, it works well but she learned how to drive in the snow. If not used to it you could be in for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,814
Posted By operose
Had a real bad tank slapper one day after hitting...

Had a real bad tank slapper one day after hitting a bump in the road.

Root cause turned out to be busted front motor mount, the motor is a stressed member in the frame of this bike (there are no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Mostly intentional! :D

Mostly intentional! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Potsdam

Potsdam
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Yeah! Any of you folks are welcome up here for...

Yeah! Any of you folks are welcome up here for some riding, there are some gems to be had for sure

http://i.imgur.com/9vaynIf.jpg?1

http://hijacked.us/~dertow/tw-rides/0430121228.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
I started a clinic so you can come get your fix!...

I started a clinic so you can come get your fix! We are riding Sunday, don't be a stranger
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 40,834
Posted By operose
Screw it. I stripped the order down to minimum...

Screw it. I stripped the order down to minimum required for free shipping and will use the next code they send me to order the rest.

A bit crazy that the codes expire after 30 days, I have ordered...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 40,834
Posted By operose
Trying to use a coupon code but it expired a week...

Trying to use a coupon code but it expired a week ago. Anyone have one they will trade? I will hit you back or pass along to the next guy
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,940
Views: 166,915
Posted By operose
Nice to see you are out riding, ssevy. Did you...

Nice to see you are out riding, ssevy. Did you notice that someone bought the old convenience store at Sevy's Corners?

There is a sign up, "Not just a convenience store, but a destination - coming...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Hah! don't mind me, it was a long monday......

Hah! don't mind me, it was a long monday... :1drink

My summer weekends are filling up fast but will try to let you know when we are riding
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Thinking 690 or...? Can I ride it? :evil

Thinking 690 or...? Can I ride it? :evil
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By operose
You do not want the MX ones, they only have one...

You do not want the MX ones, they only have one attachment point and they are more for ATVs.

You want the ones that have an expansion bolt that goes into the end of the handlebar, this is much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By operose
Token KTM-guy appears to be out of the running...

Token KTM-guy appears to be out of the running for this weekend due to other obligations and Jontow will be in VT yamahammering it up.

This is not technically within the ADK boundary, which is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
You mean this doesn't look like fun to you?? It...

You mean this doesn't look like fun to you?? It was only about 90*F outside and miles and miles away from the nearest person :rofl (the bike is standing by itself, jammed between two logs)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
There is a guy in that other thread that says he...

There is a guy in that other thread that says he will be camping near Tupper Lake this weekend and wants to run some nasty stuff, I am waiting to hear back to see how serious he is. You can borrow my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By operose
I don't have any more gpx files currently but am...

I don't have any more gpx files currently but am available Saturday or Sunday if you want to ride some trails in St. Lawrence County, more or less in the same area as the gpx file that is posted...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By operose
That trail is about the "worst," that is not the...

That trail is about the "worst," that is not the worst on the trail :) . There are other, longer, "worse" trails that could be used in place of some of the gravel BTW Colton and Tooley Pond rd if you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Look at Mr. Bigshot Moneybaggs III, Esq. over...

Look at Mr. Bigshot Moneybaggs III, Esq. over here with his fancy duct tape! I bet it is even the name brand stuff :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By operose
Here is a pic of Mackin Rd that you may or may...

Here is a pic of Mackin Rd that you may or may not want to bypass. I would hate to send you around if this is something you want to ride :deal

http://i.imgur.com/1FMhK55.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
Glad to hear it. All we knew was that it was a...

Glad to hear it. All we knew was that it was a thunderstorm, we make our own power and are back off in the woods a ways, we were watching TV through it all but I did see some trees down this morning...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 109,493
Posted By operose
How did you make out yesterday, Chuck? It got bad...

How did you make out yesterday, Chuck? It got bad up here but not as bad as over your way by the looks of the news :huh

(reference: http://watertowndailytimes.com/article/20140709/NEWS04/140708926...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By operose
I will be headed out to ride VT/NH on the 24 so...

I will be headed out to ride VT/NH on the 24 so not sure I can make 21-23, please do send me a message when you are headed over this way though it might work out. White Hill Road is on that gpx route...
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