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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,989
Posted By tigrebleau
As important as the skid plate is barkbuster hand...

As important as the skid plate is barkbuster hand guards. Whacking a tree with your fingers ahead of the levers will ruin your day. you don't really need case guards, but filing the sharp edges off...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,140
Posted By tigrebleau
Don't know what's going on with cancelling the...

Don't know what's going on with cancelling the event you were talking about, but just moved to Elk Township, PA and looking for some Chester/Lancaster county dual-sport riding without having to haul...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
Would it be a good idea to ground the ecu box or...

Would it be a good idea to ground the ecu box or would it jeopardize the ecu?
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 733,653
Posted By tigrebleau
[QUOTE=USMC_Engineer;23604534] I just...

[QUOTE=USMC_Engineer;23604534]

I just escaped to SE PA from NJ and was concerned my '13 Terra would be an orphan. Good news about Bromley's. It's also about an hour from me. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,568
Posted By tigrebleau
It's also a safe bet the park folks would be...

It's also a safe bet the park folks would be highly critical of running the event when the terrain is more vulnerable due to the monsoon. Kudos to MCI for a difficult but correct decision.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,289
Posted By tigrebleau
I decided never to travel in Mexico again after...

I decided never to travel in Mexico again after reading "God's Middle Finger", written about 10 years ago. Mexico is much worse today, especially in Michoacan (sp?). I sure hope he makes it out OK,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 125,700
Posted By tigrebleau
Just escaped from NJ to Lincoln University, PA. ...

Just escaped from NJ to Lincoln University, PA. Will be returning to the Pine Barrens when weather permits. Just bought a KLX250 to share the garage with the TR650.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,140
Posted By tigrebleau
New resident of Chester County in the Lewisville...

New resident of Chester County in the Lewisville area (escaped from NJ). Been riding the Pine Barrens for many years and intend to trailer my bike back there when the weather permits, but also...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By tigrebleau
Southern Lancaster County (SOLANCO) has many...

Southern Lancaster County (SOLANCO) has many great twisty, hilly roads. Just watch out for buggy detritus, especially in the many blind corners. Go south from US 30 on Rt 10 to Oxford, then to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,767
Posted By tigrebleau
Had exactly the same quandry. Sold my...

Had exactly the same quandry. Sold my X-Challenge and bought a Terra. Had to wait 3 months to get it, so I wound up with a 2014 model and still got the $1k off deal. Perfect all-around bike for me...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
no-cost lighting improvement

As with some of the 40 or so bikes I've owned in the last 55 years, it is possible to position the hi/lo switch between hi and lo so that both operate at the same time. On a really dark road, the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,225
Posted By tigrebleau
I bought a '14 TR650 from CC Cycles, too, and...

I bought a '14 TR650 from CC Cycles, too, and sold my BMW X-Challenge to a fellow who rode it in a 600-mile rally up in Canada. Ordered it in June, had to wait until it came in last month. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
There was a HF post about the footpeg lower...

There was a HF post about the footpeg lower mounting bolt protruding far enough through the frame boss to contact the chain. I checked mine and found it to come too close for comfort. Adding a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
left side heat

Anyone propose a solution to the intense heat that roasts your left shin? I suppose MX boots would insulate your leg, but I don't often wear them with the Terra. I wonder if wrapping the pipe would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
Tried to back out the bolt using the correct torx...

Tried to back out the bolt using the correct torx socket and a foot-long torque wrench, but it partially screwed up the head after backing it out just enough for the end to not protrude on the other...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,168
Posted By tigrebleau
Picked up my '14 Terra on last Friday. This...

Picked up my '14 Terra on last Friday. This thread is a goldmine of info. Many thanks to all who contribute. Now for my stupid question: The bike came with a 4"x6" adhesive-backed foam pad. Any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 733,653
Posted By tigrebleau
Coolest thing I saw at one of Jack Splash's PB300...

Coolest thing I saw at one of Jack Splash's PB300 events was a guy with an 1150 GS who laid it on the engine guard and spun it around, picked it up and took off in the reverse direction without...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,636
Posted By tigrebleau
I still have my 2012 TE250 for sale with the...

I still have my 2012 TE250 for sale with the factory-lowered height and lots of farkles. It has 150 miles on it and is basically new and in perfect condition. It's on Craigslist:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 733,653
Posted By tigrebleau
[QUOTE=snailrider;21724766]Finally got a reply...

[QUOTE=snailrider;21724766]Finally got a reply from Husky,

...The mentioned bike is still on sale to the Husqvarna dealers until stocks last. ...

