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Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,153
Posted By Piston
What's the big pot for? I've never seen one like...

What's the big pot for? I've never seen one like that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,828
Posted By Piston
:thumb That is some fun shit right there!

:thumb
That is some fun shit right there!
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 42,272
Posted By Piston
I have the RAW files, but no way to convert them....

I have the RAW files, but no way to convert them. I'm at work (away from home) for another week, and I can't install programs on the work computer because I don't have administrator rights. So for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 261,424
Posted By Piston
So did you catch anything? I'm assuming that rod...

So did you catch anything? I'm assuming that rod wasn't used in the mudhole you posted a pic of? :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,334
Posted By Piston
Looks like fun, not far from me so I wish I could...

Looks like fun, not far from me so I wish I could make it. I'll be away so I'll miss this one, interested in following along on the thread for pics though :D
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 42,272
Posted By Piston
The reason I was asking about the RAW vs. JPEG...

The reason I was asking about the RAW vs. JPEG format, is because I really have no idea where to start, as far as learning how to post process and make a RAW picture "better". I do have Aperture and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,828
Posted By Piston
That's too bad about your clutch! At least you...

That's too bad about your clutch! At least you had some fun and got some good help to get you out of the woods.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 42,272
Posted By Piston
I ended up with an RX100, used from the FM. ...

I ended up with an RX100, used from the FM.

I haven't shot much at all in RAW.

I want to start messing around with it now that I have Aperture, but I really have no idea what I'm doing.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,828
Posted By Piston
Pissed I can't make this ride! Sounds like a ton...

Pissed I can't make this ride! Sounds like a ton of fun, maybe next year!

Just wanted to let you all know (last minute of course, just my style :lol3) that I had a route sheet holder made up by...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Piston
I asked about the hard wire of the gopro after...

I asked about the hard wire of the gopro after posting in this thread. I got a really good reply on how this guy did it...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24168085&postcount=969

...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By Piston
I bought a new Trail Tech Vapor for my 640, and...

I bought a new Trail Tech Vapor for my 640, and am planning on rigging up a drill to it like one poster mentioned. Either that, or the electic motor idea, it can't be too hard to rig up. I'll be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
Boinoodle, Thanks for that excellent writeup,...

Boinoodle,
Thanks for that excellent writeup, very informative and helpful. You have that XC pretty damn hooked up!






I'd be down for that if I didn't think the wife would kill me.
Forum: Americas 05-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By Piston
Does he provide GPS files now? That's a whole...

Does he provide GPS files now? That's a whole lot better if he does, I spent WAY too long inputing all those waypoints into Basecamp when I did the Eastern section.

I'll be watching this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
Oh that was you? Okay cool. I was asking you...

Oh that was you? Okay cool. I was asking you about your slick setup you had with the GoPro setup. Do you have any details on how you hard wired it? I don't remember how you rigged up the plug,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
Which one of you guys was riding the black Tiger...

Which one of you guys was riding the black Tiger 800XC?
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Piston
I don't know too much about other systems, but...

I don't know too much about other systems, but honestly, for what your describing you'd be doing, I think the gopro, hard wired to your bike (it would take some research to figure out how to do it,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12,052
Views: 708,048
Posted By Piston
Headed to FL finally? :clap

Headed to FL finally? :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,076,344
Posted By Piston
I rarely...actually, never, change my gearing...

I rarely...actually, never, change my gearing during a ride. If it's mostly offroad riding, I gear low for that, if it's mostly road riding (which I pretty rarely do) I'll gear up for that. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,163
Posted By Piston
Nice bike, and congrats! There's a soft spot in...

Nice bike, and congrats! There's a soft spot in my heart for those 990's.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Piston
I would NOT sell that 990! I almost bought one...

I would NOT sell that 990! I almost bought one last year around this time, when they were getting harder and harder to find, and I'm kicking myself for not just pulling the trigger when I had the...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Piston
I recently went on a ride where a guy with a...

I recently went on a ride where a guy with a Tiger 800XC had a really slick setup with his GoPro. He had it mounted to his crash bar, and had it permanently wired to a switched power supply, then he...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,076,344
Posted By Piston
I'm running 14/42 for tight singletrack, and am...

I'm running 14/42 for tight singletrack, and am putting a 45t rear sprocket on next week for Moab. I rarely ever go over 50-60 so I don't worry much about the top end.

It gets pretty buzzy...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 32,086
Posted By Piston
x2 :d

x2 :d
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 32,086
Posted By Piston
Do you have any night time "before and after"...

Do you have any night time "before and after" pics of the stock headlight vs. the new one?
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By Piston
Is this light dimmable (is that a word?) for...

Is this light dimmable (is that a word?) for high/low beam?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Piston
I'm bringing my own.

I'm bringing my own.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Piston
I'll be there in two weeks as well. I'm not...

I'll be there in two weeks as well. I'm not bringing a jacket, I'm planning on a synthetic shirt, my pressure suit over that, and a jersey. I'll bring a windproof jersey just in case it's chilly in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12,052
Views: 708,048
Posted By Piston
Isn't there a south park episode on that?

Isn't there a south park episode on that?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,595
Posted By Piston
Ya, Drewha really screwed that up by cooking the...

Ya, Drewha really screwed that up by cooking the eggs too early, he needs to work on his timing :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12,052
Views: 708,048
Posted By Piston
Ya, SO What! I think you were the one that...

Ya, SO What!

I think you were the one that pointed out my leaking fork seals after the 'afternoon loop' we did. I ended up taking my forks and shock up to NH to Factory Connection. They told me...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
I'm not sure if I'm learning to drop it a lot...

I'm not sure if I'm learning to drop it a lot less, but I'm learning how to pick it up a lot easier!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12,052
Views: 708,048
Posted By Piston
Are you on a 640E?

Are you on a 640E?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,595
Posted By Piston
I suck at that.

I suck at that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,595
Posted By Piston
Good points to think about. I'm gonna keep the...

Good points to think about. I'm gonna keep the 640 as well, so I'll still have that for exploring. I'm mostly interested in something as a good woods bike that I can use in organized events. I really...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
Ya a lot of people were upset about it,...

Ya a lot of people were upset about it, supposedly some landowner who is a state cop got pissed and cut off access through his land, I really don't know any details. I can't see that event continuing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
They lost the RI trail portion at the last minute...

They lost the RI trail portion at the last minute so the first (and only) loop was only 40 miles or so. I did finish that loop but couldn't find any energy to try it a second time. It took me a solid...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,595
Posted By Piston
Absolutely need something smaller that's for...

Absolutely need something smaller that's for sure. I'm undecided whether I want to go with a 350EXC or buy a plated smoker. I've never had a 2 stroke before and never ridden a lightweight 4 either,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,595
Posted By Piston
Sounds like a good excuse for some nice anodized...

Sounds like a good excuse for some nice anodized oranange rad guards. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
The turkey run was awesome, it was my first one...

The turkey run was awesome, it was my first one and I had NO idea what I was getting myself into. I dropped my bike more times than I can remember (crashes count as drops right?)

I had some moral...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,351
Posted By Piston
Wish I could try out the BBR with you guys in the...

Wish I could try out the BBR with you guys in the berkshires, but unfortunately I have to go riding in Moab for a weak instead :wings
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