Baloney. My dealer has a contract with Husky...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 105,106
Posted By tigrebleau
2012 TE250 for sale

I'm selling my 2012 TE250 (with the factory-lowered seating position). Power up kit and lots of Touratech farkles. Less than 250 miles. Never off-road. Asking $5500. Located in central NJ. PM me...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By tigrebleau
The 650 Terra has not arrived yet, but the TE250...

The 650 Terra has not arrived yet, but the TE250 is still for sale. Lots of farkles, low miles (240), reasonable price. PM if interested.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,761
Posted By tigrebleau
If you can find a copy of Ed Hertfelder's "Duct...

If you can find a copy of Ed Hertfelder's "Duct Tapes", you'll learn a whole bunch about old-time enduro riding in the PB, and laugh a lot, too. It was a compilation of his articles in Cycle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By tigrebleau
The X-Challenge went to a big guy from Andover,...

The X-Challenge went to a big guy from Andover, MA who rode it in a rally up in Canada. I heard from a fellow in Ottawa who rode the rally with him that he did pretty well and really likes the bike....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By tigrebleau
Tammy: A fellow in Andover Ma expressed a strong...

Tammy: A fellow in Andover Ma expressed a strong interest in my 650 X and is coming to look/buy next weekend. But if Jack and I conclude on my 650X this week, I'll tell the Andover guy you have one...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By tigrebleau
650XChallenge and TE250

I'm selling my '07 BMW 650XChallenge and '12 Husqvarna TE250.
The 650 has 2200 miles and has the auxiliary fuel tank installed.
The TE250 has 230 miles and the power-up kit installed; it is the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,931
Posted By tigrebleau
No KTM 300, but I have a '12 Husqvarna TE250 with...

No KTM 300, but I have a '12 Husqvarna TE250 with ~200 miles on it, with the power up kit and some other farkles. No time to ride both bikes, so I plan to sell the Husky. PM me if interested or if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-10-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By tigrebleau
I used to work about 10 minutes from the Moto...

I used to work about 10 minutes from the Moto Mall and a couple of years ago, the accessories department gal tried to tell me that manufacturers of textile jackets ship them without the armor inserts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By tigrebleau
Doc: Is that the one that quit running on...

Doc: Is that the one that quit running on Pasadena Rd in the PB when the spark plug vibrated out of the head?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By tigrebleau
Damaged forest

Anybody know how much damage was done to the Pine Barrens forests by hurricane Sandy?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By tigrebleau
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By tigrebleau
hunters in the woods

Shotgun season runs through this Saturday. You might want to wait till Sunday to ride in Wharton, Lebanon, etc.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,593
Posted By tigrebleau
$10,000 reward has been offered. No news as of...

$10,000 reward has been offered. No news as of Monday eve. This is not good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By tigrebleau
Not sure if I can, but if so, where and when?

Not sure if I can, but if so, where and when?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By tigrebleau
The course(s) listed there are not like the one...

The course(s) listed there are not like the one you were offering. Will there be a course next year like that one?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By tigrebleau
Dealer? There are no cheap fixes if you have to...

Dealer? There are no cheap fixes if you have to split the cases. Might as well have it done by someone with any special tools and who can warranty the work.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,821
Posted By tigrebleau
After 30 bikes in 50 years looking for the...

After 30 bikes in 50 years looking for the capabilities in the OP, I've settled on 2 bikes: a TE250 and a 650 X Challenge. I don't do jumps any more, but these two cover all the other specs well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By tigrebleau
you might try mixing 4 oz of Seafoam (Pep Boys or...

you might try mixing 4 oz of Seafoam (Pep Boys or Advanced Auto Parts) with a gallon of fresh gas. Crank it enough to get the mixture through the EFI, let it sit overnight and try again.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By tigrebleau
Comparo

Had a '03 DR650 and farkled the hell out of it (carb work, fork springs, shock, protection stuff, still have the large gas tank). Wound up really fast, but could never handle well off-road no matter...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,145
Posted By tigrebleau
"These people" don't think like that. Like...

"These people" don't think like that. Like denizens of most bureaucratic organizations, their focus is on keeping the bosses happy. The trick for us is to find a way to make "the bosses" want what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By tigrebleau
Riding on a trail a couple years ago in Vermont I...

Riding on a trail a couple years ago in Vermont I asked our ride leader why there was a cable across the trail 8 ft in the air. He said that in winter that was about the height of a snowmobiler's...
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